PHS Announcements - Thursday, October 27th
Dianna Johnson
Thursday, October 27, 2016


Thursday, October 27th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Honesty/Integrity

“Respect is Earned, Honesty is Appreciated, Love is Gained and Loyalty is Returned”

“Be Unstoppable, not because you do not have failures or doubts, but because you continue on despite them”

Lunch: Burrito, Salsa, Carrot/Celery/Carrot Stix, Ranch Dip, Fruit, Assorted Gelatin & Milk


FFA Members wanting to still sign up for the for 360 and Greenhand conference may do so until Wednesday of this week but conference fees must be paid by October 28th. Please see Mr. Washburn for the conference cost.

All Leadership Event Practices for FFA Team members will take place this week please see Mr. Washburn for the times

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.

There will be a Student Council Meeting Tuesday, November 1st. We will be discussing fundraisers and basketball concession. Everyone must attend. Bring your lunch. We will meet in Mr. Phelps’ room.

*YEARBOOK is SELLING PIES to help purchase cameras. Chef's In has agreed to allowed us to sell their pies and give us all the proceeds.

**We will be selling PECAN ($17), PEANUT BUTTER ($17), PUMPKIN ($15), CHOCOLATE CREAM ($15), and COCONUT CREAM ($15)

***We have 3 delivery dates for you to choose:

OCT. 29

NOV. 19

DEC. 22

****These pies will be delivered fresh, but can be frozen after delivery.

Please contact Rachel Sullinger or a yearbook staff member to purchase yours.

If you would like to purchase at Project Graduation 5K Run T-shirt the cost is $10 and needs to be ordered and paid for by November 1st.

PHS Project Graduation 5k Color RunwithFun Saturday, November 12th. Adults $25, 10 and under $10. Must register by Oct 31 at 5pm to guarantee a T-Shirt. Sponsored by Black River Health Club

Registration begins on Oct 13 at . Registration forms are also available and can be be picked up or turned in at:

Alma Spikes - Denee Johnson or Jenna McDonnough

MD Williams - Cheryl Matlock

PJHS - Chandra McDowell/office

PHS - Dianna Johnson/office - pick up forms by the bulletin board

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 your lunch.


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.

Beginning November 1st, Mrs. Henderson will be offering tutoring at 7:00 a.m. in her classroom on TUESDAYS. She will have a chrome cart available.

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.


The UCA Rep will be in the counselor’s Office 11:40 - 12:15… Students drop in to visit

Circle of Friends WILL BE having lunch in the student center today! Please meet in the student center.

Art Club members need to stop by Ms. Galvan's room Thursday, October 27th at lunch to vote for Chieftain queen/king nominations.

The History Club movie night scheduled for this evening is cancelled due to teacher sickness.


Pep Rally - 1st hour @ 8:30

NO GT TODAY - 2nd hour

NHS Meeting in the Student Center @ 12:20

Football vs Highland AT Highland @ 7:00


Championship at the Rock @ Little Rock

PROJECT GRADUATION will meet this Sunday @ 4:00 in the high school cafeteria.


November 1st - State Marching Band Championship @ North Little Rock (all day Tuesday)

November 3rd - There will be an FFA Meeting at 4 PM

November 7th - Senior Casual and Cap/Gown retakes. $15 sitting fee

November 10th - Club Pictures

November. 12th - PHS Project Graduation 5k Color Run with Fun Run. Registration forms by the bulletin board..

November 14th - All-Region Jazz Tryouts (PM)

November 17th - The Pocahontas FFA Annual Livestock show meeting will take place at 6 PM.

...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.

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

---FAFSA changes for the 2017-18 year

---Dept of Arkansas Coudret Trust Scholarship ($1000) and Garner Trust Scholarship ($2500) - Completed application and accompanying documents due at Dept Headquarters on or before March 13, 2017.

---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


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.

November 7th - Lifetouch will be here to do senior casual and cap/gown retakes. There will be a $15 sitting fee and you can pay the day of pics or pay in the office. If you have already had your pictures taken and not paid your sitting fee please do so as soon as possible.

NOVEMBER 15th IS THE DEADLINE TO PURCHASE PARENTS ADS FOR 2017 YEARBOOK! 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