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Announcements 12-10-18
Announcements 12-10-18
Monday, December 10, 2018

Announcements 12-10-18

Congratulations to the Senior High Basketball Boys Team for defeating Hoxie on Friday night.

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

Announcement from the Principal:  No one is allowed in the New Gym until further notice.

9th - 12th graders ----If you are wanting a schedule change for spring semester, see Mrs. Amber before Christmas break. 7th/8th Grade see Mrs. Conley.

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

 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.

FCCLA is spreading holiday Cheer with Letter Canes!!!  If you would like to purchase a candy cane that you can personalize and have it delivered on Friday Dececmber 14th during 2nd hour bring $1.00.  A FCCLA member will be checking during activity period each of those days for money and messages.

Art Club party will be Tuesday starting at 9:10 through activity period.  Members are asked to bring desserts, their own drink, and $5 gift for Dirty Santa.  Art Club picture will also be taken.

The art class food drive will end this Friday.  All donations will be given to the First General Baptist food pantry.  Everyone is invited to participate.  

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.

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:  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