September is Attendance Awareness Month. Absences drop when families understand what their children are learning and why it is important, while also feeling welcome and supported. https://awareness.attendanceworks.org/ #pcssdproud #serveall
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The National Alliance on Mental Illness recently published a book entitled "You Are Not Alone" to offer help, recovery options, and more. https://zandoprojects.com/books/you-are-not-alone/ #pcssdproud #serveall
We had a great matchup last night between MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES and MAUMELLE HIGH. The Hornets came out on top 35-28 in a hard-fought game. Good luck to ROBINSON and SYLVAN HILLS HIGH on the road tonight. Live stream is available: https://trst.in/c8zcVk #pcssdproud #serveall
Congratulations to our 2023-2024 Homecoming Court 6th Grade Princesses Carley Flakoll Rachel Chukwu Vanessa Rodriguez Kaedyn Walters 7th Grade Maids Jordyn Davis Julissa Gomez Meliza Rodriguez Aubrey Trotter Kahliya Woolfolk 8th Grade Maids Carmiya Smith Adleigh Stewart Neveah Tolliver Jaityn Trotter Erona Veseli Homecoming is October 19th at 5:15 pm Thank you! Go Stingers!!!
PCSSD has a goal to include as many students in as many STEM experiences as possible. In addition to STEM is LIT, secondary students have the opportunity to participate in before and after school STEM programs throughout the District. #pcssdproud #serveall
Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair is in full swing! Thank you to all who have supported us so far! We have two more days left, plenty of time to shop! The online fair can be found at https://shop.scholastic.com/parent-ecommerce/parent-store-2.html/?fairId=5392518 Purchases can be made until October 8 and still support our school and students! Thank you! Go Stingers!!!
September is Better Breakfast Month. Breakfast is offered at all PCSSD schools and is included in the free and reduced meal program. Fill out the application and find out more details here: https://trst.in/uSBhSy #pcssdproud #serveall
Today is Human Resource Professional Appreciation Day. We are so appreciative of our team's hard work and dedication to PCSSD staff. Thank you! #pcssdproud #serveall
PCSSD wishes our Jewish community an easy fast on this Yom Kippur. #pcssdproud #serveall
Today is the International Day of the Deaf. This year's theme from the World Federation of the Deaf is: A World Where Deaf People Everywhere Can Sign Anywhere! The organization encourages all people to learn sign language. #pcssdproud #serveall
It's officially the first day of Fall! #pcssdproud #serveall
September is Attendance Awareness Month. More than 25% of students were chronically absent last year, putting them at higher risk of not learning to read and eventually dropping out. That is up from 15% before the pandemic. https://trst.in/iWO4ud #pcssdproud #serveall
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Did you know that suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among 10-14 year olds? It is also the 12th leading cause of death in the U.S. https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Kids-Teens-and-Young-Adults #pcssdproud #serveall
It's football Friday and all 4 high schools are in action! Good luck MAUMELLE, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES, ROBINSON and SYLVAN HILLS! Reminder: tickets can be purchased online (https://gofan.co/) and games are live-streamed (https://trst.in/rqkbXA) #pcssdproud #serveall
REMINDER! Schools will be closed on Monday, September 25 for parent/teacher conferences. Conferences are open from 12 - 6 pm at each school. District offices will be open for normal business hours (8 am - 4:30 pm). #pcssdproud #serveall
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Monday, September 25 from 12:00-6:00. We will have schedules available for parents to go to the teachers they wish to see. The Fall Scholastic Book Fair will also be open during this time. Thank you! Go Stingers!!!
Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair is starting on September 25. If you would like to help fund books for our students, please see this sponsorship letter. Thank you! Go Stingers!!! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CZG9wMMGHd3AwhYMedISm47AfNh1zivqjd98IMFFAhE/edit?usp=sharing
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. The CDC encourages families to model healthy lifestyles by establishing sleep routines, developing health eating habits, and moving more as a family. #pcssdproud #serveall
September is Better Breakfast Month. HealthyChildren.org has a few suggestions for breakfast rather than cereal: hardboiled eggs, fresh fruit, yogurt, smoothies, granola bars, and bagels with cream cheese. https://www.healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/Breakfast-for-Learning.aspx #pcssdproud #serveall
PCSSD is seeing growth in areas of education related to STEM. The district has seen math proficiency scored 4 times that state average and some elementary schools are seeing proficiency growth by as much as 30%! #pcssdproud #serveall