PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Thursday, March 8, 2018
PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES are being held tonight, March 8 from 4:30 to 7:30pm.  Appointments are not needed.  There will be no school for PHS tomorrow, March 9.

ACTIVITY BUSES will only run at 4:15pm today, March 8.

AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING IN THE LIBRARY is canceled for today, March 8 due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.  THE MATH HELP CENTER will also be closed after school.

THE WEIGHT ROOM AND THE FITNESS CENTER are closed after school today, March 8.

AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERVISION, for students staying for sports or school-supervised activities, will be held in the Auditorium today, March 8.  As a reminder, students are NOT to bring food or drinks into the Auditorium.

THE COMMON APPLICATION WORKSHOP in the College Center has been cancelled for today, March 8.  It will be rescheduled for a later date.

THERE WILL BE AN IMPORTANT INTERNATIONAL CLUB MEETING during Homeroom/Contact Time today, March 8 in room D201 to discuss the International Day show.
REMINDER:  Students attending Contact Time meetings and activities are required to have a pass.

ATTENTION WRITERS WEEK PARTICIPANTS AND ANYONE WANTING TO SUPPORT WRITERS WEEK:  T-shirt forms and money are due today, March 8.  See your English teacher or visit for forms.  Please bring the form and your money today to either Mrs. Wynn or Mr. Dalton.

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN TAKING AP EXAMS:  Registration is open now and will end tonight, March 8 at 7:00pm.  Payment is also due at this time.  You can find the registration link on the high school website under seasonal links.  If you have any questions regarding AP exam registration contact Mrs. Michel in the Guidance Office.

THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR THE APRIL 14 ACT TEST is tomorrow, March 9.  JUNIORS interested in taking the ACT, SAT or ACT Work Keys for FREE, stop by and see Ms. Patrick in the Guidance Office.

TICKETS FOR THE 44TH ANNUAL VARIETY SHOW will be on sale during all lunch sessions next week, March 12-16 and before the show on Thursday and Friday, March 15 and 16.  Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for general admission.  Come see the talent here at PHS!

THE ENGLISH ACT REVIEW CLASS will continue next Monday evening, March 12 in room B115 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
THE WORD OF THE WEEK IS PROXIMITY (prox-sim-it-ee).   
Here are a few synonyms:  adjacency, vicinity, closeness
Here are two antonyms: distance, remoteness

FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS, go to the PHS website,

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

JUNIORS:  Attend the PHS Overnight College Bus Tour on April 16 & 17; visit 5 colleges in Missouri.  See Mrs. Luraschi for information and an application.  Space is limited to 50.

ATTENDANCE "BATTLE OF THE CLASSES" THROUGH THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY:  Reminder our goal is for each class to achieve a 90% attendance rate, for each class that reaches this goal they will receive free ice cream at the next grading period.  Next grading period ends April 10th.
1st Place Sophomores 88.8%
2nd Place Freshmen 86.4%
3rd Place Juniors 83.8%
4th Place Seniors 82.8%
Reminder that students must have 90% attendance to attend all dances and to purchase a parking sticker.  Log in to Power School to view your attendance %.