PHS Announcements - Friday, February 10th
Dianna Johnson

PHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, February 10th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Patriotism

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

Lunch: Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, Baked Chips, Carrot Stix/Dip, Beans, Tropical Fruit & Milk

We will be hosting the Senior High 4A-3 District Tournament February 13th -18th. Admission to the games will be $3.00 for students and $4.00 for adults. Per Conference bylaws ONLY AAA passes will be accepted at the gate. No other passes will be accepted (i.e. staff, athletic, senior citizen, VIP).

Valentine’s Day Deliveries Tuesday, February 14th: 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 poll for yearbook. Thank you.

What Do You Carry In Your Bag?

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

Out of School Obsessions

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).

Applications are being accepted for the St. Bernards Medical Center Jr. Volunteer Program. The program allows students (ages 15 – 18) an opportunity to volunteer in a hospital setting where they will explore careers and gain experience in helping others. Participants will gain hands on experience in surgery, laboratory, nursing, radiology, rehabilitative services, exercise science, pharmacy and more! It will be a three-week session where we will accept 15 students into the program. The session will be held from July 7th-28th. Applications may be picked up in the nurse's office. They are due by Friday, May 5th.

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.

FRIDAY

Progress Reports go home with students today.

Library will be closed at Lunch !!!

Track practice is cancelled today.

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

Week of February 13th - 18th

MONDAY

TUESDAY

CPR class 8:00-10:00 in the science lab...Chance Addison, Ashley Allred, Payhton Davidson, Jennifer Gann, Camilo Golac, Anthony Miller, Samantha Morse, Cory Schuchman, Noah Shimkus, Tristian Simmons

Swim Team - Coach Moore from WBC will be having a swim clinic today at practice.

WEDNESDAY

Tornado Drill - 7th period

THURSDAY

Fire Drill - 3rd period

FRIDAY

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.

SATURDAY

Miss Redskin Pageant @ 1:00 at PJHS Gym

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

---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.

---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.

---BRTC Institutional Scholarships - Applications due March 1, 2017.

---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

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.