Mrs. Maxwell
National scholarships are becoming available for seniors graduating this May. Follow the link to the Counselor Connection Website to see what's available! https://sites.google.com/a/panaschools.com/phs-counselor/scholarship-information
about 4 hours ago, Mrs. Maxwell
Emily Perry
Intro to Ag classes were busy again today making mini posters. Tomorrow they will teach their peers about FFA Degrees, history, and influential people.
about 9 hours ago, Emily Perry
Mr. Wolf
Calculus students worked together to solve logarithmic equations to prepare for a quiz.The students were each given an equation to solve, then had to find the solution to their equation, which gave them another equation to solve. Eventually each student had solved all equations.
about 9 hours ago, Mr. Wolf
Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz’s kids are having fun playing games to help them learn their addition facts.
1 day ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Anna Patton
Check out our new fence decorations sponsored by PHS Student Council and PHS Athletic Department. Go Panthers!
1 day ago, Anna Patton
Mr. Wolf
Congrats to the Freshmen Football Panthers on a win last night, 36-0, over the Gillespie Miners. Come out and support the Varsity Panthers as they take on Gillespie tonight at Brummett Field, and the JV Panthers as they travel to Gillespie on Monday.
1 day ago, Mr. Wolf
Anna Patton
Friday night plans: Cheer on the Panthers!
1 day ago, Anna Patton
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s 2nd graders deciding if pollination or bearing fruit is more important.
4 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Busy day in Ms Hahnenkamp’s 2nd grade. Reviewed doubles facts with a song. Completed smoke jumper pics in Art. We did a math checkup using quizziz & coded on code.org.
4 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Juletta Ellis
Kindness, enthusiasm, helpfulness...keywords of this week’s PJHS positive referrals. Some of these kiddos have now signed their names TWICE! Way to go! Pictured are Savannah Richter, Tayla Rhodes, Kaine Cunningham, Taylor Beck, Abigail Cline, and Riley Beard.
4 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Anna Patton
Shoutout to English IV students! EVERY student had his/her notes done and ready for class today. Mrs Patton is SUPER proud of you!
4 days ago, Anna Patton
Emily Perry
Introduction to Agriculture participated in activities to solidify leadership skills and teamwork. They unraveled the human knot and learned the value of knowing whom you work with.
4 days ago, Emily Perry
Mrs. Adam
Anyone who ordered a yard sign can stop by the high school office and pick them up. Just in time for the first home game! Go Panthers!
4 days ago, Mrs. Adam
Matt Sanders
Can you construct and carry out a controlled experiment? Biology students at PHS can! Ask them about it...
4 days ago, Matt Sanders
Megan Henkel
PHS Art Club is working towards the Springfield Festival of Trees competition. Art Club hand creates ornaments, tree topper, & base for the school tree. Can you guess the theme for this year?
4 days ago, Megan Henkel
Mrs. Watson
Students in Mrs. Watson's Introduction to Business class are writing questions from our chapter that can be answered with one of four response cards.
4 days ago, Mrs. Watson
Amanda Skinner
Deadlines are approaching for upcoming employment opportunities. Check out https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309 for current job offerings, such as https://5il.co/a3br
5 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Holman - Art
First graders are painting self portraits!!
5 days ago, Mrs. Holman - Art
Mrs. Lehn
Washington and Lincoln Schools' book fair is this Thursday and Friday (September 12-13) at Lincoln School. We are still in need of help on Thursday from 10-12 and Friday from 10-2. Please let us know ASAP if you are available (jlehn@panaschools.com). These events cannot be successful without all of our wonderful volunteers!!
5 days ago, Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Watson
Students in Mrs. Watson's class trying the Quiz, Quiz, Trade activity we learned from Mrs. Alt yesterday!
5 days ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Adam
Interested in ordering Panther Gear? The online store to purchase items is OPEN and will remain open through Sept. 30th. Several shirt options and sizes available for men, women and kids! Here is the link: https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/VAYK2PPKDM Go Panthers!
5 days ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. Whalen
Sophomores are needed to help work in the concession stand at varsity football games! The money we make will be used for next year's prom and our senior trip. Parents are encouraged to help also! Sign up with Mrs. Whalen or Senor Evaul.
5 days ago, Mrs. Whalen
Amanda Skinner
Pana teachers became students today as guest speakers shared strategies on wellness and provided hands-on learning activities.
6 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Juletta Ellis
Hannah Brewer from the Illinois Department of Natural Resource Safety Education department observed the Outdoor Resources class today at PJHS. She observed how Hunter Education is taught in a our classrooms so that it can be used for an example for other schools in Illinois that may want to add to their curriculum. PJHS have offered this class as an elective for students now for seven years.
6 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Matt Sanders
Reinforcement of body regions today in A&P; nothing like a pile of sticky notes!
6 days ago, Matt Sanders
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary will hold our Fall Scholastic Book Fair on Thursday 9/12/19 and Friday 9/13/19 during scheduled library times. It will remain open from 3:00-7:00 pm on Thursday night (9/12) for all families in the community. Please enter the building at the NW entrance.
6 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
PJHS remembers 9/11 in a brief ceremony led by the Panther Den.
6 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Attention Lincoln Parents!!! The after school bus to the YMCA program is full. There are no more seats available for transportation. Kiddos can STILL GO to the YMCA After School Program but will need their own transportation.
7 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mr. Cothern
Chemistry students began work on a density lab today in which they used two different methods to determine density of various objects.
7 days ago, Mr. Cothern
Juletta Ellis
Last week at PJHS we completed MAP testing and the following students signed the Wall of Fame for their positive office referrals: Andrew Kealen, Zoie Wemple, Claire Osborn, Eli Lindsay, Clayton Worker, Carter Edwards, Brynn Ade, Presley McNear, Kaine Cunningham, Nicole Jannink, and Skylier Clark. Nice work!!
8 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Fall Book Fair!
8 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: Wednesday, September 11th, is a half-day school improvement day. All schools will dismiss 3 hours early.
9 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class have been learning about coding by doing a few unplugged activities to get them ready to code on the chromes. Next week they will begin their journey using code.org.
11 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Watson
Students in Mrs. Watson's classes celebrated the best moment from this week by posting it on the Brag Board. What was the best thing that happened to you this week?!
11 days ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Students in Mrs. Watson's classes celebrated the best moment from this week by posting it on the Brag Board. What was the best thing that happened to you this week?!
11 days ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Teamwork makes the dream work!
11 days ago, Mrs. Watson
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
We wish Mr. Cothern the best of luck as he moves to the night shift over at PHS. He will be missed!
11 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Parents and Guardians: Please take a moment to read the attached PDF letter on school safety from our superintendent. https://5il.co/a1jp
11 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. King
Who says math can’t be fun??
12 days ago, Mrs. King
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Come join the Lincoln Elementary 5th Grade Band!!
12 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs Jones and Ms Hahnenkamp’s classes welcomed Mrs Berner to talk to them about bees. She told us how they get their bees, the jobs of the bees, & how they harvest the honey. She also let students try the honey.
13 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Come join the Lincoln Elementary 5th Grade Band!!
13 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Today Ms Hahnenkamp’s students learned about google docs. They have been studying parts of a letter, so they began typing a letter to their grandparents.
14 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Today Ms Hahnenkamp’s student began their 100 mile challenge at recess. Look 👀 these students & Ms H reached a half mile. This is so much fun! Thanks to Mr Bauer & school board for funding this program.
14 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Emily Perry
The Introduction to Agriculture classes have been busy learning about character and leadership qualities. Here they are working on their “build a leader”.
14 days ago, Emily Perry
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
September's Random Acts of Kindness Calendar at Lincoln Elementary.
14 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Come join the Lincoln Elementary 5th Grade Band!!
14 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
Congrats to Austyn Dagen, Cameron Banning, Taylor Beck, Noah Weeden, Cayden Hankins, Brandon Schulz, Shane Warren, Devin Smith, Lukis Merrifield, Mya Smith, Kaylee Patrick, Kali Budds, Dalton Cole, Katie Christer, and Leah Christman for receiving positive office referrals and signing the PJHS Wall of Fame last week!
14 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Sowarsh
Today PJHS students celebrated completing Crushin’ It boot camp. For the last 2 weeks, students have learned about conflict resolution, proper technology use, good manners, doing the right thing and self regulation during Crushin’ It boot camp. Today’s celebration included hot dogs, Crush soda and extra recess time.
16 days ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 2nd, for Labor Day.
16 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Miss PJHS Open House? Please watch this video to see how you can keep in touch this year and be involved in your child's education. https://youtu.be/ymkOAG7U454
17 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
2nd gr is a blast! Students in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class watched the reaction of baking soda, baking powder, & sugar with vinegar. Then they launched a water bottle. Next week, we are going to search more into why it makes that reaction.
