PCSSD
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
14 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
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.
about 5 hours ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
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.
1 day ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
More progress from our law enforcement. So thankful for their hard work!
3 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PCSSD is wishing everyone a very happy Valentine's Day
3 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Update from FBI-Little Rock. We continue to make great progress in the investigation.
3 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
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.
3 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Robert McFerrin Sr. was the first African American to appear in an opera at the Metropolitan Opera house in New York City. McFerrin was born in Marianna and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
4 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Sidney Moncrief played basketball for University of Arkansas and led them to the Final Four in '78. He was a first round draft pick and five time All-Star. Moncrief was born in Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
5 days ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Cato elementary had a visit from a very large tooth, toothpaste and a dentist today! The Sherwood Rotary club sponsored the Healthy Smiles Program. Dr. Jeff Powell taught them how to brush and about good dental hygiene. Thanks for visiting!
6 days ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
3rd Grade students at Cato went on a field trip to listen to the Arkansas Symphony
6 days ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Granville Coggs was an original Tuskegee Airman. He attended Harvard and became the first African American staff physician at San Francisco's Kaiser Hospital. Coggs was born in Pine Bluff and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 2001.
6 days ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
To commemorate Black History Month Mrs. Kohler's fifth grade students created a mural.
7 days ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Johnnie Harrison Taylor was a singer known as the "Philosopher of Soul." His single "Disco Lady" was the first single to ever be certified platinum. Taylor was born in Crawfordsville, AR and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1999.
7 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Hubert "Geese" Ausbie was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and became known as the "Clown Prince of Basketball." Ausbie attended Philander Smith College and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1995.
8 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Daisy Gatson Bates was a mentor to the Little Rock Nine during Central High's desegregation. In 1957 the AP chose her as Woman of the Year in Education. Bates grew up in Huttig, AR and was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
9 days ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Don't forget the Scholastic Book Fair will be open during Parent/Teacher Conferences on Monday, February 10th!!
10 days ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Art Porter Sr. was best known as a jazz musician and performed for President Clinton's two gubernatorial inaugurations and a presidential inaugural reception. Porter is from Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1994.
10 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is a reminder that schools will be closed on Monday, February 10 for parent teacher conferences. We'll see you (students) back in the classroom on Tuesday, February 11!
11 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Congratulations to Officer Turner on receiving the humanitarian award for Sherwood. PCSSD is so thankful for your service to our SYLVAN HILLS feeder schools!
11 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Andree Yvonne Layton Roaf was the first African American woman to serve on the Arkansas Supreme Court when she was appointed by Governor Jim Guy Tucker. Roaf moved to Pine Bluff as an adult and inducted to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1996.
11 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER! The Pulaski County Special School District science fair will be held *this* Friday, February 7 from 9am until 1 pm. Come visit us at UA-Little Rock and see all the projects from across our school district. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
12 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Samuel Massie Jr. was a chemist and worked on the Manhattan Project during WWII. His research led to medications to treat malaria, meningitis and more. He was born in North Little Rock and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1998.
12 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Vice Admiral Edward Moore Jr. was the highest ranking African American in the Navy at the time of his retirement. Moore's family moved to Little Rock while he was in high school. He was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1999.
13 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
School counselors help students in more ways than you realize. This week we celebrate them and the tremendous impact they have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career as a part of National School Counseling Week.
14 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is American Heart Month. Help raise awareness for heart disease by participating in "Wear Red Day" this Friday (Feb. 7). Together we are empowering women to beat heart disease and stroke, giving them more time to do amazing things.
14 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. John Harold Johnson built Johnson Publishing Company, a publishing empire that launched Ebony and Jet magazines. He was born in Arkansas City and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
14 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy Groundhog Day! Do you want 6 more weeks of winter?
15 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
February is Black History Month. Maya Angelou is a renowned bestselling author, poet, actor and performer. She lived in Stamps, AR for ten years with her grandmothers. She was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in 1993.
15 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
In honor of Black History Month, every day in February we'll recognize a great leader in African American history. We'll highlight someone new each morning.
16 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Though school board appreciation month is ending, we're always thankful for the work of our school board members. Your dedication and hard work for our students is evident every day! THANK YOU!
17 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
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
18 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Eli Keller has two kids who both attend PCSSD schools. His fiancée, Mary, has 3 kids. When he's not chasing around the kids, Eli volunteers for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Arkansas.
19 days ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Happy 100 days of school to our students and teachers! Cheers to an awesome school year so far! Schools across PCSSD are participating in fun, unique ways. We'll have pictures from all our schools over on our Facebook page.
