Mother Nature surprised residents in Arkansas with nearly two feet of snow across the state! Students in Pulaski County Special School District enjoyed a week of "winter-based" instructional activities in order to take advantage of these rare snow days. https://youtu.be/cGq1CIE1rtQ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Who's up for the PCSSD snow angel challenge? Dozens of PCSSD district employees, that's who! District employees were challenge to participate in a fun "snow angel challenge" during the unusual snowfall last week. SNOW fun! https://youtu.be/8GvQJNEyi_g #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
ICYMI: Deputy superintendent Alesia Smith talked about "winter-based" instruction on @KARK4News and @FOX16News last night. Special thanks to @cassandrawebbtv for highlighting these special winter moments from students. http://ow.ly/e5Xz50DDK5R #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The district will return to normal instruction on Tuesday, February 23. Thank you for your patience during winter weather last week!
PCSSD will have a virtual day on Monday, February 22 due to the impact of last week’s winter weather. Several side roads are still difficult to navigate and we want to ensure the safety of our students and staff. Additionally, some schools suffered damage from the storm that require additional work. We appreciate your patience and understanding.
Mother Nature surprised us with nearly two feet of snow across Arkansas! Students in PCSSD enjoyed a week of "winter-based" instructional activities in order to take advantage of these rare snow days. https://youtu.be/cGq1CIE1rtQ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD received nearly 36,500 masks for staff last week. These masks were donated by Ford Motor Company as part of the district's participation with Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL). We're so thankful for additional supplies to keep our staff safe. http://ow.ly/R6qq50DATeg #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Let it snow! Let it snow! And, it sure did! We loved seeing all the winter-based instruction activities you guys did on Monday. Check out our Facebook page for photos! We'll have more to share tomorrow! http://bit.ly/PCSSDsnow1 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD will continue with virtual instruction for the rest of this week. All school schedules will be uploaded in Schoology, please check your child’s account each day. The instructional plan will go as follows: Wednesday, February 17 - abbreviated to include snow-related instructional activities; parent-teacher conferences will take place Wednesday afternoon. Thursday, February 18 and Friday, February 19 - regular (virtual ) instruction. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your child’s teacher.
We had fun in the snow! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=pcssd.jtrhs&set=a.3806856762708765
RHS classes will be virtual for the rest of the week. -Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Students will follow their regular schedule and join the google meet for each class period. Please check Schoology for information from your teachers. Attendance will be taken. -Wednesday: Please use this time to get help in your classes, and complete assignments in Lexia, No Red Ink, and Reveal Math. Your teachers will be available via google meet from 8:50-10:30 and 12-1.
PCSSD will have virtual days on Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16 due to winter weather and dangerously cold temperatures over the next 48 hours. Due to ADE regulations, the district is not allowed to declare a SNOW day and close down. However, we love seeing this winter weather and look forward to our teachers and students having winter-based instruction during this pivot! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Nearly 400 PCSSD employees received the COVID-19 vaccine this week! We are so excited for our amazing educators and professionals get the vaccine. Thank you to Cornerstone Pharmacy - JFK and Kroger Pharmacy for working with our district bring these vaccines to our schools. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Due to current weather conditions and its impact on roads, PCSSD will have another virtual day tomorrow. This means that all school and district buildings will be closed for access on Friday, February 12. There is a chance for more winter weather on Monday and district administration will be monitoring that as well. Stay warm and safe!
We will be virtual tomorrow due to the road conditions. All students are to follow their schedule as if it were a regular day. This means at 8:45 am you are to be in Senator Study. Then go to 1st period for 45 minutes, 2nd for 45 minutes, and so on. Attendance will be taken and work is to be done. I hope all of you stay safe and sound! Dr. Jay Pickering Principal, Joe T. Robinson High School firstname.lastname@example.org
Arkansas PBS is providing resources for parents during #BlackHistoryMonth, including activities, videos, and a writing contest. Learn more about these resources: https://www.pcssd.org/article/397945?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
We will be virtual tomorrow due to the road conditions. All students are to follow their schedule as if it were a regular day. This means at 8:45 am you are to be in Senator Study. Then go to 1st period for 45 minutes, 2nd for 45 minutes, and so on. Attendance will be taken and work is to be done. I hope all of you stay safe and sound! Dr. Jay Pickering Principal, Joe T. Robinson High School Phone: 501-234-1234 email@example.com
Tomorrow (Friday) is Wear Red Day! Don't forget to wear your red to support the American Heart Association. Learn more here: https://www.goredforwomen.org/en/get-involved/give/wear-red-and-give #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
http://bit.ly/2122courses See link above for our RHS 21-22 Course Catalog as you plan for next year!
We are so thankful to have amazing support for our students with special needs, especially sensory issues. The Arkansas Down Syndrome Association (ADSA) received a donation from Briggs Equipment to provide sensory masks for more than 100 of our students across the district. Check out the story from THV11 : https://www.pcssd.org/article/390154?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Museum of Discovery is hosting a free and virtual program to celebrate Black History Month! A free poetry workshop will be led by Jermaine McClure on Feb. 6. Registration is required for the Poems of Freedom session. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSej3Ni5eOomZUkT4BB9U5K-Mk9Imi2BT8fTdz6a5KYyAiK63w/viewform
The Museum of Discovery is hosting a free and virtual program to celebrate Black History Month! A kit will guide families through visual art projects to explore and celebrate the work of four different female African American scientists. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGq-25xgdD-ngS5_qoOVfmP4a4jSqoDw59ec_1Mo4tPzeGWg/viewform
More and more PCSSD employees continue to get the COVID-19 vaccine! Check out our Facebook page for more pictures of employees from across the district getting their vaccine. Facebook Album: http://ow.ly/1V2B50DhJVu #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
January is School Board Appreciation Month and we asked our board members to share a little about themselves. Stephen Delaney likes reading newspapers on microfilm at the library. He enjoys the old political cartoons and Cynthia Howell/George Bentley stories covering past Arkansas K-12 education issues. Jon Kennedy is his favorite cartoonist but George Fisher is a close second. One thing he's learned during the pandemic is just how crucial public education is for EVERYONE including those without school-age children. We all need healthy, safe, and functional public schools! Thank you, Stephen, for your dedication to PCSSD! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Arkansas Department of Education has created the Statewide Community Resources Portal to connect schools and communities with much needed information about available COVID-19 support services around the state. https://www.pcssd.org/article/384423?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
January is School Board Appreciation Month and we asked our board members to share a little about themselves. Alicia Gillen is recently engaged to her life partner, Scott. She has 3 daughters and currently works as a political liaison. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and traveling One thing she learned during the pandemic is to enjoy quality time with my family. Her family spent every weekend this spring and summer in our RV at different lakes, rivers and campgrounds around the region. Thank you, Alicia, for your dedication to PCSSD! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
DRIVEN School of Opportunity at ROBINSON HIGH and MAUMELLE HIGH are now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Robinson HS DRIVEN SOO application: bit.ly/rhsDRIVENSOO Robinson HS DRIVEN SOO video: https://youtu.be/KcJ1OWiG0lc Maumelle HS DRIVEN SOO application: bit.ly/mhsDRIVENSOO Maumelle HS DRIVEN SOO video: https://youtu.be/Zs_FAxSqWY8 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Students remember tomorrow you will not go to Senator Study. You report directly to or log in for your 1st period class BY 8:45. Tomorrow will be MAP testing so it is very important that you be ON TIME.
