PHS Announcements- Monday, January 30th
Dianna Johnson

PHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, January 30th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Compassion & Kindness

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” - Desmond Tutu

Lunch: BBQ Potato, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Fruit, Crackers & Milk

REMINDER: Students are to sign in and out of the office when they come onto and leave campus any time other than the first bell at 7:50 a.m. Students who have classes on the BRTC campus are to sign in and out at the office according to their schedule.

Choir will be selling Valen-Grams during lunch from 1/30 - 2/03 for $10. (You may also stop by the choir room and bring your Valen-Grams order to Mrs. Moffett.)

For $10 you can send someone 2 chocolate roses + 1 personalized note + 1 song from our Valentine's Day song list. Valen-Grams will be delivered on February 14th, only to PJHS and PHS.

Make A Wish Fundraiser- We are raising money for our local Make A Wish chapter sponsored by the Key Club. Students and staff may purchase Stars for $1. See the nurse if you are interested.

GENERAL NEWS

SENIORS, please turn in the picture you want to use for your composite in the yearbook if it is a senior picture. If you choose to use your picture from Prestige this summer, you need to let me know. -Mrs. Sullinger DEADLINE: FEB. 6.

Miss Redskin Pageant will be Saturday, February 18th at 1:00 in the PJHS gym. Applications are available in the office and are due Monday, February 13th. Forms and money should be turned into your school office or Mrs. Nead. Please note the start time is 1 p.m.; therefore, the pageant should be over around 4-4:30 p.m.

FFA Farm Auction, Saturday, February 18th - 9:00 (early start) @ 2250 Industrial Drive. Contact any FFA member or Mr. Wendell Hogan 892-4573 ext 4245 or 870-892-5963 (cell) or email wendell.hogan@pocahontaspsd.com or Mr. Joe Washburn 892-4573 ext 4244

STUDENTS: Please answer this one question poll for yearbook. Thank you.

What Do You Carry In Your Bag?

Please answer this one question poll for our yearbook. Thank you

Where Does Your Family Like to Hang Out and Rec...

"Have a picture of a sweet family moment at school event? Email them to Ashlyn Marlow by Friday, February 3, to have a chance to get them in the yearbook! ashlyn.marlow@smail.pocahontaspsd.com or ashlyn.k.marlow@gmail.com."

YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE! Yearbooks will be $40.00, personalization $5.00 (monogram and crests will still be available online only), and icons $3.00 each. The LAST DAY to PRE-ORDER YEARBOOK and personalization is FEB. 22 (Wednesday).

FFA Upcoming Events/News:

Greenhand and Chapter Degree Applications are due by January 31st no later than 3:20.

Local FFA Scholarship Applications are due by February 1st.

Local Proficiency Applications due March 1st.

State FFA Degree Applications are due March 1st.

FFA members on AG Mechanics & Electricity teams meet Tuesdays & Thursdays with Mr. Hogan @ 3:30

NHS will meet every Tuesday @12:20 to discuss fundraising and activities.

Anyone interested in Chess Club see Mrs. Miller on Wednesdays. Chess practice will be Wednesdays at noon in her room at junior high.

S.W.A.T. will meet every Wednesday in Mrs. Baty’s room at lunch… Bring your lunch.

KEY CLUB will meet every Wednesday in Mr. James’ room at lunch

DRAMA CLUB MEETING DURING LUNCH EVERY WEDNESDAY

Mr. Miller will be offering tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays before school or directly after school. Please make sure to let him know if you will be attending. Students can also stop by his room during 4th hour, if needed.

Mrs. Henderson will be offering tutoring at 7:00 a.m. in her classroom on TUESDAYS. She will have a chrome cart available.

ALL students who drive and park on our campus must have a current hang tag.

The fall (green) athletic passes are no longer valid.

Winter athletic passes (basketball, swim, cheer) are accepted at the gate for winter sporting events. Students must show their pass at the gate for free entry, otherwise students are to pay the $2.00 entry fee.

