|Wednesday, October 4, 2017|
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES will take place at PHS tonight, October 4 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm and tomorrow night, October 5 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Appointments are not needed. There is NO SCHOOL FOR PHS on Friday, October 6.
ACTIVITY BUSES will only run at 4:15pm today & tomorrow (October 4 and October 5).
AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING IN THE LIBRARY is canceled today, October 4 and tomorrow, October 5 due to Parent/Teacher Conferences. THE MATH HELP CENTER will also be closed both days.
THE WEIGHT ROOM AND THE FITNESS CENTER are closed after school today & tomorrow (October 4 & 5).
THERE ARE NO AFTER-SCHOOL DETENTIONS today, October 4 due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.
ANIME CLUB will meet today, October 4 from 2:15 to 4 PM in B114.
NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY will have a short meeting after school today, October 4. This is the last week to turn in dues, if you have not already.
SENIORS: Apply College Week - many colleges are offering FREE application sessions in the College Center all this week.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED AT PHS ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 from 7:15-10:15am to help give directions to visitors to our school. Come to CSO, E200, to sign-up.
TODAY & TOMORROW (OCTOBER 4 & 5) ARE THE LAST 2 DAYS TO BUY YOUR HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased during all lunch sessions in the Student Commons. You must have your ID on, have all fines paid, and have a 90% attendance rate. Buy your ticket TODAY!
STUDENTS WITH AN ATTENDANCE PERCENTAGE UNDER 90% ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND THE HOMECOMING DANCE. Appeals to attend must be completed by today, October 4; contact your principal.
SENIORS: Senior Hoody order forms are available at lunch every day. Hoody forms must be returned to Dr. Fitzgerald's office, G214. Tomorrow, October 5 is the deadline. Payment is not due tomorrow the 5th, but the order form is, so make sure you get your order in even if you cannot currently pay.
AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERVISION, for students staying after for sports or school-supervised activities, will be held in the Auditorium tomorrow, October 5. As a reminder, students are NOT to bring food or drinks into the Auditorium.
STUDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING THE PRELIMINARY SAT/NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFYING TEST ON OCTOBER 11: Please bring $15 - cash or check payable to PHS - to Mr. Handrahan in the Counseling Office by tomorrow, October 5. You will receive an informational booklet and practice exam when you sign up. There are 100 spots available - first come, first served sign ups. Also, see Mr. Handrahan for information on fee waivers.
SENIORS & JUNIORS: Sign up for College Visits thru Family Connections. Questions? See Ms. Patrick in Guidance.
SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, SENIORS: Career Day Field Trip: Experience hands-on careers and visit St. Charles Community College on Friday, October 27; space limited. Get a permission form from Mrs. Luraschi.
THE WORD OF THE WEEK IS COMPENSATE. Here are examples of how it is used:
“She was not compensated for the damage done to her car.”
“The price of the item was reduced to compensate for a defect.”
FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS, go to the PHS website, phs.psdr3.org
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