18 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Matt Sanders
Have you ever classified a pile of shoes? Zoology & Botany students built a dichotomous key to identify the shoes of the entire class. Ask a ZooBot student to describe the process!
18 days ago, Matt Sanders
Matt Sanders
Let’s test homeostasis of our heart rate! Anatomy & Physiology students working brains and bodies today!
18 days ago, Matt Sanders
Matt Sanders
If you were a Bess Beetle, how many times your own mass could you pull? Ask your nearest PHS Biology student to find out!!
18 days ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Watson
Thursday we had our first Future Business Leaders of America meeting for the 2019-2020 school year!!
18 days ago, Mrs. Watson
Anna Patton
Seniors are learning about “Senior” things with Mrs Maxwell in English classes today!
19 days ago, Anna Patton
Amanda Skinner
Stop by Room 225 at PHS this evening From 6:30 to 8 pm during Open House to purchase your Chromebook insurance for the 2019-2020 school year. Deadline for payments is tomorrow, August 30th. $19 for the year protects your device from unforeseen accidents. A screen replacement alone is $36; get your Chrome protection today!
19 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz’s class is ready for kickoff Friday night! The boys chose a varsity number for their players. #littlepanthers
19 days ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Nicole Blodgett
Pana CUSD #8 has increased the Substitute Teacher pay rate to $90.00 per day! We are always looking for Teacher Subs to Join Us!!! If you or anyone you know is interested, please share or call 217-562-1500 for more info. GO PANTHERS!!!!
19 days ago, Nicole Blodgett
Nicole Blodgett
Pana Community Hospital St. Louis Shopping Trip! Sat Nov. 23, 2019. RSVP at 562-2131 ext 383, Please share:)
19 days ago, Nicole Blodgett
Matt Sanders
Getting back into the experimental mindset in Bio class!
19 days ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Whalen
Algebra 2 students practiced transforming graphs on desmos.com yesterday!
20 days ago, Mrs. Whalen
Mrs. King
STEM project in Mrs. King’s class. Goal: build the tallest tower out of 12 straws.
21 days ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
STEM project in Mrs. King’s class. Goal: build the tallest tower with 12 straws.
21 days ago, Mrs. King
Jennifer Lehn
PTO Fundraiser: If you have friends and family that are interested in ordering online and you choose to "Register" your child (NOT required, but helpful), you will need the organization id # 59651. This information was inadvertently left off of the blue information sheet.
21 days ago, Jennifer Lehn
Jennifer Lehn
PTO fundraiser packets are going home today with Washington and Lincoln Schools' students! This will be our ONLY fundraiser of the year. Orders AND money are due Sep. 9. Please help support our schools by participating. Thank you!!!
21 days ago, Jennifer Lehn
Juletta Ellis
Thank you to the teachers and Panther Den kids who helped with the PJHS donut drive thru at arrival today. “Donut” forget Open House on Thursday from 6:30-8!
21 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Adam
Any family that ordered Yard Signs at registration, your order is in! You are welcome to stop by the HS office and pick yours up weekdays until 4pm.
21 days ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. Crawford
Washington school had so much fun with the high school visitors today!
21 days ago, Mrs. Crawford
Juletta Ellis
PJHS will host Open House on Thursday, August 29th. This year the format will be a little different. Come at 6:30 and report to your child’s homeroom for a parent/guardian communication info session so you’ll know all you need to know about staying in touch and up-to-date this school year! After the session, tour the building and see our brand new look! If you can’t make it at 6:30, no worries! Come when you can. A video of the presentation will be available after Open House. See you there!
22 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a few more of the many kiddos who are really enjoying the 100 miles club!!
23 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Heather Smith
We had a great time at our PBIS kick Panther celebration. Thanks to some of our high schoolers for showing us what it means to be a Panther!
24 days ago, Heather Smith
Heather Smith
We had a great time at our PBIS kick Panther celebration. Thanks to some of our high schoolers for showing us what it means to be a Panther!
24 days ago, Heather Smith
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
5th grade students were visited by the PHS band students today who gave a great demonstration of each instrument. Watch for band sign up information coming home with students very soon!
25 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Racking up those laps for the 100 mile club and Mrs. Reiss even got into the action today!
25 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Jennifer Lehn
Mrs. Lehn's 2nd grade participated in a fun STEM project. They had to "Save Fred" by getting a gummy Lifesaver around a gummy worm after its boat (a cup) capsized. The tricky part was that they couldn't touch these things with their hands... They could only use 4 paper clips!!
25 days ago, Jennifer Lehn
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class is part of the pride. Go Panthers 🐆!
25 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class wants to Thank our high school Panthers 🐆 for coming and sharing what it means to be a Panther 🐆 with us. Go Panthers!
25 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Juletta Ellis
This week at PJHS...Congrats to Brianna Mathis who signed the Wall of Fame for taking time to assist a struggling student. Thanks to Chief Bland for coming in to speak with students about making responsible choices. We appreciate your partnership in keeping our schools safe!
25 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Cothern
6th graders listened to the story “Perfect.” Then, they chose which character from the story they could best relate to and explain why.
25 days ago, Mrs. Cothern
Anna Patton
PHS English Dept: Dressed and ready for a successful year! Go Panthers!
25 days ago, Anna Patton
Janice Hrabak
We loved having the High School kids come see us today at Washington School. Mrs. Hrabak’s class in their orange and blue!!
25 days ago, Janice Hrabak
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lots of learning taking place in Ms Hahnenkamp’s room. Cup Challenge, Kahoot, Rocket Launch 🚀 just to name a few. Busy first week of school.
25 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. King
STEM Cup Stacking Challenge
26 days ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
STEM Cup Stacking Challengers
26 days ago, Mrs. King
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
The school district provided bottled water for the Lincoln Elementary students today due to the boil order after a break in the water line on 2nd and Vine. We will continue to provide water until the boil order is lifted but would like to encourage you during this time to send your student to school with water from home as well.
26 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Four of our Lincoln School 3rd graders were the first to reach 1 mile in our all school 100 Mile Club.!!!!!
26 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Whalen
Algebra 2 students worked together on a card sort today, involving function families! They matched function names with their corresponding equations and graphs.
26 days ago, Mrs. Whalen
Anna Patton
PHS English Dept. is cleaning house! We have FREE copies of novels. Email Mrs Patton if interested!
26 days ago, Anna Patton
Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Berns's Geometry students performed a hands on measuring project today in class.
27 days ago, Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Cothern
With the support of Trevor and Jeri Ann Higgins, we will be hosting a Donate Life night! The Pana volleyball team and Central A&M volleyball team will be working together to provide cakes to be auctioned between the JV and Varsity matches! Come on out and support the cause! All proceeds will go to the Higgins family. There will be other activities going on throughout the night!
27 days ago, Mrs. Cothern
Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley’s class used food to show place value to hundreds. Yum!
28 days ago, Mrs. Epley
Juletta Ellis
Congratulations 6th grader Liberty Law! She was the first student to receive a Positive Office Referral and sign Mrs. Ellis’s Wall of Fame! Liberty was nominated by Miss Brandis for sitting with a student who was sitting alone at lunch. We are proud of you, Liberty!
28 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
First day pics: It was a great day to be a Panther at PJHS!
28 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Whitney Reynolds
Kindergarten students will dismiss at 11:45 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. They will start the regular dismissal schedule on Friday.
28 days ago, Whitney Reynolds
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
A huge shout out to Mr Bauer, board members, & Nicole for the delicious lunch today. Great way to begin a new school year. Thanks so much!
