Blood Drive

Announcements 11-1-21

Congratulations to the Senior High Football team for defeating Palestine-Wheatley on Friday night.

Please excuse the following senior high girls basketball players today, they  will going to a team building event in Paragould. --Shawnee Latimer, Trinity Allen, Emma Langley, Grace Hooten, Alyssa Manor, Rylea Blascoe, Lexi Rigdon, RJ Gossett, Alyssa Russell

"The Band Boosters are having their monthly meeting at 5:30 this afternoon in the band room.  All parents with a child in band grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend."

Chess Practice will be today after school.

There will be a pep rally for Powderpuff Football tomorrow Tues. Nov. 2.  It will start at 11.  Teachers, a list of those involved in the pep rally and who should be dismissed early will be sent to your email.

Game is Tuesday evening starting at 6:00 at the Hunter Midkiff Memorial Stadium @Parker Field.   A percentage of the proceeds will go to Breast Cancer Awareness.

Also, buckets are being carried around today, tomorrow and the evening of the game for donations.  We appreciate Mrs. Conley, Mrs. Tate, and Coach Brantley for accepting the invitation to help raise money for breast cancer awareness, The one with the most money in their bucket will get a giant cupcake in the face at halftime at the Powderpuff Game. 

ACT- Registration deadline for the ACT given here at PHS on Dec. 11  without late fees is Friday, November 5.  Register online at

Students:  According to the handbook- Pajama bottoms, Pajama tops, house shoes, and Blankets are NOT permitted.  Please do not carry blankets to school. 

***ALSO, according to the handbook p. 38, No student may be checked out for the purpose of lunch.

Blood drive on Tuesday, Nov 2 in the library.

Archery practice will begin on MONDAY, November 1st.  Ms. Jenna Stender will be the archery coach for Middle School level (6th-8th) and High School level (9th-12th).  Anyone who is interested in being on the archery team should attend as many practices as possible.  Practice for 7th and 8th grade is right after school until 4:30.  Practice for 9th-12th grade is 4:30-5:30.  

Make-up picture day will be Wednesday, 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.

Jostens will be here on Tuesday, November 30 to deliver class rings.

**Senior Recognition ads are due by Friday, November 12.  Parents can make an appointment with Mrs. Diana if they would like to help design their child's page.  Ads can also be purchased at 

PHS Teachers are selling St. Louis Cardinal Calendars for $16.  This is a nice 15" x 22" Calendar filled with Pictures of the players and all Spring Training and Regular Season Games marked.  Profits will go to fund a scholarship given by the PHS teachers.  Please contact Faith Conley or Amber Harrell for ordering information. Orders are due by Monday, Nov. 15.  

There will be a pep rally on Thursday, 11/04 at 9:45. Students should go to their 3rd hour class and wait on the band to dismiss them by playing down the hallway. ---Please dismiss Sr. High Cheerleaders (Micha Harrell, Olivia Woolard, Natalie Boyd, Autumn Covert, Taylor Blackwell, Anna Haley, Karter Webb, Nyla Dees) on Thursday, 11/04 at 9:00 to get ready for the Pep Rally. The Pep Rally will begin around 9:45 when the band plays down the hallway. Jr High Cheerleaders should be dismissed on Thursday 11/04 at 9:00 for the pep rally (Olivia Blackwell, Summer Aarlie, Jeanie Leggett, Brileigh Daniels, Gracelyn Holmes, Hannah Edmunds)

********************************************************************************************************Civics Exams  will be given in the library beginning Monday, Nov. 1 :    

  • Monday, November 1,  2nd hour -Micha Harrell, Paylee Myhre, Emma Riddle, Evan Hartwell, Devon Matheney, Shawnee Latimer, Tyson Peters, Jake Williams
  •  Monday, November 1, 3rd hour - Katelyn Robertson
  • Monday, November 1, 4th hour - Natalie Boyd, Callie Henson, Summer Pollard, Emberleigh Clenney, Kiersen Smith, Elizabeth Spinks, Ethan Ralph, Hayden Emerson, Bryon Poole
  • Thursday, November 4th, 2nd hour - Joseph Hardin, Jacob Johnson, Jadyn Thompson, Elise Gossett, Zach Crawford
  • Thursday, November 4th, 3rd hour - Rebecca Woolery, Cody Hooten, Rocio Garcia, Dayton Gilkison, Gracie Blascoe, James Poole

Other Seniors will be scheduled in the coming week(s).


