PHS Announcements - Wednesday, April 20th
Dianna Johnson, Secretary
Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Wednesday, April 20th


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

Lunch: Hot Dog, Baked Chips, Vegetarian Beans, Carrots/Celery/Dip, Fruit & 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.

Orders for Redskin Dash 5K t-shirts will be taken thru Friday, April 22nd. They will be $10 and they can contact Stephanie Sutton at 870-378-1549. Proceeds go to Project Graduation.

Project Graduation Basketball Tournament April 29th & 30th - Any teams that are planning to participate must notify Monica Brewington by the end of the day today (Wednesday, April 20th).

All Seniors see Mrs. Inman to sign up to work the tournament.

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


Students will meet with their SEGP advisor’s 5th hour today. Go straight to your SEGP meeting. Seniors will meet in the gym. Coach Baty will meet with his students in Coach Rush’s room. Kara Sullinger will meet with her students in the library.

There will be a FFA officer candidate meeting today at 12:10 to discuss the election

ART CLUB will meet at 12:05 today in Ms. Galvan's room.


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) 4:00 @ Valley View… Dismiss the players at 1:45

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


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. If you are already in day trouble you need to see Coach Brewington if you know you are going to miss.

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

The following students will be working on Prom on Friday, April 22nd. If they need to attend your class, please let me know.

Abbey Wilson, Rashell Hibbard, Rebekah Sullinger, Serena Sisco, Brianna Emmons, Madalyn Trentenburg, Autumn Doney, Brianna Mahan, Kristen Wiseman, Macy Matlock, Shea Capps, Laurel Dhority,

Peyton Morris, Trevor Overbay, Ty McDonnough


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


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.

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). 3 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.


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 27th - Workforce will be at 9:30 --- Students will be called.

April 27th - FAFSA Night for Seniors and their parents. Parents please bring tax information.

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


April 29th - 30th - Project Graduation Basketball Tournament

May 4th - LINK officers will meet for a working lunch. We will complete the constitution. Please make every effort to attend.

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. LINK members interested in attending the trip to Silver Dollar City should pick up a form from Mr. Phelps.

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...

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.


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.

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 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 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 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, 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 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.