Read Across America Author Visit

Cambria and Jackson Elementary hosted a guest author, Mr. Daryl Cobb, on Monday, February 27th to kick-off Read Across America week. Mr. Cobb had an interactive program to teach students topics about writing, such as discovering good ideas, the importance of words, and creating conflict. The students were entertained by his high energy, storytelling and music. It was a great way to get students motivated about reading and writing during this special week! The Central Cambria Education Foundation was proud to provide funding for Mr. Cobb’s visit to our school.

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Boys’ Basketball Advances to Elite Eight!

We have some of our own March madness brewing in Ebensburg. The Central Cambria boys’ basketball team advanced to the Elite Eight in the PIAA Class AAA tournament for the first time in school history with a 67-63 win over Riverside. Evan Bopp scored 27 in the win, and went over 1,000 points for his career. The boys are back in action Saturday at 1 p.m. against Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, the WPIAL champs. The game is at Norwin High School. We hope to see many of our Pittsburgh area alumni out to support the Red Devils as they look to survive and advance!

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Scott Miller (CCHS 1999) awarded 2017 PA Chief Technology Officer of the Year Award

The Central Cambria Education Foundation is proud to recognize CCHS Alum Scott D. Miller (Class of 1999). Scott was recently awarded the 2017 Pennsylvania Chief Technology Officer of the Year Award in Education at the annual Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE & C) held in Hershey, Pennsylvania. PETE & C is a statewide event that provides quality programs focused on technology in the educational field. PETE & C draws a vast audience of teachers, administrators, technology directors, school business managers, school board members and others present to its conference. As a CCHS student, Scott was a member of Student Council, the Forensics Club, and the tennis team.
“The Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT) Chief Technology Officer of the Year Award went to an individual who is a pioneer and champion of the uses of technology in K12 education through Leadership, Community Building, Innovative Use of Technology, Creation of Partnerships and impact on learning,” stated Dr. Ann M. Noonen, Ph.D., Past President of PAECT.
Congratulations to our CCHS Alumni Scott Miller.

For more information:
https://www.whsdk12.com/News/2016-2017/Scott-D-Miller-Awarded-PA-CTO-of-the-Year-in-Education

Carly Seymour (2008) Inducted Into Pennsylvania High School Track and Field Hall of Fame

Central Cambria High School alum and runner Carly Seymour (Class of 2008) was recently inducted into the Pennsylvania High School Track and Field Hall of Fame during the PTFCA Indoor State Championships held at Penn State University on Saturday, February 25th.

Seymour was the PIAA Class AA outdoor champion in the 3200-meter run in 2007 and 2008, the PIAA Class AA cross country champion in 2005 and 2007 while achieving runner-up status in 2006. She also was the PTFCA indoor champ in the 3000 run in 2007 and 2008, setting a record in 2008 (9:54.56).

Additionally, Carly led the Lady Red Devils to the PIAA Class AA team state cross country championship in 2007, the first of three straight state championships for the team.

She later competed at Duke University on a full athletic scholarship.

If you see this outstanding CCHS alum, please congratulate her on this honor!

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Become your class’s Ambassador to the Central Cambria Education Foundation.

The Central Cambria Education Foundation (CCEF) has been a part of the Central Cambria School District community since 2004. Since that time, the CCEF has strived to support the students, the teachers, and the CCHS community by funding educationally related activities. Those activities include summer camps, field trips, scholarships, and many other worthwhile projects. To grow into an even more valuable asset to our school district community, the CCEF needs your help. If you would like to become the Ambassador for your graduating class, please contact Alumni Director Curt Mellott at 525-4960 or email Curt at cmellott@cceducationfoundation.org. We hope to have an Ambassador for each ECHS and CCHS class. What would an Ambassador do? You would work with Curt to foster a relationship between the Foundation and your classmates. You will let Curt know when reunions are happening, when classmates receive recognition, when they relocate, etc. You will also be asked to attend a quarterly meeting with Curt where you will be updated on the Foundation and where your opinions about the Foundation will be discussed. It will be rewarding and it will be FUN! Hope to hear from all.

Construction begins on All-Inclusive Playground Project!

Last week the official Groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new All-Inclusive Playground!
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Construction has begun! Many exciting new things will be happening in the next few weeks.
Check out the ongoing construction at Cambria Elementary School, and we will keep you posted on what is happening.

Here are few photos of what has been happening so far:

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