Daily Announcements

October 18, 2017:

*Girls’ soccer will travel to Rotary today; report to the cafeteria, immediately after school, to board the bus.

*Attention Teachers:  Homecoming elections will be today, during first block; which is after lunch. Please send a representative to room #18 to pick up and return the ballots.

*Attention FFA Members:  There will be a meeting Friday morning in the cafeteria.

*Attention all Senior Beta Members:  If you are interested in participating in this year’s scrapbook, please see Mr. Turchek ASAP!

*Today is the last day to buy a Pulsera bracelet. Please get yours at lunch.

*On November 9, PCHS will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly. We would like to celebrate with as many of our local veterans as possible. If you, students, faculty, or staff, have a veteran in your family or one who is a friend, you may invite them to join us as we honor their service to our nation. You can pick up a veteran notification form in JROTC room #218 or in the front office. All forms should be returned to JROTC no later than November 6. Thank you for supporting our local veterans and their service. 


October 17, 2017:

*Attention FFA Members:  There will be a meeting Friday morning in the cafeteria.

*Attention all Senior Beta Members:  If you are interested in participating in this year’s scrapbook, please see Mr. Turchek ASAP!

*Tomorrow will be the last day to buy a Pulsera bracelet. Please get yours at lunch.

*Attention Juniors:  It’s time to start planning the Junior/Senior Prom. If you’re interested in working hard, please sign up for the prom committee on Mrs. Rose’s, Mrs. Ragsdale’s, or Mrs. Turner’s door. We will have our first prom committee meeting tomorrow, October 18, at 7:45 A.M. in room #222.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!


October 16, 2017:

*Attention all Senior Beta Members:  If you are interested in participating in this year’s scrapbook, please see Mr. Turchek ASAP!

*Wednesday will be the last day to buy a Pulsera bracelet. Please get yours, at lunch, before Wednesday.

*Lunch in the Library will be held on Tuesday, October 24 for grades 8th—10th and Wednesday, October 25 for grades 11th—12th. You can sign up in the library today. Questions – see Mrs. Maxie!

*Attention Juniors:  It’s time to start planning the Junior/Senior Prom. If you’re interested in working hard, please sign up for the prom committee on Mrs. Rose’s, Mrs. Ragsdale’s, or Mrs. Turner’s door. We will have our first prom committee meeting Wednesday, October 18, at 7:45 A.M. in room #222.

*AASIS Members:  Please turn in your permission forms to Mrs. Belcher or Mr. Sherrill for the November 8 field trip to Radford ASAP. Also, this is a reminder that Radford students will visit 4th block on October 20. We will meet in the upstairs conference room.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!

*On November 9, PCHS will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly. We would like to celebrate with as many of our local veterans as possible. If you, students, faculty, or staff, have a veteran in your family or one who is a friend, you may invite them to join us as we honor their service to our nation. You can pick up a veteran notification form in JROTC room #218 or in the front office. All forms should be returned to JROTC no later than November 6. Thank you for supporting our local veterans and their service.


October 13, 2017:

*Attention students in the Gifted & Talented Program:  There is a meeting this morning in the cafeteria at 8:30.

*There is a brief meeting of Interact Club in Mrs. Wade’s room this morning at 8:30. Check in with your homeroom teacher before attending this meeting.

*Lunch in the Library will be held on Tuesday, October 24 for grades 8th—10th and Wednesday, October 25 for grades 11th—12th. You can sign up in the library today. Questions – see Mrs. Maxie!

*The Jostens’ class ring representative will be here today, during all lunches. They will make any class ring adjustments, receive final balances, and distribute class rings. Any junior or senior can still place a class ring order, at this time, with a $50 deposit.

*Attention Juniors:  It’s time to start planning the Junior/Senior Prom. If you’re interested in working hard, please sign up for the prom committee on Mrs. Rose’s, Mrs. Ragsdale’s, or Mrs. Turner’s door. We will have our first prom committee meeting next Wednesday, October 18, at 7:45 A.M. in room #222.

*Attention Students:  If you nominated someone for Homecoming Court, you need to bring a picture of your nominee by today, Friday, October 13, to Mrs. Rose in room #18. Additional nominees can be made during lunch today, also.

*Attention Students:  Ask your teachers to share the Google form link to order your Homecoming T-shirts today. You can order during lunch time, also. Today is the last day to place your order.

