Sunday, December 10, 2017

Weekly Update: 12/11/2017

Items of interest for the week of Dec. 11 - 15
            Please visit the PCHS Events & Athletics calendar for more information.
  • 12/11, Mon:
    • Benchmark testing: Earth Science (year-long)
    • W!SE retakes
    • SPED Dept. Meeting, @3:40
  • 12/12, Tues: 
    • SOL: expedited Science retakes
    • School Board Meeting, @5PM
    • Winter Band Concert, @7PM, Little Theater
  • 12/13, Wed
    • SOL: expedited Social Studies retakes
    • Skills Testing Electricity & Carpentry
    • 12/14, Thurs: 
      • SOL: expedited Math retakes
      • ProStart Testing: Culinary
    • 12/15, Fri: 
      • SOL: expedited Reading retakes
      • W!SE retakes
    • 12/16, Sat:
      • Breakfast with Santa - sponsored by the PCHS Drama Dept., 8:30-11AM, PCHS Commons
    Faculty Professional Development for the week of Dec. 11-15




    PCHS' One Act Team WINS State with their performance of You Don't Know Jack, an original musical based upon the Jack Tales.  This is Mr. Jeff McCoy's third state title.



    Winter Greenery Products made by our horticulture students are available for sale.  Horticulture is able to fill your order now through this week,  while supplies last.  Please remember our students are learning new skills, so each item will be unique! Please contact Ms. Sarah Jones to place an order 643-0361
    garland wreath

    Attention Cougars: The Leo Club will be accepting donations of gently used women and children's clothing.  all donations will go to the Women's Resource Center.  Business and professional clothing is preferred.

    Sunday, December 3, 2017

    Weekly Update: 12/4/2017

    Items of interest for the week of Dec. 4 - 8
                Please visit the PCHS Events & Athletics calendar for more information.
    • 12/4, Mon:
      • Benchmark testing: World History 1 (year-long)
      • BLT Meeting, @3:40, Cougar Den
    • 12/5, Tues: 
      • SOL: Science: (no Second Chance Breakfast, abbreviated bells)
        • Biology
        • Chemistry
        • Earth Science (semester-long)
      • VHSL State Theater Festival @ Monticello HS (Charlottesville) PCHS performs @6:40
    • 12/6, Wed
      • SOL: Social Studies: (no Second Chance Breakfast, abbreviated bells)
        • US/VA History
        • World History II
        • World History I (semester-long)
    • 12/7, Thurs: 
      • SOL: Math: (no Second Chance Breakfast, abbreviated bells)
        • Algebra 1A (semester-long)
        • Geometry A (semester-long)
        • Algebra 2 
    • 12/8, Fri: 
      • SOL: Reading: (no Second Chance Breakfast, abbreviated bells)
        • English 10
      • Fall of Fame Induction at the boys basketball game vs. Radford, 7PM
      • Winter Choral Concert: Little Theater, 7PM
    Faculty Professional Development for the week of Dec. 4-8


    Break a leg at State!
    PCHS' One Act Team advances to the State Championship after winning first place in the Regional Competition on Saturday, November 18.  Their performance of You Don't Know Jack is a new original musical based upon the Jack Tales.  Mr. Jeff McCoy is competing for his third state title at Monticello High School on December 5th - break a leg!



    Winter Greenery Products made by our horticulture students are available for sale.  Horticulture is able to fill your order now through this week,  while supplies last.  Please remember our students are learning new skills, so each item will be unique! Please contact Ms. Sarah Jones to place an order 643-0361
    garland wreath

    Attention Cougars: The Leo Club will be accepting donations of gently used women and children's clothing.  all donations will go to the Women's Resource Center.  Business and professional clothing is preferred.

    Sunday, November 26, 2017

    Weekly Update: 11/27/2017

    Items of interest for the week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 1
                Please visit the PCHS Events & Athletics calendar for more information.

    • 11/27, Mon:
      • Instructional Model - Date Sweep Week begins
      • VTSS Division Leadership Team meeting, @9:30 SBO
      • SOL Examiner & Proctor Training, @3:40, Little Theater
      • Boys Soccer Interest/ Parent Meeting, @6PM, Commons
    • 11/28, Tues: 
      • Industry Credential Testing (CTE)
    • 11/29, Wed
      • Industry Credential Testing (CTE)
    • 11/30, Thurs: 
      • Cougar Den fundraiser
      • Industry Credential Testing Make-ups only (CTE)
    • 12/1, Fri: W!SE Testing (Econ. Personal Finance)
      • Student Advisory Committee, @2PM, Cougar Den
      • Remediation completion date for Fall SOL retakes
    Faculty Professional Development for the week of Nov. 27- Dec. 1

    Instructional Model - Data Sweeps will take place all week as a method to determine the extent of use of four instructional approaches by teachers in Pulaski County Schools.  School administrators from across the county will conduct quick walk-through (<2 min.) observations of each instructional space to determine the instructional approach being utilized by the teaching staff. 


    PCHS' One Act Team advances to the State Championship after winning first place in the Regional Competition on Saturday, November 18.  Their performance of You Don't Know Jack is a new original musical based upon the Jack Tales.  Mr. Jeff McCoy is competing for his third state title at Monticello High School on December 5th - break a leg!

    Attention Cougars: The Leo Club will be accepting donations of gently used women and children's clothing.  all donations will go to the Women's Resource Center.  Business and professional clothing is preferred.

    Sunday, November 19, 2017

    Weekly Update: 11/20/2017

    Items of interest for the week of Nov. 20-24
                Please visit the PCHS Events & Athletics calendar for more information.

