Get your Jamboree tickets in the front office $5.
Purchase your advanced tickets for Friday Nights football jamboree and support the PHS football team. For the first 200 tickets sold PHS gets to keep the profit from the tickets.
Jamboree tickets will cost $7 at the gate.
PHS was able to raise $800 to donate to help those affected by coastal flood in the recent storms. Thanks for your generocity.
The online application for the 2016-2017 school year is now available online. This is especially important for those who have had status changes and wish to apply for free or reduced lunch status so that it is available for the first day of school.
All interested can apply here: http://www.applyforlunch.com/
For Students: "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you." - Fred Devito
For Staff: "Strength doesn't come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn't do." -Rikki Rogers
Last week, major TV news outlets carried stories that introduced a new word to many viewers. Sextortion is the process of tricking victims into sending compromising photos and then using blackmail methods to get more photos, sexual favors, or money from the victims. The U.S. Department of Justice's April 2016 report to Congress listed sextortion as "by far the most significantly growing threat to children."
That report also noted that the vast majority of the victims were females under the age of 18. The crimes were conducted using social networking sites, instant messaging, and email. The convicted perpetrators--so far, all male--have
Another Justice Department report noted that offenders were specifically seeking out those children they considered easy targets because of their demonstrated willingness to post personal content online and engage in live-streaming video activity, whether the content was sexually explicit or not.”
One news outlet included suggestions for protecting against this developing threat: