Crystal Hill Elementary
Teachers at Crystal Hill Elementary are already getting their students thinking about college during AVID College Talk Day. https://www.pcssd.org/article/353880?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 days ago, Crystal Hill Elementary
Baker Elementary
4th grade science students at BAKER ELEMENTARY are studying animal adaptations and how they help living things survive. Students modeled bird beaks, bird food and learned how different shaped beaks help birds eat their food. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 days ago, Baker Elementary
PCSSD
PCSSD will offer a full-time, 100% online school for students in K-12 next school year (different than our virtual template this year). DRIVEN Virtual Academy will provide flexibility with self-paced options, mentoring programs, and more. If you are interested in DRIVEN Virtual Academy, please complete this survey: https://forms.gle/7QyEFXtzrcec8kMFA #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 days ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Elementary
SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY 4th graders have been studying the potential & kinetic energy used to make roller coasters. They learned to use forces like gravity, inertia, & momentum to create their own roller coasters from paper plates, cups , & tape. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 days ago, Sylvan Hills Elementary
PCSSD
The staff at PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY went on a "turkey hunt" last week. Admin hid 30 "turkeys" around the school and teachers had to find them all by the end of the day. As the turkeys were found and turned in, they got a fall-themed decor sign! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Native American Heritage Month. Some well known inventions by Native Americans include anesthetics and topical pain relievers, corn, and kayaks. But some lesser known contributions include syringes, cable suspension bridges, hammocks, baby bottles, and mouthwash.
4 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Child Safety Protection Month. There are some important steps to take to keep children safe outside like checking play areas to ensure lawn equipment, tools, or other yard items, like branches, are put away to prevent injury. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Here's a reminder about the virtual pivot schedule for schools and district offices next week. Hope you have a great weekend! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 days ago, PCSSD
Oakbrooke Elementary
The Museum of Discovery recently hosted OAKBROOKE ELEMENTARY families for a fun-filled night of science. Students experienced safe and educational hands-on learning. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 days ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
Crystal Hill Elementary
Teachers and staff at CRYSTAL HILL ELEMENTARY found a sweet surprise when leaving school last week. Someone left these notes of thanks of the windshield of each car. We are so thankful for all our PCSSD employees! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 days ago, Crystal Hill Elementary
PCSSD
Pulaski County Youth Services is hosting a "Mask Up for Justice" scavenger hunt for middle & high students across the county. 15 winners will receive a sweatshirt & mask. Submit entries to mborders-hoskin@pulaskicounty.net by 5 pm Nov. 22. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 days ago, PCSSD
Baker Elementary
BAKER ELEMENTARY ALPHA students were asked to make the tallest pumpkin tower with only 30 toothpicks and 30 pumpkins. Some quickly realized that building a sturdy base was key to success. The tallest tower was 10 inches tall. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 days ago, Baker Elementary
PCSSD
Happy Educational Support Professionals Day! Thank you for your dedication to our students and families! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
11 days ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson Elementary
JOE T. ROBINSON ELEMENTARY PTO volunteers trimmed trees, pruned shrubs, picked weeds, planted daffodil and tulip bulbs, painted the front gates, and delivered 6 NEW picnic tables. Even the kids got to help with the cleanup. Thank you volunteers! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
11 days ago, Joe T. Robinson Elementary
Maumelle Middle
Congratulations to MAUMELLE MIDDLE 6th grader, Serrima Samura! Serrima won first place for middle schoolers in the Maumelle Tree Board’s art contest. http://pulaskicountyar.apptegy.us/article/349781?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
11 days ago, Maumelle Middle
Oakbrooke Elementary
Oakbrooke 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students have been working hard this year and celebrated their successes by painting with edible paint. Fun activity! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
12 days ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
Lawson Elementary
Special thanks to parents and students of LAWSON ELEMENTARY for donating much needed items for the health room. Nurse Becky Thacker is so appreciative for the donations to help restock the school's health room. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
12 days ago, Lawson Elementary
PCSSD
It is American Education Week! We want to send a big THANK YOU to teachers & parents for prioritizing education this year as we navigate uncharted territory with COVID-19. And, let's not forget our rockstar students who have adapted to change! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
12 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Native American Heritage Month. President Ronald Reagan first proclaimed one week in November as "American Indian Week" in 1986. And in 1990, President George H.W. Bush was the first to designate November as "National American Indian Heritage Month."
12 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. This year's theme is Taking Care of Youth Who Have Diabetes. Tips include manage blood glucose levels, healthy habits, stay prepared for emergencies & seek mental health support if needed.
12 days ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
The Principal's Cabinet at JOE T. ROBINSON HIGH recently volunteered with the Little Rock Rotary to help clean up Kanis Park. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
13 days ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
According to Classlink, all logins into the PCSSD portal are now working. Classlink identified the issue and will continue to monitor the system. Thank you for your patience this morning! Status Updates: https://status.classlink.com/#
13 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD Portal / Classlink Update: The Classlink team is still working with AWS. Several other sites are experiencing similar issues with error code 500. We will continue to update you on our progress. https://status.classlink.com/#
13 days ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE AVID students hosted a special honor roll celebration Monday night. Students who made the honor roll 1st 9 weeks got a delicious reward! Each student received two boxes of Popeyes chicken and drink at the drive-thru celebration! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
13 days ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
Congratulations to JOE T. ROBINSON HIGH cheerleaders for winning 3rd place overall in the 4-6 A Game Day Cheer Division and for Winning Best Overall Fight Song at the Cabot Cheer Competition. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
13 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The PCSSD portal, managed by Classlink, is currently down nationwide. Classlink is investigating the issue and we will update as soon as have more details. You can follow status updates here: status.classlink.com. Thank you for your patience.
13 days ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
ROBINSON HIGH students and staff enjoyed a movie night on the football field last Friday (since the Senators played on Thursday night). Guests spread out with chairs, blankets and masks to watch Ghostbusters on a 33' blow up screen! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
Congratulations to the MILLS HIGH SCHOOL dance team! They finished 1st place in hip hop, 2nd in Jazz. Way to Go Lady Comets and Mrs. Patricia Swinton. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Two BAKER ELEMENTARY students were unplanned "twins" wearing the same outfit! It's always a good day to match you friend! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Native American Heritage Month. The U.S. government recognizes nearly 600 Indian tribes in the contiguous 48 states and Alaska. Several rituals are tribe specific, but some cross tribe boundaries, including pow wows, the stomp dance, and drum circles.
18 days ago, PCSSD
Oakbrooke Elementary
Today is Young Readers Day, which recognizes the joys and benefits of reading. Books open a world of imagination and knowledge to readers every day and it is important we instill a love of reading into our children at an early age. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
PCSSD
PCSSD is lucky to have so many amazing teacher librarians across the district. Thank you to each one of them (not all pictured) for doing "virtually anything" for our schools, staff and students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
19 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Child Safety Protection Month. The Centers for Disease Control reports children between ages 1-4 have the highest rate of poisoning. Parents should keep cleaning supplies and medications are put away and out of the reach of children. #pcssdproud #equiityandexcellence
19 days ago, PCSSD
Crystal Hill Elementary
The 3rd grade team at CRYSTAL HILL ELEMENTARY implemented a 3rd Grade Boot Camp. Each teacher is a "Skill Sergeant" and provides students with skill based choice board activities for math and literacy. The skills were connected to individual and class deficit areas. Great work teachers! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
19 days ago, Crystal Hill Elementary
Oakbrooke Elementary
Oakbrook Elementary teachers used Answer Garden during Red Ribbon Week. This year’s theme was “Be happy. Be brave. Be drug free.” Visit www.pcssd.org/article/344187?org=pcssd to see more from the students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
19 days ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
Maumelle Middle
MAUMELLE MIDDLE SCHOOL 6th graders in Ms. Hall's science class recently learned about conduction during an experiment! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
19 days ago, Maumelle Middle
Landmark Elementary
LANDMARK ELEMENTARY celebrates SOAR behavior every week! Show self-control On task Act responsibly Respectful. Students have the opportunity to shop at the PBIS store using points they’ve earned for behavior or attend FriYay clubs. #pcssdproud #equiityandexcellence
19 days ago, Landmark Elementary
Sylvan Hills Elementary
Students at SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY recently wrapped up their study of rocks. The 4th graders found pet rocks, painted them, and created a narrative about their new pet using what they learned about quotation marks and possessive nouns in grammar. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
19 days ago, Sylvan Hills Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary
Principal Mrs. Christian and one of her students give a thumbs up to end the day at DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
20 days ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
Several elementary schools held mock elections last week to teach students about registering to vote and casting their ballot. Check out these pictures of students learning about their civic duty: http://ow.ly/CxJt50Cbzon #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
20 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Adoption Awareness Month. To learn more about adoption, check out the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Children & Family Services. The agency works tirelessly to ensure all Arkansas children have a safe and stable home every day.
24 days ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Students on the girls' track team at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL created a video to share their thoughts on social justice. Special thanks to the EAST students at SHHS for working with the team to make the video. https://youtu.be/zUjbhNbX3M4 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
25 days ago, Sylvan Hills High
PCSSD
Students from SYLVAN HILLS, ROBINSON and MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES high schools attended the Teen Court Orientation and Swearing-In Ceremony on Oct. 29. Thank you Pulaski County Youth Services Barry Hyde County Judge Judge Mark Leverett for attending and supporting this program. Read More: http://ow.ly/xNFO50Capdl #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
25 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is Election Day! Don't forget to cast your vote and make your voice heard!
26 days ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson Middle
Teachers and staff at JOE T. ROBINSON MIDDLE are getting their students thinking about college by showing off their alma mater. Check out where your teachers went to school! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
26 days ago, Joe T. Robinson Middle
PCSSD
Today is National Authors Day & we want to recognize one of our own. MILLS MIDDLE 7th grader George Belt II became a published author when he joined more than 50 students as a contributor to a published journal about life during COVID-19. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
26 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is National Chemistry Week. Thank you to the amazing PCSSD teachers who are committed to teaching our students the elements of chemistry and other basic sciences! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
27 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Don't forget, we get an extra hour of sleep tonight! Daylight saving time ends 2 a.m. tonight, so set your clocks back before you go to bed!
28 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Halloween!
