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Announcements 4-17-19
Announcements 4-17-19
Monday, April 15, 2019

Announcements 4-17-19

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

Seniors: Pictures and videos for the Senior Video MUST be turned in no later than Wednesday, April 24. You may submit via email or bring prints to Mrs. Peters or Aaron Fry. See Mrs. Peters if you have any questions.

Progress reports will be sent home on Wednesday, April 17.

8th Grade Job Shadowing will be Wednesday, April 17.

No School on Friday, April 18 for Good Friday.

No Grab-n-go on Wednesday this week due to Testing.  There will also be no announcements read  Wednesday morning.  Teachers may go to their email to see announcements.

Softball will play at Rivercrest on Wednesday, please excuse the softball players at ??

Congratulations to Justice Midkiff for making All-State in Chess.

Congratulations to the following for placing at the Jr High District Track Meet:

Boys:  4 x 400 m Relay Team -2nd place, Hayden Emerson - High Jump - 1st place, Logan White - Shot Put 1st place- Nicky Risner- Shot Put- 2nd place

Girls:  Micha Harrell- 100 m - 2nd place, Emmah Davis 1600 m - 2nd place

There will be a Beta meeting for the following 11th grade members (plus three seniors who did not attend the senior meeting) in Mrs. Flowers’s room on Tuesday, April 23 during activity period:  Makayla Allman, Madison Bowers, Matthew Cheshire, Abigail Dutka, Charidy Featherston, Drake Featherston, Cooper Harris, Shianne Higdon, Catherine Hill, Benjamin Holcomb, Dalton James, Kassidy Krause, Michael Palmer, Ristel Payne, Madison Rahn, Destiny Robinson, Taylor Seal, Aliya Shultz, Kaylee Smith, Kirsten Smith, Holden Tarno, Braden Taylor, Carlie Vancil, Maggie Williams, Logan Allman, Isaac Langley, and Madi VanderKooi.

Any FBLA member (Middle level or Senior High) who would like to work the Color Run should see Mrs. Peters no later than Friday, April 26. The Color Run will be on Saturday, May 4.

Juniors - please submit to Sherry Taylor an idea or suggestion for a Senior T-shirt next year.  Deadline is last day of school.

Yearbooks are here!! - there will be a yearbook signing next Wednesday, April 24th in the middle gym from 1 pm - 3 pm.

Grab-n-Go is only for students to who are go to eat.  If you do not plan to eat then you are not to leave class to go hang out in the Cafeteria and/or the Gyms.--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 Holly Alonzo New Beginnings scholarship application is now available.  Let Mrs. Amber know if you would like it emailed to you.  It is to be submitted by email.  The deadline is May 13.  It is a $1500 scholarship to be paid over 2 semesters.  Priority is for a degree in a field that serves the public.

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

There will be a Spanish Club meeting in Mrs. Cheng's room this Thursday, April 18 during activity period.

Donkey Basketball Game - 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.  Tickets are Advance $8 and $10 at the door. See Mrs. Little.

Seniors:  The list of Honor Graduates has been posted on Mrs. Amber's door, the Office window, and on the Library window. 

A Powderpuff football game is scheduled for Thursday evening May 2. The classes need to get their teams together. Girls need permission slips to play and boys need permission slips to be cheerleaders. See Mrs. Little. 

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

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

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.  

***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: 


Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship application is also in this folder. Deadline for GL Scholarship is May 1, 2019. This is a fillable scholarship application that can be completed and printed. An essay will also need to be attached.

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 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: 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.