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Announcements 4-9-2021

The following Seniors have not turned in a senior profile for the newspaper.  Mrs. Diana has sent a google form to your school email.  Please fill it out by Monday, April 12.  

Claire Bellers, Tana Benson, Dakota Book, Glenn Campbell, Kaden Crossfield, Adel Fuwell, Angel Garcia, Ezekiel Gore, Corbin Johndrow, Jordon Leggett, Seth Nottingham, Shalyn Parrish, Logan Ralph, Hannah Speer, Trent Stevens, Nick Tillman, and Britt Wright. 

Any student grades 7-11 who wants to join band next year needs to see Mr. Coyle.  Former members are also welcome to rejoin! Please speak with him before the end of the semester.  Also, see Mr. Coyle if anyone grades 9-11 are interested in auditioning for color guard.  He will have a schedule of practice days and auditions ready for you.  You do not have to be a current band member to audition!

The FBLA and Middle Level end of year trip is being planned. Members who are eligible to attend have received an email from Mrs. Peters. Please complete the form in the email by tomorrow (Friday) so Mrs. Peters knows how many to plan for. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Peters.

 Tuesday - Thursday, April 13-15 will be ACTAspire Testing for 7th and 8th Grade. ALL Students will test.  Bring fully-charged chromebooks.  Students should be quiet in the hallways where testing signs are posted. 

**Prom will be this Friday, April 9.  

This Friday, April  9 is a FLEX DAY.  We will have Flex days on Fridays until further notice.  Students coming to school should report to the cafeteria.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Piggott Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for Lifeguard Positions for the 2021 Piggott Public Pool  Season.  Applications may be picked up at the Piggott Community Center and must be turned in by Friday, April 9 at 4:00 p.m. Must be 15 years or older to apply.

This year's Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking concurrent classes next year ---- see Mrs. Amber.  --It is time to register.  You must have qualifying ACT Aspire (9th or 10th scores)  or ACT scores.  We can submit the paperwork starting April 5, 2021.


Monday- Softball vs. Armorel at Home at 4:30.  Please dismiss at 2:45

Monday - Baseball vs. Walnut Ridge at Home at 4:00.

Monday - Jr High Track- Mohawk Invitational.  Please dismiss both Jr High and Sr High members at 2:30.

Tuesday - Softball vs. Corning at Home. Please dismiss at 2:15.

Tuesday,-Baseball vs. Osceola at Home at 4:00.

Tuesday- High School Track - Kennett Invitational. Please dismiss at 1:45.

Thursday- Softball at Hoxie at 4:00.  Please dismiss at 1:00.

Thursday- Baseball vs. Gosnell at Home.  Please dismiss at 1:20.

Thursday- High School Track - Mohawk Invitational.  Please dismiss both Jr High and Sr High members at 2:30.


Students:  Please check the office for items that have been lost or misplaced.  

Congratulations to Kyson Conley for being selected by the Arkansas High School Coaches Association to represent the East Squad to play in Annual East/West Arkansas High School All-Star Game this summer.  This is a well-deserved honor. 

Congratulations to the following FBLA members for their success at the State Leadership Conference. These members have qualified to compete at Nationals: ------  1st Place winners in their events: Hunter Smith, Trey Cavaness, Maddy Wintizer, Dixie Book, Braden Deckard, and Madison Arenaz; 2nd Place awards went to: Anna Haley, Rosie Garcia, Tyson Peters, Skylar Stone, Hayden Blue, and Macey Williams; 3rd Place qualifiers were: Mycah Blascoe, Paylee Myhre, Tyson Peters, Skylar Stone, Natalie Boyd, and Elise Gossett; and 4th Place Alyssa Russell.  --Congratulations also to Middle Level member Taylor Peters for placing 3rd at state in Elevator Speech.

Congrats to Track; Jessie Henson 9th high jump, 7th 100 m hurdles, 8th 300 meter hurdles--Nya Noble-Romero 2nd 400 meter run, Dagan Frerking 5th 1600 meter run, Keegan Scudder 9th triple jump, Drake Olsen 10th 400 meter dash, 10th 4 x200 relay team DrakeKaidenKeeganJesus, 9th 4 x 400 m relay-Dagan, Ben Latimer, Caiden Mayberry, Kayden Reel

**Seniors:  The local scholarship application is available on our school website.  Go to Menu----> Documents----> scroll down to "Senior Info/Scholarships"----> You can click on "List of PHS scholarships" to see the scholarships available.  Click on the PHS Local Scholarship Application for a fillable form.  Turn in these applications to Mrs. Amber.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.

Congratulations to the PHS Chess team for placing third in the regional tournament.  They have qualified to compete in the state tournament April 10th! Chess Team: Corbin Chronister, Trey Cavaness, Colton Haywood, and Tyson Peters. 

Art Club is selling Butter Braids and cookie dough from March 29th to April 9th.  If you would like to purchase any and aren't in contact with our 8 members, please contact Mrs. Tate to order. 

