Friday, October 13th
LUNCH: Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Potato Wedges, Sandwich Salad Cup, Carrot Stix/Dip, Apple/Orange & Milk
CHARACTER TRAIT: Respect & Pride
“Treat people the way you want to be treated. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned, not given. “
Student Council has a few extra Homecoming t-shirts for sale!!! They will be on sale in between classes in study hall….. Short sleeve $10.00 and Baseball tee $15.00
Special Olympics T-shirts are now on sale ! Order forms are available by the bulletin board in the main hall. Orders should be returned to Mrs. Tabitha Phelps or Mrs. Courtney Throesch by October 23rd.
HAPPY ROCK HUNTING: The cafeteria is hiding rocks on campus each week during the month of October! Find any of these rocks and return to PHS cafeteria for a free item. Please turn in the rocks when you find them so we can continue hiding them each week.
Tuesdays in October will be College Gear Days. Students and staff, please wear items from the college of your choice!
Yearbooks can be purchased from Ms. Crutcher in Rm 4 or at www.jostensyearbooks.com
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.
REMINDER to Students & Staff: If students arrive on campus after the tardy bell at 8:00 a.m. they are to check in at the office. Students should have a tardy slip/pass from the office if they come into class after the bell; if not send them to the office to sign in.
***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 - Any FFA Member wanting to show animals in the spring or fall needs to see Mr. Washburn by October 31st.
LINK meetings are every Monday in Mrs. Moffett's room from 12:10-12:30. Contact Mrs.Cox for more details.
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!!
NHS REMINDERS: (PHS NHS REMIND101: Text : @pokeynhs to: 81010)
***Weekly Meetings/Hurricane Relief Group/ Clothing Closet Management --Thursday's during lunch
Seniors remember to check your email often for news and updates pertinent to you.
There is a list posted on the bulletin board by the office! Please check to see if your name is spelled correctly because this will be how it is spelled on your diploma. If any corrections are needed please see Mrs. Cyndy in the office. If birth certificate is listed by your name we need a copy for your file.
Seniors are reminded that permission slips to attend the College Fair are due in Mrs. Hogan's office Monday, October 16th. These are needed to determine the number of buses needed to request. I have attached the permission slip for you or you may get one from the career coach or myself. Also, before the College Fair on the 25th you must register at www.gotocollegefairs.com.
Project Graduation flyers regarding the upcoming Haunted House have been handed out in English classes. A sign up sheet for seniors to work on the houses is in the office. Don’t forget the PG meeting this coming Sunday at 2:30 in the PHS Cafeteria.
Senior Yearbook Info:
1 Baby Picture due October 13th! Mrs. Crutcher has extended the due date to Thursday, October 19th… but pictures must be turned in by that date !!!
Senior Ads - Purchase Deadline is November 10th !
Full Page $200
½ Page $110
¼ Page $80
⅛ Page $50
Pictures and Write-Ups for Senior Ads are Due November 27th. Ads can be purchased through Ms. Crutcher (Rm 4), any yearbook staffer, through the ReplayIt App or www.jostensadservices.com
Senior Pictures are Due January 8th, 2018. Seniors may submit a senior picture or use their composite.
Remember as you are applying to attend post-secondary schools you must complete a PHS Transcript and Records Release Form to schools you are considering. Mrs. Hogan has attached this document and sent to your email account.
Important information in your email regarding A-State and ACT scores for consideration of admission and consideration for institutional scholarships.
Scholarship Registration from the Thea Foundation is open. See your email for details.
Williams Baptist Senior Preview Days: register @ www.williamsbaptistcollege.com/preview or call 870-759-4120….. Oct. 27 / Nov. 3 / Nov. 17 / Dec. 1
Discover UALR is on Friday, November 3. Bring your friends and family!
RSVP at: ualr.edu/admissions/discover.
Razorback Connections will be held on October 18th in Jonesboro from 6-7:30 pm. This is an event for any senior considering attending the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville who may be unable to visit the campus. Please see Mrs. Stewart (career coach) for registration information.
College Fair at Williams Baptist College on October 25th. Students MUST pre-register and complete the consent to travel form and return to Mrs. Hogan or Mrs. Stewart by end of the day October 16th. Late forms will NOT be accepted.
U of A New Freshman Scholarships - NOVEMBER 1 - Priority Admissions Deadline: Complete an admissions application and request a scholarship application on the general admissions form, submit transcripts, and send test scores to the office of admissions by this date.
U of A New Freshman Scholarships - NOVEMBER 15 - Priority Scholarship Deadline: Submit a scholarship application by this date for priority consideration for academic scholarships
UALR has announced their scholarship deadline this year as: Friday, December 1st. Seniors you must apply and submit prior to the deadline.
NHS Scholarship program opens October 6th… application deadline is January 30, 2018.
News from the Counselor…
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: https://goo.gl/SSg2VI
AState preview days are coming soon for Seniors and Juniors… go online to register. Details are in your email.
Military Service Academy Night - Monday, November 27th 6:00-8:30 p.m…. Details in your email and see Mrs. Hogan if you have questions.
“A Day in the Life” programs (Variety & Nurse) programs hosted by UAMS in Jonesboro information is in your email. Application due date November 29th.
Permission slips for travel to the College Fair at William's Baptist Due in Mrs. Hogan's office or Mrs. Stewart's office by the end of the day - Monday, October 16th.
Please release the high school band members at 2:00 to prepare to leave.
Football vs Cave City AWAY at 7:00
Volleyball District Tournament (JA) @ Westside
Project Graduation meeting at 2:30 in PHS cafeteria - All seniors and parents are encouraged to participate. We will be discussing the upcoming Haunted House fundraiser.
Week of October 16th - 21st
Permission slips for the College Fair at WBC are due today.
State Tennis Tournament October 16th & 17th
District Volleyball District Tournament (SA) @ Westside October 16th & 17th
Teacher Cadets: Meeting at 11:45 in PHS Library - Bring your Lunch! (You must have signed up earlier and be in the Teacher Cadet Google Classroom with Mrs. Grooms) Please have assignment completed when you come to the meeting.
Fire Drill - 3rd period
Cross Country Meet @ Cave City…
State Tennis Tournament October 16th & 17th
Parent Teacher Conferences for students in grades 7-9 from 3:30- 7:30. No early dismissal.
Senior composite make ups @ 8:00 a.m. in the Student Center… we will call students alphabetically, however, if you have college classes and leave throughout the morning you may go down to take pictures before being called.
Senior Baby Picture due TODAY…. Original due date extended - LAST DAY!
Parent Teacher Conferences for students in grades K-6 and 10-12 from 3:30- 7:30. No early dismissal.
No School for Fall Break
Football vs Gosnell @ 7:00 AWAY
Band Championship at the Rock in Little Rock
October 22 - Project Graduation will begin setting up Haunted House fundraiser, seniors and parents are needed to help make this a successful event.
October 23rd - Special Olympics T-shirt orders due
October 24th - University of Arkansas visit 11:30-12:30 in Student Center Lobby
October 24th - School picture retakes
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 27th - Pep Rally - 6th hour @ 2:10
October 28th - ACT Test
October 30th - FAFSA Nite with BRTC for Seniors 6-7 p.m.
November 1st - ASVAB test in the Library 8 -11:30…. Respond to invitation sent by Mrs. Hogan to sign up.