November District Newsletter

College Application Week At Prince Edward County High School

November 12-16, 2018
college app week

An admissions counselor from Southside Virginia Community College will be in the cafeteria during all 3 lunches today. Mrs. Adams the Career Coach will in the Counseling office from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm. today.


The Prince Edward Scholastic Bowl team defeated Amelia by a score of 245 to 90 and then defeated Nottoway by a score of 200 to 75. Great job!!!

Important Announcement- Any students staying for any after school activity are to leave on 3rd wave only. 

Any student staying after school must be supervised at all time. Students if you are not supervised by an adult you cannot be on school grounds.

Governor School of Southside will be hosting an interest meeting in the auditorium on Monday, November 26th from 6:00 – 7:00pm for sophomore students and parents. Please see the counseling department for more information.

On Friday, November 16th from 8:30 – 9:15am the My Truth Bomb organization will be hosting an assembly for 9th and 10th graders in the auditorium. After the assembly students should report to the remaining time left for 1st period.


You have already received instructions to go online to the Prestige website and choose your formals and casuals for the yearbook.  If you have not already done that, please select your pictures by the end of the day on Friday November second.  Or, you can stop by Ms. Rush's room and she will help you.  If you do not select your formals and casuals by the end of the day Friday, we will select them for you.


Please bring a baby picture and a now picture to Ms. Rush in Room 99 as soon as possible.  You can bring actual photos, which we can scan, or you can email photos. TIME IS RUNNING OUT!

2.  The SCA will host a canned food drive beginning Nov.1 and continuing until Nov. 16th.  The homeroom which collects the most canned food will receive a donuts and juice party at the end of Nov.

3.  The SCA will also be collecting hats, coats, gloves, scarves and blankets to be donated to Centra Southside Community Hospital for their annual drive. Please bring in your NEW or GENTLY used items from Nov. 12-28th.  These items can be brought to Mrs. Simon's room, Rm. 109 or to the box located in the lobby of the main office. 

Seniors: We have a few middle school yearbooks from 2011-12 when you were in the 5th grade. If you would like a yearbook stop by to see Ms. Holcomb in the Counseling Office.

At the start of the new semester in January, students will have the opportunity to submit an Add/Drop form during the first 5 days of the new semester. Class changes will only be considered if a student needs a class for graduation, or if a student has already taken a class on their schedule.

Eagles Got Talent Schedule!     

Oct. 30  3:30-4:30  Tryouts

Nov. 8   3:30-5:00  PRACTICE

Nov. 14 3:30-5:30  Dress Rehearsal

Nov. 15 Thursday  6:00-8:00  EAGLES GOT TALENT
See Ms. Green for more details.

College Visits

Seniors, if you have received a college acceptance, please bring your acceptance letter to the counseling office so they can make a copy of it.

After-school tutoring days are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. All students participating in the after-school tutoring program will need to report to the cafeteria after the 3rd wave bell. You must have a registration form on file to attend. If you need a registration form, please see Mrs. Smith-Tucker in Room 211.

The literary magazine will be accepting creative works until the deadline of Nov. 16. 





Students interested in joining FFA please see Ms. Camden for more information and to sign up.  Dues for the year are $12.00.  If you have a 2nd semester Agriculture class, now is a great time to join.

Cell Phone Policy:

From 7:45 until 3:10, cell phones should be turned off and not used for text messaging, taking pictures, listening to music, or direct-connect two-way communication EXCEPT while in the cafeteria during breakfast or during a student’s assigned lunch period.


Dress Code Policy:

1. Torn, holey, or ripped clothing that exposes skin above the knee is prohibited. Tights or leggings must cover any torn areas which may expose skin above the knee.

2. Hats, caps, shower caps, bonnets, visors, stocking caps, bandanas, headbands, or hoods worn around the head or neck must be removed upon entering the building.

3. Skirts, dresses, and shorts should not be higher than 4 inches above the knee from the center of the kneecap when standing. This is also true of slits in long or short skirts.

4. Leggings, jeggings, and tights need a dress worn over top of them that is fingertip length or longer.

5. Pants, sweat pants, low-ride pants, and shorts must be worn to the waist, without exposing underwear or skin.

6. Bedroom slippers are not to be worn to school. Shoes are to be worn at all times for safety and sanitary reasons.

7. Low-cut tops/shirts, halter tops, body suits, tops that reveal the navel or midriff, shirts/dresses with spaghetti straps and other revealing clothing are also not acceptable. All tops/shirts must not show cleavage and they must have a 3 finger width in the strap.

8. Tank tops, muscle shirts, and see-through clothing are not acceptable.

9. Biker pants, leotards, blankets, sleepwear or loungewear worn as outerwear, or chains are prohibited.

10. Sunglasses (or other dark or shaded glasses) are not to be worn in the building. If they are necessary for medical treatment, a physician’s permission will be required.

Students being dropped off by a parent in the morning are to be dropped off in the junior parking lot, not the senior parking lot. Also, in the afternoon, students are to be picked up in the junior parking lot, not the senior parking lot.

Attention students-Meals will not be allowed to be charged. Reduced meal prices are .30 for breakfast and .40 for lunch, full price meals are $1.25 for breakfast and $2.30 for lunch. If you need a meal application see the cashier or manager in the cafeteria.  

Each student is a member of the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior class. Class members elect officers, take trips, plan social activities and raise money to supplement dues that pay for activities such as incentives, social events, homecoming and prom. Senior dues pay for the yearbook, receptions and commencement.

Student dues now have a late fee added so the amounts are as follows:

Freshman $25

Sophomore $35

Junior $45

Senior $70

Dues can be paid in the library. We accept checks, money orders, and cash.


         Prince Edward Eagle Athletics 

Volleyball players, if you have not returned your jersey to Coach Walker, by Friday.

Starting Wednesday, November 7th Sports Activity Busses will leave PECMS at 5:35 and PECHS at 5:40.

Attention all students interested in playing soccer: open soccer condition will take place every Monday from 3:45 to 5:00 PM at the track and soccer field. Bring soccer shoes and be ready to play!"

Winter sports practice began on November 5. Anyone interested in participating should have their physical prior to that date.

There will be girls basketball on Monday afternoons. If you are interested in playing basketball this year you are encouraged to attend. Please dress for the weather.

Indoor track practice will began on November 5. Anyone interested in participating should have their physical prior to that date.

 All Sports Passes can be purchased at home games see Mr. Kane or contact him at the CTE building. These passes get you into every regular season home game all year. The single game price is $6.00.

Student:  $30 | Adult:  $50 | Family (4) $120 ($15 for each additional family member)

2018-2019 Winter Sports Schedules

2018 Fall Sports Schedules