Participants in the Central Arkansas Water Power of Water Professional Development get great equipment and supplies to take back to schools. Great work, COLLEGE STATION ELEMENTARY!
REMINDER: Week 10 high school football games will be played Thursday and Friday night this week. SYLVAN HILLS, MAUMELLE and ROBINSON will play on Thursday. MILLS will play on Friday.
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.
JOE T. ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL'S Beta Club inducted 78 new members in grades 9 through 12. Beta Club are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA and earn at least 20 service hours during the school year.
Thank you to Scholastic Ambassador Mr. John Schu for stopping by Crystal Hill Elementary. He gave a great presentation that got the students excited to read and previewed some new books.
The SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE AVID team had a blast preparing and working a haunted stage for the PBIS Fall Festival earlier this week.
Check out this amazing article from Arkansas Democrat Gazette previewing MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL's production of I Am Frankenstein: http://bit.ly/2N2GHWF.. There are 2 shows: 10/31 and 11/1 at 7 p.m.
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
Broadway World Magazine and the Arkansas Democrat Gazette both previewed MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL's "I Am Frankenstein" production coming up on October 31. Check out the story on Broadway World here: http://bit.ly/2WtA82y. The ADG article comes out on Oct. 31.
BAKER ELEMENTARY held a pep rally to wrap up Red Ribbon Week. Check out the ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL band helping out with Bronco PBIS Chant! https://youtu.be/FjOpvzt-QnU
PreK Teachers from across the district went to the Arkansas Early Childhood Association Conference last week. The learning never ends!
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
Art can be created from anything, including trash! Check out these recycled art pieces from students at LANDMARK ELEMENTARY. These are currently on display in the main lobby at Central Office.
We have a hero at CATO ELEMENTARY! 5th grade teacher, Wendy Sanabria, performed the heimlich on a student who was choking on a piece of granola during breakfast last week. We are so thankful that she took action and the student is safe!
Last week, 4th grade students from Clinton Elementary enjoyed a Live Ballet Arkansas performance of Sleepy Hollow and a picnic lunch at Burns park.
Good morning - due to power outages in the area, Mills Middle School and Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School will be closed today. This will be AMI Day #1 for students and staff.
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.
For this week's "Book Buzz," KARK's Susanne Brunner took the recommendation of LANDMARK ELEMENTARY students. "Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcake." Thanks, Landmark! https://www.kark.com/book-buzz/book-buzz-pete-the-cat-and-the-missing-cupcakes/
Students from SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL Military Club visited Camp Robinson to build confidence and improve teamwork skills. Students got to repel (in the rain!!) with Sgt. Randall. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
**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/