Gator Group PTO
SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST - The CORRECT lists are now available on our school website. Find them here 👉🏼 https://chenal.pcssd.org/o/chenal-elementary/page/school-supply-lists--237
5 days ago, Gator Group PTO
PCSSD
The revised district calendar for the 2020-2021 school year has been posted on the district website and all school websites. This is a DRAFT version as it must still be approved by the Board of Education, but we wanted to share with you now for planning. You can find it here: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/events
5 days ago, PCSSD
Gator Group PTO
ATTENTION: A post was made earlier today regarding SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST. Unfortunately, we have since learned that the posts were made in error, and the correct lists will now be available on Friday. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
7 days ago, Gator Group PTO
PCSSD
Regular physical activity during the summer can actually lead to increased concentration and improved test scores.
8 days 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.
11 days 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
13 days 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. Consider signing kids up for a sports team or organization of their choice. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days 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
19 days ago, PCSSD
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
20 days 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!
22 days 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.
25 days ago, PCSSD
Bethany Jameson
Here is a sneak peak of the yearbooks! Remember, pick up is TOMORROW, Thursday, July 9th from 2:00-4:30 in the school's bus and car lanes. If your oldest Chenal student is in 3-5th grade, pick up your family's books in the bus lane; if your oldest Chenal student is in K-2nd grade, pick up your family's books in the car lane. We have a very small number of extra year books and they may be purchased for $35 first come, first serve, no reservation. Please bring exact cash or check made out to Gator Group PTO to purchase. Please stay in your vehicle, roll your window down, and wear a mask to pick up.
27 days ago, Bethany Jameson
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.
27 days 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?
28 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Birthday, America! How are you celebrating today?
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Yolanda Harris
YEARBOOKS are in and will be ready to pick up on Thursday, July 9th from 2:00-4:30 in the school's bus and car lanes. If your oldest Chenal student is in 3-5th grade, pick up your family's books in the bus lane; if your oldest Chenal student is in K-2nd grade, pick up your family's books in the car lane. Thanks for your patience during this unprecedented time. The books look great and are worth the wait! A very small number of books will be available for purchase for $35 on a first come, first serve basis.
about 1 month ago, Yolanda Harris
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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Shout out to our very own Mrs. Harvey for her hard work and dedication this year, especially when it came time to collecting ALL OF OUR CHROMEBOOKS! We appreciate you so much, Mrs. Harvey!
about 1 month ago, Chenal Elementary
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.
about 1 month 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. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is following up on a previous survey sent earlier this month. Your responses to the survey are crucial as we plan for staffing, logistics, and safety precautions. The following survey is REQUIRED for all students. Parents must fill out one survey for each child who attends a PCSSD school. Please complete the survey by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 26. The survey has also been emailed to all parents. SURVEY: https://forms.gle/ALwVFMm6ePb36mz57
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Father's Day!
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
For many kids, wearing a mask might seem uncomfortable and scary. UAMS created book to help children adjust to why it's important to wear mask. It even includes activities to do with younger children. https://view.publitas.com/uams-1/my-teacher-wears-a-mask/page/1
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Every student should have their final report card. Parents of students in kindergarten and 1st grade received an email report card. Parents of students in grades 2 - 12 can find their child's report card in HAC. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
LAST CHANCE!! The final collection date for Chromebooks is Thursday, June 11 from 4-6 pm. To avoid any late fees, please drop off the device, charger, and bag at SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE, ROBINSON MIDDLE, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH or MAUMELLE HIGH. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
2 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
2 months ago, PCSSD
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
2 months ago, PCSSD
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
2 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Chenal Elementary staff missed ending the year with our students at school and in our classrooms. We're so proud of all of our students for their hard work this year. We can't wait to see everyone in the fall! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_g1kc675K_4&feature=youtu.be
3 months ago, Chenal 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
3 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
3 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
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Cabinet sent us messages of thanks for their teachers. Check out the messages. **Thank you, teachers!** #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRcs6j3vrx8&feature=youtu.be
3 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
3 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Chenal Elementary appreciates each and every one of our teachers. During Teacher Appreciation Week, a few of our students wanted to share a message of thanks just for you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7-hAD5cuYc&list=PLmQKbLpVDHMnkez_ijC8oD3JAbQQNBQFF&index=14
3 months ago, Chenal Elementary
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
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Thank you to all of our PCSSD school nurses for caring for our students!
