KEYSTONE EXAMS SCHEDULE
Thursday & Friday 12/3-4 Algebra I 2 HOUR DELAY BELL SCHEDULE
Monday & Tuesday 12/7-8 Biology 2 HOUR DELAY BELL SCHEDULE
Wednesday & Thursday 12/9-10 English Lit REGULAR BELL SCHEDULE
Friday, Monday, Tuesday 12/11,14,15 Make-Ups REGULAR BELL SCHEDULE
FORBES ROAD CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER OPEN HOUSE
Forbes Road Career and Technology Center will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, December 8th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Several activities and demonstrations are scheduled through the evening. Parents and students are welcome to attend.
SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH WORKSHOP
There will be a Scholarship Search Workshop presented by the Office of Student Aid at Penn State New Kensington here in Room 133 on December 17, 2015 from 2:30 to approximately 4:00. Please sign up for this opportunity in the guidance office by December 14th so that we can account for materials needed. It is meant to assist students as they begin to look for private scholarship opportunities to fund their college education. Students will receive information about:
- Where to search for scholarship opportunities;
- How to apply for scholarships;
- How to organize applications and information;
- What to include in their essays;
- Best practices to aid their success.
The fall play, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," will be held November 19 and 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
CONGRATULATIONS TO PHS SENIOR VARSITY CHEER CAPTAINS!
Congratulations to senior varsity cheer captains Samantha Kolar, Heidi Nixon, Lisa Reddington, and Leah Ruggiero. These four students are four of only 800 students selected from across the nation to perform in the first ever Varsity Spirit Spectacular at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando from December 3rd-7th. Students will perform in a once-in-a-lifetime parade performance through Disney's Magic Kingdom. Congratulations, and good luck!
AFJROTC HONORS VETERANS AND PARTICIPATES IN KNOCKOUT DRILL
Members of the AFJROTC unit hold their annual Veteran's Day Ceremony on November 11th to honor our veterans. Members of the unit also recently participated in the area AFJROTC Knockout Drill. Skyler Burns placed 6th out of 150. Congratulations to all students who participated.
KDKA Extra-Effort Award November 5, 2015
Congratulations to Madison Gestrich, KDKA Extra Effort Award winner. The award is co-sponsored by KDKA and the Allegheny Health Network. Thank you to Mr. Bob Pompeani for coming to PHS to present this award!
Some additional recent accolades and notes shared at the assembly…
Congratulations to the girls’ soccer team on an outstanding season. The team defeated Moon in the first round of the WPIAL play-offs and finished with a record of 15 – 3. Best of luck to the football team in the first round of the WPIAL play-offs. The Mustangs will travel to Mt. Lebanon tomorrow.
Best of luck to Jake Susalla and Rachel Valotta in the PIAA cross country meet this weekend in Hershey. Jake finished in 4th place and Rachel in 7th in the WPIAL championships meet last week.
Congratulations to the Plum slow pitch softball team. They defeated Montour last week to win the WPISL championship.
Congratulations to the senior girls for winning the Powder Puff football game last Thursday. Through the event, our school raised over $5,000 for the Alzheimer’s foundation and two local families in nee
Veterans Day Assembly, 11/11.
Stuff a Bus drive, scheduled for 12/2, a toy drive for kids in need prior to the holidays.
Events under way for the annual Make-A Wish Telethon.
The production of the class play Picasso at the Lapin Agile will take place on 11/19 and 11/20.
Winter sports are kicking off their seasons shortly. Come out and support our Hockey team.
PHS social studies teachers show their school spirit on hat day during SADD week.
Early morning on October 17th, cadets from Plum's AFJROTC program assist with clean-up of 286.
GLA HELPS THOSE IN NEED
GLA along with the PBSD administrative assistants kicked off the 2015-2016 Food Drive for the Plum Food Pantry by collecting items during lunch periods during the week of Oct. 19th and also during the home football game against Penn Trafford. GLA delivered several boxes and also donated $100 from fundraising efforts to the Plum Food Pantry on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015.
CONGRATULATIONS TO PHS ALUMNI EIESHA HORSLEY!
Eiesha Horsley (formerly Williamson) graduated from Plum Senior High School in 2000. Since that time, she has danced for the NFL Carolina Panthers, was crowned Mrs. Georgia America, competed in the Mrs. America pageant, acted as owner and director of her company MADE Today, Inc., has traveled as a motivational speaker, and has earned a BA in Psychology, a Masters degree in Human Resource Management, and is currently completing doctoral work in Management. Now we congratulate her on becoming the most recent member of the NFL Atlanta Falcons Cheer Squad.
PLUM SENIOR HIGH STAFF AND STUDENTS HONORING THE MEMORY OF 9/11