PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
FINAL EXAMS:  Today, December 20:  Finals in 6th & 7th hour classes; 10:30 dismissal

MAKE-UP FINALS:  Students, see your Principal if you have questions regarding Make-Up Finals.  
Wednesday, Dec. 20   11:00am. to 2:00pm.
Tuesday, Jan. 2   7:30am. to 11:00am.
Make-up Finals will be held in the ISS Room, G201.

THE LIBRARY, THE MATH HELP CENTER, AND THE WEIGHT ROOM are closed after school today, December 20.

ACTIVITY BUSES will only run at 2:15pm. today, December 20.

WINTER BREAK:  There will be no school at PHS tomorrow, December 21 through Tuesday, January 2.  (January 2 is a Report Day for the PHS Staff.)  SCHOOL RESUMES FOR PHS STUDENTS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3.  

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN ALL OF YOUR SUMMER AND 1ST SEMESTER COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS.  Turn them in to the CSO, E200, today, December 20 before you leave for Winter Break.  Hours turned in late will not be accepted.

SENIORS:  Today (Dec. 20) is the deadline to submit this year's PTO membership, which allows you eligibility for a senior scholarship.  Membership application and more information may be found on the PTO page of the PHS website.  Please keep in mind your household must have been a PTO member each year you have attended PHS, along with adult volunteer hours accrued via PTO's requirements.

STUDENTS:  AVOID FINES!  Please return your Library books!

INTERESTED IN A SUMMER JOB AS A LIFEGUARD?  To learn more, stop by the Lifeguards Unlimited table located in the Commons during lunch on Tuesday, January 9 or visit

THIS WEEK'S WORD IS IMPETUS.  Impetus is a noun and it means:
  • a force that moves something along or helps something happen
  • the act of applying force suddenly
Here are ways impetus is used:
  • The President's support will give added impetus to the campaign to fight crime.
  • The Internet has been a great impetus to China's social progress.
Use your Words of the Week!

FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS, go to the PHS website,

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

JUNIORS INTERESTED IN TAKING THE ACT, SAT OR ACT WORK KEYS FOR FREE, stop by and see Ms. Patrick in the Guidance Office.

PHYSICAL EXAMS will be offered on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 6-8pm in the Exercise Room in the PHS Aquatic Center.  Sign up in the Activities Office.  Cost is $30.00 (cash only) payable at the time of the exam.  Deadline to register is Monday, February 5.