PJHS Announcements - October 6, 2016
Bonnie Bandy, Secretary
Thursday, October 06, 2016

Lunch: Beef Steak strips, Black eyed Peas, Mashed potatoes, Peaches, Hot roll and Milk.


No Builders Club this week.

Homecoming Information is listed at end of announcements

Fall athletic passes are accepted at the gate for fall sporting events. Students must show their pass at the gate for free entry, otherwise students are to pay the entry fee.

Thursday, Oct. 6th:

Book Club today in library.

FBLA: Officer elections will be on Thursday, Oct. 6 at lunch in front of Mrs. Cox's office. Permission slips for fall conference will be handed out at lunch Oct. 6 when you vote.

Mrs Hausman would like to meet with student council members after school on Thursday until 4:30.

Pep Rally - 3rd hour (10:30). Office will call for students. Cheer and Band students need to be released after attendance is taken for 3rd hour.

Redskin 7th Grade Football vs. Brookland (Home) @ 5:30 p.m.

Junior High Football vs. Brookland (Home) @ 7:00 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Cave City (Home) @ 4:30 (7, Jr. B/A, Sr.B/A)

Friday, Oct. 7th:

Writers group meet today in library.

Redskin Football vs. Brookland (Away) @ 7:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

Cornerstone Coalition on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in computer lab C.

Oct. 8th: Southeast Missouri Regional @ Sikeston, MO

Oct. 10th - Picture Retake Day.

The Arkansas State Fair will be October 11th-23rd in Little Rock Arkansas.

Oct. 12th - FBLA Fall Conference in Jonesboro

Oct. 15th - Redskin Classic (Here)

Oct. 15th - Senior High All Region Choir Tryouts @ Nettleton High School

Oct. 17th - Tornado Drill - 1st Period

Oct. 18th - Pocahontas Public Schools will conduct parent/teacher conferences for students in PJHS (grades 7-9 only) on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Parents are encouraged to meet with their child's teacher(s) between the hours of 3:30 p.m. through 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 18th - Region Marching Festival @ Paragould (Tuesday PM)

Oct. 19th - Flu Consent Forms due

Oct. 22nd - Junior High All Region Choir Tryouts @ Valley View Junior High School.

Week of October 24th - Red Ribbon Week/Teaching Week

Oct. 25th - Fire Drill - 4th Period

Oct. 26th - Flu Shots @ 1:00 p.m.

Oct 29th - Championship at the Rock @ Little Rock
Nov. 1st State Marching Band Championship @ North Little Rock (all day Tuesday)
Nov 14th: All-Region Jazz Tryouts (PM)
Dec. 3rd - JR High All-Region Tryouts @ Pocahontas

Homecoming information:

Student Council will be sponsoring a photo booth in the library during Homecoming Week. Each day the theme will change to match the dress up theme of the day. For $1.00 students can get their picture made at lunch. Each student in the picture must pay the $1.00 fee.

Spirit Week (October 10 - 14th)

No hats, bandannas or mask are allowed. No face or body paints. Dress code applies to all days.

Monday: Match Your Class Monday (Olympic Ring Colors)

7th Grade: Wear Yellow

8th Grade: Wear Green

9th Grade: Wear Blue

FB, Band, Cheer: Wear Black

Teacher/Staff: Wear Red

Tuesday: Twinkie Tuesday

Wednesday: Olympic WINday (Favorite Olympic Sport)

Thursday: Team USA Day (Red, White and Blue)

Friday: Red and White Day

2016 Homecoming Shirts are now on sale through Friday, October 7th at 12:00pm. These may be purchased from Mr. Phelps at PHS or Coach Brooks at PJHS. White t-shirts $10.00 for Youth Small, Medium, and Large and Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large. Please add $2.00 for Adult 2XL and 3XL. White with Black sleeve baseball style shirts $15.00 for Youth Small, Medium, and Large and Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large. Please add $2.00 for Adult 2XL and 3XL. The same design is on both the t-shirts and baseball style shirts. Alma Spikes and MD Williams student will have an order form sent home. This years homecoming theme is "Going for the Gold".

LINK Homecoming Dance: Oct. 14, 2016

Time: 9:00-11:00 p.m.

Cost: $4.00 each

Sodas, Candy, Chips, Water will be sold.

D.J. is from Sound Extreme.

Only Pocahontas Jr. High Students are allowed.

Sponsored by LINK: Fundraiser for purchasing Red Ribbon Teaching Material.

LINK will be selling mums for Homecoming (Oct. 14). Posey Patch makes the mums, but you need to use a LINK order form so that we can get a small percentage of the profit. The mums cost is the same amount whether you order from them or LINK. The only way LINK gets a small percentage of the profit is if you use our order forms. Forms are located on the table outside Mrs. Cox's office.

End of Qtr Testing:

Oct. 11th: Math Testing

Oct. 12th: English/Others

Oct. 13th: Science/Social Studies

Oct. 18th: Report Cards/ PJHS Parent/Teacher Conferences (3:30 - 7:30 p.m.)