PHS Announcements - Wednesday, January 24th
Dianna Johnson
Wednesday, January 24, 2018


Wednesday, January 24th

LUNCH: Wafflelicious Wednesday:  Chicken Tenders, Waffles w/Syrup, Waffle French Fries, Mandarin Oranges  & Milk

CHARACTER TRAIT:  Compassion/Kindness

“Do not underestimate a moment of your kindness. It has the power to change lives in ways you may never know.

Please keep our Corning School Family & the family of Hannah Blankenship in your thoughts and prayers.  #Redskins supporting Bobcats


SENIORS:  Senior class song, motto, flower, and color nomination forms are by the bulletin board in front of the office? They need to be turned in to Mrs. Casillas by the end of the day Friday, January 26th  if students would like to nominate.

****MASH**** Applications for the Jonesboro program at UAMS have been sent via email from Mrs. Hogan.  Program Dates June 4th - 14th…… Deadline to apply is March 14th. Current sophomores and juniors are eligible for the program.

Attention Parents- The nurse will begin conducting BMI screenings on 10th grade students in the next few weeks.  If you do not wish for your child to be screened, please send a note to the nurse.  This screening is ONLY for 10th grade students.

Project graduation is asking that each senior bring 1 case of Crush soda (any flavor) for our Valentine's Day fundraiser. This fundraiser will begin Feb. 1st. Sodas can be dropped off to Kim Barber.

Next meeting February 11th @ 2:30pm in the PHS cafeteria. All seniors and parents are encouraged to attend, and to participate.

We need volunteers to help with the baseball concession stand. First game is scheduled for Feb. 27th.

The 2018 Miss Redskin Pageant is scheduled for  March 10th…. Deadline to enter is March 5th.  Applications can be picked up at the bulletin board across from the office.

PHS Clothing Closet ~~~~~ Visit The Clothing Closet!!

Students may take whatever they need. The closet is frequently refilled with new/used things so visit often! "The Closet" is located in the Kitchen Home Economics Building. One door remains open for student convenience. Many coats & scarves have been recently donated! If students or parents need to visit the closet before/after school or on the weekend, please contact Mrs. Steimel –  Names are kept confidential!!

Order your yearbook by February 16th and get it for $40…. Yearbooks can be purchased from Ms. Crutcher in Rm 4 or at

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

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.


FFA Members if you need to order an FFA Jacket you have until February 1st to bring in your Money for your jacket.  

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)


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

REMINDER:  If you are taking a College Day (college tour, interview, etc. you 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.

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 - Saturday, January 27th.  Register online today UCA.EDU/ADMISSIONS/BEAR-FACTS-DAY.

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

The Randolph County Fair Association offers a scholarship each year.  If you have been a RCF participant and are interested in applying information can be found at the following link:


The Privately Funded Scholarship Application for AState.  The deadline is February 1st, 2018 @  5:00    See the attached link and your email for details.

Seniors applying for the  Fellowship at U of A are reminded that the deadline is Feb. 1st.

The Arkansas Association of Federal Coordinators (AAFC) is offering the AAFC Scholarship to high school seniors to supplement college costs beginning their freshman year. This scholarship award is $1,000.00 for the first Academic Year, and will be awarded to full-time students who enroll in an Arkansas College or University, including junior colleges, community and vocational or technical colleges, and plan to major in education.  See your email to download the application.  The deadline for submission is February 2, 2018.

Attached to your email you will find the Application and Application Submission Procedures for Local Scholarships that are given by community this spring.  This one application will cover the majority of the scholarships, any that it does not cover will be sent to you separately at a later date.  It is important that you complete the application in typewritten form and not handwritten.  Applications are due in the High School Office no later than February 8th at 3:30 pm.

Rotary Scholarship applications will need to be submitted to Mr. Kazzee no later than Friday, February 21st @ 3:30 p.m.

Ag Heritage Farm Credit Services  Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 15th. See your email for eligibility requirements and application website.

BRTC will now be offering the Academic Incentive Scholarship to students who have a composite ACT score of 19-23.  This scholarship will be in the amount of $250 per semester and is renewable up to four semesters provided the recipient completes a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester and maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.0.  In order to receive the Academic Incentive Scholarship, the student will need to complete the Application for Admissions and Scholarships and be accepted for admissions at BRTC.

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:

Explore and Experience invitation for juniors and seniors at UALR.  See your emails for more detailed information and RSVP. Explore date is February 24th… Experience date is Feb. 1st & Feb. 22nd.



There will be an FFA Officer meeting at 12:10 on Wednesday.    


Academic Assembly has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 31st @ 10:00

Farm Sale meeting Thursday at 12:05

FFA Chill Cook/Wild Game Cook off will be this Thursday at 5 PM

Swim Meet @ Greene County Tech…. Release team @ 2:30


Senior Class Nominations are due by the end of the day today!

SG & SB Basketball vs Melbourne AWAY starting @ 4:00… release team at 1:30



February 1st - Local FFA Scholarship, Greenhand & Chapter Degrees, State Proficiency Applications Due

February 11th - Project Graduation meeting @ 2:30 in the PHS Cafeteria.  

February 15th - State Farmer Degree Applications due by 3:20

February 17th - FFA Farm Sale  starting at 9:00

February 19th - No School in observance of President’s Day

March 3rd - Regional OM Competition

March 10th - Miss Redskin Pageant @ 3:00 p.m. in the PJHS Gym.  Applications are out by the bulletin board.  Deadline to turn in forms and money is Monday, March 5th.

March 19th - 23rd - Spring Break

March 30th - No School in observance of Good Friday

April 13th - 15th - Project Graduation Basketball Tournament

April 21st - Prom

April 24th & 26th -  SEGP Conferences

May 18th - Graduation