The Compass

PCHS Parent Newsletter December 2020

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In case you missed it...


Congratulations to the PCHS Cafe’ staff for winning the Taster’s Choice Award for having the best Thanksgiving dressing in the district!!!


A HUGE thank you to our Cafe’ staff for keeping our ever-hungry students feed and for ALWAYS doing it with a smile!!

PCHS Theatre Department's Production of VooDoo Macbeth!

The Pride of the Pass Christmas Performance

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RECOGNISING AND MANAGING EMOTIONS

The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays often present a dizzying array of demands — cooking meals, shopping, baking, cleaning, and entertaining, to name just a few. And if coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading in your community, you may be feeling additional stress, or you may be worrying about your and your loved ones' health. You may also feel stressed, sad, or anxious because your holiday plans may look different during the COVID-19 pandemic.


But with some practical tips, you can minimize the stress that accompanies the holidays. You may even end up enjoying the holidays more than you thought you would.


https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/stress/art-20047544

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Article & photo credit: H. Dawkins & J. Gex II, The Gazebo Gazette

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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
  • 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.


Don't forget to get your flu shot.


Stay safe and remain vigilant during holiday gatherings. Don't forget to social distance!

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

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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Fundraiser for Abby Bosarge!

Tis the Season at Pav & Broome… Join Abby’s Army and Enter to Win these Stunning Sapphire and Diamond Earrings, just in time for Christmas. Tickets are $5 each. Drawing December 23, 2020 12 Noon at Pav & Broome Fine Jewelry

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