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Announcements Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Announcements Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Faith Conley
Monday, October 02, 2017

Announcements Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017

**SENIORS:   U of A representative- Tuesday, Oct. 3, WBC representative -Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 11:45, and the College Fair will be Tuesday, Oct 17 12:30-2:00

Seniors:  The AES scholarship deadline is October 6, 2017.  Information and application is available at

Students: Cell phones may used in the cafeteria ONLY- not in the hall way going to the cafeteria.

 Volleyball teams will be dismissed at 2:30 on Tuesday to travel to CRA.

Thursday night's Volleyball game - 10/5 - will be our Dig Pink Night. We will be recognizing people who are currently battling breast cancer and those whom have survived breast cancer. Gate proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. There will a "hit it to get it" game where you can donate $1 and serve two volleyballs, if you hit a prize, you get to keep it! This will take place between the JH and SH matches. Wear pink to support breast cancer awareness!

Elementary Beta workers for Thursday, October 5 are Breanne Musgraves, Brennon Nelson, Ethan Holcomb, and Brandon Gilkison. Students need to remember to sign in with Ms. Katina at elementary and sign in with Mrs. Shamala when arriving at high school.

Students in grades 9th-12th who have taken an art class may join the Art Club by paying $15 to Mrs. Tate.  Deadline is October 31st.

Congratulations to the Boys' Tennis team for defeating Corning and the Boys' Golf team for finishing 7th in the State.  

Congratulations to the Mohawk chess team. They finished 3rd overall out of 9 teams, 1st in Clay county. Three trophies were brought home from Louis Lin, Austin Johnson, and Shawn-Hudson Seegraves. They will move on to compete in Regionals on Nov 4th.

FBLA will be collecting new pairs of socks throughout the month of October. All socks donated will be given to Piggott Elementary for them to use as needed. We are asking students to turn in their donated socks to their CAPS advisers as a way for us to keep up with the group that collects the most. I will collect them from you throughout the month so we can keep a running total. Winning CAPS group will get a donut party on our next available food day!

 Josten's will be her Wednesday, October 11 at 9:00 for Senior Graduation Supply and Junior Ring presentations.  They will return the next Wednesday, October 18 to take the Jr. and Sr. orders. 

Make-up picture day will be Thursday, Oct. 12th. If you received a letter about a problem with your original picture, remember we will need to re-take your photo on this day. If you plan to order photos you must have the money when you come to the library.

A representative from The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts will be here the morning of  Thursday, October 19th to meet with Freshmen and Sophomores interested.

FBLA members who would like to attend leadership day at the state fair on October 17 should see Mrs. Peters for a permission slip by .

FBLA T-shirts will be ordered on Monday, October 16
. Only paid members as of October 13 will be listed on the back of this year‘s T-shirt. 

Reserve your 2018 copy of The Mohawk yearbook today. A plain book is $40. A personalized book is $45. With the order of personalization, you get four icons for free through OCTOBER 13. After October 13, icons will be $3 each. This is a potential savings of $12! Signature packages are $53 and include the yearbook, one line of personalization, a color autograph section, and eight multicolor signing markers.

If you only want personalization (or personalization with icons), please enter a package price of $40 and add the $5 for personalization in the grid at the bottom. Be sure you write your name exactly as you want it engraved in the boxes on section two.

You may also opt to order online at Just search for PIGGOTT HIGH SCHOOL. Online orders may be paid with a debit or credit card, but be aware they will have 10% sales tax collected. Books ordered at high school will not have sales tax collected on them.

Please make checks payable to Piggott High School. The yearbook staff and Miss Vernon thank you in advance for your continued support of our publication.

**Seniors going into nursing or another medical field:  UAMS is hosting "A Day in the Life" workshop.  "A Day in the Life of a Nurse" is Wednesday, Dec 6 "A Day in the Life - Variety" is Wednesday, Nov 29 .You must have a 2.75 GPA - travel to Jonesboro is on your own - See Mrs. Amber for an application.  Deadline is November 1.

*Seniors:  There will be a Razorback Connections night on October 18 @ 6:00 at the Jonesboro Hilton Garden Inn, Jonesboro.  A representative from U of A will be there to discuss scholarships, the admissions process, and answer questions.  See Ms. Rachel Dowdy or Mrs. Amber to register.

Seniors:  The Horatio Alger Scholarship application is available online at  - the eligibility criteria is online also. Deadline is October25, 2017.

Beta dues for old members are $10 and need to be paid and *New Beta members need to turn in their $20 dues and letters to Mrs. Flowers or Mrs. Coomer by the end of October. 

It's time to Join FCCLA! Students in grades 9-12 interested in joining FCCLA are to see Mrs. Little. 

Juniors, You must pay your class dues ASAP.  See your CAPS advisor for what you owe.  November 1, 2017 is the deadline, your dues must be paid or arrangements made by this date. 

FBLA will sell cookies at the beginning of 7th period  on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays to classrooms. Cookies are still $.75 each. We may not make it to every class every time we sell, but will alternate to make sure we get to every class at least once each week. 

Students:  The new door locks are now working.  You have one minute after the tardy bell rings before the door locks re-engage.  You may have to walk around to the front doors unless you are walking in later with a teacher.  Please be diligent about getting where you are supposed to be in a timely manner.

Students:  When you arrive at school, you must come into the cafeteria.  Please do not stay in vehicles or walk off campus. Duty teachers will make room for you when you come in the doors. 

Students:  Do NOT park in the VFW Building Parking Lot or by the Old Gym.

Teachers:  Date Change:  Flu Shots will be given at PHS  on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.