Scholastic Images on CampusScholastic Images will be on campus:Thursday, September 30 for Junior Class meeting (during Pride)Monday, October 4 during all lunches for Letter Jacket ordersOur website is www.scholasticimages.com and is always available for students to place orders online!
Fall 2021 Driver's Ed ClassDates and times:Mondays (10/25, 11/1, and 11/8) from 3 to 5 PMSaturdays (10/30, 11/6, and 11/13) from 8 AM to 4 PMCost: $345.00Info: 30 hours of face-to-face learning and 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training. Driving sessions will be scheduled upon completion of the classroom portion. We strive to help our students complete their driving time within 90 days of passing their final exam. Students must have their learner's permit upon enrollment and have logged at least 20 hours of driving time with a parent/guardian.Contact: Sunshine.Her@gcpsk12.org or call 678-512-6041Sign up today on MyPaymentsPlus (listed under Peachtree Ridge Community School).
National Voter Registration DayNational Voter Registration DayTuesday, September 28Volunteers will be available during all lunches for students (17 ½ years of age or older) to register in person on Tuesday. Students can also register to vote here: Go Vote Georgia
PSATThe PSAT is administered once a year nationwide. The administration date for the 2021 PSAT is Tuesday, October 26th, 2021. As its' name implies, this is a great assessment to get a baseline of expected performance for the SAT that many students will take. Peachtree Ridge (through a grant from the Georgia Department of Education) offers the PSAT FREE OF CHARGE to all students in a 10th-grade PRIDE and at a charge for any student in a 9th and 11th-grade PRIDE. The PSAT is NOT recommended for seniors. Currently, Peachtree Ridge does NOT offer the PSAT 8/9.If you are interested in taking the PSAT, registration for this assessment is done on the MYPAYMENTSPLUS.com website. Only students in 9th and 11th-grade PRIDES would need to register on the site as all students in a 10th-grade PRIDE are automatically registered. The cost of the exam is $18. Registration is open now through September 29th at midnight. Students may register as a LATE REGISTRANT (pending enough materials) on the MYPAYMENTSPLUS site through October 9th at midnight at a cost of $25.
Homecoming Dance – Casino!
Homecoming Theme – Casino!
9/20 Monday - Twin Day
9/21 Tuesday – Tourist
9/22 Wednesday - Character Day
9/23 Thursday - Throwback
9/24 Friday – Spirit Wear
When: Friday, September 24
Where: PRHS Football Stadium
Court will be honored at halftime
When: Saturday, September 25
Where: PRHS Commons
Tickets: $25 (purchase here on GoFan)
Students use their Student ID as the discount code to purchase a ticket + guest ticket.
Masks required (we are inside a GCPS building)
Vaccination ClinicsGCPS is working with the Health Department to make vaccinations more accessible in our community by hosting weekly vaccination clinics at high schools around the county during September and October. No appointment is necessary. This opportunity is available to anyone eligible for the vaccine, ages 12 and older. Students ages 12 to 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Interpreters will be on site. Participants will receive the PFIZER vaccine, which requires two shots. These mobile clinics will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations:Discovery High School, Tues., Sept. 14, 2021, and Thurs., Sept. 16, 2021Duluth High School, Tues., Sept. 21, 2021, and Thurs., Sept. 23, 2021Dacula High School, Tues., Sept. 28, 2021, and Thurs., Sept. 30, 2021Grayson High School, Tues., Oct. 5, 2021
Calling for Reflections Entries: Due Sept. 30thI Will Change the World By…Use the arts to share your personal Reflections on this year’s theme: I Will Change the World By… Submissions are due to PRHS PTSA Board by September 30, 2021 in the Media Center between 8AM and 10AM.Experienced artists will review your work for interpretation of theme, creativity and technique. We look forward to celebrating your artistry and achievement in the arts! Save the date for this year’s Reflections Celebration Thursday, November 4, 2021 (formal invite to follow).
Dual Enrollment Informational MeetingAre you interested in getting college credit while also earning high school credit?The first step is to come to a Dual Enrollment Informational meeting. Our first one will be held September 30th at 6pm in The Hub (E110). If you are interested starting classes in the spring, you MUST come to this meeting. If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact Chrissie Bolt at Chrissie Bolt.
School Council Winners
Congratulations to the recently elected School Council members: John Bedard, Carl Jenkins, Kimia Mehok and Elaine Vernon. Thank you very much for your service!
Dr. Watts visits the Ridge
We had a great opportunity as our new Superintendent Dr. Watts unexpectedly visited Peachtree Ridge. Dr. Watts mentioned that he was very impressed with our school climate and instructional engagement. He was very impressed by those classrooms that he did visit.
District assessment interims will be administered in non-elective Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies courses between 9/7 and 9/21. Teachers will advise students of their assigned testing date.
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.
Deliveries to SchoolWe do not interrupt classes for student messages or for the delivery of forgotten items such as lunches, money, keys, books, homework, book bags, etc.Students are encouraged to remember to bring needed items with them to school. In addition, we do not deliver flowers, gifts, or fast food to classrooms.Students may not receive any deliveries from a third party (friends, outside vendors, restaurants, etc.) at any time during the school day, including lunchtime.Interruption of classes for deliveries interferes with instruction. Please help us protect the learning environment. P.10 Student Handbook
We have more drop-off and pick-up riders this year. As a reminder, the pick-up and drop-off location is located outside of the commons near the overhang area. There have been instances of students leaving cars on Old Peachtree Road, across the street in neighborhoods, and at other locations at Peachtree Ridge. Please be mindful that it is a safety concern when students are dropped off or picked up at these other locations.
Yearbook for Sale
Yearbooks are available for purchase on MyPaymentsPlus for $90.