Come check out the school store during Blues Academy on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays!
Wednesday: Art club in Mrs. Staton's Room / NHS Meeting in Mr. Tuning's Room. Current Members need to pay their $10 dues
Thursday: Junior Class officer meeting in room 168
There will be an SCA meeting on Monday, October 22nd during Blues Academy in room 168 for all SCA class representatives and officers. Please see Mrs. Brockenbrough if you cannot attend.
PMHS Announcements for: October 17
Be a Blue: Today Tomorrow & Forever
Blues Academy Activities
There will be a Talent Search field trip to JMU on November 8th. Only Talent Search students in grades 9-11 and seniors who are applying to JMU will be able to participate. Permission forms are available outside Mr. Wheeler's office and are due back Thursday, Oct. 18th. If you are interested in becoming a member of Talent Search, please pick up an application in the School Counseling office or see Ms. Hall.
Friday, October 19, 2018
7-10pm@ Jamie & Penni Allen's 23 Allendale Dr. Buena Vista
Hot Dogs, Smores, Flashlight Tag
Juniors and Seniors: Representatives will soon be visiting PMHS from the following colleges/universities:
Old Dominion University: Tuesday, October 16, 1:30pm
Eastern Mennonite University: Friday, October 26th at 11:00 am
Please sign up in the school counseling office to attend.
Attention: Seniors If you are applying for early decision or early action, please see Mark Wheeler in the counseling office to make sure you have all of your “ducks in a row.” Most deadlines are November 1st (i.e., UVA, Virginia Tech, William & Mary, JMU, George Mason, Hampton, Radford, W & L, Roanoke, ODU).
Any senior who has at least a 3.8 GPA, excellent SAT or ACT scores and is interested in going to VT, UVA, W&L or William & Mary, please see Mark Wheeler in the counseling office ASAP. Prestigious scholarship opportunities may await you.
Calling all Marching Blues Alumni! Join us for dinner and VIP seating during the Homecoming Game on 10/5. Visit the link below for more info and a link to register
Support our Fighting Blues
If anyone is interested in ordering Senior attire please let Ms. Owen or Ms. Jolly know before Nov. 2. Thanks!
Operation Shoebox needs your help! Donate items to help needy children here in Buena Vista. Bring the items to Coach Cole's Room by NOV 2
The Marching Blues competed in the Lynchburg Classic on Saturday and swept all caption awards for class A, earing the band their first overall 1st place in more than a decade!
Shout out to all the juniors who helped out at mountain day. Everyone showed up, helped out, and earned over $700 to kick start prom
Senior retakes for formal portraits will be Wednesday, Oct. 24. Seniors wishing to have those pictures redone should stop by the office to sign up for retakes. The deadline to choose a pose for the yearbook is Nov. 30.
Be a Blue
October 15: Volleyball @ Bath County @ 5:30pm
October 16: Volleyball vs Eastern Montgomery @ 5:30pm
October 17: Cross Country @ Covington @ 4:30 pm
October 18: Volleyball @ Home vs Narrows @5:30 pm
October 18: JV Football @ Home vs Bath County @ 5:30pm
October 13: Varisty Football @ Bath County @ 7:00pm
HOBY APPLICATION INFORMATION
Applications outside of Mrs. Bateman’s Office
1 MALE AND 1 FEMALE STUDENT WILL BE CHOOSEN TO REPRESENT PARRY MCCLURE HIGH SCHOOL- Also alternates will be selected.
DATE: MAY 31ST 2019-JUNE 2ND 2019
WHAT TO DO: FILL OUT APPLICATION- sign it have parents sign it as well.
-SUBMIT A 3-5 paragraph *(see below for details)
-Hand in forms to Mrs. Bateman’s office no later than
Wednesday October 24th -4 PM
*Winners will be announced and runners up notified.
PLEASE remember the school and a local organization sponsors and pays for the cost of this opportunity for students to attend. So if you are selected and cannot attend notify Mrs. Bateman ASAP (as soon as possible) so that the runners up have the opportunity to go. You must have your own transportation to and from JMU.
Operation Shoebox needs your help! Bring the items to Coach Cole's Room by Nov. 2
Outfit of Clothing to wear
Small Musical instrument
Personal Care Items:
Colorful adhesive bandages
Reusable plastic containers
Non-liquid lip balm
Nail clipper and file
Washable/reusable cloth menstrual pads
Small manual Pencil Sharpener
Blank index cards
Solar powered calculator
Glue Stick (no liquid glue)
Small adhesive tape
Clothing and Accessories
Shirts & pants
pillowcase dress (loose-fitting sundress)
shoes and socks
tote bag/ purse
bead jewelry / bead kit
Crafts and Activities
chalkboard and chalk
sewing kit/fabric (1-2 yd), ribbon
gardening kit with gloves and trowel
hand tool (No seeds)
skipping rope / jump rope
kickball w/ pump
etch a sketch
You may enclose a note to the child and a photo. If you include your name and address the child may be able to write you back