September 20, 2017


Students: Any parking spot that has been painted is a reserved spot. Please do not park in someone else’s reserved spot.


Community Service Hours:  PHS Football Boosters needs help in the concession stand at JV home games.  Please see Mrs. Sharp in Guidance to sign up to help.


Picture update: September 27th; during lunches; underclassmen makeup, faculty/staff makeup, senior portrait makeups in the Panther Den. Also, any seniors who missed the entire 90 days of summer appointments, AND missed all three appointment dates here at the beginning of the year, AND missed yesterday's last and final makeup portrait day can give it a final try on September 27th. Yearbook staff can't guarantee those portraits taken after the last and final makeup date will make it in the yearbook, but we can try. Also, seniors can go to the SWI studio any time before then and have their senior portrait taken. 


Do you watch anime or are interested in anime culture? If so, join anime club. Anime club meets every Wednesday after school in Ms. Bechanan’s room down the art hallway. If you want to join this club stop by the library and grab an application form and after it’s filled out with parent signature, bring it to Ms. Bechanan in her room.


Students who have volunteered for a special project in our community are eligible to apply for the Prudential Spirit of the Community Award. If you are someone who wants to make a difference in our community and has taken some action in order to do just that then this award is for you! The guidance department has all the details on how to apply for this award and Mr. Stout will choose the PHS winner for the award. All the other students who applied will also be honored for their efforts in our community and school so swing by guidance to pick up an information flyer. The deadline to apply is approaching so don't delay.

There will be an Anchor club meeting this Thursday morning at 8:30 in Mrs. Johns room. All existing and new members please come!

Att girls: If you are interested in playing soccer for Palatka High School this year please attend a meeting on Monday, September 25th in the Panther Den at 3:50. Please get a physical form in the front office before the meeting.




Castles, cathedrals, coastlines and country sides are a waiting for you in this unforgettable journey to England, Ireland and Wales.

Anyone interested in this Spring Break trip should come to the informational meeting this Thurs night 6 pm in Mr.  Shryock's room.  If you are interested by cannot attend the meeting, just contact Mr. Shryock or Ms Bechanan.

There will be a meeting for anyone that wants to try out for the dance team on Wednesday, Sept. 20th immediately after school in Ms. Fazio’s classroom, 26/32.

Due to testing, the TABE test will be rescheduled for Tuesday, OCT 24. If you have any questions please contact Ms Cauble.


Junior Class officers will meet Friday morning at 8:15 in Mrs. Baird's Room.

NHS members will meet after school on Thursday 9/21 in Room 700 Mrs.
Baird's Room.

Beta Club members will meet on Thursday 9/28 in Room 700 Mrs. Baird's
room  immediately after school.

National Honor Society and Beta Club applications due date has been
extended to
MONDAY, September 25th, please make sure your
recommendation letters and applications are completed and turned in no
later than
4:00 p.m. on 9/25.

High Q will be meet Thursday at 4 pm for practice in Mr. Silcox’s room #211. 


Students - The ASVAB test will be given on November 8.  Seats are limited to the first 50 students to sign up.  Only 10th, 11th and 12th grade students may sign-up.  If you are interested in taking the ASVAB, you must sign-up in Guidance.  If you have questions, please see your guidance counselor.


All boys planning to play basketball at PHS, I need your physical forms back, conditioning is starting soon and you can’t participate without them. Also on Friday, I need to see all progress reports for 9th graders that signed up for basketball this year.


Att Girls: On September 25th, there will be a meeting for all girls interested in being on the 2018 Girls Weightlifting Team. The meeting will be in Coach Polite’s classroom starting at 4 PM.


The scheduled ACT for September 9 that was cancelled has been rescheduled for September 30.  If you were registered for the September 9 test date, you should receive an email from ACT regarding the test date change. Please remember to bring your ticket and your ID.