The Compass

PCHS Parent Newsletter October 2020

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OCTOBER EXCELLENCE

October was such a great month!!


We had many notable accomplishments at PCHS!!


Haden Cuevas, a double State Champion Swimmer!

Chanel Howard, the 2020 Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year!

Mrs. McKenna, the Dr. Philip Terrell Grant Winner!


Talk about Committed to EXCELLENCE!!

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Health and Wellness is a top priority as we continue to move into Flu season while still battling COVID-19. Please be sure to monitor your child(ren) for any of the following symptoms and keep them at home when ill.


  • Fever 100.0 or greater or Chills
  • Sore Throat
  • Cough
  • Congestion
  • Muscle/Body Aches
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Fatigue
  • New Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Runny Nose


Notify the school immediately if a student or household member is tested and quarantine the household until results are received.

Notify the school of a positive result so we can do appropriate contact tracing.


Get your flu shot.

According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, you should get your flu vaccination by the end of October for the best protection.

PIRATE SPIRIT!

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From the Pink Out Pep Rally to the Pirate Week dress-up days, Parade, and Pep Rally!

Pass High Pirates can't hide their School Spirit!

Pirate Daily News

The PCHS Broadcast Journalism class has launched a daily news show to be aired each morning at 7:55 in lieu of morning announcements over the intercom. Be sure to check it out each morning on YouTube at Pass High Daily News! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1RdSz17akBQyVBba0q2Vg

Classroom Creativity is happening in every corner of Pass Christian High School!

The Pass High Counselors are here to support you Academically, Socially, and Emotionally!

How can you contact them?


1) Email them directly to request an appointment:

9th/10th-Dr. Bailey tbailey@pc.k12.ms.us

11th/12th-Mrs. Mannion mmannion@pc.k12.ms.us


2) Let your teacher know that you need to speak with one of us.


*If you are an online student email us and we can set up a time to zoom!

Attendance Matters

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A Look Ahead

Thanksgiving Challenge!

There are many things associated with Thanksgiving; turkey and dressing, a week-long break, Black Friday? But since 2020 continues to provide so many challenging events to our lives, how about this year we dedicate the whole month of November to finding joy and finding the GOOD things that we are thankful for.

HERE IS THE CHALLENGE:

Every day until November 30th, PCHS is going to post a picture on Social Media of what we are thankful for and we challenge you to post your pictures as well.

It may be a beautiful sunset, a simple treat, a cup of coffee. Or it may be a person that you love or a place that makes you feel comfortable. Chances are that as we try to find the good in each day, we will feel happier. We may feel a little less stressed. And hopefully, we will realize how truly blessed we are.

I know as we focus on the positive and try to find ONE good thing every day, we will find it. And because of it, our lives can be happier! And we invite ALL of you to join us!

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