January is School Board Appreciation Month and we asked our board members to share a little about themselves. Eli Keller has two kids who attend PCSSD schools. His fiancée, Mary, has 3 kids. He volunteers for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Arkansas and was recently named as the State Director! One thing he learned during the pandemic is that more about the people in my life and their personalities. This pandemic showed me who is important in my life. Thank you, Eli, for your dedication to PCSSD! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Please read an important message concerning Wednesdays at RHS. Please click the following link: https://5il.co/or9p
PCSSD will offer an online school for K-12 students in the 2021-2022 school year. Classes will be taught by certified PCSSD teachers with a flexible approach to learning. Registration is now open. https://youtu.be/prssLvKgVxE Special thanks to THV11 for producing the commercial. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Earlier this week state legislators were sworn-in at the State Capitol for the 93rd General Assembly for the State of Arkansas. Congratulations to these men and women who have been elected to represent Pulaski County: http://ow.ly/DFBx30rsSum #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Arkansas Foodbank is looking for Hunger Heroes in Pulaski County. This year the Hunger Heroes program is expanding, opening it up to any student (age 5-18) or organization interested in participating. https://www.pcssd.org/article/380909?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
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
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
January is School Board Appreciation Month and we asked our board members to share a little about themselves. Dr. Linda Remele, board president, is married with one son, one step-son, 2 granddaughters and 5 cats. Her greatest pleasure in retirement is volunteering, especially at McPherson Women’s prison, Care Channel and at Sylvan Hills Middle. One thing she's learned during COVID, is to reach out to your family and friends to keep in touch since you can’t see them in person. This pandemic is hard for all people at all ages. Thank you, Dr. Remele, for your dedication to PCSSD! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
REMINDER: all student lunches are FREE through the rest of the school year. The USDA waiver allows all students to be served meals free of cost through June 30, 2021. More details can be found on our website: http://ow.ly/xmCG50D5wHH #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty addresses the rise in COVID-19 cases in Arkansas and how the district handles pivoting decisions. Video: https://youtu.be/wWncdFFYH1s #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
All students will be taking the MAP Assessment Wednesday, January 13th, during Senator Study. Virtual, A and B Schedule will take the assessment Virtually. Traditional students need to be at school. Please make sure your Chromebook is charged and you are logged in to your Senator Study class and ready to take the assessment by 8:45.
*Don't Forget BOYS SOCCER TRYOUTS tomorrow,Tuesday, at 4:15-5:45 **ALSO Any girls that are interested in joining the Robinson LADY SENATOR Track Team this spring need to contact Coach Morrison. You can text/call 501-920-9977 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligible 10th-12th grade students were mailed an invitation to join Beta Club last week. Any 9th grade students who would like to join Beta Club may scan the QR code on the Beta Club flyer that's posted around school or on the RHS Facebook page. The deadline to turn in your information and membership dues is tomorrow, Wednesday, the 15th. Please turn in these items to Mrs. Williams or drop them off at the front office. Thank you!
Boys Soccer Tryouts will be held on the Tuesday we come back from school January 5th from 4:15pm until 5:45pm. You must have a 2.0 GPA to try out and If you were on the team last year you must bring your uniform to be able to try out. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Coach Risner at email@example.com.
RHS parents-semester exams start Monday exemption notifications have been posted in Schoology for students who will be exempt from an exam. Please ask your student to show you each of their classes in Schoology. If they have an exemption notification they do not need to take a test for that class. Parents please click the blue link on the exemption notification and fill out the form, filling this out shows us you have received this information. If they do NOT have a notification they must take the exam for that class. Remember next week we will be following the semester exam schedule which is different from the regular schedule.
The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, Winrock International, & PCSSD are partnering to challenge students to be innovators. This event challenges students across Arkansas in the field of science & technology. https://www.pcssd.org/article/363066?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Any Robinson High girls that are interested in running track this Spring need to sign up with Coach Morrison by text (501-920-9977) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Practices will begin shortly after the Holiday Break.
The Little Rock Zoo is opening their Zoofari Virtual Winter Break Camp this December so that students can continue learning while away from school for a couple of weeks. Find out more information at: https://www.pcssd.org/article/355473?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Semester exams will be held the week of Dec. 14th. Please see the link below for more information. https://5il.co/no1m
Looking for fun, socially distanced holiday activities? Check out this list of places to see holiday lights in central Arkansas from Little Rock Family: https://www.littlerockfamily.com/post/27930/places-to-see-holiday-lights-in-central-arkansas
Attention students! The Josten's rep will be here Friday, Dec. 18th from 11:00 am-12:00 pm outside under our pavilion. If you need to pick up your class ring OR if any senior still needs to order their cap and gown please come see by.
The Arkansas Department of Education is partnering with Nettleton STEAM School in Jonesboro to offer Arkansas students a unique opportunity to witness a conversation with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Learn more about the event here: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?Id=4606
Academies of Central Arkansas hosted its inaugural career exposure event for freshmen this week. We're thankful to businesses who exhibited virtually to speak with our students about career opportunities.We're proud to partner with Little Rock School District North Little Rock School District Jacksonville North Pulaski School District for this endeavor! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Anyone interested in trying out for softball this year needs to virtually sign up by emailing Coach Acklin by the end of the day on Monday, December 7th. Everyone trying out is required to attend practices on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week. You will get more information about tryouts when you email Coach Acklin
Dr. Monica Meadows is a Gifted & Talented Facilitator at College Station & Daisy Bates elementaries. She is helping other educators reach students from low-income homes by contributing to a new book, "Unlocking Potential." https://www.pcssd.org/article/355379?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Little Rock Zoo is opening their Zoofari Virtual Winter Break Camp this December so that students can continue learning while away from school for a couple of weeks. Find out more information at: https://www.pcssd.org/article/355473?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD will offer a full-time, 100% online school for students in K-12 next school year (different than our virtual template this year). DRIVEN Virtual Academy will provide flexibility with self-paced options, mentoring programs, and more. If you are interested in DRIVEN Virtual Academy, please complete this survey: https://forms.gle/7QyEFXtzrcec8kMFA #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Tickets for Girls/Boys Basketball will be sold by Coach Love and Hardin. Please see them for more information. Today, you may purchase them in the gym lobby after school. There will be no tickets being sold at the games.
Pulaski County Youth Services is hosting a "Mask Up for Justice" scavenger hunt for middle & high students across the county. 15 winners will receive a sweatshirt & mask. Submit entries to email@example.com by 5 pm Nov. 22. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Friday November 20th Robinson High will be playing against Mills High in the Playoffs. This will be a home game beginning at 7pm. Please use the below link to purchase tickets. Tickets will not be sold by RHS, AAA will be selling tickets online only. No tickets will be sold at the gate. You must present your ticket via mobile phone, per AAA. All attendees are required to follow social distancing regulations and wear PPE, ie masks. https://gofan.co/app/events/160021
According to Classlink, all logins into the PCSSD portal are now working. Classlink identified the issue and will continue to monitor the system. Thank you for your patience this morning! Status Updates: https://status.classlink.com/#
PCSSD Portal / Classlink Update: The Classlink team is still working with AWS. Several other sites are experiencing similar issues with error code 500. We will continue to update you on our progress. https://status.classlink.com/#
Hello Senator Parents! Please review the document in the attached link concerning student attendance. https://5il.co/n1yp
Several elementary schools held mock elections last week to teach students about registering to vote and casting their ballot. Check out these pictures of students learning about their civic duty: http://ow.ly/CxJt50Cbzon #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
There is a known school-wide internet issue. When the internet is back working you will be notified. PCSSD is working to resolve this issue.
