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
about 3 hours 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
about 5 hours ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
There will be staff at the school Thursday and Friday from 8-4 as teachers check out. Please take this opportunity to turn in school computers, books, etc and to pick up personal belongings from lockers. This will be last opportunity.
2 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Wednesday 12-6 is the last scheduled time for student checkout. After tomorrow arrangements will need to be made with Mr. Hudgeons at mhudgeons@pcssd.org
10 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
1st day of student checkout was really smooth. Thanks for your cooperation! If our schedule did not work for you come when you can 12-6 Tues /Wed or contact me at mhudgeons@pcssd.org.
11 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle 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=6LHca2xtNEo&feature=youtu.be
14 days ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Checkout for students
14 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
AMI work is due today. Bins are in front of the school and will be out all weekend. Information about chrome book returns coming later today.
15 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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
15 days ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
17 days ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
We will do another yearbook pickup from 5-6 pm on Wednesday evening. Please park in the gym parking lot and come to the rear door of the library. At this time, we have not scheduled Chrome book return. Information will be posted when that date is set.
18 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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
21 days ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle 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=Bhlnv-l6mck&list=PLmQKbLpVDHMnkez_ijC8oD3JAbQQNBQFF&index=18
21 days ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
Thank you to all of our PCSSD school nurses for caring for our students!
24 days 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
25 days ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Please help! Our planning and staffing for 2020-21 is done at this time of year. We need our registration count to be as accurate as possible to make sure we are adequately staffed. It is very important that returning students go online to PCSSD.org website and register.
28 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
AMI WORK...Bins are out to collect completed AMI work. You may turn in work through the weekend, May 1-3. We will have another turn it weekend May 15-17.
29 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
YEARBOOKS...yearbooks will be distributed Monday, May 4th. Please pull into the gym parking lot and we will distribute through the back door of the library. 6th grade 3-4 pm, 7th grade 4-5 pm, 8th grade 5-6 pm. A few extras on sale for $45; 1st come, 1st served.
29 days ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
It is very important that returning students go online to PCSSD.org website and register for the 20/21 school year. If they need their LOGIN AND PASSWORD please EMAIL.....Mrs. Kendrick our registrar at ckendrick@pcssd.org
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
AMI packets may be dropped off at the school beginning May 1 and continuing through the weekend. We will have another turn in weekend beginning May 15.
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle School sure does miss its students right now! Administrators, teachers and staff teamed up to share a special message of encouragement for you all. We miss you! Keep up the good work, students! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsE51Com9OA&list=PLmQKbLpVDHMm4j-iZuUB48Qx18kP2yqGN&index=36
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
Reminder! There is no school this Friday. Teachers have a professional development day.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Choir cookie dough delivery is Thursday, April 16. Pickup in the car loop at the school last name A-G from 10-10:30, H-P from 10:30-11:00, and Q-Z from 11:00-11:30. We’ll stay until 1:00 for any latecomers.
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle School sure does miss its students right now! A few of the teachers and staff share a special message of encouragement for you all. We miss you! Keep up the good work, students!
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
This week is National Assistant Principals Week. Thank you to our amazing Assistant Principals for all of your hard work each and every day. Check out your school's Facebook page to learn more about your Assistant Principal. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
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.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
AMI packets available on the front porch of the school to the left of the main entrance. These packets are intended for students with no electronic access to their teachers. They will remain outside and available through next Thursday.
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Limited building access again on Thursday. I’ll pick up chrome books and chargers that are in your locker. You will remain outside. You may also pick up meds stored with the nurse. I’ll be there 9-3. I am waiting on packets from the printer. I'll do a callout when they arrive.
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Limited building access on Wednesday. I’ll pick up chrome books and chargers that are in your locker. You will remain outside. You may also pick up meds stored with the nurse. I’ll be there 9-3. Maintain social distances outside please.
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Sylvan Hills Middle
This is National Assistant Principals Week. Thank you to Sylvan Hills Middle School Assistant Principal Cynthia Moore. Ms. Moore has a daughter. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, and shopping. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
At the present time, we have no access to our building so locker access, tech assistance, access to meds...those things are not available. When the situation changes, I will notify you of the plan to address your needs.
