PHS Announcements - Friday, March 31st
Dianna Johnson

PHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, March 31st

CHARACTER TRAIT: Cooperation

“Cooperation is about unity, joining forces, and willing to share experience and learning.”

Lunch: Calzones, Sweet Potato Puffs, Pickle Spears, Fresh Apple Slices & Milk

GENERAL NEWS

FFA Banquet Money must be paid by April 14th. The cost is $1.00

Attention Juniors and Seniors! If you are bringing a date to Prom that DOES NOT ATTEND PHS you will need to fill out a guest registration. The forms are located in the hallway across from the office. Deadline to return these are April 7th!

Work Force has extended their deadline for accepting job applications for summer work. Bring your completed application to the office. Applications were handed out in Mrs. Baltz and Mrs. Casilla's 12th grade English classes.

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.

ACT Summer Academy - May 25th, 26th, 30th, 31st & June 5th - 9th… for students wishing to prepare for the June test. You MUST register for the June 10th ACT test (deadline for registration is May 5th). Once registered provide Mrs. Hogan with a copy of your ACT admission ticket.

Driver's Education Class Sign ups - Students must have a Driver's Permit in order to take the class. Only 5 seats available. First come/first serve. Must have $200.00 check (check can be dated May 25th) to place name on list and Driver's Permit. Sign up in PJHS Office. Classes will be May 25th, 26th, 30th, 31st and June 1st. (8:00 - 5:00 p.m. )

Practice for Agri Mechanics is Tuesday and Wednesday starting at 4:00 pm

DRAMA CLUB & HISTORY CLUB will meet Monday & Wednesday during lunch in Mrs. Bass’ room.

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.

CHESS CLUB will practice Wednesdays at noon in Mrs. Miller’s 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

Please remember to be cautious at the crosswalks. Drivers please be on the lookout for students crossing as well as students being observant of the traffic. Mornings and afternoons are very hectic with heavy traffic but we all need to use caution and be observant in these areas for the safety of all.

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.

REMINDER: Students are not to sit in their vehicles once they arrive on campus. Once you are parked you must exit your vehicle and come into the building.

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

FRIDAY

Sr walk forms and pictures for the slideshow are due today!!! You can email the walk information to Mrs. Bryant @ sandra.bryant@pocahontaspsd.com and the pictures to olivia.schmidt@smail.pocahontaspsd.com or madison.wilbanks@smail.pocahontaspsd.com Walk forms can be picked up and returned to Mrs. Baty as well.

Please release cheerleaders at 1:10 today to go to Alma Spikes. They will be gone during 6th hour, but they are responsible for getting missed assignments.

Academic Assembly @ 2:30 in PHS gym

FFA officer applications due by 3:20

Lady Redskins (V/JV) vs Cave City (HOME) @ 3:45… release players at 2:45

Redskins (V) will play in Ozarks Baseball Classic @ Harrison 3/31 & 4/1… release players at

March 31st - April 1st - Jammin’ In The Jungle Basketball Tournament…

SATURDAY

March 31st - April 1st - Jammin’ In The Jungle Basketball Tournament…

State OM at Mayflower !!! Good Luck to all Pocahontas OM Teams !!!!

Week of April 3rd - 8th

MONDAY

Wellman Senior High Track Relays

TUESDAY

Lady Redskins (DH) vs Piggott (HOME) @ 4:00… release players @ 3:00

Redskins (V/JV-3) vs Piggott (HOME) @ 4:30… release players @ 3:00

WEDNESDAY

Link meeting during lunch in the choir room

THURSDAY

Lady Redskins (V/JV) vs Cave City (AWAY) @ 4:00… release players @ 1:45

Redskins (V/JV-5) vs Cave City (AWAY) @ 4:30… release players @ 2:15

Wellman Junior High Track Relays

FRIDAY

Lady Redskins (V/JV) vs Brookland (AWAY) @ 4:30… release players @ 2:00

Redskins (V/JV-5) vs Harrisburg (AWAY) @ 4:30… release players @ 2:10

SATURDAY

Lady Redskins play in the Marmaduke Classic (V) vs GCT @ 10:00 a.m. and Naylor, Mo @ 11:15

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 14th - Good Friday - No School

April 17-18th - ACT Aspire for Sophomores - Monday, 4/17 - English/Reading/Writing 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, 4/18 - Math/Science 8:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

April 20th - Band Solo & Ensemble @ Highland

April 22nd - Prom

April 25th & 27th - SEGP Conferences

April 30th - Annual Fine Arts Show

May 1st - Senior High Band Concert & Awards @ 6:30 p.m. in MD Williams gym

May 1st - AP Chem Test

May 3rd - FBLA Spring Conference/Awards Nettleton High School

May 3rd - AP Lit Test

May 4th - FFA Banquet. Cost to attend is $1.00 and due by April 14th.

May 5th - APush Test

May 8th - AP Biology Test

May 9th - AP Calculus Test

May 10th - AP Language Test

May 11th - AP World History Test

May 11th - FFA Banquet in PJHS Cafeteria @ 6:00 p.m.

May 14th - Baccalaureate @ RCDC on BRTC campus

May 15th - 3rd Annual Track & Field Day

May 16th - Senior Awards Night @ MDW gym

May 19th - Graduation 8:00 @ Schoonover Stadium

May 23rd - Link end of the year trip to Silver Dollar City. LINK forms for the Silver Dollar City trip are located in the baskets by the office. You must be an active member of LINK to attend the trip.

...News from the Counselor

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

ALL STUDENTS: The Northeast Arkansas Wounded Warriors Group is offering a $1000 scholarship this spring - the application can be found on their facebook page. Any student that is the child, spouse, sibling, or grandchild of a veteran and receives college credit may apply. Deadline for applying is April 7th.

---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.

---Play4Jarren Foundation Scholarship - Applications due by April 1, 2017.

---Brian Stallings Memorial Scholarship & the Don Ellison Memorial Scholarship - $1000 scholarship value each - Applications due April 15, 2017

---The American Indian Center of Arkansas Scholarship Award Program is offering a $500 scholarship. Applications are online at www.arindianctr.org Documentation requirement is CDIB or tribal card enrollment from a federally recognized tribe. Deadline for application is April 15.

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

---AddictionResource.com Scholarship essay contest- application period starts April 21, 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

34 school days till May 19th !!!!