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Announcements 2-24-2020
Announcements 2-24-2020
Monday, February 24, 2020

Announcements 2-24-2020 

NOTICE: Starting Friday, Feb. 21, the buses will pick up students behind the New Gym after school.

Monday, Feb 24 Track pictures will be taken during activity period in the New Gym.

It is time to register for the following concurrent classes for fall 2020:You must have qualifying ACT or ACT Aspire scores. Mrs. Amber will meet with you on Monday (Feb 24) during activity period in the library. If you are not sure if you have the scores - see Mrs. Amber BEFORE the meeting. If you do not have the qualifying ACT or ACT Aspire scores, see Mrs. Amber about information on taking the Accuplacer test.--  Comp I/II --Beginning Spanish I/II --Experiencing Art-- Public Speaking --US History-- World History

ACT for All Juniors here at PHS is TOMORROW, Tuesday,February 25.

Notice:  The ACT Academy is available online for FREE! This academy will help student practice skills needed to improve ACT scores. The link is

All 7-8 grade FBLA members need to meet in the library during activity period this Wednesday. The Middle Level Spring Trip will be discussed.

The Miss Mohawk Pageant is this Saturday,February 29.  

Monday, Feb. 24, is the last day to order a PHS yearbook.  If you do not order by Monday we can not guarantee you will get a yearbook.  Very few extras will be ordered.  Yearbooks start at $45. Orders can be turned in to Mrs. Natalie or order online at

DRAMA CLUB:  The other half of the ticket money for the field trip will be due next Wednesday, Feb. 26th. You will need money for lunch that day (approximately $20 should do it) and any souvenirs you want to buy. See Miss Vernon with any questions.

Prom Food Committee will meet on Thursday during activity period in Mrs. Conley's room.

All 8th and 10th graders will have their BMI screening and 8th grade, their scoliosis screening on March the 3rd in the library starting around 9 am. 

eSports will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Computer Lab.

Next ACT Test:  April 4.  The deadline for registration without late fees is February 28.  This test will not be given at PHS.  Next PHS ACT is June 13. Registration deadline for the June 13 test is May 8.

The 2nd Annual Spend a Day with a Judge contest is open for all Arkansas high school students.To enter, the students will either write an essay or draw a courtroom drawing (at the mock trial competition).  Entry forms for BOTH will be sent to Winners get to spend a day with a judge.   Questions? Email: or contact Beverly Brister at 501.732.6402. 

BRTC MASH summer program: This is a 2 week camp for 10th and 11th graders interested in health careers.  The camp dates are June 8 -18 and camps are offered at two locations - Jonesboro and Pocahontas.  See Mrs. Amber for an application.  Deadline is April 3. 

***Juniors:  If you are planning on participating in Prom this year, you must pay your dues by next Friday, February 28. Only Juniors with at least $40 dues paid will be able to vote for prom themes and participate on committees.

 Piggott FFA Celebrates FFA Week with 2 Weeks in 2020 --February 17th-28th        

 FFA Members Luncheon--*FFA Members are to report to the AG Shop during their lunch period for cheeseburgers, chips and drinks.

 Week 2-- Monday - FFA Members Luncheon--*FFA Members are to report to the AG Shop during their lunch period for cheeseburgers, chips and drinks.***Monday Feb. 24th- T-Shirt/Hat Day-*FFA members that wear FFA T-shirts or Hats will have a chance for the $20 giveaway. 

     Tuesday Feb. 25th- CDE Day

  • Wednesday Feb. 26th- ASU Beebe CDE Contest
    • *CDE team members will attend the ASU Beebe CDE Contest.
  • Thursday Feb. 27thFaculty/Staff Pancake Appreciation Breakfast
    • *Breakfast for the Faculty/Staff will be served at 7:35 in the AG Shop. Everyone is invited!!
  • Friday Feb. 28thAgriculture Presentation to the Elementary School 

The following FCCLA members will be competing at the state competition and attending the state meeting Monday - Wednesday March  2-4, 2020.  We will leave that Monday morning at 9:00.Jordon Leggett, Emma Riddle, Madison Arenaz, Abby McCluskey, Maddy Wintizer, Mycah Blascoe, Ashlyn Roberts, Chloe Sexton, Hailey Thompson, Paylee Myhre, and Dixie Book.

