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Using standard Outlook?  Click the "Download pictures" button in the yellow bar.
Using Outlook on the Web (Exchange)?  Click the "Click here" link at the top of the email. 
Please view Dr. Griffin's special video message regarding 2017 TNReady EOC results. View this fact sheet for some additional details about the performance of high schools.
Still have questions about teacher compensation? Check out this webinar to learn about leveled up pay! This Top 10 list has more important compensation facts.
The University of Memphis is offering FREE football tickets for students with good grades! Learn more here .
Grade-level Eureka Math PD sessions are available for a closer look at the new curriculum. Sign up in the PLZ .
Want to present at the ECET2 Regional Conference and earn some cash? Submit a presentation proposal today!
  • Sept. 4: Labor Day (District Closed)
  • Sept. 14: Parent Conferences
  • Sept. 22: ECET2 Proposals
  • Sept. 23: St. Jude Race

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SCS stands with Houston! 
In the wake of devastating floods in and around Houston, TX, SCS encourages our employees and greater Mid-South community to help support families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Here is a list of organizations providing emergency relief in Houston and ways you can help in their efforts.
K-5 Journeys is now available online via Think Central!
SCS teachers now have access to Think Central , a one-stop location for your K-5 Journeys materials. You can find electronic versions of the teacher and student editions, Leveled Readers, grab-and-go resources, a reading toolkit and the Reader’s Notebook. If you need access to Think Central, submit your request to the ELA Helpdesk (password: scsela).
New i-Ready resources available online.
i-Ready is active, and the Diagnostic Assessment window is open until September 1 . New for Kindergarten teachers is the Kindergarten Corner, which includes interactive activities and lessons.

Sign up for the St. Jude 5k! Every participant counts!
We need all the help we can get to reach our sponsor goal of 10,000 participants and $50,000 raised for the September 23 St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. Join your school or department team, encourage family and friends to participate and help spread the word about our District's role in helping fight childhood cancer!
Don't forget your flu shot!
Flu Shot Thursday will begin on September 7 and run through November 16 at both Family Care Center locations . All employees with the Cigna Health Plan are eligible for a free flu shot. Shots will also be available for $20 for dependents and uninsured employees.
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It's Teacher Weekly contest time!

The Weekly staff is feeling generous this week, and we want to give away some cool stuff! Email us your creative approach to implementing new ELA or Eureka Math curriculum in your classroom for a chance to win some sweet SCS swag! You can send us a photo, video or a short blurb of your work for a chance to be one of five winners!
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