4th Quarter Newsletter

The Mission of Cumberland Academy is to provide a safe, positive, and rigorous virtual learning environment.

Guiding Principles

Critical Thinking - We make informed decisions and offer solutions.

Communication - We create and share information, ideas,

emotions, and views to reach a common understanding.

Collaboration - We work together to produce the best results.

Creativity - We produce diverse thoughts and ideas.

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Office Hours & Chromebooks/Hotspots

Cumberland Academy 6-12 Office Hours
  • Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Chromebook/Hotspot: Exchanges/Distributions/Returns




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ACT Make-Up Day: 11th Graders

March 21, 2023

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Cumberland County Educational Resource Center

396 Elementary Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28301


**DROP-OFF IS AT 8:00 AM**

March 21st - March 23rd, Benchmark Testing for Grades 6-8.

Remember, all students are required to report in person for Benchmark Testing.


  • March 21, 2023: 8th Grade Science
  • March 22, 2023: 6-8 ELA
  • March 23, 2023: 6-8 Math


Anne Chesnutt Middle School

2121 Skibo Road

Fayetteville, NC 28314

**Release for the Benchmark Testing will be staggered. Please, see the video below:


**DROP-OFF IS AT 8:00 AM**

April 24th - April 27th, Benchmark Testing for Grades 9-12.

Remember, all students are required to report in person for Benchmark Testing.


April 24, 2023: Math 1 & Math 3

April 25, 2023: Biology

April 27, 2023: English 2


Cumberland County Educational Resource Center (ERC)

396 Elementary Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28301


We will be hosting the ASVAB exam on March 28, 2023, at the ERC (396 Elementary Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28301). If you have an interest in joining the military, you will need to take the ASVAB exam. The ASVAB is available to students free of charge. The first 20 students to sign-up will be invited. The ASVAB measures strengths and potential for future success. You don't "pass" or "fail". The results represent how well you have developed your skills in addition to your potential for training. We strongly recommend Seniors interested in joining the armed services complete this exam.

Learn all about the ASVAB here:

Transportation will not be provided.

The registration deadline is 3/21/23.

Registration Sign Up:


May 16th - May 18th:: End of Grade Tests for Grades 6-8. Remember, all students are required to report in person for EOGs.

**DROP-OFF IS AT 8:00 AM**


May 16, 2023: 8th Grade Science

May 17, 2023: 6th-8th Grade ELA

May 18th, 2023: 6th-8th Grade Math & 8th Grade Math I


May 22nd-24th: End of Course Testing for Grades 9-12. Remember, all students are required to report in person for EOCs.

**DROP-OFF IS AT 8:00 AM**


May 22, 2023: Biology & English 2

May 23, 2023: NC Math 1 & NC Math 3 (NOT Foundations of Math)

May 24, 2023: Career Management, Project Management and Marketing Applications


Cumberland County Educational Resource Center

396 Elementary Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Learning Coaches

All virtual students are required to have a learning coach. A learning coach is a responsible adult who will ensure the students log into their classes with cameras on and complete work daily. We need all learning coaches to examine your students' learning environment. We are witnessing excessive noise in students’ backgrounds that hinders their class participation and causes disruption for their classmates. Learning coaches are teacher assistants at home. Learning coaches should not engage with a teacher online during class time. Interrupting a live class compromises the safety and security of the online environment. We are thankful for all of our learning coaches. You make a difference!


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We are hosting a school-wide kickball game and would like students and families to join us.

We will have food and activities available. All students must sign a participation waiver (day of event) and submit our Participation Google Form to RSVP. Deadline is April 19, 2023.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Mbachu.
Ms. Mbachu, High School Counselor
Phone: 910-248-3867


  • April 7, 2023: Good Friday- NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF
  • April 10 - 14, 2023: Spring Break- NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF
  • May 26, 2023: Last Day of School for Students- 2 HOUR EARLY RELEASE

Choice Program Exit Forms

Students currently assigned to a Choice Program will remain assigned to that program unless a Choice Exit Application is completed and submitted to the Student Assignment Office. These forms will be available online only through the following link Student Assignment Forms. The Choice Exit Application window for the 2023-2024 academic year is January 9 - through May 31, 2023. Please submit this application if you no longer wish for your child to remain in their current Choice Program assignment. No late applications will be accepted.

STEM Adventure Day

We are providing an opportunity for our 8th-grade students to experience hands-on STEM learning through “STEM Adventure,” which features fun learning opportunities provided by the National Math & Science Initiative (NMSI). Our students are tomorrow’s innovators and problem solvers. We are providing an opportunity for students to experience STEM skills, so they can pursue their passions and solve the world’s toughest challenges.

Please prepare to drop your 8th grade off at ERC 396 Elementary Drive at 7:40 am. The pick-up time is 3 pm. Students will be served lunch. Classes for 8th graders will be held at ERC on March 24th. Lunch will be provided.

You only need to register once.

STEM Adventures
March 24, 2023
Educational Resource Center (ERC)
396 Elementary Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28301

7:40 am - 3:03 pm
Lunch will be provided.
Transportation will NOT be provided.

All 8th Grade teachers will participate in STEM Adventures.

STEM Adventures Permission Slip:


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Driver Eligibility Certificate

The Driver Eligibility Certificate (DEC) is issued by the principal, or his/her designee, of the school that you attend. The DEC is only valid for thirty (30) days, so do not request one if you are not going to apply for your learner's permit within 30 days.

In order to obtain an Eligibility Certificate, you will need to bring the following information to Cumberland Academy 6-12 (800 North Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301):

1. Parent/Guardian ID

2. Student Birth Certificate

3. Student Social Security Card

4. Driver's Education Completion Certificate

5. Copy of your DMV appointment (It can be a screenshot, but proof of an appointment is needed being that the certificates are only valid for 30 days).

**Eligibility Certificates will not be issued without the documents listed above**

>CLASS OF 2023<

Class of 2023 Graduation Information Meeting

March 21, 2023

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Scholarship Opportunities

For your convenience, here is the link to scholarship information provided by Cumberland County Schools. Best of luck in your search for financial aid!

Transcript Requests

Please note the information below:

  • Phone, fax, email and in-person requests will no longer be accepted.
  • If you have graduated within the past year, please contact your High School directly
  • Requests can only be processed for Cumberland County Schools (no private schools)
  • Please allow 1–3 business days to process student record orders
  • We cannot fax or email transcripts
  • Requests for information must be completed online and will be processed on normal business days during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM).
  • Current Students may request an official transcript only. Currents Students are granted 5 free official transcripts before incurring charges.
  • Click the following link to request transcripts:


March 21: ACT Make-Ups

March 21-23: In-Person Middle School Benchmarks

March 21: Class of 2023 Graduation Information Meeting

March 23: Awards Day 8th Grade

March 24: STEM Adventures (8th Grade)

March 24: Awards Day 6th Grade

March 28: ASVAB

March 28: Awards Day 7th Grade & High School

April 4: Career Day

April 4: S.I.T. Meeting

April 7: Good Friday-NO SCHOOL

April 10-14: Spring Break- NO SCHOOL

April 21: Purple-Up Kickball Game

April 24-27: In-Person High School Benchmarks

April 27: Cap & Gown Pick-Up

April 29: Junior/Senior Prom

May 2: S.I.T. Meeting

May 16-18: In-Person Middle School EOGs

May 18: Senior Awards

May 22-24: In-Person High School EOCs

May 26: Last Day of School-2HR Early Release

May 31: Choice Exit Forms Deadline

June 1: Graduation Rehearsal

June 7: Graduation