Monday, November 28th
CHARACTER TRAIT: Responsibility
“Accept responsibility for your actions. Be accountable for your results. Take ownership of your mistakes.”
Lunch: Cheeseburger, Tater Tots, Sandwich Salad Cup, Cookie, Sidekick Fruit Slush & Milk
Welcome Back !!!! It is so good to see everyone this morning !!!
17 days till Christmas Break ;))
November 26th - December 3rd - WBC Tournament @ Williams Baptist College
Anyone interested in ringing the bell for Salvation Army go by and see Mrs. Baty this week.
FFA Fruit and Meat Orders are due in the week of November 28th.
FFA members wanting to help with the FFA Christmas parade float will need to see Mr. Hogan or Mr. Washburn to see what times we will be working on the float.
If any agriculture students do not have an FFA membership cards please see Mr. Washburn.
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.
CLUB MEMBERS ONLY of DRAMA, FBLA, SPANISH, FFA, FCCLA, SWAT, STUDENT COUNCIL, KEY, NHS, ART, LINK, HISTORY, CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, and INTERACT
Please vote for CHIEFTAIN
*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.
KEY CLUB will meet every Wednesday in Mr. James’ room at 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 (basketball, swim, cheer) are accepted at the gate for winter sporting events. Students must show their pass at the gate for free entry, otherwise students are to pay the $2.00 entry fee.
Art club will not meet at lunch today. Please see Mrs. Kara Sullinger or Destiny Blissenbach for the week's window painting schedule and map.
There will be an FFA Officer Meeting at 12:10 to discuss upcoming events
Swim Meet @ Carlisle/Lonoke @ 5:00… Release swim team at 1:00.
There will be an 360 and Greenhand Leadership meeting at 12:10 to discuss what to bring to camp.
Redskins (8th, JB,SB) vs Rector @ HOME at 5:00
December 2nd - 3rd - The Pocahontas FFA Chapter will be taking students to the Greenhand and 360 Conference. Students will be leaving at the end of 4th hour. Please see Mr. Washburn for a permission ship for the conference.
December 6th - District Leadership Contest at ASU Jonesboro
December 7th - ASVAB Military Testing - 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
December 12th - Christmas Concert @ 6:30 in MDW gym
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
---Online College Guide link to website: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/education/online-colleges/
---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
---Aspiring Nurse Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline midnight June 30, 2017
---PSAT/NMSQT Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship
Senior Class Colors: Red & White
Senior Class Flower: Naked Lady
Senior Class Motto: “Keep On Keepin On” - Joe Dirt
Senior Class Song: “It’s My Life” - Bon Jovi
RAFFLE TICKETS FOR MINI IPAD FOR PROJECT GRADUATION: See Mrs. Kim to pick up raffle tickets. If you sell 20 tickets you will receive $10 incentive money for the night of Project Graduation.
There is a new Senior List posted on the bulletin board across from the office. PLEASE CHECK it to be sure your name is spelled correctly. This is how it will be listed on your diploma.
NOVEMBER 18th 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!