19 days ago, PCSSD
Sylvan Hills Middle
Students at CATO ELEMENTARY received some positive advice from AVID students at SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE. It's always encouraging for our youngsters to hear from older students about the importance of working hard and doing your best! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
20 days ago, Sylvan Hills Middle
Cato Elementary
Help Coach Turner and Cato Elementary raise $2500 for Jump Rope for Heart!! Your child should have brought home information concerning this on Friday!!
21 days ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
Congratulations to Officer Turner being presented the humanitarian award for Sherwood. Cato Elementary is so very proud that you are a part of our family!!!
21 days ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Alicia Gillen, board secretary, has 3 children - Shayla Dixon 22, Nicole Gillen 13, Julia Gillen 12. She also has a dog named Maggie who is 15. In her spare time, she enjoys antiquing, traveling and cooking.
24 days ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
The SHMS Avid teacher and students visited Cato..encouraging them to always do their BEST!!
26 days ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
Congratulations to these students who met the Marshmallow Winter Reading Challenge!!! We had over 75 students turn in their forms!!!
26 days ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Shelby Thoma and his wife, Leigh, have been married 25 years and 4 children: Simone-24, Nathan-23, Amelia- 20, and Novi-3. His favorite hobby is running and he also enjoys spending time with his youth group.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Brian Maune and his wife, Jennifer, have been married nearly 14 years. They have 5 kids and another due in May! Brian's hobbies include family travel and outdoors activities like hunting, fishing and camping.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
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.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Due to a power outage in the area, Sylvan Hills NORTH campus and Cato Elementary will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. today. Buses riders will depart at 11:30 and car riders can be picked up at this time. This will be an AMI day.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Tina Renee Ward has two daughters, Ti'Naya and Daraleisha, and two grandkids, Kobe and August. Her hobbies include singing, dancing, road trips and bargain shopping!
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Attendance is so IMPORTANT!!!
about 1 month ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
We need your help in encouraging your students to work on Lexia and Dreambox at home. Please read note sent home with your child concerning this today!
about 1 month ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Flu season is far from over. Don't forget to wash your hands regularly, keep your lunchbox and backpack clean and maintain overall healthy habits. Let's stay healthy and ready to learn this semester!
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Dr. Linda Remele has been married to her husband, Steve, for 22 years She has one son, Jonathan, and a stepson, Brent, as well as 2 grandchildren and 4 rescue cats. Dr. Remele loves to volunteer and travel outside the U.S. She also loves to read, particularly travel novels.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
School choice is officially open for PCSSD. Applications will be accepted at Central Office (925 E. Dixon Road), Monday - Friday between 8:30 am - 4:00pm. Stop by to fill out your application before spots fill up!
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Just a reminder, there is no school tomorrow (Monday, January 6)! We're closed for professional development. See you on Tuesday!
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We are wishing all of our PCSSD family and staff a wonderful winter break! Teachers will return Jan. 6 for Professional Development. Students return to school Jan. 7.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Congratulations to these 4 students with perfect attendance. Their names were drawn for a cash prize, provided by a private donor.
about 1 month ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
Thanks to someone who was impressed with our letter grade with 80% free and reduced. They donated a classroom of books to Cato! Their excited little faces were priceless!
about 1 month ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Words cannot express our gratitude to those who made donations to clear lunch debt at some of our schools. So far, we've received more than $10,000 in donations for schools across PCSSD.
about 1 month ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Thank you Sylvan Hills Middle School Band for bringing Holiday Cheer to Cato Elementary
2 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
Hope you are creating some awesome ornaments for our storybook trees! I was unable to purchase the ornaments this year because of budget cuts, but I have some left over from last year, if you need one I will give them out on a first come first serve basis. Just send a note to school.
2 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
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
2 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Decorate an ornament to be one of your favorite book characters...Notices went home yesterday concerning this. Hope we will have some great participation!!! Ornaments are due on December 17th.
2 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary PTA Santa Shop Date: December 10th-13th: During School Hours Make plans to attend the PTA Meeting (Chili Cook-Off) on December 12th @ 5:45pm and visit the Santa Shop after the meeting.
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
The Sylvan Hills High School Concert Choir is performing with the Little Rock Wind Symphony Dec. 5 at UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS Theater at 7:30 p.m. The choir will perform with the symphony on a medley of Christmas tunes from Broadway and perform a pop a capella arrangement of “Do You Hear What I Hear” by Michelle Wier. Get your tickets at: http://charts.uaptc.edu/events #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
In Art class, Grades 1-5 participated in the Paper Chain Challenge. This is a collaborative project that has the students being Engineers by using Math and Art skills.
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Pulaski County Special School District wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed this week for Fall Break! Enjoy the week off. District office will be closed Thursday and Friday. See you all back in the classroom next week!
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Several PCSSD teacher librarians attended the American Association of School Librarians Conference in Louisville, KY. They learned how to create diverse collections, build collaborative partnerships and develop innovative teaching practices.
