Truck or Treat
Student Council Outreach will be hosting our Trunk or Treat event on October 26, 2021! Bring your families and join us for food, books, games, candy, pictures, and fun! The event will be held in the PRHS bus lanes from 6 PM - 8 PM. Parking will be in the faculty and student parking lots. We ask for donations to our CARE Closet and local food bank as an entrance fee. We will have food for purchase via GoFan. For more information and details visit our Student Council Website!
Social Media Tips
Our world has never been more connected and it’s never been more important for children and young people to learn to navigate digital life as responsible digital citizens—learning how to stay safe online, find balance in their digital diet, maintain privacy, and understand the power of words and action…online, at school, and in the community. Learn more and start the conversation with the GCPS article Helping Students Navigate Our connected world.
Reflections Winners AdvanceThe 2021-2022 Reflections contest is underway. Congratulations to five Peachtree Ridge High School students who have advanced to Area 2 council level.
We wish them success and continued advancements through the process. This year's theme "I Will Change the World By..." was illustrated on each visual arts and literature entry received. Thank you to all artists who submitted entries. Your participation is greatly appreciated.
- Vanessa Long 10th grade
- Skype Smith 10th grade
- Celine Park 11th grade
- Wanna Ahmed 11th grade
- Anusha Suddala Special Artist
Grayson Tech Open HouseGrayson Tech is offering a Fall Open House on October 28, 2021 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. See their website below for more information.
Georgia Apply to College WeekNovember 8th - November 12thGeorgia Apply to College is:
Georgia Apply to College Week events include:
- Opportunity for seniors to apply to college using gafutures.org during the day at PRHS
- Week of activities to encourage senior college exploration
- College Trivia Announcements Each Morning Excluding Tuesday Beginning Monday, 11/8/21 with a chance to win a gift card
- Seniors Apply to College on Wednesday, 11/10/21
- Junior Night on Wednesday, 11/10/21 at 6:00 pm in the Theater
- Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, 11/10/21 at 700 pm in the Theater
- First-Generation College Students Meeting during Pride on Thursday, 11/11/21
- Finale: Final College Trivia Announcement on Friday, 11/12/21
NJROTC WinsOn Saturday, 9 October, Lions Battalion placed number # 1 out of 16 teams in an Area 12 drill competition bringing home ten trophies. These teams were composed of NJROTC units from all over GA and North Florida. For the 2nd straight year, we qualified and will be competing in the AREA 12 Championship in February. The winner of this championship will compete in Nationals in the spring.1st place
- Physical Fitness
- Unarmed Basic Drill
- Personnel Inspection
- 100 yard relay
- Armed Basic Drill
- Overall Drill
AP Exam RegistrationAP Exam Registration is now open on MyPaymentsPlus. Registering for one AP Exam will be $10 and subsequent Exams will be $96 (except for AP Seminar & AP Research which are $144). We encourage families to apply for Free/Reduced Lunch as soon as possible, if you think you may qualify. The deadline for AP Exam Registration is November 1, 2021.If you have questions, please contact our AP Coordinator, Dr. Wylie.
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END ZONEWhat is the End Zone?The End Zone is located in the Media center and is a place to study, use computers for schoolwork, and meet groups for school projects. The End Zone maintains an academic focus and is where we maintain the academic standard of excellence at Peachtree Ridge High School.End Zone Hours:Mondays through Thursdays from 2:30-5:30 pmWhen there is no school on Friday, the End Zone will not be open on Thursday.Peer Tutoring in the End Zone:Peer tutoring is available in the End Zone and will begin after Labor Day.
Attendance + Effort = Success
A student’s attendance is critical for their success. Peachtree Ridge High School starts promptly at 7:10 am. Please visit our Attendance Office Website for more information about critical attendance policies. For attendance questions and to submit excused absent/tardy notes, please email PRHS.Attendance@gcpsk12.org.
Google Workspace for Education
G Suite for Education is a set of education productivity tools from Google including Calendar, Docs, Slides, and more. Students will use their G Suite accounts to complete assignments, communicate with their teachers, and sign into the chromebooks. All student information is safe and secure within the GCPS domain. Students will still need to keep up with their school email accounts for important information from PRHS. Our mission is to provide and foster the 21st-century digital citizenship skills needed for students of the future.
New ParentVUE App
The Synergy Parent mobile app, ParentVUE, is now available for use. The app is available in the Apple App Store, as well as the Google Play Store. It will allow parents, who have a parent portal account, to view schedules, grades, see when assignments are due, view graduation requirements, find missing assignments, and view other important student information. An active parent portal account is required to log in to ParentVUE.
Check out all the upcoming college visits in our Newsletter!
My Payments Plus Sign Up
Access your account online to sign acknowledgment forms, pay fees and make certain school purchases. If you do not have an account, you can create one when you visit the site.
South Asian Student Association
The South Asian Student Association will be holding its next meeting on Wednesday, October 27th after school in I-110. Please remember to pay dues ($10) on MyPaymentsPlus as well.
PRHS UNICEF will have its next meeting on Wednesday, November 17th after school in room I-110. Please plan to attend if you have paid dues and are a member.