Announcements Monday, October 30, 2017
Flu Shots will be given at PHS on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.
FFA Meeting Activity Period on Friday Nov. 3. We will be taking our FFA Chapter Picture.
There will be a pep rally on Thursday during activity period.
Please excuse Jill Scudder, Hannah Blades, Presley Tullos, Maddie Vanderkooi, and Katelyn Jackson tomorrow from 8-9:30so they can paint faces at the nursing home.
FBLA is collecting new pairs of socks throughout the month of October. All socks donated will be given to Piggott Elementary for them to use as needed. We are asking students to turn in their donated socks to their CAPS advisers as a way for us to keep up with the group that collects the most. I will collect them from you throughout the month so we can keep a running total. Winning CAPS group will get a donut party on our next available food day!
Students in grades 9th-12th who have taken an art class may join the Art Club by paying $15 which includes a club t-shirt to Mrs. Tate. Deadline is October 31st.
Deadline to register (without late fee) for December 9th ACT is this Friday, November 3rd.
Any student in grades 9-12 wanting to join Educator's Rising needs to see Mrs. McPherson. The dues are only $5. See her today in room 213!
Seniors: Tuesday, November 28 is BRTC preview day. November 17 is deadline to register. See Mrs. Amber or Ms. Rachel for more info.
**SENIORS: BRTC rep will be here this Thursday, Nov 2 @ 9:30,WBC will be here on Tuesday, Nov 14 @ 11:30
**Seniors going into nursing or another medical field: UAMS is hosting "A Day in the Life" workshop. "A Day in the Life of a Nurse" is Wednesday, Dec 6 "A Day in the Life - Variety" is Wednesday, Nov 29 .You must have a 2.75 GPA - travel to Jonesboro is on your own - See Mrs. Amber for an application. Deadline is November 1.
Beta dues for old members are $10 and need to be paid and *New Beta members need to turn in their $20 dues and letters to Mrs. Flowers or Mrs. Coomer by the end of October.
It's time to Join FCCLA! Students in grades 9-12 interested in joining FCCLA are to see Mrs. Little.
Juniors, You must pay your class dues ASAP. See your CAPS advisor for what you owe. November 1, 2017 is the deadline, your dues must be paid or arrangements made by this date.
Organizations photos for the yearbook will be taken on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Please dress appropriately. Copies of the schedule will be posted in the coming days. Please note the times your groups are having photos made and be sure you are in the new gym at the appropriate times.
Organization sponsors: Please advise if there is a specific time of day you would like your group's photos to be done. The yearbook staff will do its best to accommodate you if at all possible. At this point, first hour is full, part of second hour is full, and one slot on fourth hour is full.
The Band is out TODAY to compete in the State Competition. An email with a list of all Band members was sent to you on Thursday.
There will be a Beta meeting for 11th and 12th grade members in the library during activity period on Monday, October 30. Band members unable to attend the meeting will need to see Mrs. Flowers the following day for information.
There will be a Beta meeting for 9th and 10th grade members in Mrs. Flowers's room #225 during activity period on Tuesday, October 31.
Seniors: We are taking a College Day to tour BRTC-Paragould, ASU-Jonesboro and back to ASU-Paragould. The date is pending right now. Any senior who would like to go may take a college day. If you have already used your day, you may still go but it will be an absence. We should return by 2:30.
Those students who wear Halloween Costumes Tuesday Oct. 31 must check in at the cafeteria that morning to pay your $1.00 and get your hand stamped. There will be two categories for prizes Individual and Group.
FBLA members remember to bring a bag of candy for Trunk-or-Treat to Mrs. Peters by next Tuesday, October 31.
There will be a Spanish Club Meeting during activity period on Wed. Nov. 1.
Just a reminder that the ASVAB for juniors will be Wednesday, November 1. They should report to the middle gym when the bell rings for school to start. It will probably last into 4th hour (possibly the whole hour)
There will a Silent Auctions at the Progressive Eye Center on Halloween night from 3-7 p.m. Come by to see works of art from our local young artists.
Seniors: Sixt Rent a Car scholarship application available at https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/ Deadline is Nov 30, 2017.
Powderpuff Football Cheerleader practice will be in the FCS Lab each activity period starting Monday, October 23 thru Monday, November 6. Gunner Shaw, Zac Gilbee, Alex Tharp, Mason Tillman, Spencer Hardin, James Andrews, Nicholas Maldonado, Jake Shaw, Quentin Reeves, Corbin Midkiff, Dylan West, Devin Riley, Landen Moore and Lane Buchanan. Also, Sydney Risinger, Madison Pool and Haley Zacek.
Seniors: Scholarship opportunity at www.theafoundation.org/scholarships. This is for any your artist, poet, fashion designer, performer, or filmmaker. You do not have to major in an art-related field. This is good for any 2-yr or 4-yr college in AR.
Seniors: The Hagan Scholarship application is available at www.hsfmo.org - deadline is November 15, 2017. See website for eligibility requirements.
Elementary Beta workers for Thursday, Nov 2 are Ally Kilbreath, Hannah Powell, Carly Benbrook, and Brielle Burkman. Students need to remember to sign in with Ms. Katina at elementary and sign in with Mrs. Shamala when arriving at high school.
Reserve your 2018 copy of The Mohawk yearbook today. A plain book is $40. A personalized book is $45, icons will be $3 each. Signature packages are $53 and include the yearbook, one line of personalization, a color autograph section, and eight multicolor signing markers. --If you only want personalization (or personalization with icons), please enter a package price of $40 and add the $5 for personalization in the grid at the bottom. Be sure you write your name exactly as you want it engraved in the boxes on section two.
STUDENTS: You must make a downpayment to reserve your copy of the 2018 edition of The Mohawk yearbook. NO BOOKS WILL BE ORDERED WITHOUT A PARTIAL PAYMENT. You can pay in installments and put down a downpayment .
You may also opt to order online at jostensyearbooks.com. Just search for PIGGOTT HIGH SCHOOL. Online orders may be paid with a debit or credit card, but be aware they will have 10% sales tax collected. Books ordered at high school will not have sales tax collected on them. Please make checks payable to Piggott High School. The yearbook staff and Miss Vernon thank you in advance for your continued support of our publication.
Jostens will be here on Friday, December 8 to deliver Junior class rings.
FBLA will sell cookies at the beginning of 7th period on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays to classrooms. Cookies are still $.75 each. We may not make it to every class every time we sell, but will alternate to make sure we get to every class at least once each week.
Students: The new door locks are now working. You have one minute after the tardy bell rings before the door locks re-engage. You may have to walk around to the front doors unless you are walking in later with a teacher. Please be diligent about getting where you are supposed to be in a timely manner.
Do not knock loudly on or pull on the outside doors. The doors are being damaged. You will be responsible for any damages to the doors plus suspension.
Students: When you arrive at school, you must come into the cafeteria. Please do not stay in vehicles or walk off campus. Duty teachers will make room for you when you come in the doors. Do NOT park in the VFW Building Parking Lot or by the Old Gym.
Students: Cell phones may used in the cafeteria ONLY- not in the hall way going to the cafeteria.