PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Thursday, April 12, 2018
REMINDER FOR PIRATE CONNECTIONS TEACHERS GRADES 9, 10, 11, AND 12:  Please go to the high school folder to access the "Courageous Conversation" video link for today's discussion.  (Today's Junior Class meeting has been cancelled.  Junior homerooms should now participate in the Pirate Connections activity.)

GAME CLUB will meet today, April 12 from 2:20-4:00pm in D115.

STUDENTS ENROLLING IN SUMMER SCHOOL ONLINE COURSES FOR PERSONAL FINANCE, MODERN AND WORLD HISTORY will need to attend a mandatory training session on May 10 at 1:15pm in the high school Library.  See your counselor or Mr. Thompson if you have questions.

STUDENTS & STAFF:  SIGN UP FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL PHS TRIVIA NIGHT to be held tomorrow, April 13 at the cafeteria!  $40 for a team of 8.  Teams can consist of students, teachers, or a mix of both!  Information is in the STUCO Store or outside room D212.  All proceeds to go to Ryleigh's Make A Wish fund!

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS TAKING THE ACT THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 14 AT PHS:  Enter under the Bridge; check-in will begin at 7:20am.  Be sure to bring a photo I.D., ACT Admission ticket, pencils and a calculator.  Consider leaving cell phones in your car or at home.  This is a national college entrance exam and your best behavior is expected - anyone who disrupts the test environment will be asked to leave.

PROM:  Beginning next Monday, April 16 through Wednesday, April 25 students may request an appeal from their principal to attend Prom due to attendance below 90%.  Contact your principal if you have any questions.  

ANY CURRENT SOPHOMORE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE YOUTH LEADERSHIP ST. LOUIS ORGANIZATION FOR NEXT YEAR, should stop in Ms. Passarelli's room (D111) for the application and info.  Applications are due Tuesday, April 17.

ENJOY FOOD, FRIENDS, AND MUSIC WITH THE PHS INTERNATIONAL CLUB as they celebrate Holi, Festival of Colors, on Saturday, April 21.  Tickets are on sale during all lunches.

THE WORD OF THE WEEK IS SUCCUMB, which means to give in to pressure.  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.”

FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS, go to the PHS website,

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

SUPPORT THE PHS LACROSSE TEAMS AND LOCAL VETERANS tomorrow, April 13 at PHS on the turf vs. Incarnate Word Academy.  JV plays at 4:15.  Varsity plays at 5:15pm.  Donations will be collected during the games to help support local veterans.  If you are unable to attend the games, donations are also being collected during all lunch sessions this week.

ARE YOU ATTENDING A CAMP THIS SUMMER?  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 Monday, April 16.  See the application for more detailed requirements.

IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDING PROM, all fines must be paid.  See Mrs. Mason, in the Finance Office, today.