Pasquotank County High School

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Pasquotank County High School
Established 2000
Type Public
Principal Amy Fyffe
Asst. Principal Gerri Hill, Delish Moore
Teaching staff 73
Students 899
Grades Served 9-12
Location 1064 Northside Rd.,
Elizabeth City, NC, US
Coordinates 36°21′55″N 76°16′25″W / 36.3652°N 76.2736°W / 36.3652; -76.2736Coordinates: 36°21′55″N 76°16′25″W / 36.3652°N 76.2736°W / 36.3652; -76.2736
District Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Colors Navy blue and silver          
Nickname P-TANK
Mascot Panther

Pasquotank County High School is a school in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina, USA. PCHS's mascot is the Panther. Its school colors are navy blue and silver. It is one of three high schools in the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools system; the other (sometimes considered a rival) is Northeastern High School. PCHS was established in 2000 to relieve the population of Northeastern High; however, all members of the senior class of 2001 remained at Northeastern, making the class of 2002 the first graduating class of Pasquotank County High. The class of 2004 was the first group of students to start at the school as freshmen and graduate from there, spending all four years as PCHS Panthers.


The school is in a complex with two other schools, the new ECMS (Elizabeth City Middle School) building, and Northside Elementary School. Serving a total student population of 4,102

Administration history[edit]

Patti Hamler (2000–2007)[edit]

Patti Hamler was the first Principal at PCHS opening the school in 2000. Hamler was the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools Principal of the Year for 2003.[1] Hamler left to become principal of Leesville Road Middle School in Wake County, North Carolina at the conclusion of the 2006-07 school year.

Cynthia Morris (2007–08)[edit]

Cynthia Morris, who was an Assistant Principal at PCHS, served as interim principal for the Fall 2007 semester. In June 2008 it was announced that Morris would become the principal at Elizabeth City Middle School.[2]

Amy Fyffe (2008–present)[edit]

Amy Fyffe was named school principal at Pasquotank County High School beginning with the Spring 2008 semester. She was formerly a teacher and assistant principal at Northeastern High School.[3] Fyffe was named the 2011 Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools principal of the year.[4]



The school offers baseball, football, volleyball, track and field, tennis, golf, basketball, wrestling, soccer, and many other sports. The volleyball team made history in 2010, when the team made it to the third round of the playoffs while the football team accomplished Under head coach Daived Brinson was the first to have winning season 2009-2010; the schools second winning season going 6-5, under new head coach, Hancel Phipps.

School clubs[edit]

The school offers the clubs: Future Business Leaders of America, Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, National Honors Society, and many more.


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