22 Parkview Students Receive IT Academy Certifications


Parkview is proud to announce seven students have earned certification in Microsoft Office Word 2007 and fifteen students have earned the Digital Literacy Certificate from the Microsoft IT Academy (ITA). ITA programs provide industry-leading technology skills to help bridge the digital divide. By helping students achieve a greater mastery of productivity and technical skills, students learn skills critical for success in today’s technologically evolving world.

 

IT Academy Digital Literacy Certificate

Shantice Bogard

Quanderrius Doss

Richard Duong

Darius Ford

AnaLisa Godinez

Mario Guerra

Araceli Harding

Marcus Hatley

Terrell Henry

Michael Hernandez

Evan Johnson

Jonathan Jones

Luke Kim

Benjamin Lewis

 

IT Academy Certification in Microsoft Office 2007 Word

Landon Burress

Jordon Chaney

Linzee Jones

Luke Kim

Claire Marratt

Shayconna Miller

Sydnei Miller

Michelle Smith

 

2013-14 School Year Kicks Off with New Superintendent's Reminder - Children Come First!

The new superintendent, Dr. Dexter Suggs, ushers in the 2013-2014 school year at the Little Rock School District with a motivational message to District employees reminding them that ‘children come first.’  Dr. Suggs shared his vision for the District during a day-long convocation at Parkview Arts/Science Magnet where he unveiled his ten Cultural Imperatives. The imperatives will serve as guiding principles to support students and promote academic success. The Cultural Imperatives are:

  1. Children come first!
  2. All employees are accountable for student acheivement that meets or exceeds state standards.
  3. All employees will demonstrate professionalism and integrity.
  4. Student success is the only option.
  5. Potential is discovered and nurtured.
  6. An academically rigorous environment is evident in all classrooms.
  7. Communication is clear, open, and timely.
  8. Students, parents, families, and community members are essential partners.
  9. Diversity is valued as demonstrated by culturally competent practices.
  10. Facilities are safe, clean, secure and inviting. 

Carver Receives 3M Ingenuity Grant to “Spark” Student Curiosity

Carver Magnet Elementary School was recently awarded a grant from the 3M Corporation in the amount of $9,995.00 to purchase materials to engage the students with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) experiences. The 3M Corporation has awarded Carver Magnet Elementary School 33 educational grants since 2009 for a total of over $119,000.

This year’s winning grant application, entitled “Engage Me,” is based on the first “E” of the five phases of science education, “Engage.”  The five E's of science education are: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate.  A variety of materials will be purchased that will “Engage” and excite students about the subject matter so learning will occur.  

•    To introduce students to electrostatics, the Van De Graaff generator will quite literally "spark" student curiosity with 100,000 - 400,000 volts to provide a "hair raising" experience.  
•    A Laser Theater light show in Carver’s Young Astronaut Lab will inspire and engage students about the scientific properties of light.
•    The ReCon 6.0 Programmable Rover will allow students the ability to program a robot to carry an item, feed a pet, or even guard a room.  
•    SmartMax Magnet Sets will be introduce student to magnetism and give them the opportunity to build and engineer designs.
•    K’NEX spatial building sets will be used to build and launch water rockets

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