PCHS PARENT News

March 15, 2019

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Pirate Presence - Attendance

Our goal is to build positive relationships with each of our students, which we hope will help our students succeed. Each student should set a personal goal to be at school at least 90% of the time. Research shows that students who have an attendance rate of 90% and above experience higher levels of success academically, socially and emotionally.


Please let us know how we can support you and your student for the remainder of the semester.

Counseling Department

SPRING COLLEGE FAIR:


JUMP START WITH THE COUNSELORS:

  • April 10, 7:30 am, HS Office Conference Room


SCHOLARSHIPS - check often!


Click here to view Success Ready Opportunities: SUCCESS READY

Northland Career Center - Community Education

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High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

"...high school graduates have been so effectively encouraged to get a bachelor's that high-paid jobs requiring shorter and less expensive training are going unfilled. This affects those students and also poses a real threat to the economy."


Click here to read article

"beLEAF in YOURSELF" WEEK - March 25-29

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Summer School 2019

The Platte County R-3 School District is excited to announce that Summer School will be held in June, 2019. Because of our inclement weather days, dates have not been officially set as of yet, but summer School is tentatively scheduled for June 3-29, 2019. All Platte County R-3 students are invited to attend and continue to grow as learners throughout the summer! The purpose of PCR-3’s Summer School Program is to provide an experience that is relevant, rigorous, and engaging, based on individual learner needs, in a safe and caring environment.


  • Information about enrolling in the High School summer school program will be available in April.

Pirates R.O.C.K. Character Trait: INTEGRITY

Pirates R.O.C.K. (Raising Outstanding Character Kids) is a program designed to surround our families with examples of strong character traits through school experiences, at home, and reinforced in their community. Each month our community focuses on a specific character trait and students are recognized for exhibiting these traits: Self Confidence, Pride, Responsibility, Citizenship, Compassion, Individuality, Self Control, Integrity, Perseverance, Respect, Honesty, and Cooperation.


February's #PiratesROCK trait is INTEGRITY: having a sincere, honest nature.


Student SCHIVIR Nominations

In an effort to make sure we are recognizing all our students, we are opening up the opportunity for students to nominate their peers when they are seen living out our Pirate Character Traits in our building. Please use this form to nominate your fellow students whom you see are living out our Pirate Character Traits (Self-Confidence, Pride, Responsibility, Citizenship, Compassion, Individuality, Self Control, Integrity, Perseverance, Respect, Cooperation, Honesty). Students who are nominated will be called to the office and recognized for their efforts.


STUDENT SCHIVIR NOMINATION FORM

Platte County Pirates Booster Club Online Store

Looking for some spirit wear? The Platte County Pirate Booster Club online store, www.pchsboosterclub.com is live and featuring our 2019 winter line as well as some of our favorites from last year. The site allows consumers to shop on-line for its Platte County School District branded products. The pchsboosterclub.com online store contains a "shopping cart" for convenient, safe, and secure purchases, and has special features, such as the ability to select different size, color, and other product details. All purchases will be handled securely through PayPal and orders will be picked up at the PCHS Welcome Center. For more information, contact: Jerri Spores, 816-858-2822 x. 1238.

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PTSA

MEETINGS/EVENTS COMING UP:

(All meetings are at 6:30 pm in the library unless otherwise announced.)


Apr - 11

May - 9


  • CONNECT WITH PTSA

Bullying and Safety Concerns

Safety is one of our district’s top priorities and to help safeguard our school community, our district is now using SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration.


You and your student can easily report tips on bullying, harassment, or any safety issue you're concerned about through SafeSchools Alert.


Every tip SafeSchools Alert receives about our district is immediately logged in the system and our administration is notified so that they can investigate and take appropriate action. And, tips may also be submitted anonymously if you prefer.


Together, using SafeSchools Alert, we can make our district a safer place to learn!


Click the link below to submit a tip or concern.


SAFE SCHOOLS ALERT

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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PARENT PORTAL GUIDE

How To Use Parent Portal

Mark Your Calendar

March 18-22:

  • NO SCHOOL: Spring Break

March 25-29:

  • "beLEAF IN YOURSELF" SPIRIT WEEK

March 28:

  • KC SPRING COLLEGE FAIR, 6-7:30 PM

April 8:

  • Dance Clinic (optional - to prepare for tryouts), 3-5, North Gym

April 9:

  • Dance Clinic (optional - to prepare for tryouts), 3-5, North Gym
April 10:
  • PLC Day
  • JUMP START with the COUNSELORS, 7 AM
  • JOSTENS: Cap and Gown Delivery, 7 AM
  • PRE-ACT TESTING - Sophomores

April 15-18:

  • VARSITY CHEER TRYOUT WEEK, North Gym

April 22-25:

  • DANCE TEAM TRYOUT WEEK, North Gym

April 22-24:

  • AFTER PROM TICKETS ON SALE

April 25:

  • ARRIVE ALIVE

April 27:

  • JUNIOR/SENIOR PROM
April 30:
  • ACADEMIC AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIP CEREMONY, Tentative Date


Click here to view the full Platte County High School calendar on our website.

Upcoming Community Events

Make sure you check out the “Community” channel on the Platte County School District website. There you will find a page called “Community Events” where you can access flyers with information regarding various events and opportunities within our community.

Thank you to our Pirates ROCK Star business partners!

Platte County High School

  • Dr. Chad Sayre, Principal
  • Shari Waters, Assistant Principal
  • Matt Messick, Assistant Principal
  • Stephanie Theis, Assistant Principal
  • Phil Dorman, Activities Director