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Announcements 11-26-18
Announcements 11-26-18
Monday, November 26, 2018

Announcements 11-26-18

Congratulations to the Jr High Boys Basketball team for defeating Maynard and Marmaduke.

Congratulations to Maggie Williams for being crowned Miss Teen Arkansas USA. 

Announcement from the Principal:  Students are not to be in the gyms unless they are supervised by a school employee.  This is after school, lunch time, activity period, etc.

Students planning to take the Driver's Test Tomorrow must  see Mrs. Shamala about paperwork TODAY.

Betas: fruit and meat orders and money must be submitted to Mrs. Flowers or Mrs. Coomer by TODAY. No orders can be taken after Today.

Seniors:  ASU scholarship deadline is December 1st.  You must be fully admitted by December 1st in order to be eligible for institutional scholarships.

Mrs. Sherry needs to set up times to take Club/Organization Pictures for the yearbook.  Please email her.

FBLA Middle Level members who want to compete need to see Mrs. Peters no later than noon tomorrow (Tuesday, November 27.)

TEACHERS: Reminder: High School faculty meeting after school Wed. Nov. 28. 

There will be a meeting for all girls 9-12th grade who are interested in playing Lady Mohawk Softball today in the new gym during activity period.

Senior High VB Pictures will be taken during activity period TOMORROW, Tuesday in the New Gym. 

If you would like to take a concurrent class from ASU please see Mrs. Amber by November 30.  Theses classes include Intro to Psychology, Intro to Sociology, World Lit.  You must have qualifying ACT scores.

Algebra I students:  Remember that you have a test TODAY!  Please use your time wisely during activity period to look over your study guides.

The following students will be attending the Les Miserables field trip on Tuesday, Nov. 27. We will be leaving at 2:30 p.m. from the new gym parking lot:  Destiny Maine, Aaron Mauldin, Destiny Potter, Jacynda Vierling, Rachelle Underwood, Joseph Gates, Louis Lin,  Audrey Little, Avery Little, Cody Holifield,  Kashlen Brenna, Grace Williams, Ashlyn Roberts

Seniors:  If you would like to take a group college day to ASU Jonesboro and BRTC Paragould this Friday - see Mrs. Amber or Ms. Rachel ASAP.

Congratulations to Emberleigh Clennie and Kade Johnson for raising the most money for animal shelters.  They will need to go to Mrs. Tate's room during activity period for their award.Art Club members remember butter braid order forms and money are due on Thursday.

There will be a Junior Historian meeting in Room 207 on Wednesday, the 28th.  If you are going on the field trip Friday you will have to attend the meeting.

Seventh graders wishing to try out for the district spelling bee will meet in Mrs. Woolery's classroom at the beginning of third period on Wednesday, November 28, to compete in the seventh grade spelldown.

Eighth graders wishing to try out for the district spelling bee will meet in Mrs. Woolery's classroom at the beginning of third period on Thursday, November 29, to compete in the eighth grade spelldown.

The Piggott district spelling bee will begin at 9am on Wednesday, December 12, in the PES library. 

FCCLA members who would like to attend the District FCCLA meeting in Jonesboro on Thursday, Dec. 6 must bring $5.00 to Mrs. Little by Thursday, November 29. 

Also, we will take a group picture Thursday November 29.  All FCCLA members will need to meet in the new gym at activity period for the picture and a short meeting.

FCCLA is is working to help LeBonheur Children's Hospital with their toy drive.  Any student or teacher who would like to make a toy donation may bring it to the FCS room by Friday, November 30. The toys must be new not used. See Mrs. Little for a list of toys the hospital is suggesting or you can go to the LeBonheur website.  

LOST AND FOUND:  There have been several items from the Middle Gym turned into the office.  Please see Mrs. Shamala or Mrs. Conley if you are missing a jacket, etc.

Seniors:  A representative from ATU will be here on Wednesday, Dec 5 during activity period in the library.

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.

Seniors:  If you plan on majoring in education and enroll in an Arkansas college you can apply for the AAFC Scholarship. Go to  Click "Constituent Groups", “AAFC”, then “AAFC Scholarship.”  The completed application must be received on or before January 10, 2019.

College day - Nov 27 - Presley Tullos