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Daily Announcements 2018-04-20T11:19:52+00:00

Daily Announcements

Daily announcements are read over our PA at approximately 10:30 each day to our students, then they are posted here by approximately 11 am.  If you’d like to have them emailed directly to your inbox or if you have any general questions or comments regarding announcements, please contact Brenda Marsh at 323-5466.

Click any of these links to read the most recent announcements for that weekday:

Monday 16 April 2018

PARENTS  our April PN Parents Compass meeting will be a morning meeting at 8am this week, Wednesday April 18 in the Community Room.  Jim French and Officer Slavin will be sharing about our recent lockup, so join us and stay informed.

PARENTS  If you’d like to volunteer to help at Academic Awards on May 3, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.

MSTEP Testing will be Tomorrow for Juniors only.  Juniors with last name starting with A-Kal, all KAMSC students and all accommodated students will test starting at 7:45am.  Juniors Kam-Z test starting at 1:09. Be sure to look around the building for your room assignment.

Talent Show  Get your act together and sign up to audition for talent show! Sign ups are posted outside of room 2.122 and you must sign up ahead of time to audition.  Auditions are after school Tuesday-Thursday. See Ms. Pittman if you have any questions.

Grad Bash tickets are on sale with less than 50 days until the big event.  This week only they are only $50 for early-bird pricing. After Friday, tickets are $60.  And don’t forget to bring your release form when you buy your ticket and sign up for your bus.

Empowered Club will be restarting their regularly scheduled meetings on Tuesday, in Thorpe’s room, any time before the bell. Come enjoy donuts, fellowship, and learn about the nation’s first lynching memorial by coming to see us on Tuesday.

Anime club will be meeting this Wednesday. We will be watching Howl’s Moving Castle, so we will be meeting from 3:10 to 5. Snacks will be provided and as usual, everyone is welcome

Seniors Any and all seniors interested in speaking at graduation must submit a copy of your speech to Mrs. Dixon in room 2.132 or via email [email protected] no later than 3pm Tuesday, April 17th.  Late speeches will not be accepted. Auditions will be on Thursday, April 19th. You must audition to be considered as a speaker at graduation.

Prom  Spring is in the air (I think) and prom is right around the corner.  This year, the prom will be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo from 8:30 – 11:30 on April 28th. Tickets are currently being sold in the counseling office before and after school and during lunch.  They are $35 in advance but will increase to $40.00 at the door. If you are planning to take a guest from another school, please remember to get a guest pass from your grade office.

Kalamazoo YWCA offers economic, racial and gender support for young women and is the only domestic abuse shelter in the county.  In order to support their work, Latin Club is holding a Linens Drive now thru April 27. They are accepting new and clean gently used sheets, towels and undergarments.  There is a donation bin in the main office.

Lunch and Learn coming up next Friday, April 20, featuring a PNHS alumni sharing her career in Audiology.  While this is a branch of medicine specifically related to the sense of hearing, this would be great information if you’re interested in biology, anatomy, biomedical engineering, speech therapy, even music.  Sign up in the counseling office to save yourself some free pizza.

Tennis will be indoors at West Hills from 3:30-4:30. Practice will be for varsity only.

Golf The Huskies golf team finished 7th out of 23 schools Friday. Flashy freshman Braden Falk continues to lead the team as he finished in the top 10 with an excellent 79. Also scoring were Bobby Scheaffer 84 and Will Todd 86, Connor Sullivan 88 and Andrew Schaeffer 89.   

Forensics  Huskie High Five to our Forensics Team.  They had a great day at Regionals on Saturday, with 24 Huskies placing high enough to advance to the State Tournament in two weeks.  The following placed a fantastic first place: Kushi Matharu in Broadcasting, Mackenzie Farmwald in Impromptu, Issra Said in Oratory, Lily Antor in Dramatic Interp, Jillian Bowe in Poetry, Isaac Reid in Storytelling and Jason Koch in Storytelling 9/10.

Tuesday 17 April 2018

PARENTS  our April PN Parents Compass meeting will be a morning meeting at 8am this week, Wednesday April 18 in the Community Room.  Jim French and Officer Slavin will be sharing about our recent lockup, so join us and stay informed.

