Daily Announcements

November 14, 2019

* Attention Juniors:  Do NOT turn in money today.  Bring money to Ms. Gibson in Room 146 Friday morning before 10 am.

* Thursday, November 21st, PCHS and PC Young Professionals will be hosting a Trivia Night in the cafeteria from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Everyone is invited to come out with some friends and put your knowledge to the test for 4 rounds with 10 questions each.  The first round begins at 6:30 pm, so get there a few minutes early to grab a table.

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November 13, 2019

* Next week, November 18-22, is Virginia College Application Week.  Throughout this week, every senior at Patrick County High School will be able to apply to multiple VA schools for free.  Seniors will need to signup to meet with Mrs. Elmes to receive the fee waivers; signups are in her office next to Guidance. During this week everyone is encouraged to wear your favorite college apparel!  If anyone has questions about the week, please see Mrs. Elmes.

* The Military STAR Club will NOT meet today.  We will resume meeting on Monday.

* Attention Students Going on the Fan Bus:  You need to pay and bring your permission form to Mrs. Rose in Room 18 today.  Questions, come see Mrs. Rose.

* Wrestling practice will officially begin TODAY immediately after school.  Students interested should bring practice clothes and meet in the weight room.  For more information about wrestling, please check with Coach Lawson in Room 155.  Students must have a VHSL physical to participate.

* Attention Seniors:  The deadline for purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook has been extended to November 22nd.  If you need a form, you can find it in your Class of 2020 Google Classroom, or you can get one from Mrs. Mullis.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Mullis.

* Yearbooks are now on sale.  They are $65 each through December 31.  The price goes to $75 starting January 1.  You may purchase a yearbook by going to yearbookordercenter.com or bringing a check or cash to Mrs. Mullis.

* Attention Juniors:  If you have fundraiser money TODAY, take it to Ms. Gibson in Room 146 ASAP.  Do NOT bring money tomorrow because Mrs. Gibson won't be here.  All orders are due Friday and should be turned in to Room 146.

* Thursday, November 21st, PCHS and PC Young Professionals will be hosting a Trivia Night in the cafeteria from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Everyone is invited to come out with some friends and put your knowledge to the test for 4 rounds with 10 questions each.  The first round begins at 6:30 pm, so get there a few minutes early to grab a table.

* Virtual Virginia has re-opened enrollment for regular and AP online courses in the Spring semester.  Students who want to take an AP Course or other Virtual Virginia course in the Spring that is not already in their schedule can sign up for those courses until the end of the day on November 15th.  Please see your counselor if you are interested.

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November 8, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  The deadline for purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook has been extended to November 22nd.  If you need a form, you can find it in your Class of 2020 Google Classroom, or you can get one from Mrs. Mullis.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Mullis.

* Yearbooks are now on sale.  They are $65 each through December 31.  The price goes to $75 starting January 1.  You may purchase a yearbook by going to yearbookordercenter.com or bringing a check or cash to Mrs. Mullis.

* Attention Students Interested in the Fan Bus:  Price has been reduced thanks to local business donations.  The cost of the fan bus is now $10.  The fan bus will be going to the football game next Friday, November 15th.  Sign up in Room 18 and get a permission form.  They are due by Wednesday, November 13th.  The $10 will cover your ticket and the bus ride.  You will have to bring extra money for food.  There are only 15 spots left.  If we have more fans, we can get a 2nd bus.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your October hours log is due to Mr. Adams TODAY.

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by TODAY.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

* Varsity and JV Girls Basketball tryouts will be Monday, November 11th, in the main gym from 11-1 and Tuesday and Wednesday after school.  You must have a VHSL physical.

* The gifted field trip to the performance at Wake Forest is now open to all gifted students in grades 8-12.  The cost of the trip is $10 plus the cost of food.  Interested gifted students should come by Room 140 to pick up a permission form.  Permission forms and $10 deposit must be turned in TODAY.  There are very limited spots available so please turn in both to Mrs. Turner on the English hall ASAP.

* Virtual Virginia has re-opened enrollment for regular and AP online courses in the Spring semester.  Students who want to take an AP Course or other Virtual Virginia course in the Spring that is not already in their schedule can sign up for those courses until the end of the day on November 15th.  Please see your counselor if you are interested.

* Wrestling practice will officially begin on Tuesday, November 12th starting immediately after school.  Practice will end at 6:10 pm.  Parents should pick wrestlers up by 6:30 or students can ride the activity bus back to their elementary community school and be picked up from there.  Students interested should bring practice clothes and meet in the weight room.  For more information about wrestling, please check with Coach Lawson in Room 155.  Students must have a VHSL physical to participate.

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November 7, 2019

* There will be no Girls Soccer conditioning today.  We will resume Tuesday, November 12th.  You must have a VHSL physical to participate.

* There will be open gym for Boys Basketball tomorrow night from 6:30 - 8:00.  This will be for JV and Varsity ONLY.  We will not have open gym tonight.  If you have any questions, see Coach Terry.

* There will be a softball meeting in the Library for all teams Friday morning after announcements.

* The gifted field trip to the performance at Wake Forest is now open to all gifted students in grades 8-12.  The cost of the trip is $10 plus the cost of food.  Interested gifted students should come by Room 140 to pick up a permission form.  Permission forms and $10 deposit must be turned in by this Friday, November 8th.  There are very limited spots available so please turn in both to Mrs. Turner on the English hall ASAP.

* Attention Seniors:  The deadline for purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook has been extended to November 22nd.  If you need a form, you can find it in your Class of 2020 Google Classroom, or you can get one from Mrs. Mullis.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Mullis.

* Yearbooks are now on sale.  They are $65 each through December 31.  The price goes to $75 starting January 1.  You may purchase a yearbook by going to yearbookordercenter.com or bringing a check or cash to Mrs. Mullis.

* Congratulations to October of the Month Winners!  Ana Tejeda-Martinez, Dae'shawn Penn, and Breezy Barganski.  Great job!

* Attention Students Interested in the Fan Bus:  Price has been reduced thanks to local business donations.  The cost of the fan bus is now $10.  The fan bus will be going to the football game next Friday, November 15th.  Sign up in Room 18 and get a permission form.  They are due by Wednesday, November 13th.  The $10 will cover your ticket and the bus ride.  You will have to bring extra money for food.  There are only 15 spots left.  If we have more fans, we can get a 2nd bus.

* Wrestling practice will officially begin on Tuesday, November 12th starting immediately after school.  Practice will end at 6:10 pm.  Parents should pick wrestlers up by 6:30 or students can ride the activity bus back to their elementary community school and be picked up from there.  Students interested should bring practice clothes and meet in the weight room.  For more information about wrestling, please check with Coach Lawson in Room 155.  Students must have a VHSL physical to participate.

 * Attention Students, Faculty, and Staff:  This Friday is our Veteran's Day Assembly.  Please dress in red, white, and blue for the assembly.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your October hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, November 8th.

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by November 8th.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

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November 6, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  The deadline for purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook has been extended to November 22nd.  If you need a form, you can find it in your Class of 2020 Google Classroom, or you can get one from Mrs. Mullis.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Mullis.

* Yearbooks are now on sale.  They are $65 each through December 31.  The price goes to $75 starting January 1.  You may purchase a yearbook by going to yearbookordercenter.com or bringing a check or cash to Mrs. Mullis.

* Softball meeting in the Library, for all teams, Friday morning after announcements.

* Wrestling practice will officially begin on Tuesday, November 12th starting immediately after school.  Practice will end at 6:10 pm.  Parents should pick wrestlers up by 6:30 or students can ride the activity bus back to their elementary community school and be picked up from there.  Students interested should bring practice clothes and meet in the weight room.  For more information about wrestling, please check with Coach Lawson in Room 155.

* Attention Students, Faculty, and Staff:  This Friday is our Veteran's Day Assembly.  Please dress in red, white, and blue for the assembly.

* Attention Students Interested in the Fan Bus:  Price has been reduced thanks to local business donations.  The cost of the fan bus is now $10.  The fan bus will be going to the football game next Friday, November 15th.  Sign up in Room 18 and get a permission form.  They are due by Wednesday, November 13th.  The $10 will cover your ticket and the bus ride.  You will have to bring extra money for food.  Seats are limited.

* Attention Gifted Students:  A field trip is planned for 8th & 10th grade students who did not get to attend the previous performance.  The cost of the trip is $10 plus the cost of food.  See Mrs. Turner in Room 140 by Wednesday if you would like to attend.  Please check Google Classroom for more details.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your October hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, November 8th.

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by November 8th.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

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November 5, 2019

* Attention Students, Faculty, and Staff:  This Friday is our Veteran's Day Assembly.  Please dress in red, white, and blue for the assembly.

 * Attention Students Interested in the Fan Bus:  Price has been reduced thanks to local business donations.  The cost of the fan bus is now $10.  The fan bus will be going to the football game next Friday, November 15th.  Sign up in Room 18 and get a permission form.  They are due by Wednesday, November 13th.  The $10 will cover your ticket and the bus ride.  You will have to bring extra money for food.  Seats are limited.

* Attention Juniors:  If you were not present for the Junior class meeting, go by Room 146 and get a fundraiser permission form off the door.  Due back November 15th.

* Middle School Girls Basketball will have try-outs today and Wednesday after school.  Please report to the gym immediately after school.  You must have a VHSL physical on file to participate.

* Attention Gifted Students:  A field trip is planned for 8th & 10th grade students who did not get to attend the previous performance.  The cost of the trip is $10 plus the cost of food.  See Mrs. Turner in Room 140 by Wednesday if you would like to attend.  Please check Google Classroom for more details.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your October hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, November 8th.

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by November 8th.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

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November 4, 2019

* Congratulations to the Varsity Football team on their big win Friday night against Halifax County.  This was the 1st time in school history the Cougars beat Halifax in football and with the win the team sealed up a spot in the Region 2-C playoffs and a solid 5-5 regular season record.  Great job Cougars!

* Middle School Girls Basketball will have try-outs today, Tuesday, and Wednesday after school.  Please report to the gym immediately after school.  You must have a VHSL physical on file to participate.

* Attention Gifted Students:  A field trip is planned for 8th & 10th grade students who did not get to attend the previous performance.  The cost of the trip is $10 plus the cost of food.  See Mrs. Turner in Room 140 by Wednesday if you would like to attend.  Please check Google Classroom for more details.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your October hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, November 8th.

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by November 8th.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

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October 31, 2019

* The PCHS Scholastic Bowl teams traveled to Martinsville last night for a series of 6 matches against Martinsville, Magna Vista, and GW Danville.  We split the outcome of the series with 3 wins and 3 losses.  Congratulations to all participants on their efforts in the hard fought matches.

* Wrestling conditioning is cancelled today and will resume on Monday.

* Tomorrow, November 1st, will be Pink Out.   Dress in all pink.  SGA will have pink items for sale at all three lunches to support this cause.

* Anyone interested in Wrestling this season, there will be a brief meeting tomorrow morning, November 1st, at 8:30 am in the Auxiliary gym.  Students should report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* Seniors:  Permission slips for Longwood University and East Tennessee State are due tomorrow, November 1st.  There are still spots for both trips available and students can get permission slips from the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by November 8th.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

* Attention 9th Graders:  On Wednesday, November 6th, the 9th graders will be going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Students who are interested must turn in their permission slips by this Friday, November 1st.  Students can turn in their permission slips in the bucket located in the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* The Junior Class Fundraiser will officially kick off tomorrow, November 1st, at the Junior Class meeting.  If you would like an order form now, go by Ms. Gibson's Room 146 and pick up an order form on the door.  We are selling Butter Braid Pastries again this year.  For every 12 you sell, you will get one free.  Make sure you tally the inventory and collect he money as you sell.  Checks can be made out to PCHS.  All orders are due November 15th, to Ms. Gibson.

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October 30, 2019

* Congratulations to PCHS Cross Country team for a great performance yesterday at Piedmont District Championships.
- Katie Brintle won the race and led the girls team to a 2nd place finish.
- Seth Wright placed 3rd overall and led the boys team to a 3rd place finish.
- Moi Cisneros won the middle school championships and led the team to 1st place finish.

* Anyone interested in Wrestling this season, there will be a brief meeting Friday morning, November 1st, at 8:30 am in the Auxiliary gym.  Students should report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by November 8th.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

* Attention Students:  Thursday, Halloween day, you may dress up in your scary attire.  No mask or face paintings are allowed.  Prize for the top 3 costumes.

* The Junior Class Fundraiser will officially kick off Friday, November 1st, at the Junior Class meeting.  If you would like an order form now, go by Ms. Gibson's Room 146 and pick up an order form on the door.  We are selling Butter Braid Pastries again this year.  For every 12 you sell, you will get one free.  Make sure you tally the inventory and collect he money as you sell.  Checks can be made out to PCHS.  All orders are due November 15th, to Ms. Gibson.

* Attention 9th Graders:  On Wednesday, November 6th, the 9th graders will be going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Students who are interested must turn in their permission slips by this Friday, November 1st.  Students can turn in their permission slips in the bucket located in the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* Seniors:  Permission slips for Longwood University and East Tennessee State are due this Friday, November 1st.  There are still spots for both trips available and students can get permission slips from the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* This Friday, November 1st, will be Pink Out.   Dress in all pink.  SGA will have pink items for sale at all three lunches to support this cause.

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October 29, 2019

* Congratulations to Caroline Vernon on her 1st place submission to the Virginia War Memorial's 4th Annual Veteran's Day Essay Competition.  She has been invited to Richmond to read her essay on Veteran's Day and is the winner of $250!  We are so proud of you Caroline!

* Attention Seniors:  You must choose your tux or drape picture for the yearbook by November 8th.  If you want a picture other than the one shown first on your proof card, you have to go to the Lifetouch portal or see Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.  If you are an underclassman who had retakes, your retake will be the one that is in the yearbook unless you go to Mrs. Mullis to have it changed.

* Anyone interested in Wrestling this season, there will be a brief meeting Friday morning, November 1st, at 8:30 am in the Auxiliary gym.  Students should report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* Students who are going to James Madison University with Mrs. Elmes tomorrow, please check your student email for more info about the trip.

* This Friday, November 1st, will be Pink Out.   Dress in all pink.  SGA will have pink items for sale at all three lunches to support this cause.

* The Junior Class Fundraiser will officially kick off Friday, November 1st, at the Junior Class meeting.  If you would like an order form now, go by Ms. Gibson's Room 146 and pick up an order form on the door.  We are selling Butter Braid Pastries again this year.  For every 12 you sell, you will get one free.  Make sure you tally the inventory and collect he money as you sell.  Checks can be made out to PCHS.  All orders are due November 15th, to Ms. Gibson.

* Seniors:  Permission slips for Longwood University and East Tennessee State are due this Friday, November 1st.  There are still spots for both trips available and students can get permission slips from the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* Attention Students:  Thursday, Halloween day, you may dress up in your scary attire.  No mask or face painting are allowed.  Prize for the top 3 costumes.

* Attention 9th Graders:  On Wednesday, November 6th, the 9th graders will be going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Students who are interested must turn in their permission slips by this Friday, November 1st.  Students can turn in their permission slips in the bucket located in the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  The PCHS Baseball team will be having their inaugural Cougar Baseball Halloween Costume Fall Scrimmage.  Come watch the boys in costume play ball.

* Attention Students, Faculty, and Staff:  If you have a family member or friend who is a veteran and you would like to invite them to be a part of our Veteran's Day Assembly, please pick up a form to be filled out with the veteran's information.  Forms may be picked up in the front office or in Room 123 and must be returned to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123 by October 30th.

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October 28, 2019

* Congratulations to the Cougar Football team for their big win against Tunstall on Friday night!

* Attention Students, Faculty, and Staff:  If you have a family member or friend who is a veteran and you would like to invite them to be a part of our Veteran's Day Assembly, please pick up a form to be filled out with the veteran's information.  Forms may be picked up in the front office or in Room 123 and must be returned to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123 by October 30th.

 * Attention Students and Faculty:  The PCHS Baseball team will be having their inaugural Cougar Baseball Halloween Costume Fall Scrimmage.  Come watch the boys in costume play ball.

* This Friday, November 1st, will be Pink Out.   Dress in all pink.  SGA will have pink items for sale at all three lunches to support this cause.

* Attention 9th Graders:  On Wednesday, November 6th, the 9th graders will be going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Students who are interested must turn in their permission slips by this Friday, November 1st.  Students can turn in their permission slips in the bucket located in the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* Anyone interested in Wrestling this season, there will be a brief meeting Friday morning, November 1st, at 8:30 am in the Auxiliary gym.  Students should report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* Attention Jr. Beta:  Your fundraiser forms are due TODAY.  Be sure to turn those in to Mrs. Mullis or Mrs. Rose.

* Attention Students:  Thursday, Halloween day, you may dress up in your spook attire.  No mask are allowed.  Prize for the top 3 costumes.

* Jr. Beta needs to bring doughnut forms to Mrs. Mullis today.

* Seniors:  Permission slips for Longwood University and East Tennessee State are due this Friday, November 1st.  There are still spots for both trips available and students can get permission slips from the College/Career Office beside Guidance.

* Attention students going on today's gifted field trip:  Report to front office lobby promptly at 9:30 this morning for departure.

* The Junior Class Fundraiser will officially kick off Friday, November 1st, at the Junior Class meeting.  If you would like an order form now, go by Ms. Gibson's Room 146 and pick up an order form on the door.  We are selling Butter Braid Pastries again this year.  For every 12 you sell, you will get one free.  Make sure you tally the inventory and collect he money as you sell.  Checks can be made out to PCHS.  All orders are due November 15th, to Ms. Gibson.

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October 25, 2019

* There will be no Boys Basketball conditioning today.  We will resume workouts on Tuesday, October 29th.

* Attention Sr. Beta's:  The Woolwine and Blue Ridge Elementary Fall Festivals are tomorrow.  If you signed up to help, make sure you get your permission form to Mr. Turchek in Room 170 before the end of school TODAY.

AASIS Members:  Just a reminder, Radford students will visit today during 4th block.  Please report to the conference room at the beginning of 4th block, after checking in with your teacher.

* Attention Jr. Beta:  Your fundraiser forms are due on Monday, October 28th.  Be sure to turn those in to Mrs. Mullis or Mrs. Rose.

* Attention Faculty and Staff:  Tonight will be Black Out.  come support the Varsity Football team take on Tunstall.  Next Friday, November 1st will be Pink Out.

* Seniors:  The permission slips for James Madison and Radford are due TODAY.  There are still spots open for East Tennessee State, Longwood, Virginia Tech, & UVA-Wise.  Students can get permission slips for these trips from Mrs. Elmes.

* Attention Students:  Boys Soccer team is selling Pura Vida bracelets in green, white, and yellow.  They are $7.00 each.  Come by Room 18 if you would like to purchase one.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek.

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October 24, 2019

* Boys basketball conditioning will be held TODAY after school.  Meet in the weight room after school.

* Attention FFA members:  There will be a club meeting this Friday at 8:30 am in the auditorium.  Please report to homeroom and come immediately to the auditorium.

* Attention Jr. Beta:  Your fundraiser forms are due on Monday, October 28th.  Be sure to turn those in to Mrs. Mullis or Mrs. Rose.

* Attention Faculty and Staff:  This Friday night will be Black Out.  come support the Varsity Football team take on Tunstall.  Next Friday, November 1st will be Pink Out.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

* Seniors:  The permission slips for James Madison and Radford are due this Friday, October 25th.  There are still spots open for East Tennessee State, Longwood, Virginia Tech, & UVA-Wise.  Students can get permission slips for these trips from Mrs. Elmes.

* Attention Students:  Boys Soccer team is selling Pura Vida bracelets in green, white, and yellow.  They are $7.00 each.  Come by Room 18 if you would like to purchase one.
If you ordered a bracelet and have not received one yet, please report to Mrs. Rose's room, 118.

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October 22, 2019

* Attention FFA members:  We will be having a FFA cookout Friday, October 25th, in the Ag Shop during lunch.  In order to attend this cookout, you need to sign up with Mr. Terry or Mr. Wood by Tuesday, October 22nd.  You will pay your $3.00 when you arrive at the cookout.

* Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:  If you are interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB test, please see Mrs. Dianne Hughes in the office next to guidance to sign up.  The test is free and will be given at our school on Thursday, November 21st.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

* Virginia Tech, Ferrum, Randolph-Macon, Randolph College, and VCU will be here this week for rep visits.  Any students, interested in attending, can sign up in the college/career office next to guidance.

* Attention Gifted Students:  Please check Google Classroom for details concerning next week's field trip.  You must pick up a permission form from Room 140 TODAY!  This is open to challenge students in grades 9, 11, & 12 and 8th & 10th graders not currently enrolled in English.

* Attention Current Sophomores and Juniors Currently Enrolled in the Gifted Program at PCHS:  It is time for interested students to apply for the Summer Residential Governor's School which focuses on one special area of interest and takes place during the summer of 2020.  During this program, you will live on a college or university campus for up to four weeks each summer.  While there, you will be involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects and performances, and seminars with noted scholars, visiting artists, and other professionals.  In the three mentorships, students are selected to work side-by-side with research scientists, physicians, and a variety of other professionals. 
The following programs are offered for the summer of 2020:  Agriculture, Humanities, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Medicine & Health Sciences, Engineering, Marine Science, Dance, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Theatre, Visual Arts.
If you are interested in applying, please see Mrs. Jennifer Turner in Room 140 for more information.

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October 21, 2019

* Attention FFA members:  We will be having a FFA cookout Friday, October 25th, in the Ag Shop during lunch.  In order to attend this cookout, you need to sign up with Mr. Terry or Mr. Wood by Tuesday, October 22nd.  You will pay your $3.00 when you arrive at the cookout.

* Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:  If you are interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB test, please see Mrs. Dianne Hughes in the office next to guidance to sign up.  The test is free and will be given at our school on Thursday, November 21st.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

* Virginia Tech, Ferrum, Randolph-Macon, Randolph College, and VCU will be here this week for rep visits.  Any students, interested in attending, can sign up in the college/career office next to guidance.

* Attention Gifted Students:  Please check Google Classroom for details concerning next week's field trip.  You must pick up a permission form from Room 140 TODAY!  This is open to challenge students in grades 9, 11, & 12 and 8th & 10th graders not currently enrolled in English.

* Attention Current Sophomores and Juniors Currently Enrolled in the Gifted Program at PCHS:  It is time for interested students to apply for the Summer Residential Governor's School which focuses on one special area of interest and takes place during the summer of 2020.  During this program, you will live on a college or university campus for up to four weeks each summer.  While there, you will be involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects and performances, and seminars with noted scholars, visiting artists, and other professionals.  In the three mentorships, students are selected to work side-by-side with research scientists, physicians, and a variety of other professionals. 
The following programs are offered for the summer of 2020:  Agriculture, Humanities, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Medicine & Health Sciences, Engineering, Marine Science, Dance, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Theatre, Visual Arts.
If you are interested in applying, please see Mrs. Jennifer Turner in Room 140 for more information.

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October 17, 2019

* Attention FFA members:  We will be having a FFA cookout next Friday, October 25th, in the Ag Shop during lunch.  In order to attend this cookout, you need to sign up with Mr. Terry or Mr. Wood by Tuesday, October 22nd.  You will pay your $3.00 when you arrive at the cookout.

* Best of luck to the Patrick County High School Fishing Team as they compete against other area high school teams in the  B.A.S.S. NATION OF VIRGINIA junior State Qualifier #2 South Division tournament at Buggs Island Lake at Occoneechee State Park in Clarksville, Virginia this upcoming weekend.   Good luck to all the PCHS Anglers !

* Virginia Tech, Ferrum, Randolph-Macon, Randolph College, and VCU will be here next week for rep visits.  Any students, interested in attending, can sign up in the college/career office next to guidance.

* Seniors:  Dates for campus tours have been set.  If you are interested in visiting UVA Wise, Radford, James Madison, East Tennessee State, and Longwood, see Mrs. Elmes for a permission slip.  Check Google Classroom for dates.

* Seniors who registered for the October ACT:  Please check your email for your new testing location.  The ACT will not be offered at PCHS on October 26th. 

* All students, faculty, and staff:  If you have a family member or friend who is  a veteran and you would like to invite them to be a part of our Veteran's Day Assembly, please pick up a form to be filled out with the veteran's information.  Forms may be picked up in the front office or in Room 123 and must be returned to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123 by October 28th.

* Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:  If you are interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB test, please see Mrs. Dianne Hughes in the office next to guidance to sign up.  The test is free and will be given at our school on Thursday, November 21st.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

* Attention Current Sophomores and Juniors Currently Enrolled in the Gifted Program at PCHS:  It is time for interested students to apply for the Summer Residential Governor's School which focuses on one special area of interest and takes place during the summer of 2020.  During this program, you will live on a college or university campus for up to four weeks each summer.  While there, you will be involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects and performances, and seminars with noted scholars, visiting artists, and other professionals.  In the three mentorships, students are selected to work side-by-side with research scientists, physicians, and a variety of other professionals. 
The following programs are offered for the summer of 2020:  Agriculture, Humanities, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Medicine & Health Sciences, Engineering, Marine Science, Dance, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Theatre, Visual Arts.
If you are interested in applying, please see Mrs. Jennifer Turner in Room 140 for more information.

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October 15, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  Go to your class of 2020 Classroom to make nominations for class song, flower, moto, colors.  You have this week to nominate.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be back at school tomorrow, Wednesday, October 16th, to assist you in ordering your graduation items.  They will be setup outside the Library during all three lunches.  Any seniors who have not ordered their cap, gown, and other senior items need to do so on this day.  This will be the last in-school ordering opportunity.  A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in Main Office.

* All students, faculty, and staff:  If you have a family member or friend who is  a veteran and you would like to invite them to be a part of our Veteran's Day Assembly, please pick up a form to be filled out with the veteran's information.  Forms may be picked up in the front office or in Room 123 and must be returned to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123 by October 28th.

* Attention FFA members:  We will be having a FFA cookout next Friday, October 25th, in the Ag Shop during lunch.  In order to attend this cookout, you need to sign up with Mr. Terry or Mr. Wood by Tuesday, October 22nd.  You will pay your $3.00 when you arrive at the cookout.

* Seniors:  Dates for campus tours have been set.  If you are interested in visiting UVA Wise, Radford, James Madison, East Tennessee State, and Longwood, see Mrs. Elmes for a permission slip.  Check Google Classroom for dates.

* Virginia Tech, Ferrum, Randolph-Macon, Randolph College, and VCU will be here next week for rep visits.  Any students, interested in attending, can sign up in the college/career office next to guidance.

* Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:  If you are interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB test, please see Mrs. Dianne Hughes in the office next to guidance to sign up.  The test is free and will be given at our school on Thursday, November 21st.

* Seniors who registered for the October ACT:  Please check your email for your new testing location.  The ACT will not be offered at PCHS on October 26th.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

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October 14, 2019

* All students, faculty, and staff:  If you have a family member or friend who is  a veteran and you would like to invite them to be a part of our Veteran's Day Assembly, please pick up a form to be filled out with the veteran's information.  Forms may be picked up in the front office or in Room 123 and must be returned to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123 by October 28th.

* 4-H will not meet today.

* Attention FFA members:  We will be having a FFA cookout Friday, October 25th, in the Ag Shop during lunch.  In order to attend this cookout, you need to sign up with Mr. Terry or Mr. Wood by Tuesday, October 22nd.  You will pay your $3.00 when you arrive at the cookout.

* Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:  If you are interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB test, please see Mrs. Dianne Hughes in the office next to guidance to sign up.  The test is free and will be given at our school on Thursday, November 21st.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be back at school on Wednesday, October 16th, to assist you in ordering your graduation items.  They will be setup outside the Library during all three lunches.  Any seniors who have not ordered their cap, gown, and other senior items need to do so on this day.  This will be the last in-school ordering opportunity.  A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in Main Office.

* Seniors who registered for the October ACT:  Please check your email for your new testing location.  The ACT will not be offered at PCHS on October 26th.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

* Mary Baldwin University will be here on Tuesday, October 15th.  Students interested in attending can sign up in the college/career office.

* Seniors:  Dates for campus tours have been set.  If you are interested in visiting UVA Wise, Radford, James Madison, East Tennessee State, and Longwood, see Mrs. Elmes for a permission slip.  Check Google Classroom for dates.

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October 11, 2019

* Seniors:  Dates for campus tours have been set.  If you are interested in visiting UVA Wise, Radford, James Madison, East Tennessee State, and Longwood, see Mrs. Elmes for a permission slip.  Check Google Classroom for dates.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be back at school on Wednesday, October 16th, to assist you in ordering your graduation items.  They will be setup outside the Library during all three lunches.  Any seniors who have not ordered their cap, gown, and other senior items need to do so on this day.  This will be the last in-school ordering opportunity.  A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in Main Office.

* Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:  If you are interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB test, please see Mrs. Dianne Hughes in the office next to guidance to sign up.  The test is free and will be given at our school on Thursday, November 21st.

* Mary Baldwin University will be here on Tuesday, October 15th.  Students interested in attending can sign up in the college/career office.

* Seniors who registered for the October ACT:  Please check your email for your new testing location.  The ACT will not be offered at PCHS on October 26th.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Are you interested in traveling to VA Sr. Beta Convention this year.  There is a meeting this Friday at 8:30 am in the Cafeteria for Sr. Betas interested in attending the convention.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT registration is still open!  Students who are interested, need to sign up and pay the $17 fee in Guidance by this Friday.

* Students, Faculty, and Staff:  If you have any gently used Halloween costumes, please consider donating them to My Friend's Closet.  There is a drop-off box in the front office.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

*  Attention 4-H Marksmen Shooting Team:  There is a fall membership meeting on October 10th from 6-7 pm.  The meeting is at the Shooting Range, 223 Transfer Station, Stuart, Va.  For more information, call 276-694-3341.

