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Announcements 12-13-18
Announcements 12-13-18
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Announcements 12-13-18

Congratulations to Shawn-Hudson Seegraves for winning the Piggott District Spelling Bee and to Londyn Morton for being runner-up.

Teachers:  Check your email for lost credit list.

Class officers meet in the Library during activity period today for yearbook pictures.

Middle level and senior high FB LA members: don’t forget the FBLA holiday parties today! Middle level will be during first lunch in the library. Senior Hall will begin at 12 o’clock in the library. Only members who brought donations may attend. Senior heart members have tickets.

Semester Test Review Day is Monday, Dec. 17, Students who are required to take semester test must be in class for review. If exempt, students do not have  attend.

  • ****Semester Tests Tues. and Wed.,Dec 18-19
  • Lunch will be served 12:00-12:45 both days. 
  • 7th and 8th Grade
  • Tuesday     9:00-10:00 English 7/8
  •              10:00-11:00  Math 7/8
  • Wednesday  9:00-10:00   Science 7/8
  •           10:00-11:00   Geography/U.S. History 7/8
  • 9th-12th Grade
  • Tuesday          1st pd.     8:00-9:00
  •                3rd pd.    9:00-10:00
  •                5th pd.   10:00-11:00
  •                7th pd.   11:00-12:00
  • Wednesday   2nd pd.   8:00 - 9:00
  •                4th pd.   9:00 - 10:00
  •                6th pd.   10:00-11:00
  •               8th pd.   11:00-12:00
  • Christmas Break ---Dec. 20- Jan. 2.     
  •  Back to school on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

Friday is Ugly Christmas Sweater Day.

Announcement from the Principal:  No one is allowed in the New Gym unless Basketball, Volleyball, or P.E. with Coaches.  

The Christmas Band Concert will be this Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in the Middle Gym.

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

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.  

TODAY -Piggott is in the mix for the Yarnell's Sweetest Play of the Year.   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

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.

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.

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