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Announcements 11-5-21

No one is allowed on the gym floors today while they are being worked on.

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

Any Sr. High football player who intends to play basketball will need to show up for practice on Monday for 8th period.

Students interested in taking concurrent Biology next semester with Mrs. Russom - see Mrs. Amber.  It is 4th hour and you must have a 19 on the Reading section of the ACT or a 251 on the Accuplacer in Reading.  You can take the accuplacer through BRTC.  See Mrs. Amber if you are interested.  Registration begins next week.

*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. 

Seniors:  A representative from Williams Baptist University will be here on Thursday, November 11 at 9:15 in the library if you are interested.

Seniors:  A representative from UCA will be here at 9:15 on Wednesday, December 1 for those interested.

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 Jostenyearbooks.com. 

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 jostensyearbooks.com

**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

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.  

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.

********************************************************************************************************Civics Exams  will be given in the library    

  • Friday, November 5, 2nd hour = Joseph Hardin, Jacob Johnson, Jadyn Thompson, Elise Gossett, Zach Crawford, Tyson Peters, Shawnee Latimer, Jake Williams
  • Friday, November 5, 3rd hour = Rebecca Woolery, Cody Hooten, Rocio Garcia, Dayton Gilkison, Gracie Blascoe, James Poole, Brody Olds 
  • Friday, November 5, 4th hour = Kiersen Smith, Hayden Emerson, Ethan Ralph  
  • Monday, November 8-1st hour-Mycah Blascoe, Emma Gossett, Piper Hicks, Natalie Small, Taylor Smart, Kyler Smith, Skylar Stone, Olivia Woolard
  • Monday, November 8--2nd hour = Micha Harrell, Paylee Myhre, Emma Riddle, Evan Hartwell, Devon Matheney
  • Monday, November 8--3rd hour-Rylie C. Siebert, Nate Lemmons, Sebastian Mayberry, Charlie Turner, Logan White, Nicolas Helms

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


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.

****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:  NSPMA21@outlook.com     If you have questions about the application, please contact Mike Mertens at 501-372-1691 or m.mertens@theaaea.org.

**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 - https://williamsbu.edu/

Seniors:  Army ROTC National High School Scholarships are available.  Visit https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html

Seniors:  The Thea Foundation offers different scholarship opportunities.  Visit theafoundation.org/scholarships 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 ge-reagan@scholarshipamerica.org.

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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 

Monday, Nov 8 - Breakfast- Breakfast Bar, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch- Ham & Cheese Hoagie, Waffle Fries, Corn on the Cob,  Fruit, Milk-- 2nd Choice, Whole Grain Cheese Pizza Chef Salads, Wraps

Tuesday, Nov 9- Breakfast- Mini Pancakes, Syrup, Fruit ,Juice, Milk

Lunch-  Chicken Crispito, Salsa, Sour Cream, Lettuce, Pinto Beans, Fruit, Milk-- 2nd Choice, Cheeseburger with Bacon, Chef Salads, Wraps

Wednesday, Nov 10 - Breakfast- Chicken Waffles, Syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch- Country Fried Steak Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Dinner Roll, Fruit, Milk-- 2nd Choice, Grilled Chicken Patty, Chef Salads, Wraps

Thursday, Nov 11- Breakfast- Biscuit, White Gravy, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch- Boneless Chicken Wing, French Fries, Corn, Whole Wheat Bosco,  Fruit, Milk-- 2nd Choice, Chicken Pot Pie, Chef Salads, Wraps

Friday, Nov 12 - Breakfast-Super Donut, Fruit ,Juice, Milk

Lunch- Beef Stew, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Fresh Vegetable, Fruit, Milk-- 2nd Choice, Chef Salads, Wraps