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Veterans Day Ceremony

United States Veterans and Members of the Armed Services and their families are invited to attend a Veterans Day Ceremony in the Pea Ridge High School Gym on Monday, November 11 at 10:00 AM. The High School Band, Choir, and Student Council have worked hard to make this ceremony one that will recognize our Veterans for their courage, duty, and devotion to our country. This year’s guest speaker will be Merle White.

There will be refreshments in the gymnasium foyer and time to visit after the ceremony. Please feel free to wear your uniform to help us honor the armed forces. We also encourage you to sign our guest book when you arrive.

Project R.E.D Friday

In honor of Veterans Day, Student Council has partnered with Project R.E.D Friday (Remember Everyone Deployed Friday). This organization is dedicated to honoring the troops deployed through “Operation Rucksack”. These rucksacks are filled with essentials for our service men and women. During the Veterans Day Assembly, Project R.E.D Friday will have a donation station set up to collect items from the community.

Donation Drop Off:
Monday, November 11 – PRHS Gym Lobby
Tuesday, November 12-Friday November 15 – PRHS Front Office

Items being collected include: Wet Wipes, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Deodorant, 5-Hour Energy, Drink Mixes, Sunscreen, Beef Jerky, Q-Tips, Lip Balm, Razor, Shaving Cream, Playing Cards, Puzzle Books or Word Searches, V05 3-in-1, Granola Bars or Protein Bars

Monetary Donations: Checks can be made payable to Pea Ridge Schools. Student Council will distribute the final donation check to Project R.E.D Friday, November 15.

Bright Futures Chili Cook-Off and Pie Auction

Pea Ridge Bright Futures will be hosting a Chili Cook-off and Pie Auction on November 16, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Pea Ridge High School Cafeteria.

Details Include:

  • All you can eat chili with a suggested donation of $5
  • $20 chili entry fee
  • Drinks provided by Ozarks Coca-Cola
  • 50% of proceeds will go to the chili cook-off winner and 50% goes to Shop With a Cop

To enter the chili cook-off email michael.lisenbee@cityofpearidge.com.

View the flyer here.

Angel Tree

Angel Tree applications are due by November 14. We encourage families in need of assistance to fill out the form. The Angel Tree Application can be found here.

Heart and Soul Shoe Drive

October 3 – December 13

Donate new tennis shoes for PRSD Students in Grades K-12. Shoes can be dropped off at each campus to the school nurse. Cash donations can be made at the high school in the care of Cheryl Tillman. Please make checks payable to Pea Ridge Schools.

View flyer here.

Sharing & Caring of Benton County

Sharing & Caring of Benton County is preparing for the holiday season. The program helps local children by lending a helping hand to families in need during the holidays. More information about assistance, volunteering, donating, and sponsoring children is located here:

Website: https://sharingandcaringkids.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/SharingCaring/

Primary

Community Book Boxes

The Primary School Library has placed book boxes around the community in businesses so that families can have books to read together while they wait for services.

If there is a business that we have missed that would like one please email Mrs. Allen at rallen@pearidgek12.com.

Intermediate

Veterans Day Celebration

We have our annual Veterans Day celebration coming soon! It will take place on Monday, November 11, at 2:00 p.m. in the Intermediate School Gym, and will last approximately 45 minutes. Everyone is invited. Our special guests will be your loved ones – anyone you know who is a Veteran is invited to be our guests of honor! After some singing, they will be asked to stand with the child who invited them and introduce themselves. It makes for a very special time!

The students are asked to wear patriotic colors (any combination of red, white, and blue). Out of respect for the day and the service of these special guests, no hats will be permitted during the assembly.

Lost & Found

We have lots of missing clothes looking for their owner! Please remind students to check out the Lost & Found.

High School

FAFSA Night

Pea Ridge Seniors and Parents needing assistance applying for federal aid:

FAFSA Night has been rescheduled to November 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria. Please bring a Chromebook or laptop. This is a free event.

Preview Day

November 17 at 6:30

PRHS Cheerleaders Competition Dates

The PRHS Cheerleaders will compete at the following competitions:
Heritage Cheer Invitational – November 23, 2019
Gentry Cheer Invitational – December 5, 2019
Southern Spirit Federation Cheer Invitational at Bentonville HS – December 14, 2019
AAA State Cheer Competition in Hot Springs – December 21, 2019

The American Legion Oratorical Contest

If you are interested in this contest, please pick up an application outside the Scholarship Office in the basket hanging on the wall. Applications are due January 3, 2020. The speech contest will be February 29th, 2020.
Winners will be awarded:
First Place: $2,000
Second Place: $1,500
Third Place: $1,000

The American Legion Scholarship

Attention Seniors:
Requirements to apply for this scholarship are as follows:

1. Must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of  American Legionnaires in good standing for two or more consecutive years. Stepchildren may also apply. 
2. Applicant or Legionnaire MUST be a resident of Arkansas
$1,000 Coudret Trust Scholarship
$2,500 Garner Trust Scholarship
Application and supporting documents must be submitted by MARCH 13, 2020. Application and supporting information can be picked up outside the scholarship office in the file basket

The Wonders of Arkansas Amateur Photography Contest

4 categories of photos:
1. Landscape/Waterscape
2. Livestock/WIldlife
3. Cropland
4. Forest/Plants
The deadline to submit photos is January 17, 2020. You may enter up to a maximum of 4 photos. Details and applications can be picked up in the file basket outside the scholarship office.

Benton County Conservation District Essay Contest

This is for any senior who is planning on attending college in Arkansas.
Essay theme: “Where would we BEE without Pollinators?”
Awards: 
First Place: $1,000
Second Place: $500
All entries must be submitted by February 19, 2020. For more information, pick up an application outside the scholarship office in the file basket.  

Seniors ACT Information

ACT Testing Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 22, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 17, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 March 13, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 22, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 June 26, 2020

Register at actstudent.org

For more information contact Mrs. Hurst at:
800-451-1343 ext. 10 or email churst@pearidgek12.com