Good morning! Just a reminder that make up photos for 9th-11th grade will be today. Students will be called to the auditorium when they are ready. Thank you.
FAFSA workshop will be Dec. 3, from 6-8pm at Paragould High School in the computer lab. Students and parents will need to bring 2018 tax returns and their FSA ID. Any student who needs scholarships, grants, etc. must fill out the FAFSA. Call Mrs. Horn at PHS with any questions.
Final: Rams 29 Beebe 49
At halftime: Lady Rams 24 Beebe 21
We look forward to seeing our parents/guardians tonight at Parent Teacher Conferences in the PHS cafeteria from 4pm-7pm. You can pick up your child's progress report and speak with your child's teachers. Attention Parents of Seniors: You will have a chance to get signed up for the FASFA in the PHS computer lab today from 1:30pm-7:00pm.
Friday, November 8, is the deadline to sign up for the December ACT to avoid late fees.
Bell Week! We have had a great start to Bell Week here at PHS! Don't forget about the dress up days at PHS in preparation for the PHS @ GCT Football game (Bell Game) this Friday, Nov. 8th at 7pm. Go Rams! Wednesday: Way Back Wednesday! - Dress up as your favorite decades. Thursday: Squad Day! - team up with your friends and dress alike. Friday: Red, Blue, and America Too! - dress in red, white and blue to help cheer on the Rams against GCT.
FAFSA workshops are coming up for seniors. Nov. 14 from 1:30-7pm and Dec. 3 from 6-8pm. Bring 2018 taxes and FSA ID's for one parent and the student. Questions can be directed to Mrs. Horn in the counseling office. All students going to trade school or colleges must apply.
See the NEWS story for dress up days for Spirit Week this week!
Please pre-register students for the Personal Empowerment Workshop to help us order the correct amount of food. We will also have door prizes. Here is the link: https://forms.gle/RibceZjbmoHJiwq7A
Both junior high and senior high students are encouraged to attend the Personal Empowerment Project on Nov. 9 at Paragould High School from 10 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. Lunch will be provided. Students should wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. See PHS NEWS for more details.
Due to weather the EAST trunk or treat event at Reynolds Park scheduled for today has been cancelled.
There will be no school for PHS students on Friday October 25th. Enjoy the Fall Break!
A reminder that 1st 9 weeks grades are now posted online via HAC. Parents can check their child’s HAC account to see their report card grades. If you need your child’s login information then check with your child. We will not send report cards home.
Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen competition is open to students 13 to 17 years old for cash and tuition assistance. Local preliminary forms can be found at www.missarkansas.org
Seniors interested in UA Little Rock who have a 3.8 GPA with a 30 ACT may want to check into the Donaghey Scholars Program. Prospective applicants are invited to attend the Donaghey Scholars Sampler Day on October 29. Information can be found ualr.edu/donagheyscholars
See NEWS for the story on Rotary Interact members attending Rotary.
Just a reminder that 9th-11th grade Picture Day is tomorrow, Wednesday Oct. 16th. To get information about picture prices and other details check out the news section of our webpage/app.
Seniors need to finish the AR Challenge Scholarship application. They should have an account set up, but the application process is one more step they need to finish. See the news feed for a screenshot of the website to go to for this application.
See the NEWS story about Spirit Week.
Go to NEWS for the PHS Talent Show winners!
Picture Day at PHS is October 16!
Jr High Volleyball wins game 2 and the match against WM Wonder 25-4
Jr High Volleyball wins game 1 against WM Wonder 25-8
The Paragould Pride Marching Band performed in Dallas, TX at the Bands of America Regional and Super Regional Championship. They performed at 7:45am and did an amazing job of their show “Peace”. The Pride will wait to hear the announcement of the preliminary awards and to see if they will compete in the finals later tonight.
Students, if you have lost a tablet similar to a Nook or a Kindle, come to the library to claim it.
Sophomores, there is a homecoming skit meeting at 7:30 a.m. in Mrs. Reddick's room Thursday, October 3. Please be there!
Any change of address or phone number should be updated ASAP in the Student Services Offices.
Email Mrs. Dickey (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the password protected online resources. See NEWS.
Mrs. Shearer, College & Career Coach, has created a website for students and parents: https://sites.google.com/paragouldschools.net/collegecareer/home. Check it out!
The PHS Talent Show is Friday, October 11, at 10:45 in the auditorium.
Senior parents, your students have had this link to scholarship opportunities. Some deadlines are approaching. Others will be added as they become available. https://docs.google.com/document/d/18Oh0cRCBnZl5AybLKZ9zkxzi45uGv_7uz-EyruQDCBA/edit?usp=sharing
FAFSA and AR Challenge Scholarship applications open today. See PHS News for infographic.
PHS Homecoming Royalty is announced. See the story in NEWS.
