PHS Announcements - Friday, October 7th
Dianna Johnson
Friday, October 07, 2016


Friday, October 7th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Honesty/Integrity

“Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living and truth loving” James E. Faust

“Your Character is your footprint, and your footprint is your legacy.”

Lunch: Chicken Sandwich, Tater Tots, Sandwich Salad Cup, Carrot Stix/Dip, Fruit & Milk


October 11th thru 23rd - Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock, AR

The College Application Week winners are as follows:

$50 Wal-Mart Gift Card - Kolby Kiech

$25 iTunes Gift Card - Breydon Weitkamp

BRTC Hoody - Katlyn Lindsey

Come by Ms. Crutcher's office Friday afternoon to pick up the prizes

Project Graduation will meet Sunday, Oct. 9th @ 4:30 in the Home Ec building (Mrs. Lynch’s room). Seniors and parents need to attend.


To celebrate Jostens is offering anyone who buys a yearbook online during the week a chance to win one of five Go Pro cameras! Go to to order your yearbook for the BACK-TO-SCHOOL special price of $35.00. PLUS personalization is available for an extra $5.00. During the back to school sale, students can get up to 4 icons free with when choosing personalizing with name (icons are normally $3.00 each). Plus online offers monogramming and crests (icons not available with these options).

All PHS LINK students that are interested in teaching for Red Ribbon Week need to see Mrs. Cox as soon as possible. I have to get you approved with your principals and teachers.

Any Jr class member who would like to work on Homecoming needs to meet Sunday at 3:30 at the home of Bryan Palmer. Please bring $10 to help pay for supplies and food for tailgate!

Homecoming information: Spirit Week (October 10 - 14th)

Dress code applies to all days.

Monday 10/10: Match Your Class Monday (Olympic Ring Colors)

Sophomores: Wear Yellow

Juniors: Wear Green

Seniors: Wear Blue

Football, Band, Cheer: Wear Black

Teachers/Staff: Wear Red

Tuesday 10/11: Twinkie Tuesday

Wednesday 10/12: Olympic WINday (Favorite Olympic Sport)

Thursday 10/13: Team USA Day (Red, White and Blue)

Friday 10/14: 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". For pictures see the bulletin board across from the office.

Homecoming Dance Date Sign-Up Sheet is in the office. Deadline to sign up your date is Oct. 13th.

Circle of Friends applications can be picked up in the office. They need to be returned to Mrs. Courtney Throesch or the office. Applications need to be turned in soon so we can get started.

Art Club enrollment is open through the month of September. If you are interested in joining, please join us for lunch on Thursday in Ms. Galvan’s room.

Anyone interested in Chess Club see Mrs. Miller on Wednesdays. Chess practice will be Wednesdays at noon in her room at junior high.

S.W.A.T. will meet every Wednesday in Mrs. Baty’s room at lunch… Bring you lunch.


FFA T-shirts are now on sale. Each shirt is $10.00

ACT Prep Sessions will be offered during the 2016-17 school year for students interested in review sessions prior to the National ACT test. Each prep session will be from 3:30-4:30 and dates are 10/11, 10/12, 10/13. Check your email and sign up for the date and subject.

The Randolph County Health Department will be here on Wednesday, October 26th to administer the flu vaccine. Consent forms will be sent home with students in the upcoming weeks. Consents must be returned to the school nurse by Wednesday, October 19th.

YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE! Pre-order your 2017 yearbook by October 28th for the BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIAL of $35.00 (the lowest price of the year)! Add personalization for $5.00 and receive up to 4 free icons. To order go online at or see Mrs. Sullinger in Room 4. (For the first time, personalizing with monograms or a crest is available, but only for orders online at

*October 29th will begin our fall sale: yearbooks will be $40.00, personalization $5.00 (monogram and crests will still be available online only), and icons $3.00 each.

