PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
IT'S ALMOST HERE!  The WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL GAME is TOMORROW NIGHT, November 9!!  Tickets are only $4 each, which is a small price to pay for this amazing event.  Come and see our teachers play the Rolling Rams in a wheelchair basketball game.  Get your picture taken with Fredbird, buy a raffle ticket to win a free prom ticket at our half-time free-throw contest, and much more!!  Remember, it's a fundraiser so no passes will be accepted.  The PALs look forward to seeing you there!

ARE YOU ATTENDING A CAMP THIS WINTER?  PHS PTO Grants are available for students attending an Academic, Fine Arts or Leadership program or camp.  Applications are available online under PTO.  The application must be filled out completely and returned, with all supporting documents, to the Activities Office on or before next Wednesday, November 15.  See the application for more detailed requirements.

SENIORS & JUNIORS:  Sign up for College Visits thru Family Connections.  Questions?  See Ms. Patrick in Guidance.  ILLINOIS COLLEGE will be here today, November 8 at 1:00.

CHESS CLUB will meet today, November 8 after school in B116.

IF YOU ARE IN GRADES 10-12 AND ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING THE PERSONAL FINANCE TEST THIS FALL, the test will take place Wednesday, December 6 at 2:30pm in room B206.  The test is being offered free of charge this year.  Please see Ms. Johnson in the Counseling Office to sign-up.  There are only 20 spots available to take the exam, therefore the first 20 students that sign-up will be allowed to take the exam.  The deadline to register is Tuesday, November 28.

FBLA meeting during Contact Time tomorrow, November 9 in B208.  See Mr. Thames if you need a pass.

THERE WILL BE A BASEBALL MEETING tomorrow, November 9 during Contact Time in the Multi-Purpose Room.  See Coach Simpson for a pass.

SPANISH CLUB will meet tomorrow, November 9 during Contact Time in H111.  See Mrs. DeLong for a pass.

THE SPEECH & DEBATE TEAM will have a meeting during Contact Time tomorrow, November 9 in room A214. Please see Ms. Raymond for a pass.

THE PATTONVILLE ROBOTICS CLUB will be hosting a FIRST FTC meet on Saturday, November 18 in the PHS Cafeteria from 10am - 2pm.  Admission is free!!  We will have a concession stand serving donuts, pizza, hotdogs, snacks and drinks.  We will be hosting 12 different teams so come on out and support us!

THIS WEEK'S WORD is empirical.  Here are ways empirical is used:
The students in the science class collected plenty of empirical data from their experiments.
The legal driving age law is based on empirical statistics.

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Remember the Pirate Code.  Be Respectful.  Be Responsible.  Be Involved.

SENIORS:  If you have ordered a Senior Sweatshirt, but have not yet paid or picked it up, please do so by Friday, November 10.  Stop by Dr. Fitzgerald's office, G214, in Positive School.

HAT DAY will be held Tuesday, November 21.  Students and staff will be able to wear a hat that day for $1.  All proceeds will go to Ryleigh's Make A Wish trip.  Starting Tuesday, November 14 through Friday, November 17, Student Council will have a table set up at all lunches to purchase your sticker for Hat Day; stickers must be worn the entire day.

CONGRATS TO OUR SOPHOMORE CLASS for leading our attendance "Battle of the Classes" through the month of October.
1st Place Sophomores 91%
2nd Place Freshmen 90%
3rd Place Seniors 88%
4th Place Juniors 85%
Reminder:  Students must have 90% attendance to attend all dances and purchase a parking sticker.  Log in to Power School to view your attendance %.