PHS Announcements - Tuesday, April 4th
Dianna Johnson
Tuesday, April 04, 2017


Tuesday, April 4th


“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learing to dance in the rain” Vivian Greene

Lunch: Thai Chicken, Flatbread, Lettuce/Tomato/Salsa, Seasoned Beans, Fruit, Sherbet  & Milk


Prom t-shirts are on sale thru Friday. They will be sold during lunch each day in the Gym lobby. They are $10 each and must be paid for when ordered.

In the Senior News at the end of announcements there is a list of  seniors who have not turned in their Sr. Walk Forms. These need to be turned into Mrs. Bryant ASAP!  See Mrs. Baty for walk forms.

Senior T-shirts are in.  Stop by Mrs. Casillas room to pick yours up !!!

A new shout out to Serena Sisco, Ashlyn Ellis, Natalie Toney, Allana Sisco and Ali Ward for getting 1st place in the Wellman Relays and Ashlyn Ellis for High Point Award !  Great job again girls !!!

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!

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

Student Council Officer elections will be taking place on April 28, 2017.  Petitions will be available in front of the Office at the High School or from Mr. Phelps in Study Hall beginning April 7,2017.  These petitions are due on April 21 to Mr. Phelps by 12:00pm.  You must meet the criteria listed on the petition.  Information regarding Class Officers and Class Representative elections will be released at a later date.  Please see Mrs. Hackworth, Mr. Phelps or Coach Brooks with any questions.

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.


The Pocahontas Judging teams will compete at Searcy at the Cream of the Crop Contest!  Good Luck !!!  

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

Redskins (V/JV-3) vs Piggott (AWAY) @ 4:30… release players @ 2:15


The Pocahontas Livestock Show Team will compete at Buffalo Island April 5th-7th in Jonesboro.  Good Luck to  you all !!!

Link meeting during lunch in the choir room


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


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


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


April 14th - Good Friday - No School

April 18th & 19th - ACT Aspire for Sophomores - Tuesday, 4/18 - English/Reading/Writing 8:00 a.m - 11:30

        Wednesday, 4/19 - Math/Science 8:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

(The dates have changed from originally scheduled 17th & 18th)

April 19th - FFA Officer Elections  

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 - EOC for DCII & IV

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:

---Seniors are reminded that application for state scholarships are open and can apply at

  These can be found under the Student tab and then Financial Aid.

---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  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 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


33 school days till May 19th !!!!

The following seniors have not turned in their Sr. Walk Forms. These need to be turned in to Mrs. Bryant ASAP!

Chance Addison

Ashley Allred

Corbin Ball

Kolby Barnes

Austin Brame

Candy Brown

Charles Burtman

Tyler Chavira

Kaitie Collier

Austin Dalton

Payhton Davidson

Hannah Donner

Brady Durham

Tiffanie Fewins

Camilo Golac

Gabriel Granger

Jordan Harris

Kaitlin Headstream

Logan Ingram

Juan Jackson

Hunter Jarrett

Brentley Jones

Logan Jones

Jordan Kingery

Franklin Lewis

Brianna Mahan

Brian Marriott
Drew McDonnough
Anthony Miller
Kitt Miller
Samantha Morse
Marcus Obregon
Haston Orewiler
James Phillips
Marshal Pratt
Tanner Ringo
Elizabeth Russell
Madelyn Russell
Cory Schuchman
Alexis Schultz
Noah Shimkus
Tristan Simmons
Kyle Smith
Vivian Smith
Mariah Snow
Barkley Sorg
Cassandra Stacy
Rebekah Sullinger
Ethan Throesch
Madalyn Trentenburg
Zach Trevillion
Matthew Tribble
Wesley Tribble
Ruby Trinidad
Bradley Vandergriff
Stone Weiand
William Wellborn
Dakota Wilkerson
Cheyenne Wilkins