National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum ever since. Nearly 4.5 million voters have registered to vote on the holiday to date. Register now: https://www.nonprofitvote.org/states/arkansas/
The countdown is on! The 2022–23 FAFSA® form is coming on Oct. 1, 2021. Check out this article for tips to get ready for it: https://go.usa.gov/xM8tP
Dear Mills Scholars, DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! October 2 & 16. ACT Boot Camp with the guru-Dr. Charity Smith. Sign up before the slots are gone. See the forms link below.
Philander Smith College will be hosting an ACT Boot Camp on Saturday, October 2 and 16 from 10 am - 2 pm. Space limited, so RSVP as soon as possible (https://forms.gle/1kL3WWZLgEXb3z5G9). This is open to all students who want to better prepare for the ACT.
September is Attendance Awareness Month. Support and connection bring students into our school buildings as active participants in their education. School can be a safe space even when things are tough outside the classroom. #schooleveryday #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Today is Human Resources Professional Appreciation Day and we want to say a big thank you to the incredible PCSSD Human Resources team. This department works tirelessly to ensure our schools and offices work efficiently. Thank you, staff! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
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.
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.
What a beautiful evening for some football! All four high schools are on the road today. Good luck to the MAUMELLE HIGH Hornets, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH Comets, ROBINSON HIGH Senators and SYLVAN HILLS HIGH Bears! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Hey Comet Nation. Join in with our homecoming competitions and festivities next week September 27-October 1, 2021. We have PowderPuff on Wednesday. Plus, we will have a blackout at the game Friday as we host the CAC Mustangs.
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
Reminder #2. Tomorrow 9/21, we will confiscate any backpack that is not clear or mesh until a parent picks it up. This is a safety protocol. Thanks in advance for your continued support and cooperation. Sports bags must go directly to school lockers or dressing rooms after checks. #safetymatters
Good evening Mills High Parents/Guardians. This is a reminder that the Mills High School PTO will be sponsoring a PTO town hall meeting Tuesday September 21, 2021, at 6 p.m. in the concert hall. During this meeting we will discuss our current reality, Schoology, School wide expectations,and the schools Parent compact and school Improvement plan. During this meeting stakeholders will have an opportunity to be included in the decision-making process. Covid-19 safety guidelines will be in place and masks are required. Please park in the parking lot near the gymnasium and enter through those doors to the concert hall.
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
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
Dear students and parents, Fall Picture days are quickly approaching. Grade 9-11 will take place on Thursday, October 7. Senior Picture Retake day will take place on Monday, October 11. Fall Picture retake day for grades 9-11 will take place on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. For more information, contact Mr. Taylor Lehman TAYLOR LEHMAN English Teacher, Yearbook, & Cross Country Coach email@example.com
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
On Tuesday, superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty stepped in and taught Mr. Flowers' World History class at MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH. Students were impressed by the culturally relevant and responsive approach to the lesson Dr. McNulty presented. #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