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News from Patrick Henry High School

News from Patrick Henry High School – Oct. 20, 2017

By Elizabeth Gillingham

Patrick Henry’s newest Eagle Scouts

Fourteen-year-old Patrick Henry High School (PHHS) freshman, Noah Boes, earned his Eagle Scout rank on Aug. 24, the highest honor given by the Boy Scouts of America, by replacing a trailhead kiosk at the Mission Valley Preserve. Located off Friars Road near the YMCA Mission Valley, this wildlife preserve on both sides of the San Diego River in the Valley’s west end is home to many native plants and animals. It features some wonderful loop trails with interpretive signage, and even a picnic area.

News from Patrick Henry High School – Sept. 15, 2017

By Elizabeth Gillingham

Meet new staff at Henry

Patrick Henry High School is pleased to welcome several new faces around campus as we had several staff members retire last year.

In the math department, we have Tomas Cometto coming from Clairemont High School, Chris Coman from Hoover High School, Tim Reinheimer coming from Alba, and Sheldon Watkins coming from out of state — South Carolina.

PHHS names new coaches

By Elizabeth Gillingham | News from Patrick Henry High School

Sheldon Watkins has been named the new head baseball coach at Patrick Henry High School. He is excited to be returning to his alma mater where he graduated in 2000.

Coach Watkins graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in 2005 and began his coaching career at Mira Mesa High School where he served as the associate head coach for five seasons and won three Eastern League Championships. In between his time at Mira Mesa, Coach Watkins was the hitting coach at Indiana University from 2007-2008 in the Big Ten Conference. Coach Watkins heavily recruited the state of California and oversaw an offense that led the Big Ten in hitting.

News from Patrick Henry High School – July 21, 2017

By Elizabeth Gillingham Triple E winners Bea Evenson, a local philanthropist, generously donated funds to Patrick Henry High School to award students who have exhibited the three E’s in community service: Excellence, Ethics and Enterprise. Awards have been given in the past for many activities including participation and achievements in various community organizations, all manners […]

News from Patrick Henry High School – June 16, 2017

By Elizabeth Gillingham Spring sports finish strong Donald Kay, Patrick Henry’s extraordinary golfer, shot a 68 at Poppy Hills in Monterey to finish tied for second in the CIF State golfing championship. The round was virtually flawless and included six birdies. Congratulations also go to the track team, who participated in the city league conference finals. […]

Drunk driving re-enactment teaches valuable lesson

By Karen Ronney On March 21 and 22, approximately 1,200 Patrick Henry juniors and seniors witnessed the Every 15 Minutes program on campus to create awareness about drinking and driving and the impact of alcohol-related traffic collisions. The program was co-sponsored by California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety, along with local support.

News from Patrick Henry High School – April 21, 2017

By Elizabeth Gillingham | News from Patrick Henry High School Henry team national finalists in cyber competition A local team of Henry students traveled to Baltimore, Maryland, April 3–6, to compete in the CyberPatriot IX National Finals Competition. Since 2009, CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition has challenged teams of two to six students to […]