PHS Students: Please check your email often! This is our primary source of communication with you during this time. You may email us as well with any questions that you have. All staff email addresses are listed on the school web page...PHS - Menu - Staff.
Pocahontas Schools will be in session Monday, March 16th. It is the parents discretion if their student(s) attends. Absences will not be counted against them. Pocahontas Schools will be closed Tuesday, March 17th - Friday, March 27th. All academic and extracurricular activities are cancelled during this time. AMI packet days 1-4 must be completed upon return.
Pocahontas Sr. Girls win today 36-31 in the first round of the State Playoffs. They will play Farmington tomorrow at 4:00pm
PHS pep rally for Sr Girls Basketball. Watch live at 12:45 on PSD-TV at https://youtu.be/fLUJkhhtJ5I
PHS - All Valentine's Day deliveries will be taken to the library and we will begin passing out around 2:15. Students who leave campus before that time should be sure to check the library to see if they have anything to pick up. Any items not picked up by 3:30 will remain at school and can be picked up on Tuesday when we return to school.
Do to issues beyond our control, we will not be able to bring you the game tonight on PSD-TV. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused..
Live tonight, Pocahontas Boys and Girls VS Highland. Game start at approx. 6pm. Watch live on PSD-TV at https://youtu.be/rx-nkzoXGRM
USMC Brass Band preforming live at PJHS Gym at 2:00pm today. Watch live today on PDS-TV at https://youtu.be/E_JiGIjIIXc
Live tonight at approx. 5:00pm. Pocahontas Jr and Sr Girls VS Blytheville. Watch live on PDS-TV at https://youtu.be/57sTUIIZiT0
Live tonight at approx. 6:00pm. Pocahontas Jr and Sr Girls VS Brookland. Watch live on PDS-TV at https://youtu.be/FoWDSJ3cO3U
Pocahontas Jr and Sr Boys tonight VS Westside. Watch live tonight at approx. 6pm on PSD-TV. https://youtu.be/wD_f-eg_HYc
Pocahontas Jr and Sr Girls At Highland tonight at approx. 6:30pm. Watch live tonight on PSD-TV at https://youtu.be/XYz_fBmnytc
Lady Redskins win a thriller in overtime 52-50 at Valley View.
Pocahontas girls and Valley View going to overtime tied at 40.
The senior boys beat Harrisburg 58-23 tonight!
1:46 remaining in 4th quarter. Lady Redskins 39, Lady Blazers 38
End of the 3rd quarter. Lady Blazers 31, Lady Redskins 29
Band concert is 12/13.
The Christmas band concert is on Friday, 12/14/19 in the junior high gym at 6 pm. The previous post of November was incorrect.
The Lady Redskins are trailing the Lady Blazers 24-20 at halftime.
The Pocahontas Band will present a Christmas Concert on Friday, 11/13/19 in the Pocahontas Junior High Gym at 6 pm.
Junior and Senior High Choir will present a concert tonight at 6 pm in the Pocahontas Junior High Gym.
Come out and support the Redskins tonight: Boys Basketball at Home Tonight while Girls Basketball will play at Valley View
There will be a Project Graduation meeting for Seniors at 12:00 pm during lunch on Monday, 12/16/19. The meeting will take place in the Study Hall area by the gym.
PHS Semester Test Schedule Tuesday, 12/17 - 6/7 Periods, Wednesday 12/18 - 3, 4/5 Periods, Thursday 12/19 - 1/2 Periods Friday 12/20 - Make-Up Semester Exams and Assignments
The boys basketball game that was to played at home against Thayer on Tuesday has been rescheduled for February 1.
Due to the impending weather forecast tutoring for this afternoon has been canceled.
Watch the dedication of the Pocahontas Tennis Courts live on PSD TV. Live at https://youtu.be/a_cHnlPUgQA on November 8th at 11:00AM.
If a student drives to the TOPPS program or to BRTC for concurrent credit and leave the high school around lunch. These two programs must have a permission slip signed to be able to drive their own car to the Chase McDonough Make-A-Wish event Friday.
Today from 1:30-6 the group Hidden In Plain Sight will be set up in the junior high teachers lounge. This is a replica of a teenagers bedroom and they show parents where teenagers commonly hide vapes and other forms of contraband.
All of the high school will be attending Chase McDonnough's tennis court dedication on Friday, 11/8/19 leaving around 10:30 am and returning around 12:00 p.m. If you do not want your child to attend please contact us at the high school.
