PHS Announcements - Monday, September 11th
Dianna Johnson
Monday, September 11, 2017


Monday, September 11th

LUNCH: Chicken Spaghetti, Green Beans, Romaine Salad, Pineapple Tidbits, Roll  & Milk

CHARACTER TRAIT:  Respect & Pride

“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it…. Take pride in  the person you are and the person you want to be.”

Homecoming Shirts are on sale now through September 20th….  Shirts  may be purchased from Mr. Phelps in Study Hall or during lunch at  the gym concession stand.  

Shirts are $10 youth small - Adult XL     $12 for 2XL & 3XL

Baseball Style Shirt (White with Red Sleeves)  $15 youth small - Adult XL      $17 for 2XL & 3XL


If you are interested in pursuing a career in education please sign up in the office for the Teacher Cadet Organization. We will be meeting soon to discuss plans for this school year. Please sign up by Thursday, Sept 14.

St. Bernards is currently accepting applications for the Patient Ambassador Program.  Applications are due September 15th.  This program allows students (ages 15-18) an opportunity to volunteer in a hospital setting where they will explore areas of healthcare and gain experience in helping others.  It will be a year-round program allowing them to fulfill any of their needed community service hours or graduation requirements.  Applications may be picked up in the nurse’s office.

Duty teachers - band students currently have permission to come to the band room at lunch, as they have a project due.  We'll let you know when they'll need individual notes again.- Brady Massey

Tutoring has begun: Math (Steimel, Helms, Murray) on Tuesday and Thursday each week. Literacy with Mrs. Bass (includes all other areas) on Tuesday and Thursday each week. Tutoring is in the after school from 3:30-4:30.

***Please remember to use caution when walking to and from buildings.  Students should use the crosswalks especially of the mornings and the afternoons when traffic is the busiest.  Drivers please use caution and be aware of students walking around campus.


FFA - Students wanting to order an FFA T-Shirt need to bring their money and sign the T-Shirt List at the same time to get a shirt.  The member must have paid and signed the sheet by September 15th.  

If you are wanting to compete in the Tractor Driving Contest at the District Fair please see Mr. Hogan for information.


S.W.A.T. will meet on every Tuesday in Mrs. Baty's room.  Everyone is invited.  You can bring your lunch.

Key Club  meets every Wednesday in Mr. James Room (#19)


Seniors remember to check your email often for news and updates pertinent to you.

UALR has announced their scholarship deadline this year as:  Friday, December 1st.  

Seniors you must apply and submit  prior to the deadline.

UALR Discover days this year will be:  Friday, October 13 is the first Discover, our premiere preview day.  Friday, November 3 is the second Discover.  If you plan to attend see Mrs. Dianna for a college day form in the office.

News from the Counselor…

Students planning to take the October 28th ACT are reminded registration deadline is September 22nd.  Information for registering is on Mrs. Hogan's webpage.

Enter the Breakthrough Junior Challenge for a chance to win a $250,000 scholarship…. See your email for details. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2017.

Just a reminder to each of you, the PHS Counselor webpage is up being updated daily. -  Information contained within the site contains:  Announcements, Senior Timelines, ACT Information, Applying for College, Financial Aid, Links to Arkansas Colleges, Helpful Tips for Students, NCAA Registration, Scholarship Info, and Selective Service .    The link to the site is:


The following Senior football players need to get their coronation information to Ms. Hackworth or Mr. Phelps TODAY:  Lake Fletcher, Michael Cannon, Jaiden Young, Malik Johnson, Travis Whiley, Jonathon Jacoby, Jarrett Clark, Jake Hardage, Gage Matthews

LINK meeting in Mrs. Moffett’s room @ 12:10

Tennis vs Corning @ HOME at 4:00

Volleyball (7th, JB/A, SB/A) vs Harrisburg @ HOME at 4:30


Josten’s will be here for Juniors for Senior  Ring Preview.  Students will be called to the cafeteria

The recruiter with the Marines will be on campus to meet with students interested in the Marines. He will have an information table set up in the concession area of the gym with Mrs. Hogan during lunch.

FFA Members who have signed up and 9th Grade FFA members wanting to be on leadership teams there will be a meeting at lunch  to discuss practice times.  

Golf @ Highland (Cherokee Village South) 18 holes at 1:30… Release at 11:30

Tennis vs Westside @  HOME at 4:00

Volleyball  (7th, JB/A, SB/A) vs Highland @ AWAY at 4:30…. Release team at TBA


There will be an FFA Officer Meeting at lunch.  


FFA Meeting in the Ag Building @ 4 p.m.

Golf @ HOME vs Marmaduke/Westside at 3:30

Tennis vs Harrisburg/Brookland (tri-match)  @ HOME at 4:00

Volleyball  (7th, JB/A, SB/A) vs Walnut Ridge @ AWAY at 4:30.... Release team at TBA


Pep Rally at 9:00… students go to class to take attendance then teachers release

Last day to pay FBLA dues ($20) to Mrs.Hall or Mrs. Blalock

St. Bernards applications for the Patient Ambassador Program  are due.

Progress Reports go home with students today.

Football vs Osceola @ HOME at 7:00


September 5th - 29th - Annual FFA Fruit and Meat Sale.  Please see an advisor or FFA member to purchase.

September 19th - Josten’s will be here to take orders for Senior rings.

September 21st - Fall Pictures….(Please remember that we DO NOT take spring pictures at the high school, so this is the only opportunity you have to purchase school pictures)

September 22nd - registration deadline for October 28th ACT. Late registration 9/23 - 10/6 (late fee is charged)

September 26th - The Teen Task Force Coalition presentation @ 8:00 in the gym ---- Bus Drills for students will follow after the assembly. More information will follow.

September 29th -  HOMECOMING - Theme is “There’s No Place Like Homecoming” based on the The Wizard of Oz.   Spirit Week:  Monday - Character Day  Tuesday - Camo Day  Wednesday - Decade Day  Thursday - Neon Day  Friday - Red & White Day

October 26th -  The health department will be here to administer flu shots.  Consent forms will be sent home during the month of October.  Please see the nurse with any questions.