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Amanda Skinner
Today we welcomed back our teachers and staff to Pana CUSD #8 for Teacher Institute. A big thanks to Nicole Blodgett and board members for serving lunch today.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Can't wait to see everyone tonight!!!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Cheri Wysong
WELCOME TO WASHINGTON SCHOOL Meet the Teacher Night Thursday August 15th 5:00-6:00 pm Bring your school supplies and your smiles! See you soon!
about 1 month ago, Cheri Wysong
Kim Hahnenkamp
Flipping with excitement to meet my new students and their families tomorrow night at meet the teacher night.
about 1 month ago, Kim Hahnenkamp
Juletta Ellis
Meet the Teacher! Welcome to PJHS and PHS Miss Shelby Bayless! Miss Bayless will teach 6-12 Music this year. She graduated from Illinois College in May 2019 with a degree in Music Education. While at IC, she was very active in the choirs, Mu Phi Epsilon Music Fraternity, and Kappa Delta Pi. She has loved music for a long time and knew from the time she started choir in the 6th grade that her dream was to teach music. Miss Bayless is excited to start her teaching career at Pana and to be able to give students the opportunities to create, reform, and become educated music consumers. In her free time, she loves participating in community theatre. This past summer she was in Hairspray at The Legacy Theatre in Springfield. She has also been in shows at The Muni, Theatre in the Park, and Springfield Theatre Center. Miss Bayless loves to watch theatre with her friends, binge watch reality TV, and visit with her family and their dogs. Welcome to Pana, Miss Bayless!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Meet the Teacher! Ms. Erin Nicolas joins the PJHS special education staff this year. Ms. Nicolas has lived in Pana her entire life, and she is excited about starting a new chapter working in her hometown! She attended Lakeland Community College and earned her Associates degree before transferring to ISU where she received a Bachelors in Education in 2009. She began subbing within in the Pana School District and found her love for working with special education students. Ms. Nicolas attended Greenville University in 2013 and earned her LBS1 endorsement. In 2015, Ms. Nicolas began teaching K-5 special education at South Fork Elementary before accepting the position here at PJHS. Ms. Nicolas enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Chris and his children as well as boating, riding wheelers, campfires, and any activities with her niece Eloise. Welcome, Ms. Nicolas!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Meet the Teacher! Welcome to PJHS Miss Britany Watrous. Miss Watrous will be teaching 7th grade math. She graduated from EIU in December of 2018 after student teaching with PJHS's Mr. Miller in the Fall. After graduation, Miss Watrous taught 7th grade reading at Edison Middle School in Champaign, but has made the move back to PJHS. She is looking forward to her wedding in November, and she also enjoys reading, unsweet tea, and all things Disney! Welcome (back) to PJHS Miss Watrous!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Meet the Teacher! Introducing Mrs. Cindy McKinney, who will teach 8th Grade Math at PJHS. Mrs. McKinney and her family have just moved to Pana and are excited to be part of this community. She and her husband are both teachers, and they have 2 daughters. Mrs. McKinney grew up in a small town in the Bloomington-Normal area and attended college at Illinois Weslyan University. She has taught a variety of levels including elementary, junior high math, and high school. Mrs. McKinney likes to spend the majority of her time with her family, and they love to be outside playing and riding bikes. She also enjoys reading, music, and sports, and the family can often be found at school events throughout the year. Mrs. McKinney looks forward to working with the students of PJHS and meeting lots of new people. Welcome Mrs. McKinney!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Meet the Teacher! Introducing Brooke Brandis. Ms. Brandis will teach P.E. at PJHS this year. Ms. Brandis grew up in Taylorville and graduated from Illinois College where she played volleyball for all four years of her college career. Currently, she coached club volleyball out of Springfield, IL for a team called Shock. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, especially her nephew Nash. She also enjoys working out and going on walks or car rides with her dog Eddie. Welcome Ms. Brandis!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Adam
Know a Pana alumni you would like to see honored? Pana is still accepting nominees for the 2019 Wall of Fame. Nominations will be accepted through the end of August. Forms can be mailed or dropped by the PHS office until the 31st.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. Sowarsh
PJHS staff all came together today for an unpacking party. Teachers and staff are working hard to get everything ready for the first day of school. A huge thanks to all the maintenance staff for their incredible efforts!! Oh and also, pizza was enjoyed by all.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Juletta Ellis
New Student Chromebook Orientation (grades 6-12) and 6th Grade Orientation is Monday, August 12 at 5:30 in the PJHS auditorium. All students and parents/guardians new to the chromebook program must attend the orientation meeting, including students new to the district in grades 7-12 and all 6th grade students. A device cannot be issued without this meeting. Sixth grade orientation will begin at 6:30 after the Chromebook meeting. If you cannot attend, please call 562-6500 (JH) or 562-6600 (HS).
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Sowarsh
Freshmen Orientation by the numbers..... 84 students, 8 staff members, 6 service learners, 13 pizzas, 4 hours, 7 activities, 9 small groups. Not having any surprises on the first day of school......... Priceless!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Pana School Supply Giveaway at the United in Faith Church. Saturday August 10th from 9 until 12.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
He’s back! The PJHS panther is looking good! Here’s a sneak peek.
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Amanda Skinner
Reminder to Freshman: PHS Orientation will be this Thursday from 1:30 to 5:30 with the parent meeting following at 6:30 pm.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
New to Lincoln this year! So excited for 2019 2020
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Please note the date of this event has changed since the original information was sent home last May.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder: Mrs. Sowarsh & Mrs. Maxwell are available today in the PHS office from 8 am to 8 pm to assist any PHS student needing a schedule change. All schedule change requests MUST be made by Friday, August 2nd.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary School Supply Lists!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
Another sneak peek of PJHS! Getting closer to project completion!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Scott Savage
Parents who have registered online can skip the online registration line in the HS Library and proceed to pay your fees in the Gym. If you have not registered online please call the Unit Office 562-1500 for your login/password. Register here: https://pana-il.lumentouchhosts.com
about 1 month ago, Scott Savage
Scott Savage
Corrected - Pana Jr. High - Important Information needed before first practice - Physical - Insurance Waiver - Concussion Form. Dates and details below.
about 1 month ago, Scott Savage
Scott Savage
Athletic Handbook Meetings Grades 7-12 Mandatory for anyone playing any sport for the 19-20 school year. Tuesday July 30, Sunday August 4, Sunday August 11. Where: High School Panther Den @ 5pm. Athlete & Parent must attend 1 meeting to sign-off on required Concussion form.
about 1 month ago, Scott Savage
Mrs. Adam
Quick update- our champs got stuck in traffic and will be slightly delayed. It may be 5:30pm or so. That gives everyone more time to spread the word. Go Panthers!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. Adam
Please join us today (Sunday, July 21) in welcoming our Champion Solar Car Team home from victory! They will be getting back around 5pm. Pana Fire Department will be there for the escort. Please share and come out to support them!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Adam
Scott Savage
Online registration help will be made available in the HS library on July 31st from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. School fees are still due on July 31st. For those unable to attend, you can mail your fees to your child's school. A fee list can be found on the panaschools.com news feed.
2 months ago, Scott Savage
Scott Savage
New this year: Registration will take place entirely online. The online registration portal was opened on July 17th for those wishing to get an early start. If you need assistance with this process you can call the unit office at 217-562-1500.
2 months ago, Scott Savage
Scott Savage
Correction: Registration payments may be made on registration day July 31st from 8am to 8pm at the Pana High School Gym.
2 months ago, Scott Savage
Mrs. Adam
Congratulations to he Pana Solar Car Team who has once again brought home a victory! Not only did they win the first day of racing, they also were the CHAMPIONS of the classic division for the entire race! Additionally, Lucas Duduit won the Order of the Cell for the 2nd year!
2 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Scott Savage
Online registration is working great. Over 100 parents have registered. If you don't remember your password or don't know your account info call the District Office at 217-562-1500 to get started. Direct link to the parent portal: https://pana-il.lumentouchhosts.com
2 months ago, Scott Savage
Amanda Skinner
Parents & Students: Schedules are available to view in Lumen. Any student requesting a schedule change must contact Mrs. Sowarsh or Mrs. Maxwell by phone, email or in the Pana High School office on July 31st during walk-in registration hours, 8 am - 8 pm.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Online registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open for all grade levels! If needed, contact the Unit Office at 562-1500 for a password-reset. Lumen Parent Portal can be accessed here: https://pana-il.lumentouchhosts.com/light/lumen/signin
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Nicole Blodgett
Opportunity For School/Sports Physicals Wed July 17, 2019 from 4-7pm at Christian County Health Dept in Taylorville. $35 fee, please call 824-4113 for more info.
2 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
The school supply list for 4th Grade Ms Burrus does not indicate school supplies for her class. You will need 2 composition notebooks, 1 box of bandaids, and 1 highlighter in addition to the common 4th grade supplies. We apologize for this omission and hope to clear up any confusion prior to registration. Please let fellow classmates know as well.
