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Announcements 4-1-19
Announcements 4-1-19
PHS
Monday, April 01, 2019

Announcements 4-1-19

The following students will be competing at the FBLA state leadership conference April 1-2: Mycah Blascoe, Hayden Blue, Natalie Boyd, Braden Deckard, Reece Dotson, Rosie Garcia, Elise Gossett, Rylea Harmon, Micha Harrell, Anna Haley**,Shianne Higdon, Kassidy Krause, Louis Lin, Paylee Myhre, Tyson Peters, Madison Rahn, Emma Riddle, Brooke Roberts, Kaitlyn Robertson, Alexis Russell, Chandler Smart, Skylar Stone, Carlie Vancil, Jacob Williams, and Macey Williams

Congratulations to the following finishes at the GCT Track and Field Relays yesterday:  Nicky Risner- 1st place shot put, Logan White-2nd place shot put, Emmah Davis - 2nd place 1600 m.  7th Grade:  4x100 m relays 2nd place-Landon Ralph, Drake Olsen, Lawson Tompkins, and Keegan Scudder,  4 x 400 m relay 1st place-Keegan Scudder, Kaiden Scudder, Lawson Tompkins, Drake Olsen and the 1600 m Emmah Davis-1st place.

Farm Sale List:  The list for the students that will be out for the FFA Annual Farm Sale has been sent to your email.

Students in 9th - 11th grades see Mrs. Amber if you need to sign up for summer school for credit recovery.

Clay County Junior Fair Board Applications are in the office.  Application due date is April 8. Application forms are in the office.

The 2019 Mini Mohawk Cheer Clinic sponsored by the PHS Cheerleaders will be April 15-18 in the PES Gym for students who will be in Kindergarten through 6th Grade in 2019-2020 school year.  Sign-up letters were sent home this week.  Daily snacks and a t-shirt will be given to each participant.

TEACHERS: There will be a mandatory testing meeting on April 3 after school.

Seniors:  The Clay Conservation District Agriculture scholarship application is in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 15 - turn in to Mrs. Amber

Seniors:  The Clay County Arts Council / Fine Arts Scholarship Application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 10 - turn in to Mrs. Amber. Even if your nominee does not intend to MAJOR or MINOR in any of the arts, IF HE/SHE IS intending to return to Clay County and work even in a volunteer role to further the arts, that would be important.

Any Senior High FBLA member wanting to attend Teen Truth Live at Six Flags on Thursday, May 9 should bring $30 to Mrs. Peters no later than Friday, April 5. You must have participated in the fundraiser or made a donation to be eligible to attend.

School Choice deadline is May 1.

Saturday, April 13, there will be a nursing expo at the UALR campus.  If you are interested, see Mrs. Amber for more details.

***Black River Technical College (BRTC) Pocahontas is having a Nursing Assistant class. This class will run from May 29-June 20th and is an evening class from 3:15-10:15 p.m. There will 4 Clinical days.  This class will train you to qualify for the Arkansas State CNA Exam. This program is open to students age 16 and up.  Orientation will be on April 29th at 4 pm and is required. For more information contact:  Holli Nitzsche, RN 248-4000 ext. 4115 or email: holli.nitzsche@blackrivertech.edu 

--We now have our Grab'n'Go cart set up in the high school cafeteria. Any student that didn't get breakfast will have a chance to eat again during the Activity period. It will be quick foods not hot foods. You must stay in the cafeteria with the food.

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Seniors:  The Piggott Elementary Faculty Scholarship is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  They must be turned in to Mrs. Amber by Friday, April 5. 

Seniors:  The Kalem Rouse Memorial Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Graduates planning to major/minor in Agriculture or in a Vo-Tech program  are encouraged to apply. 

SENIORS:  The Local Scholarship applications are on the website under the MENU: Senior Info/Scholarships.  Deadline for local scholarship application is Friday, April 5, 2019Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship application is also in this folder. Deadline for GL Scholarship is May 1, 2019. All of these are fillable scholarship applications that can be completed and printed.

Seniors:  The Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship is available online at application.horatioalger.org  - first priority deadline is June15, 2019.

Seniors:  Textbook Brokers in Searcy has an online application for textbook scholarships.  These are chosen at random.  Deadline is May 31, 2019.  www.searcybooks.com  Schools served  by Textbook Brokers in Searcy are:  Harding, ASU Searcy, ASU Beebe, ASU Heber Springs.

Seniors:  Textbook Brokers in Conway.is offering a chance to win a textbook scholarship for  high school students who are attending UCA, CBC or UACCM in Fall 2019.  There  will be  2 winners chosen at UCA and UACCM then one winner for CBC. They will call and email the winners once they have been selected. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. The link below will direct you to  the Scholarship opportunity.   https://docs.google.com/forms/...

Seniors pursuing a degree in animal science or agriculture - Mrs. Amber has the Clay County Cattleman's Association scholarship application in her office.  Deadline is April 1, 2019

Seniors:  The Farm Bureau scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be a child or grandchild of an active Clay County Farm Bureau member.  Preference goes toward students majoring in agriculture or the medical field but it isn't a requirement.  Deadline is April 15, 2019

Seniors:  The Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  This scholarship will be awarded to a young woman pursuing an agricultural field of study.  Applications must be submitted by April 1.

Applications for the Arkansas Rural Education Scholarship for School employee's child is available.  Due date is  April 5, 2019.  See Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley for application.

Seniors:  The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You must have a "B" average to apply.  The deadline to receive applications is April 1, 2019

SENIORS: Jostens has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice.

The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.   https://www.scholarsapply.org/...