Students from SYLVAN HILLS, ROBINSON and MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES high schools attended the Teen Court Orientation and Swearing-In Ceremony on Oct. 29. Thank you Pulaski County Youth Services Barry Hyde County Judge Judge Mark Leverett for attending and supporting this program. Read More: http://ow.ly/xNFO50Capdl #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This week is Virtual Parent Night, get help understanding Financial Aid and FAFSA. This link below takes parents to a sign-in "sheet," which once completed will display a link to our Virtual Parent Night. https://forms.gle/K6XVTADg1LfDkmnL7
Don't forget tomorrow starts PBIS spirit week- Monday is PAJAMA DAY! Wear your comfy pajamas but remember the dress code rules still apply.
MAUMELLE, SYLVAN HILLS, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES and ROBINSON kick off at 7pm. Don't forget to wear your mask, arrive early and physical distance. School-specific game details can be found online: http://ow.ly/zBtm50C78hV #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
ICYMI: Mandy Hrach KATV spoke with PCSSD about the upcoming launch of Driven Virtual ACademy. This all virtual K-12 school will be a part of PCSSD and will open for 2021-2022 registration in January 2021. http://ow.ly/qYL950C5kWU #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
https://robinson-high-school-pto.square.site/ Show your Senator Pride in style. Check out the PTO store and don't forget to Join the RHS PTO!!!! Don't forget to turn in your volunteer hours. Go to the RHS webpage, explore, volunteer info to get information about turning in your hours rhs.pcssd.org
Pulaski County Special School District will present its Annual Report to the Public during the regularly scheduled November Board Meeting. Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Location: PCSSD Central Office Boardroom Time: 6:00 pm
If you still need a ticket to Friday night's home game against Ashdown you can purchase them at the high school during lunch 11:00-12:30 tomorrow.
RHS SENATOR VOLUNTEERS!!! We know you put in a lot of time and love for our school and it does not go unnoticed. If you have done ANYTHING to help out between March 12th 2020-Nov. 20th 2020 we want to know. No job is too small. If you are unsure of the exact time you can estimate. Please fill out the google form attached. https://forms.gle/gD5QQnuxhv55LboP8
Earlier this month, schools across the district officially kicked off PBIS: positive behavior interventions and supports. Students can cash in "good behavior" points for prizes throughout the year. PBIS details: http://ow.ly/nue050C3f0V #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Joe T. Robinson High School and Lawson Elementary School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with help from the Pulaski County Special School District community. https://www.pcssd.org/article/330937?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Tickets for Friday's home game against Ashdown will be on sale today and tomorrow 4:30-6:30 East ticket booth.
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/-InxhLvLd4E #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/a4DfjTwaPe4 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/XaW5txzN1y4 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. http://ow.ly/gqKr50BWOc7 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Tickets for Friday night's away game at Bauxite will be on sale today 4:30-6:30 at the East ticket booth Tickets are limited so get them in advance
ICYMI: The charter authorizing panel approved for PCSSD to launch an all-virtual school in the 2021 school year. DRIVEN Virtual Academy has been in the works for 5 years, but comes at pivotal time in education. Details: http://ow.ly/uyrQ50BWA59 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
This is School Bus Safety Week, and the PCSSD Transportation Department is providing some safety tips throughout the week for our bus riding students. https://youtu.be/EDP00aHrEYo #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Robinson High: local health units will offer flu vaccinations at their clinic for PCSSD students and staff. Please READ ALL paperwork, print forms, fill them out and take them with you to the clinic. If you need to pick up a paper packet they are available outside the front door at RHS FLU FORMS https://5il.co/m41r https://5il.co/m444
https://robinson-high-school-pto.square.site/ RHS PTO has some new spirit gear available for purchase. Check everything out here on the PTO square store. Don't forget you can still join PTO using the PRO square link.
Arkansas Department of Education extended the USDA waiver allowing all students to be served meals free of cost for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. This means every PCSSD student will receive free breakfast & lunch this school year. http://ow.ly/uY3S50BTCJy #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
RHS is celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness this month. Friday Oct. 16th, wear crazy socks and something blue to show your support for our fellow classmates, loved ones and members of our community.
PCSSD Board of Education presented the Q1 Inspiration in Education Award award to Juanita Croon, Helpdesk Manager for the district’s IT department at Tuesday night's meeting. We're all so thankful for Juanita's hard work! http://ow.ly/yGvI50BSBM1 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The district is unable to host onsite flu clinics this year. However, local health units will offer flu vaccinations at their clinic for PCSSD students and staff. Please READ ALL paperwork fill out the forms and take with you to the clinic. If you need to pick up a packet they will be available at the RHS office. SEE LINKS FOR FORMS https://5il.co/m41r https://5il.co/m444
Get your tickets for the home game this Friday night against Malvern. Tickets will only be pre sold during lunch, 11:00-12:30 Thursday and Friday come to the office between those times if you still need to buy your tickets.
PCSSD Special Education department will host a virtual transition fair next Tuesday, October 20. Transition fairs provide resources about the transition from high school to adulthood. Details online: http://ow.ly/tcoB50BQjiE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Arkansas Department of Education has a new educational tool for families and teachers called the Social Media Awareness Campaign (SMACtalk) to ensure we all work together to keep students healthy and safe while they learn and socialize online. https://www.pcssd.org/article/324154?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The Theatre Program would greatly appreciate your support in helping raise funds for competitions and shows in the future! Please go to this link https://megadoughshop.com/fundraiser-575.html#!/Seller/7595 to purchase your beef snacks. Many Thanks! -Ms. C Avant, Theatre Teacher
SYLVAN HILLS, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES and ROBINSON kick off at 7pm. (MAUMELLE HS game cancelled) Don't forget to wear your mask, arrive early and physical distance. School-specific game details can be found online: https://www.pcssd.org/article/323291?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
To maintain a positive, productive learning environment and assure confidentiality for students and teachers during distance learning, all parents/guardians are asked to follow the following privacy guidelines. Parents/guardians should email your child’s principal with any questions or concerns regarding privacy or virtual classroom expectations. Printable PDF available here: https://5il.co/lynw
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named Emmarie Gates of JOE T. ROBINSON HIGH a commended student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. https://www.pcssd.org/article/322376?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Buy your football tickets today for the game this Friday in Nashville. It is an AWAY game so you need to buy tickets early. Today 4:30-6:30 at the ticket booth by the old middle school.
