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Announcements Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Announcements Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Faith Conley
Monday, October 16, 2017

Announcements Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

 Parent-Teacher Conferences will be Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 17 and 19 from 2:30 - 5:30.   7th and 8th grade Wheel classes will not change until next Monday, Oct. 16.

College Fair will be Tuesday, October 17 Seniors 12:45, Juniors 1:20,  Sophomores on A/B honor roll   1:45

Message from the Principal:  Students: Do not knock loudly on or pull on the outside doors.  The doors are being damaged.  You will be responsible for any damages to the doors plus suspension.

 9th through 12th grades participating in the Powderpuff Football Game needs to meet in the cafeteria during activity period today. This would include volunteers for other than players.  

Congratulations to the  Jr. High Volleyball teams for winning the Jr. District Championship, Sr. Volleyball for defeating Cedar Ridge and Sr. Football for defeating Manila Friday night.  Also, congratulations to the Mohawk Marching Band for winning several awards on Saturday.

Please excuse the following Tennis team members next Monday and Tuesday to compete in the State Tennis Tournament:  Cooper Harris, Josh Lyman, Carrington McDaniel, Brandon Palmer, Michael Palmer, Emilee Seegraves, and Shawn-Hudson Seegraves. 

FFA students who will be out for the Arkansas State Fair next week:

Monday & Tuesday October 16th and 17th - Presley Tullos, Ericka Smart, Hannah Smart, Madison Vanderkooi, Allison Kilbreath, Hannah Powell, Katelyn Jackson, Daniel Spinks, Morgan Smart, Macey Haygood, Levi Cook

Wednesday October 18th-Presley Tullos, Ericka Smart, Hannah Smart, Madison Vanderkooi, Allison Kilbreath, Hannah Powell

Thursday October 19th-Presley Tullos, Ericka Smart, Hannah Smart, Madison Vanderkooi, Allison Kilbreath, Hannah Powell, Maggie Williams, Molly Williams

Please excuse the following PACE students to attend a Small Business Leadership competition ar ASU on Thursday, October 19th: Noah Gregory, Jaclyn Helms, Austin Johnson, Brielle Burkman, Carly Benbrook, Louis Lin, Molly Lambert, Cade Timms, Jake Toombs, Natalie Blake, Madison Arenaz, Cameron Collier, Micha Harrell, Emma Gossett, Rosie Garcia, Amber Fenton, Karla Craig, Tyson Peters, Reece Dotson, Braden Deckard, Colton Haywood, Emma Graddy, and Brent Gossett. They will be out all day.

Please excuse the Mohawk Marching Band next Tuesday, October 17th for the entire school day. They will be participating in the 2017 Region V Marching Assessment, hosted by Paragould High School. Placement at this contest will decide if the Mohawk Band will compete at the State Marching Contest on October 30th. A list of these students was sent to your email.

Josten's will be here  next Wednesday, October 18 to take the Jr. and Sr. orders. 

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 October 16

A list of the Senior High and Middle Level FBLA members that have turned in permission slips and money to attend the AR State Fair for Leadership Day on Tuesday, October 17 has been sent to your email. They will be gone all day. 

Seniors:  The Hagan Scholarship application is available at - deadline is November 15, 2017.  See website for eligibility requirements.

Juniors and Seniors:  Arkansas Tech University is having an Open House this  Saturday, October 21, 2017.  You can register at

College Fair will be (Tomorrow) Tuesday, October 17 Seniors 12:45, Juniors 1:20,  Sophomores on A/B honor roll   1:45

The blood drive is Thursday, Oct. 26 from 9:00 - 2:00.  See Mrs. Amber to sign-up.  You must have parental consent (see Mrs. Amber for a permission slip) if you are 16.

Elementary Beta workers for Thursday, Oct.19 are Ashley Grissom, Lauren Pickett, Emilee Seegraves, and Raven Killian. 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 which includes a club t-shirt to Mrs. Tate.  Deadline is October 31st.

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!

Cheer Powderpuff practice in middle gym -  Oct 16, Oct 18, Oct 23

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

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

Reserve your 2018 copy of The Mohawk yearbook today. A plain book is $40. A personalized book is $45, icons will be $3 each.  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. 

STUDENTS: You must make a downpayment to reserve your copy of the 2018 edition of The Mohawk yearbook. NO BOOKS WILL BE ORDERED WITHOUT A PARTIAL PAYMENT. You can pay in installments and put down a downpayment to lock your book in on the current offer (four free icons with personalization). If you have not paid for your 2017 edition, you need to take care of that ASAP. Those bills have been turned into the principal. Remember the new debt policy states that once you hit $50 of debt you cannot participate in extracurricular activities. Please pay your bills.

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:   Rescheduled - WBC will be here on Tuesday, Nov 14 @ 11:30, BRTC rep will be here Thursday, Nov 2 @ 9:30, and the College Fair will be Tuesday, Oct 17 --12:45-2:00.  

**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 this Thursday, 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: Cell phones may used in the cafeteria ONLY- not in the hall way going to the cafeteria.

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