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September 4, 2019
Looking for the PLZ helpdesk? It has a new home! Visit Footprints to submit help or troubleshooting requests for PLZ.
Help support our students during the 2nd annual Necessity Drive! Donate toiletries & other necessities for our students at the Union Ave. Chick-Fil-A next Friday, Sept. 13 from 5-7 p.m.
Illuminate FastBridge is now live for teachers, staff & students! Check out the login instructions for school staff & students .
Attending U of M games this season? Remember you can get FREE parking at the Board of Education with your employee ID.
Help a parent out! Share this list of awesome Half-day Hangouts with parents to remind them of FREE, safe enrichment opportunities available for the upcoming Sept. 20 half-day.
Review Formative Assessment standards to prepare your students for upcoming testing.

Formative assessments are September 24 through October 9 . Make sure you and your students are equipped for the upcoming assessments by reviewing standards for your subject.

Get excited- your favorite PD offering is back for another round! Check out Fall Teacher Orientation at the Pink Palace.

Need a little extra help with lesson planning? The Pink Palace has you covered! Make plans to attend the Pink Palace's Fall Teacher Orientation on September 17 to learn about all the K-8 programming the museum has to offer for your classroom. You'll hear from SCS and Pink Palace staff about field trip opportunities and hands-on classroom lessons from the Suitcase Exhibits. You'll also get a sneak peek at films showing at the 3D theater and enjoy light refreshments, all while earning PD credit! RSVP now to reserve your spot while they're still available!
Get a sneak peek at the new Content Cadres PD platform & boost your chances of winning big for your school!

To support the District's Content Cadres launch on  September 20 , the Professional Learning & Support team is offering a Content Cadres Sneak Peek.  Now through September 13 , faculty members are encouraged to get familiar with Content Cadres by  signing up for Course 18988 in PLZ  and completing the Sneak Peek activity. The campus with the highest percentage of completion will win a special prize pack from the SCS Professional Learning & Support Team. Take a look at the flyer for more details.
Mark your calendar & RSVP for the Fall 2019 SCS-U of M Science Share-A-Thon!

Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 Science Share-A-Thon hosted in partnership with the University of Memphis. Participating teachers will learn more about TN Science standards and best 3D learning practices to incorporate in the classroom. This event is open to all K-12 Science teachers. Click here to RSVP for the September 14 Share-A-Thon !
Looking for more Science resources? We've got the Science team's top picks all in one place just for you!

What was the Science curriculum team up to this summer? They were looking for more ways to support Science educators this school year and now are delivering just what teachers asked for! Check out the first ever quarterly SIA Choice Guide - an all-in-one document that highlights some of the best classroom resources that aren't included in curriculum maps. We hope these resources are just what you've been searching for to help support your teaching!
Get an ESL add-on endorsement from Union University!

Teachers, if you're considering adding an ESL endorsement to your educator credentials, consider applying for Union University's endorsement program . You can view this flyer to learn more about program and endorsement requirements and the program application.
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