English 3 general and CP have an analysis essay due tonight by 11:59 on Google Classroom. Students can find examples and helpful hints on last week's Classroom posts and handouts. As always, they can stay after school or email Mrs. Stalets during the evening for help.
Update: PHS Boys baseball has changed location. Today's game vs Beecher City will be played at home at 4:15 pm.
Lincoln Elementary students will be creating unique designs and decorating a T-shirt to wear during IAR (parcc) testing. IAR is the formerly known PARCC or ISAT test from the past. It stands for Illinois Assessment of Readiness but we are turning those letters into I AM READY!!! Please provide a T-shirt for your child to bring to school by next week and we will provide the markers. If you can donate an extra shirt for any kiddo who may not have one, it would be greatly appreciated as well.
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Lincoln Elementary will send home 3rd quarter report cards on Friday, March 15th.
Attention Senior Parents: Be on the lookout for a letter being mailed to you this week with information on the yearbooks! We have a due date coming up, so please watch your mailbox!
Wednesday is an early dismissal for PT Conferences from 12:45-3:30
PJHS will distribute 3rd quarter report cards on Friday, March 15th.
Students in the Drama PBL (first time ever at PJHS) have been working very hard on a performance to share with their classmates on Thursday and their families on Saturday. We are nervous, but excited!
Sixth graders are ready to start the 4th quarter off strong! They will be using their reading and writing skills to prepare for the upcoming IAR assessments.
Student Council is selling popcorn to raise funds for 2019 Homecoming activities. Orders and money due 03/15. See a PHS StuCo member to order!
English III is learning about Transcendentalism. We wrote our own poems last week and submitted them to a poetry contest. Good luck to all the students who entered!
Freshmen are finishing reading Romeo and Juliet- projects are coming soon (due Friday, March 15)!
Today's Driver Education classes were amazed to see how complex driving can be in urban settings like the Streets of San Francisco.
In Consumer Education Class we have been working on the student's portfolios by creating Resumes, Letter of Applications and Thank you letters that they will be able to use for future use.
Thank you Dr. Beyers for visiting our Introduction to Business class on Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics related to running a business.
Health JAM 2019 was completed on Wednesday February 27 with a full day of Career Day. All 5th grade students completed the 6 week challenge of "Walking Across Illinois." Students were paired in groups and challenged by wearing fitbits to have enough steps to walk across Illinois.
This week students are giving oral reports on their Famous Black Americans.
Students presented their google slide projects on the Presidents this week.
Excited that several students have met their requirements to "graduate" from math intervention class this week.
Shared my lunch time with four 6th grade boys. We shared good conversation and a few laughs. I love making connections with kids!
Students have been learning about fractions in math now. Simplest form is probably the most challenging, but most students can do it now.
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Our class just finished The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. The students really wanted to continue reading the sequel, so we read the synopsis of her next book. I bought The War I Finally Won over the weekend, so we are now excited to be reading the sequel!
Title Reading has been reviewing for the IAR. We have covered the concepts of summarizing, text structure, main idea, sequencing, and cause and effect.