PHS Daily Bulletin

Monday, April 19, 2021 *** Day 141 *** Rotation Day 2

DRESS CODE- Must be followed or violations will be addressed.

Dress Code: Clothing which is obscene, displays profanity, or advertises an illegal activity or product is prohibited. Clothing which substantially disrupts the educational process or constitutes a health or safety hazard is prohibited. Students may be required to wear certain types of clothing while participating in physical education classes, labs, extracurricular activities, or other situations where special attire may be required to ensure the health and safety of the student. The type of clothing listed below are considered not appropriate for school and not permitted to be worn in school.

Pennsbury School District Student Conduct Policy

1.. Outdoor clothing (coats, heavy jackets, etc.) unless climatic conditions warrant exceptions. Full length trench coats are prohibited; length should not exceed 3/4 length. High school students may wear coats when walking in between Campus buildings.

2. Clothing that is designed especially for highly physical or out-of-school activities (swimwear, etc).

3. Tank tops are permissible but must have minimally a 2 inch shoulder strap.

4. Clothing that exposes any part of the midriff (midriffs, shrinks, halters, bra tops, etc), cleavage (front & rear) OR any clothing that is excessively revealing, short and/or tight. Ensure that underwear is completely covered with outer clothing.

5. Clothing or patches on clothing which can be interpreted as obscene by message or placement.

6. Clothing that advertises alcohol, drugs, or sexual double entendres.

7. No sleepwear or bedroom slippers to be worn at any time, unless pre-approved as part of the instructional program.

8. No wearing of hats, bandanas and other headwear in school, except for a medical or religious purpose or as otherwise directed by health authorities. Hair bands and hair accessories are permitted.

9. Footwear is to be worn at all times. Due to steps and outdoor recesses, footwear that is a safety hazard will not be allowed, such as sneakers with skates and slippers (except as specified above) at all levels. ).

PHS MINI THON!!!!

Pennsbury's 7th annual Mini-THON is fast approaching - this year OUTSIDE East on Saturday April 24th, from 12-6 pm. Make sure you don't miss out on the fun, and a chance to raise money for a great cause. Register online at phsminithon.com by this FRIDAY April 16th! Once you are registered, download and use the Mini-THON app to encourage friends and family to donate. We hope to see you on April 24th!

CLASS OF 2021 FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL!!!

PHS - Class of 2021 4th Annual Food Truck Festival

Held @ PHS East Campus on May 1st, from 11:00 to 2:00pm.


Come out to enjoy great food, great music and a great time!!!

Reminder: Face masks must be worn at all times.

Attention Pennsbury Students! Yearbook order EXTENDED!!

This year is definitely unique and we heard from many of you that you still wanted to purchase your yearbook.

To accommodate this late interest, Jostens has extended the final date to 4.26!! We sold out of yearbooks early in the year last year – and this year will likely be the same.

Best of all – you can break your payments up into 4 increments at no additional charge at check-out.

Your yearbook staff is working hard, and packing this yearbook with a ton of content! Reserve your copy today before they are ALL GONE!

Order HERE:

https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1045147/Pennsbury-High-School/2021-Yearbook/2020082904280014777/CATALOG_SHOP/

PICTURE REMINDER

If you haven't picked up your student ID/pictures please do. The remainder of the pictures are at the West Main Office awaiting pick up!

SAT PREP CLASSES

The English and Math departments are offering after-school SAT prep classes two more times this year virtually. The cost is only $42 per class.

If you are interested, you can download the registration form or register online here.

The next English section starts April 26th and the math section starts May 3rd. They are each one week long. Sign up now!

Autism Acceptance Month

To celebrate Autism Acceptance Month (previously known as Autism Awareness Month), we are asking all staff and students to wear BLUE every Thursday during the month of April. For more information about teens and Autism: https://www.autism-society.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/GrowingupTeens-updated-2017.pdf'

2021 Graduation Information!!!

Seniors, your graduation day is quickly approaching!!! Curious about graduation information? Bookmark this page and check it often!! This is your go to for all the details.