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October 10, 2019

* Seniors who registered for the October ACT:  Please check your email for your new testing location.  The ACT will not be offered at PCHS on October 26th.

* Students, Faculty, and Staff:  If you have any gently used Halloween costumes, please consider donating them to My Friend's Closet.  There is a drop-off box in the front office.

* Seniors:  Dates for campus tours have been set.  If you are interested in visiting UVA Wise, Radford, James Madison, East Tennessee State, and Longwood, see Mrs. Elmes for a permission slip.  Check Google Classroom for dates.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

*  Attention 4-H Marksmen Shooting Team:  There is a fall membership meeting on October 10th from 6-7 pm.  The meeting is at the Shooting Range, 223 Transfer Station, Stuart, Va.  For more information, call 276-694-3341.

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October 9, 2019

* Softball conditioning will start TODAY.  Report to Room 165.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT registration is still open.  Students who are interested need to sign up and pay the $17 fee in Guidance by this Friday.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  We have another volunteer opportunity for you.  The Patrick County Public Schools need helpers with their concession stand at the surplus auction this Saturday morning.  If you are interested, see Mr. Turchek in Room 170 today.

* Seniors who registered for the October ACT:  Please check your email for your new testing location.  The ACT will not be offered at PCHS on October 26th.

* Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:  If you are interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB test, please see Mrs. Dianne Hughes in the office next to guidance to sign up.  The test is free and will be given at our school on Thursday, November 21st.

* Students, Faculty, and Staff:  If you have any gently used Halloween costumes, please consider donating them to My Friend's Closet.  There is a drop-off box in the front office.

* Seniors:  Dates for campus tours have been set.  If you are interested in visiting UVA Wise, Radford, James Madison, East Tennessee State, and Longwood, see Mrs. Elmes for a permission slip.  Check Google Classroom for dates.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

*  Attention 4-H Marksmen Shooting Team:  There is a fall membership meeting on October 10th from 6-7 pm.  The meeting is at the Shooting Range, 223 Transfer Station, Stuart, Va.  For more information, call 276-694-3341.

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October 8, 2019

* Softball conditioning will start Wednesday, October 9th.  Report to Room 165.

* Seniors who registered for the October ACT:  Please check your email for your new testing location.  The ACT will not be offered at PCHS on October 26th.

* Seniors:  Dates for campus tours have been set.  If you are interested in visiting UVA Wise, Radford, James Madison, East Tennessee State, and Longwood, see Mrs. Elmes for a permission slip.  Check Google Classroom for dates.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek. 

* Students, Faculty, and Staff:  If you have any gently used Halloween costumes, please consider donating them to My Friend's Closet.  There is a drop-off box in the front office.

*  Attention 4-H Marksmen Shooting Team:  There is a fall membership meeting on October 10th from 6-7 pm.  The meeting is at the Shooting Range, 223 Transfer Station, Stuart, Va.  For more information, call 276-694-3341.

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October 7, 2019

* Congratulations to the Varsity Football team on their big win on Friday night over Martinsville!  The Cougars will play at home this Friday night so come out and show your support!  Great job Cougars!

* Attention Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting this Friday, in the cafeteria at 8:30 am, for Sr. Betas interested in attending the convention.

* Attention Sr. Beta Members:  The town of Stuart needs your help with the Stuart Spook-tacular!  You will be supervising games and bounce houses from 5-8 pm on Thursday, October 31st.  Sign up on the door of Room 170 and get a permission form from Mr. Turchek.

* Students, Faculty, and Staff:  If you have any gently used Halloween costumes, please consider donating them to My Friend's Closet.  There is a drop-off box in the front office.

*  Attention 4-H Marksmen Shooting Team:  There is a fall membership meeting on October 10th from 6-7 pm.  The meeting is at the Shooting Range, 223 Transfer Station, Stuart, Va.  For more information, call 276-694-3341.

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October 3, 2019

* Come out and support your Lady Cougar Volleyball Team!  They will take on Tunstell.  JV plays at 5:30 and Varsity to follow!

* Attention students who ride bus #63:  Beginning on Monday, Bus 63 will no longer be at top near the Library; the bus will be near the Auditorium.

* Attention Gifted Students:  Please check your email for an invitation to Google Classroom if you have not already joined.  Joining will allow you to stay up to date with field trips, scholarship opportunities, and other activities.  If you did not receive an invitation and believe you should have, please see Jennifer Turner, in Room 140 on the English hall.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your September hours are due to Mr. Adams by Friday, October 4th.

* Softball conditioning will be held on Wednesday, October 9th get dressed and report to Room 165.

* Seniors:  Next week, the University of Lynchburg and Longwood University will be doing onsite admissions.  For students who have already completed their college applications to these two schools, you will receive your application decision next week.  If you are interested in learning more about these schools and applying, please sign-up with Mrs. Elmes.

* Next week, Radford, Longwood, University of Lynchburg, Averett, Hampden-Sydney, and Richard Bland will be here for rep visits.  If you are interested in learning about these schools, sign up in Mrs. Elmes office.  Sign-up sheets are on the table.

* FAFSA is now open.  Please make sure that you and your family make time to complete the 2020-2021 application as soon as possible.  On Monday, October 7th from 5-7 pm, in the Library, there will be a FAFSA Completion Night.

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October 2, 2019

* The Patrick County Golf Team finished in 4th place out of 14 schools in the Region 2C Tournament on Monday.  They played at the Old Course in Hot Springs, VA.  Wesley Roberson led the Cougars with a 85, Jalen Hagwood had 87, David Smith had 90, and Taylor Swails had 97.

* Softball conditioning will be held on Wednesday, October 9th get dressed and report to Room 165.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Stuart Elementary School desperately needs more volunteers for their Fall Festival this Friday, October 4th.  If you can help with the Stuart Elementary Fall Festival sign up on the door of Room 170 today.

* Seniors:  Next week, the University of Lynchburg and Longwood University will be doing onsite admissions.  For students who have already completed their college applications to these two schools, you will receive your application decision next week.  If you are interested in learning more about these schools and applying, please sign-up with Mrs. Elmes.

* FAFSA is now open.  Please make sure that you and your family make time to complete the 2020-2021 application as soon as possible.  On Monday, October 7th from 5-7 pm, in the Library, there will be a FAFSA Completion Night.

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October 1, 2019

* There will be no soccer conditioning this week.

* The Military STAR Club will NOT meet this week.  We will resume meeting next Monday.

* Seniors:  Next week, the University of Lynchburg and Longwood University will be doing onsite admissions.  For students who have already completed their college applications to these two schools, you will receive your application decision next week.  If you are interested in learning more about these schools and applying, please sign-up with Mrs. Elmes.

* Attention Varsity Club:  $10 dues are due to Ms. Wimmer in Room 160 by October 2nd.

* FAFSA is now open.  Please make sure that you and your family make time to complete the 2020-2021 application as soon as possible.  On Monday, October 7th from 5-7 pm, in the Library, there will be a FAFSA Completion Night.

* Attention Co-op students:  Your September hours are due to Mr. Adams by Friday, October 4th.

* Attention Seniors who turned in permission slips to attend the PHCC Field Trip:  This is a reminder that the Senior Field Trip to PHCC is Thursday, October 3rd from 8:45 - 2:00.  Lunch will be provided.  On Thursday morning, please check in with your first block teacher and then report to the cafeteria.  Buses will depart promptly at 8:45.

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September 27, 2019

* Homecoming voting will be open through the end of 2nd block in Google Classroom.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  We will have an election for some of the club's offices today.  Please check your school email after 2nd lunch for directions on how to vote.

* All Jr. Beta members need to go on Google Classroom and vote for president and vice president and indicate if they are going to the convention by the end of 1st block.

* Attention Seniors:  Make-up pictures / retakes will be Tuesday, October 1st.  This is the last chance to have your formal pictures made for the yearbook.  If you have not had your formal picture made or need to retake your picture, please see Mrs. Mullis, in Room 122 or 182, or see Mrs. Stanley, in the office to sign up for a time.

* Make-up pictures / retakes will be Tuesday, October 1st for Underclassmen, Faculty, and Staff.

* Attention Underclassmen:  If you had your picture taken, but need to have it retaken, please bring your portrait package to Mrs. Mullis, in Room 122 or 182, or Mrs. Stanley, in the office and sign up.

* New Member Induction for Jr. and Sr. Beta will be Monday, September 30th, at 7 pm, in the auditorium.

* The Jostens class ring representative will be here on Monday, September 30th during all three lunches to collect for class ring balances.  Final balances must be paid during lunch with cash or money order as no personal checks will be accepted.  Junior Day Ring Delivery will be on Thursday, October 3rd.  Students can also call 1-800-JOSTENS to pay with credit or debit card from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be here on Monday, September 30th to assist you in ordering your graduation items.  They will be setup outside the Library during all three lunches.  All Seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items on this day.  A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in the Main Office.

 * Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Students that would like to visit the Library during their lunch time must sign up and pick up a pass before the tardy bell.

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September 26, 2019

* Attention students:  If you ordered a Homecoming shirt you need to come see Mrs. Rose today to pay and pick up.  Shirts are $10.  There are extra shirts for sale.

* Scholastic Bowl will practice today after school.

* New Member Induction for Jr. and Sr. Beta will be Monday, September 30th, at 7 pm, in the auditorium.

* Attention New Sr. Betas:  All your paper work and money needs to be turned in before induction.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  The Stuart Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with their Fall Festival Friday, October 4, 2019.  If you are interested in helping sign up on the door to Room 170.

* Attention Varsity Club:  $10 dues are due to Ms. Wimmer in Room 160 by October 2nd.

* The Jostens class ring representative will be here on Monday, September 30th during all three lunches to collect for class ring balances.  Final balances must be paid during lunch with cash or money order as (No Personal Checks) will be accepted.  Junior Day Ring Delivery will be on Thursday, October 3rd.  Students can also call 1-800-JOSTENS to pay with credit or debit card from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be here on Monday, September 30th to assist you in ordering your graduation items.  They will be setup outside the Library during all three lunches.  All Seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items on this day.  A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in the Main Office.

* Mrs. Richardson is happy to announce that we are back in Room 184.  All of Mrs. Richardson's classes need to report to Room 184 today.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Students that would like to visit the Library during their lunch time must sign up and pick up a pass before the tardy bell.

* Attention Students:  If you're interested in an adventure and would like to go to Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia during the Summer of 2021, please see Ms. Carlson in Room 168 to pick up a flyer.  There will be a parent meeting TONIGHT, September 26th at 6 pm, in the Library.

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September 25, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be here on Monday, September 30th to assist you in ordering your graduation items.  They will be setup outside the Library during all three lunches.  All Seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items on this day.  A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in the Main Office.

* Attention students:  If you ordered a Homecoming shirt you need to come see Mrs. Rose today or tomorrow to pay and pick up.  Shirts are $10.  There are extra shirts for sale.

* Powder Puff Game will be tonight after the Middle School game at 7:00.  The cost is $2.00 to get in or bring $1.00 and a can.  Hope to see you there!

* The Patrick County Golf Team tied for second place in the Piedmont District Tournament held at Olde Mill Golf Club.  Daniel Smith led the Cougars with a 83, Jalen Hagwood had 86, Wesley Roberson had 92, and Taylor Swails had 101.  Daniel Smith and Jalen Hagwood each made 1st team all-district while Wesley Roberson made 2nd team all-district.  The Cougars will compete in the Region AA Tournament next Monday.

* Attention all 10th graders going on the SOVA Career Expo trip tomorrow:  Please remember to wear comfortable clothing & shoes.

If you marked to bring your lunch on the permission form, please do not forget it!
An announcement will be made in the morning for students going on trip to report to the cafeteria around 8:20 am.  Approximate time of arrival back to PCHS will be 3:00 pm.
If any questions regarding trip, see Mrs. Largen in CTE or Dr. Presley in Room #147.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  The Stuart Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with their Fall Festival Friday, October 4, 2019.  If you are interested in helping sign up on the door to Room 170.

* Attention Varsity Club:  $10 dues are due to Ms. Wimmer in Room 160 by October 2nd.

* There will be no Girls Soccer conditioning this week.  We will resume October 1, 2019.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* New Member Induction for Jr. and Sr. Beta will be Monday, September 30th, at 7 pm, in the auditorium.

* Attention Students:  If you're interested in an adventure and would like to go to Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia during the Summer of 2021, please see Ms. Carlson in Room 168 to pick up a flyer.  There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm, in the Library.

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September 24, 2019

* There will be no girls soccer conditioning this week.  We will resume October 1, 2019.

* Tomorrow is "Which Witch is Which" day.  Be sure to twin with your favorite person as a matching set.  Think "salt & pepper", twiddle dee & twiddle dum", "dumb & dumber", "Mary Kate & Ashley"....We want lots of twins! Show your school spirit!

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Boys Soccer clinic for boys in grades 8-12 will be held Tuesday, September 24th, at 7 pm at Rotary.

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September 23, 2019

* Homecoming shirts have arrived!  If you have paid, please come see Ms. Rose to pick yours up.  If you haven't, please pay during your lunch today.

* Teachers:  You are welcome to do a banner or decorate your door this week for Homecoming (however you must provide your own supplies).  Also, if you have any students dressed up for homeroom, please chat Ms. Rose.

*For Homecoming celebration, tomorrow will be "Decade Day":
8th & 9th will dress up like the 80's
10th & 11th  will dress up like the 90's
12th will dress up like the 70's
Faculty - any decade

* New Member Induction for Jr. and Sr. Beta will be Monday, September 30th, at 7 pm, in the auditorium.

* Seniors:  Senior Parent Night will be TONIGHT, September 23rd from 6 - 7:30 pm, in the cafeteria.  There will be representatives from 4 year colleges/universities, 2 year community colleges, trade and technical schools, and the military here to talk with students and families about the different options available for students after high school.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Liberty University will be here TODAY, September 23rd, during 2nd block for a rep visit.  Students interested in attending the rep visit and learning more about Liberty University can sign up in Mrs. Elmes' office.

* Boys Soccer clinic for boys in grades 8-12 will be held Tuesday, September 24th, at 7 pm at Rotary.

* Attention Students:  If you're interested in an adventure and would like to go to Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia during the Summer of 2021, please see Ms. Carlson in Room 168 to pick up a flyer.  There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm, in the Library.

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September 20, 2019

* The Cougars Golf team shot a 348 yesterday in a match at Great Oaks Country Club in Floyd.  Low scores for the Cougars were Wesley Roberson with 82, Jalen Hagwood with 82, David Smith with 86, and Garrett Leftwich with 98.  The Cougars will play on Tuesday in the Piedmont District Tournament.

* There will be a senior class meeting on Monday, September 23rd at 9:00 am in the Auditorium.  Seniors need to bring a pen or pencil with them.

* Boys Soccer clinic for boys in grades 8-12 will be held Tuesday, September 24th, at 7 pm at Rotary.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Liberty University will be here on Monday, October 23rd, during 2nd block for a rep visit.  Students interested in attending the rep visit and learning more about Liberty University can sign up in Mrs. Elmes' office.

* Seniors:  Senior Parent Night will be Monday, September 23rd from 6 - 7:30 pm, in the cafeteria.  There will be representatives from 4 year colleges/universities, 2 year community colleges, trade and technical schools, and the military here to talk with students and families about the different options available for students after high school.

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September 19, 2019

* Attention FFA members:  There will be an FFA meeting Friday morning in the auditorium.  Check into homeroom and then report to the meeting.  Dues must be paid in order to attend.

* The deadline to register for the October ACT is this Friday, September 20th.  Students need to visit www.act.org to register for the test.  If anyone needs assistance registering, please see Mrs. Elmes.

* Boys Soccer clinic for boys in grades 8-12 will be held Tuesday, September 24th, at 7 pm at Rotary.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Liberty University will be here on Monday, October 23rd, during 2nd block for a rep visit.  Students interested in attending the rep visit and learning more about Liberty University can sign up in Mrs. Elmes' office.

* Seniors:  Senior Parent Night will be Monday, September 23rd from 6 - 7:30 pm, in the cafeteria.  There will be representatives from 4 year colleges/universities, 2 year community colleges, trade and technical schools, and the military here to talk with students and families about the different options available for students after high school.

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September 18, 2019

* The Patrick County Varsity Golf team defeated Carroll County and Pulaski County in a tri-meet at Olde Mill Golf Club yesterday in a 9-hole match.  David Smith led the Cougars with 40, Wesley Roberson had 42, Jalen Hagwood had 43, and Taylor Swails had 55.  The Cougars' next match is Thursday at Floyd.

* Boys Soccer clinic for boys in grades 8-12 will be held Tuesday, September 24th, at 7 pm at Rotary.

* Attention Varsity Athletes:  We will meet for Varsity Club Thursday, September 19th.  Go to first block, then report to the auditorium for a brief meeting about helping at the Special Olympics.  Remember to bring $10 for club dues.

* New Member Induction for Jr. and Sr. Beta will be Monday, September 30th, at 7 pm, in the auditorium.

* Liberty University will be here on Monday, October 23rd, during 2nd block for a rep visit.  Students interested in attending the rep visit and learning more about Liberty University can sign up in Mrs. Elmes' office.

* Seniors:  Senior Parent Night will be Monday, September 23rd from 6 - 7:30 pm, in the cafeteria.  There will be representatives from 4 year colleges/universities, 2 year community colleges, trade and technical schools, and the military here to talk with students and families about the different options available for students after high school.

* The Military STAR Club will NOT meet today.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Attention Students:  If you're interested in an adventure and would like to go to Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia during the Summer of 2021, please see Ms. Carlson in Room 168 to pick up a flyer.  There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm, in the Library.

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September 17, 2019

* Big congrats to the JV Lady Cougars Volleyball team for their exciting win over Carroll County last night!  The girls started strong in the first set winning 25-18 and came back from trailing in the second set winning 26-24!  Our Lady Cougars will be hosting this Thursday, September 19th against Martinsville.  Please come out and support our girls with JV at 5:30 and Varsity to follow @ 7.

* The PC Varsity Golf team finished in 2nd yesterday in a 7 team district match played at Olde Mill Golf Club.  Wesley Roberson and Jalen Hagwood led the Cougars with 83 while Taylor Swails had 86, and David Smith had 87.  The Cougars next match is today at Carroll County.

* Boys Soccer clinic will be canceled today, September 17th.  We will resume on Tuesday, September 24th at 7 pm at Rotary.  This is for all 8th - 12th graders that are planning to play soccer in the Spring.

* Any student interested in Wrestling this season but hasn't signed up, should stop by and sign up with Coach Lawson in Room 155.

* Preseason Wrestling workouts will be held on Monday's and Thursday's starting Monday, September 16th from 3:45 to 6 pm.  Students planning to participate must have a current VHSL physical on file.  Wrestlers needing a VHSL physical form to get completed can pick one up from the counter in the main office or from Coach Lawson in Room 155.  Any student that is currently not participating in a Fall sport and planning to wrestle this season should make plans to attend these workouts.  These workouts are planned and geared toward helping you prepare for the upcoming season.  For more information about wrestling this season or these preseason workouts stop by and see Coach Lawson in Room 155.

* Attention Varsity Athletes:  We will meet for Varsity Club Thursday, September 19th.  Go to first block, then report to the auditorium for a brief meeting about helping at the Special Olympics.  Remember to bring $10 for club dues.

* Attention Students:  If you're interested in an adventure and would like to go to Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia during the Summer of 2021, please see Ms. Carlson in Room 168 to pick up a flyer.  There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm, in the Library.

* Seniors:  Senior Parent Night will be Monday, September 23rd from 6 - 7:30 pm, in the cafeteria.  There will be representatives from 4 year colleges/universities, 2 year community colleges, trade and technical schools, and the military here to talk with students and families about the different options available for students after high school.

* Seniors:  UNC Greensboro will be here TODAY, September 17th.  If you are interested in learning more about UNCG and meeting with their college representative, please sign up with Mrs. Elmes.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Attention Students:  If you are interested in doing the morning announcements, please come by the Library to sign up.

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September 16, 2019

* Attention Students:  If you're interested in an adventure and would like to go to Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia during the Summer of 2021, please see Ms. Carlson in Room 168 to pick up a flyer.  There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm, in the Library.

* Any student interested in Wrestling this season but hasn't signed up, should stop by and sign up with Coach Lawson in Room 155.

* Preseason Wrestling workouts will be held on Monday's and Thursday's starting Monday, September 16th from 3:45 to 6 pm.  Students planning to participate must have a current VHSL physical on file.  Wrestlers needing a VHSL physical form to get completed can pick one up from the counter in the main office or from Coach Lawson in Room 155.  Any student that is currently not participating in a Fall sport and planning to wrestle this season should make plans to attend these workouts.  These workouts are planned and geared toward helping you prepare for the upcoming season.  For more information about wrestling this season or these preseason workouts stop by and see Coach Lawson in Room 155.

* Seniors:  Senior Parent Night will be Monday, September 23rd from 6 - 7:30 pm, in the cafeteria.  There will be representatives from 4 year colleges/universities, 2 year community colleges, trade and technical schools, and the military here to talk with students and families about the different options available for students after high school.

* Seniors:  UNC Greensboro will be here on Tuesday, September 17th.  If you are interested in learning more about UNCG and meeting with their college representative, please sign up with Mrs. Elmes.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Attention Varsity Athletes:  We will meet for Varsity Club Thursday, September 19th.  Go to first block, then report to the auditorium for a brief meeting about helping at the Special Olympics.  Remember to bring $10 for club dues.

* Attention Students:  If you are interested in doing the morning announcements, please come by the Library to sign up.

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September 13, 2019

* Seniors:  UNC Greensboro will be here on Tuesday, September 17th.  If you are interested in learning more about UNCG and meeting with their college representative, please sign up with Mrs. Elmes.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Attention Varsity Athletes:  We will meet for Varsity Club Thursday, September 19th.  Go to first block, then report to the auditorium for a brief meeting about helping at the Special Olympics.  Remember to bring $10 for club dues.

* Attention All Students:  Homecoming nominations will be accepted this week during all three lunches outside the cafeteria.  You are only allowed to nominate a female for grades 8-11.  Grade 12 will be allowed to nominate a female or male.  A picture must be submitted with the nomination.  Name and grade must be printed on the back of the picture.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Attention Students:  If you are interested in doing the morning announcements, please come by the Library to sign up.

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September 12, 2019

* The PC Varsity Golf team defeated James River yesterday 166 to 189.  The Cougars were led by Wesley Roberson with 39, Jalen Hagwood had 40, David Smith had 41, and Garrett Leftwich had 46.  The Cougars' next match is at home on Monday.

* Attention Summit Club members:  You need to meet in Ms. Gibson's room (146) Friday morning, at 8:30.  This meeting is required.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  The candy for our fundraiser arrived early.  Stop by Room 170 to pick up your fundraiser candy today.

* Attention Varsity Athletes:  We will meet for Varsity Club Thursday, September 19th.  Go to first block, then report to the auditorium for a brief meeting about helping at the Special Olympics.  Remember to bring $10 for club dues.

* Seniors:  UNC Greensboro will be here on Tuesday, September 17th.  If you are interested in learning more about UNCG and meeting with their college representative, please sign up with Mrs. Elmes.

* Any 8th - 12th grader interested in playing softball:  There will be a meeting Friday the 13th, in the Library, at 8:30 am.

* Attention All Students:  Homecoming nominations will be accepted this week during all three lunches outside the cafeteria.  You are only allowed to nominate a female for grades 8-11.  Grade 12 will be allowed to nominate a female or male.  A picture must be submitted with the nomination.  Name and grade must be printed on the back of the picture.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Attention students interested in wrestling this season:  There will be a brief meeting this Friday, at 8:30, in the auxiliary gym.  Check in with homeroom before attending.  This is a very important meeting and all interested should attend.

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am, in the cafeteria, on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

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September 11, 2019

* The PC Varsity Golf team finished 3rd yesteday in a 7 team district match at Magna Vista.  The Cougars shot their best team score of the year to this point with a 330 only 9 strokes back of Halifax.  Taylor Swails and David Smith lead the Cougars with 81, while Jalen Hagwood had 82 and Wesley Roberson had 86.  The Cougars next match is today.

* Attention Varsity Athletes:  We will meet for Varsity Club Thursday, September 19th.  Go to first block, then report to the auditorium for a brief meeting about helping at the Special Olympics.  Remember to bring $10 for club dues.

* The Military STAR Club will not meet today.

* Attention Summit members:  You need to go on Google Classroom and sign up to work ballgames by the end of TODAY.

* Seniors:  UNC Greensboro will be here on Tuesday, September 17th.  If you are interested in learning more about UNCG and meeting with their college representative, please sign up with Mrs. Elmes.

* The 2 gift card winners for the College Fair Scavenger Hunt are Fiona Rorrer and Jason Barnett.  These two students should see Mrs. Elmes today to claim their prize.

* Teachers:  Please see your email for a link to order lunch at PC cafe this Friday.  Orders need to be placed TODAY.

* Any 8th - 12th grader interested in playing softball:  There will be a meeting Friday the 13th, in the Library, at 8:30 am.

* All Jr. Beta inductees need to go to Google Classroom and accept the invitation immediately.  If you did not get an invitation, see Mrs. Mullis.

* Attention All Students:  Homecoming nominations will be accepted this week during all three lunches outside the cafeteria.  You are only allowed to nominate a female for grades 8-11.  Grade 12 will be allowed to nominate a female or male.  A picture must be submitted with the nomination.  Name and grade must be printed on the back of the picture.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Attention students interested in wrestling this season:  There will be a brief meeting this Friday, at 8:30, in the auxiliary gym.  Check in with homeroom before attending.  This is a very important meeting and all interested should attend.

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am, in the cafeteria, on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

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September 10, 2019

* There will be no soccer conditioning today.

* Any 8th - 12th grader interested in playing softball:  There will be a meeting Friday the 13th, in the cafeteria, at 8:30 am.

* Congrats to both the JV and Varsity Lady Cougars Volleyball teams for the wins over Bassett last night!  JV battled winning their third set 16-14 and Varsity had a clear sweep in 3 dominating sets.  The Lady Cougars will host tomorrow against Halifax so please come out and support our girls!

* All Jr. Beta inductees need to go to Google Classroom and accept the invitation immediately.  If you did not get an invitation, see Mrs. Mullis.

* Attention All Students:  Homecoming nominations will be accepted this week during all three lunches outside the cafeteria.  You are only allowed to nominate a female for grades 8-11.  Grade 12 will be allowed to nominate a female or male.  A picture must be submitted with the nomination.  Name and grade must be printed on the back of the picture.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

* Mrs. Richardson's classes need to report to Room 122 today.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Attention students interested in wrestling this season:  There will be a brief meeting this Friday, at 8:30, in the auxiliary gym.  Check in with homeroom before attending.  This is a very important meeting and all interested should attend.

* Juniors and Seniors:  The VACRAD College Fair will be here on Tuesday, September 10th during 1st and 2nd block.  Juniors will attend during 1st block and Seniors will attend during 2nd block.  To see which colleges will be here next week, check Google Classroom.

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am, in the cafeteria, on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

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September 9, 2019

* There will be a fundraiser for the Red Cross this week, during all three lunches.  Donate your change to a good cause.

* Juniors and Seniors:  The VACRAD College Fair will be here on Tuesday, September 10th during 1st and 2nd block.  Juniors will attend during 1st block and Seniors will attend during 2nd block.  To see which colleges will be here next week, check Google Classroom.

* Mrs. Richardson's classes need to report to Room 122 today.

* Attention students interested in wrestling this season:  There will be a brief meeting this Friday, at 8:30, in the auxiliary gym.  Check in with homeroom before attending.  This is a very important meeting and all interested should attend.

* Sophomores and Juniors:  The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 16th for $17.00.  The PSAT will help prepare students for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up for the test and make their $17 payment in Guidance.  Sign-ups and payments are due Friday, September 27th.

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September 6, 2019

* Any student interested in wrestling this season:  There will be a meeting on Friday, September 13th, in the gym.  This is a very important meeting and all interested should plan to attend.  Report to the gym after checking in with homeroom.

* Juniors and Seniors:  The VACRAD College Fair will be here on Tuesday, September 10th during 1st and 2nd block.  Juniors will attend during 1st block and Seniors will attend during 2nd block.  To see which colleges will be here next week, check Google Classroom.

* Attention all 10th grade students:  This is a reminder that all SOVA Expo permission forms are due TODAY.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your August hours logs are due TODAY.  Please see Mr. Adams if you have any questions.

* Jr. Beta invitations have been handed out.  If you think you qualify and didn't get an invitation, please see Mrs. Mullis or Mrs. Rose.  We will have a meeting this morning, at 8:30, in the auditorium.

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am, in the cafeteria, on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

* Seniors:  College reps from Emory & Henry, William & Mary, and UVA will be here next week.  If you are interested in meeting with these reps or learning more about these universities, sign up in Mrs. Elmes room next to guidance.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  The theme for tonight's game is Jersey Night.  Wear your jerseys to show school spirit.  A prize will be given to the top 3 participants.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  You must order your shirts for Homecoming TODAY.  You must have your shirts paid for by September 13th.  Come by outside the cafeteria to pay for your shirts.

* There will be a fundraiser for the Red Cross September 9th through September 13th, during all three lunches.  Donate your change to a good cause.

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September 5, 2019

* Juniors and Seniors:  The VACRAD College Fair will be here on Tuesday, September 10th during 1st and 2nd block.  Juniors will attend during 1st block and Seniors will attend during 2nd block.  To see which colleges will be here next week, check Google Classroom.

