Pickerington High School Central
September 28, 2018
From the Principal
Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts
This year, we are selling some really awesome shirts for the Breast Cancer Awareness game. The T-Shirt sale is ONLINE this year. Shirts are $15 dollars with free shipping. You must order by October 2nd!! I will not be ordering extra this year, so please make sure to order your shirts by October 2nd.
Follow this link
Who do you call?
Dr. Twana Black - A-E
Susan Caudill - F-L
Richard Cooper- M-Ri
Dr. Michael Jackson - Ro-Z
Jennifer Dashner - A-E (NCAA)
Maria Perez - F-L (Military)
Lynn Dembski - M-Ri (Career Center)
Julie Brunner - Ro-Z (Dept Chair)
College Application Month Events
The purpose of American College Application Month and Ohio College Application Month is to help high school seniors navigate the college admissions process and ensure each participating student submits at least one admissions application. Here is the list of events for this week:
The Annual HBCU College Fair on 9/29 from 9-2 at Barnett Recreation Center Columbus
October 3rd Ohio University, Miami University, University of Cincinnati and Capital University Representatives presentations during the 2 Hour Delay Intercessions on October 3rd
October 3rd Counselor Presentations on Scholarships, NCAA, and College Applications during the 2 Hour Delay Intercessions
October 3rd 11:30-1:30 English 12 students and the English teachers will participate in a Career and College Symposium,
October 7th from 1-4 Columbus Suburban College Fair at Otterbein U.
October 8th from 9:00 am-8:00 pm, The Columbus Kiwanis College Fair, West Broad Street Columbus
SAT Registration Deadline, October 5th for the Nov. 4th test
October 16th,PHSC College Application Day/College T-shirt Day 9-3 Media Center, College representatives and PHSC Counselors will be available to help Seniors with their college applications.
Mrs. Asch has been working hard to schedule your individual Senior appointments with your counselor. During that appointment, your counselor will discuss your progress toward graduation including State Tests and Credit requirements, the college application process, how to apply for scholarships and financial aid, and more! To be prepared for this meeting, we are asking that you complete the Senior Planning Survey and have your parent complete the Parent Brag Sheet. We would also like you to complete your resume on Naviance. Seniors should check their school email for directions.
If you need a transcript sent to a college or scholarship prior to meeting with your counselor, complete a transcript request form Transcript request (PDF), bring it to Mrs. Saum in the counseling office, and add the college to your Naviance Student account.
PSAT Registration: August 28 - October 5, 2018 (or until tests are sold out)
The test will be given during the school day approximately 8AM-1PM.
Location: PHSC Field House
This Fall, nearly 1.5 million Sophomores and Juniors across the United States will take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test-National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). These students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the testing format used on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the entrance exam used by colleges and universities.
The PSAT is a standardized test available to Juniors and Sophomores. The PSAT measures critical reading, writing and math abilities and is a great way to prepare for the SAT. For Juniors, the PSAT is used to determine eligibility and qualification for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Registration must be completed by October 5, 2018. Students may pick up their PSAT student packet from the counseling office secretaries after showing proof of payment (these have not arrived yet I believe, so take the student's name and let them know that they will be notified when the manual arrives to come and pick it up).
*PHSC students must use school email only to sign-up below.
*PHSC students should report to class upon arrival to school and wait to be called down to the Fieldhouse for the test.
*PHSC students should follow their regular schedule at the completion of the test.
Online Payment: Log in to the Infinite Campus Parent Portal.
Once in the Parent Portal, under the fees area, select the drop-down box for optional, and select the
In-person Payment: Those making payments in person, can pay by cash, check, or charge.
The following link takes parents and students to the registration page:
How to See Your Counselor
Students wishing to see their counselor for a personal or academic related concern, will be able to complete a request to see your counselor form found on Mrs. Asch’s desk, just inside the counseling office.
Please make sure to log into your Naviance Student account and update your demographic information. The counseling department will be sending out information about deadlines, college events, scholarships and more. We always email to both students and their parents. If you have not been getting our emails or need access to Naviance, please email Mrs. Brunner or Mrs. Dashner.
Your can also get important information from your school counselors sent to your phone!
Please join Remind by texting to 81010 the following:
Class of 2019: @tigers2019
Class of 2020: @2020tigers
Class of 2021: @tigers2021
Class of 2022: phsc2022
Follow us on Twitter
Social- Emotional Learning Survey
The attached letter is information for our parents who have children in grades 3-12. These students will be completing the social-emotional learning survey (Panorama) on their devices during the October 8-19 window. Parents may choose to complete the opt-out option at the bottom of the letter. Opt-out responses are due October 3.
If parents have questions, please contact Dr. Cathy Ely at the number listed.
Dates to remember
September 29: Marching Band at the Buckeye Invite 5:45 PM
October 4: Choir Concert 7:00 pm
October 11: Grading Period Ends
October 12: No School : PD Day
October 18 and 25: Conferences 3:30-7:00 (Dinner is provided by PTO)
October 22: 9th Grade Health Screening (during Social Studies classes)
October 31: 9th grade and 11th grade health screenings
November 1-4: Production of Dracula (school show on Nov 2)
November 3: Antique and Craft Show
November 21-23: Thanksgiving Break
Prom: April 27
Graduation: May 25 4:00 pm
Cross Country at Hilliard Bradley 9:00 AM
Boys Golf - Pickerington Invitational at Turnberry 1:30 pm
Boys Soccer at Fairbanks HS 11:45 am
Tennis vs Upper Arlington 4:00 PM
Boys Golf Sectionals
Girls Golf Sectionals
Boys Soccer vs Grove CIty 7:15 PM
Girls Soccer at Grove City 7:15 PM
Tennis vs Hilliard Davidson 4:00 PM
Boys Soccer vs Independence 5:30 pm (Senior Night)
Girls Soccer vs Newark 7:15 PM (Senior Night)
Tennis Sectionals at PHSC
Volleyball vs Reynoldsburg . 7:15 PM