News & Announcements

AP Biology Murder Mystery Lab

March 11, 2022
AP Biology students completed a murder mystery lab activity where they were asked to analyze a crime scene, and then interpret data to pinpoint a suspect. The students analyzed various items like blood, fingerprints, shoe prints, tested items for poison, and identified fibers left at the scene.

ACT WorkKeys Silver+ Club

March 11, 2022
PHS is continuing to highlight our many students who have earned the ACT WorkKeys Career Readiness Certificate at a Silver or above level.

Congratulations Marilyn, Evan, Tyler, Jack, Jasmier and Emma Kate for earning their Silver or above National Career Readiness Certificates and becoming members of the PHS ACT WorkKeys Silver+ Club.

Something Strange is Coming...

March 10, 2022
For the first time this year, the PCSD Choir will take to the stage to perform a show entitled: "Stranger Things: The Choral Experience." The first of TWO shows is coming your way on March 31st. Pre-Sale tickets will be on sale for $3 after Spring Break.  There will be a $5 admission at the door if no pre-sale ticket is purchased.

Workforce Wednesday

March 10, 2022
Our guest speakers for this week were from the Largest Furniture Manufacturer in the World! Isela Lemus and Diana Ortiz of Ashley Furniture Industries came and shared a vast amount of information and resources with our students.  The two took the CCR students on a virtual tour of different departments of the Ashley facility.  They shared information concerning internships, scholarships, professional careers, manufacturing and distribution opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and summer jobs.

New Softball Scoreboard

March, 10, 2022
A new scoreboard was installed at the softball field at D.T. Cox. Coach Wildmon shares, “We appreciate all the hard work and effort that Coach Webb put in to helping us get a new scoreboard. It looks awesome and we are glad to have it up and going this year!”

Biology Labs

March 10, 2022
The little marshmallow creatures are the product of Mrs. Boothe's Biology students using their genetic knowledge to create a physical representation of alleles received from hypothetical parent aliens.  Students "breed" the aliens to create a line of marshmallow alien children and then used those alleles to "breed" a line of marshmallow alien grandchildren.

Rotary Speakers

March 9, 2022
Guest speakers at the March 8th Pontotoc Rotary Meeting were Mrs. Jennifer Dale, who gave the group an update on happenings in the Career Coach Program, and PHS Seniors, Brice Deaton and Nathan Tzib, who talked about experiences they had in the Toyota Creating Your Future Internship Program.

ARC Summer Academy Opportunities

March 8, 2022
The Appalachian Regional Commission has two summer academy opportunities for selected students interested in careers in entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering and math. Please check out the opportunities at the following links. Applications to be considered are due by March 18th.

Parents Needs Assessment Survey

Please complete the survey attached to this message. This federally required comprehensive needs assessment is used to identify the school's strengths and challenges in key areas that affect student achievement. The survey will close March 21.
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