Tell Us What You're Thankful For-The Media Center is hosting a "Thankful For..." Contest just in time for Thanksgiving! Students should come to the Media Center, fill out a turkey or pumpkin with what they are thankful for, enter the contest and put their entry on the door. All entries will be entered into a drawing to win a prize from one of our sponsors: Bruster's, Chick-Fil-A or Texas Roadhouse! Contest ends Tuesday, Nov. 20th and winners will be announced Monday, Nov. 26th.
Basketball Event-Umoja is sponsoring a basketball event on Tuesday, November 20th from 9-10 a.m. Tickets are $3 and payments can be made to Mrs. Hoff in E105F or online under school payments (linked in the Quick Links on the right side of this page) and then under Umoja November Madness. Come and participate in the fun and academics that will be provided for your enjoyment and enlightenment. There will be prizes and music to satisfy all!
Summer Ventures-Are you looking for something fun to do this summer? If you are a current sophomore or junior, you can apply to participate in a summer opportunity to explore many different science and math topics at multiple NC colleges! This a great chance to build your resume. If you want more information, see Ms. Ponder in Counseling or go to : summerventures.org
ACT/SAT Free Prep Sessions-Huntington Learning Center-Weddington is partnering with UCPS to provide our students with test taking tips and tricks for the ACT and SAT. Students who attend earn participation points toward their school’s #UCPSCollegeReady goal! Click here for the flyer with details.
UCPS will be administering the ACT and SAT to all juniors for free.
● UCPS ACT administration date: February 20, 2019
● UCPS SAT administration date: April 9, 2019
Class of 2019 Graduation Porter Ridge High School
Saturday June 8, 2019
Cabarrus County Arena
At the end of the 2017-18 school year, the Band of Pirates received shocking news: their beloved band directors, Ian Faires and Phillip Loftis, had accepted jobs elsewhere. Emmanuel Ross and Ashleigh Cook were hired in their place, bringing with them new ideas and techniques for both practice and performance. At first, the band struggled to adjust. They found it hard to erase memories of old commands, and even harder to replace them with new ones. However, as they got used to their new directors, they began to improve daily.
FCCLA stands for Family, Career, and Community leaders of America. The PRHS chapter provides opportunities for enriched learning and is a safe place for all youth to grow, learn, and lead. The club seeks to have a positive impact and foster leadership while helping members develop their own talents and gifts and invest in others.
Monsieur Crider invited his Français III class to an afternoon of French flavor and art. The class dined on French fare at Uptown Charlotte’s latest French venue, La Belle Hélène and explored European art in the collection at the Bechtler Museum.