Announcements

Announcements

For Monday,

Sep 26, 2022

Homecoming Information:
Happy Homecoming Week, Mustangs! The final round of the  Homecoming ballot is out. Congratulations to this year’s court members:
Freshmen: Mahi Patel, Callie Larson, Artemis Perg, Eli Bentz, Gabriel Feffer, Wesley Johnson
Sophomores: Grace Allen, Jun Hur, Anna Reverski, Paarth Sharma, Rhea Sidhu, and Maya Ward
Juniors: Emerie Clark, Sanaa Olivacce-Shabazz, Anna Postula, Aidan Rao, Sasha Rao, and Perrin Williams
Seniors: Zain Aqeel, Will Cassiday, Kaleb Sage, Jena Shearer, Paisley Siebers, and Daniel Sturdy. Make sure you vote for your top 2 by the end of the day Friday! Tomorrow is Big Ten Day, so wear your Favorite Big Ten School wear! Earn points for your grade by dressing up each day.  You can also earn points for your grade and help the Ginsburg Society by contributing to their period product drive all week.  Bring in packages of pads or tampons to the Welcome Center and place them in the bin for your grade!

Dance Guest Passes – If you are taking a guest from another school district to the dance this Friday, please make sure to get a completed Dance Guest Form to Mr. Cooke by the end of the day Wednesday. The forms can be found at the Welcome Center.

West Parking Lot: Remember ALL vehicles must be removed from the WEST parking lot no later than 3:30 today for Marching Band Practice. 

Parking Passes are for sale at the Welcome Center! Make sure to fill out the Google Form on the GLIC, then come to the Welcome Center with your license, registration, and $20 to receive the pass. You will need a pass by the end of the day Friday.

Fill 24 – The Jesus Generation is moving outside this week to join the national See You at the Pole event. Meet near the flagpole at 7:00 a.m Wednesday as they join thousands of students across the nation to pray for our schools, students, and leaders.  Bring your friends! See you Wednesday morning!

Recycling Club meets after school in room 2122 on Tuesday. 

From Your Counseling Office:

College Visits:  MSU is here on Wednesday this week and Kettering University on Thursday. Sign up in the Counseling Office.

From your Athletic Department: @PCMustangSports on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and pcmustangsports.com

Cross Country News – The Mustangs traveled to Grand Rapids and competed in the Cougar Falcon invitational. The women earned a third place finish, and the men carried on by winning their third invitational title this season—great job to all runners.

And now it is time for this year’s first episode of PCTVThis week they have coverage of homecoming activities, the athletics hall of fame, our marching band invitational, and representation in the media.  Your teachers have the link: https://youtu.be/EIMInZetBp0

Announcements

For Tuesday,

Sep 27, 2022

Homecoming Update:
Don’t forget to dress up daily to earn points for your class. You don’t want to miss your chance to win the legendary golden toilet seat.
Tomorrow is Dress For A Cause Day, so show your support for your class’ chosen cause.
Freshmen: Red for Heart Disease Awareness
Sophomores: Green for Mental Health Awareness
Juniors: Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Seniors: Navy for Chad Tough
Float building is also going on throughout the week! Contact your class representatives or check out @pchs_stuco or your class accounts on Instagram for more information if you are interested! Don’t forget to contribute period products to the Ginsburg Society for extra points. 

Dance Guest Passes – If you are bringing a guest from another school district to the dance this Friday, please make sure to get a completed Dance Guest Form to Mr. Cooke by the end of the day Wednesday. The forms can be found at the Welcome Center.

Lunch Passes: October is almost here!  If you are planning to purchase a lunch pass for next month, be sure to check your attendance on Skyward and make sure that you have taken care of business.  Get those absences excused and bring in the necessary doctor’s notes for any that need to be medically waived.  

Parking Passes are for sale at the Welcome Center! Make sure to fill out the Google Form on the GLIC, then come to the Welcome Center with your license, registration, and $20 to receive the pass. You will need a permit to park on campus by the end of Friday.  If you park without a permit, there is a $5 fine along with still having to buy the pass, so don’t delay!

From the Yearbook Staff:
Seniors, the leaves are starting to drop and pumpkin spice is in the air. That means it’s time for you to get your senior portrait taken and submitted to the yearbook. The deadline for senior portrait submissions is December 12. Visit the Yearbook tab in the Senior section of the GLIC for all the details on portrait requirements and how to upload your image. Contact Roundup Business Manager Lea Hatley at [email protected] with questions. 

Recycling Club meets TODAY after school in room 2122. Earn your community service hours!

Ginsburg Society meets on Wednesdays after school in room 2122. Earn service hours and engage in non-partisan discussions about current events. 

Fill 24 – The Jesus Generation is moving outside this week to join the national See You at the Pole event. Meet near the flagpole tomorrow at 7:00 a.m as they join thousands of students across the nation to pray for our schools, students, and leaders.  Bring your friends! See you Wednesday morning!!

Have you heard about the fastest-growing sport in the country, Pickleball? If you want to try, come to Ramona park on Thursday at 3:15 and join the Pickleball Club to learn how to play this fun and exciting game. Equipment is provided.

Gamers Club is not meeting this week.  They will return to their regularly scheduled program next week. 

