Tuesday Edition, V. 1, E. 15 – 1/10 – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 10, 2023

Happy New Year Bobcats!

I trust you had a RESTFUL break, filled with the joy of family, friends, and fresh starts in the New Year! There is a LOT to share with you; let’s hit the ground running.

  1. Mandatory College Meeting: ALL JUNIORS and their families are invited to Junior College Night, 1/23 in the PCS Cafeteria at 6pm. We will be going over the brand new PCS College Guide and covering the basics for college admissions. This meeting is essential for understanding the journey Juniors are about to commence…both students and a parent should be present. We will be taking attendance for graduation checklists. Please make every effort to be present.

  2.  The deadline to sign up for the SPRING ACT@PCS is January 18th! You can SIGN UP HERE: https://payit.nelnet.net/form/YScHaZhm

  1. The Pinebelt Foundation Scholarships: please check out the Pinebelt Foundation website ( https://www.pinebeltfoundation.org/scholarship-fund ) as they have dozens of scholarships NOW OPEN for students from the area. One application qualifies you for all scholarships offered that a student qualifies for! The deadline is February 15th, so get your applications in!

Old Reminders:

  1. Sign up for RaiseMe to start earning FREE money for college starting in 9th grade:



This is money available to you for working hard in high school. Period. Free.

Just do it. It’s easy, and it’s free. And you will get money.

  1. The ASVAB Exam for students interested in the armed forces is still pending, but please let me know if you are interested. This aptitude test can result in full scholarships to college through ROTC programs. The test is free and open to Juniors and Seniors. Please notify ethomas@pcsk12.org if you are interested!



1/11 – Williams Carey University is ON CAMPUS tomorrow in the Cafeteria @ Lunch!

1/18 – Ole Miss Annie is ON CAMPUS, in the cafeteria @ Lunch!

1/18 – SIGN UP DEADLINE for the March ACT@PCS

1/20 – National ACT Late Registration Deadline

1/23 – Mandatory Junior College Meeting! SAVE THE DATE!

2/3 – Ole Miss Accepted Student Day! Register: https://umiss.my.salesforce-sites.com/events/#/search

2/10 – Ole Miss Accepted Student Day! Register: https://umiss.my.salesforce-sites.com/events/#/search

2/11 – National ACT Test Date

2/15 – Pinebelt Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline!

2/17 – Ole Miss Accepted Student Day!Register: https://umiss.my.salesforce-sites.com/events/#/search

2/20 – STATE Freshman Preview Day! Register: https://goto.msstate.edu/portal/spring-preview-day

3/1 – USM Priority Housing Deadline!

3/3 – Ole Miss Accepted Student Day!

3/7 –     The Spring ACT @ PCS

3/25 – Going GOLD Day @ USM!

3/27 – STATE Freshman Preview Day! Register: https://goto.msstate.edu/portal/spring-preview-day

4/15 – National ACT Test

4/28 – Junior Preview Day @ USM!


Need a meeting with me? Schedule it HERE:


Thank you,


Emily Thomas

Emily Zilich Thomas | College Counselor 

Email:  ethomas@pcsk12.org

Office Phone:  601.582.4956

Cell Phone:  203.470.1198

Presbyterian Christian School, Secondary Campus

221 Bonhomie Road

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Web:  PCS College Counseling

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