Yearbook News

Yearbook News: The final date to pre-order your 2012-2013 yearbook is Feb. 28. No extra books are ordered. Please don’t miss out on this opportunity to purchase your yearbook. You can order online at or from the link provided at the school’s main page on the web. You may also order at the school in Coach Taylor’s room. Remember, Feb, 28 is the LAST DAY TO ORDER.

Senior Recognition: The final date to order a yearbook recognition ad for your senior is February 28. Ad forms and templates may be picked up in Coach Taylor’s class. All forms and pictures need to be turned in no later than Feb. 28.

FAFSA SEMINAR – Guidance will be holding a Financial Aid Workshop 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 in Computer Lab 103. Senior parents are encouraged to attend this most important training session. Please bring a copy of your current IRS Tax Form and Social Security Numbers for parents and students.

NJROTC News – Congratulations to our NJROTC Cadets who receive a grade of Outstanding on their recent Area Managers Inspection. The Inspecting Officer stated, “The readiness condition of Port St Joe NJROTC is very high and the unit morale is outstanding. The cadets I inspected were truly an impressive bunch. Their dedication and loyalty to the Navy Core Values of Honor, Courage and Commitment was readily apparent. Haircuts, uniforms, drill routines and every individual’s comportment were outstanding.” NJROTC will be traveling to FAMU Feb. 23 for a drill competition. Go Shark Company.

Art – On Feb. 6-7, Mrs. Julie Hodges, our Art Instructor, and Art Students, Caitlin Godwin and Sophie Harrison attended and extremely informative seminar on “Art and Health for Rural Communities” as part of the University of Florida Arts In Medicine Programs. Established in 1996, the UF Center for Arts in Medicine has become the most comprehensive education and research center for the arts in healthcare in the nation. Our students were exposed to a myriad of topics relating to this exceptional program and came back with a new understanding on how something that they love can provide comfort and relief for others.

Parent Info –

FCAT WRITE - FCAT Write 2.0 for 8th and 10th graders will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

SHARK BITES - Any parent or guardian interested in receiving “Shark Bites” our weekly schedule of events, please e-mail LCDR Marty Jarosz at and we will put you on the list.

Black History Celebration - Our Black History Month celebration will be held 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 28 in the Gym. All are invited to attend.

Football – Spring football begins May 1. All interested students need to have a completed or updated sports physical to be eligible to practice. See Coach Gannon for more details. Physical Forms may be picked up in the Main Office.

Prom Fashion Show – Students will model the latest in Prom Apparel at this year’s Prom Fashion Show, held in the gym 2:15 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 15.

President’s Day – There will be no classes on Monday, Feb. 18 as we join the Nation in celebrating President’s Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 19.