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First Day: Looking Forward To An Exciting New Year! photo

First Day: Looking Forward To An Exciting New Year!

August 25th marked the first day of the 2014-2015 school year here at Porter Ridge and was one filled with the usual chaos of freshmen finding their classes and massive traffic jams at Grand Central. Despite that, there was also the crisp sense of a new school year.

The day was a whirlwind of classes and class changes that were ordinary to upperclassmen, but novel to new students. When freshman Hailey Stroud was asked about her first day, she replied, “Awesome first day! Can’t wait for the next four years!” That spirit is what has driven Porter Ridge to achieve excellence, even on the first day. New Assistant Principal Shane Ferron stated, “I thought it was well organized and planned out. It went off without any major issues."

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Welcome Back, Porter Ridge Pirates!

The 2014-2015 school year welcomes many changes for Porter Ridge High School!  From new students, new teachers, and new course offerings to a new principal!  This year Dr. Bashawn Harris will take the helm at Porter Ridge High and anticipates a successful year for all students.

When asked about his educational philosophy, Dr. Harris replied, "I want to develop lifelong learners that achieve academically, behave appropriately and contribute positively. I also believe that every student matters. Learning is required and failure is not an option!"

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