Tonight at 7pm, watch your Pocahontas Redskins take on the Nettleton Raiders in high school football action. Watch live on PSD-TV at https://youtu.be/iThG3BlPAIA Please note, due to circumstances beyond our control, there will be no announcer for tonight's game.
Students, Parents & Community Members, This week's Sr High Football Game @ Nettleton will be live streamed through the PSD -TV youtube link found on the Pocahontas School District webpage. Due to some unforeseen circumstances there will not be an audio play by play broadcast. If you would like to live stream the game with an audio play by play broadcast you can access the Nettleton broadcast at YouTube.com/nettletontv. Thank you for your support and Go Skins!
Students, Parents & Community Members, This week's Sr High Football Game @ Paragould is the Soncom Media Productions Game of the Week! The link below will serve as the Redskins Media Live Broadcast for the game. Thank you for your support and Go Skins! Soncom Media Productions and NEA Sports Magazine showcases the student athletes of northeast Arkansas by highlighting them during the 2021 football season with a live broadcast of The High School Game of the Week. Soncom Media Productions captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering LIVE high school sports to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are. The High School Game of the Week will feature two Pocahontas games: Friday, September 10 at Paragould and Friday, October 1 at Pocahontas. The games will be streamed on Facebook LIVE beginning at 6:30 pm with a pregame show with the kickoff at 7:00 pm. Our website info is: www.Facebook.com/SoncomMedia. This is a great opportunity for friends and family who can't be at the game to still watch the LIVE action!
Tune in for a presentation around the new proposed millage increase for the new PHS campus. Live tonight at 6:30pm on PSD-TV. https://youtu.be/Qkt0lF-oQcw
Parents, Students and Community Members, The Senior High Football game scheduled for Friday, September 3rd at Nettleton has been postponed to Friday, September 17th at Nettleton. We appreciate your support and Go Skins!
Join us live and your Pocahontas Redskins take on the Southside Southerners. Game starting at 7:00pm on PSD-TV. https://youtu.be/lKN3AUyFkvM
Tonight at 6:30 pm, watch a presentation about the proposed millage increase at the PHS cafeteria. Watch live tonight on PSD-TV. https://youtu.be/cNmOJ60KiYE
Watch live tonight as your Pocahontas Redskins take on the Valley View Blazers in pre-season action. Starting tonight at 7PM only on PSD-TV. https://youtu.be/VjcM-U7C0JM
***The Health Department will be on campus August 24, 2021 to administer vaccinations for those students who need them in order to be up to date for school attendance. This clinic will NOT include Covid vaccinations. The HD will be at the HS campus from 8 am-9 am. Parents may call the school nurse with any questions. Students must receive required immunizations by Sep 17, 2021 to stay in good standing for school attendance. There will be a separate COVID vaccination clinic on August 24, 2021 from 10 am - 2 pm in the high school student center. A PARENT/GUARDIAN must be present for the student to receive the vaccine if they choose to get vaccinated. It is not required for students to have the covid vaccine. Vaccinations will take approximately 20-30 minutes per student and students will wait at least 15 minutes after receiving the vaccine before they can leave the student center. Consent forms will be sent home with students and must be returned by August 23, 2021 to your child's school nurse.
The Health Department will be on campus August 24, 2021 to administer vaccinations for those students who need them in order to be up to date for school attendance. This clinic will NOT include Covid vaccinations. The HD will be at the HS campus from 8 am-9 am. Parents may call the school nurse with any questions. Consent forms will be sent home with students and must be returned by August 23, 2021 to your child's school nurse.
Pocahontas Schools to Open August 18th Pocahontas Public Schools will begin classes Wednesday, August 18, 2021. School will be in session on the regular schedule. School will begin at 7:50 a.m. Dismissal times at Pocahontas Elementary will be 2:55 p.m. for car riders and 3:10 p.m. for bus riders. All other schools within the district will dismiss all students at 3:20 p.m. Buses will attempt to run their regular bus routes. Bus stops and pick-up times may vary depending on the student movement within the district. Breakfast and lunch will be served beginning the first day of school on August 18. The 2021-2022 school calendar will be as follows regarding dates when school is not in session: Labor Day – September 6 Fall Break – October 22 Thanksgiving – November 22-26 Christmas – December 20 – December 31 Martin Luther King Day – January 17 Presidents’ Day – February 21 Spring Break – March 21-25 Easter Break – April 15 Last day of school – May 27 Memorial Day – May 30 In the event more than five-(5) weather days are used during the school year, the calendar will be revisited in order to determine how many remaining days missed are to be rescheduled.
