September 25, 2020-21
Issue 3
Nina Hidalgo
Peachtree Ridge
2020-2021 Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to the Finalists
Arthurene Brown, Language Arts
Kathryn Wyatt, Chorus
Curriculum Office
Important End of the Quarter dates

  • 10/8/20 through 10/12/20 - Fall Break for students
  • 10/13/20 - 1st & 2nd block Final Exams
  • 10/14/20 - PSAT for all sophomores and any freshman & juniors who have registered through mypaymentsplus
  • 10/15/20 - 3rd & 4th block Final Exams
We will not be having a Fall Curriculum Night this school year. Please check the web page for many virtual opportunities to learn more information about PRHS and our teachers.
Freshman Parents
The first Freshman Academy "Chat and Chew" video has been posted for ninth grade parents to review on the Freshman Parents Website Page. We answered questions directly asked by Freshman parents in order to support students during their transition to high school.
Dual Enrollment
There will be an informational meeting on Dual Enrollment on Tuesday September 29th. Please email Ms. Bolt at to receive the zoom link for the meeting.
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 scheduled for in-person administration on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Peachtree Ridge High School.

If you are a 10th grade digital learner:
You must sign up to take the PSAT. Please use this link by 10/4 to reserve your seat for this important assessment at PRHS.

If you are 9th or 11th grader:
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. 
Voter Registration
License or Learners Permit
To request certificates for applying for your learner's permit or your driver's license, go to and look under school fees.
The fee is $5.00 and will be processed in 3-5 business days. All certificates will be mailed. Pick-up is not available. If you have recently moved and have not notified school with new documentation (i.e. lease/utility), you MUST contact to update your address before we can process the Certificate of Enrollment.

Options include:
  • Certificate of Enrollment (for Learners Permit)
  • Certificate of Enrollment and ADAP (for Driver’s License)
Senior Portraits
Senior Picture Date Added: October 21 has been added as an additional date for Senior Portraits after school. Sign up at
Senior Dues
Senior Counseling Office Event
Attention Digital Learning Seniors!

Who: All students in their 4th year of high school at PRHS who are participating in digital learning (Seniors who are learning in-person will complete this process with their counselor in school.) 
What: Drive-by the front of the school during your assigned day/time to complete & sign your Senior Application for Graduation. This is required for graduation! 
When: September 28-October 3. See this schedule for your assigned day/time
Where: Bus lanes @ PRHS 
Why: You can't graduate from high school if you don't know what graduation requirements need to be met. 
To-Do Prior to Your Assigned Time: 
  1. Bring a pen 
  2. Bring a sheet of paper with your Last Name, First Name written in large print and place it in your dashboard 
  3. View the short video detailing the Senior Application for Graduation form
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

Coming up are:
  • Washington University
  • University of Miami
  • University of Tennessee
  • Princeton University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California, Irvine
  • John Cabot University, Rome, Italy 
GOFAN.COM for Event Tickets
Sports tickets can only be purchased via with a credit or debit card to home sporting events. Due to limited capacity, there are less tickets to events. To purchase a home ticket for games please click here.  Many other school are also going touch-less for tickets as well. If they are using GoFan, those tickets will also be available under Peachtree Ridge.
Swim and Dive Informational Meeting
If you missed the Swim and Dive Team Informational Meeting, check for important information. Please contact Coach Laird or Coach Zopf with questions.
Bass Fishing Team
Bass Fishing is a GHSA sport. Any student interested in being a part of the Peachtree Ridge Bass Fishing team please email Coach Clanahan at
Clubs and Activities
Robo Lions
Informational Meeting on Oct. 1. See Flyer for more information.
Dance Auditions

Jazz Dance Team Auditions: Tuesday, September 29th and Wednesday, September 30th in the Dance Studio from 2:15-4pm
(highly technical dance: multiple turns in second, switch leaps, years of dance technique needed)

Hip Hop Dance Team: Monday, Oct. 5th, Tuesday, October 6th, and Wednesday, October 7th in the Dance Studio from: 2:15-4pm

See Mrs. Ondre or Ms. Wood with any questions or email your questions as well.
Media Center
If your student would like to check out books this semester we are offering curbside pickup on Fridays from 8am-4pm. We are also delivering books to classrooms for our students who are back for face-to-face instruction. 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 this form):  

GOOD NEWS! There will be no overdue library fees this year.

Yearbook Fast Facts Fall 2020:
Please see the attached documents for info on Senior Picture Makeups, Senior Ads, and FAQs about the program.
Reflections Contest
2020-2021 Reflections Theme: I Matter Because...
Students submit your art digitally to
by Thursday, October 15

Your Donations and Membership Help PRHS PTSA

Support the PTSA membership campaign.
Go to to purchase a membership.

Last year, thanks to our members and donors, we had a surplus of funds totaling $4,700.00. PTSA donated those funds so this year, our high school is able to make improvements throughout the school. To make a donation or purchase a membership to the PTSA, please go to My Payments Plus. Every dollar that is not used by PTSA this year will go directly to Peachtree Ridge High School. Your support counts and every dollar helps!

Our PTSA appreciates your membership and welcomes your ideas.
Please join the PTSA today!
Membership is only $10.


Any donations outside of memberships stays 100% inside Peachtree Ridge High School. Donations can be made on mypaymentsplus.
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?
Student Apps

There are two new Apps for students.

  • StudentVUE (where you find your grades, barcode, and other information)
  • Pulse (eCLASS on the go)

Use this link to get more information.


Check out the GCPS
online magazine.
School Messenger
If you are not receiving information directly from our District via a text, email or phone call, 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.
  • Click here for more information.

Did you miss the call? Call 1-844-248-6644 to replay phone notifications.
Peachtree Ridge High School
1555 Old Peachtree Rd. Suwanee, GA 30024
(678) 957-3100