March 26, 2020-2021
Issue 14
Upcoming Dates

  • Spring Break is April 5-9
International Travel COVID-19 Information
Travelers who test positive must isolate based on current guidance for a confirmed case.

Even travelers who test negative should self-quarantine at home for the full 7 days. In other words, students and staff who travel outside the US will NOT be able to return to work or school for at least 7 days after return to the US.

Travelers who choose not to be tested should self-quarantine at home for a full 10 days after travel.

During self-quarantine, monitor for symptoms. If symptoms develop, seek testing immediately and follow guidance for a suspected case.

For more about travel guidelines, visit the CDC website at
PTSA Invites You...
  • Are you interested in being on our nominating committee to help find our next PTSA Board members for the 2021-22SY?
  • Are you interested in being on the PTSA Board or on a PTSA Committee? President and Secretary positions are open as well as many committees.
  • Are you just interested in volunteering with the PTSA?

Find information at, go to the Parents menu then PTSA
Contact us at or Jennifer Almond, president.
We would be happy to answer any questions about being involved with PTSA at Peachtree Ridge.
Shine CTE Student of the Year: Pari Jain

Pari Jain won the district-wide CTE Student of the Year Award!
Congratulations to Pari and our Career and Technical Education teachers for this accomplishment. Pictured are Mr. Jarusinski, Principal, Ms. Jain, CTE Student of the Year, Mr. Mulkey, CTE Teacher and, Mr. Wilbanks, GCPS Superintendent.
Jain CTE Student of the year
Update Your School (or personal) Chromebook
Keeping your chromebook up to date is important for the latest security and best user experience. Use this video for directions to update your Chromebook. Your Chromebook may need to be updated several times. Repeat the directions until there are no more updates.
Festival of Nations
Join us on Friday, April 2 from 6-8pm for the fifth annual PRHS Festival of Nations! This year will be a digital event with submissions from members of the diverse Peachtree Ridge community. Please visit us at our website ( for the video link!
Yearbooks For Sale
Grayson Tech

Registration for Maxwell and Grayson Tech

Registration is open through the end of the semester. Students apply using the "Maxwell/Grayson Tech Registration" link under Additional Resources on the Student Portal.
Virtual Visits from College Representatives
PRHS Students, colleges want to meet you! Get to know colleges by attending virtual college information sessions. Do you have questions about a college of interest? Do you want to learn more about potential colleges of interest? 
Virtual college visits are added here each week! 
Cheer Tryout Information 2021-2022
Dates for Tryouts: Week of April 12th -15th

Tryouts will consist of 3 days 4/12 - 4/14 to learn a cheer, chant, and dance on your own from videos posted on the website.

On Thursday, April 15th there are in-person tryouts at Peachtree Ridge. 
Masks are required & social distance guidelines will be followed.

​If interested in trying out please fill out the form found on the cheer website
South Asian Student Association
The South Asian Student Association will be having their next meeting over zoom on Tuesday, April 20 @2:20pm. The link to the zoom meeting can be found on the club page on the PRHS website.

Senior Dues- LAST CHANCE
The last day to pay senior dues is March 31, 2021. They must be paid on MyPaymentsPlus. NO EXCEPTIONS! Students that have not paid senior dues will not receive their cap and gowns.
Senior Graduation May 30th
Peachtree Ridge High School Graduation will be Sunday, May 30, at 7:00 PM at Infinite Energy Arena. More information can be found on the GCPS Graduation Schedule Document

We do not know for sure how many tickets each family will receive, but we are estimating only 2. The graduation will be available via live stream through GCPS for those that cannot attend.
Senior Yard Signs
Cap and Gown Distribution: April 19th
In-person students will be distributed during all lunches on Monday, April 19th. Digital students after school from 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm in the bus lanes.  If a family did not complete the cap/gown sizing link, one was not ordered for them. Students that have not paid senior dues will not receive their cap and gowns.
Baccalaureate: May 16th (virtual)
Baccalaureate is a formal, ceremonial event to honor graduating seniors by celebrating their religion and culture. It is a highly reflective and quiet event that focuses on the graduating class’ personal growth and achievement by essentially providing a blessing to the graduates. This is the first time students will wear their gowns, stoles, and earned honor cords. It will be completely digital as participating seniors will pre-record their videos and send it to us as we compile all of them into one video. This video will be live on YouTube Premiere on May 16th. We are looking for (Senior) students who would like to perform or recite something of their religion to celebrate our graduating seniors. Seniors can sign-up here.
Baby/Throwback Photos for Baccalaureate
Submit old and new photos of the Class of 2021! These photos will be a moving slideshow collage of all of the photos we compile for Baccalaureate and can be submitted by anyone who personally knows a PRHS Senior.
If your student would like to check out books this semester, we are offering curbside pickup DAILY from 8:00-2:30pm. We are also delivering books to classrooms for our face-to-face students. Just fill out the following form to order your library books and then put the book on hold in the media catalog (directions on how to do this are in the form):  

GOOD NEWS! There will be no overdue library fees this year.
PTSA General Meetings
3rd General Membership Meeting of the PRHS PTSA
Tuesday, April 27th at 7 pm via Zoom
Agenda: PTSA Updates and Election of New 2021-22 SY PTSA Board
Your Donations and Membership Help PRHS PTSA
Support the PTSA membership campaign.
Go to PTSA Store to purchase a membership.
Do you have a Question about:
Driver's Education?
SAT/ACT Prep Classes?
Defensive Driving?
Summer PE/Health?
Credit Recovery?
End Zone after-school tutoring?
Facility Rental?
Need Student Documents?
Check out the homepage of the Peachtree Ridge Website for more information from the front office at about certificates of enrollment, drivers license documents, and transcript requests.
from GCPS
GCPS Hiring Bus Drivers and Monitors
GCPS is hiring and bus drivers and bus monitors. Open this transportation flyer to learn more.
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1555 Old Peachtree Rd. Suwanee, GA 30024
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