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Announcements 10-10-18
Announcements 10-10-18
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Announcements 10-10-18

Congratulations to Cooper Harris and Michael Palmer for being 4th in the State and named to the All-State Tennis Team.

Congratulations to the Junior High Volleyball team for defeating Walnut Ridge.

What a great night at the Chamber Banquet!  We should be so proud of our school, teachers, and students!

  • Outstanding Educator of the Year Nominees:  Andrea Coomer, Jeri Tate, Karen Coomer, and Debbie Dunlap -- Winning the award Karen Coomer
  • You Made it Happen Award:  Jeri Tate/PHS Art Club
  • Youth of the Year Award:  Louis Lin
  • Most Creative Table:  FBLA
  • Visitor's Choice Table:  FFA
  • Most Elegant Table:  FCCLA

A representative form University of Arkansas will be here on Wednesday, Oct. 10 during activity period.

Please excuse the FCCLA Officers this Wednesday 1st-7th hours.  Ashlyn Roberts, Carly Benbrook, Jordon Leggett, Kaylee Smith, Aliya Shultz, and Jordan Tate.

FBLA Reminders: Fall Conference Attendees should meet this Thursday morning in the new gym lobby; Senior High at 7:00 and Middle Level at 7:20. Don't forget your lunch money!

Also, Career Day with Memphis Grizzlies ticket money is due no later than next Monday, the 15th. See Mrs. Peters for more information.

FBLA T-shirts may be ordered until the last day to pay dues, which is October 31. Dues are $10.

Senior High cheerleaders, football, volleyball, and band will be at elementary school Friday morning for a pep rally. They will be out 1st hour and part of 2nd hour. 

The entire marching band will be going to our region V assessment on Tuesday October, 16.  They will be out of class for the entire day

Art Club members need to pay their dues by October 31st.

The deadline for the 15.00 dues for the Arkansas Junior Historians is Friday, October 12th.  No exceptions.

Seniors:  Deadline for Senior Ads for the Yearbook, November 16.  

Friday, October 12 -  Yearbook Deadline-Yearbooks are $40, plus if you get a personalization for $6 you get 4-free icons.

Seniors - if you do not have Mrs. Flowers for English, see Mrs. Amber for list of October dates.

DATE CHANGE PENDING - FCCLA is sponsoring a Powderpuff Volleyball Game. Yes, the boys will play and girls will coach.  This game is scheduled for Monday evening Oct. 29 and following evening Oct. 30 there will be a Battle of the Sexes Game, the winning guy team will have a playoff game with the Lady Mohawk Volleyball Team.  ***Guys get your team together find your coach, assist coaches and get signed up.  Coaches must pick form up from Mrs. Little by this Thursday, Oct.11. Particpates must pay $3.00.  FCCLA members will get $3.00 back the evening of the game.  

Please allow any yearbook staff students to take pictures in class or in the hallways pertaining to Homecoming Week and the activities. 

*Please dismiss the following students for the 2018 Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock.

  • Thursday October 11th, -Katelyn Jackson, Laura Jackson and Leslie Reaves
  • Friday October 12th, -Katelyn Jackson, Laura Jackson and Leslie Reaves
  • Monday October 15th, -Brooke Roberts, Rylea Harmon, Presley Tullos, Madison Vanderkooi, Macey Williams, Laura Jackson, Katelyn Jackson, Riley Jo Gossett, Madison Reeves, Macey Haygood, Elizabeth Spinks, Morgan Smart, Emma Shaw, Brent Gossett, Levi Cook, Daniel Spinks, Evan Hartwell
  • Tuesday October 16th, -Brooke Roberts, Rylea Harmon, Presley Tullos, Madison Vanderkooi, Macey Williams, Laura Jackson, Katelyn Jackson, Riley Jo Gossett, Madison Reeves, Macey Haygood, Elizabeth Spinks, Morgan Smart, Emma Shaw, Brent Gossett, Levi Cook, Daniel Spinks, Evan Hartwell
  • Friday October 19th, -Brooke Roberts, Rylea Harmon, Presley Tullos, Madison Vanderkooi, Macey Williams

Homecoming is Friday, Oct. 12 vs. Hoxie. The assembly will be during activity period.  The pep rally will be after lunch followed by the parade.  The Royalty Presentation Friday evening will be before the game.  Following the game, there will be Homecoming Dance in the High School Cafeteria beginning approx. 9:30 and ending at 11:30.  Admission is free for this dance.  Any who would like to bring a student who is not a student at PHS should sign the list in the office by Thursday at 12:00 or the person will not be allowed to enter the dance. Dress will be Sunday formal (dresses or dress pants/blouses for girls and button down shirts and nicer jeans for boys.

Homecoming Spirit Days for next week:

  • Wednesday - Squad goals -  Dress alike with your favorite squad or like a famous squad.
  • Thursday - 'Merica Day - Wear red, white, and blue
  • Friday - Mohawk Pride Day - Wear red and black

Drama Club students who are attending the Les Mis Field Trip, the tickets are $37.25.  Miss Vernon will need half (about $18.62) by this Friday, Oct. 5 and the other half by Nov. 5.

FBLA dues are $10 and can be paid to Mrs. Peters through the end of October. 

FBLA are selling cookies at the beginning of 7th period. This year we will sell on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

The Yearbook Staff will be meeting in the computer lab during activity period every day. 

If you are interested in joining the Spanish Club, you should see Ms. Cheng asap. 

Seniors:  Horatio Alger Scholarship is available online at -- deadline is October 25 

Seniors:  The Hagan Scholarship is available online.  Application deadline is November 15, 2018.  Application and eligibility requirements are online at

Juniors & Seniors interested in majoring in Theatre---ASU is offering a Launch program on November 10.  It is free.  See Mrs. Amber for registration.  Deadline is Nov 1.

The yearbook would like to ask all club/activity advisors and coaches to feel free to submit any pictures of events to the yearbook staff or Mrs. Sherry Taylor. 

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: There is a scam that is targeting Jr and Sr students. The scammer sends students emails that look like they’re coming from the SEA (such as ADE) or USDOE in which the scammer instructs students to set up a profile so that the SEA and/or USDOE can search for available scholarships.  Because students apparently often use the same password for everything they do, the scammers are looking for passwords.

The Piggott School Board has approved the Prom/Homecoming Dress Code.  This will be available on the website and copies will be given to all Junior and Senior girls and boys.  Any dates to the prom will also be expected to adhere to this code as well.

Football Players who are Seniors only (12th Grade) may park by the Old Gym. Every one else was assigned a parking spot when you bought your parking permit tag. You will have to move your vehicle if you are not a 12th grade Football player.

***********************FUTURE DATES********************************************

**College Fair is next Tuesday,October 16 from 12:45 - 3:00 (seniors will go first, then juniors, then sophomores on the honor roll)

Jostens will be here next Wednesday, October 17 for the Jr/ Sr preview day and back on the following Wednesday, October 24 to take orders.

Thursday, October 18 will be College Application Day.

Friday, October 19 , there will be representative here from BRTC during activity period.

Parent-Teacher Conference will be Tuesday, Oct 23, from 2-8 p.m.  There will be no school on Friday, Oct 26.

Chasing the Dragon will be shown on Wednesday, Oct. 24 for 9-11th Grade students beginning at 1:00.  

A representative from the Air National Guard will have a table set up for a lunch visit on Thursday, Oct 25th.

FAFSA night will be Monday, Oct. 29 at 6:00 p.m.

FLU clinic will be Tuesday, Oct. 30 at High School.

**The ASVAB test (for juniors) is scheduled for Nov. 17.