29 days ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson Elementary
Students at JOE T. ROBINSON ELEMENTARY did a fantastic job in the school's Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Congratulations to the winners, Ms. Askew’s class, Mrs. Hudson’s class and Ms. Johnson’s class! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
29 days ago, Joe T. Robinson Elementary
PCSSD
MAUMELLE, SYLVAN HILLS, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES and ROBINSON kick off at 7pm. Don't forget to wear your mask, arrive early and physical distance. School-specific game details can be found online: http://ow.ly/zBtm50C78hV #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
29 days ago, PCSSD
Oakbrooke Elementary
OAKBROOKE ELEMENTARY held a PBIS drive-thru for virtual students! Teachers and staff loved to see smiling kiddos using their behavior points! Congratulations students #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
29 days ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
PCSSD
ICYMI: Mandy Hrach KATV spoke with PCSSD about the upcoming launch of Driven Virtual ACademy. This all virtual K-12 school will be a part of PCSSD and will open for 2021-2022 registration in January 2021. http://ow.ly/qYL950C5kWU #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
30 days ago, PCSSD
Mills Middle
As part of the Arkansas Sheriffs' Association "Be Smart, Don't Start" program and Red Ribbon Week, MILLS MIDDLE was presented with a $1,200 grant. Thank you for your continued support of our students! https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1342017602803117 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
30 days ago, Mills Middle
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District will present its Annual Report to the Public during the regularly scheduled November Board Meeting. Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Location: PCSSD Central Office Boardroom Time: 6:00 pm
30 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Earlier this month, schools across the district officially kicked off PBIS: positive behavior interventions and supports. Students can cash in "good behavior" points for prizes throughout the year. PBIS details: http://ow.ly/nue050C3f0V #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Elementary
Thank you Hayden Nix with KARK 4 News and FOX16 News for giving a weather presentation to third graders at SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY. The students enjoyed the lesson to wrap up their weather unit and the first nine weeks. http://ow.ly/xhXi50C2SA3 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Elementary
Lawson Elementary
During school visits last week, this LAWSON ELEMENTARY student asked for help with a classroom assignment. Deputy Superintendent Smith happily pulled up a chair to work on sentence structure. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Lawson Elementary
Pine Forest Elementary
PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY kindergarten music students are studying Autumn. They are learning about color words, composing new color rhythms for the class, and moving with colored scarves to songs about Fall leaves. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Pine Forest Elementary
PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High School and Lawson Elementary School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with help from the Pulaski County Special School District community. https://www.pcssd.org/article/330937?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
In true 2020 fashion, you might notice something a little "off" in the Class of 2020 senior group photo. Looks like Coach Morrison's Halloween joke from last year made its way into the yearbook! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Teachers who witness bullying should intervene immediately, assure the bullied child that it is not their fault, and address the behavior with the bully.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Nearly 3 out of 4 Americans know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence. Now is time to take a stand. If you need assistance, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE(7233).
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/-InxhLvLd4E #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
6th graders at SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE completed an independent reading project after reading Gary Paulsen's "Hatchet." Students designed a poster, plot diagram and wrote a summary, sequel or conflict analysis. Love the creativity from each student! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/a4DfjTwaPe4 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD officially kicked off its AVID implementation for the 2020-2021 school year last week. Admin leaders at central office led. a virtual celebration and schools held individual PD sessions. We're AVID ready! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/XaW5txzN1y4 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. http://ow.ly/gqKr50BWOc7 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
ICYMI: The charter authorizing panel approved for PCSSD to launch an all-virtual school in the 2021 school year. DRIVEN Virtual Academy has been in the works for 5 years, but comes at pivotal time in education. Details: http://ow.ly/uyrQ50BWA59 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/EDP00aHrEYo #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. As a parent, talk with your child about bullying and provide a supportive place to talk about his/her feelings. If the bullying is happening at school, contact the school to determine a plan together.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Arkansas Department of Education extended the USDA waiver allowing all students to be served meals free of cost for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. This means every PCSSD student will receive free breakfast & lunch this school year. http://ow.ly/uY3S50BTCJy #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD Board of Education presented the Q1 Inspiration in Education Award award to Juanita Croon, Helpdesk Manager for the district’s IT department at Tuesday night's meeting. We're all so thankful for Juanita's hard work! http://ow.ly/yGvI50BSBM1 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Landmark Elementary
A former LANDMARK ELEMENTARY student is being recognized for her submission in the Curbside Couture Fashion Show at the Clinton Presidential Center. Alexis Mitchell won the elementary division of the contest. http://ow.ly/t8SE50BRpFX #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Landmark Elementary
Mills Middle
MILLS MIDDLE will dismiss at 12:15 today due to a gas leak in the school. Bus and car riders can be picked up at 12:15pm. The remainder of the school day will be virtual. Students will connect with their teachers via Schoology. Thank you.
about 1 month ago, Mills Middle
PCSSD
PCSSD Special Education department will host a virtual transition fair next Tuesday, October 20. Transition fairs provide resources about the transition from high school to adulthood. Details online: http://ow.ly/tcoB50BQjiE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Landmark Elementary
Thank you to KATV Channel 7 for featuring LANDMARK ELEMENTARY art teacher, Ms. Emerson on Tuesday evening's newscast. She discussed how she has adjusted her job during the pandemic. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Landmark Elementary
PCSSD
Arkansas Department of Education has a new educational tool for families and teachers called the Social Media Awareness Campaign (SMACtalk) to ensure we all work together to keep students healthy and safe while they learn and socialize online. https://www.pcssd.org/article/324154?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
At PCSSD we understand the importance of students receiving nutritious meals. And as we celebrate National School Lunch Week, we are also thankful for the extension of a federal program providing breakfast and lunch at no charge. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Maumelle Middle
Every student at MAUMELLE MIDDLE received a free book from @GoodwillIntl. The group and @THVCraig provided books to every student at five different PCSSD schools. These books went to both traditional, blended, and virtual students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Maumelle Middle
PCSSD
To maintain a positive, productive learning environment and assure confidentiality for students and teachers during distance learning, all parents/guardians are asked to follow these privacy guidelines. Parents/guardians should email your child’s principal with any questions or concerns regarding privacy or virtual classroom expectations. Printable PDF available here: https://5il.co/lynw
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Parents across the district now have access to the Schoology Parent Portal. The following videos to help you walk through the portal as well as the app. Schoology Parent Tutorial: https://youtu.be/Wusadq_agCo Schoology App: https://youtu.be/_YHEGyPxxJA #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
SYLVAN HILLS, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES and ROBINSON kick off at 7pm. (MAUMELLE HS game cancelled) Don't forget to wear your mask, arrive early and physical distance. School-specific game details can be found online: https://www.pcssd.org/article/323291?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named Emmarie Gates of JOE T. ROBINSON HIGH a commended student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. https://www.pcssd.org/article/322376?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Joe T. Robinson High
Pine Forest Elementary
Congratulations to PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY art teacher, Patricia McCauley. She will receive the Distinguished Service within the Profession Award by the Arkansas Art Educators association at their upcoming virtual conference this Fall. https://www.pcssd.org/article/322326?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Pine Forest Elementary
Landmark Elementary
Healing Waters Outreach delivered gift bags for teachers at LANDMARK ELEMENTARY. The gift bags were filled with goodies like scissors, markers, crayons, and other great school supplies. Thank you Healing Waters for this generous donation for our teachers! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Landmark Elementary
PCSSD
The Six Bridges Book Festival from @CALibrarySystem will be available free & live online October 8-18. The event will feature more than 50 authors & presenters including cooking demonstrations, crafts, and contests. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Schoology is back up and running without issue. However, there might still be issues with logging into Classlink. You can continue to monitor updates here: https://status.classlink.com/
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Classlink and Schoology are experiencing issues nationwide. We are hopeful that both will be running at full capacity soon. You can monitor updates on the following websites: Schoology: https://status.schoology.com/ Classlink: https://status.classlink.com/
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Update on from the PCSSD IT Department: The ClassLink Portal should be back up and running nationwide. Students and staff can access their portal now at launchpad.classlink.com/pcssd. Thank you for your patience this morning!
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
From the PCSSD IT Department: The ClassLink Portal is currently down nationwide. We are hopeful it will be back up and running for students to access their portal very soon. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is Computer Learning Month. This month, we encourage members of the PCSSD community who are not familiar with computers to learn something new. Many local libraries provide resources to teach everything from the basics to more advanced skills.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is Child Health Day. It is important for children to create healthy routines to grow and thrive. This includes brushing teeth,washing hands, eating well, and exercising. This is especially important as we all do our part to stay safe and healthy from COVID-19.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is World Teacher Day and we want to take a moment to recognize the hardworking teachers across our district. Thank you for your dedication to education! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. There are five types of bullying: verbal, emotional, physical, sexual, and cyber. If you are being bullied, document the events in writing and tell a trusted adult who can help you navigate through.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence affects both women & men, of every race, religion, culture & status. If you are a victim of domestic violence and need assistance, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE(7233).
