PHS Announcements - Friday, May 13th
Dianna Johnson, Secretary
Friday, May 13, 2016


Friday, May 13th


“It’s the little choices everyday that lead to the final results we’re striving for.”

Lunch: Catfish, Cornbread, Coleslaw, Black Eyed Peas, Fruit & Milk

LIBRARY BOOKS: The last day to check out books will be Friday, May 13th and they are due Friday, May 20th.

Students interested in being a LINK officer for the 2016-2017 school year need to email Mrs. Phelps to get the form.

Track members need to turn in their uniforms to Coach Chester ASAP.


Congratulations Senior Class of 2016 !!! You made it !!! We are proud of each and everyone of you and we wish you all the best !

Graduation practice 9:00 a.m. Schoonover Stadium (mandatory attendance to participate in graduation ceremony tonight). Senior group picture in cap and gown taken promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Yearbook Ceremony…. Following graduation practice - students will be called by intercom.

Noon Deadline for Student Council Representative paperwork for next school year. The petitions may be turned into Mr. Phelps in Study Hall.

There will be golf team meeting in Coach Hausman’s room at 12:15 at the junior high.

Lady Redskins play Lincoln at 12:30 in Round 2 of the State Tournament in Mena, AR!!! Good Luck Ladies

Graduation 8:00 p.m. at Schoonover Stadium. Graduates arrive no later than 7:15 and meet in the Math/Science wing

Week of May 16th - 21st


Athletic Awards and Recognition at 6:00 in the MD Williams gym


Student Council Representative Election at Noon


Mrs. Henderson WILL NOT have tutoring on Wednesday, May 18, only.



Make up testing for AP Testing - See Mrs. Miller for details

Semester Testing - 6th & 7th period


Semester Test Schedule:

Friday, May 20 - 6th and 7th periods

Monday, May 23 - 3rd, 4th, 5th periods (make-up day for 6th and 7th)

Tuesday, May 24 - 1st and 2nd periods (make-up day for 3rd, 4th, and 5th)

Wednesday, May 25 - make-up day for 1st and 2nd

May 26 - Report Card Day

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.

NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital will be hosting NURSE CAMP June 27-June 29. This is a FREE 3-day program open to high school students (grades 9-12) with an interest in medical field. There is limited space and applications are due June 1st. Applications may be picked up in the Nurse's Office. For questions call 870-936-0274.

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). 2 seats are available. There will only be one class available. Sign up in PJHS Office.

Mrs. Henderson WILL NOT have tutoring on Wednesday, May 18, only. Tutoring will still be open on Tuesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 19 @ 7AM.

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.


May 23rd - Awards for Sophomores & Juniors - 6th hour

May 24th: LINK Silver Dollar City Field Trip…. Be at school at 6:00 a.m. Return at 10:30 p.m.

May 25th - Band Region Ready Club Trip

May 25th - 27th - World OM in Iowa

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

Pocahontas Public Schools will conclude the 2015 - 2016 school year on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Students will return and receive their final report card at 8:00 a.m. Students that walk or ride in cars to school may leave after receiving their report card. Bus riders will be dismissed about 8:30 a.m. for the return trip from school. The staff, administration and Board wish all students an enjoyable summer vacation!

Summer School: May 26th - June 14th (8:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.)

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


Announcements from the counselor's office...

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.

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.