PHS Announcements - Monday, May 8th
Dianna Johnson
Monday, May 08, 2017


Monday, May 8th


“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”

Lunch: Taco Salad, Corn, Refried Beans, Salsa, Applesauce, Cinnamon Roll  & Milk


Class Representative Petitions are available in front of the office and in Mr. Phelps room. They are due May 10. Elections will be May 12.

Any FFA member wanting to sign up to go Arkansas Leadership Conference on July 17th-21st the cost will be $62.50 per Member.  Please sign up by May 12th and pay by May 19th.  

Semester Test Schedule:  (Sophomores & Juniors)

May 18 - 6th and 7th period

May 19 - 3rd, 4th, and 5th period (makeup tests for 6th and 7th and any missing assignments)

May 22 - 1st and 2nd period (makeup tests for 3rd, 4th, and 5th and any missing assignments)

May 23 - make up tests for 1st and 2nd and any missing assignments

We have 18 yearbooks left! If you would like to get one of those 2017 yearbooks, please see Mrs. Sullinger immediately. They are $45.00. There will be no more yearbooks when these are gone!

The end of the 2016-2017 school year is quickly approaching.  Our last day of school will be Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  As part of our end of year fiscal process, we must zero out any meal charges.  Therefore, we ask that all meal charges be paid by the last day of school and request that no charges be made after May 1, 2017 if at all possible.  Please contact our central office staff if your child(ren) currently has charges and you need to establish a payment plan to pay off the charges.  We appreciate your assistance with this matter.

Any Junior who is interested in a career in Nutritional Science or Hospitality should see Mrs. Lynch concerning an upcoming open house for the new Programs at ASU.

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 1 seat 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. )   

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.


AP Biology Test- In Mr. James’ Room (19)... Bells will be off till after lunch.

Please announce to your classes that Virtual Arkansas classes need to take something to work on due to the computers being down in the lab.

All track warm ups and uniforms are due today unless you are going to Meet of Champions


AP Calculus Test- In Mrs. Sharon Miller’s room at PJHS (down main hall - turn right like going to JH gym and first door on the right)

If you have signed up for JOURNALISM for NEXT YEAR, we are meeting at 11:30 - 12:30 to discuss the 2018 yearbook. The current yearbook staff with provide a potluck for us.  

Athletic Banquet 6:00 - 9:00 @ MD Williams gym


AP Language Test- First Baptist Church

Fire Drill - 3rd period

Class Representative Petitions due today


May 11th - 13th State Softball Tournament

AP World History Test

FFA Banquet in PJHS Cafeteria @ 6:00 p.m.


PHS Senior Breakfast 7:15 - 7:55 a.m. in PHS Cafe - Biscuit & Gravy, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Hash Browns, Fruit, Juice, Milk - Adult cost $2.00; student cost usual… Parents/Grandparents are invited to attend and have one last breakfast with their Senior !!!

Yearbook Presentation.  We will do an all call

Class Representative elections will be held today

Last day to sign up to attend Arkansas Leadership Camp - see Mr. Washburn


Baccalaureate @ 2:00 - Location is to be determined


May 15th - 3rd Annual Track & Field Day

May 15th - Senior High Band Concert & Awards @ 6:30 p.m. at the PJHS  gym… ALL bands 6-12 will perform on Monday, May 15, which is the night the Junior High concert is scheduled. More specific details will come soon.

May 16th - Senior Awards Night @ MDW gym

May 17th - Make-up test for AP US History @ 8:00 and AP Language @ 12:00 noon

May 18th - Make-up test for AP Calculus and AP World History @ 8:00

May 19th - Make-up test for AP Literature @ 8:00 and AP Biology @ 12:00 noon

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.

NEA Baptist Nurse Camp - June 26th, 27th, 28th for all students grades 10-12 or recent graduates. Job shadowing, Tours, CPR Certification, Medical Skill Training, Team Building, Demonstrations and More.  Ask the counselor for an application. Students wanting to attend nursing camp are reminded that the application is included on the attachments.

A-State College Preview Days this summer…. Details are in your email.

Juniors & Seniors check your email for a Guide to Paying for College!

---SummerFAB… is a summer workshop on design and fabrication at Wentworth Institute of Technology..  July 10th - August 4th- Students grades 10-12. See email for more information.

---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.

---B. Davis Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline May 22nd, 2017

---Textbook Brokers Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline May 29th, 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

---Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 12th, 2017

---Aspiring Nurse Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline midnight June 30, 2017

---PSAT/NMSQT Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship


9 school days till May 19th !!!!

The following seniors have library books out and these need to be returned by Friday, May 5th:

Chance Addison, Ashley Allred, Anna Baltz, Kolby Barnes, Tyler Chavira, Austin Dalton, Hannah Donner, Brady Durham, Camilo Golac, Kolby Kiech, Katlyn Lindsey, Malorie Ogden, Dylan Phillips, Marshal Pratt, Jacob Roberds, Karma Schaechtel,Chase Smith

The following seniors need to see Mrs. Sutfin as soon as possible regarding band fees:

Rebekah Berry, Cheyenne Wilkins, Rashell Hibbard, Kolby Kiech, Peyton Morris, Jordan Harris, Emily Kester, Jade Reed

Semester Test Schedule

May 10 - Tests for 6th and 7th period

May 11 - Tests for 3rd, 4th, and 5th period (also makeup tests for 6th and 7th and any missing assignments)

May 12 - Tests for 1st and 2nd period (also makeup tests for 3rd, 4th, and 5th and any missing assignments)

May 15 - Makeup tests for 1st and 2nd period (also any missing assignments)


May 11 - 1:25 pm - bus seniors to Alma for walk through - bring cap and gowns to school (seniors who are off campus need to be at PHS by 1:15 to ride the bus to Alma)

May 12 - last day for Seniors who have completed all assignments, tests, and do not have failing grades

May 12 - Baccalaureate practice - see Mrs. Bass or Mrs. Steimel for details

May 19 - Graduation Practice - see Mrs. Bass or Mrs. Steimel for details