*Seniors:  Have you finished your FAFSA yet? What are you waiting for? Finish it online at home this week, or see Ms. Rosenthal or Ms. Keffer if you need any HELP!

*AASIS Members:  Please turn in your permission forms to Mrs. Belcher or Mr. Sherrill for the November 8 field trip to Radford ASAP. Also, this is a reminder that Radford students will visit 4th block on October 20. We will meet in the upstairs conference room. 


October 12, 2017:

*Daniel Smith competed in the 3A State Golf Tournament, this past Tuesday and Wednesday, held at Glenrochie Country Club in Abington, Virginia. Daniel shot 79—82 for a two day total of 161. He finished 13th out of a field of 44 golfers. Congratulations!

*Attention All Students going to PHCC with Mrs. Turner today: Check in with your first block teacher and report to the cafeteria by 8:30 A.M.

*Attention students in the Gifted & Talented Program:  There will be a meeting Friday morning in the cafeteria.

*There will be a brief meeting of Interact Club in Mrs. Wade’s room Friday morning. Check in with your homeroom teacher before attending this meeting.

*Girls’ soccer conditioning will be at Rotary Field today; report to the cafeteria immediately after school to board the bus.

*Lunch in the Library will be held on Tuesday, October 24 for grades 8th—10th and Wednesday, October 25 for grades 11th—12th. You can sign up in the library today. Questions – see Mrs. Maxie!

*Seniors:  Have you finished your FAFSA yet? What are you waiting for? Finish it online at home this week, or see Ms. Rosenthal or Ms. Keffer if you need any HELP!

*Bracelets for the Pulsera Project are on sale, outside the cafeteria, during all three lunches. The cost is $5 each.

*AASIS Members:  Please turn in your permission forms to Mrs. Belcher or Mr. Sherrill for the November 8 field trip to Radford ASAP. Also, this is a reminder that Radford students will visit 4th block on October 20. We will meet in the upstairs conference room.

*Attention Students:  Submit your homecoming nominations today during lunch. Remember, you can only submit for your grade level.

*Attention Students:  Order your homecoming shirts today during lunch.

*The Spanish classes will be collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.


October 11, 2017:

*Wrestling conditioning is today, right after school; meet in the weight room.

*Attention All Students going to PHCC with Mrs. Turner this Thursday, October 12: Check in with your first block teacher and report to the cafeteria by 8:30 A.M.

*Lunch in the Library will be held on Tuesday, October 24 for grades 8th—10th and Wednesday, October 25 for grades 11th—12th. You can sign up in the library today. Questions – see Mrs. Maxie!

*Seniors:  Have you finished your FAFSA yet? What are you waiting for? Finish it online at home this week, or see Ms. Rosenthal or Ms. Keffer if you need any HELP!

*Bracelets for the Pulsera Project are on sale, outside the cafeteria, during all three lunches. The cost is $5 each.

*AASIS Members:  Please turn in your permission forms to Mrs. Belcher or Mr. Sherrill for the November 8 field trip to Radford ASAP. Also, this is a reminder that Radford students will visit 4th block on October 20. We will meet in the upstairs conference room.

*Attention Students:  Submit your homecoming nominations today during lunch. Remember, you can only submit for your grade level.

*Attention Students:  Order your homecoming shirts today during lunch.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!

*The Spanish classes will be collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*On November 9, PCHS will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly. We would like to celebrate with as many of our local veterans as possible. If you, students, faculty, or staff, have a veteran in your family or one who is a friend, you may invite them to join us as we honor their service to our nation. You can pick up a veteran notification form in JROTC room #218 or in the front office. All forms should be returned to JROTC no later than November 6. Thank you for supporting our local veterans and their service.


October 10, 2017:

*Attention all girls playing PYSL Soccer:  You need to meet at the Sports Complex at 5:30 P.M. today; ready to play.

*AASIS Members:  Please turn in your permission forms to Mrs. Belcher or Mr. Sherrill for the November 8 field trip to Radford ASAP. Also, this is a reminder that Radford students will visit 4th block on October 20. We will meet in the upstairs conference room.

*Attention Students:  Submit your homecoming nominations today during lunch. Remember, you can only submit for your grade level.

