Meet Our New Interns: Bright Minds, Big Futures
Love Gwinnett and Gwinnett Magazine held its first intern meeting this week, hosted by Leadercast, the global leadership development organization based in Suwanee. Almost 60 high school interns have been working with us since the beginning of the school year to gain real-world experience through our new Convergent Journalism... Read more
Redesigned SAT: Gwinnett Results Continue To Top State, National Averages
Gwinnett County Public Schools released SAT scores for the Class of 2017, this is the first class of students to take the revised SAT assessment. The College Board made content, format, and scoring changes to the SAT in 2016. The redesigned SAT test prioritizes content that reflects the kind... Read more
PRHS Student Council Kickoff
It is the evening of August 29, 2017. Most of Peachtree Ridge High School has retired for the night. Teachers and students have long since gone home. The long hallways are empty and echoing. Dark classrooms silently recuperate in preparation for the bustle of students in the morning. The... Read more
Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Announces Newest Members of Green Youth Advisory Council
After accepting dozens of applications and recommendations from Gwinnett County Public Schools high school students and administrators, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful (GCB) announced today the "Class of 2017-2018" for its Green Youth Advisory Council. Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation's iconic community improvement nonprofit organization for which GCB is... Read more
A Local Holiday: Ridge Run
With Homecoming and Halloween, October is a particularly meaningful time of year for the students of Peachtree Ridge High School. But alongside the dancing and candy galore, the Ridge Lions celebrate a community-wide battle against cancer with their own noteworthy "holiday": Ridge Run. Held each October at Peachtree Ridge... Read more
Neil Penning: President of Future Engineers
Neil Penning has spent countless hours volunteering, building, and teaching in science classrooms across the county. A full-time student at Peachtree Ridge, his plate was already full but as a dedicated leader and engineer, there was always room for more. As a sophomore, Penning planned to create a robotics... Read more
Gabriella's Story of Perseverance and Strength
Gabriela Maduro-Salvarrey is one of the finest students at Peachtree Ridge High School. She truly upholds Peachtree Ridge's motto of being "The Standard of Excellence." Gabi has persevered through some very tough times and is now one of the finest, smartest, and well known students at Peachtree Ridge High... Read more
Impacting the world one step at a time: Micayla Aduhene
Micayla Aduhene comes from a culturally rich Ghanaian and Ivorian background. She resides with her parents and 4 enthusiastic siblings in a loving household. Along with having a perfect 4.0 GPA, Micayla successfully balances being involved in her community and school. Aduhene is on the PRHS dance team, an... Read more
Discover what we can do at Discovery!
Nowhere is the term "fumble" more used than in football, and Peachtree Ridge has recently been experiencing a fumble in its record. However, the rough start has not discouraged our players, cheerleaders, and school spirit. Many cheering fans look forward to Friday Nights where the school spirit makes it... Read more
UNICEF Organization at Peachtree Ridge High Supports Children in Need
At Peachtree Ridge High School, there are numerous organizations and clubs that help serve the community. However, UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) is the ultimate student-led organization that strives to help fund developing countries as well as giving support for children in need of shelters and other... Read more