Mr. Miller will be offering tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays before school or directly after school. Please make sure to let him know if you will be attending. Students can also stop by his room during 4th hour, if needed.

ALL students who drive and park on our campus must have a current hang tag.

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 $2.00 entry fee.


There will be a Spanish Club meeting today during lunch in Mrs. Inman's room regarding Homecoming, club shirts, and the concert.

Last Day to order Homecoming T-shirts !!!

FBLA: If you signed up to help with the float, there will be a meeting today at lunch in Mrs. Blalock's room. You can bring your lunch. FBLA: Fall Leadership Conference permission slips are due Friday, October 7th. If you have not picked up a permission slip please see Mrs. Blalock or Mrs. Hall.

Football vs Brookland AT Brookland @ 7:00


Southeast Missouri Regional @ Sikeston, MO

Week of October 10th - 15th - HOMECOMING WEEK !!!


Match Your Class Monday


Twinkie Tuesday

Volleyball (7th, JRB/A, SRB/A) vs Hoxie AT Hoxie @ 4:30

ACT Prep Session 3:30 - 4:30


Olympic WINday

Tornado Drill - 1st period

ACT Prep Session 3:30 - 4:30


Team USA Day

Deadline to sign up homecoming dance dates is noon today. Only applies to dates who are not in the Pocahontas School District.

ACT Prep Session 3:30 - 4:30


Red and White Day

Coronation will begin at 12:40 in the gym… The parade will follow after the crowing ceremony… At the end of the parade all PHS students will meet in the stadium for the Pep Rally and winners of the Float Contest will be announced.

Homecoming Queen and Court will be introduced prior to the game beginning at 6:30… The game will start at 7:00… A Homecoming Dance will begin following the football game and last until 11:30 p.m.

Football vs Cave City @ Home


October 15th - REDSKIN CLASSIC (Home)


October 18th - Parent Teacher Conferences grades 7-9 from 3:30 - 7:30… No early dismissal

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

October 19th - PSAT

October 20th - Parent Teacher Conferences grades K-6 & 10-12 from 3:30 - 7:30… No early dismissal.

October 20th - Senior Composite Retakes

October 21st - Senior Night for Fall Athletes & Band

October 22nd - ACT - Registration deadline September 16gh

October 25th - Fall Picture Retake Day (10th & 11th grade)

October 27th - UCA Rep - Counselor’s Office 11:40 - 12:15… Students drop in to visit

October 29th - Championship at the Rock @ Little Rock

...News from the Counselor

Be sure to check your email often. Mrs. Hogan is sending out information daily. Below is some of the info she has already sent out.

---ACT Prep Session sign ups and dates (10/4, 10/5, 10/6, 10/11, 10/12, 10/13)

---Discover UALR College Day - October 7th & October 28th

---FAFSA changes for the 2017-18 year

---B. Davis Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline May 22nd, 2017

---Honorsgrad Multimedia Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline April 16, 2017

---Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---PSAT/NMSQT Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship

Henderson State is offering “Reddie for Henderson” preview day Thursday, October 13th. Seniors that would like to attend please access the registration form by clicking on the following website:


Seniors check the list, on the board across from the office, for the correct spelling of your name. This is the way your name will appear on your diploma. If your name is spelled incorrectly let the office know.

On October 26th seniors will have the opportunity to attend a College Fair at Williams Baptist College. We will be leaving PHS at 8:15 and returning to campus no later than 10:00. In order to attend you must pre- register at and also complete the consent to travel form that is attached to this email. Please return your consent to travel form to Mrs. Hogan by 3:30 pm October 17th. No late forms will be accepted.

PARENTS ADS FOR 2017 YEARBOOK CAN BE PURCHASED NOW! Buy the ad size you want now and turn in all the pictures and write up before Christmas break.

Page Sizes and Prices:

⅛ = $50.00

¼ = $80.00

½ = $110.00

Full Page = $200.00

Full Spread (2 Full Pages) = $350.00