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​Announcements 12-6-18
​Announcements 12-6-18
Thursday, December 06, 2018

Announcements 12-6-18

The Tennis Awards Banquet will be at Los Compadres Restaurant Thursday Night at 6:00.

Please excuse all day 12/6/18 to attend the Spanish Club field trip: Destiny Robinson, Rocio Garcia, Skylar Johnson, Allison Parker, Breana Davis, Nicky Dalton, Jewel Reed, Tyson Peters, Natalie Brown, Megan Watson, Skylar Stone, Jake Williams

lease excuse the following students Thursday, December 6th at 1:00 to go to the New Gym parking lot.They will attend a PACE trip to St. Louis: Riley Jo Gossett, Londyn Morton, Emily Conley, Jess Henson, Kade Johnson, Madison Arenaz, Natalie Blake, Karla Craig, Amber Fenton, Cade Timms, Reece Dotson, Emma Gossett, Shawnee Latimer, Summer Pollard, Rebecca Woolery, Braden Deckard, Emma Graddy, Colton Haywood, Carly Benbrook, Brielle Burkman, Jaclyn Helms, and Brennon Nelson

FCCLA members attending the FCCLA District 3 meeting Thursday, December 6, 2018: Adel Fuwell, Ashlyn Roberts, Jamara Ball, Jordan Tate,  Matthew Bowers, Micah Ermert, Nick Maldonado, Oliva Woolard

Last call for any senior high FBLA members who want to compete in District events. See Mrs. Peters by  Thursday. (TODAY).

All Seniors should wear their Senior tshirts for a retake group picture for the yearbook next Wednesday during activity period in the New Gym.

Senior Ads for the yearbook staff to create ONLY will be extended through Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.

9th - 12th graders ----If you are wanting a schedule change for spring semester, see Mrs. Amber before Christmas break.

Yearbook prices are now $42 until January 11.  Order forms are in the office.  

Piggott is in the mix for the Yarnell's Sweetest Play of the Year.  Pocahontas and Piggott were selected along with Little Rock Catholic, Conway, Charleston, and Greenwood. Redskins QB Dawson Chester had a highlight TD run in a win over Brookland. The Mohawks dialed up a hook & ladder on the first play of the Rice Bowl.   You can vote at, the poll closes December 13th at 12:00pm. The winning school receives the following: - Grand prize trophy, - $1,000 to the respective school’s booster club, - Yarnell’s Ice Cream party

The Christmas parade is this Saturday at 5.  Art Club Members: turn in your businesses and donations for box parade.  Decorating will be after school every day starting Tuesday.  See Mrs. Tate if you need a box and want to decorate at home.

Any Senior High FBLA member who can work at Christmas Fest this Saturday should sign up in Mrs. Peters room no later than Thursday. FBLA Senior High and Middle Level members should bring 2 items to donate to the Arkansas Children's Hospital by Tuesday, December 11 if you want to attend this year's FBLA Christmas party. All members should see Mrs. Peters to pick up a list of donation items and Christmas party details.

Any Beta who is interested in attending state convention in January needs to meet in Mrs. Flowers's room #225 during activity period on Friday, December 7. We will discuss cost and available competitions.

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

There will be someone here on Monday, December 10 to interpret the ASVAB results with the juniors (and 2 seniors) who took the ASVAB a few weeks ago. Teachers, you received an email with the names of the students.

Civics Exam (Required for Graduation) Schedule for Seniors in the Library:

  • Friday, Dec 7:  3rd hour, Justice Midkiff, Brielle Burkman, Katelyn Jackson, Jasmine Leggett, McKenna Moody, Daniel Stockdill
  • Friday, Dec 7: 5th hour-Logan Allman, Lane Buchanan, Trey Gossett, Bradley Hoggard, Issac Langley, Jordan Simpson, Brandon Wellman 
  • Monday, Dec 10: 2nd hour-Megan Marcus, Kassidy Burns, Dominic Reagan, Breanne Musgraves, Braden Ralph, Corbin Reagan 
  • Monday, Dec 10:  activity period – 3rd hour-Aaron Fry, Jaclyn Helms, Lauren BlurtonDestiny Maine

Please excuse the following ML and Sr. High FBLA members who will be taking their District Skills Exams on Monday, December 10, during 2nd Period and Activity Period. Unless noted otherwise, the students should be finished at the end of activity period: Hayden Blue, Reece Dotson, McKenzie Gilkison, Rylea Harmon (will not be finished until 11:00), McKenna Lampe, Bo Main, (*Ava Baggett will take her test at the beginning of 6th period on this day as well. It should only take 15 minutes.)

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

Jostens will be here on Thursday, Dec. 13 to deliver class rings.  You must have your balanced paid before you can pick up your ring.

Congrats to the following teams for qualifying for the state contest!!

  • 1st Place Parliamentary Procedure Team- Brent Gossett, Maggie Williams, Emma Shaw, Chandler Smart, Morgan Smart, and Catie Hill
  • 1st Place Conduct of Chapter Meetings: Shawnee Latimer, Ethan Ralph, Bryon Poole, Olivia Woolard, Reece Dotson, Kayala Cole, and Logan White, Cameron Collier, Elise Gossett, Emma Gossett, Natalie Boyd, Evan Hartwell, Nate Lemmons, Taylor Smart
  • 1st Place Creed Speaking: Micha Harrell
  • 1st Place Extemporaneous Public Speaking: Kaylee Smith
  • 2nd Place Farm Bureau Discussion Meet: Presley Tullos
  • 2nd Place Prepared: Katelyn Jackson

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.

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.

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.

SENIORS: National School Plant Management Association (NSPMA) seeks to assist qualified students who are continuing their education by offering scholarships to those pursuing an Associates or Bachelor degree.  Any graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore, or junior is eligible to apply for a scholarship. The total number of scholarship awards is based on the NSPMA Scholarship Trust Funds, and awards are based on the selection criteria (financial need, academic achievement, co-curricular participation, community service, and essay response). Individual scholarships may range from $500 up to $1,500 depending on the candidate’s interest, evaluation results, and recommendation from the NSPMA Scholarship Committee. The application receipt deadline is February 1, 2019.  For additional information, please contact Mike Mertens.    2019 NSPMA Scholarship