Thursday, May 11th
CHARACTER TRAIT: Commitment
“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: Chicken Sandwich, Baked Chips, Sandwich Salad Cup, Broccoli & Dip, Fruit & Milk
SENIORS: All library books should be turned in and/or fines paid: all class books need to be turned in to teachers: all lunch fines paid up to date; band fees paid; sitting fees paid; Josten’s orders paid in full; and lockers cleaned out by Friday!
SENIORS: The LAST DAY to return permission slips for PROJECT GRADUATION is FRIDAY (5/12). If a permission slip is turned in by then you will not be allowed to attend.
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.
All track warm ups and uniforms are due now - Coach Casey
All softball uniforms (top, pants, pull over and belt) need to be turned in to Coach Holt no later than Friday - Coach Sharp
All library books are due Friday, May 12, 2017.
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.
ACT Summer Academy - May 25th, 26th, 30th, 31st & June 5th - 9th… 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.
Circle of Friends WILL meet on Thursday. All CoF members need to attend.
AP World History Test- in Mrs. Vickrey, Mr. James & Mrs. Baty’s rooms… The bells will be turned off until lunch.
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 to release students to PHS gym
Class Representative elections will be held today
All library books are due Friday, May 12, 2017.
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 - Spring Band Concert & Awards (All Bands) @ 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 @ 7:00
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 20th - Solo Ensemble @ Highland
May 22nd - Region-Ready Trip to Memphis
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.
May 24th - Last Day of School…. Students will be released early with Alma bus riders being dismissed at approximately 12:00 noon and all other bus riders at 12:15. Lunch will be served prior to dismissal.
...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: 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.
---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
6 school days till May 19th !!!!
The following seniors have library books out and these need to be returned by Friday, May 5th:
Ashley Allred, Kolby Barnes, Tyler Chavira, Austin Dalton, Brady Durham, Camilo Golac, Malorie Ogden, Dylan Phillips, Marshal Pratt, Shawn Ray, Cory Schuchman,
The following seniors need to see Mrs. Sutfin as soon as possible regarding band fees:
Cheyenne Wilkins, Kolby Kiech, Peyton Morris, Jordan Harris, Emily Kester, Jade Reed
The following seniors still owe $15.00 for sitting fees for their composite pictures. Please pay Mrs. Cyndy in the office as soon as possible:
Dylan Pruett, Tristan Simmons, Brianna Emmons, Sloan Rogers, Austin Brame, Tyler Chavira,
Tyler Heckathorn, Brentley Jones, Samantha Morse, Wade Nance, Marshal Pratt, Lauren Sharp,
Jacob Steen, Jacob Roberds
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 15 - GRADES DUE FOR SENIORS
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