Today’s varsity softball game versus El Paso/Gridley will now be played at home at 4:30pm.
Read all about it! This month’s CHIEF features an article on our RESPECT pledge, a Pay it Forward campaign by our National Honor Society, a party for perfect attendance, a sports and music update, Upperclass Acts, and so much more. Check it out!
On Tuesday March 14th students from PTHS competed in the 28th annual Kankakee Community College Art Show. There were 13 area schools from the KCC district that competed with over 195 works of art submitted. Student work was judged in Painting, Color Drawing, Black and White Drawing, Photography, and 3D Design. Josie Noonan , Maggie Melvin, and Olivia Welshans were award winners this year. The competition awards winners as honorable mention and Merit Awards. Josie Noonan was an Merit award for 3D design for her ceramic coil pot, Maggie Melvin won an Honorable Mention award for her Black and White Drawing, and Olivia Welshans also won an Honorable Mention award for her cultural Painting.
On Wednesday March 8th students from PTHS competed in the Cornbelt Conference Art Show at Bloomington Central Catholic High School. Schools participating were U-High, Bloomington Central Catholic, Pontiac, Olympia, Mahomet, and IVC. Student work was judged in Painting, Black and White Drawing, Color Drawing, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Photography, Ceramics, and Sculpture. Josie Noonan and Shelby Jennings were award winners this year. Shelby won third for Mixed Media, and Josie also won 3rd for Printmaking.
We would like to extend an invitation to our PTHS community to attend the 17th annual Life Skills Play. This year they will be performing The Jungle Book on Wednesday, March 15th at 8:30am. The students have been working hard on putting this production together!! Please join us. Here is a sneak peak at the set the students painted.
Our Spring Open House is scheduled for Thursday, March 16 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Teachers will be available for conferences in their classrooms. Please introduce yourself to your student’s teachers because family and school collaboration is a key factor to student success.
Although parents and students can access grades through Family Access, we sincerely hope you will take this opportunity to personally meet with our faculty. Teachers will be available to meet with you and discuss your student’s academic progress. Establishing an open line of communication among teachers, parents, and students is essential if we are to best serve student learning.
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Due to the bad weather today, Jostens changed the graduation delivery date from today to April 3rd during lunch.
Attention Seniors: Troy Hall with Jostens will be here to deliver your 2017 Graduation order on Monday, March 13th during lunch. Please see your invoice for all payment options on or before the delivery date. Any senior that still needs to turn in their cap and gown order, you may do so at this time. Any student may place an order for a class ring that day as well. Contact Jostens if you have any questions.
Clayton Haase and Andrew Kelly competed in the Section 9 FFA Public Speaking Leadership Development Events yesterday. Andrew placed 7th and Clayton placed 2nd overall which advances him to the district competition on April 5th. Also, several FFA students will be competing next week in the District II Star Awards Interview Process which is an extension of the State FFA Degree interview process. Colin Stark was named the section star in ag placement, Jacob Larkin was named the section star in agriscience, and Mark Raube was named the section star in agribusiness. They will interview again on March 6th and again on March 8th with Julianna Meier for District Proficiency Awards at Joliet Junior College....
Prom tickets will go on sale tomorrow. Please see Mrs. Kaluzny (RM 304) or Mr. Fiorini (RM 139) for tickets.
Congratulations to freshmen Clayton Haase and Regan Krause for placing 2nd at the Math Regional Competition in the Freshmen/Sophomore 2-person team. The math team competed in the regional at Illinois Central College last Saturday.
Don’t forget about all the special events this week with SPREAD THE WORD TO END THE WORD. Our all school assembly is this Wednesday and it will be on FACEBOOK LIVE as well as through our own High School Cube.