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. While this year may be different, we all can still thank our teachers for all they are doing for our students. Thank you! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
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
3 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
3 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
We miss our Chenal Elementary students!
3 months ago, Chenal Elementary
Chenal Elementary
All of our teachers miss their students. Especially kindergarten teacher, Ms. Randle, who joined a birthday parade for one of her students. How sweet!
3 months ago, Chenal Elementary
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
3 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
3 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
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Reminder! There is no school this Friday. Teachers have a professional development day.
4 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
4 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
4 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Chenal Elementary sure does miss its students right now! Principal Harris shares a special message of encouragement for you all. We miss you! Keep up the good work, students!
4 months ago, Chenal Elementary
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.
4 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
STUDENT EXPECTATIONS FOR AMI INSTRUCTION: We understand that many families may experience challenges in scheduling. The most important expectation is completing and submitting assignments as close as possible to when they are due. Teachers will offer digital face to face lessons with students 2-4 days per week. Students should make an effort to attend live instruction. Sessions will be recorded. Download suggested student expectations and AMI schedules here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/652101/chenal-ami.pdf
4 months ago, Chenal Elementary
PCSSD
The Maumelle Fire Department is turning to Facebook to show students and families some of their equipment this morning! Firefighters are broadcasting at 10 a.m. and will display their state-of-the-art firetrucks, gear, and the firehouse. It is a great opportunity for students to learn about their community and those who serve and protect everyday. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD will prepare and distribute meals all week at 20 different locations around the county. Pick up times for the meals will be 11:30am - 12:30pm. Reminder, these are only for children (18 & under) present at pick up. Full list can be found here: http://ow.ly/dP9N50z0mrm.
4 months ago, PCSSD
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
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
A message from Superintendent Dr.Charles McNulty: He clarifies next steps for seniors, outlines 4th quarter grading and explains how PCSSD will continue to operate as AMI days start back up on Monday, March 30. https://youtu.be/JmdcwXNDqiE
4 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 effort in feeding our children.
4 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.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy First Day of Spring!
5 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.
5 months ago, PCSSD
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.
5 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
5 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.
5 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
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Parents, here is a sample COVID-19 schedule that many in the academic world are using during school closures. Hope this helps provide a little coordination to your days at home.
5 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.
5 months ago, PCSSD
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.
5 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).
5 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.
5 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.
5 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
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
STATEMENT 3/3: Thank you for understanding our decision to follow the Governor's orders.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
STATEMENT 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.
5 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.
5 months ago, PCSSD
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.
5 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Don't forget to turn in your volunteer hours by Friday, March 13!
5 months ago, Chenal 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.
5 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.
5 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.
5 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.
5 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.
5 months ago, PCSSD
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.
5 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?
5 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.
5 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.
5 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.
5 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.
5 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!
5 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
This message is for Future Senator Cheerleader parents who will be cheering in tonight’s basketball game: * Please pick up your shirts in the gym lobby between 6-7 pm * The students will perform during halftime of the senior boys game * Cheerleaders should wear their t-shirt, bow, and black pants.
6 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
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.
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Fifth grade students at Chenal Elementary demonstrated their skills in research and written presentation this past week. Students investigated African American contributors to American culture and academia and presented their findings in this display in their hallway.
6 months ago, Chenal Elementary
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.
6 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
6 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.
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is wishing everyone a very happy Valentine's Day
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
REMINDER: Robinson High School will host a cheer clinic for grades K-6 on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9am - 12pm. $30 per cheerleader includes a t-shirt. Students will perform on Feb. 21 during halftime of the basketball games. Contact Coach Brucks for details: abrucks1263@pcssd.org
6 months ago, Joe T. Robinson High
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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
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.
6 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!
6 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.
6 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.
6 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
6 months 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.
