Cumberland High School will be hosting an Orientation meeting for incoming freshman and their parents on February 26, 2019 at 5:45 in the high school cafeteria. Discussion topics will include, scheduling, extracurricular activities and overall expectations for the class of 2023
8th Grade Boys Sectional Basketball Game - The 8th grade boys sectional basketball game scheduled for tonight at Cumberland will still be played tonight at Cumberland.
Cumberland School will be closed on Thursday February 7th due to a water main repair that will leave the district without water on Thursday. We hope the repair goes well and we plan to resume school on Friday February 8th
Cumberland Schools Will Be Closed Thursday February 7, 2019
Cumberland Schools will not be in session tomorrow, Wednesday January 30, due to the extremely low wind chills. All extra curricular activities will also be cancelled.
The Middle School Volleyball game scheduled for this afternoon at Cumberland has been CANCELLED.
The Fresh/Soph Basketball game and the Scholastic Bowl meet scheduled at Charleston for tonight has been CANCELLED.
The FS game at Charleston tonight has been cancelled.
Schumacher Orthodontics is happy to announce their "Smiles 4 Schools" donation of $300 to Cumberland PTO. Every time a student from our district makes the decision to start treatment at Schumacher Orthodontics, they donate $50 back to Cumberland Schools. Since 2011, the program has donated over $50,000 to area schools. Thank you for choosing Schumacher Orthodontics!
The Cumberland Elementary School is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive, Tuesday, January 29 from 2:30pm – 6:30pm in the Cafeteria. This drive is coming at a very important time as the Red Cross currently has an EMERGENCY NEED FOR ALL BLOOD TYPES across the nation. Donors are needed now to help ensure blood is available to support patients’ ongoing needs as well as unforeseen trauma situations. Please schedule your blood donation appointment at redcrossblood.org using sponsor code CumberlandES, by downloading the Blood Donor App, or contacting via phone or text……Julie Kerner at (217) 343-0799 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, walk ins are always welcome. Each student that recruits a donor will receive a “thank you” gift from the Red Cross. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. We hope you will join us and help save lives!
The weather forecast for this weekend is not good! The combination of heavy snow on Saturday with cold temperatures on Sunday has me concerned for camp transportation. This coming Sunday will be cancelled. I plan on running a two week drills camp on Sunday, January 27th and February 3rd from 2:30-3:30pm for a fee of $25. I plan on squeezing everything originally planned into these 2 sessions. Hopefully the weather cooperates and I might go a few minutes over the 60 minute session. Coach Mark Jackley
New Cumberland HS Baseball Coach, Mark Jackley, will conduct a baseball drills camp for grades 5-8 the next 3 Sunday's (January 20, 27, Feb. 3), from 2:30-3:30pm in the HS gym. Coach Jackley would like to share indoor drills that players can do during the winter months for the upcoming season. He will pick out favorite drills that have worked best for players he has coached previously. All campers will perform the drills! January 20-Throwing Drills January 27-Hitting Drills February 3-Fielding Drills The cost of the camp is $30, which will go towards the renovation of our new field. Cash or check payable to Cumberland Baseball will be collected the first day of camp. No registration is needed! Players just need to show up at Cumberland High School 10 minutes before start time on Sunday with necessary baseball equipment for each drill. Parents are invited to stay and watch the hour drill sessions. Please park and enter the gym on the southeast corner of Cumberland High School.
Girls Basketball scheduled for Saturday, Jan 12th at Martinsville in the SE LOVC conference tournament has been cancelled for Saturday. Cumberland's game will now be played on Monday, Jan 14th starting at 6:00 against Martinsville. A new tournament bracket will be released soon
Due to incoming weather for January 11th and 12th the following events at Cumberland High School have been changed: Dance camp should still plan to be at the school between 5:45 and 6:00
Due to incoming weather for January 11th and 12th the following events at Cumberland High School have been changed: Friday, January 11th JV/V Basketball vs. Neoga will have a start time of 5:00 for the JV game and varsity to follow around 6:30.
Due to incoming weather for January 11th and 12th the following events at Cumberland High School have been changed: Friday, January 11th JV/V Basketball vs. Neoga will have a start time of 5:00 for the JV game and varsity to follow around 6:30. Dance camp should still plan to be at the school between 5:45 and 6:00 Saturday, January 12th Wrestling Duals at Home has been CANCELLED
The high school girls’ basketball game @ Okaw Valley has been cancelled for tonight.
The baseball team will be selling old game jerseys on Friday, 12/14, in the gym. Coach Jackley will be in the gym all day if you want to purchase a grey or black jersey. The price of a jersey is $20. It will be first come, first served on particular sizes or numbers.
The freshman pasta fundraiser is in. It will be available for pick up tomorrow during Flex and after school.
Today (October 17, 2018) Cumberland High School staff and students participated in an active shooter drill. Unfortunately in today's world these drills are necessary. We appreciate the staff and students cooperation during this and all other safety drills.
Today, October 17, 2018, Cumberland High School staff and students participated in an active shooter drill. Unfortunately in today's world these drills are necessary. We appreciate the cooperation of the staff and students during this and all other safety drills.
Pirate football fans: this Friday's game at Arthur is their annual Pink Out Game. All Pirate fans are encouraged to join ALAH fans in wearing pink to the game to help support breast cancer awareness.
Today at 1:00 pm, after student dismissal, there will be a County Disaster EXERCISE conducted at Cumberland High School . During the EXERCISE traffic flow on Route 121 and on campus will be disrupted and we ask you to please avoid the area from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Thank you.
Due to scheduling conflicts the Powder Puff football game for Homecoming will be played on Friday, October 5 at 6:30 pm. The field will be open for teams to practice on Sunday, September 30th from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm.
A Powder Puff football game has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 9! Admission to the game will be $1.00 or a nonperishable food item. The money and food will go to One Stop Community Christmas and the Eastern Illinois Food Bank to help those in need within our community.
Today, 08/31/2018, Cumberland Elementary and Middle School conducted a crisis/intruder drill. Students and Staff did an excellent job.
Reminder to seniors and their parents that Mrs. Plummer is hosting the annual scholarship information meeting on Tuesday, August 28th at 6:00 in the high school library. This is a great opportunity to learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
Grade school yearbook orders from last spring are ready for pick up on Thursday, August 16, from 6-8 PM. Look for a table in the GS cafeteria to claim yours. If you have decided you want one, there are a few left for purchase. They are $20 each.
Due to the tuckpointing project around the front doors of the high school, the front main doors will not be open on Thursday. Staff will need to use the back doors on institute day. Hopefully this project will be done at the end of the day on Thursday.
Band Camp for this evening, Wednesday August 8, has been cancelled. Band Camp will resume at regular time on Thursday August 9.
The Catholic Charities food bank will be at the Greenup Municipal Building today from 3 to 4:30 for families needing assistance.
Registration today in the High School cafeteria from 3-6 pm if you haven’t already registered online.
Employment Opportunities: -Middle School Science Teacher -Paraprofessional(s) -MS Assistant Track Coach and Girls Basketball Coach -Bus Driver