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Reminder that online registration opens on July 17th through Lumen for those who wish to register early. Don't know your login information? Stop by or contact the Unit Office for password-reset assistance.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Nicole Blodgett
***2019-2020 K-8 SUPPLY LISTS available in the www.panaschools.com NEWS section on the front webpage***
2 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Scott Savage
Want to see how the new online registration portal works? Training videos for parents of new students https://youtu.be/JJJFXNrS9S4 and returning students https://youtu.be/D2miDcQs6-I
2 months ago, Scott Savage
Amanda Skinner
Parents: Beginning July 17th you can register your child online through Lumen Parent Portal. Online registration day (with available computers to the public) will be at Pana High School on Wednesday, July 31st from 8 am to 8 pm.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Scott Savage
New employment opportunities available: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
3 months ago, Scott Savage
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Educational Sites for Summer!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Attention incoming freshman and parents: The date for Freshman Orientation has been moved from Tuesday, August 6th, to Thursday, August 8th. Times will remain the same: Student session is 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm while the parent meeting will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
New employment opportunities available: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Bowker
FCA camp 8th grade pyramid
3 months ago, Mr. Bowker
Mrs. Adam
PCH Auxiliary Fundraiser
3 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Mr. Bowker
FCA Powercamp
3 months ago, Mr. Bowker
Amanda Skinner
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Varsity Boys Track Team, Sunday, June 23rd, at 3 pm in the Panther Den at PHS. Presentation of the State Trophy will take place at 3:30 pm.
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Juletta Ellis
PJHS renovation sneak peek!
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Amanda Skinner
Information is available from ISBE concerning free summer meals for students:
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
The Lincoln Elementary FB page has moved to this page but you will continue to get all the same kind of information without missing a thing!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary School (Mrs. Millburg)
We are looking for donations for our Makerspace. As you are out and about at the garage sales this summer or Spring cleaning and if you would like to donate to this cause, we are looking for.... puzzles, Legos, building blocks and any type of Hands-On activities that 3rd 4th and 5th graders might enjoy.
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary School (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
New positions have just been posted. Check them out here: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Soccer Awards ceremony will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 pm in the Panther Den. Boys Track Awards Ceremony will be held Wednesday, June 5, at 6 pm in the Panther Den.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
New employment opportunities available! Check them out here: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Adam
Please join us this evening as we celebrate our graduates!
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. Adam
Any high school student interested in attending summer school please contact PHS office as soon as possible. Your last day to sign up is Friday, May 31st! PHS summer school runs from June 3rd-June 21st
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Juletta Ellis
Kudos to the maintenance staff who moved all the classrooms in 2.5 days! The PJHS office is relocated to the gym for the time being.
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Stephanie Beyers
Last day of Kindergarten! Look out 1st Grade!!
4 months ago, Stephanie Beyers
Daphne Rodman
Fun activities for the last day! Mrs. Rodman’s Second Grade enjoyed the picnic! 🧺
4 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Matt Sanders
At the Opry!!
4 months ago, Matt Sanders
Juletta Ellis
Students dismissed at 12:15, moving and renovation in full swing by 12:30! Big changes coming this summer. Stay tuned!
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Matt Sanders
Senior Trip 2019
4 months ago, Matt Sanders
Juletta Ellis
8th Grade Promotion was held on Friday, May 24th. Best wishes to the newest class of Pana High School!
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Boys Track Coach
The Pana Panthers are the class 1A runner-up at state! Cody Klein is the state champion in the 100m and 200m dash.
4 months ago, Boys Track Coach
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Thanks to Mrs Hay for all the years she taught our students and organized track and field day. You will be missed, but excited that you will join us next year for track and field day. Enjoy your retirement!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class enjoyed participating in track and field day. Thanks to Mrs Hay & all the workers who made it a great day!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Thanks to the PTO for the tasty ice cream 🍨! It sure hit the spot on such a hot day!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Me Hahnenkamp’s class enjoyed an inside cool down picnic in the classroom on this very hot track and field day. Good food, good friends, and good music. I loved listening to them sing.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Rodman’s kids took time for a dance party during Track and Field day.
4 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Stephanie Beyers
Mrs. Beyers’ Track & Field Day Fun!!
4 months ago, Stephanie Beyers
Daphne Rodman
A Big THANK YOU to the Pana PTO for the ice cream. It was the perfect treat for a hot day!
4 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Schmitz
Schmitz kids enjoyed a fun day outside playing on our playground and decorating the cement with chalk. These kiddos are ready for summer!
4 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class enjoyed playing Disney Headbands with Mrs Lehn and drawing Olaf with Mrs Rodman. They found it challenging to draw a snowman with your eyes closed😮. They also made words with the phrase “do you want to build a snowman”. Sharing day is fun!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Second grade students participated in sharing day. Mrs Morrell and ms Hahnenkamp did a Kahoot all about Disney. Look who made the podium!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Amanda Skinner
Please remember today is a 45-min early dismissal.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Cothern
6th graders visited Cahokia Mounds today. Students were able to climb one of the major mounds and observe many ancient artifacts.
4 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Amanda Skinner
Junior students add community service projects to their college portfolios and help beautify the community. Way to go!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Juletta Ellis
A sincere thank you and best wishes to our PJHS staff moving on to new adventures next year.
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
8th annual PJHS 5k was a great event! Congrats to all the student and teacher runners! Thank you to everyone who came out to cheer us on along the route!
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class was given the task of handing the Jr High 5K runners water cups as they ran by. Students loved doing this and cheering the runners on. Thanks Mrs Hay for asking us to help!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Nicole Blodgett
Today is the Day! Please Join Us for a Retirement Reception Wed. May 22, from 4-5:30 in the PHS Panther Den for the following retirees: Kay Medley, Elsie Stewardson, Jody Hay, Karen Nance, Barb Thompson, Janet Dionne, and Nancy Brewer Swenny. Open House - Public Invited:)
4 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Mrs Smith’s class had a great day at Scovill Zoo
4 months ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell’s 2nd grade enjoyed a tour at Carnegie Schuyler Library today. The students learned how easy and fun it can be to check out books. This trip will hopefully encourage the students to read over the summer.
4 months ago, Beth Morrell
Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. LaMarche's class enjoyed learning about the construction project happening at Pana Community Hospital today!
4 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. King
Escape Room
4 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Escape Room
4 months ago, Mrs. King
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Magic That Motivates w Richard Landry and his assistant Snowball. Principal's Reward Assembly at Lincoln Elmentary Kids for Character (6 pillars of Character)
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
PJHS Chromebook Collection is tomorrow (5/22). Students: bring your device, CHARGER, and carrying case to turn in. 8th graders who have paid their fees will receive devices on Friday for keeping. 6th and 7th grade devices will be stored for the summer. Please SHARE!
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Schmitz
Schmitz kids enjoyed a trip to Pana Community Hospital this afternoon. Thank you Melissa Rybolt and the guys at O’Shea Construction for the amazing tour!
4 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Stephanie Beyers
Field trip fun!! Mrs. Beyers Kindergarten Kids were on the loose at the Scovill Zoo !
4 months ago, Stephanie Beyers
Janice Hrabak
Zoo trip in Kindergarten!!
4 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Janice Hrabak
Kindergarten field trip to the zoo.
4 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Amanda Skinner
Congrats to the 2019 IM Volleyball Champs!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
The 5th grade students at Lincoln Elementary have officially graduated from the D.A.R.E. program. Thank you to Officer Ryan for investing your time in our kiddos!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class had the privilege to meet Jerry, a Vietnam vet, who they wrote letters to for the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight. He was so touched by their letters that he wanted to thank them personally. Thanks to Mrs Bauman for being his guardian.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Adam
Want to know what our 2019 PHS graduates will be doing after graduation? Check out their future plans on our website: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/seniors-2019--2
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. Watson
Future Business Leaders of America. Our last meeting for the 2018-2019 school year. I'm going to miss this group!!
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Amanda Skinner
A special shout of THANKS to our Cafeteria Staff who not only work diligently to prepare our breakfasts and lunches, but also give smiles and words of encouragement to those who need it. You are APPRECIATED each and every day! Thank you for all that you do!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Miller
Thanks to the PEF for the grant to purchase a portion of the target for the Pana Archery Club!
4 months ago, Mr. Miller
Juletta Ellis
Some sixth grade student reps and Mrs. Ellis had the privilege of meeting the upcoming 6th grade class today for a Q & A session. Save the date: 6th grade orientation is 8/12/19, 5:30-7:30!
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Today 2nd graders visited Lincoln School. Mrs Millburg took them around the building to meet the 3rd grade teachers and see the building. Our kids were so excited to see all the cool books in the library! Thanks Mrs Millburg and 3rd grade teachers for making us feel at home!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Daphne Rodman
The second grade students that were respectful, safe, and ready to learn had a great trip to the Dairy Queen!
4 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Schmitz
Schmitz kids had a super fun day at the Children’s Museum in Decatur on Tuesday. We explored the museum and enjoyed the playground.
4 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Watson
Thank you Mike and Jared Trexler for meeting with our Introduction to Business class last week!