6 months 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
Joe T. Robinson High
Robinson High School will host a cheer clinic for grades K-6 on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9am - 12pm. $30 per cheerleader includes a t-shirt. Students will perform on Feb. 21 during halftime of the basketball games. Contact Coach Brucks for details: abrucks1263@pcssd.org
6 months ago, Joe T. Robinson 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.
6 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
6 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.
6 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
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Groundhog Day! Do you want 6 more weeks of winter?
6 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.
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
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!
6 months 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
6 months 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.
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
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.
6 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.
7 months 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.
7 months 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.
7 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!
7 months ago, PCSSD
Yolanda Harris
Friday, January 24, 2020 please come out and support All Pro Dads at 6:30am. Don't forget to bring your ID to sign-in .
7 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Save the date:Thursday, January 23, 2020. First and Second Grade Music and Art Showcase! Students should arrive at 5:15.
7 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Wayback Burger Community Night for Chenal Elementary, 16900 Chenal Pkwy Suite 150, Little Rock, AR 72223. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 A portion of proceeds will be given to Chenal Elementary.
7 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
English as a Second Language Community Night is scheduled for Monday, January 13, 2020 at 6pm. Please join us.
7 months ago, Yolanda Harris
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!
7 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.
7 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!
7 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!
7 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
Nothing says the holidays quite like ugly Christmas sweaters. Check out a few of our teachers rockin' their best holiday fashion. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
8 months ago, Chenal Elementary
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.
8 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.
8 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
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
8 months 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!
8 months ago, PCSSD
Chenal Elementary
There are fun maker spaces in all the Library Learning Centers across PCSSD. Check out this makerspace pegboard at CHENAL ELEMENTARY. Students can use the multi-colored golf tees to create things on the board. It's like an old-school lite-brite!
9 months ago, Chenal Elementary
Chenal Elementary
Thank you to our families and friends who came out for the Thanksgiving lunch celebrations! Our students really enjoyed it!
9 months ago, Chenal Elementary
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.
9 months 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
9 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).
9 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
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Thank you, veterans, for your service.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is National Book Lovers Day! Check out the Joe T. Robinson feeder Teacher Librarians' favorite books. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 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
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
9 months ago, PCSSD
Yolanda Harris
Make-up picture day, November 18, 2019 uniform required.
9 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
4th Grade field trip to Toltec Mounds, November 5, 2019.
9 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Popcorn Fundraiser starts November 4, 2019.
9 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Remember no school for students tomorrow through Friday.
9 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Third and Fourth Grade Art and Music Showcase is today starting at 5:30pm. Third and fourth grade students should arrive at 5:15pm. PTO will have their general meeting beginning at 5:30pm. ~Chenal Elementary School
9 months ago, Yolanda Harris
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
9 months ago, PCSSD
Yolanda Harris
We would love your feedback on the social studies academic standards. Please complete the survey. https://forms.gle/Ksivbf3BYZGfhX3LA
10 months ago, Yolanda Harris
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.
10 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/
10 months ago, PCSSD
Yolanda Harris
The phones are down district wide. You may email our secretary, Ms. Nelson, snelson8699@pcssd.org, if you need to contact the school.
10 months ago, Yolanda Harris
PCSSD
Every PCSSD staff member is encouraged to wear red on Tuesday, October 15 in honor of World Dyslexia Day.
10 months 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
10 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
10 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.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Yolanda Harris
No school for students October 30-November 1st. Teacher Professional Development Days
10 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Pulaski County Special School District will host a flu clinic at Chenal Elementary Friday, October 11, 2019 9 a.m-11 a.m.
10 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
October 21-25 RED RIBBON WEEK More Information to come.
10 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Fall picture day is scheduled for October 14, 2019. Students must wear uniforms.
10 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
Fall Fest is scheduled for October 18, 2019 from 5pm-7:30pm. Email PTO if you are interested in volunteering at gatorgrouppto@yahoo.com.
10 months ago, Yolanda Harris
Yolanda Harris
This Friday morning September 20, 2019 from 6:45am-7:30am All Pro Dads. We will meet in the cafeteria. Join us for breakfast and a program.
11 months ago, Yolanda Harris