February 25, 2015
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Mark Your Calendars
Feb 26-28-10th and Under Tournament
March 19-Prospective Family Open House 7 pm
March 6- ACSI Band Festival
March 20-21-Thirty Hour Famine
March 6- Early Dismissal 12:20
March 25-End of 3rd grading period
March 9-12 Missions Week
March 26-National Honor Society Induction 7pm
March 13-Senior Class Game Night
March 27-Elementary Speech Meet-Elementary & High School IN SESSION
Parent/Teacher Conferences new date: April 10
Cook Book Fundraiser
ALL recipes and cookbook orders WITH MONIES are due NO LATER THAN MARCH 2.
THANKS A BUNCH!!!
The time for the annual PFA (Parent Faculty Association) and Board of Directors elections is approaching once again. Prayerfully consider whether you desire to be involved with the Board or PFA and pray for nominees that will guide the school forward in the coming year. The deadline is April 1.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Pit Orchestra
PCS Fine Arts will be presenting Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on April 23, 24, and 25. We are looking for anyone interested in participating in the pit orchestra for the show. In addition to show dates, there will be rehearsals several weeks prior to the show. We are in need of the following instrumental parts: trumpets, trombone, reed instruments, drums/percussion, keyboard, horn and bass. Please email Mr. Carnahan at
if you are interested.
Bus Drivers Needed
PCS is in need of bus drivers. Please see the attached letter from the transportation department for more information.
30 Hour Famine
Each year, high school students of PCS participate in World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine. They go thirty hours without eating in order to raise money for children in third world countries who go hungry every day. The dates for the famine this year will March 20 – 21. We are in need of parents to chaperone this event, as well as assist in driving students to a variety of service projects during the event. If you are interested, please contact Mr. Carnahan at
Thank you for your support of this special project!
A.C.S.I. Band Festival
ATTENTION PARENTS: On Friday, March 6, 2015, P.C.S. hosts the A.C.S.I. band festival. Schools arrive around 9:00 am, practice all day, and perform at 7 p.m. Several other schools will participate at our school. Fine arts serves lunch for everyone from the concession stand, and we are in need of several items. When items are donated, this service can be counted toward volunteer hours. If there is something that you will provide, please fill out the attached form and return it to the office by Friday, February 27. Any questions can be directed to Sheila Powers at
*There is a half day of school on March 6. All items can be brought and left in the concession area beginning Monday, March 2. Thank you! Your contribution is appreciated. Sheila Powers
Fine arts is in need of a golf cart in order to create the Chitty, Chitty Bang, Bang car for the spring musical. Anyone out there have an old golf cart that you don’t want? We will be happy to pick it up!!! Contact Sheila Powers,
. THANK YOU!
1) Do you own a business or know someone who does? Support the Fine Arts by placing an advertisement in the program of the Spring Musical! See the attached form for more information.
2) Encourage the cast and crew of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by submitting an encouragement ad to Jill Allshouse. Encouragement ads are half price throughout the month of February, so send in your ad soon! See attached form for more information.
Save the date. PCS Kennywood day is Friday June 19. Tickets will be on sale later this spring for $25.00.
Lost and Found ***Please Read!
During the fun run, a black pair of winter gloves were found. They’re in the office. In the Grace Church of Harmony gym a white PCS Warriors hoodie was found. It is a Youth Large in "like new" condition. Please contact Cindy Speck at (724)452-5889 to claim it. Parents, there are some really nice items in that lost and found box that as a parent I would not want given away! A date will be scheduled soon that will allow these items to be open to the public as donations. Please look! Also, encourage your kids to look!
Moms in Prayer
Remember, moms in prayer meet every Tuesday morning when school is in session from 8:30-9:30am in the church basement here @ the PCS campus. Questions, call Betsy Mangiapane (724)309-2518. *Babysitting is not provided, sorry.
Lunch Menu Sheets
Parents, attached is the March lunch menu. PLEASE TURN THESE IN BY THE DUE DATE. This makes it much easier for the people processing the orders, as there have been a lot of orders coming in late. This is much appreciated! Thank you!
Apples for Students Program
Please be sure to scan your Giant Eagle card for PCS. Just update your rewards card to include PCS. Our school ID # is 0853. Thanks so much for helping our school!
SAT at PCS – May 2, 2015
PCS will be a test center again this year for the SAT on May 2. If you wish to take the test at PCS, this will be the only date on which you can do this until next year. Please see Mr. Carnahan with any questions.
Speghetti Dinner to Benefit Youth
Dear PCS families: Do you know of anyone who is willing to support a charitable cause through volunteering their time and talents? We are looking for someone who does face painting or balloon art, for a Spaghetti Dinner fundraising event (in support of Mars Home for Youth). DATE: Sunday March 29th, 11a-3p(SEE ATTACHED FLIER).
Please contact Cindy Trautzsch - 412-614-1042 if you know of anyone.
ALSO; please consider bringing your family to the Spaghetti Dinner, and support a great cause! Tickets can be purchased from Jen in the office.
Koinonia Unity Crusade
Opening Music featuring the Mohawk High School Students choral Group “Bella Voci” will take place at 1:45 pm at Mohawk High School. There will be special music featuring members of local churches with The Community Choir and a message from Evangelist Randy Crum. Please see attached flyer.
Sing n’ Sprout
Sing n’ Sprout is a Christian music and movement program for babies through five years old. They get to experience God through fun, creative and adaptable activities using props, body movements and instruments. Please see attached flyer if interested.
SPI Enrollment-Summer Opportunities
Study abroad in Spain, France, Italy, Costa Rica or China for college credit. With SPI programs, the traditional classroom takes a back seat to exciting activities around the city, conversations with locals and weekend journeys where history, art and culture come to life! For more information, visit _spiabroad.com__ or call 866-502-7505.
Enrollment & Scholarship Deadline: March 1, 2015
Feed my Sheep Ministry
Feed My Sheep is asking for donations of new or lightly used backpacks and gym bags to distribute. The Feed My Sheep ministry brings hot meals to share with the homeless in downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday nights. They often pass along cold weather gear and clothing as well and there is a need for the backpacks and other bags to hold the items.
Donations can be dropped off at Herbe’s Z-Town Café and Catering at 105 North Main Street, Zelienople, PA 16063, or can be mailed to the same address to the attention of Mary Mosso.
Sportsman’s Night Out
A Sportsmans’ Night Out will take place Friday, February 27th at Laurel High School. Please see the attached flyer.
Please see attached flyer if interested in playing in the spring.