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January is School Board Appreciation Month and we asked our board members to share a little about themselves. Brian Maune is married with 6 children and enjoys family time filled with camping weekends both in and out of state. He also enjoys being outdoors for hunting and fishing recreation. One thing he's learned during COVID is that he and his wife are not blessed with stay-at-home virtual teaching skills. Those kids had to be back in school. He's very thankful for PCSSD teachers! Thank you, Briane, for your dedication to PCSSD! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence view image

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Maumelle Middle

MAUMELLE MIDDLE science teacher Ms. Hall launched a unit on the human body for 6th graders. The first project was a rat dissection because rat organs are almost identical to ours. Students at home participated through Google Meet. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence view image

Maumelle Middle 3 days ago
Sylvan Hills High

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette recently had a great piece on SYLVAN HILLS HIGH's Coach Hill. We are proud of Coach Hill and his hard work with the school's football program. Congratulations, coach, for being named the All-Arkansas Preps Coach of the Year! https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2021/jan/10/obstacles-didnt-stunt-bears-during-hills-first/ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence view image

Sylvan Hills High 3 days ago

January is School Board Appreciation Month and we asked our board members to share a little about themselves. Shelby Thomas, board vice president, has been married for 26 years with 4 kids, 1 son in law and 1 daughter in law. he has 1 grandson with another on the way! He enjoys playing golf whenever he can find find free time. One thing he's learned this year that he really likes to cook. During lockdown in 2020, he spent a lot of time cooking for my family. Just call him the "grill master." Thank you, Shelby, for your dedication to PCSSD! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence view image

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The governor announced Tuesday that all school employees can receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting January 18. Alex Burch with KATV Channel 7 spoke with Dr. Janice Warren about how PCSSD plans to distribute the vaccine. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence view image

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A world language teacher at SYLVAN HILLS HIGH & JOE T. ROBINSON MIDDLE began the 2nd semester by serving her students Rosca de Reyes. The traditional Mexican bread, also known as Three Kings Bread, is a fun way to expose students to the culture. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence view image

PCSSD 4 days ago

Message from the Superintendent to PCSSD Families

Dr. Charles McNulty

As we enter the 2020-21 school year, I keep thinking about what our students will say about us 50 years from now. As I enter my third year as Superintendent of PCSSD, I feel strongly that our students will look back and say that we provided an educational experience that conquered fear and isolation. We will accomplish this by reinforcing our social contract with schooling, governance and the economy that affords all citizens the opportunity to live a good life. A good life free of discrimination, free of false promises, and free of paralyzing fear. I know this to be true because I have met so many parents, students, community members, and professionals whose passion and commitment to our communities is authentic and rooted in hard work founded upon a deep pride for family, neighborhood, town, and the beautiful state of Arkansas!

Without question, this year will challenge us! There will be times we take two steps forward, then find ourselves three steps back. We will see what we consider as fact and best practice fall to the wayside as we LEARN of better ways to build a stronger educational community. Yet, through all this uncertainty we will focus on students and the skills they need to truly transform their lives and our communities. To do this, we have added Schoology as a Learning Management System (LMS) where all our curriculum can be found and our Big Rocks initiatives of AVID and PBIS can be supported. Through Schoology, students who have chosen a face-to-face educational experience will be taught with students choosing an A/B experience, at the same time. Schoology will also be utilized for all digital learning students to ensure that when all students physically return to the schools we will not have students learning different sets of curriculum.

Finally, our public schools can rise to these difficult times and overcome the challenges that face our students and their families together! We should have disagreements because that is the essence of healthy learning opportunities in a democratic society. We are always striving to get better here at PCSSD. I walk into this school year confident that 50 years from now our students will be grateful for the commitment we, as stakeholders in their future, had for the life they carved out for themselves.

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