Grizzly Update October 25

Mr. Blake Mortensen
Drug Free Week

PJHS Parents and Students,


Wow, Term 1 is pretty well done! That was quick! If students are still missing work they need to get it in as soon as possible. Now might be a good time to review Term 1 and look for things that can be done to improve for Term 2!

Social Media

Please check us out on any of these social media sites!



Instagram- grizzly.nation

Sudoku Challenge Winner

Congratulations to Madison Drager, Afton Marker, and Trista Larsen for being last week's Sudoku winners. Come to Mrs. Purcell's class in D-135 to claim your prize.

Halloween Activity 

On Oct. 31st, we will be having a Halloween activity. This is similar to what it has been in past years. Students will get to choose where they attend. It will last the last 1 hour of school. There are many activities to attend such as, dance, badminton tournament, pedicures, computer labs, library time, and weight room.

Badminton tournament

The Halloween Singles Badminton tournament is quickly approaching. Both gyms will be used. Beginners in the north gym and experienced players in the south gym. Space is limited so sign up today to guarantee your spot. If you have any questions see Mr. Archer.

Jr. High Wrestling

Wrestlers, plan on attending a parent meeting on Oc. 27th in the media center @ 7:00 pm. This will inform parents and students of all that will be going on this season! Please plan to attend. Wrestling will start on Oct. 31st.

PTA News

What is your Story? Be part of the PTA's reflection program this year by entering in one of the following categories: Art, 3-D Art, Dance Choreography, Film, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and a Special Artist Category. If you are interested in participating, the entry forms and rules for each category are available in the front office. All entries are due by Friday, October 28th.

4-H News

4H After School Clubs are a great way to have lots of fun. We also have two homework help clubs which are geared towards helping students with their math homework or if they just need to stay at school to use a computer. One before school and one after school. This year the fee for clubs is $15 for the year. This will help to cover supplies for the clubs plus students will get a t-shirt! A registration form for the 2016-2017 school year also needs to be filled out and returned to Miss Ogden in room C-66. Students can pick up forms from Miss Ogden or from the front office. Here is a list of the clubs for fall:

Monday (2:00-3:30)- Harry Potter Cooking Club

Tuesday (2:45-4:30)- Maker Club & Foods Club

Wednesday (2:45-4:30)- Robotics & Computer Coding

Thursday (2:45-4:30)- Wrestling Training & Pinterest

Friday (2:45-4:30)- Ping Pong


Homework Clubs are Tuesday through Friday mornings in Mrs. Wagner’s  (D148) 7:20-7:50 and Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Ms. LeBaron’s room ( C78) 2:45-3:30.

Patriotic Contests

The Freedom Festival sponsors multiple patriotic contests each year in categories including Art, Essay, Speech, Storytelling, and Video. The video contest is open to everyone; other contests are open only to students. The contest theme this year is Freedom.

In addition to receiving cash prizes, contest winners enjoy having their work promoted in the community by the Freedom Festival all year.

The deadline for all contests is November 14, so get moving!

Go to for details on each contest, including age requirements and cash prizes. We are so excited to receive your entries!


Oct 26      Band/Orchestra Concert 7 pm

Oct 28      Last Day of First Term

Oct 31      Halloween

                Term 2 Begins