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February 19, 2020
Teachers, remember to log into SafeSchools & complete mandatory ethics training  by Feb. 28 ! Failure to complete training may result in licensure action by TDOE.
Help us narrow down ELA & CCTE textbooks ahead of 2020-21. Review & share input on K-12 textbooks by Feb. 29 !
Celebrate Heart Month with SCS! Join the SCS Heart Walk team & purchase your Heart Month t-shirt to support the American Heart Association!
It's almost time! Don't forget to share our District's biggest parent resource fair, Readiness 901, happening THIS Saturday, Feb. 22 .
Discount alert: Get 50% off to see Aladdin , the Broadway Musical, live at the Orpheum. Act fast! This discount offer ends Friday .
This month, our District is recognizing the rich history of Black culture and community in the 901 with an event series engaging our students, families and stakeholders during Black History Month.
Share your feedback on 3rd quarter math curriculum.

Our Math curriculum team wants to know what you thought of third quarter curriculum. Sign up to be part of a virtual focus group on Mar. 3 or plan to join an in-person session on Mar. 4 . Attendees for the in-person focus group will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card! I f you can't make it to an upcoming focus group, take a moment to complete a short survey to help us better support you! Online Surveys:   K-5 | 6-8 | 9-12
SchoolSeed & SCS are partnering to present "Envisioning Equity in Education" with Dr. John Marshall.

In alignment with the District's African American Male Empowerment init iative, Dr. Marshall will be leading a session for educators, school/District staff and community members on Feb. 20 at the TLA. Dr. Marshall of Jefferson County Public Schools is one of few chief equity officers in the nation - a job designed to ask uncomfortable questions about why some groups of students struggle when others thrive. Marshall does this with conviction—though not always with the utmost diplomacy—in Louisville, a city with a history of confronting racial inequities in its schools. Register now to attend and hear Dr. Marshall's story, his triumphs and his lessons learned.
Nominate a standout school employee for the next round of SCS Superheroes!

It's time again to nominate a SCS Superhero Employee! If you know of a school employee who you can always count on to  save the day,  nominate him/her  for the next round of SCS Super heroes ! We're looking to honor the best and brightest school  heroes  with a $100 gift card!  Click here to share detail s  about our most awesome cafeteria workers, teachers, ed. assistants and other school staff in our District who go above and beyond to serve our schools.
Invite your high school students to the "Become a Tiger, Become a Teacher" informational event!

Do you know of any high school students with an interest in teaching? Invite them to Become a Tiger, Become a Teacher : a special event designed to share information with high school students about a career path toward K-12 education. On Mar. 6 , participating students will have the opportunity to learn about one the U of M’s teacher prep programs, explore scholarship and teaching opportunities in Memphis and network with U of M faculty, staff and other future education majors. Interested students should RSVP by Feb. 24 .
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