PHS Announcements
PHS Announcements
Friday, October 26, 2018
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS TAKING THE ACT TOMORROW, OCTOBER 27 AT PHS:  Check-in will begin at 7:20a.m; use the front entrance under the Bridge.  Be sure to bring a photo I.D., ACT Admission Ticket, pencils and a calculator.  We strongly recommend that you leave cell phones and smart watches at home or in your cars.  This is a national college entrance exam and your best behavior is expected; anyone who disrupts the test environment will be asked to leave.

HAVE YOU BOUGHT YOUR CANDY-GRAMS YET?  Today, October 26 is your last chance to send a spooky message to your friends on Halloween.  Candy-Grams, sponsored by the Key Club, are being sold during all lunch sessions to benefit the PHS backpack program, Packs Helping Students.  Buy yours today before it's too late!

COLLEGE VISITS AT PHS:  Students must sign up on Family Connections to attend college visits.  All visits will be held in the College & Career Counseling Center.  
  • Southern Illinois University (SIU-C) will be here today, October 26 at 10:00am.
  • Illinois College will be here Monday, October 29 at 9:00am.
  • Spelman College will be here Monday, October 29 at 10:00am.

SENIORS:  Today, October 26--apply FREE to Truman State, Webster, and SIU-Carbondale--see Mrs. Luraschi for times.  6 other schools are also offering free applications this week only!

INTERESTED IN MAJORING IN ART IN COLLEGE?  Attend the St. Louis National Portfolio Day at Wash U on Sunday and learn how to prepare for art school.  See Mrs. Luraschi for information.

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.

WATERWAY IS GIVING FREE EXPRESS CAR WASHES TO STUDENTS every Saturday and Sunday for the months of October and November.  Just show your student ID.

FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS, go to the PHS website,

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