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Sylvan Hills Middle
This is National Assistant Principals Week. Thank you to Sylvan Hills Middle School Assistant Principal Erikka Johnson. Ms. Johnson has three dogs and enjoys ministering through song in her free time. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle
This is National Assistant Principals Week. Thank you to Sylvan Hills Middle School Assistant Principal Marcelle Goins. Mr. Goins is married with a daughter. In his free time he enjoys playing basketball and shopping. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle
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/652095/SYLVAN_HILLS_MIDDLE.pdf
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
"Do the best you can with what you have"...good advice I got long ago from a mentor and a friend. I am linking our new AMI schedule here in hopes you will continue to rise to this challenge. I miss you all; hope to see you soon. https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/page/ami-portal--3
about 1 month ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Sylvan Hills Middle
How's this for a random act of kindness? SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE principal, Mr. Hudgeons, mowed a neighbor's yard (front and back) since she was unable to do so herself. Thanks, Mr. Hudgeons for setting such a great example of being a good neighbor! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
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
about 1 month 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.
2 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
2 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
2 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.
2 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.
2 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy First Day of Spring!
2 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.
2 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
5 teachers from SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL participated in the Little Rock Marathon on March 1st. Two teachers completed the Little Rock Marathon and three completed the Half-Marathon. Go Bear teachers!! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
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.
2 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
2 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.
2 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
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
3 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).
3 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.
3 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.
3 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
3 months ago, PCSSD
Mills High
It's time for a rematch of last year's state finals! Come support Comet Nation tonight at the Hot Springs Convention Center (134 Convention Blvd). Mills University Studies takes on Magnolia at 7:45 p.m. Let's go Comets!
3 months ago, Mills High
Sylvan Hills Middle
5 teachers from Sylvan Hills Middle School participated in the Little Rock Marathon. Ms. Felicia Lee and Mr. Mario Palomino completed the Little Rock Marathon. Ms. Krystle Teague, Ms. Kris Smith, and Mr. Charles Jones completed the Little Rock Half-Marathon. Go Bear teachers!
3 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
STATEMENT 3/3: Thank you for understanding our decision to follow the Governor's orders.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Congrats to our PCSSD students who competed in the Regional Science Fair. Leah Levar won 1st place in Behavioral Science and Brayden Miller won honorable mention (SYLVAN HILLS MID). Aslin Falasco won 1st place in Animal Science (ROBINSON MID). #pcssdproud #eqiutyandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
7th graders are working on plate boundary projects. Some of the creative projects include a handmade board game made by Ruby Chavez-Guevara and Bailey Pardue and a play-doh plate boundary made by Tatiana Romero.
3 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle
Don't forget to turn in your volunteer hours by Friday, March 13!
3 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Sylvan Hills Middle
Congratulations to our PCSSD students who competed in the Regional Science Fair last week. Leah Levar won 1st place in Behavioral Science and Brayden Miller won honorable mention (SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE).
3 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
I'd like to bring to your attention a game kids are doing where several students gather and throw another student in the air. This is dangerous and will result in immediate suspension. Kids have been told but seem to think this a just too much fun to stop.
3 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal
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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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?
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 months 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 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!
3 months 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 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.
3 months 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.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The continued hard work of the FBI and Sherwood PD is incredible. Thank you for your tireless efforts in this investigation.
3 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
3 months 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.
3 months 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!
3 months 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.
3 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.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
More progress from our law enforcement. So thankful for their hard work!
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is wishing everyone a very happy Valentine's Day
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Update from FBI-Little Rock. We continue to make great progress in the investigation.
4 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.
4 months 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."
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 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.
4 months 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 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!
4 months 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!
4 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.
4 months 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
4 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.
4 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 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
4 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.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Groundhog Day! Do you want 6 more weeks of winter?
4 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.
4 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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!
4 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
4 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.
4 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.
4 months 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
4 months 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.
4 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.
4 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.
5 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.
5 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!
5 months 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!
5 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.
5 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!
5 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!
5 months 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.
5 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.
5 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
5 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.
5 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.
6 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!
6 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
6 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
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
6 months ago, PCSSD
Mike Hudgeons, Principal
Order your yearbook and get free Christmas cards!
6 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!
6 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.
6 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!
6 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
6 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).
6 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
6 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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Thank you, veterans, for your service.
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is National Book Lovers Day! Check out the Sylvan Hills feeder Teacher Librarians' favorite books. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 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
7 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.
7 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.
7 months ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
7 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
7 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.
7 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🌭
7 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.
7 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/
8 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.
8 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.
8 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😎
8 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
8 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
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We are excited to be participating in Spirit Week for Homecoming! Monday's theme was "Going for the Gold!"
8 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.
8 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.
9 months ago, Mike Hudgeons, Principal