High School Valentine's Day deliveries should be taken directly to the library. Students will be called for pick up around 2:00. Those students with college classes need to check for deliveries before they leave campus.
SENIOR NIGHT - There will now only be 2 games. The Sr. girls play at 5:00 and Senior Night will be immediately after the girls game. We are asking parents to be in the gym by 5:45. Parents & athletes need to line up in the lobby with 2 minutes left in the 4th quarter.
Students taking the ACT prep course with Mrs. Murray Saturday, Nov. 17th from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. please be on time & enter through the study hall doors by the track gate. You will have an hour lunch from 11:30-12:30 and are responsible for your own lunch (sack lunch or eat out)
Project Graduation will have a meeting this Sunday, November 11th @ 2:00 in the high school cafeteria. Parents & Seniors are encouraged to attend!
ATTENTION SENIORS: Just a reminder Lifetouch will be here Friday, November 9th for the last time. ALL Seniors have to have pictures made regardless of whether you order or not to put these in the yearbook and class composite. For those seniors who have not had any pictures (Drape/Tux or Cap/Gown) there will be a $15 sitting fee. Please bring money on Friday. For those seniors who have had drape/tux pics the last time they were here and they did not do cap/gown pics there will be no sitting fee if you have already paid. If you still owe the $15 for that session please bring your money on Friday. For seniors who are wanting retakes of drape/tux or cap/gown pictures for cosmetic reasons such as hair, make up, etc please remember to bring your pictures to turn in for retakes.
There will be a Project Graduation meeting Sunday, October 14th at 2:00 in the PHS cafeteria to get started on the Haunted House. Parents and seniors are encouraged to attend!
There will be a Project Graduation meeting Sunday, October 14th at 2:00 in the PHS cafeteria to get started on the Haunted House. Parents and seniors are encouraged to attend!
Class of 2019 students and parents! Please check your email in regards to Project Graduation !!!
The PHS National Honor Society induction ceremony will be moved to Friday, September 28th, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 8:15. Sorry for any inconvenience. Be sure to tell guests! If you have any questions, please contact Lori Steimel
The last day to order Homecoming shirts is Friday September 21. Order forms are available on the bulletin board across from the office or in Mr. Phelps room. They are also attached to daily announcements. Turn in to Mr. Phelps or PHS office.
Just a reminder that Redskin Nation orders are due Friday, September 21st ! Get your orders to Monica Brewington at MD Williams or turn in at the PHS Office.
Parents and students! Please follow Mrs. Stewart's Facebook page, BRTC Career Coach. The site will be updated regularly with special events and important information regarding college and career planning https://bit.ly/2w7fGrg
PHS Open House/Orientation tonight, August 7th! Report to the cafeteria for orientation, to purchase lockers & parking tags. Afterwards you can go visit teachers in their rooms. Look forward to seeing you !!! Seniors @ 5:30 Juniors @ 6:00 Sophomores @ 6:30
The 2018 Senior Graduation has been posted to the district's YouTube Channel. Part 1 can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/lZoGTmzGtmM
Watch the Pocahontas High School Class of 2018 live online tonight at 8:00pm at https://goo.gl/qNtjZj
There will be a meeting for any 10th or 11th grade students who are interested in the TOPSS program. The meeting will be April 16 at 9:00 in the library. There will also be a meeting that night for students and parents who want to learn more about TOPSS (Technical Opportunities and Pathways for Secondary Students). These are programs in Healthcare, Industrial Electricity, Welding, and Machine Tool. Students will receive various certifications through these programs as well as earning high school and college credit. This program is free to students. Students must meet requirements to enter the program.
Tomorrow afternoon, Friday, Nov 10, the district has numerous activity trips which will necessitate the need to run a delayed regular route after school. Students who ride the Duck bus will remain on campus, in the PJHS cafeteria, until the Car route has been completed and the driver returns to transport those on the Duck route. therefore, students riding the Duck bus will get home approximately 30-40 minutes later than normal tomorrow. We appreciate your understanding and assistance in this matter. Please contact our transportation office or your child's school if they are affected by the route and have any additional questions.
