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Announcements 3-13-19
Announcements 3-13-19
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Announcements 3-13-19

 P.T. Conference will be this Thursday March 14 beginning at 3:30 until 7:00. SPRING BREAK will be next week, March 18-22. Perfect Attendance Day is Friday, March 15.

Sr Grade Track meet will be leaving at 2:00 at Pocahontas on Thursday, March 14. The Baseball game  at Rector on Thursday, and the Softball team will play at home vs. Corning on Thursday.  Please excuse baseball at 1:30 on Thurs and Softball at 2:30.

The Junior High Softball Team will have practice on Friday at 3:30.

Senior PACE students need to meet with Ms. Penny in her room during activity period on Wednesday.

All Sr Girls Track team members and Kalaya Cole and Katelyn Robertson should meet in Room #240 with Coach Slaven during activity period TODAY, Wednesday.

Gorgeous U Tuxedo rental will be at PHS the morning of Tuesday, March 26 to take measurements for prom.  They will deliver the tuxes the week before prom.  A $50 deposit will be required to place the order.  This is an optional service that is being offered.  

Please excuse the following Arkansas Junior Historian Club members to go to the ASU museum on Wednesday, March 13:  Lily Wagster, Sienna Jones, Hannah McBroome, Aurora Harmon, Autumn Covert, Natalee Nall, Emily Conley, Logan Steele, Abby McCluskey, Jacob Oliver, Aaron Mauldin, Chloe Sexton, Kade Johnson, Destiny Maine, Jina Clifford, Tana Benson, Rebecca Woolery

***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, 2019Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship application is also in this folder. Deadline for GL Scholarship is May 1, 2019. All of these are fillable scholarship applications that can be completed and printed.

The Junior Class is selling t-shirts to raise money for After Prom activities. We will have two options in sport gray with black and red cardinal ink. Youth sizes will also be available. T-shirts will cost 15 dollars. Please make checks payable to “PHS Class of 2020”. Deadline for order is March 29.

Clay County Junior Fair Board Applications are in the office.  Application due date is April 8. 

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. There may be extra doughnuts that will be sold during the day.

--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.

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. 

The following students will be attending the Drama Club field trip to see Beauty and the Beast in Jonesboro on Thursday, March 14. They 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,  Aaron Mauldin, Charidy Featherston, Madison Underwood, Hayley Miller,  Jenna Owen and Daniel Stockdill.  NOTICE: If you are not planning to go on this field trip, please see Miss Vernon TODAY (Wednesday)

FBLA State Competitors need to turn in your state forms by Thursday this week.

Any Senior High FBLA member wanting to attend Teen Truth Live at Six Flags on Thursday, May 9 should bring $30 to Mrs. Peters no later than Friday, April 5. You must have participated in the fundraiser or made a donation to be eligible to attend.

**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 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

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

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.