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Announcements 2-13-19
Announcements 2-13-19
PHS
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Announcements 2-13-19

Tuesday through Friday, February 5-8 are AMI days.  Students should complete AMI Day 2-5 packets.  Failure to do so results in being counted absent for those days and counts toward semester test exemptions. AMI packets are graded and can result in a 0 if not completed and returned.  ALL packets are due on Tuesday, February 19.

There will be No School for students on Friday due to Teacher Professional Development Day and NO SCHOOL on Monday in observance of President's Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Congratulations to Gunner Shaw- Class AAA Indoor State Champion in 60 m dash.

Teachers: Progress Reports go home TODAY, Wednesday February 13th.

Congrats to Louis Lin who will be participating in the all state band and will be excused on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

Spring Blood Drive - Wednesday, February 13 - see Mrs. Amber to sign up.  Must be at least 16 to sign up.  (16 year olds must have permission slip - you can get from Mrs. Amber). THERE ARE STILL SOME OPENINGS FOR TODAY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

  • MEETINGS THIS WEEK:  

Junior Historians will meet in Room 207 Wednesday, Feb 13 during Activity Period.

TRACK:  All Jr High and Sr High Boys and Girls Track members need to meet in the Old Gym on Wednesday during activity period.

Thursday, There will be a Junior Class meeting in the cafeteria during act. pd.

Sadie Hawkins: All proceeds will be given to the Cody Shaw Family, so when see these boys and/or the girls carrying cans please donate and help out! Sadie Hawkins Royalty Assembly will be Thursday, Feb 28 during activity period.  All money should be turned in on Wednesday, Feb. 27. 

7th Grade          Keegan Scudder – Maddie Vankoori,    Kaiden Scudder-Jillian Scudder

 8th Grade          Nate Brantley-Alissa Mannor,    Hunter Reeves- Anna Haley

9th Grade          Evan Hartwell- Callie Henson,   Cameron Collier-Gracie Blascoe

10th Grade          Levi Cook-Mycah Blascoe,   Logan Ralph-Hannah Speer

11th Grade          Drake Featherston-Elise Gossett,   Matthew Cheshire-Carlie Vancil

12th Grade  Luke Boyd-Shelby Howard, Jacob Davis-Carly Benbrook,  

                    Brandon Wellman-Jordon Leggett

This is FCCLA week:  Monday thru Wednesday FCCLA members will be selling tickets for Ice Cream Floats or Sundaes for Valentine's Day Thursday the 14th. Buy your ticket in advance (may buy that day only while supples last) $2.00 for float or sundae 

Wednesday: FCCLA members and teachers will receive an appreciation Gift.

Thursday- Ice Cream Floats or Sundaes for $2.00 in the FCS room.  Bring your prepaid ticket the last 15 minutes of each class period starting 4th hour. Your ice cream will be waiting for you when you arrive.  Others who did not purchase a ticket my buy ice cream while supplies last. Friday-  No school - Enjoy your day the FCCLA way with positive activities!

Special Olympics Basketball will be Friday, March 1. Any eligible student who would like to participate in the Basketball competition should meet in Mrs. Swann's room during activity period.

There will be a Junior High Softball meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 20 in the New Gym during activity period.  

The ACT testing for all Juniors will be next Wednesday, Feb. 20. There will be no announcements on that day. 

The February Driver's Test will be Tuesday, Feb. 26.  Any student planning to take the test in February should see Mrs. Shamala by Thursday, Feb. 21 for paperwork.

Second annual Miss Mohawk pageant will be held February 23 in the Middle Gym sponsored by the Mohawk Band Boosters. If anyone needs registration forms, I have them in the band room.  Deadline is the 15th.

Girls interested in entering the AMMC Beauty Pageant on Sat March 2 - see Mrs. Amber for registration form.

Seniors:  The Reverend Charlie E. and Cinderella S. Taylor Sr. Foundation scholarship application is available at http://www.cctaylorfoundation.org/application.html Deadline is March 31, 2019

Students who wish to attend the Drama Club field trip to see Mamma Mia at Paragould on Feb. 22nd need to see Miss Vernon to turn in their permission slips and pay $15 for their tickets ASAP.

Auditions for the spring production by the Drama Club will be from 4:30 to 6:30 on Tuesday, Feb. 26, and Thursday, Feb. 28th. Students must pick up an audition packet and conflict sheet and return them before they audition. Packets will be available by Wednesday of this week.

Juniors and Seniors: There are sign up sheets in the office to sign up for after prom and for them to include there dates that they will be taking with them.

The junior class is selling Boston Butts for an After Prom fundraiser. They will be 25.00 dollars. If you would like to order, please let Sherry Taylor know. They will be ready for pick up on Saturday, March 9th at the PHS Gym. See Mrs. Jean in Room #218 for tickets.

Spend a Day with a Judge Essay Contest, and the Courtroom Artist Competition: In observance of Law Day, the Legal Related Education Super Committee of the Arkansas Bar Association is conducting a state-wide contest for Arkansas high school students, with winners receiving the select honor to “Spend a Day with a Judge.”  

Selected students will get the honor of spending the day with a judge, obtaining insight about what it is like to be a judge, and understanding law from the judge’s perspective. Current Judges who have volunteered to host a student include Arkansas Supreme Court Judges, Court of Appeals Judges, Federal Judges, and Circuit Judges.

What is the Courtroom Artist Competition?  This entry will be a live courtroom drawing, which must be conducted at one of our Regional Mock Trial competitions on March 2, 2019, and turned in for judging.  Regional Mock Trial competitions are located in Jonesboro, AR.

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Seniors: SEMO @ Kennett will be having fall registration dates on Feb 21 and March 5. If you have any questions you can call 573-888-0513.

Applications for the Arkansas Rural Education Scholarship for School employee's child is available.  Due date is  April 5, 2019.  See Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley for application.

Seniors:  Farm Credit scholarship is available online at farmcreditmidsouth.com/community/scholarships - deadline is March 8, 2019.  Applicants must be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth customer.

Seniors:  American Legion scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Must be child, grandchild, or great grandchild of American Legionnaire.  Application must be received at their department on or before March 12, 2019.

Seniors:  MFA scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is March 15, 2019.  Consideration goes to applicants furthering their education related to agriculture or other fields of study that benefit rural life.

SENIORS:  The Arkansas School Plant Management Association scholarship application is for any graduating senior planning to attend a college/university, vocational-technical or trade school who has at least a 3.0 GPA and at least a 19 on the ACT.  You must complete the application, essay, and 2 recommendation letters. See Mrs. Amber, Mrs. Conley, or Ms. Rachel for more information. Deadline is April 1.

Seniors:  The Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  This scholarship will be awarded to a young woman pursuing an agricultural field of study.  Applications must be submitted by April 1.