PARENTS  If you’d like to volunteer to help at Academic Awards on May 3, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.

SENIOR PARENTS  If you’d like to volunteer to help with Grad Bash, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.  

Grad Bash tickets are on sale with less than 50 days until the big event.  This week only they are only $50 for early-bird pricing. After Friday, tickets are $60.  And don’t forget to bring your release form when you buy your ticket and sign up for your bus.

Anime club will be meeting this Wednesday. We will be watching Howl’s Moving Castle, so we will be meeting from 3:10 to 5. Snacks will be provided and as usual, everyone is welcome

Thrive Club meets tomorrow morning starting at 7am in Sytsma’s room.

Legos and Origami at Lunch are back this week on Wednesday in the Library Learning Commons.  Join Mrs. Walker and Ms. Pennebaker from the Portage District Library for Legos and Origami creativity and relaxation. The Legos and Origami paper will be provided and you may bring your lunch to the Library. Please see Mrs. Walker if you need  a special pass to go to the head of the lunch line to save more time for fun.

Michigan Youth in Government does not meet today but will meet next Tuesday after school to plan advertising. Send Dixon any poster ideas you have.

Yearbook Did you buy your 2017-2018 yearbook?  Books will arrive and be distributed in May, but if you haven’t bought a book, there are about 30 copies left available to purchase. If you’d like to make sure you have a copy, bring $75 cash to Ms. Wangler in 3.123 as soon as possible! First come, first served. Once they are sold out, that’s it!  

Speaking of yearbooks, are you interested in joining the Yearbook staff for the 2018-2019 school year? Come talk to Wangler about your options! Anyone interested in graphic design, writing, photography, and fun are welcome to join our Legend Yearbook family!

Seniors Any and all seniors interested in speaking at graduation must submit a copy of your speech to Mrs. Dixon in room 2.132 or via email adixo[email protected] no later than 3pm Tuesday, April 17th.  Late speeches will not be accepted. Auditions will be on Thursday, April 19th. You must audition to be considered as a speaker at graduation.

Prom is right around the corner.  This year, the prom will be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo from 8:30 – 11:30 on April 28th. Tickets are currently being sold in the counseling office before and after school and during lunch.  They are $35 in advance but will increase to $40.00 at the door. If you are planning to take a guest from another school, please remember to get a guest pass from your grade office.

11th annual $2-gether for Tuleeni fundraiser starts on Monday.  The goal is to have all Huskies donate two dollars or more during 5th hour classes next week, and all money will go to provide education for our friends at the Tuleeni Orphanage in Tanzania. Join in at the Interact meeting this Thursday after school in Mr. Hill’s room to help advertise and decorate the cafeteria!

Kalamazoo YWCA offers economic, racial and gender support for young women and is the only domestic abuse shelter in the county.  In order to support their work, Latin Club is holding a Linens Drive now thru April 27. They are accepting new and clean gently used sheets, towels and undergarments.  There is a donation bin in the main office.

Lunch and Learn coming up this Friday featuring a PNHS alumni sharing her career in Audiology.  While this is a branch of medicine specifically related to the sense of hearing, this would be great information if you’re interested in biology, anatomy, biomedical engineering, speech therapy, even music.  Sign up in the counseling office to save yourself some free pizza.

Wednesday 18 April 2018

PARENTS  If you’d like to volunteer to help at Academic Awards on May 3, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.

Junior/SENIOR PARENTS  Grad Bash would love to have some junior class parents to help with bus loading. If you’d like to volunteer to help with Grad Bash, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.  

SENIORS  You know that senior mailing I talked about yesterday?  I emailed out all five pages to your PPS email yesterday afternoon, so if you can’t find the hard copies we sent to your home, you can print pages as needed.

TESTING  Makeup testing is coming up – SAT and PSAT 9 is on Tuesday, PSAT 10 and WorkKeys is on Wednesday.  Students will receive of the details of the exams on Monday.

Grad Bash tickets are on sale with less than 50 days until the big event.  This week only they are only $50 for early-bird pricing. After Friday, tickets are $60.  And don’t forget to bring your release form when you buy your ticket and sign up for your bus.