2021 Graduation Page

This Weeks Sports Schedule

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BEST BUDDIES FRIENDSHIP WALK

WHEN: Saturday, May 22nd

TIME: 9:30 AM & 10:00 AM Start Times

WHERE: Pennsbury High School, Meet at PHS Track


Step 1: Register to Join our Pennsbury Team: https://www.bestbuddiesfriendshipwalk.org/pennsylvania/supporting/#pennsbury


Step 2: Complete Google Form for In-Person Participation

-Please complete for ATTENDANCE purposes and planning


Step 3: Fundraise


Step 4: Show up to the Event on your chosen Start time.


Step 5: Support Best Buddies: Click to Purchase Gear

Deadline to order is April 29th


Step 6: Optional - Sign up to Volunteer: Click to Volunteer



Friendship Walk Expectations

  • Have Fun

  • Build Friendships

  • Take pictures

  • Take water breaks as needed

  • After the walk is complete, participants are advised to exit off of school property


Covid Health and Safety Guidelines

  • Mask Required

  • Social Distancing

  • No Huddles

  • Completed Covid Waiver

Need a prom outfit?

With Senior Prom coming up, come get prom attire from Cinderella’s Closet! Cinderella's Closet is an organization that provides striking formal attire for both men and women for FREE! Not only is this good for proms, but also formals, dances and other school related occasions.

Please contact Ms. Mickle at jmickle@pennsburysd.org to set up an appointment!

*Here is our website.

PHS CHEER 21-22!

We are thrilled to announce our cheer tryout information for next season SY'21-22!

If you are interested in trying out for cheer please complete the interest form link and see flyer attached.


Interest Form Link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkQmyN5JdX7CTiHXe6TjvtsuDG5SCtajmbOHHrs_6j-Mtuow/viewform?usp=sf_link


PHS Cheerleading Website:

www.phscheer.org


All questions please email Sdagos05@pennsburysd.org

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Pick up your Wink4Pink Merchandise!!! Exact cash or check only!

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MARCHING BAND CAMP INFORMATION 2021

PHS Marching Band

Band Camp Information 2021


Marching Band Sign Ups for 2021-2022: Monday, May 24 @ 7pm on the PHS East Tennis Courts (tentative). This will also be held virtually. If you plan on participating in the Marching Band, it is mandatory that you attend in person or virtually. You will need to have a parent present with you. More information will be sent out as we get closer to this date.


Pre-Band Camp

Event

Date/Time

Location

Intro to Marching Band Workshop for interested new members. *This is optional, but strongly encouraged. Register Here!

Sunday, May 16: 3-5pm


Falcon Field (PHS Stadium)

Summer Workshops (all members must participate in at least 3 out of 6)

Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm: June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28

PHS East Band Room/

MB Practice Field



New Member Band Camp and “Refresh” Workshops

Dates

3-6pm

6-6:30pm

6:30-8pm

Wed. August 4

New Members*

Dinner Break for WW & Brass

All Woodwinds & Brass

Thurs. August 5

New Members*

Dinner Break for Percussion & Colorguard

All Percussion & Colorguard

*New Member Band Camp includes officers Sergeants and up.


Marching Band Camp for ALL MEMBERS

Monday-Friday, August 9-13

Monday: 1-8pm;

Tuesday- Thursday: 8am-4pm;

Friday- 8am-12pm, Band Camp Picnic


Monday-Friday, August 16-20

Monday: 1-8pm;

Tuesday- Thursday: 8am-4pm;

Friday: 8am-1pm, Showcase & Officer Pinning @ 6pm


All of Band Camp will take place at PHS East AND outside on the Marching Band Practice Field. Please dress appropriately. All rehearsals are mandatory.

Week of August 23- NO BAND CAMP

School Year Schedule

Monday, August 30: In-season Marching Band rehearsals begin with the following weekly schedule:

Monday

2:30-5pm

All Members

Wednesday

2:30-5pm

5:30-8pm

Winds/Brass

Percussion/Guard

Thursday

2:30-5pm

All Members

Friday

2:30-5pm

All Members


All Fridays typically will have football games, and Saturdays will typically have competitions beginning at the end of September. This schedule is TBD.


Tentative Parades:

  • Pulaski Day (mid-October)

  • LMT Veterans Day (early November)

  • Thanksgiving Day (Thanksgiving)

  • West Chester Christmas (end of November/beginning of December)

  • Yardley Christmas (beginning of December)

  • Yardley Memorial Day, Fallsington Memorial Day (Memorial Day Weekend 2022)


All events must follow the Marching Band Health and Safety Plan. This is subject to change as COVID-19 and state mandates update regularly.