*Attention Students:  Order your homecoming shirts today during lunch.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!


October 9, 2017:

*AASIS Members:  Please turn in your permission forms to Mrs. Belcher or Mr. Sherrill for the November 8 field trip to Radford ASAP. Also, this is a reminder that Radford students will visit 4th block on October 20. We will meet in the upstairs conference room.

*Junior Beta Members:  If you did not turn in a fundraiser form, you have until tomorrow, October 10 to turn it in to Mrs. Belcher, in room #164, on the history hall. Convention deadline has passed as well. Unless a student backs out, you will be placed on the waiting list.

*Attention Students:  Submit your homecoming nominations today during lunch. Remember, you can only submit for your grade level.

*Attention Students:  Order your homecoming shirts today during lunch.

*On November 9, PCHS will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly. We would like to celebrate with as many of our local veterans as possible. If you, students, faculty, or staff, have a veteran in your family or one who is a friend, you may invite them to join us as we honor their service to our nation. You can pick up a veteran notification form in JROTC room #218 or in the front office. All forms should be returned to JROTC no later than November 6. Thank you for supporting our local veterans and their service.

*Bracelets for the Pulsera Project are on sale, outside the cafeteria, during all three lunches. The cost is $5 each.

*The Spanish classes are collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!


October 6, 2017:

*There will be no softball practice today.

*On November 9, PCHS will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly. We would like to celebrate with as many of our local veterans as possible. If you, students, faculty, or staff, have a veteran in your family or one who is a friend, you may invite them to join us as we honor their service to our nation. You can pick up a veteran notification form in JROTC room #218 or in the front office. All forms should be returned to JROTC no later than November 6. Thank you for supporting our local veterans and their service.

*Girls’ soccer conditioning will begin Monday, after school. You must have a VHSL physical on file in order to condition. If you are not sure if you have a current physical, see Coach Rakes in room #123.

*Bracelets for the Pulsera Project are on sale, outside the cafeteria, during all three lunches. The cost is $5 each.

*The Spanish classes are collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Attention Co-op Students:  Your September hours log is due to Mr. Adams by today.

*Are you concerned about issues in your community? Would you like a fun and exciting way to help others, or grow in leadership skills? Are you in the 9th through 12th grades? If you answered yes to these questions, then Interact Club needs you. Interact Club is looking to add new members. Last year this club had a coat drive for Patrick County Elementary students, packed almost 10,000 meals for Haitians in need, and learned to work together, in a fun way, to positively impact our world. If you are interested in joining the Interact Club, sign up on Mrs. Wade’s door #177, near the old computer lab.

*Junior Beta Members:  If you plan on attending the State Convention, your $25 deposit is due by today to Mrs. Belcher in room #164.

*Junior Beta Members:  Your fundraiser order forms are past due. Please turn them in immediately to Mrs. Belcher, prior to the first bell. Remember she has hall duty outside of the library in the mornings.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by today. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


October 5, 2017:

*There will be no Math SCAEL Team practice today.

*Teachers:  Please do not send students to the library for testing today. We have a guest speaker during all four blocks.

*All Varsity Club Members:  Be sure to bring in your case of water by Friday morning, to the front office.

*Bracelets for the Pulsera Project are on sale, outside the cafeteria, during all three lunches. The cost is $5 each.

*The Spanish classes are collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Attention Co-op Students:  Your September hours log is due to Mr. Adams by tomorrow, October 6.

*Are you concerned about issues in your community? Would you like a fun and exciting way to help others, or grow in leadership skills? Are you in the 9th through 12th grades? If you answered yes to these questions, then Interact Club needs you. Interact Club is looking to add new members. Last year this club had a coat drive for Patrick County Elementary students, packed almost 10,000 meals for Haitians in need, and learned to work together, in a fun way, to positively impact our world. If you are interested in joining the Interact Club, sign up on Mrs. Wade’s door #177, near the old computer lab.

*Junior Beta Members:  If you plan on attending the State Convention, your $25 deposit is due by tomorrow to Mrs. Belcher in room #164.

*Junior Beta Members:  Your fundraiser order forms are past due. Please turn them in immediately to Mrs. Belcher, prior to the first bell. Remember she has hall duty outside of the library in the mornings.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by tomorrow, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


October 4, 2017:

*Teachers:  Please check your E-mail for a Homecoming survey. Please share the link to students and have them use their Chromebook to complete the survey.

