PJHS Announcements - January 14, 2016
Bonnie Bandy, Secretary
Thursday, January 14, 2016

Lunch: Beans & Ham, Southern greens, Quick baked potato, Cornbread, Strawberry/banana and Milk.


MISS REDSKIN PAGEANT has been scheduled for March 12th. Registration forms are available in the office or with Mrs. Nead. The deadline is March 4th.

DO YOU HAVE TALENT? Sing? Dance? Something else? If so, try out for STARBURST!! Try-outs are February 3rd after school (MD GYM) Get your act together!!! Applications are available in the office or with Mrs. Nead

Congratulations to the PJHS chess players on their 44 wins yesterday! We brought home 8 trophies. Gary Jackson was undefeated all day!

Band Students: Candy bars can only be sold before school and after school.

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. 🐕🐶🐱🐈


Mrs. Phelps will not have a cram session Thursday after school.

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

Pocahontas Swim Team - Home Meet. Swimmers will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m.

Pocahontas Lady Redskin Basketball vs. Southside (SGjv, 7th, JG"b") Away @ 5:00 p.m. Release players at 2:45 p.m. Bus leaves at 3:00 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.


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.

Upcoming Events:

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 their 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