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Located in the heart of central Georgia, Peach County, our 159th 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...
ISAAC CHOI OF PEACH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS NAMED PAGE STAR STUDENT

Star Student-Teacher

Isaac Choi, high school senior, has been named 2018 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.  Isaac is the son of Hye Lee and Sung Choi.  He selected Ms. Erin Lycett, his AP World History teacher at Peach County High School, as his STAR Teacher.

The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program, in its 60th 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 26,500 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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January Students of the Month

January SOM

Pictured From Left to Right: Arienna Harris-9th Grade, Shadaysia Peeples-11th Grade, Jeremy Romero-10th Grade, To'mia Simmons-12th Grade and Reginald Gray-12th Grade.

 


Peach County Chamber Singers Score Superior Ratings

Chamber Choir

Congratulations to Ms. Driskell and the Peach County Chamber Singers as they scored Superior ratings from all three judges and Superior plus (the "plus" was added because they were so exact in execution) in sight reading. This is the highest score that can be achieved!

Chamber Singers: Michaela Chaney, K'Lia Grose, Madison Borders, London Roach, Kamry McGhee, Makala Cammack, Joy McClendon, Ariana Donald, Beautiful Sheriff, Chelsea Jones, Erica Plant, Nuvia Perez, Sarah  Mitchum, Jennifer Clowery, T. Nicole Ferguson, Janiah Henry, Courtney Shore, Antonio Bunkley, Jesus Calvillo, Keoina Close, Caleb Jefferson, Patrick Brown, Surtain Angeleo, Simon Grant, Ethan Manns, Jared Tackett, Emma Robinson, Jakayla Jackson, Ileha Pickens.

 


Cadet Tori Smith Wins the Local 2018 American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

NJROTC Cadets

The American Legion Post 76 held its annual Constitutional Speech Oratorical Contest on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the post home on Peach Parkway. Four contestants participated in this local contest; all are cadets in the Peach County High School NJROTC program.  Each contestant delivered a prepared speech on the United States Constitution along with an assigned (extemporaneous) speech on Amendment 3, “No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.”

Cadet Tori Smith took 1st place, a gold medal and a $150 prize, Cadet Seth Blando won 2nd place, a silver medal and $125, Cadet Analyce Roberts placed 3rd, and took home $100 and a bronze medal, and Cadet Timothy Ashley placed 4th.

PCHS Cadets pictured from left to right: Senior Tori Smith, Senior Seth Blando, Junior Analyce Roberts and Sophomore Timothy Ashley.

 


Peach Co. High School Band Students Perform In GMEA District XI High School All - Star Bands

PCHS District Band

     Four PCHS Band students earned membership through auditioning for the 2018 Georgia Music Educators Association's District XI Honor All-Star Band. Hundreds of high school band students from counties in Central Georgia auditioned at Perry High School in December for membership in this prestigious ensemble. (Pictured from left to right): Kamari Hardee, clarinet, Darren Johnson, Director and Sarah Choi, clarinet.

     Students in these bands are recognized as some of the best in Central Georgia. To qualify for the prestigious ensembles, the students had to play scales, a lyrical solo, and play a music sight- reading test before a panel of judges.  Kamari ranked #4 out of 20 clarinets in the 11th-12th grade band. Sarah ranked #4 out of 21 clarinets in the 9th-10th grade band. These students will receive GMEA State medals. The guest conductor for the 11-12 grade band was Dr. Richard Good, Interim chair and Director of Bands at Auburn University. The guest conductor for the 9 -10 band was Mr. Trevor Baxter, Band Director at Columbia Central High School in Columbia, Tennessee.  Special recognition to Kamari Hardee who was chosen by Troy State University to perform in their High School All-Star Band in Troy Alabama on February 2-3.

     The District Bands performed on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Baldwin High School Performing Arts Center in Milledgeville, Georgia. The PCHS Band is under the direction of Mr. Darren Johnson.

 


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General School Supply List SY2017-2018
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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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