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    Ponchatoula Lady Wave
    Basketball Camp
    June 13 - 16, 2016

    Click here for more information

     Boys Basketball

    Ponchatoula Boys
    Basketball Camp
    May 24-27 , 2016

    Click here for more information

    Session 1 May 24-27 Online Registration>>>>>

    Session 2 May 31- June 3 Online Registration>>>>>

     Volleyball Camp

    Ponchatoula Lady Wave
    Volleyball Camp

    July 18- 24, 2016


    The brochure can be found here.

     Color Guard PHS

    PHS Color Guard

    Saturday, June 4, 2016 

    Parent Show at 1:30pm

    Permission slip can be found here. 






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  • Monday

    Students of Ponchatoula High School enjoyed Maritime Monday at RTCC on April 25, 2016.


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  • Mascot

    Thank you to our wonderful mascot, Corey Calhoon, for all your service!  We wish you luck in his future endeavors and we appreciate your service for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school year.


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  • Lifting up Emily at the Swamp Stomp

    Like these basketball loving sophomores, you too can show your support for fellow student Emily Hines by:

    • Purchasing a t-shirt for $15.  They will be in Tuesday and order forms are available from any teacher.  
    • The basketball team (and several teachers) are selling orange support bracelet for $1.  
    • There will also be a school wide jean day Friday April 22, 2016.  

    All proceeds from the above mentioned projects will be given to Emily's family and St Jude Hospital as they help her fight Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia. For more information or other ways you can help you can call the main office or email Coach Landaiche or Mrs. Becnel.


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  • Spring tryouts that will be held for students attending Ponchatoula High School are listed below:

    Organization   Mandatory Parent Meeting Date/Time  Tryout Dates & Times

    Cheerleaders   March 21  5:30 p.m. in library        April 15-18 3:30 p.m.

    Color guard     April 5  5:30 p.m. in library           Apr 25-27 3:00-5:30 p.m.

    Wavettes*        April 19  5:30 p.m. in Room 32      April 29 3:00-5:00 p.m.

                                                                            April 30 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Volleyball**       No parent meeting               May  17 3:00-5:00 p.m. @ gym

    Football          No parent meeting                  May 17 3:00 p.m. @ PJHS

    * For more information about Wavette tryouts click HERE.

    ** The form all 8th Graders must have filled out and signed to Participate in Volleyball tryouts can be found HERE.



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  • Ponchatoula High School Class of 1986 Reunion

    Attention PHS 1986 graduates.  

    A 30th reunion social will be held on Saturday, June 4th in Ponchatoula. 

    Deadline to RSVP is April 15th.  

    See the PHS Class of 1986 30-Year Reunion Facebook Group for further details and to download the RSVP form.

    Contact Laura Watkins Thompson at for questions or more information.


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  • 2016-2017 Cheerleader Tryouts

    Parent Meeting: Monday, March 21st @ 5:30 p.m. in PHS Library  

    Tryout Clinic: Friday, April 15th 3:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

    Tryouts: Monday, April 18th 3:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.


    • Clinic will begin at 3:30 p.m. SHARP. You will learn a cheer, chant, and dance.
    • Participants must return at 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon for tryouts in the gym.
    • REQUIRED clothing for tryouts: Solid white t-shirt (no tanks), solid navy OR black shorts and tennis shoes. Points will be deducted from score if you are not in dress code. Academy carries SOFFEE brand shorts that are inexpensive and sold in solid colors.
    • You will perform a toe touch and an alternate jump. You may also tumble if you are an experienced tumbler. 
    • You may want to bring snacks on the days of the clinic and tryouts especially WATER to keep hydrated.
    • NO visitors allowed!!

    Mandatory Parents’ Meeting:

    Monday, March 21st in PHS library at 5:30 p.m.

    Registration will begin at 5:00 p.m

    • A $25.00 tryout fee must be paid at this time.
    • This is non-refundable.

    ALL who wish to tryout must bring these items with you to the Monday meeting:

    • A copy of first semester (January) report card that we may keep. You must have a 1.5 GPA for the previous semester with no more than ONE ‘F’ (Must have passed six of the seven classes first semester).
    • Proof of residency in the PHS school district.
    • A PARENT must accompany you.


    If you have any questions, ask Mrs. Pendarvis or Mrs. Johnston

     PHS Cheerleading Sponsors


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  • Drama Club Presents Our Town

    Ponchatoula High School's Drama Club will be presenting Thornton Wilder's Our Town February 25th - 27th at 7 pm and February 28th at 2 pm in the PHS auditorium. Admission is $6 for children, students and senior citizens 60 and up and $15 for adults.

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  • Junior Ring Recipients

    Informational Meeting: February 17th, 2016

    Ring Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 6th at 6 p.m. in the PHS Auditorium


    Dress Code


    - Dress shirt and slacks

    Must be tucked in, pants at waist

    - Dress shoes

    - Tie (optional)

    - Clean shaven, no piercings


    - Dress, skirt, or slacks with dress shirt

    - Appropriate dress shoes; NO stilettos

    - No cleavage, midriffs, open front/back

    - No strapless, halter, or spaghetti straps

    - No skin-tight outfits or nude mesh/materials

    - No piercings other than ears

    - You may wear a cardigan  

    If you are doubtful, get written approval


    Please show respect for yourself, your class, your school, and your family by following these guidelines. Be a role-model. Students not adhering to the dress code will be refused permission to participate in the ring ceremony.



    Family Members

    Juniors may invite family members (no tickets), but we will be very crowded (805 seats and 350+ juniors).

    EVERYONE should arrive at 5:20 p.m. or earlier. Please tell your family that there is no saving seats: first come-first served. If they do not have a seat, they must stand.

    NO folding or portable chairs may be brought in. NO air horns or disturbances are allowed.

    Those disrupting the dignity of the ceremony will be asked to leave.



    Ring Payments and School Fines


    ALL rings and fines must be paid in full by Friday, April 29th in order to participate in the ceremony.

    NO exceptions will be made.


    Keep ALL receipts of fines paid! Keep a receipt of final ring payment.


    How to pay your ring balance:

       See Mr. Ivey at lunch today, March 22nd, and April 26th

       Call Graduate Supply 225-927-1383

       Online payments -

       Mail payment (must clear by April 29th)


    How to pay school fines:

       See Mrs. Bankston in the main office – keep receipts!!!


    Do NOT wait until the last minute to handle your business!

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  • Donavaughn Campbell Signing Day

    Donavaughn Campbell signing on with LSU.

    Jahaziel Lee on signing day

    Jahaziel Lee signing on with Georgia Tech.

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