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FRESHMEN AND NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION DAY

We hope that all our Incoming Freshmen and New Students can make it to the Freshman and New Student Orientation Day on Wednesday, August 15th.  The doors open at 10:00am and we will be providing lunch for the students.  (Transportation is not provided on this day.)  We will have them in various activities and sessions until 5:00pm.  They will have a chance to practice getting into their new locker, walk through their schedule and meet all of their teachers.  We will be issuing their laptops and having the students participate in numerous breakout sessions. At 5:00pm  ALL STUDENTS AND FAMILIES are invited to join us for the family feast!  Every year we provide a FREE spaghetti supper to kick off the...

SCHOOL PICTURE DAY

School pictures for the fall will take place on Tuesday, August 21st before school or during students study hall hours.  Please contact Miss Jennifer Babb if you have questions.

FOLLOW PTHS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Check out PTHS on Facebook and Twitter using the icons at the top of our page or click the title of this post to follow the new athletic account, @PTHS_Indians, Mr. Kilgore, PTHS Music, the Dr. Yates Memorial Library, and the Snapping Turtles!

MANDATORY ALL SPORTS MEETING IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15TH AT 7:00PM

All athletes and parents need to attend the all sports meeting on Wednesday, August 15th at 7:00pm in the Auditorium.  If you are planning on participating on any of our sports teams this year, you must attend this mandatory meeting.  Please contact your coach or the Athletic Department if you have any questions.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR ALL STUDENTS IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 16TH

The first day of the school for the 2018-2019 school year is Thursday, August 16th.  School starts promptly at 7:55am.  We will run an 8 period day with a 2:35pm dismissal.  We are looking forward to seeing all of our students back on this day!  Enjoy the rest of your summer!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE FAMILY FEAST

The Family Feast is coming up soon. Don’t forget to mark your calendar and join us for a free spaghetti dinner starting at 5:00pm on Wednesday, August 15th. Then stay for our Open House starting at 6:00pm. During the Open House feel free to walk the building and meet with the teachers! We are looking forward to starting the 2018-2019 school year! We are looking forward to seeing you on August 15th.

ARE YOU A NEW/TRANSFER STUDENT TO THE DISTRICT?

All new/transfer students to the district need to call the high as soon as possible and make a registration appointment.  We would like all new/transfer students to make an appointment to register prior to walk-in registration on August 9th.  This does not apply to our incoming 9th grade feeder school students!

PTHS REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Attention Parents/Guardians:  Registration packets are going out in the mail today.  In the packet, you will find all information that is needed during the walk-in registration on August 9th from 10:00am – 7:00pm.  Please call the high school at 815-844-6113 if you do not receive your packet or if you have any questions. Just a friendly reminder that freshmen MUST have a physical exam form with record of immunizations and health history and seniors MUST have record of an updated meningitis vaccine at the time of registration.  Students will not be able to continue the registration process on this day if those forms and records are not complete.

PTHS WELCOMES GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH TOM GARRIOTT

PTHS is pleased to welcome Tom Garriott as our new Girls Basketball Head Coach.  He brings a record of 151-77 as a head coach the past eight years at Prairie Central and St. Thomas More.  The coaching staff will arrange meetings with players in the near future.  Go Indians!

PONTIAC FFA NAMED TOP CHAPTER IN ILLINOIS

Congratulations Mr. Bane and Mr. Faber and the Pontiac FFA Chapter being named the top chapter in Illinois — This recognition has been held by fewer than 5 schools in the last 50 years. This is the 4th time we have won it. Great work Pontiac FFA Chapter!!

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT OFFERING SPORTS PHYSICALS NEXT WEEK

The Athletic Department is teaming up with OSF Medical Group in Pontiac to provide sports physicals to our athletes on Wednesday, June 13th from 8:00am – 12:00pm in the commons.  This is a walk-in, no appointment needed, service and insurance will NOT be billed.  The attached consent form must be signed and the athlete must bring a check for $25 payable to Pontiac Township High School. PHYSICAL CONSENT-PTHS corrected date

FREE SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM OFFERED AT DISTRICT 429

Free summer meals are available for all children 2 – 18 years of age June 4th – 22nd.  Pontiac School District #429 will be providing a breakfast from 8:00am – 9:00am and lunch (to be eaten on site) from 11:00am – 12:00pm to any child 2 – 18 years of age who shows up at the following location:  Washington School, 400 N. Morrow Street, Pontiac, Illinois.

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