Announcements

HS

Updated 10/4/22

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Spirit Week Flannel & Fleece Day Results: 

4th place: Juniors with a score of 44

3rd place: Seniors with a score of 49

2nd place: Sophomores with a score of 52

1st place: Freshman with a score of 61

Tuesday's standings for Twin Day

4th place: Juniors with 38

3rd place: Seniors with 42

1st and 2nd place: tie between the Freshmen and the Sophomores with 44 ea

 

Rescheduled Herff Jones Dates
Thursday, October 13, 2022-Senior orders / junior ring orders 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 17, 2022-Final senior orders during lunches 11:30 -1:30 pm

Pre-paid Homecoming T-shirts will be distributed during all lunches Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday October 6. If you bought a T-shirt during the pre-sale in September, pick up your shirt at lunch either day. If you would like to BUY a shirt, they will be available Thursday October 6 ONLY in a limited quantity - First Come, First Served.


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.

Hampden-Sydney College is hosting a college fair on Wednesday, October 5th. It will be held from 6:00-9:00 pm in the Fleet Gymnasium, and free parking is provided in front of the gym. If you have any questions, see Ms. Curry in the Counseling Office.

Attention sophomores, juniors & seniors: SOAR Virginia is a scholarship program that helps you be successful in your post-graduation planning. If you have a minimum 2.5 GPA, then you are eligible to enroll. Pick up a form on the front desk in the Counseling Office. It must be returned to Ms. Curry by Nov 9th.

If you are interested in joining the proposed Girls Who Code club, please see Ms. Ramsey in the library to sign the interest form. Girls Who Code values diversity, equity and inclusion, and focuses on gender diversity and young women who are historically underrepresented in computer science fields. If you are interested in STEM or computer science, this could be the club for you!

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!

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

 

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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]

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.

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.

 

 Class dues are due on 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. Make sure to get these paid by October 17 to avoid a late fees.




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.


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!

 

 

 All first-time 10th graders will be taking the PSAT on Wednesday morning, October 12. PSAT Student Guides with sample questions are located in a box in the counseling office. Sophomores are welcome to stop by to pick one up. Student Guides can also be found online. Check the counseling canvas page for the link to the online version. Any 11th grader wanting to take the PSAT with hopes of qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship should see their school counselor before the end of next week.

 


Hampden-Sydney College is hosting a college fair on Wednesday, October 5th. It will be held from 6:00-9:00 pm in the Fleet Gymnasium, and free parking is provided in front of the gym. If you have any questions, see Ms. Curry in the Counseling Office.

 

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.

The Powder Puff Football Game has been moved to Tuesday Night , October 4th at 6:00 p.m. due to Middle School Football Game on Wednesday.

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