Announcements

PRINCE EDWARD HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

November Newsletter

Students, the SCA will be conducting our annual canned food drive Nov. 13-Nov 20.  Please bring canned and non-perishable items to your homeroom class during this drive for a chance to win a Donuts and Juice Party! 

The SCA will also be conducting our annual coat and blanket drive Nov. 18-27th.  Please bring coats, hats, gloves, scarves and blankets to Mrs. Simon's room, Rm. 109 before Nov. 27th.  Monetary donations are also welcome, however the donations must be received by Nov. 22 so that items may be purchased for delivery.  Let's keep our community warm and fed this winter season!


  1. Our Medford League Basketball team is selling T-Shirts to raise funds for awards, uniforms and team trips. Dare I say this is one our our winning-est sports on campus and super fun to watch?! Email: sandee.draper@pecps.k12.va.us with questions. Order form here.
  2. The FFA classes are selling multiple items such as fruit, poinsettias, and cookie dough. Proceeds from these fundraisers benefit the classes with hands on learning opportunities. Email: kortney.hayes@pecps.k12.va.us with questions. Order form here.

 

There will be a meeting for any Juniors and Seniors interested in helping with the Prom Committee, Wednesday after school.  Please have a ride home by 4:30.  We will meet in Mrs. Simon's room, Rm. 109.

All male students who are 18 or who will be turning 18 this year.  You are required by law to register for selective service within 30 days of your 18th birthday.  If you are already 18, then you should register as soon as possible.  Selective service registration information is found at SSS.gov.

The Model UN meetings will be on Mondays and/or Wednesdays after school for an hour to an hour and a half in Mr. Williams room. There will be other conferences after the one in November so anyone can still join even if they miss this one. Any student interested in Model UN to come sign up in Mr. Williams room (127) as soon as they can so we can get started with research as the first conference is Nov. 20th.

You don’t need 20/20 vision to see that now is a great time to buy a 2020 yearbook. To purchase your copy for $45, bring your money and order form to Ms. Dabbs in room 99. But act fast, the price increases after November 29th. Don't miss out!

Attention Teachers and Students: Students are only allowed in the gym during their assigned gym time. No one should leave another class with a pass to the gym for any reason. Students you may not go to gym during your assigned lunch time.

Breakfast is free to all students each morning and is available in the cafeteria or the lobby of the Career Tech Building. When you arrive in the morning head straight to breakfast and get a warm biscuit or enjoy the new yogurt parfait bar. Each breakfast comes with juice, fruit and a cold glass of milk.

Please join us for lunch in the afternoon, which includes several different options to chose from. Lunch is $2.30 for a full price student and there is no charging of lunch meals. If you need to have a 2019-2020 school year meal application out, you can find them in the cafeteria, main office or guidance office.


The after-school tutoring program has begun. The program will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Students must have a signed permission form on file to stay after.  Permission forms are available in the front office, guidance, or see Mr. Kayhart in room 205.

Seniors:

Seniors, if you have a college application deadline of January 1st, and have not already filled out a transcript release form, please do so by December 1st. This form must be completed before your transcript can be sent to colleges, and can be found in the counseling office. Your school counselors need to have everything submitted for you before winter break if you have a January 1st deadline, so be sure to add your assigned counselor's name and email address to your applications or request your transcripts for each school by December 1st.


The Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but also a network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond. Jackie Robinson Scholars receive grants of up to $30,000 over four years to complement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities.  The deadline for applications is February 1, 2020.  Learn more about this scholarship by visiting jackierobinson.org/apply. 


 A new scholarship notice from the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative has been placed in the scholarship binder in the Counseling department. Scholarships involve $1,000 awards, open to seniors whose families are consumer-members of the Electric Co-op.

Seniors: Have you started applying to any colleges yet?  If you haven't, NOW is the time to start.  Volunteers are available every Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 - 5:00 who are ready and willing to help you with the college selection and application process.  Stop by the Counseling Center to sign up and to pick up a parent permission form allowing you to stay after school on Wednesdays for this assistance. Return the signed form to your counselor by Wednesday.

Seniors, a new scholarship is available online and in the scholarship binder! Be sure to check out the Hagan Scholarship Foundation, which provides need-based merit scholarships to eligible students. Deadline for applications is November 15th.

