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Rams Announcements !!!

National Breast Cancer Month

“Lend a hand and join the fight.”

Weekly Bulletin

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”

– Albert Einstein



Deserving of trust and confidence.

Scholarship Information

Coca-Cola Scholarship

The application is now open. Merit based scholarship. Applicants should have strong leadership skills, GPA 3.0, extracurricular activities, including community service. Scholarships range from $10,000 to $20,000.

  • Applicants must apply online at www.coca-colascholars.org

NASSP/Herff Jones Principal’s Leadership Aware Scholarship Program

  • Ranging from $1000-$12,000 will be awarded 100 seniors from 50 states

  • Winners are selected by leadership skills, academic record, volunteer work, etc.

NASSP/Herff Jones Principal’s Leadership Aware Scholarship Program

  • Students CANNOT apply; must be NOMINATED by their high school.

  • 1 student may be nominated per high school

  • Nominees will be in 20% of their class

NASSP/Herff Jones Principal’s Leadership Aware Scholarship Program

  • Students will leadership skills and are not in 20% can still be nominated

  • Please see Ms. Venega in Guidance if interested

  • Deadline for prescreen application is November 11, 2011

NC State University (College of Textiles)

  • Ten $47,000 scholarships will be awarded to freshmen entering the College of Textiles each year. This scholarship will cover over 60% of the basic in-state cost of attending NC State University.

NC State University(College of Textiles)

  • Students interested in being NOMINATED for this scholarship please see Ms. Venega in Guidance. Deadline for prescreen application to Guidance in October 26, 2011.

UNC-Chapel Hill (The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship)

  • Full undergraduate support for student writers. Complete information is available on the University’s website at http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creativ/scholarships/tws.

  • Deadline: November 1, 2011

Davidson College (John Montgomery Belk Scholarship)

  • The Belk Scholarship recognizes and awards students of demonstrated superior intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership.

  • If interested see Ms. Venega in Guidance.

Davidson College (John Montgomery Belk Scholarship)

  • Up to 8 scholars will be chosen in Davidson’s Class of 2016, each receiving an annually renewable scholarship equal to the college’s fees (valued in 2011-12 at $49,723.)

  • Deadline for prescreen application is Nov. 4, 2011.

Emory University (Atlanta Georgia)

  • Merit-based scholarships are available for students who are interested in attending Emory University.


  • Deadline: November 8, 2011

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program

  • The Horatio Alger Association of distinguished Americans is dedicated to the simple but powerful belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles. Must submit an ONLINE application at www.horatioalger.org

  • Deadline: October 30, 2011

To be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Applicants must have strong commitment to complete a bachelor’s degree,

  • Critical financial aid $50,000 or less, extracurricular activities

  • GPA 2.0

  • Resident/citizen of the U.S. Students

2011 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

  • The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program recognizes high school youth solely on the basis of volunteer work in their communities after September 1, 2010.

  • Essay required

  • School nomination required

2011 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

  • Winners will receive $1,000, a silver medallion, and a paid trip to Washington D.C.

  • See Ms. Venega or Ms. Kathy in Guidance if interested

  • Deadline: October 28, 2011

UNC-Charlotte (The Levine Scholars Program)

  • 4 year scholarship includes full tuition, room, a grant to 4 summer experiences that will develop leadership skills, social awareness, and an international perspective

  • Valued at $90,000 for in state students

UNC-Charlotte (The Levine Scholars Program)

  • Application must be completed ONLINE by November 8, 2011

  • Please see Ms. Venega in Guidance if interested by October 12, 2011

College Application Week

  • November 14-18, 2011

    Last year…

    5 days

    116 school districts

    470 high schools

    44,000 applications

    1 common dream achieved

SAT Prep 2-Day WorkshopOctober 25 and 26, 2011

Featuring Dr. Joseph Aicher Jr.

Day 1: 8:30am -12:30pm

Day 2: 8:30am - 12:30pm

(On Day 2, at 5:00pm Dr. Aicher will consult with students and parents about their test results)

This workshop is limited to 30 students

Students MUST bring pencils, paper, and a calculator to the workshop.

Sign up in the Guidance Office TODAY!

SAT & ACT Announcement

  • Seniors and Juniors: If you eat free or reduced lunch you may be eligible for a fee waiver for the SAT Test and College Applications. See your Guidance Counselor for information.


  • Fayetteville State University will be holding on-site admission on campus Monday, October 10th during lunch. SEE GUIDANCE FOR MORE INFO.

Indian Education Resource

  • Student/ Parent night with IBM, American Indian Science and Engineering Society.

  • When: Monday, October 10th

  • Refreshments will be served at 6:00 pm

  • Students and parents are invited!


You will always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.


  • Any sophomore interested in attending Aviation Day, please see Ms. Leslie Epps Jacobs in guidance.


