Weekly Newsletter 12/13 to 12/17



December 13th – December 17th

Mon: Breakfast – Breakfast Pizza or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Cheesy Mac, Corn, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – PB&J Sandwich

Tues: Breakfast – Scrambled Eggs & Toast or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Hamburger Stroganoff, Green Beans, Fruit, Bread, Milk
Alternate – Turkey Sandwich

Wed: Breakfast – Breakfast Burrito or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Hot Dogs, Chips, Carrots, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Chef Salad

Thurs: Breakfast – Biscuit & Sausage Gravy or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Pork Roast, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Fruit, Roll, Milk
Alternate – No Alternate Today

Fri: Breakfast – Cinnamon Toast & Sausage Patty or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Mixed Veggies, Fruit Milk
Alternate – Grilled Cheese

Christmas Parade Dinner: Please note the attachment on the PHS Christmas Parade Dinner scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Junior Class to help pay for Prom. Come and enjoy the Craft Show in the gym from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00p.m. and the parade at 1:00 p.m.

Gently Used Christmas Decorations: If you have any “gently used Christmas decorations” that are looking for a new home, please bring them in to school and they will be used for a Music Fundraiser on the evening of the Christmas program

Red and Black Scrimmage: Please save the date for the Red & Black Scrimmage that will be held on Friday, Dec. 17th with a Free Will Donation Pulled Pork Dinner from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Silent Auction from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., and a 50-50 Raffle. The activities in the gym will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

Christmas Program: Please join us for a great night of entertainment with our PHS Christmas
program that will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 21st at 6:30 p.m.

Food Shortages: Due to the food shortages and inability to receive some of our orders from our grocery suppliers, starting in Monday, Nov. 1st our alternate choices for lunch will be the same choices according to which day of the week: Monday – PB&J, Tuesday – Turkey Sandwich, Wednesday – Chef Salad, Thursday – Ham Sandwich, Friday – Grilled Cheese. These choices are reported on our November menu but we look for this to continue for several months.

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 www.yearbookforever.com 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.

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 Dec. 6th – Dec. 10th: Pilot Grove Basketball Tiger Classic Tournament All Week

Saturday, Dec. 11th Prairie Home Christmas Festival, Parade, Craft Show & Jr. Class Dinner
Craft Show – In the PHS Gymnasium 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Jr. Class Fundraising Soup Dinner - In the PHS Cafeteria 10:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Parade 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 14th JVB/VGB/VB Basketball @ Otterville (The bus will leave at 3:45 p.m.) 5:30p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 15th School Board Meeting 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 16th VG/VB Basketball vs. Northwest @ SFCC in Sedalia (The bus will leave at 5:15 p.m.) 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 17th Red & Black Scrimmage
Pulled Pork Dinner 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Silent Auction 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
K-2 Grades - Scrimmage @ 6:30 p.m.
3-4 Grades - Scrimmage @ 7:00 p.m.
5-6 Grades - Scrimmage @ 7:30 p.m.
Jr. High – Scrimmage @ 8:00 p.m.
Jr. High & H.S. Cheer @ 8:30 p.m.
H.S. Scrimmage @ 8:40 p.m.

“Building on Traditions to Improve our “Student Success”