* Attention all 10th grade students:  This is a reminder that all SOVA Expo permission forms are due this Friday, September 6th.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your August hours logs are due by Friday, September 6th.  Please see Mr. Adams if you have any questions.

* Jr. Beta invitations have been handed out.  If you think you qualify and didn't get an invitation, please see Mrs. Mullis or Mrs. Rose.  We will have a meeting on Friday, September 6th, at 8:30, in the auditorium.

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am, in the cafeteria, on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

* Seniors:  College reps from Emory & Henry, William & Mary, and UVA will be here next week.  If you are interested in meeting with these reps or learning more about these universities, sign up in Mrs. Elmes room next to guidance.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  The theme for this Friday's game is Jersey Night.  Wear your jerseys to show school spirit.  A prize will be given to the top 3 participants.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  You must order your shirts for Homecoming by this Friday, September 6th.  You must have your shirts paid for by September 13th.  Come by outside the cafeteria to pay for your shirts.

* Attention Students:  The survey, about Homecoming movie or dance, will be shut down on Friday, September 6th.  Be sure to vote for either a movie or a dance.

* Seniors:  The next SAT will be on Saturday, October 5th.  The registration deadline is Friday, September 6th.  To register for the test go to www.sat.org.  If you need any assistance see Mrs. Elmes.

* There will be a fundraiser for the Red Cross September 9th through September 13th, during all three lunches.  Donate your change to a good cause.

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September 4, 2019

* The Patrick County Varsity Golf team finished 4th yesterday in a 7 team district match held at Beaver Hills Golf Club.  David Smith led the Cougars with a 79.  Garrett Leftwich had 86, Jalen Hagwood 87, and Taylor Swails 91.  The Cougars next match is on Tuesday at Magna Vista.

* The Military STAR Club will meet today after school in Room 123.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your August hours logs are due by Friday, September 6th.  Please see Mr. Adams if you have any questions.

* Jr. Beta invitations have been handed out.  If you think you qualify and didn't get an invitation, please see Mrs. Mullis or Mrs. Rose.  We will have a meeting on Friday, September 6th, at 8:30, in the auditorium.

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am, in the cafeteria, on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

* Seniors:  College reps from Emory & Henry, William & Mary, and UVA will be here next week.  If you are interested in meeting with these reps or learning more about these universities, sign up in Mrs. Elmes room next to guidance.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  The theme for this Friday's game is Jersey Night.  Wear your jerseys to show school spirit.  A prize will be given to the top 3 participants.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  You must order your shirts for Homecoming by this Friday, September 6th.  You must have your shirts paid for by September 13th.  Come by outside the cafeteria to pay for your shirts.

* Attention Students:  The survey, about Homecoming movie or dance, will be shut down on Friday, September 6th.  Be sure to vote for either a movie or a dance.

* The PCHS Praise and Worship Team will have their first practice on September 5th, at 7 am, in the auditorium.  If you enjoy singing, playing an instrument, or worship, then come join us.  Everyone is welcome!

* Seniors:  The next SAT will be on Saturday, October 5th.  The registration deadline is Friday, September 6th.  To register for the test go to www.sat.org.  If you need any assistance see Mrs. Elmes.

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September 3, 2019

* Big Congratulations to the Varsity Football team on their 38-27 win over Carroll County on Friday night!  Please come out this Friday night and show your support as the Cougars take on the Floyd County Buffaloes, at home, at 7:00.

* Jr. Beta invitations have been handed out.  If you think you qualify and didn't get an invitation, please see Mrs. Mullis or Mrs. Rose.  We will have a meeting on Friday, September 6th, at 8:30, in the auditorium.

* There will be a meeting for invitees to the Sr. Beta Club on Friday, September 6th, at 8:30 am.  New member inductions for Jr. and Sr. Beta will be Monday, September 30th, at 7 pm, in the auditorium.

* Invites to Sr. Beta have been sent out.  If you did not get a Sr. Beta invite and think you should have, see Mr. Turchek in Room 170 by September 4th.

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am, in the cafeteria, on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

* There will be a fundraiser for the Red Cross September 9th through September 13th, during all three lunches.  Donate your change to a good cause.

* Girls Soccer conditioning will begin TODAY, September 3rd and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday after school.  Girls should report to Room 155 dressed and ready to go by 3:45.  You must have a completed VHSL physical on file with the school to participate.

* Girls Basketball conditioning will begin TODAY and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday right after school.  Please meet in the gym immediately after school to catch the bus.  You must have a VHSL physical on file to be able to participate.

* If you were invited to take part in Summit and have not turned in your letter of intent, please do so TODAY.  Today is the last day those letters will be accepted.

* Attention Seniors:  The Senior field trip to PHCC will be Thursday, October 3rd.  To attend, you must pick up a permission form from Mrs. Dianne Hughes, PHCC Career Coach, in the office next to guidance.  You must return your permission slip by September 19th to attend.

* Seniors:  College reps from Emory & Henry, William & Mary, and UVA will be here next week.  If you are interested in meeting with these reps or learning more about these universities, sign up in Mrs. Elmes room next to guidance.

* The Military STAR Club will meet tomorrow after school in Room 123.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  The theme for this Friday's game is Jersey Night.  Wear your jerseys to show school spirit.  A prize will be given to the top 3 participants.

* Attention Students and Faculty:  You must order your shirts for Homecoming by this Friday, September 6th.  You must have your shirts paid for by September 13th.  Come by outside the cafeteria to pay for your shirts.

* Attention Students:  The survey, about Homecoming movie or dance, will be shut down on Friday, September 6th.  Be sure to vote for either a movie or a dance.

* The PCHS Praise and Worship Team will have their first practice on September 5th, at 7 am, in the auditorium.  If you enjoy singing, playing an instrument, or worship, then come join us.  Everyone is welcome!

* Seniors:  The next SAT will be on Saturday, October 5th.  The registration deadline is Friday, September 6th.  To register for the test go to www.sat.org.  If you need any assistance see Mrs. Elmes.

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August 30, 2019

* The Varsity Golf Team finished 3rd yesterday at a district match at Tunstall.  Wesley Roberson led the Cougars with a 82, David Smith 91, Garrett Leftwich 94, and Jalen Hagwood 98.  The Cougars next match is Tuesday at Bassett.

* Congratulations to the boys and girls Cross Country team for having a successful first race.  The Cougar Cross Country team had several good performances individually with: Katie Brintle and Seth Wright running their first race for the Cougars and placing in the top 20.  Congratulations to Moi Cisneros for running away from the competition to win the middle school race by over 30 seconds.

* Girls Soccer conditioning will begin Tuesday, September 3rd and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday after school.  Girls should report to Room 155 dressed and ready to go by 3:45.  You must have a completed VHSL physical on file with the school to participate.

* Girls Basketball conditioning will begin next Tuesday and Thursday night after school.  Please meet in the gym immediately after school to catch the bus.  You must have a VHSL physical on file to be able to participate.

* Invites to Sr. Beta have been sent out.  If you did not get a Sr. Beta invite and think you should have, see Mr. Turchek in Room 170 by September 4th.

 * If you had a birthday in July or August be sure to get your Birthday Cupcake today during lunch!  There will be an announcement!  Happy Birthday from the Summit!

* Attention returning 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting at 8:30 am in the cafeteria on Friday, September 13th.  All returning Sr. Betas are expected to attend.

* Attention students planning to join FFA:  You are reminded of the annual FFA Cookout during lunch TODAY.  Come to the Ag shop during your lunch to get the best hamburger in town.  Remember that the $15 dues must be paid in order to participate.

* The PCHS Praise and Worship Team will have their first practice on September 5th, at 7 am, in the auditorium.  If you enjoy singing, playing an instrument, or worship, then come join us.  Everyone is welcome!

* Seniors:  The next SAT will be on Saturday, October 5th.  The registration deadline is Friday, September 6th.  To register for the test go to www.sat.org.  If you need any assistance see Mrs. Elmes.

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August 29, 2019

* Attention students planning to join FFA:  You are reminded of the annual FFA Cookout during lunch on Friday.  Come to the Ag shop during your lunch to get the best hamburger in town.  Remember that the $15 dues must be paid in order to participate.

* Seniors:  The next SAT will be on Saturday, October 5th.  The registration deadline is Friday, September 6th.  To register for the test go to www.sat.org.  If you need any assistance see Mrs. Elmes.

* The PCHS Praise and Worship Team will have their first practice on September 5th, at 7 am, in the auditorium.  If you enjoy singing, playing an instrument, or worship, then come join us.  Everyone is welcome!

* Attention Seniors:  Senior make up pictures will be taken Tuesday, September 3rd.  If you have NOT had your formal picture taken here at school, you need to sign up in the office or with Mrs. Mullis.  You must have your formal picture taken here for the Yearbook.  Please sign up by Thursday afternoon.

* Any boys interested in Baseball:  There will be a brief meeting on Friday morning @ 8:30 in the auxiliary gym.  Be sure to check in with homeroom before attending the meeting.

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August 28, 2019

* Seniors:  The next SAT will be on Saturday, October 5th.  The registration deadline is Friday, September 6th.  To register for the test go to www.sat.org.  If you need any assistance see Mrs. Elmes.

* The PCHS Praise and Worship Team will have their first practice on September 5th, at 7 am, in the auditorium.  If you enjoy singing, playing an instrument, or worship, then come join us.  Everyone is welcome!

* Attention Seniors:  Senior make up pictures will be taken Tuesday, September 3rd.  If you have NOT had your formal picture taken here at school, you need to sign up in the office or with Mrs. Mullis.  You must have your formal picture taken here for the Yearbook.  Please sign up by Thursday afternoon.

* Come out and support our Lady Cougars tonight as they host their first home match against Floyd County.  Middle School plays at 4:30 with JV to follow at 5:30 and then Varsity at 7:00.  Again, fill up the seats and come out to watch some Lady Cougar Volleyball!

* Any boys interested in Baseball:  There will be a brief meeting on Friday morning @ 8:30 in the auxiliary gym.  Be sure to check in with homeroom before attending the meeting.

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August 27, 2019

* The Varsity Golf team finished 3rd yesterday in a school district match at Danville Golf Club.  Wesley Roberson and David Smith each shot 88 while Jalen Hagwood had 92 and Garrett Leftwich had 98.  The Cougars next match is Thursday at Tunstall.

* JV Volleyball won in 2 sets last night against North Stokes, 25-18, 25-23.  Today, we will have a home game; Middle School, JV, and Varsity against Carroll County.  Come out and support our Lady Cougars!

* The PCHS Praise and Worship Team will have their first practice on September 5, at 7 am, in the auditorium.  If you enjoy singing, playing an instrument, or worship, then come join us.  Everyone is welcome!

* Class officer petitions are due Tuesday, August 27th, at the end of the school day.  Return to Room 18.

* There will be a fundraiser for the Red Cross September 9th through the 13th, during all three lunches.  Donate your change to a good cause.

* There will be a meeting for Invitees to the Sr. Beta Club on Friday, September 6th at 8:30 am.  New Member Induction for Jr. and Sr. Beta will be Monday, September 30th, at 7 pm in the auditorium.

* Any boys interested in Baseball:  There will be a brief meeting on Friday morning @ 8:30 in the auxiliary gym.  Be sure to check in with homeroom before attending the meeting.

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August 26, 2019

* Varsity Football won their game against Chatham Friday night with a score of 40-27.

* Any boys interested in Baseball:  There will be a brief meeting on Friday morning @ 8:30 in the auxiliary gym.  Be sure to check in with homeroom before attending the meeting.

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August 23, 2019

* Students:  Please go to your Google Classroom classes to read the Homecoming information.

* Students:  Today is Red, White, and Blue day for the football game!  Wear your red, white, and blue and come out to cheer on our Cougars!

* Attention 8th and 9th grades:  If you would like to run for class office come by Room 18 for a petition form.
- 10th grade: has 1 spot open
- 11th grade: has 1 spot open
Questions, see Mrs. Rose.

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August 22, 2019

* All girls interested in playing soccer this Spring:  There is a meeting in the auxiliary gym tomorrow (Friday) morning at 8:30.  If you have any questions, see Coach Deskins in Room 160 or Coach Snow in Room 155.

* Students:  Please go to your Google Classroom classes to read the Homecoming information.

* There will be an FFA meeting tomorrow (Friday) in the auditorium at 8:30 am.  This meeting is for anyone interested in joining FFA this school year.  Check in with 1st block and then report to the auditorium.

* Any student who has not paid the $25.00 chromebook fee or turned in the yellow chromebook form must do so as soon as possible.  All fees and forms should be given to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Students:  Tomorrow will be Red, White, and Blue day for the football game!

* Attention 8th and 9th grades:  If you would like to run for class office come by Room 18 for a petition form.
- 10th grade: has 1 spot open
- 11th grade: has 1 spot open
Questions, see Mrs. Rose.

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August 21, 2019

* There will be an FFA meeting this Friday in the auditorium at 8:30 am.  This meeting is for anyone interested in joining FFA this school year.  Check in with 1st block and then report to the auditorium.

* Any student who has not paid the $25.00 chromebook fee or turned in the yellow chromebook form must do so as soon as possible.  All fees and forms should be given to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Students:  This Friday will be Red, White, and Blue day for the football game!

* Attention 8th and 9th grades:  If you would like to run for class office come by Room 18 for a petition form.
- 10th grade: has 1 spot open
- 11th grade: has 1 spot open
Questions, see Mrs. Rose.

* Scholastic Bowl season is almost here.  This is a competition between area high schools where students buzz in and answer questions about a wide range of topics: pop culture, sports, science, math, literature, fine arts, history, and geography.  PCHS offers both a JV and Varsity team.  Students interested in joining the PCHS Scholastic Bowl team are encouraged to sign-up at the following locations:

On the door of Mrs. Wade's room, 177
On the door of Mrs. Goard's room, 142
On the door of the Library

* If you have signed up for scholastic bowl, practice time is here.  Our first practice will be Wednesday afternoon, August 21st.  Please report to Room 177, Mrs. Wade's room.  We will practice until the activity bus runs.  See either Mrs. Wade, Mrs. Goard, or Mr. Starcher if you have questions.

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August 20, 2019

* There will be an FFA meeting this Friday in the auditorium at 8:30 am.  This meeting is for anyone interested in joining FFA this school year.  Check in with 1st block and then report to the auditorium.

* The Varsity Golf Team finished in 3rd place in a 7 school district match yesterday at Halifax.  Taylor Swails led the Cougars with an 85.  David Smith shot an 86, Wesley Roberson an 89, and Jalen Hagwood finished with a 90.  The Cougars next match is on Monday at GW.

* Any student who has not paid the $25.00 chromebook fee or turned in the yellow chromebook form must do so as soon as possible.  All fees and forms should be given to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Students:  This Friday will be Red, White, and Blue day for the football game!

* Attention 8th and 9th grades:  If you would like to run for class office come by Room 18 for a petition form.
- 10th grade: has 1 spot open
- 11th grade: has 1 spot open
Questions, see Mrs. Rose.

* Scholastic Bowl season is almost here.  This is a competition between area high schools where students buzz in and answer questions about a wide range of topics: pop culture, sports, science, math, literature, fine arts, history, and geography.  PCHS offers both a JV and Varsity team.  Students interested in joining the PCHS Scholastic Bowl team are encouraged to sign-up at the following locations:

On the door of Mrs. Wade's room, 177
On the door of Mrs. Goard's room, 142
On the door of the Library

* If you have signed up for scholastic bowl, practice time is here.  Our first practice will be Wednesday afternoon, August 21st.  Please report to Room 177, Mrs. Wade's room.  We will practice until the activity bus runs.  See either Mrs. Wade, Mrs. Goard, or Mr. Starcher if you have questions.

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August 19, 2019

* Students:  This Friday will be Red, White, and Blue day for the football game!

* Attention 8th and 9th grades:  If you would like to run for class office come by Room 18 for a petition form.
- 10th grade: has 1 spot open
- 11th grade: has 1 spot open
Questions, see Mrs. Rose.

* Scholastic Bowl season is almost here.  This is a competition between area high schools where students buzz in and answer questions about a wide range of topics: pop culture, sports, science, math, literature, fine arts, history, and geography.  PCHS offers both a JV and Varsity team.  Students interested in joining the PCHS Scholastic Bowl team are encouraged to sign-up at the following locations:

On the door of Mrs. Wade's room, 177
On the door of Mrs. Goard's room, 142
On the door of the Library

* If you have signed up for scholastic bowl, practice time is here.  Our first practice will be Wednesday afternoon, August 21st.  Please report to Room 177, Mrs. Wade's room.  We will practice until the activity bus runs.  See either Mrs. Wade, Mrs. Goard, or Mr. Starcher if you have questions.

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August 16, 2019

* Attention students:  This is a reminder that your attendance is very important!  Until documentation is received by the school, any absence will be coded unexcused.  If you miss school due to a medical appointment, you must turn in the doctor's note to have the absence excused.  We accept up to three parent notes for absences each semester; please use parent notes carefully.  Absentee notes should be turned in at the attendance window between 8:05 and 8:25 in the morning.  Students who accrue more than 4 unexcused absences at any time during the year will be required to have a meeting with both the guardian or parent and Mrs. Turner to develop an attendance plan.  Questions concerning attendance should be addressed to either Mrs. Rozina Turner or Mrs. Ada Fain.

* Scholastic Bowl season is almost here.  This is a competition between area high schools where students buzz in and answer questions about a wide range of topics: pop culture, sports, science, math, literature, fine arts, history, and geography.  PCHS offers both a JV and Varsity team.  Students interested in joining the PCHS Scholastic Bowl team are encouraged to sign-up at the following locations:

On the door of Mrs. Wade's room, 177
On the door of Mrs. Goard's room, 142
On the door of the Library

* Attention student drivers:  Parking permits need to be purchased and displayed by Friday, August 16th.  See Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to purchase your permit.

* Attention students:  If your name was called during the assembly Friday for receiving 4.0, please see Mrs. Stanley, in the front office to pick up your letters and pins.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Stanley as well.

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August 15, 2019

* There will be a brief meeting Friday morning for anyone interested in playing Boys Basketball this year.  Meet in the auxiliary gym during morning announcements.  If you have any questions, see Coach Terry.

* There will be a meeting tomorrow morning in the cafeteria at 8:30 for anyone interested in the Military Star Club.  Report to your homeroom teacher before coming to the meeting.

* Scholastic Bowl season is almost here.  This is a competition between area high schools where students buzz in and answer questions about a wide range of topics: pop culture, sports, science, math, literature, fine arts, history, and geography.  PCHS offers both a JV and Varsity team.  Students interested in joining the PCHS Scholastic Bowl team are encouraged to sign-up at the following locations:

On the door of Mrs. Wade's room, 177
On the door of Mrs. Goard's room, 142
On the door of the Library

* Attention student drivers:  Parking permits need to be purchased and displayed by Friday, August 16th.  See Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to purchase your permit.

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August 14, 2019

* Attention student drivers:  Parking permits need to be purchased and displayed by Friday, August 16th.  See Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to purchase your permit.

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August 13, 2019

* Any student needing to turn in chromebook fees and forms should bring them to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* There will be a PCHS Fishing Team meeting Wednesday, August 14th, at 6:00 pm in the high school cafeteria.  All current members, parents, and boat captains are required to attend.  Anyone wishing to join the team can attend with a parent as well.  Everyone must bring $30 for fees due.

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August 12, 2019

* Teachers:  Please collect any yellow chromebook forms from your students and give them to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.  Please make sure that the student has written the number of the chromebook on the form.

* There will be a PCHS Fishing Team meeting Wednesday, August 14th, at 6:00 pm in the high school cafeteria.  All current members, parents, and boat captains are required to attend.  Anyone wishing to join the team can attend with a parent as well.  Everyone must bring $30 for fees due.

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August 9, 2019

* The Patrick County High School Golf Team finished in a tie for 3rd place yesterday in a 7 team district match played at Forest Park Country Club.  Jalen Hagwood shot 81, David Smith, and Wesley Roberson had 89's and Taylor Swails shot 97.  The Cougars next match is on Tuesday at Tunstall.

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August 8, 2019

WELCOME STUDENTS!

* All Career Ed and Career Explorations students are to report to PC Cafe in CTE today.

* Any student needing to pay their Chromebook fee should come to Room 123 sometime today.

* Breakfast and lunch are free to all students!  Even if you pack lunch, please go get your free items.

* Attention Cross Country Athletes:  Report directly to Coach Moore and Coach Nowlin's room (Room 20) for practice today.  Wait to dress out.

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May 30, 2019

* All chromebooks and chargers must be turned in today.  If you owe for any of these items, they must be paid for today.

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May 29, 2019

* All chromebooks and chargers must be turned in today.  If you owe for any of these items, they must be paid for today.

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May 28, 2019

* All chromebooks and chargers must be turned in today.  If you owe for any of these items, they must be paid for today.

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May 24, 2019

* All chromebooks and chargers must be turned in today.

* Attention Seniors attending PH next year:  PH scholarship applications are due next Friday, May 31st.  Be sure to start it ASAP if you haven't already, as some parts like teacher recommendations cannot be done at the last minute.

Also, if you were told you needed to turn in any documents to PH like your social security card or any tax documents, please get those to Ms. Rosenthal ASAP.

If you haven't finished your FAFSA, this is your final reminder.  See Ms. Robinson or Ms. Rosenthal for help.

* DeHart Park invites all to a public pool party Friday, May 24th from 5pm - 9pm. Cost is $5 per person. Concessions will be available.  Pool will start normal business hours on Saturday, May 25th.

* Attention Students in Grades 8-11th:  If you would like to run for class office or SGA come by Room 18 to get a petition.  They will be due on Friday.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

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May 23, 2019

* Attention current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade Sr. Betas:  There will be a very quick year end Sr. Beta meeting tomorrow, May 24, 2019, in the cafeteria.  Current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade Sr. Betas report into your homeroom teachers before 8:30 am Friday and hurry to the cafeteria so you are there by 8:30 am for the meeting.  We only have 20 minutes for the meeting, so arrive early.

* Attention Seniors attending PH next year:  PH scholarship applications are due next Friday, May 31st.  Be sure to start it ASAP if you haven't already, as some parts like teacher recommendations cannot be done at the last minute.

Also, if you were told you needed to turn in any documents to PH like your social security card or any tax documents, please get those to Ms. Rosenthal ASAP.

If you haven't finished your FAFSA, this is your final reminder.  See Ms. Robinson or Ms. Rosenthal for help.

* DeHart Park invites all to a public pool party Friday, May 24th from 5pm - 9pm. Cost is $5 per person. Concessions will be available.  Pool will start normal business hours on Saturday, May 25th.

* Attention Students in Grades 8-11th:  If you would like to run for class office or SGA come by Room 18 to get a petition.  They will be due on Friday.

* Yearbooks will be distributed tomorrow.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

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May 22, 2019

* Attention Jr. Marshals:  There will be a mandatory meeting Friday morning, during announcements, in the cafe.

* Attention Seniors attending PH next year:  PH scholarship applications are due next Friday, May 31st.  Be sure to start it ASAP if you haven't already, as some parts like teacher recommendations cannot be done at the last minute.

Also, if you were told you needed to turn in any documents to PH like your social security card or any tax documents, please get those to Ms. Rosenthal ASAP.

If you haven't finished your FAFSA, this is your final reminder.  See Ms. Robinson or Ms. Rosenthal for help.

* Attention Seniors:  Senior picnic is this Friday, May 24th.  If you have not turned in your permission forms to swim, they must be turned in no later than tomorrow afternoon.  Again, if you plan to swim at the park on Friday, your form needs to be turned in to Mrs. Rose by tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon.

* DeHart Park invites all to a public pool party Friday, May 24th from 5pm - 9pm. Cost is $5 per person. Concessions will be available.  Pool will start normal business hours on Saturday, May 25th.

* Attention All Students:  The schedule for turning in chromebooks will be as follow:
TODAY, May 22 - 10th grade
Thursday, May 23 - 9th grade
Friday, May 24 - 8th grade
All chromebooks and charges must be turned in.  Anything you do not turn in, you will have to pay for.  Chromebooks are $210 and chargers are $20.  Please label your chromebook and charger with your name and remove any saved passwords.  Any questions, see Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Seniors and Juniors:  If you have not turned your chromebook in, please do so today.

* Attention Students in Grades 8-11th:  If you would like to run for class office or SGA come by Room 18 to get a petition.  They will be due on Friday.

* Yearbooks will be distributed this Friday, May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

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May 21, 2019

* Attention Students in Grades 8-11th:  If you would like to run for class office or SGA come by Room 18 to get a petition.  They will be due on Friday.

* Attention All Students:  The schedule for turning in chromebooks will be as follow:
TODAY, May 21 - 11th grade
Wednesday, May 22 - 10th grade
Thursday, May 23 - 9th grade
Friday, May 24 - 8th grade
All chromebooks and charges must be turned in.  Anything you do not turn in, you will have to pay for.  Chromebooks are $210 and chargers are $20.  Please label your chromebook and charger with your name and remove any saved passwords.  Any questions, see Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Juniors:  Your chromebooks must be turned in today.  Seniors, if you have not turned yours in, please do so today.

* Yearbooks will be distributed this Friday, May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done this Thursday, May 23, 2019.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

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May 20, 2019

* Attention All Students:  We will begin taking up all chromebooks on TODAY. The schedule for turning everything in will be as follow:
TODAY, May 20 - 12th grade
Tuesday, May 21 - 11th grade
Wednesday, May 22 - 10th grade
Thursday, May 23 - 9th grade
Friday, May 24 - 8th grade
All chromebooks and charges must be turned in.  Anything you do not turn in, you will have to pay for.  Chromebooks are $210 and chargers are $20.  Please label your chromebook and charger with your name and remove any saved passwords.  Any questions, see Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Attention Seniors: Your chromebooks must be turned in today to Mrs. Rakes in Room 123, across from guidance.

* Jr. Marshals:  Please check Google Classroom page for updates about events happening this week.  Also, if you plan on going to Sportlanes, you need to pay Mrs. Dillon for your ticket.

* Yearbooks will be distributed this Friday, May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done this Thursday, May 23, 2019.

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May 17, 2019

* Attention All Students:  We will begin taking up all chromebooks on Monday, May 20. The schedule for turning everything in will be as follow:
Monday, May 20 - 12th grade
Tuesday, May 21 - 11th grade
Wednesday, May 22 - 10th grade
Thursday, May 23 - 9th grade
Friday, May 24 - 8th grade
All chromebooks and charges must be turned in.  Anything you do not turn in, you will have to pay for.  Chromebooks are $210 and chargers are $20.  Please label your chromebook and charger with your name and remove any saved passwords.  Any questions, see Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Jr. Marshals:  Please check Google Classroom page for updates about events happening this week.  Also, if you plan on going to Sportlanes, you need to pay Mrs. Dillon for your ticket.

* Yearbooks will be distributed on May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

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May 16, 2019

* Attention All Students:  We will begin taking up all chromebooks on Monday, May 20. The schedule for turning everything in will be as follow:
Monday, May 20 - 12th grade
Tuesday, May 21 - 11th grade
Wednesday, May 22 - 10th grade
Thursday, May 23 - 9th grade
Friday, May 24 - 8th grade
All chromebooks and charges must be turned in.  Anything you do not turn in, you will have to pay for.  Chromebooks are $210 and chargers are $20.  Please label your chromebook and charger with your name and remove any saved passwords.  Any questions, see Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Jr. Marshals:  Please check Google Classroom page for updates about events happening this week.  Also, if you plan on going to Sportlanes, you need to pay Mrs. Dillon for your ticket.

* Yearbooks will be distributed on May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

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May 15, 2019

* Attention All Students:  We will begin taking up all chromebooks on Monday, May 20. The schedule for turning everything in will be as follow:
Monday, May 20 - 12th grade
Tuesday, May 21 - 11th grade
Wednesday, May 22 - 10th grade
Thursday, May 23 - 9th grade
Friday, May 24 - 8th grade
All chromebooks and charges must be turned in.  Anything you do not turn in, you will have to pay for.  Chromebooks are $210 and chargers are $20.  Please label your chromebook and charger with your name and remove any saved passwords.  Any questions, see Mrs. Rakes in Room 123.

* Jr. Marshals:  Please check Google Classroom page for updates about events happening this week.  Also, if you plan on going to Sportlanes, you need to pay Mrs. Dillon for your ticket.

* Yearbooks will be distributed on May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

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May 14, 2019

* Yearbooks will be distributed on May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

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May 13, 2019

* Yearbooks will be distributed on May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

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May 10, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  Your Senior Honors Banquet forms are due TODAY.  Turn in to Room 18.

* Yearbooks will be distributed on May 24th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook, but you wish to do so, please go by Mrs. Mullis's room to put your name on the waiting list.  There are a limited number of extras, so it will be on a first come first serve basis. Payment must be made the day the yearbooks are distributed and you must pay with cash or check.

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

* Attention Sr. Betas: Your service hours are due by 3:30 TODAY, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by TODAY, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard.  She needs volunteer reading tutors.

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

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May 8, 2019

* Congratulations to Blake Pike and Jacob Lovell who will be going to BASS National Fishing Tournament to represent PCHS against 300 other teams in the United States in August.  They did a great job at the State Tournament this weekend.  Also, congratulations to Nash Thompson and Gavin McGee for finishing 7th in the State and Nate Scott and Tanner Epperson for finishing 16th in the State.  You guys did a great job!
In the Junior division, Jake Caine and Devin Walker finished 4th in the State. Congratulations to these guys!

* Seniors:  Sportlanes tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Dillon's room.  The tickets are $6.00 per person.  Each senior may bring a guest.  Sign up today!

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

* Attention Sr. Betas: Your service hours are due by 3:30 Friday, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by Friday, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard.  She needs volunteer reading tutors.

