Friday, November 11th
CHARACTER TRAIT: Responsibility
“Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill
Lunch: Cheeseburger, French Fries, Lettuce/Tomato, Pickle Slices, Fresh Fruit, Rice Krispy Treat & Milk
Students Council is doing a food drive for the local food bank November 2nd through November 16th. Please bring all non-perishable items to study hall or there will be a box in the concession area. All food donations appreciated. Lets fill up the food bank!!
Rolls Are On Sale! Place orders by November 11th at any school cafeteria. Hot Rolls - Wheat Rolls - Cinnamon Rolls . This is an annual fundraiser to help needy families in our school district.
YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE! *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.
Please Answer this ONE question poll for yearbook.
Please answer this ONE question poll for yearbook.
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 racesonline.com . 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
*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 delivery dates for you to choose: 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.
SEMESTER TEST SCHEDULE:
December 15th - 6th & 7th periods
December 16th - 3rd, 4th & 5th periods. Make up work or make up 6th & 7th period tests.
December 19th - 1st & 2nd periods. Make up work or make up 3rd, 4th, or 5th period tests.
December 20th - Any make up work or 1st and 2nd period tests.
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.
DRAMA CLUB MEETING DURING LUNCH EVERY WEDNESDAY
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.
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.
The fall (green) athletic passes are no longer valid.
Winter athletic passes are accepted at the gate for winter sporting events. Winter sports (basketball, swim, cheer) athletic passes will be handed out the end of this week. Students must show their pass at the gate for free entry, otherwise students are to pay the $2.00 entry fee.
Veterans Day - Thank you to all those serving and have served our Country !!!
Mrs. Gholson’s 3rd hour class should report to Study Hall .
SENIORS - Vote for Senior Class Nominations today at lunch at the concession stand in the gym lobby !!!
There will be a LINK meeting today at lunch (drop by) in the choir room. All members should attend.
Pep Rally/Academic Assembly @ 2:30 on the football field
Playoff Game @ 7:00 …. More info TBA at a later date.
ONLY AAA ATHLETIC PASSES will be accepted at the gate tonight. Staff passes and student athletic passes are not valid for playoff games. Admission as set by AAA will be $6 for students and adults.
PHS Project Graduation 5k Color RunwithFun Saturday, November 12th @ BRTC 8:00 a.m.
Quiz Bowl Camp at Greene County Tech
Week of November 14th - 19th
Band - All-Region Jazz Tryouts (PM)
Deadline to purchase Senior Parent Ads for the 2017 Yearbook
Redskins (JRB/SRB) vs Valley View @ Valley View (Benefit Game)
Swim Meet @ Conway @ 5:20… Release time for swimmers TBA
The Pocahontas FFA Annual Livestock show meeting will take place at 6 PM.
Morgan Nick Foundation presents internet and personal safety @ PJHS Library from 6-7:00 p.m.
Progress Reports go home.
Lady Redskins Highland Classic Tournament @ Highland
November 21st - 25th - THANKSGIVING BREAK
December 7th - ASVAB Military Testing - 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
December 12th - A Christmas Carol (Music appreciation trip to Memphis)
...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.
Mrs. Hogan has added a long list of scholarships and deadlines that are open. CHECK YOUR EMAIL!
---FAFSA changes for the 2017-18 year
---Seniors are reminded that application for state scholarships are open and can apply at www.adhe.edu
These can be found under the Student tab and then Financial Aid.
---License2HOWL Freshmen Scholarships - $5000 - Deadline 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2016.
---National Wood Flooring Association Scholarship is designed to promote the post-secondary study of forestry and related forestry sciences. - $1000 - Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2017.
---The Office of Pre-College Programs is now accepting applications for summer programs (June 24th - July 8th) at the University of Notre Dame for Summer 2017. Application deadline February 6, 2017.
---Arkansas Tech University Foundation Scholarships - All applications due February 15, 2017.
---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.
---Honorsgrad Multimedia Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline April 16, 2017
---B. Davis Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline May 22nd, 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
RAFFLE TICKETS FOR MINI IPAD: See Mrs. Kim to pick up raffle tickets to sell for Project Graduation. For every 20 tickets sold you will receive $10 incentive money for the night of Project Graduation.
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
SPACE IS LIMITED, SO GET YOUR SPOT TODAY!