October District Newsletter


On October 6, 2018 The Prince Edward County High School Marching Eagles attended the Goochland Band Competition. Students performed their 2018-2019 show "Do Ya Like Jazz?" featuring "Sing, Sing, Sing", "Land of Make Believe", and "El Gato". The group was judged on the following categories: Marching, Music, General Effect, Color Guard, Percussion, Visuals, and Drum Major. The group won first place in six of these categories and second place in another. The group was featured as Grand Champion of their class with a final score of 81.10! Go Eagles!

Do you love to draw, paint, or create? Want to use your creativity to give back to the community? Join the BRAND NEW Prince Edward chapter of the National Art Honor Society. Eligible members must have a 3.2 GPA and have taken ANY art or photography class while here at PECHS. Applications can be found outside of Mrs. Fetty's classroom and are due no later than November 1st. No late applications will be accepted. Please see Mrs. Fetty for any questions.


Any student who checked out a school calculator for the SAT needs to return the calculator to the counseling office as soon as possible.

This is a reminder about class dues. Class dues are due October 15. On October 16 and after, class dues will have a late fee added of $10 for the current year’s dues. You can pay with cash, check or money order. If you have not paid your dues, please pay before or on October 15 to save the $10.00 late fee. We also do payment plans – you can get information from Ms. Ramsey in the library


College Visits

On October 17th and 18th, a Herff Jones representative will be in the cafeteria during each lunch to take your graduation order.  If you need a cap and gown, please make certain that you place an order on one of these two days.  Don’t wait until later in the year when prices increase.


Students: Are you registered to vote? If you are 18 or will be 18 by the November 6th election you may register to vote. The deadline to register for the November 6th election is October 15th.  You may complete your voter registration application online at You may also pick up an application from the Counseling office. Mailed applications must be postmarked 22 days before the next election.

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 Guild is looking for poetry, song lyrics, stories, essays, photography, drawings, art of all kinds for publication in our school's Literary magazine.  The magazine highlights all types of writing and artwork done by students and is scheduled to come-out in December of this year. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL CREATIVE WORK TO MRS. COLE IN ROOM 117.

The Guild also needs students to join our group to help collect and create our magazine layout. If you are interested please see Mr. Cole in room 117.  

On Saturday October 13th join us for a Lip Sync Battle Fundraiser! The Moton Museum and Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a Lip Sync Battle competition. Just like the TV show individuals or groups will compete in performances for prizes. The event will begin at 5:00pm | location TBD. All proceeds go towards the Birdhouse Build for Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity.  Interested in competing? Performances can be up to three minutes in length. Group acts are limited to ten people at max. Please send your song choice (radio edited) to Cainan Townsend at the Moton Museum ( or 434-315-8775 ext. 3) or Alanna Rivera at Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity ( They will provide registration info and rules of competing.

Important Announcement- Any students staying for any afterschool activity are to leave on 3rd wave only. Students may not leave school grounds and return for practices or games.

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.

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 

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 Fall Sports Schedules