Upcoming Programs and Concerts: MS Choir and Band Concert, December 12, 7:00 PM 3rd and 4th Grade Concert, December 17, 6:30 PM 1st Grade Concert/Program, December 18, 1:30 PM Kindergarten, May 12, 6:30 PM 2nd Grade, May 11, 1:30 PM
Cumberland Lady Pirates Basketball vs Neoga Lady Indians Alumni Women Athlete's Recognition Night. Monday, Dec. 16. Game time 6:15 - Recognition of all Cumberland and Neoga Alumni at half time. Tshirts are available. Alumni in T-shirts will receive free admission to the game. The Lady Pirates and Lady Indians would like to thank and recognize ALL the women of our county in ALL sports, dance, and cheer who have paved the way so we can play. https://cumberlandathleticsalumni.itemorder.com/sale
Tonight (Wednesday, October 9th) Cumberland High School will host Powder Puff football starting at 6:30 at the Pirate Football Field. Admission to the game is $1.00 or a non-perishable food item.
T-shirt order forms and benefit information for Nora Weemer were sent home with students yesterday. When ordering a t-shirt, please write on the form if it is to be Child size. Thank you!
Cumberland High School class of 2019, yearbooks are now available for pick-up. If you purchased a 2018/2019 yearbook you can pick it up from the high school office between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:30 pm
This morning (August 27), Cumberland elementary and middle school students participated in a crisis emergency DRILL. This drill was discussed in your child's classroom. Our school officers and our local sheriff also participated in this drill. Our students and staff did a great job.
Parents please be aware of a mistake in the high school handbooks under attendance on page 8 in section D. Section D should read: Students with absences in excess of 6 who do not bring a doctor's or court excuse into the office on the day they return to school will be given an unexcused absence. This excuse needs to be brought in to the office between 8:00 and 8:15 a.m. on the morning they return. The excuse must be turned in to the office within 10 days following the absence date. All students will be informed of this mistake during their first hour classes on Thursday, August 15th. Should you have any questions please contact the high school office.
Tonight, August 14th Cumberland High School will be hosting a senior orientation in the cafe starting at 6:00. This will be an informal meeting to discuss students senior year and things for parents to be aware of as their child enters their last year of high school. In the study hall, clubs and other activities will be set up giving parents and students a chance to learn more about ways students can get involved with clubs and activities at the school. We look forward to seeing everyone tonight!
On Wednesday, August 14th starting at 6:00 Cumberland High School will host an informal meeting with senior students and their parents. The meeting will take place in the high school cafe with the purpose of providing information to students and parents regarding their senior year of high school at Cumberland. All seniors and parents are encouraged to attend.
There will be an immunization clinic on August 12 at the Cumberland Co. Health Dept. from 5-8. No appointment is needed. If you have questions, contact the health department at 849-3211.
This is a reminder to the class of 2023. Freshman orientation will be held at the high school on Thursday, August 8th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Lunch will be provided but you must provide your own transportation.
On Wednesday, June 19, SBL Toledo Clinic will be providing school and sports physicals for $20 from 3:00 to 6:00 at the Toledo Clinic.
High School Graduating Class of 2019: If you ordered professional graduation photos, you can pick them up in the high school office anytime between 8:00 and 1:00.
School and Sports Physicals will be held on Wednesday, June 19 and July 24 from 3-6 PM at the SBL Toledo Clinic. Physicals are $20.
The baseball game today at Nokomis has been moved back to a 5:30 start time.
Students will be receiving Sarah Bush Lincoln Dental Service paperwork soon. This is for next school year, 2019-2020. However, if they are turned in now, the school nurse will hold on to them until next school year.
The baseball game today (5/9) at Cumberland has been cancelled.
Softball at Tuscola today (5/9) has been cancelled.
Monday, May 13, 2019 -6:30 = Scholarship Night in the cafe Wednesday, May 15, 2019 -1:00 = Academic Awards program in the high school gym Friday, May 17, 2019 -Graduation Practice = Students should be in the gym dress professional with caps and gowns by 12:00. Pictures and walk-through will take place and practice will start at 1:00 Sunday, May 19, 2019 -2:00 = Baccalaureate with Graduation to follow at 3:00. Students should arrive dress professional in cap and gown no later than 1:45
Cumberland is now scheduled to make up the VGH baseball game on Friday, May 10 in Toledo. JV baseball at Lawrenceville is also cancelled for Friday, May 10.