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Thank you to Mrs Ellis and the sixth grade student panel for talking with our 5th graders today
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Letters were sent home this week for those students receiving scholarships that will be honored during the annual Scholarship Dinner, which will take place this Sunday, May 19, 6 pm, at Pana High School.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Sandy Pauley
Kirsten Cravens Food Fight Fundraiser
4 months ago, Sandy Pauley
Amanda Skinner
PHS Final Exam Schedule is here! https://5il.co/7php
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
The 2nd graders visited us at Lincoln Elementary today. They were so excited to meet Mrs. Millburg and the 3rd grade teachers. Miss Rodman, our new 3rd grade teacher, was able to be with us today too! The library was a hit too!!!!!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Adam
PHS Finals Schedule
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Amanda Skinner
Summer volleyball camps for 2019 are due to your child's office by 5/19/2019 (Wednesday) Camp is for girls in grades 6-12 for the 2019-2020 school year. https://5il.co/7ozd
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Nicole Blodgett
Eat Pana SUBWAY tonight May14, until 10pm to help a great cause, the Pana Education Foundation!
4 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Mrs. Crawford
The first grade classes had such a great time on the field trip to the Children’s Museum today! Here are some photos of Mrs. Crawford’s class enjoying all the fun activities!
4 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
As we start to head into summer break it is the perfect time for a refresher on internet safety and using social media responsibly! Thank you to Ms Skinner for spending time with us at Lincoln Elementary today!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Brinkoetter's Bakery was open for business today! Student used recipes with fractions to make something for Math class today. They then presented their recipe to the class before sharing yummy snacks!!!! #STEM
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Reiss' 3rd Grade class at Lincoln Elementary has some exciting things starting to happen in the incubator!!!!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
You are invited to the Christian County CEO Trade Show!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Nicole Blodgett
Please Join Us for a Retirement Reception Wed. May 22, from 4-5:30 in the PHS Panther Den for the following retirees: Kay Medley, Elsie Stewardson, Jody Hay, Karen Nance, Barb Thompson, Janet Dionne, and Nancy Brewer Swenny. Open House - Public Invited:)
4 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Amanda Skinner
Don't forget! Subway purchases from 3 pm - 10 pm tomorrow help support the PEF!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Choose Subway on May 14th! Come out and support the Pana Education Foundation as a portion of each purchase made from 3 - 10 pm will be donated to the PEF.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. LaMarche's First grade class enjoyed the sunshine and a good book this afternoon!
4 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Final update: The 3rd graders arrived safe and sound around 4:30 and everyone has been picked up! Thanks for your patience. Have a great weekend!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Nicole Blodgett
3rd graders are on the move back to Pana, estimated time of arrival is 4:30.
4 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Update on the 3rd graders that are still on the field trip.... The bus is moving to a bypass around the crossing. They may be an additional 25 minutes IF they can get across the other crossing. Students can be picked up at Lincoln School.
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Nicole Blodgett
Attn: The 3rd grade students on the field trip bus HAVE NOT started moving still as of yet, We will update on here as soon as they are back on the road.
4 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
The buses on the 3rd grade field trip have been delayed and unable to cross the tracks at the Shelbyville Dam. Their estimated time of arrival back at Lincoln School will be approximatly 3:30.
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Attention 3rd Grade Parents: Students will not return to the school from the field trip until 3:30 pm. Students will need to be picked up at Lincoln School at that time.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Janice Hrabak
Thank you to FFA and Mr. Woods for the fun the kids had at the barnyard zoo!
4 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Mrs. Smith’s class had a fun time at the FFA Barnyard Zoo.
4 months ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Rodman’s class did a fun science project that included a Mother’s Day craft. Our experiment demonstrates how water fills a flower and causes it to bloom. We are sure our moms will enjoy doing this project with us!🌸
4 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell’s 2nd grade enjoyed an end of the year picnic with their Kindergarten Buddies from Mrs. Hrabak’s class. Each month they spend time doing a fun activity with their buddy.
4 months ago, Beth Morrell
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell’s class had a blast at Pana FFA’s Barnyard Zoo! Thank you for inviting us!
4 months ago, Beth Morrell
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class did a mystery location Skype with a 4/5 class from Colorado. We learned some new vocabulary as well as their location. Connecting with other kids is so exciting!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
2019 Senior Walk through Lincoln Elementary School https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=FTsdP6TmJHI#dialog
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Brown
Eli is very proud of his final project in Clothing: Fanny Pack.
4 months ago, Mrs. Brown
Megan Henkel
PHS Art Students traveled outside to work on their Weekly Assigned Drawings. They learned how to draw from sight and learned about Plein Air Sketching in an Urban setting.
4 months ago, Megan Henkel
Megan Henkel
PHS Art Students traveled outside for their Weekly Assigned Sketchbook assignments. They learned how to draw from sight and learned about Plein Air terminology.
4 months ago, Megan Henkel
Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
We had a great time today at the FFA Barnyard Zoo!
4 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Daphne Rodman
Thank you, Mr. Wood and the FFA kids! Mrs. Rodman’s class loved the Barnyard Zoo!
4 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Amanda Skinner
Pana Pride invites you to join them on May 11th:
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Last chance to order your PHS 2018-2019 Yearbook. Don't miss out!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Schmitz
Woo Hoo! Schmitz kids went to the Barnyard Zoo! Thank you Mr. Wood and FFA members for another fun adventure in the barnyard.
4 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Amanda Skinner
Choose Subway on May 14th! Come out and support the Pana Education Foundation as a portion of each purchase made from 3 - 10 pm will be donated to the PEF.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. LaMarche
Mrs. LaMarche's class wrapped up our Spring MAP testing Tuesday, so we celebrated our hard work on Wednesday with a Crazy Sock day and a Sock Hop dance party.
4 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche
Mrs. Cothern
Congratulations to the boys and girls track and field team for both being the SCC Champions! Also, a huge thank you to the families of the athletes for showing up on a moments notice to surprise the athletes with the exciting news! A great conference championship celebration!
4 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class planted seeds this begin their Grown Your Garden project. They will document the progress in their own slide presentation. Thanks to Dr. Beyers for letting us use his grow lights. Students are so excited to watch the seeds grow!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Patti Tynan
Lincoln School Music & Art Program this Thursday, 7:00 PM, High School Gym
4 months ago, Patti Tynan
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Last Ag in the Classroom lesson with Ms Ms Hahnenkamp’s class lead by Ms Livingston from the U if I Extension Office was all about gardening.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Off to share what we do with technology in our classroom at TECH Showcase. Thanks for asking us Mrs Skinner! We enjoyed creating our presentations and sharing with our board and community business leaders.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Cothern
The high school girl’s track and field team took their #kirstenstrong support to the SSC track meet! Tonight, we competed for Kirsten!
4 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Mrs. Watson
#kirstenstrong
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. King's class is giving a big ol' shout out.... Thinking of you Kirsten!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
NHS visits the St. Louis Zoo
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
A little science leads to nature as National Honor Society heads to the St. Louis Zoo.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
National Honor Society seniors enjoy the City Museum in STL.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
National Honor Society students explore on their trek to the City Museum.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Lipe
Students in Mr. Lipe and Mr. Pumphreys Drivers ed classes got to watch an extraction of one of their fellow students today in efforts to reinforce the importance of wearing your seat belts and staying off your phone while driving.
4 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Amanda Skinner
Join us on May 14th! Kristen Craven's Fundraiser is open to the public.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to the most amazing staff!!!! Thank you for always putting our kiddos first and for making my 1st year as a principal so great!!!!!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary wants to wish a Happy Nurses Week to our school nurse Tammy Deere! From bandaids and ice packs to bloody noses and much, much more We Appreciate all that you do!!!!
4 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Whitney Reynolds
Mrs. Reynolds class enjoyed kindergarten prom today!
5 months ago, Whitney Reynolds
Mrs. Mayhall
Check out PJHS 6th graders Natural Disaster Info-graphics! As a culminating project for identifying cause and effect relationships, students researched a natural disaster and then took their information to create an info-graphic to share. https://padlet.com/lmayhall/l7fxk89ymqyg
5 months ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Mrs. Mathon
Mrs. Mathon's classes played Quizlet Live to review the academic language they've learned this quarter. The students loved the combination of team work, competition, laughter, and learning!
5 months ago, Mrs. Mathon
Mrs. Mathon
Mrs. Mathon's classes played Quizlet Live to review the academic language they've learned this quarter. The students loved the combination of team work, competition, laughter, and learning!
5 months ago, Mrs. Mathon
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell‘s second grade class finished their rainforest unit today by presenting a program for their families. The students shared facts, performed poems, songs, and a play. The students worked hard to turn their classroom into a rain forest for the program.
5 months ago, Beth Morrell
Mrs. LaMarche
Mrs. LaMarche's first grade class had a great time during pioneer day! Students had to work together to build our very own covered wagon. Now we're ready to travel West!