Schoology is back up and running without issue. However, there might still be issues with logging into Classlink. You can continue to monitor updates here: https://status.classlink.com/
McFarland Eye Care is hosting a free eye care day this Saturday (October 3) at their Little Rock and Pine Bluff locations. This is for new and existing patients to provide eye care that might have been delayed due to COVID-19. http://ow.ly/Pr4850BFBY8 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Now is the time to purchase your yearbook! Please click the link to reserve your copy this year. ALL purchases for books and recognition/business ads will be completed through our website. If you are the parent of a senior and would like to purchase a recognition ad, scroll down on the site and click the recognition ad link. If you are a business and would like to support us and advertise your business at the same time, scroll down on the site and click the business ad link. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Thank you! RHS Yearbook Purchasing https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1002464/Joe-T-Robinson-High-School/2021-Yearbook/2020073104210887776/CATALOG_SHOP/
Several central office employees received a special award for a "job well done" from fellow employee, Fred Austin. As part of his "DARE 2 B" program, Fred recognizes employees for their hard work and dedication to students. Thank you Crain Team for helping with the awards. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Good evening Senator Families, I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. Interim reports were placed in HAC last week. I have reviewed grades and we have an abnormal amount of failing grades. Please be reminded that we are not under the same rules as last spring. Online students must be in class everyday at the time of their classes. This includes seniors also. All students must be engaged in their learning. Teachers have placed assignments in Schoology for students to complete while logged in. Students will not be able to complete assignments at their own pace or convenience. Senator study and Wisdom Wednesdays are required. Parents, please check your students progress in Schoology and HAC. If you need the codes please contact the front office this week. Some students have changed their instructional pathway without the school's knowledge. If you have changed your students pathway, Blended, virtual, or 5 days a week, without our knowledge you must contact Ms. Harrison in the front office. Parent conference day is this Wednesday from 1-4:30. Teachers will be contacting you for online appointments. As always, if you have any questions contact me at email@example.com
Parent-Teacher Conference day is Sept 30th from 1:30pm- 4:30pm! This entire process will be virtual. Meaning you will meet with your students' teacher via Google Meet. Attached is a document with teachers, their Google Meet Codes and their Signup.com link. Please click on each of your students' teachers Signup.com link and schedule a time for you to meet with them. We are using SignUp.com to organize our time slots for Parent-Teacher Conference Day. On the day of conferences, you will need to refer back to this document and click the name of your scheduled teacher to get to their google meet. This will take you into Google Meet to Virtual Conference with teachers. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1O3THQvmoT-ze9d_Cdnr6ks1nf7TgXgF6n910Rfnn6Ms/edit?usp=sharing
It's that time again, PictureDay! We are using SignUp.com to organize our time slots for Virtual Students. B-Day students will be called from classes on Friday October 2nd from 9am - 12 noon. A-Day students will be called from classes on Monday October 5th from 9am-12 noon. Traditional students will be called on both days to complete their photos. Please stay tuned for more information concerning Senior Photos, which are being held on October 14th and 15th. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: https://signup.com/go/zDBRLkL 2) Review the options listed and choose the spot you like. 3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com
MAUMELLE, MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES and ROBINSON high schools kick off week 4 games tonight. Don't forget to wear your mask, arrive early and physical distance at the games. School-specific game details can be found online: http://ow.ly/L6uL50BztiH #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Good Evening Senators, Friday Sept 25th we will do MAP Language Testing for B-Day and Virtual students only. During testing, all other students not testing are to check with their Senator Study teachers for further instruction. Please make sure your Chromebook is fully charged and that you get a good nights rest. After testing is completed for the day, everyone is to follow the attached Bell Schedule. https://5il.co/l98i
Good morning Senators, Please remember that today, Sept 24th, begins another round of MAP Testing for B-Day and Virtual students only. Today's testing is focused on Reading. Tomorrow's MAP Language testing, Friday Sept 25th, is also for B-Day and Virtual students. During testing, all other students not testing are to check with their Senator Study teachers for further instruction. Remember to always fully charge your Chromebook and get a good nights rest. After testing is completed for the day, everyone is to follow the attached Bell Schedule continuing the day with 1st Period. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/928431/MAP_Testing_Bell_Schedule__1_.pdf
Football tickets will be sold at lunch tomorrow and Friday? We only have a limited number left so if you plan on attending the homecoming game act fast and bring your money tomorrow. We will only be selling during lunches.
Don't forget to get your tickets for the homecoming football game this Friday night. You don't want to risk them selling out so hurry on over. Today is the LAST pre-sale day 4:30-6:00 in the ticket booth by the old middle school.
Robinson High: Homecoming game tickets will be sold today starting at 4:30-6:30 in the ticket booth by the old middle school. Tickets will ONLY be sold starting at 4:30-6:30 Mon., Tues., & Wed. Please do not come to the office during the day to purchase game tickets.
Sorry for the late notice- don't forget tomorrow the A day group and the traditional group of students will take the MAP test. Students must be present to take the test. Charge your chromebooks and get a good night's rest. B day students and virtual students will follow the testing bell schedule below https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uK_wDoIG6qIaneldZg8m_cbcuPtaXttUfim8sVDc_8c/edit
Tomorrow's spirit theme is DECADES!! 20's, 50's, 70's, 80's you pick your favorite decade and dress to impress. It's more fun when everyone participates so dress up and show your SENATOR pride!!!
Homecoming game tickets will be sold starting Monday at 4:30-6:30 in the ticket booth by the old middle school. Tickets will ONLY be sold starting at 4:30-6:30 Mon., Tues., & Wed. Please do not come to the office during the day to purchase game tickets.
Tomorrow's homecoming theme is "Welcome to the Jungle" show your spirit by wearing animal print, safari clothes or anything jungle themed. Virtual students you can still have some fun and dress up too. Remember dress code is still enforced.
The RHS PTO is excited to announce our PTO online store is live! Sign up for PTO memberships, donate to the PTO and shop our spirit store from anywhere! Join today! Go, Senators! https://robinson-high-school-pto.square.site/
Good Evening Parents and Students, Thursday Sept 17 begins our first day of MAP Testing. After testing is over students will follow the attached schedule and resume classes as normal. Please make sure that your chrome books are fully charged and that you have a good nights rest. Those A-Day students not testing will still need to log in at 8:45 to receive instructions from their teacher.
RHS- ALL blended and virtual students must log in to their Senator Study each day. Virtual students not logging in equals ABSENT/ late log in equals TARDY. If you are unable to log in to a class due to illness, doctor's appointment or other reasons please email your teacher.
The first NWEA MAP growth assessment begins this week. These evaluations guide teachers on how to help students continue to learn. We've added a section on our website with tips for traditional and virtual students: http://ow.ly/im1K50BqlZM #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Use this new link please! All parents that have FULLY virtual only students, not for those that attend school (or suppose to attend) at least two days a week. Please follow this new link below and complete the assessment by Tuesday, Sept. 15 Testing will begin Sept. 17 https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1alESZ26iOIcUc8Xr_RXm8KdsZQjATsLytkB-kvWTXPI/edit#slide=id.p/copy
ATTENTION parents that have FULLY virtual students only!!! not for those that attend school (or are suppose to attend) in person any day of the week. Please click and follow the link below concerning testing virtual students. This must be completed by Tuesday, Sept. 15! Testing will begin Sept. 17 https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1alESZ26iOIcUc8Xr_RXm8KdsZQjATsLytkB-kvWTXPI/edit#slide=id.p
Football tickets- there are 100 tickets still available for tonight's game. Ticket sales start at 5:00 at the East side ticket booth (by the old RMS). If you have already purchased a season pass from Coach Eskola you can pick those up when you get to the game at the West side ticket booth (by the Champion center)
Labor Day constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. https://www.dol.gov/general/laborday/history #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Students who wish to attend the football game this Friday night will need to buy a ticket. Tickets will be sold during their lunch for $5. NO refunds!
