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​Announcements 10-22-20
​Announcements 10-22-20
PHS
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Announcements 10-22-20 

Friday, Oct. 23 is a remote learning day.  All instruction will be virtual.

7th and 8th Grade Wheel classes changed Wednesday, Oct 21. 

Congrats to the Sr. High Girls' Volleyball team for defeating Palestine-Wheatley. They will play Hoxie at Hoxie tonight for the District Championship. Good Luck!!!

Congrats to the following tennis players for being named All-District:  Aden Baggett, Hayden Blue, Brandon Palmer, Shawn-Hudson Seegraves, Chandler Smart, Destini Chase,Callie Henson,Brooke Roberts, and Macey Williams.

Congrats to the following tennis players for being named All-State:   Brandon Palmer and Shawn-Hudson Seegraves.

PACE participated in a virtual business expo through our coop and Williams Baptist University. Winners from our district were......

  • ·         Business Plan-Third Place....... Safe Chat by Taylor Peters
  • ·         Marketing-Second Place ..... Safe Chat by Taylor Peters
  • ·         Product-Third Place ...... PAWsome Pets by Elisabeth Householder and Alli Turner
  • ·         First Place ....... M.E. Pencil Grips by Micha Reeves and Emily Conley

**ACT testing at PHS will be December 12, 2020.  The deadline to register without late fees is Friday, November 6.  We have some practice test packets in the office.  See Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley if you have any questions.  

Seniors- Baby pictures for the yearbook are due no later than Monday, October 26. In-person students may turn their pictures in to Mrs. Natalie. Virtual students may turn their pictures in to Mrs. Diana in the Elementary Parent Center or by emailing a scanned copy to phs.yearbook@piggottschools.net  Thank you!

**The rules about no pajamas at school (with the exception on Homecoming-pajama day) and no hats or hoods are still being enforced.  Please continue to wear your masks. The masks should also be ABOVE your nose.

REMINDER:  Students must come in the cafeteria/building when arriving at school.  No one is to stay in vehicles in the parking lot or leave campus. This is not a new rule.  

Students interested in attending the FBLA Fall Conference on November 4 must pay $15 dues and fees and complete the online registration no later than TODAY, WEDNESDAY October 21.  See Mrs. Peters for details.  

Starting Monday, Oct 26, there will be a sign-up sheet for anyone grades 9-12 who would like to participate in ARCHERY this year.  The sign-up will be in the front office.

**Thursday , Oct. 22-Jr Football vs. Harrisburg 7:00

**Friday-  -Sr Football  at Harrisburg at 7:00. You will not need a voucher to attend the Senior Mohawks game Friday at Harrisburg.  They said they have plenty of seating capacity and you could even bring lawn chairs to sit behind the end zone or on the track if you want to.  This is a crucial conference matchup with huge playoff implications. 

We have "Hunter Strong" bracelets for sale in the office for $3 each.

There are Buttons to honor Hunter Midkiff for sale in the office for $3. Proceeds from the button sales will go to a scholarship fund in memory of Hunter.

 2020-2021 PHS yearbook order forms were sent home. There is a payment plan to help our families.  Online ordering is available at Jostensyearbooks.com.

Students, It is time to join FCCLA! If you are in Mrs. Little's class or have been in Mrs. Little's classes you qualify to join. The dues are $15.00 again this year you will also receive a Sonic card value of at least $5.00. See Mrs. Little to join.

Please continue to wear your masks. The masks should also be ABOVE your nose.

Breakfast/Lunch Menu:  No extras this week due to fewer cafeteria personnel.

  •   THURS, OCT 22 --Breakfast-  Pop-tart, Mozzarella String Cheese, Apple, Juice, Milk
  • Lunch-  Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce, Bosco Stick, Corn, Salad, Orange Halves, Milk 

***SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS...SENIORS**

Seniors- Baby pictures for the yearbook are due no later than Monday, October 26. In-person students may turn their pictures in to Mrs. Natalie. Virtual students may turn their pictures in to Mrs. Diana in the Elementary Parent Center or by emailing a scanned copy to phs.yearbook@piggottschools.net  Thank you!

Seniors:  Williams Baptist University has in-person Preview Days available for this fall - this Friday, October 23 and November 13.  Go to www.williamsbu.edu/preview/ to register. Williams Baptist University offers a Williams Works Program which is a work program where students will work 16 hours a week and receive a work scholarship to cover tuition.  Deadline to apply is February 1, 2021.  Apply at williamsbu.edu/williamsworks

*** University of Central Arkansas is hosting more preview zoom meetings.  They are  scheduled for Nov. 11 at 11:00 a.m., Nov. 16 at 7:00 p.m., Dec. 6 at 2:00 p.m., and Jan. 7 at 7:00 p.m.  Students will learn about both of their honors programs, the Schedler Honors College and the University Scholars Program, as well as hear from current honors students, take a virtual tour of the honors housing, and learn about the application process. All high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to apply to UCA's Honors College.  See Mrs. Amber for details.

Seniors:  The American Legion Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You must be a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of an American Legionnaire.  Applications must be received by March 12,2021.

Juniors and Seniors:  The Arkansas School Boards Association is holding a personal essay/speaking contest.  Email Mrs. Amber if you are interested.

*** University of Central Arkansas is hosting a preview night  scheduled for Oct. 13 on Zoom. Students will learn about both of their honors programs, the Schedler Honors College and the University Scholars Program, as well as hear from current honors students, take a virtual tour of the honors housing, and learn about the application process. All high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to apply to UCA's Honors College.  See Mrs. Amber for a flyer containing more information.

**SENIORS: https://www.collegecovered.com... This is a chance to win a $5000 scholarship.

***Attention Senior Athletes: The ASHOF awards nine $1,000 scholarships to deserving Arkansas student-athlete high school seniors. https://www.arksportshalloffam...   CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY: Must be a graduating senior from an Arkansas high school (AAA member) for the school year 2020-2021. Must be attending an Arkansas college or junior college (private or public) as a freshman the following fall 2021. Students attending out of state colleges are not eligible. Must submit an essay to the ASHOF for evaluation. The essay should state how sports has positively impacted your life. This essay must be submitted online by December 31, 2020. All submissions after this date will not be considered.    THE ESSAY SHOULD BE NO LONGER THAN THE FRONT OF ONE STANDARD TYPEWRITTEN PAGE, SINGLE-SPACED. Essays longer than one page will NOT be accepted. Quality over quantity. Only the first 100 essays submitted to the ASHOF will be considered for review for the scholarships.