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PATRIOT PRIDE EXPRESS Issue 41 – June 11th, 2017



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


Textbook Collection

  • If a student has lost or damaged a textbook, THE STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO PAY FOR THE BOOK, and the price list is attached.
  • Please help ensure your student is bringing in textbook and any other resource that should be returned to PHHS.  Thank you in advance for your help.

Medications at School

  • Please pick up your child’s medications no later than June 15th, 2017.  After this date, all medications in the clinic must and will be properly destroyed if not picked up by a parent/guardian before.  Please contact Colleen Daugherty, RN at 804-365-8015 for inquiry or to make pick-up arrangements.

Summer Reading

Dual Enrollment

  • Attention Dual Enrollment students and parents!  Payment information has been sent to both students and parents.  Dual Enrollment payments are due in full by June 15, 2017.  Please contact Mrs. Roane in the Counseling Center if you have questions or concerns about your payments.

Library Books

  • All library books are now due!  Students (and parents) can check to see if they have any library books checked out or overdue fines by going to Destiny Library Catalog and clicking on the “login” button in the top right hand corner.  Usernames are the student ID numbers and the passwords are birthdates (DDMMYY).  Once logged in, click on the “my info” tab which is above the top green bar to find books that have been checked out and any fines that may be owed to the library.  Overdue fines may be paid online through myschoolbucks.com; select library fines from the list and then enter the appropriate amount. Questions about books or fines can be directed to Mrs. Lent (tlent@hcps.us) or Mrs. Brown (mbrown@hcps.us) or by calling the library directly at 365-8036.


  • Each student has their own HCPS Google account.  It is important that your child remember their username and password for the first days of school in the fall. If your child has used Google this year please write down this information some place safe so that they are ready to begin the school year in September.

Graduation Seating

  • Hanover County Employees that are interested in sitting in the reserved VIP seating section for Graduation need to email Leslie Nuckols at ltnuckols@hcps.us to make the reservation.  You may reserve up to 12 seats.

School Counseling Information

  • Patriot Parents!  The Counseling Center would love to get your feedback on counseling services at Patrick Henry High School.  Please take a few minutes to complete this survey so that the Counseling Center can learn how to best serve you and our students: https://goo.gl/forms/WKOcq1S9QdHzRab23
  • Course requests for the 2017-2018 school year can be viewed through the PowerSchool Parent Portal.   Once you log in, click on “Class Registration” on the left-hand side to view your child’s course requests.  Please make sure to review your child’s course requests and send any changes to your child’s counselor in writing no later than August 11.  No course request changes will be considered after August 11, 2017.  Please note that course request changes made at this point may not be granted as some courses have already reached capacity.
  • The PH Counseling Center now has a Twitter account!  Follow them @PH_Counseling to receive up-to-date information on upcoming deadlines, dates, and pertinent information.  Parents, students, and faculty members are all welcome to follow us.
  • Hanover County Summer School Registration opens on Monday, May 1, 2017 and will remain open until June 21, 2017.  Registration for online courses will close early on June 2, 2017.  All Hanover County students are required to sign up through the online registration form this year.  Summer School will run from June 26 to August 9 and will be held at Hanover High School.  Sign up early to secure your spot as classes do fill up quickly.  For more information and to register, please visit: https://sites.google.com/hcps.us/summerschool/secondary-information?authuser=0.
  • “Do you have questions on how to pay for college?  Check out the Guide to Paying for College – Financial Aid, Scholarships, Savings, & Student Loans.  This guide includes 6 steps in total, including The Cost of College, The Steps to Paying for College, Financial Aid, Scholarships & Grants, College Savings Accounts, and Student Loans.”
  • Substance Use Prevention:  Substance Use Prevention Education Blog


Patriot Camp

  • WHO?:       Rising PHreshmen (9th Graders) and PHuture Patriot Parents
  • WHEN?:    August 17th from 9 AM to 12 PM.
  • WHAT?:    Students and parents will be in separate sessions & events.
    • STUDENTS:      Please plan to join us for a fun-filled morning including myth-busters brought to you by fellow Patriots, “insider” tours, spirit games, and more.
    • PARENTS:      This year, the Counseling Center and PH Administration have added a concurrent but separate parent program with these components:
      • high school information that every parent needs to know & where to find it
      • an opportunity to pay for school fees early (avoid the lines on the August 24th Fee Night, complete the bulk of school forms & registrations).
  • HOW?:      Visit www.tinyurl.com/PHPatriotCamp to register today.  Registration is now open for this exciting event, & RSVP is required to participate.  We can’t wait to see you there!

Fee Night

  • Fee Night for Rising 10th-12th will be on Tuesday, August 24th from 4-7 PM with the following target times for each of these three grade levels to attend:
    • 4-5 PM:    12th Graders
    • 5-6 PM:    11th Graders
    • 6-7 PM:    10th Graders (& any 9th Grader Parents unable to attend Patriot Camp- see above)

Summer Food Info

  • Teachers and Friends – If you have a school aged student in need of breakfast and lunch this summer text FOOD to 877877 and receive  a message back with a location closest to you where they can get free summer meals.

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!
  • Student Citizen’s Police Academy: Rising 9th-12th graders interested in learning more about law enforcement and investigations should see their School Resource Officer to get information on applying for the youth police academy.


College Bootcamp

  • College Bootcamp for Rising Seniors will take place at Patrick Henry High School on Thursday, August 10 from 9 AM – 12 PM.  Rising seniors will have the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the college application process and get hands-on experience with application completion.  Please complete the brief RSVP form to attend: https://goo.gl/forms/fglkdn6nQtAebeJ63

PHHS Events June 11th – June 17th

For the full list of events at Patrick Henry click here

Sunday June 11th

Baccalaureate 7:00PM

Monday June 12th             

Exams for A1 and A3 – Early School Closing 1:15PM

Tuesday June 13th                 

Exams for B1 and B3 – Early School Closing 1:15PM
School Board Meeting at the School Board Office 7:00PM

Wednesday June 14th        

Exams for A2 and A4 1:15PM

Thursday June 15th    

Exams for B2 and B4 – Early School Closing 1:15PM

Saturday June 17th     

Graduation at the Siegel Center 3:30PM


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