Great news for our PCSSD families: we are now able to offer FREE meals thanks to a recent USDA waiver. That means our virtual, blended and traditional students can eat breakfast & lunch for free through Dec. 31! http://ow.ly/GmaQ50Bh7HE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Students!!! Mrs Billy and Mrs Dani will be selling tickets Thursday and Friday during both lunches for Friday night's varsity football game. All students are required to purchase a ticket this year. Tickets are $5.
Please use this link for today's schedule. Students will log in to their 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th period classes. https://5il.co/kisj
PCSSD will be open for regular business hours tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 28). Schools will operate on their normal Friday schedule (which includes blended Group B students). Extended care and athletic activities will resume tomorrow as well. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Central Arkansas is expected to feel the impact of Hurricane Laura tomorrow. Based on the most current weather updates, the heaviest impact is expected between 3-4pm. Therefore, PCSSD will dismiss school early on Thursday, August 27. Elementary schools will dismiss at 11:30am and Secondary schools will dismiss at 1:00pm. Dismissal times are for both car and bus riders. District offices will dismiss at 1pm as well. There will be no district athletics events on Thursday, August 27. No decision has been made about school or athletic activities for Friday at this time.
SCHOOLOGY UPDATE: Rachel Blackwell, Digital Learning Facilitator for PCSSD, offers another walk through of what Schoology looks like for students, starting with the log-in process to the student portal. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/J3U850B8ZV1
We had a great first day back. Way to go Senators awesome job! HELPFUL INFORMATION Due to Covid health regulations we are limiting in person contact as much as possible. If you have a question PLEASE CALL BEFORE coming to school! We may be able to save you a trip. **No food is allowed to be dropped off or delivered. **If you need to speak with a counselor please email to set up an appointment cyoung@psccd or firstname.lastname@example.org **Chromebook repairs of any kind- logging on to your chromebook- logging on to the PCSSD PORTAL. Please go to the PCSSD.org and fill out the CHROMEBOOK HELP FORM. This is the way to report ALL chromebook issues. After you submit your form WAIT to be contacted by Ms. Moore. **Check the Facebook page or webpage to find the link for teacher Google Meet codes and directions how to log in. **All virtual students MUST log in to every class at the correct time or you will be counted absent. If you have a question about your class please email your teacher. Hope this helps.
Student Online Help. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sEXsXueiRt1kbEb16ON7q_0i8wFv0q2twiItVU-AVoM/edit
On the Eve of a new school year, we hope all of you are as excited as we are. Teacher Google Meet codes are located on the website. Students schedules can be found in HAC. Please have your student power up their chromebook and login in to ensure they are ready for class tomorrow morning at 8:45 am. Please let us know if we can assist you in anyway.
Ellie Miller, a parent of 6 children wrote this poem earlier this month for @thrive. Mrs. Miller states in the article that, regardless of options, there isn’t a parent who won’t relate to the words of this poem. http://ow.ly/Issp50B6w5T #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
https://rhs.pcssd.org/article/291346?org=robinson-high-school Please see our orientation link under the "other information" door for teachers google meet codes
Class codes will be posted later today. Have a great weekend.
Your student MUST log in to HAC BEFORE Monday to get their schedule. We will not be printing out paper schedules. If you need a HAC log in please email BEFORE Monday! Mrs Parrish -email@example.com or Mr Taylor- firstname.lastname@example.org Make sure to check out our virtual orientation and school tour video!! It is posted on our webpage and Facebook. We will also be posting directions for how to log on for virtual learning. If you have ANY questions please please please do not hesitate to email us. GO SENATORS!!!!!
Hello Senators! If you are needing to know how to log on to your Virtual Classroom, here are step-by-step instructions. We look forward to seeing your smiling faces Monday August 24th. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sEXsXueiRt1kbEb16ON7q_0i8wFv0q2twiItVU-AVoM/edit?usp=sharing
Rachel Blackwell, Digital Learning Facilitator, walks through Schoology for students. This is a first look at a student account as the school year begins and courses are added. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/y0JY3DjwITg WEB INFO: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/page/educational-approach #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Parents if your student still needs a chromebook you can come pick it up today until 6:00. Your student MUST log in to HAC BEFORE Monday to get their schedule. We will not be printing out paper schedules. If you need a HAC log in please email BEFORE Monday! Mrs Parrish -email@example.com or Mr Taylor- firstname.lastname@example.org Make sure to check out our virtual orientation and school tour video!! It is posted on our webpage and Facebook. We will also be posting directions for how to log on for virtual learning. If you have ANY questions please please please do not hesitate to email us. GO SENATORS!!!!!
Hey Parents! Here's more info on Schoology. This Parent Guide is packed with detailed explanations of different features, tools and step-by-step walkthroughs. This guide is designed to help you better understand Schoology. https://support.schoology.com/hc/en-us/articles/201000873-Parent-Guide #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Robinson High School Orientation is up and running! Please visit our website or link provided. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQCcfTITTq6LNkfiTYzPFFKOu55x8b-mN1-pRP7vXeT3st53-JDIA5g5ziTqMlOAI1FZimRuYykKrUa/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000
Parents - sorry for the duplicated message, but this is an update regarding Internet connection and phone access at Robinson. The Internet and phones are down at Robinson Middle, Robinson high, and the center of innovation. IT department is working on this right now and we will update once things are back up and running.
PCSSD will use Schoology as its Learning Management System (LMS) this school year. Students can submit assignments, review grades, engage in interactive discussions, take tests, and more. Check out this video for more info: https://vimeo.com/46433066 #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Senator Families, This is Jay Pickering, Principal of RHS. There will be a virtual orientation and meet your teacher Thursday beginning at 3 pm. Links will be on our website. Schedules can be located in HAC beginning Friday. Students with last names of A-L will be A day, M-Z will be B days(blended students only). Please email me at email@example.com if you any questions. Have a blessed day!
LAST CALL! Today from 10-12 and 2-5 will be make up times for anyone who hasn’t gotten their chromebook yet. Please pull up to the front of the high school and we will assist you.
The 2020-2021 bell schedule is now available on the school website: https://rhs.pcssd.org/o/robinson-high-school/page/school-information--139
Great day at Longhills Golf Club for two seniors. Molly McCluskey shot a personal 9 hole best, 3 under 33 and Andrew Pickering shot a personal best 3 over 39!! Both were the best scores for Girls and Boys!
I must apologize for not communicating more clearly the information about the upcoming school year. All students need to pick up Chromebooks on designated days no matter what type of instruction. Clear or mesh backpacks will be required this year. Please email any questions you might have. Jpickering9232@pcssd.org.
Great news about RHS AP students. Students taking AP exams last spring showed a 15% gain in passing rates. Great job students and staff!
Baptist Health Community Outreach is offering back-to-school immunization clinics in Little Rock throughout the month of August. Check out the schedule on our website: https://www.pcssd.org/article/279757?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
The revised district calendar for the 2020-2021 school year has been posted on the district website and all school websites. This is a DRAFT version as it must still be approved by the Board of Education, but we wanted to share with you now for planning. You can find it here: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/events
GRADUATES: You will be able to pick up diplomas and yard signs on Monday, July 27 between 9am-3pm.