If you like discussing politics and international issues, then Model UN is for you!  They have their first meeting of the year on Thursday in Mrs. French’s room – 2123!   Reach out to Mrs. French or Chris DeCastro for more information!

Announcements

For Wednesday,

Sep 21, 2022

West Parking Lot: Remember ALL vehicles must be removed from the WEST parking lot no later than 3:30 today for Marching Band Practice. That’s the student lot on your left as you walk out the main doors.  Cars left in the lot will have to be towed to the other student lot, and the vehicle’s owner will be charged that cost of $75.  Thanks for your help with this!

To all the creative folks here at PC, have you heard of Montage? It’s a student-run creative arts magazine that gets printed into physical copies during 2nd semester, and we want to showcase your work. The creative writing and visual artwork showcased in Montage comes from PC students, and all varieties of writing genres or artistic mediums are welcome. Your entries to Montage can be submitted through our website or by scanning the QR codes on the Montage flyers around the school. Email us with questions at [email protected] or check out more info and see last year’s Montage online on our website: https://sites.google.com/portageps.org/montage2021-22/home

The Activities Office is looking for Tutors, so sign up today. The link for Being a Tutor is in the announcements. Thanks!

Interact Club will have a full group meeting today at 2:50 in Room 1110.  If you have any questions, contact Miles Leonard for any questions.

Environmental Club meets today after school in room 3110. This week they will pick up trash in the parking lot and celery flats. Come help out and improve the Earth! Email [email protected] with questions or concerns.

The Cooking Club will have its first meeting today in Ms. DeAnda’s room 1125 at 2:50. 

Youth interested in Medical Careers Club is having a club meeting TODAy in Mrs.Banitt’s room 3118 at 3. Today’s career is labor and delivery nurse, and all are welcome to join!

eSports Team season starts soon, and the team will meet tomorrow after school in Mr. Carrow’s room, 3115.

GSA friends and allies meet tomorrow from 2:50-3:50 in room 2110. They will have some chill time and coloring pages to relax. All are welcome; they hope to see you there! 

From your Athletic Department: @PCMustangSports on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and pcmustangsports.com

PC Volleyball is taking on PN today at the Igloo! JV/F at 5:30, and Varsity at 6:30. Come support your Mustangs.

Also, your Varsity Men’s Soccer team will finish its match with Northern tonight at 5:00 at PN, and admission is FREE!!

Congratulations to our Women’s Swimming and Diving Team on their win over Coldwater last night with a score of 107 to 74.

Announcements

For Thursday,

Sep 22, 2022

Next week is Homecoming!  Thank you to all who have participated in voting up to this point. Next week, be sure to participate in dress-up days to help your class accumulate points to win.

Monday: Merch Monday (wear concert shirts and stuff)
Tuesday: BIG Ten Teams
Wednesday: Dress for a Cause (find out your classes color)
Thursday: BBQ Dad or Soccer Mom
Friday: PC Gear

Be sure to dress in NEON and head to Centennial Park for the dance!

IB and AP Test Sign Ups are coming up in October.  Stay tuned for more information!

If you are interested in earning service hours as a tutor, please contact Mrs. Imus in the Activities Office for more information. 

Montage is a student-run creative arts magazine that gets printed into physical copies during 2nd semester, and we want to showcase your work. All of the creative writing and visual artwork showcased in Montage comes from PC students, all mediums are welcome. Scan the QR codes on the Montage flyers around the school or email us with questions at [email protected] (https://sites.google.com/portageps.org/montage2021-22/home).

Fiber Arts Club (formerly Knitting & Crochet Club) meets today after school in room 2122. 

From Your Counseling Office:

Seniors applying to MSU: Free Application week is from Oct 1st-9th. Students who apply within these dates with the code Spartan1855 via the MSU Application or Common Application do not have to pay the $60 fee.

From your Athletic Department: @PCMustangSports on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and pcmustangsports.com

Cross Country News! The cross country teams competed in the SMAC West Jamboree yesterday. The girls finished 2nd, and the boys won with a perfect score of 15 points. Great job, harriers!

Your Soccer Team retained the Derby Trophy with a 3-0 victory last night against the Huskies. JV won 2-0 on Tuesday night. Come out tonight as the teams host Loy Norrix. JV 5:00 varsity 6:30

Announcements

For Friday,

 Sep 23, 2022

West Parking Lot: Remember all vehicles must be removed from the West parking lot no later than 3:30 today for the Football game. That’s the student lot on your left as you walk out the main doors.  Cars left in the lot will have to be towed to the other student lot, and the vehicle’s owner will be charged that cost of $75.  Thanks for your help with this!

Next week is Homecoming!  Thank you to all who have participated in voting up to this point. Next week, be sure to participate in dress-up days to help your class accumulate points to win. For Monday, be sure to wear your favorite Merch from a concert.

Link Crew Leaders, Check Google Classroom for a new assignment! You need to connect with your partners ASAP and work together to complete your assignment by next Friday, September 30.

From Your Counseling Office:

Juniors & Seniors:  U of M, MSU & Kettering University will be here next week. Don’t miss your chance to talk with them! Sign up in the Counseling Office.

From your Athletic Department: @PCMustangSports on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and pcmustangsports.com

The Soccer Teams continued to roll with convincing wins over Loy Norrix.  JV won 6-0, and Varsity won 3-0.  Good job, lads.