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Announcements 4-4-19
Announcements 4-4-19
Thursday, April 04, 2019

Announcements 4-4-19

Congratulations to Emmah Davis for 2nd place in the 1600 m run and Boys 4 x 400 m Relay 2nd place-Drake Olsen, Kaiden Scudder, Keegan Scudder, and Lawson Tompkins in the 7th Grade Wellman Relays on Monday.

PHS FFA Farm Sale will be Saturday, April 6 at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

School Choice deadline is May 1. Applications should be turned into the Piggott School District Superintendent Office by Wednesday, May 1.

Juniors and Seniors:  The deadline to turn in After Prom contracts has been extended until this Friday, April 5.  If you do not turn in a contract, you will not be able to attend the After Prom activities.  No walk-ins will be permitted. Also, you can still order t-shirts until Friday.

Seniors:  Baccalaureate service will be on Wednesday, May 8 @ 6:30 at First General Baptist Church.

Farm Sale List/CDE Competition:  The list for the students that will be out for the FFA Annual Farm Sale and Competitions was sent to your email.

Good luck to our Sr High Chess team (Justice Midkiff, Colton Haywood, Trey Cavaness, and Corbin Chronister) as they compete in the state tournament in Bald Knob on Saturday. 

There will be a Sr. High Track meet Thursday at Pocahontas.  Please dismiss the Sr Track members at 1:30??. Softball and Baseball will play at home on Thursday.

Any Senior High FBLA member wanting to attend Teen Truth Live at Six Flags on Thursday, May 9 should bring $30 to Mrs. Peters no later than Friday, April 5. You must have participated in the fundraiser or made a donation to be eligible to attend.

Congratulations to the following FBLA members who placed at the State Conference and qualify to compete at the National Leadership Conference this summer:

3rd Place: Mycah Blascoe; 2nd Place: Hayden Blue, Rylea Harmon, Micha Harrell, Shianne Higdon, Madison Rahn (in 2 events), Carlie Vancil; 1st Place: Natalie Boyd (in 2 events), Rosie Garcia, Elise Gossett (in 2 events), Micha Harrell, Louis Lin, Tyson Peters, Brooke Roberts, Skylar Stone, and Macey Williams

The Piggott chapter was also recognized as an Arkansas Gold Seal chapter and will have 10 events competing this summer in San Antonio.

 FCCLA members need to meet in the FCS room for a mandatory meeting on Monday, April 8 during activity period. about end of year activities.  Door prizes will be given

Those students interested in being a rider for the Donkey Basketball Game must see Mrs. Little by next Wednesday, April 10 to sign up and pick up a permission slip.  Riders must be 15 or older.   The game will be the Thursday night before Easter Break (April 18) in the middle gym at 6:30.

Any student grades 10-12 who is interested in working on the yearbook next school year, please see Sherry Taylor at the Superintendents office.   

There will be a Sr. High Track meet Thursday at Pocahontas.  Please dismiss the Sr Track members at 1:30??. Softball and Baseball will play at home on Thursday.

Students in 9th - 11th grades see Mrs. Amber if you need to sign up for summer school for credit recovery.

Clay County Junior Fair Board Applications are in the office.  Application due date is April 8. Application forms are in the office.

The 2019 Mini Mohawk Cheer Clinic sponsored by the PHS Cheerleaders will be April 15-18 in the PES Gym for students who will be in Kindergarten through 6th Grade in 2019-2020 school year.  Sign-up letters were sent home this week.  Daily snacks and a t-shirt will be given to each participant.

Saturday, April 13, there will be a nursing expo at the UALR campus.  If you are interested, see Mrs. Amber for more details.

***Black River Technical College (BRTC) Pocahontas is having a Nursing Assistant class. This class will run from May 29-June 20th and is an evening class from 3:15-10:15 p.m. There will 4 Clinical days.  This class will train you to qualify for the Arkansas State CNA Exam. This program is open to students age 16 and up.  Orientation will be on April 29th at 4 pm and is required. For more information contact:  Holli Nitzsche, RN 248-4000 ext. 4115 or email: 

--We now have our Grab'n'Go cart set up in the high school cafeteria. Any student that didn't get breakfast will have a chance to eat again during the Activity period. It will be quick foods not hot foods. You must stay in the cafeteria with the food.


Seniors:  The Piggott Elementary Faculty Scholarship is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  They must be turned in to Mrs. Amber by Friday, April 5. 

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:  The Kalem Rouse Memorial Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Graduates planning to major/minor in Agriculture or in a Vo-Tech program  are encouraged to apply. 

SENIORS:  The Local Scholarship applications are on the website under the MENU: Senior Info/Scholarships.  Deadline for local scholarship application is this Friday, April 5, 2019.

Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship application is also in this folder. Deadline for GL Scholarship is May 1, 2019. All of these are fillable scholarship applications that can be completed and printed.

Seniors:  The Clay Conservation District Agriculture scholarship application is in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 15 - turn in to Mrs. Amber

Seniors:  The Clay County Arts Council / Fine Arts Scholarship Application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 10 - turn in to Mrs. Amber. Even if your nominee does not intend to MAJOR or MINOR in any of the arts, IF HE/SHE IS intending to return to Clay County and work even in a volunteer role to further the arts, that would be important.

Seniors:  The Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship is available online at  - first priority deadline is June15, 2019.

Seniors:  Textbook Brokers in Searcy has an online application for textbook scholarships.  These are chosen at random.  Deadline is May 31, 2019.  Schools served  by Textbook Brokers in Searcy are:  Harding, ASU Searcy, ASU Beebe, ASU Heber Springs.

Seniors:  Textbook Brokers in offering a chance to win a textbook scholarship for  high school students who are attending UCA, CBC or UACCM in Fall 2019.  There  will be  2 winners chosen at UCA and UACCM then one winner for CBC. They will call and email the winners once they have been selected. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. The link below will direct you to  the Scholarship opportunity.

Seniors:  The Farm Bureau scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be a child or grandchild of an active Clay County Farm Bureau member.  Preference goes toward students majoring in agriculture or the medical field but it isn't a requirement.  Deadline is April 15, 2019

SENIORS: Jostens has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice.

The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.