This week’s PCHS Bear Facts is a listing of hot topics for the week spanning Nov. 2-8, 2022.
Congratulations to Mrs. Kellie Justice and the cast and crew of Silent Sky which won the region One-Act title this week in Vidalia. This is the 10th straight region one-act title for PCHS!
Addy Cantrell and Kaley Robins were named to the All-Star Cast. Other cast and crew include Austin Sprinkle, Lauren Crawford, Cianna Kicklighter, Hanna Bonvechio, Kelly Brewster, Emma Dyal, Seraphim Howard, Justin Herrin, Destiny Lloyd, Hannia Martinez, Melvin Sallet, Sarah Stone, Emma Thornton, Riley Vaverchak, and Shadana Warren.
Silent Sky is based on the life and work of Henrietta Leavitt, a pioneer in astronomy. PCHS One-Act will deliver encore performances on Thursday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 8, each at 7 p.m. in the PCHS auditorium. Admission is $10 at the door. PCHS will compete at the state one-act meet in Warner Robins on Nov. 12.
What an incredible run by the PCHS softball Lady Bears! The Lady Bears made it all the way to the state’s final four, playing until the next to last day of the season. After sweeping their super regional, PCHS picked up a pair of victories at the Elite 8 tournament in Columbus. We salute head coach Tyler Rogers and assistants John Phillips, Mary Katherine Gunter, and Jason Bradley for their hard work. And we thank six seniors for their amazing careers: Natalie Sullivan, Kylie Allen, Rebecca DeLoach, LizAnn Hughes, Reagan Larson, and Kadence Godwin.
Congrats to the PCHS girls’ cross country team which finished fourth in the region meet this week and qualified for the state competition. Natalie Daniels was the top finishing runner at 10th overall with a time of 23:22. The other top finishers for PCHS were Yuri Gaona, Neveah Grant, Ana Llama-Diaz, and Maya Cochran. Becky Thigpen also qualified for state. The state championship will be November 4 & 5 in Carrollton.
Meanwhile, the cross country boys finished their season with a fifth place region finish. Dylan Hersey was the top male runner, finishing 11th overall with a time of 18:59. Other top finishers for PCHS included Walker Sergent, Joe Drew, Spencer Hawkins, and Levi Hardy.
If you took the ASVAB recently - that’s the military aptitude test - those scores are now in. See Mr. Tommy Doss in the guidance office to get your scores.
The AV department has a casting opportunity for a character in a short film. The candidate will be a female student enrolled at PCHS who is proficient in martial arts or a related discipline such as gymnastics or competition cheerleading. Please see Mr. DuPont or AV student Cody Ammons to audition.
The Georgia Student Technology Competition (a.k.a. “Tech Fair”) is fast approaching! School-level competition will be in December. This year’s regional and state competition returns to in-person, on-site competition (no more virtual competition!) Competition categories include: 3D Modeling, Animation, Audio Production, Device Modification, Digital Game Design, Digital Photo Production, Graphic Design, Internet Applications, Mobile Apps, Multimedia Applications, Productivity Design, Project Programming, Robotics, and Video Production. Contact Mr. DuPont (email@example.com) ASAP if you are interested in competing.
Hey seniors, South Georgia State College is waiving their application fee during the month of November for those seniors who plan to enroll after graduation. See Mr. Tommy or Mrs. Angie for more.
Mark your calendars now for the dental bus, which will be coming to campus on Tuesday, November 8.
Coastal Pines Technical College’s Waycross campus will hold its first-ever open house on Thursday, November 10 from 5-7 p.m. Anyone is invited to attend. That day will also be a free application day for students wishing to enroll at Coastal Pines.
FFA holds its next regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 16, after school in the ag room.
Juniors and seniors, make plans now to attend the College Fair at PCHS on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 until 7:00. You can sign up today at registerprobe.com. More than 30 colleges and universities are scheduled to be on hand, including the University of Alabama, Mississippi State University, and the United States Naval Academy.
FCA meets every Thursday morning at 7:45 in the auditorium. Everyone is invited to attend and to bring a friend. It’s a great way to start your day
FBLA collects pop tabs all year long to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. Please support this cause. You can turn in your tabs to Mrs. Whitaker in room 348.
As always, be responsible, respectful, and safe. Thanks and go, Bears!