  • Student of Excellence applications for ALL grade levels are available in guidance and are due back to the counselor on November 18, 2011.


  • There will be a Beta/ National Honor Society meeting on October 11, 2011 in the media center. For additional information, see Ms. Demetrice in Guidance.

The ASVAB will be given on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in the media center. Please sign up in guidance by October 10, 2011.

Youth Rally at the football field on October 31 @ 6:30.


  • Students who are in Art class or have taken an art class may join the Art Club!

  • See Mrs. Godwin in room 802.

  • Price is : $15.00


  • The representative for the University of Colorado Upward Bound will be at Indian Education on Sunday Oct. 16.

  • There will be a brief explanation of the Upward Bound program for 9th and 10th graders.

  • Any student that would like to attend this workshop please sign up with YDS.


  • Students may register online for the SAT/ACT Test or pick up an application in Guidance. Register before it is too late!


  • Assist teachers with product savings per visit@ Sam’s Club.

  • October 10 11:00-1:30


  • Dress for Success every Thursday!!!!

  • Please participate

Dress for Success

MALES: Shirt/ tie

  • Khaki/ Slacks

  • Dress shoes

    FEMALES: Church dress

  • Dressy pant suits

  • Dress shoes

Dressing for Success

  • Teachers are encouraged to offer classroom incentives to students who “Dress for Success.” Each week a student will be randomly selected by administration to receive a $10 gift card to www.MyLocker.net for the purchase of Purnell Swett gear.

Robeson County Teen Court

  • Any Students interested in participating in the Robeson County Teen Court program please stop by Guidance for more information by Oct. 13, 2011

Student Accident Insurance

  • Students if you are interested in Student Accident Insurance we do have the forms in the Main Office---Homeroom teachers also received a handout with a web-site so that you can go on-line and register.


  • November 5, 2011 SAT Test is October 7, 2011. Late fee required date is October 8-21, 2011.

  • December 10, 2011 ACT Test is November 4, 2011. Late fee required date is November 5-18, 2011.

  • Students may register online for the SAT/ACT Test or pick up an application in Guidance.

  • If a student signs up for Driver’s Education and then drops the class, they must wait until all students have had a chance to take the class, before signing up again.

Listen Up!

  • If you’re not present the first day of Driver’s Education you will not be enrolled on the second day unless you have a doctor’s note.


  • Anyone interested in joining HOSA please pay $20 to Sue Patterson, Tina Hunt, or Tyra Moore.


  • Congratulations to Jessica White, Art IV-A for being the 2nd place winner in the Robeson County fair Art Competition in Lumberton, NC.


Sports do not build Character…they reveal it.

Boy’s Soccer Game

  • Rams vs. Richmond @ HOME

    Game Time: 7:00pm

Girl’s Golf

  • Please release the Girl’s Golf team @ 11:30 am for an away match @ Scotch Meadows.

Girl's Tennis

Tuesday @ 11:00 AM

Conference Tournament

  • Please release members of the girl’s tennis team @ 9:00 am Tuesday (Oct. 11) to compete in the conference tournament.

    Team Members:

  • Joyce Cummings.

  • Michaela Cummings

  • Kailey L. Godwin

  • Jordan L. Jacobs

  • Joy Kayonna Locklear

  • Kiley Locklear

  • Samantha L. Locklear

  • Larissa K. Lowry

  • Falon Strickland

  • Kali Strickland

  • April White

9th Grade Girl’s Volleyball

Please dismiss the following 9th grade volleyball players @ 2:30 on Monday, October 10th, travel to Richmond:

  • Lauren Oxendine

  • Stacy Scott

  • Taylor Chavis

  • Jalyssa Locklear

  • Laura Barton

  • Morgan Deese

  • Sarah Locklear

Lady Rams Basketball

  • Any young lady interested in playing basketball must go by Coach D’s office in YDS and receive a preseason workout packet.

    • Coach Danyel

PSHS Swim Team!

  • Any male or female interested in joining the PSHS Swim Team this year should come by the A.D’s office to sign up.

    • Mr. Jerome Hunt


  • The Boys & Girls Cross Country teams won the Robeson County Cross Country Championship, Saturday @ Luther Britt Park in Lumberton.


