PHS Announcements - Tuesday, November 29th
Dianna Johnson
Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Tuesday, November 29th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Responsibility

“Your success is your responsibility. Take the initiative, do the work, and persist to the end.” Lorii Myers

Lunch: Chicken Wrap/Ranch, Scoops & Salsa, Tomato/Lettuce, Pickle Spear, Pinto Beans, Fruit & Milk


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.

Art Club will paint windows after school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday this week. We will meet at Brothers Flooring from 3:45-5:00.

Spanish Club is taking donations for Angel Tree gifts through Friday, December 2nd.

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.

Project Graduation Christmas Paint Party - 2:00 or 6:00 at PHS Study Hall… Contact Becky Lindner at 870-378-6101 or Registration is $30 and must be paid in advance. Payments can be mailed to Becky Lindner, 142 Concord Trail, Pocahontas, AR 72455.

YEARBOOKS ARE ON 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.

What do you enjoy most about your favorite class?


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)

***Delivery Date of 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.


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


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.


Medical Terminology 3rd hour should report to Study Hall today.

There will be an FFA Officer Meeting at 12:10 to discuss upcoming events

There will be a Spanish Club meeting in Mrs. Inman's room at 12:15 today.

Mrs. Steimel will be in her classroom after school today from 3:30 to 4:30 to offer a prep session for the upcoming ACT Test. Check your google docs that have been shared with you for the remaining sessions that will be offered for the December test and be sure to attend.

Swim Meet @ Carlisle/Lonoke @ 5:00… Release swim team at 1:00.

Redskins play Marmaduke @ 6:50 @ WBC


There will be an 360 and Greenhand Leadership meeting at 12:10 to discuss what to bring to camp.



Lady Redskins play Corning @ 4:30 @ WBC

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 10th - Project Graduation Christmas Paint Party

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:

---Seniors are reminded that application for state scholarships are open and can apply at

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


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.