PCSSD
Arkansas Department of Education extended the USDA waiver allowing all students to be served meals free of cost for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. This means every PCSSD student will receive free breakfast & lunch this school year. http://ow.ly/uY3S50BTCJy #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD Board of Education presented the Q1 Inspiration in Education Award award to Juanita Croon, Helpdesk Manager for the district’s IT department at Tuesday night's meeting. We're all so thankful for Juanita's hard work! http://ow.ly/yGvI50BSBM1 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD Special Education department will host a virtual transition fair next Tuesday, October 20. Transition fairs provide resources about the transition from high school to adulthood. Details online: http://ow.ly/tcoB50BQjiE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Arkansas Department of Education has a new educational tool for families and teachers called the Social Media Awareness Campaign (SMACtalk) to ensure we all work together to keep students healthy and safe while they learn and socialize online. https://www.pcssd.org/article/324154?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
At PCSSD we understand the importance of students receiving nutritious meals. And as we celebrate National School Lunch Week, we are also thankful for the extension of a federal program providing breakfast and lunch at no charge. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Parents across the district now have access to the Schoology Parent Portal. The following videos to help you walk through the portal as well as the app. Schoology Parent Tutorial: https://youtu.be/Wusadq_agCo Schoology App: https://youtu.be/_YHEGyPxxJA #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
10 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
To maintain a positive, productive learning environment and assure confidentiality for students and teachers during distance learning, all parents/guardians are asked to follow the following privacy guidelines. Parents/guardians should email your child’s principal with any questions or concerns regarding privacy or virtual classroom expectations. Printable PDF available here: https://5il.co/lynw
11 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The Six Bridges Book Festival from @CALibrarySystem will be available free & live online October 8-18. The event will feature more than 50 authors & presenters including cooking demonstrations, crafts, and contests. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
13 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Schoology is back up and running without issue. However, there might still be issues with logging into Classlink. You can continue to monitor updates here: https://status.classlink.com/
13 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Classlink and Schoology are experiencing issues nationwide. We are hopeful that both will be running at full capacity soon. You can monitor updates on the following websites: Schoology: https://status.schoology.com/ Classlink: https://status.classlink.com/
13 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Update on from the PCSSD IT Department: The ClassLink Portal should be back up and running nationwide. Students and staff can access their portal now at launchpad.classlink.com/pcssd. Thank you for your patience this morning!
14 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
From the PCSSD IT Department: The ClassLink Portal is currently down nationwide. We are hopeful it will be back up and running for students to access their portal very soon. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
14 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is Computer Learning Month. This month, we encourage members of the PCSSD community who are not familiar with computers to learn something new. Many local libraries provide resources to teach everything from the basics to more advanced skills.
14 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. That means, on average, every 2 minutes a woman receives that life-changing news. Join PCSSD in raising awareness for this disease. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
17 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
October is National Principals Month! We will highlight our principals throughout the month. Stay tuned to our social media to learn more about your principal. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is National Custodial Worker Day. Thank you to our custodial workers across the District who have gone the extra mile to keep facilities clean to protect staff and students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
McFarland Eye Care is hosting a free eye care day this Saturday (October 3) at their Little Rock and Pine Bluff locations. This is for new and existing patients to provide eye care that might have been delayed due to COVID-19. http://ow.ly/Pr4850BFBY8 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Great news! Our chromebook insurance partner has reopened the portal to enroll. Sign up for chromebook insurance for just $35 for the school year. Deadline is October 31! More info: https://5il.co/jewe Link to enroll: https://schooldevicecoverage.com/signup #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
18 days ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
Ever wonder what a day in the life of a teacher is like during a pandemic? 2 PCSSD teachers filmed a video diary throughout the school day and KATV shares their stories. Tune in tonight at 10pm for the first of a two-part series with Parris Kane to see Mrs. Nelson's story!
19 days ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
It's important to wear a mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But just as important is to wear it correctly and wash it regularly. Here are some helpful reminders for when it comes to wearing your mask and keeping yourself and others safe. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
20 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Great news! Our chromebook insurance partner has reopened the portal to enroll. Sign up for chromebook insurance for just $35 for the school year. Deadline is October 31! More info: https://5il.co/jewe Link to enroll: https://schooldevicecoverage.com/signup
21 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Several central office employees received a special award for a "job well done" from fellow employee, Fred Austin. As part of his "DARE 2 B" program, Fred recognizes employees for their hard work and dedication to students. Thank you Crain Team for helping with the awards. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
22 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is Better Breakfast Day! PCSSD is proud to be a recipient of the expansion of the USDA's Seamless Summer Option to provide nutritious and free breakfast and lunches to all students, including those participating in the virtual option. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
24 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Our @AVID4College leadership team is working to set goals for this 2020-2021 school year. We are looking forward to continuing with AVID and reaching students where they are to help them succeed. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
24 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The National Park Foundation is providing free youth passes to students under 16 for national parks across the country. The pass is good through August 31, 2021. Find Arkansas's National Parks: findyourpark.com/park-finder #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
25 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The first NWEA MAP growth assessment begins this week. These evaluations guide teachers on how to help students continue to learn. We've added a section on our website with tips for traditional and virtual students: http://ow.ly/im1K50BqlZM #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Labor Day constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. https://www.dol.gov/general/laborday/history #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Great news for our PCSSD families: we are now able to offer FREE meals thanks to a recent USDA waiver. That means our virtual, blended and traditional students can eat breakfast & lunch for free through Dec. 31! http://ow.ly/GmaQ50Bh7HE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD will be open for regular business hours tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 28). Schools will operate on their normal Friday schedule (which includes blended Group B students). Extended care and athletic activities will resume tomorrow as well. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
DBES
Daisy Bates Elementary: AVID Fridays! Our school participates in the AVID program which motivates and provides strategies for students to begin planning for college and career readiness. To promote AVID, students may wear Daisy Bates' t-shirts or other colleges/teams t-shirts on Fridays. Students may wear jeans with their t-shirts. Go Tigers!!! Our theme for this year is "Elevating the Excellence". We want to help elevate the excellence that is within ALL of our students! Thank you for an awesome first week! We are so happy to see our students!