MONDAY

Lady Redskins (7th, JG,SG) vs Corning AT Home @ 5:00

Swim Meet AT Home… Release swimmers @ 3:00

TUESDAY

BRTC Recruiter in Mrs. Hogan’s office from 11:30 - 12:30

Redskins (8TH, JB, SB) vs Corning AT Corning @ 5:00

WEDNESDAY

Barkley Sorg will be signing with ASU @ 10:00… Football players are allowed to attend

Redskins (JB,SB) vs Walnut Ridge AT Walnut Ridge @ 4:00 (rescheduled from 12/8/16)

THURSDAY

Lady Redskins & Redskins (JG,JB,SG,SB) vs ICC - AWAY @ 4:00

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

UPCOMING EVENTS

February 7th - Retro Bill presentation in PHS gym @ 1:00

February 8th - Sgt. Brooks - Recruiter for Marines will be in Mrs. Hogan’s office during lunch 11:45-12:25

February 9th - BRTC Recruiter in Mrs. Hogan’s office from 11:30 - 12:30

February 15th - CPR class 8:00-10:00 in the science lab (for Seniors who are needing it)

February 17th - ASU- Beebe Preview Day - Open to Juniors and Seniors but will count as a College Day - Follow procedures to take a College Day (see Mrs. Dianna in the office for form) and register online with the link included in your email.

February 18th - Miss Redskin Pageant @ 1:00 at PJHS Gym

February 18th - FFA Farm Auction - AG Headquarters 2250 Industrial Drive @ 9:00

February 20th - President’s Day Observed - No School

February 21st - PSAT - Sophomores

February 28th - ACT - Juniors

March 10th - Ready Set Graduate (Seniors)

March 20th - 24th - Spring Break

April 17-18th - ACT Aspire for Sophomores

April 25th & 27th - SEGP Conferences

...News from the Counselor

Be sure to check your email often. Mrs. Hogan is sending out information daily. Below is some of the info she has already sent out. Check your email for more details.

***Upcoming Scholarship Applications and Deadlines have been sent out… Don’t be late !!!

Seniors this is a reminder to complete your scholarship application for the State of Arkansas with the YoUniversal account. You can do this at: www.adhe.edu

Once you have this completed don't forget to complete your FAFSA information. Some colleges and training centers require this be completed as soon as February 1st. If you have questions or need help stop by.

---FAFSA changes for the 2017-18 year

---Online College Guide link to website: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/education/online-colleges/

---Seniors are reminded that application for state scholarships are open and can apply at www.adhe.edu

These can be found under the Student tab and then Financial Aid.

---A-State Privately Funded Scholarship applications deadline February 1, 2017 @ 5:00

---National Wood Flooring Association Scholarship is designed to promote the post-secondary study of forestry and related forestry sciences. - $1000 - Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2017.

---Scholarship Essay regarding alcohol abuse and addiction affects on society - $3000/$2000/$1000 - Application deadline February 1st, 2017

---The Office of Pre-College Programs is now accepting applications for summer programs (June 24th - July 8th) at the University of Notre Dame for Summer 2017. Application deadline February 6, 2017.

---Arkansas Tech University Foundation Scholarships - All applications due February 15, 2017.

---Local/Foundation Scholarship - Applications due February 17, 2017 no later than 3:30 p.m. Check your email for the submission procedures for the local scholarships. Applications will not be accepted if these procedures are not followed. Must be submitted in typewritten form.

---Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship - Applications due March 1, 2017.

---Rotary Scholarship - Applications due March 3, 2017. Return to Mr. Kazzee.

---Dept of Arkansas Coudret Trust Scholarship ($1000) and Garner Trust Scholarship ($2500) - Completed application and accompanying documents due at Dept Headquarters on or before March 13, 2017.

---Honorsgrad Multimedia Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline April 16, 2017

---B. Davis Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline May 22nd, 2017

---Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---Aspiring Nurse Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline midnight June 30, 2017

---PSAT/NMSQT Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship

SENIOR NEWS

CPR class for seniors who need the course- February 15th from 8-10 in the science lab.

SENIORS, please turn in the picture you want to use for your composite in the yearbook if it is a senior picture. If you choose to use your picture from Prestige this summer, you need to let me know. -Mrs. Sullinger DEADLINE: FEB. 6.

RAFFLE TICKETS FOR MINI IPAD FOR PROJECT GRADUATION: See Mrs. Kim to pick up raffle tickets. If you sell 20 tickets you will receive $10 incentive money for the night of Project Graduation.

There is a new Senior List posted on the bulletin board across from the office. PLEASE CHECK it to be sure your name is spelled correctly. This is how it will be listed on your diploma.