PHS will host the Regional Special Olympics Basketball Competition on TODAY-Friday, March 6. Students are not to park in the student parking lot on Friday in order for the buses to be able to park there. **Please excuse the students to go to the New Gym at 9:20
The high school band will perform off and on during the Special Olympics, until at least 1st lunch. See the list of students in your email.
All Senior High Basketball Players will be helping with the Special Olympics today.
The following students will be competing in the basketball competition today: Dustin Redden, Joey Bost, Colton Tucker, Ryan Tompkins, Trystin Brand, Kailey Robertson, Ashton Gramling, Natalee Winchester, James Hackworth, Zeke Perschbacher, Clayton Redden, Eric Davis, Kaiden Bullinger, and Lance Potts.
Please excuse the following Art Club members all day to help Mrs. Tate with face painting.Morgan Smart, Jamara Ball, Hayley Miller, Jawslyn Gates, Sebastian Fraser, Arin Keller, Madison Bowers, Charidy Featherston, Emma Shaw, Jordan Tate, Abby McCluskey.
The following FBLA members will be working with FBLA for Special Olympics from 1st-6th periods Friday: Micha Harrell, Anna Haley, Elise Gossett, Natalie Boyd, and Mycah Blascoe.
The concession stand and floor workers who volunteered to help with Special Olympics need to meet in the new gym at 8:00 A.M. Friday, March 6 to receive instructions and help set up. Teachers were emailed a list from Mrs. Flowers on Thursday afternoon.
FBLA Middle Level Members don't forget your Little Caesar's Pizza sales MUST be turned in with money no later than next Wednesday, March 11.
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.
Seniors: Farm Credit scholarship application is available at FCMidsouth.com under the community tab. You must be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth board member. DEADLINE is MARCH 6!!!
SPORTS:---Baseball - Softball will play @ Rector on Friday, March 6. ---Monday-Baseball vs. Hoxie---Tuesday- Softball vs. Manila. Tuesday--Jr. Track-Pocahontas--Thursday- Sr. Track- Pocahontas
eSports will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Computer Lab.
***Juniors: If you are planning on participating in Prom this year, and you haven't paid your dues please talk to one of the sponsors ASAP
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 http://bit.ly/2SCBNT3
Next ACT Test at PHS 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 email@example.com. Winners get to spend a day with a judge. Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 and on the stage in the Middle 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 Farm Bureau scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office. You must have a 2.5 GPA, be a child or grandchild of an active Clay County Farm Bureau member, and it is preferred that you are seeking a degree in agriculture or the medical field - but not a requirement. Deadline April 15, 2020.
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.
FRIDAY, Mar 06 --Lunch----Pepperoni Pizza, Baked Chips, GREEN Pears, Corn, Salad--HS Ala' Carte Cheese Pizza