about 1 month ago, DBES
PCSSD
Central Arkansas is expected to feel the impact of Hurricane Laura tomorrow. Based on the most current weather updates, the heaviest impact is expected between 3-4pm. Therefore, PCSSD will dismiss school early on Thursday, August 27. Elementary schools will dismiss at 11:30am and Secondary schools will dismiss at 1:00pm. Dismissal times are for both car and bus riders. District offices will dismiss at 1pm as well. There will be no district athletics events on Thursday, August 27. No decision has been made about school or athletic activities for Friday at this time.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Schoology Update: The parent access feature is not turned on yet for Schoology. We are working to get all teachers and students up to speed before adding the parent access. We'll share more information next week. Thank you for your continued patience.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
SCHOOLOGY UPDATE: Rachel Blackwell, Digital Learning Facilitator for PCSSD, offers another walk through of what Schoology looks like for students, starting with the log-in process to the student portal. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/J3U850B8ZV1
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
DBES
Good morning. Every Wednesday is early dismissal day beginning at 11:30 am. If your child rides the school bus, he/she will be transported home. If your child is a car rider, please make arrangements for them to be picked up. Have a great day. Thank you
about 1 month ago, DBES
PCSSD
It may look a little different this year, but we are still sending well wishes and positive vibes for a happy first day of school! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Ellie Miller, a parent of 6 children wrote this poem earlier this month for @thrive. Mrs. Miller states in the article that, regardless of options, there isn’t a parent who won’t relate to the words of this poem. http://ow.ly/Issp50B6w5T #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Rachel Blackwell, Digital Learning Facilitator, walks through Schoology for students. This is a first look at a student account as the school year begins and courses are added. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/y0JY3DjwITg WEB INFO: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/page/educational-approach #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
DBES
Happening TONIGHT from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Links were shared with parents/guardians this week. Please feel free to contact the school if your contact information changed since last year. We look forward to seeing you VIRTUALLY tonight! #DBES #ElevatingtheExcellence
about 1 month ago, DBES
PCSSD
Hey Parents! Here's more info on Schoology. This Parent Guide is packed with detailed explanations of different features, tools and step-by-step walkthroughs. This guide is designed to help you better understand Schoology. https://support.schoology.com/hc/en-us/articles/201000873-Parent-Guide #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD will use Schoology as its Learning Management System (LMS) this school year. Students can submit assignments, review grades, engage in interactive discussions, take tests, and more. Check out this video for more info: https://vimeo.com/46433066 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
DBES
Daisy Bates Elementary School is looking forward to a new school year! We are so glad that you are trusting us with your child’s education whether you picked a fully digital experience, blended learning, or a traditional learning environment. School starts Monday, August 24th. School hours (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays) are 7:30-2:30. School hours on Wednesdays are 7:30-11:30. Drop off begins at 7:15 am daily. All in-person students will have their temperatures checked before they enter the building. All in-person students must wear masks. Breakfast will be eaten in the classrooms. Great news! All of our students get to eat breakfast AND lunch free of charge, thanks to PCSSD’s Student Nutrition Dept. and the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program. Please visit PCSSD FAQ Page for answers to most of your questions. Please read carefully as NEW building protocol is in place to ensure the safety and well-being of ALL of our students. Virtual “Meet the Teacher/Staff” will be Friday, August 21st from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Links will be sent for the following times for: PreK (5:00) Life Skills (5:00) K - 1st (5:30) 2nd - 3rd (6:00) 4th - 5th (6:30)
2 months ago, DBES
Daisy Bates Elementary
The 2020-2021 bell schedule is now available on the school website: https://dbes.pcssd.org/o/daisy-bates-elementary/page/school-information--154
2 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
Tip to help your child adapt to wearing a mask: Let's pretend! Integrate masks into your favorite pretend play scenes. Encourage your child to dress up as a doctor, nurse, or veterinarian. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
Teachers and staff are getting back into the swing of things with some professional development at school today. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
Tip to help your child adapt to wearing a mask: Use easy to understand language and positive phrasing to explain why it is important for children to wear their mask. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
DBES
Good afternoon Daisy Bates Elementary Parents: Correction about medication drop off. There will only be two days designated for that process which will occur at the back of the school: Aug. 17th (K-2) from 3:30-6:30 and Aug. 18th (3rd-5th) from 3:30 - 6:30. The school nurse will assist you with this process. Thank you, M. Christian, Principal
2 months ago, DBES
DBES
Greetings Daisy Bates Elementary Parents, This is Mrs. Masako Christian, principal of this awesome school. Welcome back to the Home of the Tigers where we strive to Elevate the Excellence of our students and staff. We look forward to school reopening Aug. 24th. We are working diligently to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for all of our students. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Chromebook pickup and school supply drop-off will be at the front of the school on the following days:. K-2nd grades Aug. 17th 3:30-6:30 3rd-5th grades Aug. 18th 3:30-6:30 Final pick up/drop-off Aug. 19th 3:30-6:30 We ask that you stay in your cars during this process. School supply lists can be found on TeacherLists.com. Hard-copies are also available in the newspaper bins at the front of the school. Please label each item and place them in a plastic bag with your child’s name and grade clearly printed on the outside of the bag. Again, please drop these items off when you pick up your child’s Chromebook. Medication drop-off will be the same days and times as above; however, this process will occur at the back of the school where the nurse will assist you: K-2nd grades Aug. 17th 3:30-6:30 3rd-5th grades Aug. 18th 3:30-6:30 Final drop off Aug. 19th 3:30-6:30 Virtual “Meet the Teacher”/Open House will be Aug. 21st. Times will be announced at a later date. Again, we are looking forward to Aug. 24th when school reopens.