*Wrestling conditioning is today; please meet in the weight room after school.

*Bracelets for the Pulsera Project are on sale, outside the cafeteria, during all three lunches. The cost is $5 each.

*The Spanish classes will be collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Attention Co-op Students:  Your September hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, October 6.

*Attention Seniors:  Interested in learning more about Averett University, Hollins University, or the University of Virginia? Sign up for a meeting with admissions counselors in Ms. Rosenthal’s office.

*Are you concerned about issues in your community? Would you like a fun and exciting way to help others, or grow in leadership skills? Are you in the 9th through 12th grades? If you answered yes to these questions, then Interact Club needs you. Interact Club is looking to add new members. Last year this club had a coat drive for Patrick County Elementary students, packed almost 10,000 meals for Haitians in need, and learned to work together, in a fun way, to positively impact our world. If you are interested in joining the Interact Club, sign up on Mrs. Wade’s door #177, near the old computer lab.

*Junior Beta Members:  If you plan on attending the State Convention, your $25 deposit is due by Friday to Mrs. Belcher in room #164.

*Junior Beta Members:  Your fundraiser order forms are past due. Please turn them in immediately to Mrs. Belcher, prior to the first bell. Remember she has hall duty outside of the library in the mornings.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!

*The Jostens class ring representative will be here tomorrow, October 5. Final balances must be paid before the ceremony. Payments should be either cash or money order; no personal checks will be accepted. The Class of 2019 Junior Ring Day will start at 11:30 A.M. in the auditorium. You may also pre-pay online any time before Thursday or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS from 9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. New class ring orders can be placed for any junior or senior with a $50 deposit.

*Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be at school today to assist you with your graduation order. The guys’ ordering day is today, during all lunches, outside the library. All seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items during this time. A $75 deposit is requested to place an order. Extra graduation packets are available in the main office.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


October 3, 2017:

*The Patrick County Golf Team finished 3rd yesterday in the Region 3 District Tournament with a score of 324. Low scores for the Cougars were Daniel Smith – 77, Jarrod Burnette – 80, Wesley Diggs – 81, and Thatcher Blankenship – 86. Daniel Smith tied in the 4th lowest score of the day, which earned him a spot in the 3A State Tournament, to be played next week, and also, 1st Team All-region honors. Jarrod Burnette and Wesley Diggs both made 2nd Team All-region.

*Attention Co-op Students:  Your September hours log is due to Mr. Adams by Friday, October 6.

*Softball fundraiser is due today. Please see Coach Conner in room #156 or Coach Handy in room #184.

*Attention Seniors:  Interested in learning more about Averett University, Hollins University, or the University of Virginia? Sign up for a meeting with admissions counselors in Ms. Rosenthal’s office.

*Are you concerned about issues in your community? Would you like a fun and exciting way to help others, or grow in leadership skills? Are you in the 9th through 12th grades? If you answered yes to these questions, then Interact Club needs you. Interact Club is looking to add new members. Last year this club had a coat drive for Patrick County Elementary students, packed almost 10,000 meals for Haitians in need, and learned to work together, in a fun way, to positively impact our world. If you are interested in joining the Interact Club, sign up on Mrs. Wade’s door #177, near the old computer lab.

*Any 8th grade girl interested in playing middle school basketball, conditioning will begin this Wednesday and Thursday at Hardin Reynolds. Please come to the gym immediately after school.

*Junior Beta Members:  If you plan on attending the State Convention, your $25 deposit is due by Friday to Mrs. Belcher in room #164.

*Junior Beta Members:  Your fundraiser order forms are past due. Please turn them in immediately to Mrs. Belcher, prior to the first bell. Remember she has hall duty outside of the library in the mornings.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!

*Spanish fundraiser items will be delivered today. Please make sure you have a way to get it home today. Cookie dough must be refrigerated.

*Attention Students:  Make up and retake pictures will be Wednesday, October 4. You must sign up with Ms. Largen by today. Please see her ASAP in room #152.

*The Jostens class ring representative will be here on Thursday, October 5. Final balances must be paid before the ceremony. Payments should be either cash or money order; no personal checks will be accepted. The Class of 2019 Junior Ring Day will start at 11:30 A.M. in the auditorium. You may also pre-pay online any time before Thursday or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS from 9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. New class ring orders can be placed for any junior or senior with a $50 deposit.

*Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representatives will be at school two days to assist you with your graduation order. The girls’ ordering day will be today, during all lunches, outside the library. The guys’ ordering day will be tomorrow, during all lunches, outside 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.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


October 2, 2017:

*Congratulations to the Cougar JROTC Battalion Drill Team. This past Saturday at the Bassett High School Drill Meet, the Drill Team brought home two trophies. Team event placings were:  JV Armed Individual – 2nd place and Platoon Unarmed – 2nd place. Good job and good luck at the Dan River Drill Meet on October 28.

*Attention Seniors:  Interested in learning more about Averett University, Hollins University, or the University of Virginia? Sign up for a meeting with admissions counselors in Ms. Rosenthal’s office.

*Are you concerned about issues in your community? Would you like a fun and exciting way to help others, or grow in leadership skills? Are you in the 9th through 12th grades? If you answered yes to these questions, then Interact Club needs you. Interact Club is looking to add new members. Last year this club had a coat drive for Patrick County Elementary students, packed almost 10,000 meals for Haitians in need, and learned to work together, in a fun way, to positively impact our world. If you are interested in joining the Interact Club, sign up on Mrs. Wade’s door #177, near the old computer lab.

*Any 8th grade girl interested in playing middle school basketball, conditioning will begin this Wednesday and Thursday at Hardin Reynolds. Please come to the gym immediately after school.

*Wrestling conditioning is today; meet in the weight room after school.

*Junior Beta Members:  If you plan on attending the State Convention, your $25 deposit is due by Friday to Mrs. Belcher in room #164.

*Junior Beta Members:  Your fundraiser order forms are past due. Please turn them in immediately to Mrs. Belcher, prior to the first bell. Remember she has hall duty outside of the library in the mornings.

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!

*Spanish fundraiser items will be delivered tomorrow, October 3. Please make sure you have a way to get it home that day. Cookie dough must be refrigerated.

*Attention Students:  Make up and retake pictures will be Wednesday, October 4. You must sign up with Ms. Largen by tomorrow, October 3. Please see her ASAP in room #152.

*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 3, during all lunches, outside the library. The guys’ ordering day will be on Wednesday, October 4, during all lunches, outside 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.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


September 29, 2017:

*Please do not send students to the library to take tests today. We will be conducting speech and hearing tests all day.

*Attention all girls interested in playing soccer this spring:  There will be a meeting in the cafeteria at 8:30 this morning. Make sure you check in with your first block teacher before coming to the meeting.

*Spanish fundraiser items will be delivered Tuesday, October 3. Please make sure you have a way to get it home that day. Cookie dough must be refrigerated.

*Attention Varsity Athletes:  We are having a Varsity Club meeting this morning in the auditorium. We still need more people to help out. If you have not joined, please bring your $10 club dues. Please see Coach Handy, Mr. Adams, or Mr. Slaydon for any questions.

*Attention Students:  Make up and retake pictures will be Wednesday, October 4. You must sign up with Ms. Largen by Tuesday, October 3. Please see her ASAP in room #152.

*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 3, during all lunches, outside the library. The guys’ ordering day will be on Wednesday, October 4, during all lunches, outside 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.

*The Spanish classes will be collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


September 28, 2017:

*Attention all girls interested in playing soccer this spring:  There will be a meeting in the cafeteria at 8:30 Friday morning. Make sure you check in with your first block teacher before coming to the meeting.

*Spanish fundraiser items will be delivered Tuesday, October 3. Please make sure you have a way to get it home that day. Cookie dough must be refrigerated.

*Attention Varsity Athletes:  We are having a Varsity Club meeting this Friday in the auditorium. We still need more people to help out. If you have not joined, please bring your $10 club dues. Please see Coach Handy, Mr. Adams, or Mr. Slaydon for any questions.

*Attention Students:  Make up and retake pictures will be Wednesday, October 4. You must sign up with Ms. Largen by Tuesday, October 3. Please see her ASAP in room #152.

*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 3, during all lunches, outside the library. The guys’ ordering day will be on Wednesday, October 4, during all lunches, outside 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.

