EmpowerEd and FAFSA Night-Parents, join us for a Technology Family Night and FAFSA Information session on Monday, October 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. Learn about digital resources available to your student and about applying for FAFSA.
#ReadLike-PIRATE NATION! It’s time to share your FAVORITE book! No need to be shy, or even apply! Just stop by the Media Center and have your picture taken with your favorite book or current read! Post to #ReadLike and add your info! Any Pirate can participate! Can’t wait to see who gets “framed”!
Miss Porter Ridge Pageant-The Porter Ridge Athletic Booster Club is proud to announce the first annual Miss Porter Ridge Pageant. The High School Pageant will be held on October 7th and the Youth, grades Kindergarten through 8th grade, will be held on October 8th. Miss Porter Ridge will serve as our representative in the Union County Christmas Parade Princess competition and will be awarded an in kind full tuition scholarship to Wingate University. Additional Scholarships will also be awarded in the amount of $1500.00. For more information or to request an application, please email MissPorterRidge@gmail.com.
The class of 2021 attended Freshman Orientation on Wednesday, August 23rd to welcome them into their next four years at Porter Ridge High. During the orientation program, Principal Bashawn Harris wanted to properly introduce freshmen to the rich culture of Porter Ridge High School, go over the standard “Big 3, Little 3” rules and . The freshmen also toured the school to meet their teachers. Lastly, the freshman attending all signed a promise to graduate Porter Ridge.
The Porter Ridge High School Robotics Club teams competed in the Spring Robotics Challenge at the SPCC Tyson Family Center on Saturday, April 22. This year’s Vex IQ Robotics competition for high school robotics was a points game of skill and longevity. The goal was to knock large foam jacks from a barrier down the middle of the field. Points were awarded based on where they landed or if they were pushed to the other side. Points were also awarded based on a robot's ability to lift itself against the frame of the field.
After two years of planning and preparation, on April 7th the Porter Ridge Pirates Abroad Club departed for their eleven day journey to Europe. Twenty-one students and six adults departed Charlotte to visit and learn the culture of four different countries led by English teachers Amanda McDevitt and Aaron Boyles, and PR's school nurse, Charlee Williams.