2 months ago, DBES
PCSSD
12 schools in PCSSD are approved to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program. CEP provides meals, regardless of eligibility category, at NO CHARGE for students at these schools! Read more here: https://www.pcssd.org/article/282080?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Families, The PCSSD ABC PreK program is still accepting applications for face-to-face traditional instruction for the upcoming school year. Several new CDC, DHS, and ABC safety precautions have been put in place for the 20-21 school year. You may contact the school at 501-897-2171 or the PCSSD PreK program at 501-234-2066 for more information. Applications are located in the white bins in the front of the school. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank You
2 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
COMING SOON: Chromebook Distribution PCSSD will release information about chromebook distribution for all students soon. Every student in grades K - 12 will receive a chromebook no matter which instructional option they are in. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
2 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Baptist Health Community Outreach is offering back-to-school immunization clinics in Little Rock throughout the month of August. Check out the schedule on our website: https://www.pcssd.org/article/279757?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The revised district calendar for the 2020-2021 school year has been posted on the district website and all school websites. This is a DRAFT version as it must still be approved by the Board of Education, but we wanted to share with you now for planning. You can find it here: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/events
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Regular physical activity during the summer can actually lead to increased concentration and improved test scores.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Physical education is also important to continued learning. Find a park with walking trails and playground equipment for children to play.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: Parents, please select one instructional option for each child who attends a PCSSD school. Responses must be completed by Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. New students should complete this report, too! https://forms.gle/6eH77dqk2RjVuiBP8
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Physical education is also important to continued learning. Consider signing kids up for a sports team or organization of their choice. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Kids are never too young to learn about diversity. To help broaden understanding of our black community, here is this week's resource as a helpful starting point: what you can learn from a box of crayons! http://ow.ly/fzy850AzBFd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
Harris Elementary
Harris Elementary will be a free testing site for anyone wanting a COVID-19 test. Details on time and requirements can be found on online: http://ow.ly/kV0850AwdTR #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, Harris Elementary
PCSSD
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty and Deputy Superintendent Ms. Alesia Smith visited Salem Media this week to talk about the Roadmap to Reopening. Listen to the segment on Rejoice Little Rock at the 35 minute mark: http://ow.ly/pUrl50AxuOR #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is conducting a FINAL SURVEY to plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. Parents will select one instructional option for each child for the year. Parents MUST fill out one survey for each child who attends a PCSSD school. This survey must be completed by Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. https://forms.gle/93BL5azfHWUuUkUq9 If you're new to PCSSD, please fill out this survey as well!
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Easy and fun science experiments are available online.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Visiting local history, art, and science museums is fun and educations for children.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is Chocolate Day. Who doesn't like chocolate? Cookies, ice cream, candy bars, cakes, pies - what is your favorite way to eat chocolate?
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Birthday, America! How are you celebrating today?
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Open a lemonade stand to teach children about money management.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD will host a community meeting to discuss what coming back to school could and should look like this fall. Tune in Wednesday, July 1 at 8:30 am to hear from PCSSD community stakeholders. MEETING LINK: https://youtu.be/SXHRjEg8tgs
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
On Monday, June 29, PCSSD food partner, ECO Kidz, will distribute a 6-day meal box. This will cover meals for June 29 - July 3 and Monday, July 6). There will be a meal service delivery on Tuesday, July 7 with a 2-day box and Thursday, July 9 with a 2-day box. We will resume regular Monday(3-day box) and Thursday (2-day box) pickup on Monday, July 13.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
NOW HIRING! PCSSD has more than 50 job openings right now. Check out the openings to see if there's something that might be a good fit for you. http://ow.ly/ogZ150AhBkS
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Did you know cooking can help kids keep their math skills sharp? Have your kids help measure and mix while cooking dinner.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. Did you know cooking can help kids keep their math skills sharp? Have your kids help measure and mix while cooking dinner. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Teachers: Ever-changing technology is one of the most constant parts of education. Summer months are a great opportunity to learn new technologies and how to implement them in your classroom next school year! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is following up on a previous survey sent earlier this month. Your responses to the survey are crucial as we plan for staffing, logistics, and safety precautions. The following survey is REQUIRED for all students. Parents must fill out one survey for each child who attends a PCSSD school. Please complete the survey by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 26. The survey has also been emailed to all parents. SURVEY: https://forms.gle/ALwVFMm6ePb36mz57
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
62% of kids say they enjoy summer reading so encourage your kids to spend some time in a book this summer. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Buildings may be closed, but registration is still open! Families with students returning to PCSSD must register. Registration information can be found online at pcssd.org/register. If you have questions, please contact Yolanda Richards at yrichards@pcssd.org.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The Little Rock Zoo is offering both virtual and on-grounds Zoofari camps this summer to provide fun-filled and educational programming for children. The camp is specifically geared toward elementary-aged children, but is fun for the whole family. https://www.pcssd.org/article/258066?org=pcssd
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
It is important during summer months for students to find books that they enjoy reading. 90% of kids say they are more likely to finish a book that they pick out themselves. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Father's Day!
