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​Announcements 3-26-19
​Announcements 3-26-19
Monday, March 25, 2019

Announcements 3-26-19

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

POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY 9:00 a.m: 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.  

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

TEACHERS: There will be a mandatory testing meeting on April 3 after school.

Please excuse the following students to attend the Beebe FFA CDE Contest today: Dalton James, Ben Holcomb, Cooper Harris and Matthew Cheshire. 

Seniors:  The Clay Conservation District Agriculture scholarship application is in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 15 - turn in to Mrs. Amber

Seniors:  The Clay County Arts Council / Fine Arts Scholarship Application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is April 10 - turn in to Mrs. Amber. Even if your nominee does not intend to MAJOR or MINOR in any of the arts, IF HE/SHE IS intending to return to Clay County and work even in a volunteer role to further the arts, that would be important.

Please dismiss the Baseball team today at 12:30. Please excuse the Softball team at 2:30 on Today.  

The 7th Grade Track team will travel to GCT on Tuesday, dismissal time 1:30: Drake Olsen, Landon Ralph, Caleb Nottingham, Kaiden Scudder, Keegan Scudder, Kade Johnson, Aaron Mauldin, Devon Hobbs, Walker Johnson, Lawson Tompkins, Ava Baggett, Emily Conley, Ava Little, Alyssa Russell, Emma Davis, Lexi Rigdon, Riley Gossett, Jessie Henson, Breanna Harmon

There will be a Drama Meeting on Wednesday, March 27 during activity period. If you are a sophomore in the Drama Club, please stop by and see Miss Vernon on Wed.

Wednesday, the Arkansas Junior Historians and all 10th grade students will go to the New Gym during activity period for an assembly with Sam Jones.  The assembly will begin at 9:45 and last approximately an hour.  

All Junior Historians need to meet in room 207 on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  

Senior PACE students need to meet in Ms. Penny's room Thursday during activity period. 

Junior and Seniors that plan on going to after prom must to be signed up by March 29th. The sign-up sheet is in the office.  This includes anyone that they plan on bringing to the after prom. 

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

FBLA Middle Level members who sold Little Caesars pizzas MUST pick up your pizza kits this Wednesday afternoon between 2:30-5:00 in the cafeteria. If you sold more than 3 kits please do not plan to take them on the bus after school!

The following students will be competing at the FBLA state leadership conference April 1-2: Mycah Blascoe, Hayden Blue, Natalie Boyd, Braden Deckard, Reece Dotson, Rosie Garcia, Elise Gossett, Rylea Harmon, Micha Harrell, Shianne Higdon, Kassidy Krause, Louis Lin, Paylee Myhre, Tyson Peters, Madison Rahn, Emma Riddle, Brooke Roberts, Kaitlyn Robertson, Alexis Russell, Chandler Smart, Skylar Stone, Carlie Vancil, Jacob Williams, and Macey Williams

School Choice deadline is May 1.

**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.

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

***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


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. 

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.