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Announcements 3-8-19
Announcements 3-8-19
Friday, March 08, 2019

Announcements 3-8-19

 P.T. Conference will be next Thursday on March 14 beginning at 3:30 until 7:00.

The Jr High Track Team will have a meet at Pocahontas on Monday March 11, they will be dismissed at 2:00. The Baseball game will be home vs Walnut Ridge on Monday, and the Softball team Tuesday will play at Trumann.  Please excuse softball at 1:10 on Tues.

Congratulations to Piggott FFA members that competed at the Eastern District CDEs. All 8 teams placied in the top 10 and congrats to the Land Judging Team for being District Champion  and Agronomy for placing 3rd yesterday at the competition at ASU.

This is a reminder that the following students are not to be counted absent today.  They are completing an all day field experience either here or at elementary school. Lauren Blurton, Katelynn Dominic, Micah Ermert, Aaron Fry, Joseph Gates, Candace Hackworth, Graci Patterson, Rebekah Potts, Amber Trammel, Delaney Trammel, Megan Watson, Jacynda Vierling

***Black River Technical College (BRTC) Pocahontas is having a Nursing Assistant class. This class will run from May 29-June 20th and is an evening class from 3:15-10:15 p.m. There will 4 Clinical days.  This class will train you to qualify for the Arkansas State CNA Exam. This program is open to students age 16 and up.  Orientation will be on April 29th at 4 pm and is required. For more information contact:  Holli Nitzsche, RN 248-4000 ext. 4115 or email: 

SENIORS:  The Local Scholarship applications are on the website under the MENU: Senior Info/Scholarships.  Deadline for local scholarship application is Friday, April 5, 2019

Seniors pursuing a degree in animal science or agriculture - Mrs. Amber has the Clay County Cattleman's Association scholarship application in her office.  Deadline is April 1, 2019

Seniors:  The Farm Bureau scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be a child or grandchild of an active Clay County Farm Bureau member.  Preference goes toward students majoring in agriculture or the medical field but it isn't a requirement.  Deadline is April 15, 2019

 Please excuse the following jrs Friday to assist with the after prom group:
Wesley Childers, Matthew Cheshire, Cooper Harris, Dalton James, Michael Palmer, Sassy Rahn, Taylor Seal, Holden Tarno, Carlie Vancil

Sunday, March 10 in the High School Library, there will be an After Prom meeting to discuss plans for After Prom.  All parents and juniors need to attend this meeting.

FBLA Middle Level Little Caesars pizza orders are due next Tuesday, March 12. Please turn in your forms with all money to Mrs. Veal.

We will be celebrating Doughnut Day on Thursday, March 14th! Each student, pk-12, and employee will receive a doughnut thanks to our generous banks. If anyone, including kids, want to order extra they are $9.50 a dozen for glazed and $10.50 for chocolate. Please let Mrs. Penny Toombs know by Friday, March 8th. Payment is due when ordering. 

--We now have our Grab'n'Go cart set up in the high school cafeteria. Any student that didn't get breakfast will have a chance to eat again during the Activity period. It will be quick foods not hot foods. You must stay in the cafeteria with the food.

SENIORS: Jostens has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice.

The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.


SENIORS:  There will be a senior class meeting on Monday during activity period to discuss Project Graduation.

Cheer tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year will be March 15. Tryout clinic will be next week March 11-March 14. Sign up sheets and information packets are in the office. 

Please excuse the following FCCLA members on Tues. March 12th.  They will be attending the State FCCLA Leadership meeting in Conway. Jamar Ball, Gracie Blascoe, Mycah Blasscoe, Matthew Bowers, Micah Ermert, Skylar Johnson, Jordon Leggett, Nick Maldonado, Abby McCluskey, Paylee Mayhre, Emma Riddle, Ashlyn Roberts, and Olivia Woolard.

The following students will be attending the Drama Club field trip to see Beauty and the Beast in Jonesboro on Thursday, March 14. We will be leaving at 8:30 a.m. from the new gym parking lot. Please dismiss the following students at 8:25 a.m. to come to the bus. They will be out the remainder of the day.  Rosie Garcia, Jake Williams, Rachelle Underwood, Destiny Maine, Rebekah Potts, Jacynda Vierling, Bree Musgraves, Aaron Mauldin, Charidy Featherston, Madison Underwood, Joseph Gates, Jawslyn Gates, Hayley Miller, Grace Williams, Jenna Owen

**SENIORS: Jostens will be here on Friday, March 29 to deliver senior cap and gowns

Juniors and Seniors: There are sign up sheets in the office to sign up for after prom and for them to include there dates that they will be taking with them.


Seniors:  Farm Credit scholarship is available online at - deadline is March 8, 2019.  Applicants must be sponsored by a Farm Credit Midsouth customer.

Seniors:  The Reverend Charlie E. and Cinderella S. Taylor Sr. Foundation scholarship application is available at Deadline is March 31, 2019

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:  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:  The Arkansas School Plant Management Association scholarship application is for any graduating senior planning to attend a college/university, vocational-technical or trade school who has at least a 3.0 GPA and at least a 19 on the ACT.  You must complete the application, essay, and 2 recommendation letters. See Mrs. Amber, Mrs. Conley, or Ms. Rachel for more information. Deadline is April 1.

Seniors:  The Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  This scholarship will be awarded to a young woman pursuing an agricultural field of study.  Applications must be submitted by April 1.

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:  The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You must have a "B" average to apply.  The deadline to receive applications is April 1, 2019