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Peach County High School

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...
State Change in Immunizations

 

Attention Parents of Students Entering Grade 7 & New Students to Georgia in Grades 8-12!

Georgia’s immunization requirements for children entering 7thgrade have changed. Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, 7th graders and new entrants into Georgia schools grades 8th through 12th, will be required to have Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) and MCV (meningococcal conjugate) vaccines prior to entering school.

Parents, please plan to have your child vaccinated prior to the start of school.  If you have questions please contact your middle school principal.

Click HERE to view the immunization letter that was sent home with all upcoming 7th graders.


EARNING UNITS OF HIGH SCHOOL COURSE CREDIT BY TESTING-OUT

Attention Students and Parents

Pursuant to new statutorily-required provisions contained within the State Board of Education Rule regarding Awarding Units of Credit, students taking high school courses will now be able to “test-out” of courses which have an associated End-of-Course Test (EOCT). Click Here for complete guidelines and EOCT TEST-OUT REGISTRATION FORM.
 


PCHS Students Honored at Fort Valley American Legion Post 76

PCHS Students Honored at Fort Valley American Legion Post 76

American Legion Post 76 held a dinner in honor of several Peach County High School students on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Legion's post in Fort Valley.  The students were recognized for their leadership, academic and patriotic representation of Peach County NJROTC and the high school.  The American Legion sponsors many youth programs for students and this past year funded the participation of two students to the NJROTC Leadership Academy in Gainesville, two female students to Girls' State in Statesboro, and one male student to Boys' State in Gainesville.  Post 76 also provides youth awards for military aptitude and scholastic excellence each year as well as support for the NJROTC Color Guard and the NJROTC Unit in general. The students pictured from left to right are: Charles Hayes, Mark Baldridge, Ralecia Ogburn, William Hubbard, Heather Bedgood, Dalton Conley, Shamea Williams, Brandi Morrell, Lauren Hitchcock, and Alivia Mohr.


Trojan Softball

The Peach County softball team won five games in two days to claim the Crawford County tournament title.

The Trojans defeated Mount de Sales 8-0 and Lamar County 6-5 on Friday, then they beat Crawford County 8-7 and Lamar County 7-5 on Saturday before topping Putnam County 14-4 in the championship game.

Erica Colwell was the winning pitcher in three of Peach County’s games. She was named the tournament MVP.

This is the first time in the school history that the Lady Trojans has won first place.

Peach County (5-1) hosts Southwest at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Supports Peach County High School

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., State of Georgia met for its state leadership conference at Fort Valley State University where local chapter, Beta Rho Zeta, was the host. One of the Zeta National initiatives is Adopt a School. The schools in Fort Valley were selected by the organization to receive this year's donation from its ZHOPE (Zetas Helping Other People Excel) project. Peach County High School was presented with $850.00 that will be earmarked for the Counseling Department, and Fort Valley Middle and Hunt Elementary were given 50+ bookbags filled with school supplies. The monetary donation will primarily be used for academic and attendance incentives and teacher/student recognition.

Pictured - Shaniqua Caldwell (Regional Youth Coordinator, PCHS Representative), Shanessa Ashford (Georgia State Director), Beverly Smith (FVMS Counselor), and Kina Davis (Georgia ZHOPE Coordinator).


Jeff Smith Ford of Byron partnered with PCHS for Drive 4 UR School

Jeff Smith Ford of Byron partnered with Peach County High School for Drive 4 UR School last spring.  Through the partnership, Jeff Smith donated $5210 to the Peach County HS automotive program.  Pictured above, from left to right, are Brian Bearden, Jeff Smith Ford Sales Manager, Johnny Rickerson, Peach County High School Automotive Teacher, and Jason Flanders, Peach County CTAE Director.

 


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ASVAB

The ASVAB test will be given on the following dates:
FALL - November 5, 2014
SPRING - February 11, 2015

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UNIVERSITY TODAY SCHOLARS PROGRAM PRESENTS

SAT/ACT 2014-2015 WORKSHOPS

Click Here for more information on up coming Workshops and Test Dates.
 

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PEACH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL



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.