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. That means, on average, every 2 minutes a woman receives that life-changing news. Join PCSSD in raising awareness for this disease. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Principals Month! We will highlight our principals throughout the month. Stay tuned to our social media to learn more about your principal. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is National Custodial Worker Day. Thank you to our custodial workers across the District who have gone the extra mile to keep facilities clean to protect staff and students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
McFarland Eye Care is hosting a free eye care day this Saturday (October 3) at their Little Rock and Pine Bluff locations. This is for new and existing patients to provide eye care that might have been delayed due to COVID-19. http://ow.ly/Pr4850BFBY8 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Maumelle Middle
Students in Intermediate Art class at MAUMELLE MIDDLE enjoyed the nice weather this week. Ms. Poole's students did "en plein air drawing" of still life objects and landscape around the school. We love seeing these alternative classroom projects! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Maumelle Middle
PCSSD
Great news! Our chromebook insurance partner has reopened the portal to enroll. Sign up for chromebook insurance for just $35 for the school year. Deadline is October 31! More info: https://5il.co/jewe Link to enroll: https://schooldevicecoverage.com/signup #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Baker Elementary
Mrs. Jamie Garmon from BAKER ELEMENTARY is a finalist in the Bessie B Moore Awards Program with Economics Arkansas. She won a $1,000 prize for her exemplary work in economics in the classroom. Congratulations Mrs. Garmon! http://ow.ly/EqlV50BDcwm #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Baker Elementary
Mills Middle
A MILLS MIDDLE 7th grader can now claim to be a published author! George Belt II joins more than 50 young authors as contributor to a nationally published journal about what life is like for kids during COVID-19. http://ow.ly/wxlU50BDC3g #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Mills Middle
PCSSD
It's important to wear a mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But just as important is to wear it correctly and wash it regularly. Here are some helpful reminders for when it comes to wearing your mask and keeping yourself and others safe. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Great news! Our chromebook insurance partner has reopened the portal to enroll. Sign up for chromebook insurance for just $35 for the school year. Deadline is October 31! More info: https://5il.co/jewe Link to enroll: https://schooldevicecoverage.com/signup
2 months ago, PCSSD
Sherwood Elementary
SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY was chosen by UA Little Rock to participate in the launch of STEM+C2 to develop STEM talent and identify promising students in Grades 2-3 through engineering and computer science as the foundation. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence https://sherwood.pcssd.org/article/313771?org=sherwood-elementary
2 months ago, Sherwood Elementary
Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High
Make sure you are ready to vote! MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH is preparing our young people by helping new voters register to vote. The last day to register to vote for November's election is October 5. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High
Sylvan Hills High
Let's have a grrrrreat week! Beau and Bella sit in the front office at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH to remind students and staff to wear your mask every day! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
PCSSD
Several central office employees received a special award for a "job well done" from fellow employee, Fred Austin. As part of his "DARE 2 B" program, Fred recognizes employees for their hard work and dedication to students. Thank you Crain Team for helping with the awards. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is Better Breakfast Day! PCSSD is proud to be a recipient of the expansion of the USDA's Seamless Summer Option to provide nutritious and free breakfast and lunches to all students, including those participating in the virtual option. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Our @AVID4College leadership team is working to set goals for this 2020-2021 school year. We are looking forward to continuing with AVID and reaching students where they are to help them succeed. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
MAUMELLE, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES and ROBINSON high schools kick off week 4 games tonight. Don't forget to wear your mask, arrive early and physical distance at the games. School-specific game details can be found online: http://ow.ly/L6uL50BztiH #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
There might be a bit of a height difference between these ROBINSON HIGH rockstars (Teacher Librarian, Ms. Moore and Principal, Dr. Pickering) and our executive director of communications, Mrs. Duff. "Our differences make us stronger!" #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
The National Park Foundation is providing free youth passes to students under 16 for national parks across the country. The pass is good through August 31, 2021. Find Arkansas's National Parks: findyourpark.com/park-finder #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Week 4 of high school football kicks off a night early with a big-time match up between SYLVAN HILLS HIGH and Pine Bluff High. Come cheer on the Bears tonight at 7pm or watch it on KARZ 42. More game day details: http://ow.ly/sujm50Bztb2 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Landmark Elementary
How cute is this idea from LANDMARK ELEMENTARY!? The admin celebrated 4 weeks of virtual, blended and traditional learning with coke floats last week. That's a perfect way to celebrate all your hard work. Way to go students and staff! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Landmark Elementary
PCSSD
There is just one week left to fill out your census information! This information determines important state funding for the next decade. Get counted at my2020census.gov or 844-330-2020.
2 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Campbell, a life skills student at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH, learns to talk and interact with classmates & teachers thanks to a delivery program his teacher, Mrs. Dunlap started. Check out the story on THV11 and Jordan Howington. http://ow.ly/G9Ay50Bz4K7 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Baker Elementary
Special thanks to the PTO crew at BAKER ELEMENTARY for supplying these awesome new shirts for all Baker staff. Our schools are so thankful for our PTO/PTA teams who help, especially in the craziest of times! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Baker Elementary
Cato Elementary
"Dad's who give a hoot!" Love the t-shirts these dads made with the CATO ELEMENTARY mascot. Thank you for helping out with student drop off in the morning (especially Principal Lee's husband)! Your dedication to our students is much appreciated. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Cato Elementary
Maumelle Middle
September is Bring Your Legislator to School Month. Things look a little different with school visits this year - they're all virtual! Congresswoman Joyce Elliott spoke with a 7th grade PreAP Geography class at MAUMELLE MIDDLE last week. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Maumelle Middle
Pine Forest Elementary
Meet “Pandemic Pete" - he helps remind kindergartners how to stay safe. Pete hangs out in Mrs. Sergeant's classroom at PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY. #pcsspdroud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Pine Forest Elementary
Oakbrooke Elementary
Students at OAKBROOKE recently researched hurricanes. Mrs. Middaugh’s digital Alpha class studied the natural disasters and how they affect the coast and beyond. After studying the engineering design process, students created prototypes that could help before, during, and after a hurricane. https://www.pcssd.org/article/309582?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
Mills Middle
MILLS MIDDLE art teacher Ms. McMullin's students participated in an "art as play" watercolor lesson. The assignment was done outside and spread out so that the students could remove their masks to work. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Mills Middle
Lawson Elementary
Thank you to the Northwest Arkansas Audubon Society and private donors for donations which brought two bird feeders to the playground, along with food for the whole year! Ms. Haynes requested the donations from the Arkansas Birding community and they showed up! She is looking forward to sharing her love of birds with the students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Lawson Elementary
PCSSD
The first NWEA MAP growth assessment begins this week. These evaluations guide teachers on how to help students continue to learn. We've added a section on our website with tips for traditional and virtual students: http://ow.ly/im1K50BqlZM #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
Oakbrooke Elementary
Students at OAKBROOKE ELEMENTARY celebrated Grandparents Day by reading stories about grandparents, completing charts on what they can do with grandparents, and making cards for grandparents. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
Oak Grove Elementary
Traditional & blended 5th graders at OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY played virtual multiplication baseball. Mrs. McClure's students, with help from Instructional Coach Mrs. Pickett, used breakout rooms to share screens & were happy to see classmates. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, Oak Grove Elementary
William Jefferson Clinton Elementary
Thank you Michael Johnson and 1millionfacemasks.com for personalized face masks at WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON ELEMENTARY! The staff loves them! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, William Jefferson Clinton Elementary
Pine Forest Elementary
5th graders at PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY are having fun with music! The class learned about The William Tell Overture by Rossini and played a desktop symphony rhythm lesson. https://youtu.be/excud7CrbR0. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, Pine Forest Elementary
PCSSD
September is Better Breakfast Month! Check out these pictures from breakfast at COLLEGE STATION ELEMENTARY. PCSSD is proud to have been approved for a grant to cover the cost of breakfast and lunch for all students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Great news for our PCSSD families: we are now able to offer FREE meals thanks to a recent USDA waiver. That means our virtual, blended and traditional students can eat breakfast & lunch for free through Dec. 31! http://ow.ly/GmaQ50Bh7HE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
Oakbrooke Elementary
OAKBROOKE teacher Mrs. Middaugh becomes a detective sleuth to help kindergarteners, 1st graders, and 2nd graders solve mysteries by using critical thinking. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
PCSSD
PCSSD will be open for regular business hours tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 28). Schools will operate on their normal Friday schedule (which includes blended Group B students). Extended care and athletic activities will resume tomorrow as well. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Central Arkansas is expected to feel the impact of Hurricane Laura tomorrow. Based on the most current weather updates, the heaviest impact is expected between 3-4pm. Therefore, PCSSD will dismiss school early on Thursday, August 27. Elementary schools will dismiss at 11:30am and Secondary schools will dismiss at 1:00pm. Dismissal times are for both car and bus riders. District offices will dismiss at 1pm as well. There will be no district athletics events on Thursday, August 27. No decision has been made about school or athletic activities for Friday at this time.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Schoology Update: The parent access feature is not turned on yet for Schoology. We are working to get all teachers and students up to speed before adding the parent access. We'll share more information next week. Thank you for your continued patience.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
SCHOOLOGY UPDATE: Rachel Blackwell, Digital Learning Facilitator for PCSSD, offers another walk through of what Schoology looks like for students, starting with the log in process to the student portal. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/J3U850B8ZV1
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
It may look a little different this year, but we are still sending well wishes and positive vibes for a happy first day of school! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Ellie Miller, a parent of 6 children wrote this poem earlier this month for @thrive. Mrs. Miller states in the article that, regardless of options, there isn’t a parent who won’t relate to the words of this poem. http://ow.ly/Issp50B6w5T #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson Middle
Unfortunately Robinson Middle school has lost Internet and phone connectivity. The IT department is working to get this fixed right now. We will update as soon as things are back in working order.
