Maker Series-It's time to decorate cookies for the holidays! Tuesday, Dec. 13th from 3-4 p.m. in the Media Center. Click here to sign up; space is limited to 25 participants! The Google form will close after 25 participants have signed up! All supplies and light refreshments are included.
Driver Ed Fee Update-Students who have free lunch do not have to pay the $65 fee for the online Driver Education class, and students that have reduced lunch will only be required to pay $30 for taking the online Driver Education class. The effective start date for this state and county mandate will be January 4, 2017. Students will need to come to Mr. Hunsucker (G114) before school starts or at the beginning of their lunch period with verification during the registration time frame for the online class being offered.
Driver Education Test Info-The final exam and eyechecks for the November online Driver Education class will be December 19th from 3:15-5:15 p.m. in room G114. Retakes and make-ups will take place December 20th from 3:15-5:15 p.m. in room G114. The next online class is February 1, 2017 and registration for the class starts on January 4, 2017 and runs through January 25, 2017. Please remember that this information is posted on the Union County Online Driver Education page and the link to this information is listed on the PRHS Driver Education page.
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Track @ Ardrey Kell
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Basketball v Garinger
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Basketball v Piedmont
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Wrestling v Cuthbertson
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM Basketball @ Myers Park
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Wrestling
National Art Honor Society, commonly known as NAHS, is a group of students who come together to focus on art and art related events. Jan Kerley and Nicole Crowley are sponsors of the club. Kerley says, "I love sponsoring NAHS because it gives me the opportunity to get to know students better. I love doing community service with them and having fun events like Edible Art Night. The bonds formed with these students will last for a lifetime."
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 Boston Massacre was one of the pinnacle points for propaganda in the American Revolution and to learn of its importance is a must in any American History class. US History teacher Dan Korn provided his classes with both an interactive lesson and reenactment in order to learn about propaganda, as well as the true story of the massacre.
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.