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NCIMS Online Scholastic Book Fair Open!
Published by Pamela Sands on October 26, 2020
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Our Online Scholastic Book Fair opens runs through November 8!
https://shop.scholastic.com/parent-ecommerce/parent-store-2.html?fairId=4955240

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Titan Tidbits: Week of October 26-30, 2020
Published by Pamela Sands on October 23, 2020
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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Forgiveness
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.


NCIMS Fall Virtual Book Fair – October 26-November 8

purple decorative image provided by Scholastic with a girl reading and the word "Grow your home library & support our school"Monday, October 26
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
Report Cards are Released
2:45 p.m.  SIT Meeting

Tuesday, October 27
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Family-Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, October 28
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Family-Teacher Conferences

Thursday, October 29
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-2:30 p.m.  6th Grade Virtual Awards Ceremony
2:45-3:15 p.m.  7th grade Virtual Awards Ceremony
3:30-4:00 p.m.  8th grade Virtual Awards Ceremony

Friday, October 30
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Family-Teacher Conferences


“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” ~Lewis B. Smedes


Upcoming Events
November 2 – Live Remote class sessions will transition from Google Meet to WebEx
November 3 – Student Remote Learning/Workday
November 7 – Out of Darkness Suicide Awareness Virtual Walk
November 11 – Student and Staff Holiday

        
NCIMS Online Book Fair Preview
Published by Pamela Sands on October 23, 2020
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NCIMS Family-Teacher Conferences
Published by Pamela Sands on October 23, 2020
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NCIMS will be hosting families during our fall Family-Teacher Conferences on:
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Friday, October 30, 2020
Parents are invited to schedule using the Sign Up Genius Links shared by individual teachers through Class Dojo.
If you have any questions or concerns and would like to meet with your student’s teacher, please sign up.
        
Titan Twitter BINGO!
Published by Pamela Sands on October 16, 2020
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decorative green circle with ribbon and blue center saying "Titan Twitter BINGO" Take part in our Titan Twitter BINGO Challenge beginning Monday, October 19, 2020, and going through November 20, 2020.  Find the Twitter Challenge options on the form linked below to decide how to make your BINGO.  Once you get a BINGO (vertical, horizontal, or diagonal), tweet: #TitanBINGO #TitanTwitter20 @TitansNCIMS for a chance to win Titan prizes!  The more participants we get, the more prizes we’ll add!

Titan Twitter BINGO – printable

Titan Twitter BINGO – digital

        
UPDATED Privacy and Copyright Information for [email protected] Remote Learning
Published by Pamela Sands on October 12, 2020
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UPDATED Privacy and Copyright Information for [email protected] Remote Learning
As always, the protection of student privacy and confidentiality is a paramount concern so, the following updated information and expectations have been established for [email protected] remote learning:
  • While parents and guardians are always permitted to observe live online instruction in a non-disruptive manner, [email protected] remote lessons and classes are the copyrighted property of the Cumberland County Schools (“CCS”), and may not be recorded, screenshot, photographed, or distributed by either parents/guardians or students, without the prior written consent of CCS.
  • In addition to potential copyright violations, reproduction or distribution of CCS remote lessons and classes may result in violations of other state or federal laws, such as prohibitions against cyberbullying.
  • Parents/guardians and other household members who do not normally observe day-to-day classroom activity and interaction in the traditional, school building setting are expected to maintain the confidentiality of personal or private information, such as a student’s disability status, which may be inadvertently disclosed or discovered in the course of permitted observation of remote lessons and classes.
CCS appreciates the understanding and cooperation of its families during this unprecedented time.
        
Canvas for Parents
Published by Pamela Sands on October 7, 2020
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icon with blue border and Canvas Parent App logo and the words Canvas Parent Instructure Inc.Canvas Parent is a free app that allows parents to view their students’ assignments, due dates, and more as they are posted on Canvas. Open the document below to learn how to get set up as a Parent Observer.

Directions for setting up Parent Observer accounts

        
CCS Technology Help Line
Published by Pamela Sands on August 15, 2020
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If you are having problems logging into your CCS-issued device, go to any Cumberland County School, park in front of the building, and try logging in using the CCS Secure wi-fi network initially. Then, check to see if your device has any updates ready. If you still have issues with your CCS-issued device, please contact the CCS Technology Help Line at (910) 678-2618.

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Cumberland County Schools will provide devices for students to ensure each learner can engage in learning. Families with questions or issues about technology devices should contact the CCS Technology Hotline at 910-678-2618.

        
Five Ways to Connect To Our School
Published by Pamela Sands on August 13, 2020
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Five Ways to Connect To Our School

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NCIMS Plan C Daily Instructional Schedule
Published by Pamela Sands on August 5, 2020
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Titans United, Titans Strong logo with the words "New Century International Middle School Virtual Learning Under Plan C"Please click the link below for a printable version of the NCIMS Daily Schedule for Virtual Learning under Plan C.

NCIMS Plan C Daily Schedule


DAILY SCHEDULE

HR – 8:15-8:25
1st Period – 8:30-9:00
2nd Period – 9:10-9:40
3rd Period – 9:50-10:20
4th Period – 10:30-11:00
LUNCH – 11:00-12:30
5th Period – 12:30-1:00
6th Period – 1:10-1:40