Attention Students and Teachers:  --NO HATS are allowed on campus.  Hoods must be removed upon coming into any building.

--You MUST WEAR MASKS in the hallway and in classes that cannot be socially distanced. Please also put your masks ON anytime you are mobile including the cafeteria during lunch.  Students must come in the cafeteria/building when arriving at school. No one is to stay in vehicles in the parking lot or leave campus. 

--PLEASE carry a water bottle as you are not able to get a drink from the fountain unless you have a bottle.  It can be a disposable type or a reusable type.  

BREAKFAST-LUNCH MENUS*******************************************************


MONDAY, APR 12-Breakfast-Biscuit & White Gravy Fruit Juice-Assorted Milk

Lunch-BBQ, Cheese Fries, Baked Beans, Romain Salad W/ Tomato -Ranch Dressing, Fruit, Milk- Turkey & Cheese Hoagie, Chicken Salad Wrap, Chef Salad

TUESDAY, APR 13-Breakfast-Cinnamon Roll ,Fruit ,Juice-Assorted ,Milk

Lunch- Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Chili, Fruit, Milk,- Vegetable Beef Soup- PO Boy Wrap, Chef Salad

WEDNESDAY, APR 14-Breakfast-Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Yogurt, Juice-Assorted, Milk ,Fruit

Lunch- Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes ,Brown Gravy, Dinner Roll ,Black-Eye Peas, Fruit, Milk-Grilled Chicken Patty- Chicken Wrap, Chef Salad

THURSDAY, APR 15-Breakfast-Super Donut Fruit Juice-Assorted Milk Mozzarella Cheese Stick-

Lunch- Turkey & Cheese Hoagie, Baked Lays Chips, Lettuce ,Tomato, Fresh Fruit, Milk- Mini Corn Dogs -Turkey & Cheese Roll Up, Chef Salad

FRIDAY, APR 16-Breakfast-Pop Tart Fruit Juice-Assorted Milk--Lunch-Cook's Choice



Seniors:  The local scholarship application is available on our school website.  Go to Menu----> Documents----> scroll down to "Senior Info/Scholarships"----> You can click on "List of PHS scholarships" to see the scholarships available.  Click on the PHS Local Scholarship Application for a fillable form.  Turn in these applications to Mrs. Amber.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.

**Textbook scholarship for Arkansas Tech University, Russellville which includes textbooks, supplies, etc. for the Fall 2021 semester.  Deadline is May 15. Fill out the google form to apply.

Seniors:  The Kalem Rouse Memorial Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Graduates planning to major/minor in agriculture field of study or enroll in a Vo-Tech are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

Seniors:  The Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, provide proof of SAE & active participation in FFA during your senior year (SAE must be "hands-on" by the candidate), must provide a 500-1000 word essay.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.  Turn in application to Mrs. Amber.

Seniors:  The Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship of $1000 per semester given by the Piggott Community Sharing Hearts.  This scholarship is for a student who exhibits excellence in academics, leadership, and character.  The application is available from Mrs. Conley or Mrs. Amber or a fillable application can be found on the Piggott School website under Menu- Senior Info/Scholarship. A 300 word essay is required.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.

**Seniors:  Mrs. Amber has the Clay County Farm Bureau Scholarship application in her office.  You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better and must be a child or grandchild of an active Clay County Farm Bureau member.  Preference goes toward seeking a degree in agriculture or the medical field, but it is not a requirement.  Deadline is April 15, 2021

Seniors:  The AR Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators (AACTEA) is offering $500 scholarships to students who enroll in an Arkansas college or university, including junior colleges, community colleges, and vocational/technical colleges. All applications must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2021. The form can be downloaded here.

Seniors:  The AR School Plant Management Association (ASPMA) is offering scholarships to students in search of a vocational, associate, or bachelor’s degree. The scholarship payment shall be made directly to the student to assist them with their educational expenses. Please click here to download the Scholarship Application. All applications must be postmarked on or before April 9th, 2021.

**Seniors:  The Clay County Cattleman's Association is awarding a $500 scholarship to a student pursing a degree in Animal Science and/or Agriculture. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, individual character, career plans, and leadership potential.  Preference may be given to children, grandchildren, or a relative of a Clay County Cattleman's Association Member.  Please see Mrs. Amber for an application.  Deadline is May 1.

**Textbook Scholarship for Fall 2021. Each scholarship will cover the full cost of books for the Fall 2021 semester. We will choose 2 winners at UCA, Conway and UACCM, Morrilton, then one winner for CBC, Conway. We will announce the winners on Facebook and Instagram, May 15th 2021. Students can also visit our website and fill out the scholarship form under our "info" tab. One entry person.

**Seniors:  The Holly Mauldin Alonzo New Beginnings Scholarship application is now available.  Email Mrs. Amber for the application.  Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2021.

***Seniors: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program-Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 15th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.   Scholarship Deadline   -  June 12, 2021.

 Application Process-Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: Full details are available on our site.