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Pre-K registration is still open! Parents of 3 and 4 year olds can apply for pre-k at most PCSSD schools. Click here for registration info: http://pulaskicountyar.apptegy.us/o/pcssd/page/pre-k-information--2 If you have questions, please contact Nikki Stolzer at nstolzer3086@pcssd.org
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The Little Rock Zoo is offering both virtual and on-grounds Zoofari camps this summer to provide fun-filled and educational programming for children. The camp is specifically geared toward elementary-aged children, but is fun for the whole family. https://www.pcssd.org/article/258066?org=pcssd
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Beating the summer slide can be done by some simple activities during the summer. You could visit our local libraries to check out books or even take some classes. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
For many kids, wearing a mask might seem uncomfortable and scary. UAMS created book to help children adjust to why it's important to wear mask. It even includes activities to do with younger children. https://view.publitas.com/uams-1/my-teacher-wears-a-mask/page/1
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Every student should have their final report card. Parents of students in kindergarten and 1st grade received an email report card. Parents of students in grades 2 - 12 can find their child's report card in HAC. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The summer slide overwhelmingly impacts kids from lower income families more than others. It is reported that by the end of the 5th grade, students from lower income families are often 2.5 years behind their peers. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
LAST CHANCE!! The final collection date for Chromebooks is Thursday, June 11 from 4-6 pm. To avoid any late fees, please drop off the device, charger, and bag at SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE, ROBINSON MIDDLE, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH or MAUMELLE HIGH. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Teachers spend valuable classroom time at the beginning of each school year to catch up students who have fallen behind where they should be. It can take 4-6 weeks to re-teach students the material they forgot. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
By the time students get to high school, the learning loss caused by the summer slide can create a performance gap of 2-5 years. But simply practicing some skills will keep your student sharp heading into next year. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
The Arkansas Department of Health will hold a COVID-19 screening at the City Hall in Wrightsville on Saturday, June 6 from 9am - 2pm DETAILS: https://dbes.pcssd.org/article/256755?org=daisy-bates-elementary
5 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
The summer slide is real and students can lose more than 2.5 months of math skills, 2 months of reading skills, and multiple grade levels of abilities without putting what they have learned this list year to practice. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Many students have already closed their books and won't open them again until school is back in session. This puts kids at risk of falling behind and lower standardized test scores. We will provide facts and tips to avoid the summer slide here. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
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
5 months 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
5 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY administration gave their teachers and staff a special treat as they came back to check out for the year. This sweet treat is a small token of the great appreciation we have for all the staff has done this year! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Tigers
DBES - As mentioned last week, we are collecting all technology, library books and any other school owned materials this Tuesday, from 12pm to 6pm, and Wednesday, from 8am to 3:00pm We will also hand back any student items left in the classrooms at the same time. Please pull up to the main entrance of the school; have your child's name, grade and teacher taped to the passenger windshield; have the passenger seat empty and place the items to return in the passenger seat. Do not get out of the car. A staff member will collect the school items and also bring the personal items to the car. We hope you enjoy the rest of your Memorial Day. We will see you tomorrow or Wednesday.
5 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates administration gave their teachers and staff a special treat as they came back to check out for the year. This sweet treat is a small token of the great appreciation we have for all the staff has done this year!
5 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary 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=NY_GpthcuFA&feature=youtu.be
5 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
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
5 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
DBES - Drop off for AMI #2 is tomorrow, Friday, May 15th, 9 am - 3 pm This is the last day for packet drop off. Drop off on the back dock, in the parking lot, where you picked them up. Please place your child’s packet in their grade bin inside their homeroom teacher’s folder.
5 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
DBES - Drop off for AMI #2 is Friday, May 15th, 9 am - 3 pm This is the last day for packet drop off. Drop off on the back dock, in the parking lot, where you picked them up. Please place your child’s packet in their grade bin inside their homeroom teacher’s folder.
5 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
Some elementary teacher librarians in PCSSD participated in the "pass the book" challenge. The goal of this challenge is to support reading and get readers engaged. What is your favorite book you've read during quarantine? http://ow.ly/QBKH50zyAU2 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Some elementary teacher librarians in Pulaski County Special School District participated in the "pass the book" challenge. The goal of this challenge is to support reading and get readers engaged. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/kAc_tFJVQ-c
5 months ago, PCSSD
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
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, students sent us messages of thanks for their teachers. Check out these messages from COLLEGE STATION, DAISY BATES, LANDMARK, MILLS MIDDLE and MILLS HIGH. **Thank you, teachers!** #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/HiiO50zxUV3
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
P.E. coaches from elementary schools across the district share a few words of encouragement for their students. Let's stay active and keep on moving! http://ow.ly/TYkK50ztHRY #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary 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=UOgA6twdjq0
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
Thank you to all of our PCSSD school nurses for caring for our students!
