Announcements – Thurs., April 20

April 20, 2023

Good morning! Today is Thursday, April 20th

College & Career Fair Tonight

Attention 8th-12th grade students and families:  Please join us on April 20th from 5:30 until 7:00 for our College and Career Fair.  We will have over 20 college and careers represented with opportunities to receive prizes. 

Cabaret Tonight

Tri- M (Music Honor Society)invites you to come out to our Performing Arts Fundraiser for a night of pure entertainment. We’ve got talent from rock band to singers, acting skits and dance! Money raised will be split evenly between all of the performing arts programs. Tickets are $5 on the Hometown App. Performers, please check your pky emails for Cabaret rehearsal times from Mrs. Hemmerich and to view information she still needs from you. See you there!


Thespians will meet Thursday 4/20 during HS lunch in Mrs. Hemmerich’s room

Student Gov 23-24

Attention 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders! 

It’s time to elect next year’s grade level senators and student body officers. 

If you are interested in running for an office:

  • Pick up an information sheet and contract form in the main office starting on April 14th (that’s today).
  • Fill out the contract, get it signed, and return it to Mrs. Koppitch by Friday, April 21st.
  • Create a video of a speech (under 2 min) telling us why you are the best candidate for the office.
  • Save your video with your name, and the grade level and office you’re running for (PeterPan_StudentBodySecretary, Tinkerbell_11thSenator)
  • Upload that video to your P.K. Yonge Google drive, and share the file with Mrs. Koppitch.
  • Specify the office you are running for in your submission (9th Grade Senator).
  • Submit your speech video by Friday, April 28th.


Only rising 11th and 12th graders may run for the student body offices. 

QUESTIONS? Talk to any current student government member, or watch the information video on their Instagram page at bluewavestudentgov.

Senior Go Week 

Next week is Go Week for the seniors, but we can all celebrate with them with dress up days.

Dress up days

  • 18th – “Dress to Impress”
  • 19th – Soccer mom vs bbq dad
  • 20th – Enroll, enlist, employ – Seniors, dress to represent what you will be doing next year. Everyone else, dress as what you want to be or where you want to attend school.
  • 21st – Dress as your favorite teacher

The yearbook would like to take pictures of anyone who is dressed up each day. If you are interested, meet in the courtyard outside the front office at the end of lunch each day.

 Grad Bash

Seniors – Grad Bash is Saturday, April 22nd. There are important reminders and information in the senior newsletter and canvas course. Don’t miss out! If you have any questions, see Mrs. Koppitch.

Color Guard

The PK Yonge Color Guard interest meeting and spin clinics will be held after school on Tuesday April 25th and Thursday April 27th from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the band room! Any interested 7th through 11th grade students are encouraged to attend to learn more about joining the team!!


Permission slips for the Black Student Union, May 12th College Tour can be accessed in the lobby of the Secondary building, with Ms. V. The $25 fee is due by Monday, May 1st, and can be paid on the Hometown ticketing app, or by accessing the link on the PKY BSU Instagram Page. Space is limited.”

Congrats Track Athletes

Congratulations to all the athletes who competed in the district track and field championships at Oak Hall yesterday.  Stand-out performances include Nymera Presley – district champion in the 100m hurdles, 100m dash and 2nd in the 200m dash, Zuriel Reed – district champion in the 200m dash and 2nd in the 100m, Izaiah Lewis-Thompson – 2nd in the 110m hurdles, Josh Gutierrez – 7th in the mile, Trevor Brown, 4th in the 400m dash and 5th in the 200m dash.

Congrats JV Baseball

Congrats to the JV Baseball team for their five-inning 10-0 win over the Hawthorne Hornets yesterday. Way to play, Blue Wave! And congrats to the JV team on their 10th win this season. 


FCA is today.  Right after school.  in the cafeteria.  drop by for an after school snack, hang out, and hear a great message from our leader, Travail Davis.  All are welcome!  Hope to see you at FCA, today!


“Prom time is approaching! Tickets are on sale from Monday, April 24th through Friday, May 5th. You MUST have a completed PKY Student Form for PK students and a Guest form for all non-PK students completed and have all appropriate  signatures at the time of ticket purchase! You will be turned away if you do not have the appropriate forms completed. Forms are available from Mrs. V in the Main Office. No tickets will be sold after May 5th, so go get those forms filled out and take them to the Business office before and after school or at lunch to get your tickets!! See Prom posters for available times to make your purchase.”


“There will be a MANDATORY meeting for all BSU Students planning on attending the May 12th College Tour. Additionally, BSU Seniors, in good standing, will receive their Senior Cords.”

Good Luck Boys Tennis

Good luck to the boys tennis team today as they travel to Jacksonville for the regional finals against episcopal! Go Blue Wave tennis!


Please pause for a moment of silence: Please stand for the pledge: 

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Have a wonderful day Blue Wave!

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