Anime club meets today until 5pm.  They’ll be watching Howl’s Moving Castle. Snacks will be provided and as usual, everyone is welcome

Legos and Origami at Lunch are on for today in the Library Learning Commons.  The Legos and Origami paper will be provided and you may bring your lunch to the Library. See Mrs. Walker if you need  a special pass to go to the head of the lunch line to save more time for fun.

Yearbook Got your yearbook ordered?  There are only about 30 copies left to purchase. If you’d like to make sure you have a copy, bring $75 cash to Ms. Wangler in 3.123 as soon as possible! Don’t miss out on this bit of your history.

Speaking of yearbooks, interested in joining the Yearbook staff for next school year? Anyone interested in graphic design, writing, photography, and fun are welcome to join our Legend Yearbook family!

Prom is right around the corner.  This year we’re excited to be at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo from 8:30 – 11:30 on April 28. Tickets are available in the counseling office before and after school and during lunch for $35, but will be $40 at the door.  And don’t forget to get going on that guest pass if you need one.

#2fortuleeni is fast approaching, and Interact asks you to donate $2 or more during your 5th hour classes starting next Monday! This money supports the educations of kids at the Tuleeni orphanage in Tanzania, Africa, so please donate and help us beat our goal of $5,030!  Also you can come to the Interact meeting after school on Thursday in Hill’s room to help make this event a success.

States Forensics Team Team meeting in 3.125 right after school tomorrow.  This is mandatory and they will be taking attendance.

Improv will rehearse tomorrow at 3:30.  

Evening of Champions Ever wonder what those crazy kids are doing talking to walls on the 3rd floor?  We promise – it’s legit! The Forensics will be presenting an evening of Forensics performances this Friday starting at 6:00 PM.  Come see members of the Regionals and States Team as they prepare to compete at the State tournament. The evening will begin in the auditorium and will feature the Jugband Boys improv team!

Latin Club is holding a linens drive for the Kalamazoo YWCA, the only domestic abuse shelter in the county. They are accepting new and clean gently used sheets, towels and undergarments in the main office until April 27.

Lunch and Learn coming up this Friday featuring a PNHS alumni sharing her career in Audiology.  While this is a branch of medicine specifically related to the sense of hearing, this would be great information if you’re interested in biology, anatomy, biomedical engineering, speech therapy, even music.  Sign up in the counseling office to save yourself some free pizza.

Thursday 19 April 2018

PARENTS  If you’d like to volunteer to help at Academic Awards on May 3, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.

Junior/SENIOR PARENTS  Grad Bash would love to have some junior class parents to help with bus loading, and also need Senior parents to chaperone.  If you’d like to more information, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.  

TESTING  Makeup testing is coming up – SAT and PSAT 9 is on Tuesday, PSAT 10 and WorkKeys is on Wednesday.  Students will receive of the details of the exams on Monday.

Senior speaker candidates and judges… if you submitted your speech, meet in Community room A right after school. We will be hearing the speeches and deciding tonight.

Grad Bash tickets are $50 this week only.  After Friday, tickets are $60. Get your during lunch today!

Yearbook Got your yearbook ordered?  There are only about 30 copies left to purchase. If you’d like to make sure you have a copy, bring $75 cash to Ms. Wangler in 3.123 as soon as possible! Don’t miss out on this bit of your history.

Speaking of yearbooks, interested in joining the Yearbook staff for next school year? Anyone interested in graphic design, writing, photography, and fun are welcome to join our Legend Yearbook family!

Prom is right around the corner.  This year we’re excited to be at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo from 8:30 – 11:30 on April 28. Tickets are available in the counseling office before and after school and during lunch for $35, but will be $40 at the door.  And don’t forget to get going on that guest pass if you need one.

#2fortuleeni Interact will meet after school in Mr. Hill’s room to make final preparations for #2forTuleeni. Join us to help bring education to the children at the Tuleeni Orphanage in Tanzania!

States Forensics Team Team meeting in 3.125 right after school today.  

Improv you have rehearsal today at 3:30.  

Evening of Champions Ever wonder what those crazy kids are doing talking to walls on the 3rd floor?  We promise – it’s legit! Forensic team members will be presenting an evening of performances this Friday starting at 6pm in the auditorium.  As a bonus, the Jugband Boys improv team will play a small part as well.

