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PATRIOT PRIDE EXPRESS Issue 28- March 12th , 2017


Below, please find a preview of the week to come as well as a few reminders & highlights:

SOL Information

  • Writing SOL’s are coming up on March 21st and 22nd. Please see the PHHS main website for information on all SOL test dates as well as information on additional tutoring opportunities.

VPN’s and Cell Phones

  • According to Hanover County Policy,  students are expected to use the Hanover Wireless network for school purposes only.
  • A violation of this can result in disciplinary consequences. This includes students downloading and using VPN’s (virtual private networks).
  • Using a personal electronic device while in school for personal purposes may result in loss of access to the network and loss of use of their device during school hours.

Mental Health Workshop

  • Patriot Parents!  The Counseling Center will be hosting a Mental Health parent workshop at Patrick Henry High School on Tuesday, March 21 at 6 PM in the library.
  • This parent workshop will provide education on common mental health diagnoses and resources for parents & students.
  • This is a free event and no prior registration is required.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Senior Information

  • Jostens will be distributing announcements and caps and gowns on Wednesday, March 29th & Thursday March 30th during all four lunches.  If have already placed your order, make sure your balance is paid in full by March 17th.   Orders can be placed online at http://www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS.
  • Patrick Henry High School will recognize senior Eagle Scouts and Gold Award recipients at our Spring Awards program.
  • Please email Mrs. Roane in the Counseling Center at mroane@hcps.us if your son or daughter is a senior Eagle Scout or Gold Award recipient so that we can include them in the program.  Congratulations to our seniors who have earned these fine accomplishments!

Connected Families

  • Liberty Middle School and Patrick Henry High School will host the next workshop in the Connecting Families-Helping Parents Connect with their Children’s Digital Lives series for parents and guardians of students attending Hanover County Public Schools on Monday March 13th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at LMS in the Library.
  • The goal of the series is to support families in raising kids who think critically, participate responsibly, and behave ethically in their digital lives. The program materials were developed by Common Sense Education and are endorsed by the National PTA. This workshop focuses on Digital Drama – how kids experience social drama online; and different forms of digital drama, including fake pages, impersonation, and subtweeting

Summer Programs and Scholarships

  • Students, check out the great summer programs, career exploration programs and leadership opportunities on the Announcements page of the Career Center website!
  • Seniors if you are looking for money for college, there are new scholarship postings on the Scholarship page on the Career Center website. Check out these Scholarship Opportunities:
    • March 14 – Bank Day Scholarship – several scholarships up to $2,500, $5,000, $1,000
    • March 17 – Virginia School Counselor Scholarship – $1,000
    • March 31 – Austin Brown Pleasants, Thomas L. Purvis, VSU Alumni, James River Air, J.K. Samples and other scholarships due.

Substance Use Prevention

PTSA Reflections Winners

  • Congrats to the following PTSA Reflections  State Winners:
    • Avery Inge – Outstanding Interpretation and Award of Merit in Photography – Senior Division
    • Lily Abbott – Outstanding Interpretation in Literature – Senior Division


  • Congrats to DECA at their competition in Virginia Beach last week. Patrick Henry students performed well and will be sending several teams onto the National Competition!!


  • For all the latest updates on Patrick Henry Athletic Teams and accomplishments click here.


PHHS Shout Out

  • Congrats to Patrick Henry’s JROTC Drill Team for taking home the state championship on Friday!!
  • To keep up to date with latest JRTOC news and events click here


PHHS Events March 13th- 17th

For the full list of events at Patrick Henry click here

Monday March 13th    

National Latin Exam
Varsity Girls Tennis at Highland Springs 4:30PM
Boys Varsity Tennis at Patrick Henry 4:30PM
Boys JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Massaponax 5:30PM and 7:00PM
Girls Varsity Lacrosse at Patrick Henry 6:00PM


Tuesday March 14th

National Latin Exam
Girls JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Glen Allen 5:30PM and 7:00PM
Girls JV and Varsity Soccer at Patrick Henry 5:30PM and 7:00PM
JV Baseball and Softball  at Patrick Henry 6:00PM
Varsity Baseball and Softball  at Louisa 6:00PM
School Board Meeting at SBO 7:00PM


Wednesday March 15th            

National Latin Exam
Spring Sports Pictures
Boys JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Patrick Henry 5:30PM and 7:00PM
Girls Basketball Awards Night in the Cafeteria 6:00PM


Thursday March 16th    

Band State Assessments at Hermitage High School TBD
Show Choir Competition at Hanover High School TBD
Girls JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Fluvanna 5:30PM and 7:00PM
Boys JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Patrick Henry 5:30PM and 7:00PM
Varsity Baseball at Patrick Henry 6:00PM


Friday March 17th

Band State Assessment at Hermitage High School TBD
Show Choir Competition at Hanover High School TBD
Boys JV and Varsity Soccer at Patrick Henry 4:45PM and 7:45PM
JV Baseball and Softball at Patrick Henry 6:00PM
Varsity Baseball and Softball at Hermitage 6:00PM
Girls Varsity Soccer at Patrick Henry 6:15PM


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