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Announcements Thursday, March 29, 2018
Announcements Thursday, March 29, 2018
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Announcements Thursday, March 29, 2018

Please excuse the following GT Seminar students on Thursday 1st & 2nd hour for the preschool/kindergarten egg hunt/pictures (we do have a backup location in case of rain). Austin Johnson, Noah Gregory, Louis Lin, Jaclyn Helms, Molly Lambert, Emilee Seegraves, Brielle Burkman, Carly Benbrook, Maggie Williams, Brent Gossett, Colton Haywood, Logan Ralph, Emma Graddy, Braden Deckard, Micha Harrell, Rosie Garcia, Tyson Peters, Cameron Collier, Jake Toombs, Cade Timms, Dillon Gibson, Natalie Blake, Madison Arenaz, Karla Craig, and Amber Fenton.

Senior High FBLA will meet  during Activity Period in the Library. We will be discussing the end of the year trip.

 All students in grades 7-12 will attend the Who's Who assembly that will be held at 10 a.m. in the new gym. The yearbook staff members need to report to Miss Vernon's room at the start of activity period to help set up.  Yearbook staffers are as follows: Rebecca Edwards, Charidy Featherston, Megan Marcus, Jolie Owen, and Amber Reed

After the assembly, they will be taking photos of the winners and the senior class. They will get everyone back to class as soon as possible. An e-mail will be send with a list of the winners at that point, so you can verify people who were in the gym for photos if needed.

Immunizations will be given at PHS on Friday, March 30.  Students please turn your Parent Letters with signatures in to the nurse as soon as possible.  Friday is also Perfect Attendance Day.  Students may come to school to get shots and then leave if they are on the P.A. lists.  

On Friday, we will dismiss school at 12:45.  There will be no school on Monday.

The advanced art classes will be collecting art supplies to deliver to LeBonheurs on Wednesday, April, 4th.  Donations of new supplies like crayons, coloring books, markers, etc. can be dropped off at Mrs. Tate's room until Tuesdsay April 3rd.  Those who donate will be given a gift of appreciation.

Juniors and Seniors interested in attending After Prom should pick up an After Prom packet from Mrs. Flowers.   The packet and deposit is due Wednesday, March 28th.  If you are bringing a guest that is not a PHS Junior or Senior, you need to pick up an additional packet.  

The track meets scheduled at Pocahontas this week have been cancelled. However, SR High Track will now be attending a track meet in Gosnell Thursday.

Any senior high or middle level FBLA member interested in working a color station at the color run on April 7 needs to see Mrs. Peters by this Friday, March 30.

If you are a Sophomore or Junior and are interested in taking a college class next year, and did not attend the meeting last week -- see Mrs. Amber

The Junior Class is needing to borrow white Christmas lights for prom.  If anyone would like to contribute, please bring them to Mrs. Tate.  We will tag them, so you will get your lights back.  Thank you.

Junior and Senior High cheerleaders will be doing a special Easter fundraiser this year! They will be offering a basket of candy and prize filled eggs or they will do the hiding for you the night before Easter. Both options will include a special note from the Easter bunny. Let them know if you would like to place an order!

Students in grades 10 - 12:  Scholarship Essay contest opportunity at http://www.argentareadingserie...

Did you forget to buy your yearbook? All yearbooks are now $45 and will be plain copies. Secure your copy of the 2018 PHS Mohawk today! See Miss V. in Room 224. 

***April is Child Abuse Awareness month and FCCLA would like to help make everyone aware and show support of this serious issue.   All proceeds from the t-shirt sales will be donated to the Child Help Organization. This is a service project for FCCLA, your support would be greatly appreciated. See Mrs. Little or your English Teacher for an order forms are due  Feel free to wear the t-shirt any day but we have chosen Wednesday April 11 as a day for everyone to wear the shirt.  

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.


Seniors:  The Local Scholarship Applications are on the website under Documents. It is a fillable application and the name can be changed then application can be printed out.  Deadline is this Friday March 30. Applications are to be given to Mrs. Amber.

Seniors:  The Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship application is available on the School Website under Documents.   Deadline is Friday, April 13. See Mrs. Conley for details.

Seniors:  The Clay County Arts Council scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 3, 2018

Seniors:  Scholarship application at

Seniors:  Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA) Scholarship information and application link below. APHA Student Scholarship

The APHA Student Scholarship in the amount of $1000 is given annually.  Criteria:Currently enrolled in the field of public health at an Arkansas school,Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good standing,Required to sit on APHA board as a student representative,Not a previous scholarship recipient,Application Deadline:April 15, 2018, Notification of Scholarship:May 1, 2018

Seniors:  Williams Baptist University has Freshman Registration open from April 9th through May 15th.  You can call the Admissions office at 870-759-4120 to set up an appointment.

Seniors:  Use this link and fill out the form in its entirety to be entered to win ONE of TWO $500 textbook rental scholarships for Fall 2018! These scholarships can be used only at Textbook Brokers in Jonesboro, Arkansas and are only for Incoming Freshmen at Arkansas State University for Fall 2018. The deadline to enter is May 5th. If you or your students have any questions, contact our manager Rocky at this email or 870-935-2325.

Seniors:  If you are majoring in architecture or construction-related engineering programs (civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, geotechnical, environment, etc) - see Mrs. Amber for scholarship application. Deadline April 6, 2018

Seniors: don’t forget your Six Flags permission forms and money are due to Mrs. Peters by April 3If you need a form, see one of the senior sponsors.

**Seniors:  If you are a child, sibling, or grandchild of a veteran - the NEA Wounded Warrior scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 6, 2018

Seniors:  If you are a child or grandchild of a Farm Bureau member, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher - you can pick up a scholarship application from Mrs. Amber's office.

**Seniors:  The Clay County Cattleman's Association scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  This is for students pursuing a degree in animal science and/or agriculture.  Deadline is April 13.

Seniors:  Regions Bank is offering the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay contest.  You can learn more at

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

****Seniors:  Hannah Blankenship scholarship application is available - you must have at least a 3.0 GPA, provide proof of SAE through FFA, and submit a 500-1000 essay.  Applications are available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 1, 2018. 

***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: 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:

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:  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.