PHS Announcements - Monday, December 11th
Dianna Johnson
Monday, December 11, 2017

PHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, December 11th

LUNCH: Sub Sandwich, Sandwich Salad Cup, Carrots/Celery with Dip, Baked Chips, Fruit &  Milk

CHARACTER TRAIT:  Citizenship

“Your beliefs don’t make you a better person; your Behavior does….”

GENERAL NEWS

December 11th - 15th - Ugly Christmas Apparel Week!  Let’s spread the Christmas cheer this week and round out the year on a fun note!  (Dress code still applies… Christmas related hats will be permitted.)

Tip-Off T-shirts!  PHS Booster Club is selling shirts…. $12 each and $13 for XXL & XXL.  See Monica Brewington at MD Williams to get one.

FBLA: Please check your email weekly for upcoming events and important dates.  We have adopted 2 families this year for Christmas.  Please come by the Business Building and sign up to bring an item.  Anyone who brings an item will be invited to a Pizza Party during lunch the week before Christmas Break!

PHS National Honor Society will sponsor a Coat Drive for the Clothing Closet November 27th-December 15th.  Please take coats to Mrs. Steimel's room.

Semester Test Schedules:

Thursday, Dec. 14 -Tests for Periods 6 and 7.

Friday, Dec. 15 - Tests for Periods 3, 4, and 5 -  make-ups .... tests for 6th and 7th periods - and any missing assignments or incomplete work

Monday, Dec. 18 - Tests for Periods 1 and 2 -  make-ups .... tests for 3rd, 4th, and 5th periods - and any missing assignments or incomplete work

*****Students must complete any make-up work prior to the Christmas Break. Students should stay at school until the end of day, on semester test days, until their work is completed.

The Clothing Closet is now up and running.  We have lots of items to choose from so if you need anything please see Mrs. Steimel

Yearbooks can be purchased from Ms. Crutcher in Rm 4 or at www.jostensyearbooks.com

**** Check out Mrs. Stewart's Career Connections website for upcoming dates/deadlines related to college and events being held on the PHS campus. http://phsredskins.weebly.com/

Tutoring has begun: Literacy with Mrs. Bass (includes all other areas) on Tuesday and Thursday each week. Tutoring is after school from 3:30-4:30.

Math Tutoring 3:30-4:30 Tuesday-Thursday of each week!

Murray: Monday & Thursday *****  Helms: Tuesday & Thursday *****  Steimel: Wednesday & Thursday

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.

CLUB NEWS

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)

Anyone interested in Blacksmithing and metal art the FFA has a meeting at lunch each Wednesday, bring your lunch to Mr. Hogan's Classroom

NHS meetings are every Thursday during lunch at 12:15 in Mrs. Murray's room for officers and committee members only.  ALL members will meet the first Thursday of each month (same time & place).  Role is taken at each meeting and members must participate.  

NHS REMINDERS:  (PHS NHS REMIND101:  Text : @pokeynhs  to:  81010)

SENIOR NEWS

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

REMINDER:  If you are taking a College Day (college tour, interviewingyou must get a form from the office and have it signed by Mrs. Hogan and a parent. The form must be turned into the office prior to the day of your visit.  You also must bring back a note from your college day for verification.

Senior Yearbook Info:

***Pictures and Write-Ups for Senior Ads are Due January 5th.  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.

UCA Bear Facts Day - Friday, December 8th & Saturday, January 27th.  Register online today UCA.EDU/ADMISSIONS/BEAR-FACTS-DAY.

ACT Student Champion Award - applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions and are due December 31, 2017.  Questions directed to ccrc@act.org.

NHS Scholarship program opens October 6th… application deadline is January 30, 2018.  

Ready, Set, Graduate is set to take place at BRTC on March 16th.  All seniors are invited to attend

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

Explore and Experience invitation for juniors and seniors.  See your emails for information and RSVP.

DAILY NEWS...

MONDAY

Math Tutoring for Monday is cancelled due to a district wide meeting.

PJHS and PHS Combined Choir Christmas Concert

SB Basketball  (7th, JB,SB) vs Piggott - AWAY @ 4:30… release team TBA

TUESDAY

Pep Rally at 2:50 … Students will be dismissed by intercom

FFA Christmas party will be from 5-7 p.m.  FFA members are encouraged to sign up to bring a side item in Mr. Washburn’s room.

SB Basketball (SBjv, SB) vs Thayer - HOME @ 6:00

WEDNESDAY

The FFA Spring River Sub-Area Leadership Contest will be held at the Pocahontas Jr. High School  at 4 PM

If you are interested in playing volleyball next school year you need to sign the sheet outside of Coach Brooks' office in the Jr. High Gym.  There will be a meeting next Wednesday, December 13 at 12:10 in the Jr. High gym that you must attend if you are interested in trying out for the team!!  The sign up sheet will be available today through next Wednesday. Please see Coach Brooks with any questions. (12/5-12/13)

THURSDAY

Semester Tests for 6th & 7th periods

There will be an CDE Meeting/Spring Judging Team Meeting at Lunch on Thursday starting at 12:10.  

FFA Application Night starting at 5-5:30 to fill out scholarship applications in the agri building. State Farmer Degree and Proficiency Applications for state level starting at 5:30-6:30 in the agri building.  Seniors that are FFA members are encouraged to attend.

SG Basketball (7th, JG,SG) vs Piggott - AWAY @ 5:00

FRIDAY

Semester Tests for 3rd, 4th, 5th periods…. Make ups for 6th & 7th or any missing assignments/incomplete work

SG/SB Basketball (JG,SG,JB,SB) vs Melbourne - HOME @ 4:30

SATURDAY

UPCOMING EVENTS

December 20th - January 2nd - Christmas Break

Dec 29-30 There will be a FREE Hunter's Education Course in Pocahontas December 29th from 5 pm to 9 pm and December 30th from noon to 6 pm. You MUST come to BOTH days. Location: Living Waters Worship Center 387 Country Club Road, Pocahontas. For more information or to sign-up go to: www.register-ed.com

January 4th - Please excuse the following students from 8:00-9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 4th for FBLA competitive online testing. These students need to be in Ms. Debbie Hall's classroom no later than 8:00 a.m. on January 4th….. Jared Erwin, Madigan Chester, Luci Smith, Allie Barnes, Rylie Mangold, Emma Hoggard,

Madison Akins, Omar Rodriguez, Gage Guthrie, Faith Banks, Gracie Fears