PCSSD will host another "Building for the Future" community meeting for Sylvan Hills High School's band room project. This meeting will be held on Thursday, December 15 at 6 p.m. in the seminar room at SHHS. The community is invited to attend in this open discussion.
Today is Special Education Day. Today we celebrate our differences, our similarities, and everything that makes us all special and unique. https://www.pcssd.org/page/special-education-services #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Don't forget to order your SHMS yearbook for this year before it's too late! Head over to Jostens.com and search for Sylvan Hills Middle School (or use this quick link: https://bit.ly/3iwjRZt) to order yours today.
Today is World AIDS Day. This day is observed each year to remember those lost to AIDS-related illnesses and help end HIV. This year's theme is "Putting Ourselves to the Test: Achieving Equity to End HIV." #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. PCSSD abides by the McKinney Vento Act to ensure the educational rights and protections for all children and youth experiencing homelessness and in need of foster care. https://www.pcssd.org/page/mckinney-vento-act-homeless-foster-resources #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is Giving Tuesday - a day to promote generosity. GivingTuesday.org offers many options to give back today from donating money, helping a neighbor, volunteering, donating food, and many more. How are you giving today? #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
It is Cyber Monday. What gifts are you looking for online today? #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is Small Business Saturday! Shop small and shop local this holiday season! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
It's Black Friday! Are you shopping for deals today? #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Happy Thanksgiving from PCSSD to you and your family! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Did you know SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE girls basketball coach is a former college and WNBA star? Coach Shekinna Stricklen played for the Univ. of TN from 2008-2012 and the WNBA until 2021. In 2019, she won the 3-point contest at the WNBA All-Star Game! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
November is National American Indian Heritage Month when we celebrate the traditions, culture, and history of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and more. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Just a reminder: all schools are closed for fall break this week! District offices will be open Monday (Nov. 21) - Wednesday (Nov. 23) during regular business hours. All PCSSD offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday. Happy Fall Break! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Students from the AVID classes built food towers in class on Friday (11/18). The food towers were built from donated non-perishable food items. The 8th period class won the contest with a nearly 5-foot tall tower (59 inches)! What a fun way to focus on collaboration and help those in need.
The Arkansas Central Arkansas Library System is partnering with Arkansas PBS to sponsor a Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive. Community members are asked to donate new or gently worn sweaters and other cold weather clothing through Nov. 30. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is National Adoption Day. At PCSSD we are thankful for the adoptive families in our district. Find out more information about becoming and adoptive or foster family: https://humanservices.arkansas.gov/divisions-shared-services/children-family-services/ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
ADE named 10 PCSSD schools as "Schools on the Move." Congrats! Read about all 10 schools here: https://trst.in/yRXa0a! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Have heard the news? The Arkansas Department of Education named 10 schools in PCSSD as "schools on the move" in its latest report. Congrats to CATO, COLLEGE STATION, DAISY BATES, HARRIS, PINE FOREST, SHERWOOD and SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY as well as MAUMELLE, ROBINSON and SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE. These schools made significant progress on their Public School Ratings and ESSA School Index Reports. READ MORE: https://www.pcssd.org/article/913578
Today is Substitute Educator Day and PCSSD is so thankful for those who step in to substitute teach our students to ensure they are receiving an excellent education, even when the teacher can't be there. Thank you! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is National Education Support Professionals Day. Thank you to our amazing front office staffs across PCSSD and their dedication to our schools and students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence