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) #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 and recognizes the achievements and contributions of inspiring Hispanic Americans.
Students at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH learn about a variety of STEM topics, including biology, anthropology, forensics, and more. Teacher, Mrs. Duncan, sets the scene for her students to learn how these science is used in our daily lives. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
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
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Introducing fruits and vegetables during meals and snacks is an important step to incorporating it in a child's diet. It is also important to model healthy eating to your child to set a good example.
Today we honor the lives of those lost on September 11, 2001.
September is Better Breakfast Month. Did you know that the USDA's Seamless Summer Option has been extended through June 2022? This program allows schools to provide FREE breakfasts and lunches to all students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Do you volunteer for PCSSD school(s)? Don't forget to log your hours!. The individual and school with the most hours is recognized at the end of the school year at our annual PALS banquet! Volunteer log sheets are online: https://www.pcssd.org/page/volunteer-info #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
For this week's #tbt, can you guess this local celebrity? This former PCSSD student was a superstar on the SYLVAN HILLS HIGH basketball team and graduated in 1986. He now works for the district, but in the MILLS feeder. Can you guess who? #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Don't forget! We're hosting a virtual Grandparents' Day event on Friday, September 10 at 2 p.m. Just click on the Google Meet link (meet.google.com/ggw-mmhk-srs?hs=224) to log on and join us tomorrow.
September is Deaf Awareness Month. Did you know that PCSSD has an audiologist and certified hearing specialist on staff to provide services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students? We are thankful for their knowledge and service to PCSSD students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year. Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah symbolizes bringing in a sweet new year.
Today is National Read a Book Day. Let's take advantage of our day off and spend some time reading a good book. What are you reading today?
Happy Labor Day! As a reminder, all schools and District offices are closed today. See you Tuesday morning! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
September is Attendance Awareness Month. Research shows children more regularly attend classes when they know a parent, teacher, friend, or community member is keeping tabs on their attendance. #schooleveryday #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Pulaski County Youth Services is aiming to address mental health challenges in families and educators in central Arkansas. https://www.pcssd.org/article/527216 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. The CDC reports that nearly 1 in 5 U.S. children are obese. We recognize this month to bring awareness and provide some potential solutions to get kids eating healthy and physically active.
Just a reminder: PCSSD will be closed on Monday, September 6 in honor of Labor Day. Schools and district offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 7. Enjoy the extended weekend! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence