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PHS Announcements - Monday, September 10th
Dianna Johnson
Monday, September 10, 2018


Monday, September 10th

***Announcements presented to you by the Senior Technology Seminar Class***

LUNCH:  Chicken Spaghetti, Seasoned Green Beans, Romaine Salad, Pineapple tidbits, Roll, Milk

CHARACTER TRAITS: Respect/Pride - “Treat People with respect if you want to be respected.” -Unknown


Just a reminder, students are not allowed to bring knives of any kind onto campus. Students who do will be dealt with accordingly.

Students please do not bring vape pens or oil of any kind onto campus.

Students please do not move the furniture around in the Courtyard.

Pocahontas High School, In Conjunction with Pocahontas Junior High, will hold their annual Title 1 meeting for the public on Tuesday, September 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the PJHS Library.

Congratulations to Peyton Owens for placing second at the ASU Battle on the Board chess tournament on Saturday!

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Homecoming Court!

Senior Maids - Brenna Baltz, Allie Barnes, Rylie Mangold, Jordyn Rice, Allana Sisco

Junior Maids - Madi Akins, Jade Cannon, Makenzie Emmons, Kate Sorg

Sophomore Maids- Grace Holt, Bryn McDonnough, Anna Schmidt

Homecoming T-shirts will go on sell Monday, September 10th during lunch. Shirts will be short sleeve and color will be heather grey. Cost per shirt will be $10 with and additional $2 for 2X and 3X. Order forms are by the bulletin across from the office. Last day to order is Friday, September 21st.

New Art Club members are still being accepted. There is a club meeting Wednesday, Sept. 12th during lunch in Mrs. Galvan’s room.

Application 101 will be held for seniors during lunch on October 11th in Mrs. Hampton’s office. Please register by accepting Mrs. Stewart’s email invitation.

Islander Club Officer for 2018-2019 School Year

President: Evelin Gold, Vice Pres: Jammie Kare, Reporter/Secretary: Rebecca Melotkanon

The coffee house is now open in the library. All coffee and cappuccinos are $1.00.

St. Bernards Patient Ambassador Program allows students (ages 15-18) an opportunity to volunteer in a hospital setting, where they will explore areas in healthcare and gain experience in helping others. It will be a year-round program, allowing them to fulfill any of their needed community service hours or graduation requirements. Please note that the deadline for applying is Friday, September 14. Students interested in this program may see the nurse for an application.

The PHS Booster Club is selling kickoff shirts for $10 each. If you’re interested, please see Monica Brewington before school, during her prep period at 10:00, or after school.

The PHS Booster Club is taking orders for "Redskins Nation" apparel.  The order form is attached at the bottom of this email.

FFA - Members wanting to order FFA jackets, please see Mr. Washburn for details.

FBLA - Officer applications must be turned in by Wednesday, September 12th.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Key Club - Meetings are every at lunch in Mr. Smith’s room.  Dues will be $15. Deadline to join is >span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1612253582" tabindex="0">September 27th.

Any student interested in participating in traveling STEM activities should email Mrs. Phelps for more information.  We will have a lunch meeting soon. So, watch for it in the announcements.  


Parents and students! Please follow Mrs. Stewart's Facebook page, BRTC Career Coach. The site will be updated regularly with special events and important information regarding college and career planning

A recruiter from A-State will be in the counselor’s office during lunch on Monday, October 8th to visit with any interested seniors.

To get important information through text messages from the counselor, please follow these instructions:

Seniors - Text @phs18-19sr  to the number 81010

Juniors - Text @phs18-19jr  to the number 81010  

Sophomores - Text @phs18-19so  to the number 81010

A representative from Williams Baptist University will be in the counselor’s office during lunch on Thursday, September 20 to meet with any interested juniors or seniors. (You may bring your lunch to the counselors office.)

If you would like to take the ASVAB on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, stop by the counselor’s office to sign up and pick up a fact sheet by today.

10th-12th grade students: Do you plan to play college sports? Stop by the counselor's office for info on how to start the process through NCAA.

The new meeting place for all college/military recruiters from now on will be in the student center during lunch. This should make it easier for students to participate. Specific dates and visitors will be added to the announcements regularly.

A representative form Collage of the Ozarks will be set up in the student center during lunch October 18th.

A representative from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway will be in the student center during lunch on Thursday, November 15.

A representative form the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville will be in the student center during lunch on Friday, October 12th.


Monday 9/10

  • Tennis @ Batesville. Please release tennis players after 5th hour.

  • No GT. Mrs. Kercheval isn’t here

  • Volleyball vs. Batesville @ Home 4:30pm

Tuesday 9/11

  • The young Democrats will have a meeting during lunch. Any student interested in joining is invited to attend. Please bring your lunch with you.

  • Livestock Judging practice at 3:30-4:30

  • Cross Country Batesville Invitational: Runners need to be dismissed at 1:30

  • Golf @ Melbourne: Please dismiss at 10:00: Skyler Prater, Logan Dunkerson, Jared Erwin, Emma Hoggard, Madilyn McDowell, Mia Presley, & Gracie Miller.

  • Tennis vs. Westside @ home

  • Volleyball vs. Valley View 4:30 pm

Wednesday 9/12

  • Livestock Judging practice at lunch.

  • FFA officer meeting at 7:20 AM in the AG building

  • Josten’s will be on campus at 8:00 AM to take ring orders for the junior class

  • FBLA Officer Applications are due no later than 3:30.  Late applications will not be accepted.

  • FFA Meeting in the AG building >span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1612253601" tabindex="0">on Thursday at 4:00 PM. Sign up for leadership events for Fall this meeting.

  • Tennis tri-match @ Allen Park

  • Volleyball @ Blytheville @ 4:30 pm

Friday 9/14

  • Football @ Batesville Southside @ 7:00 pm



Sept 20 - Fall pictures with Lifetouch for staff/faculty and the sophomore and junior class.Reminders will go out in English classes on Monday, September 10th. Extra forms will be available in the office.

Sept 26 - Lifetouch will be here for senior Composite retakes. If you missed your summer session, seniors will need to take pictures this day. There is a $15 sitting fee due the day of pictures. Pictures will be mailed to your home.

Oct 9 - FAFSA/Parent Night in the PHS Library… For parents and students to receive help with the FAFSA application and gain a better understanding of its process


Sept .18 Salem Invitational @ Salem High School 4:30 pm

Sept. 25     Sloan-Hendrix Invitational @ Old Davidsonville State Park 4:00 pm

Oct. 2         Caveman Open @ Cave City High School 3:30 pm

Oct. 9         Race on the Ridge @ Crowley’s Ridge College 4:00 pm  


Sept. 17 Boys & Girls District Tournament @ Cherokee Village 9:00 am

Sept. 25 Girls State Tournament @ Big Sugar CC 9:00 am

Oct. 1 Boys State Tournament @ RidgePointe 9:00 am


Sept. 21      @Brookland 7:00 pm

Sept. 28      @Westside 7:00 pm

Oct. 5          vs. Cave City @Home 7:00 pm (Homecoming)

Oct. 12       @Rivercrest 7:00 pm

Oct. 19       vs. Truman @ Home 7:00 pm

Oct. 26       vs. Gosnell @ Home 7:00 pm

Nov 2         @ Highland 7:00 pm


Sept 17 Highland home

Sept 18 @ Paragould

Sept 20 Piggott home


Sept 17 vs. Walnut Ridge @ Home 4:30 pm

Sept 18    vs. Highland @ Home 4:30 pm

Sept 20 @ Blytheville 4:30 pm

Sept 22 @ Valley View Playday Tournament TBA