3 months ago, Joe T. Robinson Middle
PCSSD
Tip to help your child adapt to wearing a mask: Let's pretend! Integrate masks into your favorite pretend play scenes. Encourage your child to dress up as a doctor, nurse, or veterinarian. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Tip to help your child adapt to wearing a mask: Use easy to understand language and positive phrasing to explain why it is important for children to wear their mask. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
Landmark Elementary
Thank you to the Holy Roller bike shop for donating this bike to Landmark Elementary! Landmark students will have the opportunity to win this bike based on good behavior. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, Landmark Elementary
PCSSD
12 schools in PCSSD are approved to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program. CEP provides meals, regardless of eligibility category, at NO CHARGE for students at these schools! Read more here: https://www.pcssd.org/article/282080?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
COMING SOON: Chromebook Distribution PCSSD will release information about chromebook distribution for all students soon. Every student in grades K - 12 will receive a chromebook no matter which instructional option they are in. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Baptist Health Community Outreach is offering back-to-school immunization clinics in Little Rock throughout the month of August. Check out the schedule on our website: https://www.pcssd.org/article/279757?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Regular physical activity during the summer can actually lead to increased concentration and improved test scores.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Physical education is also important to continued learning. Find a park with walking trails and playground equipment for children to play.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: Parents, please select one instructional option for each child who attends a PCSSD school. Responses must be completed by Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. New students should complete this report, too! https://forms.gle/6eH77dqk2RjVuiBP8
4 months ago, PCSSD
Mills High
The River Lights in Little Rock will be glowing green and gold tonight in honor of the senior class of 2020 from MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH SCHOOL. Put on your mask and head downtown to get a picture of the tribute to our amazing seniors! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, Mills High
Sylvan Hills High
The River Lights in Little Rock will be rotating black/gold and navy/white tonight in honor of the class of 2002 from ROBINSON HIGH and SYLVAN HILLS HIGH. Put on your mask and head downtown to get a picture of the tribute to our amazing seniors! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Joe T. Robinson High
The River Lights in Little Rock will be rotating black/gold and navy/white tonight in honor of the class of 2002 from ROBINSON HIGH and SYLVAN HILLS HIGH. Put on your mask and head downtown to get a picture of the tribute to our amazing seniors! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
Maumelle High
The River Lights in Little Rock will be glowing red and white tonight in honor of the senior class of 2020 from Maumelle High School. Put on your mask and head downtown to get a picture of the tribute to our amazing seniors! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Physical education is also important to continued learning. Consider signing kids up for a sports team or organization of their choice. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Kids are never too young to learn about diversity. To help broaden understanding of our black community, here is this week's resource as a helpful starting point: what you can learn from a box of crayons! http://ow.ly/fzy850AzBFd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
Harris Elementary
Harris Elementary will be a free testing site for anyone wanting a COVID-19 test. Details on time and requirements can be found on online: http://ow.ly/kV0850AwdTR #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, Harris Elementary
PCSSD
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty and Deputy Superintendent Ms. Alesia Smith visited Salem Media this week to talk about the Roadmap to Reopening. Listen to the segment on Rejoice Little Rock at the 35 minute mark: http://ow.ly/pUrl50AxuOR #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is conducting a FINAL SURVEY to plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. Parents will select one instructional option for each child for the year. Parents MUST fill out one survey for each child who attends a PCSSD school. This survey must be completed by Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. https://forms.gle/93BL5azfHWUuUkUq9 If you're new to PCSSD, please fill out this survey as well!
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Easy and fun science experiments are available online.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Visiting local history, art, and science museums is fun and educations for children.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is Chocolate Day. Who doesn't like chocolate? Cookies, ice cream, candy bars, cakes, pies - what is your favorite way to eat chocolate?
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Combating the summer slide only takes 2-3 hours of practice per week. How do you prevent the summer slide?
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Birthday, America! How are you celebrating today?
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
A teacher's Job never stops. Ms. Cates, 6th grade science teacher at MILL MIDDLE spent some time hanging out with her mentees. We love seeing our teachers go the extra mile for our students!
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Open a lemonade stand to teach children about money management.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
pcssdschoolsKids are never too young to learn about diversity. In July, we'll share weekly resources to help with that conversation. Teaching Tolerance, Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice http://ow.ly/b53x50Anwa9
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Encourage kids to calculate mileage and estimated time of arrival for trips.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Buildings may be closed, but registration is still open! Families with students returning to PCSSD must register. Registration information can be found online at pcssd.org/register. If you have questions, please contact Yolanda Richards at yrichards@pcssd.org.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD will host a community meeting to discuss what coming back to school could and should look like this fall. Tune in Wednesday, July 1 at 8:30 am to hear from PCSSD community stakeholders. MEETING LINK: https://youtu.be/SXHRjEg8tgs
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Downloading math games on a tablet or smartphone can be one way kids can have fun and learn at the same time.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
FOOD DISTRIBUTION UPDATE: • Monday, June 29: 6-day meal box ( June 29 - July 3 and July 6) • Tuesday, July 7: 2-day box • Thursday, July 9: 2-day box • Monday, July 13: resume regular Monday (3-day box) and Thursday (2-day box)
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
NOW HIRING! PCSSD has more than 50 job openings right now. Check out the openings to see if there's something that might be a good fit for you. http://ow.ly/ogZ150AhBkS
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Did you know cooking can help kids keep their math skills sharp? Have your kids help measure and mix while cooking dinner.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Teachers: Ever-changing technology is one of the most constant parts of education. Summer months are a great opportunity to learn new technologies and how to implement them in your classroom next school year! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
62% of kids say they enjoy summer reading so encourage your kids to spend some time in a book this summer. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Buildings may be closed, but registration is still open! Families with students returning to PCSSD must register. Registration information can be found online at pcssd.org/register. If you have questions, please contact Yolanda Richards at yrichards@pcssd.org.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The Little Rock Zoo is offering both virtual and on-grounds Zoofari camps this summer to provide fun-filled and educational programming for children. The camp is specifically geared toward elementary-aged children, but is fun for the whole family. https://www.pcssd.org/article/258066?org=pcssd
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
It is important during summer months for students to find books that they enjoy reading. 90% of kids say they are more likely to finish a book that they pick out themselves. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Father's Day!
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Writing letters to family and friends helps students to practice their reading and writing skills during the summer months. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Buildings may be closed, but registration is still open! Families with students returning to PCSSD must register. Registration information can be found online at pcssd.org/register. If you have questions, please contact Yolanda Richards at yrichards@pcssd.org.
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Taking photos for scrapbooking is a great family activity and also encourages creativity and reading/writing skills. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. You could visit our local libraries to check out books or even take some classes. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Teachers: The school year did not end how anyone planned, but you worked hard to provide meaningful instruction online. The Advancement Courses team made a list of 7 movies to remind you of your impact watch this summer: https://blog.advancementcourses.com/articles/teacher-movies/ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The summer slide overwhelmingly impacts kids from lower income families more than others. It is reported that by the end of the 5th grade, students from lower income families are often 2.5 years behind their peers. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Buildings may be closed, but registration is still open! Families with students returning to PCSSD must register. Registration information can be found online at pcssd.org/register. If you have questions, please contact Yolanda Richards at yrichards@pcssd.org.
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Teachers spend valuable classroom time at the beginning of each school year to catch up students who have fallen behind where they should be. It can take 4-6 weeks to re-teach students the material they forgot. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
By the time students get to high school, the learning loss caused by the summer slide can create a performance gap of 2-5 years. But simply practicing some skills will keep your student sharp heading into next year. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The summer slide is real and students can lose more than 2.5 months of math skills, 2 months of reading skills, and multiple grade levels of abilities without putting what they have learned this list year to practice. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Many students have already closed their books and won't open them again until school is back in session. This puts kids at risk of falling behind and lower standardized test scores. We will provide facts and tips to avoid the summer slide here. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Art students at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH NORTH completed Covid-19 inspired comic strips. The project tied together concepts taught during the 3rd nine weeks and current events in a fun and engaging way. https://shhn.pcssd.org/article/254567?org=sylvan-hills-high-north #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
William Jefferson Clinton Elementary
Congratulations to WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON ELEMENTARY teachers Mrs. Negatha Blake and Mrs. Louise Brewer on their retirements! Mrs. Blake has spent 28 years in education and Mrs. Brewer has spent 38 years in education, with 25 of those at Clinton Elementary. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, William Jefferson Clinton Elementary
PCSSD
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty and Shawn Burgess, assistant superintendent for human resources, discuss what it will look like for PCSSD to reopen for students in fall 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idmzAgdSNdE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
Pine Forest Elementary
Thank you to Brian and Terri Kinder, Kindersongs for putting on an end-of-year virtual concert this week for Pine Forest Elementary kindergartners. Learn more about the Kinders at kindersongs.com. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, Pine Forest Elementary
PCSSD
Congratulations to all our students from the superintendent's Cabinet at PCSSD! You are officially finished with the 2019-2020 school year. Check out this message of appreciation for you as head into summer break. https://youtu.be/1SlonalhXOU #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Upcoming SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL Junior, Connor Keeler, participated #TapsAcrossAmerica by playing Taps on the trumpet from his home. Taps Across America honored fallen soldiers and victims of the Covid-19 pandemic. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/oRl550zQwCw
6 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Daisy Bates Elementary
DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY administration gave their teachers and staff a special treat as they came back to check out for the year. This sweet treat is a small token of the great appreciation we have for all the staff has done this year! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
Five Pulaski County Special School District teachers are newly certified from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. https://www.pcssd.org/article/246726?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Some elementary teacher librarians in PCSSD participated in the "pass the book" challenge. The goal of this challenge is to support reading and get readers engaged. What is your favorite book you've read during quarantine? http://ow.ly/QBKH50zyAU2 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Some elementary teacher librarians in Pulaski County Special School District participated in the "pass the book" challenge. The goal of this challenge is to support reading and get readers engaged. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/kAc_tFJVQ-c
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
To wrap up Teacher Appreciation Week, a few members of the superintendent's cabinet at PCSSD have a special message of thanks for our teachers. We hope you enjoyed the week! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRcs6j3vrx8&feature=youtu.be
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, students sent us messages of thanks for their teachers. Check out these messages from BAKER, CHENAL, LAWSON, ROBINSON ELEM, ROBINSON MIDDLE and ROBINSON HIGH! **Thank you, teachers!** #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/p7Ae50zzVO9
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, students sent us messages of thanks for their teachers. Check out these messages from COLLEGE STATION, DAISY BATES, LANDMARK, MILLS MIDDLE and MILLS HIGH. **Thank you, teachers!** #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/HiiO50zxUV3
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students to send us messages of thanks for their teachers. Check out these messages from students in our Maumelle Feeder: CRYSTAL HILL, PINE FOREST, OAK GROVE, MAUMELLE MIDDLE and MAUMELLE HIGH. **Thank You Teachers!** #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/4q0U50zxkUM
7 months ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
Members of the varsity volleyball team at MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL put together a fun video to spread encouragement and positivity. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/1ljj50zwukE
7 months ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
P.E. coaches from elementary schools across the district share a few words of encouragement for their students. Let's stay active and keep on moving! http://ow.ly/TYkK50ztHRY #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We all sure do miss our students right now! A few schools teamed up this week to share a special message of encouragement for you all. We miss you! Keep up the good work, students! Thank you teachers from Pine Forest Elementary, Chenal Elementary, Clinton Elementary, College Station Elementary and Robinson Elementary for sending in videos. https://youtu.be/LK1ms8fXGwc
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty explains the approach to updating the grading policy for students in PCSSD. Students and parents, watch the video to hear more about the reason for the change. https://youtu.be/tFiIWVNTTy4
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We're so thankful for all our volunteers at PCSSD! Unfortunately we are unable to host our annual volunteer banquet this year. But we are still so appreciative for every hour dedicated to helping our students grow! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Reminder! There is no school this Friday. Teachers have a professional development day.
