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During the school year, the Cumberland School Board recognizes students of the month at regular meetings. The following students were recognized at the meeting held on Monday, December 11, 2017: Avery Lohr, first grader, daughter of Lindsey and Adam Lohr; Sidney Caban, fifth grader, daughter of Yvette and Manuel Caban; and Toby Watkins, ninth grader, son of Matthew Watkins and Karen Lake of Cumberland.
Sidney Caban, from Cumberland Elementary School, attended the December meeting of the Cumberland School Board, where she received her plaque for being named Student of the Month for CMS. Also receiving plaques were Avery Lohr and Toby Watkins.
The following new staff members were recognized by the Cumberland School Board at the November 2017 meeting: Ms. Megan Crump, Cumberland Elementary School teacher; Ms. Kristen Mosley, Cumberland Middle School art teacher; and Mr. Jamaal Artis, Cumberland High School health and physical education teacher.
New staff members presented to the School Board members at the December meeting included Mr. Jamaal Artis, Ms. Kristen Mosley, and Ms. Megan Crump.
Mrs. Ginny Gills was recognized by the Cumberland School Board for being selected to participate in the University of Virginia/Curry School of Education SCOPE 13 program. SCOPE stands for Statewide Communities of Practice for Excellence. With the philosophy of “Leading People, Leading Learning” SCOPE 13 is a two-year leadership development program of high potential school administrators through the establishment of a statewide community of educational leaders and practitioners.
Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Gills, principal of Cumberland Elementary School, was recognized for being selected to participate in the SCOPE 13 program.
Each fall Longwood University’s College of Education and Human Services and Longwood Center for Visual Arts sponsor the Annual Area Youth Art Exhibition. The following students were recognized at the November 2017 meeting of the Cumberland School Board for being selected to have their work displayed in the Hull Building until May of 2018: Alexa Anguiano-Mancilla, Cumberland Elementary School; Travon Brown and Kennadi Collins, Cumberland Middle School; and Brandon Caban, Cumberland High School.
Brandon Caban attended the Cumberland School Board meeting to be recognized for having work selected to be included in the Longwood University Annual Area Youth Art Exhibition.