5 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche
Kindergarten - Mrs. Beyers
Mrs. Beyers Class and Kindergarten Prom fun!
5 months ago, Kindergarten - Mrs. Beyers
Mrs. Crawford
First grade’s Pioneer Day was a success! Mrs. Crawford’s class had a pioneer feast and did many pioneer games and activities!
5 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz’s class celebrated Pioneer Day today. They dressed as pioneer children, made yarn dolls, created pioneer journals, played pioneer games, and even did laundry using a washboard and tub. This special day was planned to celebrate the end of our unit on life long ago and to celebrate finishing the book Little House in the Big Woods. We had so much fun!
5 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Fun at Kindergarten Prom
5 months ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln School PBIS Character Trait awards for kindness!
5 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Daphne Rodman
Terry Rodman from Graphic Packaging International visited Mrs. Rodman’s Second Grade Class. He discussed GPI products, jobs, careers, and dedication to renewal. The class watched a video which brought about great discussion concerning careers in programming and robotics. A big THANK YOU to GPI for giving trees to our class! Thank you Mr. Rodman for the fun presentation.
5 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Janice Hrabak
Kindergarten Prom
5 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Janice Hrabak
Kindergarten Prom
5 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
3rd grade Art students are learning different painting categories. They are now working on the abstract paintings.
5 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Cheri Wysong
Pioneer Days in Grade 1- an extension of the Reading Curriculum
5 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Juletta Ellis
More pictures from the PJHS Curriculum Fair
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
PJHS held the 2nd Annual Curriculum Fair on Wednesday, May 1st. Thanks to all who came to see what our teachers and students have been up to! Wonderful display of learning and talents!
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Congratulations to 8th grader Brant Bowker, who was selected by his teachers to represent PJHS at the Illinois Principals' Association Student Recognition Breakfast on Thursday, May 2nd.
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Sandy Pauley
Good Deeds Group had a great time with students from Washington School doing Super Hero Activities.
5 months ago, Sandy Pauley
Mrs. Watson
Our first official FBLA meeting at Pana High School!
5 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Megan Henkel
The Art Show @ the 2019 PJHS Curriculum Fair. The artwork comes from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade classes during 4th Quarter only.
5 months ago, Megan Henkel
Mrs. Watson
Congratulations to these individual winners from the Business and Computer Contest!!
5 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Pana placed 3rd out of 17 schools at the Business and Computer Contest. Super proud of this group!!
5 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
It was Hawaiian Day at Lincoln Elementary!
5 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Check out the Annual PEF Newsletter, showcasing support of education and technology in our schools. https://5il.co/7jkc
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Schmitz
Thank you Mr. Cross from the Pana History Museum for speaking to the First Grade classes this morning. It was fun learning about the history of our town.
5 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Hedderich
Mealworm observations in Mrs. Hedderich’s Science class.
5 months ago, Mrs. Hedderich
Amanda Skinner
PHS Baseball, Softball, & Soccer games for today are CANCELLED.
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. King
Jump Rope for Heart
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Jump Rope for Heart
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Jump Rope for Heart
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Jump Rope for Heart
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Cheri Wysong
Character and Kindness Award Winners- April 2019
5 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Juletta Ellis
Please join us for the PJHS Curriculum Fair on Wednesday, May 1 from 5-6:30. Students will showcase their work from all subject areas and PBL classes. Come see what your students have been up to!
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Janice Hrabak
A fun night at Washington School Spring Fling!!
5 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Whitney Reynolds
What a great night at the Washington School Spring Fling concert and art show! The kids did an awesome job singing and everyone had fun at the photo booth and games! Thank you to Mrs. Tynan for organizing such a wonderful event!
5 months ago, Whitney Reynolds
Kim Hahnenkamp
These 2 students were the only pair to pass both Egg drops. I challenged them to construct something using materials that the HS physics class used. Let’s just say they need more time to develop. Good job you 2!
5 months ago, Kim Hahnenkamp
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lakeland Summer College for Youth! Flyers will be coming home with students soon.
5 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Nicole Blodgett
Spring Fling Reminder! Join the FUN tonight Thurs, April 25 at the Spring Fling Concert starting at 6:00 pm at the PHS Panther Den!! Be there!!!:)
5 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
This group of students in Ms. Hahnenkamp’s class beg to have working lunches with Mrs. Mahnke to read & discuss the series of books they are working in. Look at the excitement! I joined them today & marveled in their enthusiasm. Thanks for taking the extra time, Mrs Mahnke!
5 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms. Hahnenkamp’s class went next door to the Prep room to checkout the chicks. Mrs. Ginger showed us how to hold them & discussed how long it took for the eggs to hatch.
5 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Mrs. Smith’s class had fun celebrating Easter last week!
5 months ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Daphne Rodman
Thank you Ms. Skinner for introducing us to Flippity. Thank you Mrs. Lehn for entering all our spelling words. This is a fun and useful learning tool.
5 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Kindergarten - Mrs. Beyers
May Fun Day supply notes are being sent out today (Thursday). Thanks for your quick response!! If your child brings home a note, please send in your item on or before Tuesday, April 30th.
5 months ago, Kindergarten - Mrs. Beyers
Mrs. Schmitz
Students in Mrs. Schmitz’s class have been learning about life long ago. They have been working hard on their stories about pioneer life. Today they worked with a partner to edit their writing. Lots of important learning going on in First Grade!
5 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz
Students in Mrs. Schmitz’s class have been learning about life long ago. They have been working hard on their stories about pioneer life. Today they worked with a partner to edit their writing. Lots of important learning going on in First Grade!
5 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Brown
Hamburger Wars in Foods II= success
5 months ago, Mrs. Brown
Mrs. Perry
$3,000 of gift cards and prizes are awaiting some lucky students who attend this year's post prom festivities. Prizes include Smart TVs, Laptops, Mini Fridge, State Fair Concert Tickets and numerous gift cards including Ulta, Casey's, Tres Compadres, & Starbucks. Forms due ASAP
5 months ago, Mrs. Perry
Mrs. King
Learning about breeds of cattle from the AG Lady.
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Stephanie Beyers
Kindergarten Fun! Thanks Easter Bunny!!
5 months ago, Stephanie Beyers
Whitney Reynolds
Please attend the annual Washington Spring Fling. Book fair and Photo booth open at 5 pm. Concert and art show will begin at 6 pm. Carnival will follow the student performances.
5 months ago, Whitney Reynolds
Whitney Reynolds
Please attend the annual Washington Spring Fling. Book fair and Photo booth open at 5 pm. Concert and art show will begin at 6 pm. Carnival will follow the student performances.
5 months ago, Whitney Reynolds
Whitney Reynolds
Please attend the annual Washington Spring Fling. Book fair and Photo booth open at 5 pm. Concert and art show will begin at 6 pm. Carnival will follow the student performances.
5 months ago, Whitney Reynolds
Mrs. Epley
Third graders met Lucy the Lightbulb when Heidi Hall from Shelby Electric brought her a few weeks ago.
5 months ago, Mrs. Epley
Daphne Rodman
Don’t forget tomorrow’s Spring Fling!
5 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Mr. Lipe
Mr. Lipe and Mr. and Mrs. Bowkers Physical Education classes were trained today on using an Aed and performing Cpr if need be. This is done once a semester to keep our students reminded on how to handle an emergency situation.
5 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Mr. Tennell
Physical science students have been calculating the mechanical advantage of various simple machines, such as levers and pulleys.
5 months ago, Mr. Tennell
Anna Patton
2019 Prom: “An Evening in Paris” 7-11 pm; Coronation at 7 pm. Tickets on sale now for $10; $15 at the door.
5 months ago, Anna Patton
Anna Patton
2019 Prom Court
5 months ago, Anna Patton
Mrs. Brown
Another successful year of PHS Faculty Feud for our 3rd quarter PBIS celebration. The students were surveyed before hand and the questions were used during the game show.
5 months ago, Mrs. Brown
Amanda Skinner
FCA Power Camp for students entering 5th - 8th grades will take place June 17, 18, & 19th at Pana High School. Sports offered: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, and Volleyball. Registration can be completed online: https://fca.regfox.com/2019silpanapowercamp
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Boys Track Coach
Congratulations to the Boy's Track Team! They won the Tri-County Sullivan Invite!
5 months ago, Boys Track Coach
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
The things that Lincoln Elementary 5th grade teachers do to encourage our kiddos to do their best on the IAR/PARCC Test!!
5 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Cothern
The 6th grade language arts students have successfully completed their "How To" writing projects and presentations! It was great to see the hobbies and skills the 6th grade class shared! We learned about cooking, arts, crafts, sports, and so much more!
