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December 6, 2017
Help us make the best budget decisions for students! Take the Student-Based Budget survey to share your input for the future of our District.
Shelby Co. Ed Foundation has a new grant available for teachers! Check out the details and application here .
The Bill Picket Rodeo is coming to Memphis this spring! Schedule your rodeo field trip early to secure a spot.
#4SCSFamilies appreciation week begins Monday! Share your family appreciation celebrations with us on Twitter !
Stop by Operation Warm Hearts at Oak Court Mall this Friday to donate winter gear for students in need!
Nov. 30- Jan. 2018: Knowledge Tree Pop-up Shop
Nov. 30- Dec. 7: Academic Plan Listening Tour
Dec. 11- 17: #4SCSFamilies week
Dec. 11- Feb 1: Winter Workshops (Spanish)
Jan. 3-4: DLD
Homework doesn't have to be hard! Invite parents to a Winter Workshop for help.
We know that with new curriculum comes a learning curve. That's why we're equipping parents to be at-home experts in Eureka Math and EL. K-8 parents are invited to attend our winter workshops ( Spanish) to learn more about their child's math and reading lessons. Workshops are free and include free dinner and childcare for all attendees. Due to limited space, advance registration is encouraged.
What's better than reading? Reading FREE books!
The  Literacy Empowerment Foundation wants to help you prepare for Read Across America Day 2018! The foundation is offering FREE books for schools and reading groups participating in Read Across America Day on March 2. Schools only pay for shipping and handling. Book orders will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. All requests must be submitted by February 12, 2018. For more information, check out the LEF website.
Principals, don't forget your flu shots!
Principals, we know that in order to run your schools well, you have to be well! That's why we're offering FREE flu shots at the December 12 Principals Meeting. Just present your Cigna insurance card (or a $20 check if you are not insured under a SCS plan) at the Methodist Healthcare table to get your free flu shot!
Retiring? Telling us early could mean extra cash! 
We want our experienced, high-performing educators to remain with SCS as long as possible; but if you  are planning to retire this year, we'll pay you to tell us early. You could receive up to $3,500 if you notify us of your retirement through a submission in the SCS Employee Portal by December 22. Click here for incentive eligibility requirements.
Congrats, 2017 All Southwest TN participants!
Congratulations to these schools for having students place in the 2017 All Southwest Honor Choir auditions! The hard work and determination of the students involved has paid off, and our amazing choral directors are to be commended.  
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