6 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents & Guardians, It is now time to pre-register your students for the upcoming 2020-21 school year, by visiting PCSSD.org. Also, parents of 5th graders who do not have internet capabilities can come to the school to register starting Wednesday from 9:00-4:00. We will have two tables set up in the front foyer for them to register. No students can come to the school. If they need additional information, please contact Mrs. Nowlin, school registrar @ CNowlin@pcssd.org. Thank you and have a great evening!
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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
6 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents & Guardians, Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Allow your students to send a poem, video, or simply a “thank you” to a teacher who has truly inspired them. If your child submits a video, please copy Mrs. Masako Christian @ mchristian5480@pcssd.org. Our complete staff directory, for email addresses, is on our school website www.dbes.pcssd.org. Thank you and have a great evening!
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
P.E. coaches from elementary schools across the district share a few words of encouragement for their students. Let's stay active and keep on moving! http://ow.ly/TYkK50ztHRY #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
6 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parent & Guardians, Just a friendly reminder that drop off for AMI packet number one is set for today from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Today is ONLY for packet number one. There will be a later date to drop off packet number two. Packets can be dropped off on the back dock, located in the back parking lot. Please place your child’s packet in their designated grade bin. Packets MUST be dropped off today, as this will be the only day to drop off AMI packet number one. Thank you and have a great day!
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parent & Guardians, Drop off for AMI packet number one is set for Friday, May 1, 2020 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This day is ONLY for packet number one. There will be a later date to drop off packet number two. Packets can be dropped off on the back dock, located in the back parking lot. Please place your child’s packet in their designated grade bin. Packets MUST be dropped off Friday, May 1st, as this will be the only day to drop off AMI packet number one. Thank you and have a great evening!
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parent & Guardians, Drop off for AMI packet number one is set for Friday, May 1, 2020 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This day is ONLY for packet number one. There will be a later date to drop off packet number two. Packets can be dropped off on the back dock, located in the back parking lot. Please place your child’s packet in their designated grade bin. Packets MUST be dropped off Friday, May 1st, as this will be the only day to drop off AMI packet number one. Thank you and have a great evening!
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parent & Guardians, Drop off for AMI packet number one is set for Friday, May 1, 2020 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This day is ONLY for packet number one. There will be a later date to drop off packet number two. Packets can be dropped off on the back dock, located in the back parking lot. Please place your child’s packet in their designated grade bin. Packets MUST be dropped off Friday, May 1st, as this will be the only day to drop off AMI packet number one. Thank you and have a great evening!
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary sure does miss its students right now! Some 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=j7Y19qBXp4o&list=PLmQKbLpVDHMm4j-iZuUB48Qx18kP2yqGN&index=37
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
PCSSD
Reminder! There is no school this Friday. Teachers have a professional development day.
6 months 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
6 months ago, PCSSD
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
6 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary sure does miss its students right now! A few teachers and staff share a special message of encouragement for you all. We miss you! Keep up the good work, students!
6 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
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.
6 months ago, PCSSD
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
6 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
This is National Assistant Principals Week. Thank you to Daisy Bates Elementary Assistant Principal Lance Levar. Mr. Levar is married with three children. He is also a drummer and has performed with Steve Smith of Journey and is a former audio director of a video game developer. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary
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/652099/Bates-ami.pdf
7 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
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
7 months 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.
7 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
7 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
7 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.
7 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.
7 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy First Day of Spring!
7 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.
7 months ago, PCSSD
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.
7 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
7 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary students completed the Great Kindness Challenge earlier this year. The program is now offering free activities for Daisy Bates school families during this school closure. https://kidsforpeaceglobal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Ideas-Activities-for-Families-During-the-COVID-19-Pandemic.pdf
7 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
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.
7 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
7 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.
7 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.
7 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.
7 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).
7 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents & Guardians, With students being home, here is some information for internet service: Free internet for new customers of Internet Essentials through Comcast for the next 2 months. Go to https://www.internetessentials.com/or call 1-855-8-INTERNET. Thank you and have a great evening!
7 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
7 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.
7 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
7 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!
7 months ago, Mills High
PCSSD
STATEMENT 3/3: Thank you for understanding our decision to follow the Governor's orders.
7 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.
7 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.
7 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.
7 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
Students at DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY participated in a special photography project to have their work showcased at the Museum of Discovery. Students took pictures of marbles and included a creative writing piece about their photos. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
7 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary
Don't forget to turn in your volunteer hours by Friday, March 13!
7 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Elementary
A group of students participated in a special photography project to have their work showcased at the @arkmod on Tues., March 10 from 6-8 pm. Students took pictures of marbles and included a creative writing piece. Come visit Museum of Discovery tomorrow night to see their work!
