The Griot Players, a group of SYLVAN HILLS HIGH students, visited two feeder elementary schools as part of the school's theatre arts program touring group. The Griot Players put on a Black History Month performance for students at OAKBROOKE and WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON ELEMENTARY. It was a great way to expose the students to Black History through theatre arts.
9 days ago, Sylvan Hills High
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During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists with an Arkansas connection. Robert Lockwood, Jr. was born in Turkey Scratch and is well known for his Delta blues music. He was one of the first black entertainers to appear on radio in the South. #pcssdproud #serveall
9 days ago, PCSSD
robert lockwood jr
Today is School Bus Driver Appreciation Day! Today (and every day) we are so thankful for all of our bus drivers who safely transport our students to and from school each day. Don't forget to thank your school bus driver for their dedication! #pcssdproud #equityandexcellence
10 days ago, PCSSD
school bus driver appreciation
Just a reminder! If you want to order a shirt for the world record attempt on April 24, please get it in by tomorrow. This fundraiser will help fund having officials from Guinness World Record here for our attempt. Details on how to purchase a shirt can be found here: https://shhs.pcssd.org/article/1445664. The deadline to order a shirt is February 23!
10 days ago, Sylvan Hills High
world record attempt
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Rose Marie McCoy was a songwriter born in Oneida, Ark. Her songwriting was highlighted by artists like Elvis, Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin, and Tina Turner. #pcssdproud #serveall
10 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: Rose Marie McCoy
ONE DAY ONLY (2/22/24) donations will be doubled on DonorsChoose to teachers who have never been funded. Let's send some hardworking PCSSD teachers their first DonorsChoose delivery! Donate early because it's only while funds last. https://www.donorschoose.org/nbft2024 #pcssdproud #serveall
11 days ago, PCSSD
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During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. John Donly is a sitcom writer from Gould, AR. His writings appeared in shows including: Sanford and Son, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Diff’rent Strokes. #pcsddproud #serveall
11 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: John Donley
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Justin Bryant is an artist from Stuttgart. His "Color in Space" exhibit explores how the black male body fits into aspects of past and present histories. #pcssdproud #serveall
12 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: Justin Bryant
Happy Presidents' Day! Fun Fact: until 1968 when congress declared it the third Monday of February, Presidents' Day fell on Feb 22 which is George Washington's birthday. It now falls between Lincoln and Washington's birthday every year. #pcssdproud #serveall
13 days ago, PCSSD
presidents' day
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Little Rock native Art Porter Jr. was a musician and saxophonist. Porter Jr came from a musical family and was known for merging R&B and hip hop into his music. #pcssdproud #serveall
13 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: Art Porter Jr.
February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Take time to encourage healthy dental hygiene habits among our children so we can see their beautiful smiles always! #pcssdproud #serveall
14 days ago, PCSSD
National Children's Dental Health Month
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Chester Arthur "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett was a blues musician that lived in Mississippi County. As a Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame member, he was a delta blues icon. #pcssdproud #serveall
14 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: Chester Arthur Burnett
Random Acts of Kindness Day, like every day, is a great time to be mindful and intentional with our words, actions, and expressions towards others. How will you pay it forward today? #pcssdproud #serveall
15 days ago, PCSSD
Random Acts of Kindness Day
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Crystal C. Mercer is an artist of many forms from Little Rock. Mercer is a designer, textile artist, actor, activist, poet, songwriter, author and more. #pcssdproud #serveall
15 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: Crystal Mercer
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Gretha Boston is an actress and singer from Crossett, Arkansas. Boston has performed at Carnegie Hall, Broadway and is a Tony award winner. #pcssdproud #serveall
16 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: Gretha Boston
ICYMI - 3rd - 12th graders from the Sylvan Hills feeder pattern are teaming up to take on a challenge like no other - breaking the World's Longest Human Electric Circuit record! The event will take place on March 27 but we're selling shirts NOW! This fundraiser will help fund having officials from Guinness World Record here for our attempt. Details on how to purchase a shirt can be found here: https://shhs.pcssd.org/article/1445664. The deadline to order a shirt is February 23!
17 days ago, Sylvan Hills High
world record attempt
Today is National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day! SROs are carefully selected, specifically trained, sworn law enforcement officers who work with schools. We are thankful for our SRO partnerships that aim to ensure safety of students and staff. #pcssdproud #serveall
17 days ago, PCSSD
national SRO day
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Barbara Hendricks, born in Stephens, Arkansas, is a soprano opera and concert singer. Hendricks has performed in major opera house across the world. #pcssdproud #serveall
17 days ago, PCSSD
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Happy Valentine's Day from PCSSD! Did you know that colored roses have different meanings? A red rose traditionally symbolized love, other colors like deep pink, purple or white symbolize happiness, royalty and sympathy respectively. Which color do you give? #pcssdproud #serveall
18 days ago, PCSSD
Happy Valentine's Day
During Black History Month we are celebrating Black artists who also have an Arkansas connection. Howard Sims, from Fort Smith, was a tap dancer. Sims created unique sounds during performing by using sand on his sandbox, earning him the nickname "Sandman." #pcssdproud #serveall
18 days ago, PCSSD
Black History Month: Howard Sims