Monthly Archives: November 2014

Connected Learning October-November Update: Access, Balance

The Connected Learning Initiative pilot has grown significantly in October and November. Access: Over 400 Chromebooks have been distributed to PHS 9th and 11th graders.  In total over 700 devices are in the hands of students at Millenium (9th-12th), PMS (6th) and PHS (9th and 11th).  With all this activity teachers and students have reported many…

Special Education Resources for Families

Although the world of Special Education may feel enigmatic for most parents, we cannot create healthy and safe learning environments without understanding. In response PRAISE has created an information pamphlet entitled, “Communicating with Our Children about Their Classmates in an Inclusive Community”.  This pamphlet gives an overview of ways to talk to our children about…

PHS and MHS Students Study — and Serve — Culinary Arts at Piper Cafe

Starting this school year, PUSD is offering a Culinary Arts course for PHS and MHS seniors.  This year-long course is a career training program designed to prepare students for careers in the foodservice and hospitality industries.  The class, which meets in the Piper Cafe kitchen, emphasizes the development of culinary knowledge and skills. At the…