PJHS Announcements - January 11, 2016
Bonnie Bandy, Secretary
Monday, January 11, 2016

Lunch: Ravioli Casserole, Steamed Broccoli, Apple slices, Caramel, Hot Roll and Milk.


PHS Student Ambassadors of Randolph County Chamber of Commerce, Ian Allred, Noah Bandy, Braden Lindner, Ty McDonnough, Lacey Moore and Adrian Rutter are collecting donations on behalf of Friends of Pocahontas Animal Control (FOPAC). Please help by bringing in donations of dog food, cat food, litter, collars, blankets, treats etc. for our four legged friends. FOPAC helps animals that are abandoned. They find rescue, foster parents, adoptive parents and vet the animals. Collection boxes are located in front of each Pocahontas School Office. Thank you in advance for your support. 🐕🐶🐱🐈


Who's Who: 7th grade students may come by the library to vote during the day or may vote in Lab C at lunch.

FFA Committee Meeting will start January 11th please check the list in Mr. Washburn's Room and what day your committee meets.

Boys that signed up for the 7th/8th grade Jr. High baseball league will meet in Coach Snyder's room during lunch at 12:10 on Monday. It is very important that you make every effort to attend this meeting.


Who's Who: 8th grade students may come by the library to vote during the day or may vote in Lab C at lunch.

Redskins Basketball vs. Gosnell (Jr, Sr) Home @ 5:30 p.m.

Pocahontas Lady Redskin Basketball vs. Brookland (SGjv, JG, SG) Away @ 5:00 p.m.


PJHS and PHS chess teams will compete Wednesday, January 13 at the Northeast Arkansas Education Cooperative. Students will leave school at 8:00 and return at the end of the school day.


FFA members wanting to apply for Sate Proficiency Awards need to complete there application no later than January 14th.

Pocahontas Swim Team - Home Meet

Pocahontas Lady Redskin Basketball vs. Southside (SGjv, Jth, JG"b") Away @ 5:00 p.m.


Redskins Basketball vs. Harrisburg (7th, Jr, Sr) Home @ 5:00 p.m.

Pocahontas Lady Redskin Basketball vs. Westside (7th, JG, SG) Away @ 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

Jan. 18th - Pocahontas Public Schools will not be in session on Monday, January 18, 2016. Schools will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Pocahontas Public Schools will resume the regular schedule on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 for all students.

Jan. 19th: 7th grade book club.

Jan. 19th: Tornado Drill - 3rd Period

Jan. 22nd - All Region Clinic

Jan. 23rd: All-Region Concert Band Concert @ ASU Fowler Center, 2pm

Jan. 28th: The annual chili and wild game cook-off will take place January 28th starting at 4 pm in the Agriculture Building. All FFA members, parents and administrators are invited to attend. FFA members please see Mr. Washburn or Mr. Hogan about bringing chili or wild game to compete in the cook-off.

Jan. 29th: FFA Members wanting to apply for there Greenhand, and Chapter Degrees they may pick up an application with Mr. Washburn. Please do do before January 29th because all applications are due on January 29th.

Feb. 13th: FFA Farm Sale will be February 13th starting at 9:00 A.M. at the Peanut Company in East Pocahontas