Welcome to the Cumberland High School Website.  We are a fully accredited high school!
 Our school's mission is to educate and prepare every student to become confident and caring life-long learners who can make contributions, communicate and function effectively in the 21st Century. As a result of the conscientious, committed, and dedicated efforts of administrators, teachers, students, parents, and the community, CHS will provide an academic environment which values excellence, initiative, and diversity.
Snow Make-up Days:  February 2, 2018; February 19, 2018; March 23, 2018; April 20, 2018; May 23, 2018; May 24, 2018; May 25, 2018 (Last day of school/Early Dismissal).

CHS will have the After School Program for English, Math, History and Science this semester.  The program will start on January 30, 2018 and will operate for each subject on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The specific days will be announced by the core department teachers.  Ms. Miller has applications in the high school office.

 There will be a SAT Prep class offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the After School Program.  For any sophomores or juniors interested in taking the class, please see Mrs. Lawson as soon as possible to get more information and sign-up.  The class requires full attendance to each class during the course, so serious inquiries only.  There are limited slots available.  

 Seniors - please contact Mrs. Lawson with college acceptances, as well as provide her with a copy of your acceptance letter.

CHS Senior Academic Jacket Ceremony was held on Tuesday, November 21st 35 of the 38 seniors in attendance.  This celebrates all seniors who maintained a 3.25 grade point average during their school career through junior year.  Pictures of the ceremony will be posted to the CHS Yearbook Facebook page.

Congratulations to Keyshawn Dimming, Ziahir Berry, Christian Jackson and Blake Barker all made the James River District Teams for football.

Congratulations to Nikki Hurt (10th) for making 1st Team All-Regioin 1B Volleyball and 2nd Team All-JRD; Nadia Elasha (11th) for making 2nd Team All-Region 1B Volleyball; Autumn Holman (11th) for making 2nd Team All-Region 1B Volleyball.

Congratulations to Hunter Cochran for finishing 20th  and Justin Stimpson finishing 33rd at the VSHL State Cross Country Championship on November 11th.

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Congratulations to Homecoming King Dominque Scott and Homecoming Queen Olivia Sims.  More pictures can be found on the Cumberland Athletics Facebook page.

 The 2017 Homecoming Class Representatives are: Freshmen: Atreonna Brown, JaQuez Morton; Sophomores: Nikki Hurt, Damon Sims; Juniors: Nadia Elasha, Christian Jackson; Seniors: Ruby Yarborough, Jonathan Langhorne.


 The 2017 Homecoming King & Queen Court: Queen Nominees: Crystal Dowdy, Ty’Esha Hatcher, Savannah Hutchins, Olivia Sims, Kaylyn Sparkman; King Nominees: Markel Blakey, Roger Garrison, Dominique Scott, Darron Ridley, Darius Kyle.

Above are the CHS JROTC & NHS students who volunteered at the Cumberland Food Bank on September 18th.  They  are (l to r): Matthew Thompson (12th), Abigail Heath (11th), Ke'Aundra Trent (11th), Christian Allen (12th), Ty'Shon Scott (12th), Hayes Turner (12th), Darius Kyle (12th). 

  Mrs. Lawson has packets available from Financial Aid Night in the Guidance Office.

Cumberland High School welcomed our 2 Foreign Exchange students with CHS Spirit gear.  Our students are: Vasylyna Uimanova (11th) from the Ukraine and Zuzanna Nowak (12th) from Poland.  This are being hosted by Mr. & Mrs. Jay Gills.

School fees for the high school are: Seniors-$70; Juniors-$75; Sophomores-$80; Freshmen-$85(all of the fees includes $50 laptop/tablet rental fee; if a school device is not wanted, take off the $50 cost for fees).