All juniors will take the ASVAB on Nov. 7. Want to be ready? You can find practice test items and test-taking strategies here: http://asvabprogram.com/student-program
Today is the new deadline to sign up for the October ACT. Waivers are available in Mrs. Horn's office if you are eligible.
PHS & CRA eat and compete: see the story in NEWS on the app.
Homecoming shirts are on sale. See NEWS in the PHS app for details.
Juniors or seniors who are eligible for ACT fee waivers may pick those up in Mrs. Horn's office. These can be used for any national ACT date this school year if you register before the deadline for that particular test.
ACT has extended the deadline to register for the October test. Students now have until Sept. 27 to register.
Due to rain, See You at the Pole will be held in the high school auditorium at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow (September 25).
PHS PRIDE BAND performs over the top! See results on the PHS app in News.
PHS and NIDEC honored AP students today! See the AP story on the PHS app.
Seniors, Tassel Time has many resources for college planning. If you would like to explore colleges, scholarships, tips, etc., PHS has a member login at tasseltime.com with Paragould as the username and gorams as the password. You can also find them on twitter and Facebook.
We look forward to seeing all parents/guardians tonight at Parent-Teacher Conferences in the PHS Cafeteria. Teachers will be there from 4-7pm. Parents can pick up their child's progress reports.
The first PHS Parent-Teacher Conference for the year will take place on Thursday, September 19th, 2019 from 4-7pm in the cafeteria. Parents can pick up their child's 1st 9 weeks progress reports and meet with teachers.
PHS Dance Team needs your help going to National Competition in 2020. Get your ticket for the Dance Team Showcase. See the news story on the PHS app.
Parent Teacher Conferences are tomorrow at each school site from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. School will not be dismissed early. It is a regular school day for all students.
Our golf athletes will participate in a conference tournament next Monday and Tuesday. Watch for a win!
The NEA District Fair in Jonesboro is this week (September 16-22). Our FFA students are showing livestock. Go and support them!
Order your yearbook now! Go to the news story about yearbooks on this app.
National Honor Society Students must apply for NHS. See Mrs. Huffmaster for details.
REMINDER: Parent Teacher Conferences are this Thursday, September 19, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The PHS Chess Team will compete in the NE Arkansas Education Cooperative tournament in Walnut Ridge September 25. Good luck!
Any male student who is within 6 months of his 18th birthday must register with the selective service. Those applying for financial aid will not be eligible if they have not registered. The link is https://www.sss.gov/Home/Registration
Seniors can sign up for the SAT on a school day in the counseling office. The test is Oct. 14. The fee is $49.50 no essay or $64.50 with essay unless eligible for a fee waiver. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 17.
PHS National Honor Society will induct 47 new members this Friday, September 6, at 8:45 a.m. Congratulations! We are proud of your accomplishments!
ACT deadline to register for the October 26 test date is September 20. Late registration for the Sept. 14 test is today, Aug. 30. Juniors/seniors were emailed a flyer with instructions on how to register.
From the nurse's office: At age 16 all students are required to get a second meningitis vaccine. A parent or guardian needs to bring proof of vaccination to the nurse at the Student Services Office.
Student HAC login information will be given to students during enrichment or senior seminar soon. Parents who don't have the HAC login may call 240-2271 and ask for Student Services (extension 6004 or 6005).
SENIOR parents, a link for COLLEGE & CAREER info is https://sites.google.com/paragouldschools.net/collegecareer/home. It will help you and your senior prepare for college and/or a career.
Juniors and seniors interested in applying for a nomination to one of the U.S. Military Service Academies can pick up an application from Mrs. Horn. Completed applications are due in Senator Boozman's office by Nov. 1, 2019.
Labor Day holiday is coming! It is September 2.
There are four Parent Teacher Conferences this year. The first one is Thursday, September 19, from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
PHS Homecoming is October 18.
PHS Rams vs Gosnell AAA SCRIMMAGE at Ram Stadium. 7:00 Thursday, August 22.
Gifted and Talented Parent Night is set for Monday, September 9 at 6:00 p.m. Location is Paragould High School Library (just north of the PHS main entrance).
ACT deadline to register for the October 26 test date is September 20. Late registration for the Sept. 14 test is through Aug. 30. Juniors/seniors were emailed a flyer with instructions on how to register.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications have be emailed to all juniors and seniors. Applications must be postmarked by October 4.
The PSAT will be given Oct. 16. Sophomores and Juniors may sign up in the counseling office by Sept. 17. Cost is $17 and juniors can qualify for the National Merit Scholarship.
Schedule pickup is Thursday. Juniors & Seniors may pickup from 8:30-11:30 and Freshmen & Sophomores will pickup from 1:00-3:30. See you then!
Proud to announce the new PHS Head Boys’ Basketball Coach—Jace Watson!! It’s a great day to be a Ram! #psdrams