PHS Announcements - Tuesday, February 7th
Dianna Johnson

PHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, February 7th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Patriotism

“We’re the land of the free because of the brave.”

Lunch: Tex Mex Shepherds Pie, Steamed Broccoli, Apple Slices, Garlic Roll & Milk

Lost & Found: A coat was left in the concession stand. Please come to the office to claim.

Valentine’s Day Deliveries: All deliveries will be made to the library and must be received no later than 2:00. Students will be called during 7th hour to pick up their deliveries. Students who leave campus throughout the day for BRTC classes should check in with the library before they leave and it is also suggested they check with the library around 2:30 if they are expecting a delivery.

Attention Parents & Students: There are to be no breakable items, oversized items or balloons on the school buses. Please keep this in mind when sending Valentine's Day items to your student. Your student's safety is our first priority.... Tracy Ingram, Transportation Director.

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.

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.

GENERAL NEWS

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

Starburst Variety show will be March 13th and 14th. If you want to participate, get your act TOGETHER and TRY-OUT! Auditions will be at PJHS for the show are as follows: Feb 27th- vocal/singing acts

Feb 28th- dance acts/other variety acts

ACTS must have music. If you are singing, you must have the instrumental version of music. Acts should be well rehearsed and prepared for the audition (stage ready).

Starburst NIGHT performances will be Monday March 13th 6-9pm @ MD Williams. Cost for admission the show is $2 for students and $4 for adults. PHS- students will attend Starburst at 8:30 am on Tuesday, March 14th. Admission is $1. PJHS students will attend Starburst at 1:00 Tuesday March 14th Admission is $1.

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

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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:

Local Proficiency Applications due March 1st.

State FFA Degree Applications are due March 1st.

HISTORY CLUB will meet on Monday during lunch.

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.

TUESDAY

There will be an FFA Officer meeting at 12:05

Retro Bill presentation @ 1:00 in the gym. Students will be dismissed by intercom.

Lady Redskins and Redskins (SG,SB) vs Highland AT Highland @ 6:00

WEDNESDAY

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

THURSDAY

Chase Smith will be signing with Williams Baptist College @ 10:00 in the PHS gym. The swim team are to be released at 9:55 to attend.

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

FRIDAY

Progress Reports go home with students today.

Library will be closed at Lunch !!!

Lady Redskins and Redskins (SG,SB) vs Bay AT Home @ 6:00

UPCOMING EVENTS

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 14th - Good Friday - No School

April 17-18th - ACT Aspire for Sophomores

April 22nd - Prom

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.

---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.

---Play4Jarren Foundation Scholarship - Applications due by April 1, 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.