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

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May 7, 2019

* Seniors interested in registering to vote need to come by the Library during their lunch time TODAY to sign up.

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

* Attention Sr. Betas: Your service hours are due by 3:30 Friday, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by Friday, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard.  She needs volunteer reading tutors.

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

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May 6, 2019

* Seniors interested in registering to vote need to come by the Library during their lunch time on Tuesday to sign up.

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

* Attention Sr. Betas: Your service hours are due by 3:30 Friday, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by Friday, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard.  She needs volunteer reading tutors.

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

* Attention students who need to get their driver's license:  Behind the wheel is offered during the summer!  If you are eligible to get your license now or will be this summer or even next fall; see Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to sign up.  The fee is $110.00

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May 3, 2019

* Seniors interested in registering to vote need to come by the Library during their lunch time on Tuesday to sign up.

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

* Attention Sophomores & Upper Classmen:  Back by popular demand, the Jostens class ring representative is extending the Free Custom PCHS Soft Shell Class Jacket one more day!  Jostens will be here today, during all lunches in the Library area for the last in school ring order day.  Order your class ring now for Junior Ring Day in the fall and to get your Patrick County class jacket.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Sophomore, Junior, or Senior with a $75 deposit.  Extra packets are in the front office.

* Attention Sr. Betas: Your service hours are due by 3:30 Friday, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by Friday, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard.  She needs volunteer reading tutors.

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

* Attention girls who signed up to tryout for flag corps:  Tryouts begin this tomorrow, May 4, from 8am-12pm in the gym. Please bring a snack and be prompt. Tryouts will continue next Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8, from 6-8:00pm.  Please see Mrs. Corns if you have any questions. 

* Attention Co-op Students:  You need to turn in your April hours to Mr. Adams TODAY.

* Juniors:  The June SAT registration deadline is TODAY.  To register for the test, visit www.sat.org.  If you have any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Robinson.

* Seniors:  Your cafeteria account must be paid in full in order to receive your tickets for graduation.  See the cafeteria to pay off your charges no later than TODAY.

* Attention students who need to get their driver's license:  Behind the wheel is offered during the summer!  If you are eligible to get your license now or will be this summer or even next fall; see Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to sign up.  The fee is $110.00

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May 2, 2019

* Attention Student Athletes:  We are offering athletic physicals for students for the upcoming school year.  Physical forms are available in the front office.  Please fill out physical form and turn it in to Mrs. Ada Fain in the front office.  The fee to have a physical done is $10.00.  Physicals will be done on May 23, 2019.

* Attention Sophomores & Upper Classmen:  Back by popular demand, the Jostens class ring representative is extending the Free Custom PCHS Soft Shell Class Jacket one more day!  Jostens will be here tomorrow, May 3rd, during all lunches in the Library area for the last in school ring order day.  Order your class ring now for Junior Ring Day in the fall and to get your Patrick County class jacket.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Sophomore, Junior, or Senior with a $75 deposit.  Extra packets are in the front office.

* Attention Sr. Betas: Your service hours are due by 3:30 Friday, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by Friday, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard.  She needs volunteer reading tutors.

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

* Attention girls who signed up to tryout for flag corps:  Tryouts begin this Saturday, May 4, from 8am-12pm in the gym. Please bring a snack and be prompt. Tryouts will continue next Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8, from 6-8:00pm.  Please see Mrs. Corns if you have any questions. 

* Attention Co-op Students:  You need to turn in your April hours to Mr. Adams by tomorrow, May 3rd.

* Attention Seniors:  Decision Day will be today during 4th block at the practice field.  There will be free food, activities, and raffle prizes for students to win.

* Juniors:  The June SAT registration deadline is tomorrow, May 3rd.  To register for the test, visit www.sat.org.  If you have any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Robinson.

* Seniors:  Your cafeteria account must be paid in full in order to receive your tickets for graduation.  See the cafeteria to pay off your charges no later than tomorrow, May 3rd.

* Attention students who need to get their driver's license:  Behind the wheel is offered during the summer!  If you are eligible to get your license now or will be this summer or even next fall; see Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to sign up.  The fee is $110.00

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May 1, 2019

* All teachers:  Please keep your chat up on your computer so the office can contact you.

* Attention Seniors:  There will be a brief meeting Thursday morning at 8:30 in the cafeteria, for all seniors going on the Carowinds trip.  Please check in with your homeroom teacher, then come to the cafeteria.  If you have not turned in your permission form, you must do so at this meeting.  If you cannot attend, please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 before Friday.

* Seniors:  Your cafeteria account must be paid in full in order to receive your tickets for graduation.  See the cafeteria to pay off your charges no later than Friday, May 3rd.

* Attention students who need to get their driver's license:  Behind the wheel is offered during the summer!  If you are eligible to get your license now or will be this summer or even next fall; see Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to sign up.  The fee is $110.00

* Juniors:  The June SAT registration deadline is this Friday, May 3rd.  To register for the test, visit www.sat.org.  If you have any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Robinson.

* Attention Seniors:  Decision Day will be on May 2 during 4th block at the practice field.  There will be free food, activities, and raffle prizes for students to win.  Make sure that you have turned in your End of Year Survey to Ms. Robinson by May 1 to receive your Decision Day t-shirt.  Students can pick up surveys from the College/ Career Office located next to Guidance.  Students, who have already submitted their surveys, can pick up their t-shirts from Ms. Robinson during lunch.

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

* Attention girls who signed up to tryout for flag corps:  Tryouts begin this Saturday, May 4, from 8am-12pm in the gym. Please bring a snack and be prompt. Tryouts will continue next Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8, from 6-8:00pm.  Please see Mrs. Corns if you have any questions. 

* Attention Sophomores & Upper Classmen:  Back by popular demand, the Jostens class ring representative is extending the Free Custom PCHS Soft Shell Class Jacket one more day!  Jostens will be here this Friday, May 3rd, during all lunches in the Library area for the last in school ring order day.  Order your class ring now for Junior Ring Day in the fall and to get your Patrick County class jacket.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Sophomore, Junior, or Senior with a $75 deposit.  Extra packets are in the front office.

* Attention Co-op Students:  You need to turn in your April hours to Mr. Adams by Friday, May 3rd.

* Attention Sr. Betas. Your service hours are due by 3:30 Friday, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by Friday, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard.  She needs volunteer reading tutors.

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April 30, 2019

* Juniors:  The June SAT registration deadline is this Friday, May 3rd.  To register for the test, visit www.sat.org.  If you have any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Robinson.

* Attention Sophomores & Upper Classmen:  Back by popular demand, the Jostens class ring representative is extending the Free Custom PCHS Soft Shell Class Jacket one more day!  Jostens will be here this Friday, May 3rd, during all lunches in the Library area for the last in school ring order day.  Order your class ring now for Junior Ring Day in the fall and to get your Patrick County class jacket.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Sophomore, Junior, or Senior with a $75 deposit.  Extra packets are in the front office.

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books is today.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

* Attention Co-op Students:  You need to turn in your April hours to Mr. Adams by Friday, May 3rd.

* Attention Sr. Betas. Your service hours are due by 3:30 Friday, May 10th. Your service  logs need to be turned in to Mr T, Room 170, by Friday, May 10th. Blank logs are available in the door of Room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard. 

* Attention girls who signed up to tryout for flag corps:  Tryouts begin this Saturday, May 4, from 8am-12pm in the gym. Please bring a snack and be prompt. Tryouts will continue next Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8, from 6-8:00pm.  Please see Mrs. Corns if you have any questions. 

* Attention Seniors:  If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library.

* Attention Seniors:  Decision Day will be on May 2 during 4th block at the practice field.  There will be free food, activities, and raffle prizes for students to win.  Make sure that you have turned in your End of Year Survey to Ms. Robinson by May 1 to receive your Decision Day t-shirt.  Students can pick up surveys from the College/ Career Office located next to Guidance.  Students, who have already submitted their surveys, can pick up their t-shirts from Ms. Robinson during lunch.

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April 29, 2019 

JV Boys Soccer tied their game, with GW Danville, 0-0 on Friday. Varsity  boys won 4-1. 

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books will be tomorrow, April 30th.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

* Attention Seniors:  Decision Day will be on May 2 during 4th block at the practice field.  There will be free food, activities, and raffle prizes for students to win.  Make sure that you have turned in your End of Year Survey to Ms. Robinson by May 1 to receive your Decision Day t-shirt.  Students can pick up surveys from the College/ Career Office located next to Guidance.  Students, who have already submitted their surveys, can pick up their t-shirts from Ms. Robinson during lunch.

* Attention girls who signed up to tryout for flag corps:  Tryouts begin this Saturday, May 4, from 8am-12pm in the gym. Please bring a snack and be prompt. Tryouts will continue next Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday May 8, from 6-8:00pm. Please see Mrs. Corns if you have any questions. 

* Attention Sr. Betas. Your service hours are due by Friday, May 10. Your service  logs need to be turned into Mr T, room 170, by Friday, May 10. Blank logs are available in the door of room 170. If you need more service hours, see Mrs. Goard. 

* Attention Seniors - If you would like to purchase a graduation Senior DVD - Get your forms from your homeroom teacher, or stop by the Library. 
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April 26, 2019

* Congrats to the Lady Cougars Tennis team for their clean sweep on GW Danville, 9-0!  The girls' next match will be Wednesday, May 1st, where we will be honoring our four seniors, Madison Wright, Emily Wood, Kaylee Stanley, and Skye Mitchell.  Please come out and support our girls this Wednesday.

* Last night Patrick County Middle School be Laurel Park to advance to the Middle School Championship game on Monday!

* Attention Seniors:  Decision Day will be on May 2 during 4th block at the practice field.  There will be free food, activities, and raffle prizes for students to win.  Make sure that you have turned in your End of Year Survey to Ms. Robinson by May 1 to receive your Decision Day t-shirt.  Students can pick up surveys from the College/ Career Office located next to Guidance.  Students, who have already submitted their surveys, can pick up their t-shirts from Ms. Robinson during lunch.

* Attention girls:  If you or someone you know needs a prom dress, please go by Guidance.  There is a large selection in all sizes free to a good home.

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books will be April 30th.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

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April 25, 2019

* Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team for their 2-1 win last night against Bassett.

* Congrats to the Lady Cougars Tennis team for their 7-2 win over Magna Vista last night.  Madison Wright, Emily Wood, Caroline Vernon, Elleigh Large, and Joelle Holderman earned singles victories over their opponents.  Doubles were won by first seeds Madison Wright and Emily Wood, as well as, Joelle Holderman and Skye Mitchell.  Our final home match will be next Wednesday, May 1st, where we will be honoring our four seniors, Madison Wright, Emily Wood, Kaylee Stanley, and Skye Mitchell.  Please come out and support them for senior night.

* Attention Seniors:  Decision Day will be on May 2 during 4th block at the practice field.  There will be free food, activities, and raffle prizes for students to win.  Make sure that you have turned in your End of Year Survey to Ms. Robinson by May 1 to receive your Decision Day t-shirt.  Students can pick up surveys from the College/ Career Office located next to Guidance.  Students, who have already submitted their surveys, can pick up their t-shirts from Ms. Robinson during lunch.

* After Prom will be held at PCHS in the gym.  TODAY is the last day to purchase tickets.  See Mrs. Stanley, in the front office, for tickets.  Tickets will be $10 per person.

* The Jostens class ring representatives will be at school today to assist you in ordering your class ring.  They will be set up outside the Library during all lunches.  There will also be a family night ordering session today, after school, until 6:15 pm in the Library.  A $75 deposit is requested to place your order.  Extra class ring packets are available in the front office as all sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to order.

* Military Star Club will meet after school today.

* Attention Ms. Bentley's and Mrs. Williams' Intro to Culinary Arts Students:  Your permission slips and money, for the field trip on Monday, are due today.  Don't forget!

* Attention girls:  If you or someone you know needs a prom dress, please go by Guidance.  There is a large selection in all sizes free to a good home.

* If you haven't signed up in the Library to do a senior interview and would still like to.  We will continue signups through tomorrow, April 26th.

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books will be April 30th.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

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April 24, 2019

* Our Boys Varsity Soccer team won their Senior Night game with a 1-0 win over Magna Vista last night.  Congratulations!

* No weightlifting after school this week.

* Attention girls:  If you or someone you know needs a prom dress, please go by Guidance.  There is a large selection in all sizes free to a good home.

* After Prom will be held at PCHS in the gym.  Tickets will be sold today and Thursday in the front office.  See Mrs. Stanley.  Tickets will be $10 per person.  Permission forms will be available in the office as well.

* The Jostens class ring representatives will be at school tomorrow, April 25th to assist you in ordering your class ring.  They will be set up outside the Library during all lunches.  There will also be a family night ordering session tomorrow after school until 6:15 pm in the Library.  A $75 deposit is requested to place your order.  Extra class ring packets are available in the front office as all sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to order.

* If you haven't signed up in the Library to do a senior interview and would still like to.  We will continue signups through Friday, April 26th.

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books will be April 30th.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

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April 23, 2019

* Attention girls:  If you or someone you know needs a prom dress, please go by Guidance.  There is a large selection in all sizes free to a good home.

* Attention Jr. Marshals:  Pictures are tomorrow!  Don't forget to wear your white dresses or black suits.  You can bring something to change into for the remainder of the day.  Bring money and order forms if you plan to buy the picture.

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April 18, 2019

* Congrats to the Lady Cougars Tennis team for their overall win over Martinsville!  Madison Wright, Emily Wood, Caroline Vernon, Elleigh Large, and Kaylee Stanley earned singles victories over the Lady Bulldogs.  Wright/Wood, as well as, Vernon/Large gained wins in doubles.  Lady Cougars will host Magna Vista next Wednesday, April 24, 2019.  Please come out and support!

* Physical Science tutoring is cancelled for this afternoon.

* The Jostens class ring representatives will be at school on Thursday, April 25th to assist you in ordering your class ring.  They will be set up outside the Library during all lunches.  There will also be a family night ordering session that same day after school until 6:15 pm in the Library.  A $75 deposit is requested to place your order.  Extra class ring packets are available in the front office as all sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to order.

* Attention Students:  After Prom will be held at PCHS, in the gym.  Tickets will be sold today and Tuesday through Thursday next week, in the front office.  See Mrs. Stanley.  Tickets will be $10 per person.  Permission forms will be available in the office as well.

* If you haven't signed up in the Library to do a senior interview and would still like to.  We will continue signups through Friday, April 26th.

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books will be April 30th.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

* Attention Seniors planning to attend Patrick Henry:  Scholarships are open now!  Go to patrickhenry.edu, click financial assistance, and click scholarships.  Apply by May 31 to get money for college!  See Ms. Rosenthal with questions.

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April 17, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens graduation representatives will be here today during lunches only to deliver Graduation products and caps and gowns in the Library.  Final payments must be cash or money order.  No personal checks will be accepted.

* There will be a 10th grade class ring assembly this morning in the Auditorium at 9 am.  An announcement will be made for release.

* Thursday afternoon Physical Science tutoring is cancelled.  Again, there will be NO after school tutoring for Physical Science on Thursday, April 18th.

* Attention Seniors planning to attend Patrick Henry:  Scholarships are open now!  Go to patrickhenry.edu, click financial assistance, and click scholarships.  Apply by May 31 to get money for college!  See Ms. Rosenthal with questions.

 * If you haven't signed up in the Library to do a senior interview and would still like to.  We will continue signups through Friday, April 26th.

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books will be April 30th.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

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April 16, 2019

* Thursday afternoon Physical Science tutoring is cancelled.  Again, there will be NO after school tutoring for Physical Science on Thursday, April 18th.

* If you haven't signed up in the Library to do a senior interview and would still like to.  We will continue signups through Friday, April 26th.

* Attention Students:  The last day to check out Library books will be April 30th.  Many of you have overdue books and fines.  Your homeroom teachers have a list.  Please return your books and pay your fines as soon as possible.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens graduation representatives will be here tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17th during lunches only to deliver Graduation products and caps and gowns in the Library.  Final payments must be cash or money order.  No personal checks will be accepted.  You may also call 1-800-JOSTENS to make credit card payments or pay online before tomorrow.

* There will be a 10th grade class ring assembly on Wednesday morning in the Auditorium during 1st block.

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April 12, 2019

* Congrats to the Middle School Lady Cougars defeating GW last night 3-0.  Jade Strothers, Macy Hall, and Jayden Diehl all scored for the Cougars.  Lauren Belcher had her first shut out and 2 saves.

* Congratulations to Colby Vernon!  He is the raffle prize winner for attending the Patrick County Showcase yesterday.  Colby needs to see Ms. Rosenthal or Ms. Robinson to claim your prize.

* Attention students who are taking the ACT tomorrow morning:  Make sure that you arrive at your testing location at 7:45 am and that you have a printed admission ticket, photo ID, 2 #2 pencils, and a calculator.  If you have any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Robinson.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens graduation representatives will be here on Wednesday, April 17th during lunches only to deliver Graduation products and caps and gowns in the Library or Cafeteria area.  Final payments must be cash or money order as no personal checks will be accepted.  You may also call 1-800-JOSTENS to make credit card payments or pay online before next Wednesday.

* Cheer tryouts for the 2019-2020 season will be held Saturday, April 13th from 9-3 and on Sunday from 3-5.  Sign up sheet will be outside the cafeteria all week.

* Attention Juniors:  Doughnut order forms are due TODAY!  Ask your teachers.  Turn in to Ms. Gibson, Ms. Boles, or Mrs. Turner.

* Attention Fishing Team: All anglers need to bring their $10 fee for the Philpott tournament on April 20th to Mrs. Knight in Room 19 no later than TODAY.  You must pay the fee even if you are not fishing the tournament because your partner has to pay for the whole team.

* Attention Seniors:  The final payment for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due TODAY.  Field trip forms are also due.  If your balance is not paid by today, you will be dropped from the trip!  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches today.  Please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 if you have any questions or cannot make your payment on time. 

* Attention Seniors:  For the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please go by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by today, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

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April 11, 2019

* Military STAR Club will not meet today.

* Military STAR Club:  There will be a meeting for all members Friday morning at 8:30 in Room 123.

* Attention Seniors:  If you are attending the Patrick County Showcase field trip this morning, please meet in guidance at 10:00 to meet the bus.  If you have not turned in your permission form, bring it to Ms. Rosenthal now.

* Congratulations to the JV Lady Cougars Soccer team for defeating Martinsville 3-0.  Sadie Vernon and Victoria McAlister scored for the Cougars and Isabella Martin had a shut out with 10 saves.  Way to go!

* There will be a meeting Friday morning at 8:30 in the cafeteria for all 8th - 11th graders who are interested in playing football next fall.  Report to homeroom and check in before attending the meeting.

* Cheer tryouts for the 2019-2020 season will be held Saturday, April 13th from 9-3 and on Sunday from 3-5.  Sign up sheet will be outside the cafeteria all week.

* Attention Juniors:  Doughnut order forms are due Friday!  Ask your teachers.  Turn in to Ms. Gibson, Ms. Boles, or Mrs. Turner.

* Cosmetology is selling chocolate covered pretzel rods from Nancy's Fudge.  They will be sold 1st through 3rd block today.  Each pretzel is two dollars.

* All anglers need to bring their $10 fee for the Philpott tournament on April 20th to Mrs. Knight in Room 19 no later than tomorrow, April 12th.  You must pay the fee even if you are not fishing the tournament because your partner has to pay for the whole team.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by tomorrow, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Attention Seniors:  The final payment for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due tomorrow, April 12th.  Field trip forms are also due.  If your balance is not paid by tomorrow, you will be dropped from the trip!  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches today and tomorrow.  Please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 if you have any questions or cannot make your payment on time. 

* Attention Seniors:  For the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please go by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

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April 10, 2019

* There will be a meeting Friday morning at 8:30 in the cafeteria for all 8th - 11th graders who are interested in playing football next fall.  Report to homeroom and check in before attending the meeting.

* Cheer tryouts for the 2019-2020 season will be held Saturday, April 13th from 9-3 and on Sunday from 3-5.  Sign up sheet will be outside the cafeteria all week.

* Attention Juniors:  Doughnut order forms are due Friday!  Ask your teachers.  Turn in to Ms. Gibson, Ms. Boles, or Mrs. Turner.

* Cosmetology is selling chocolate covered pretzel rods from Nancy's Fudge.  They will be sold 1st through 3rd block until next Thursday, April 11th.  Each pretzel is two dollars.

* All anglers need to bring their $10 fee for the Philpott tournament on April 20th to Mrs. Knight in Room 19 no later than April 12th.  You must pay the fee even if you are not fishing the tournament because your partner has to pay for the whole team.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Attention Seniors:  The final payment for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, April 12th.  Field trip forms are also due.  If your balance is not paid by next Friday, April 12th, you will be dropped from the trip!  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week.  Please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 if you have any questions or cannot make your payment on time. 

* Attention Seniors:  For the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please go by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

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April 9, 2019

* Cheer tryouts for the 2019-2020 season will be held Saturday, April 13th from 9-3 and on Sunday from 3-5.  Sign up sheet will be outside the cafeteria all week.

* Attention Juniors:  Doughnut order forms are due Friday!  Ask your teachers.  Turn in to Ms. Gibson, Ms. Boles, or Mrs. Turner.

* Cosmetology is selling chocolate covered pretzel rods from Nancy's Fudge.  They will be sold 1st through 3rd block until next Thursday, April 11th.  Each pretzel is two dollars.

* All anglers need to bring their $10 fee for the Philpott tournament on April 20th to Mrs. Knight in Room 19 no later than April 12th.  You must pay the fee even if you are not fishing the tournament because your partner has to pay for the whole team.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Attention Seniors:  The final payment for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, April 12th.  Field trip forms are also due.  If your balance is not paid by next Friday, April 12th, you will be dropped from the trip!  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week.  Please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 if you have any questions or cannot make your payment on time. 

* Attention Seniors:  Starting on April 8th, for the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please go by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

* Students who registered for the April ACT:  Make sure that you check your email to see your new test location.  We will not have the test here @ PCHS. So make sure that your check your email.

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April 8, 2019

* Attention Juniors:  Doughnut order forms are due Friday!  Ask your teachers.  Turn in to Ms. Gibson, Ms. Boles, or Mrs. Turner.

* Cosmetology is selling chocolate covered pretzel rods from Nancy's Fudge.  They will be sold 1st through 3rd block until next Thursday, April 11th.  Each pretzel is two dollars.

* All anglers need to bring their $10 fee for the Philpott tournament on April 20th to Mrs. Knight in Room 19 no later than April 12th.  You must pay the fee even if you are not fishing the tournament because your partner has to pay for the whole team.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Attention Seniors:  The final payment for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, April 12th.  Field trip forms are also due.  If your balance is not paid by next Friday, April 12th, you will be dropped from the trip!  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week.  Please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 if you have any questions or cannot make your payment on time. 

* Attention Seniors:  Starting on April 8th, for the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please go by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

* Students who registered for the April ACT:  Make sure that you check your email to see your new test location.  We will not have the test here @ PCHS. So make sure that your check your email.

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April 5, 2019

* Cosmetology is selling chocolate covered pretzel rods from Nancy's Fudge.  They will be sold 1st through 3rd block until next Thursday, April 11th.  Each pretzel is two dollars.

* All anglers need to bring their $10 fee for the Philpott tournament on April 20th to Mrs. Knight in Room 19 no later than April 12th.  You must pay the fee even if you are not fishing the tournament because your partner has to pay for the whole team.

* Attention Seniors:  The final payment for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, April 12th.  Field trip forms are also due.  If your balance is not paid by next Friday, April 12th, you will be dropped from the trip!  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week.  Please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 if you have any questions or cannot make your payment on time. 

* Attention Seniors:  Starting on April 8th, for the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please go by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

* Students who registered for the April ACT:  Make sure that you check your email to see your new test location.  We will not have the test here @ PCHS. So make sure that your check your email.

* Attention Co-op students:  Your March hours log is due to Mr. Adams today, April 5th.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be taking 13 students to visit UNC Greensboro and Winston-Salem State University on Tuesday, April 9th and UVA-Wise on April 15th.  Permission slips are in her office and must be returned today, April 5th.

* Attention Interact Club members and all other interested parties:  The feed the funnel event is tonight at Rotary Field from 6 to 8 PM.  Everyone is invited to come out and volunteer to make a difference in our community.  It is a fun event with music and lots of energy as we pack meals for our neighbors.  Teachers please check your email for a video for feed the funnel.

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April 4, 2019

* Congratulations to the JV Girls Soccer team for beating Galax 6-1.  Jessica Handy, Julianna Huerta, Sadie Vernon, Gladis Quiroz, and Leslie Quiroz scored goals for the team.  Shine Cobbler, Gladis Quiroz, and Trinity Ratliff provided assists.  Izzy Martin had 2 saves in goal. Great job ladies!

* There will be a Junior class meeting today at the beginning of 2nd block.  There will be an announcement.  Go to 2nd block first.  This will not last long.

* Attention Co-op students:  Your March hours log is due to Mr. Adams by tomorrow, Friday, April 5th.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

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April 3, 2019

* Reminder:  No outside food or drink is allowed at Patrick County High School.  This includes colored drink bottles and solid water bottles, such as a Yeti or hydro flask.  If you are in possession of one of these they will be taken and returned at the end of the day.  Water in a clear bottle or clear water bottle or purchased beverages here at school are approved.

* Congratulations to April's Of The Month Winners:
Teacher:  Chelsea Snow
Staff:  Angie Largen
Students:  D'Asia Ross and Caleb Collins

* There will be a Junior class meeting in the cafeteria @ 10:30 Thusday, April 4th.

* Attention Seniors:  The final payment for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, April 12th.  Field trip forms are also due.  If your balance is not paid by next Friday, April 12th, you will be dropped from the trip!  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week.  Please see Mrs. Culler in Room 207 if you have any questions or cannot make your payment on time. 

* Attention Interact Club members and all other interested parties:  The feed the funnel event is this Friday night at Rotary Field from 6 to 8 PM.  Everyone is invited to come out and volunteer to make a difference in our community.  It is a fun event with music and lots of energy as we pack meals for our neighbors.  Teachers please check your email for a video for feed the funnel.

* Attention Co-op students:  Your March hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, April 5th.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Attention Seniors:  There are two more local scholarships for students to apply for.  Please check the strictly scholarships website for details.

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be taking 13 students to visit UNC Greensboro and Winston-Salem State University on Tuesday, April 9th and UVA-Wise on April 15th.  Permission slips are in her office and must be returned by Friday, April 5th.

* Attention Seniors:  Starting on April 8th, for the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please come by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

* Students who registered for the April ACT:  Make sure that you check your email to see your new test location.  We will not have the test here @ PCHS. So make sure that your check your email.

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April 2, 2019

* Students going on VT field trip tomorrow need to bring $20 for lunch.

* Congratulations to the Lady Cougars Tennis team for their singles and doubles sweep over Magna Vista last night!  Madison Wright (8-2), Emily Wood (8-4), Caroline Vernon (8-3), Kaylee Stanley (8-3), Elleigh Large (8-2), and Joelle Holderman (8-1) all received singles victory over their opponents. Wins in doubles were Wright/Wood 8-6, Vernon/Large 8-5, and Holderman/Skye Mitchell 8-2.  The Lady Cougars will play away next Monday versus Halifax.

* Congratulations to JV Girls Softball team for defeating Christiansburg last night with a score of 11-5!

* Attention Students going on the Dan River Basin Association field trip to Virginia Tech:  VT officials have asked that you have at least 2 questions ready to ask the panel of undergraduates during the Q and A segment of the presentation.  These questions can be about degrees, programs, campus life, dorm life, sports, extra curricular activities, grades, professors, and classes.  Make sure that your questions are relevant and competent.  You may have more than 2 questions since many of you may have the same.  Make sure you have these on the day of the trip planned and ready to ask.

* Attention Seniors:  Starting on April 8th, for the next two weeks, the Library will be conducting senior interviews during lunch for the Senior DVD.  If you would like to participate, please come by the Library to sign up.  You may do this as a group or by yourself.

* Students who registered for the April ACT:  Make sure that you check your email to see your new test location.  We will not have the test here @ PCHS. So make sure that your check your email.

* Attention Interact Club members and all other interested parties:  The feed the funnel event is this Friday night at Rotary Field from 6 to 8 PM.  Everyone is invited to come out and volunteer to make a difference in our community.  It is a fun event with music and lots of energy as we pack meals for our neighbors.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Attention Seniors:  There are two more local scholarships for students to apply for.  Please check the strictly scholarships website for details.

* Attention Co-op students:  Your March hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, April 5th.

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be taking 13 students to visit UNC Greensboro and Winston-Salem State University on Tuesday, April 9th and UVA-Wise on April 15th.  Permission slips are in her office and must be returned by Friday, April 5th.

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April 1, 2019

* PCHS Interact Club invites you to come join us this afternoon at Stuart Rotary to pack food for Patrick County students.  Food packing takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 tonight at Stuart Rotary.

* Attention Co-op students:  Your March hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, April 5th.

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be taking 13 students to visit UNC Greensboro and Winston-Salem State University on Tuesday, April 9th and UVA-Wise on April 15th.  Permission slips are in her office and must be returned by Friday, April 5th.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

* Attention Seniors:  There are two more local scholarships for students to apply for.  Please check the strictly scholarships website for details.

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March 29, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  There are two more local scholarships for students to apply for.  Please check the strictly scholarships website for details.

* Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Virginia Tech's College, The College Access Collaborative, is hosting an overnight visit opportunity in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) and College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) on May 2-3, 2019.  Students will participate in hands-on, minds-on activities that expose them to academic opportunities.  The cost to attend is FREE, but students must apply and be accepted to participate.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12 at 5:00 pm.  If you are interested, see Ms. Robinson for application instructions.

