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Eighth-grade students throughout the county recently attended Discovery 2013 the annual Career Exploration Fair. This year the event was at the Cumberland County Community Complex and offered students 16 career clusters, which are available at Cumberland County High School and Stone Memorial High School. Information regarding the different career fields was available and students were given the opportunity to discuss the career fields with people who are employed in the various areas. The fair was organized and directed by Career Technology Education directors Nancy Hyder and Wendell Wilson.
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Poole to lead RSCC Cumberland campus
Dr. Janice Poole has been named director of Roane State Community College’s Cumberland County campus.
COCCO to perform their first concert of the season
On Dec. 13, the Children of Crossville Chamber Orchestra (COCCO) will perform its first concert of the 2013-’14 season. The concert will be held at the Palace Theatre and will begin at 7 p.m.
Brown receives national recognition
Frank P. Brown Elementary has earned national recognition for outstanding performance in advancing reading practice and proficiency across multiple grade levels.
Junior Achievement brings real-world skills to the classroom
Students in Ms. Pugh’s third-grade class at Crab Orchard Elementary learned how to run their own business through hands-on activities that demonstrate real life experience. A recent class taught students how to run a restaurant by learning how to budget, staff, promote and operate their business.
Bradley welcomed home by CAC
It was a special day at the Christian Academy of the Cumberlands on Nov. 12. One of their second-grade students, Richard Bradley, had a mother, Renee, come home from Afghanistan on Nov. 11. She had been on assignment for 21 long months and, after an unbelievably trying trip of 36 hours, she finally made it home.
Local students wish ‘Merry Christmas’ to troops
The American Red Cross of Tennessee Mountain Valley is teaming up with the Cumberland County Schools to help bring Christmas cheer to thousands of servicemembers at home and abroad.
Six earn FFA American Degree
The Cumberland County FFA Chapter is proud to recognize six outstanding individuals who received their American Degree on Nov. 2 at the 2013 86th National FFA Convention.
Brown Elementary celebrates Veterans Day
Frank P. Brown Elementary School hosted the 8th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 8. Many veterans, city and county officials, and special guests were in attendance.
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