"Parents Make the Difference" Orientation Night Pocahontas Public Schools will conduct “Parents Make the Difference” orientation sessions for students/parents in grades Pre-K-12. These orientations give parents an opportunity to meet with their child’s principal and teacher(s). The sessions are intended to welcome parents and students. The students at High School will also have the opportunity to purchase parking passes at $3.00 each. Students at Junior High will be assigned lockers with a combination lock at no charge. The orientation sessions are scheduled as follows: Pocahontas Elementary School Preschool Monday, August 16; 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. K - Monday, August 23; 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. 1st - Monday, August 16; 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. 2nd - Monday, August 16; 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. 3rd - Monday, August 16; 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Pocahontas Upper Elementary School 4th-6th - Thursday, August 12; 12:00 pm-6:00 pm. Pocahontas Junior High School 7th - Tuesday, August 10; parents/students report to PJHS cafeteria at 5:00 p.m. 8th - Thursday, August 12; parents/students report to PJHS cafeteria at 5:00 p.m. 9th - Thursday, August 12; parents/students report to PJHS cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. Pocahontas High School 10th - Tuesday, August 10; parents/students report to PHS Cafeteria at 5:00 p.m. 11th - Tuesday, August 10; parents/students report to PHS Cafeteria at 6:00 p.m. 12th - Tuesday, August 10; parents/students report to PHS Cafeteria at 7:00 p.m. ***Please follow Social Distancing Guidelines*** ***Mask wearing is encouraged***
If you applied for any BRTC concurrent credit (for AP Lang/Comp, AP Literature, or AP U.S. History) or BRTC online courses for Fall, payment is due by Friday, August 13th. (This does NOT apply to those students in the Career & Technical Center Programs (formerly TOPPS). All payments go directly to BRTC. To check your account balance and make payments, log into your myBRTC account and click on Pay my Bill.
Students, Parents and Guardians, Throughout the week of August 9th, the Pocahontas High School technology department will be issuing student chromebooks for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students should report to Mr. Adam Hand's office in the PHS Business Education building during their scheduled time to check out a chromebook. A chromebook policy form will need to be signed by each student and parent before or at pickup. These forms can be found digitally on the Pocahontas School District website: www.pocahontaspsd.com or picked up in the high school office. Students have been scheduled times alphabetically by their last name and grade level to ensure social distancing and an efficient checkout process. If students are not able to attend during their allotted time, Thursday, August 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. will be the make-up day. Any student unable to pick up their chromebook during the week can check out a device on the first day of school. Sincerely, Craig Green Pocahontas High School Principal Chromebook Pick Up Schedule August 9th-12th, 2021 Monday, August 9th Sophomore Schedule Last Name Time Grade A-B 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 10th C-G 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 10th H-L 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 10th M-P 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 10th Q-S 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 10th T-Z 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 10th Tuesday, August 10th Junior Schedule Last Name Time Grade A-C 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 11th D-H 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 11th I-L 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 11th M-P 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 11th O-S 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 11th T-Z 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 11th Wednesday, August 11th Senior Schedule Last Name Time Grade A-C 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 12th D-H 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 12th I-M 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 12th N-S 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 12th T-Z 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 12th Senior make-up 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 12th Thursday, August 12th Make Up Day Grades 10-12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Graduation pictures can be picked up in the high school office! Be sure to stop in Monday - Thursday between 7:00 - 4:00 to get yours.
Class of 2022 Seniors! June 9th & 10th- Summer Senior Composite Pictures… Please check your email to confirm your appointment and/or to reschedule if necessary . It is very important you make your summer appointment as we will only have one retake day in the Fall (September 22nd) . A minimum cap and gown composite picture is required for the yearbook and the composite board. There is a $15 sitting fee. Please pay online at prestigeportraits.com or bring payment the day of in the form of cash or check.
PHS Yearbooks can be picked up in the office during the week from 8:00 - 4:00. Students who did not pre-order can purchase yearbooks for $45 (cash or checks payable to Pocahontas High School) in the office.
Graduation pictures are in!!! They can be picked up in the office from 8:00-4:00.
Please complete the following Family and Community Engagement Survey: https://forms.gle/mKNP2ri3Siu8mx2N7 Thank you.
The graduation ceremony for the PHS class of 2021 will be live on PSD-TV starting at 8:00 PM. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/SESV9EaRb70