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January 22, 2020
Heads up! W-2 forms are now accessible online in the SCS employee portal . Click here for FAQs about 2019 tax statements.
The wait is over! The 2020 Spring PD Catalog is here . Check it out to see what the  PD  team has lined up for the spring semester.
Want a Learning Garden for your school? Big Green is accepting applications to start a garden on your campus this spring!
School Choice begins next Tuesday ! Here's everything you need to know about options in SCS, including choice transfers, Optional Schools & CCTE programs.
Mark your calendar! The Superintendent's State of the District is Jan. 30 ! Join the live stream or catch the encore on-demand video on Voice of SCS after the live broadcast.
Looking to teach Math or SPED next school year? We've got FREE support to help you ace your Praxis exams!

Applications for Hard-to-Staff Praxis Support are due by Sunday, Jan. 26, at 11:59 p.m. We're looking to fill some of our hard-to-staff classes in SCS, and we want to fill them with our own people first! That's why SCS is introducing all new Hard-to-Staff Praxis Support designed to assist SCS employees with passing the Special Education (5543) or Mathematics (5161) Praxis exam. This flyer has a full overview of Praxis supports available through the SCS Aspiring Teachers Program.
NEW Math resources are now available in Mastery Connect!

Attention 3-8 Math teachers, if you are looking for a way to review the standards from the Quarter 1 CFA, look no further! The Curriculum & Instruction Math team has created mini standards review exercises that can be used for daily warm-ups, flex day exercises or any creative ways you can imagine! Click here to check out the step-by-step guide to access these new resources.
Apply for a grant to earn $500 toward your school's spring beautification project!

Just a few more days remain to apply for Memphis City Beautiful 2020 community beautification grants ! If you're planning a spring clean-up, new garden or other beautification projects, complete a grant application by Jan. 31 to be eligible to receive up to $500 for your project. Take a look at the Memphis City Beautiful website to learn more about this grant and other beautification efforts in our city!
Get an early start on teacher appreciation with the Tiger basketball team!

Teacher Appreciation Week is still a few months away, but the Memphis Tigers men's basketball team is celebrating early with a special educator appreciation night on Feb. 19. Check out discount tickets starting at $5 to see the Tigers take on the East Carolina Pirates! These first-come first-serve discount tickets are available in limited quantities. Get yours before they're gone !
Shout out the best & brightest from the graduating class of 2020!

The graduating class of 2020 is a special class with a special vision. We want to know about the visionary graduates that make you proud to be a parent and educator in our District. Share the details about what makes your favorite senior stand out among their peers for an opportunity to have their story told to the entire 901 community . We're looking for seniors who have overcome obstacles to make it to graduation, students who have cool post-secondary plans, young leaders stepping up to change their communities and more. Share your senior story with us by Feb. 14 for a chance to be featured.
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