PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Friday, February 9, 2018
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS SCHEDULED TO TAKE THE ACT TOMORROW, FEBRUARY 10.  Please arrive prepared with your ACT Admission Ticket, a photo I.D., an ACT approved calculator and a few pencils.  Also, consider leaving your cell phones at home or in your vehicles, bringing a sweater and kleenex.  Enter through the doors under the Bridge and check-in will begin at 7:30am in the front lobby.

STUDENTS:  The deadline for submissions for Writers Week is today, February 9.  Questions?  Ask an English teacher.

STUCO APPLICATIONS are due today, February 9 at 2:30pm.

THE INTERNATIONAL CLUB is selling carnations during all lunches today, February 9.

THE FITNESS CENTER, WEIGHT ROOM, LIBRARY AND HELP CENTERS are closed on Fridays after school.  4:15 activity buses do not run on Fridays; there is only a 5:00 athletic/activity bus.

IT'S TIME TO VOTE FOR THE 2018 YEARBOOK SENIOR SUPERLATIVES.  Seniors, visit to make your choices.  The deadline to vote is Friday, February 16.

A+ TUTORS ARE NEEDED AT HOLMAN from 3:00-4:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  Come to the A+ office, E200, for info.

SENIORS:  Community Service Scholarship applications are now available in the CSO, E200.  Applications are due by March 16.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY:  Table workers are needed at the Junior Pirate Wrestling Tournament this Sunday, February 11.  Wrestling starts at 9:00am; be here at 8:30am.  Sign in with Ms. Patrick on Sunday morning in the Commons at PHS.

JOIN MOD PIZZA IN SUPPORTING THE ROBOTICS CLUB next Wednesday, February 14.  See a Robotics Club member or stop by the Front Office for a flyer.

THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN ACHIEVERS SOCIETY WILL BE HOSTING THEIR 2ND ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM on Wednesday, February 21 in the PHS Auditorium.  Admission is free and all are welcome.  Doors open at 6:00pm.  Art showcase from 6:00-6:30pm.  Program begins at 6:30pm.

PERSONAL FINANCE TEST:  If you are in grades 10-12 and are interested in taking the Personal Finance Test this spring, the test will take place on Wednesday, March 14 at 2:30pm in room B208.  The test is being offered free of charge this year.  There are only 20 spots available, therefore the first 20 students that sign-up will be allowed to take the exam.  Please see Ms. Johnson in the Guidance Office to sign-up; the deadline to register is February 27.
THE WORD OF THE WEEK IS PARADIGM (pear - ah - dime).  It means a typical example or pattern of something; a model.  Use your Words of the Week!

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

IF YOU ENJOY THE WATER AND ARE INTERESTED IN TEACHING SWIM LESSONS TO YOUNGER, BEGINNING LEVEL CHILDREN, please contact Ms. Patrick in Guidance or Mr. Thompson.  Swim lessons will begin at the Pattonville Aquatic Complex beginning Tuesday, February 13.

STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN CHILD DEVELOPMENT:  If you have 1st lunch and need Community Service hours, please see Mrs. Twila Harris in E203.  She is taking applications for students who want to help preschoolers during lunch on Mondays and Tuesdays of this semester beginning Monday, February 12.

NORTH TECH IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENTS that are interested in attending during the 2018-2019 school year.  If you are a student that would like to begin focusing on a career direction, complete an application at or visit the Guidance Office.  Mrs. Jones, the admissions representative, looks forward to speaking with you about your future.

THE LOST & FOUND, LOCATED IN THE FRONT OFFICE, has many unclaimed hoodies, coats, clothing, water bottles, and drinking glasses.  If yours is missing, stop by the Front Office to claim it today, February 9.  Items not claimed will be donated to charity.