KFIN has chosen PHS to be the game of the week. Brandon Baxter and crew will be here to witness Redskin Spirit at its best - Friday, 11/3 @ 7:15 AM in the PHS gym!!!! Be There !!! GO BIG RED !!!!!!
Seniors and their parents are invited to attend the FAFSA information session tonight at 6 pm in the Library. This session will provide information on completing the federal financial forms when applying to post secondary schools. Please plan to attend.
The Health Department will be on PHS campus Thursday, Sept. 7th at 8:30 a.m. to give immunizations for students who are needing updates. Authorization forms were sent home with only the students needing these done.
PHS Back to School Orientation Thursday, July 27th. Seniors @ 8:30- Juniors @ 10:30- Sophomores @ 1:00. $3 for locker & $3 for parking tag
PHS Back to School Orientation- Seniors @ 8:30... Juniors @ 10:30... Sophomores @ 1:00. Bring $3 for locker & $3 for parking tag.
Graduation pictures are in! Pick up in the HS office.
Lifetouch will be here June 14th & 15th for Senior composite pics - Cost is $15..... If you dont know your appt time call 892-4573 x4003
Watch the graduation of the 2017 senior class streaming live at https://goo.gl/AmjH92 this Friday starting at 8:00pm.
Watch the graduation of the 2017 senior class streaming live at https://goo.gl/AmjH92 starting at 8:00pm.
The 2017 Senior High Baccalaureate will be held at Sutton FWB Church on Hwy 62 West, this Sunday, May 14th at 2:00. Seniors participating should report to the church no later than 1:45.
Good Luck to our PHS Quiz Bowl Team competing in the Regional Tournament today!!!
Due to Arkansas Activity Association copyright agreements with the video streaming of the state finals, games may only be video streamed by the National Federation of High Schools Network. Individuals who are unable to attend the game in person may watch the finals at the following site: www.nfhsnetwork.com.
Watch live tonight as the Pocahontas Sr Girls play Heber Springs at 7:00pm at https://livestream.com/accounts/5936181/events/7048218
Watch live tonight as your Redskin Sr. Girls take on Highland in the district tournament. Live at 4:00pm at https://livestream.com/accounts/5936181/events/7016496
Watch tonight as the senior Girls and Boys take on Melbourne. Live tonight at 6:00 pm only on PSDTV. https://livestream.com/accounts/5936181/events/6935642
Project Graduation Formal Dress Resale Sat. Jan. 28th -PHS Student Center - drop off 9-10 a.m. Open Sale 10-2 p.m.
ATTENTION STUDENTS & PARENTS: We are having some safety issues with students not using the crosswalks that are painted on the road. Please be reminded to use these areas when exiting/going to vehicles in the mornings/afternoons or crossing the road. It only takes a few more seconds of your time. Remember this is for your safety.
Class of 2016 Composite Class Pictures are in !!! Stop by the HS office to pick yours up.
Friday, November 4th is the registration deadline for those wanting to take the December 10th ACT.
November 10th - Josten's will be here to deliver Senior Rings! Balances must be paid in full.
November 7th - Lifetouch will be here for senior casual and cap/gown retakes. There will be a $15 sitting fee. If you have already had your pictures taken and not paid your sitting fee please do so as soon as possible. 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.
Senior Composite Retakes are tomorrow (10/20) beginning at 8:30... Please remember your $15 sitting fee.
The 7th grade and Junior B volleyball games that were to be played on Thursday, September 30, at ICC have been cancelled. All other scheduled volleyball games at ICC on Thursday will be played.
PHS Fall Pictures will be taken Friday, September 16th. Order forms went home with students earlier this week. All Sophomore and Junior classman will take pictures.
Progress Reports go home with students on Friday, September 16th and are also online in HAC.
Josten's will be at PHS Wednesday (9/14) at 9:00 for the juniors for senior ring presentation. Orders will be taken 9/22.
Watch your #Redskins take on the Nettleton Raiders tonight live at 7:00pm, only at https://goo.gl/bjZoL7. #GoSkins
To access the Home Access Center-Click Explore on our website, select your school, Click Explore again. Listed under the Parents header.
Arrive to school late? Introducing, PHS Second Chance Breakfast. Beginning of 2nd Period at PHS concession stand.
A fiber optic line has been cut in our area and is causing us to experience outages with our phones. We hope to have this resolved soon.
