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​Announcements Friday, February 9, 2018
Friday, February 09, 2018

Announcements Friday, February 9, 2018

 Progress Reports went out Thursday.

This is National School Counseling Week! Day 5 -  Dream big and reach your stars.  Your counselors are here to help you do that.  Our door is always open.

At the Basketball game vs. Corning, the Mohawk Basketball, Pee Wee Basketball, Little League Baseball and Softball teams and Fans raised and donated $681.20 to the Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship.  Thanks to all that helped and attended the game last night.  It was greatly appreciated. WAY TO GO MOHAWK NATION!

The following BETA members will be out  Friday  helping with Make -a -Wish at the community center.

Ashley Grissom
Madison Poole
Emilee Seegraves
Macy Williams

Next week Piggott FBLA will celebrate FBLA week! Flyers are posted throughout the building explaining the different days. We will wear our t-shirts on Thursday! Monday will kick off the week with our annual ice cream social during Activity Period in the cafeteria. All activities are for both Senior High and Middle Level members!

FCCLA will also be celebrating next week, Feb. 12-16 for FCCLA Week. We are also trying to limit classroom interruptions as much as possible and should work well with FBLA activities. 

The following FBLA officers will be making and delivering cookies for Cookies for a Wish on Wednesday, Feb. 14. They will also be presenting the donation to Make-A-Wish at the Have A Heart Wish-a-Thon on Friday, Feb. 16 in Jonesboro. They will be excused all day both days. I have all of these students either 1st or 2nd period. If you need them to come to your class during my class time, that can be arranged! Just let me know.

Georgina Bautista
Ashlee Hill
Catie Hill
Allison Kilbreath
Hannah Powell
Madison Rahn
Carlie Vancil
Maggie Williams
Molly Williams

Sr Girls and Boys Basketball will play at Rector tonight at 6:00

 Softball will be practicing on Wednesday and  in the middle gym. You must have your physicals by Wednesday to play.

Next week, PHS will host the 3A-3 District Tournament.  Admission is $5.00 and everyone must pay except the Senior High Girls and Boys Basketball players.

Clay County Arts Council is hosting the Night of Chocolate/Murder Mystery on Saturday, February 17 at 6:30 at the Rector Community Center.  Several PHS alumni are performing in the show.  Tickets are $35 and includes a meal.  See Mrs. Cathy Norred for tickets.

FBLA members MUST have pizza orders turned in by the end of the day today. The order is being placed this weekend.

Perfect Attendance Day is next Friday, Feb 16. Please see Mrs. Conley if you have a question. We be out for President's Day, Monday, Feb. 19.

STUDENTS:  Any students who parked their vehicle behind the school or at the Old Gym needs to move the vehicles during activity period.  It will be checked. Students are to park in the parking lot by the New Gym and Middle Gym only.

Students:  Many students have been wearing hoods in the hallways and classes.  You may put your hood up outside but inside the building, we are not to wear hoods up on your head.  This falls under the rule of no hats.

Please excuse Jeremy Samples and Kaleb Davidson on Tuesday, Feb. 13th. They will be attending AE day at the Capitol. 

Any seniors or juniors who have not signed up for Grand March or Second walkout need to do so  TODAY, Feb. 9th. See Mr. Johnson to sign up.

FCCLA is selling balloons for Valentines Day during 1st and 2nd lunch.  Please stop at the table and see what we have or see Mrs. Little at activity period or  between classes.  Sales start Monday Feb. 5 and run thru Feb. 14th.

Students planning to take the driver's test in February should see Mrs. Shamala by Friday, February 23 to get their paperwork.  The test will be on Tuesday, February 27.

The 1st Annual Miss Mohawk Beauty Pageant hosted by the Piggott Mohawk Band Boosters will be on February 24, 2018 in the middle gym. In order to participate in the Miss Northeast Arkansas Pageant you will need to participate and place in the top five in your category in the Miss Mohawk Pageant. Registration packets can be picked up in the high school office or Mr. Wortham in the band room.

PACE is selling Valentine's Day gifts. Orders forms are available in the office and posted in the hallways.

**FCCLA has chosen 2 boys from each grade to run for Sadie Hawkins Beau for their grade.  Each boy and a girl of their choose will be carrying buckets for donations.  The boy with the most money will become the beau.  Seniors have 4 boys John Jones, Quentin Reeves, Devin Riley, and Carrington McDaniel. One Senior will be crowned king and one senior beau.  All proceeds will be donated to the Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship. Support your favorite guy. The Sadie Hawkins Assembly will be February 15.

The AMMC Beauty Pageant will be held Saturday, March 10th at the GCT High School.  If  you are interested  - see Mrs. Amber for a registration form.  Early bird deadline is Feb 23.  Registration Deadline is March 6 @ noon.

Walnut Ridge High School is hosting the Miss NEA Pageant this year.  The pageant will be open to 5 girls in each division from our school.  This will be on Friday, April 6 at 6:30 for Miss NEA and Saturday, April 7 for Junior Miss and Teen Miss. at 2:00. You may pick up packets in the office.

**The following seniors have not submitted profiles to Miss Vernon. These were due on JANUARY 13th. If you do not get a profile turned in by , you will not have profile info in the yearbook, or an article in the Clay County Times-Democrat’s graduation section! Be responsible and get this done, please! Elijah Bellers,  Ashley Grissom,

The Area I Special Olympics Basketball Competition will be Friday, February 23. Please put this on your calendars.

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.

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.

**Spring Blood drive is February 21.  See Mrs. Amber to sign up.

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.


http://www.go.discoverstudentl... is offering some helpful hints and opportunities for scholarships. 

***Seniors:  RCE Vocational Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  This is for students going to Vo Tech or a Trade school.  The application makes you eligible for one of two scholarships - $500/$2500.  Deadline is March 28, 2018.

Seniors:  Farm Credit scholarship application is available online at - deadline is March 8, 2018You must be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth customer.

Seniors: If you are of documentable Native American descent from a federally recognized tribe - see Mrs. Amber for scholarship application.  Documentation required.  Deadline is April 16, 2018

Seniors:  Here are a couple of scholarships available on these websites:

National School Plant Management Association Scholarship (Application must be received by February 15, 2018)  NSPMA Scholarship 2018 

Arkansas School Plant Management Association (Application postmark deadline – April 2, 2018)   2018 ASPMA Scholarship 

**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"

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 with the purchase of personalization.  Signature packages are $53 and include the yearbook, one line of personalization, a color autograph section, and eight multicolor signing markers.  Be sure to write your name exactly as you want it engraved in the boxes on sections two.  The Last day to reserve a personalized yearbook is Tuesday, February 20.  The staff is working to begin revealing the cover via FB page with every 15 books sold.  Follow at PHSMohawk/  The Mohawk staff thanks you for your support.

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. 


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.