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Announcements Thursday, December 7, 2017
Faith Conley

Announcements Thursday, December 7, 2017 

Please excuse the Boys Basketball teams today at 2:30 and the Girls Basketball teams at 2:30 on Friday(Tomorrow) to travel to Walnut Ridge. 

SENIORS:  This website allows you to see the different scholarships available to  students from schools all over the country.  LSU, SEMO, Ole Miss, Univ of Tenn, Southwest Missouri State University, etc.

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com

Teachers:  We will have the Absence Lists for this semester on the counter in the office on Thursday morning.  Please remember that absences through next Tuesday still count against exemption.  You will also receive a list of students who were Ready or Exceeding on the ACTAspire Tests last year.  These students will have one day taken off absences for this semester only.

Art Club Members:   Make sure to get a business for the parade.  We'll work on boxes after school starting Tuesday.  A sign-up sheet for working and for Christmas party is on Mrs. Tate's door. Remember Secret Santa starts Wednesday. Butter Braids will be delivered on ThursdayArt Club members need to pick up orders after 6th period.  They must be put in a freezer. 

Classroom spelling bees for 7th grade and 8th grade will take place this week.  8th grade spellers will compete this Thursday during 5th period. Spelling bees will take place in Mrs. Woolery's classroom.  

Eighth Grade: Gracie Blascoe, Mycah Blascoe, Kalaya Cole, Reece Dotson, Scotty Garner, Elise Gossett, Madisyn Hanks, Evan Hartwell, Shawnee Latimer, Nate Lemmons, Mary Lucas, Hunter Midkiff, Mason Miller, Alli Parker-Lewis, Gage Parks, Tyson Peters, Nicky Risner, Logan White, Jake Williams, Rebecca Woolery 

The FBLA Christmas luncheons for ML and Senior High will be during their respective lunch periods in the library next Monday, Dec. 11. Members who wish to attend should bring at least two Arkansas Children’s Hospital donations to Mrs. Peters no later than  Friday this week.  

Students:  If you NEED a schedule change for next semester, you can pick up a schedule change form from outside Mrs. Conley's office.  Please remember that our master schedule might not allow the change or the class you would like may already be full. Forms should be turned in by Friday, Dec. 8.

The Art Club Christmas party will be December 12th during activity period.  

Students:  If you are planning to take the Driver's test in December, please see Mrs. Shamala about forms by Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Next Tuesday, Dec. 12 will be Piggott High School's Ugly Christmas Sweater/Outift day.

Any junior or senior who is interested in being a reading mentor at elementary school please see Mrs. Natalie.

Upcoming Band Events:   Supper with Santa will be Friday, December 8 at the Piggott Community Center from 5-7 p.m. $5 per person.

FBLA is once again sponsoring a toys and toiletries drive for Arkansas Children's Hospital. All students and faculty are encouraged to participate. A list of requested items is posted on the office window or you can pick one up from Mrs. Peters. Please keep in mind all items must be new. Donated items will be taken to Arkansas Children's during Christmas break.

Elementary Beta workers for  Thursday, December 7, are Trey Gossett, Isaac Langley, Louis Lin, and Hayley Springsteen. Students need to remember to sign in with Ms. Katina at elementary and sign in with Mrs. Sham when arriving at high school.

The 4H Youth Leadership team will be having a Penny Drive to benefit a needy family for Christmas.  There will be buckets in the office, library, and Mrs. Amber's office to donate.

Jostens will be here on Friday, December 8 to deliver Junior class rings. 

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SENIORS:  This website allows you to see the different scholarships available to  students from schools all over the country.  LSU, SEMO, Ole Miss, Univ of Tenn, Southwest Missouri State University, etc.

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com

**Seniors:  Big Sun Scholarship.  Deadline  -  June 19, 2018   Amount of Award -$500.00 - Please visit the website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

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.

Seniors:  Sixt Rent a Car scholarship application available at https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/  Deadline is Nov 30, 2017.

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.

****************************************************************************YYEARBOOK: 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. 

***ORDER TODAY as prices will be going up after Christmas Break.

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. 

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Students:  Blankets are not permitted in class.

Students:  Only Basketball Players will get into Basketball games free.  Football and Volleyball players must pay admission. Also Band must pay unless in Pep Band and playing that night.

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.

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.