For more information, please visit the Instrumental Music Department’s website: www.pennsburyinstrumentalmusic.com where you will find all up-to-date events. If you have any further questions, you may contact Mrs. Hebenstreit at fhebenstreit@pennsburysd.org


Important Upcoming Dates

Election Day- ALL VIRTUAL, no in school classes -May 18

Memorial Day- No School- May 31

ATTN OXFORD VALLEY SENIORS!

ATTENTION SENIORS who attended Oxford Valley Elementary! A Senior Salute is being planned and we would like your Senior portrait to be included. You do not need to be attending PHS to participate. We want ALL Seniors who attended OV! Please email a copy of your Senior picture to: OVSeniors2021@gmail.com.

NOTE: Each email may include UP TO THREE PICTURES. One picture should be the student’s senior picture and up to 2 other pictures of your choice. You may also include a statement to wish them well or say congratulations. Please limit the text to 25 words.

ATTENTION AFTON SENIORS!!

CALLING ALL AFTON SENIORS

If you attended 5th Grade at Afton please email a copy of your senior picture

to aftonseniors@gmail.com.

Afton PTO is planning something special to celebrate your graduation!

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ATTENTION SENIORS who attended Makefield Elementary!!!

A Senior Salute is being planned and we would like your Senior portrait to include. Please email a copy of your Senior picture to: jolivant@yahoo.com.

NOTE: Any Senior who moved out of Makefield before 5th grade but considers Makefield Elementary their main elementary school can be included, but for those students, please send me a copy of BOTH their 5th grade picture AND Senior picture. This includes, but is not limited to, those kids in this Senior class who were redistricted, finishing out 5th grade at another school.

Important Dates from the Guidance Department

Feb 1-April 30, 2021- Course request changes made via Course Request Change form and ONLY if the course has not been closed or canceled.

April 30, 2021-Last date to make any changes to course requests.

PENNSBURY SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

PENNSBURY SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
2021 Scholarship Application Form
Application Deadline is May 1st, 2021

Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation

ELIGIBILITY

All Pennsbury High School seniors and graduates pursuing post-secondary studies at colleges or trade/professional schools during the 2021-2022 school year are eligible to apply. Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation awards are limited to undergraduate studies. Students are invited to reapply each year they are in college or trade/professional school.

Allen R Leichter Memorial Scholarship

Allen R Leichter Memorial Scholarship

By: Allen’s Family

This scholarship is in memory of our beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, Allen Leichter. We are offering two scholarships of $500 each to two senior photography students at Pennsbury High School.

Allen passed away almost five years ago and is survived by his wife, Shari, his two sons Aaron, Brandon, his mother Shirley, his brothers Warren, Mark and his sister Liz.

ABOUT ALLEN R LEICHTER

Born in Philadelphia, Allen resided in Bucks County for most of his life. He was the owner and operator of Allen’s camera in Levittown, a company founded in 1977 when he was 23 years old. Throughout his 38 years running Allen’s camera, he was known for his honesty and always putting the customer first. His customers became his lifelong friends and Allen didn’t even know how many lives he touched. After he passed away, customers wrote in from all over the world, United Kingdom, Africa and Australia telling their stories about Allen.

Allen will forever be in all our hearts, which is why we continue to do this Scholarship in his name. Allen left behind a legacy in the person that he was, along with his business in the camera world. Allen’s Camera continues to carry on Allen’s Legacy and has been open for 44 years now with the help of his son Brandon Leichter and the staff at Allen’s Camera.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

● Open to Senior Photography High School Students

● Attending Pennsbury High School

● Minimum GPA of 3.2

● Studying Photography

Must Submit:

1. A paragraph how you got into photography

2. Please submit three of your most creative pictures

3. Please email your paragraph, attach your pictures and send to Shari Leichter (Allen’s wife) at: shariDL@comcast.net


Full Heart Music Scholarship

Full Heart Music Scholarship #139 in Naviance Due 4/17


Full Heart Music Scholarship is a $200 music scholarship to recognize the most improved high school orchestra senior of the current school year at Pennsbury High School.

https://forms.gle/ir9X8bqnzeW7hd1z7

Christina Hynoski Scholarship for a Student-Athlete

The Hynoski Family created the Christina Hynoski scholarship in memory of their daughter. This $2,000 scholarship is to help a Pennsbury student-athlete pursue a college education in a science related field.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must
- have participated and lettered in any sport during your senior year, male or female
- have a 3.0 gpa or better
- be interested in pursuing a career in animal science, veterinary medicine or a science related field
- be accepted to an accredited college or university.

