Welcome to Eighth Grade!
Carnegie Credit Application Information
Gwinnett County Public Schools has released the Carnegie Credit Decision Form for eighth grade students in the GCPS Parent Portal. Carnegie units are the credits awarded to students for successful completion of high school courses. Gwinnett County students must earn 23 Carnegie units of credit in order to graduate from high school. Northbrook eighth grade students may earn Carnegie units for passing any of the following approved high school level courses while in middle school: Algebra 1, Accelerated Algebra 1, Physical Science, and Spanish 1. Please review the directions below to complete the Credit Decision Form in the Parent Portal.
Please note that ALL eighth grade students are encouraged to accept the credit for the High School Physical Science course. Students who are enrolled in the two-year Spanish 1 course are encouraged to accept that credit, if they feel they are ready to move into Spanish II. Students who are in Algebra 1 have two options. Students who have been recommended to repeat Algebra I in ninth grade should NOT accept the credit for Algebra 1. Students who have been recommended to take Geometry in ninth grade are encouraged to accept the credit for Algebra I.
If you need further clarification regarding whether your student should accept a credit or not, please reach out to your child's math teacher.
For detailed directions on completing the Carnegie Credit Decision Form, please click HERE.
Rising 9th Grade AP Human Geography
9th Grade AP Human Geography Summer AssignmentBelow is the summer assignment and map templates for any rising 9th graders that are registered for AP Human Geography at Peachtree Ridge High School next August.The assignment is also posted on the PRHS website - Advanced Placement page.
PRHS Freshman Course Handbook
Please click on the link below for a copy of the Peachtree Ridge High School Freshman Course Handbook 2023-2024
PRHS Elective Option Videos
Please use the following video links to learn more about the available elective options for Peachtree Ridge HS rising ninth graders.
LEAP - Literacy & Entrepreneurship Advencement Program
ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps
SPIRE - STEM Program for Innovation, Rigor and Excellence
Rising 9th Grade Registration Information
The information below has been shared with your 8th grade student during Advisement lessons. We wanted to make sure these resources were also made available to parents/gurdians. Please take time to review this information to help you with the high school registration process.
Peachtree Ridge Parent Advisement Information
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? To see the Student/Parent Advisement Videos, CLICK HERE.
If you have any further questions about the information presented, please contact Sheron Jones at 678-407-7139.
Meet Your 8th Grade Team!