REMINDER: Parents, please select one instructional option for each child who attends a PCSSD school. Responses must be completed by Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. New students should complete this report, too! https://forms.gle/6eH77dqk2RjVuiBP8
Graduates do not forget to pick up your diploma and yard sign at the high school Monday the 27th from 9:00am-3:00pm
Kids are never too young to learn about diversity. To help broaden understanding of our black community, here is this week's resource as a helpful starting point: what you can learn from a box of crayons! http://ow.ly/fzy850AzBFd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty and Deputy Superintendent Ms. Alesia Smith visited Salem Media this week to talk about the Roadmap to Reopening. Listen to the segment on Rejoice Little Rock at the 35 minute mark: http://ow.ly/pUrl50AxuOR #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD is conducting a FINAL SURVEY to plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. Parents will select one instructional option for each child for the year. Parents MUST fill out one survey for each child who attends a PCSSD school. This survey must be completed by Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. https://forms.gle/93BL5azfHWUuUkUq9 If you're new to PCSSD, please fill out this survey as well!
If you are participating in athletics for the 2020-2021 school year, please get signed up with DRAGONFLY. Click here https://5il.co/i1nk to access instructions on how to sign up.
PCSSD will host a community meeting to discuss what coming back to school could and should look like this fall. Tune in Wednesday, July 1 at 8:30 am to hear from PCSSD community stakeholders. MEETING LINK: https://youtu.be/SXHRjEg8tgs
NOW HIRING! PCSSD has more than 50 job openings right now. Check out the openings to see if there's something that might be a good fit for you. http://ow.ly/ogZ150AhBkS
PCSSD is following up on a previous survey sent earlier this month. Your responses to the survey are crucial as we plan for staffing, logistics, and safety precautions. The following survey is REQUIRED for all students. Parents must fill out one survey for each child who attends a PCSSD school. Please complete the survey by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 26. The survey has also been emailed to all parents. SURVEY: https://forms.gle/ALwVFMm6ePb36mz57
Buildings may be closed, but registration is still open! Families with students returning to PCSSD must register. Registration information can be found online at pcssd.org/register. If you have questions, please contact Yolanda Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is still open! Families with students returning to Joe T. Robinson High must register. Registration information can be found online at pcssd.org/register. If you have questions, please contact Darlene Smith at email@example.com.
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty and Shawn Burgess, assistant superintendent for human resources, discuss what it will look like for PCSSD to reopen for students in fall 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idmzAgdSNdE #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Congratulations to all our students from the superintendent's Cabinet at PCSSD! You are officially finished with the 2019-2020 school year. Check out this message of appreciation for you as head into summer break. https://youtu.be/1SlonalhXOU #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Five Pulaski County Special School District teachers are newly certified from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. https://www.pcssd.org/article/246726?org=pcssd #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Cabinet sent us messages of thanks for their teachers. Check out the messages. **Thank you, teachers!** #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRcs6j3vrx8&feature=youtu.be
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, students sent us messages of thanks for their teachers. Check out these messages from BAKER, CHENAL, LAWSON, ROBINSON ELEM, ROBINSON MIDDLE and ROBINSON HIGH! **Thank you, teachers!** #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence http://ow.ly/p7Ae50zzVO9
Joe T. Robinson High School appreciates each and every one of our teachers. During Teacher Appreciation Week, a few of our students wanted to share a message of thanks just for you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcDsmWcv-Cw&list=PLmQKbLpVDHMnkez_ijC8oD3JAbQQNBQFF&index=16
SENIORS: The results are in from the senior survey. Superintendent, Dr. McNulty, shares those results from the survey and plans for graduation in his latest vlog. We look forward to working toward a better solution on graduation. https://youtu.be/zUZS3hx8fJY
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty explains the approach to updating the grading policy for students in PCSSD. Students and parents, watch the video to hear more about the reason for the change. https://youtu.be/tFiIWVNTTy4
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty explains the approach to updating the grading policy for students in PCSSD. Students and parents, watch the video to hear more about the reason for the change. https://youtu.be/tFiIWVNTTy4
Superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty provides an update on the AMI instructional calendar for the remainder of the year. Pay attention the dates - there are differences for seniors and K-11 students. https://youtu.be/Oacm5U-vBJQ #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
Arkansas Activities Association extended the "COVID-19 Dead Period" for all AAA member schools through May 30, 2020. This means that all teams are not allowed to practice, lift weights together, play games, or travel to competition. Athletic facilities are also closed. Spring sports competition remains suspended.
STUDENT EXPECTATIONS FOR AMI INSTRUCTION: We understand that many families may experience challenges in scheduling. The most important expectation is completing and submitting assignments as close as possible to when they are due. Teachers will offer digital face to face lessons with students 2-4 days per week. Students should make an effort to attend live instruction. Sessions will be recorded. Download suggested student expectations and AMI schedules here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/652089/robinson-high-ami.pdf
The Maumelle Fire Department is turning to Facebook to show students and families some of their equipment this morning! Firefighters are broadcasting at 10 a.m. and will display their state-of-the-art firetrucks, gear, and the firehouse. It is a great opportunity for students to learn about their community and those who serve and protect everyday. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD will prepare and distribute meals all week at 20 different locations around the county. Pick up times for the meals will be 11:30am - 12:30pm. Reminder, these are only for children (18 & under) present at pick up. Full list can be found here: http://ow.ly/dP9N50z0mrm.
A message from Superintendent Dr.Charles McNulty: He clarifies next steps for seniors, outlines 4th quarter grading and explains how PCSSD will continue to operate as AMI days start back up on Monday, March 30. https://youtu.be/JmdcwXNDqiE
We know AMI days can be difficult. How's the homework coming along? How are you staying entertained? From homework to box forts, let us know and we'll share your pictures! You can tag us in a post or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
PCSSD Nutrition and Transportation are teaming up to deliver meals to 21 drop off sites this week between 11:30am - 12:30pm from Tuesday, March 17 thru Friday, March 20. These meals are for children ages 18 and under. http://ow.ly/Oary50yNkG7
ACT has decided to reschedule the April 4, 2020 National ACT® test date to our June 13 and July 18 test dates in response to concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). More info: http://leadershipblog.act.org/2020/03/act-reschedules-april-2020-national-act.html
We are providing the latest updates on COVID-19 on our website here: http://ow.ly/Ct8z50yM19E. We'll have information regarding AMI assignments, food availability, and more.
March is Women's History Month. Ruth Hawkins is a strong advocate for historic preservation and heritage tourism in the Delta. The Arkansas State University Heritage Sites program has grown under her leadership. She was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2017.
Parents please remember to send in ALL your volunteer time to Mrs Parrish email@example.com It has to be turned in tomorrow. Anything you have done counts, no job is too small! You can simply send a list of activities and how much time you spent doing it. It’s that SIMPLE😜
STATEMENT 3/3: Thank you for understanding our decision to follow the Governor's orders.
STATEMENT 2/3: In a statement on Wednesday, March 11, it was announced that Governor Hutchinson has the sole authority to close public school campuses. PCSSD will continue to work closely with state offices and health departments as we monitor the progress of COVID-19.
