Daily Announcements

Daily announcements are available using several communication channels:

  1. There will be an announcements presentation in the cafeteria each day during all lunches on the big screen above the cafeteria serving areas.
  2. Announcements will scroll on Channel 14 throughout the day. Teachers are expected to leave their TV's on throughout the day. Students can also view scrolling announcements in the cafeteria and Media Center.
  3. A weekly announcement video will be shown on Fridays during Pirate Prep on Ch. 15. All teachers are expected to show the video on Fridays at the beginning Pirate Prep.
  4. Announcements are posted here on this page.
  5. Announcements are posted to the Porter Ridge website homepage in the Announcements section.

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  • General Announcements 
      • Early release notes are now available in the front office. If it is your intention to not stay for your exam review, you will need a note signed by your parent or guardian for every day that you plan to leave after Dr. Harris dismisses the students once exams have concluded for the day. Parent phone calls will not be accepted nor will you be allowed to use the phone to call home. 

      • Attendance waivers are available in the front office. You may stop by the front office in between class changes, during your lunch time or before and after school. 

      • There are yearbooks available for purchase!Bring cash or a check written to PRHS for $90.74 to Ms. Stegall (G109C) or Mrs. McSheehan (bookkeeper). Ms. Stegall will have books available in the Commons Area before school or in G109C throughout the school day.

      • Final Exam and Eye Check for the June online Driver Ed. Class-June 28, 2017 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Media Center. Exam Retake (No eye check offered on this date)-June 29, 2017 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Media Center.

      • Seniors, please continue to check your school email. Ms. Burgess is sending you information about scholarships and about post graduation job and training opportunities.

      • Second Semester Exam Schedule-Click here for the Second Semester Exam Schedule.

      • Students who signed up for an online summer class should see Mrs. Davison in the Guidance office.

      • Juniors. Time to start reading your student email! The counselors communicate important info -- info you NEED -- through student email.  

      • Want to increase your ACT scores this summer? Consider ASPIRE! Rising sophomores and juniors with a minimum 3.2 GPA or higher are eligible. Class instruction: Mondays and Thursdays from June 12-July 20. 4 required practice ACT tests on Saturdays (June 3, June 24, July 8, and July 15). Cost is $165.00 with a $100 refund. Apply online by clicking here.
        Click here for the ASPIRE flyer with more information.  Click here for the Union Country ASPIRE class schedule.

      • Click here for Spring 2017 Attendance Waiver and Recovery Information. 

      • Seniors!  Remember that you must take care of all outstanding fees asap and return all overdue books asap! See Mrs. McSheehan in the office to take care of your fees and return your books to the Media Center!

      • Stone Theatres at Sun Valley is hiring for part-time summer staff.  Click here for the application.

      • We are in need of proctors for our final exams. The dates are June 5th-8th from 7:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. If you are available to help, please contact Linda Robinson at linda.robinson@ucps.k12.nc.us. Thank you!

      • Students, you are NOT allowed to ride another bus home with a friend. The buses are very crowded and transportation is asking that you ride your OWN bus to and from school. Thank you for your cooperation.
    • Club Announcements      
      • Any senior member of the Astronomy club may come by G-213 to get your cord. They are $5 each. Please bring correct change.

      • Any NHS senior who bought a stole for graduation can pick them up from Ms. Fugate in room E207.
      • Interact Graduation Cords are here! Seniors please see Ms. Craig in G206 before or after school, or during lunches to purchase one - Starting Monday 5-22!

      • Seniors-Beta Club cords are here! See Mrs. Macera in F209. Cords are $5. (Please bring exact change.)

    • Guidance Announcements
        • Your school counseling department is now on Twitter! We'll be using Twitter as another way to share announcements and information for our students and families. You are welcome to follow @PRHScounseling.