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March 28, 2019

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be taking 13 students to visit UNC Greensboro and Winston-Salem State University on Tuesday, April 9th and UVA - Wise on April 15th.  Permission slips are in her office and must be returned by Friday, April 5th.

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March 26, 2019

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be taking 13 students to visit UNC Greensboro and Winston-Salem State University on Tuesday, April 9th and UVA - Wise on April 15th.  Permission slips are in her office and must be returned by Friday, April 5th.

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March 25, 2019

* All permission forms for the Dan River Basin Association trip to Virginia Tech are due TODAY to Ms. Gibson in Room 146.  Forms will NOT be accepted after today.

* Congratulations to Blake Pike and Jacob Lovell who finished first at the Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Tournament this weekend.  Nate Scott and Tanner Epperson finished second and Jessi Amos and Blake Lawson finished fourth.  Great job to all of them.  They have qualified for the State tournament in May..

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March 22, 2019

* Seniors: Final call for PH Field Trip forms.  If Ms. Rosenthal doesn't have your signed permission form by the end of first block, you're not going.

* There will be NO JV softball practice today.

 * Seniors:  Local scholarship applications are due today, March 22 to Ms. Robinson no later than 4pm.  Make sure that you include all required materials.

* Attention:  Hailey's Hope for Autism Awareness is doing a T-shirt fundraiser to raise money for a local student with Autism.  You can purchase your T-shirt for $10 from your homeroom teacher.  Teacher's order forms are in your mailbox.  T-shirt order with payment is due by Friday, March 22nd.  You can turn your money and order forms in to Ms. Boles in Room 144.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Monday, March 25th.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

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March 21, 2019

* Seniors:  Local scholarship applications are due tomorrow, March 22 to Ms. Robinson no later than 4pm.  Make sure that you include all required materials.

* Attention:  Hailey's Hope for Autism Awareness is doing a T-shirt fundraiser to raise money for a local student with Autism.  You can purchase your T-shirt for $10 from your homeroom teacher.  Teacher's order forms are in your mailbox.  T-shirt order with payment is due by Friday, March 22nd.  You can turn your money and order forms in to Ms. Boles in Room 144.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Monday, March 25th.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

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March 20, 2019

* Military STAR Club will NOT meet today.

* Congratulations to the JV Girls Soccer team for tying Bassett 1-1 last night!  Leslie Quiroz scored the lone goal and Izzy Martin had 14 saves in goal.  Great job girls!

* Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Soccer team for beating Bassett last night 1-0!

* Attention:  Hailey's Hope for Autism Awareness is doing a T-shirt fundraiser to raise money for a local student with Autism.  You can purchase your T-shirt for $10 from your homeroom teacher.  Teacher's order forms are in your mailbox.  T-shirt order with payment is due by Friday, March 22nd.  You can turn your money and order forms in to Ms. Boles in Room 144.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Monday, March 25th.

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March 19, 2019

* Attention Sr. Betas:  There is a meeting for all Sr. Betas interested in attending National Convention this year in Oklahoma this morning at 8:30 AM in the cafeteria.  Remember any member of the PCHS Sr. Beta Club can attend Nationals; including Betas that did not attend states.

* Congrats to the Lady Cougars Tennis team for their win over Martinsville!  Madison Wright (8-1), Emily Wood (8-2), Caroline Vernon (8-4), Elleigh Large (8-4), Kaylee Stanley (8-2), Joelle Holderman (8-0), and Mia Stowe (8-0) earned singles victories.  Both Wood and Wright, as well as, Vernon and Large earned doubles victories 8-1.  The Lady Cougars Tennis team will travel tomorrow to face Bassett.

* The Representative from Washington National Insurance will be here today, in the downstairs conference room, presenting new supplemental health and life benefits that are available to all Patrick County School employees.  Please take 10 minutes and come see how you can be protected and get all of your money back!  Everyone that comes by for a one-on-one presentation will receive a free gift with no obligation so come and see why so many PCS employees are protected!

* Attention:  Hailey's Hope for Autism Awareness is doing a T-shirt fundraiser to raise money for a local student with Autism.  You can purchase your T-shirt for $10 from your homeroom teacher.  Teacher's order forms are in your mailbox.  T-shirt order with payment is due by Friday, March 22nd.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Monday, March 25th.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

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March 18, 2019

* The ASVAB, which is the military entrance exam and a career assessment test, will be offered on April 2nd.  If you are over 16 and are interested in taking the ASVAB.  Sign up on the clipboard in Ms. Rosenthal's office.

* Attention:  Hailey's Hope for Autism Awareness is doing a T-shirt fundraiser to raise money for a local student with Autism.  You can purchase your T-shirt for $10 from your homeroom teacher.  Teacher's order forms are in your mailbox.  T-shirt order with payment is due by Friday, March 22nd.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Monday, March 25th.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

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March 15, 2019

* The Military STAR Club has a meeting first thing this morning in Room 123.

* FFA members have a club meeting first thing this morning in the auditorium.  Check in with 1st block first.

* There is a Flag Corps meeting first thing this morning in Room 134 for anyone interested in trying out.

* Attention:  Hailey's Hope for Autism Awareness is doing a T-shirt fundraiser to raise money for a local student with Autism.  You can purchase your T-shirt for $10 from your homeroom teacher.  Teacher's order forms are in your mailbox.  T-shirt order with payment is due by Friday, March 22nd.

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be going to VCU on Tuesday, March 19th.  She has 6 spots available.  Please go see her if you are interested in visiting VCU.  Permission slips are due today, March 15th.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Wednesday, March 27th.

* Ms. Robinson is organizing a community trash clean-up TODAY, March 15 from 4-5 PM.  Everyone is invited to participate.  We will meet in the front parking lot of the high school at 3:45 on Friday evening before heading out into the community.  If anyone has any questions, please reach out to Ms. Robinson.  Students, remember that community service looks good on college applications and essays.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

* The ASVAB, which is the military entrance exam and a career assessment test, will be offered on April 2nd.  If you are over 16 and are interested in taking the ASVAB.  Sign up on the clipboard in Ms. Rosenthal's office.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting for all Sr. Betas interested in attending National Convention this year in Oklahoma on Tuesday, March, 19, 2019 at 8:30 AM in the cafeteria.  Remember any member of the PCHS Sr. Beta club can attend Nationals; including Betas that did not attend states.

* Attention Students:  This is a reminder that all applications for summer employment at DeHart Park are due TODAY, March 15th.  No exceptions.  See Mrs. Nikki Handy or Amy Corns for questions.

* Attention 9th graders going to Virginia Tech:  Permission forms are due today to Ms. Robinson.

* Attention Seniors:  Are you planning to attend PH next year?  We are taking a field trip to Patrick Henry's main campus in Martinsville on April 4th.  You must have applied to PH in order to attend.  Pick up permission forms from Ms. Rosenthal and see her if you have questions or need help with your application.

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due TODAY, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.



March 14, 2019

* All yearbook staff from first and second semester should report to Mrs. Mullis' room as soon as announcements are over.

* Middle School Baseball beat Laurel Park last night 10-0!

* Attention FFA members: You will have a club meeting Friday morning in the auditorium.  Check in with 1st block and then come to the meeting.

* The ASVAB, which is the military entrance exam and a career assessment test, will be offered on April 2nd.  If you are over 16 and are interested in taking the ASVAB.  Sign up on the clipboard in Ms. Rosenthal's office.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting for all Sr. Betas interested in attending National Convention this year in Oklahoma on Tuesday, March, 19, 2019 at 8:30 AM in the cafeteria.  Remember any member of the PCHS Sr. Beta club can attend Nationals; including Betas that did not attend states.

* Attention 8th and 9th grade girls interested in trying out for Flag Corps:  Sign-ups are on Mrs. Corns' door, Room 132.  There will also be an informational meeting on Friday, March 15th in Room 134 during announcements.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Wednesday, March 27th.

* Ms. Robinson is organizing a community trash clean-up this Friday, March 15 from 4-5 PM.  Everyone is invited to participate.  We will meet in the front parking lot of the high school at 3:45 on Friday evening before heading out into the community.  If anyone has any questions, please reach out to Ms. Robinson.  Students, remember that community service looks good on college applications and essays.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

* Attention Students:  This is a reminder that all applications for summer employment at Dehart Park are due by this Friday, March 15th.  No exceptions.  See Mrs. Nikki Handy or Amy Corns for questions.

* Juniors:  College Night will be on Thursday, March 14th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.  We;ll cover the basics of how to search for schools that are a good fit, what you can be doing now and throughout senior year to prepare and apply, and how to fund a college education program.  Hope to see you there! Students who attend will be placed in a drawing with other high school students to win a $1,000 scholarship.

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be going to VCU on Tuesday, March 19th.  She has 6 spots available.  Please go see her if you are interested in visiting VCU.  Permission slips are due, Friday, March 15th.

* Attention 9th graders:  On Wednesday, March 27th, we are going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Please turn in your permission forms by this Friday, if you would like to attend.  Permission forms are to be turned in to Ms. Robinson located beside Guidance.

* Attention Seniors:  Are you planning to attend PH next year?  We are taking a field trip to Patrick Henry's main campus in Martinsville on April 4th.  You must have applied to PH in order to attend.  Pick up permission forms from Ms. Rosenthal and see her if you have questions or need help with your application.

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.

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March 13, 2019

* Attention FFA members: You will have a club meeting Friday morning in the auditorium.  Check in with 1st block and then come to the meeting.

* The ASVAB, which is the military entrance exam and a career assessment test, will be offered on April 2nd.  If you are over 16 and are interested in taking the ASVAB.  Sign up on the clipboard in Ms. Rosenthal's office.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  There will be a meeting for all Sr. Betas interested in attending National Convention this year in Oklahoma on Tuesday, March, 19, 2019 at 8:30 AM in the cafeteria.  Remember any member of the PCHS Sr. Beta club can attend Nationals; including Betas that did not attend states.

* Attention 8th and 9th grade girls interested in trying out for Flag Corps:  Sign-ups are on Mrs. Corns' door, Room 132.  There will also be an informational meeting on Friday, March 15th in Room 134 during announcements.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Wednesday, March 27th.

* Ms. Robinson is organizing a community trash clean-up this Friday, March 15 from 4-5 PM.  Everyone is invited to participate.  We will meet in the front parking lot of the high school at 3:45 on Friday evening before heading out into the community.  If anyone has any questions, please reach out to Ms. Robinson.  Students, remember that community service looks good on college applications and essays.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

* Attention Students:  This is a reminder that all applications for summer employment at Dehart Park are due by this Friday, March 15th.  No exceptions.  See Mrs. Nikki Handy or Amy Corns for questions.

* Juniors:  College Night will be on Thursday, March 14th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.  We;ll cover the basics of how to search for schools that are a good fit, what you can be doing now and throughout senior year to prepare and apply, and how to fund a college education program.  Hope to see you there! Students who attend will be placed in a drawing with other high school students to win a $1,000 scholarship.

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be going to VCU on Tuesday, March 19th.  She has 6 spots available.  Please go see her if you are interested in visiting VCU.  Permission slips are due, Friday, March 15th.

* Attention 9th graders:  On Wednesday, March 27th, we are going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Please turn in your permission forms by this Friday, if you would like to attend.  Permission forms are to be turned in to Ms. Robinson located beside Guidance.

* Attention Seniors:  Are you planning to attend PH next year?  We are taking a field trip to Patrick Henry's main campus in Martinsville on April 4th.  You must have applied to PH in order to attend.  Pick up permission forms from Ms. Rosenthal and see her if you have questions or need help with your application.

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.

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March 12, 2019

* Attention Students:  This is a reminder that all applications for summer employment at Dehart Park are due by this Friday, March 15th.  No exceptions.  See Mrs. Nikki Handy or Amy Corns for questions.

* Attention 8th and 9th grade girls interested in trying out for Flag Corps:  Sign-ups are on Mrs. Corns' door, Room 132.  There will also be an informational meeting on Friday, March 15th in Room 134 during announcements.

* The Dan River Basin Association is sponsoring a field trip to Virginia Tech to tour the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Please see Ms. Gibson in Room 146 for a permission form.  Space is limited.   Serious participants only.  Forms are due back no later than Wednesday, March 27th.

* Ms. Robinson is organizing a community trash clean-up this Friday, March 15 from 4-5 PM.  Everyone is invited to participate.  We will meet in the front parking lot of the high school at 3:45 on Friday evening before heading out into the community.  If anyone has any questions, please reach out to Ms. Robinson.  Students, remember that community service looks good on college applications and essays.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

* Juniors:  College Night will be on Thursday, March 14th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.  We;ll cover the basics of how to search for schools that are a good fit, what you can be doing now and throughout senior year to prepare and apply, and how to fund a college education program.  Hope to see you there!

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be going to VCU on Tuesday, March 19th.  She has 6 spots available.  Please go see her if you are interested in visiting VCU.  Permission slips are due, Friday, March 15th.

* Attention 9th graders:  On Wednesday, March 27th, we are going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Please turn in your permission forms by this Friday, if you would like to attend.  Permission forms are to be turned in to Ms. Robinson located beside Guidance.

* Attention Seniors:  Are you planning to attend PH next year?  We are taking a field trip to Patrick Henry's main campus in Martinsville on April 4th.  You must have applied to PH in order to attend.  Pick up permission forms from Ms. Rosenthal and see her if you have questions or need help with your application.

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.

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March 11, 2019

* 4-H Teen Counsel Meeting this morning after announcements in the cafeteria.

* Attention 8th Graders - Reminder:  Class selections are due today for rising freshmen.  Please make sure you have submitted your requests; the portal will close at the end of the day today.

* Attention 9th graders:  On Wednesday, March 27th, we are going on a field trip to Virginia Tech.  Please turn in your permission forms by this Friday, if you would like to attend.  Permission forms are to be turned in to Ms. Robinson located beside Guidance.

* Juniors:  College Night will be on Thursday, March 14th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.  We;ll cover the basics of how to search for schools that are a good fit, what you can be doing now and throughout senior year to prepare and apply, and how to fund a college education program.  Hope to see you there!

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be going to VCU on Tuesday, March 19th.  She has 6 spots available.  Please go see her if you are interested in visiting VCU.  Permission slips are due, Friday, March 15th.

* Prom tickets will be on sale during all three lunches.  Prom forms are on Mrs. Knight's door Room 19 or at lunch.  Tickets are $15.

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.

* Attention Seniors:  Are you planning to attend PH next year?  We are taking a field trip to Patrick Henry's main campus in Martinsville on April 4th.  You must have applied to PH in order to attend.  Pick up permission forms from Ms. Rosenthal and see her if you have questions or need help with your application.

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

* A countywide community cleanup day will be held Saturday, March 23rd.  Contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for more information or questions.

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March 7, 2019

* Attention 9th Graders - Reminder:  Class selections are due today for rising sophomores.  Please make sure you have submitted your requests; the portal will close at the end of the day today.

* Attention All Varsity and Middle School Wrestlers:  There will be a brief meeting this morning immediately after announcements in Room 200 (Mrs. Andrea Williams' room).

* Congratulations to the Middle School Boys Soccer Team for beating Halifax County, 4 to 2.  All the boys played well and it was a great victory.

* Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Soccer Team for beating Dan River 5 to 1 on Tuesday night. 

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler by Friday, March 8th.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.

* Juniors:  College Night will be on Thursday, March 14 from 5:30 - 7 PM in the cafeteria.  We''ll cover the basics of how to search for schools that are a good fit, what you can be doing now and throughout senior year to prepare and apply, and how to fund a college education program.  Hope to see you there!

* Juniors:  Ms. Robinson will be going to VCU on Tuesday, March 19th.  She has 6 spots available.  Please go see her if you are interested in visiting VCU.  Permission slips are due Friday, March 15th.

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

* Fishing Team:  Mandatory parent/angler meeting today, March 7th at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.

* Students going on the STEM - H trip to Danville on March 14th, need to come by and see Mrs. Dillon in Room 157 for their permission slip.  We will leave at 7:30 and return around 4:00.  You will need to make arrangements to have a ride.

* Prom tickets will be on sale during all three lunches.  Prom forms are on Mrs. Knight's door Room 19 or at lunch.  Tickets are $15.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your February hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, March 8th.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  National Sr. Beta Convention is coming.  There will be a meeting Friday at 8:30 AM in the cafeteria for all Sr. Betas interested in attending nationals this year.

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March 6, 2019

* Attention 10th Graders - Reminder:  Class selections are due today for rising juniors.  Please make sure you have submitted your requests; the portal will close at the end of the day today.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  National Sr. Beta Convention is coming.  There will be a meeting Friday at 8:30 AM in the cafeteria for all Sr. Betas interested in attending nationals this year.

* Congratulations to the February Of the Month Winners!  Judy Ison, Angela Owens, Lane Taylor, and Jessica Amos.

* Congratulations to Jacob Lovell for being named to 2019 Bassmaster All American High School Virginia State Fishing Team.  Only 12 anglers in Virginia made this team!  Now he goes on to compete for the All American Team.  Great Job Jacob!

* Students going on the STEM - H trip to Danville on March 14th, need to come by and see Mrs. Dillon in Room 157 for their permission slip.  We will leave at 7:30 and return around 4:00.  You will need to make arrangements to have a ride.

* Prom tickets will be on sale during all three lunches.  Prom forms are on Mrs. Knight's door Room 19 or at lunch.  Tickets are $15.

* Fishing Team:  Mandatory parent/angler meeting Thursday, March 7th at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler by Friday, March 8th.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.

* Attention Seniors:  Listen up!  We mean ALL Seniors :)
If you are a current or past AASIS member, email Mrs. Lisa Belcher or go by Room 164 before Thursday, March 7th.  AASIS cords for graduation are being ordered and if you do not contact her by the deadline, there will NOT be a cord for you.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  You must contact Mrs. Belcher or you will not get a cord.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your February hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, March 8th.

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March 5, 2019

* Attention Rising Seniors - Reminder:  Class selections are due today for rising seniors.  Please make sure you have submitted your requests; the portal will close at the end of the day today.

* Prom tickets on sale during all three lunches.  Prom forms are on Mrs. Knight's door Room 19 or at lunch.  Tickets are $15.

* Fishing Team:  Mandatory parent/angler meeting Thursday, March 7th at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.

* Attention Seniors:  The second payment of $30.00 for the Senior Trip to Carowinds is due by Friday, March 15th.  We will be collecting the deposit in the hall during all three lunches, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, March 13-15th.  Ten seats are still available for the trip so if you have not signed up, you can go see Mrs. Culler by Friday, March 8th.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment, please see Mrs. Culler in CTE, Room 207.

* Attention Seniors:  Listen up!  We mean ALL Seniors :)
If you are a current or past AASIS member, email Mrs. Lisa Belcher or go by Room 164 before Thursday, March 7th.  AASIS cords for graduation are being ordered and if you do not contact her by the deadline, there will NOT be a cord for you.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  You must contact Mrs. Belcher or you will not get a cord.

* Seniors:  Today, in the Library, there will be a scholarship boot camp from 3:30 - 5:00 and a financial aid night from 5:30 - 7:00.  The scholarship boot camp will be focused on assisting students with completing scholarship applications and we will have representatives from local scholarship committees here to assist.  The financial aid night will be a presentation from Virginia Tech's financial aid director.  She will be discussing types of aid, understanding financial award letters, cost of attendance, comparing college costs and awards, and more.  Free food will be included!  Any questions please reach out to Ms. Robinson.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your February hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, March 8th.

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

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March 4, 2019

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your February hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, March 8th.

* No Teen Council meeting today.  It will be next Monday.

* Attention Seniors:  Listen up!  We mean ALL Seniors :)
If you are a current or past AASIS member, email Mrs. Lisa Belcher or go by Room 164 before Thursday, March 7th.  AASIS cords for graduation are being ordered and if you do not contact her by the deadline, there will NOT be a cord for you.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  You must contact Mrs. Belcher or you will not get a cord.

* Seniors:  Tomorrow, March 5th, in the Library, there will be a scholarship boot camp from 3:30 - 5:00 and a financial aid night from 5:30 - 7:00.  The scholarship boot camp will be focused on assisting students with completing scholarship applications and we will have representatives from local scholarship committees here to assist.  The financial aid night will be a presentation from Virginia Tech's financial aid director.  She will be discussing types of aid, understanding financial award letters, cost of attendance, comparing college costs and awards, and more.  Free food will be included!  Any questions please reach out to Ms. Robinson.


March 1, 2019

* Anyone interested in Outdoor Track:  Our first practice will be on Monday, March 4th at 3:45.  You must have a VHSL physical on file in order to practice.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

* Prom tickets go on sale Monday, March 4th through March 22 all three lunches.  They are $15 each.

* 4H will hold a Teen Council Meeting Monday, March 4, 2019.  Come to the cafeteria as soon as you check in with your homeroom teacher.  If you have NOT turned in your Teen Camp application, you must turn it in at this meeting!

* The 4H Share the Fun Talent Show is next week, but it will be held at PHCC in Stuart.  If any student plans to participate in the Talent Show and needs transportation to the college, will need to bring a parent note in and turn in to the ticket window.  Practices will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and the show will be next Friday.

* Seniors:  Next Tuesday, March 5th, in the Library, there will be a scholarship boot camp from 3:30 - 5:00 and a financial aid night from 5:30 - 7:00.  The scholarship boot camp will be focused on assisting students with completing scholarship applications and we will have representatives from local scholarship committees here to assist.  The financial aid night will be a presentation from Virginia Tech's financial aid director.  She will be discussing types of aid, understanding financial award letters, cost of attendance, comparing college costs and awards, and more.  Free food will be included!  Any questions please reach out to Ms. Robinson.

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February 28, 2019

* There will be a brief meeting in the main gym for all returning football players grades 8-12.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before you come.

*Seniors:  Tomorrow, a representative from Patrick Henry Community College will be here during lunch to answer any admissions questions you have.  Stop by her table to chat and you'll be entered into a raffle for a scholarship to buy textbooks!  See Ms. Rosenthal with questions.

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February 27, 2019

* The following students need to see Mrs. Knight during 1st block, in Room 19, to get their Prom invitations:  Chase Jessup, Lydia Gunter, Burke Gonzalez, Jenna Laffoon, Riya Patel, Marvin Plessinger, Laken Rorrer, Isaiah Redd, Makayla Fix, and Logan Dalton.

* Seniors:  Next Tuesday, March 5th, in the Library, there will be a scholarship boot camp from 3:30 - 5:00 and a financial aid night from 5:30 - 7:00.  The scholarship boot camp will be focused on assisting students with completing scholarship applications and we will have representatives from local scholarship committees here to assist.  The financial aid night will be a presentation from Virginia Tech's financial aid director.  She will be discussing types of aid, understanding financial award letters, cost of attendance, comparing college costs and awards, and more.  Free food will be included!  Any questions please reach out to Ms. Robinson.

* Attention Students, Faculty, and Staff:  This Thursday will be Pink & hat day.  You will be allowed to wear hats, in designated areas, when you purchase a pink sticker.  Stickers are $1.00 or a greater donation.  Faculty and staff may wear jeans if you purchase a pink sticker.  Teachers will receive a form for homerooms to participate.  All donations will go toward breast cancer.  Thank you for contributing!

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February 26, 2019

* Today is the last day to fill out the fashion google doc for the yearbook.

* Attention Students, Faculty, and Staff:  This Thursday will be Pink & hat day.  You will be allowed to wear hats, in designated areas, when you purchase a pink sticker.  Stickers are $1.00 or a greater donation.  Faculty and staff may wear jeans if you purchase a pink sticker.  Teachers will receive a form for homerooms to participate.  All donations will go toward breast cancer.  Thank you for contributing!

* Seniors:  Next Tuesday, March 5th, in the Library, there will be a scholarship boot camp from 3:30 - 5:00 and a financial aid night from 5:30 - 7:00.  The scholarship boot camp will be focused on assisting students with completing scholarship applications and we will have representatives from local scholarship committees here to assist.  The financial aid night will be a presentation from Virginia Tech's financial aid director.  She will be discussing types of aid, understanding financial award letters, cost of attendance, comparing college costs and awards, and more.  Free food will be included!  Any questions please reach out to Ms. Robinson.

* MS/JV softball needs to dress and meet in Coach Conner's room. Then load the bus for Dehart.

* Attention ladies trying out for Women's Soccer:  Please report to Coach Snow's Room 155, after school ready for tryouts.

* Boy's Tennis will practice at Dehart today.  Load the bus immediately after school.

* Anyone interested in Outdoor Track - our first practice will be on Monday, March 4th at 3:45.  You must have a VHSL physical on file in order to practice.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

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February 25, 2019

* Reminder:  The dental clinic will be held today and tomorrow.

* Anyone interested in outdoor track:  Our first practice will be on Monday, March 4th at 3:45.  You must have a VHSL physical on file in order to practice.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

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February 22, 2019

* Due to the weather, the Middle School softball tryouts have been moved to next Monday, February 25th.  You must have a VHSL physical on file to try out.

* Seniors:  There is a college and career survey in your class of 2019 Google Classroom.  Please fill this out before Friday.  Anyone who does it by Friday will get a special treat, so don't wait!

* Attention Seniors:  It's scholarship season!  Three important deadlines are quickly approaching.
- This Friday, February 22nd, the Ross Harbour and Foundation for Rural Service scholarships are due.  Applications are in the college advising office next to guidance.
- March 22nd is the deadline for local scholarship applications.  Details are on Google Classroom or come see Ms. Robinson/Ms. Rosenthal with questions.  Don't wait to get started.  This application requires an essay.
- March 29th is the deadline for the first batch of Patrick Henry scholarships.  Details are on Google Classroom.  See Ms. Rosenthal with questions.

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February 19, 2019

* The Girls Basketball Tournament, scheduled today, has been postponed to Thursday, February 21 at 6:00pm. 

* All after school activities are canceled today. 

*Seniors - There is a college and Career survey in your class of 2019 Google classroom. Please fill out this form before Friday, 2/22, to receive a special treat. 

*Seniors - It is scholarship season! Three important deadlines are quickly approaching. 
          - This Friday, 2/22 is the deadline for local scholarship apps. Details are on google classroom, or stop by and see Ms. Robinson or Ms. Rosenthal with questions. Don't wait to get started - this app requires an essay!
          - March 29 is the deadline for the first batch of Patrick Henry scholarships. Details are on Google Classroom, see Ms. Robinson or Ms. Rosenthal with questions.

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February 18, 2019

* Softball tryouts start today.  Please meet in Coach Steagall's room to load the bus.

* If you have negative lunch balances, you cannot charge snacks.  Please try to take care of your balances.

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

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February 15, 2019

* Outdoor Track meeting this morning in auxiliary gym, after announcements.

* Volleyball meeting this morning in Room 20, after announcements.

* Softball tryouts will be Monday, February 18th.  Please meet in Coach Steagall's room to load the bus for Dehart.

* Applications for lifeguards at Dehart Park are now open.  Anyone interested in becoming a lifeguard can pick up an application from Mrs. Handy or Mrs. Corns.  Applications will be due March 15th.

* If you have negative lunch balances, you cannot charge snacks.  Please try to take care of your balances.

* There will not be any Girls Soccer conditioning for the rest of the week.  Tryouts will be held next week, February 18th through the 20th.  You must have a VHSL physical to attend and must attend everyday if you hope to make the team.  Those interested in playing, please report to Room 155, and be prepared for inside or outside activities.  Contact Coach Boles or Coach Snow if you have any questions.

* Attention FFA members:  There will be an FFA meeting Friday morning at 8:30 in the auditorium.  Check in with 1st block before attending.

* Any student interested in taking Welding next year, the PHCC welding instructor will be here on Friday, February 15th at 8:30 am to showcase this new class.  Any rising 11th or 12th grader interested in this new class is encouraged to attend this meeting to learn more.  An announcement will be made on Friday when to report to the cafeteria.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

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February 14, 2019

* If you are going on the Senior Beta trip today, remember to bring your luggage to the upstairs conference room to be checked before we leave.

* There will not be any Girls Soccer conditioning for the rest of the week.  Tryouts will be held next week, February 18th through the 20th.  You must have a VHSL physical to attend and must attend everyday if you hope to make the team.  Those interested in playing, please report to Room 155, and be prepared for inside or outside activities.  Contact Coach Boles or Coach Snow if you have any questions.

* Attention FFA members:  There will be an FFA meeting Friday morning at 8:30 in the auditorium.  Check in with 1st block before attending.

* Any student interested in taking Welding next year, the PHCC welding instructor will be here on Friday, February 15th at 8:30 am to showcase this new class.  Any rising 11th or 12th grader interested in this new class is encouraged to attend this meeting to learn more.  An announcement will be made on Friday when to report to the cafeteria.

* Anyone interested in Outdoor Track:  We will be having an interest meeting on Friday, February 15th during 1st block.  Make sure you check into first block before attending.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

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February 13, 2019

* Attention FFA members:  There will be an FFA meeting Friday morning at 8:30 in the auditorium.  Check in with 1st block before attending.

* Girls basketball results:  Patrick County 49, Magna Vista 42
Piedmont District Champions!
Hannah Roberson 18 points, Izzy Beasley 16 points
Sierra Hubbard 11 rebounds, Abby Dillon 8 rebounds
Season record 21-3
Next week in Regional Tournament:  Tuesday @ Home versus Northside

* Any student interested in taking Welding next year, the PHCC welding instructor will be here on Friday, February 15th at 8:30 am to showcase this new class.  Any rising 11th or 12th grader interested in this new class is encouraged to attend this meeting to learn more.  An announcement will be made on Friday when to report to the cafeteria.

