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Announcements Thursday, January 11, 2018
Announcements Thursday, January 11, 2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Announcements Thursday, January 11, 2018

The following students will be painting faces during 3rd, 4th, and 5th period in the art room on Thursday:  Jill Scudder, Hannah Blades, Madison Bowers, Maddie Vanderkooi, Katelyn Jackson, Alexis Russell, Stefan Gramling, Hannah Smart.

Piggott State Bank is sponsoring the Half-Court Shot Contest during Senior High Girls Basketball games for a chance to win $5000.  Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5. One name will be drawn nightly for a chance to shoot.  Contest ends Feb. 6 or when shot is made.

FBLA Competitors, don't forget to return your permission slips by Wednesday this week. Those taking objective tests should report to Mrs. Peters's classroom at the beginning of 2nd period on Thursday this week.

There will be a Drama Club meeting in Room 224 to discuss field trips and the spring production on Tuesday, Jan. 16, during activity period. All interested students should attend.

There will be open gym for those playing High School Baseball on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursday from 6:00-7:30 in the Old Gym.

The Basketball Homecoming game will be next Thursday, January 11 vs. Hoxie.

Homecoming royalty and escorts will be dismissed at 11:00 on Thursday.  The Royalty Assembly will be at 1:45 followed by the Pep Rally.

Homecoming Dress Up Days  :Thursday - Red and Black Spirit Day, Friday-class color Seniors-Black Juniors-blue Sophomores-red Freshman-green 8th grade-orange 7th grade-yellow Faculty-gray

There will be a Homecoming dance in the Middle Gym on Friday (weather permitting).  Admittance is $3 with sodas/water being sold for $1. Wednesday there will be a place to sign up dates that are not students at PHS.

Mrs. Penny Toombs needs the following Mentorship students to come to her room on Monday during activity period: Georgina Bautista, Luke Carpenter, Makenzie Lutz, and Emily Trosper

Those FCCLA members interested in attending the State Leadership meeting at the University of Central Arkansas on Wednesday March 7th must see Mrs. Little.  The registration fee is $25.00 with  $15.00 being returned the day of the trip.  See Mrs. Little by Tuesday, January 15 for more details.

SENIORS: Your senior profile forms are due back to Miss Vernon  (the 12th). Please try to get these back early, since there is a potential of winter weather in the forecast for Friday. Persons with questions may see Miss Vernon in Room 224.

**Seniors:  The Northeast Arkansas Legal Support Professional scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Emphasis is directed toward the prospective legal profession  - but not mandatory.  Applications must be postmarked not later than January 28, 2018.

**Seniors:  If you plan on majoring in education - there is a scholarship application on the website -- click on "Constituent Groups", then "AAFC" and then "AAFC Scholarship"

Students need to see Mrs. Shamala by 1/19 for driver test forms for January.  

Students do not not have to do the AMI packets if they were here during 1st - 3rd period. The next AMI day, however, they will move on to day 2 on the AMI schedule.Remember the students are allowed 5 days to turn in their AMI work. An absence will be recorded if they do not do the work. AMI packet Day 1 work is due on Tuesday. 

Lost and Found has several items that have been turned in.  If you are missing a jacket or coat, please see Mrs. Shamala or Mrs. Conley.

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SENIORS:  This website allows you to see the different scholarships available to  students from schools all over the country.  LSU, SEMO, Ole Miss, Univ of Tenn, Southwest Missouri State University, etc.


**Seniors:  Big Sun Scholarship.  Deadline  -  June 19, 2018   Amount of Award -$500.00 - Please visit the website at to learn how to apply.

Seniors:  We are taking a College Day to tour BRTC-Paragould, ASU-Jonesboro and back to ASU-Paragould. The date is pending right now.  Any senior who would like to go may take a college day. If you have already used your day, you may still go but it will be an absence.  We should return by 2:30.

Seniors:  Scholarship opportunity at This is for any your artist, poet, fashion designer, performer, or filmmaker. You do not have to major in an art-related field.  This is good for any 2-yr or 4-yr college in AR.

*****************************************************************************YEARBOOK: Reserve your 2018 copy of The Mohawk yearbook today. A plain book is $42.00. A personalized book is $47.00, icons will be $3 each.  Signature packages are $__ 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 $__ and add the $__ 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 .

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. 


Students attending Basketball Games must stay in the gym unless you are leaving for good or have permission.

Students:  Blankets are not permitted in class.

Students:  Only Basketball Players will get into Basketball games free.  Football and Volleyball players must pay admission. Also Band must pay unless in Pep Band and playing that night.

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

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