5 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Mrs. Mathon
Two seventh-grade language arts classes earned a reward for good behavior this week. Students enjoyed the spring weather while working on fictional narratives.
5 months ago, Mrs. Mathon
Mr. Lipe
Students in Mr. Lipe and Mr. Pumphreys driver ed classes have had the City of Pana Police in the last two days to discuss traffic stops and smart driving techniques and answering any questions that the students may have.
5 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms. Hahnenkamp's class worked on constructing a way to protect their egg for the egg drop challenge. Several groups made it through the first test of a 5 ft. drop. They will go onto round 2-drop from basketball hoop height. Many interesting ideas.
5 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms. Hahnenkamp's class worked on constructing a way to protect their egg for the egg drop challenge. Several groups made it through the first test of a 5 ft. drop. They will go onto round 2-drop from basketball hoop height. Many interesting ideas.
5 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Students at Lincoln Elementary finished up  IAR testing with root beer floats. We are D.O.N.E with I.A.R.!!!!
5 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Crawford
Some of the first grade classes wrote thank you letters to our local Honor Flight veterans!
5 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Amanda Skinner
New employment opportunities have posted. Check them out here: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Cothern
The Lady Panthers finished 1st at the Pana Invite on Saturday! Way to go Panthers!
5 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Mr. Cothern
The physics classes spent the class period today dropping eggs from various heights to see which group's egg crash platform could protect an egg from the highest drop. Students only got 20 sheets or paper, 1 meter of tape, scissors, and 20 minutes to design their device.
5 months ago, Mr. Cothern
Lynn Pumphery
Mr. Lipe and Mr. Pumphery's Driver Education students heard from Mike Foster of Pana Fire Department and EMS. Mike always make a real life impression on our students.
5 months ago, Lynn Pumphery
Juletta Ellis
7th grade students traveled to Shedd Aquarium in Chicago for their class trip on Friday, April 5th.
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
PJHS teachers Skyped with Monica Genta, author of Crushing it for Kids and Game Changers, during Wednesday's PLC time. They participated in a Q and A session to help them with strategies to engage and motivate students in the classroom.
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Cothern
6th grade language arts students a preparing a "How-To" writing activity and presentation that they will share with the class next week. Can't wait to see what each student will teach the class!
5 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!
5 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Adam
To all of our student drivers- be aware of this new law!
5 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Juletta Ellis
PJHS March SOMs are: 6th grade Lauren Ambrose and Belle Anderson, 7th grade Mya Crosby and Devin Coleman, 8th grade Hailey Durham and Bryce Schoonover (not pictured). Congratulations and thank you for your hard work at PJHS!
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Exciting times at PJHS! Renovations have officially begun, starting with the roof. PJHS will have a new look next year!
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Amanda Skinner
Do you have a current 5th or 6th grader interested in improving their volleyball skills? Pana Panther Youth Volleyball Academy is accepting registration forms (see below) until Friday, April 12th. Cost is $15.
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Crawford
Enjoying our dilly bars for the March attendance award:)
5 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Mrs. King
Inventor’s Day in 3rd grade at Lincoln School
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Inventor’s Day in 3rd grade at Lincoln School
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Amanda Skinner
PHS Baseball for 4/6/19 has been cancelled.
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Sports update: PHS Soccer has been cancelled for 4/6/19
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Sports Update: PHS softball game at 10 AM has changed location. The game will now take place at Meridian.
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Wysong met with students to talk about an upcoming Honor Flight, Respect, & Patriotism. She explained the words in The Pledge of Allegiance & about the flag. Students made flags and notes to be given to the veterans upon return home from the Honor Flight to Washington DC.
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Picture Day is Coming to Washington School!!
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Checkout the home-school communication at Washington School!! Mrs. Morrell shared 16 photos and videos with parents this week, 245 messages sent to families, and 97% of the feedback to parents was positive. Happy Days in Second Grade :0)
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Sowarsh
PJHS held their annual 8th grade Career Day today. Over 31 presenters were in attendance to give valuable career advice to our 8th graders. A huge thank you to everyone involved!!!!
6 months ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Matt Sanders
Biology students doing some hands-on exploration comparing the chromosome behaviors during Mitosis and Meiosis.
6 months ago, Matt Sanders
Matt Sanders
Anatomy & Physiology exploring the finer points of the circulatory system’s driving force; the heart!
6 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Berns
Today in Mrs. Berns' Geometry class, students discovered that the sine of an acute angle is equal to the cosine of its complementary angle. One student said that complementary angles are very polite to each other. :)
6 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Juletta Ellis
PJHS students have completed IAR testing. Students earned Fortnite-themed "P-Bucks" which they turned into the "llama" to win special drop bags filled with goodies. Pictured are the winners.
6 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Ms Taylor's 5th Grade Social Studies Inventions at Lincoln Elementary!
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. King
BoxTop Winners!!!
6 months ago, Mrs. King
Cheri Wysong
The Bean Bag Bop
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
The Beanbag Bop balancing act is harder than you think!!!
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Do you want to build a snowman..........?
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Concert Time!
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Babbaloo Live at Washington School!
6 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Matthews' class is ready for a "Grape" last day of IAR testing in 3rd grade at Lincoln Elementary...healthy snacks, healthy mind!
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Matthew's 3rd grade class was among those from Lincoln Elementary to enjoy bowling as part of the PBIS rewards incentives!
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Today students in Ms. Hahnenkamp's class participated in a Mystery Location Skype with another class from Canada. Great way to learn about another culture, practice map skills, & analyze answers before asking their next question.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Last Friday, students in Ms. Hahnenkamp's class learned about the Water Cycle and the 3 R's from Ms. Ashley from the U of I Extension office. Great activities to engage the students. Students learned so much and had fun doing the activities.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Last Friday, students in Ms. Hahnenkamp's class learned about the Water Cycle and the 3 R's from Ms. Ashley from the U of I Extension office. Great activities to engage the students. Students learned so much and had fun doing the activities.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
With the weather getting warmer and kids beginning to walk to school again this is a good time to remind everyone of Lincoln's safety procedures for drop off & pick up. We appreciate your help in keeping our students safe and thank you for your patience and your cooperation!
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mr. Cothern
Chemistry students are studying how the amount of solute in a solution alters the concentration of that solution by creating a column of sugar solutions of various colors. Pictured are students Danielle Bieber, Allison Simpson, and Brianna Sarver working on the lab.
6 months ago, Mr. Cothern
Nicole Blodgett
***TAKE THE NIGHT OFF!*** The Pana Education Foundation is once again having an Angelo's spring meal fundraiser on April 17th! Tickets are $10 and will be available until April 10th. Please consider buying a meal (or more) for this fundraiser! All profits from this fundraiser go towards PEF Scholarships for students furthering their education, our Chromebook program and classroom mini-grant program. To purchase tickets you can call or stop by the Unit Office! Thank you for your support!
6 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder that Spring Pics at Lincoln Elementary will be Thursday 4/4/19.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Third grade at Lincoln Elementary is eager and ready to go with IAR testing! Testing day one of three here we go! #Iamready
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
PHS PE classes played the "Memory" game, but this time with cones and bean bags. https://youtu.be/JmjiB24hN8w
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Miller
Winners of the Student Stock Trader in Mr. Miller's 7th grade Geography classes.
6 months ago, Mr. Miller
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
You know your district has the best smart buddies around when they come for a birthday surprise in a fire truck! #LINCOLNELEMENTARY
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Brown
Clothing is finishing up their pajama pants!
6 months ago, Mrs. Brown
Juletta Ellis
PJHS 3rd quarter Perfect Attendance and Honor Roll students were treated to donuts and juice on Thursday.
6 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Crawford
“One day you woke up, looked in the mirror, and you were the Easter Bunny!” Mrs. Crawford’s class did some creative writing and came up with some very interesting stories to display along with their bunny selfies!
6 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Mrs. Brown
Foods II making pies
6 months ago, Mrs. Brown
Mrs. Schmitz
Some of Mrs. Schmitz’s students researched hummingbirds and created watercolor birds to display in our classroom.
6 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz
Some of Mrs. Schmitz’s students researched hummingbirds and created watercolor birds to display in our classroom.
6 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Students at Lincoln Elementary work hard in their coding class with Ms. Skinner and Ms. Harlow during IMC time.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Matt Sanders
Opening Day for Major League Baseball! Definitely a rose between two thorns today at PHS!
6 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Reynolds
Don't forget to join us this Thursday night for a free family-friendly concert! A bubble machine, bucket drums, and a toilet paper blower are some things that Babaloo often brings along! Bring the whole family!
