Monthly Archives: September 2014

Welcome to PUSD 2014-15

August 20th welcomed all PUSD Students back to school for the start of the 2014-15 school year! Whether you are new or a returning parent, all PUSD educators thank you for entrusting us with your children. Our theme for the year, “Living in Beta”, comes from Molly Schroeder, our Keynote Speaker during the August staff…

Connected Learning – Millennium High School

Millennium High School was the starting point for our Connected Learning pilot.  All MHS students unboxed Dell Chromebooks on the first day of school, participated in an orientation on expectations, and the staff even prepared a test for them.  Teachers and students then put the devices to use right away! Students are engaged in class…

Welcome to Piedmont’s “Connected Learning”!

student with chromebook

One of the most exciting projects of 2014-15 is our one-to-one mobile learning pilot for 6th, 9th, 11th graders and their teachers this year. We are calling the project “Connected Learning” to emphasize the goal- learning with a capital “L” – rather than focus on the device or platform. Students in grades 6th, 9th, and…

National Merit Scholarship Awards

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT)–a test that serves as an initial screen of more than 1.5 million entrants each year–and by meeting published program entry/participation…