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PATRIOT PRIDE EXPRESS Issue 34 – April 23, 2017



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

Senior Information

  • Seniors who did not pick up their caps and gowns this week can pick them up from Mrs. Nuckols or Mrs. Flinchbaugh between classes or during Flex Blocks.
  • Patrick Henry High School will recognize senior Eagle Scouts and Gold Award recipients at our Senior Awards Night.
    • 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!
  • Senior Awards Night: Hanover Scholars Ceremony and Scholarship Awards Ceremony Save the Date!
    • Thursday, June 1, 2017 – Patrick Henry’s Webb Auditorium
    • Hanover Scholars will be honored for their academic accomplishments starting at 5:30pm. (Students line up in New Gym at 5:10pm.)
    • A reception sponsored by HEF will begin immediately after the ceremony at 6:15pm.
    • Scholarship Award Recipients will be honored during a ceremony beginning at 7:00pm. (Students line up in New Gym at 6:40pm.)
    • Parents will be sent a letter the week of May 10 if their child has been chosen as a scholarship recipient.
  • If the senior has received a scholarship award from the college they will attend or an outside organization not related to PHHS, the student must bring a copy of the official award letter to the School Counseling office confirming the scholarship no later than May 5 if they want to be acknowledged for it during the Scholarship Awards Ceremony. The student will be called to the stage during the ceremony to be acknowledged for the award.
  • Students should be present at the Senior Awards Night ceremonies and need to wear their caps and gowns. If the senior is a Hanover Scholar or Scholarship recipient and cannot make these ceremonies please email Ms. Konrad at kkonrad@hcps.us as soon as possible! You can also leave a message at 365-8025.
  • Parents and proud family members are invited and encouraged to attend!
  •  Students must complete the Hanover Scholar Information Google Form https://goo.gl/forms/mgfcoyJ82dZZ3tgB2  by May 5


HCPS Parent Survey

  • We value your opinion!  Please consider taking a few minutes to complete a quick online survey for each student you have enrolled in HCPS to help us continuously improve our school division. The survey can be found at: http://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/19219/p870, or you can obtain a paper copy from any school. Please complete the survey by May 3rd.
  • Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous and will be used by principals and division-level staff to further advance education in Hanover County.
  • Thank you for your time and for helping us to remain an exceptional school division!


AP Exam Information

  • Any student that is registered for an AP exam must attend the PreAdministration session on Monday April 24th. The session will begin promptly at 8:45 AM in the auditorium. Students will need to bring a #2 pencil.


School Counseling Information


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!
  • Are you a senior who volunteers with the Ashland Rescue Squad or the Ashland Fire Department? If so, see Ms. Konrad in the Career Center for  the application for the Stephanie E. Pierce Memorial Scholarship due April 29 .
  • The FBI Richmond Youth Academy for juniors and seniors will be held July 17 and July 18, 2017 at the Richmond Field Office. During the academy, students will be provided an overview of the FBI’s mission and operations. Application Deadline is May 31. For more information, click on these links: FBI Youth Academy Release   and  FBI Youth Academy Application.

The Spring PTSA Online Auction goes “live” on Monday!

  • The Patrick Henry PTSA has been busy collecting auction items for the Spring Online Auction which goes “live” April 24 –28.  We already have some awesome items collected, including 2 Ironhorse Restaurant gift certificates, pottery, photography, home décor, golf outing at Hunting Hawk, multiple summer camp tuitions, sports tickets to Richmond Flying Squirrels and Richmond Kickers, Josten class ring, photography session with Jessica Robertson, Carter Park Family Pool Membership, 2 PHHS Parking Permits for the 2017/2018 school year, Colesville Nursery gift certificate, Funny Bone tickets, 1 load of gravel (worth up to $400), tickets to Mount Vernon, Ashland Skateland party, and more!

PHacelift – Community Cleanup Day – POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 29th


  • This year Patrick Henry to going to hold their first annual community clean up to help beautify the outside of the school building and clean up areas that are commonly seen as visitors, students and teachers enter the school.
  • This is designed as a day to remove and clean out the school and to create a “clean slate” for additions in the future.
  • Please consider joining us on Saturday April 29th from 9AM-12PM to help with the clean up. Students who participate in the clean up will receive community service hours and possibly points for their club.
  • Please click here for the Google Form Signup. We hope to see everyone out there on April 29th



Substance Use Prevention


  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
  • Saturday, April 29th
  • 10am – 2pm
  • Drop off any unused prescriptions, no questions asked!
  • Ashland location: Ashland Police Department- 601 England Street
  • Mechanicsville location: Mechanicsville Convenience Center- 7427 Verdi Lane
  • Glen Allen location: Virginia State Police- 9300 Brook Road
  • Henrico location: Henrico Training Center- 7721 E. Parham Road




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

  • PH Penny Wars – the next two weeks, the PH Kindness Crew will be collecting change and dollar bills for the VCU Massey Cancer Center.  Each grade level will be competing to see who can raise the most money.  Please encourage your Patriot to participate in this fun and friendly competition.  Click here for details.  Collection will occur before school and during all four lunches


PHHS Events April 24th – April 29th

For the full list of events at Patrick Henry click here

Monday April 24th

Dress Rehearsal for Spring Play in the Auditorium 3:45PM
Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Highland Springs 4:30PM
Girls Varsity Tennis at Patrick Henry 4:30PM
JV Baseball at Hanover 6:00PM
Varsity Baseball at Godwin 6:00PM
Boys and Girls JV Soccer at Patrick Henry 5:30PM and 7:30PM


Tuesday April 25th                

Dress Rehearsal for Spring Play in the Auditorium 3:45PM
Varsity Baseball and Softball at Henrico 6:00PM and 7:00PM
Boys JV and Varsity Soccer at Henrico 6:00PM and 7:30PM
Girls JV and Varsity Soccer at Patrick Henry 6:00PM and 7:30PM


Wednesday April 26th    

Spring Musical in the Auditorium 7:00PM
Boys Varsity Tennis at Lee Davis 4:30PM
Girls Varsity Tennis at Patrick Henry 4:30PM
Boys and Girls Varsity Outdoor Track Meet at Atlee 5:00PM
Girls JV and Varsity Soccer at Patrick Henry
Rescheduled from 3-24
5:30PM and 7:00PM


Thursday April 27th        

Senior Assembly Practice 10:00AM
Spring Musical in the Auditorium 7:00PM
Girls JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Patrick Henry 5:30PM and 7:00PM
Boys JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Hanover 5:30PM and 7:00PM


Friday April 28th

Senior Picture in the Main Gym 8:15AM
Senior Assembly in the Auditorium 9:00AM
Girls Varsity Tennis at Mountain View
Rescheduled from 3-31
Boys Varsity Tennis at Patrick Henry
Rescheduled from 3-31
JV Boys and Varsity Girls and Boys  Soccer at Hanover 4:45PM, 6:15PM and 7:45PM
Varsity Softball and Baseball at Hanover 6:00PM and 7:00PM
JV Baseball at Patrick Henry 5:00PM


Saturday April 29th

Community PHacelift at Patrick Henry 9:00AM
Spring Musical in the Auditorium 6:00PM


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