Daily Student Announcements
August 19, 2019
= PTHS Baseball will have a meeting TONIGHT at 6:30 pm in the Blue Room. Those interested in PT Baseball are welcome to attend.
= FCCLA will have its Kickoff/Membership meeting on August 22 (Thursday) after school. Students who have taken Family and Consumer Science courses previously, or are currently enrolled in a course with Mrs. Workman, may join. See Mrs. Workman for details!
= The PTHS Band of Blue will begin having afternoon practices. Any vehicles parked between the blue lines at the stadium will need to move by 3:30pm for band practice today!
= Speech Team Announcement: Returning speech team members stop by room 102 after school Monday, 8/19. New and/or interested students come for an informational meeting Thursday, 8/22 after school in room 102.
= ESS will begin this Tuesday after school and will be held in Room 109 and the Library.
= Library/Lunch Procedures: Beginning Monday, you will be able to leave the cafeteria area to come to the library IF YOU HAVE A PASS. To receive a pass, you need to stop by the library before lunch to pick it up. There will be 10 passes available for 1st and 3rd lunches. First come, first serve. If you don’t eat in the cafeteria or blue room and come straight to the library instead, you will NOT need a pass. The library is CLOSED during 2nd lunch.
= There will be an NHS meeting (for all existing members) immediately after school, Tuesday, August 20, in Mrs. McGregor’s Room.
= There will be a brief Academic Team Informational Meeting immediately after school on Monday August, 19
= Auditions for PTHS's fall musical, West Side Story, will be Monday, August 26th and Tuesday, August 27th. The sign up sheet and audition materials will be available by the 19th. You do not need to be in choir to audition!! :)
= PT Pageturners (Student Book Club) will have an informational meeting with lemonade and cookies on Friday, August 23rd. If you love to read and discuss current young adult literature, this is the club for you! Bring your lunch tray and come on down.
= Today’ Lunch: Chili Dog, curly fries, garden salad and fresh fruit
= Tomorrow’s Lunch: Big Blue Nacho Bar w/ fresh lettuce and salsa, corn and fresh fruit
= There will be a U of L representative in the lobby during lunch today (Monday).
= Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is Rotary's leadership training program for young people and emphasizes leadership, citizenship, and personal growth. RYLA is a three-day camp for
high school sophomores who show great potential toward leadership, but lack the experience needed to use these skills in their home communities. The dates for this year’s camp are September 26th –September 29th and it will take place at the Wendall Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, KY. There will be no cost for the students who are participating. If you are interested, see Ms. Sievers for an application. The packet is due Friday, August 23. One or two students are chosen to attend from the applications submitted.
= Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.
= Sept. 10 from 6pm-7:30pm in the Blue Room There will be a Navigating the College, Tech School, and Scholarship Process Workshop for seniors and their parents. All grades are welcome to attend though. Ms. Sievers the senior counselor and the KHEAA Rep will be speaking.
= Monday, Sept. 16 from 5:30pm-7:30pm is the Western KY College Expo in the PTHS Gym. All grades are welcome. Please pre-register to attend on gotocollegefairs.com so you don’t have to waste time filling out information cards. The colleges will scan your registration bar code to upload your info. Then, students can spend more time talking to college reps
= PTHS Student Ambassador applications are available in the Guidance Office. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 9.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and students in grades 9-12 are encouraged to apply. Students who have served as Student Ambassadors in the past must reapply each year.
What does a Student Ambassador do? Paducah hosts events that engage young people: Chamber events; UNESCO events; business and civic events; and events that are political, medical, literary, etc in nature. PTHS' student representatives to these events are selected from our Student Ambassador pool.
Questions? Please contact Mrs. Hancock @ email@example.com