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Announcements 3-15-19
Announcements 3-15-19
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Announcements 3-15-19

 SPRING BREAK will be next week, March 18-22. 

Perfect Attendance Day is TODAY Friday, March 15.

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

Students in 9th - 11th grades see Mrs. Amber if you need to sign up for summer school.

No GRAB n GO TODAY- Teachers: Do not allow your students to go to the cafeteria during activity period today.

Lifeguard applications for Summer 2019 are available at the Piggott Community Center today through Friday, March 29.

Softball will play in the Brookland Tournament at Jonesboro today at 6:30.

There will be a Drama Meeting on Wednesday, March 27 during activity period.

David's Bridal has sent coupons for our girls to use on prom dresses.  See Mrs. Amber to get a coupon.

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.  

Congratulations to the winners from the Clay County Arts Council Art Show:Ashley Fenton Best of Show and 1st Place, Jewel Reed 1st Place, Madison Bowers 3rd Place,Sebastian Fraser 2nd Place, and Natalie Blake 1st Place.

Best of Show winners of the PHS Art Show were Amber Reed for Advanced Art and Ashley Fenton for Art I, and congratulations to all the other winners who placed in grades 7th-12th.

Good job to Skylar Stone for raising the most money in her class for the Cody Shaw family and Avery Webb for raising the most money for PAWS.  These girls need to see Mrs. Tate during activity period.

Please excuse the following students Friday from 8:00-9:30.  They will be painting faces at kindergarten:  Jill Scudder, Jawslyn Gates, Makayla Allman, Hayley Miller, and Jamara Ball.

Saturday, April 13, there will be a nursing expo at the UALR campus.  If you are interested, see Mrs. Amber for more details.

Seniors:  The Piggott Elementary Faculty Scholarship is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  They must be turned in to Mrs. Amber by Friday, April 5. 

Cheer tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year will be March 15. 

***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: 

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. Order forms are in the office.

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

--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.

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:  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.

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