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February 7, 2018
It's National School Counseling Week ! Remember to take a moment and thank a counselor for all that they do for SCS.
Spring Tripod Surveys are coming soon! Administration windows are Feb. 26 - Mar. 2 for K-2 and Feb. 26 - Mar. 9 for grades 3-12.
Discount alert: SCS employees get discounted tickets to this Sunday's Tiger Basketball game against UCF.
Expand learning beyond your classroom walls with new Spring programs at the Botanic Gardens! Get all the details here !
Congratulations to our 2018 SCS Teachers of the Year: Natasha Medford , Emily Taubken and Tonyal Mathes . Check out their teaching success stories in the SCS Newsroom !
Feb. 8: Winter Workshop
Feb. 14: Pamper Me Pink
Feb 15: Parent Conferences
Feb. 26: Winter Workshop
Feb. 26- Mar. 9: Dress for Success
Get your discount tickets for the 2018 Alumni Gala!
A limited number of discounted SCS employee tickets are now available for the 2018 SCS Alumni Hall of Fame Gala. The gala will be on Saturday, March 24 at the Hilton Memphis. This year's Gala will honor Tony Armstrong (Memphis Vo-Tech), Brandice Daniel (East), Jim Kyle (Oakhaven), Johnny Moore (Melrose) and Bernal Smith (Whitehaven). The event will include a cocktail reception, silent auction and live entertainment by a special guest .
All the cool kids are going red in February!
Get in on the fun, and enter the #SCSGoRed c,ontest ! All the cool kids are doing it! We want to see how you and your co-workers make exercise fun! Do you dance? Have fitness competitions? Jazzercise ? All of these are acceptable entries for the #SCSGoRed Contest . If you have a creative way to keep your heart healthy, record it with your co-workers and share the video online using #SCSGoRed for a chance to win fitness prize packs for your entire school or department. Hurry! The final day to submit your entry is February 16 .
How to make a good lesson great: plan a field trip!
Want to kick your lessons up a notch? Plan a field trip! T.O. Fuller State Park has spaces available this spring to rent interactive learning environments and programs where students can get a close-up look at how local ecosystems work and learn about the history of the Chucalissa Native American village. Other learning opportunities include guided wildlife tours and a special Birds of Prey lesson. Get more information about how to book your field trip here.
Sweet victory! 19 schools place in the All West Honor Band.
Congratulations to these schools for having students place in the 2018 All West Honor Band auditions! SCS students and band directors worked and practiced hard all school year to make the cut for the prestigious group of talented musicians in West Tennessee!
Low-cost internet is available for SCS students.
With school choice underway and early registration starting soon, in addition to the online learning programs available to students year-round, it's important for families to have access to reliable home internet. New low-cost internet plans are available from Comcast and AT&T for qualifying SCS families. Share this flyer with your students to ensure they have the tools they need to be connected and successful at home.
Congratulations to this week's SCS MyDay winner!
Congratulations to Mr. Ronald Martin of Booker T. Washington High for winning the latest SCS MyDay prize! Mr. Martin received a day off and a substitute paid for by the District for having perfect attendance. Will you be next?
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