News & Notes

  • Schools Closed – Friday, Feb. 27   [more]
  • School Calendar Changes Due to Feb. 17-20 Snow Days   [more]
  • Gala Ticket Sales – Deadline Wednesday, Feb. 25   [more]
  • Watch Student Commercial for SEF Masquerade Gala   [more]
  • Proposed 2015-16 Budget Presented to School Board   [more]
  • Kindergarten Registration – Wednesday, March 11   [more]
Pioneer Elementary assistant principal Janice McCarter agreed to kiss a pig if students met their goal ... and to date, they've raised more than $4,500 for Hoops for Hearts to benefit the American Heart Association. Chromatography was the word of the day at Mack Benn, Jr. Elementary where students worked with BASF Chemical Co. volunteers to study mixtures, compounds and solvents. Third-graders at Booker T. Washington Elementary worked with the Seed Survivor outreach program to learn about seeds, soil, and plant growth. Mack Benn, Jr. Elementary and several other local schools enthusiastically participated in the Great Kindness Challenge, which ended with a heart-shaped class photograph. Family Engineering Night at Hillpoint Elementary provided hands-on math and science challenges for parents and kids to work out together, including make a house for the 4th little pig that wouldn't blow down.