Congrats to Emma and John as they wrap up their amazing All State experience! You represented Panther Nation well!
PHS Crafts class broke open two new Ipads. The students are creating Calligraphy cards - their choice of theme found on Google Classroom. A student needed help cutting out a heart shape - the cricut machine assisted with that! Technology rocks! #Ipads #Syncing #Cricutmachine #Art
John Berns and Emma Stephens have had a wonderful two days of composing and singing at IMEC All State!
Mr. Moore, from Edwards Jones came and spoke to the PJHS Money 101 class on the importance of investing for your future.
Our January Radio Students of the Month are Freshman: Madyx Angel, Sophomore: Lauren Ambrose, Junior: Chloe Bland, and Senior: Aryn Alde. Congratulations!!
PE classes have been working on our striking unit. Balloon skills and striker ball has been a fun aspect of this unit! Who doesn’t love balloons?!?!
Students in 8th grade robotics have created functioning "arthropod" robot prototypes. They are beginning to design their final models that will be 3-d printed.
Mrs. Chase, Emma Stephens, and John Berns are on their way to All-State at the Illinois Music Education Conference. Both students were selected to participate, which is the highest honor a high school student may receive. Congratulations John and Emma.
Congratulations to Emma Stephens and John Berns as they start their Illinois Music Educators Conference All State weekend!
Due to inclement weather, there will be no school today, January 25, 2022 for Pana CUSD #8.
Mrs. King’s class, along with Ms. Hahnenkamp’s help, did a STEM activity on making the largest snowman. They made snow out of baking soda and conditioner. Check out their designs.
PJHS 6th Grade Art students visited the ICE BOX STEM LAB for one more day. Today students learned how to design unique snowflakes using symmetry + radial balance. Plus how to copy an image + recreate it as a new drawing brush on the Ipads! The app is called ProCreate. #Art #Math
We practiced using commas today with macaroni noodles in Mrs. Crawford’s class! This put our fine motor skills to the test!
Pana CUSD 8 is very fortunate to have the support of the Pana Sports Boosters! Please join their newly created Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/people/Pana-Sports-Boosters/100089874240203/
Sports Boosters held a cake auction at the girls’ basketball game on Monday night. The senior girls had some amazing desserts that brought in $1,675. The money will be spent on athletes’ programs. A special thank you to Heath Spracklen and Gene Price for auctioneering.
Brittany Eakle, manager of Land of Lincoln Credit Union, spoke to students at PJHS in the Money 101 class today. She taught students how to open a checking account and discussed the importance of maintaining an account.
6th Grade Art students are exploring Art + Technology together. We visited PJHS's STEM LAB today, and plan on through the rest of this week. Students used Ipads + the ProCreate Application. We learned about radial balance, symmetry, and drawing with grids. #Art #Tech #Design
PJHS Art students were invited to participate in the 2023 Young Artist Showcase. These kiddos down below made it into the Final art show of 100 artworks. If students + parents) miss this reception (Jan 21st + Jan 28) you may still visit the Madden Arts Center from 10am-2pm.
Some PJHS Art students participated in the Young Artist Showcase, + they placed within the top 100 art pieces for the Final show. Artwork is hanging in the Anne Lloyd Gallery, housed in the Dectur Madden Arts Center. Visting hours are on Saturdays: Jan 21st, & Jan 28t@10am-2pm.
Big Thank You to the OKAW Area Vocational Center for hosting a tour for our students. So many great opportunities!