Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday," also called Shrove Tuesday. The name Fat Tuesday refers to the last day of eating richer foods before the leaner days of Lent begin when many Christians fast. Do you celebrate Mardi Gras?
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Happy Mardi Gras!
February is Black History Month. James "Jimmy" McKissic was a world-renowned pianist who performed throughout the world, including more than two dozen events at Carnegie Hall in New York. McKissic was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
James McKissic
11th grade students will take the ACT tomorrow at RHS. They need a charged chromebook, school ID and only ACT approved calculators will be permitted. Please be ON TIME to school so the check in process can run quickly and smoothly. 11th graders will be allowed and excused to check out after the test ONLY if we have written/email permission or a parent checks them out in the office. Student drivers should bring in a note or have parents email aparrish7827@pcssd.org. Make sure you are well rested and have a nutritious breakfast. Come ready to ROCK the ACT tomorrow!
over 2 years ago, Anna Carol Parrish
February is Black History Month. Joycelyn Elders served as the U.S. Surgeon General in President Clinton's Administration and as Director of the Arkansas Department of Health. Elders was born in Schaal, AR and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Joycelyn Elders
A reminder that all 11th grade students will take the ACT this Tuesday at RHS. Students will report to school as usual. This test is free for 11th graders.
over 2 years ago, Anna Carol Parrish
February is Black History Month. Rodney Earl Slater was the first African American director of the Federal Highway Administration and U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President Clinton. He grew up in Marianna and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1997.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Rodney Earl Slater
February is Black History Month. Lou Brock was an MLB player who changed the game by using the stolen base as an offensive weapon, and was the league's all-time stolen base leader until 1991. He was born in El Dorado and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2005.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Lou Brock
The Arkansas Assoc. of Alternative Educators, Arkansas Department Of Education and Alternative Education Unit selected Tammy Bray for the “Judge Evans Award." Congratulations, Tammy! We're proud to have you with PCSSD!
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Tammy Bray
February is Black History Month. Fatima Robinson is one of the most popular hip-hop and pop music choreographers in the world. Her work has been featured in music videos and movies. Robinson was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black hall of Fame in 2004.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Fatima Robinson
Parents, Your student's signed course selection sheet for the 2020-2021 school year is due in the counselor's office TOMORROW, Friday, Feb. 21st. This form is extremely important in our planning and decision making for next year. Again, all course selection sheets are due to the counselor's office tomorrow. Thank you.
over 2 years ago, Anna Carol Parrish
February is Black History Month. Ozell Sutton was a leader in the civil rights movement and was present at Central High, the march at Selma, and with Martin Luther King Jr. when he was murdered. Sutton was born in Gould and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Ozell Sutton
February is Black History Month. George Howard Jr. was the first African American to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Arkansas and numerous other Arkansas judicial posts. Howard was born in Pine Bluff and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
George Howard Jr.
Parents please be aware we are on a testing schedule and the times do not line up with our regular bell schedule so you may get calls for attendance
over 2 years ago, Anna Carol Parrish
February is Black History Month. Edith Jones was the first African American to graduate from the University of Arkansas Medical School. The Edith Irby Jones M.D. Health Care Center was named for her. She was born in Conway and inducted to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2002
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Edith Jones
Students please be prepared for testing tomorrow. You need a CHARGED chromebook and please BE ON TIME. Report to 1st period then 9th and 10th will move for testing. Your testing room assignments are posted in the hallways or ask your 1st or teacher
over 2 years ago, Anna Carol Parrish
February is Black History Month. Debbye Turner Bell was crowned Miss America 1990. Bell grew up in Jonesboro and in 1998 was named a Distinguished Alumna of Arkansas State University. Bell was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Debbye Turner Bell
9th and 10th grade students MAP assessments are this tues-thurs and Students need to look at the rosters posted in the hallways to determine where they are to test.
over 2 years ago, Anna Carol Parrish
February is Black History Month. Grover Evans was the first African American to swim on the U.S. Paralympic Team in Barcelona in 1992. He set five world records & won 69 national championships. Evans was born in Jonesboro & inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1996.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Grover Evans
PCSSD is wishing everyone a very happy Valentine's Day
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
valentine's day
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.
over 2 years ago, PCSSD
Lottie Lee Holt Shackelford