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Announcements 1-23-19
Announcements 1-23-19
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Announcements 1-23-19

Art Club members will meet at 9:15 on today, Wednesday for pictures in the new gym.

 TODAY,  We are going to try to take the school picture again.  When announced all 7-9th grade students and teachers who have these students during 2nd pd will come to the new gym for their picture.  We will then announce for the 10th-12th grade students to go to the new gym and any teacher or staff who has this group of students during 2nd period will also get their picture made during this time.  Time will be limited to get this accomplished so please get to the gym as quickly as possible during your time slot.  Thank you for your help!

Mrs. Flowers needs to see the Beta's who will be attending state convention today after the pictures in the gym. 

Congratulations to the Shawn-Hudson Seegraves for winning the Clay County Spelling Bee. Also congratulations to Londyn Morton for finishing 2nd.  Piggott took all 3 places in the Spelling Bee this year.  Way to go Mohawks!

Congratulations to the 7th Grade and Senior High Boys Basketball teams for defeating Walnut Ridge last night.

Please dismiss the Sr High Girls Basketball team today at 2:00 to travel to Corning for the make-up game.  The bus will be leaving at 2:45.

The following students will be job shadowing today and will be excused from classes: Taylor Seal,  Glen Campbell,  Holden Tarno,  Kaylee Smith,  Kassidy Burns,  Daniel Nall,  Destiny Robinson,  Jordan Tate,  Dalton James  

POSTPONED UNTIL MONDAY NEXT WEEK:  There will be a meeting in the old gym for all boys and girls grades 7-12 who would like to participate in track this year.

There will be a weight meet on Wednesday, Jan. 23.  Please dismiss those competing at 1:00.  They will leave at 1:30.

The following students will be competing at the MWI Welding Contest in Nevada, MO on Jan 24th: Brandon Wellman and Jordan Simpson. Please excuse them Jan 23rd and 24th. 

FREE ACT Prep through Kaplan online from home through Jan. 29.  See Mrs. Conley, Mrs. Amber, or Ms. Rachel for details.

The Chess team is selling tickets for a Yeti cooler to be given away at the ballgame on February 4th (you do not need to be present to win). Tickets are 1 for $5 or 3 for $10. Please see Mrs. Penny Toombs if interested.

Seniors who have applied to Williams Baptist University and juniors interested in WBU - a representative will be here Feb 11 during activity period.

Drama Club members check Remind! There is a survey there awaiting your responses regarding our spring show! Please do this survey ASAP.

Seniors must turn in their Senior Profile paper and Senior Quotes by January 25 to Sherry Taylor.  If you need forms  in the front office.

The following students will be attending the FBLA District Competition Thursday, January 24. They will be gone all day. Senior High FBLA members competing tomorrow in Jonesboro need to be at the new gym lobby by 7:05 in the morning to be ready to leave by 7:10. Plan to be back around 4 tomorrow afternoon.

  • Mycah Blascoe - Electronic Career Portfolio
  • Hayden Blue - Database Design and Applications
  • Natalie Boyd - Intro. To Business Presentation (Team)
  • Matthew Cheshire - Agribusiness
  • Braden Deckard - Computer Problem Solving
  • Reece Dotson - Word Processing
  • Rosie Garcia - Public Service Announcement (Team)
  • Elise Gossett - Intro. To Business Presentation (Team)
  • Rylea Harmon - Computer Applications
  • Micha Harrell - Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Shianne Higdon - E-business (Team)
  • Kassidy Krause - E-business (Team)
  • Louis Lin - Digital Video Production
  • Paylee Myhre - Intro. To Business Communication
  • Tyson Peters - Public Service Announcement (Team)
  • Madison Rahn - Publication Design (Team)
  • Emma Riddle - Intro. To FBLA
  • Brooke Roberts - Graphic Design (Team)
  • Kaitlyn Robertson - Journalism
  • Alexis Russell - Website Design (Team)
  • Chandler Smart - Website Design (Team)
  • Skylar Stone - Public Service Announcement (Team)
  • Carlie Vancil - Publication Design (Team)
  • Jacob Williams - Emerging Business Issues
  • Macey Williams - Graphic Design (Team)
  • Maggie Williams - Public Speaking

There will be a senior high FBLA meeting on Friday during activity period in the library. We will discuss FBLA week and other upcoming activities.

A) The following Beta's should be out of class all day on Friday, January 25, for the state Beta convention: 

  • 1. Emberleigh Clenney
  • 2. Emma Gossett
  • 3. Skylar Johnson
  • 4. Shawnee Latimer
  • 5. Skylar Stone
  • 6. Olivia Woolard
  • 7. Rebecca Woolery
  • 8. Shianne Higdon
  • 9. Kassidy Krause
  • 10. Taylor Seal
  • 11. Maggie Williams
  • 12. Carly Benbrook
  • 13. Brielle Burkman
  • 14. Bailey Davis
  • 15. Micah Ermert
  • 16. Willow Lewis
  • 17. Alexis Russell
  • 18. Hayley Springsteen
  • 19. Madi VanderKooi

The Hemingway Pfeiffer Museum Art Show is on display at the City Market until January 26th.  An award ceremony is scheduled on the 26th from 11-12 noon, with awards presented at 11:45 a.m.  Everyone is invited to vote on their favorite art piece for the People's Choice Award.

There will be meeting for the Junior Parents (Class of 2020) on Sunday, January 27 at 2:00 p.m. in the High School Library to discuss the After Prom party/activities. The door by the Art Room will be open for parents to enter at that time.

Spring Blood Drive - Wednesday, February 13 - see Mrs. Amber to sign up.  Must be at least 16 to sign up.  (16 year olds must have permission slip - you can get from Mrs. Amber)

Seniors:  MFA scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is March 15, 2019.  Consideration goes to applicants furthering their education related to agriculture or other fields of study that benefit rural life.

Seniors:  A representative from BRTC will be here on Jan 30 during activity period in the library.

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.


Applications for the Arkansas Rural Education Scholarship for School employee's child is available.  Due date is  April 5, 2019.  See Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley for application.

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: 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