Lifetouch Picture retakes have been rescheduled from October 24th to Thursday, November 7th. These retakes are for 10th & 11th grade students and faculty/staff. The rescheduled date allows time for the original pictures to come in.
Congratulations to Mr. Joe Washburn on being chosen as the Pocahontas Chamber of Commerce Secondary Teacher of the Year!!
Seniors, FAFSA Night is Tuesday, October 29th @ 6:30 pm in the PHS Library. Open to both seniors and parents. Representatives will be in attendance to help with the completion of the FAFSA and answer any questions you might have. Please bring a copy of your 2018 taxes.
Seniors who signed up will be visiting Williams Baptist on Wednesday, 10/23/19.
Just a reminder that PHS students who need immunizations that a bus will going to the health dept the morning of Thursday, 10/24/19. All students going must have their paperwork returned by Wednesday. If a up to date shot record or exemption is not received by Friday, 10/25/19 that student will be sent home until the information updated or an exemption has been received. All classwork will still be allowed to be completed.
Pocahontas School District will not be in session on Friday, 10/18/19.
Picture retakes at the High School will be done on October 24th.
Flu clinic being held at PHS on Thursday. Students must have appropriate completed forms to be allowed to get their flu shot.
Reminder that Parent/Teacher conferences are Thursday from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at Pocahontas High School.
FACS have been talking about stress. They talked about the symptoms that go along with stress and talked about coping methods for stress. The students did a stress test to self evaluate their own stress level. The students learned some breathing techniques and practiced those in class. We did some relaxing yoga, to learn an exercising technique that could help us relax. In class the students made stress balls out of a "fake snow mixture" and the students were able to take a stress ball home with them.
Here is a link to go to the KJNB new story that recently aired about Mrs. Murray. The story will start at about the 10:20 mark in the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41SeXDxA2ME&list=PL2IX3xyPVgrxsNTLQzZtaJozYdG7gx4BT&index=9
Today 10/11/19 is the last day of the first nine weeks. It has been a great nine weeks! Please be sure that you come to parent/teacher conferences Thursday, 10/17/19 if you have any questions or concerns!
KJNB did a news story today on Mrs. Murray. The story is about Mrs. Murray getting nominated as one of four finalist in Arkansas for the 2019 Presidential for Excellence in Math and Science. The story will air tonight on the 6 pm, 9 pm and 10 pm news.
Junior and senior high GT students will be taking a field trip on Monday, 10/14/19. They will be vising the Clinton Library, Capitol and Central High School. They are leaving at 5:45 am and will be back around 5:30 pm.
College Day is on Wednesday, 10/9/19. Seniors may come to the library anytime during the school day with their teachers permission to get helping filling out college applications.
Check out the 2019 Marching Redskins and their performance from tonight. https://youtu.be/RShb9MgJI1U
Integrity bank will be hosting a tailgate tonight at 5 p.m. before the football game against Westside at PHS. We hope everyone can make it out for some great food, visiting and cheering on the Redskins!!
Jostens will be at PHS on Tuesday, 10/8/19 for a presentation to the seniors.
Just a reminder that today is picture day at PHS!
Parent/Teacher conferences will be held at PHS on Thursday, 10/17/19 from 3:30-7:30 p.m.
Below is a link to a Social Studies survey for the Arkansas Department of Education. We are please requesting that all parents/guardians complete this online. https://forms.gle/Ksivbf3BYZGfhX3LA
Wanted to remind all PHS students that Career Day will be Thursday, October 3rd!
Want to share a big shoutout to Mrs. Hackworth, Mr. Phelps, and the Student Council for putting on an unforgettable Homecoming celebration for our students!!! You guys rock!!!!!
Wanted to share that Mrs. Melodie Murray has been selected as one of four Arkansas teaching finalist for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence. Wanted to shine the light on Mrs. Murray regarding this honor!
Seniors here is another great way to possibly earn another scholarship. Please visit the company below to get more information. Ramsey Education
Parents if there is anything that you feel PHS could do to better serve your child or our students. We are all in this together and we want to serve all of our students the best way we can! Please let me know by emailing me at: email@example.com
Flu shot consent forms will be going home with students on Tuesday, October 1st. Please return these to the nurse by October 10th. The Randolph County Health Department will be on campus October 17th to administer flu shots to those students who return consent forms.