Cumberland baseball today (5/4) in Mattoon has been cancelled.
The softball tournament at Benton has been cancelled for tomorrow (5/4).
Due to a scheduling conflict, the baseball game with Dieterich on May 13 is cancelled.
The baseball game scheduled for next Tuesday (5/7) at Dieterich has been moved to Monday, May 13. Game time will be 4:30.
The baseball game today (5/2) vs Oblong has been cancelled and moved to next Tuesday, May 7.
Cumberland CUSD 77 wants to thank Detective Richard Wistocki for stopping by and talking to our middle school and high school students, staff and some of our community members about the dangers of social media use. Great information that everyone needs to know. If you weren’t able to attend the community event on Tuesday evening here are some resources that you might find useful. Detective Rich Wistocki- TED talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2buaziaNnE Internet Safety Website for Parents https://www.naperville.il.us/services/naperville-police-department/programs-and-services/youth-programs-and-resources/internet-safety/
REMINDER - Det. Richard Wistocki (Ret.) will be at CHS for a community presentation tonight, April 30 at 7:00. He is a Technology Child Crimes Specialist with 30 years experience in law enforcement. He will be presenting strategies and resources designed to empower your family.
The track meet today (4/30) at Sullivan has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
Detective Richard Wistocki (Ret.) will be at CHS for a community presentation on Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00. He is a Technology Child Crimes Specialist with 30 years experience in law enforcement. He will be presenting strategies and resources designed to empower your family.
The baseball and softball games scheduled at Cumberland today have been cancelled.
The softball game with Tri-County on Friday, April 26th has been cancelled.
Baseball and softball at Cumberland have been cancelled today (4/19).
The softball game at Olney next Tuesday April 23rd has been cancelled.
The track invitational at Tuscola has been postponed from tomorrow to next Monday April 22nd. The boys team will still attend but the girls will not. The start time will be 4:00 pm.
Baseball today (4/18) at Cumberland has been cancelled.
CANCELLED - CHS Guest Speaker: Tim Ryan - The guest speaker Tim Ryan that was scheduled to speak at Cumberland High School tonight at 6:30 has been cancelled due to a medical emergency.
Detective Richard Wistocki (Ret.) will be at Cumberland High School for a community presentation on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 starting at 7:00. Detective Wistocki is a Nationally recognized High Technology Child Crimes Specialist with 30 years experience in Law Enforcement. Detective Wistocki will be presenting proactive strategies, expert insight and invaluable resources designed to empower your family to combat Cyber-Bullying and Sexting. Detective Wistocki will then be bringing the harsh realities of Internet predators to Cumberland High School and Middle School students on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:30. In this presentation students will hear actual cases involving teens their age and how these teens fall prey to internet predators.
The track meet tonight at Monticello has been cancelled.
The baseball and softball games scheduled for today (4/12) will now be played in Palestine at 4:30.
The softball game tonight has been cancelled due to Tri-County forfeit. Baseball will still be playing at Kansas.
The baseball game vs VGH and softball vs Heritage on Wed. April 24th will now be home games. Both games will be played in Toledo with a start of 4:30pm.
Tim Ryan, nationally acclaimed drug addiction speaker, A&E’s “Dope Man", will share his message of drug prevention & the dangers of addiction at CHS on April 15 at 1:30, as well as at a community forum in the evening starting at 6:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Today's baseball and softball games have now been moved to Broadlands. Game time will be 4:30.
Baseball and softball for today (4/8) at Cumberland have been cancelled.
Attention CHOIR Alumni! You are invited to sing a selection with the choir on Fine Arts Night, Tuesday, May 7 at 6 PM. Please email Mrs. Nichols - firstname.lastname@example.org - for more information! We look forward to the start of this new tradition!
The track meet at T-town tomorrow (3-30-19) has been cancelled.
Baseball and Softball scheduled at Cumberland for tomorrow (3-30-19) have been cancelled.
Softball today (3/29) at Effingham has been cancelled.
Join us for a Cake and Cookies Concert on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 2 pm at the Toledo Christian Church. There will be a silent auction on gift baskets. This fundraiser will provide support for our events, equipment needs, and new music! Thank you for your support!
HS Baseball for today (3/25) has been cancelled.
Support one of our high school students in his battle with Lymphoma with this car decal and shirt benefit. Orders are due April 5th. Download the form here: https://5il.co/6zye
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 email@example.com. 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