* Anyone interested in Outdoor Track:  We will be having an interest meeting on Friday, February 15th during 1st block.  Make sure you check into first block before attending.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

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February 12, 2019

* The following Seniors need to come by to see Mrs. Rose in Room 18:  Juliana Hall, Allison Rakes, Lindsey Marshall, Caitlyn Hardy, Brianna Mabe, Alexis Barnett, Kalob Biggs, Chase Jessup, Ashlee Mesot, Sarah Young, Nick Byers, Jared Biedrycki.

* Attention Seniors: There are 25 senior shirts left.  If you would like to purchase one, come see Mrs. Rose in Room 18 today or tomorrow.

* There will NOT be any softball conditioning this week.  Tryouts are Monday, February 18th.

* Our Lady Cougars play tonight for the Piedmont District Championship at Magna Vista.  Please make the short trip and "bring friends and be loud"!

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

* Jr. Betas:  Please arrive at school between 5:00 am and 5:15 am tomorrow.  We will leave promptly at 5:30.

* Any student interested in taking Welding next year, the PHCC welding instructor will be here on Friday, February 15th at 8:30 am to showcase this new class.  Any rising 11th or 12th grader interested in this new class is encouraged to attend this meeting to learn more.  An announcement will be made on Friday when to report to the cafeteria.

* Anyone interested in Outdoor Track:  We will be having an interest meeting on Friday, February 15th during 1st block.  Make sure you check into first block before attending.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

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February 11, 2019

* Congratulations to our Varsity Cougar Wrestling team for their performance this past weekend at the Region 3-D tournament.  The Cougars had 5 regional placers Saturday:  Alfredo Gutierrez with a 2nd place finish, Owen Smith with a 3rd place finish, Darious Williams with a 6th place finish, Aiden LaComa with a 4th place finish, and Jaheim Johnson with a 6th place finish.  Three Cougars placed in the top four to advance to the state tournament next weekend in Salem, Virginia:  Junior Alfredo Guitierrez, Sophomore Owen Smith, and Freshman Aiden LaComa.  Great job guys!

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

* Anyone interested in Outdoor Track:  We will be having an interest meeting on Friday, February 15th during 1st block.  Make sure you check into first block before attending.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
February 4th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

Tickets will be on sale during all lunches during the weeks listed above.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by February 8th to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by February 8th you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* Attention Seniors:  If you ordered and paid for your Senior shirt, they are here.  Come see Mrs. Rose in Room 18.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

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February 8, 2019

* Attention Seniors:  If you ordered and paid for your Senior shirt, they are here.  Come see Mrs. Rose in Room 18.

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
Today, February 8th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

We will begin collecting the first payment of $35.00 during all lunches today.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by today to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by today you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your January hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, February 8th.

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February 7, 2019

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123

*PCHS Girls Basketball results:
Patrick Country 54, Halifax County 29
High Scorers - Lindsey Marshall 15, Izzy Beasley 11, Hannah Roberson 10, Sierra Hubbard 10
Rebounds - Sierra Hubbard 14, Hannah Roberson 7
Assists - Lindsey Marshall 5
Steals - Lindsey Marshall 4
Final Regular Season Record: 19-3
Next Game - Piedmont District Tournament Game this Friday @ Home versus Franklin County. Starts at 6:30.
Please come out and support your Lady Cougars!

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
February 4th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

We will begin collecting the first payment of $35.00 during all lunches beginning Wednesday, February 6th-8th.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by February 8th to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by Friday, February 8th you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your January hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, February 8th.

* Anyone interested in boys or girls Tennis need to meet this Friday morning outside of Rooms 22 (boys) and 20 (girls).

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

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February 6, 2019

* Attention Seniors: There will be a brief meeting today in the Auditorium, at 9:45 am.

* Girls Basketball results from last night:
JV game - Patrick County 46 and Tunstall 15
Varsity game - Patrick County 58 and Tunstall 14
Hannah Roberson - 16 points, Izzy Beasley - 13 points, Sierra Hubbard - 14 rebounds

* Anyone interested in Outdoor Track:  We will be having an interest meeting on Friday, February 15th during 1st block.  Make sure you check into first block before attending.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 with any questions.

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
February 4th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

We will begin collecting the first payment of $35.00 during all lunches beginning Wednesday, February 6th-8th.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by February 8th to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by Friday, February 8th you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your January hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, February 8th.

* Anyone interested in boys or girls Tennis need to meet this Friday morning outside of Rooms 22 (boys) and 20 (girls).

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

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February 5, 2019

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

* Anyone interested in boys or girls Tennis need to meet this Friday morning outside of Rooms 22 (boys) and 20 (girls).

* Congratulations to Varun Patel!  He is the winner of this month's attendance incentive of $25.

* January of the Month winners include:  Holly Dillon, Rozina Turner, Paul Bryant, and Alexis Barnett.  Congratulations to this month's winners!

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
February 4th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

We will begin collecting the first payment of $35.00 during all lunches beginning Wednesday, February 6th-8th.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by February 8th to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by Friday, February 8th you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your January hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, February 8th.

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February 4, 2019

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
February 4th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

We will begin collecting the first payment of $35.00 during all lunches beginning Wednesday, February 6th-8th.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by February 8th to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by Friday, February 8th you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* Indoor Track 4x8 Relay Team placed 2nd in the District Track Meet.  Kristian Reynolds placed 2nd in the mile.

* Congratulations to the PC Wrestling Team!  First place finishes were Alfredo Gutierrez, Owen Smith, and Aiden LaComa.  Second place finish was Darious Williams.  Third place finish was Jaheim Johnson.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Baseball will stay after this week, Monday - Wednesday.  Be prepared to go outside.  Workouts will end at 6pm.

* Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 22.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* There is a 4H Teen Council meeting in the cafeteria this morning.

* Students:  Please complete the attached surveys in Google Classroom by February 5th for the yearbook staff.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* Attention Co-op Students:  Your January hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, February 8th.

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February 1, 2019

* Girls interested in playing soccer this year:  There will be a meeting in the auditorium after morning announcements today.

* Students:  Please complete the attached surveys in Google Classroom by February 5th for the yearbook staff.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
February 4th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

We will begin collecting the first payment of $35.00 during all lunches beginning Wednesday, February 6th-8th.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by February 8th to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by Friday, February 8th you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

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January 31, 2019

* The Patrick County 4-H Share the Fun Competition will be held on Friday, March 8th.  Students that are interested may pick up information packets from Mrs. Kendrick in guidance until February 21st.  Any students that plan to participate must RSVP by February 22nd and submit a contestant information form at the first practice.

* Seniors:  The Senior trip to Carowinds is scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  The cost of the trip is $95.00.  This will include your park ticket, all you can eat buffet, soda wristband, and the cost of the charter bus.  The cost of the trip will be divided into three payments.  The deposits will be due the weeks of:
February 4th  $35.00
March 15th  $30.00
Final payment due by April 12th  $30.00

We will begin collecting the first payment of $35.00 during all lunches beginning Wednesday, February 6th-8th.  You must sign up and pay your deposit by February 8th to reserve your seat.  If you do not sign up by Friday, February 8th you will only be allowed to go if someone drops out or we do not fill the buses.

If you have any questions please see Mrs. Culler in the Career & Technical Building, Room 205.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Girls Soccer will condition Monday - Thursday.  Meet in Room 155.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* Attention students:  My Friends Closet will be re-opening soon.  If you would like to make a donation and clean out your closet, you can bring them to the Library or office.  Please help support our local closet, who in return supports local events.

* Prom Committee will meet every Thursday until further notice.  If you signed up to be on Prom Committee back in August, please make every effort to stay as often as possible.  Prom is only 4 months away.

* Students:  Please complete the attached surveys in Google Classroom by February 5th for the yearbook staff.

* Attention Seniors and Juniors:  Vote for Teacher Superlatives in your class of 2019/2020 Google Classrooms.

* Attention students attending the Snow-Coming dance:  If you have purchased a ticket for the upcoming dance, next weekend, you should have received an email from Mrs. Stanley.  If you would like to suggest songs for the DJ, please submit by next Tuesday.

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January 30, 2019

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Girls Soccer will condition Monday - Thursday.  Meet in Room 155.

* Prom Committee will meet every Thursday until further notice.  If you signed up to be on Prom Committee back in August, please make every effort to stay as often as possible.  Prom is only 4 months away.

* Attention Patrick County High School girls:  Prom dresses taking up room in your closet?? Let's get rid of them...if you would like to donate your prom dresses, donations will be accepted at the High School Library.  After February 15th, donations will be accepted at My Friend's Closet.

* Attention students:  My Friends Closet will be re-opening soon.  If you would like to make a donation and clean out your closet, you can bring them to the Library or office.  Please help support our local closet, who in return supports local events.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Attention Seniors and Juniors:  Vote for Teacher Superlatives in your class of 2019/2020 Google Classrooms.

* If any Jr. Beta member has popcorn order forms or money, please bring it to Mrs. Belcher immediately as the order needs to be sent to the company.

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January 28, 2019

* Attention any student who is currently a patient or a previous patient of Dr. David Jones, orthodontist:  There will be a group picture Monday morning at 8:30 am in the gym.  Please check in with homeroom before reporting to the gym.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Prom Committee will meet every Thursday until further notice.  If you signed up to be on Prom Committee back in August, please make every effort to stay as often as possible.  Prom is only 4 months away.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Girls Soccer will condition Monday - Thursday starting January 28th.  Meet in Room 155.

* Attention Sr. Beta convention goers:  The banner committee will meet on Monday after school, in Room 170.

* FFA members who wish to go to the Southern Farm Show need to see Mr. Terry to sign up.

* Students, listen up!  Today is the last day to buy a yearbook and choose a color is next Monday, January 28th.  After today, a color will be randomly chosen for you. Purchases can be made in person in the yearbook room 152 or online at www.yearbookordercenter.com.  Yearbooks are currently $65.  Get them before time runs out!

* Attention students:  My Friends Closet will be opening soon.  If you would like to make a donation and clean out your closet, you can bring them to the Library or office.  Please help support our local closet, who in return supports local events.

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January 25, 2019

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Sr. Beta convention goers are meeting now in the cafeteria.  All convention goers are expected to attend.

* There is a meeting at this time for all members of the Military STAR Club in Room 123.

* Prom Committee will meet every Thursday until further notice.  If you signed up to be on Prom Committee back in August, please make every effort to stay as often as possible.  Prom is only 4 months away.

* Students, listen up!  The last day to buy a yearbook and choose a color is next Monday, January 28th.  After that, a color will be randomly chosen for you. Purchases can be made in person in the yearbook room 152 or online at www.yearbookordercenter.com.  Yearbooks are currently $65.  Get them before time runs out!

* FFA members who wish to go to the Southern Farm Show need to see Mr. Terry to sign up.

* Students, listen up!  Tickets for Snowcoming Semi-formal will only be sold until this Friday!  You may purchase before school (outside of the gym) or during lunches (outside the cafeteria).  Questions?  See Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Kerry Taylor, or Mrs. Stanley in the office.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Attention any student who is currently a patient or a previous patient of Dr. David Jones, orthodontist:  There will be a group picture Monday morning at 8:30 am in the gym.  Please check in with homeroom before reporting to the gym.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

* Jr. Beta Members:  Remember to continue fundraising for popcorn.  Your order forms and money are due on or before January 25th.

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January 24, 2019

* Congratulations to the Varsity/JV Girls and Boys basketball for their wins over Bassett last night.

* Congratulations to the Cougar Wrestlers for their performance last night in the Quad meet against Bassett, Dan River, and Halifax.
Aiden Lacoma went 3-0
Jaheim Johnson 2-1
Owen Smith 3-0
Alfredo Gutierrez 2-1
Darious Williams 3-0

* Middle School Basketball plays tonight, here at PCHS against Laurel Park starting with the girls at 5:30.

* Students, listen up!  Tickets for Snowcoming Semi-formal will only be sold until this Friday!  You may purchase before school (outside of the gym) or during lunches (outside the cafeteria).  Questions?  See Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Kerry Taylor, or Mrs. Stanley in the office.

* FFA members who wish to go to the Southern Farm Show need to see Mr. Terry to sign up.

* Jr. Beta Members:  Remember to continue fundraising for popcorn.  Your order forms and money are due on or before January 25th.

* Students, listen up!  The last day to buy a yearbook and choose a color is next Monday, January 28th.  After that, a color will be randomly chosen for you. Purchases can be made in person in the yearbook room 152 or online at www.yearbookordercenter.com.  Yearbooks are currently $65.  Get them before time runs out!

* There will be a meeting tomorrow morning at 8:30 for all members of the Military STAR Club, in Room 123.  Please check in with your 1st block teacher before coming to the meeting.

* Prom Committee will meet today and every Thursday until further notice.  If you signed up to be on Prom Committee back in August, please make every effort to stay as often as possible.  Prom is only 4 months away.

* Attention Sr. Beta convention goers:  We will have a meeting Friday, January 25th, in the cafeteria at 8:30 am.  All convention goers are expected to attend.

* Students who are interested in becoming a 4-H Camp Counselor-in-training or Teen Counselor may pick up applications from Mrs. Kendrick, in Guidance, until February 14th.

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January 23, 2019

* Students, listen up!  The last day to buy a yearbook and choose a color is next Monday, January 28th.  After that, a color will be randomly chosen for you. Purchases can be made in person in the yearbook room 152 or online at www.yearbookordercenter.com.  Yearbooks are currently $65.  Get them before time runs out!

* Students, listen up!  Tickets for Snowcoming Semi-formal will only be sold until this Friday!  You may purchase before school (outside of the gym) or during lunches (outside the cafeteria).  Questions?  See Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Kerry Taylor, or Mrs. Stanley in the office.

* FFA members who wish to go to the Southern Farm Show need to see Mr. Terry to sign up.

* Congratulations to the girls basketball team on their win against Magna Vista (58-52).  Come out and support our Cougar Sports!
Wrestling - Dan River
Girls Basketball - Bassett
Boys will be at home - start at 5:30 for JV and at 7:00 for our Varsity Cougars

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Jr. Beta Members:  Remember to continue fundraising for popcorn.  Your order forms and money are due on or before January 25th.

* If you are in upward bound, make sure you see Ms. Rosenthal to pick up an assignment.  See your email for details.

* Attention Juniors!  It is officially time for you to take action into preparing for a 4-year university/college by taking the SAT!  On Saturday, March 9th, the SAT will take place at Patrick County High School.  The deadline to register for the test is Friday, February 8th.  In order to sign-up for the SAT, you must register through your College board account by visiting www.sat.org.  Students, the SAT test is $47.50, but if you receive free or reduced lunch you qualify to receive a fee waiver to cover the cost of the test.  In order to obtain your fee waiver please see Ms. Robinson located beside Guidance.  If you would like help registering for the SAT, Ms. Robinson will be available during all lunches in her office to assist students with registering. Please bring your Chromebook when you come.

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January 22, 2019

* Mrs. Knight needs to see the Fishing Team first thing this morning.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Reminder to all students interested in playing JV Varsity Football in the Fall:  We will start conditioning today after school.  You must have a VHSL physical in order to participate.

* Jr. Beta Members:  Remember to continue fundraising for popcorn.  Your order forms and money are due on or before January 25th.

* If you are in upward bound, make sure you see Ms. Rosenthal to pick up an assignment.  See your email for details.

* FFA members who wish to go to the Southern Farm Show need to see Mr. Terry to sign up.

* Snowcoming Semi-Formal is coming on Saturday, February 9th.  All 10th - 12th graders may purchase tickets during all 3 lunches this week.  Tickets are $5 per person.  Permission forms will be available when tickets are purchased.

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January 17, 2019

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Congratulations to our Cougar Wresting Team!  Great individual performances at our quad match at Franklin County.  The teams included were Bassett, Halifax, and Franklin County.  Alfredo Gutierrez, Owen Smith, Darious Williams, and Aiden Lacoma all went (3-0) on the day, and Jaheim Johnson finished with a (2-1) record.

* Final score from PCHS PC Lady Cougars 64, Northside Lady Vikings 50.  Clean sweep for both JV Ladies and Middle School.

* The Military STAR Club will meet today after school in Room 123.  If you cannot stay, please see Mrs. Rakes as soon as possible.

* Attention FFA members - You will have a meeting Friday morning at 8:30 am in the auditorium.  Check in with 1st block before reporting to the auditorium.

* Attention Sr. Beta convention goers.  There will be a meeting Friday, January 18th in the cafeteria at 8:30 am.  All convention goers are expected to attend.

* Jr. Beta Members:  Reminder to continue the fundraising for popcorn.  Your order forms and money are due on or before January 25th.

* Snowcoming Semi-Formal is coming on Saturday, February 9th.  All 10th - 12th graders may purchase tickets during all 3 lunches this week.  Tickets are $5 per person.  Permission forms will be available when tickets are purchased.

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January 16, 2019

* Snowcoming Semi-Formal is coming on Saturday, February 9th.  All 10th - 12th graders may purchase tickets during all 3 lunches this week.  Tickets are $5 per person.  Permission forms will be available when tickets are purchased.

* The Military STAR Club will meet tomorrow in Room 123.

* Jr. Beta Members:  Reminder to continue the fundraising for popcorn.  Your order forms and money are due on or before January 25th.

* Attention Sr. Beta convention goers:  There will be a meeting Friday 1/18/19 in the cafeteria at 8:30.  All convention goers are expected to attend.

* Attention all Boys Soccer:  Conditioning will begin today.  Meet in Room 18 immediately after school.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

* Reminder to all those interested in playing football in the Fall:  We will start conditioning after school this Thursday.  You must have a VHSL physical in order to participate.  We will meet downstairs in the weightroom directly after school.

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January 11, 2019

* Snowcoming Semi-Formal is coming, Saturday, February 9th.  All 10th - 12th graders may purchase tickets during all 3 lunches this week.  Tickets are $5 per person.  Permission forms will be available when tickets are purchased.

* There is a soccer meeting in the auditorium this morning during morning announcements.  This meeting is for any boy interested in playing this Spring.

* Junior Betas:  There is a meeting this morning in Room 164.  ALL members need to attend.  Report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* Attention all students interested in playing football next Fall:  There is a meeting for all students in grades 8-11 in the auxiliary gym this morning at 8:30.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before you come.
Also, after school conditioning will begin on Tuesday, January 15th.  You must have a VHSL physical in order to stay.  We will meet in the weightroom immediately after school.

*  Attention Seniors:  You must order your senior shirts by today at 3:30.  come see Mrs. Rose in Room 18 or order on the Goggle Classroom form.

* Fishing Team members:  Our next tournament is March 24th, at Smith Mountain Lake.  Your tournament fee of $10 per angler is due to Mrs. Knight by February 28th.  Please get it to her as soon as possible.

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January 10, 2019

* Snowcoming Semi-Formal is coming, Saturday, February 9th.  All 10th - 12th graders may purchase tickets during all 3 lunches this week.  Tickets are $5 per person.  Permission forms will be available when tickets are purchased.

* There will be a soccer meeting in the auditorium this Friday, January 11, 2019 during morning announcements.  This meeting is for any boy interested in playing this Spring.

* Junior Betas:  We will have a meeting on Friday morning during announcements in Room 164.  ALL members need to attend.  Report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* Attention all students interested in playing football next Fall:  There will be a brief meeting for all students in grades 8-11 in the auxiliary gym on Friday morning at 8:30.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before you come.
Also, after school conditioning will begin on Tuesday, January 15th.  You must have a VHSL physical in order to stay.  We will meet in the weightroom immediately after school.

* The Military STAR Club will NOT meet today.  We will resume meeting on Monday, January 14th.

* There will be NO girls soccer conditioning today.  We will resume next Tuesday.

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January 9, 2019

* Attention all students interested in playing football next Fall:  There will be a brief meeting for all students in grades 8-11 in the auxiliary gym on Friday morning at 8:30.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before you come.
Also, after school conditioning will begin on Tuesday, January 15th.  You must have a VHSL physical in order to stay.  We will meet in the weightroom immediately after school.

* There will be a soccer meeting in the auditorium this Friday, January 11, 2019 during morning announcements.  This meeting is for any boy interested in playing this Spring.

* Junior Betas:  We will have a meeting on Friday morning during announcements in Room 164.  ALL members need to attend.  Report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* Snowcoming Semi-Formal is coming, Saturday, February 9th.  All 10th - 12th graders may purchase tickets during all 3 lunches this week.  Tickets are $5 per person.  Permission forms will be available when tickets are purchased.

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January 8, 2019

* Attention all students interested in playing football next season:  After school conditioning will begin on Tuesday, January 15th.  You must have a VHSL physical in order to stay.  We will meet in the weightroom immediately after school.

* Junior Betas:  We will have a meeting on Friday morning during announcements in Room 164.  ALL members need to attend.

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January 7, 2019

* Students should report to 1st block.  Teachers, please take attendance.
Students will then report to the following areas:  Social Studies SOL, please report to Lab 178; English SOL, please report to Room 122; Science SOL, report to the Library.

* Attention Girls interested in playing Soccer:  Conditioning will resume on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Tuesday, January 8th.  Please report to Room 155 after school ready to participate.

* Attention Scholastic Bowl Students:  Our next Scholastic Bowl match is Monday night, January 7th, at Magna Vista.  All athletes and Scholastic Bowl competitors are NOT required to attend school on that day if you are exam/SOL exempt.  The bus will load outside the cafeteria at 4:30 PM.  We will eat at Wendy's in Stuart before the match.  If you will attend the match without riding the school bus, please contact Mrs. Wade in advance.

* Softball condition will begin Tuesday, January 8th.  You must have a VHSL physical on file to stay.  We will meet in Coach Steagall's room 206, in the CTE building.

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January 3, 2019

* Attention Scholastic Bowl Students:  Our next Scholastic Bowl match is Monday night, January 7th, at Magna Vista.  All athletes and Scholastic Bowl competitors are NOT required to attend school on that day if you are exam/SOL exempt.  The bus will load outside the cafeteria at 4:30 PM.  We will eat at Wendy's in Stuart before the match.  If you will attend the match without riding the school bus, please contact Mrs. Wade in advance.

* Softball condition will begin Tuesday, January 8th.  You must have a VHSL physical on file to stay.  We will meet in coach Steagall's room 206, in the CTE building.

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December 18, 2018

* Attention Seniors:  Senior quotes for the yearbook are going to press.  If you do not submit one by Wednesday, we will select one for you (and it will be sweet and philosophical).  Get those to Ms. Largen, Emily Wood, or Sean Lyons ASAP!!

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December 17, 2018

* Attention Praise and Worship Team Members:  Please check Google classroom ASAP for information regarding December performances.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Convention money and permission forms are due to Mr. Turchek in Room 170.

* Attention Co-op Students:  You need to see Mr. Adams today before you leave.

* The Military STAR Club will not meet this week.  We will resume meeting on January 7th.

* The meeting for students who signed up for next semester Career Explorations has been postponed until next semester.

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December 7, 2018

* December 7, 1941 "a day that will live in infamy".  On this date 77 years ago the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the US Navy Base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  The Japanese surprise attack resulted in the United States entering World War II.

* Attention any student who signed up for Career Explorations next semester:  There will be a brief meeting next Friday, December 14th at 8:30 am in the cafeteria.
Please check in with your homeroom teacher before attending the meeting.

* Softball conditioning will start on January 7, 2019.  Must have a VHSL physical on file to stay. We will stay on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.  Please meet in Coach Steagall's room 206.

* Fishing Team:  All money for doughnuts and BOGO cards or certificates is due December 10th to Mrs. Knight.

* Attention Sr. Beta Convention goers:  You should have received a convention packet with permission form, amount due, and a deadline/directions paper earlier this week.
If you would like to go to convention and did not get this packet, see Mr. Turchek in Room 170 today.

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December 6, 2018

* Attention Sr. Beta Convention goers:  You should have received or will receive today a packet of information for convention that includes the field trip permission form for convention, a statement of how much money you owe for convention, and a page of directions and deadlines.
If you do not receive this packet by the end of today, see Mr. Turcheck in room 170 this week.  Convention money and signed permission forms are due next week.

* Softball conditioning will start on January 7, 2019.  Must have a VHSL physical on file to stay. We will stay on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.  Please meet in Coach Steagall's room 206.

* Fishing Team:  All money for doughnuts and BOGO cards or certificates is due December 10th, to Mrs. Knight.

* There will be NO girls soccer conditioning today.

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December 5, 2018

* Softball conditioning will start on January 7, 2019.  Must have a VHSL physical on file to stay. We will stay on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.  Please meet in Coach Steagall's room 206.

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December 4, 2018

* The Military STAR Club will NOT meet today.

* Fishing Team:  All money for doughnuts and BOGO cards or certificates is due December 10th, to Mrs. Knight.

* Come out and support your Cougar wrestlers tonight as they battle Bassett, Franklin County, and Magna Vista.  Wrestling starts at 6 pm.

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December 3, 2018

* Attention Seniors and Teachers of Seniors:  The yearbook staff will be pulling seniors out of 1st block class on Tuesday and Wednesday morning for any senior who has not submitted a casual photo.  We will provide a list of these seniors Monday night in an email.  If a senior is not on campus for 1st block, we will attempt to pull these seniors in 3rd block during one of these two days.

* The Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 22.

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November 30, 2018

* Attention Fishing Team:  All money for doughnuts and BOGO cards or certificates are due December 10th to Mrs. Knight.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Your candy money is due today, November 30, 2018.

* All girls basketball players should report to the cafeteria after announcements (middle, JV, and Varsity).

* Attention Senior Class:  Big week for yearbook due dates!
 - Senior superlatives
 - Senior quote
 - Senior activities list
 - Senior last will and testament
All are due by Saturday morning.  All forms are in the Google Classroom.  If you make a mistake or have changed your mind, you can get back into the form and resubmit your answers.  But final answers are due on Saturday morning.
If you have any questions or if you don't understand, please go see Ms. Largen in Room 152 before school, after school, or during your lunch break.

* Attention Jr. and Sr. Betas:  Patrick Springs Elementary will hold their Fall Festival Friday, November 30th, from 5 pm - 7 pm.  If you wish to volunteer, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164 by noon on Friday.  You will report Friday night to Mrs. Stowe-Holt.

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November 28, 2018

* Attention Seniors:  Since some of you did not vote regarding your shirt, you need to go to Google Classroom to check the information posted.  You have until 3:30 today to vote.  After 3:30, the page will be closed.

* Attention Seniors:  Some of you have not ordered your cap and gown.  If this pertains to you, please come see Mrs. Rose today or tomorrow.

* FFA members are reminded that December fruit order forms are due today.

* Attention Senior Class:  Big week for yearbook due dates!
 - Senior superlatives
 - Senior quote
 - Senior activities list
 - Senior last will and testament
All are due by Saturday morning.  All forms are in the Google Classroom.  If you make a mistake or have changed your mind, you can get back into the form and resubmit your answers.  But final answers are due on Saturday morning.
If you have any questions or if you don't understand, please go see Ms. Largen in Room 152 before school, after school, or during your lunch break.

* Attention Jr. and Sr. Betas:  Patrick Springs Elementary will hold their Fall Festival Friday, November 30th, from 5 pm - 7 pm.  If you wish to volunteer, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164 by noon on Friday.  You will report Friday night to Mrs. Stowe-Holt.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Your candy money is due by Friday, November 30, 2018.

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November 27, 2018

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Your candy money is due by Friday, November 30, 2018.

* Attention Senior Class:  Big week for yearbook due dates!
 - Senior superlatives
 - Senior quote
 - Senior activities list
 - Senior last will and testament
All are due by Saturday morning.  All forms are in the Google Classroom.  If you make a mistake or have changed your mind, you can get back into the form and resubmit your answers.  But final answers are due on Saturday morning.
If you have any questions or if you don't understand, please go see Ms. Largen in Room 152 before school, after school, or during your lunch break.

* FFA members are reminded that December fruit order forms are due this Wednesday.

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November 26, 2018

* The Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 22.

* Attention Senior Class:  Big week for yearbook due dates!
 - Senior superlatives
 - Senior quote
 - Senior activities list
 - Senior last will and testament
All are due by Saturday morning.  All forms are in the Google Classroom.  If you make a mistake or have changed your mind, you can get back into the form and resubmit your answers.  But final answers are due on Saturday morning.
If you have any questions or if you don't understand, please go see Ms. Largen in Room 152 before school, after school, or during your lunch break.

* FFA members are reminded that December fruit order forms are due this Wednesday.

* Attention Sr. Betas:  Your candy money is due by Friday, November 30, 2018.

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November 21, 2018

* Attention Seniors:  Just a reminder, you should have gotten a yellow slip from your homeroom teacher yesterday.  This form is to order your Senior shirts.  You must return to Mrs. Rose in Room 18.  If parents want to order also, get a new form for them.  Shirt design is in Google Classroom, Class of 2019.

* Interact Club will meet briefly this morning, in Room 176.  Please check in with your homeroom teacher before you attend.

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November 20, 2018

* Attention Seniors:  You will get a yellow slip this morning from your homeroom teacher.  This form is to order your Senior shirts.  You must return to Mrs. Rose in Room 18.  If parents want to order also, get a new form for them.  Shirt design is in Google Classroom, Class of 2019.

* Students enrolled in Spanish 4 and Spanish 5 next semester need to come by and see Mrs. Rose today.

* Juniors:  There will be an info session about Longwood University on Wednesday, November 28th, at the New College Institute in Martinsville.  Ms. Robinson will be able to take 13 students and FREE Chick Fil A will be provided.  Students can pick up a permission form in the Career/College office and need to bring them back by Monday, November 26th.  First 13 to bring permission slips back will be able to attend.

* The Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 123.

* There will be an all team scholastic bowl practice in Room 177 today until the activity bus loads.  Literature, Math, Science, and Social Studies team members will practice together today.

