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Announcements 9-29-21

This Friday, October 1, is the last day to turn in school picture order forms.

Seniors:  A representative will be here from ASU-Newport today at 9:15 in the library if you are interested.

 There will not be a seventh grade football game this Thursday at Osceola. The junior high game will start at 6 o’clock as scheduled. All tickets must be purchased online at 

Congrats to the Jr. High and Sr. High volleyball teams for defeating Manila.

ATTENTION:  Social Distancing  (6ft) must be maintained masked or not.  Students are not to park on the back side of the New Gym.  Please park in the main parking lot or Sr Football at Old Gym.  Reminder: Students are not to go to their vehicles during class, between classes or anytime during the day without permission. 

Please excuse the following students for NEA District Fair: Sept. 29th- Autumn Covert

***SENIORS: Mrs. Amber has scheduled meetings with you by CAPS groups.  Please go to the library at your designated time.  If you are not going to be here at your meeting time, email Mrs. Amber.

  • TODAY -Wednesday, Sept 29 @ 11:00 - Coyle CAPS group
  • Thursday, Sept 30 @ 9:15 - Kennedy CAPS group
  • Thursday, Sept 30 @ 11:00 - Haley CAPS group
  • Friday, Oct 1 @ 9:15 - Woolery CAPS group
  • Friday, Oct 1 @ 11:00 - Vernon CAPS group

The Clay County Health Dept will be on high school campus next Tuesday,  October 5 to offer the flu or Pfizer Covid vaccine. Separate forms are available for pickup in the front office AND ARE BEING SENT HOME TODAY and must be completed ONLY if you wish  to take either of the vaccines. There are not any contraindications for taking both vaccines on the same day if you wish to take both. You must return the completed form for each vaccine that you take by October 5.

Seniors:  Army ROTC National High School Scholarships are available.  Visit

Seniors:  The Thea Foundation offers different scholarship opportunities.  Visit for more information and deadlines.

Seniors:  Visit for information about entering a short video about US grown rice.  Three scholarships will be awarded $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000.  Deadline is October 31, 2021

Powderpuff is on! FCCLA is sponsoring a Powderpuff football game on November 2 at 6:00 pm!  9th-12th grade girls interested in playing see Mycha Blascoe.  There will be a meeting with each team during 2nd period at 9:20 11th grade girls and their coaches will meet TODAY, Wednesday, 10th grade will meet Thursday and 9th grade girls will meet on Friday.  Powderpuff cheerleaders and their coaches will meet Monday at 9:20.

 ACT will be given at PHS on Saturday, October 23.  Deadline to register with late fees will be October 1.

Homecoming t-shirts! We have several shirts that have flawed print. We can sell them for $10.00.  See Mrs. Little by this Friday Oct. 1 to see the shirts and sizes avail

This Friday, we will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness. We will be having a "Pink Out" football game to tackle cancer. Wear a pink shirt to school and to the football game!

Make-up picture day will be November 3.  We will start with seniors at 8 a.m.  The rest of the students and faculty will be after the seniors are done.

Yearbooks are now on sale. You may turn in an order form in the office or go to to place your order today! 


**9th-12th grade students enrolled in art or who have taken an art class can join Art Club until October 29th for $15.  This includes a club t-shirt.

**If you are interested in joining the Spanish Club you have until Oct 5th to pay your dues of $12. The $12 will pay for your club t-shirt.

**9th-12th Grade Students: It is time to join FCCLA!  Dues are $15.00 and you will receive a Sonic Coupon Card and later a club t-shirt  See Mrs. Little in the FCS room.

Those FCCLA members that have paid their dues and are interested in attending the Fall Conference in Washington D.C. Nov. 4-7.  See Mrs. Little for more details.  The cost of the trip will be the members responsibility.. 



CROSS COUNTRY-Nya Noble-Romero and Katelyn Robertson have a cross country meet on Tuesday, October 5 in the Caveman Open in Cave City.

VOLLEYBALL--Thursday, Sept. 30 at Palestine-Wheatley at 4:30- All Teams- Dismiss at 12:30.

TENNIS Thursday, Sept. 30- Tennis District Tournament - Please excuse ALL DAY.

FOOTBALL- Thursday, Sept 30- Jr Football at Osceola at 6:00. 

Friday, October 1- Sr Football vs. Osceola at Home at 7:00.


Students:  Lunches will be FREE to PHS Students again this year.  If you have a question about ala carte items, please ask the lunch ladies.  



 Wednesday, Sept 29

Breakfast- Blueberry Muffins, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch- Meatball Sub, Tater Tots, Salad/Ranch Dressing, Fruit, Milk --2nd Choice,- Chef Salad, Wraps, Cheeseburger

Thursday, Sept. 20

Breakfast - Ham and Egg Biscuit, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch-- Nachos with Ground Beef, Refried Beans, Corn, Sour cream, Fruit, Milk --2nd Choice,- Chef Salad, Wraps, Cheeseburger