September 2019-2020
WHAT'S HAPPENING NEXT??
Congratulations to MaryJane Young for being selected as the 2019-2020 Teacher Of The Year!

Principal Jadd Jarusinski and Associate Principal Lee Augmon surprise her Thursday morning with the news!
4th Annual Taste of the Ridge
The Peachtree Ridge Marching Band and Athletic Department will be hosting the 4th Annual Taste of the Ridge this Saturday, September 7, at Peachtree Ridge High School
from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.


Event details include 16-18 food vendors, 14 non-food vendors, silent auction items and a DJ. Tickets for the event are $10 and include a "taste" from all food vendors.

Confirmed food vendors include: Arena Tavern, California Dreaming, Chick-fil-a, Friend's American Grill, Frontera, Jett's Pizza, Little Caesar's, M Jay's Bakery, Marlow's, Newks, Pepe's, Tequila Mama, Special Kneads and Treats Bakery, Red Crawfish, Uncle Jack's Meat House and Taziki's.

Do want to learn more about leadership skills and get free Chick-Fil-A at the same time? YOU should apply for Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy! We learn about how to become a better leader and make an impact in our community through action. Applications are due September 9th and can be found at chickfilaleaderacademy.com/apply .

See Ms. Young in C106 with any questions!
Freshman Leadership Team
Applications due 9/13/2019
If you have not received an application for the Freshman Leadership Team and would like to nominate yourself, please stop by A207 to pick up your application. 

Don't be late! We will not accept late applications!
Parents of AP Students
It's almost time to register
for AP Exams!

MyPaymentsPlus will open on September 30
for AP Exam Registration.

 Registering for one AP Exam will be $10 and subsequent Exams will be $94 (except for AP Seminar & AP Research which are $142). 

The deadline for AP Exam Registration is  November 1, 2019 .

School Council Nominations
Nominations for parent members - deadline Monday, Sept 9, 2019. It is a 2- year commitment to participate in School Council meetings (7:30-8:30 a.m. four times per year). Nominees must have a student currently enrolled at PRHS. Email nominations with a short bio and digital photo (optional) to Leila_Martin@gwinnett.k12.ga.us . We will vote in the lobby Sept 9-20. Results will be announced in late September.
PTSA NEWS
2019 Reflections Theme:  
 “Look Within" 
Due Date: 
Thursday Sept 26
(in the Media Center during PRIDE)

Calling All Artists! It's time get creative, be original, and enter the PTA Reflections Contest! This year's theme is "Look Within!" and the categories include: Visual Arts, Photography, Literature, Music Composition, Dance Choreography, and Film Production. 

Bring your entries to the Media Center on Thursday, September 26 during PRIDE. 1st and 2nd place winners will be selected for each category and for each grade level. Best of luck!!  

STAY UP TO DATE
Senior Picture
Makeups 
September 16 and 23 in E110 after school. Sign up sheet outside A112.

Final Yearbooks
Sales
Finally, Yearbooks are currently $80 on MyPaymentsPlus . The price goes up on October 15. Anyone wishing to pay with cash or check throughout the year can do so in A112. 
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
SPORTS NEWS
COMMUNITY SCHOOL NEWS
Drivers Ed
Starts September 17
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3pm to 7pm and Saturdays - 7:30am to 2:30pm 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction will also assigned and completed after the last day of in-classroom learning (Saturday, 9/28). 

Prices may increase in 2020! Register today on MyPaymentsPlus! For questions or more information, email  sher.prhs@gmail.com  
or call 678-512-6041.
Free Practice ACT test on Saturday, September 14 at 9 am in the Media Center. Register online at 
Free Practice SAT test on Saturday, September 28 at 9 am in the Media Center. Register online at 
SENIOR NEWS- CLASS OF 2020
Check out our  Senior Class Website .

Please direct all emails regarding senior questions/concerns to Mrs. Plunkett.
Do you know all the new rules about when you have to STOP???
Access your account online to sign acknowledgement forms, pay fees and make certain school purchases. If you do not have an account, you can create one when you visit the site.

I believe in the Promise of Gwinnett because…
'I truly believe all children can achieve greatness if they are given the right tools and encouragement."
Social Studies Teacher at Peachtree Ridge High School
Here in Gwinnett County Public Schools,
we believe in the Promise...
the promise of our students to reach their potential, the promises on which our employees deliver each and every day, and the promises that we make and keep as an organization to prepare our kids for their best future.
GCPS Newsletter
Check out the District's latest community
e-newsletter.

Save the Date!
Trunk or Treat - October 29
Mark your calendars and get those costumes ready! Stay tuned for more info.

GCPS School Calendar

Make sure you are up on all the big dates in our school system. Check out the  school year calendar.  

Digital Learning Days 

Our 2019‐20 school calendar includes two make‐up days to address school days missed due to inclement weather. In addition to these days, GCPS also has the option of using Digital Learning Days to make up days missed due to inclement weather.  Read more about it!
Peachtree Ridge High School
1555 Old Peachtree Rd. Suwanee, GA 30024
(678) 957-3100