PHS Announcements - Monday, April 18th
Dianna Johnson, Secretary

PHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, April 18th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Patience

“Just because something isn’t happening for you right now doesn’t mean that it will never happen.”

Lunch: Sub Sandwich, Sweet Potato French Fries, Sandwich Salad Cup, Fruit Juice & Milk

FFA members wanting to attend banquet need to bring their dollar by Friday April 22nd to make sure of a count for the FFA Banquet May 6th.

Josten’s Senior Orders (cap & gown/announcements) are in the office - Balances must be paid in full before pickup.

MONDAY

Scholarship Recognition Forms are due TODAY. Forms are in your email and English class.

FBLA permission slips for the trip are due today!

FFA Officer Forum with speeches and questions will take place today at 11:40… Please release candidates running for office as well as current officers at 11:25… Hot Dogs will be provided for the lunch for FFA members during the FFA officer candidate forum.

Congratulations FFA members for the following State FFA Judging Contest Results: Brittany Luttrell & Clara Luttrell 16th in Livestock in State; Blaine Huddleston & Garrett Akins 16th in Meats in State; McKayla Sorg & Morgan Sanders 20th in Vet Science in State; Jamie Bolton, Maddie Adams & Laurel Dhority 2nd in Horse in State; Dustin Knoche & Devin Eddings 23rd in Dairy Foods in State.

Sr High Bomer Relays at Mountain Home… Dismiss track members at 12:30

TUESDAY

FFA Officer elections will take place today

Lady Redskins vs Gosnell (DH) 4:00 @ Home… Release players at 3:00

Redskins vs Gosnell (V 7/7) 4:00 @ Home… Release players at 2:40

WEDNESDAY

FAFSA Night will be Wednesday, April 27th from 5:30-7 for Seniors and their parents. Parents please bring tax information.

THURSDAY

Business Expo/Job Fair at BRTC

Fire Drill - 2nd period

4A-3 Jr High Conference at Pocahontas… Dismiss track members at 12:30

Lady Redskins vs Valley View (V) 5:30 @ Valley View…

Redskins vs Nettleton (JV 5/5) 4:30 @ Nettleton… Release players TBA

FRIDAY

REMINDER: We do not have an excused Senior Skip Day! Students who have 6 unexcused absences must have a note from professional services (doctor, lawyer, court) when they return on Monday.

Student Council voter registration forms due no later than 12:30

SATURDAY

PROM …. MD Williams gym - Senior Walk starts at 7:00 (be there by 6:30) - Dance at 8:00

Sunday, April 24th - Project Graduation meeting at 2:00 at the Jr High

GENERAL NEWS

Juniors please check your mailing address in your HAC account. There will be a post card mailed out this summer for your senior picture with date and time. The dates for senior pictures will be July 26 and 27.

If you have a correction for your address, please contact the office.

Project Graduation Basketball Tournament April 29th & 30th - All Seniors see Mrs. Inman to sign up to work the tournament.

Driver's Education Class: Driver's Ed will be offered at PJHS on May 26th, 27th, 31st, June 1st and 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (one hour break for lunch - lunch is not provided). Students will earn 0.5 elective Credit upon completion of class. In order to be placed on the list for driver's ed a student must have their Driver's Permit and a check in the amount of $200.00 (check will not be deposited until the first day of class). Four seats are available. There will only be one class available. Sign up in PJHS Office.

The band room is closed to students during lunch, unless a student has a note signed by a band director with permission to be there.

PARKING REMINDER: Students are not to park at the athletic complex or the agri building during school hours. Park in your designated class areas.

Circle of Friends: If anyone is interested in joining the Circle of Friends, peer applications are available in the office.

SWAT meetings every Wednesday in Mrs. Baty’s room (Rm 22) at lunch- Bring your lunch!

Math tutoring is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday BEFORE SCHOOL (7:00 - 7:50 in Rm 18 - Henderson) and AFTER SCHOOL (3:30 - 4:30 in Rm 26 - Steimel). Literacy and other subjects tutoring is available Tuesday and Thursday after school 3:30 - 4:30 in Rm 24 - Bass.

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 26th - 28th - Concurrent enrollment dates

April 26th: SEGP 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Students grades 3-12 will be dismissed at 2:25)

April 26th - Student Council Officer Speeches

April 27th - Student Council Officer Elections

April 28th: SEGP 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

April 28th - REDSKIN CHEERLEADING TRY-OUTS.

April 29th - 30th - Project Graduation Basketball Tournament

May 4th - Deadline for Class Officer election paperwork.

May 6th - PHS Senior Breakfast - 7:15-7:55 a.m. PHS Cafe - Parents/grandparents are invited (adult cost $1.90) Biscuit & Gravy, Sausage and Scrambled Eggs

May 6th- Class Officer elections

May 6th - Pocahontas FFA Banquet at 6 p.m. in the PJHS Cafeteria

May 9th: Senior High and Beginning Band Concert/Awards @ M.D. Williams Gym

May 10th - Senior Awards Night 7:00 at MDW gym

May 13th - Noon Deadline for Student Council Representative paperwork

May 13th - Graduation 8:00 at Schoonover Stadium

May 16th - Athletic Banquet 6:00 at MDW gym

May 17th - Student Council Representative Election at Noon

May 24th: LINK Silver Dollar City Field Trip

May 25th - 27th - World OM in Iowa

May 26th: Last Day of School - Report Card Pick up day.

May 26th - June 2nd: Driver's Education Class.

Announcements from the counselor's office...

Many of you have asked about your scores from the ACT that was taken on March 9th. I have contacted ACT this morning and it may take up to eight weeks to receive your scores. Continue to monitor your online account for your scores.

Sophomores and Juniors: Be sure to check info sent to you from Mrs. Hogan about summer sessions at Duke University!

The St. Bernards Jr. Volunteer Summer Program is now accepting applications. See your email for details.

Free Summer STEM Camps at UALR's College of Engineering & Information Technology. See your email for details.

SENIORS

Be sure to fill out a transcript release and return to the office or Mrs. Hogan if you plan to continue your education after graduation.

Be sure to complete and return the scholarship recognition form to Mrs. Hogan no later than April 18th at noon. See your email for the form.

The NEA Wounded Warriors will be awarding several scholarships again this year. Graduates of Randolph, Clay, Craighead, Greene, and Lawrence counties may apply if you live in one of the 5 counties and are a relative of a disabled veteran. The application can be downloaded from their Facebook page or by contacting Chad Overman, Danny Barr, or Chris Palmer. Their Facebook page is NEA Wounded Warriors. Deadline for application is April 20th and is to be submitted to Mike Richardson at the Veterans Office on the Square. (Check email sent by Mrs. Hogan on 3/15 for a revised scholarship application)

FFA Scholarship deadline to submit is April 22nd at 5:00 p.m. For graduating seniors of 2016 and must be a member of FFA to qualify.

You may begin applying at www.adhe.edu. for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship by going to the YoUniversal tab. Those still needing to meet requirements have until June 1st.

The "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it. The deadline is June 1, 2016.

The "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program is a $1000 scholarship awarded for AnimationCareerReview.com. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit our website, www.careeranimationreview.com to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. The deadline is June 1, 2016.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. They will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2016. They ask interested students to visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here you will find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.