February 2019-2020
Issue 11
Region Basketball

Click the link to see some highlight footage of the ladies during the 2019-20 Regular season.
GSLT and SCA Annual Winter Recharge on February 27
Clinic Needs Your Signature!
Parents! ALL students must have an Administration of Medication Request Form on file in the clinic in order to receive any over the counter medications at school. Without this medication sheet, students will not be able to receive medication. We are unable to accept any kind of verbal acceptance over the phone. The form must be on file. If you did not submit this form at the beginning of the year, it's not too late!

Questions? Please contact our school clinic at 678-512-6027 or email Jasmine.Roper@gcpsk12.org .   Send completed forms to the clinic or fax to  678-957-3108 .   
SAT and ACT
Practice and Prep

See below for lots of great opportunities as you practice and study for these upcoming tests.
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Cornerstone Academic has tutored over 10,000 students in metro Atlanta – check out their testimonials ! For more information, please visit www.CornerstoneAcademic.com or call 404-919-7227.
REGISTER TO VOTE!
Volunteers will be available in the commons area during lunch on Wednesday, Feb. 19 and Thursday, Feb. 20 to register students who are at least 17 1/2 years old and wish to vote in the upcoming primary elections. 

Students must be able to provide either their driver's license or social security number in order to register and must be 18 years old by election day in order to vote. Eligible students are encouraged to stop by the voter registration table on Wednesday or Thursday to take advantage of this opportunity.
GET BREAKING NEWS
FROM GCPS !
If you did not receive a text, email or phone call from GCPS's SchoolMessenger system about severe weather protocol, and you wish to be notified in the future, then please take the following steps:

  • Text the word “SUBSCRIBE” to the number 67587.

  • Emergency messages from Gwinnett County Public Schools will come from the number 1-844-248-6644. Parents can add this phone number to their contacts to easily identify the call as coming from Gwinnett County Public Schools.
Did you miss the call? Call 1-844-248-6644 to replay phone notifications.
Time To Place
Your Order
Order your Peachtree Ridge Class Ring, Official Graduation Announcements, & Letter Jacket Wednesday (2/12) during lunch. Just bring a $100 deposit (cash, check, card) to get your order started & we’ll walk you through the rest! Don’t wait any longer to order! (Bring proof that you lettered from your coach/sponsor for letter jackets).


**Save $40 on your Class Ring when you order it with a letter jacket or Grad Pack!**
Ring and Jacket information is available at  www.scholasticimages.com   and at your front kiosk. We can’t wait to help you make memories! Go Lions!
Upcoming
Author Visit


Daniel Black
Award-winning author Daniel Black will
visit the 
Peachtree Ridge High School Media Center on Wednesday, February 19 from
10:30am-12:30pm. 
All students are invited to attend during their lunch block or get a pass from your teacher.  
Upcoming Spring Semester
Dates to Remember

February 14 - Inclement weather make-up OR Student Holiday
February 17 - Student Holiday

March 30 - April 3 - Spring Break

May 4 - May 15 - AP Testing
May 19 & 20 - Final Exams
May 20 - Last Day of School

Festival of Nations


Come sample the flavors of countries at our booths, gather information, and be entertained by a showcase of talent and marvel in the fantastic fashion from around the world!

All clubs, sport teams, students, religious groups, neighborhoods, and students in cluster are welcome to attend, participate and enjoy! Spread the word in the community!



Mark your calendar for March 12, 5:00-8:00pm 
Student Council Outreach - Sponsor
Clubs, Teams, Student Groups - Support 
What: Festival of Nations
Where: PRHS Commons
When: March 12, 5-8pm
Who: EVERYONE!
Why: To celebrate and increase awareness of the beauty of our diversity!


Yearbooks are available on  MyPaymentsPlus   for $95 until we sell out. Hurry, we have less than 300 yearbooks left and over 2,300 students!
Prom 2020 Information

Theme: Celestial Moon
Where: Fairmont in Atlanta
(1429 Fairmont Ave NW, Atlanta, Ga 30318)
When: April 18, 2020 at 8PM
Who: Juniors & Seniors

Cost: $75 now until the Friday before Spring Break (3/27).

Price goes up to $90 that Saturday (3/28).
(No refunds as listed on MPP.)
Please see Mr. Wortman in B209 with any questions.

There will be NO cash sales. All tickets must be purchased via 
UPCOMING VISITS FROM
College/Military Representatives
**To attend a college visit in the Counseling DEN/E110/I-110/Media Center students must obtain a pass from the counseling office prior to the visit*
DRIVERS EDUCATION

Gwinnett Online Campus (GOC) Students in grades 4-12 interested in attending GOC full time for 2020-21 must complete the registration process during the month of February. Interested families are encouraged to attend an open house and tour at the school’s campus at 10 a.m. on Jan. 28, Jan. 29, Jan. 30, Feb. 11, Feb. 12, or Feb. 13. An informational meeting is set for Feb. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m., or check out informational videos online. Once a grade level is full, a waiting list will be established. GOC does not offer mid-year enrollment. 
Readers Rally Competition

We are in need of adult volunteers!

What is Readers Rally you ask? 

Only the Super Bowl of reading! 
It is a county-wide
celebration of reading
that 97% of all GCPS schools
(elementary, middle, and high)
participate in each year. 
It's a quiz-bowl type competition where teams compete against
other schools to vie for the honor
of being county champions!
 If you would like more information or want to volunteer, please email:   Email us

Date:  Saturday, February 22

Time:  Varying Shifts Available - The Event will need volunteers from 7:45 am - 1:30 pm

Location:   Peachtree Ridge High School

Link to Sign Up Genius:   

Perks : Free breakfast and the satisfaction of knowing you supported an event that puts readers in the spotlight!

PERFORMING ARTS
PRHS Chorus
PRHS CLASS OF
Check out our

Please direct all emails regarding senior questions/concerns to Mrs. Plunkett.
BACCALUREATE
CELEBRATION
The link to RSVP for students/families is on the school website.
The last day to purchase lockers is Sunday, March 1. They are $3 on My Payments Plus .
Seniors must have purchased a locker in order for their parents to decorate them.
PTSA
VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME
PRHS and PTSA need your help for some fun events in February. Check out the sign up genius links below. Any questions, email us at  peachtreeridgeptsa@gmail.com .
Thanks in advance for your support and hope to see you in February. 

Treats for Teachers
Food Sign Up
Donations due February 12


Area 2 2019-2020
High School Scholarship Application

Apply now for a $750 scholarship!

PTSA - Contact Us
Our email address is  peachtreeridgeptsa@gmail.com
Electronic copies of membership cards can be requested at our email address

 How do you join PTSA? 
Parent/Student Memberships are only $10! Business Memberships are $20.
You may join PTSA through  My Payments Plus .
(Once in My Payments Plus, you will need to choose the PTSA option)

CLUBS/ACTIVITIES & SPORTS NEWS
Clubs & Activities
COUNSELING NEWS
Extra, Extra Read All About It!
Catch up on all the latest information (scholarships, information on LOTS of upcoming college visits, transcripts, and more!) from our Counseling Office with their  newsletter, updated weekly!

The Counseling Office is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 am until 3:00 pm. 678-512-6070
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
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