* Interact Club will meet briefly on Wednesday morning in Room 176.  Please check in with your homeroom teacher before you attend.

* Attention Juniors:  Your fundraiser will be here today at 3:00.  WAIT for the announcement before coming to the cafeteria.

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November 19, 2018

* All students who have signed up to take the ASVAB, need to report to Room 176 at this time.

* Attention FFA members:  The November fruit order is here.  Please pick up your fruit by 6 pm today.

* Juniors:  There will be an info session about Longwood University on Wednesday, November 28th at the New College Institute in Martinsville.  Ms. Robinson will be able to take 13 students and FREE Chick Fil A will be provided.  Students can pick up a permission form in the Career/College office and need to bring them back by Monday, November 26th.  First 13 to bring permission slips back will be able to attend.

* Attention Juniors:  Your fundraiser items will be here tomorrow at 3:00.  Pick up in cafeteria.  Make sure you have made arrangements.

* The Military STAR Club will meet after school today in Room 22.

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November 14, 2018

* Attention Scholastic Bowl Members and coaches:  Please check google classroom this morning for a survey for alternate dates for our Banquet.  At this time the banquet is still scheduled for Thursday night.  However, if school is cancelled Thursday, we need to set an alternate date.  Please log in to google classroom and take the quick survey for alternate dates.

* Attention FFA members:  There will be an FFA Club meeting in the auditorium this Friday at 8:30 am.  Report to 1st block, then come to the meeting.

* Attention Juniors:  Your fundraiser frozen pastries will be delivered Friday, November 16th in the cafeteria at 3:00 pm.  Make sure you have arrangements made for pick-up.

* Fishing Team:  There is a mandatory meeting of all members Friday morning the 16th in the upstairs conference room at 8:30 am.  Come to this meeting before any other meeting you have Friday.  It will take about 10 minutes.

* Attention PCHS: Ms. Robinson is having a College Trivia Night on Thursday, November 15th after school and everyone is invited.  This event will take place in the cafeteria from 4:00 - 5:30 pm.  Get together a group of up to 6 friends and come test your college knowledge.  The winning team will receive free college t-shirts to the school of their choice.

* Seniors:  On Tuesday, November 13th, there will be a FAFSA and College Application Completion Night in the library from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

* Seniors:  If you are interested in attending Patrick Henry Community College and you have not applied yet, Ms. Rosenthal will be assisting students in completing their application on Friday, November 16th.  If you are interested and want to attend, sign-ups are in the College/Career Office.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

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November 13, 2018

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Attention PCHS: Ms. Robinson is having a College Trivia Night on Thursday, November 15th after school and everyone is invited.  This event will take place in the cafeteria from 4:00 - 5:30 pm.  Get together a group of up to 6 friends and come test your college knowledge.  The winning team will receive free college t-shirts to the school of their choice.

* Seniors:  On Tuesday, November 13th, there will be a FAFSA and College Application Completion Night in the library from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

* Seniors:  If you are interested in attending Patrick Henry Community College and you have not applied yet, Ms. Rosenthal will be assisting students in completing their application on Friday, November 16th.  If you are interested and want to attend, sign-ups are in the College/Career Office.

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November 9, 2018

* Teri Alt and the Patrick County Extension office want to thank the 10th and 12th graders who took part in this year's Reality Store event last Thursday.  The volunteers who worked the event commented on how respectful all the students were, so a big shout out to all of you!

Many of you took the time to fill out our survey, and your responses will help us to improve the event in the future.  One name was picked from the 10th grade class and 12th grade class for our door prize.

The 10th grade winner is Haley Underwood.

The 12th grade winner is Hailey Anderson.

Please come by and see Mrs. Stanley in the front office to claim your prize.

* Attention PCHS: Ms. Robinson is having a College Trivia Night on Thursday, November 15th after school and everyone is invited.  This event will take place in the cafeteria from 4:00 - 5:30 pm.  Get together a group of up to 6 friends and come test your college knowledge.  The winning team will receive free college t-shirts to the school of their choice.

* Seniors:  On Tuesday, November 13th, there will be a FAFSA and College Application Completion Night in the library from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

* Seniors:  If you are interested in attending Patrick Henry Community College and you have not applied yet, Ms. Rosenthal will be assisting students in completing their application on Friday, November 16th.  If you are interested and want to attend, sign-ups are in the College/Career Office.

* Seniors:  Ms. Robinson is taking 13 students to JMU and UVA for campus tours.  if you are interested you can grab a permission form from the college/career center.  The first 13 students to return their permission forms will be able to attend.  Permission forms are due this Friday, November 9th.

* Seniors:  Are you interested in Averett, Longwood, Randolph, Winston-Salem State, or Ferrum?  November 13-16th representatives from these schools will be here and will let you know onsite if you have been accepted into their school.  Applications to these schools will be FREE!  Students who are interested can sign up in the College/Career Office. 

* Science team will practice Friday afternoon until 5:00 pm. Please only stay for practice if you have a ride home at 5:00.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Junior Betas who signed up to go or who are interested in going to the convention:  There will be a meeting immediately after the pledge/moment of silence on Friday morning in the cafeteria.  If you have NOT turned in your deposit, you can do so at the meeting.

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November 8, 2018

* Attention PCHS: Ms. Robinson is having a College Trivia Night on Thursday, November 15th after school and everyone is invited.  This event will take place in the cafeteria from 4:00 - 5:30 pm.  Get together a group of up to 6 friends and come test your college knowledge.  The winning team will receive free college t-shirts to the school of their choice.

* Seniors:  On Tuesday, November 13th, there will be a FAFSA and College Application Completion Night in the library from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

* Seniors:  If you are interested in attending Patrick Henry Community College and you have not applied yet, Ms. Rosenthal will be assisting students in completing their application on Friday, November 16th.  If you are interested and want to attend, sign-ups are in the College/Career Office.

* Seniors:  Are you interested in Averett, Longwood, Randolph, Winston-Salem State, or Ferrum?  November 13-16th representatives from these schools will be here and will let you know onsite if you have been accepted into their school.  Applications to these schools will be FREE!  Students who are interested can sign up in the College/Career Office. 

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Seniors:  Ms. Robinson is taking 13 students to JMU and UVA for campus tours.  if you are interested you can grab a permission form from the college/career center.  The first 13 students to return their permission forms will be able to attend.  Permission forms are due this Friday, November 9th.

* Science team will practice Friday afternoon until 5:00 pm. Please only stay for practice if you have a ride home at 5:00.

* Junior Betas who signed up to go or who are interested in going to the convention:  There will be a meeting immediately after the pledge/moment of silence on Friday morning in the cafeteria.  If you have NOT turned in your deposit, you can do so at the meeting.

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November 7, 2018

* Junior Betas who signed up to go or who are interested in going to the convention:  There will be a meeting immediately after the pledge/moment of silence on Friday morning in the cafeteria.  If you have NOT turned in your deposit, you can do so at the meeting.

* Science team will practice Friday afternoon until 5:00 pm. Please only stay for practice if you have a ride home at 5:00.

* Seniors:  Are you interested in Averett, Longwood, Randolph, Winston-Salem State, or Ferrum?  November 13-16th representatives from these schools will be here and will let you know onsite if you have been accepted into their school.  Applications to these schools will be FREE!  Students who are interested can sign up in the College/Career office.

* Any junior or senior interested in joining the military after graduation need to take the ASVAB test.  It will be offered on November 19th at 8:30 am. Please sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office as soon as possible.

* Juniors and Seniors:  Want to be a nurse, physical therapist, dental hygienist, vet, or any other healthcare professional?  Come learn more about how to get into healthcare, what programs are available, and how to start making your plan now.  Sign up for the info session in Ms. Rosenthal's office, and see her if you have any questions.

* Attention FFA members:  November fruit order forms need to be turned in by this Wednesday.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Seniors:  Ms. Robinson is taking 13 students to JMU and UVA for campus tours.  if you are interested you can grab a permission form from the college/career center.  The first 13 students to return their permission forms will be able to attend.  Permission forms are due this Friday, November 9th.

* Attention all students and faculty:  You will now find in your email queue a survey from the yearbook staff.  Please take the time to complete this survey as soon as possible.  We will be using your answers to help us construct several pages in this year's book.

And wait!  There's more!  Anyone who completes his/her survey by Thursday morning will have his name entered int o a drawing for a free yearbook.  You heard me right, a FREE yearbook.

Thank you for your time in helping us with this project.

Speaking of yearbooks... Did you know that yearbooks are now on sale?  Yearbooks are $65 with no name stamp. Name plates can be purchased for $5, $6, or $7 depending on how many icons you want on the plate.

Books can be purchased with cash or check in Ms. Largen's room.  Credit and debit card orders can be completed online at www.yearbookordercenter.com.

See Ms. Largen in Room 152 with questions.

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November 6, 2018

* The following people need to meet in Room 123 this morning: Kevin Flint, Trinity Ratliff, Jo Gutierrez, Juan Gutierrez, Ashanti Trent, Devin Bowman, Kenadie Hutchens, Jessica Lane, Emma Madey, Molly Madeya, and Gracie Luckado.

* All football players in grades 8-12 should report to the auxilliary gym this morning, for a brief meeting.

* Attention FFA members:  November fruit order forms need to be turned in by this Wednesday.

* Seniors:  Ms. Robinson is taking 13 students to JMU and UVA for campus tours.  if you are interested you can grab a permission form from the college/career center.  The first 13 students to return their permission forms will be able to attend.  Permission forms are due this Friday, November 9th.

* Seniors:  Are you interested in Averett, Longwood, Randolph, Winston-Salem State, or Ferrum?  November 13-16th representatives from these schools will be here and will let you know onsite if you have been accepted into their school.  Applications to these schools will be FREE!  Students who are interested can sign up in the College/Career office.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Junior Betas:  This is the 3rd time our deadline has been extended.  If you want to go to convention in February, then you MUST go by Room 164 and turn in a $50 deposit by 3 pm on Friday, November 9th.

* Any junior or senior interested in joining the military after graduation need to take the ASVAB test.  It will be offered on November 19th at 8:30 am. Please sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office as soon as possible.

* Juniors and Seniors:  Want to be a nurse, physical therapist, dental hygienist, vet, or any other healthcare professional?  Come learn more about how to get into healthcare, what programs are available, and how to start making your plan now.  Sign up for the info session in Ms. Rosenthal's office, and see her if you have any questions.

* Attention all students and faculty:  You will now find in your email queue a survey from the yearbook staff.  Please take the time to complete this survey as soon as possible.  We will be using your answers to help us construct several pages in this year's book.

And wait!  There's more!  Anyone who completes his/her survey by Thursday morning will have his name entered int o a drawing for a free yearbook.  You heard me right, a FREE yearbook.

Thank you for your time in helping us with this project.

Speaking of yearbooks... Did you know that yearbooks are now on sale?  Yearbooks are $65 with no name stamp. Name plates can be purchased for $5, $6, or $7 depending on how many icons you want on the plate.

Books can be purchased with cash or check in Ms. Largen's room.  Credit and debit card orders can be completed online at www.yearbookordercenter.com.

See Ms. Largen in Room 152 with questions.

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November 5, 2018

* The following people need to meet in Room 123 this morning:  Kevin Flint, Trinity Ratliff, Jo Gutierrez, Juan Gutierrez, Ashanti Trent, Devin Bowman, Kenadie Hutchens, Jessica Lane, Emma Madey, Molly Madeya, and Gracie Luckado,

* The Military STAR Club will meet in Room 22 after school today.

* Attention all students and faculty:  You will now find in your email queue a survey from the yearbook staff.  Please take the time to complete this survey as soon as possible.  We will be using your answers to help us construct several pages in this year's book.

And wait!  There's more!  Anyon who completes his/her survey by Thursday morning will have his name entered int o a drawing for a free yearbook.  You heard me right, a FREE yearbook.

Thank you for your time in helping us with this project.

Speaking of yearbooks... Did you know that yearbooks are now on sale?  Yearbooks are $65 with no name stamp. Name plates can be purchased for $5, $6, or $7 depending on how many icons you want on the plate.

Books can be purchased with cash or check in Ms. Largen's room.  Credit and debit card orders can be completed online at www.yearbookordercenter.com.

See Ms. Largen in Room 152 with questions.

* Wresting practice is today.  Please meet in the weight room after school.  For any questions, please see Coach Cunningham.

* Students attending Macbeth field trip: Meet in front office at 9:20 this morning to leave for our trip.

* Congratulations to Blake Pike and Jacob Lovell for finishing in 1st place this weekend at Buggs Island at the 1st Junior State Qualifier Fishing Tournament.  They had 14.38 lbs and the lunker fish for the tournament.  Great job to the whole team!  Every team weighed in fish for this tournament.  Great job!

* Seniors:  Are you interested in Averett, Longwood, Randolph, Winston-Salem State, or Ferrum?  November 13-16th representatives from these schools will be here and will let you know onsite if you have been accepted into their school.  Applications to these schools will be FREE!  Students who are interested can sign up in the College/Career office.

* Any junior or senior interested in joining the military after graduation need to take the ASVAB test.  It will be offered on November 19th at 8:30 am. Please sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office as soon as possible.

* Juniors and Seniors:  Want to be a nurse, physical therapist, dental hygienist, vet, or any other healthcare professional?  Come learn more about how to get into healthcare, what programs are available, and how to start making your plan now.  Sign up for the info session in Ms. Rosenthal's office, and see her if you have any questions.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Junior Betas:  This is the 3rd time our deadline has been extended.  If you want to go to convention in February, then you MUST go by Room 164 and turn in a $50 deposit by 3 pm on Friday, November 9th.

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November 2, 2018

* Gifted Students:  Our trip to Macbeth is this Monday, November 5th.  The bus will leave at 9:30 am - you must be on it.  Check your email and Google Classroom to order your lunch and for other announcements.

* There is a 4H meeting this morning in the cafeteria.  Please report to the cafeteria.

* Junior Betas:  This is the 3rd time our deadline has been extended.  If you want to go to convention in February, then you MUST go by Room 164 and turn in a $50 deposit by 3 pm on Friday, November 9th.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Any junior or senior interested in joining the military after graduation need to take the ASVAB test.  It will be offered on November 19th at 8:30 am.  Please sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office as soon as possible.

* Juniors and Seniors:  Want to be a nurse, physical therapist, dental hygienist, vet, or any other healthcare professional?  Come learn more about how to get into healthcare, what programs are available, and how to start making your plan now.  Sign up for the info session in Ms. Rosenthal's office, and see her if you have any questions.

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November 1, 2018

* Any junior or senior interested in joining the military after graduation need to take the ASVAB test.  It will be offered on November 19th at 8:30 am.  Please sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office as soon as possible.

* Juniors and Seniors:  Want to be a nurse, physical therapist, dental hygienist, vet, or any other healthcare professional?  Come learn more about how to get into healthcare, what programs are available, and how to start making your plan now.  Sign up for the info session in Ms. Rosenthal's office, and see her if you have any questions.

* Junior Betas:  This is the 3rd time our deadline has been extended.  If you want to go to convention in February, then you MUST go by Room 164 and turn in a $50 deposit by 3 pm on Friday, November 9th.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Attention Students:  Friday is our Pep Rally.  Who has the most school spirit - 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th?  Show your spirit with spirit links.  Spirit links will be sold only 2 days, Wednesday and Thursday.  $0.10 a link!  Let's see who has more spirit!  Also, you can buy homecoming shirts to wear Friday and travel to Bassett to support our Cougars!

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October 31, 2018

* Attention Juniors:  If you did NOT turn in your fundraiser money, turn it in IMMEDIATELY to Mrs. Howell in Room 146.

* Junior Betas:  This is the 3rd time our deadline has been extended.  If you want to go to convention in February, then you MUST go by Room 164 and turn in a $50 deposit by 3 pm on Friday, November 9th.

* Attention Betas:  Patrick Springs Pandas need your help on Friday, November 16th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm.  If you would like to sign up to help, please do so on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Any junior or senior interested in joining the military after graduation need to take the ASVAB test.  It will be offered on November 19th at 8:30 am.  Please sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office as soon as possible.

* Juniors and Seniors:  Want to be a nurse, physical therapist, dental hygienist, vet, or any other healthcare professional?  Come learn more about how to get into healthcare, what programs are available, and how to start making your plan now.  Sign up for the info session in Ms. Rosenthal's office, and see her if you have any questions.

* Attention Students:  Friday is our Pep Rally.  Who has the most school spirit - 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th?  Show your spirit with spirit links.  Spirit links will be sold only 2 days, Wednesday and Thursday.  $0.10 a link!  Let's see who has more spirit!  Also, you can buy homecoming shirts to wear Friday and travel to Bassett to support our Cougars!

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October 30, 2018

* The following students needed to report to Room 123 this morning:  Kevin Flint, Trinity Ratliff, Jo Gutierrez, Kenadie Hutchens, Jessica lane, Emma Madeya, Molly Madeya, and Juan Gutierrez.

* The Military STAR Club will meet in Room 123 after school today.

* Attention Juniors: Your fundraiser forms and money are due today, October 30th to Ms. Gibson in Room 146!! Remember - cash prize to the highest seller!!

* Attention Sr. Betas: Your candy is here.  Pick it up today in Room 170.

* Attention Interact Club Members: Rotary Club needs your help packing food bags for Blue Ridge Elementary School today at 5:30 at the Rotary Building in Stuart.  If you can help, please come and join us! Contact Mrs. Bentley, Room 221, with any questions.

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October 29, 2018

* Any 8th grade girl interested in playing middle school basketball:  Try--outs are Monday (today), Tuesday, and Wednesday at Hardin Reynolds.  You must attend all 3 days and have a current VHSL physical.

* Attention Juniors:  Just a reminder your fundraiser forms are due Tuesday, October 30th to Ms. Gibson in Room 146!  Remember cash prize to the highest seller!!

* Attention Interact Club Members: Rotary Club needs your help packing food bags for Blue Ridge Elementary School on Tuesday, October 30th at 5:30 at the Rotary Building in Stuart.  If you can help, please come and join us! Contact Mrs. Bentley, Room 221, with any questions.

* Congratulations to the Pride of Patrick County on winning the grand championship out of 23 bands at the Golden Cougar Band Classic in Pulaski this weekend.  The Pride has had an awesome season winning their class at every competition and a grand championship.  The band competed against 49 bands this season and outscored 47 of them.  The Pride of Patrick County Flag Corps was undefeated this season, outscoring 49 other groups to be the highest scoring flag corps at every competition.  Mr. Whitt and Mrs. Corns would like to congratulate everyone and thank them for their hard work and dedication.

* There be no wrestling practice/conditioning this week, will resume next week.
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October 26, 2018

* The following students should meet at the upstairs conference room (Math & Science wing) for a brief meeting: Coroline Vernon, Sadie Vernon, Suzanne Gonzalez, Amber Pegram, Taylor Swails, Burke Gonzalez, Taylor Vernon, Garret Worley, Emily Wood, Olivia Cassell, Josie Vernon, Jenny Turner, and Lauren Largen.

* There will be a softball meeting Friday in the cafeteria for any girl interested in softball next spring.

* Any 8th grade girl interested in playing Middle School Basketball:  Try-outs are next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Hardin Reynolds.  You must attend all 3 days and have a current VHSL physical.

* Calling all runners, jumpers, and throwers!  Those interested in indoor track this season should see Coach Deckel in Room 147 for paperwork.  The first practice is November 5th.  As a reminder, you need a VHSL physical on file in order to practice.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 if you have any questions.

* Fishing Team:  Don't forget to bring Mrs. Knight your candy this week.

* Attention Seniors:  Interested in attending Patrick Henry Community College next year?  Want to learn more about program offerings, financial aid, and how to apply?  Sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office for an info session next Monday to get all your questions answered and plan your next steps!

* Jr. Betas & Sr. Betas:  Volunteer opportunities abound this week - 
On Friday night - both Woolwine and Stuart schools need volunteers for their Fall Festivals.
On Sunday - the Meadows of Dan community needs assistance with their final pancake day of 2018.
If you need more information or want to sign up to help, come by Room 164 this week.

* There will be a mixed scholastic bowl practice on Friday, October 26th in Room 177 until 5:30 pm.  Only stay for this practice if you have a ride home at 5:30.

* Dr. Presley's classes will meet in the Library today.  Please report to the Library.

* Attention Gifted Students: Information has been released for the 2019 Governor's Summer Residential Programs.  Interested Juniors and sophomores need to talk to Mrs. Jennifer Turner in Room 140 to apply programs are offered in Agriculture, Humanities, Math, Science, Technology, Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering, Marine Science, Dance, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Theater, Visual Arts, and Foreign Language.

* Anyone interested in playing girls Soccer this Spring should report to the upper section of the Auditorium Friday morning, October 26th, during announcements.  Athletes will report after checking in with their homeroom teachers.

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October 24, 2018

* There will be a softball meeting Friday in the cafeteria for any girl interested in softball next spring.

* Calling all runners, jumpers, and throwers!  Those interested in indoor track this season should see Coach Deckel in Room 147 for paperwork.  The first practice is November 5th.  As a reminder, you need a VHSL physical on file in order to practice.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 if you have any questions.

* Jr. Betas & Sr. Betas:  Volunteer opportunities abound this week - 
On Friday night - both Woolwine and Stuart schools need volunteers for their Fall Festivals.
On Sunday - the Meadows of Dan community needs assistance with their final pancake day of 2018.
If you need more information or want to sign up to help, come by Room 164 this week.

* Attention Seniors:  Interested in attending Patrick Henry Community College next year?  Want to learn more about program offerings, financial aid, and how to apply?  Sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office for an info session next Monday to get all your questions answered and plan your next steps!

* Fishing Team:  Don't forget to bring Mrs. Knight your candy this week.

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October 23, 2018

* Attention all students, faculty, and staff:  Pink Day will be tomorrow, Wednesday, October 24th in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  We know that we wear pink on Wednesdays, but can guys out-pink the girls!!

* Seniors: Go to Google Classroom, Class of 2019, to vote for senior shirt.

* Seniors and Juniors interested in going on a field trip to Liberty University and the University of Lynchburg on Thursday, October 25th:  Please go see Ms. Robinson in the college and career center next to guidance.

* Jr. Betas & Sr. Betas:  Volunteer opportunities abound this week - 
On Friday night - both Woolwine and Stuart schools need volunteers for their Fall Festivals.
On Sunday - the Meadows of Dan community needs assistance with their final pancake day of 2018.
If you need more information or want to sign up to help, come by Room 164 this week.

* Students who signed up for Macbeth trip need to turn in permission forms and money by today, October 23rd!

* Attention Seniors:  Interested in attending Patrick Henry Community College next year?  Want to learn more about program offerings, financial aid, and how to apply?  Sign up in Ms. Rosenthal's office for an info session next Monday to get all your questions answered and plan your next steps!

* Fishing Team:  Don't forget to bring Mrs. Knight your candy this week.

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October 22, 2018

* Attention: Any faculty member or student who has a family member that has been or currently is in the military:  If you would like to invite them to attend our Veteran's Day assembly, please pick up a form in Room 123 as soon as possible.

* Seniors and Juniors interested in going on a field trip to Liberty University and the University of Lynchburg on Thursday, October 25th:  Please go see Ms. Robinson in the college and career center next to guidance.

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October 19, 2018

* Attention Sr. Betas!  There is a meeting now in the cafeteria for convention.  This meeting is only for Sr. Betas interested in convention.

* The softball meeting for today has been moved to next Friday in the cafeteria.

* Attention: Any faculty member or student who has a family member that has been or currently is in the military:  If you would like to invite them to attend our Veteran's Day assembly, please pick up a form in Room 123 as soon as possible.

* Everyone come eat breakfast on Friday.  There will be a paper in your bag if you are a winner!  Look in your bag.  Good luck!

* Attention Seniors:  You need to check Google Classroom soon.  There are VERY IMPORTANT yearbook reminders there for you.  Yearbook formal pose selection, yearbook casual photo submission, and senior ad payments are all due November 1st.  Go see Ms. Largen today if you have questions.

* Calling all runners, jumpers, and throwers!  Those interested in indoor track this season should see Coach Deckel in Room 147 for paperwork.  The first practice is November 5th.  As a reminder, you need a VHSL physical on file in order to practice.  See Coach Deckel in Room 147 if you have any questions.

* Jr. & Sr. Betas:  There are multiple opportunities to perform service at our local elementary schools.  For more information go by Room 164, Mrs. Belcher's to sign up.

October 19th - Meadows of Dan is in need of volunteers.

October 26th - Stuart and Woolwine will need volunteers.

* Attention All Students:  Did you or your family experience damage from wind or flooding during Florence or Michael?  Did your loss of power create opportunities for you to learn to do things a new way?  The yearbook staff plans to do a feature story on both hurricanes.  Please share your stories and your pictures with us.  Email your stories and your pictures to Ms. Largen or Summer Helms at our school email addresses.  If you have questions, come see Ms. Largen in Room 152.

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October 18, 2018

* The following people need to come to Room 123 at this time: Keven Flint, Gracie Luckado, Trinity Ratliff, Kenadie Hutchens,  and Jo Gutierrez.

* Attention: Any faculty member or student who has a family member that has been or currently is in the military:  If you would like to invite them to attend our Veteran's Day assembly, please pick up a form in Room 123 as soon as possible.

* Attention Sr. Betas!  There will be a meeting for all Sr. Betas interested in attending convention this year in the cafeteria at 8:30 am Friday.  This meeting is only for members of the Sr. Beta club interested in convention.  Please look through the convention bulletin before Friday to find out about convention competitions.  The convention bulletin was sent to you through school email last week.

* Calling all runners, jumpers, and throwers!  Those interested in indoor track this season should see Coach Deckel in Room 147 if you have any questions.

* Attention FFA members:  There will be an FFA club meeting this Friday at 8:30 am in the auditorium.  Check into 1st block before attending.

* Attention Seniors:  You need to check Google Classroom soon.  There are VERY IMPORTANT yearbook reminders there for you.  Yearbook formal pose selection, yearbook casual photo submission, and senior ad payments are all due November 1st.  Go see Ms. Largen today if you have questions.

* Attention All Students:  Did you or your family experience damage from wind or flooding during Florence or Michael?  Did your loss of power create opportunities for you to learn to do things a new way?  The yearbook staff plans to do a feature story on both hurricanes.  Please share your stories and your pictures with us.  Email your stories and your pictures to Ms. Largen or Summer Helms at our school email addresses.  If you have questions, come see Ms. Largen in Room 152.

* Jr. & Sr. Betas:  There are multiple opportunities to perform service at our local elementary schools.  For more information go by Room 164, Mrs. Belcher's to sign up.

October 19th - Meadows of Dan is in need of volunteers.

October 26th - Stuart and Woolwine will need volunteers.

* There will be a fishing team meeting on Friday, October 19, at 8:30 in the upstairs conference room.  All members must be there, no exceptions.

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October 17, 2018

* Attention All Students:  Did you or your family experience damage from wind or flooding during Florence or Michael?  Did your loss of power create opportunities for you to learn to do things a new way?  The yearbook staff plans to do a feature story on both hurricanes.  Please share your stories and your pictures with us.  Email your stories and your pictures to Ms. Largen or Summer Helms at our school email addresses.  If you have questions, come see Ms. Largen in Room 152.

* Attention Seniors:  You need to check Google Classroom soon.  There are VERY IMPORTANT yearbook reminders there for you.  Yearbook formal pose selection, yearbook casual photo submission, and senior ad payments are all due November 1st.  Go see Ms. Largen today if you have questions.

* There will be a Junior class meeting at 9:00 am in the cafeteria this morning.  Teachers, please accompany your students!

* Attention FFA members:  There will be an FFA club meeting this Friday at 8:30 am in the auditorium.  Check into 1st block before attending.

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October 16, 2018

* Congratulations to Elijah Hughes who won the basket raffle from the LIT team!

* Attention Baseball Players: There will be a parent/player meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 in Room 22.

* Attention all Scholastic Bowl team members:  There will be a mixed practice today from 3:45 until the activity bus runs.  Report to Room 177 with your Chromebooks.  Members of the Literature team , Social Studies team, Science team, and math team should make plans to attend.

* There will be an interest meeting on Friday for any girl that is interested in playing softball. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria.

* Jr. & Sr. Betas:  There are multiple opportunities to perform service at our local elementary schools.  For more information go by Room 164, Mrs. Belcher's to sign up.

October 19th - Meadows of Dan is in need of volunteers.

October 26th - Stuart and Woolwine will need volunteers.

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October 15, 2018

* Congratulations to the Varsity Football team for their big win over Martinsville on Friday night!  Great job Cougars!  All Varsity football players get free ice cream today.

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October 11, 2018

* It's Crunch Time! A new way to earn points has been added to the competition.  Follow our Instagram page at pc_cougarpride and use the hashtag posted for points!  The competition will close tonight at midnight.  Use the hashtag as many times as you'd like to help your team.  Be sure to list your team in the caption so the points are assigned correctly.  Again, the username is pc_cougarpride and the hashtag is posted.
Also, there are pictures of flags posted on construction paper that are hidden around the school.  Find them and write your name and team on the back.  Turn them in to the SGA room at lunch or to Mrs.  Rose for points.

*Attention Students:  There will be a movie after the Homecoming game in the gym, Avengers - Infinity War.  The cost is $5.00.  Buy your tickets during all three lunches.

Homecoming shirts are $10.00 on sale during all 3 lunches.

Spirit links are also on sale during all 3 lunches.

Dress-up days:
Wednesday - Movie or TV
Thursday - Elderly or Youngster
Friday - Homecoming shirts or Grade color shirts
8th - Green; 9th - Yellow; 10th - Orange; 11th - Blue; 12th - Purple; Faculty & Staff - Red

* Attention Scholastic Bowl members: The next mixed practice is today from 3:45 until the activity bus runs.  Literature, Math, Social Studies, and Science should meet in Room 177.  Remember to bring your Chromebooks.

