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Announcements 4-24-19
Announcements 4-24-19
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Announcements 4-24-19

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

The deadline without late fees for the June 8 ACT given at PHS is Friday, May 3.

Congratulations to the Senior High Baseball Team for defeating Corning yesterday and qualifying for the Regional Tournament. Go Mohawks! The Baseball team will be excused today for the District Semi-finals.

Congratulations to Willow Lewis and Katelyn Robertson for qualifying for the State Track and Field Meet next week.

Congratulations to Kyson Conley for being State Champion is his division for Power Clean.

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.

The yearbook signing for today has been rescheduled for tomorrow 1 pm-3 pm.   I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused with classes.  The yearbook staff appreciates your patience.   

The middle gym will be closed for both lunches tomorrow.

**There will be a meeting today during activity period in Mrs. Little's room for any student interest in participating the Powderpuff Football game as a player or a cheerleader. --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. 

Seniors:  Don't forget that any school debt must be paid by May 9 in order for you to participate in the graduation ceremony.  This includes school lunch charges, book damages, fundraising debts, etc.

Spanish Club members:  Trip forms are due by Thursday.

The following students will be attending the FFA State Convention/LDE Contest April 21st-24th:  Brent Gossett, Charidy Featherston, Emma Shaw, Chandler Smart, Morgan Smart, and Catie Hill, Shawnee Latimer, Ethan Ralph, Bryon Poole, Olivia Woolard, Reece Dotson, Kayala Cole, Logan White, Elise Gossett, Emma Gossett, Natalie Boyd, Micha Harrell,  Kaylee Smith, Presley Tullos, Katelyn Jackson, and Madison Vanderkooi

Piggott FFA Annual Awards Night will be Monday, May 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Piggott High School Cafeteria.

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.

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.

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.

***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: 


Scholarship Deadline June 14, 2019   There is still time for students to apply.  Visit our website at to learn more about this opportunity.   

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 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.

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

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.