Latin Club’s linen drive for Kalamazoo YWCA runs thru Friday of next week, April 27.  Please bring new and clean gently used sheets, towels and undergarments to the box in the main office.  

Lunch and Learn is tomorrow during both lunches, and today is the last day to sign up for your spot and your free pizza.  If you are interested in biology, anatomy, medicine, biomedical engineering, or even music, you should attend.  

Murder Mystery Party  Examine the evidence and crack the case as you work alongside other teens to solve a murder. Come to the Murder Mystery Party on Tuesday, April 24th at the Portage District Library at 6:30 PM. The event is free but advanced registration is required. Please visit portagelibrary.info or stop by the library to register. It’ll be a killer time!

Senior Selfies  Our Grad Bash committee is collecting photos from your high school years for a very cool video compilation that plays at the beginning of graduation.  Make sure your momma sees your pretty face – get your fun photos submitted today! They are also making a special selfie collage, so also send them a recent selfie!  Submit to [email protected].

Friday 20 April 2018

PARENTS  If you’d like to volunteer to help at Academic Awards on May 3, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.  Help is needed during a few short daytime periods.  Help from underclassmen parents is also needed during the evening Senior Awards, as well as cookie donations.

Junior/SENIOR PARENTS  Grad Bash would love to have some junior class parents to help with bus loading, and also need Senior parents to chaperone.  If you’d like to more information, here’s a SignupGenius with all the details.  

Grad Bash tickets are $50 this week only.  After Friday, tickets are $60. Get your during lunch today!

Yearbook Got your yearbook ordered?  There are just over 20 copies left to reserve. If you’d like to make sure you have a copy, bring $75 cash to Ms. Wangler in 3.123 as soon as possible! Don’t miss out on this bit of your history.

Prom is just one week from tomorrow.  Get your tickets in the counseling office for $35,  or they will be $40 at the door. And don’t forget to get going on that guest pass if you need one.  

Evening of Champions  Forensic team members will be presenting an evening of performances tonight starting at 6pm in the auditorium.  As a bonus, the Jugband Boys improv team will play a small part as well.

Latin Club’s linen drive for Kalamazoo YWCA continues for one more week.  You can bring new and clean gently used sheets, towels and undergarments to the box in the main office.  

PSA from SCCC  Sunday is Earth Day, so why not celebrate by protecting our planet? Students Combating Climate Change challenges you to do something to help the Earth this weekend. Pick up trash, turn off lights, and go outside to finally enjoy some enjoy some beautiful Michigan weather.

Murder Mystery Party  Examine the evidence and crack the case as you work alongside other teens to solve a murder. Come to the Murder Mystery Party on Tuesday, April 24th at the Portage District Library at 6:30 PM. The event is free but advanced registration is required. Please visit portagelibrary.info or stop by the library to register. It’ll be a killer time!

Baseball  Congratulations to the Varsity Baseball Team who defeated Gull Lake last night 14-12. Leading the way was Parker Brey with 3 hits and 3 RBI.  Cam French, Nolan McCarthy and Greg Lapetina each had 2 hits, and Michael Lincoln came in the last inning to get his 3rd save of the season. Your state ranked Huskies are now 5-2 on the season.

Baseball  And a Huskie High Five to your JV Baseball Team with their sweep over Gull Lake. Pitchers Willy Prowse, Brian Lapetina, Zach Quinn, and Kareem Williams held the Gull Lake hitters to only 3 runs. Big base hits from Zach Quinn, Willy Prowse, Trey Neal, Zach Quinn, Alex Cox, Brian Lapetina, Kareem Williams, Nate Mason, and Jack Beffel led the Huskies. They are now 6-0!

Lacrosse  Men’s Lacrosse team brought home their first league win 7-6 over Pennfield.  Drew Stafford and Nic Vanderhoff each had a number of goals. Good luck as they head to Kenowa Hills tomorrow.

Tennis Come on out and cheer on your lady Huskies today as they take on Battle Creek Lakeview at 4:00! The team also competes in a tournament tomorrow at Forest Hills Northern and East Grand Rapids High Schools. The matches begin at 8:30am.