Tuesday Edition, V. 1, E. 18 – 1/31/23 – ART Field Trip Tomorrow – LAST CALL! Boys’/Girls’ State Programs Open for Application!

January 31, 2023

Happy Tuesday!

Where did January go?! I’ve included grades 9-12 this week as there are a few things that apply to all high school students. Here’s what is happening…

  1. The ART FIELD TRIP to New Orleans is TOMORROW! Enjoy the New Orleans Museum of Art and earn a little extra credit in Art! Sign ups are open until 3pm! Sign up HERE: https://payit.nelnet.net/form/32xzD9Az ALL GRADES WELCOME!

  1. TODAY is the LAST day to fill out your Senior Graduation Cord Anticipation Form – SENIORS: please fill out ASAP! https://forms.gle/BMw41rsDNAk3B3S66

  1. Girls’ State & Boys’ State Applications open TOMORROW! These programs are summer leadership programs that provide great opportunities for students in Mississippi. They also provide opportunities to win scholarships! Information for each is attached! But check out the websites for more details!

Girls’ State: https://sites.google.com/view/alamississippigirlsstate/home – due March 31st

Boys’ State: https://msboysstate.com/ – due May 20th

  1. February 5th is the deadline to apply for Rustic Pathways Leadership Program. They are now accepting applications for the 4th cycle of the Climate Leaders Fellowship! This is a fantastic, FREE opportunity for students to make a real difference in their communities and reduce the impact of climate change. You can learn more and students ages 14-18 can apply here: https://rusticpathways.com/young-climate-leaders-fellowship –  ALL GRADES WELCOME!

That’s it for the week folks!

Old notes…

-Any family who missed the mandatory Junior College Night needs to schedule a

meeting with me as soon as possible to receive the PCS College Guide for the Class of 2024.

You can schedule your meeting HERE: https://calendly.com/et-cc-pcs/30min?month=2022-08

-Ole Miss Summer Arts Programs are OPEN for application!

The Office of Pre-College Programs is offering the Exploring the Arts Program over the Summer. The Exploring Arts track is open to all students; however, Mississippi residents who meet the requirements will receive a full scholarship covering the program’s cost.  Students who have a passion for music, art, drama, and/or film production are encouraged to apply! More details attached!

Check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH4FZw6ITtM

Interest form: https://pcp.olemiss.edu/credit-programs-interest/

-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.



1/31 – TODAY! Graduation Cord Checklist for Seniors MUST be completed!

2/1 – ART Field Trip to New Orleans Museum of Art!

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

3/31 – Girls’ State Applications Due!

4/15 – National ACT Test

4/28 – Junior Preview Day @ USM!

5/20 – Boys’ State Application Due!


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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