Dara Bennett was selected as the Principal of the Year for the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals.
The district broke ground on the new replacement high school! The new high school is set to open during the summer of 2019.
PCHS placed 3rd in the nation for the best overall program on the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) Network
Competition Cheerleaders, 3rd consecutive year
Boys Track: Pole Vault, Ty Foreman
FBLA State Leadership Conference: Impromptu Speaking, Mya Curry
BETA: Technology, Chandler Watson
BETA: English/Language Arts, Sage Young
State Runner Ups:
Wrestling, Todd Carter (Individual RU)
Wrestling, Dalton Malone (Individual RU)
Girls Cross Country
Region Runner Ups:
Superiors: Drum Major, Percussion, Colorguard, Dance, and Band.
Best in Show General Effect and Best in Show Marching and Maneuvering.
Class 3A 1st Place: Drum Major, Dance Line, Color guard, and 1ST Place Band.
In the Maroon Division: 2nd Place Dance Line, 2nd Place Drum Major, and 3rd Place Band. 3rd Place Overall in Competition.
1st place AAA division.
Battle on the Border
Superiors: Colorguard, Majorettes, Dance line, Percussion, Drum major, and Band.
Best in 2A: Drum major, Dance line, Colorguard, and Band. 3rd Place Overall in Competition
First place AAA division.
Sound of Gold
Superiors: Color Guard, Drum Major, Pit, Percussion, and Band.
Best in 3A: Dance. 2nd Place Overall in Competition (out of 17 bands).
First place AAA division .
Straight Superiors at GMEA Band festival at Wayne County HS.
Superior Band and Jazz band at Music Showcase Festival at Pigeon Forge, TN.
1st Place Symphonic Band Class AA
1st Place Jazz Ensemble
Outstanding soloist to Will Martinez
Outstanding soloist to Jackson Newton
Outstanding baritone section
Business & Technology
81 out of 138 students passed MOS Test in Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint=58.7% of students passed.
21 Business & Technology Pathway Completers
CTAE Awards & Accomplishments
92% EOPA Pass Rate—CNA
18 Students completed the Computer Programming Pathway for the 1st time
100% pass on EOPA; 29 students completed the Teaching as a Profession Pathway
5th Place Accounting I, Mina Hendrix
State degree earned by Emma Tyre and Autumn Bowen
One Act - Region 2 AAA Winner, Best Actress - Claire Naylor, Best Actor - Collin Hendley, All-Star Cast - JoHannah James & Camden Jewell
All-State Chorus Participant - Isabelle Hall
GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluations - Pierce County singers received an overall Superior rating on performance and superior for sight-reading
Bella Voce (Our advanced choral ensemble) received an overall Superior rating on performance and superior on sight-reading
Literary Team Region - 2nd place overall at region; 1st place winners, Claire Naylor - Humorous Interpretation, JoHannah James & Tristin Thompson - Duo Interpretation and Collin Hendley - Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking
Literary Team at State - Claire Naylor 3rd place - Humorous Interpretation, JoHannah James and Tristin Thompson 4th place - Duo Interpretation