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Announcements Monday, January 29, 2018
Announcements Monday, January 29, 2018
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Monday, January 29, 2018

Announcements Monday, January 29, 2018

***Seniors:  A representative from BRTC will be here Monday, Jan 29 during activity period.

***Seniors:  RCE Vocational Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  This is for students going to Vo Tech or a Trade school.  The application makes you eligible for one of two scholarships - $500/$2500.  Deadline is March 28, 2018.

The Girls Basketball team will be traveling to Hoxie today.  Please excuse the 7th/Jr/Sr Girls at 2:45.  The Boys Basketball team will be traveling to Cave City. Please excuse the 7th/Jr/Sr Boys at 12:30.

There will be a Boys and Girls track meeting for grades 7-12 on Monday, January 29th in the Old Gym during activity period.

There will be a TAB/SADD meeting on Tuesday, January 30 during activity period in Mrs. Conley's classroom #214.

There will be an Art Club meeting Wednesday during activity period in the art room.

Thank you for all those who attended the dance on Friday.  We appreciate DJSkillet for helping us out.  Also thank you to all the teachers who stayed to help make this a success. 

***The following seniors have not submitted profiles to Miss Vernon. These were due on JANUARY 13th. If you do not get a profile turned in by , you will not have profile info in the yearbook, or an article in the Clay County Times-Democrat’s graduation section! Be responsible and get this done, please! Ebonie Arriola, Elijah Bellers, Brett Burns, Kyle Dobbins, Noah Gregory, Ashley Grissom, Spencer Hardin, Adam Huneycutt, Nate Mallard,  Ericka Smart, Hannah Smart, Reed Wilson

Piggott State Bank is sponsoring the Half-Court Shot Contest during Senior High Girls Basketball games for a chance to win $5000.  Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5. One name will be drawn nightly for a chance to shoot.  Contest ends Feb. 6 or when shot is made.

There will be open gym for those playing High School Baseball on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursday from 6:00-7:30 in the Old Gym.

*****Spring Blood drive is February 21.  See Mrs. Amber to sign up.

Lost and Found has several items that have been turned in.  If you are missing a jacket or coat, please see Mrs. Shamala or Mrs. Conley.

*******SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS******

Seniors:  Here are a couple of scholarships available on these websites:

National School Plant Management Association Scholarship (Application must be received by February 15, 2018)  NSPMA Scholarship 2018 

Arkansas School Plant Management Association (Application postmark deadline – April 2, 2018)   2018 ASPMA Scholarship 

**Seniors:  The Northeast Arkansas Legal Support Professional scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Emphasis is directed toward the prospective legal profession  - but not mandatory.  Applications must be postmarked not later than January 28, 2018.

**Seniors:  If you plan on majoring in education - there is a scholarship application on the website  www.theaaea.org -- click on "Constituent Groups", then "AAFC" and then "AAFC Scholarship"

**** Each year, our "We the Students" essay competition gives high-school students from across the U.S. a chance to share their perspectives on a trending topic. This year, we’re asking students to consider what role the government should play in monitoring internet content and we are awarding $20,000+ in scholarship and prizes to the winning essayists, including:

  • 1st Place – $5,000 and a scholarship to our 2018 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C.
  • Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each.
  • Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each.

Please encourage your students to sign up below and submit their 500-800-word essay before February 5, 2018.

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-scholars...

**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:  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.

*****************************************************************************YEARBOOK: Reserve your 2018 copy of The Mohawk yearbook today. A plain book is $42.00. A personalized book is $47.00, icons will be $3 each.  

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 attending Basketball Games must stay in the gym unless you are leaving for good or have permission.

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.