Announcements

HS

Updated For:1/31/23

Reminders:
The Queen of Hearts Dance is a new spin on an old tradition. The class of 2023 hopes to re-start the tradition of the winter dance. This will be held in the high school cafeteria on February 11, 2023 from 6-9pm. ALL grades will be permitted and the attire is casual. In order to attend this dance your class dues must be paid; you may not have any disciplinary referrals and you must have NO unexcused absences from 1/20/23 until 2/10/23. Please RSVP to the dance through your class Canvas page. If you are planning to attend, you must be signed up by Wednesday, February 1st. No exceptions!

 The Forensics team will meet in room 130 every Wednesday from 3:30-4:15 starting January 11th through February 8th. Please check your email for updated meeting information for Forensics. Please contact Ms. Pippen with any scheduling conflicts or questions.

The literary magazine team has room for more members. If you would like to be part of the team that completes the literary magazine, we meet after school every Wednesday and Thursday from 3:45 until 4:30. You can ride the activity bus or make sure you have a ride home. Please see Mrs. Cole in room 125 for more details.



Current juniors and seniors: The National Youth Science Camp is now accepting applications for their program this summer. This is a residential science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics program designed to provide opportunities to work with STEAM professionals and engage is various activities. If you are interested in applying or want to learn more, check out the announcement on your respective class page on Canvas. Applications are due to the online portal by February 28th.


There will be a field trip to James Madison University on Wednesday, February 1st. At JMU, you will attend an information session, tour the campus, and have lunch at one of JMU's dining halls. In order to attend, you must: 1) be a senior who has been accepted to JMU or a junior with at least a 3.0 GPA 2) be in good academic & conduct standing. The first 30 students that meet those requirements will be able to attend - Administration will approve the final list of attendees. The sign-up sheet is on the front desk of the Counseling Office, and virtual students should email [email protected] to sign up!

There will be a field trip to Southside Virginia Community College on February 15th. The field trip will include information on college admissions, financial aid, campus life, and academic preparation. Lunch will be provided. It's open to African-American male juniors and seniors in good academic & conduct standing. Use the QR code in the cafeteria to sign up. See Ms. Curry or Mr. Feathers with any questions.

All students must have a ride home from any after school athletic event. If you do not have a ride home, a Sheriff’s Deputy will take you to the Sheriff’s Office to be picked up by a parent or guardian.

If you are a car rider, you are NOT allowed to walk over to the Middle School during afternoon dismissal. You MUST be picked up in the Junior parking lot of the High School.

 After-school tutoring for semester two will start on Jan. 9. Tutoring will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm. Students are to report to the cafeteria during 3rd wave dismissal. After-school tutoring forms, if one has not already been completed, will be available in the main office, counseling office, and the library. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Woodson whose office is located in the library.

CLASS DUES - if you have not paid your class dues, please do this as soon as possible to be able to participate in school activities. Please see Ms. Ramsey in the library to get your class dues total and/or pay your dues. You can pay with cash, check or money order and you will receive a receipt for your payment. We also do payment plans if you cannot pay all at once.

OVERDUE BOOKS - there are many books that have not been returned since first semester. Please return or renew books as soon as possible. Overdue slips will be put in teachers' mailboxes so you should receive your overdue notice shortly. See Ms. Ramsey in the library for any questions.




➡️Important Senior Announcements➡️



Seniors! If you took senior photos with an outside photographer that you would prefer be used in the yearbook, it must be sent to Ms. Dabbs with a release from your photographer by January 31st.

Seniors, please check the Class of 2023 Canvas page for all college and career info. If you have any questions, see Ms. Curry in the Counseling Office or email her at [email protected]

If you have received a college acceptance letter/email, please fill out the Google Form on the Class of 2023 canvas page so that your school counselors & college adviser can keep track of all of your accomplishments! This Google Form will be open throughout the 2022-2023 school year, so please continue to share your acceptances throughout the school year.

Seniors: The Southside Electric Cooperative scholarship application is now open. This local scholarship application can be found at the front of the Counseling Office. The deadline to submit is March 27th.

Seniors: The FAFSA officially opened on October 1st! If you are interested in community college, college, workforce training programs, or trade school you NEED to file the 2023-2024 FAFSA! It determines your eligibility for federal financial aid. If you have questions about the FAFSA, see Ms. Curry in the Counseling Office.

 

Class dues were due Monday, October 17. Paid dues provide for you to attend special events like the Homecoming Tailgate and for Prom in junior and senior years. You can pay dues in the library to Ms. Ramsey by cash, check, or money order. Dues are $15 for freshmen, $25 for sophomores, $35 for juniors, and $60 for seniors. You can also pay in installments - see Ms. Ramsey for information.  

Attention Seniors: Cap & Gown Portraits will be on Thursday, February 2nd and Friday, February 3rd in the Auditorium.

Seniors! If you took senior photos with an outside photographer that you would prefer be used in the yearbook, it must be sent to Ms. Dabbs with a release from your photographer by January 31st.

SENIORS - If you have not already ordered your cap and gown, please do this soon as you will need a cap and gown to participate in the graduation ceremony on May 20. To order, go to www.HJVIRGINIA.com. Please see Ms. Ramsey if you have any questions.



Senior ladies: Are you making plans to get your hair done for prom? How about a free hair styling for the dance of the season? If you wish to be entered in the opportunity to win a free hair styling from a local salon, which will also include nails and full makeup, stop by the front of the counseling office and enter your name in the drawing. The last day to entire the drawing will be March 31st; the winner will be drawn after spring break.


College & Career Readiness:

If you have received a college acceptance letter/email, please fill out the Google Form on the Class of 2023 canvas page so that your school counselors & college adviser can keep track of all of your accomplishments! This Google Form will be open throughout the 2022-2023 school year, so please continue to share your acceptances throughout the school year.

Ms. Wiley, the SVCC Career Coach, will be in the Counseling Office every Wednesday from 9-3. If you are undecided about your post-grad plans or interested in applying to community college, talk with her about your options!


There will be a field trip to Southside Virginia Community College on February 15th. The field trip will include information on college admissions, financial aid, campus life, and academic preparation. Lunch will be provided. It's open to African-American male juniors and seniors in good academic & conduct standing. Use the QR code in the cafeteria to sign up. See Ms. Curry or Mr. Feathers with any questions.

 

Seniors, please check the Class of 2023 Canvas page for all college and career info. If you have any questions, see Ms. Curry in the Counseling Office or email her at [email protected]


Seniors: The Southside Electric Cooperative scholarship application is now open. This local scholarship application can be found at the front of the Counseling Office. The deadline to submit is March 27th.

 

 

Prince Edward Eagle Athletics

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, CTE office, or download them here.
Weight Training will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday starting Monday, January 9th 3:30-5:30 in the Weightroom

Senior Night will be held on Friday February 3rd for Winter Sports will be held between the JV and Varsity Boys Basketball game. The Girls Basketball Team Senior Night will be February 7th between JV and Varsity game. See Mr. Kane during lunches to pick up a Senior Brag sheet.         

Visit the Counseling Website
Transportation information click here.

Dress Code:
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