Announcements LogoKEY CLUB IS SPONSORING THE BLOOD DRIVE THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14.  Don’t miss the opportunity to give back to your community!  Today, February 12, is the final day to sign up!  You must be 17 or older (or 16 with a parental consent form) in order to donate blood.  Please consider helping someone; sign up today during your lunch session!
COLLEGE REP. VISITS:  MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY will be here today, February 12 at 9:30am.
To sign up and get a pass, please see Mrs. Patrick in the Guidance Office.  See the posted list in the Guidance Office for a complete listing of upcoming college rep. visits.
ALL NHS MEMBERS:  There will be a meeting after school today, February 12 in Mrs. Schwendemann’s room.  We will be discussing the brunch, Mr. PHS, and a whole bunch of upcoming point opportunities.  Be there and don’t be late.
“THE PALLADIN” MEETING FOR VOICE ACTORS AND ANIMATORS is TODAY, February 12 after school in G104.
OPEN GYM FOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL is tonight, February 12 from 6:00 – 7:30pm. in the upper gym.
ATTENTION STUDENTS:  As we move along into second semester, please keep track of your attendance.  Good attendance is a critical part of being successful in school and in life.  In addition, students who do not attend school at a 90% rate will not park on the lot, attend prom or other dances, and are at risk of not earning credit for the semester.
ALL JUNIORS WHO ARE PLANNING ON APPLYING TO A 4-YEAR COLLEGE THIS FALL should take the April 12 ACT test.  The deadline to sign up is March 7.  See Ms. Kampschroeder in the College Center,BEFORE school, if you are eligible for a Fee Waiver.
SENIORS:  Only 50 students have completed their FAFSA forms to date.  If you need Financial Aid to attend college in the fall, you MUST fill out this form online at www.fafsa.gov as soon as possible!  Sarah Fieser is in the College Center on Tuesdays from 8:15-2:30pm if you have any questions on the FAFSA.
STUDENTS INTERESTED IN EDUCATIONAL SUMMER PROGRAMS should check outwww.usummer.com for programs all over the country.
PHYSICAL EXAMS are being offered tomorrow, February 13 from 4-6:30pm at Pattonville High School.  Please sign up in the PHS Activities Office.  Cost is $25 cash or check payable to Advanced Training and Rehab.
FREE PIZZA AND AWESOME CONVERSATION tomorrow, February 13.  Come to the JSU meeting tomorrow right after school at 1:15 pm in Mrs. Greenberg’s room, D114, for FREE PIZZA and AWESOME CONVERSATION. Check out JSU tomorrow!
THERE WILL BE A PIRATE PRIDE MEETING tomorrow, February 13 after school in room D209.
THIS YEAR’S POLAR PLUNGE IS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22!  Raise at least $75 for Special Olympics Missouri, and take a dip into the freezing Creve Coeur Lake!  You can sign up during lunch this week, or go to http://somo.kintera.org/plungemh/pattonvillehighschool to join the school’s team.  Make a team with your friends by getting a team sign-up sheet in the booth during lunch.  Look out during lunch to donate money for your teachers to jump in the plunge!
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY:  Holman Music Department needs 5 volunteers for the Orchestra Concert on Thursday, Feb. 27.  Meet in the Holman Cafeteria at 5:30pm to help with refreshments.  Sign up immediately in the CSO.
THE WORD OF THE WEEK IS PARADIGM (pear-ah-dime).  It comes from the Greek words para, which means beside, and deigma (pronounced dime ah), which means to show.
Remember the Pirate Code.  Be Respectful.  Be Responsible.  Be Involved.  
STUDENTS:  Are you interested in finding more out about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, andMath) careers?  A PHS graduate, that is currently working as an engineer at Boeing, will be here 1st and 2nd hours on Tuesday, February 18 discussing STEM careers.  There will also be a Saint Louis Community College representative discussing STEM classes and majors.  See Mrs. Mathis in B209 or H213 for a permission slip.
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY:  Rose Acres Carnival is looking for volunteers for Saturday, March 1 from 9:30am. – 4:30pm.    Many volunteers are needed to make this a successful event.  Sign up immediately in the CSO.
T-SHIRTS TO BENEFIT THE ST. BALDRICK’S FOUNDATION are being sold through February 19.  Pattonville is trying to raise $20,000 to help fund vitally needed research for childhood cancers.  All t-shirt sales help us get closer to our goal.  Order forms are available in all offices and the STUCO store.  Return order forms with payment to Mrs. Kathriner in G108.  “BE BRAVE AND SHAVE PIRATE NATION”.
PIRATE CODE INCENTIVES FEBRUARY 10-14
Weekly Winner – $5 Steak n Shake
Attendance Games Winner – $10 STUCO Bucks
WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY!!!!
WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR STUDENTS TO TEACH SWIM LESSONS to our Pattonville middle and elementary students at the Pattonville Aquatic Complex.  Classes begin March 3 and are held on Mondays and Wednesdays 3:45-5:30pm.  If interested, please email Patty Gould at pgould@psdr3.org
TODAY’S ATHLETIC EVENTS:
Varsity Girls Swim Conference at PHS at 4:30.
Varsity Girls Basketball, away, against Kirkwood at 6:00pm.
JV Girls Basketball, away, against Kirkwood at 4:30.
Freshman Girls Basketball, away, against Kirkwood at 4:00.

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