October is National Principal Month. Check out this throwback photo of one of our principals - who do you think this is? She is a 1983 graduate of Central High in West Helena. She went on to attend college at @ucabears. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
October is Farm to School Month to celebrate food education and lunch trays filled with healthy, local ingredients. This year Chartwells chefs created some fresh recipes for students and families to try at home. https://www.pcssd.org/article/552017 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Are you interested in tutoring? We are looking for AVID tutors for middle and high school students. Applicants must be available 2 days per week (2-5 hours a day) and have a strong math and English background. Call Belinda at 501-234-2021 to apply. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is National Custodian Day and we want to give a special shout out to those men and women who remain committed to keeping our schools clean and sanitized every day. Thank you!! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Arkansas Department of Education is hosting the 2021 Arkansas #CSTechFest on Oct. 16. The free, hands-on event for families will take place at the University of Arkansas of Little Rock for students in grades 6-12. https://www.pcssd.org/article/540316 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
There may be a little rain in the forecast, but that won't stop us for supporting our high schools tonight! It's homecoming for MAUMELLE and MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES tonight. Have fun! ROBINSON and SYLVAN HILLS also have at home games. Good luck! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
October is National Principal Month and we will be celebrating each one of our principals throughout the month. Keep an eye on our social media pages to see if you recognize anyone! And don't forget to say thank you to our hard working principals! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD has an important issue coming to voters on the November 2, 2021 ballot. We are asking voters for permission to use mills (already approved) to build and improve facilities across the District. In the Mills feeder, we'll see a retrofit of Harris and College Station plus a new arena at the high school. Learn more: pcssd.org/page/building-for-the-future #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Tomorrow (end of day) is the deadline to purchase insurance for your student's Chromebook. The insurance covers accidental damage, broken screens, water damage, loss, and theft while in the possession of the student. Learn more/Sign up here: https://schooldevicecoverage.com/signup
National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum ever since. Nearly 4.5 million voters have registered to vote on the holiday to date. Register now: https://www.nonprofitvote.org/states/arkansas/
September is Attendance Awareness Month. Support and connection bring students into our school buildings as active participants in their education. School can be a safe space even when things are tough outside the classroom. #schooleveryday #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is Human Resources Professional Appreciation Day and we want to say a big thank you to the incredible PCSSD Human Resources team. This department works tirelessly to ensure our schools and offices work efficiently. Thank you, staff! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Many PCSSD schools participated in Peace Week. This year's theme was "Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world." The activities focused on promoting peacemaking in our society and spreading compassion, kindness, and hope in our community.
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Sleep is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Research shows that we should all be consistent with our bedtime routines, remove electronic devices from the bedroom, and make sure the room is dark and quiet.
September is Better Breakfast Month. Studies have shown that kids who eat breakfast have higher test scores and their schoolwork can suffer because they have a harder time focusing and can become more tired without eating breakfast. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
UAMS will host an online Q&A panel regarding Students & COVID-19 this evening (Monday, Sept. 20) from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Parents, teachers, and school administrators are invited. More information on the panelists as well as a link to the meeting can be found here: uamshealth.com/students-and-covid-19/ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
September is Better Breakfast Month. Breakfast gives you the fuel you need to focus at work or school and gives you energy for the day. We are proud to offer breakfast to our students to get them ready to learn! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Did you know that approved free and reduced applications are more than just a meal? Completing the applications helps our schools in many ways beyond lower meal prices. Read more about the benefits and how to apply here: http://ow.ly/5ytN50GatvL #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in Judaism and is traditionally observed with a day-long fast and intensive prayer. For those celebrating, have an easy fast!
Today is National Online Learning Day! We want to celebrate our DRIVEN Virtual Academy students and staff. Learn more about PCSSD's 100% virtual K-12 school: dva.pcssd.org (note: DVA is accepting applications for the spring semester) #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence