February is Black History Month. Lottie Lee Holt Shackelford became the first female mayor of Little Rock. In 1998, Shackelford founded the Women's Foundation of Arkansas. She was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
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Lottie Lee Holt Shackelford
February is Black History Month. Robert McFerrin Sr. was the first African American to appear in an opera at the Metropolitan Opera house in New York City. McFerrin was born in Marianna and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
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Robert McFerrin Sr.
February is Black History Month. Sidney Moncrief played basketball for University of Arkansas and led them to the Final Four in '78. He was a first round draft pick and five time All-Star. Moncrief was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
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Sidney Moncrief
February is Black History Month. Granville Coggs was an original Tuskegee Airman. He attended Harvard and became the first African American staff physician at San Francisco's Kaiser Hospital. Coggs was born in Pine Bluff and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
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Granville Coggs
February is Black History Month. Johnnie Harrison Taylor was a singer known as the "Philosopher of Soul." His single "Disco Lady" was the first single to ever be certified platinum. Taylor was born in Crawfordsville, AR and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1999.
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Johnnie Harrison Taylor
February is Black History Month. Hubert "Geese" Ausbie was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and became known as the "Clown Prince of Basketball." Ausbie attended Philander Smith College and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
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Hubert "Geese" Ausbie
February is Black History Month. Daisy Gatson Bates was a mentor to the Little Rock Nine during Central High's desegregation. In 1957 the AP chose her as Woman of the Year in Education. Bates grew up in Huttig, AR and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
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Daisy Gatson Bates
February is Black History Month. Art Porter Sr. was best known as a jazz musician and performed for President Clinton's two gubernatorial inaugurations and a presidential inaugural reception. Porter is from Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
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Art Porter Sr.
This is a reminder that schools will be closed on Monday, February 10 for parent teacher conferences. We'll see you (students) back in the classroom on Tuesday, February 11!
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parent teacher conference
February is Black History Month. Andree Yvonne Layton Roaf was the first African American woman to serve on the Arkansas Supreme Court when she was appointed by Governor Jim Guy Tucker. Roaf moved to Pine Bluff as an adult and inducted to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1996.
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Andree Yvonne Layton Roaf
REMINDER! The Pulaski County Special School District science fair will be held *this* Friday, February 7 from 9am until 1 pm. Come visit us at UA-Little Rock and see all the projects from across our school district. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
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science fair
February is Black History Month. Samuel Massie Jr. was a chemist and worked on the Manhattan Project during WWII. His research led to medications to treat malaria, meningitis and more. He was born in North Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1998.
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 Samuel Massie Jr.
February is Black History Month. Vice Admiral Edward Moore Jr. was the highest ranking African American in the Navy at the time of his retirement. Moore's family moved to Little Rock while he was in high school. He was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1999.
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Vice Admiral Edward Moore Jr.
School counselors help students in more ways than you realize. This week we celebrate them and the tremendous impact they have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career as a part of National School Counseling Week.
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National School Counseling Week - Feb. 3-7, 2020
February is American Heart Month. Help raise awareness for heart disease by participating in "Wear Red Day" this Friday (Feb. 7). Together we are empowering women to beat heart disease and stroke, giving them more time to do amazing things.
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Wear Red Day for American Heart Month
Registration is now open for students *RETURNING* to PCSSD for the 2020-2021 school year. Registration can be done online through the registration portal: https://pcssd-cas.hosted.src-solutions.com/cas_PulaskiCountySSD/login
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registration open
February is Black History Month. John Harold Johnson built Johnson Publishing Company, a publishing empire that launched Ebony and Jet magazines. He was born in Arkansas City and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
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John Harold Johnson
Happy Groundhog Day! Do you want 6 more weeks of winter?
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Picture of Groundhog "Happy Groundhog Day"
February is Black History Month. Maya Angelou is a renowned bestselling author, poet, actor and performer. She lived in Stamps, AR for ten years with her grandmothers. She was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
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Maya Angelou
In honor of Black History Month, every day in February we'll recognize a great leader in African American history. We'll highlight someone new each morning.
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Highlighting great leaders: Black History Month