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Tuition hike for Pulaski Tech students

Tuition hike for Pulaski Tech students

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Tuition at Pulaski Technical College will increase by 2 percent beginning with the fall 2011 semester.

The Pulaski Technical College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the increase during a regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 24.

Tuition costs will increase $2 per credit hour, from $82 to $84 for in-state residents. Tuition for out-of-state students will increase $3 per credit hour from $135 to $138.

Registration for 2011-12 school year starts now

Registration for 2011-12 school year starts now

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Parents of students living within the Pulaski County Special School District (PCSSD) must enroll their pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or new students for the 2011-2012 school year during new student registration, which will be January 24 through February 4, 2011, at each school.

PCSSD has 37 schools throughout Little Rock, West Little Rock, Maumelle, Sherwood and Jacksonville that offer programs including EAST Lab, fine arts and economics to orchestra, technology and culinary arts, according to Brenda Bowles, assistant superintendent for the Office of Equity and Pupil Services for the school district.

“We’re very proud of the highly specialized teaching and programming in an array of disciplines we provide our more than 17,000 students.

District hashes out details for new schools, agenda

District hashes out details for new schools, agenda

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Pulaski County Special School District will hold its Board Workshop at 4:30 pm Tuesday afternoon in the board meeting room of the Administrative Building, located at 925 E. Dixon Road.

On Wednesday the Board will have a "work session" at 4:30 pm, followed by its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 6:00 pm.

Sylvan Hills School featured in architectural portfolio

Sylvan Hills School featured in architectural portfolio

SHERWOOD, AR – Wittenberg, Delony & Davidson, Inc. Architects announces that Sylvan Hills Middle School, Sherwood, Arkansas has been selected for publication in Penton Media’s American School & University’s 2010 Architectural Portfolio. The project is featured in the November 2010 edition of the magazine and also on the Web at www.SchoolDesigns.com. The Architectural Portfolio spotlights projects representing some of the most effective learning environments in America.

Situated on a 44-acre campus on Johnson Road, the new school will serve 1,200 students, grades 6-8 and encompasses 196,905 square feet.

New school facilities to be discussed in forum

New school facilities to be discussed in forum

Safety, security and connectivity provide the ideal environment for learning. That is why the new Sylvan Hills Middle School design was created based on a "mall" concept, with the gym and cafeteria serving as anchors on each end, and student streets serving as connectors. The Sylvan Hills Middle School streets of learning design and construction will work to improve the educational environment for students and faculty through sustainable design and natural lighting. It will be outfitted with the latest, proven school technology, including wireless access in strategic locations, loaner laptops for on-campus use, and interactive boards and telephones in every classroom. Situated on a 44-acre campus on Johnson Road in Sherwood, the 189,000-square-foot school will serve 1,200 students in grades 6-8.

New Sylvan Hills Middle School planned for August 2011

New Sylvan Hills Middle School planned for August 2011

According to PCSSD’s webstie, the new Sylvan Hills Middle School was designed with a mall concept in mind, with the gym and cafeteria on each end, enclosing the other buildings.

It will be outfitted with the latest, proven school technology, including wireless access in strategic locations, loaner laptops for on-campus use, and interactive boards and telephones in every classroom.

The 189,000-square-foot school will serve 1,200 students in grades 6-8. The new Sylvan Hills Middle School is scheduled to open for the fall term in August 2011.