7 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Elementary School will be joining schools nationwide to celebrate the joy of reading during Read Across America Week. Our Read Across America schedule is as follows: Monday, March 2nd - Surfs Up! Catch A Book! Tuesday, March 3rd - Time for S’more Reading Wednesday, March 4th - Reading is a Picnic Thursday, March 5th - Take Me To Your Reader Friday, March 6th - Best Dressed Hallway Contest Your child’s teacher will contact you regarding a special dress-up day on Friday, March 6th. Students should wear normal uniforms Monday through Thursday.
8 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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?
8 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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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!
8 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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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
8 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Elementary will have interim testing for 3rd, 4th and 5th grades 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!
8 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
8 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.
8 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is wishing everyone a very happy Valentine's Day
8 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.
8 months ago, PCSSD
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.
8 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society and the Daisy Bates Gentlemen's Club is sponsoring their 2020 FRIENDSHIP BALL on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased from any Orange Lady or Gentlemen's Club member. They may also be purchased in the front office. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Parents will be admitted free of charge. Pre-K through 1st-grade students MUST be accompanied by an adult chaperone. What a wonderful way to enjoy music, dancing, and food concessions with your child on Valentine's Night! Question???? Please contact Mrs. Copeland or Mr. White.
8 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 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.
8 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society and the Daisy Bates Gentlemen's Club is sponsoring their 2020 FRIENDSHIP BALL on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased from any Orange Lady or Gentlemen's Club member. They may also be purchased in the front office. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Parents will be admitted free of charge. Pre-K through 1st-grade students MUST be accompanied by an adult chaperone. What a wonderful way to enjoy music, dancing, and food concessions with your child on Valentine's Night! Question???? Please contact Mrs. Copeland or Mr. White.
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents and Guardians, To finish up our Kindness Week, tomorrow we will fill our hearts with kindness and wear red. Monday will conclude the activities with neon day. Thank you for your participation! Thank you and have a great evening!
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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!
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents and Guardians, Tomorrow will complete our Kindness Week. We will fill our heats with kindness and wear red. Thank you and have a great evening!
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Elementary
Today is "Decades Day" for The Great Kindness Challenge. We're teaching students that "Kindness is Timeless." Check out these pictures from Mrs. Settlemoir's 1st grade class.
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society and the Daisy Bates Gentlemen's Club is sponsoring their 2020 FRIENDSHIP BALL on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased from any Orange Lady or Gentlemen's Club member. They may also be purchased in the front office. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Parents will be admitted free of charge. Pre-K through 1st-grade students MUST be accompanied by an adult chaperone. What a wonderful way to enjoy music, dancing, and food concessions with your child on Valentine's Night! Question???? Please contact Mrs. Copeland or Mr. White.
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
This week we're participating in the Great Kindness Challenge. Today's challenge was "crazy hair day!" How cute are our Pre-K teachers and students with their crazy hair?! ❤️❤️
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents and Guardians, This is just a friendly reminder that Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020 from 12:00-6:00 p.m. Your child should be bringing home paperwork this week for you to schedule a conference time. Also, there will be no school on this day. Thank you and have a great evening!
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
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.
9 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
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents and Guardians, This is just a friendly reminder that we are a uniform school and students should be in uniforms daily. To be in compliance with the PCSSD uniform code, students should be in a sold color polo top and khaki, blue, or black bottoms. As we start off the year with our Mission Possible Reset, we ask that children are in uniform daily. Thank you for your assistance.
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
Happy Groundhog Day! Do you want 6 more weeks of winter?
9 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.
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
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!
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Bates Parents and Guardians, Tonight is our Family Night and Science Fair at 5:30. Students who attend with a parent will receive a free dress pass. Also, chili will be served. We look forward to seeing you this evening!
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Tomorrow night is the Science Fair and chili dinner from 5:30 - 6:30. Students who come with a parent will receive a free dress pass. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Also, The Orange Ladies Society and the Daisy Bates Gentlemen's Club are sponsoring FRIENDSHIP BALL on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased from any Orange Lady, Gentlemen's Club member or the front office. Tickets are $6 at the door. Parents will be admitted free of charge and must accompany any Pre-K through 1st-grade student. Come enjoy a wonderful evening with your child on Valentine's Night!
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, Please stay tuned for a few announcements: First, we will be celebrating the 100th day of school on Wednesday, January, 29, 2020. Students can dress up as a 100 year old. Also, please send $1.00 to help cover cost of fun activities planned. Next, our Family Night & Science Fair will be held Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 5:30-6:30. Students who attend with a parent will receive a free dress pass. Thank you and have a great evening!
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Mills High
Mills High School invites all in the Mills Feeder to a "Night of Edutainment" tonight (Tuesday, January 21) at 6pm. There will be workshops for both students and parents. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
9 months ago, Mills High
Daisy Bates Tigers
Good evening Daisy Bates Parent and Guardians. January 20, 2020 is Pediatric Vision Day; this is an opportunity to have your child's eyes examined and receive glasses, if needed, free of charge. The ROOTS non-profit has partnered with the Arkansas Department of Education Title 1 office, Arkansas Children's Hospital, and the UAMS Jones Eye Institute to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/20/20) an opportunity for children across the state to receive free comprehensive eye exams and glasses at no cost. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the school nurse at 501-897-2171.
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
9 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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Elementary
As part of their AVID presentations to 4th and 5th grade students, DAISY BATES will have sororities and fraternities visit. While preparing for that presentation, Principal Jackson (Alpha Kappa Alpha) posed with several teachers celebrating Delta Sigma Theta founders day.
