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PUBLIC NOTICE CLASS OF 2011 RECORDS TO BE DESTROYED

Cumulative records for the PTHS class of 2011 will be destroyed on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 3:30.  If you are interested in obtaining your records, please contact the PTHS guidance office (815-844-6113) by Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  Transcripts and health records are not included with the shred and will remain on file permanently at PTHS.  Records will only be released to students and/or parents with photo identification.

COLIN LAKADAT PLACED 6TH FOR YEARBOOK LAYOUT AT IHSA STATE JOURNALISM FINAL

On Friday, April 29, the PTHS Journalism Team competed in the IHSA State Journalism Final at Eastern Illinois University  The competitors were Tatum Joerndt (Review Writing ), Colin Lakadat (Yearbook Caption Writing and Yearbook Layout ), and Kamryn Moore (Photo Story Telling).  Congratulations to Colin Lakadat for placing 6th in Yearbook Layout!

KOREAN WAR SYMPOSIUM – MONDAY, MAY 9TH

The community is invited to attend the Korean War Symposium on Monday, May 9th from 8:30am – 11:00am in the auditorium. The PTHS Social Science Department is partnering with The Livingston County War Museum to host this symposium with a panel of veterans including Al Meng, George Pouliot, and former PTHS Social Science teacher, Jack Murphy.

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!

EXTRA GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Jostens office has 50 extra custom announcements for graduation. If you are in need of any, they can be ordered by calling 309-378-4513; they’ll mail to your home at no charge.

RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR MR. FLOWERS AND MR. YOUNG

A retirement celebration open house will be held in honor of Mr. Elston Flowers and Mr. David Young at Bernardi’s II on Wednesday, May 4.  Mr. Flowers will be present from 4:30-7:30 and Coach Young will be present from 5:30-7:30. Please join us in thanking them for their service to education and our students, sharing memories, and wishing them well in their next adventure.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE JOURNALISM TEAM

On Saturday, April 23, the PTHS Journalism Team competed in the IHSA Journalism Sectional at Illinois State University.  The competitors were Tatum Joerndt (Review Writing and Yearbook Copy Writing), Colin Lakadat (Yearbook Caption Writing and Yearbook Layout), Kamryn Moore (Photo Story Telling), Naomi Madrigal (Advertising and Editorial Writing), Jernie Scott (Editorial Cartooning and Yearbook Theme).   The results for PTHS were Tatum, 3rd in Review Writing; Colin, 3rd in Caption Writing and 1st in Yearbook Layout; Kamryn, 3rd in Photo Story Writing; and Naomi, 6th in Advertising.  Tatum, Colin, and Kamrym will advance to the IHSA State Journalism Final at Eastern Illinois University this...

PROM INFORMATION

The last day to buy tickets for $30.00 is this Thursday.  Ticket prices go to $35.00 each on Monday.  Also, if you wish to be part of the Prom Court, you must purchase your ticket this week in order to have your name on the ballot.  Elections will be next week.  IMPORTANT – No one will be able to buy tickets at the door.  You must buy your ticket at school before the dance.

PTHS COMMUNITY INVITED TO RETIREMENT RECEPTION

The PTHS community is invited to attend the retirement reception for Mr. Elston Flowers and Mr. Dave Young.  The reception will be held on Wednesday, May 4th at Bernardi’s II from 4:30pm – 7:30pm.  Because of a track meet, Mr. Young will arrive later at 5:30pm.  Please join us as we honor and celebrate the many years these men dedicated to the education of the youth in our community.

CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS FOR THE 2016-2017 SEASON – MAY 4TH

Cheerleading tryouts for the 2016-2017 season will be held at PTHS on May 4th at 4:30pm.  Tryout practices will be held on May 2nd and 3rd from 3:30pm – 5:00pm.  Please pick up a packet of information about the tryouts in the main office.  Prospective cheerleaders must have a signed permission slip to tryout.  If you have questions, please pick up the packet of information from the main office and Coach Bauman’s phone number is listed on the first page of the packet.

PTHS STUDENTS TEACH OTHERS AT CLEAN WATER CELEBRATION

Teacher Paul Ritter and PTHS students participated in the Clean Water Celebration held in Peoria.  Please click on the following link to access the Peoria Journal Star article about the celebration.   http://www.pjstar.com/news/20160417/blessing-of-clean-water-emphasizes-importance-of-resource-to-peoria-and-nation?page=1  

PTHS TO JOIN ILLINI PRAIRIE CONFERENCE STARTING IN 2017-2018

Officials from the Corn Belt and Okaw Valley Conferences announced the approval of their merger to form the Illini Prairie Conference. The new conference begins play during the 2017-18 school year and brings together the following high schools: Central Catholic (Bloomington), Illinois Valley Central (Chillicothe), Olympia (Stanford), Pontiac, and Prairie Central (Fairbury) from the Corn Belt Conference and The High School of St. Thomas More (Champaign), Monticello, Rantoul, St. Joseph-Ogden (St. Joseph), and Unity (Tolono) from the Okaw Valley Conference In February, principals and athletic directors from all ten schools voted unanimously to explore the creation of a new conference. The proposal was then taken...

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