Announcements – Tuesday, September 26

September 26, 2023

Today is Tuesday, September 26

School Picture Day

School Picture Day for Kindergarten through 11th grade is today! Remember no masks, sunglasses, or hoodies in pictures. 

Hispanic Posters

Spanish 1 class invites you to join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Please, visit the display of posters on the first floor of the main building to discover some of the legends and icons of Hispanic culture.


Interested in playing in the annual powderpuff football game?  Any 9-12th grade girl can sign-up with Coach Barrett during high school lunch today through Thursday.  Cost is $5

SG Taco Tuesday

Celebrate Taco Tuesday AND support your Student Government! Head to the Chipotle on Archer Road on Tuesday, September 26th from 5-9 pm and tell them you’re with P.K. Student Government. Rather take out instead? No problem, you can order online and use the code 9MDYJ3A. All funds raised will go towards more student events like pep rallies, winter market, and homecoming.

Best Buddies

Best Buddies Club will meet in Mrs. Czyz’s room 333 today during lunch; new and current members please attend.  We have our second Balance 180 event coming up on Sunday, Oct. 8st and need to plan for it. See you soon!  

Pre-Collegiate Club

Are you interested in exploring different colleges and universities? Come to an interest meeting of the Pre-Collegiate Club on Monday, October 2nd during High School Lunch in the first-floor commons.  This club is open to Juniors and Seniors. 


Come one come all to our DECA meeting this Wednesday! Come and find out some exciting things that are happening in DECA where owning your own business is a DECA step away! See you Wednesday in Mrs. Webber / Mrs. Henry’s room.


Reminder for 7th and 8th grade students- National Junior Honor Society applications for new and returning students are due by Friday, September 29.  There will be a meeting for all interested students on Thursday after school in Mrs. Fab’s classroom.  Link to the application can be found on the bulletin boards in the 2nd floor stairwell and commons outside of the 7th and 8th grade wings.

Health Science Club

This Friday, The Health Science Club will host another guest speaker, Ms. Ana Barrientos, PKY alum and future candidate to Medical School.  She will share her experiences getting ready to apply to med school as well as working in the local UF Equal Access Clinic Network.  If you are interested please join us this Friday at 2:40 pm in Dr. Cordero’s room.  Hope to see all interested then!

Blood Drive

One Blood will be here Sept 29- Oct 4 for sign up to donate blood on October 5. You will need a valid Id and 16 or older. Sign up will be during high school lunch. If you have question see an NHS member or Dr. Bolejack.

Homecoming Dance

Hey Blue Wave! The Homecoming dance is right around the corner on Friday October the 13th from 8:30-11:30. The theme is enchanted forest. 9-12 graders only! All tickets are available online through hometown ticketing. $10 for students and guests’ tickets. $15 for admission and a souvenir ticket, or at the door for $20. If you want to be able to come, you  must be meeting expectations related to attendance, behavior and community service.  Make sure you are not on an attendance contract, you don’t have 5 or more behavior points and you have all your service hours done. 10th graders need 10 hours, 11th graders need 25 and 12th graders need 30 hours. If you are planning on bringing a guest, make sure you have filled out the form through hometown ticketing by Oct. 9th. Tickets are on sale now through the 9th. Look for posters with the QR code or go to the student government’s Instagram page. Can’t wait to see you there!

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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