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Stadium Access Is Limited to PCHS Students and Staff Monday Through Friday from 7am until 5:30pm
As we approach the end of 1st semester, we wanted to make you aware of how you will obtain your 2nd semester schedule. We will NOT be printing 2nd semester schedules. You will be able to access your 2nd semester schedule through Skyward starting Saturday, January 3rd. Please write down your schedule or print it off and bring it to school on Monday, January 5th. The computer labs will be open the morning of January 5th, but please try to obtain your schedule ahead of time. Please also note that all Early Bird courses will also be starting Monday, January 5th.
Pekin Community High School is located in Central Illinois approximately ten miles southwest of Peoria. As one of the largest downstate high schools, the park-like campus occupies 125 acres in the heart of Pekin. Including the Holman Tech Ed Center, the main campus buildings cover approximately 550,000 square feet. The school serves 2,100 students in its 133 classrooms and has multiple computer labs, a foreign language lab and the F.M. Peterson Theater which seats 600. It also includes a natatorium and two gymnasiums. Every classroom has a SmartBoard and is fully integrated with technology; we are also proud to offer blended, flipped and online classes. Career and technical education prepares youth for a wide range of careers, from child care, registered nursing, business, culinary arts, imaging, engineering, JROTC, computer technician, to manufacturing and construction. The CTE program provides students with college dual credit, advanced placement, certification, or the background to easily transition into a career or post-high school training and education. We offer 56 different CTE courses by 20 very qualified teachers. Our extensive number of extra-curricular programs and diversified, rigorous curricula allow students to excel in the classroom and beyond.
Welcome to PCHS – “Where we do many things and do them well“