There will be a meeting regarding updates on student policies in the PHS Cafeteria on Monday, Aug. 8th at 7:00 p.m. following open house.
PHS Orientation is Thursday, July 28th! Seniors at 8:30; Juniors at 10:00; Sophomores at 1:30 in PHS Cafeteria. Don't forget $3 for lockers and parking tags.
You can now apply for school meal benefits online! See our Nutrition page for video and link to the form. http://goo.gl/wx70KL
Senior composite pics are July 26th/27th. Lifetouch will mail postcards with appointment times or call the office. Retakes are Oct. 20th.
PHS Class of 2016 - graduation/class pictures are ready for pick up in the high school office for those who ordered packages.
Sophomore Orientation is Thursday, July 28th at 1:30 in the PHS cafeteria. Remember $3 for a locker and $3 for a parking tag.
Junior Orientation is Thursday, July 28th at 10:00 in the PHS cafeteria. Remember $3 for a locker and $3 for a parking tag.
Senior Orientation is Thursday, July 28th at 8:30 in the PHS cafeteria. Remember $3 for a locker and $3 for a parking tag.
The 2016-2017 yearly calendar has been posted here: http://5il.co/9dn It is also located under the "Explore" menu on our website.
Graduation pictures are in. Stop by the office to pick up. Hope everyone is having a wonderful summer !!!
Pocahontas Public Schools is proud to announce the launch of our new website. The website is now fully integrated with our App and Social Media accounts. www.pocahontaspsd.com
Community wide Pep Rally at 8:15 in the PHS gym for the Lady Redskins as they head to Fayetteville for the State Championship Game Friday @ 5:30 at Bogle Field !!!!
Watch the Class of 2016 graduation ceremony live on the web at 8:00pm at https://livestream.com/accounts/5936181/events/5366280
The Special Olympics Track Meet in Paragould has been rescheduled to Monday, May 2nd.
All Pocahontas football players and coaches are selling discount cards to raise money for the local football camp to be held over the summer. These cards offer discounts and many local restaurants and shops. The cards can be purchased for $20 each, and all players and coaches will be selling them. You have until May 2nd to purchase.
Project Graduation Redskin Dash 5K Saturday, April 16th @ 8:00. Pre-register online at racesonline.com
ACT Aspire Testing for Sophomores - 4/11 & 4/12 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Today's track meet - Peco Foods Sr High Relays- has been cancelled for today. It has been rescheduled for Monday, April 4th.
The softball game vs GCT has been cancelled.
Today's baseball games have been rained out. No make up dates have been determined.
ACT Blast Sessions - Tue., March 29th & April 5th (Math/Steimel); Wed., March 30th & April 6th (English/Crutcher), Thurs, March 31st & April 7th (Science/James)
Prom guest registration, senior walk forms and pictures for Senior video are due April 1st !
Watch your Redskins take on Valley View in baseball today at 4:30. https://livestream.com/accounts/5936181/events/5009026
PHS Math Night hosted by the math teachers Monday, Feb. 29th at 5:30 in the PHS Library for students and parents to cover topics and opportunities to improve math skills.
All pictures and write-ups for the yearbook are to be turned in no later than Friday, Feb. 26.
The last day to pre-order a 2015-2016 yearbook is Thursday, Feb. 25. Yearbooks are $45.00. See Mrs. Sullinger (Room 4) or order online at jostensyearbooks.com
There is an updated version of our App for Android Phones now available in the Google Play Store. https://goo.gl/FYMQZq
Project Graduation Formal Dress Sale Saturday, Feb. 13th at MD Williams gym. Drop off from 9-10 a.m. and open sale from 10-12:00.
Senior Night for Seniors cheer, swim and boys basketball team Thursday, Feb. 11th immedately following the 7th grade game.
Senior Night for the Senior girls basketball team Monday, Feb. 8th immediately following the 7th grade game.
Valentine’s Day deliveries will be accepted Friday, February 12th. Deliveries should be made directly to the library. ALL DELIVERIES MUST BE MADE BY 2:00.
Progress Reports will go home with students Friday, February 5th .
The Pocahontas vs Gosnell Girls' basketball games scheduled for 1/25/16 have been rescheduled for Friday, 1/29/16 with a 5 PM start time.
