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Dentist takes up collection for Giving Closet
11/14/2017
Dr. Mike Price delivered several boxes of personal hygiene items to the Giving Closet on Thursday, Nov. 9, after taking up a month-long collection at his clinic, the Family Dentistry of Poplar Bluff.
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Graduation Center students become work-ready certified
10/31/2017
Over a dozen students graduated and two scholarships were awarded during the Gateway 2 Jobs commencement on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Poplar Bluff High School.
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Dentist guest lectures in forensic class
10/31/2017
Following a guest lecture about forensic odontology on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Poplar Bluff High School, local dentist Dr. Eric Blaich took the opportunity to provide career advice to students.
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15th annual Career Fair
10/11/2017
Industry professionals encouraged Poplar Bluff and Twin Rivers sophomores to begin thinking about their futures during the 15th annual Career Fair held Thursday, Oct. 5, at Three Rivers College.
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PBHS graduation rate exceeds 90-percent goal
10/03/2017
Poplar Bluff High School’s graduation rate was 91.8 percent this year, a gain of 4.2 percent over last year, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently reported.
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National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalist
09/26/2017
Poplar Bluff High School senior Adeesh Mishra has been named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program among approximately 16,000 students nationwide who scored above the state average on the preliminary SAT, which for Missouri is 211.
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The Constitution Project
09/19/2017
A new class has been started at Poplar Bluff High School that partners with local industry professionals to take students through the process of investigating a mock crime, holding a trial and reporting about the proceedings.
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Student liaisons elected to school board
08/29/2017
Decisions at the Poplar Bluff School District are intended to be considered with the betterment of students in mind. Now the Board of Education will get to actually cross-check with the student body when they conduct business.
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Instructional coaches hired to equip teachers
07/17/2017
The district’s new instructional coaches have been charged with putting an emphasis on curriculum now that the technology component has almost become second nature to teachers.
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Homegrown talent
07/10/2017
A pair of seasoned educators who rose up through the rank and file within the Poplar Bluff school system have been promoted to lead their respective buildings.
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Largest graduating class in decades
05/31/2017
A total of 340 students graduated from Poplar Bluff High School on Thursday, May 25, at the Black River Coliseum – the largest graduating class since 1980, according to district records.
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Education commissioner, legislators honor PBHS student
04/25/2017
Poplar Bluff High School senior Hamiz Mirza was among 15 select students to receive the Missouri Award for Outstanding Achievement in Citizenship on Monday, April 17, in Jefferson City.
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PBHS senior among top scholars in Missouri
03/27/2017
Poplar Bluff High School senior Humza Siddiqui is being recognized among the 100 top scholars in the state from the graduating Class of 2017.
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PBHS freshman nominated for Spirit of Sport award
03/27/2017
Poplar Bluff High School freshman Savannah Hicks was Missouri’s nomination for the National High School Spirit of Sport Award for returning to the basketball court just six short weeks after open-heart surgery.
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WWII vet visits American history class
03/14/2017
World War II veteran Cloyd Cook, a recipient of four Bronze Star Medals, spoke to advanced American history students about some of his early involvement in helping to stop Nazi Germany and Japan over 70 years ago.
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PBHS Weekly Announcements 3/13-3/18/2017
03/13/2017
To learn more about what is happening at PBHS this week, please continue reading below. Have a great week!
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Week 3/6-3/12/2017
PBHS Weekly Announcements 3/6-3/12/2017
03/08/2017
To learn more about what is happening a PBHS this week, please access https://goo.gl/M7lxFg , or continue reading below! Have a great week!
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Spanish classes sample tropical fruit
02/28/2017
Approximately 400 Poplar Bluff High School students learned about tropical fruit common in Spanish speaking countries on Wednesday, Feb. 22, with over $600 from a state grant.
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The Giving Closet
12/06/2016
Poplar Bluff High School students in need of an article of clothing, a personal hygiene product or a classroom supply now have a discrete place to go directly on campus to seek relief.
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Robert Whelan donates $1,500 to Iron Mules
11/02/2016
The Poplar Bluff High School Robotics Club received its largest single donation to date: $1,500 from Robert Whelan Wealth Management to purchase a complete Velocity Vortex obstacle course.
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Largest Grad Center group to complete work ethics training
10/25/2016
Three Poplar Bluff Graduation Center students were hired at area businesses before even completing this year’s Gateway 2 Jobs program. Another three were awarded college scholarships during the graduation ceremony on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Chamber of Commerce.
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Farewell to the Class of 2016
05/18/2016
The commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 12, at the Black River Coliseum marked endings and new beginnings on multiple fronts.
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Most NHS pledges inducted in recent memory
04/19/2016
A total of 35 Poplar Bluff High School juniors were inducted into the National Honor Society during the annual spring ceremony on Wednesday, April 6, in the Kay Porter Theater.
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Growing Academic Team awarded $1,000
02/22/2016
The Poplar Bluff High School Academic Team has in recent weeks received $1,000 in grants, which will be used for requisite equipment and fees to send more students to Quiz Bowl camp.
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The Giving Project
02/16/2016
How do you maximize the impact of just $10? Break the bill down into 40 quarters and disperse the coins in random places throughout school.
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Teacher Words Matter
12/02/2015
A student wrote a heartfelt essay about her school janitor and won $500 plus an all-expense paid trip for the pair to attend the Missouri High School Football Championship in St. Louis.
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Cross Country team gets pep talk from Olympic hopeful
10/28/2015
USA Team marathon runner Josphat Boit Skyped with the Poplar Bluff High School Cross Country team on Thursday, Oct. 22, by way of Mammoth Lakes, Calif., where he is training at 8,000-feet elevation for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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Community leaders break ground on future high school
06/05/2015
More than 75 supporters celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for Poplar Bluff Schools’ new high school, the impetus of the district buildings plan, on Thursday, June 4, at the present site of the 5th & 6th Grade Center.
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Soeter completes 100-book challenge
05/12/2015
Poplar Bluff High School senior Ben Soeter is the first student in three years to read 100 novels and earn a $1,000 scholarship via the Designing Women Foundation’s Charlie Classics reading program.
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PBHS student to be featured on MTV
12/16/2014
A Poplar Bluff High School student will be featured on a popular MTV doc film series for the role she played in a Native American panel discussion that recently took place in Washington, D.C.
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Cheerleaders gain national prestige in unprecedented time
01/19/2014
Poplar Bluff High School reinstated its Competition Cheer Squad just this past spring and by summertime, the cheerleaders were named state champions for the first time in school history.
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Student earns college degree before High School diploma
01/21/2013
A Poplar Bluff student has managed to complete her associate degree requirements before receiving her High School diploma, as a result of a partnership forged last school year with Three Rivers College.
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Students exercise their voting power, officials pay close attention
11/01/2012
With Election Day around the corner, area officeholders have their eyes on Poplar Bluff Senior High to get a sense of how Butler County is going to vote come Tuesday, Nov. 6.
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Student donates $500 in books to high school library
10/11/2012
When most teenagers get their hands on $1,500, they think about spending the money on the latest electronics, clothing or entertainment, but not one Poplar Bluff Senior High student.
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