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Friday, April 17th will be a District-Wide Professional Development Day for all teachers and staff! FriEdTechnology is partnering with PCSSD to deliver quality virtual sessions that align with our district goals and facilitate support for current online teaching and learning.
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty provides an update on the AMI instructional calendar for the remainder of the year. Pay attention the dates - there are differences for seniors and K-11 students. https://youtu.be/Oacm5U-vBJQ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Don't forget this week's virtual spirit week activities! Show your school spirit and wear your school colors. Tag us so we can repost your picture. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Arkansas Activities Association extended the "COVID-19 Dead Period" for all AAA member schools through May 30, 2020. This means that all teams are not allowed to practice, lift weights together, play games, or travel to competition. Athletic facilities are also closed. Spring sports competition remains suspended.
8 months ago, PCSSD
Crystal Hill Elementary
This is National Assistant Principals Week. Thank you to Crystal Hill Elementary Assistant Principal Lisa Smith. Ms. Smith has 2 adult children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, scrapbooking, and visiting zoos. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, Crystal Hill Elementary
Crystal Hill Elementary
This is National Assistant Principals Week. Thank you to Crystal Hill Elementary Assistant Principal Liz Blake. Mrs. Blake has 3 children, 11 grandchildren, and 1 dog. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, vacationing with her grandkids and My Lifetime Movie and Netflix binge watching. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, Crystal Hill Elementary
PCSSD
As we continue to adjust to the alternative method of instruction (AMI) days, PCSSD will run new schedules starting Monday, April 6. Every school's suggested schedule for student expectations can be found online: http://ow.ly/5rli50z5V1S
8 months ago, PCSSD
Lawson Elementary
Students at LAWSON ELEMENTARY got a special hello from one of the school employees. Ms. Haynes was part of the volunteer team passing out lunches. She sat in her car and waved at students as they picked up meals. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, Lawson Elementary
Sylvan Hills Middle
How's this for a random act of kindness? SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE principal, Mr. Hudgeons, mowed a neighbor's yard (front and back) since she was unable to do so herself. Thanks, Mr. Hudgeons for setting such a great example of being a good neighbor! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Maumelle Middle
Students who live near MAUMELLE MIDDLE principal, Mr. Burgess, left him a message on his driveway. The next day, Mr. Burgess responded with a message back to his students. How sweet! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, Maumelle Middle
Oakbrooke Elementary
OAKBROOKE ELEMENTARY pre-k teacher Mrs. Browning sent in this picture of a sweet student set up for his daily phonics lesson. We love seeing the innovate ways that teachers, parents and students are adapting to AMI instruction.
8 months ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
Oak Grove Elementary
Students from Mrs. McClure's 5th grade class at OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY had fun during an AMI Google Hangout earlier today (Monday). We're so proud of how are teachers and students are adapting to this modified way of instruction.
8 months ago, Oak Grove Elementary
PCSSD
Don't forget, AETN (Arkansas PBS) is providing in-home learning & activities w/ PBS KIDS educational programming starting today. Sign up for educational support: http://ow.ly/aNsN50yUEIe & check out more online resources: http://ow.ly/tQeY50yUEQU #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is the current list of locations where grab-and-go meals will be provided during the week of spring break (March 23-March 27). Thank you to World Central Kitchen, Clinton Presidential Center and the City of Little Rock, AR for the joint efforts in feeding our children.
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Governor Hutchinson just announced that all schools K-12 in Arkansas will remain closed until April 17. We will update AMI plans, nutrition availability and more as soon as possible.
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy First Day of Spring!
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
March is Women's History Month. Prior to Hillary Rodham Clinton's time as First Lady of the United States, Secretary of State and New York Senator, she co-founded Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. Clinton was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2015.
8 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
We recognized our Inspiration in Education award winner at our board meeting on March 10. Maripete Alcantara received the award for her dedication to students at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL during the shooting threat in February. Thank you, Maripete! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Sylvan Hills Middle
5 teachers from SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL participated in the Little Rock Marathon on March 1st. Two teachers completed the Little Rock Marathon and three completed the Half-Marathon. Go Bear teachers!! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
March is Women's History Month. Raye Jean Jordan Montague was the first person to design a ship using a computer system during the 1970s. She joined the U.S. Navy in 1956. Montague was born in Little Rock and was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2018.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We know AMI days can be difficult. How's the homework coming along? How are you staying entertained? From homework to box forts, let us know and we'll share your pictures! You can tag us in a post or email them to communication@pcssd.org. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
March is Women's History Month. Bessie Grace Boehm Moore created the first county library in Pine Bluff and served on the National Advisory Committee on Libraries under President Lyndon Johnson. Moore was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2018.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD Nutrition and Transportation are teaming up to deliver meals to 21 drop off sites this week between 11:30am - 12:30pm from Tuesday, March 17 thru Friday, March 20. These meals are for children ages 18 and under. http://ow.ly/Oary50yNkG7
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In addition to the meals that PCSSD is offering this week, our friends at Academics Plus Charter schools are offering free meal pick up as well.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
March is Women's History Month. Pat Lile is co-founder of the Women's Foundation of Arkansas and has received both state and federal recognition for the volunteer efforts in both Pine Bluff and Little Rock. Lile was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2017.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Congratulations to the SYLVAN HILLS 9th grade and High School Bands. Both bands scored Straight 1s at Assessment last week. That's straight 1s in marching, concert, and sight reading which equated to a Sweepstakes Trophy for both! Congrats Bears! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
PCSSD
We are providing the latest updates on COVID-19 on our website here: http://ow.ly/Ct8z50yM19E. We'll have information regarding AMI assignments, food availability, and more.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Check out these sites for weekend meal services available for students across the greater Little Rock area. We are thankful for the many city and community organizations coming together to provide meals for our students. http://ow.ly/8noI50yLDv2
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD will join the City of Little Rock in food distribution on Monday, March 16. We will deliver food to the following locations between 11am - 11:30am. These are only PICK UP locations for food (not sit down and eat locations).
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Students from OAKBROOKE ELEMENTARY celebrated their PBIS (positive behavior interventions and supports) success with a special field trip to the bowling alley. We're so proud of our students who worked hard to earn this reward! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
March is Women's History Month. Ruth Hawkins is a strong advocate for historic preservation and heritage tourism in the Delta. The Arkansas State University Heritage Sites program has grown under her leadership. She was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2017.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
SYLVAN HILLS and MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH SCHOOLS held bully prevention assemblies last week with a unique twist. Professional X-Games athletes performed stunts while an emcee shared information about anti-bullying. http://ow.ly/8Dhf50yIWtn #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Every 3rd - 5th grade student at COLLEGE STATION participated in a book tasting in the Library Learning Center during Read Across America week. This was a fun way to expose students to different book genres and get them excited about reading. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
March is Women's History Month. Karen Flake is the president and CEO of Mount St. Mary Academy and, in 1996, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. Flake was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2018.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is working with local government officials to coordinate a plan for student nutrition during the mandated school closure. We hope to have information regarding meal services later today. We will share online once a plan is set. Thank you. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
STATEMENT 3/3: Thank you for understanding our decision to follow the Governor's orders.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
STATEME 2/3: In a statement on Wednesday, March 11, it was announced that Governor Hutchinson has the sole authority to close public school campuses. PCSSD will continue to work closely with state offices and health departments as we monitor the progress of COVID-19.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
STATEMENT 1/3: Per direction by the Governor of Arkansas, Pulaski County Special School District will be closed until March 30. The decision came after an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the nation.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
AVID students MAUMELLE HIGH completed the Pringles challenge in just 30 minutes. This is an engineering activity where students are divided into groups and must create a ring using only Pringles chips. They cannot use any other materials. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
March is Women's History Month. Bettye Caldwell played an integral role in the development of Head Start and was named one of Ladies' Home Journal's 10 Women of the Year in 1978. Caldwell moved to Arkansas in the 1960s and inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2016.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Congrats to our PCSSD students who competed in the Regional Science Fair. Leah Levar won 1st place in Behavioral Science and Brayden Miller won honorable mention (SYLVAN HILLS MID). Aslin Falasco won 1st place in Animal Science (ROBINSON MID). #pcssdproud #eqiutyandexcellence
9 months ago, PCSSD
Baker Elementary
5th graders from BAKER ELEMENTARY paired up with kindergartners for a reading buddy activity. Young readers observe older peers' fluent reading skills, while older students develop social and emotional skills like patience and empathy. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Baker Elementary
Landmark Elementary
Congratulations to these 5th graders at LANDMARK ELEMENTARY who won a recent poster contest by Little Rock South Lions Club. Brayln Williams got 1st place, Karol Zavala Villegas received 2nd place and Willow Toney got 3rd place. Congrats students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Landmark Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary
Students at DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY participated in a special photography project to have their work showcased at the Museum of Discovery. Students took pictures of marbles and included a creative writing piece about their photos. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
DID YOU KNOW: A leap year occurs every 4 years to help synchronize the calendar year with the solar year, or the length of time it takes the earth to complete its orbit around the sun, which is about 365-¼ days.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Sheryl Underwood is a comedian and television host of The Talk. She founded the African American Female Comedian Association. Underwood was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2007.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The REACH class, a kindergarten and first grade transition class, managed a coffee cart to practice social skills and raise funds for a class field trip. School staff ordered donuts and coffee, and the students delivered the orders on Friday mornings.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Seniors at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL are turning in acceptance letters for colleges, technical training and military training that are put on display in the hall. At the end of the year, letters are used to raffle off prizes at the Senior Banquet.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Lencola Sullivan-Verseveldt was the first African American to win Miss Arkansas in 1980. She was fourth runner-up at Miss America that year. She is from Morrilton and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2006.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Charles Bussey Jr. was the first African American elected to the Little Rock City Board of Directors, deputy sheriff of Pulaski County, and mayor of Little Rock. Bussey was born in Stamps and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2006.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
5th graders at CHENAL ELEMENTARY investigated African American contributors to American culture and academia for Black History Month. Their findings are on display in the hallway outside their classrooms.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Harris Elementary
Earlier today there was a gas leak in the school. PCCSD maintenance immediately fixed the problem, however there is still residual odor in parts of the building. To ensure safety of all students and staff, we will dismiss at 12pm today. Thank you.