*Please excuse the following FCCLA members. They will be attending the National FCCLA Fall Conference in Washington, DC Thursday and Friday Nov.4 & 5:  Sienna Jones, Emma Riddle, Tamia Davis and Haley Hanners. 

POSTPONED -There will be a meeting Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 11:00 a.m. for any student in grades 9-12 who would like to join the Mohawk Pep Club.  The meeting will be in the Middle Gym.

**Please excuse the following FBLA members November 17-19 to attend the National Fall Leadership Conference in Milwaukee, WI:  Mycah Blascoe, Dixie Book, Natalie Boyd, Rosie Garcia, Elise Gossett, Micha Harrell, Paylee Myhre, Taylor Peters, Tyson Peters, Alyssa Russell, Skylar Stone, Maddy Wintizer, Rebecca Woolery

Yearbook Orders--Order by Friday, Nov. 12. Forms are in the office or will be given by English teachers.  Price is $45 for the yearbook or add one line of personalization for $6 . Please turn in forms and money to Mrs. Natalie by due date.  Make checks payable to PHS yearbook.  You may also order online at

There will be a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 2:10 in the New Gym for any girl grades 9-12 who would like to play on the Softball team this year.

**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.

****New Guidelines for Covid-19. •The definition of a close contact in a school setting has changed from within 6 feet for 15 minutes to within 3 feet for 15 minutes.

  • •Test-to-stay protocols now apply to extracurricular activities instead of only applying to the school day.
  • Remember: •Vaccination eliminates the need for quarantine., •If both the case and the contact are masked, there is no need for quarantine. 

ATTENTION:    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. 


**Seniors:  Applications for the National School Plant Management Association scholarship are now available. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2021. Click this link to open: NSPMA Scholarship 2022   Applications should be submitted to:     If you have questions about the application, please contact Mike Mertens at 501-372-1691 or

**Seniors:  Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas is hosting 2 Preview day November 12.  Let Mrs. Amber know if you are interested.  She will email you the link to register for the event.

**Seniors:  Williams Baptist University has an exciting new work initiative that could potentially help your students graduate debt-free!  Check out the Williams Works link on the Williams Baptist University website -

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

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

**GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program --Since 2000, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has awarded $10 million in scholarships to more than 500 students. Help put promising young leaders in the running for the Foundation's largest scholarship award before the Jan. 6 deadline.  High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2022 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships - up to $40,000 total per recipient - and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Applications for the 2022 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted online until Jan. 6, 2022. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online. You may also follow us on Facebook and learn more about the Foundation's other programs for students and educators. We encourage you to share this news with candidates who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply. We look forward to honoring these deserving student leaders next spring. Candidates who have questions about the application process may contact the program's administrator, Scholarship America, at



SR Football-RICE BOWL -THURSDAY,  Nov. 4 at Corning 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.  



Monday, Nov. 1  -Breakfast - Breakfast Pizza, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch -BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, French Fries, Baked Beans, Sale   , Fruit, Milk--2nd Choice- Chicken Sandwich, Chef Salads, Wraps

Tues day, Nov.2  -Breakfast - Cereal, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch -Beef Ravioli, Corn, Bosco Cheese Stick,, Fruit, Milk--2nd Choice- Ham and Cheese Sandwich,  Chef Salads, Wraps

Wednesday, Nov.3  -Breakfast - Apple Frudel, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch - Scrambled Eggs, Biscuit, White Gravy, Sausage Patty, Hash Browns,   , Fruit, Milk--2nd Choice- Chef Salads, Wraps

Thursday, Nov.  4-Breakfast -  Waffles, syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch -  Roast Pork , Mashed Potatoes, Brown Gravy, Carrots, Roll  , Fruit, Milk--2nd Choice- Cheeseburger, Chef Salads, Wraps

Friday, Nov.  5-Breakfast -  Wheat Toast, Egg Patty, Sausage Patty,  Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch -  Sweet and Sour Chicken, Brown Rice, Egg Rolls, Fortune Cookie, Oriental Blend Vegetables, Fruit, Milk--2nd Choice- Popcorn Chicken, Dinner Roll