STATEMENT 1/3: Per direction by the Governor of Arkansas, Pulaski County Special School District will be closed until March 30. The decision came after an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the nation.
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4badaf2aaaf58-robinson1 If they have any questions please contact Shannon Wilson At firstname.lastname@example.org
Reminders for students *Tomorrow is the last day for the book fair so go by the library and check it out! *Prom tickets are on sale now for $35 in Rm 25 with Mrs Brucks. The price goes up to $40 after spring break. *BRING $5 tomorrow and BUY a ticket for our spring play “Alice in Wonderland” *If you did not fill out your pre-registration form for next year’s classes with your counselor please see them ASAP
Join us Thursday, March 5th at 6pm in the library to learn about the many “extras” at RHS! Sponsors and students who participate in clubs, activities and sports will share information about how to get involved. The book fair will also be open if you would like to make a purchase.
Students NEED to turn in their registration forms for their 2020-2021 class schedule. These forms are PAST DUE! Get them to the counselors ASAP!
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 email@example.com. Make sure you are well rested and have a nutritious breakfast. Come ready to ROCK the ACT tomorrow!
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.
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.
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
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
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.
REMINDER: Robinson High School will host a cheer clinic for grades K-6 on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9am - 12pm. $30 per cheerleader includes a t-shirt. Students will perform on Feb. 21 during halftime of the basketball games. Contact Coach Brucks for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you ordered a championship T-shirt they are ready to be picked up in the office. If you ordered a hat or visor they were back ordered but should be here later this week. Come by anytime to pick up shirts. We will let you know when hats and visors come in
No school tomorrow, Monday, Feb 10th. Tomorrow is parent teacher conferences. Parents please come by at your convenience during the hours of 12:00-6:00pm. No appointments necessary. Show our Robinson teachers some love by picking up something from our school wishlist. You can drop of any supplies in the office during conference times. Teachers have requested: Clorox wipes, Kleenex, germX, dry erase markers, neon dry erase markers, bandaids, highlighters, Lysol spray, ink pens, pencils, markers, loose leaf paper, colored paper, Alto sax and clarinet reeds strength 3.
Attention Robinson parents, The counselors will be meeting with students during their history classes this week to register for classes for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Please review your student's course selections and have them return the form with your signature to the counseling office by February 21.
UPDATE on Joe T. Robinson High School: Little Rock Police Department has searched the building and everything is clear. Students and staff are returning to class for the day.
PCSSD is aware of a bomb threat made on a bathroom stall inside Joe T. Robinson High School. The school has been evacuated and local law enforcement are investigating the threat. We will update once the search is complete.
Robinson High School will host a cheer clinic for grades K-6 on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9am - 12pm. $30 per cheerleader includes a t-shirt. Students will perform on Feb. 21 during halftime of the basketball games. Contact Coach Brucks for details: email@example.com
Registration is now open for students *RETURNING* to PCSSD for the 2020-2021 school year. Registration can be done online through the registration portal: https://pcssd-cas.hosted.src-solutions.com/cas_PulaskiCountySSD/login
Congratulations to PCSSD athletic director, Danny Ebbs, on his selection to be placed into the Arkansas Activities Association Arkansas High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame. What an honor! Congrats, Danny! http://ow.ly/IFMA50y45kT
CORRECTION- PTO meeting is Wednesday NOT Tuesday. Wednesday at 4:30!
PTO meeting Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 in the RHS library. Don’t forget tomorrow night our football players will be presented with their State Championship rings during halftime of the boys basketball game. Come support our Senator basketball teams and football team. Games start at 6 with the girls followed by the boys. Make sure to come by the table tomorrow night to place your orders for championship T-shirts and hats!
Coming up this week- Mon. 27th is Spirit Night at Larry’s on Cantrell 5:00-8:00. Tues 28th come to our basketball games girls start around 6:00 Boys play after girls game. During halftime of the game our football team will be recognized and presented with their State Championship Rings! We invite EVERYONE to come out support our basketball teams and football team. It’s not too late to order championship shirts and hats. There will be a table set up Tuesday night at the game or you can call or come by the high school office. Attendance is EXTREMELY important. Be on time and in the correct class or you will be counted absent. Students are allowed 6 parent notes per semester. All notes and dr notes must be turned in within 5 days of the absence.
Show your Senator Pride tomorrow! Wear your black and gold for reverse homecoming.
Hey Senators show your school spirit tomorrow for celebrity day- come dressed as your favorite celebrity, book or movie character. Make it fun but follow dress code.
Come celebrate our State Champion Football Team! Tomorrow at 3:00 in the high school gym. Our new Championship t-shirts will be on sale for $15. All proceeds go towards purchasing championship rings for our team.
If you would like to send your child to PCSSD, registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year! All the registration info can be found online at http://ow.ly/430u50xUd8h or by visiting your school's registrar's office.
There are only two more chances to take the ACT before school ends. Full details on test dates, registration and more can be found online: http://ow.ly/3bq750xREE1
RHS families. We hope you have had a great winter break!!! We are excited to see our students come back on Tuesday, January 7th. Remember Monday, January 6th is a no school day for students. It is a professional development day for teachers. Have a great weekend and GO SENATORS!
Good evening Robinson families. Tomorrow will be for make-up tests . Remember if you get attendance calls the absence will not count negatively towards their attendance. We hope you have a very merry holiday and we will see you back after break on January 7th.
The JOE T. ROBINSON High School Concert Choir performed at the State Capitol as part of the Sounds of the Season. https://www.flickr.com/photos/arsecofstate/albums/72157712242945446
Join us tonight at 6:30 for the Robinson Holiday Spectacular featuring our High School band and choir students. Choir students arrive by 5:30 and band students arrive by 6:00. The concert begins at 6:30.
Semester Exam schedule for this week. Mon. 26th-1st Period test 8:30-10:00/ 2nd period test 10:04-11:34 Tues. 17th- 3rd period test 8:30-10:00/ 4th period test 10:04-11:35 Wed. 18th - 5th period test8:30-10:00 / 6th period test 10:04-11:34 Thurs. 19th - 7th period test 8:30-10:00 Friday 20th Make up tests ONLY. ***student drivers may check out after their test if they turned in their signed permission slip. *** parents are allowed to check out their students after they have finished their test. *** NO phone check outs
All power has been restored to the Robinson schools. School will be open tomorrow, December 13. This includes ROBINSON ELEMENTARY, ROBINSON MIDDLE and ROBINSON HIGH.
**Please, help spread the word to RHS Band and Choir families: Due to the power outage, we have rescheduled the RHS “Holiday Spectacular” until Tuesday, December 17, 2019. (The RMS Band concert will continue as planned for 6:30pm on Monday, Dec 16 in the RHS Theater.) #SenatorSound
Have no fear Senator fans! You can still buy tickets for the Championship game from us. We will have tickets for sale Friday morning until noon. Remember CASH ONLY $6 students $7 adults. If you have questions please call 868-2400.
Due to a power outage in the Robinson area, we will be closing ROBINSON ELEMENTARY, ROBINSON MIDDLE and ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL today (December 12).
