December Newsletter

The Governor's School of Southside Virginia is seeking rising Juniors who are interested in applying to the program for the 2020-2021 school session.  The Governor's School is a highly competitive 2-year program which can lead to an  Associate's degree.  There are limited spots available to Prince Edward County students.  Interested candidates must have completed at least through Algebra II to be eligible.  Contact Mr. Feathers in the Counseling Office for an application.  Completed applications are due by Friday, January 31st. 


Next Friday will be Jersey Day!  With the Super Bowl Feb. 2, let's have a little fun and make Friday Jan. 31st Jersey Day!  Support your favorite team and wear your jersey!  Don't have a favorite football team? Wear any team's jersey!  (Even Prince Edward!)

The Rotary Club of Farmville, along with several community members, has established a fund to help seniors with the cost of college applications.  If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please see your school counselor. 

A field trip to the University of Virginia has been scheduled for Friday, January 31st.  This purpose of the trip is to provide interested juniors information about the University's admissions requirements and an awareness of what the University has to offer its students.  Eleventh graders who are interested in signing up for this trip must have a GPA of 3.2 or above, must have a "C" or above in all courses, and must have a record of zero office referrals.  The sign-up sheet for the trip is located in the Counseling Office

The National Art Honor Society will host an Art Show and Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, January 29th from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. Join us as new and returning members display their original art work and enjoy light refreshments. Chapter members please make sure Mrs. Fetty has your completed artwork no later than Wednesday, January 22nd.

FFA is gearing up for the competition and show season here in the Southeastern District! All members that are interested in competing on a team or just being involved meet with Mrs Hayes in room 141, ASAP. Options will be per student choices. Practices will begin to take place this Tuesday and Thursday on a tentative schedule from 3:45-5:15pm.  Chapter meeting ( ALL FALL AND SPRING MEMBERS ) Monday January 27th from 3:45pm till 5:15 pm and on Feb. 4th Officer only meeting MANDATORY 3:45-5:15pm

Attention Jrs and Srs, in order to receive an invitation to Prom, you MUST have your class dues paid by Friday, March 13th.  If you are unsure of how much you owe, stop by the library and ask Ms. Ramsey.  No exceptions!  If you do NOT pay your dues, you will NOT be permitted to attend.

Weight Training will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday in the weight room. The season starts now!!!! This is open to all!

After School Tutoring is 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.

Second semester NHS hours are due May 1st, 2020. Please turn them in to Mrs. Cole in room 117. The total hours should be 30.

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


Attention, Seniors! Beginning Friday, January 10th – Wednesday, March 4th, please bring ONE baby OR early childhood photo to Mrs. Overstreet in Room 125 to use in the Senior Showcase Assembly slideshow.  Pictures should NOT be bent or of poor quality.  Also, they should be NO larger than 8 ½” by 11.”   Mrs. Overstreet will scan the photos and return them to you within 24 hours.  If you submitted a photo to Ms. Dabbs for the presentation of academic jackets, you do NOT need to submit a picture to Mrs. Overstreet.  Let’s have 100%participation.

Attention...SENIORS!  We want to celebrate your college acceptances along with you.  Please stop by the Counseling Department with copies of your acceptance letters so that copies can be made for your file, and then your name will be added to the College Acceptance Bulletin Board outside of the Counseling Department.  You can also email a copy of your acceptance letters to your school counselor.

Elias Jones was a member of the class of 2013 when he died suddenly. Since then, his family has honored his memory by presenting a scholarship to recognize a graduating senior from PECHS who demonstrates leadership skills and good character. Any student who has been accepted into a college and plans to attend within six months of graduation is eligible to apply. The college may be a community college, a state college or university or a private, accredited college or university. This year the scholarship grant will be for two thousand five hundred dollars. This scholarship is only available to Prince Edward High School seniors. The application packet is available in the counseling office. Applications are due by April 16.

Through the M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia Scholarship Fund, scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates Class of 2020 who are children or grandchildren of a Prince Hall Mason in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Scholarships are ranked based on leadership, service and participation in activities both in and out of school. For more information and the application stop by the Counseling Office and check out the scholarship binder.

The law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen is offering fifteen $2,000 scholarships to seniors who, despite obstacles or special challenges, have achieved high standards of performance.  Stop by the Counseling Center to pick up a flier from the scholarship binder for more information about this scholarship.

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 

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! 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.


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.


 We are trailblazers in positive behavior intervention systems. Click below to see what is expected of your Eagle at the high school level!



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 

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

Softball will have conditioning on Thursday after school.

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.

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.

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

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.

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, bandannas, 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.