SHS Announcements

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS  • Wednesday •  October 18 , 2017                      www.shs.searcyschools.org

 

9th GRADE PEP RALLY: There will be a 9th grade PINKOUT Pep Rally Tuesday, October 31.  We invite everyone to come out to the game dressed in your best PINKOUT attire for the game.  Hope to see you there! Please excuse 9th grade Cheer at 2:30 and students at 2:40

 

PEP RALLY: There will be a Pep Rally for grades 10-12 Friday, October 20 at 2:40.

 

ARKANSAS GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL: Timothy Purkiss, a representative from Arkansas Governor’s School (AGS) will be on campus October 19 at 9:00 a.m.   He will be speaking to students who are considering applying to attend AGS this upcoming summer.  All interested 11th grade students must sign up in the Guidance Center by October 17.  

 

ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE, AND THE ARTS: The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Science, and the Arts will be here November 16th to present to any interested sophomore.  Any sophomore interested in learning more about ASMSA and wants to attend the presentation needs to sign up in the guidance center by November 15th.  A minimum GPA of 3.25 is one of the requirements for acceptance into ASMSA.

 

VOCAL/ CHORAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Arkansas chamber Singers Board of Directors is pleased to announce this season’s Vocal/Choral Scholarship Program for $1,000 First Place and $500 Second Place. This scholarship encourages and promotes music education in the state of Arkansas. It will be award to two Arkansas high school seniors who meets the qualifications set by the Board of Directors and be competitive with an audition process. Completed applications must be submitted postmarked no later than December 17, 2017. An audition and interview will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 beginning at 3:00 PM at St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock. 

To download further information and an application, interested high school seniors can go to: https://ar-chambersingers.org/

It is important that all directions are followed when preparing the application for submission.

 

PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES & EARLY DISMISSAL: SHS Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 17 from 3:15p.m. to 7:15p.m. in the cafeteria. Searcy Schools will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17 for Parent/Teacher Conferences, grades 4-12, and on Thursday, October 19 for Parent/Teacher Conferences, grades K-3.  Parents are invited to pick up report cards and meet with teachers.  

SENIORS:  The Jostens Representative will be on campus 2nd period Monday, October 16 in the cafeteria to present graduation items.  The representative will be back on Friday, October 20 to take orders for senior items.  Friday he will be set up all day in the English Lab, room 207.

 

JUNIORS:  The Jostens Representative will be on campus 1st period Monday, October 16 in the cafeteria to present options for class ring purchases.  He will also be present Tuesday evening, October 17, during the Parent/Teacher Conferences to be available for ring sizing, questions and show samples of rings available.  You may also purchase from him on Friday, October 20 while he is here taking Senior orders.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS: visit https://www.studentscholarships.org and register for scholarship for which Arkansas Students are eligible to apply. The scholarships are:  Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Scholarship, SP Scholarship, VIP Voice Scholarship,Maryknoll Scholarship, Student Photography Scholarship, StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship, Sixt Scholars, HSC Home Warranty Scholarship, Barbara Lotze Scholarship, and the National Space Club Scholarship

 

 ASVAB: Searcy High School will offer the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Test on November 14.   This test provides valuable insight to students as they plan their career goals; even students not interested in the military.  Any interested 11th or 12th grade student must sign up in the Guidance Center by November 7. 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS: 

FCCLA: FCCLA members wanting to order a club shirt.  Bring $14.00 to Ms. Johnston  by October 18th.  $2.00 additional for 2XL or  larger. Members please go to Google Classroom and complete the member information form by October 15-Code is p62lkuz.

FTA: The monthly FTA Meeting will be this Friday morning, Oct 20 at 7:30 in the cafeteria.

KEY CLUB: Key Club members need to drop by Mr. Snow’s room 112 and sign-up for the Pancake Breakfast ASAP scheduled for Nov. 7th.  Also sign-up for giving blood in the Key Club Blood Drive coming up on Nov. 16th.  We will also need a few workers for the Blood Drive.

ART CLUB: Wed. October 18th the Art Club will go on an all day Field Trip to Glass From the Past

STUDENT COUNCIL: Student Council will meet at 7:35 Thursday 10/19 in Mrs. Jones’s  room 320. 

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

10/19- P/T Conferences grades k-6

 

SPORTS & FINE ARTS SCHEDULE:

10/19-SHS Cubs football at LR Christian

10/19- SHS Volleyball at Harding Academy

10/20-Jonesboro  at SHS Football

10/21- SHS Choir All Region Tryouts

 

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