Tomorrow is Class COLOR WARS wear the color to support your grade level. 9th grade yellow- 10th grade blue -11th grade black - 12th grade red **remember if you drive bring your red tag in to get a check out form from the office. Drivers need this filled out and turned in by this FRIDAY so you can checkout after you finish your semester texts next week. **Students are only allowed 6 parent notes per semester. Notes and Dr excuses must be turned in within 5 days after the absence or they can not be accepted. FRIDAY NIGHT Championship Game Tickets for sale in the RHS office (until noon Friday) $6 students $7 adults CASH ONLY
Tomorrow is “I woke up like this Wednesday”. Wear your PJ’s but make sure to follow dress code. BUY your tickets for the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP game in our office $6 students $7 adults. CASH ONLY.
UALR is hosting a Community Night of Coding Monday (Dec. 9) from 5-8pm in the EIT building. There will be workshops and demos, Hour of Code activities for all ages, computer science hands-on demos and more! Register here: http://ow.ly/jkGC50xtGPE
Application window is now open for Joe T. Robinson DRIVEN program for the 2020-2021 school year. This only for incoming 9th graders. Click here to fill out the application: http://ow.ly/RAMC50xrxxM .
We have 20 slots left for the UCA college road trip tomorrow!!!! You must have a permission note with a PARENT signature (even if you are 18) and $4 CASH for the bus plus MONEY for lunch. First come first serve to students that have everything required. Money and permission slips will be collected in the Counselor’s office from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. No exceptions!! Remember to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes!!!
Good evening Senator families. Tomorrow is the cutoff date for volunteer hours. Don’t forget to count your time from last spring. Anything you have done to help out in ANY way at all from Feb 23rd - Nov 22nd. You may think little things like dropping off a case of drinks is not a big deal BUT it is and we appreciate all you do for us and our students. PLEASE Email your hours or work you did to Mrs Parrish firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fall Play "Check Please" will air Monday and Tuesday during Senator Study. Please have students bring $3 for a ticket if they want to support the Robinson Theatre Arts while simultaneously supporting their fellow peers!"
The theme for tonight’s game is CAMO Come out and support our Senators!
Vietnam Parent Meeting TONIGHT Tonight is the night!! The Vietnam parent meeting will begin at 6:30pm in Ms. Fournier's room (room 17). Students, parents, teachers - all are welcome to join this amazing trip to the other side of the world! Come to the meeting to learn more about the places we will visit, the logistics and the cost of the trip. Email Ms. Fournier (email@example.com) with any questions you may have. See you tonight!
High school PTO meeting will be this Wednesday at 4:30 in the high school library. If you would like to join the PTO it’s NOT too late! We love our Senator parents and appreciate all they do for our school. Come check us out this Wednesday at 4:30!
This week Tues-Thurs students will have MAPS interim testing. Students need to be ON TIME and make sure their chromebook is FULLY CHARGED EVERYDAY!
FUTURE SENATOR BASEBALL New 12 year old USSSA baseball team forming now. If you’re interested in your ballplayer playing on this new team please contact me if you have any questions. We will have a tryout tomorrow ,Sunday at 2:30pm on the Robinson High baseball field. Chris Kinzler 501-412-3803
Don’t forget to clean out all of your unwanted items this weekend. Let’s fill up all our blue bins for the Goodwill drive and raise some $$ for RHS. Drop off anytime at the high school Monday or Tuesday
Attention high school students - Friday, Nov. 4 is the registration deadline for the Dec. 14 ACT test date. Register now to avoid late fees! http://ow.ly/Dnjh50x54qG
PCSSD schools held grand re-openings on Tuesday to change the name of our school Media Centers to Library Learning Centers. Check out all the cool pictures of the new looks: http://ow.ly/jMbY50x3awq
REMINDER: Week 10 high school football games will be played Thursday and Friday night this week. SYLVAN HILLS, MAUMELLE and ROBINSON will play on Thursday. MILLS will play on Friday.
Time to clean out the clutter and donate all your unwanted items. We will have our annual Goodwill drive at RHS starting NOW! Bring anything and everything you need to get rid of and fill up our blue bins. The bins will be in the hallway by the front office all week. The more you donate the more money it raises for Robinson.
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
BAKER ELEMENTARY held a pep rally to wrap up Red Ribbon Week. Check out the ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL band helping out with Bronco PBIS Chant! https://youtu.be/FjOpvzt-QnU
11th-12th Students if you signed up for the ASVAB it is tomorrow. Students signed up need to report to the auditorium first thing in the morning.
If you did not turn the chromebook agreement form in yet IT IS PAST DUE! Students with no form will not be allowed to have their chromebook until a form is turned in to the Library. Attention band students, money for chocolates will be collected tomorrow evening during dinner. ALL money is due Monday during advisory. Thank you!
Don't forget that students get a little fall break NEXT week. Schools are closed Wednesday (Oct. 30) - Friday (Nov. 1) for districtwide professional development. You can find all district events on the website: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/events
BAND STUDENTS if you have sold a box of chocolates please turn your money in during band class. Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
**ATTENTION** Phones are down at several PCSSD schools and admin offices. Our IT department is working with Windstream to resolve the issue. You track the outage here: https://downdetector.com/status/windstream/map/
Tomorrow wear those crazy socks again and royal blue to support Down Syndrome awareness. Tomorrow night the theme for the game is BLUE OUT! Wear your royal blue from head to toe and show your support for Down Syndrome awareness.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The National Bullying Prevention Center provides a "Kids Against Bullying" pledge encouraging kids to speak up against bullying, support those being bullied & to be a friend when they see bullying. http://ow.ly/snaM50wEVmm
Tomorrow’s theme is CRAZY SOCKS! Wear your crazy socks and show your support for Down Syndrome Awareness.
All students and staff please wear blue tomorrow to show your support for Down Syndrome Awareness Week.
The calendar can now be found in EVENTS. Important district-wide dates will be posted on the PCSSD website. School-specific dates will be posted on their respective school websites. You can view the "At-A-Glance" calendar here: https://5il.co/amrb
Friday night’s football game theme is “Pink Out” for breast cancer awareness. Come support our Robinson Senator football team as they take on the Arkadelphia Badgers. Don’t forget you can still buy a ticket for the volleyball chili tailgate. $8 in the office and $10 at the tailgate.
Congratulations to our Robinson High JAG students who competed in the JAG state competition. Shayla Hall, Nhania Denham, and Tori Fields did an outstanding job with the project-based learning competition. They created a public- service announcement on how to help teens deal with stress. Lance Seigers competed in Public speaking and placed 2nd. Jaela McCuien competed in employability skills and place 3rd. The winners will receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington DC to compete in the National JAG Student Leadership Conference competition. GREAT JOB!!!
Tuesday, October 1 is Parent Financial Aid Night from 5:30-6:30pm. U of A PTC Financial Aid officials will be available to talk about the financial aid process and FAFSA.
Juniors remember the Josten’s representative will be here tomorrow to take ring orders. They will set up in the conference room during both lunches.
Tomorrow is PICTURE DAY!!!!!!! 9th, 10th, 11th graders will take school pictures tomorrow, Friday Sept. 27th
Chili tailgate dinner Friday, Oct. 4th 5:00-7:00pm before the Arkadelphia vs RHS game pre-sale tickets $8 at the door $10 tickets are available in the front office or see one of the volleyball players
Come support our Senator football team at home this Friday night vs Camden Fairview 7:00
We are having a great day at Robinson High!!