9 months ago, Harris Elementary
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Fran Bennett is an actress, best known for her role on hit shows such as Guiding Light, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Scandal. Bennett was born in Malvern and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2005.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday," also called Shrove Tuesday. The name Fat Tuesday refers to the last day of eating richer foods before the leaner days of Lent begin when many Christians fast. Do you celebrate Mardi Gras?
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. James "Jimmy" McKissic was a world-renowned pianist who performed throughout the world, including more than two dozen events at Carnegie Hall in New York. McKissic was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Joycelyn Elders served as the U.S. Surgeon General in President Clinton's Administration and as Director of the Arkansas Department of Health. Elders was born in Schaal, AR and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Rodney Earl Slater was the first African American director of the Federal Highway Administration and U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President Clinton. He grew up in Marianna and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1997.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Congrats Ember Smith (MAUMELLE HIGH), Remy Harrison & Ivana Elliott (SYLVAN HILLS HIGH) for their results in the inaugural girls wrestling tournament. Ember won her division. Ivana finished second in hers & Ivana finished 4th in her division.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Lou Brock was an MLB player who changed the game by using the stolen base as an offensive weapon, and was the league's all-time stolen base leader until 1991. He was born in El Dorado and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2005.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Several of our elementary schools in the SYLVAN HILLS feeder play basketball in the Community Sports League. Come cheer on the kids in the League Divisional Championship tomorrow! Games will start 9am at Sylvan Hills Middle.. Good luck!
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Yummy! Life skills students at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL toured and dined at UA - Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute Wednesday. Students learned about the 3D Culinary program for individuals with special abilities.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
You may recall sweet Samuel, a 1st grader at CRYSTAL HILL ELEMENTARY, who saved his PBIS points for "lunch with teacher" only to spend that time buying groceries for his family. @LightWorkers recently featured Samuel: http://ow.ly/G3YC50yrrDP
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The Arkansas Assoc. of Alternative Educators, Arkansas Department Of Education and Alternative Education Unit selected Tammy Bray for the “Judge Evans Award." Congratulations, Tammy! We're proud to have you with PCSSD!
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Fatima Robinson is one of the most popular hip-hop and pop music choreographers in the world. Her work has been featured in music videos and movies. Robinson was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black hall of Fame in 2004.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Ozell Sutton was a leader in the civil rights movement and was present at Central High, the march at Selma, and with Martin Luther King Jr. when he was murdered. Sutton was born in Gould and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. George Howard Jr. was the first African American to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Arkansas and numerous other Arkansas judicial posts. Howard was born in Pine Bluff and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Oak Grove Elementary
HUGE shout out to Mustang Mechanical & Electrical, Inc. and Ferguson's Enterprises for buying a book for every pre-K through 5th grade student at OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY during book fair.
9 months ago, Oak Grove Elementary
PCSSD
The continued hard work of the FBI and Sherwood PD is incredible. Thank you for your tireless efforts in this investigation.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Edith Jones was the first African American to graduate from the University of Arkansas Medical School. The Edith Irby Jones M.D. Health Care Center was named for her. She was born in Conway and inducted to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2002
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Debbye Turner Bell was crowned Miss America 1990. Bell grew up in Jonesboro and in 1998 was named a Distinguished Alumna of Arkansas State University. Bell was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Grover Evans was the first African American to swim on the U.S. Paralympic Team in Barcelona in 1992. He set five world records & won 69 national championships. Evans was born in Jonesboro & inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1996.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Al Bell was a DJ at KOKY, music producer, and leader of Stax Records. He is also credited with promoting the careers of Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding and others. Bell was born in Brinkley and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2002.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
More progress from our law enforcement. So thankful for their hard work!
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is wishing everyone a very happy Valentine's Day
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Update from FBI-Little Rock. We continue to make great progress in the investigation.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Lottie Lee Holt Shackelford became the first female mayor of Little Rock. In 1998, Shackelford founded the Women's Foundation of Arkansas. She was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Robert McFerrin Sr. was the first African American to appear in an opera at the Metropolitan Opera house in New York City. McFerrin was born in Marianna and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Elementary
Due to the threats at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL, PCSSD and Sherwood PD will have added security at SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY as a precaution. No threat was ever made against this school. This is just a safety measure due to its proximity to the main campus.
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills Elementary
Sylvan Hills North
Due to a post found on social media last night (Wednesday, Feb. 12) regarding a threat against the north campus, Sylvan Hills NORTH (aka Freshman Academy) will be closed today, February 13. This will be an AMI day.
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills North
Sylvan Hills High
UPDATE as of 9:20pm (2/12/20) - In our continued cooperation with law enforcement, SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL will have another AMI day tomorrow - Thurs., Feb. 13 - as we continue narrow the investigation. Safety and security for our students and staff will be always a top concern.
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
PCSSD
Thanks to the PCSSD IT department, Sherwood PD and other law enforcement we significantly narrowed the source of the threat. We feel it is safe to host the basketball games tonight and school tomorrow. Additional security will be present tonight and tomorrow at school.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD closed Sylvan Hills HS (main) today due to a viable threat that specifically identified staff at the school. The threat was isolated to a specific area which is why only the main campus was closed. We're working with local law enforcement, state police and FBI to resolve.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Sidney Moncrief played basketball for University of Arkansas and led them to the Final Four in '78. He was a first round draft pick and five time All-Star. Moncrief was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Sylvan Hills High School will have an AMI day today, Wednesday, February 12. Please refer to the PCSSD website for classroom assignments for the day. Thank you.
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Landmark Elementary
Our students design some of the most beautiful art pieces! Art teacher, Ms. Emerson, facilitated the creative process for students at LANDMARK ELEMENTARY in honor of Black History Month.
10 months ago, Landmark Elementary
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Granville Coggs was an original Tuskegee Airman. He attended Harvard and became the first African American staff physician at San Francisco's Kaiser Hospital. Coggs was born in Pine Bluff and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Johnnie Harrison Taylor was a singer known as the "Philosopher of Soul." His single "Disco Lady" was the first single to ever be certified platinum. Taylor was born in Crawfordsville, AR and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1999.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Hubert "Geese" Ausbie was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and became known as the "Clown Prince of Basketball." Ausbie attended Philander Smith College and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Daisy Gatson Bates was a mentor to the Little Rock Nine during Central High's desegregation. In 1957 the AP chose her as Woman of the Year in Education. Bates grew up in Huttig, AR and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Registration is now open for students *RETURNING* to PCSSD for the 2020-2021 school year. Registration can be done online through the registration portal: https://pcssd-cas.hosted.src-solutions.com/cas_PulaskiCountySSD/login
10 months ago, PCSSD
Baker Elementary
Ms. Conklin's class at BAKER ELEMENTARY had a blast playing “Pick It!" The students picked a word problem with their nose and carried it back to their groups. Groups worked together to solve 1- and 2-step 3 digit word problems with regrouping.
10 months ago, Baker Elementary
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Art Porter Sr. was best known as a jazz musician and performed for President Clinton's two gubernatorial inaugurations and a presidential inaugural reception. Porter is from Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is a reminder that schools will be closed on Monday, February 10 for parent teacher conferences. We'll see you (students) back in the classroom on Tuesday, February 11!
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Due to a high percentage of student absences and the duration of these absences, Maumelle Middle and High schools as well as Robinson High school will have an AMI day tomorrow - Friday, February 7. These schools will be deep cleaned tomorrow to sanitize the building.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Due to a high percentage of student absences and the duration of these absences, Maumelle Middle and High schools as well as Robinson High school will have an AMI day tomorrow - Friday, February 7. These schools will be deep cleaned tomorrow to sanitize the building.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Mills High
Huge thank you to Barnes & Noble for the book donation to MILLS HIGH SCHOOL. The books were part of a collection from their annual holiday book drive. The students (and staff) appreciate the generosity!
10 months ago, Mills High
PCSSD
Congratulations to Officer Turner on receiving the humanitarian award for Sherwood. PCSSD is so thankful for your service to our SYLVAN HILLS feeder schools!
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Andree Yvonne Layton Roaf was the first African American woman to serve on the Arkansas Supreme Court when she was appointed by Governor Jim Guy Tucker. Roaf moved to Pine Bluff as an adult and inducted to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1996.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Chenal Elementary hosted an ESL Family Night on January 13. Students dressed up in their parent's traditional attire for 2 musical performances that entertained all in attendance. There was ESL info and reps present to answer questions about the school.
10 months ago, Chenal Elementary
PCSSD
REMINDER! The Pulaski County Special School District science fair will be held *this* Friday, February 7 from 9am until 1 pm. Come visit us at UA-Little Rock and see all the projects from across our school district. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
10 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Elementary
HOLD | Mrs. Halstead’s class SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY made dinosaur fossils and toured the dinosaurs at the Museum of Discovery!
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills Elementary
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Samuel Massie Jr. was a chemist and worked on the Manhattan Project during WWII. His research led to medications to treat malaria, meningitis and more. He was born in North Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1998.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Oakbrooke Elementary
Oakbrooke Elementary lost power for a brief time this afternoon. In collaboration with district officials, the decision was made to keep kids in school until dismissal to maintain a normal school day. Bus riders were able to load up about 15 minutes early. Thank you!
10 months ago, Oakbrooke Elementary
Joe T. Robinson High
UPDATE on Joe T. Robinson High School: Little Rock Police Department has searched the building and everything is clear. Students and staff are returning to class for the day.
10 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD is aware of a bomb threat made on a bathroom stall inside Joe T. Robinson High School. The school has been evacuated and local law enforcement are investigating the threat. We will update once the search is complete.
10 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Vice Admiral Edward Moore Jr. was the highest ranking African American in the Navy at the time of his retirement. Moore's family moved to Little Rock while he was in high school. He was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1999.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
Maumelle High School Counseling Department loves working with their students. They're all set to celebrate National School Counselor's Week 2020!
