Welcome to Eighth Grade!
Meet Your Eighth Grade Academic Team!
First Row (L-R) Dr. Keith Thompson, Dr. Uzoma Egbuonu, Elise Westmoreland, Jeff Parr, Tricia McIlwain, Dr. Brooks Baggett
Second Row (L-R) Delbra Crenshaw, Edwamda Jackson, Cynthia Keyes, Larry Herron, Tommy Edwards
Third Row (L-R) Felix Tutt, Laura McLaughlin, Danielle Tuthill, Stacie Humphreys, Gwendolyn Danner, Bill Barrett
Fourth Row (L-R) Jeffrey Borck, Dr. Ron Gay, Douglas Curtright
Eighth Grade Announcements
NEW for Northbrook Parents!
Do you want to learn more about the Peachtree Ridge Cluster options, PRHS Career Pathways and key topics pertaining to your student's middle and high school years? Check out the Student/Parent Advisement Videos ready for you to watch.
Go to the Northbrook Website Home page, click on the Parent Tab, and then Parent Advisement Lessons.
If you have any further questions about the information presented, please contact Gwen Danner at 678-407-7139.
Preview the Ridge
Mark your calendar and sign up now. July 18, 2019 - Preview the Ridge from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Preview the Ridge will help students to become more comfortable and confident about being at PRHS.
Students will: Learn about transition to high school and the Peachtree Ridge Freshman Academy, take a tour of PRHS, learn about graduation requirements, discuss time management and study skills, have Q & A time with upperclassmen and have time to meet other future Lions!
Registration is open Feb. 1 - July 6, 2019. Register for Preview the Ridge on the Northbrook or PRHS websites, or
Lion's Learning Institute
The AP Lions Learning Institute for rising 9th graders who are registered for AP courses in the 2019-20 school year will take place Friday, July 18th from 1pm to 3:30pm at Peachtree Ridge High School. Students who are attending Preview the Ridge in the morning should bring a lunch to eat between the two events.
This is a chance for students who are taking AP Human Geography or AP Human/AP Environmental Science to hear from our AP Teachers about the skills and strategies that will help to make them successful during the course of their high school career. We will also have current students available to answer questions and time for students to get any help they need on their Summer Reading Assignments.Please register by July 1, 2018
March, 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm - Extracurricular Night
Peachtree Ridge High School is hosting an event for Rising 9th grade students and parents to showcase the many clubs, activities, and sports students can participate in while attending PRHS.
Eighth Grade Dance
The 8th grade dance and event day are special events for our 8th grade students. We really try to make these event memorable for these amazing students. This year the dance will be Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Northbrook Middle School from 6:00 PM– 8:00 PM. The 8th grade event day will be held on the last day of school.
In order to attend the dance you must pay the 8th grade dues/fee of $50.00 through My Payments Plus. The $50.00 payment includes admission to the dance, food, drink and a T-shirt, as well as your participation fee for the 8th grade event day at the end of the year which includes inflatables, food, DJ, Games, T-shirt, and more.
The link to pay for the dance/event day is: https://www2.mypaymentsplus.com/welcome. Once logged in you will see an option for the 8th grade dues. Once you have paid this option will disappear.
Thank you very much and we greatly appreciate any support offered. If you have any questions or concerns please email either Danielle Tuthill or Laura McLaughlin at the email addresses listed below.