Please call our transportation office tomorrow, at 892-0196, with questions regarding bus route coverage.
Pocahontas Schools will be in session Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. Buses will run snow routes in the AM and a decision made during the day for PM.
Tonight's swim meet, at Cabot, has been postponed until a later date.
Tonight's (Thursday, 1/21) girls' basketball games vs Harrisburg will be postponed to a later date due to the weather.
Tonight's boys' basketball games, at Cave City, have been cancelled due to the forecast for inclement weather.
Monday 1/18 - Lady Redskins play Trumann at Home 5:00 (7th,JG,SG). The Jungle theme is "Tacky Tourists ... looking to beat those Wildcats"
Congrats to the 25 members and 2 alternates who will represent PHS in the SR High All-Region Bands!
Pocahontas Public Schools will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Pocahontas Public Schools will resume regular schedule on Tuesday, January 19th.
SENIORS.... check the list on the bulletin board for the correct spelling of your name. This is how it will appear on your diploma. We will not be able to make changes after this week!
Project Graduation meeting Sunday, Jan. 17th at 2:00 at Dawson's Furniture.
National FFA scholarship meeting Jan. 12th at 6:00 for Senior FFA members wanting to apply.
Jungle Theme for tonight's game (1/12/16) is Pajama Party... Let's put the Pirates down to sleep... zzzzzzz !!! Most spirited boy & girl will receive popcorn and a drink.
Deadline to register for the February 6th ACT is midnight Friday, 1/8/16.
Lady Redskins sweep Harrisburg with 7th grade, Jr High & Sr High wins tonight !!!
Lady Skins sweep Highland in all three games tonight! Great job ladies !!!
Please check your HAC account for 2nd semester schedule. Contact Mrs. Hogan if you have questions or concerns before Friday. Changes need to be made prior to leaving for Christmas break.
Congratulations Lady Skins! Lyon College Tournament Champions two years in a row!!! Kate Junkersfeld - MVP and Mikayla Kirk - All Tourney Team
BRTC transcripts (first semester) are due in the high school office by the end of the day January 4th.
Josten's will be here Wednesday (12/9) after lunch with senior rings . Balance must be paid in full to receive. See the office for a list of balances.
The Booster Club is selling Tip-Off T-shirts for $10 each… sizes are youth large to adult XXXL. See Monica Brewington at MD Williams to purchase.
There will be a Project Graduation meeting on Dec 13 at 2:00 at Dawson's Furniture. This is for Parents and Students
December 14th - Band Christmas Concert at 6:30 pm at the MD Williams gym.
Watch live tonight at 7:00pm as your undefeated Redskins Muzzle the Bulldogs. http://livestream.com/pocahontaspsd-tv/events/4521216
Watch your Pocahontas Redskins take on the Star City Bulldogs, live Friday at 7:00pm http://livestream.com/pocahontaspsd-tv/events/4521216
PHS & PJHS Choir will perform Thursday, December 3rd at the old Randolph County Courthouse from 4:00-5:00 p.m. before the Christmas parade.
We will host the Star City Bulldogs in a Class 4A State playoff game at 7:00 this Friday night, 11/20. Ticket prices are $6 per person and only AAA passes will be accepted.
Progress Reports go home Friday, 11/20/15, and are available on HAC. Reports will be given out in English class.
There will be a GT Parent Meeting Thursday night, 11/19/15, in the PJHS Library at 6:00 p.m. All parents of GT students and anyone interested in gifted education are encouraged to attend.
Math tutoring is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday BEFORE SCHOOL (7:00 - 7:50 in Rm 18 - Henderson) and AFTER SCHOOL (3:30 - 4:30 in Rm 26 - Steimel). Literacy and other subjects tutoring is available Tuesday and Thursday after school 3:30 - 4:30 in Rm 24 - Bass.
The Senior High Basketball Tip-Off Dinner will be held December 6th at 3:00 in the PHS Cafeteria.
Congratulations to the Pocahontas students named to the All-Region Jazz Bands: Kyle Dooley and Joel Marlow made the JR High band, and Spencer Baltz, Rebekah Berry and Tray Dickson earned SR High places.