Announcements Thursday, February 22, 2018
FFA Week: Thursday: NEA Weld-a-thon: Quentin Reeves, Alex Gibson, and Jordan Simpson. Friday Wild Hog CDE Contest in Fayetteville: Cooper Harris, Matthew Cheshire, Dalton James, and Ben Holcomb.
Ideas are needed for an After Prom t-shirt. Any Junior interested in submitting a design for the After Prom t-shirt should do so by Thursday, March 1st. Please turn your ideas into the office.
Friday, Feb. 23, is the final day to order a personalized copy of the 2018 PHS Mohawk yearbook. Plain books are $42 and personalized books are $47. Please make checks payable to Piggott High School and order in Room 224. You can also order online at jostensyearbooks.com. Just search for Piggott High School. Be aware sales tax is collected on online orders. Thank you.
The FCM T-shirts will be here later this week. The cost is $8. See Mrs. Conley if you ordered.
***SENIORS: MFA scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office. Deadline is March 15, 2018
****Seniors: Hannah Blankenship scholarship application is available - you must have at least a 3.0 GPA, provide proof of SAE through FFA, and submit a 500-1000 essay. Applications are available in Mrs. Amber's office. Deadline is April 1, 2018.
The Area I Special Olympics Basketball Competition will be Friday, February 23. Teachers will take their students to the new gym at approximately 9:00 and they will stay in the gym until 1st lunch. Teachers can then go with their classes to the gym during 5th and 6th periods. If students would like to sign up to volunteer for Special Olympics and would like to, see Mrs. Flowers or Mrs. Coomer today.
Drama club students who are interested in going to see Wicked on March 8 , need to see Miss Vernon by the end of the day on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Tickets will be between $60 and $75 for balcony seating. This is the closest seating still available. Money will be needed as soon as possible.
The 1st Annual Miss Mohawk Beauty Pageant hosted by the Piggott Mohawk Band Boosters will be on February 24, 2018 in the middle gym. In order to participate in the Miss Northeast Arkansas Pageant you will need to participate and place in the top five in your category in the Miss Mohawk Pageant. Registration packets can be picked up in the high school office or Mr. Wortham in the band room.
Students: Many students have been wearing hoods in the hallways and classes. You may put your hood up outside but inside the building, we are not to wear hoods up on your head. This falls under the rule of no hats.
Students planning to take the driver's test in February should see Mrs. Shamala by Friday, February 23 to get their paperwork. The test will be next Tuesday, February 27.
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.
http://www.go.discoverstudentl... CollegeCovered.com is offering some helpful hints and opportunities for scholarships.
***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.
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
Seniors: Here are a couple of scholarships available on these websites:
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"
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.
**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.