    • 11/20, Mon:
      • Financial Aid workshop for students, during 3rd block in CTE lab - bring your Social Security Number. Create a FSA ID & start the FAFSA application
      • PLC Evaluation of New Engagement Strategies (late Monday)
      • Winter Sports Pictures, 3:30, gymnasium
    • 11/21, Tues: 
    • 11/22, Wed: No School - Thanksgiving Break
    • 11/23, Thurs: No School - Happy Thanksgiving!
    • 11/24, Fri: No School - Thanksgiving Break
    Faculty Professional Development for the week of Nov. 20-24

    PCHS' One Act Team advances to the State Championship after winning first place in the Regional Competition on Saturday,November 18.  Their performance of You Don't Know Jack is a new original musical based upon the Jack Tales.  Mr. Jeff McCoy is competing for his third state title at Monticello High School on December 5th - break a leg!

    NHS Canned Food Drive brought in over 1,400 items in only 5 days.  Congratulations to the winners.
    • 1st Place: Mr. Conley with 762 
    • 2nd Place: Miss Goad with 312
    • 3rd Place: Mr. Ward with 225
    Attention Cougars: The Leo Club will be accepting donations of gently used women and children's clothing.  all donations will go to the Women's Resource Center.  Business and professional clothing is preferred.

    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    Weekly Update: 11/13/2017

    Items of interest for the week of Nov. 13-17
                Please visit the PCHS Events & Athletics calendar for more information.

    • 11/13, Mon:
      • Midterm grade reports are sent home
      • Radford University On-Site Decision Day, 9AM, see your guidance counselor for more information
      • Faculty Meeting, @3:40, Little Theater
      • Winter Sports Parent Information Night,@ 6PM, Little Theater
    • 11/14, Tues: 
      • Make-Up Faculty Meeting, @8AM, Little Theater
    • 11/15, Wed:
    • 11/16, Thurs:
    • 11/17, Fri:
      • FLANNEL Day! Wear a flannel shirt to support PCHS' One Act players. Come out tonight to see the award winning "You Don't Know Jack" at 7PM.
      • NHS canned food drive ends, see below
    Faculty Professional Development for the week of Nov. 13-17

    NHS Canned Food Drive will take place from Monday, Nov. 13th to Friday, Nov. 17thThe NHS wants to make this a friendly competition, so the 2nd block/3rd period class who donates the largest amount will receive a pizza party and the 2nd place class will receive a cookie party!

    Attention Cougars:  The Leo Club will be accepting donations of gently used women and children's clothing.  all donations will go to the Women's Resource Center.  Business and professional clothing is preferred.



    Sunday, November 5, 2017

    Weekly Update: 11/6/2017

    Items of interest for the week of Nov. 6-10
                Please visit the PCHS Events & Athletics calendar for more information.

    • 11/6, Mon:
      • Begin Winter Sports Practice (all participants must have a VHSL physical on file)
        • Girls Basketball Tryouts: 3:30PM
        • Boys Basketball Tryouts: 5:30-7:30PM
      • English-Language Family Night, 4-5PM, Commons
      • School Board Meeting, 6PM
      • VHSL Fall Dead Period: Fall and Spring Sports
    • 11/7, Tues: Election day
      • No School - Teacher Professional Development & Work Day
      • PCPS Employee Health Fair, Pulaski Elementary
    • 11/8, Wed:
      • RDA Team visit to PCHS
      • 11/9, Thurs
        • TRiO Programs’ Talent Search, Commons
          • 9th graders, 9:00 - 9:30
          • sophomores, 9:30 - 10:00
          • juniors & seniors,10:00 - 10:30
        • Veteran's Day Concert Rehearsal, 2:15PM, school-only concert
        • Veteran's Day Concert, 7PM, Little Theater, the community is invited
      • 11/10, Fri:
        • Cross Country: State XC Meet @ Manassas, Va  Battlefield Park
        • National Honor Society meeting, 3PM

      Faculty Professional Development for the week of Nov. 6-10

      Swim Team tryouts are this week.  Stop by room F13 for more information.

      Attention Cougars:  The Leo Club will be accepting donations of gently used women and children's clothing.  all donations will go to the Women's Resource Center.  Business and professional clothing is preferred.

      Congratulations to the PCHS Theatre Arts Department for winning FIRST PLACE at the Region 4-D Sectional One Act Festival. They had a ranking of Four winning rankings by three points and cumulative points by 15 points over Blacksburg. One of the judges even invited them to perform at her theatre company in Winchester. The play moves on to Super-Regionals in Charlottesville November 18. 

      Congratulations to Garret Vance for winning second place at the at Shelor Growing The Future Talent Show on Saturday at Christiansburg High School.


      The PCHS Child-care program took time on Halloween to collect goodies across campus. 

      Saturday, October 28, 2017

      Weekly Update: 10/30/2017

      Items of interest for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 3
                  Please visit the PCHS Events & Athletics calendar for more information.

      • 10/30, Mon:
        • NRCC & SASCOC visit, 11:25AM
      • 10/31, Tues:
        • ASVAB Testing, 9AM, Commons
        • ChildCare Trick or Treat, 10:10AM
      • 11/1, Wed:
        • Club B Day, alternate schedule (no 2CB)
        • Youth Excel Program (YEP) applications are due to guidance (juniors only)
        • School-Based PD teams prep for 11/7 PD – Application, SBO, 3:45-5:00PM
        • 11/2, Thurs:
        • 11/3, Fri:
          • Cougar Crazy Theme: Camo Night vs. Salem

        Faculty Professional Development for the week of Oct. 30- Nov. 3


        Weekly Update: 12/11/2017

        Item s of interest for the week of Dec. 11 - 15              Please visit the  PCHS Events & Athletics calendar  for more information. ...