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Announcements 4-12-19
Announcements 4-12-19
PHS
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Announcements 4-12-19

TEACHERS:  Please do not send Juniors to the gym until the sponsors call for them.

School Choice deadline is May 1. Applications should be turned into the Piggott School District Superintendent Office by Wednesday, May 1

7th and 8th Grade Students are not to hang out in the Old Gym this afternoon.

Teachers:  Progress Report grades must be in the computer by Monday, April 15.  Progress reports will be sent home on Wednesday, April 17.

The 2019 PHS Jr/Sr Prom will be this Friday.  All Seniors will be excused for the whole day on Friday.  Juniors will dismissed throughout the morning.  Any Junior who is not here on Friday before their dismissal time will be counted absent for those classes missed. Grand March will begin at 8:00. The DOORS will open at 7:00 p.m. No Early Entry or Reserved Seating.

The Middle Gym will be Closed until Monday. Band/Music students use the outside entrance door to enter the Stage Area Only.

Congratulations to Amber Reed for winning 4th place in mixed media and an honorable mention in crafts at the Arkansas Young Artist Association State Competition.

Grab-n-Go is only for students to who are go to eat.  If you do not plan to eat then you are not to leave class to go hang out in the Cafeteria and/or the Gyms.--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.

The Clay County Fair Board application deadline has been extended until this Friday, April 12.  The applications are in the office.

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 12. You must have participated in the fundraiser or made a donation to be eligible to attend.

Please excuse the following members Friday, April 12 to take kindergarten graduation pictures at PES: 1st - 4th Periods: Louis Lin

1st - 2nd Periods:Rosie Garcia, Jake Williams, 2nd - 4th Periods: Hayden Blue

Periods 1, 3, 4: Brooke Roberts, Chandler Smart, Macey Williams

Seniors:  The Holly Alonzo New Beginnings scholarship application is now available.  Let Mrs. Amber know if you would like it emailed to you.  It is to be submitted by email.  The deadline is May 13.  It is a $1500 scholarship to be paid over 2 semesters.  Priority is for a degree in a field that serves the public.

Junior Softball will have practice on Friday at 3:30.

Please excuse Amber Fenton Wednesday after testing and Thursday and Friday. She was chosen to attend the Girls of Promise STEM program in Little Rock.

Seniors:  Baccalaureate service will be on Wednesday, May 8 @ 6:30 at First General Baptist Church.

There will be a Spanish Club meeting in Mrs. Cheng's room next Thursday, April 18 during activity period.

Donkey Basketball Game - Riders must be 15 or older. The game will be the Thursday night before Easter Break (April 18) in the middle gym at 6:30.  Tickets are Advance $8 and $10 at the door. See Mrs. Little.

A Powderpuff football game is scheduled for Thursday evening May 2. The classes need to get their teams together. Girls need permission slips to play and boys need permission slips to be cheerleaders. See Mrs. Little. 

Any student grades 10-12 who is interested in working on the yearbook next school year, please see Sherry Taylor at the Superintendents office.   

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

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.  Money and order forms are due by Wednesday, April 10. Daily snacks and a t-shirt will be given to each participant.

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 

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Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship application is also in this folder. Deadline for GL Scholarship is May 1, 2019. This is a fillable scholarship application that can be completed and printed. An essay will also need to be attached.

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

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 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: 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/...