November is National Diabetes Month. The CDC reports that more than one-third of U.S. adults have prediabetes which puts them on track to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is preventable through committing to a healthy lifestyle.
Today is America Recycles Day and many of our schools have programs to promote recycling. PCSSD students are taught the importance of recycling by collecting recyclable items throughout the school. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is American Education Week! This week we celebrate our teachers and staff who work to provide a quality education to our students! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD's Student Nutrition partner, Chartwells, has released some new, healthy recipes that could be great additions to the upcoming holiday meals.
Be the "I" in the KIND! Today is World Kindness Day and we love seeing this at schools around the District. Shout out to these custodial pros for posing with this sign at SYLVAN HILLS JUNIOR HIGH. We appreciate their hard work every day! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Chartwells is bringing back Lucky Tray Day at all PCSSD elementary schools! Students - next week remember to check the bottom of your tray to look for the winning sticker. If you have the lucky tray, you win a prize from Chartwells! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD and WillSub are teaming up for a training session for those interested in becoming a substitute teacher. We are always in need of qualified subs. The training will be held on Monday, November 15 from 1-3:30 p.m. at PCSSD Central Office.
Today, and everyday, we thank our military veterans for their patriotism and willingness to serve our country. We pay our respect to veterans and their families for their continued sacrifices for our freedoms. Thank you, veterans!
Baker Elementary students made this 22 ft. dragon for this year's Read for the Record. The story was Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon, a wonderful story celebrates family history and cultural symbols as a source of self-identity and affirmation.
Pictured dragon team (left to right): Joan Anderson, Joy Ploszay, Natalie Casavechia, Madelyn Ferpotto, Twyla Tate, and Kevin Buchan (center).
Educators and coaches across PCSSD are dedicated to our students. ROBINSON Athletic Director, Todd Eskola, believes that involvement in athletic programs is a vital part of a student's education. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is STEM/STEAM Day! We celebrate the lessons our students are learning that involve science and math skills. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PBS Kids is offering some fun fall activities for children to explore the outdoors and use all of their senses. Check out these activities, and maybe get inspired to try some new ways to celebrate fall!
REMINDER! Daylight saving time ends tonight - it's time to fall back. Set your clocks back one hour before bed tonight.
PCSSD and WillSub are teaming up for a training session for those interested in becoming a substitute teacher. We are always need in of qualified subs. The training will be held on Monday, November 15 from 1-3:3pm at PCSSD Central Office.
Kindergarten classes take a group picture after enjoying 'Baker's Pumpkin Patch".
Mrs. Pruitt, 4th grade teacher, and student are "twinning" on pajama day.
Mrs. Cunningham's kindergarten students are on location in Baker's outdoor classroom!
After reading Crankenstein, Mrs. Garmon's class read a variety of books with characters that faced obstacles that caused them to experience all types of extreme emotions. The class discussed and responded with what makes them furious and shared a strategy that helps them calm down.
Welcome to Baker's Pumpkin Patch!!!
Kindergarteners and pumpkins picked from Baker's pumpkin patch!