The Arkansas Department of Education is hosting the 2021 Arkansas #CSTechFest on Oct. 16. The free, hands-on event for families will take place at the University of Arkansas of Little Rock for students in grades 6-12.
There may be a little rain in the forecast, but that won't stop us for supporting our high schools tonight! It's homecoming for MAUMELLE and MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES tonight. Have fun! ROBINSON and SYLVAN HILLS also have at home games. Good luck! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
October is National Principal Month and we will be celebrating each one of our principals throughout the month. Keep an eye on our social media pages to see if you recognize anyone! And don't forget to say thank you to our hard working principals! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Tomorrow (end of day) is the deadline to purchase insurance for your student's Chromebook. The insurance covers accidental damage, broken screens, water damage, loss, and theft while in the possession of the student. Learn more/Sign up here: https://schooldevicecoverage.com/signup
National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum ever since. Nearly 4.5 million voters have registered to vote on the holiday to date. Register now: https://www.nonprofitvote.org/states/arkansas/
The countdown is on! The 2022–23 FAFSA® form is coming on Oct. 1, 2021.
Check out this article for tips to get ready for it: https://go.usa.gov/xM8tP
Philander Smith College will be hosting an ACT Boot Camp on Saturday, October 2 and 16 from 10 am - 2 pm. Space limited, so RSVP as soon as possible (https://forms.gle/1kL3WWZLgEXb3z5G9
). This is open to all students who want to better prepare for the ACT.
September is Attendance Awareness Month. Support and connection bring students into our school buildings as active participants in their education. School can be a safe space even when things are tough outside the classroom. #schooleveryday #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is Human Resources Professional Appreciation Day and we want to say a big thank you to the incredible PCSSD Human Resources team. This department works tirelessly to ensure our schools and offices work efficiently. Thank you, staff! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Many PCSSD schools participated in Peace Week. This year's theme was "Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world." The activities focused on promoting peacemaking in our society and spreading compassion, kindness, and hope in our community.
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Sleep is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Research shows that we should all be consistent with our bedtime routines, remove electronic devices from the bedroom, and make sure the room is dark and quiet.
September is Better Breakfast Month. Studies have shown that kids who eat breakfast have higher test scores and their schoolwork can suffer because they have a harder time focusing and can become more tired without eating breakfast. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
UAMS will host an online Q&A panel regarding Students & COVID-19 this evening (Monday, Sept. 20) from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Parents, teachers, and school administrators are invited. More information on the panelists as well as a link to the meeting can be found here: uamshealth.com/students-and-covid-19/
September is Better Breakfast Month. Breakfast gives you the fuel you need to focus at work or school and gives you energy for the day. We are proud to offer breakfast to our students to get them ready to learn! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Did you know that approved free and reduced applications are more than just a meal? Completing the applications helps our schools in many ways beyond lower meal prices. Read more about the benefits and how to apply here: http://ow.ly/5ytN50GatvL
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in Judaism and is traditionally observed with a day-long fast and intensive prayer. For those celebrating, have an easy fast!
Today is National Online Learning Day! We want to celebrate our DRIVEN Virtual Academy students and staff. Learn more about PCSSD's 100% virtual K-12 school: dva.pcssd.org
(note: DVA is accepting applications for the spring semester)
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 and recognizes the achievements and contributions of inspiring Hispanic Americans.
This is National Arts in Education Week. We an to take a moment to recognize and celebrate the arts across PCSSD. We are proud of our many talented students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
September is Attendance Awareness Month. Attending school everyday is a habit that begins to build from the first day of school. Students and families need to understand the importance of being on time to school. #schooleveryday #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence