On November 2, PCSSD seeks approval of its current 40.7 school mill tax. If it passes, existing bonds will be restructured to generate $80M in revenue for facilities projects. If it fails, taxes remain the same, but no facility improvements. pcssd.org/page/building-for-the-future #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is Digital Citizenship Week. At PCSSD, we work to educate our students about good digital citizenship and show them how to connect with each other, be kind, and leave a positive digital footprint.
It is National School Bus Safety Week. At PCSSD we aim to ensure safe and successful school bus safety measures this week and every week of the school year. https://www.pcssd.org/article/562782 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Drawing I students at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH are learning about linear perspective, which is a system of creating an illusion of depth on a flat surface, such as a piece of paper. Good work, students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Students and staff went into "tornado coverage" procedure this afternoon for about 30 minutes due to a tornado warning in the area. This was a protective measure as severe weather moved through parts of Pulaski County. The tornado warning expired at 3:45pm and students returned to their classes to prepare for dismissal. All students and staff are safe.
NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY (October 18). District and school staff will be participating in professional development across the PCSSD. District offices will be open regular hours and schools will be open for students again on Tuesday, October 19. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
October is National Principal Month. Check out this throwback photo of one of our principals - who do you think this is? He is a 1982 graduate of Foreman High. He was student body president, valedictorian of his class, and all-conference football. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
8th grade AVID students got a special treat this morning (Wednesday)! University of Arkansas at Little Rock recruiter, Allie Roles, talked with these students about college and career readiness. Specifically, she shared her experiences with what it takes to prepare for college and what it's like at UA-Little Rock. Thank you, Allie, for coming by!
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Today's Tip Tuesday is to monitor what your child is doing online. Computers should be kept in an open area and parents should be aware of a child's cyber activities, learn about new technologies, and set rules for online use.
On November 2, PCSSD is asking for voters' approval to RESTRUCTURE its 3 existing bonds. RESTRUCTURE: refinance, or revise, bonds in order to save money in the long run. The money saved will be restructured to fund infrastructure projects related to facilities improvements. pcssd.org/page/building-for-the-future #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is Earth Sciences Week and the theme is "Water Today and for the Future." PCSSD students continue to learn about the science of earth and the importance of taking care of her. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is National School Lunch Week! President John F. Kennedy first recognized this week in 1962 to promote the importance of a healthy school lunch and the impact it has in and out of the classroom. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Sherwood Chamber of Commerce will host a Fish Fry next Thursday (October 14) from 5-8pm. Tickets are $15 for adults. Call (501) 835- 7600 for tickets. The event will be at Sherwood Forest located at 1111 W. Maryland Ave.
SYLVAN HILLS HIGH art students in Mrs. Verdell's painting class are learning about shading and highlighting during a recent class assignment to draw an ice cream cone. They will soon be able to apply these techniques to a canvas with paint! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The annual school election is November 2 and the early voting window is October 26 - 31. There are more than 50 polling sites on Election Day and only 5 locations for early voting. Polling sites & voter info found here: http://ow.ly/uRRN50GlA0U #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is World Teacher Day! Thank you to our teachers who work tirelessly for the betterment of our students. We appreciate you and all of your work in our community! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Today's Tip Tuesday is to teach children to recognize the signs of bullying: someone is being hurt by words or actions on purpose, usually more than once, feels bad because of it, & has a hard time stopping what is happening to them.
Special thanks to Matthew Selman for keeping our football team well fed! Mr. Selman cooked for the 7th grade team before two games recently. He is a Farmers insurance agent and a member of the NLR Rotary Club. Thank you, Mr. Selman, for all your hard work! Go Bears!
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