PHS Announcements - Wednesday, September 13th
Dianna Johnson
Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Wednesday, September 13th

LUNCH: Taco Soup, Cheese Toast, Crackers, Broccoli Florets, Applesauce  & 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.  

T-Shirts (white)  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 - If you are wanting to compete in the Tractor Driving Contest at the District Fair please see Mr. Hogan for information.


Interact will have a meeting Friday in Mr. Kazzee’s room during the last half of lunch.  Anyone interested in joining should attend .  Dues are $10.

The History Club will be meeting on Tuesday/Thursday/Friday until homecoming to work on our float.  All members need to attend as often as possible.

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)

PHS National Honor Society will meet at lunch on Thursday in Mrs. Murray's room to discuss upcoming events. Members, feel free to bring your lunch!!


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

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.

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

Seniors you must apply and submit  prior to the deadline.

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.

“A Day in the Life” programs (Variety & Nurse) programs hosted by UAMS in Jonesboro information is in your email. Application date November 29th.

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:


Mrs. Gholson’s Medical Terminology class needs to report to Study Hall.  She will be out doing immunizations today.

Senior Homecoming meeting at lunch in Mr. Helms room.

FFA Officer Meeting at lunch.  

Drama and Art Clubs will meet in Mrs. Bass's classroom during lunch WEDNESDAY

There will be a Spanish Club meeting in Mrs. Inman's room during lunch today.


PHS National Honor Society will meet at lunch on Thursday in Mrs. Murray's room to discuss upcoming events. Members, feel free to bring your 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

Interact meeting today during the last half of lunch in Mr. Kazzee’s room.  Anyone interested in joining should come to sign up and dues ($10) need to be paid.  

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

FFA students wanting to order a  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.  

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 class 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 4th - College Application Day for Seniors with Career Coach Lindsey Stewart.  Drop in at PHS Library.

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.

October 30th - FAFSA Nite with BRTC for Seniors 6-7 p.m.