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NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT FOR 2015/16 SENIOR CLASS

A new immunization will be required for the 2015/16 school year for all seniors.  All 12th graders will be required to have a meningococcal vaccine (meningitis).   If students have already received this vaccine, it could still affect them.  If the first dose was received at 16 years of age or older, only one dose is required.  If the first dose was received before the age of 16, a second dose must be administered at least 8 weeks from the first dose.  The Student Health Center is planning on holding immunization clinics on May 20, 21, and 22 from 1:00-3:00 pm.  We can bill insurance; however, it is the parent’s responsibility to make sure your insurance will cover the cost.  If you do not have...

LAST DAY TO PURCHASE A YEARBOOK IS FRIDAY, MAY 29

Friday, May 29 is the last day to purchase a yearbook for the 2014-2015 school year.  The price is $65.00 and you must order your book before noon on this day. Here is the link to place your order: ...

MAY CHIEF ONLINE

The Chief Online welcomes you to the last month of the 2014-2015 school year. May’s issue features news, reviews and information you can use!  

PRE-ORDER GRADUATION DVDS

Click the title to order a video of Pontiac Township High School’s 2015 graduation ceremony.  The cost is $10 per DVD.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ACADEMIC AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

On Wednesday, PTHS celebrated this year’s students achievements with a presentation of honors and scholarships.  Click the title for the full list of recipients!

PTHS SOFTBALL STRIKE OUT CANCER AND SENIOR DAY

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Strike Out Cancer day a success!  Whether you purchased T-shirts, raffle tickets, stopped by the game, or wished us good luck, we appreciate the support!  We raised about $900 that will be sent to Route 91 Cancer Center according to the wishes of former Limestone’s Coach, Molly, who passed away last week.  It was a very emotional day!   Thursday is Senior Day vs Central Catholic, recognizing and celebrating four seniors.  Katie Kuska, Bailey Sartoris, Kelly Fraher, and Haley Dickey will be recognized before the game for their dedication and efforts towards the...

SENIOR NETBOOK CHECK IN

Seniors will need to turn in netbooks at the Student Help Desk in room 109a on Monday, May 18th or Tuesday, May 19, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. All parts of the netbook must be turned in or you will be charged for the missing part.  All charges must be paid on or before Friday, May 22. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Fulton in room 109a. Click the title for a detailed FAQ.

2015 FALL DANCE TEAM TRYOUTS HELD MAY 19

The time has come for dance team try-outs. Students will be trying-out for dance team’s fall football season. I am encouraging all interested candidates to tryout! Please stop by Miss Burke’s room 127 to pick up an informational packet for tryouts and dance team expectations. Tryouts will be begin on Tuesday May 19th at 3:30pm, meet in Miss Burke’s room.

FREE JAZZ CONCERT THURSDAY

Come out Thursday, May 14th at 7:00pm to hear the last concert of 2015 for the PTHS Music Department, “An Evening of Jazz!”. Be entertained by the PTHS Jazz Band, Men’s Barbershop Quartet, the Swinging Bridges Brass Ensemble and the Route 66 Vocal Jazz Choir! Admission is free, so bring yourself and a friend. Come prepared to hum a familiar tune and tap your foot as your sure to enjoy a wonderful evening of Jazz music!

PTHS MUSIC STUDENTS RECOGNIZED AT ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

The 49th annual Music Awards Banquet was held on Tuesday, sponsored by the Music Boosters. Dinner was served by Peg Meier and the Cafeteria staff. Outstanding musicians and seniors were honored and recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Music Department. Music Department Chair, Keith Schmink, welcomed the guests and made a special presentation honoring PTHS cafeteria manager, Peg Meier, for her twenty-four years of service to the department and school. Superintendent, Jon Kilgore, recognized the outstanding contributions made by parents for their child’s education in music. The Music Boosters presented summer camp scholarships. Click the title for photos!

EDUCATION FOUNDATION LAUNCHES FACEBOOK PAGE

We want to give a shout out to the new District 90 Education Foundation Facebook page and thank the foundation for their continued financial support for special projects benefiting the students attending PTHS to enhance their educational opportunities. Check it out and “Like” them on Facebook at District 90 Education Foundation. Their next meeting is Tuesday, May 19th, in the Ronald J. Yates Memorial Library at 7:00pm.  

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!

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