Newsletter Week of 10/11


October 11th – October 15th

Mon: Breakfast – Breakfast Cake or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Burrito w/Cheese, Refried Beans, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Cheese Quesadilla

Tues: Breakfast – French Toast w/Syrup or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Chicken & Noodles, Peas, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Turkey & Cheese Sandwich

Wed: Breakfast – Scrambled Eggs & Toast or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Mini Corndogs, Baked Beans, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Grilled Chicken Patty

Thurs: Breakfast – Sausage Gravy with Biscuits or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Country Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Fruit, Bread, Milk
Alternate – Salisbury Steak

Fri: Breakfast – Bacon & Egg on Biscuit or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – BBQ Rib Sandwich, Mac & Cheese, Baby Carrots, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Fish Sandwich

Dismissal Times: All PHS students will be dismissed daily at 3:15 p.m. If you need to pick up your student(s) earlier than 3:15 p.m., please let the office know at 660-841-5296.

Congratulations: Congratulations to our newest Beta Club Members: Layne Brandes, Kate Crews, Clayton Kendrick, Kelcy Mullett, and Caroline Rhode.

Pumpkin & Gourd Decorating Contest: Please see the attached flyer and join in the fun as you decorate your pumpkin or gourd for the PBS Fundraiser. Prizes awarded for the Top 4 entries of these groups: K-5, 6-9, 10-12, & Staff. The contest starts on Monday, Oct. 11th and judging will be done on Wednesday, Oct. 27th .

Beta Club Blood Drive: There will be a Beta Club Blood Drive on Nov. 5th in the Library from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to donate can contact Mrs. Paulson to schedule a time.

Prairie Home Swimming Pool Fundraiser: Don’t miss the “Speedy Petey” Mouse Races coming on Saturday, Oct. 9th from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Please see attached flyer for details.

Yearbooks on Sale: YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE NOW! Yearbooks will now be FALL Books. The entire year of 2021-2022 will go into this year’s book, as well as the spring activities from last year. Books will then be delivered next fall of the 2022-2023 school years. Yearbooks are now on sale for $25.00 until after Dec. 22nd at which time the cost will increase to $30.00. Order online by credit card or to personalize your yearbook at
or order with the attached order form in the weekly newsletter to pay by cash or check. This order form will need to be returned to the school.

Counselor’s Corner: If you have a student(s) that you want to see the counselor, Mr. Neal, for individual meetings, please follow these steps to fill out the referral form:
1. Go to
2. Click on the Counselor Resources tab.
3. Click on Counselor’s Corner and on the top of the page you will find the School Counseling Referral form. Click on that and it will take you to the online form.

Breakfast and Lunch Cost: The free breakfasts and lunches for all students have been extended throughout the 2021-2022 school year. If they want to buy “extras”, those will be charged to the student. A small extra is .75 and a large extra is $1.00.

Student Pick-Up: If you need to change your student’s plans for the end of the day (they will be picked up, need to ride a different bus, etc.) please call the school office before 1:00 p.m. to make those changes.

Medication: All medication, both over-the-counter as well as prescription, must be given to the school nurse. Serious consequences may result if a student is found with any drugs including over the counter or prescription. First offense may result in 10 days of O.S.S. Over-the-counter or prescription drugs may not be kept in purses, pockets, book bags, lockers or anywhere else on school grounds. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Simmons at 660-841-5296.

Food Service: Please be sure and keep your student’s Food Service accounts up to date. Account balance summaries will be sent home every Friday (if your student has a negative balance it will be in parentheses). If a student’s balance is negative, they will not be allowed “extras”.

PHS Events for Oct. 11th – Oct. 15th : Prairie Home Jr. High Basketball Tournament All Week

Monday, Oct. 11th PHS JH Basketball Tournament PHS Girls vs. Fatima 4:30 p.m.
PHS Boys vs. Tuscumbia 8:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 12th Volleyball vs. Calvary Lutheran (Home Game @ Bunceton) 6:00 p.m.
PHS JH Basketball Tournament

Wednesday, Oc.t 13th PHS JH Basketball Tournament

Thursday, Oct. 14th Volleyball @ Columbia Independent (The bus will leave at 4:30 p.m.) 6:00 p.m.
PHS JH Basketball Tournament

Friday, Oct. 15th PHS JH Basketball Tournament

Saturday, Oct. 16th Cross Country @ Harrisburg Invitational (Bus will leave at 10:00 a.m.) 11:30

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