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
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.
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy bates Parents and Guardians, Please stay tuned for a few announcements: First, Picture make-up day will be Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Also, you are invited to a Family Informational Night on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. There will be examples and teachers available to show you and your child the expectations for completing Science Projects. Thank you!
9 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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!
9 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!
9 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, We will be having our award assemblies on Friday, January 10, 2020. Kindergarten through second grade will be held at 8:30. Third through fifth grade will be held at 9:30, at which time our Student Counsel Installation will also be held with Senator Chesterfield. We look forward to seeing you there.
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
10 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!
10 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parent and Guardians, This is just a friendly reminder that there is no school tomorrow due to our professional development day and school will resume Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
Just a reminder, there is no school tomorrow (Monday, January 6)! We're closed for professional development. See you on Tuesday!
10 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.
10 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.
10 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Check out the Ugly Sweaters our teachers had on today. The students voted on the ugliest, and we will be posting the winner tomorrow.
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society & the Daisy Bates Gentlemen’s Club are sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for needy families in our community. Each class is collecting can goods, and other non- perishable items to be donated to families before the Winter Break. The class collecting the most items will be given a SUPER-DUPER CLASS party. There will also be a box in the front lobby of the school for parents to drop-off items. NO OUT- DATED CAN GOODS CAN BE ACCEPTED. Let’s make this a special Holiday for families in our community by joining in to help. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Elementary
The DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY Bates' Beats performed at the State Capitol as part of the Sounds of the Season. https://www.flickr.com/photos/arsecofstate/albums/72157712251833258/with/49234789903/
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Elementary
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society & the Daisy Bates Gentlemen’s Club are sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for needy families in our community. Each class is collecting can goods, and other non- perishable items to be donated to families before the Winter Break. The class collecting the most items will be given a SUPER-DUPER CLASS party. There will also be a box in the front lobby of the school for parents to drop-off items. NO OUT- DATED CAN GOODS CAN BE ACCEPTED. Let’s make this a special Holiday for families in our community by joining in to help. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society & the Daisy Bates Gentlemen’s Club are sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for needy families in our community. Each class is collecting can goods, and other non- perishable items to be donated to families before the Winter Break. The class collecting the most items will be given a SUPER-DUPER CLASS party. There will also be a box in the front lobby of the school for parents to drop-off items. NO OUT- DATED CAN GOODS CAN BE ACCEPTED. Let’s make this a special Holiday for families in our community by joining in to help. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, This call is just a reminder that our school spelling bee will resume on tomorrow, December 13, 2019 at 9:00. We look forward to seeing you there!
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Pre-K Parents, If your student is tardy or has to leave early, they must also be signed in and out through the front office. Thank you for your attention to this matter.
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, If you enter the campus and see children at recess, please refrain from stopping at the fence and attempting to speak to them, for the safety and security of our students. Our staff may not be aware of who you are and it raises alarm to have an unknown vehicle approaching children. Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter.
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, This call is just a reminder that our school spelling bee will resume on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9:00. We look forward to seeing you there!
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society & the Daisy Bates Gentlemen’s Club are sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for needy families in our community. Each class is collecting can goods, and other non- perishable items to be donated to families before the Winter Break. The class collecting the most items will be given a SUPER-DUPER CLASS party. There will also be a box in the front lobby of the school for parents to drop-off items. NO OUT- DATED CAN GOODS CAN BE ACCEPTED. Let’s make this a special Holiday for families in our community by joining in to help. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
10 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society & the Daisy Bates Gentlemen’s Club are sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for needy families in our community. Each class is collecting can goods, and other non- perishable items to be donated to families before the Winter Break. The class collecting the most items will be given a SUPER-DUPER CLASS party. There will also be a box in the front lobby of the school for parents to drop-off items. NO OUT- DATED CAN GOODS CAN BE ACCEPTED. Let’s make this a special Holiday for families in our community by joining in to help. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello, Daisy Bates Families. The Follett Book Fair will take place during the week of December 9-13th. Shopping hours are: 7:30-2:30 each day. You may wish to take advantage of the Book Fair for holiday shopping. A free self-serve gift wrapping station will be available in the Library Learning Center! Sales tax will be added to each purchase. Do not forget to add 7.5 percent when totaling the amount your child will need to spend. Thank you!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, It's time for our spelling bee. The school spelling bee, originally scheduled for Thursday, December 5, 2019 has been rescheduled for Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1:30. We look forward to seeing you there!!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello, Daisy Bates Families. The Follett Book Fair will take place during the week of December 9-13th. Shopping hours are: 7:30-2:30 each day. You may wish to take advantage of the Book Fair for holiday shopping. A free self-serve gift wrapping station will be available in the Library Learning Center! Sales tax will be added to each purchase. Do not forget to add 7.5 percent when totaling the amount your child will need to spend. Thank you!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society & the Daisy Bates Gentlemen’s Club are sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for needy families in our community. Each class is collecting can goods, and other non- perishable items to be donated to families before the Winter Break. The class collecting the most items will be given a SUPER-DUPER CLASS party. There will also be a box in the front lobby of the school for parents to drop-off items. NO OUT- DATED CAN GOODS CAN BE ACCEPTED. Let’s make this a special Holiday for families in our community by joining in to help. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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
11 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, It's time for our spelling bee. The school spelling bee, originally scheduled for Thursday, December 5, 2019 has been rescheduled for Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1:30. We look forward to seeing you there!!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
The Orange Ladies Society and the Daisy Bates Gentlemen’s Club are sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for needy families in our community. Each class is collecting can goods, and other non- perishable items to be donated to families before the Winter Break. The class collecting the most items will be given a SUPER-DUPER CLASS party. There will also be a box in the front lobby of the school for parents to drop-off items. NO OUT- DATED CAN GOODS CAN BE ACCEPTED. Let’s make this a special Holiday for families in our community by joining in to help. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, It's time for our spelling bee. The school spelling bee, originally scheduled for Thursday, December 5, 2019 has been rescheduled for Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1:30. We look forward to seeing you there!!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
11 months ago, PCSSD
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!
