PTHS Student Handbook 2020-2021
PEER PARTNERS -- Peer Partners is an organization to help facilitate a positive understanding of students with mild to severe disabilities. Students volunteer their time during one or more study halls a week to assist in the EMH/TMH and the Multiply Handicapped classrooms. PEERS IN ACTION -- Peers In Action is an extra-curricular club for Peer Partners and anyone who doesn’t have a study hall and wants to be involved with the students in the EMH/TMH and MH classes. PONTIO -- the school’s yearbook is prepared by students elected and appointed to various staff positions. SCHOLASTIC BOWL -- Scholastic Bowl team members compete academically against other teams by answering questions that cover a wide range of topics. It provides the opportunity to engage in intellectually challenging competition and is open to any PTHS student. SCIENCE CLUB -- The Science club’s goal is to stimulate interest and achievement in science through various activities. Pursuing individual interests are encouraged and supported through individual scientific research and educational trips. STUDENT COUNCIL -- The purpose of Student Council is to provide student government sponsored by the student body, which will concern itself with all school activities, interests, and problems. It offers an excellent training ground for citizenship education and for all around social and intellectual development. Membership is gained through a competition and elective process as announced by the Executive Committee. TRI-M -- This national music society is based on leadership, attitude, cooperation, service, and musicianship. Students who are active in band and/or chorus must have a B-average overall, at least a B in music, and music faculty recommendations to be eligible for membership.
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