PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Thursday, October 4, 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.
Demi Lovato is an actress, singer and activist.  She has done work to not only entertain us with her talents of acting and singing, but she has also been an outspoken advocate for mental illness, eating disorders and addictions.  She has encouraged young people to not be afraid to talk about mental illness, and to dispel the stigma surrounding it.

THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL FOR PHS tomorrow, October 5.

TODAY, OCTOBER 4 IS THE LAST DAY TO PURCHASE HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS.  Your last opportunity to purchase a ticket is during your lunch session today.  Tickets will NOT be sold next week!  In order to purchase a ticket, you must have your ID, all fines paid, and 90% attendance.  Ticket price is $15.00.

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

AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERVISION today, October 4 will be held in the Auditorium.  Students staying after school for school-supervised activities today will report to the Auditorium at 1:14; the main gym will not be available.

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

THE MATH HELP CENTER and AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING IN THE LIBRARY will both be closed today, October 4 after school due to Parent-Teacher Conferences.

THE WEIGHT ROOM will be closed after school today, October 4.

THE FITNESS CENTER will be open after school today, October 4.

SENIORS:  Need help with your college applications or FAFSA?  Come to the Walk-in Session today, October 4 at 1:30pm in the College Center.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING THE PRELIMINARY SAT/NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFYING TEST ON OCTOBER 10, bring $16--cash or check payable to PHS--to Mr. Handrahan in the counseling office today, October 4.  You will receive an informational booklet and practice exam when you sign up.  There are 90 spots available--first come, first served sign ups.  Also see Mr. Handrahan for information on fee waivers.

GAME CLUB is canceled today, October 4 due to Parent-Teacher Conferences.

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

SENIORS:  Return your community college field trip forms by Monday, October 8 to Mrs. Luraschi.

THE NEXT ENGLISH ACT REVIEW CLASS will be held on Monday, October 8 from 6-8pm in room B115.

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

FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS, go to the PHS website,

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PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES will take place at PHS this evening, October 4 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.  No appointments necessary.

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.