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Announcements 1-21-2021
Announcements 1-21-2021
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Announcements 1-21-2021

7th grade Middle Level FBLA members who are competing will meet TODAY at 11:00 in Mrs. Peters’s classroom for the last 15 minutes of 4th period. This meeting is to discuss competition. Those students are:  Kaitlyn Brown, Jacquline Clark, Clark Deckard, Jocelyn Fraser, Sydney Johnson, Kyra Magouirk, Taylor Peters, Abbi Thompson, Allie Turner, Jeanel Vaughn

Valentine orders are now available.  They are $5 and include a stuffed animal and a bag of candy.  Orders are due by Feb. 3rd.  Turn orders into Mrs. Cassie, Mrs. Natalie, or the office.  Students can grab an order form by the library.  

Several students will be taking tests for FBLA and FBLA Middle Level next Wednesday, January 27 in the library at 10:30 a.m. Some of those same ML members will take an additional test beginning 6th period in Mrs. Veal's room on the same day. A list of competing students will be sent to teachers by the first of next week.

Girls in grades seven through twelve: Entry forms for the Miss Mohawk pageant may be found on the counter in the high school office. Entry form and entry fee are due February 12.

The annual football awards night/celebration is this Sat., Jan. 23 at 5:30 in the main gym.  Due to Covid concerns and restrictions, this year's awards night is for senior high football only.  Those wishing to attend will need to wear masks and be sure to social distance in the gym.  We will be recapping our very successful season, recognizing team members, and handing out awards.  

**Senior High Archery Practice will be next week on Monday, Jan 25, Tuesday, Jan 26, and Thursday, Jan 28 at 4:30 at the Elementary School.

Friday, January 22 is a FLEX DAY.  We will have Flex days on Fridays until further notice.  Students coming to school should report to the cafeteria.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

VIRTUAL Students:  You should have received a letter in the mail regarding our new virtual policy.  Please sign and return the form to school by January 22.

 Homecoming will be Friday, January 22 vs. Harrisburg. 

Basketball Homecoming Spirit Days - Tuesday, January 19-Friday, January 22.

  • Thursday-America Day
  • Friday-Wear red and black to the game to show your Mohawk Pride

The PHS Pre-AP class is selling pillows for $5.60 or $6 donation near the art room.  See Mrs. Tate if interested.  The proceeds will go to the Hunter Midkiff scholarship fund and to the Gilbee Family. 


Thursday- Jan 21 7th/Jr/Sr Girls at Harrisburg at 5:00

Thursday, Jan 21 7th/Jr/Sr Boys at Hoxie at 5:00

Friday- Jan 22 7th/Jr/Sr Boys vs. Harrisburg - Homecoming beginning at 5:00.

Attention Students: PLEASE carry a water bottle as you are not able to get a drink from the fountain unless you have a bottle.  It can be a disposable type or a reusable type.  

You MUST WEAR MASKS in the hallway and in classes that cannot be socially distanced. Please also put your masks on anytime you are mobile including the cafeteria during lunch.  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.

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

**STUDENTS: Please remember that when they get up from the lunch tables you must have their masks on.

-Breakfast/Lunch Menu: -

Thursday - Breakfast - Cereal, Fruit Cocktail, Juice, Milk

Lunch-  Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Cheeseburger on Bun, French Fries, Romaine Salad w/tomato, Ranch, Fruit, Milk --Chef Salad, Chicken Fajita Wrap

Friday-** Breakfast - Poptarts, Cereal, Juice, Milk--**Lunch - Cook's Choice


**Seniors: 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 or see Mrs. Amber.

^^^^LICENSE2HOWL SCHOLARSHIP- Entering Freshman Awards (for those entering A-State in Fall 2021) ---AMOUNT AND TERM OF AWARD:  $5,000 per academic year ($2,500 per semester) provided income to the fund is sufficient. Up to seven awards will be presented annually.


  • Candidate must be a full-time student at ASU-Jonesboro.
  • Candidate must be a resident of the state of Arkansas.
  • Entering freshmen must have a minimum ACT superscore of 23 and high school GPA of 3.25.
  • Essay for License2Howl: In your own words, please tell us why you would be the best representative of the L2H license plate scholarship. Limit to one page.
  • Personal statement of why you have chosen A-State, and what you hope to accomplish as a student. Please include academic, personal, and leadership positions. Limit to one page.
  • Resume or list of activities, awards and leadership positions. Special consideration based on demonstrated leadership qualities while in high school. Limit to one page.
  • You may include one or two letters of reference, limit one page each. (Optional)
  • Special consideration given to those students who are living on campus. 
  • Students who are awarded the A-State Scholar scholarship will not be considered.
  • Only complete applications submitted within the application process of October 1, 2020 through the deadline of February 1, 2021 will be considered.

***The EAST scholarship provides high school seniors who participate in their campus EAST programs the opportunity to earn a 12-15 hour tuition scholarship while attending the University of Arkansas at Monticello.  UAM awards two per year.  Application is attached and listed criteria below: 

  • EAST Scholarship Award: Tuition for up to 15 academic hours of credit, beginning the fall semester immediately following the high school senior year. Eligibility: Any high school graduating senior is eligible to apply who completes a scholarship application, shows proof of at least two years of active involvement in a recognized high school EAST program, has a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average, a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or comparable SAT score and a minimum score of 19 in English, Reading, and Mathematics, and provides two letters of reference regarding EAST service and performance. Any major in any degree program offered by UAM is accepted. Selected award(s) must be used the first semester immediately following high school graduation and will be made by the Scholarship Committee. Additional Criteria: Any student selected for this award will be required to complete an assignment on campus for a minimum of 10 hours per week each semester the award is made. Arrangements for the assignment will be coordinated through the Scholarship Office. Priority deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 1. Renewal Criteria: Minimum completion of 12 hours of college level work the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester and thereafter and minimum of 3.00 GPA in an academic year.

***Seniors:  The MFA Foundation Scholarship is available online at must be a child or grandchild (including step) of a member -level customer.  The membership number and relation must be on the application.  Deadline is February 15, 2021

****University of Central Arkansas -The Windgate Scholarship is based on talent and financial need and can be worth up to $2,000 per semester in the freshman year, based on amount of financial need. The scholarship is renewable and can increase up to $1,000 each year.  In the senior year, up to $5,000 per semester can potentially be awarded.  Two such scholarships will be awarded to incoming freshmen for the 2021-2022 academic year. To be eligible for the Scholarship, students must do the following:

1)    Complete on-line submission of an FAFSA form by the deadline indicated in the Application.   Instructions for accessing the form are provided in the Application; 2)        Return a completed Application, along with the requested materials, via United States Mail, to my office by the deadline shown in the Application; 3)   Plan to declare Art as their major emphasis of study; and, 4)  Attend the University of Central Arkansas in the fall 2021 semester.

If you or any other individuals have any questions about the Application or the Scholarship itself, feel free to contact me by telephone at (501) 450-3113 or via email at .  The Application can also be found on the Department of Art’s website at

**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.