Basketball Homecoming

Announcements 12-10-21

Congrats to Sr, High girls' basketball team for defeating Harrisburg.

No classes should be in the New Gym today except for basketball/volleyball.Students should be respectful today during the Homecoming ceremony. We will have parents and guests present.  Students can sit on the same side of the bleachers during the ceremony.

Senior High FBLA will have their Christmas Party Monday, December 13 beginning at 12 noon in the high school library. This holiday party is for all senior high members!

Please dismiss Sr. High cheerleaders on Friday at 1:05.

2021- Mohawk Basketball Homecoming Royalty and Escorts Mollie Coomer ,Summer Aarlie, Addison Cluck, Kylea Magouirk, Leslie Reaves, Haley Hanners, Madison Wintizer, Alyssa Manor, Gracie Blascoe, Summer Pollard Devon Matheney, Callie Henson Escorts:--Shawnee Latimer, Natalee Winchester, Shawn- Hudson Seegraves, Aden Baggett, Kaiden Scudder, Keegan Scudder, Santa, Austin Seal, Nate Brantley, Pearson Hearn, Hunter Reeves, Brandon Palmer, Josh Redd, Adam Fuller

Homecoming Information:  Friday morning - Royalty girls will not be at school until 12:30 for pictures.  Boys (escorts) will be dismissed at the end of 4th pd and should return by 12:30 for pictures.  Assembly will begin at 1:45 in the New Gym followed by the Homecoming Pep Rally.

Annual Winter Band Concert will be Sunday, Dec. 12 at 2:00 pm in the Middle Gym.

--Art Club members need to sign up on the teacher party sheet on bulletin board across from the art room by next Tuesday. Art Club Secret Santas need to remember to bring presents for your person.  

--ML FBLA will have a Christmas party in the library on Monday, December 13th during 1st lunch. Food will be provided. 

--ML FBLA students need to turn in their candy canes and money to Ms. Sadie by Tuesday, December 14th.

*Supper with Santa will be this Saturday night, Dec. 11 at the Elementary Cafeteria from 5-7 p.m.

*The Spanish Club will be selling Little Debbie's on Monday, Dec 13th. Prices will range from  50 cents to 1 dollar. 

*Art Club Members:     The Art Club party will be December 14th, during 5th period.

Mrs. Peters's marketing classes present the first ever Food Cart Fest next Tuesday in the PHS Library! A variety of hot food items and drinks will be sold from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Advertisements will be posted around school and on the students' social media pages this week. Prices range from $1-$5. 

***The Spanish Club is sponsoring an Ugly Sweater/Sweatshirt Contest on Tuesday, December 14th. It will cost $1 to participate and there will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. There will also be a prize for the PHS Staff member who has the ugliest sweater/sweatshirt.   --The Spanish Club members have collected over $100 dollars in prizes to give away for the winners of the Ugly Sweater/Sweatshirt Contest. All students and staff members are encouraged to participate for a chance to win some fabulous gift certificates and/or prizes. It only costs $1. Judging will be 3rd period in Room 232. Contestants will be called out after the judges arrive. 

*Congratulations to Jocelyn Fraser (8th grade) for placing 2nd in the Piggott School District Spelling Bee  and Lexi Wallace for placing 3rd. 

Homecoming Week days are:  

  • Friday- Mohawk Spirit Day

The following seniors have been invited to have lunch with the Superintendent this Friday, December 10, 2021 at 11:30am.  If you have any of these seniors please let them know to respond to my email by Thursday of this week so I can prepare for our luncheon. Paylee Myhre, Brody Olds,  Brandon Palmer,  Ezekiel Perschbacher, Tyson Peters, Summer Pollard

Seniors:  If you are 18 and interested in taking EMT courses through BRTC Paragould - starting in January on Tuesday and Thursday evenings - see Mrs. Amber.

Seniors:  If you are not interested in taking the WorkKeys certification, I need your opt-out form brought back to me before Christmas break.  If you need another copy, see Mrs. Amber.

Students wanting to take an ASU concurrent class for the Spring 2022 semester - see Mrs. Amber.  We have to register BEFORE Christmas Break.  You will have to have qualifying scores to register.

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.

Beta Announcements: 

  •  Any students in 11th or 12th grade who believe they are eligible for Beta should bring a copy of their transcripts to Mrs. Flowers in Room 225 for consideration.
  •  Any former Beta members who wish to remain active need to bring their $10 dues to Mrs. Flowers in Room 225 by December 18.
  • 9th and 10th grade students who received invitations to join Beta should return their forms and/or dues to Mrs. Flowers in Room 225 by December 18.

********************************************************************************************************Upcoming SPORTS : 

 Friday, Dec. 10 HOMECOMING Boys BB vs. Harrisburg 7/Jr/Sr beginning at 5:00. --The Sr. Boys' basketball team will play Armorel Monday night at Campbell at 7:30.

 ---Monday, Dec. 13 vs Hoxie at Home- 7G/JrG/SrG beginning at 5:00. 

Miss Sadie will have Mohawk and Senior tattoos for sale in her room on game days during basketball season for $1.


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:     If you have questions about the application, please contact Mike Mertens at 501-372-1691 or

**ASU Scholarship--Incoming Arkansas Freshmen May Eligible for L2H Award

 Up to seven students from around the state of Arkansas will be awarded the License2Howl scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. These scholarships are valued at $5,000 for the year and are renewable. The L2H application process runs from Oct 1, 2021, until Feb. 1, 2022.   -- L2H scholarships are made possible because of Arkansans who purchased the A-State license plate and are for Arkansas residents who will be full-time freshmen on the Jonesboro campus in Fall 2021. Qualified applicants must have a minimum ACT Superscore of 23 and a high school GPA of 3.25 or above. The selection committee will evaluate demonstrated leadership qualities and student involvement. Each applicant must submit the required paperwork through Arkansas State University's privately funded scholarships portal and must include a L2H essay.  For more information about criteria or how to apply for the L2H scholarship, please click "More Details" or contact Tara Thomason with the A-State Alumni Association by phone, 870-972-2718 or by email,

**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.

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Friday, Dec 10  - Breakfast - Mini Pancakes, Syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch - Soft Tacos, Pinto Beans, Lettuce, Sour Cream, Fruit, Milk--2nd Choice -  Chef Salad, Wraps