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please complete the following application by Sunday, May 9, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Krajci at kkrajci@pennsburysd.org.

***SELECTION OF THE APPLICANT WILL BE BASED ON LEADERSHIP, SPORTSMANSHIP, SCHOLASTIC ABILITY, AND A POSITIVE ENERGETIC ATTITUDE.***

Certified School Nurses Association of Bucks County Scholarship

The Certified School Nurses' Association plans to award a scholarship to a senior student who is planning to become a registered nurse. Please note that this scholarship is a one time non-renewable award. Please see below and visit the scholarship application page for details.

Amy's Kisses Scholarship

Intended for a PHS senior with Financial Need. Amy’s Kisses offers one $2,000 scholarship awarded to a Pennsbury senior. Applications are available through Naviance or the following link: https://forms.gle/ySLZbNQbTSH4nGhm8

The Kannan Family Scholarship

#028 in Naviance Deadline April 20th

The Kannan Family scholarship was set up after the family experienced firsthand the unforeseen expenses involved with moving a child from home to the college campus. One graduating senior will be awarded $500 that has been designed to alleviate the cost of transition. The scholarship will be awarded to a senior with a diverse background, who plans to enroll at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education program, which includes: Two-year Schools, Four-year Schools, Vocational/Technical certificate/certification program & who can demonstrate the need for financial assistance. Applications and eligibility requirements can be found in Naviance and on the following link: https://forms.gle/JsmGwRuGzhZ5T7Tk9

Dr. James D. Riesenberger Scholarship

A $500 scholarship awarded to a Pennsbury senior. Applications are available through Naviance or through the following google form:

https://forms.gle/gXUnsDksbYi4zwqB8

Deadline: April 26, 2021

BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE VIRTUAL ADVISING MAY 11-13th

Seniors who have applied to Bucks County Community College are now able to register for virtual advising appointments through the Bucks+Pennsbury partnership. When making advising appointments be sure to use your BucksMail email address. Click HERE for appointment sign up link and look for more information in your Pennsbury email from Mrs. Stoudt about event details.
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FREE PERSONAL STATEMENT BOOT CAMPS- FOR JUNIORS

We're excited to be partnering with College Essay Guy this year to offer you a number of awesome college application resources and virtual workshops.

Pennsbury juniors can join any or all of the live online courses listed below:


  • Personal Statement Boot Camp (May 24-28)

  • Personal Statement Boot Camp (June 14-18)

  • Personal Statement Boot Camp (August 9-13)

  • Supplemental Essay Weekend Crash Course (Oct 2 & 3)

  • UC Personal Insight Question Crash Course (June 12 & 13)

  • UC Personal Insight Question Course (Oct 9, 16, & 23)


Here’s how to register:


  1. Go to this registration page.

  2. Enter your name and email. USE YOUR PERSONAL EMAIL & CHECK IT REGULARLY!!!

  3. Decide which workshops you’d like to join for.

  4. You’re done! Put the dates and time in your calendar, and keep an eye on your email with next steps and instructions for the assignments to complete and how to join the live events.

ELKS LODGE SCHOLARSHIP

The Fairless Hills Elk Lodge will be awarding 2 - $1000 Scholarships to Seniors at Pennsbury, Conwell-Egan and Morrisville who will be entering college this fall.


Essay Topic - What a college education means to me

2 - 3 typed pages double spaced

Must include:

Student Name

Student Address

Student Telephone #

High School

College you will be attending in fall


Deadline: May 21st, 2021


Essays should be sent to:

Fairless Hills Elk Lodge #2023

835 West Bridge Street

Morrisville, PA 19067-2362

Attention: Theodore S. Wolthorn/ Scholarship Essay Contest

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