LOST AND FOUND: There are several items that have been turned in to the office. There are also boxes under the bleachers in the New Gym for anything left in that gym or the locker rooms.  If you are missing a jacket or other item, please check in the office ASAP.

MICROWAVES IN THE CAFETERIA - Students please wipe out the microwaves in the cafeteria after using.  This is not the cafeteria workers responsibility.  If you use the microwaves, please help us to be able to keep them by doing your part. Thank you.


****Seniors:  The MFA scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  The committee will consider scholastic progress, citizenship, extracurricular activities, educational plans, and financial need.  Deadline is March 13, 2020.  Turn in applications to Mrs. Amber.

Seniors:  Mrs. Amber has scholarship applications for the Arkansas Academy of Hair Design.  The deadline is March 30, 2020.  They have schools located in Paragould  and Jonesboro.  Cosmetology is offered at both campuses.  Esthetics and Nail Tech programs are offered at the Jonesboro campus.

Seniors:  The 2020-2021 ASPMA Scholarship Application is available now. All applications must be postmarked on or before April 1st, 2020.  Any graduating high school senior planning to attend a College/University, Vocational-Technical, or Trade School is eligible to apply. See Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley for an application or link. 

Seniors: --- see Mrs. Amber for a link to the application---The Arkansas Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators (AACTEA) is offering two AACTEA Scholarships to high school seniors to supplement education costs beginning their freshman year.   The scholarship awards are $500.00 each for the first academic year, and will be awarded to full-time or part-time students who enroll in an Arkansas college or university, including junior colleges, community colleges, and vocational or technical colleges.--------Eligibility requirements include: Concentrator or Completer status on at least one Program of Study,  Having a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale, Exhibiting a good citizenship record with no suspensions or expulsions, Attempted or achieved an industry certification (ex CRC, OSHA, MTA), Planning to major in a demand occupation (listed on Discover Arkansas)

Seniors:  If you are a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of an American Legionnaire.  Stepchildren of living Legionnaires may apply if their parent is currently married to the Legion member.  Children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of deceased Legionnaires are also eligible.  See Mrs. Amber for an application.  Application and documents must be received by March 13, 2020.


MONDAY, FEB 24-Lunch--Mini Corn Dogs, Mac & Cheese, Salad, Celery with Ranch, Fruit-Cook's Choice--Ala' Carte (High School) Cheese Pizza

Breakfast-Sausage Biscuit, Assorted Cereal, Fruit-Cook's Choice, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch--Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Baked Chips, Salad, Carrots with Ranch, Fruit - Cook's Choice--Ala' Carte (High School) Cheese Pizza, Fish Sticks

Breakfast-Chicken & Waffle, Assorted Cereal, Fruit-Cook's Choice, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch--Oven-Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Roll, Salad, Fruit-Cook's Choice--Ala' Carte (High School) Cheese Pizza, Chicken Sandwich with Tots

Breakfast-Apple & Cinnamon Oatmeal, Low Fat Mozzarella String Cheese, Assorted Cereal, Fruit-Cook's Choice

Lunch--Chicken Noodle Soup, Grilled Cheese, Crackers, Salad, Fruit-Cook's Choice-Ala' Carte (High School) Cheese Pizza, Cheeseburger

Breakfast-Scrambled Eggs & Toast, Assorted Cereal, Fruit-Cook's Choice, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch--Chicken Sandwich, Baked Beans, Salad, Tomato, Fruit-Cook's Choice--Ala' Carte (High School) Cheese Pizza, Pepperoni Pizza