Driver's Test will be next Tuesday, Oct. 23. Students needing forms from the office should see Mrs. Shamala today or tomorrow.
Senior Composite Pictures are here. Letters have been sent home to parents to set up a time to view them. Deadline is October 31, 2018.
7th and 8th Grade Wheel classes will change on Monday. The lists will be given to teachers and posted.
Congratulations to the Mohawk Marching Band for qualifying for State.
Congratulations to the Senior High Volleyball Team for qualifying for the state tournament.
Thursday, October 18 is College Application Day. All Seniors need to meet in the library during activity period.
Friday, October 19 , there will be representative here from BRTC during activity period.
FCCLA will meet Thursday morning during activity period in the FCS room. They will discuss upcoming events and will have the Officer installation ceremony.
Please allow the following FCCLA members to come to the FCS room each day during activity period through November 5: Carly Benbrook, Jordon Leggett, , Micha Ermert, Adel Fuwell
Also, these are the FCCLA members who will be competing in STAR Events and will be out all day Tuesday, November 6: Carly Benbrook, Jordon Leggett, , Micha Ermert, Adel Fuwell,Ashlyn Roberts, Aliya Shultz, Kaylee Smith, and Jordan Tate.
All Junior Historians, there will be a meeting in Room 207 during Activity Period on Friday, October 19.
"DRAMA CLUB MEMBERS: If you have not returned your slip from the letter distributed at the last meeting, tickets will not be ordered for you to attend trips. We will be attending Hunchback of Notre Dame the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Little Shop of Horrors the following evening. All Hunchback tickets are currently claimed. Miss Vernon will be ordering Little Shop tickets soon. They are $15. There is room for two or three more people to join in on this trip. See Miss V. before the end of the day Friday if you want to go to this show. At this point eight tickets for Les Mis have not been claimed. They will be sold on a first come first served basis. They are $37.25."
Art Club members need to pay their dues by October 31st.
Seniors: Deadline for Senior Ads for the Yearbook, November 16.
Seniors - if you do not have Mrs. Flowers for English, see Mrs. Amber for list of October dates.
National School Lunch Week is October 15-19. Look for new faces this week in the serving line.
FCCLA is sponsoring a Powderpuff Volleyball Game. Yes, the boys will play and girls will coach. The new dates will be Friday, November 2 and the Battle of the Sexes will be moved to Monday, November 5. Games still starting at 6:00. Participants who have not paid may see Mrs. Little to pay the $3.00.Also, consent forms are ready for pick up and are due back by Thursday, Oct. 25.
*Please dismiss the following students for the 2018 Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock: Friday October 19th, -Brooke Roberts, Rylea Harmon, Presley Tullos, Madison Vanderkooi, Macey Williams
FBLA dues are $10 and can be paid to Mrs. Peters through the end of October. FBLA T-shirts may be ordered until the last day to pay dues, which is October 31. Dues are $10.
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.
Seniors: Horatio Alger Scholarship is available online at scholars.horatioalger.org -- deadline is October 25
Seniors: The Hagan Scholarship is available online. Application deadline is November 15, 2018. Application and eligibility requirements are online at www.hsfmo.org
Seniors: American Legion scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office. Must be child, grandchild, or great grandchild of American Legionnaire. Application must be received at their department on or before March 12, 2019.
SENIORS: Seven License2HOWL Scholarships are available for the 2018-19 academic year for incoming freshmen at Arkansas State University. These scholarships are valued at $5,000 for the year and are renewable for recipients who continue to meet criteria and re-apply.Beginning this year, we will be utilizing the application process for incoming freshmen through the University’s privately funded scholarship process. The application link will be available from December 2, 2018 - February 1, 2019.
L2H scholarships are for Arkansas residents who will be full-time freshmen on the Jonesboro campus, have a minimum ACT score of 23 and a high school GPA of 3.25 or above. Also, please note the acceptable GPA has changed from 3.5 to 3.25 in an effort to accommodate more students, giving them the opportunity to receive one of these awards. The selection committee will evaluate demonstrated leadership qualities and student involvement.
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.
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. 7..