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August 28, 2019
Formative Assessments are Sept. 23 - Oct. 9 ! Make sure you're prepared by reviewing test standards for Math , Science & ELA .
Content Cadres, our new virtual PD platform, goes live soon! Take a sneak peek now through Sept. 13 for a chance to win prizes for your school!
Discount alert! Score $10 tickets to watch the Memphis Tigers take on the Southern University Jaguars on Sept. 7 !
Get ready for the ultimate team building experience! Sign up to have some fun & represent SCS at the YMCA Corporate Games!
Football coaches & sponsors, treat your middle or high school team to a FREE Tiger football game on Sept. 7 ! RSVP while group tickets are still available!
Apply to be an ELA fellow!

ELA teachers, are you looking to make an impact on students beyond your classroom? Consider applying to be an ELA Curriculum Fellow to help develop the next wave of high-quality teachers in our community. We're seeking standout ELA educators to help conduct District-level professional development, offer feedback regarding curriculum, model high-quality instruction for other teachers and share best practices in the area of literacy.  Click here to apply by Sept. 4.
Nominate a teacher for MLCC's inaugural Hispanic Teacher of the Year Award!

In recognition of the efforts that classroom teachers of Hispanic/Latinx descent make on behalf of the students they serve, the MidSouth Latino Chamber of Commerce (MLCC) has established the Shelby County Hispanic Teacher of the Year Award. Do you know of an outstanding Hispanic/Latinx teacher in your school who is going above and beyond to serve students? Nominate him/her by Sept. 6 for a chance to be honored by MLCC!
Get FREE admission to the Delta Fair on Sept. 4 by donating books for students!

As part of our District's early literacy initiatives, SCS is making it our mission to ensure our elementary aged students have books in their homes. Our friends at Delta Fair are doing their part to help us accomplish this goal by collecting books just for SCS students! You can help out too and enjoy one of the Mid-South's favorite fall attractions for FREE! Simply donate an approved book on Sept. 4 to get free admission to the fair. Check out additional details and a list of approved books here.
Take your high school students to see the Gandhi Movie in honor of Gandhi150.

Honor the 150th birthday of human rights activist Mahatma Gandhi by treating your high school students to a FREE movie screening! History teachers, Facing History and foreign language or culture club sponsors are encouraged to RSVP for free field trips to screen the Gandhi Movie as the local Indian community celebrates 150 years of Gandhi's legacy. RSVP by Sept. 20 for a screening Oct. 4-7. Groups will be assigned screenings on a first come, first serve basis.
T-STEM & ROTC teachers, this field trip opportunity is just for you!

Here is another field trip opportunity for middle and high school students! Sign up your T-STEM and ROTC groups or classes to attend the 2019 Naval Air Orientation on Oct. 3. This FREE and unique opportunity will include info sessions about Naval aviation, hands-on tours of new and vintage aircraft and a one-on-one Q&A with U.S. military pilots about their aircrafts and military careers. Visit the Navy League Memphis website to reserve a spot for your group by
Sept. 27.
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