Student Council Applications-Student Council Applications are now available on the wall right outside Ms. Yearick's classroom. (E107) Students are reminded that if you are interested in running for class President, you must be accepted into the class and maintain your membership your entire Junior year. All applications are due to Ms. Yearick by Jan 27th.
Come and See The Show!-Come join Porter Ridge High School's Theatre Department as they present Neil Simon's Fools Friday, February 10th and Saturday, February 11th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door and are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.
International Baccalaurate Interest Meeting for Current Sophomores-On Monday, January 30th, at 6:30 p.m., Marvin Ridge High School will hold an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program interest and informational meeting for sophomores and their families. The application window for this two-year program will be open from January 26th to February 9th. Sophomores from all UCPS schools are eligible to apply and participate in the program if accepted. Questions about the program and the process will be addressed at the meeting on January 30. Please contact MRHS International Baccalaureate Program Coordinator, Lindsey Arant, with questions.
ACT Test and Test Prep Info-All 11th grade students will take the ACT college readiness test on Tuesday, February 28th at Porter Ridge High School. The scores from this test can be used when students are applying to college for admissions. The test consists of a Writing section and 4 multiple choice sections in English, Math, Reading and Science.
To help students prepare for the ACT, PRHS has invested in the online ACT Method Test Prep program. Counselors met with juniors on how to use the program and they received an email in their school email on how to create an account. Click here for the website.
PRHS will have Saturday sessions from 9:00-11:00 a.m. for junior students to work on ACT Method Test Prep. The sessions will allow students the time to work on the program and have a facilitator available to assist if they have any questions. Please sign up so we know who will be attending each Saturday. Students may attend as many as they would like. Students should sign up here. All times are 9:00-11:00 a.m. on January 14th, 21st, 28th, February 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.
First Semester Exam Schedule-Click here for the exam and review period schedule.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM ACT Test Prep for Juniors
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Wrestling @ Monroe
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Wrestling @ Rocky River
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Basketball v Independence
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Track @ Cuthbertson
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM Basketball @ Garinger
This winter break, Social Studies teacher Kat Smith will have the opportunity to travel to Israel. During her nine day visit, which begins on December 22nd, she will be visiting different schools in the area, as well as experiencing life with a host family.
Porter Ridge High School's CTE Program will offer a Pharmacy Technician course second semester this year. Health Science Teacher Edwina Baucom will teach the world of Pharmacy Technology second semester. It will be a journey into one of today’s fastest-growing fields in health care.
The Porter Ridge High School Band of Pirates took a trip into the jungle this year with their 2016 Field Show, "Africa: A Jungle Safari." The band has been working hard since the beginning of August this year, welcoming about 50 freshmen to the program.