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Announcements 3-2-2020
Announcements 3-2-2020
Friday, February 28, 2020

Announcements 3-2-2020 

Congratulations to the Mohawk Weightlifting Team for winning the Mohawk Invitational Weight Meet on Friday.

Congratulations to following Basketball players for being named All-Conference:  Jr High Boys:  Nate Brantley, Shawn-Hudson Seegraves--Jr High Girls:  Grace Hooten, Emma Langley, Alyssa Manor--Sr High Boys: Cooper Harris, Holden Tarno--Sr High Girls:  Claire Bellers, Madison Rahn-----All-State Honorable Mention - Claire Bellers

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

Teachers:  Success Card drawing will be before Spring Break!  Please let you students know how they can use them or they can turn them in for the drawings.

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

PHS will host the Regional Special Olympics Basketball Competition on Friday, March 6.

Baseball today @ Newport.  Please dismiss at 12:30.

FCCLA members attending the state meeting will meet in the FCS room at 8:00 to prepare to leave at 9:00 Monday Morning.

The following FCCLA members will be competing at the state competition and attending the state meeting next Monday - Wednesday March  2-4, 2020.  They 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.

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

There will be a Junior Historian meeting on Wednesday, March 4th in Mr. Harryman's room.This concerns the BransonTrip on March 20th.  So, if you plan to go on the field trip please attend the meeting.

***Juniors:  If you are planning on participating in Prom this year, you must pay your dues by this Friday, February 28. Please talk to one of the sponsors if you have questions.

Senior Graduation items will be handed out on March 4 to individuals who have a $0.00 balance. Payments WILL NOT be taken that day. You may make payments online at or call 1-800 Jostens (567-8967). If you have any questions you can contact Mrs. Natalie.   

SENIORS planning on going on the Senior Trip on May 8 need to sign the sheet on the Office counter as soon as possible.

It is time to register for the following concurrent classes for fall 2020:You must have qualifying ACT or ACT Aspire scores. If you missed the meeting on Monday and are interested, see Mrs. Amber as soon as possible. If you are not sure if you have the scores or 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

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

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. 

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:  Farm Credit scholarship application is available at under the community tab.  You must be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth board member.  DEADLINE is MARCH 6!!!

Seniors:  The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry has a scholarship application available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You  must have a 3.0 GPA to apply.  Deadline is April 1, 2020.

Senior Girls:  The Alpha Delta Kappa organization for female educators is giving a scholarship of $750 to a high school female who is planning to attend college to receive a degree in education with the desire of becoming a teacher.  All applications need to be received no later than March 31, 2019 See Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley for applications. 

****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, Mar 02 --Breakfast --It's National School Breakfast Week and the theme is "OUT OF THIS WORLD". Scrambled Eggs (Dr. Seuss Green) & Cheese, Sausage, Sliced WG Toast, Assorted Cereal, Fruit Cocktail, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch-It's a Dr. Seuss Celebration this Week at Elementary. "Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss"!!

Sweet & Sour Chicken, White Rice, Egg Roll, Fortune Cookie, Diced Peaches, Steamed Broccoli w/ Cheese. - HS Ala' Carte Cheese Pizza, Mini Corn Dogs

TUESDAY, Mar 03 --Breakfast-Breakfast Pizza, Assorted Cereal, Pineapple Tidbits, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch-Vegetable Soup, Grilled Cheese, WG Crackers, Strawberries & Bananas, Red & Green Sliced Bell Peppers, Ranch--HS Ala' Carte Cheese Pizza, Fish Sticks

WEDNESDAY, Mar 04 -Breakfast--WG Waffles, Bacon, Assorted Cereal, Orange Wedges, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch---Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Brown Gravy, Roll, Tropical Fruit Cup, Black-Eyed Peas, Carrots--HS Ala' Carte Cheese Pizza, Chicken Sandwich

THURSDAY, Mar 05 -Breakfast--Biscuit & Gravy, Bacon, Assorted Cereal, Fruit Cocktail, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch--Crispito (Chicken & Cheese), Baked Crinkle Fries, "It's a Jello Thing", Melon Canteloupe, Salad--HS Ala' Carte Cheese Pizza, Cheeseburger

FRIDAY, Mar 06 -Breakfast-"Blast Off" with Pancake/Sausage Bites, Assorted Cereal, Fresh Bananas, Assorted Fruit Juice

Lunch----Pepperoni Pizza, Baked Chips, GREEN Pears, Corn, Salad--HS Ala' Carte Cheese Pizza