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Week of January 18, 2016

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CELEBRATIONS!

Gymnastics:  Last Wednesday, January 13, at Stonewall Jackson Middle School, the girls had a great meet, the last of the season.  While Lee-Davis won the meet by 1.4 points, PH sophomore Sierra Baxter won the all-around.  The girls had a great season, finishing 4-1.

 

Team:

PHHS: 137.8

LDHS: 139.2

All Around: 

1st: Sierra Baxter

4th Keion Greenhow

5th: Emily Johnson

Bars:

5th: Emily Johnson

3rd: Keion Greenhow

2nd: Sierra Baxter

Beam

6th: Kayleigh Bohn

5th: Jennifer Flores

4th: Keion Greenhow and Sierra Baxter

3rd: Emily Johnson

Floor:

6th: Emily Johnson

3rd: Keion Greenhow

1st: Sierra Baxter

Vault:

5th: Jennifer Flores

4th: Keion Greenhow

2nd: Emily Johnson

Indoor Track: In the St. Christopher Invitational on Saturday, January 26, our students finished as follows.  We are proud of their performance!

Tiffany Harris: 1st 300m Dash 40.81
Keion Greenhow: 7th 55m Hurdles 9.52
Grant Davis: 8th 1000m Run 2:39.62

Wrestling:  In the varsity invitational on Saturday, January 16, at Tucker HS, Patrick Henry finished third–J.R. Tucker 196, Nansemond River 171, Patrick Henry 167, Glen Allen 166, Western Branch 162.5, Midlothian 151, James River 126, Monacan 94.5, Atlee 93, Clover Hill 74, Maggie Walker GS 74.5, Caroline 48, Douglas Freeman 46, Deep Run 44, Colonial Heights 42, St. Christopher’s 17.  Good work, boys!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From Our PTSA:  We need Gatorade or Powerade, hotdogs and buns, candy bars or skittles, and canned soda for the concession stand.  We have plenty of chips.  Donations can be left at the front office.

From Coach Hart:  Patrick Henry Patriots Indoor Baseball Camp is starting soon.  A flyer is attached.

Dates
Hitting: Feb. 16, 17, 18
Fielding: Feb. 23, 24, 25
Time: 6:30–8:00 p.m. (Registration 6:15 p.m.)
For: Grades 1–8
Cost: $50 per week; $90 for both weeks
Make checks payable to PH Baseball.
Checks can be mailed to PHHS at 12449 W. Patrick Henry Road, Ashland, Virginia, 23005.
Team and family rates are available.  Contact Coach Hart at shart@hcps.us with questions.

R.E.B. Nominations Now Being Accepted:  The R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence were established in 1988 to recognize public school teachers who have distinguished themselves by their inspiring classroom performance. The R.E.B. awards are designed to identify, recognize, and support teaching excellence in the metropolitan Richmond public school systems. Grants ranging from $4,000 to $12,000 each will be given to approximately fifteen teachers to support professional development activities. Recipients will be required to share educational ideas and experiences with fellow teachers.

This program has been developed by The Community Foundation and is funded by the R.E.B. Foundation. The nomination process will continue as it has in the past – On-line at: http://www.tcfrichmond.org/receive/nominate-an-individual-for-an-award/

Nominations can come from a fellow teacher, staff member, students, or parents. School principals are excluded from nominating.

Deadline for nominations is February 22, 2016 at 5 p.m.

From our Counseling Center:

  • During the spring awards assembly, we recognize seniors who have earned the Eagle Scout designation or the Gold Award.  Please send names of students who have achieved these honors to counselor Margaret Roane at MRoane@hcps.us, or call our Counseling Center at 365-8020.
  • If you have a student planning to attend college in 2016-17, you need to complete a FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This process can be confusing, so help is available in our Counseling Center. Spaulding, GRASP financial aid advisor, is available on Tuesdays to meet with seniors and/or their parent(s)/guardian(s) to discuss and complete the FAFSA.  She also can help with the CSS Profile, if needed.  You can make an appointment to see Mrs. Spalding by calling our Counseling Center at 365-8020.

From Hanover County Parks & Recreation:

Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College

Course #5781– Wednesday, February 17th– 6 PM-8:30 PM, Patrick Henry High School

Course #5766– Tuesday, March 1 – 6 PM-8:30 PM, Atlee High School

Course #5780– Tuesday March 15 – 6 PM-8:30 PM, Lee-Davis High School

Tuition Fees $25   Spouse can attend for free.

Course information:

Register online at www.hanoverparksrec.com

Brochure and Registration Form:

http://www.hanovercounty.gov/RP/Discover_Recreation_Brochure.pdf

 

REMINDERS

Mid-term Examination information can be found here!

The clock is ticking and the bell is about to ring…don’t miss out!  The deadline to apply for these outstanding programs for the 2016-2017 school year is February 1, so don’t delay.  It’s quick and easy. Simply click on the links below to get started!

Space is limited in most programs, which are specifically intended for rising 9th-11th grade students. Apply today by clicking on one or more of the links provided above!  Questions? Please contact our Counseling Center at 365-8020.

Reminder Regarding After School Events:

Parents and students are reminded that no students are allowed to remain at PH after 3:30 p.m. to wait for athletic events to begin.  Additionally, for safety reasons, students with permission to remain after hours must be with a sponsoring adult, such as a coach, the entire time.

Visit http://www.capitaldistrictva.org for dates of our athletic and many extracurricular events.

For daily information about late buses, call the transportation hotline at 441-8274.

Thank you for your continued support of Patrick Henry High School.  See you in the stands!  Go Patriots!

With warm regards,

Wanda Bibb

Principal

 

Important Dates

1/26-29-First semester exams and early school closing; students leave at 1:15 p.m.

2/1-Applications due for Advance College Academy, The Hanover Center for Trades and Technology, and The Health Science Specialty Center at Hanover High School; links are on PH website and on this newsletter

2/1-First day of second semester; “A” day

2/3-3.0+ Celebration, Main Gym, 11 a.m.

2/5-Report card distribution

2/10-Night of One Acts (including the teacher one act!), 6 p.m.

2/15-Student and teacher holiday

2/25-Early school closing; parent-teacher conferences, 1:30 to 6:45 p.m.; more information coming after exam week

3/4-Interim report day

3/13-Daylight savings time begins

3/14-18-SOL Writing Tests for all English 11 students

3/28-4/1-Spring Break

4/8-Early school closing, 1:15 p.m.; end of third quarter

 

Senior Dates

3/8-Senior class meeting, 11:30 a.m., auditorium

3/8-Senior parent meeting, 6 p.m., auditorium

3/23 and 3/24-Delivery of caps and gowns, all four lunches, commons

5/5-Senior assembly practice, 11 a.m., gym/auditorium

5/6-Senior class picture, 8:15 a.m., gym; senior assembly/reception, 9:30 a.m., auditorium and gym

5/26-Senior/Hanover Scholars awards night, reception at 5:30 p.m., program at 6:30 p.m., commons and auditorium

6/6-Senior trip

6/7-Graduation practice and senior picnic; Siegel Center, gym, front lawn

6/12-Baccalaureate service, 7 p.m., auditorium

6/18-Graduation, 12:00 noon, Siegel Center

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