First Team Boys All-County:

  • Tyler Baker

  • Mark Locklear

  • Josh Oxendine

  • Shayne Davis

    Second Team All-County:

  • Aaron Oxendine

  • Cody Harris

Girls All-County First Team:

  • Amber Patrick

  • Chloe Warrix

  • Jacquelyn Dubois

    All-County Second Team:

  • Crystal Montoya

  • Lillian Bullard

  • Hope McLean


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Varsity Volleyball Schedule

  • Oct. 11……………....…HOKE

  • Oct. 13……….@ LUMBERTON


PSHS rams football schedule

  • Sept. 9……………….NEW HANOVER

  • Sept. 16……………..@ SOUTH ROBESON

  • Sept. 23……………….OPEN

  • Sept. 30………………..SCOTLAND

  • Oct. 7…………………….@ RICHMOND

  • Oct. 14……………………@ PINECREST

  • Oct. 21……………………HOKE

  • Oct. 28……………………..LUMBERTON

The Athletic Dept. will be selling Pre- safe Tickets for Friday Nights Home Football Play-off game. Students may purchase Tickets on all lunches, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Cost of each Ticket is $7.00. The General public may purchase Tickets in the Main Office From 8 Am Till 3Pm on those same days.

November 9, 2011



    2012: Saving the best for last


UNC Chapel Hill

  • If you are interested in attending UNC Chapel Hill and would like to participate in the 11th Annual Native American Recruitment Weekend. Students should be in the top 25% of their class and have a desire to attend a 4-year college.

UNC Chapel Hill

This is an overnight program and the availability fills fast, so go by guidance and sign up with Ms. Karen before October 12.

  • Seniors interested in taking the compass test for any Community College in the state of NC need to sign up in the guidance office. The first 23 students will be tested on February 7, 2012 @ 8:30am. Transportation will be provided to RCC. For additional information, see Ms. Venega in guidance.


  • We need you to turn in one Senior picture to Morgan Revels by Wednesday, October 19, 2011.

    -Thanks, Yearbook Committee

The Jostens Senior Meeting Monday Oct. 10 @ 9:45 am

Attention Seniors, if you have been awarded any scholarships please bring in your letter to Guidance.

Working Seniors:

  • Any Seniors working after school, please contact Ms. Harris in Room 210. You might be entitled to a unit of CREDIT toward High School Graduation.


The scholarship sheet #1 is available online on Purnell Swett’s Web Site under (Guidance) Dept. Also a few copies will be located in Guidance.

Attention Seniors, please bring your college, military acceptance paper to Ms. Venega when you receive them.

To the Junior Class:

Student of Excellence applications for 11th grade students are now available in guidance. Deadline to turn in application please see your 11th grade counselor.

Attention Students!

  • You are encouraged to check your grades on www.careercrusing.com / www.f4k.org DAILY.

  • USERNAME: NC-Wise #

  • PASSWORD: Date of Birth 00/00/0000 unless you have changed it


Any juniors interested in Governor School!

Speak to Ms. Karen in Guidance and sign up by

Wednesday, October 12th.

An information session will be held on Wednesday in the library during 4th period with a representative from the A.G. program.


  • Attention 10th and 11th Graders…the PSAT is quickly approaching. It is only offered once a year.

  • This year the PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 in the media center. The fee is $15.00. See Ms. Demetrice or Mrs. Kathy in Guidance to register by October 10, 2011. Don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Attention 10th graders

If you are interested in North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics or in North Carolina Governor’s School. Please see Mrs. Karen in Guidance for more information.

10th Graders

  • Any Sophomores interested in the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics please come by and see Ms. Leslie Epps Jacobs.


  • The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.  ~Author Unknown


Teachers and Students!

  • Everyone is encouraged to wear pink Friday, October 14, 2011 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Teachers are encouraged to dress down and wear pink or school spirit every Friday of this month 

You need to get your shots!

Teachers and staff please sign up in the teacher’s lounge if you are interested in receiving a flu shot and/or Hepatitis B shot on Friday, October 28, 2011.

  • You and your family members, age 4 and up, are invited to participate in the flu shot program.


  • Please do not hold doctors notes, court notes, etc. Turn them in immediately to Guidance.

  • The deadline for teacher website updates has been extended. Please see William Deese or Shannon Brayboy if you need assistance.


There will be a power point presentation providing information about what employees can expect to receive in retirement from the State of NC. During all planning periods on October 29, 2011.

Join the Sunshine Club 

  • Information was placed in your box this week and the cost is only $10. Membership allows you to be a part of celebrating marriages, births, and retirement and honoring death and sickness of faculty and staff members. Please see Mrs. Yvonne Dial for more information.

For Those In Need!

  • Teachers if you have students that are in need of SCHOOL SUPPLIES, please send them to Guidance. Organizations have given donations and they are ready for distribution.

  • You may pick up your athletic pass from Mrs. Cindy Oxendine in the main office.


  • Has a hundred dollar bill design on the wallet. Belongs to William McCormick. Contains permit, gym card, and 2 pictures of girlfriend.

Teachers!!!!!!Thanks to all of you that helped out with the game Friday night.

  • Many of you stepped in to help that were not even scheduled to work. You are greatly appreciated. Please remember that we may need your help at the last two home games.

  • Thank you sincerely,

    Freddie Deese

Ram Pride!!! =]

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