3 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
2nd and 3rd grade are practicing their music and reading knowledge this week by enjoying Thanksgiving rhythm centers and Songtales.
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
This is American Education Week and the National Education Association today promotes parental involvement, including reading to children, checking homework, asking about their school day and developing a relationship with teachers. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence #AEW2019
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: schools will be closed next week (Nov. 25 - Nov. 29) for Fall Break. Central office will be only be closed Thursday (Nov. 28) and Friday (Nov. 29).
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
This is American Education Week and today we kick off the week to honor our education community members who are each critical in building great public schools in Pulaski County! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence #AEW2019
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
November is Child Safety and Protection Month. The National Safety Council and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration encourage teen drivers to put down their cell phones, slow down and wear a seatbelt.
3 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Don't Forget the Scholastic Book Fair is open, 7:30am -3:30PM, until Thursday, November 21st! Thank you to all who have purchased!
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
A great BIG THANK YOU to "Dad's Who Give A Hoot" for hanging our PBIS signs..
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
In Music at Cato, 2nd grade students have been learning about sound and creating their own songs using different sound sources.
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Thank you, veterans, for your service.
3 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Students at Cato did an awesome job at creating their Drug Free posters...pictured here are a few of the winners!
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
More Winners of the "Drug Free Posters"
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Today is National Book Lovers Day! Check out the Sylvan Hills feeder Teacher Librarians' favorite books. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
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
3 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Rebranding of the Library Learning Center..the winner of the $25.00 gift certificate was Mrs. Sanabria(5th grade teacher)
3 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
November is Child Safety and Protection Month. Did you know more than 200,000 playground-related injuries happen each year in the US? Keep a close eye on children to ensure they are using equipment properly and it is age appropriate.
3 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
PreK Teachers from across the district went to the Arkansas Early Childhood Association Conference last week. The learning never ends!
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
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
4 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Don't forget Fall Festival is 5:30-8:00pm..We are beginning earlier because of the performances of 1st and 3rd grades.
4 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
We have a hero at CATO ELEMENTARY! 5th grade teacher, Wendy Sanabria, performed the heimlich on a student who was choking on a piece of granola during breakfast last week. We are so thankful that she took action and the student is safe!
4 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
Red Ribbon Week Celebrations: Monday: “We are the Future: Let’s Make it Drug Free”- Wear college tshirt, military ambition or profession Tuesday: “I’m a Jean-ius”- Wear blue jeans, red shirt, and crazy socks Wednesday: “Hunter for Friends Who Don’t Do Drugs”- Wear Camouflage Thursday: “Be on a Drug Free Team”- Wear favorite team jersey or t-shirt Friday: “Together We Turn the World Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness- Wear PINK shirts
4 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
This week is National School Bus Safety Week. The school bus ride is an extension of the school day and PCSSD schools is committed to providing a safe transportation experience for all students across the district.
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
**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/
4 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Every PCSSD staff member is encouraged to wear red on Tuesday, October 15 in honor of World Dyslexia Day.
4 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Kindergarten students at Cato are learning how to notate rhythm and beats using popsicle sticks.
4 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
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
4 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Cato counselor, Tammy Helmick, received a $1,480.00 grant for Red Ribbon Week from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. Cato Elementary was 1 of 4 schools in Pulaski County to receive the grant.
4 months ago, Cato Elementary
Cato Elementary
5th Grade Rhythm Centers. Preparation for playing recorder. Centers are Rhythm Jenga, Busted, Rhythm Spoons, and Pizza Rhythm Decode
5 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
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
5 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Second Grade Music Classes create and write their own rhythm
5 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
We’re thrilled to announce Pulaski County Special School District‘s new app! It’s everything PCSSD, in your pocket. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/2IcfiP3 or iPhone: https://apple.co/30qo7uT.
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
We celebrate Fri-Yay every 2 weeks for the kids with enough DoJo points. Will YOU have enough to celebrate this week?
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
The Health Room is in need of small size girls panties and boys briefs. Please try to donate if possible. Thanks in advance!
5 months ago, PCSSD
PCSSD
Don't forget! The Cato Elementary Fundraiser begins this week! Check out the great deals and let's raise some money for our school!
5 months ago, PCSSD
Cato Elementary
Cato Character Kids for the Week of September 16th
5 months ago, Cato Elementary
PCSSD
Cato Elementary wants to extend a great BIG thank you to Red River Dodge for donating $575.00, so the school could purchase AVID shirts for our 4th and 5th grader students.
5 months ago, PCSSD
Shyrel Lee
I hope your day is going well!
6 months ago, Shyrel Lee
Shyrel Lee
I hope all is having a great morning!
6 months ago, Shyrel Lee