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PTHS WRESTLERS COMPETE AT IHSA 2A SECTIONALS

Follow our PTHS wrestlers that will be competing at the IHSA 2A Wrestling Sectionals today and tomorrow. Representing the Indians will be Kevin Gschwendtner (#4 ranked in state), Jake Lanning (#4 ranked in state), and Levi Ransom (#6 ranked in the state), and Payton Pulliam (Alternate). To view the results of the tournament or go to trackwrestling.com / click browse / click tournaments / search = IHSA Sectionals 2A @ Washington.

PTHS IS THANKFUL FOR NEW VARSITY TEAM ROOM

Using 100% donations and fundraising, a Varsity team room was redesigned. With no district budget funds used, we are thankful to the following: Boys & Girls Basketball, Volleyball, PTHS Sports Boosters, Humiston-Byrne Trusts, and Pontiac Sixty Sixers. Those who worked on the project up to this point include Marty Walsberg Construction, Wright’s Furniture, and Eddie Trainor.

WINTER CHORAL SHOWCASE CONCERT THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18

Enjoy selections from the Concert Choir, our women’s ensembles, our men’s choir, barbershop quartet, and vocal jazz choir! This concert focuses on selections from the 80’s! Enjoy music from Vocal Jazz, Pop and Musical Theatre! Also featured are soloists who earned Superior Ratings at our Solo & Ensemble Contest. Come and be treated to an evening of toe-tapping music that you’re bound to recognize and love from radio, T.V., Film and Stage! The concert starts at 7pm and tickets are $3 for adults, free for students and those with the Golden Age Pass.

SUPPORT PTHS SOFTBALL IN THE RBI CLUB

Help the Lady Indians build upon a history of excellence by joining the RBI club! Pledge per RBI or make a flat donation to purchase equipment, send players to camp, and make the softball experience fun and memorable. Click the title for more information.

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!

AUTISM AWARENESS SHIRTS ON SALE

Autism Awareness shirts start at $10 for children and adults up to XL. Please contact Susie Studebaker at sstudebaker@pontiac90.org by February 12 to order. Thank you for supporting Autism Awareness.

SPORTS BOOSTERS DRAW DOWN MARCH 12

The PTHS Sports Boosters Draw Down will be held Saturday, March 12 at the Pontiac Elks Club with dinner at 6:00 PM, followed by the draw down at 7:00 and dancing at 9:00 .  A $60 ticket will be good for 2 people and a chance to win $1000.  Other prizes will be given but  not guaranteed for everyone and you need not be present to win.  If interested in getting a ticket, stop by the Athletic Office.  

JANUARY CHIEF NOW AVAILABLE

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ALL-STATE MUSICIANS

Seven Pontiac Township High School music students were recently named All-State musicians by the Illinois Music Educators Associ­ation.  The students were selected by audition from over 11,000 student musicians in the state. Se­lected to attend and perform in Peoria in the All-State Choirs were Alex Coan, Jeremiah Rowland, Jeffrey Elem, Logan Mies, and Brandi Mueller.  Selected for the All-State Band were Danika Mayback and Eric Campbell. The students will perform on Saturday, January 31st in the Peoria Civic Center at 1:00 p.m. The concert is open to the public and admission is $5.00.  

A TOUGH PILL TO SWALLOW: DRUG AWARENESS FORUM FEBRUARY 3

Everyone is invited to PTHS at 6:30 on February 3 for a prescription pill and heroin awareness forum featuring Tim Ryan and a Q&A session with members of law enforcement, medicine, and service agencies, brought to you by Seth Uphoff, the Pontiac Police Department, and OSF St. James.

BLOOD DRIVE FEBRUARY 12

Student Council’s annual Red Cross Blood Drive is taking place Friday, February 12.  The Red Cross is very much in need of donors, and if you are interested in donating blood during your Academic Learning Center hour, please sign up with Mr. Blair.  As an incentive to donate, all seniors who donate blood will be put into a drawing for a scholarship that will be announced at Awards Night this May!  Check out the attached flyer for more information.  

OLIVIA WELSHANS ADVANCES TO STATE IN THE VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

Olivia Welshans’ Voice of Democracy essay, “My Vision for America,” was the winner in Livingston County and Department judging through the VFW. She will be going to the Department of Illinois VOD weekend in Springfield on Feb 12th. A banquet will be held on February 13th  where the State winner will be announced. The State winner goes on to National judging in Washington D.C. Please congratulate Olivia on her achievement.

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