Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day to recognize the 2,403 people killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Arizona & USS Utah were destroyed in the attack. The USS Shaw (pictured) was hit with 3 bombs, but salvaged, repaired, & returned to combat in Aug. 1942.
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
pearl harbor remembrance day
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
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
garven gardens
It's National Handwashing Awareness Week. The CDC has a Life is Better with Clean Hands campaign encouraging adult to make handwashing part of their everyday life, along with encouraging parents to wash their hands to set a good example for their kids.
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
handwashing week
Two of Santa's elves stopped by PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY this week! Asst. Principal, Mrs. Devun, and Ms. Pruss dressed up to spread a little holiday cheer around the school. Gotta love their holiday spirit! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
pfe elves
Pine Forest Elementary Scholastic Online Only Book Fair from December 7-20! The Fair will connect your kids to notable books and inspiring characters — helping them become lifelong readers. And you’ll love the new option to shop for Book Fair exclusives — directly from the interactive booklist. Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with online shopping: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/pineforest
over 3 years ago, Laura Turner
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
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
NASA
It's National Handwashing Awareness Week. The CDC encourages the use of hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available. When using hand sanitizer, apply the gel product and rub hands together covering hands and fingers until dry. This should take around 20 seconds.
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
handwashing week
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
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
academies of central arkansas
Two of Santa's elves stopped by PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY this week! Do you recognize who these elves might be? These lovely ladies dressed up to spread a little holiday cheer around the school. Gotta love their holiday spirit! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
over 3 years ago, Pine Forest Elementary
PFES elves
It's National Handwashing Awareness Week. There IS a proper way to wash your hands: Wet hands w/ clean, running water (warm or cold) Apply soap Scrub front & back of hands, between fingers, & under nails for 20 sec Rinse hands w/ clean, running water Dry hands using a clean towel
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
handwashing week
November is Native American Heritage Month. Programs across the country work tirelessly to preserve the stories and heritage of the original inhabitants of the land. But some tribes are keeping traditions alive, including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
native american heritage month
Today is World AIDS Day. Today we unite in the fight against HIV. World AIDS Day was founded in 1988 and was the first ever global health day.
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
world aids day
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
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
unlocking potential
It is National Handwashing Awareness Week. According to the CDC we should watch our hands before AND after: - Touching your eyes, nose, or mouth - Touching your mask - Entering and leaving a public place - Touching a surface that may be frequently touched by other people
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
handwashing week
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
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
zoofari
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
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
driven
The staff at PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY went on a "turkey hunt" last week. Admin hid 30 "turkeys" around the school and teachers had to find them all by the end of the day. As the turkeys were found and turned in, they got a fall-themed decor sign! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
pine forest thankful
November is Native American Heritage Month. Some well known inventions by Native Americans include anesthetics and topical pain relievers, corn, and kayaks. But some lesser known contributions include syringes, cable suspension bridges, hammocks, baby bottles, and mouthwash.
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
native american heritage month
November is Child Safety Protection Month. There are some important steps to take to keep children safe outside like checking play areas to ensure lawn equipment, tools, or other yard items, like branches, are put away to prevent injury. #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
child safety protection month
Here's a reminder about the virtual pivot schedule for schools and district offices next week. Hope you have a great weekend! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
over 3 years ago, PCSSD
thanksgiving week