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Located in the heart of central Georgia, Peach County, our 161st county, was created from parts of Houston and Macon counties in 1924. Named for the area's abundant peach crop, Peach County is Georgia's newest and geographically one of the smallest counties (151 sq. miles) in Georgia. Fort Valley was established as a trading post in the early 1820's by James A. Everett and incorporated as a city in 1856. Byron, like many other towns, grew up around a railroad. The community was a flag-stop known as "Number One and One-Half Station." The town was incorporated in 1874 and named for Lord Byron, the English poet. The village of Powersville was first named Station One when the Southwestern Railroad was being built from Macon to Albany in 1852. Then its more suitable name was given in honor of Col. Virgil Powers, a civil engineer for the railroad. The most famous employer in Fort Valley, as well as one of the largest, is Blue Bird -- founded in 1927. The ... Read More...
PCHS FFA Student Competes in Public Speaking Career Development Event

PCHS FFA Student Competes in Public Speaking Career Development Event

The Area III FFA Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event (CDE) took place Tuesday, March 24th at Mossy Creek Middle School in Kathleen, Georgia. Lucouis Hodges competed against students from across the area. Students prepared and presented a six-to-eight minute speech about a current agricultural topic. Speakers present their speech before a panel of judges and followed by a five-minute question-answer series designed to test the student’s knowledge of the chosen subject matter. 

Lucouis placed first overall and will continue on to represent Peach County FFA at the State Prepared Public Speaking CDE at the State FFA Convention in Macon April 23-25, 2015. 


Peach County High School Athletes Receive Vincent J. Dooley Award

Peach County High School Athletes Receive Vincent J. Dooley Award  

The 8th Annual Dooley Awards & Scholarships Announces Winners for 2015!

Congratulations to the Vincent J. Dooley Award Winners from Peach County High School: Nicholas Landon Searcy and Natalie Paige McEver. These athletes were nominated by Chad Campbell, Athletic Director. This award is for the athlete’s character and accomplishments on and off the field for their entire high school career, and so “spring sport” athletes should have long since demonstrated their character and citizenship.

Every school award recipient, a school representative, and family members will be invited to attend the awards luncheon.  At this event, the Dooley Awards will be presented and the Dooley Scholarship recipients announced.



PCHS Symphonic Band Earns State's Highest Evaluation Rating

Peach Co. High School Symphonic Band Earns State's Highest Evaluation Rating

    The PCHS Symphonic Band, under the direction of Mr. Darren Johnson Sr., earned its 8th consecutive highest State evaluation rating of "Superior" performing advance/professional level band literature on Friday night at the 2015 District XI GMEA State High School Band Evaluation held here at Peach County High School. The Band performed three prepared selections for three state recognized adjudicators in the field of music education. The rating of "Superior" denotes "Outstanding performance. Worthy of distinction of being recognized as among the very best." Each Band member will receive an engraved medallion commemorating their accomplishment. This evaluation program is basically the "End Of Course Test (EOCT ) for middle & high school band programs and is sponsored by the Georgia Music Educators Association. 


FFA Members Attend Leadership Conference

Local FFA Members Attend Leadership Conference

COVINGTON, Ga – Members of the Peach County FFA Chapter recently attended the Georgia FFA Success Conference held March 6-7, 2015, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.

The theme of the personal development event for 10-12th grade FFA members was “Go the Extra Mile.”  During the two-day conference, members were encouraged to step out of their comfort zones and expand their leadership abilities. Students attended sessions that focused on time management, setting goals and becoming leaders in their schools and communities. Participants also engaged in a hunger simulation dinner and were challenged to be thankful for what they have and give to others in need. Members of the Georgia FFA state officer team led the conference.


FFA Members Attend Greenhand Jamboree

FFA Members Attend Greenhand Jamboree

COVINGTON, GA – Members of the Peach County FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association’s Greenhand Jamboree on March 6-7, 2015, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington.

The theme of the two-day conference was “Time for Action.” FFA members were challenged to expand their comfort zones and get involved in agricultural education and the FFA. Members of the Georgia state FFA officer team presented the conference and said they worked to show young agricultural education students the many benefits of becoming a member of the FFA.

“The Greenhand Jamboree is a wonderful opportunity for young FFA members,” said State FFA Secretary, Mollie Cromley. “It’s important to start these student’s FFA careers with an engaging, interactive experience, and that is what this conference does.”



Cole Smith, a high school senior at Peach County High School, has been named the 2015 PAGE Star Student.

Smith selected Mrs. Bethany Copeland, a social studies teacher to be his STAR Teacher.

The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition program honors students and teachers they selected as having the most influence on their academic achievement.

To get nomination, high school seniors must have the highest score on a single test date on the three-part SAT and be in the top 10 percent or top 10 students of their class based on grade point average.

PCHS Students Participated in Georgia Jr National State Livestock Show

Peach County students participated in the Georgia Jr National State Livestock Show. They started off Wednesday buy building our "Herdsman Display" and getting the calves settled in. On Thursday our Beef show team participated in showmanship and did very well, just missing the cutoff for final drive in 10th grade. On Friday the Beef show team participated in the Beef Heifer show and received two 1st place awards. The Dairy team also participated in showmanship Friday where Alissa Gallaher placed 3rd overall in 9th grade out of 30+ showmen. Also on Friday our Dairy team was evaluated for our "Herdsman Display". For this the students were judged on stall cleanliness, educational facts displayed, and overall team work and communication. The team received Grand Champion for this task. This was a huge accomplishment as we have received Reserve Grand Champion last year at state show and the fair. Saturday the dairy team participated in the Dairy Heifer show where we had a 1st, 3rd, 9th, and two 10th place calves. Overall the Beef and Dairy Show teams had a very successful weekend at the show. I would like to tell you both THANK YOU for allowing our school to offer this to our students and your continued support for our FFA program. It truly is a pleasure to be able to give students living in city limits the opportunity to raise and exhibit livestock.

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General School Supply List SY2014-15
Some supplies are necessary year after year, no matter what grade your child is in. When you're planning for upcoming school year, it's pretty safe to invest in the following school supplies:

  • Flash Drive
  • Graphing Calculator (recommended: Texas Instrument TI-30)
  • 3-ring Binder
  • Backpack
  • Colored Pencils
  • Colored Pens
  • Index Cards
  • Graph Paper
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Highlighters
  • Markers
  • Organizer/Planner
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Ream of Computer Paper
  • Spiral Notebook

Some extra supplies may be necessary each year, but specific requirements will differ from grade to grade and course to course. This list is a guideline. Check with your child teachers for supplies specific to their course.