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Announcements January 24, 2017

Published on January 23, 2017

Today’s thought on Character Counts – A goal casually set and lightly taken is freely abandoned at the first obstacle. – Zig Ziglar


Lunch – Chili or Cheese-Filled Breadstick



The west exit by the library will be closing at 8:25 starting on Thursday. If you enter school after 8:25, please check into the office and enter through the main entrance.

Seniors please check your emails to verify whether you will be attending the senior ski trip. It will be on February 8th.

Student Council will have a meeting today, January 24 at 1:20 to make final plans for Winter Formal.


Winter Formal is this Saturday from 9-12 at MADISON elementary (doors will close at 11). Cost is $5 per person.  There is a sign up in the office for those bringing someone from outside the district.  Students must bring their student i.d.  Middle school students are not allowed.


Students interested in participating in this year’s Winter Formal Family Feud should fill out the survey located in their student emails. The survey closes at the end of the day on Wednesday.


All seniors will be dismissed from 5th period this Wednesday to attend the Dollars for Scholars meeting in the auditorium. The meeting begins at the start of 5th period, and seniors will have time to eat lunch at the end of the period. Seniors, please bring your laptops.


On Thursday after school we will have auditions for Poetry Out Loud in room 203. See Mrs. Jones for details. The school winner advances to State, and the State winner receives scholarships, prizes and a free trip to Washington DC.


Congratulations to the 15 speech team entries that advance to State. 71 of our 87 participants will advance in at least one event. State Speech contest is held on February 4th in Cedar Rapids. Everyone can see all of the PHS speech entries at All City Speech Night on Tuesday January 31st starting at 7 pm at Pella Christian.




Congratulations to the Freshman Girls and  JV Boys basketball teams on their victories last night!

Please dismiss the bowling team at 2:05 and they will leave from the bus loop at2:20.

Locker rooms will not be available on Friday and Saturday this week for PE and Sports due to maintenance. Please take everything home on Thursday.


Good Luck to :

Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball tonight as they host Pella Christian and to the Bowling team as they travel to Des Moines.