National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held Wednesday, October 2nd, at 9:00am in the high school cafeteria. All new inductees should attend. Parents of inductees and current NHS members are invited. All NHS members should check the lists posted on the NHS bulletin board (outside of Mrs. E.Hall’s classroom) to check spelling and grade levels.
Seniors please be sure that you have filled out the Google Form for Senior Quotes. This is due by October 3rd and was sent out to your email by Mrs. Dianna.
Wanted to please share information about Sixt's scholarship for PHS Seniors: Sixt will be awarding 5 students $5,000 towards their study at any 2 or 4 year course at an accredited university. http://www.pocahontaspsd.com/o/district/page/student-links--7 To learn more about our scholarship please check out: English: https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/ Español: https://www.sixt.com/es/programa-de-becas-sixt/
We please need all parents to check and pay your students lunch charges.
Please remember that the Coronation starts today at 12:40 p.m.in the gym and will followed immediately by the parade. The homecoming football game will start at 7 p.m. tonight. Please come out and support our students and players! We would love to see everyone at these events!!
PHS Homecoming Tailgate will be Thursday, 9/26 @ 5:30.... Following w/t Pep Rally & Bonfire @ 6:30 Homecoming Coronation is Friday, 9/27 @ 12:40 in the PHS gym. After the coronation ceremony will be the Parade followed by the Pep Rally in Schoonover Stadium!
Just a reminder that Homecoming week is Monday, 9/23 through Friday, 9/27. Theme: Welcome to the Jungle Spirit Days: Monday: Color War ( Seniors: Black, Juniors: Pink, Sophomores: Green) Tuesday: Favorite Sports Day Wednesday: Galaxy Day Thursday: Safari Day Friday: Red and White Day
LAST DAY TO ORDER HOMECOMING T-SHIRTS - Friday, September 20th! Orders are in each school building office & you can download an order form off the school website... PHS...Activities...Student Council!
Attention PHS Parents - Arkansas Department of Health will be on PHS campus tomorrow (Thurs., Sept. 19) to give shots to PHS students that are not up to date on immunizations. Form was sent home with PHS students that needs to be returned in order to receive shots.
Just a reminder that progress reports were sent home at PHS with your son/daughter on Friday, 9/13/19.
Senior Formal Retakes - September 25th. First time sitting fee $15/ Retake sitting fee $10.
Just a reminder to parents to please be sure and pay lunch charges for your child.
Watch Pocahontas PSD-TV's Week 1 - Batesville Southside AT Pocahontas on Livestream.com https://livestream.com/accounts/5936181/events/8791018
To create a more personalized experience, please follow each school at the following twitter accounts: @Alma_Spikes, @MD_WilliamsINT, @PHS_Redskins, and @PJHS_Redskins. The @PocahontasSD account will still be used for district wide information and news.
High school parents please be patient with us as we are working on trying to get all the schedule changes completed. We will definitely have all of them done and handed back by next week. Thank you all so much for your support!
Open house/orientation for Pocahontas High School will be held Tuesday, 8/6/19. in the cafeteria at the following times. 10th Grade 5:00 pm 11th Grade 5:45 pm 12th Grade 6:30 pm Lockers and parking passes will be available for purchase at the price of $3.00 each.
Phones look to be back in working order now throughout the District. Sorry for any inconvenience this past week.
Currently incoming calls to the school are getting the busy signal. Centurylink is aware of the issue and is currently working on a solution. You may use the "Ask a question" section of our App on your phone and your message will get routed to proper person.
PHS Class of 2019 - If you ordered graduation pictures they are available for pick up in the high school office Monday - Thursday 8-4 & Friday 8 - Noon
PHS Class of 2019... if you ordered graduation pictures they are available for pick up in the high school office. Hours are Mon - Thurs 8-4 and Friday 8-Noon!
Seniors & Parents: Graduation packages ($30) are available to purchase tonight prior to graduation in the concession stand lobby. Seniors were given an order form at practice but forms are also available in the concession stand lobby.
The senior night softball game against Blytheville will be played on Wednesday 4/17/2019 at 4:30 instead of Thursday 4/18/2019.
PHS Students will be meeting with SEGP advisors Tuesday, April 16th at 9:50 to set up dates/times for parents and students to meet with advisors for conferences on April 23rd and 25th.
The baseball game that was to be played today (4/12) against Riverside has been cancelled.
The Wellman SH Track Relays scheduled for today (April 4) have been cancelled.
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.