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
21 days 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.
about 3 hours 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.
1 day 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.
2 days 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!
3 days 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!
3 days 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.
3 days 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.
4 days 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.
5 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The continued hard work of the FBI and Sherwood PD is incredible. Thank you for your tireless efforts in this investigation.
6 days 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
6 days ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Spring pictures originally scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed due to conflict with interim testing. New date will be posted as soon as we confirm with photographer.
7 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
SHMS will have interim testing on February 18, 19, and 20. Please check to ensure your child has a charged chrome book when they come to school and that they arrive on time as much as possible. Thanks for your help!
7 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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.
7 days 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.
8 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
More progress from our law enforcement. So thankful for their hard work!
10 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is wishing everyone a very happy Valentine's Day
10 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Update from FBI-Little Rock. We continue to make great progress in the investigation.
10 days 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 days ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
"Good evening Sylvan Hills Middle families. We understand tomorrow is Valentine's Day and you want to show your child the love. But we ask that you please refrain from sending gifts to the school office for your child. Thank you for understanding."
11 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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.
11 days 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.
12 days 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.
12 days ago, PCSSD
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.
13 days 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.
14 days 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.
15 days 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.
16 days ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
I was made aware just now of a message that went out about parent conferences that had an incorrect date. Parent conferences are Monday February 10 from 12-6.
17 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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.
17 days 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!
18 days ago, PCSSD
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!
18 days 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.
18 days ago, PCSSD
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
19 days ago, PCSSD
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.
19 days ago, PCSSD
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.
20 days ago, PCSSD
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.
21 days ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
Show your Bear pride with a "bicker" (bear sticker)! These waterproof, weatherproof and fade resistant stickers are available in the Bear Necessities store at SHHS Main campus. They'll also be for sale Tuesday night at the senior night game and/or at parent conferences on 2/10.
21 days ago, Sylvan Hills High
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.
21 days 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.
21 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Groundhog Day! Do you want 6 more weeks of winter?
22 days 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.
22 days 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.
23 days ago, PCSSD
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.
24 days 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!
24 days ago, PCSSD
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
25 days ago, PCSSD
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.
26 days 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.
26 days 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
27 days 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
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.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
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.
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
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!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Just a reminder, there is no school tomorrow (Monday, January 6)! We're closed for professional development. See you on Tuesday!
about 1 month 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.
2 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.
2 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills High
The SYLVAN HILLS HIGH a cappella choir performed at the State Capitol as part of the Sounds of the Season. https://www.flickr.com/photos/arsecofstate/albums/72157712160841482
2 months ago, Sylvan Hills High
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Our ‘lost and found’ area is overflowing with coats, jackets, and lunch boxes. All will be donated after Friday. Have your kids check if they’re missing something.
2 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Sylvan Hills Middle
AVID students from SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE participated in a community service project on Thursday. The group visited the Sherwood Retirement Center to bring a little holiday cheer. The residents rarely get any visitors and were delighted to have the students stop by.
2 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle
Congratulations to Katie Griffin for winning our school spelling bee! She is eligible to compete in the Pulaski County Spelling Bee on January 10, 2020. Special praise also goes to Jeremiah Nichols and Amir Clemmons for being our 2nd and 3rd place finishers!
2 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
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
3 months ago, PCSSD
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
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
3 months ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Order your yearbook and get free Christmas cards!
3 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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!
3 months 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.
3 months 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!
3 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
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
3 months 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).
3 months ago, PCSSD
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
3 months 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.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Thank you, veterans, for your service.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is National Book Lovers Day! Check out the Sylvan Hills feeder Teacher Librarians' favorite books. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months 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
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
4 months 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
4 months ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Honor Roll Assembly this evening! Qualifying students have received invitations. Please join us tonight as we recognize and celebrate these youngsters. We'll have hot dogs, chips, and drinks...6th grade at 5:30, 7th grade at 6:00 and 8th grade at 6:30.
4 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
What do you do when over 300 BEARS make Honor Roll? You have the granddaddy of all weenie roasts😎 BEARS eat tomorrow night🌭
4 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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.
4 months ago, PCSSD
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/
4 months ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
School pictures will be taken Wednesday the 16th. Forms were sent home with students and there are extra forms in the office.
4 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
PCSSD
Every PCSSD staff member is encouraged to wear red on Tuesday, October 15 in honor of World Dyslexia Day.
4 months ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Lady Bears are River City Champions! 8th grade capped off undefeated season by defeating Maumelle in the final. 7th grade Lady Bears also undefeated. SHMS combined 37-0 this fall😎
4 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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
5 months 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
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We are excited to be participating in Spirit Week for Homecoming! Monday's theme was "Going for the Gold!"
5 months 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.
5 months ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Monday, September 9th, from 12-6. No school for students. We hope to see you and visit about the progress of your student so far this year.
6 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal