Today is Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year. Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah symbolizes bringing in a sweet new year.
Today is National Read a Book Day. Let's take advantage of our day off and spend some time reading a good book. What are you reading today?
Happy Labor Day! As a reminder, all schools and District offices are closed today. See you Tuesday morning! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
September is Attendance Awareness Month. Research shows children more regularly attend classes when they know a parent, teacher, friend, or community member is keeping tabs on their attendance. #schooleveryday #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Pulaski County Youth Services is aiming to address mental health challenges in families and educators in central Arkansas. https://www.pcssd.org/article/527216 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. The CDC reports that nearly 1 in 5 U.S. children are obese. We recognize this month to bring awareness and provide some potential solutions to get kids eating healthy and physically active.
Just a reminder: PCSSD will be closed on Monday, September 6 in honor of Labor Day. Schools and district offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 7. Enjoy the extended weekend! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
September is Better Breakfast Month and we are highlighting our student nutrition department and their dedication to providing nutritionally balanced meals, both breakfast and lunch, to all PCSSD students. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Can you guess this famous PCSSD alum? Here's a hint: he's a class of 1996 SYLVAN HILLS HIGH graduate and has starred in major Hollywood movies for more than 10 years! #TBT #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Several administrators in central office love celebrating birthdays and our assistant superintendent for human resources is one of them! So here's a birthday shout out to Shawn Burgess! Thank you for all you do for the employees of PCSSD. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Are you interested in buying insurance for your student's Chromebook? The insurance covers accidental damage, broken screens, water damage, loss, and theft while in the possession of the student. Learn more: https://schooldevicecoverage.com/signup
Welcome to the second week of school! We know homework may be picking up, so the U.S. Department of Education has released some tips to help families adjust back to homework and help students with doing that work at home. http://ow.ly/fBFy50FVScQ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Everyone deserves affordable internet at home & opportunities that come with it. We are proud to help close the #DigitalDivide through the @FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit in collaboration with @HeartlandFwd. Learn more: https://getemergencybroadband.org/ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Superintendent Dr. McNulty was live this morning with Viktoria Capek on KATV Channel 7 talking about back to school and how the first week is going thus far. If you missed the interviews, visit katv.com to watch them later this morning! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Word on the street is that our students and staff loved the new food in the cafeteria yesterday! We're excited to bring this new variety of fresh food options to each of our schools. And just a reminder - all meals are free for students this year! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Good morning PCSSD families and staff! The IT department has received notification from Classlink that everything is back up and running. You (your student) should be able to log in to Classlink now. Thank you for your patience.
8:55am: The IT department has identified an error with the Classlink portal. They are currently investigating the issue. However, you will NOT be able to access Classlink right now. We will update you as soon as the issue is resolved. You can follow updates on status.classlink.com. Thank you for your patience.
‘Twas the night before school starts, when all through the building The classrooms sat empty, waiting for children. The teachers have been working, for weeks by now To make sure students would enter with a “wow!” Meanwhile, children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of a new year danced in their heads. Teachers were putting finishing touches on plans To bring an amazing year to their student’s hands. The morning would bring new adventures no doubt Another school year is beginning with a lot to be excited about. Happy first day of school, and to all a goodnight!
Teachers across the district are gearing up for back to school with professional develop training all week. Can't believe summer is almost over and a new school year is about to begin. We are excited to welcome students back on Monday! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD served 70,541 meals for children over the course of 9 weeks through its summer meal program. The program provided weekly boxes of 7 breakfasts and 7 lunches for Pulaski County children at 7 PCSSD school locations. http://ow.ly/ODqi50FOzoh #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence