Don't forget about the ICC Parent Meeting tomorrow night... WHO: Sophomore & Junior Parents WHAT: Early College Course Parent Meeting WHEN: January 18th at 6:00 P.M. WHERE: PCHS Theater
Last night the S'Pekin Dragons hosted and competed at the Mid-Illini Conference Speech Tournament. Overall, the team took second, but we had SIX individual conference champions! Here are the results: Conference Champions!!! Alexander Redding in Humorous Interpretation and Original Comedy Samantha Probasco in Extemporaneous Speaking Julia McCammon in Dramatic Interpretation Alyssa Stuart in Original Oratory Danielle Watson in Informative Speaking Dramatic Duet Acting - 2nd place = Adia Boe and Isaac Langloss - 3rd place - Julia McCammon and Caileigh Alexander Dramatic Interpretation - 3rd place = Michael Bennett Extemporaneous Speaking - 5th place - Ethan Baker Humorous Duet Acting - 3rd place - Adia Boe and Breanna Blanchard - 5th place = Coleton Whitford and Isaac Langloss Impromptu Speaking - 2nd place = Samantha Probasco Informative Speaking - 4th place = Alyssa Stuart Declamation - 4th place = Piper Simpson Original Comedy - 3rd place = Madison Rudloff Original Oratory - 6th place = Danielle Watson Poetry Reading - 6th place = Coleton Whitford Radio Speakin - 4th place Dawson Coon Special Occasion Speaking - 4th place - Peyton Allen 7th place = Morgan Baker
Don't miss the Career Fair tonight - http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/pchs-career-fair/919281516
Back in the kitchen with Mrs Koeppel's Foods 2 students for Monkey Bread Minis! #dragonpride
NEW ART SHOW at Cj's Cafe on Court Street in downtown Pekin featuring 12 original string art projects by PCHS sculpture class. #dragonpride
The government/civics classes had two special guest speakers to share their experiences of going through the naturalization process.
All pratices and after school activities are cancelled for the evening of Thursday, 1/11.
Pekin Community High School would like to invite you and your student to a Career Fair on Tuesday, January 16th from 6-8 PM in our school cafeteria. Many businesses will have representatives available with information in regard to career options, including some internship opportunities! These representatives will also be available for conversations around education requirements for their perspective fields. Please come out and explore all of the career opportunities we have in our community. The 2018 Career Fair will be held Tuesday, January 16th from 6-8 PM in our school cafeteria. We hope to see you there
Today's assembly on Social Media Awareness has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled. See this guide for continued conversation about social media, http://saferschoolstogether.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Social-Media-check-list-2017-1.pdf
Incoming 9th grade testing will be held tomorrow morning. Please drop your student off at the canopy entrance at 7:30 AM. This includes Edison, Georgetowne, Good Shepherd, and Parkview students.
Class of 2022 Parents 9th Grade Orientation/Parent Meeting materials can be found here : http://www.pekinhigh.net/incoming-freshmen-and-transfer-students
Important Information for Parents/Students Parent/Student Access will not be accessible on Friday, December 15th, 2017 and will be turned back on at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017. Parents can log in to check final grades at this time. Parent/Student Access will not be accessible from Friday, December 22, 2017 through Tuesday, January 2, 2018 for routine end-of-semester maintenance. Your second semester schedule will be accessible starting at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. It is important that you print your schedule and bring it to school on Thursday, January 4th, as paper copies will not be distributed. Please note that second semester schedules are final and changes will only take place to meet graduation requirements or to resolve a scheduling conflict.
Landmark Victory for Pekin Swimmers - goo.gl/nd3YfH #dragonpride
Need something to get you into the holiday spirit this weekend? Join our Encore orchestra and all of the PCHS choirs to celebrate the season with song at our Vespers concerts tomorrow night at 6:30, and Sunday afternoon 2:00 PM in the theater! Admission is free, and music will include a variety of holiday classics, festive carols, and featured solos by PCHS students. Come out and support our Orchestra and Choir students in welcoming the season--it's a perfect break from finals prep! :-)
Student Council and the Life Skills classes had a fun Mission to Mars party today! #dragonpride
The S'Pekin Dragons placed 4th last weekend at the Bradley University Speech Tournament. There were 24 schools from eight different states at this competition. Additionally, senior Danielle Watson placed 2nd in the Jay Janssen Oratorical Competition, earning a $13,000 scholarship to attend Bradley and be on their nationally ranked speech team!
Congratulations to the PCHS students that auditioned and were selected to represent PCHS at All-STATE band in January!!!!! These students had to undergo a rigorous audition process starting back in October. Please congratulate these kids, as they were chosen from among tens of thousands of auditioning students from around the state!!!! Paige Calvert - Vocal Joe Hoff - Trumpet Jack Mansfield - Violin Andy Murfin - Bari sax Ben Murfin - Tuba #DRAGONPRIDE
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Child Care's Four & Five year old Preschool program starts January 22nd. Runs 8:05 am - 11:15 am and end May 4th. The cost is $75.00. Child Care students will be creating age appropriate lesson plans that will engage the children in language, art, and gross motor activities. For more information please contact Trish Meyer via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or (309) 347-4101 ext 6289
Mrs. Lenne's Parenting class sees simulation of the effect of toxins and alcohol on the unborn fetus.(Cups emptied before coming to school.)
1st hour Investigative Physics Rube Goldberg projects! Ms. Delaere #dragonpride
Congratulations to Austin Downey, Quinten Nance and Colin Beyer for being selected to the Bradley Fresh/Soph Honor band! These students will represent PCHS along with musicians from 37 other schools from around central Illinois. Good luck, and GO DRAGONS!
Glassworks students completed original wire wrapped glass aperture melts today! #dragonpride
Ms. DeLaere’s chemistry students are solving puzzles that deal with electron configurations and the Periodica table! #dragonpride
It has come to our attention via social media and other avenues, there is a rumor of a potential school shooting at PCHS. Please know if there was ever any credible threat to student safety we would make parents and students immediately aware and take appropriate actions. School will be in session as usual tomorrow as there is no credible threat. Rest assured, students will be safe at Pekin High.
Game-lovers: A belated-Halloween #PCHSGameClub meeting is going down TONIGHT after school. #GAMEON from 3-530 in the PCHS cafeteria - join us! 🎃💀 School-appropriate costumes encouraged! #dragonpride
There will be a boys swim meeting this Thursday, Nov. 2nd, after school in room B-220. Those interested in boys swim need to attend.
Joseph Ritter, PCHS class of 2014, is currently complying his senior history thesis while studying in Heidelberg, Germany. Joseph is a senior at Illinois College in Jacksonville. He is majoring in both history and German, and will be graduating this coming Spring. Joseph studied German for 4 years at PCHS. He was a GAPP exchange student during the summer of 2014. Congratulations, Joseph!
Congrats to Austin Downey, Colin Beyer and Quinten Nance for being selected to the Bradley U's Fresh/Soph Honor Band! These students will represent PCHS at BU,Tuesday, Nov. 14th. #Dragonpride
Child Care's 3 year old program starts November 6th and runs through December 14th. Children are here from 8:05-11:15 the cost is $40.00. Please email email@example.com for a spot!
Seven Runners - Seven Personal Times http://www.pjstar.com/news/20171011/seven-runners-seven-personal-record-times
PCHS Science Department! Volley for the cure! #dragonpride
Senior Joshua Utley translated a letter from German to English for a local, elderly lady, suffering from dementia, who can no longer communicate in German with nephew. He lives in Germany and cannot speak English. Josh was able to translate the entire letter in about 40 minutes and have it ready to be read soon. #dragonpride
PCHS Glassworks students lead discussions with peers on Peoria Sculpture Walk field trip today. #dragonpride
Dragon swimmers starting the year out strong #Dragonpride http://www.pjstar.com/sports/20170919/pekin-co-op-relay-swimmers-moving-in-right-direction
Parents of athletes: Please sign up for concession times here - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0549a5a622a2ff2-football
Dear Parents & Visitors: Please check into the Principals office upon entering the building. You MUST have your drivers license in order to visit within the building.Thank you!
Volleyball Dragon Hannah Thompson makes the UA Watch List #dragonpride http://www.pekintimes.com/sports/20170831/area-volleyball-trio-named-to-under-armour-all-american-watch-list