Two CCS Graduates Elected to State FFA Positions fun friends skills for life Girl Scouts builds leaders, one girl at a time. Through hands-on learning, connecting with others and mastering life skills; girls try new things, love transformational experiences, and share their adventures along the way. Join in the fun today at www.hngirlscouts.org Dress Code Guidelines What to Wear! • Skirts and shorts: no more than three inches above the knee • Shirts and blouses: must cover the student’s midriff – no plunging necklines or exposed cleavage. Straps must be the width of the student’s ID card (two inches or greater) • Pants: fitted at the waist • Shoes: shoes or sandals (no bedroom slippers) What NOT to Wear! • Tank tops, muscle, mesh or see-through shirts or blouses • Clothing advocating drug, alcohol, or tobacco use • Clothing with inappropriate or suggestive language • Clothing that discriminates against particular groups • Excessively tight or baggy clothing; clothing with holes or slashes • Bedroom slippers or pajamas • Excessively long or oversized shirts, coats or jackets • Sunglasses, hats, caps, stocking caps, toboggans, bandannas, headbands, skull caps or any other headgear while in the school building • Any apparel and accessories including jewelry, emblems, tattoos or body markings, that depict gang affiliation • Excessive face painting • See-through clothing; underwear showing • Deep-plunging shirts/blouses; cleavage showing • Chains and jewelry containing spikes The Cabarrus County Board of Education specifies that each student must come to school appropriately dressed in clothing that is not disruptive to the educational process and does not endanger the health and safety of others. 4 •Sept/Oct 2015 • Parent Teacher Magazine Central Cabarrus High School graduate Johanna Hough and Northwest Cabarrus High School graduate Kortney Smith have been elected to serve as the top leaders for the North Carolina FFA. Hough and Smith will each serve a one-year term of service as N.C. FFA State Vice Presidents. They were elected on June 18, 2015 during the 87th North Carolina State FFA Convention in Raleigh, NC. Over the next year, Hough and Smith will serve as ambassadors for youth, agriculture, and education. They will travel for more than 100 days visiting FFA chapters, meeting with agribusiness leaders, and representing the North Carolina FFA Association in various state and national meetings. Hough, of Midland, is the daughter of Edie Lane and Benny Mabrey. She is a 2015 graduate of Central Cabarrus High School where Brooke Phipps & Alaina Airheart were her agricultural education/FFA instructors. She will be attending North Carolina State University in the fall majoring in Agribuisness. Smith, is the daughter of Eric and Ashlyn Smith. She is a 2015 graduate of Northwest Cabarrus High School where Sherilee Deal and Jenna Hoover were her agriculture education/FFA instructors. She is a student at North Carolina State University majoring in Animal Science. The North Carolina FFA Association has 20,046 members in 260 FFA chapters. The FFA student organization is an integral part of the agricultural education program. Agricultural education and FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success. Congratulations! CCS Teachers Participated in Global Teachers Program Three Cabarrus County Schools educators were selected to participate in the Center for International Understanding (CIU)’s 2015 Global Teachers program. CCS participants were: • Laura Bryson, Northwest Cabarrus High School • Allison Hahn, Central Cabarrus High School • Aimy Steele, Beverly Hills Elementary School The group – 36 in all – traveled to Singapore and Malaysia on July 10th. Global Teachers gain a firsthand international experience that helps them bring a deeper global awareness and understanding to the classroom. The program brings together teachers from across the state representing grade levels and subject areas across K-12 education. This year’s program provided teachers the opportunity to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and urban education through a global lens.