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May 1, 2019
* Special Edition*
What's more 901 than BBQ? Our schools! In the spirit of Memphis' most famous cuisine, we're serving up saucy specials for Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10 as we celebrate you - #901sFinest !
The wait is finally over! Click here to check out the prizes up for grabs each day, courtesy of our awesome TAW sponsors!
Get students, families & alumni in on the fun! Remind them to share a social media shoutout for a chance to pick from our prize collection!
88.5FM will also select a shoutout winner each day. Ask friends & family to listen for your name to call & win a daily cash card.
Not into wacky costumes? No worries! Treat yo'self to casual spirit days to be comfy all week, May 6-10 !
Save the date for SCS Rocks ! Join us at AutoZone Park on May 31 , 6-9 p.m., as we celebrate ALL SCS employees! RSVP here .
Now that you know about
all the TAW prizes & events,
check out these Teacher Appreciation specials from some of your 901 favorites!
Contest time starts NOW! Answer this Sam-themed question to win a pop-up celebration from Sam's Club at your school!

Sams's Club wants to celebrate teachers next week at FIVE lucky schools around our District! The first five teachers to answer this trivia question will win a Sam's Club pop-up celebration their school, plus an exclusive TAW swag pack.
Sign up for your FREE membership at The Dixon Garden & Galleries!

Take advantage of a FREE membership offer from the Dixon to get special perks, including free museum admission, discounted admission on adult workshops, programs and events, invitations to exclusive Member-only events, 10% discount at the museum store, $20 discount to upgrade to the Family/Dual and Sponsor level memberships and more!
Contact the Dixon's Business Office at (901) 761-5250 or the Membership Office at (901) 312-1276. Proof of current employment as a teacher is required for this deal.
Score discount tickets to the 901 FC Teacher Appreciation Game this Saturday!

If you haven't heard, Memphis 901 FC soccer is the hottest ticket in town. THIS Saturday, they take on the Birmingham Legion at the Memphis Redbirds Stadium, and the team is offering discount tickets for SCS teachers and staff. Tickets start at $9 and are available through Friday, May 3 . Get them while they last!
Get moving with a a special discount from Memphis Fitness Kickboxing!

Looking for a fun way to get active? Our Teacher Appreciation Week sponsor, Collierville Fitness Kickboxing, is offing a sweet Discount just for SCS teachers! Try a week of unlimited fitness kickboxing classes for just $12 . Sign up for the Teacher Discount at Collierville Fitness Kickboxing, and use your membership at any of the four Memphis Fitness Kickboxing locations in Memphis!
Gather your teacher friends for a "field trip" to see comedian Eddie B. at the Cannon!

If you're not lucky enough to score FREE tickets from our TAW contests, get a group of colleagues together for a field trip to the Cannon Center to see comedian Eddie B. live on August 24 . Groups of 8 or more get an exclusive SCS group discount . Haven't heard of Eddie B. yet? What are you waiting for!? Check out some of his hilarious takes on #TeacherLife here .
Excited for summer races? Get 50% off runner registration for the the Orion 5K!

After warming up with those discounted kickboxing classes, stretch your legs and lace up your running shoes for the Orion 5K! Orion is offering half-off race registration just for SCS teachers! Click here to register for the race using code: SCSLOVE to save 50% on one of the summer's biggest races!
Check out the latest Achieve 3000 updates!

Ok, now that you're totally hyped for next week's TAW festivities, it's time for some real stuff. Take a look at the latest Achieve 3000 update for grade band newsletters, contest winners, new PD and more.
The Leadership Conglomeration isn't just for adults- students can join the fun, too!

Do you have creative students in your classroom? Encourage them to show us their skills by entering the Leadership Conglomeration Art Contest. We're looking for student artwork that fits this year's Conglomeration theme: "Learn. Grow. Change." to inspire SCS leaders during their week of learning, growing and changing as they get ready for 2019-20.

Planning to attend the 2019 Leadership Conglomeration?
This week on Power Talk: SCS Principal Kimberly Smith Rodriguiez

Be sure to tune into 88.5 FM tonight at 5 p.m. to hear from host and Board member Miska Clay-Bibbs and this week's guest, Principal Kimberly Smith Rodriguiez of Middle College High School.

Save the Date: PowerTalk will broadcast LIVE from the SCS is 901 BIG Event at Levitt Shell on May 15 .
Press play on this week's Foundational Skills video! Take a look at how Mr. Arnold uses peer-collaboration to think up fresh ideas for keeping students engaged in early literacy at Evans Elementary.
Thanks to our 2019 SCS Teacher Appreciation Week sponsors!
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