PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  September 15 to October 15 marks Hispanic Heritage Month.  It is important to take this time to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the group's heritage and culture.
Frida Kahlo was born in Mexico City, Mexico and is widely known for her iconic self-portrait paintings and her outspoken nature.  She is a feminist icon who has overcome personal tragedy with triumph and grace.  The following is a quote that exemplifies her inner strength: “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.”

TODAY, OCTOBER 2 IS NATIONAL CUSTODIAL WORKERS DAY.  Please take a moment and thank our custodians who do so much for us, and our school.

HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS are on sale in the Students Commons today during all lunch sessions.  Ticket price is $15.  In order to purchase a ticket, you must have your ID, all fines paid, and 90% attendance.  The last day tickets will be sold is this Thursday, October 4.

FOR HOMECOMING ATTENDANCE APPEALS, contact your principal; appeals end this Thursday, October 4.

PETE'S CLOSET is closed today, October 2.

THE MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION will meet today, October 2 in room F201 at 2:30pm.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES is meeting tonight, October 2 at 6pm in G202.  Come for food, fellowship, and a great time!

A MATH ACT REVIEW CLASS will be held tonight, October 2 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in room H215.  Bring a calculator, pencil & paper and please be prompt.

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

FAFSA FRENZY is tonight, October 2.  SENIORS:  Get free help filing your financial aid at the FAFSA Frenzy tonight from 6:30-8pm in room B208.  RSVP on Naviance or see Mrs. Luraschi today.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN SPEECH AND DEBATE?  Come to practice tomorrow, October 3 and watch a debate happen live!!  Come join us in Room A214 at 2:30!!

THE FITNESS CENTER AND THE WEIGHT ROOM will both be open after school today and tomorrow, October 2 and 3.

SENIORS:  Apply FREE to SIU-Edwardsville this week only.  See Mrs. Luraschi to apply.

ACTIVITY BUSES will only run at 4:15pm tomorrow and Thursday, October 3 and October 4.

THE MATH HELP CENTER will be closed tomorrow and Thursday (October 3 & 4) after school and AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING IN THE LIBRARY will also be closed tomorrow and Thursday due to Parent-Teacher Conferences.

ANIME CLUB will be cancelled tomorrow, October 3 due to Parent-Teacher Conferences.

ORDER GRADUATION ITEMS in the Main Gym lobby during lunch on October 10 and 11.  Order packets are available in Mr. Thompson's office and the Activities Office.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  Sign-up to visit St. Louis Community College on October 10 and St. Charles Community College on November 16.  Pick up a field trip form in the College Center.

FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS, go to the PHS website,

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

CONGRATULATIONS TO Tony Washington (Sophomore) and Micah Lee (Senior) who were among 22 students in our region selected for the Opera Theatre of St. Louis-Artists In Training program.  This is Micah's 3rd year being selected for this honor.