Many PCSSD schools participated in Peace Week. This year's theme was "Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world." The activities focused on promoting peacemaking in our society and spreading compassion, kindness, and hope in our community.
The Every Kid Outdoors program offers FREE National Park Passes to 4th graders across the U.S. This pass allows free access to national parks, including the 8 in Arkansas. The annual program is provided by the National Park Service and lasts until Aug. 31. https://everykidoutdoors.gov
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Sleep is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Research shows that we should all be consistent with our bedtime routines, remove electronic devices from the bedroom, and make sure the room is dark and quiet.
September is Better Breakfast Month. Studies have shown that kids who eat breakfast have higher test scores and their schoolwork can suffer because they have a harder time focusing and can become more tired without eating breakfast. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This past week these 2nd Grade chefs cooked up some author’s purpose because it’s all about P.I.E. (Persuade, Inform and Entertain). After learning all about author’s purpose, they practiced reading passages and sorted them into the correct P.I.E. plate.
REMINDER! Future Senator Cheer Clinic will be held Saturday, October 2 from 9am - 12pm at the Robinson Champion Center for PreK - 7th graders. Registration is $30 and must be complete by Sept. 25 to guarantee a shirt for the performance on October 8. However, registration will be accepted at the door on the day of the clinic. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScXemtClAbuqx0on6CjQ_O4TvxudXnE-iU59FwD2L4g0nXDlA/viewform
Name that Number!!! Ms. Fountain's math class had to use 5 cards to create a problem to reach the target number. The object is to use multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, exponents, brackets, and parenthesis to create a problem using as many cards as possible.
UAMS will host an online Q&A panel regarding Students & COVID-19 this evening (Monday, Sept. 20) from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Parents, teachers, and school administrators are invited. More information on the panelists as well as a link to the meeting can be found here: uamshealth.com/students-and-covid-19/ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Special thanks to First Security for providing hot dogs and chips for Baker's PBIS Kick-Off.
Mrs. Cunningham's Kindergarten students successfully completed the PBIS floor puzzle during Baker's PBIS Kick-Off Celebration.
During Baker's PBIS Kick-Off, classes participated in an "Expectation Scramble", a class dance party, and was treated with hot dogs and chips from First Security.
September is Better Breakfast Month. Breakfast gives you the fuel you need to focus at work or school and gives you energy for the day. We are proud to offer breakfast to our students to get them ready to learn! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Did you know that approved free and reduced applications are more than just a meal? Completing the applications helps our schools in many ways beyond lower meal prices. Read more about the benefits and how to apply here: http://ow.ly/5ytN50GatvL #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
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.
Future Senator Cheer Clinic will be held Saturday, October 2 from 9am - 12pm at the Robinson Champion Center. The clinic is for PreK - 7th graders. Registration is $30 and must be complete by Sept. 25 to guarantee a shirt for the performance on October 8. However, registration will be accepted at the door on the day of the clinic. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScXemtClAbuqx0on6CjQ_O4TvxudXnE-iU59FwD2L4g0nXDlA/viewform
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.