Daily Bulletin

Today is THURSDAY, August 22nd.

It is a PURPLE day.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY

Amia Aguirre
Sophia Koch
Aubrey McDonald
Hannah Pore

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LUNCH MENU

Turkey Pot Pie
Chicken Tenders & Glazed French Toast
Breaded Mozzarella Sticks 

Premium Meal: Burger Bar

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The PHS robotics team is looking for new members to join our award winning regional champion Electromagnetic Panthers. Our first new member meeting is on August 28th at 3:00 pm in Henson's room, B115. If you can not make the meeting but are still interested, please see Mr. Henson in B115 or Mrs. Schoenfeldt in B213.

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Want to travel to Europe this summer? Maybe even exchange with our German partner school? Come to an informational meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 27th at 6:45 in Room B203 to learn about the countries visited, the travel company and learn about your options. Mrs.Williams, German Teacher will be leading the June 2020 trip to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For more information, contact williamsm@parkhill.k12.mo.us.

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New this year...Panther Talks!!

We will be bringing in presenters from the community to support the creativity and learning for all South Students.Panther Talks will take place during Tutorial, all students have to do is SIGN UP!! Here is what we have scheduled so far this year:

  • Monday, Sept. 2nd - What are colleges looking for? - Xavielle Brown, Park University
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10th - Suicide Prevention & Healthy Coping Skills - Maggie Zimmerman, Tri- County Mental Health Services
  • Thursday, Sept. 12th - Learn how to play the Ukulele - Mark Ballard, KC Music Academy
  • Monday, Oct. 7th - The role of the Mayor in Local Government - Kathy Rose, Mayor of Riverside
  • Monday, Nov. 18th - Ladies in Local Government - Don't sit on the sideline! - Jill Hammond, Riverside Alderman Ward 2

See the full calendar and check often - talks will be added all year long: https://bit.ly/2Nwajha - Panther Talks Schedule 19-20SY google doc

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HOSA Future Health Professionals will have our first meeting of the year Tuesday the 27th at 7am in room W101.

If you are interested in a career in health care, please join us. All students are welcomed.

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SAGA (sexualities and gender alliance) will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 3 @ 2:45 in the LMC. Our club welcomes all LGBTQ students and their allies. Please come and join! Questions: see Mr. Dale in the counseling office or Dr. Kreicker in B217.

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We will begin ticketing cars without Parking Stickers or Temporary Parking Permits on Friday, August 23rd. Juniors and Seniors may purchase parking stickers before or after school. Sophomores may purchase parking stickers beginning Tuesday, September 3rd. Parking stickers are $30.00 cash or may be purchased on line through Infinite Campus. For questions regarding parking, please see Mrs. Sherbo in the Administration Office.

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Panther Fans! Park Hill South Panther Spirit Wear Virtual Store is open for business and will stay open until August 24th. Go to https://www.agpestores.com/amcgraphics/groups.phpto make your selections.Your purchase will be delivered to PHS. You will be notified when your Spirit Wear arrives. STUCO will deliver it to you.

Thanks for supporting PARK HILL SOUTH!

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Key club is up and running and looking for new and returning members. We are a service organization open to all students of PHS connected locally, nationally and internationally through Kiwanis Organization. Our goals are to help students learn to give back to their communities by finding, leading and joining service projects around the greater KC area and beyond.

Our meeting times are 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month after school in B203 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. (students can ride the 5th Hour bus home if you sign up on line) Meetings are for sharing out new ideas and upcoming events – which are then posted on the bulletin board at B203 and added to the Schoology GROUP page – “PHS Activities and Clubs”

Come to a meeting and meet some members, take home an application and consider joining us to make PHS, our community and the world a better for place!

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Are you taking an Advanced Placement or Dual Credit course for the first time? Do you have multiple AP courses in one semester? Are you struggling in any of your core classes? Park Hill South is introducing a new academic support for ALL students beginning Monday, August 26th! “5th Hour” will begin every day after school at 2:45 in the library until 4:30 pm. Here you can receive tutoring and support from classroom teachers and upperclassman tutors. Need help with your elective courses too? Come on by! No need to sign up in advance, but if you need transportation home, you can sign up for the 4:30 pm bus on the Park Hill South home page. 5th Hour…..we’re saving the best for last!

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Homecoming forms for your one guest from another school can be picked up at the Discipline Office hallway window folder and are due back in the Discipline Office by Wednesday, September 11th. Students are responsible for getting forms completed and back to office. The office WILL NOT be faxing these forms.

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Ceramic Club will start meeting this week:

Every Thursday after school until 3:45.Room C209

All students who are interested in making ceramic art are welcome! You do not need to be in an art class to participate.

Come see Mrs. Colvin if you have any questions.

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Sophomore Class Ring Premier, Class meeting order/information packets distributed on Tuesday, September 10th during Tutorial.

Sophomore class ring order will be Tuesday, September 17th during lunch periods and from 4:00-6:00 pm for sophomores and family members to order their class ring together. Additional ring orders will be taken during lunch periods September 18th & 24th.

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Attendance Information

Parents are required to contact the attendance office to report student absences before 8:00 a.m. the day of the absence. We encourage you to dial the attendance office direct line(816) 359-4121. For your convenience, the answering machine will be in operation 24/7. There are many occasions when the attendance office experiences a high volume of calls. If you reach our voicemail, please do not hang up and call again. Leaving a message will keep your place in line and will allow us to assist you more quickly.When requesting an early release, please call as early as possible in the morning.If you are unable to call in the morning, we ask that a minimum of 30 minutes is allowed for ample time to locate your student.

Each block a student is late to class, including 1st block, they will report to a Tardy Table. After their 5th tardy parents will receive an email notifying you of the number of tardies and potential consequences if your student(s) continues being tardy. Parents will be notified of all consequences and you or your student can always talk to Dr. Esco about their specific situations.1st block tardies will be excused with a doctor’s note or medical documentation only.

You can refer to our website for more attendance details.

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