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Counselor Talk - The Trade School Path

Panthers! Are you interested in pursuing a tech or trade program after high school? Sign up for our 3rd counselor talk of the year where you will learn valuable information about tech and trade schools! Hear how these programs differ from two and four year college programs and how you can prepare to earn a job in a growing industry. Our guest will be Ryan Mansfield from State Technical College of Missouri. Join us on Thursday, October 26 in B107/117. Click the LINK to sign up. See you there!

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Counselor Talk College Application/Scholarship Essay Writing

Panthers! Are you gearing up to write those scholarship application essays? Maybe you need some extra help with your Common App or college application essays? Hear from our own Dr. Whitlow on how you can make sure your essay reflects your very best work! Dr. Whitlow works with scholarship organizations like KC Scholars, Questbridge, and many others, so she knows what it takes to give your essay that special touch. Join us on Thursday, October 19 during tutorial in A107/117. Click the LINK to sign up. See you there!

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Illustration of an old-time photographer and camera

Tuesday September 26, 2023

Due to the down-sizing of Reed Portrait Studio, we will be utilizing photography services from SCH Photo this year.

The day after pictures are taken, follow this link to order school pictures for your student this year: https://schphoto.hhimagehost.comN2/Home/LoginConsumer?EK=237901

The Park Hill South passcode is 3051.

If you have questions about pictures, please contact Julie Sherbo:

Seniors who missed the Senior Portrait Day in July can have their pictures taken on Tuesday, September 26th . SCH Photo will be here take those portraits and any Seniors who are wanting portraits retaken. The pictures will be taken throughout the morning during class time. If your Senior needs their picture taken, please email Julie Sherbo, so their name can be added to the list. Remember this is the picture that will appear in the yearbook. If they don’t have their picture taken on September 26th it will not appear in the 23-24 yearbook.

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PHS Spirit Wear

See Mrs. Longenecker or Mrs. Hochard in the Administration Office area to purchase PHS Spirit wear. 

You my now purchase 1 shirt for $15.00 or 3 shirts for $30.00.

Shirts will also be availabe at Parent Teacher Confernces for purchase.

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Fall Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be Wednesday and Thursday, September 27th and 28th from 5:00pm-8:00pm. 

We will be using Pick-A-Time to schedule slots to meet with teachers again this year.  Pick-A-Time is now open for parents to begin scheduling conference appointments.  Please use the link below:

If you have previously registered, you do not need to register again.  If you have not registered, you will need to create an account.

The link below are instructions on how to create an account, how to schedule a conference and FAQ.

Parent Teacher Conference Instructions

Any questions call 816-359-4120

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Group photo of yearbook editors

The 2023 South Paw Yearbook hasn’t even been handed out yet, and it is already winning awards! Park Hill South’s yearbook rep, John Kelley, recently presented the editors with Walsworth Publishing Company’s Gallery of Excellence award.

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Two group photos of award winning students

Broadcast students from our high schools participated in the Journalism Educators of Metro Kansas City’s (JEMKC) annual contest. They won several awards, including First Place in Broadcast Sweepstakes for the best program overall! The competition recognizes the best in student media from both sides of the state line.

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