Announcements, Monday

March 6, 2017


The March Scholarship Letter is now available! You can find it on: the high school counseling page of the school website, the Student Government Twitter, or the School Counseling Twitter.

If you are interested in taking the ASVAB, it will be offered at P.K. Yonge on March 29th at 2:45 PM in the Community Classroom.  Please let Ms. Bryen know if you plan on attending.


Congratulations to the track & field team for their outstanding performance at the Willie Williams Invitational track meet in Tallahassee on Saturday. Chloe MacLauren had 4 first place finishes to help the girls team capture the team championship title. Ian Flores led the boys team in scoring to help the boys capture their team Championship Title. Kailya Jackson won the girls Long Jump and the 100 meter hurdles to help the varsity girls bring home a 2nd place runners up trophy.
The middle school team will travel to Jacksonville on Friday to compete in the Bolles Invitational
The blue wave varsity team WILL compete on Saturday at Santa Fe.


Cheerleaders will be selling $1.00 sno-cones on Tuesdays and Thursday’s right after school at the cafeteria all spring. Please come out and support the cheerleading program!

Good Luck to our Softball Team vs. Interlachen  here today at 6:00 pm.


Congratulations to all our P.K. Yonge Odyssey of the Mind teams that competed in St Augustine in the Manatee Region Competition.  Our elementary team placed 5th, our middle school team placed 3rd and both our high school teams placed 2nd in their respective categories.   One of our high school teams will be representing PKY and the region at the State competition held at the University of Central Florida in Orlando in April.  Congratulations to team members: Gabrielle Christy, Haley Humphrey, Caleb Jacoby, Douglas Poole, Megan Poole and Niyin Smith and coaches Mr. Michael Poole and Mr. Brian Moody for advancing to State.  Also Congratulations to Megan Poole and Brianna Weller for receiving the Manatee Region Odyssey of the Mind Scholarship for college.  Go Blue Wave!

Middle School Lunch Science Club:  Join today in Dr. Breil’s room to learn about the importance of vitamins.

All Habitat for Humanity Club members will meet in Ms Heller’s room today during High School lunch.

There will be a mandatory meeting of all students attending the Marine Science trip to Key Largo, tomorrow during lunch in Ms. Andrews’ room.  All participants, please plan to attend, and please be prompt.

The National Junior Honor Society is tomorrow during lunch in Dr. Cordero’s room.

Health Smart Campaign

Today’s Health Smart Reminder: Are you choosing healthy snacks? Aim for fruits, vegetables, whole-grain snacks, and low-fat dairy. Naturally sweetened is better than foods and drinks that contain added sugar.


National Breakfast Week

Today marks the beginning of National Breakfast Week!  Students in MS and HS who get breakfast here at school in the mornings are eligible to win a fit bit, iTunes Gift Card or movie tickets. Please come eat breakfast!

Peace Week

Today begins Our 2nd Annual Peace Week. Today during lunch, at the front lawn of the lunch room, feel free to write words and phrases that correspond with peace and war, on the provided black boards. On Friday, March 10th we ask that you wear white as we host our first “Wall Breaking” ceremony, where we will tear down the wall of war in our school and leave up the wall of peace,

PK Idol

So, you think you have talent?  Want to show the community your skills?  Are you the next PK Idol?  Polish up your act and take it to the stage here at the PAC on March 9th!  Space is limited, so see Ms. Snyder or Mrs. Barba to sign up, TODAY!  You could be crowned PK Idol 2017!

Words of wisdom

As we move further into ‘testing season’ and the administration of standardized tests, it can be difficult to not get stressed about those tests.
It was once said that we should let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

We can learn a lot from that quote. Instead of worrying about the tests, think ahead. Get plenty of sleep the night before and eat a healthy breakfast. Plan to listen to or read the instructions carefully and try some deep breathing or stretching before you start.

If you find yourself worrying about this upcoming test, take charge of things. Think and plan in advance, and remember this: all you can do is your very best, and that’s all anyone can expect of you.

With something to think about, make it a great day. The choice is yours.







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