Please bring a copy of your college acceptance letter/acceptance email to your counselor.

Seniors! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as the FAFSA, opened October 1st! If you plan to attend any post-secondary education, it is very important that you complete this application to be eligible for grants, loans, and scholarships.

Attention Seniors: If you are seriously considering applying to the University of Virginia and are interested in being considered for a scholarship to the University, please stop by the Counseling Center to talk to your counselor.

From the Counseling Office:

1 The SAT will be given here on December 7th.  The registration deadline was Nov. 8th, with late registration open until Nov. 26th.  Seniors, if you haven't yet taken the SAT, you are strongly encouraged to take this test in December.  Juniors are also invited to register for the December SAT.

2. Students wishing to take dual enrollment courses at either Longwood University or Hampden-Sydney College for the second semester are encouraged to check out the course directories for these schools to see what classes are being offered.  A course request form, available in the Counseling Center, needs to be completed, signed by a parent, and given to your counselor by Dec. 1st.

Sophomores…if you are interested in learning about the Governor’s School for the 2020-2021 school year, stop by the Counseling Center to sign up for a “Shadowing Day” at Southside Virginia Community College.  This event is scheduled for Monday morning, Nov. 25th.  To qualify for Governor’s School, you must have at least a “B” average and must complete Algebra II prior to the next school  year.

Graduation Information


Successories College Scholarship.
$1,500 scholarship will be rewarded to an individual who applies online answering the essay prompt "What Motivates You?" Follow link for details.
https://www.successories.com/scholarship


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New 2019-2020 free/reduced lunch applications are available in the cafeteria and are now available on-line at www.lunchapplication .com. Applications from last year will expire on September 15 so tell your parents/guardians to get the application in to the cafeteria as soon as possible.  *Breakfast IS FREE*

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.

Class dues are as follows:

Freshman: $15
Sophomore: $25
Junior: $35
Senior: $60
 *Dues should be paid on or before October 15. After this deadline, dues will increase by $10 per year. A payment plan can be established prior to October 15. 

 

         Prince Edward Eagle Athletics 


The first day of winter sports was November 11. Students must have a sports physical to tryout.

Sports Activity Busses will run at 5:30 for the remainder of the school year.

The JV football team defeated Cumberland 26-0 and finish the season as James River District Champs.

The girls and boys Cross Country teams had outstanding efforts at Regional Championships and both teams qualified for the State Meet to be held in Salem next Saturday November 16 at Green Hill Park.

On Tuesday, November 26, there will be two faculty/student basketball games in the gym!  All students will be allowed to attend.  The first game will be during second block and will be the 9th/11th grades v. the faculty.  The second game will take place during fourth block and will be the 10th/12th grade v. the faculty.  This is a wonderful way to enter into Thanksgiving Break!

Students who are interested in playing in the game will need to sign up during their lunches on Thursday, November 21 and Friday November 22.  Members of the basketball teams cannot play but they can sign up to be a referee or coach.

Baseball conditioning and off season throwing has begun 3:45-5.We will condition on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Christmas break. Players will report to gym at 3:45. Please bring proper attire and equipment. Only players with updated physicals can attend. If you have questions, please see Coach Cristo in room 113, across from the gym.

Softball will have workouts this week on Tuesday and Wednesday at softball field.

Any students that are signing Letters of Intent to continue their athletic career at the  college level let Mr. Kane know so we can recognize this great accomplishment.


If you are a student athlete hoping to play college sports, you need to set up an NCAA account to allow prospective colleges and universities to access your academic information.  You can find information regarding setting up an account online or feel free to stop by the Counseling Department to pick up a flier with instructions on how to set up an account.


Monday

Scholastic Bowl       @ Nottoway                        5:30                4:00 Van

Friday           

Cross Country        State Meet @ Salem              3:30        Overnight Trip

 

Fall Sport Schedules

Winter Sport Schedules

Medford League Schedule

Students must have a VHSL Sports Physical to try out for any VHSL sport. Physical forms can be picked up at Prince Edward High School in the main office or download them here.

 

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)
  

 

Always be reminded!!

Code of Conduct

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.