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Parents and Community

Image of CCS' Child Nutrition logoCommunity Eligibility Provision (CEP)
Cumberland County Schools (CCS) Child Nutrition Services is excited to announce that Douglas Byrd Middle School is one of 39 schools that will be participating in The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2016-2017 school year. The provision enables each student enrolled in the participating schools to receive a breakfast and lunch at no charge on days when school is in session. Students enrolled at participating CEP schools are not required to submit a lunch application to receive meals at no charge.


Image of NC PTA logoPTA

PTA Officers
Vice President:
School Liaison:

PTA officer positions are open to parents, faculty, and staff. Please consider volunteering for one of these positions.  Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.

PTA Dues are $10.00

Meeting Dates and Times:  The third Monday of each month at  2:45 pm in room 101.  Meetings are for one hour. In the event that circumstances change, meeting dates may change.  Prior notice of changes will be sent out as soon as possible. We welcome back all of our wonderful students and parents.  We hope you had a restful and enjoyable summer break.  Let’s get ready to work hard and learn all that we can to achieve great things in the coming school year.

Click here to join the PTA

Home Base/Parent PortalImage of Home Base Parent Portal logo
Home Base is a statewide student information system Home Base gives parents and students access to real-time information including attendance, grades and assignments. Home Base offers tools for parents, students, teachers, and administrators. Families with multiple students can set up their accounts to view all of their students at one time, with one login (Single Sign-On).

Our district goal is to provide access to all CCS parents. Check with the office for information about the Home Base Parent/Student Portal access codes.

Community Volunteer Services (CVS)Image of Community Volunteer Services logo
Volunteers are a very important resource for our schools. Potential volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to: teacher assistant, lunch monitor, reading to a class, guest speakers, school-based mentoring, and tutoring. To find out more about volunteer opportunities, please visit the CVS Website. In order to mentor or volunteer you must fill out the CCS Volunteer Registration form.

Image of Student Accident Insurance logoStudent Accident Insurance
Voluntary Membership in a group accident insurance program is made available to students each school year. Participation in the plan is voluntary and made available through school publications annually and parents are urged to purchase it for their children.

If you don’t already have accident insurance for your child, Cumberland County Schools has contracted with QBE Insurance Group to offer coverage, which you may purchase at their website anytime during the school year by visiting



Digital Resources

The websites listed below are offered as resources for the purpose of assisting your child’s education and providing you with helpful information in other areas.

2016-2019 AIG Local Plan

Cape Fear Valley Health Systems 

Cumberland County Library & Information Center

Partnership for Children


Published by Kristy Sartain on October 26, 2016
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