Announcements - December 1, 2015
Bonnie Bandy, Secretary

Lunch: Chicken Fajitas, Lettuce, tomato, pepper, Refried beans, Salsa, Oranges and Milk.

General:

Pocahontas School District Announces New Mobile App Pocahontas School District is excited to announce the release of the District’s new mobile app. The app will provide users with a “one stop” destination for all district news and information pertaining to the Pocahontas School District and its schools. Everything from school lunch calendars to sports scores can be found in our app. The app is available in both iPhone and Android platforms. Search “Pocahontas Public Schools, AR”in both the iTunes Store and Google Play to download the apps.

Students, please make your parents aware of this App. Also, like the PJHS Facebook page and get daily announcements, club meetings etc. School rules apply so only look at App before school, after school or at home.

Any non-basketball players in grades 9-12 interested in trying out for baseball must attend tryouts on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week after school in the athletic complex. You must attend all 3 days to be eligible for tryouts.

PJHS Parent Center Fundraiser: Smencils Pencils $1.00 each.

Tuesday:

Library will be closed at lunch today

Mrs. Massey will not be tutoring today.

Pocahontas Lady Redskin Basketball WBC Tournament (SG, SB) @ Wal. Ridge 7:40 p.m.

FFA: Discussion and Extemporaneous Speaking will be meeting on Tuesday at 3:30-4:30 pm

Creed speaking practice will be meeting at Tuesday at 4 p.m. for practice.

Mrs. Kercheval will not be here (Tuesday.) There will be no GT on Tuesday.

The OCC team will practice at lunch Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 5 pm in the Agriculture Building

Wednesday:

LINK tee-shirt order forms are outside my office door. Money and order for tee-shirt is due December 2nd. Cost $10.00.

There will be an FFA Officer meeting at 12:10 today.

Thursday:

FFA: Public Speaking practice will take place today at 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Swim Meet Cabot

The PHS and PJHS Choirs will be singing Christmas carols on Thursday, December 3 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. There will be several groups performing at the old Randolph Co. courthouse before the annual Pocahontas Christmas Parade begins later that evening around 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Parade

Friday:

Rotation F4 Ends.

The FFA Christmas Party will take place Friday from 5-7 p.m. on the town square at Marilyn's Clogging Company. Sign up to bring a side dish by Wednesday check with Mr. Washburn to sign up.

The OCC team will practice at lunch Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 5 pm in the Agriculture Building

Saturday:

Jr. Girls Basketball @ Cave City 1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

Dec. 5th - Jr. High All- Region @ PJHS

Dec. 7th - F4 Rotation begins.

Dec. 8th - Eastern District FFA Leadership Contest will take place today at ASU in Jonesboro at 9:00 a.m. Please wish them all good luck next week.

Dec. 10th - Swim Meet - Home

Dec. 10th - The PHS and PJHS Choirs will also be singing Christmas carols at the two area nursing homes on Thursday morning December 10th. A list of students will be provided for teachers to dismiss them from 2nd - 4th hour classes.

Dec. 11th - Spelling Bee (8th Grade - 2nd Period) (7th Grade - 3rd Period)

Dec. 14th - Band Christmas Concert @ 6:30 p.m. - M.D. Williams Gym.

Dec. 15th - Science/Social Studies - Semester Testing

Dec. 16th - Math - Semester Testing

Dec. 17th - English/Others - Semester Testing

Dec. 18th - End of 1st Semester.

Dec. 18th - LINK Field Trip

Dec. 21st - Jan. 3rd - Christmas Break. Schools in session Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.

Athletic passes will be handed out to Basketball, Cheerleaders, Swim Team and Pep Band students by their Coaches and Directors. Winter Athletic passes are good for winter sports only (Basketball games). You must show your Athletic pass to the gate workers in order to enter the event for free. If you do not have your pass, you must pay the entry fee. Fall Athletic passes are not good for Basketball Games.