Announcements

HS

Updated 9/23/22

Reminders:

Attention Prince Edward County High School juniors and seniors and their parents. Herff Jones representatives will be at Prince Edward County High School on Thursday, September 29 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Friday, September 30 during all lunches to take senior orders, junior class ring orders and achievement jacket orders. Students and parents can go to hjvirginia.com to view all senior products, rings and jackets. Students and parents may also book an appointment on the website to order at the Family Order Night on Thursday, September 29 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. No appointments necessary for lunches on Friday.

Senior orders require a deposit of $80 to order, class ring orders require a minimum deposit of $100. Achievement jackets require payment in full as they will be shipped directly to your home.

We want YOUR votes! Scan the QR codes on the fliers in the cafeteria and vote for your top 4 Homecoming 2022 Spirit Day choices! Voting ends MONDAY, Sept. 26th!!!

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.

A new club called Strategy Club is being proposed currently! This will be a club where students can meet and play tabletop games, card games and more all focused around…strategy! Sometimes you will have to test your ability to problem solve or weight risk vs. reward. Sometimes its about thinking three steps ahead of your opponent or it may be simply a new learning opportunity for you! If you enjoy DnD, Chess, Magic The Gathering, Risk, and more, then this is the club for you! If interested, please see Mr. Therkildsen in RM 131 in the history wing to sign the student interest sign up form now! Game on!
The sign-up sheets for the Homecoming Powder Puff Football Game are up! The game will be held Wednesday, October 5th at 6:00 p.m. The sign-up sheets are located outside of the gym. We need 12 GIRLS to play and 3 BOYS to coach. Please sign up THIS WEEK and be prepared to have at least 1 practice next week and 1 practice the week of the game.

The Agriculture Department/FFA is selling 8-inch fall mums. Mums are 8.00 each. A variety of colors are available: yellow, orange, red, purple and yellow/white. Please see Ms. Talbott in the Agriculture Department/CTE Greenhouse for questions and orders. Please make checks payable to Prince Edward High School FFA.

Are you a sophomore, junior or senior? Do you currently hold a leadership position in a student government, civic, or educational organization?

If so, then apply for the US Senate Youth Program! The US Senate Youth Program is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The deadline to submit the application is September 30th by 5:00 pm. More details can be found on Canvas under the "New Opportunities" announcement. See Ms. Curry in the Counseling Office if you have any questions!


After-school tutoring forms are now available for pick-up in the main office and in the counseling office. Forms can be returned to your teachers, the main office, Ms. Woodson in the library, or Ms. Duncan in the counseling office. Sign Up Online Bus Schedule

The Youth Conservation Leadership Institute Scholarship is open to students interested in conservation and the environment. All grade levels are encouraged to apply by the deadline of September 30th. Pick up a paper copy of the scholarship application at the front of the Counseling Office. If you have any questions, see Ms. Curry in the Counseling Office! 

Attention Juniors and Seniors; Herff Jones will be here Thursday September 29th and Friday September 30th for Senior Graduation Orders and Junior Ring Orders.





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Important Senior Announcements➡️


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]

Attention Juniors and Seniors; Herff Jones will be here Thursday September 29th and Friday September 30th for Senior Graduation Orders and Junior Ring Orders.

The PSAT will be given here at the high school to all 10th graders on Wednesday morning, October 12. If you are an 11th grader and want to take the PSAT to potentially qualify for the National Merit Scholarship, please contact Mr. Feathers in the Counseling Department. There will be an $18 charge for 11th graders wishing to take this test.

 

 


The sign-up sheets for the Homecoming Powder Puff Football Game are up! The game will be held Wednesday, October 5th at 6:00 p.m. The sign-up sheets are located outside of the gym. We need 12 GIRLS to play and 3 BOYS to coach. Please sign up THIS WEEK and be prepared to have at least 1 practice next week and 1 practice the week of the game


College & Career Readiness:

Applications are now open for several programs through the Virginia Space Grant Consortium. The Virginia Space Coast Scholars program is open for high school sophomores. The Virginia Earth System Science Scholars and the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars program is open for current high school juniors and seniors. All three programs are STEM opportunities that will immerse students in NASA-related research while completing an online course. Based on your performance in the online course for all three opportunities, you may be invited a 7-day residential summer academy where you will get to visit either NASA Langley Research Center or NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Both programs for Juniors and Seniors may be taken for college credit: 4 credits for the course and 1 additional credit if invited to the summer academy. If interested in applying for any of these opportunities, please see Mr. Tuck in RM200 for more information.

The University of Virginia representative will be visiting on Friday, September 30th! The visit will be held in the Auditorium @ 12:30 pm. The last day to sign up for this visit is September 28th. Only seniors in good academic and conduct standing are eligible to attend. The sign up sheet will be on the front desk of the Counseling Office.

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!

 

 

 

The PSAT will be given here at the high school to all 10th graders on Wednesday morning, October 12. If you are an 11th grader and want to take the PSAT to potentially qualify for the National Merit Scholarship, please contact Mr. Feathers in the Counseling Department. There will be an $18 charge for 11th graders wishing to take this test. 

 


If you are a 10th grader who received a field trip permission form to the September 22nd Regional Career Expo at Hampden-Sydney College, please make sure to return your signed permission form to the main office by September 19th at the latest. Check in with the Counseling Office if you have any questions about this upcoming trip.

 

 

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]

 



Prince Edward Eagle Athletics:

Girls Basketball will have Preseason Conditioning on Mondays and Wednesdays. See Coach Paras for additional information.




Fall 2022 Athletic Information

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.

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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