Announcements Week of 10/24/22

A message from PAPA: Announcements Week of 10/24/22

Thank you!
Thank you everyone for your donations, time, and energy to make our community fall carnival, Panda BamBOO!, a flying success! We cannot thank you enough for your support. A great time was had by all.
Thank you for voting for this year’s outstanding pumpkin Carving/Decorating. There was a great turnout of talent, as always!
Please help us congratulate our pumpkin winners: 1st place winner Cass Hyer, 2nd place Veronica Medina, and 3rd Place Winner Audreena CDebaca!

As the weather cools down this season we encourage everyone to bring a jacket for the cooler weather. Most days students will continue to eat outside during lunch as we encourage everyone to get some fresh air and movement during lunchtime.

If your child develops any symptoms of illness we encourage you to get tested for COVID and notify the school COVID point of contact, Tamara Lopez at or call the front office and speak with any adult in the front office. Students who are sick should stay home.

Students that test positive for COVID begin their isolation at the onset of symptoms. The first day of symptoms counts as day 0, counting forward 5 days students may return to school on day 6 provided they are fever free for the last 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication and symptoms are improving. Students will need to wear a well-fit mask for days 6-10.
If your child is experiencing covid-like symptoms; Congestion or runny nose, Fever / chills, dry cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, new loss of taste or smell, headache, fatigue (tiredness), nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, muscle aches, please give them a test and call the office.
We reccommend two COVID home rapid tests 24-48 hours apart. If both negative and no fever within 24 hours may return to school. Must send documentation of results to

SPOTLIGHT auditions are TUESDAY, October 25 this week and the show is on Friday at lunch! Get or eat your lunch then head over to South Studio to audition. Make sure to have the instrument tuned, the backing track cued, and be warmed up and ready to go!

Are you scared of the dark? Would having a little friend in your hand make it better? Well, are you in luck we have the solution for you! Thespian Troupe is selling François’ Frenz. François’ Frenz will be sold TODAY through Thursday, while supplies last. We will be selling during middle and high school lunch across from room 18. François’ Frenz will be $2 each and ring pops will be $1. Along with François’ Frenz, Thespian will also be selling limited edition Trick or Treat Surprise Packs for $4 each! Get your François’ Frenz and Trick or Treat surprise packs while supplies last!

Today at lunch NHS had a red ribbon rally to kick off Red Ribbon Spirit Week. PAPA student and rapper Syra Chynoweth inspired students to sign the pledge to be drug-free with his origional rap. Thank you Syra!
Here are the dress-up themes for the week, you can also wear red any day in support of Red Ribbon Week and your pledge to be drug and alcohol-free. Monday – Adam Sandler Day Tuesday – Twin/Style Swap Day Wednesday – Dress Your Type Day Thursday – Country vs Country Club DayFriday – Favorite Character Day

Les Chanteuses will be hosting a face painting fundraiser all week during lunch.

Thursday 10/27 – Equity Council is meeting at 3:30 pm in The Special Services Office, Room 23.

In support of Red Ribbon Week,Wee we share this campaign for parents:
The annual PAPA Craft Fair is coming up on Saturday, November 19, from 9 AM to 1 PM. We will have pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, food, and special performances. If you or someone you know would like to be a vendor at the craft fair, see Mrs. Muniz or Ms. Wray for the forms. Vendor Forms can also be found on the PAPA website calendar.

Are you ready to get your scare on? PJHS and Student Council are excited to host the middle school masquerade ball; Friday October 28. Tickets are $10 a person and will be sold during MS lunch. Light refreshments will be served. Please make sure to fill out the song request form on the middle school google classroom. You can decorate a mask at the event or get one painted on!

8th Period Lite. No 8th period classes, study hall provided for those that cannot get picked up after 7th period. October 26th, November 16th, December 7th, January 18th, February 15th, March 15th, April 19th