Registration for Rising 9th Graders

  • Registration information will be posted when available.

    For non-PRMS 8th grade students wanting to enroll and register for classes at PRHS - Welcome!  We are excited you will be joining us.  Your first step will be to enroll at Porter Ridge High School.  During this time when we are not open to the public due to COVID-19, please email our data manager at carolyn.lawwill@ucps.k12.nc.us and she will electronically send you an enrollment packet.  You are welcome to look through the material below and once you are officially enrolled our school counselors will reach out to you with instructions on how to choose courses for next school year.  

      

    For our 8th grade PRMS students:

    We are looking forward to you joining our Pirate Family in the fall.  We have created documents and presentations to assist you in the important and timely task of selecting courses for your first year in high school!  Please read all information prior to selecting courses so that you are making the best choices for you.  

     

    Registration Information

    Presentations:

    Rising 9th Grade Registration Welcome video - This presentation is the information that parents would normally receive during our Rising Ninth Grade Welcome Voyoge Presentation.  Our principal, Dr. Fisenne, provides an overview of high school, graduation requirements, choosing courses and course levels, PR pathways and academies, support in high school, PR as a leadership school, grade point average, being involved in clubs and organizations, and communication in high school.  We recommend watching the video, but you may also access the presentation without audio explanation by clicking here.

    Athletic Information Video

    How to enter courses into powerschool video - if you do not see all your academics courses listed on the class registration screen click on view courses on the top middle of the screen and you should see them listed there

     

    Resources:

    Rising 9th Grade Registration Instructions 2020-2021 - instructions on how to register for classes

    Registration form for Rising 9th Grade - This form has a list of core academic and elective ourses for rising 9th students.

    Career Technical Course Registration form for Rising 9th Grade - This form has list of elective Career Technical courses rising 9th grade students may choose.

    How to enter courses into powerschool pdf - if you do not see all your academics courses listed on the class registration screen click on view courses on the top middle of the screen and you should see them listed there

    Academic Course Plans for Rising 9th Grade - course plans by subject area

    CTE Brochure - career technical education classes at PRHS

    Graduation Requirements - beginning in 2020-2021

    PRHS Course Level Change Form - form to request a change in level recommended by teacher
     
    PRHS Pathways & Academies - career pathways and academies at PRHS
     
    UCPS Career Academies - academy programs within UCPS

    UCPS Program of Studies - UCPS program information and course descriptions

    Yearbook application  - students interested in yearbook must complete this application

     

    Courses Recommendations:

    Students were placed in the English, Math, Science & Social Studies course level based on their teachers recommendation. Students who would like to take a different course level for which they have been recommended will need to submit an online Course Level Change form signed by a parent.

    Online Course Offerings:

    2020-21 School Year Online Course Application -  Students may apply to take an elective course online if it is not offered in the classroom. These courses are not guaranteed and space is very limited.

    AP Capstone Diploma Program - Click here for more information about the program.

    Porter Ridge High School participates in the AP Capston Diploma Program.  It's a two-year program based on two AP courses—AP Seminar and AP Research. Other AP courses teach you, in depth, about a specific subject, like biology or U.S. history. AP Seminar and AP Research are different. They focus on helping you develop academic skills you can use in any discipline.  Students must take a combination of AP courses that include AP Seminar in the Junior Year and AP Research in the senior year. Students must take a combination of AP courses that include AP Seminar in the Junior Year and AP Research in the senior year. 

           Participating in AP Capstone can help students:

    • Stand out to colleges in the application process.
    • Develop key academic skills they’ll use in college and beyond.
    • Become self-confident, independent thinkers and problem solvers.
    • Earn college credit: Many colleges offer credit for qualifying scores.

    Club and Special Interests Page

    Students have the opportunity to get involved in High School in many different way.  Research shows that students who are involved in school or other community organizations excel more in academics and in areas of social-emotional health.  

    To view student-created videos or read information about our clubs, athletics, or arts programs please click here.

    To go to the Athletics website please click here.

    To see more information on our academic programs, such as AFJROTC, Pathways, Academies, or AP Capstone program please click here.

    To see the Band website please click here