10 months ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
School counselors help students in more ways than you realize. This week we celebrate them and the tremendous impact they have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career as a part of National School Counseling Week.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson Middle
Make it a SMOOTH transition into middle school! ROBINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL will host an open house on Thursday, Feb. 6 for prospective students and families new to the area. Contact Kimberly Passini for details at kpassini3742@pcssd.org
10 months ago, Joe T. Robinson Middle
PCSSD
February is American Heart Month. Help raise awareness for heart disease by participating in "Wear Red Day" this Friday (Feb. 7). Together we are empowering women to beat heart disease and stroke, giving them more time to do amazing things.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Registration is now open for students returning to PCSSD for the 2020-2021 school year. Registration can be done online through the registration portal: https://pcssd-cas.hosted.src-solutions.com/cas_PulaskiCountySSD/login
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. John Harold Johnson built Johnson Publishing Company, a publishing empire that launched Ebony and Jet magazines. He was born in Arkansas City and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Groundhog Day! Do you want 6 more weeks of winter?
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Maya Angelou is a renowned bestselling author, poet, actor and performer. She lived in Stamps, AR for ten years with her grandmothers. She was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In honor of Black History Month, every day in February we'll recognize a great leader in African American history. We'll highlight someone new each morning.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL held an interest meeting for current 9th graders to learn more about the AVID program. Current AVID students led the meeting and offered their perspective of the program. https://youtu.be/swnYmkRk1NM
10 months ago, Maumelle High
Sylvan Hills Middle
SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE students played a "keyboarding superbowl" game during KeyCode and Keyboarding class. Students had to work together to put the keyboard together from memory, then work together as a team to stack cups without touching the cups with their hand.
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
Though school board appreciation month is ending, we're always thankful for the work of our school board members. Your dedication and hard work for our students is evident every day! THANK YOU!
10 months ago, PCSSD
Baker Elementary
Kindergarten students at BAKER ELEMENTARY got to meet a special pet as they studied the letter "S." Meet Craig, Ms. Thurman's class pet. Students got to touch and see the snake.They talked about different S words that go with snakes like smooth, slither and scales.
10 months ago, Baker Elementary
Joe T. Robinson High
ELA classes at ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL participate in escape room style info-text activities that involve ACT Aspire style questions in the LLC. These questions focus on word choice, supporting evidence, reading comprehension, and summarizing.
10 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
Congratulations to PCSSD athletic director, Danny Ebbs, on his selection to be placed into the Arkansas Activities Association Arkansas High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame. What an honor! Congrats, Danny! http://ow.ly/IFMA50y45kT
10 months ago, PCSSD
College Station Elementary
Yesterday was National Lego Day and to celebrate, students from COLLEGE STATION ELEMENTARY showcased their engineering skills this week by participating in a schoolwide LEGO Challenge. LEGOs help develop the cognitive STEM skills.
10 months ago, College Station Elementary
Joe T. Robinson High
ICYMI - The ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL football team got their championship rings on Tuesday night. There's nothing like a getting a little "bling" to show off your school pride and accomplishments. Congrats Senators!
10 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
Eli Keller has two kids who both attend PCSSD schools. His fiancée, Mary, has 3 kids. When he's not chasing around the kids, Eli volunteers for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Arkansas.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy 100 days of school to our students and teachers! Cheers to an awesome school year so far! Schools across PCSSD are participating in fun, unique ways. We'll have pictures from all our schools over on our Facebook page.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
Students at CATO ELEMENTARY received some positive advice from AVID students at SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE. It's always encouraging for our youngsters to hear from older students about the importance of working hard and doing your best! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
Alicia Gillen, board secretary, has 3 children - Shayla Dixon 22, Nicole Gillen 13, Julia Gillen 12. She also has a dog named Maggie who is 15. In her spare time, she enjoys antiquing, traveling and cooking.
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We're about halfway through the school science fair season leading up to the annual district science fair on February 7. There's still time to check out the school projects. Here are the remaining school science fairs over the next two weeks.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills North
The Sylvan Hills High School North Quiz Bowl Team participated in the 6A Junior High Regionals Tournament. The top four teams qualified to go to the 6A State Tournament at Russellville that will take place on February 8th. The SHHS-North team received 3rd place!
10 months ago, Sylvan Hills North
PCSSD
Stephen Delaney is our newest board member. He attended Mills High School, Fuller Junior High, Jacksonville Elementary & College Station Elementary. In his spare time he volunteers with the Junior League and AR Kids Read.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Mills High
Mills High School invites all in the Mills Feeder to a "Night of Edutainment" tonight (Tuesday, January 21) at 6pm. There will be workshops for both students and parents. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
10 months ago, Mills High
PCSSD
REMINDER: We are closed on Monday, January 20. All schools and central office will not be open. We'll see you on Tuesday, January 21!
10 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Shelby Thoma and his wife, Leigh, have been married 25 years and 4 children: Simone-24, Nathan-23, Amelia- 20, and Novi-3. His favorite hobby is running and he also enjoys spending time with his youth group.
11 months ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
Listen up football fans! Former MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL football star Kendall Donnerson will be coming home for a special recognition on Friday, January 24. MAUMELLE HS will be retiring his jersey between the boys and girls basketball games.
11 months ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
Brian Maune and his wife, Jennifer, have been married nearly 14 years. They have 5 kids and another due in May! Brian's hobbies include family travel and outdoors activities like hunting, fishing and camping.
11 months ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
Maumelle Middle and Maumelle High schools recently lost power due to an outage in the area. Both schools will dismiss at 1:30 pm today. Buses will depart the schools at 1:30pm; car riders can be picked up at this time as well.
11 months ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
If you would like to send your child to PCSSD, registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year! All the registration info can be found online at http://ow.ly/430u50xUd8h or by visiting your school's registrar's office.
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Due to a power outage in the area, Sylvan Hills NORTH campus and Cato Elementary will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. today. Buses riders will depart at 11:30 and car riders can be picked up at this time. This will be an AMI day.
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Tina Renee Ward has two daughters, Ti'Naya and Daraleisha, and two grandkids, Kobe and August. Her hobbies include singing, dancing, road trips and bargain shopping!
11 months ago, PCSSD
Baker Elementary
BAKER ELEMENTARY's 5th Grade Art Club is working on projects for the International Fiber Collaborative to display at various parks and monuments across the nation. This painting will be exhibited at the "George Washington Birthplace National Monument" January 1- May 31, 2020.
11 months ago, Baker Elementary
PCSSD
There are only two more chances to take the ACT before school ends. Full details on test dates, registration and more can be found online: http://ow.ly/3bq750xREE1
11 months ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
We're so proud of students across our district. Check out MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL senior, Ember Reynolds, getting some recognition for her hard work and commitment at The Weekend Theater. She'll make her debut in "Good Kids" tomorrow (January 10)
11 months ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
Flu season is far from over. Don't forget to wash your hands regularly, keep your lunchbox and backpack clean and maintain overall healthy habits. Let's stay healthy and ready to learn this semester!
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Dr. Linda Remele has been married to her husband, Steve, for 22 years She has one son, Jonathan, and a stepson, Brent, as well as 2 grandchildren and 4 rescue cats. Dr. Remele loves to volunteer and travel outside the U.S. She also loves to read, particularly travel novels.
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
School choice is officially open for PCSSD. Applications will be accepted at Central Office (925 E. Dixon Road), Monday - Friday between 8:30 am - 4:00pm. Stop by to fill out your application before spots fill up!
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Just a reminder, there is no school tomorrow (Monday, January 6)! We're closed for professional development. See you on Tuesday!
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We are wishing all of our PCSSD family and staff a wonderful winter break! Teachers will return Jan. 6 for Professional Development. Students return to school Jan. 7.
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Special thanks to Praise 102.5 & Billy St. James for allowing Dr. McNulty and Ms. Smith the opportunity to talk about the spirit of giving.
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Words cannot express our gratitude to those who made donations to clear lunch debt at some of our schools. So far, we've received more than $10,000 in donations for schools across PCSSD.
11 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
ROBINSON HIGH staff and students met with the new Afterhours West Little Rock Rotary Club. The club will be helping with PBIS incentives as well providing guidance for a student rotary club. Thank you!
12 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
Joe T. Robinson Middle
Students from across PCSSD competed and were selected to perform with the All-Region bands under the leadership of Ben Light. The event took place on Saturday, December 14 at North Little Rock High School.
12 months ago, Joe T. Robinson Middle
Sylvan Hills Elementary
SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY took their 5th grade students to UCA for a college tour and a show at the planetarium. The students enjoyed the full day experience touring the campus. #AVID2019
12 months ago, Sylvan Hills Elementary
PCSSD
All power has been restored to the Robinson schools. School will be open tomorrow, December 13. This includes ROBINSON ELEMENTARY, ROBINSON MIDDLE and ROBINSON HIGH.
12 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Due to a power outage in the Robinson area, we will be closing ROBINSON ELEMENTARY, ROBINSON MIDDLE and ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL today (December 12).
12 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
International Human Rights Day
12 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
"Today is a day that will live in infamy." - President Franklin D. Roosevelt
12 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
UALR is hosting a Community Night of Coding Monday (Dec. 9) from 5-8pm in the EIT building. There will be workshops and demos, Hour of Code activities for all ages, computer science hands-on demos and more! Register here: http://ow.ly/jkGC50xtGPE
12 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
Special thanks to the Women of Windstream for donating 192 boxes of period products and additional funds to the ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL Period Club.
12 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
PCSSD
The Sylvan Hills High School Concert Choir is performing with the Little Rock Wind Symphony Dec. 5 at UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS Theater at 7:30 p.m. The choir will perform with the symphony on a medley of Christmas tunes from Broadway and perform a pop a capella arrangement of “Do You Hear What I Hear” by Michelle Wier. Get your tickets at: http://charts.uaptc.edu/events #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
12 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
School will be open tomorrow for Sylvan Hills High School (MAIN CAMPUS). See everyone tomorrow!
12 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Baker Elementary
Students from Mrs. Garmon's second grade class at BAKER ELEMENTARY performed for the school and their parents before the break. The students enjoyed participating in a reenactment of the first Thanksgiving.
