PCSSD will continue its required mask mandate for students and staff per the protocol by Gov. Hutchinson and Commissioner Johnny Key on March 30. This will remain in place until review by the PCSSD Board of Education at its next meeting on April 13, 2021. bit.ly/PCSSDmasksMarch2021
The Pulaski County Youth Services Little Scholars program at DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY celebrated St. Patrick's Day by painting Shamrock canvases for an art project. We have some talented artists! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Ms. Erika Evans, a special education teacher at WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON ELEMENTARY, is an Alma J. Washington Educator of the Year award recipient. Evans will be recognized at the 4th annual awards ceremony on April 17. https://www.pcssd.org/article/429338?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Sweet Home/Wrightsville area is still experiencing the effects from a water main break on March 29. Therefore, Daisy Bates Elementary, Mills Middle and Mills University Studies High schools and central offices will pivot to virtual again on Wednesday, March 31.
Students at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH reflected on the last year by writing down some things they have learned about themselves since the start of the pandemic. No matter how rough this pandemic has been, we’re still fighting and getting through it. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Women's Foundation of Arkansas focuses on education for all girls. The group was created by "Top 100 Women in Arkansas" with the challenge to make a difference. They were inducted in the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2018. #womenshistorymonth #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
UPDATE on water main break: there are still concerns about water pressure and sanitizing in the affected areas. Daisy Bates, Mills Middle & Mills University Studies High will be virtual for students and staff on Tuesday, March 30. District offices on Dixon Rd. are also virtual.
Students at OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY were challenged to improve their test scores from the first NWEA Map Interim to the second. Students who improved earned a popcorn party. 93 traditional students and 38 virtual students earned the reward! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Students in Ms. Gilmore's class at OAKBROOKE ELEMENTARY really got creative with their diorama assignment. In addition to their displays, each student had a writing component as well. Great job! #pcssdrpoud #equityandexcellence
Dr. Mary Good was the founding Dean of the UA Little Rock College of Engineering & IT. She served in various roles under Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush & Clinton. She was inducted in the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2015. #womenshistorymonth #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Students & staff at Daisy Bates Elementary, Mills Middle and Mills University Studies High School will pivot to virtual learning today. There was a water main break this morning and these buildings do not have any water. We will provide an update on the water status later today.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a gospel and secular music superstar. Her electric gospel music influenced stars like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Little Richard. She was inducted in the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2021. #womenshistorymonth #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
March is Music in Schools Month. Each Saturday in March we are recognizing music teachers across PCSSD. Today we say a big thank you to our Sylvan Hills feeder music experts! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Teachers - it's Self Care Spring Break! During this time away, remember your why. Remember why you decided to become an educator and the opportunity you have to shape our future. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Daisy Gatson Bates was a civil rights leader. She was a publisher and former president of the AR NAACP. She's best known for involvement with the Little Rock Nine. She was inducted in the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2015. #womenshistorymonth #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Teachers - it's Self Care Spring Break! During this time away, care for each other. Teachers have been through a lot and having a shoulder to cry on or an ear to listen is important. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Cynthia Conger founded Arkansas Financial Group, Financial Decisions, & Conger Wealth Mgmt. She was named one of the "50 Distinguished Women in Wealth Management." She was inducted in the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2021. #womenshistorymonth #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's Peter and the Wolf (narrated by SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE choir director Ms. Gordon) and Spring from Vivaldi will be available to stream April 1 at 10 a.m. through April 30. The concert is free, but registration is required at: https://www.arkansassymphony.org/education-community/childrens-concerts
Teachers - it's Self Care Spring Break! During this time away, consider how you can implement social and emotional learning into your life. These skills influence how we think, see ourselves, and interact with others. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence