High School Daily Announcements
ANNOUNCEMENTS 7:50 AM Today is a Red Day 1 – Fri., Sept. 29, 2023
The Homecoming Dance for grades 9-12 will be held on Sat., Oct. 7th in the HS café. Guest slips are available for students in grades 9-12 or under the age of 20 who do not attend our school. They are due back by Wed., Oct. 4th. Remember guests from other schools must be verified as a “student in good standing” by the principal of their home school. Please allow adequate time to get this process completed. Only 1 guest slip per student.
Junior or senior students who are interested in, and who qualify for, the Dual Enrollment Program may pick up the spring application paperwork from Miss Hand.
Sports today: Var. FB away at DuBois; Boys Golf away at Brookville excused at 10:00.
Student Council will meet today during AM Star in the Aud.
Ski Club will meet today during PM Star in room 226.
Bass Choir will meet today during PM Star in the Aud.
The annual Dig Pink Volleyball game is coming up on October 17th, so that means it’s time to buy your Dig Pink shirt! See a volleyball player or stop in Ms. Good’s room, 130, to buy your shirt! Last day to order is today. Help support a good cause by wearing your pink and coming to the game!
There will be a quick meeting in the café. for all 7th & 8th grade girls who are planning to play basketball on Mon. during PM STAR.
The faculty is reminded of their BioMetric Screening appointments on Mon. in the aud.
Select will meet on Mon. & Tues. during AM Star in the Aud.
All 8th, 10th, and 12th graders will report to their AM STAR period on Mon. to participate in the PAYS survey. Teachers, Mr. Curry will be sending out directions for the survey soon.
Key Club members will be picking up recycling on Thurs. during PM Star.
Key Club will meet on Mon. during PM Star in the Café.
Art Club 7-8 will meet Mon. during PM Star in room 118.
Art Club 9-12 will meet Mon. during PM Star in room 111.
Bass Choir will meet on Tues. during PM Star in the aud.
Baseball Association will meet on Tues. during PM Star in room 223.
Bible Club Officers will meet on Tues. in room 135 during PM Star.
FFRC will meet on Tues. during PM Star in room 113.
Ambassadors Seminar Group will meet on Tues. during AM Star in room 126.
Show Choir will rehearse after school on Wed. in the Aud.
Junior Student Council Officers will meet on Thurs. during PM Star in room 212.
Bible Club will meet on Thurs. during PM Star in room 135 for Bring Your Bible to School Day.
Treble Choir will meet on Thurs. during PM Star in the Aud.
There is a mandatory meeting for all juniors on Thurs. during AM STAR in the Aud. Please be prompt.
Yearbook will meet on Thurs. during AM Star in rom 228.
Tickets for the Homecoming Dance "Into the Jungle" will be sold next week during AM Star outside room 130 and during B and C lunches. Tickets are $10 each. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Next week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Participate in Spirit Days to earn points for your class in the Class Spirit Challenge! Monday - Camo Day; Tuesday - PJ Day; Wednesday - Neon Day; Thursday - Safari Day - wear your hats and sunglasses; Friday - Animal Print Day!
Senior HR teachers should distribute a Powder Puff King’s Court ballot in AM Star today – official ballots were placed in your office locked mailbox. Please vote for 6 guys for the Court. The guy with the highest number of votes will be king and the second highest, prince. Crowning will take place on Tues., Oct. 24th. Please return the ballots to the office before the end of AM Star today – do not count the votes – please put your homeroom number on the top of the packet.
Attention students: Don't wait to order your yearbook! Order yours now at a discounted price of $65 before the price goes up. Go to Jostens.com to order yours so that you can always remember "There's No Place Like PAHS."
Do you still need homecoming clothes? Don't worry, the Student Council has you covered. Come find the outfit just for you in Mrs. Weaver's room 238 in AM or PM star.
The band will be practicing on Monday's & Thursday's from 3:05 - 5:00 pm. in the back aud. parking lot. Students & faculty should move their vehicles out of the back aud. lot by 3:05.
Free after school tutoring is available from 2:35 – 4:35 in the library. There’s no need to sign up ahead of time – just stay after school & join in. Students are expected to be engaged in school work. Activity buses leave the HS at 5:30 & have stops around the district.
Any student who wants to schedule Behind-the-Wheel & has completed the Safety Education Class, can pick up a schedule form in the office. Return the completed forms to Mr. Long in room 221.
Students are to be in 1st pd. in their seat by the time the 7:50 bell rings. If you are not in your seat, you are considered late for school regardless of your reason for not being in 1st pd. Students who are not in their seat by 7:50 should be sent to the office to sign in the late book & will need to bring in an excuse from their parent for the tardy. If you are late for school 3 times, you will be referred for detention.
Students are reminded to return an excuse within 3 days following an absence or tardy – turn the excuse into your 1st pd. teacher. All excuses from parents for students to leave the building for doctor or dental appointments, or any other reason, must be handed into your 1st pd. teacher just as soon as you enter class. Your name will appear on the absentee sheet. When you are ready to leave the building, you must stop in the office to sign out & pick up an excusal form that you must have signed at the place of your appointment. Remember, only an excusal note from your parent and/or guardian will be accepted by the office. The note must contain the place of the appointment, time of the appointment & time leaving the building. Students should include their first & last names on ALL excuses turned in & when signing in & out of school. When it’s time for a student to leave for their appointment, it’s their responsibility to come to the office to sign out – the office does not want to call to remind students it’s time to leave.
When students are aware that items are being dropped off in the office for them – it is their responsibility to come to the office to pick the items up. The office will not call you to let you know the items are here.
Bus passes begin 9-11-23. Bus passes should be submitted to the transportation office by the student. Do not put them in the attendance envelopes.
All Athletes must log into their student portal gradebook for eligibility purposes. Reminder: Teachers, please post your grades.