Pirates Post

Week of December 13th

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Message from Principal Drew...

It is final exam week at Perquimans County High School. Parents this means that is is very important that your child get rest each night, breakfast each morning, and give their best effort each day to perform at their highest levels on their exams. Each final exam is calculated as twenty percent (20%) of the final grade in each class so the score your child earns on their exams can have a major impact on their overall grade. Encourage them to study and get rest each night and to each breakfast each day before testing begins. Most importantly encourage them and build them up each day as they leave for school. A positive word of encouragement can change their outlook and give them confidence to succeed. All exams will begin as close to 8:00 AM as possible so it is important that your child arrive to school on time each day.

Our exam schedule is as follows:
Monday all students will take their third period exams.

Tuesday all students will take their fourth period exams.

Wednesday all students will take their first period exams.

Thursday all student will take their second period exams.

The order of exams is set this way to accommodate for larger testing groups and the space needed to test them.

Our sports schedule this week includes our basketball games at Lawrence Academy for our girls team on Monday, home basketball games on Tuesday, a swim meet in Manteo and JV boys and varsity girls at Currituck on Wednesday, and Varsity boys only at NECP on Friday.

Parents also make sure to plan for our two early release dates this week. The high school will release students early on Thursday and Friday of this week. School will dismiss at 12:40 on both of these days so please plan accordingly for pickup and after school supervision.

This is an important week for your student's overall success. Encourage them, help them study, make sure they get plenty of rest each night, and make sure they eat breakfast each day. A well prepared, well rested, and well fed student consistently performs better and we want all of our students to do their best each day. With your help and encouragement we can make that happen.

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1st Semester Testing Schedule...

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PCHS Highlights...

Math> Congrats to the Math Students of the Week...

Carver - Logan Stokely - Math 4

Craddock - Colin Tibbs - Math 2 Honors

Riddick - Da'Qauntae Sykes - Math 2

Tyson - Kayleigh Forbes - Math 3 Honors

Congrats to the following players for earning All-Conference...

1st Team - 4 Rivers All-Conference Football Team 2021:

#8 - Amarion Hunter - Sr. QB

#5 - Saquaon Kearse - Sr. RB

#6 - Colby Brown - Sr. WR

#14 - Kameron Hall - Sr. WR

#9 - Malik Haverland - Jr. DL

#21 - Desmond Overman - Sr. DL

#22 - Jarmon Overton - Jr. LB

#23 - Mason Byrum - Sr. DB

Honorable Mention All-Conference:

#50 - Trent Byrum - Sr. OL

#10 - Jackson Russell - Sr. WR

#53 - Ephraim Askew - Jr. OL

#42 - James Sawyer - Jr. LB

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This Week @ PCHS...

***Attention Students...please wear the proper face covering above your nose while in school to help keep us in school! Let's do your BEST on the test this week!!

Mon, Dec. 13th> 3rd period Exam Day; Varsity Girls Basketball @ Lawrence 6:00 PM

Tue, Dec. 14th> 4th period Exam Day; Basketball home vs South Creek 5:00 PM

Wed, Dec. 15th> 1st period Exam Day; Swim @ OBX 3:00 PM; JV Boys & Varsity Girls @ Currituck 4:30 & 6:00 PM

Thu, Dec. 16th> 2nd period Exam Day.

Fri, Dec. 17th> Basketball @ NECP 6:00 PM

Counselor's Corner: Student Services...

***Attention Seniors***

Below is the link to our Scholarship Spreadsheet, please make sure you are taking advantage of this free money. See Miss Gray or your school counselor for more information.


CFNC is hosting three statewide webinars in January that may be helpful for your students/parents. See the attached flyers for two of them and feel welcome to share away!

1) Virtual Senior Night – January 11, 2022 @ 6:00pm. Register at https://www.cfnc.org/events/virtual-senior-night/

This webinar is designed to help high school seniors stay on track during their last semester of high school. Experts will share tips and tricks to help senior students and families stay on track to set themselves up for success after graduation.

2) The Clock is Ticking…Start Now to Find Money for College! – January 13, 2022 @ 6:00pm. Register at https://www.cfnc.org/events/find-money-for-college/

Seniors: if you plan to go to college next year, the time to secure $$ to pay for college is now! Join CFNC experts as they lead an interactive workshop on paying for college: the types of financial aid opportunities, how and when to apply, where to find scholarships, and more.

3) Accessibility in College: What to Expect When Transitioning from High School with DIVERSEabilities – January 25, 2022 @ 3:00pm. Register at https://www.cfnc.org/events/accessibility-in-college-what-to-expect-when-transitioning-from-high-school-with-diverseabilities/

This session will highlight an expert panel on accessibility in college, as students with DIVERSEabilities transition out of high school and on to a college setting. The panel will include representatives from NC community colleges, four-year public and private institutions, and the Center for Exceptional Children.
Topics will include:

· Connecting with Accessibility Services in college

· IEPs translating once in college

· Student groups on campus

· CFNC resources

Amy Denton

252 CFNC Regional Representative

College Foundation, Inc.

Office: 919-835-2380 | Mobile: 252-402-6157


Follow me on Facebook and Instagram: Amy at CFNC

For more information on how to plan, apply, and pay for college, visit CFNC.org.

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College Center...

- Congratulations to the following seniors for receiving their acceptance letters...

- Congrats to Moira Campbell on her acceptances to College of the Albemarle, and Western Carolina University.

- Congrats to Tamia Mallory on her acceptance to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and East Carolina University.

- Congrats to Lindsey Ferguson on her acceptances to Campbell University and Elizabeth City State University.

- Congrats to Kylie Oraczewski on her acceptance to Old Dominion University.

- Congrats to Summer Adcock on her acceptances to College of the Albemarle, and Arizona State University.

- Congrats to Jordan Stokely on her acceptance to Western Carolina University.

- Congrats to Tyrese Brothers on his acceptance to Central Piedmont Community College.

- Congrats to Hannah Dalton on her acceptance to College of the Albemarle.

- Congrats to Richard "Andrew" Story on his acceptance to Wingate University.

- Congrats to Emily Bundy on her acceptances to Wingate University, Campbell University, and Hollins University.

- Congrats to Trent Byrum on his acceptance to Old Dominion University.

- Congrats to Jaden Sawyer on her acceptances to University of North Carolina at Pembroke, East Carolina University, Campbell University, Chowan University, Meredith College and College of the Albemarle.

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