12 months ago, Baker Elementary
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed this week for Fall Break! Enjoy the week off. District office will be closed Thursday and Friday. See you all back in the classroom next week!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Congratulations to Landmark Elementary for winning week #2 of the Lemonade Wars! Video by Ms. Larry's 5th grade class. https://youtu.be/INA-X5O8jmo
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Several PCSSD teacher librarians attended the American Association of School Librarians Conference in Louisville, KY. They learned how to create diverse collections, build collaborative partnerships and develop innovative teaching practices.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE hosted an "EAST Night Out" on Tuesday where the EAST classes from SHMS and SHHS set up projects to showcase to family, staff and the community. Great job, students!
about 1 year ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Mills High
Mills University Studies High School Theatre Department will host its first full play production in over a decade. "The Miracle Worker" will run November 21 and November 22 at 7pm each night. Students- $3 w/ student ID. Adults- $5, PCSSD Educators- Free w/ school ID.
about 1 year ago, Mills High
PCSSD
Don't forget that schools will be hosting a Thanksgiving meal this Thursday (Nov. 21). Please contact your child's school to make a reservation and verify meal time. The cost to eat with your child is $3.75 per person. The menu looks delicious!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is American Education Week and the National Education Association today promotes parental involvement, including reading to children, checking homework, asking about their school day and developing a relationship with teachers. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence #AEW2019
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: schools will be closed next week (Nov. 25 - Nov. 29) for Fall Break. Central office will be only be closed Thursday (Nov. 28) and Friday (Nov. 29).
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Pine Forest Elementary
Meet Spike, part of K-9 team at Maumelle Police Department. Spike visited 2nd graders at PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY as a special treat as they are reading the book "Officer Buckle & Gloria." Today is Spike's birthday - Happy 7th Birthday, Spike!
about 1 year ago, Pine Forest Elementary
PCSSD
This is American Education Week and today we kick off the week to honor our education community members who are each critical in building great public schools in Pulaski County! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence #AEW2019
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Child Safety and Protection Month. The National Safety Council and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration encourage teen drivers to put down their cell phones, slow down and wear a seatbelt.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Mills High
Mills University Studies High School Theatre Department will host its first full play production in over a decade. "The Miracle Worker" will run November 20 - November 22 at 7pm each night. Students- $3 w/ student ID. Adults- $5, PCSSD Educators- Free w/ school ID.
about 1 year ago, Mills High
PCSSD
Special thanks to Mayor Kemp for his service on the PCSSD Board of Education for three terms. Kemp served on the Board for Zone 1 which covers Landmark Elementary, Lawson Elementary and Baker Elementary. Thank you, Mayor Kemp! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
High school football playoffs are upon us! All games will kick off this Friday at 7pm. Make plans to head out and support our student athletes this Friday night!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Congratulations to SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL Assistant Principal, Ms. Quynci Williams for placing first runner up in the 2020 Miss Arkansas for America pageant. Ms. Williams was also awarded the Miss Congeniality Award!
about 1 year ago, Sylvan Hills High
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District School Board presented the 1st Quarter "Inspiration in Education" award to Yolanda Richards, secretary to the Assistant Superintendent of Equity and Pupil Services.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD supports MILLS HIGH SCHOOL in its appeal of the AAA complaint.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Mills Middle
A group of educators from MILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL and Central Office attended Ron Clark Academy last week. This group learned more about blending academic rigor, compassion and producing graduates with strong leadership qualities.
about 1 year ago, Mills Middle
PCSSD
Thank you, veterans, for your service.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Attention high school students - Friday, Nov. 4 is the registration deadline for the Dec. 14 ACT test date. Register now to avoid late fees! http://ow.ly/Dnjh50x54qG
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD schools held grand re-openings on Tuesday to change the name of our school Media Centers to Library Learning Centers. Check out all the cool pictures of the new looks: http://ow.ly/jMbY50x3awq
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Participants in the Central Arkansas Water Power of Water Professional Development get great equipment and supplies to take back to schools. Great work, COLLEGE STATION ELEMENTARY!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: Week 10 high school football games will be played Thursday and Friday night this week. SYLVAN HILLS, MAUMELLE and ROBINSON will play on Thursday. MILLS will play on Friday.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Child Safety and Protection Month. Did you know more than 200,000 playground-related injuries happen each year in the US? Keep a close eye on children to ensure they are using equipment properly and it is age appropriate.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
JOE T. ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL'S Beta Club inducted 78 new members in grades 9 through 12. Beta Club are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA and earn at least 20 service hours during the school year.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Thank you to Scholastic Ambassador Mr. John Schu for stopping by Crystal Hill Elementary. He gave a great presentation that got the students excited to read and previewed some new books.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
The SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE AVID team had a blast preparing and working a haunted stage for the PBIS Fall Festival earlier this week.
about 1 year ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Maumelle High
Check out this amazing article from Arkansas Democrat Gazette previewing MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL's production of I Am Frankenstein: http://bit.ly/2N2GHWF.. There are 2 shows: 10/31 and 11/1 at 7 p.m.
about 1 year ago, Maumelle High
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Maumelle High
Broadway World Magazine and the Arkansas Democrat Gazette both previewed MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL's "I Am Frankenstein" production coming up on October 31. Check out the story on Broadway World here: http://bit.ly/2WtA82y. The ADG article comes out on Oct. 31.
about 1 year ago, Maumelle High
Baker Elementary
BAKER ELEMENTARY held a pep rally to wrap up Red Ribbon Week. Check out the ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL band helping out with Bronco PBIS Chant! https://youtu.be/FjOpvzt-QnU
about 1 year ago, Baker Elementary
PCSSD
PreK Teachers from across the district went to the Arkansas Early Childhood Association Conference last week. The learning never ends!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Don't forget that students get a little fall break NEXT week. Schools are closed Wednesday (Oct. 30) - Friday (Nov. 1) for districtwide professional development. You can find all district events on the website: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/events
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Landmark Elementary
Art can be created from anything, including trash! Check out these recycled art pieces from students at LANDMARK ELEMENTARY. These are currently on display in the main lobby at Central Office.
about 1 year ago, Landmark Elementary
Cato Elementary
We have a hero at CATO ELEMENTARY! 5th grade teacher, Wendy Sanabria, performed the heimlich on a student who was choking on a piece of granola during breakfast last week. We are so thankful that she took action and the student is safe!
about 1 year ago, Cato Elementary
Clinton Elementary
Last week, 4th grade students from Clinton Elementary enjoyed a Live Ballet Arkansas performance of Sleepy Hollow and a picnic lunch at Burns park.
about 1 year ago, Clinton Elementary
PCSSD
Good morning - due to power outages in the area, Mills Middle School and Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School will be closed today. This will be AMI Day #1 for students and staff.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This week is National School Bus Safety Week. The school bus ride is an extension of the school day and PCSSD schools is committed to providing a safe transportation experience for all students across the district.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Landmark Elementary
For this week's "Book Buzz," KARK's Susanne Brunner took the recommendation of LANDMARK ELEMENTARY students. "Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcake." Thanks, Landmark! https://www.kark.com/book-buzz/book-buzz-pete-the-cat-and-the-missing-cupcakes/
about 1 year ago, Landmark Elementary
Sylvan Hills High
Students from SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL Military Club visited Camp Robinson to build confidence and improve teamwork skills. Students got to repel (in the rain!!) with Sgt. Randall. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 year ago, Sylvan Hills High
PCSSD
**ATTENTION** Phones are down at several PCSSD schools and admin offices. Our IT department is working with Windstream to resolve the issue. You track the outage here: https://downdetector.com/status/windstream/map/
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
AVID students from Maumelle, Sylvan Hills, Robinson met together today for a kickball tournament! This is an amazing group of students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Also tonight at 6, Hilary Hunt from KARK shares how one Maumelle church is going above & beyond to help those in need, including students at Pine Forest Elementary!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Mercedes Mackay from THV11 interviewed Mr. Clayton from Mills HS about the benefits of a later start time for secondary schools (after CA Gov. mandates a change this month). Tune in at 5&6 tonight to watch.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Tune in to KARK Education Matters segment with Susanne Brunner at 5pmv (tonight) to hear how students and teachers at Landmark Elementary are focusing on the importance of reading. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Every PCSSD staff member is encouraged to wear red on Tuesday, October 15 in honor of World Dyslexia Day.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Robinson Elementary does not have full power at this time and we do not have an ETA for full restoration. We will be issuing an AMI day for today (Monday, October 14). Thank you.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
It finally feels like fall! So let's celebrate with some football with our PCSSD high schools. Good luck to our student athletes tonight. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This year, the World Health Organization is using World Mental Health Day to focus on suicide prevention. If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The National Bullying Prevention Center provides a "Kids Against Bullying" pledge encouraging kids to speak up against bullying, support those being bullied & to be a friend when they see bullying. http://ow.ly/snaM50wEVmm
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
On International Teacher's Day, we thank all of our teachers across PCSSD. Our teachers work tirelessly to educate, nurture and love our children every day.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Let's do our part to keep Arkansas beautiful! Keep North Little Rock Beautiful is hosting their 2nd annual FREE Recycle & Shred Drop Off Event. Stop by Rose City Shopping Center (4109 E. Broadway) between 10am - 1pm to participate. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence #recycle
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The monthly Board of Education Meeting will be on Tuesday, October 8. Agenda: https://5il.co/ams8
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The calendar can now be found in EVENTS. Important district-wide dates will be posted on the PCSSD website. School-specific dates will be posted on their respective school websites. You can view the "At-A-Glance" calendar here: https://5il.co/amrb
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We’re thrilled to announce Pulaski County Special School District‘s new app! It’s everything PCSSD, in your pocket. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/2IcfiP3 or iPhone: https://apple.co/30qo7uT.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is National Voter Registration Day. Did you know high schoolers can register to vote if they turn 18 on or before the next election? Get more information: http://ow.ly/biJF50wfnCz
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
ACT Scholarship Giveaway! ACT is giving away EVEN MORE in scholarships and prizes this school year. Enter for your chance to win a $15,000 Scholarship + $5,000 Tech Package in the ACT Scholarship Giveaway! http://bit.ly/30bVGWk
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
September is Suicide Prevention Month. We take this issue very seriously & strive to have a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional & behavior support for students. This is one reason we implemented Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) district-wide this year.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
All students who are receiving meals at the free or reduced rate for the 2018-2019 school year application must pay unpaid balances by September 24, 2019. You can reapply for the 2019-2020 school year online at pcssd.org/meal-assistance-2019.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Welcome to the new website and mobile apps for Pulaski County SSD!
about 1 year ago, PCSSD