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Announcements Monday, February 5, 2018
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Monday, February 05, 2018

Announcements Monday, February 5, 2018

There will be a Pep Rally on Monday, February 5 to recognize the Senior basketball players. Please excuse the Sr. Cheerleaders and Band at 9:10.

Congratulations to the 7th Grade Boys Basketball team for defeating CRA and Holcomb and finishing with a winning season this year. 

Congratulations to the Jr High Archery Team for placing 2nd at Maynard this weekend.  Connor Jordan also placed 3rd in the individually competition for high points.

TEACHERS:  Remember your grades must be posted by the end of the day on Tuesday.  Progress Reports go out on Thursday this week.

 Senior Night is Tuesday night vs. Corning.

The Jr High Girls and Boys Basketball will be playing in the Jr. District Tournament at Walnut Ridge this week.  On Monday, please dismiss the teams at 2:45 and the Jr High Cheerleaders at 2:15.

7th and 8th Grade Boys Track should see Coach Harrell during 1st Lunch on Monday.  9-12th Grade Boys Track should see Coach Harrell during 2nd lunch in the Old Gym.

There will be a Junior Class CAPS Meeting in the library on Tuesday, Feb. 6 during activity period for all Juniors who have paid their dues and plan to attend Prom.

There will be an FCM meeting on Wednesday, Feb 7 during activity period in the cafeteria.

 The yearbook staff needs to take a golf team photo during third hour on Tuesday, February 6. Please wear your golf shirts. We will take the photo in the new gym by the mats. Thank you. 

***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 1st Annual Miss Mohawk Beauty Pageant hosted by the Piggott Mohawk Band Boosters will be on February 24, 2018 in the middle gym. Registration packets can be picked up in the high school office or Mr. Wortham in the band room.

Any ML FBLA member interested in selling raffle tickets at Tuesday night’s basketball game should sign up with Mrs. Veal or Coach Lancaster no later than noon on Tuesday of next week (Feb. 6). All FBLA members: pizza orders are due with money next !

PACE is selling Valentine's Day gifts. Orders forms are available in the office and posted in the hallways.

The AMMC Beauty Pageant will be held Saturday, March 10th at the GCT High School.  If  you are interested  - see Mrs. Amber for a registration form.  Early bird deadline is Feb 23.  Registration Deadline is March 6 @ noon

FCCLA will start selling balloons for Valentines Day during 1st and 2nd lunch.  Please stop at the table and see what we have or see Mrs. Little at activity period or  between classes.  Sales start Monday Feb. 5 and run thru Feb. 14th.

**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! Elijah Bellers, Kyle Dobbins, Ashley Grissom, Spencer Hardin,

The Area I Special Olympics Basketball Competition will be Friday, February 23. Please put this on your calendars.

**FCCLA has chosen 2 boys from each grade to run for Sadie Hawkins Beau for their grade.  Each boy and a girl of their choose will be carrying buckets for donations.  The boy with the most money will become the beau.  Seniors have 4 boys John Jones, Quentin Reeves, Devin Riley, and Carrington McDaniel. One Senior will be crowned king and one senior beau.  All proceeds will be donated to the Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship. Support your faviorite guy. The Sadie Hawkins Assembly will be February 15.

***ALL Senior High FBLA members need to come by Mrs. Peters's classroom and sign up for a community service project committee by Wednesday, February 7.

***The following students will be attending the 2018 ASBA Honor Band Auditions,Tuesday February 6, 2018. They will be missing 2nd-8th periods. Jaclyn Helms, Justice Midkiff, Rebecca Edwards, Micah Ermert, Braden Taylor, Destiny Maine, Charidy Featherston, Avery Little, Madison Bowers, Faith Waymon, Louis Lin,Braydon Hanners, Clayton Edwards, Stefan Gramling, Noah Gregory, Lauren Pickett, Garrick Crawford, Hayden Jackson, Kirsten Smith

Seniors:  Farm Credit scholarship application is available online at farmcreditmidsouth.com/community/scholarships - deadline is March 8, 2018.  You must be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth customer.

Seniors: If you are of documentable Native American descent from a federally recognized tribe - see Mrs. Amber for scholarship application.  Documentation required.  Deadline is April 16, 2018

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:  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 with the purchase of personalization.  Signature packages are $53 and include the yearbook, one line of personalization, a color autograph section, and eight multicolor signing markers.  Be sure to write your name exactly as you want it engraved in the boxes on sections two.  The Last day to reserve a personalized yearbook is Tuesday, February 20.  The staff is working to begin revealing the cover via FB page with every 15 books sold.  Follow at www.facebook.com/The PHSMohawk/  The Mohawk staff thanks you for your support.

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. 

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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.