* Interested in joining the military after high school?  You'll need to pass a test called the ASVAB before you can enlist.  Sign up for the November test in the college and career center next to guidance.

* Attention Sr. Betas!!!  There will be a meeting on Friday at 8:30 am in the cafeteria for Sr. Betas interested in attending VA Sr. Beta Convention.  Again this meeting is only for members of the Sr. Beta club interested in attending Sr. Beta Convention this year.  Report to homeroom before attending the meeting.

* The Military STAR Club will meet today after school in Room 123.

* Attention Juniors and Seniors:  Mrs. Knight and the Prom Committee are working on the plans for Prom.  There will be a box in Mrs. Knight's room for you to put music suggestions in that you would like to have played at Prom.  We will use these suggestions to help pick our DJ.  Please come by and drop your suggestions in the box anytime in the next 2 to 3 weeks.  We will be booking the DJ at the beginning of November.  Thanks for your help.  We want everyone to enjoy Prom.

* Do you like snacks?  Like Zebra Cakes, Reese Cups, Sour Patch Kids, cookies, and Goldfish? Then please buy a ONE dollar CHANCE to win the basket of all those snacks and more.  $1.00 gets you a chance to win an entire bunch of snacks...all for you.  See Mrs. K. or any members of the Literature team to buy your ticket this week only.  Winner will be given the prize on Friday, October 12th.

* Junior and Senior Betas:  If you need volunteer hours, Woolwine Elementary needs your help for their annual Halloween Festival. The festival is Friday, October 26th from 5:30 - 9:30 pm.  If you would like to help, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164. 

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October 10, 2018

*Attention Students:  There will be a movie after the Homecoming game in the gym, Avengers - Infinity War.  The cost is $5.00.  Buy your tickets during all three lunches.

Homecoming shirts are $10.00 on sale during all 3 lunches.

Spirit links are also on sale during all 3 lunches.

Dress-up days:
Wednesday - Movie or TV
Thursday - Elderly or Youngster
Friday - Homecoming shirts or Grade color shirts
8th - Green; 9th - Yellow; 10th - Orange; 11th - Blue; 12th - Purple; Faculty & Staff - Red

* Junior and Senior Betas:  If you need volunteer hours, Woolwine Elementary needs your help for their annual Halloween Festival. The festival is Friday, October 26th from 5:30 - 9:30 pm.  If you would like to help, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164. 

* Do you like snacks?  Like Zebra Cakes, Reese Cups, Sour Patch Kids, cookies, and Goldfish? Then please buy a ONE dollar CHANCE to win the basket of all those snacks and more.  $1.00 gets you a chance to win an entire bunch of snacks...all for you.  See Mrs. K. or any members of the Literature team to buy your ticket this week only.  Winner will be given the prize on Friday, October 12th.

* Attention Scholastic Bowl members: The next mixed practice is Thursday afternoon from 3:45 until the activity bus runs.  Literature, Math, Social Studies, and Science should meet in Room 177.  Remember to bring your Chromebooks.

* Attention Juniors and Seniors:  Mrs. Knight and the Prom Committee are working on the plans for Prom.  There will be a box in Mrs. Knight's room for you to put music suggestions in that you would like to have played at Prom.  We will use these suggestions to help pick our DJ.  Please come by and drop your suggestions in the box anytime in the next 2 to 3 weeks.  We will be booking the DJ at the beginning of November.  Thanks for your help.  We want everyone to enjoy Prom.

* Interested in joining the military after high school?  You'll need to pass a test called the ASVAB before you can enlist.  Sign up for the November test in the college and career center next to guidance.

* Attention Sr. Betas!!!  There will be a meeting on Friday at 8:30 am in the cafeteria for Sr. Betas interested in attending VA Sr. Beta Convention.  Again this meeting is only for members of the Sr. Beta club interested in attending Sr. Beta Convention this year.

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October 9, 2018

* The following students need to see Mrs. Knight today:  Toby Hooker, Kirby Shockley, and Hunter Heath

* Attention Juniors and Seniors:  Mrs. Knight and the Prom Committee are working on the plans for Prom.  There will be a box in Mrs. Knight's room for you to put music suggestions in that you would like to have played at Prom.  We will use these suggestions to help pick our DJ.  Please come by and drop your suggestions in the box anytime in the next 2 to 3 weeks.  We will be booking the DJ at the beginning of November.  Thanks for your help.  We want everyone to enjoy Prom.

* The Military STAR Club will meet today after school in Room 123.

* Interested in joining the military after high school?  You'll need to pass a test called the ASVAB before you can enlist.  Sign up for the November test in the college and career center next to guidance.

* Congratulations to Mrs. Amy Conner's homeroom for collecting the MOST items for our flood victims this past week.  Their efforts made up over 30% of our total collections for the entire school.  Thanks again to this great group of students!

* Do you like snacks?  Like Zebra Cakes, Reese Cups, Sour Patch Kids, cookies, and Goldfish? Then please buy a ONE dollar CHANCE to win the basket of all those snacks and more.  $1.00 gets you a chance to win an entire bunch of snacks...all for you.  See Mrs. K. or any members of the Literature team to buy your ticket this week only.  Winner will be given the prize on Friday, October 12th.

* Junior and Senior Betas:  If you need volunteer hours, Woolwine Elementary needs your help for their annual Halloween Festival. The festival is Friday, October 26th from 5:30 - 9:30 pm.  If you would like to help, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164. 

* Gifted Students:  Please check Google Classroom for an announcement about the trip to see Macbeth.  Sign up is on the door of Room 140.

* Attention:  Scholastic Bowl teams will meet Tuesday afternoon in Room 177.  The mixed teams practice will run from 3:45 until the activity buses load.  All teams, Literature, Math, Social Studies, and Science need to attend this practice.  Students need to bring their Chromebooks to practice.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be at school two days to assist you with your graduation order.  The girls ordering day will be on Tuesday, October 9th during all lunches outside of the Library.  The guys ordering day will be on Wednesday, October 10th during all lunches outside of the Library.  All seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items on one of these days.  A $75 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in the Main Office.

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October 8, 2018

* The bus from Blue Ridge will be late today.  We are expecting it to arrive around 8:45.

* Welcome to the Battle Zone PC! Today is day 1 of the competition.  Earn points by finding army men hidden around the school.  Write your name and your team's name on the back and turn into Mrs. Rose, a SGA member, or to the SGA room during lunch.  Also, there is a target with "Battle Zone" written on top. Find this item for an extra 10 points.

During all three lunches there is a new riddle written on the whiteboard, a new number of army men in the jar, and spirit links and t-shirts for sell.  Report to the SGA room to submit answers, support your team, purchase your Battle attire, and buy more tickets.

Good luck soldiers!  The Battle begins now!

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October 5, 2018

* Teachers, please check your email for a short video to show your homeroom class.  Reminder:  Homecoming is next week!  Have your costumes ready!  Also, class officers should be working on team flags for points

* The Patrick County Middle School Golf team traveled to Franklin County last night to compete in their final match of the season.  They entered last night's competition with a ten stroke lead over the competition for the season and came home not only with a 25 stroke differential, but also the Piedmont District Regular Season Title.  This is the first middle school title for Patrick County since the middle school program began.
Final score in last night's match was 166--the best round of the season!  Halifax finished with 181, Franklin County 186 and Martinsville 224.

* Junior and Senior Betas:  If you need volunteer hours, Woolwine Elementary needs your help for their annual Halloween Festival. The festival is Friday, October 26th from 5:30 - 9:30 pm.  If you would like to help, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be at school two days to assist you with your graduation order.  The girls ordering day will be on Tuesday, October 9th during all lunches outside of the Library.  The guys ordering day will be on Wednesday, October 10th during all lunches outside of the Library.  All seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items on one of these days.  A $75 deposit is requested to place an order.  Extra graduation packets are available in the Main Office.

* Interact Club will meet Friday morning, October 5th in Room 178.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before attending.

* Attention Scholastic Bowl teams will meet Tuesday afternoon in Room 177.  The mixed teams practice will run from 3:45 until the activity buses load.  All teams, Literature, Math, Social Studies, and Science need to attend this practice.  Students need to bring their Chromebooks to practice.

* Gifted Students: please check Google classroom for an announcement about the trip to see Macbeth.  Sign up is on the door of Room 140.

* Homeroom Teachers: Please place your items for flood victims outside of your homeroom with a note attached with your last name and total items collected.  Have this done by 8:45 this morning.

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October 3, 2018

* Congrats to the JV Lady Cougars Volleyball team for their very exciting win over Tunstall!  The girls won in 3 sets: 15-25, 25-1, 17-15.  Elleigh Large had 7 kills.  Gracen Edwards had 5 kills and 4 digs.  Samantha Harris contributed with 3 aces. Lainie Hopkins had 16 assistas with Mackenzie Belcher having 8 digs for the match.  Good job JV Volleyball!

* There will be wrestling conditioning today.  Please meet in the weight room after school.  If you have any question please see Coach Cunningham.

* Congatulations Damien Charles, winner of the 1st $25 gift card for perfect attendance month of September.

* Interact Club will meet Friday morning, October 5th in Room 178.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before attending.

* Attention all Scholastic Bowl Students:  Today, October 3rd, we will have a competition run through starting at 3:45 in Room 177.  Come ready to compete with your peers for points and prizes.  See your subject coach if you have any questions.

* The Military STAR Club will meet tomorrow after school in Room 22.

* Junior and Senior Betas:  If you need volunteer hours, Woolwine Elementary needs your help for their annual Halloween Festival. The festival is Friday, October 26th from 5:30 - 9:30 pm.  If you would like to help, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

* The Jostens class ring representative will be here this Thursday, October 4th before school from 8:00 am - 8:30 am in the auditorium to collect final balances for class rings.  Final balances must be paid with cash or money order as (No Personal Checks) will be accepted.  The Class of 2020 Junior Ring Day Ring Ceremony will start @ 11:45 in the auditorium.  You may also pre-pay online any time before next Thursday or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Junior or Senior with a $75 deposit.

* Attention PCHS:  Due to lack of participation we have extended our Food/Cleaning Supplies Drive to help the flood victims.  The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

Items needed include:  hand sanitizer, bandaids, brooms, mops, trashbags, toilet paper, paper towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deoderant, laundry items, and food.

Homeroom teachers, please keep your donated items until the end of our collection.  At that time, we will determine the homeroom with the most items and they win a free breakfast!!

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October 2, 2018

* Congrats to the JV Lady Cougars Volleyball Team for their win over North Stokes last night.  The girls won in 2 sets: 25-9 and 25-20.  Both Varsity and JV compete again tonight as they host Tunstall.  Please come out and support!

*The Patrick county Middle School Golf Team brought home their fourth victory of the season last night by two strokes with a score of 188 over rival Halifax County, at 190.  The team has now won four of five matches on the district level.  Leading scorers for the Cougars were Jalen Hagwood with 43, David Smith with 43, Wesley Roberson with 50, and Tucker Swails with 52.  The Middle School Golf Team will play their final match of the season on Thursday at Willow Creek Golf Course in Franklin County.  Way to go Guys! And best of luck to you on Thursday!

* Attention 8th Graders:  Your SOVA field trip is tomorrow.  When you are called to leave for the trip, please report to the gym and look for the group you have been assigned to by following the signs hanging in the gym. You MUST find this group to be counted present.  If you indicated on your permission slip that you will pack, you must pack your lunch.  Everyone should dress comfortably and appropriately-----this includes appropriate footwear.  Buses will pull out at 8:45, so make sure you arrive at school on time.

* Attention 8th Graders:  This is a reminder if you are attending the SOVA Career Expo tomorrow please be at school no later than 8:30.  Dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes!  Be sure to bring packed lunch if you did not sign up for a school lunch.

* Attention all interested students:  Patrick County Green Team is planning a cleanup in the Ararat community on Tuesday, October 2nd.  Meet at Blue Ridge Elementary School at 5:30.  Parents, friends, and all community members are invited. Help keep Patrick County a beautiful place to live.  Put litter in it's place.

* Fall baseball workouts will begin tomorrow after school until 6 pm.  Parents can pick up or players can ride activity bus.

* Attention all Scholastic Bowl Students:  Wednesday, October 3rd, we will have a competition run through starting at 3:45 in Room 177.  Come ready to compete with your peers for points and prizes.  See your subject coach if you have any questions.

* Interact Club will meet Friday morning, October 5th in Room 178.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before attending.

* The Jostens class ring representative will be here this Thursday, October 4th before school from 8:00 am - 8:30 am in the auditorium to collect final balances for class rings.  Final balances must be paid with cash or money order as (No Personal Checks) will be accepted.  The Class of 2020 Junior Ring Day Ring Ceremony will start @ 11:45 in the auditorium.  You may also pre-pay online any time before next Thursday or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Junior or Senior with a $75 deposit.

* Attention PCHS:  Due to lack of participation we have extended our Food/Cleaning Supplies Drive to help the flood victims.  The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

Items needed include:  hand sanitizer, bandaids, brooms, mops, trashbags, toilet paper, paper towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deoderant, laundry items, and food.

Homeroom teachers, please keep your donated items until the end of our collection.  At that time, we will determine the homeroom with the most items and they win a free breakfast!!

* Junior and Senior Betas:  If you need volunteer hours, Woolwine Elementary needs your help for their annual Halloween Festival. The festival is Friday, October 26th from 5:30 - 9:30 pm.  If you would like to help, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

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October 1, 2018

* Congratulations to all the September of the Month Winners!!
Teacher of the Month:  Houstan Boles
Staff of the Month:  Tabatha Stanley
Male Student of the Month:  Mitchell Wimbush
Female Student of the Month: Jeorgia McCraw

* The following people need to report to Room 123 at morning announcements: Gracie Luckado, Trinity Ratliff, Keven Flint, and Jo Gutierrez.

* The Military STAR Club will meet today after school in Room 22.

* Interact Club will meet Friday morning, October 5th in Room 178.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before attending.

* Attention Interact Club Members: Permission forms for the upcoming Interact conference are due today.  You may drop completed applications by Room 177 throughout the day today.

* Attention all Scholastic Bowl Students:  Wednesday, October 3rd, we will have a competition run through starting at 3:45 in Room 177.  Come ready to compete with your peers for points and prizes.  See your subject coach if you have any questions.

* Attention all interested students:  Patrick County Green Team is planning a cleanup in the Ararat community on Tuesday, October 2nd.  Meet at Blue Ridge Elementary School at 5:30.  Parents, friends, and all community members are invited. Help keep Patrick County a beautiful place to live.  Put litter in it's place.

* The Jostens class ring representative will be here this Thursday, October 4th before school from 8:00 am - 8:30 am in the auditorium to collect final balances for class rings.  Final balances must be paid with cash or money order as (No Personal Checks) will be accepted.  The Class of 2020 Junior Ring Day Ring Ceremony will start @ 11:45 in the auditorium.  You may also pre-pay online any time before next Thursday or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Junior or Senior with a $75 deposit.

* Attention PCHS:  Due to lack of participation we have extended our Food/Cleaning Supplies Drive to help the flood victims.  The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

Items needed include:  hand sanitizer, bandaids, brooms, mops, trashbags, toilet paper, paper towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deoderant, laundry items, and food.

Homeroom teachers, please keep your donated items until the end of our collection.  At that time, we will determine the homeroom with the most items and they win a free breakfast!!

* Junior and Senior Betas:  If you need volunteer hours, Woolwine Elementary needs your help for their annual Halloween Festival. The festival is Friday, October 26th from 5:30 - 9:30 pm.  If you would like to help, sign up on Mrs. Belcher's door, Room 164.

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September 28, 2018

* Attention All Varsity Club Member:  Please report to the auditorium for a meeting about helping out at the upcoming Special Olympics.  If you have not paid your $10 dues, do not come.

* Attention Gifted Students: There will be a brief meeting this morning, September 28th, in the cafeteria during morning announcements.  Students will need to bring Chromebooks to this meeting.

 * The following people need to come to Room 123 at this time:  Kevin Flint, Jessica Lane, Trinity Ratliff, Gracie Luckado, and Jo Gutierrez.

 * Attention PCHS:  Due to lack of participation we have extended our Food/Cleaning Supplies Drive to help the flood victims.  The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

Items needed include:  hand sanitizer, bandaids, brooms, mops, trashbags, toilet paper, paper towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deoderant, laundry items, and food.

Homeroom teachers, please keep your donated items until the end of our collection.  At that time, we will determine the homeroom with the most items and they win a free breakfast!!

* Attention all Scholastic Bowl Students:  Wednesday, October 3rd, we will have a competition run through starting at 3:45 in Room 177.  Come ready to compete with your peers for points and prizes.  See your subject coach if you have any questions.

* Attention all interested students:  Patrick County Green Team is planning a cleanup in the Ararat community on Tuesday, October 2nd.  Meet at Blue Ridge Elementary School at 5:30.  Parents, friends, and all community members are invited. Help keep Patrick County a beautiful place to live.  Put litter in it's place.

* Interact Club will meet Friday morning, October 5th in Room 178.  Check in with your homeroom teacher before attending.

* The Military STAR Club will meet Monday after school.  All members need to attend this meeting.  Bring comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.

* Attention Interact Club members: Permission forms for the upcoming Interact Conference are due by Monday, October 1st.  You may drop completed applications by Room 177 throughout the school day.

* FFA members are reminded of the cookout today.  Come to the Ag Shop during your lunch.  Dues must be paid in order to participate.

* Attention students who are eligible or will soon be eligible to get your driver's license:  This is a reminder that you need to see Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to sign up for Behind the Wheel.  If you have your learner's permit, you need to get your name on the list for Behind the Wheel so there will be no delays in getting your driver's license.

* Attention Sophomores & Juniors: The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 10th for $19. The PSAT will help prepare you for what to expect when you take the SAT in the future and is good practice for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up to take the test and make their $19 payment in Guidance.  Signups and payments are due this Friday, September 28th. 

* The Jostens class ring representative will be here on Thursday, October 4th before school from 8:00 am - 8:30 am in the PCHS auditorium to collect final balances for class rings.  Final balances must be paid with cash or money order as (No Personal Checks) will be accepted.  The Class of 2020 Junior Ring Day Ring Ceremony will start @ 11:45 in the auditorium.  You may also pre-pay online any time before next Thursday or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Junior or Senior with a $75 deposit.

* Attention students and faculty:  The final picture day for the year will be on Monday, October 1st.  If you missed the September date, please plan on being present for that day. 

If you want a retake, you must see Ms. Largen TODAY!!

Seniors who had pictures taken in September, your proof sheets have been mailed.  Please continue to check the mailing address and the email that you provided on the date the pictures were made.

If you do NOT get your proofs back before Monday, plan on having a retake on Monday to be on the safe side.

* Attention Juniors:  The junior class ring cookout is Thursday, October 4th.  We are still in need of some items in order to make your day a success. We still need: chips and desserts.  If you would like to contribute any of these items see Rebecca Gibson in Room 146 or Tabatha Stanley in the front office.

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September 27, 2018

* Attention Teachers: At the end of announcements this morning, please have all 9th - 11th grad students complete the Diploma Type Survey.  The link to the survey was emailed to them.  It should take less than 5 minutes to complete.  If you have students who cannot find the email with the link, the survey link was emailed to all teachers as well.

* Attention Sophomores & Juniors: The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 10th for $19. The PSAT will help prepare you for what to expect when you take the SAT in the future and is good practice for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up to take the test and make their $19 payment in Guidance.  Signups and payments are due this Friday, September 28th.  

* Attention Gifted Students: There will be a brief meeting this Friday, September 28th, in the cafeteria during morning announcements.  Students will need to bring Chromebooks to this meeting.

* The Military STAR Club will meet Thursday after school in Room 22.

* The Jostens class ring representative will be here on Thursday, October 4th before school from 8:00 am - 8:30 am in the PCHS auditorium to collect final balances for class rings.  Final balances must be paid with cash or money order as (No Personal Checks) will be accepted.  The Class of 2020 Junior Ring Day Ring Ceremony will start @ 11:45 in the auditorium.  You may also pre-pay online any time before next Thursday or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.  New class ring orders can be placed for any Junior or Senior with a $75 deposit.

* Attention Juniors:  The junior class ring cookout is Thursday, October 4th.  We are still in need of some items in order to make your day a success. We still need: chips and desserts.  If you would like to contribute any of these items see Rebecca Gibson in Room 146 or Tabatha Stanley in the front office.

* Spanish Club fundraiser items will now be delivered Friday.  Please be aware that someone must pick up the cookie dough.

* FFA members are reminded of the cookout this Friday.  Come to the Ag Shop during your lunch.  Dues must be paid in order to participate.

* The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of bottled water and canned food items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

If each of us bring in one item or a small package of water, we will collectively have over 800 items!  This would be an awesome way to reach out and help.  Donations can be turned in to Room 164 this week and all donations are due by Friday morning so that we can help fill the truck! 

* Attention Interact Club member:  Permission forms for the upcoming Interact Conference are due by Monday, October 1st.  You may drop completed applications by Room 177 throughout the school day.

* The Military STAR Club will meet Thursday after school in Room 22.

* The Patrick County Middle School Golf team won their Piedmont District match last night at Gordon Trents Golf Club.  The final score for the Cougars was 180 followed by 184 for Halifax.  Low scorers for the team were Jalen Hagwood with 42, Wes Roberson with 45, and David Smith with 47.  The golf team will compete tonight at Floyd County.  Great job guys!!

* Attention students who are eligible or will soon be eligible to get your driver's license:  This is a reminder that you need to see Mrs. Jessup, the bookkeeper, to sign up for Behind the Wheel.  If you have your learner's permit, you need to get your name on the list for Behind the Wheel so there will be no delays in getting your driver's license.

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September 26, 2018

* The following students should report to Room 123 at the time of morning announcements: Kevin Flint, Grace Luckado, Kenadie Hutchens, Jo Gutierrez, Trinity Ratliff, and Jessica Lane.

* Spanish Club fundraiser items should be delivered today, September 26th.  Please be aware that someone must pick up the cookie dough.

* Congrats to the JV Lady Cougars Volleyball team for their intense win over Magna Vista in 3 sets: 25-20, 23-25, and 19-17!  Elleigh Large had 6 kills.  Keely Belcher with 3 kills and 6 aces.  Samantha Harris with 4 kills and 7 aces.  Both Gracen Edwards and Kenzie Belcher had digs (Edwards with 9 and Belcher with 11).  Lanie Hopkins had 17 assists and 6 digs for the match.  Both JV and Varsity Volleyball will host Martinsville tomorrow. Please come out and support!

* FFA members are reminded of the cookout this Friday.  Come to the Ag Shop during your lunch.  Dues must be paid in order to participate.

* Attention Sophomores & Juniors: The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 10th for $19. The PSAT will help prepare you for what to expect when you take the SAT in the future and is good practice for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up to take the test and make their $19 payment in Guidance.  Signups and payments are due this Friday, September 28th. 

* Attention Gifted Students: There will be a brief meeting this Friday, September 28th, in the cafeteria during morning announcements.  Students will need to bring Chromebooks to this meeting.

* The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of bottled water and canned food items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

If each of us bring in one item or a small package of water, we will collectively have over 800 items!  This would be an awesome way to reach out and help.  Donations can be turned in to Room 164 this week and all donations are due by Friday morning so that we can help fill the truck! 

* The Military STAR Club will meet Thursday after school in Room 22.

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September 25, 2018

* The Patrick County Varsity Golf Team finished 4th in the 3D West Region Tournament at Draper Valley Golf Club yesterday.  Low scores for the Cougars were Jarrod Burnette with 76, Danial Smith with 80, Wesley Diggs with 85, and Luke Jessup with 86.  Congratulations to Jarrod Burnette for making 1st team All-Region and Daniel Smith for making 2nd team All-Region.

* The Military STAR Club will meet Thursday after school in Room 22.

* Attention Sophomores & Juniors: The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 10th for $19. The PSAT will help prepare you for what to expect when you take the SAT in the future and is good practice for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up to take the test and make their $19 payment in Guidance.  Signups and payments are due this Friday, September 28th. 

* The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of bottled water and canned food items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

If each of us bring in one item or a small package of water, we will collectively have over 800 items!  This would be an awesome way to reach out and help.  Donations can be turned in to Room 164 this week and all donations are due by Friday morning so that we can help fill the truck! 


September 24, 2018

* History Team meeting today at 3:45 - 4:45 in Room 169 with Mr. Tucker.

* Attention Sophomores & Juniors: The PSAT will be offered here on Wednesday, October 10th for $19. The PSAT will help prepare you for what to expect when you take the SAT in the future and is good practice for the SAT.  Students interested can sign up to take the test and make their $19 payment in Guidance.  Signups and payments are due this Friday, September 28th.

* The Junior Beta is helping out Disaster Relief Ministries in the collection of bottled water and canned food items to be distributed to Hurricane victims.  We challenge all clubs, students, teachers, and faculty members to bring in at least one item this week.  All items need to be new and in sealed packages.  Please check expiration dates prior to donating.

If each of us bring in one item or a small package of water, we will collectively have over 800 items!  This would be an awesome way to reach out and help.  Donations can be turned in to Room 164 this week and all donations are due by Friday morning so that we can help fill the truck! 

* The Military STAR Club will meet today after school in Room 22.  All members should attend.

* The LIT! Team will meet again on Monday.  Please bring your signed permission forms, books, and Chromebooks to the meeting. 

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September 21, 2018

* Seniors: Please check you emails and select your favorite design for your Senior Class Wall that will be painted in the cafeteria.

* The LIT! Team will meet again on Monday.  Please bring your signed permission forms, books, and Chromebooks to the meeting. 

* Attention students:  If you are interested in playing Baseball this year, there will be an informational meeting this Friday morning, at 8:30 in the auxiliary gym.  Students need to check in with their homeroom teacher BEFORE attending this meeting.

* Attention all members of the Military STAR Club:  There is a meeting at this time in the upstairs conference room.  Please bring your cellphones to the meeting.

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September 20, 2018

* Anyone who has not turned in lunch form for the year:  they need to be in by Friday.  You will be charged lunch if not turned in.  Try to get them in.

* The Patrick County Varsity Golf Team finished in 2nd place yesterday in the Piedmont District Tournament at Old Mill Golf Club.  Low scores for the Cougars were Jarrod Burnette with 83, Daniel Smith with 84, Wesley Diggs with 86, and Luke Jessup with 88.  Three players were named First Team All-District, Jarrod Burnette, Wesley Diggs, and Daniel Smith.  Luke Jessup was named to Second Team All-District.

* Attention students:  If you are interested in playing Baseball this year, there will be an informational meeting this Friday morning, at 8:30 in the auxiliary gym.  Students need to check in with their homeroom teacher BEFORE attending this meeting.

* The LIT! Team will meet again on Monday.  Please bring your signed permission forms, books, and Chromebooks to the meeting.

*  Attention Sr. Betas who signed up to work the Fair: Report to the Fair before 4:30 pm today.  Make sure you have a parent note.

* There will be an FFA meeting Friday morning at 8:30 in the auditorium.  Check in with homeroom teacher BEFORE attending the meeting.

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September 19, 2018

* The following people need to come to Room 123 at this time:  Kevin Flint, Gracie Luckado, Kenadie Hutchens, Trinity Ratliff, and Jo Gutierrez.

* Congrats to both the JV and Varsity Lady Cougars Volleyball Teams for their wins over GW Danville last night!  The next home match will not be until Thursday, September 27th, where we will host Martinsville.  Please come out and support!

* The LIT! Team will meet again on Monday.  Please bring your signed permission forms, books, and Chromebooks to the meeting.

* There will be an FFA meeting Friday morning at 8:30, in the auditorium.

* Tutoring with Mrs. K for select students for SOL prep will begin at 3:30 this afternoon in Room 162.

* Attention Sr. Betas who signed up to work the Fair this week:  The Fair will start on Wednesday.  volunteer Fair workers need to bring a parent/guardian note.  Report time to work the Fair is 4:30 pm.

* Wrestling conditioning is today. Please meet in the weight room after school.  For any questions, please see Coach Cunningham.

* All members of the Military STAR Club need to see Mrs. Rakes in Room 123 sometime today.

* Attention Students:  If you are interested in playing baseball this year, there will be an informational meeting this Friday morning at 8:30, in the auxiliary gym.  Students need to check in with their homeroom teacher BEFORE attending this meeting.

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September 18, 2018

* Attention Sr. Betas who signed up to work the Fair this week:  The Fair will start on Wednesday.  volunteer Fair workers need to bring a parent/guardian note.  Report time to work the Fair is 4:30 pm.

* The PSAT will be offered at Patrick County High School on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  Students can sign-up and pay the $19 test registration fee in Guidance.  Sign-ups and test fee are due on Friday, September 28th.

* Attention Jr. and Sr. Betas:  If you are interested in helping Blue Ridge with their Fall Festival, come by Room 164 to get a permission form.  The Festival is Friday, September 28th, 6 pm - 8 pm.

* History Team meetings will begin on September 24th in Mr. Tucker's room 169, from 3:40 - 4:45 every Monday until the beginning of tournaments.

* The following students need to report to Room 170 today at 8:30: Jared Biedrycki, Candice Mabe, Isaiah Redd, and Kristian Reynolds.

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September 13, 2018

* 10th grade eye exams will be this morning.  Students will be called down by classroom.

* Beginning September 10th, PCHS has an incentive for YOU to come to SCHOOL!!!!  The Summit and Patrick County High School have teamed up to offer you some CASH!!!  If you have perfect attendance for each month of the school year, you have the opportunity to take home $25!
If you have perfect attendance for the 9 weeks, you stand a chance of making $50!
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