PSHP Notes for 4.21.2023


Hello PSHP Families and Students

Spring Reminders

Please review all of these with your family members that attend PSHP.

  1. Please wear modest clothing.  No short shorts or sleeveless tops please.  Shorts need to be within 4 inches of your knees to be acceptable on a Friday.
  2. All PSHP students should be within an adult’s eye sight at all times.  Do not gather in a room without a teacher or adult in the room.
  3. Do not congregate in the stairwells for safety reasons.
  4. No public display of affection is allowed between any PSHP students.
  5. Reserve running and loud talking for outdoors please.
  6. Review safety drills for fire and tornados that the teachers will share on April 21.



NEXT Friday is a Pizza Friday

Here is the Pizza Sign up for Friday, April 28.  Deadline to sign-up Wednesday night at midnight on April 26.




  1. Thank you to the PSHP Friends and Parents who donated food and served a wonderful potato bar for our adult and student teacher’s last Friday!!
  2. Thank you to all of the choir students that performed this morning at Twin Oaks.


Friday, April 21

Hall Monitors (Bring goodies to donate to the Coffee Bar to sell.  The profits of the Coffee Bar are donated to PSHP.)

8:45-11:00       Edna Clingman, Amanda Demster



1:45-3:45         Anna Haak


April 21 Notes

All beginner band and orchestra classes will be in their smaller classes tomorrow!!


  1. PSHP T-shirts and PSHP graduation shirts will be at the Payment Table.
  2. Last week was a payment day.  Please pay for 3 weeks in April.  Please note since PSHP has not canceled any Fridays this year, that each family will owe for 5 weeks in May.  September through April you were billed for 24 weeks total and in May you will owe for the additional 5 weeks for our 29 week school year.
  3. Auditions for Rapunzel production in September with Kathleen Powell from 12:00-1:30, then from 2:45 to 4:30 if needed.
  4. Friends Meeting at 12:10 in Room 203 to discuss year end activities.
  5. All PSHP Juniors are invited to assist at the PSHP Graduation on Saturday, May 20 at Asbury.  We could use your help from 12:00-5:00 that day and with some help on Friday when you aren’t in class.  This will give you a good opportunity to see what is available for you for next year
  6. Graduates please turn in you $25 to the Payment Table and turn in your filled out form to the Information Table.

7  Laura Krurger’s theory classes are looking for any old donated cell phones to play Kahoots to test their musical knowledge.  Please turn in any to the Information Table

  1. Stop by the Information Table to pick up information about ordering Yearbooks.  There are three different flyers with TreeRing information.  Congratulations to Arielle Mann who won the Yearbook design cover.  If you are interested in a tribute for a senior please talk to Shelly Pichler at 417-838-2730 and don’t work directly with TreeRing.  If you are wanting to create the free personalized pages contact Treering directly.
  2. Teacher’s Meeting and Luncheon in Room 102-103 for Adult Teachers and Room 104 for Student Teachers.
  3. Federation Comments from March 4 at Evangel will be at the Payment Table ready for you to pick up.  Please be sure to share this with your teacher.



Looking Ahead

  1. Fire Drill on Friday, May 5.  Contact me if your child will need special accommodations for the loud noise from the fire drill.
  2. Open Houses for any prospective student on Friday April 28 and Friday, May 12 at either 9:15, 10:15 or 1:15.  An opportunity to get information, ask questions,, and have a tour of our classes.
  3. Music Composition Class will have a recital on Friday, May 12 at 4:00.  All are invited.
  4. Friday, May 19 Last PSHP class day
  5. Saturday, May 20  PSHP Graduation at 2:00 at Asbury..  All are invited.

6.. Our final concerts will be:

  • Monday, May 22 at 6:00 for all beginner, intermediate and Bach classes at 6:00 at Calvary Baptist in Republic.
  • Tuesday, May 23 at 6:00 for all advance classes at 6:00 at Calvary Baptist in Republic.
  1. Final Picnic at Smith Park from 11:30–2:30



Friday, April 28

Hall Monitors (Bring goodies to donate to the Coffee Bar to sell.  The profits of the Coffee Bar are donated to PSHP.)

8:45-11:00       Sharon McElwrath, Danielle Burch

11:00-1:00       Laura Kilburn


1:45-3:45         Anna Haak



Upcoming Community Concert Opportunities

  1. Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 at JKH Hall.  Springfield Symphony will present a Swan Lake with the St Louis Ballet.  Please purchase a ticket.  Student tickets are $12.50 if paid by cash and a little more expensive if paid by credit card.
  2. The Messiah Project Women’s Chorale will present “Awake, My Soul, and Sing!” on Saturday, April 29th at 4:00 and 6:00 at All Saints Anglican Church, 2751 E Galloway Street. The concert will be the same at both times.  Dr. Heather Nelson is conducting this concert.  An offering will be collected.
  3.  Springfield Chamber Chorus will present an all acapella (without any instrumental accompaniment) concert on Sunday, April 23rd at 4:00p.m. at University Heights Naturist Church on the corner of National and Grand. This concert is free but an offering will be collected.


Prayer Concerns- Lord hear our prayers

  1. Allison Pichler for her illnesses from Lyme’s Disease that have been going on all year.
  2. Families affected by the weather and the upcoming severe weather.
  3. We hope to see Kristin Gram back at PSHP on April 21.
  4. Many  people who have sickness or sickness in their families.  Strep and Stomach virus seem to be making the rounds.
  5. Amber Phillip’s mom has finished chemo treatments.
  6. Sally Doyle for her wrist.
  7. Beth Falukos’ daughter in-law Hannah, will have surgery in April to remove a tumor.