*The Spanish classes will be collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


September 27, 2017:

*The Patrick County Golf team won their final regular season District match yesterday at Oak Hills Golf Course with a team score of 315. Low scores for the Cougars were Jarrod Burnette – 72, Daniel Smith -- 73, Evan Hopkins -- 82, and Thatcher Blankenship -- 88. The Cougars will advance to play in the Region 3A-D Tournament on next Monday at Draper Valley Golf Course.

*Congratulations to both the JV and varsity volleyball teams with their intense wins over Bassett last night. JV won in two sets (25-16 and 26-24) where Lainie Hopkins had 8 assists, Jenny Turner with 10 digs, and Lauren Largen had 5 kills and 4 aces. Varsity won in 3 sets (25-23, 25-21, and 28-26) where Izzy Beasley finished with 9 kills and 2 blocks. Sydney Biggs had 5 kills, 6 aces, and 12 digs, and Morgan Biggs had 8 kills and 3 aces. The Lady Cougars will travel tomorrow to face Franklin County. Congrats!

*Wrestling conditioning is today; meet in the weight room after school.

*Attention all 9th graders attending the SOVA Career Expo field trip tomorrow:  Dress comfortably (school dress code must apply). You will be allowed to bring a bottled water with you to carry through the Expo if you wish. A backpack will be provided as you get off the bus. No book bags will be allowed. For those of you bringing a packed lunch, be sure to bring it with you. All students should report to your homeroom class. Then, meet outside at the sidewalk in front of the gym when announcement is made at 8:30 A.M.

Attention Students:  Make up and retake pictures will be Wednesday, October 4. You must sign up with Ms. Largen by Tuesday, October 3. Please see her ASAP in room #152.

*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 3, during all lunches, outside the library. The guys’ ordering day will be on Wednesday, October 4, during all lunches, outside 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.

*The Spanish classes will be collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


September 26, 2017:

*Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representative will be here today. There will be a meeting in the auditorium at 9:00 A. M. today.

*Attention all 8th graders attending the SOVA Career Expo field trip tomorrow:  Dress comfortably (school dress code must apply). You will be allowed to bring a bottled water with you to carry through the Expo if you wish. A backpack will be provided as you get off the bus. No book bags will be allowed. For those of you bringing a packed lunch, be sure to bring it with you. All students should report to your homeroom class. An announcement will be made at 8:30 A.M. You should meet in the gym and sit down. 

*Join us Wednesday for a Little Bit of Fellowship and a Lot of Friendship Wednesdays. We will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30—7:45 at the Rotary Building. This is a new start up by many of the churches in Patrick County and is for all to come and join. We will start with supper, and then have a small devotional, a few bible trivia games (including prizes) and other games. Afterwards, we will all go to the main building and play any game that we have equipment for. We sincerely want everyone to come and join us on Wednesdays. So come out and have fun!

*The Spanish classes will be collecting items for the earthquake victims in Mexico City. Items needed are:  soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, shampoo, and feminine products. Please bring items to Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Knight, or Mr. Wilson and drop them off in their rooms. They will be sent to the Cristiana Agape Church of Ridgeway to be sent to the people in Mexico City.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis.


September 25, 2017:

*Wrestling conditioning is today; meet Coach Lange by the weight room today for wrestling conditioning.

*History SCAEL practice is cancelled tomorrow.

*Attention Seniors:  The Jostens representative will be here tomorrow. There will be a meeting in the auditorium at 9:00 A. M. tomorrow.

*Betas:  Our yearly induction ceremony is tonight, in the auditorium, at 7:00 P.M. Please try to arrive by 6:45 P.M. in order to line up for the processional. Additionally, please dress properly! No jeans with holes and no T-shirts. This is a special occasion! Please wear business casual / Sunday best attire.

*Attention All Beta Members:  Junior and Senior Betas listen up!! If you would like to assist with the Blue Ridge Fall Festival on Friday, September 29 from 5:30—8:00 P.M., please come by room #164, Mrs. Belcher’s room, to complete a questionnaire and get more information ASAP.

*Attention 10th and 11th Graders: The PSAT will take place on October 11. If you are interested in taking the test, sign up in guidance by Friday, October 6. The cost is $15 and fee waivers are available for juniors only. There are a limited number of tests, so sign up will be a first- come-first-serve basis. 

 

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