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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...
EARNING UNITS OF HIGH SCHOOL COURSE CREDIT BY TESTING-OUT

Attention Students and Parents

As provided for in State Board of Education Rule regarding Awarding Units of Credit, the opportunity exists for students to demonstrate subject area competency (“test-out”) for any course for which there is an associated EOC and earn credit for the course through that process.

EARNING UNITS OF HIGH SCHOOL COURSE CREDIT BY TESTING-OUT
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PCHS ETE Program Certification Summary Report

Mrs. Aileen Jackson and all individuals associated with the Engineering and Technology Education program are commended for achieving recertification of the ETE program at Peach County High School.  The on-site inspection, review of documentation, and interviews with students, parents, school employees, and advisors clearly demonstrated that the engineering program and Mrs. Jackson has a very positive impact on the students enrolled in the program.  All of the evidence provided from multiple sources indicates that this is a program of excellence that includes consistent problem solving, project-based, and hands-on instruction.  The documentation provided by Mrs. Jackson was submitted in a timely manner and was of professional quality.   Mrs. Jackson is very organized, concise and everyone interviewed had only positive comments to say about her.   Everyone associated with the engineering program is commended for having the students present information to the community on multiple occasions. 

 

 


CONGRATULATIONS GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD WINNERS!


Amanda Cliett - “Education Together” Teacher, Theresa Davis - Art, Tyler Messer - Math, Miriam Grant - Citizenship


The Peach County Engine Team won the Summit Racing Atlanta Motorama

The Peach County Engine Team won the Summit Racing Atlanta Motorama event at the Atlanta Motor Speedway this past weekend. There were 21 teams in the competition from Georgia and Tennessee battling the clock to see who was the best. Our team ran a penalty free 18:05 which not only won the event but also moved them into the number one seed in the nation position. Team members are Dakota Ezell, Daniel Mayorquin, Henry Staples, Kyle Windham, Preston Kersey and Instructor Johnny Rickerson. 

 


The Fort Valley State University 4- H Program Attends the National 4-H Conference in Washington DC


(Above) Fort Valley State University National 4-H Conference Delegation with Congressman David Scott-Georgia

The Fort Valley State University 4- H Program sent a delegation to attend the National 4-H Conference in Washington DC during the week of April 11-15, 2016 .Representing their counties of Peach, Twiggs and Worth, these students fulfilled their 4-H Healthy Living Youth Ambassador requirements by attending the conference .Delegates had the opportunity to practice and apply in a real world setting their newly developed and refined skills. The delegates choose an important societal topic and in round table groups prepare a briefing. During the conference, the groups present their briefing to federal officials around the Washington, D.C. area. These six students not only represented Fort Valley State University 4-H Program; but the State of Georgia by attending National 4-H Conference.  The delegation consisted of Christopher Hollis, Zemontia Howard,  Da’Darin Plant and Tyrese Manghan of Peach County; Ziyanna Height of Twiggs County; and Chavis Marshall and Kevontae Down of Worth County .These 4-Hers  present to a federal agencies ,and had held special meetings with Congressman John Lewis and Congressman David Scott  .  They discuss their experience with Fort Valley State University 4-H Healthy Living Programs with in their counties, their matriculation through their individual School Systems and their future views for their community.

 


PCHS NJROTC CADETS VISIT NAVAL AIR STATION

26 PCHS NJROTC cadets visited Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL for naval orientation and tours during their Spring Break, March 24 - 26, 2016.  The cadets stayed overnight 2 nights in on-base lodging, ate at the base galley, and toured the base, Battleship USS Alabama in Mobile, AL, the National Naval Aviation Museum and Fort Barrancas National Historic Site at Naval Air Station Pensacola.  Photos attached show the PCHS cadets at the three major tour sites.

 

 

 


TYLER MESSER OF PEACH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS NAMED PAGE STAR STUDENT


 

TYLER MESSER OF PEACH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS NAMED PAGE STAR STUDENT

Tyler Messer, high school senior, has been named 2016 PAGE STAR Student for Peach County High School.  The announcement was made last month by Tom Morrill, chairman of the Peach County Chamber of Commerce.  Tyler is the son of Billy and Judy Messer.  He selected Mrs. Gina Clark, his AP Chemistry and Forensics teacher at Peach County High School, as his STAR Teacher.

The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program, in its 58th year, is sponsored by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Foundation, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Department of Education.  Since its inception, the STAR program has honored more than 25,000 students and the teachers they have selected as having had the most influence on their academic achievement.  To obtain the STAR 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.

 

 


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General School Supply List SY2015-16
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.