 Class Officers For 2017-2018

SGA: President - Holly Tillett; Vice President - Caylor Scales; Secretary - Preston Sutton; Treasurer - Kaylyn Sparkman

Senior Class: President - Matthew Thompson ; Vice President - Olivia Sims; Secretary - Kayla Brown;  Treasurer - Jacey Burley

Junior Class: President - Nadia Elasha; Vice President - Ayana Speas; Secretary - Abigail Heath; Treasurer -  Taylor Garrett

Sophomore Class: President - Jordan Cooke; Vice President - Graceyn Cubbage; Secretary- Linden Czeizenger;  Treasurer - Sydney Gilbert

Freshman Class: President - Remy Parker; Vice President  - Ebony Arauz; Secretary - Dawn Helton; Treasurer - Angela Finchum

Summer Activities of CHS Students:

Preston Sutton (12th) was 1 of 9 students from across the U.S. who traveled to  Brazil at part of the U.S. Youth Ambassador Exchange Program.  He was chosen out of over 9,000 applicants.  This was a 3 week experience of a lifetime.

Jordan Newman came in 1st place at the state FFA Convention for his AgriScience Project.  He will be going to nationals in the fall.  Congratulations! 

Taylor Garrett (11th) represented CHS at the Hugh O'Brien Youth (HOBY) program that was held at James Madison University in June.  There were over 300 students from across the state of Virginia who participated in this week long event. 

Caylor Scales (12th) attended the West Point Summer Leadership Experience (SLE) held at the U. S. Military Academy.  She was 1 out of 550 potential future military leaders who went to the one of the week long sessions.

Mrs. Barr and the World Travelers spent 9 days in Costa Rica in Central America.  It was a mix of high school and middle school students along with parents and chaperones. The students who attended were: Kearsten Duncan (2017 Graduate), Preston Sutton (12th), D.J. Newman (9th), Gabby Baker (9th), Angela Finchum (9th), Alex Tavernier (9th), Penny Dorsey (9th).

Rachel Armstrong, Kayla Brown, Jasey Burley, Caylor Scales, Olivia Simms & Holly Tillett are attending the American Legion Girls State at Longwood University. 

Nick Abbott, Matthew Thompson & Hayes Turner are attending the American Legion Boy State that is held at Radford University.

Elizabeth Newman and Alex Parker attended the State FFA Convention in June for Cumberland High School.

Tyler Kingsley went to George Mason University for the Washington Journalism and Media Conference this summer. He had a great experience meeting and working with aspiring journalists from all over the East Coast.

Raelynn Stone represented the state of Virginia at the National AAU Track & Field meet in Wisconsin last weekend in the hurdles and pole vault.

Sadei & Trevis Trent went to Baton Rougue, Louisiana for the Minority Law Institute at Southern University Law School.

Brandon Caban, Matthew Thompson, Muhammed Fulani, Jonathan Langhorne, and Tyshon Scott attended the 'Call Me Mister' Program at Longwood University this summer.

**Students with school issued laptops/tablets should go to this form  link below after they receive their laptop:

**Interested parents or students can receive daily announcements from CHS by email.  The daily announcements have the most current activities and events that occur at the high school.  Send a test email to Mr. Scales at: jscales@cucps.k12.va.us to be added to a parent email group to start receiving your information today.  The announcements will also be posted to the announcements tab above everyday as well starting Monday, August 8th.

The site below has current weather data for the Cumberland High School Weather Station located in the Bus Loop:  

Congratulations to Senior- Alyssa Yonce for being the CHS January Student of the Month!   Her picture will be added soon.
Congratulations to Mrs. Courtenay Taylor for being the 
2017 CHS Teacher of the Year & CuCPS Division Teacher of the Year!

 Congratulations to the 2017-2018 CHS Superintendent’s Student Panel. They are (l to r): Brayan Mancilla-9th ; Danielle Suchomelly-10th ; Brandon White-11th ; Caylor Scales-12th ; Matthew Thompson-12th ; Hannah Swain-12th.  All of the students represent their grade levels with Dr. Griffin.


 For the most up to date pictures of events at CHS, go the the CHS Yearbook Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/YearbookCHS/  .

For sports and activities photos, go to the Cumberland Athletics Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CumberlandAthletics/

The 2017- 2018 SVCC Academic Calendar is linked below with the dates for dual enrollment students enrolled in classes at CHS, Keysville or South Hill. 

Below is the link 2017-2018 Governor's School of Southside Virginia's Academic Calendar.