During Black History Month we're celebrating Black artists with an Arkansas connection. Big Bill Broonzy was an American blues singer, songwriter, & guitarist born in Jefferson County. He played country music in the 1920s before shifting to more urban-blues. #pcssproud #serveall
It's game day! For all those football fans (and Taylor Swift fans, too) - today is the big game. Who are you choosing: the Kansas City Chiefs or the San Francisco 49ers? #pcssdproud #serveall
During Black History Month we are celebrating black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Louis Jordan, born in Brinkley, was an American saxophonist and band leader. Jordan was known as the "King of the Jukebox". #pcssdproud #serveall
Millions of people around the year will celebrate the Lunar New Year today, kicking off the 15-day Spring Festival. The Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunar calendar. Wishing wealth and prosperity to all those who celebrate this holiday! #pcssdproud #serveall
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Luenell, famous Actress and Comedian, was born in Tollette. From southwest Arkansas to the big screen, Luenell has appeared in TV and Film over 30 years! #pcssdproud #serveall
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Sister Rosetta Tharpe, born in Cotton Plant, was a singer/songwriter and guitarist. Her musical influence eventually dubbed her the Godmother of Rock n Roll. #pcssdproud #serveall
Auditions were held for the All-State Music Ensembles last Friday (Feb. 2) and Saturday (Feb. 3). Congratulations to our Mills University Studies High music students who were selected by competitive audition to the Arkansas All-State Music Ensembles. They will attend a conference in Hot Springs February 15 - 17 and perform a concert on Sunday, Feb. 17 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Congrats, Comets!
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Equilla Walker is a visual storyteller from Little Rock. Walker's art tells a story through the use of photos and recycled materials. #pcssdproud #serveall
Today is National Signing Day! Traditionally, this is the first day student-athletes can officially sign a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to commit to an NCAA DI or DII institution. We can't wait to see where our student-athletes will be headed next year! #pcssdproud #serveall
Mills University Studies High School will host a community meeting in regards to the next steps for our "Building for the Future" construction campaign. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 13 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at the PCSSD central office in the boardroom (just before the monthly board meeting will take place). All Mills community members are invited.
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Mifflin Wistar Gibbs lived in Little Rock and had many careers. Gibbs was an attorney in Little Rock and was the first black judge elected in the U.S. #pcssdproud #serveall
You did it! You made it through 100 days of school! We have officially passed the 100 day mark for students in school for the school year. That means we only have 78 days of school left. How do you plan to make the rest of this year a great one? #pcssdproud #serveall
It's National School Counseling Week and we're recognizing all of our counselors this week. Next up, let's give a shout out to the Mills feeder counselors. Thank you for the impact you have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. #pcssdproud #serveall
AVID students from Mills University Studies volunteered at the annual UCP Gala fundraiser this past Saturday. During the event, UCP announced its partnership with MUSHS as part of the Academies of Central Arkansas. Shout out to our students for representing our school, and PCSSD, with pride and respect. We were excited to be part of this fundraiser with our Academy partner.
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Najee Dorsey, from Blytheville, is a Visual Artist using photography and paint to depict the southern African American culture and experience. Dorsey #pcssdproud #serveall
This Black History Month we are celebrating African Americans Artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Eldridge Cleaver, born in Wabbaseka, was an American writer and political activist throughout the 60s and 70s. His best known work is "Soul on Fire." #pcssdproud #serveall
This Black History Month we are celebrating African Americans Artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Al Green, born in Forrest City, is a famous soul, R&B, and gospel singer/songwriter. He was inducted into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 #pcssdproud #serveall
February is Career and Technical Education Month. CTE programs provide students robust opportunities to obtain hands-on, real-world learning experiences that can lead to a successful career beyond high school. PCSSD participated in a CTE month kickoff event on Feb. 1 at the state Capitol. The Academies of Central Arkansas works with PCSSD high schools to implement CTE instruction in daily curriculum. #pcssdproud #serveall
This Black History Month we are celebrating African Americans Artists who also have an Arkansas connection. LaToya Hobbs, born and raised in Little Rock, is an American painter and printmaker best known for her large-scale portraits of black women. #pcssdproud #serveall
February is American Heart Month. Wearing red today shows support and awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death, especially women, in the U.S. Heart disease is largely preventable. Learn more about Heart Month: https://trst.in/L1yza5 #pcssdproud #serveall