11 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.
11 months ago, PCSSD
Mills High
Mills University Studies High School Theatre Department will host its first full play production in over a decade. "The Miracle Worker" will run November 21 and November 22 at 7pm each night. Students- $3 w/ student ID. Adults- $5, PCSSD Educators- Free w/ school ID.
11 months ago, Mills High
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
11 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).
11 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, Family Thanksgiving Lunch is Thursday, November 21. We have to check in all visitors and parents. We will have a master list if you've ever scanned your Drivers License. If you have not, please come Mon-Wed morning to pre-scan your Drivers License to be on the pre-approved list. Thank you.
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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
11 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.
11 months ago, PCSSD
Mills High
Mills University Studies High School Theatre Department will host its first full play production in over a decade. "The Miracle Worker" will run November 20 - November 22 at 7pm each night. Students- $3 w/ student ID. Adults- $5, PCSSD Educators- Free w/ school ID.
11 months ago, Mills High
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, Come out and support our Daisy Bates basketball team as they play Mabelvale tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.The game will be held at Forest Heights STEM Academy. The address is 5901 Evergreen Dr. We look forward to seeing you there!
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Good Evening Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, Your student will bring home an AMI packet today. These packets are to be completed in the event school is out for inclement weather. Please keep these packets in a safe place, as they will be turned in for a grade after returning to school. Thank you
11 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
Thank you, veterans, for your service.
11 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Today is National Book Lovers Day! Check out the Mills feeder Teacher Librarians' favorite books. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
12 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
12 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, This is a friendly reminder that school picture day will be this Thursday, November 7, 2019. Please remember these are uniform pictures. Thank you and have a great evening!
12 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
We had fun Monday kicking off our school-wide reading of "The Lemonade Wars" and appreciate Superintendent McNulty and Deputy Superintendent Smith joining us in the celebration.
12 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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.
12 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, This is a friendly reminder that school picture day will be this Thursday, November 7, 2019. Please remember these are uniform pictures. Thank you and have a great evening!
12 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Community. We are excited to start our one school, one book reading campaign as we all read "The Lemonade Wars." Tomorrow, we will kick of this event and encourage everyone to where something from your closet that is yellow.
12 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
The AVID Leadership Team hard at work today making plans to support our students become college and career ready.
12 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
12 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Hello Daisy Bates Parents and Guardians, this is just a friendly reminder that students are out of school Wednesday, October 30 - Friday, November 1, 2019. Students will return on Monday, November 4, 2019. Enjoy your long weekend!
12 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
PCSSD
PreK Teachers from across the district went to the Arkansas Early Childhood Association Conference last week. The learning never ends!
12 months ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Three more hours until the Daisy Bates Fall Festival. Food, games and fun. See you at 5:00 tonight!!
12 months ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
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
12 months ago, PCSSD
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.
12 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/
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Every PCSSD staff member is encouraged to wear red on Tuesday, October 15 in honor of World Dyslexia Day.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year ago, PCSSD
Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Community. This is a reminder that this Thursday, the 26th, is the rescheduled date for our Title One Family Night and Open House. It will run from 5:30 - 7:30pm. We look forward to seeing everyone Thursday evening.
about 1 year ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Tigers
Many 4th & 5th grade students expressed an interest in choir and took home papers today that must completed returned tomorrow. Please, check with your child regarding his or her interest in choir and make sure the papers get turned in. Please, contact Mrs. Perry with questions.
about 1 year ago, Daisy Bates Tigers
Lou Jackson
Parents, please remember to ask your child about their Interim Report.
about 1 year ago, Lou Jackson
Lance LeVar
Daisy Bates Parents and Students! Please remember that the choir audition forms are due tomorrow, Tuesday. Please turn them into Mrs. Perry.
about 1 year ago, Lance LeVar
Lance LeVar
Daisy Bates Community - We are cancelling tonight's Title I/Open House event and rescheduling it to Thursday, September 26th, from 5:30 - 7:30. We look forward to see you on September 26th.
about 1 year ago, Lance LeVar
Lance LeVar
Daisy Bates Community, Thursday, August 29th, will be the Title One Family Night. Please come out and join us for some great information and food. An RSVP form went home today with our students. Please return it by Tuesday, so we can make sure we have the correct amount of food.
about 1 year ago, Lance LeVar
Daisy Bates Tigers
Daisy Bates Elementary Students and Parents: There will be a meet and greet on Monday, Aug 12th, at 6pm. We invite all parents and students to come meet their teachers.
about 1 year ago, Daisy Bates Tigers