6 months ago, Mrs. Reynolds
Mrs. Reynolds
Don't forget to join us this Thursday night for a free family-friendly concert! A bubble machine, bucket drums, and a toilet paper blower are some things that Babaloo often brings along! Bring the whole family!
6 months ago, Mrs. Reynolds
Amanda Skinner
New employment opportunities available: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Lipe
Mr. Lipe and Mr. Pumphreys drivers ed classes were informed on safety around train tracks by the Union Pacific Railroad supervisor. This is one of our most detailed presenters of the semester
6 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Students at Lincoln Elementary School say I AM READY (iar) as they decorate t-shirts for testing day. Stress Relief! Decoratin Therapy! Bring on the state testing!
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Last Fri., students in Ms. Hahnenkamp's class did a Mystery Location Skype with a class from New Jersey. By asking yes/no questions, they learned where the class was from. Great map experience. Afterwards, they researched facts about New Jersey.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Last Thursday, students in Ms. Hahnenkamp's class went on a virtual field trip with GeoBrandon from Learn Around the World to Germany and Portugal. Great way to learn about parts of culture from around the world. They were able to submit questions during the show as well.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
PHS Panorama Yearbook
PHS Yearbooks are still for sale- each book is $50. Seniors- make sure Mrs. Smedley has the portrait you want used in the book along with your senior quote!
6 months ago, PHS Panorama Yearbook
Mrs. Smedley
Freshmen in Mrs. Smedley's English I and English I College Prep classes just started reading their novels To Kill A Mockingbird and Great Expectations!
6 months ago, Mrs. Smedley
Mrs. Crawford
Our class memorized and presented different poems on March 21st for World Poetry Day! We set up “stage lights” on our stage as well. Everyone did a great job.
6 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Amanda Skinner
Fayette Couty Hospital in Vandalia will host a free screening clinic for children with bone, muscle, or joint problems on April 13th from 9 - 11 am. See flyer for details.
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Boys Track Coach
The Pana Boys competed at the Litchfield invite on March 22, 2019. They won the entire meet and received first place in the Pole Vault Relay, the 4x200 Relay, the Sprint Medley Relay and the Long Jump Relay.
6 months ago, Boys Track Coach
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
We'll be decorating t-shirts on Monday! If you have not sent in your T-shirt or if you have extra, please send them in on Monday!
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Epley's 3rd grade class weaving place mats after learning about the Native American Navajo Tribe.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Post #1: We’re thrilled to announce Pana Community Unit School District 8’s new app! It’s everything Pana CUSD 8, in your pocket. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/2FV4LZc or iPhone: https://apple.co/2FV7Yb7.
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Watson
This week in Photoshop students worked on projects based on a popular puzzle game. Can you spot the eight differences?
6 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Our Intro to Business class visited Pizza Man on Monday to discuss various business related topics.
6 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Juletta Ellis
PJHS students are reminded to charge their devices and bring headphones for Monday's IAR (formerly know as PARCC) practice test.
6 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Mayhall
Lots of learning going on today in 6th grade reading as students compare and explain the texts they are reading.
6 months ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Nicole Blodgett
Pana CUSD #8 Preschool Screening for NEW Students who will turn 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2019 Tuesday March 26, 2019 12:00 -6:30 p.m. APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY! Call 824-5050 to make your appointment today! Held At First United Methodist Church 619 Kitchell St, Pana, IL
6 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder about the Lincoln Elementary bowling trip next week: Some of the students purchased tickets to the 3rd quarter PBIS bowling reward's trip. 4th and 5th grade will go on Monday 3/25 and 3rd grade will go on Wednesday 3/27. Students will need to know their approximate shoe size and if they want a drink, no more than $3.00 will be necessary.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mr. Bowker
New Workout Game for High School PE....SPEEDWAY!!!!
6 months ago, Mr. Bowker
Mr. Lipe
Mr.Lipe and Mr.Pumphreys driver ed classes were schooled on insurance today by local agent Kyle Anderson and the in's and out's of buying insurance and what insurance is for and why we must have it.
6 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Mr. Miller
Mr. Miller's and Mrs. Mathon's Social Studies classes learning about economics and the Stock Market.
6 months ago, Mr. Miller
Juletta Ellis
PJHS students took advantage of free ice cream day. Mrs. Ellis surprised students who were nominated by teachers with an impromptu trip to DQ!
6 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Working on their Invention Convention Research Projects for Ms Taylor's 5th Grade Social Studies class at Lincoln Elementary
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Who says cursive is dead??? Mrs. Epley's 3rd grade class at Lincoln Elementary demonstrate beautiful handwriting skills in this writing assignment for St. Patrick's day!!!
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. King's third grade students from Lincoln Elementary are changing potential energy into kinetic energy using Lego kits.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students created Pot of Gold Towers last Friday. They could only use a limited amount of marshmallows, straws, & craft sticks. The pot had to hold 22 pennies. They had time to sketch their design before building.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
My class participated in a Mystery Number Skype with a 3rd grade class in Rockford, IL.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
My class participated in a Mystery Number Skype with a 3rd grade class in Rockford, IL.
6 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Nicole Blodgett
The April School Board Meeting for Pana CUSD #8 will now be on Monday April 29, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pana High School Library. This is due to the local elections on April 2, 2019 and Reorganization will be needed to seat the new board.
6 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Mrs. Brown
Clothing finished up their aprons!
6 months ago, Mrs. Brown
Mr. Pierce
Author and historian Kevin Corley spoke to Mr. Pierce's 8th grade social studies class about the Pana coal mine wars.
6 months ago, Mr. Pierce
Mrs. Perry
Pictures of 6th grade students solving equations with pawns and dice.
6 months ago, Mrs. Perry
Mrs. Stalets
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.
6 months ago, Mrs. Stalets
Amanda Skinner
Update: PHS Boys baseball has changed location. Today's game vs Beecher City will be played at home at 4:15 pm.
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
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.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Schutt
Recently 6th grade science has been very yummy! Students created edible plant and animal cells.
6 months ago, Mrs. Schutt
Lynn Pumphery
2nd hour Driver Education class enjoyed hearing from our guest speakers today about Distress Bandanna's
6 months ago, Lynn Pumphery
Mrs. Brown
Clothing students are repurposing collared shirts to make aprons.
6 months ago, Mrs. Brown
Mr. Cothern
The advanced chemistry students performed an acid/base titration today in class in order to determine the concentration of an unknown hydrochloric acid solution. Students Jacob Beyers and Natalie Stauder are shown with their ending product of the chemical reaction.
6 months ago, Mr. Cothern
Mr. Lipe
Mr. Lipe and Mr. Pumphrey's driver education classes were visited by The Distress Bandanna people today. During this presentation they discussed roadside safety and all students in the drivers ed program received a distress bandanna to use in their own cars
6 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Matt Sanders
Lumbricus terrestris, anyone? Earthworm anatomy today for PHS ZooBot students!
6 months ago, Matt Sanders
Nicole Blodgett
***Do you or anyone you know need a part time or full time job? Apply today online or in person at the Pana CUSD #8 Unit Office!*** -Bus Driver (Substitute) -Custodian (Substitute) -Cafeteria Cook, Cashier, Dishwasher, Aides (Substitute) -Elementary 3rd Grade Teacher (2019-2020 school year) -Elementary 4th Grade Teacher (2019-2020 school year) -Elementary Guidance Counselor (2019-2020 school year) -Jr High Boys Track Coach -Jr High Science/History Teacher (2019-2020 school year) -High School Dishwasher (Part-Time) - 2 positions available -High School Social Studies Teacher (2019-2020 school year) -High School Physical Education Teacher (2019-2020 school year) -High School Guidance Counselor Online link: http://bit.ly/cusd8employ
6 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Matt Sanders
PHS Biology students tackling the tricky topic of mitosis.
6 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Watson
Photoshop students have been busy designing original book covers.
6 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mr. Miller
6 months ago, Mr. Miller
Nicole Blodgett
Who doesn't want to cook NEXT Wed night March 20th? Pana Post Prom is selling the yummy Nelson's Chicken Dinner, let us know if you need one or they can be picked up at Pana CUSD #8 unit office!! Call 562-1500, tickets available til Thursday at 5pm!
6 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Mrs. Berns
Enjoying PHS chorus
6 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Mr. Tennell
Physical science students calculated the average speed and acceleration of toy cars today in class!
6 months ago, Mr. Tennell
Juletta Ellis
Over 120 PJHS students have joined the Walk This Way Challenge for 4th quarter. Mrs. Ellis, Mrs. Sowarsh, and staff members are walking with students to promote healthy habits and build relationships. It was chilly today, but it was great to be outside!
6 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a message to all the Lincoln Elementary parents. All schools will be dismissing at 12:00 tomorrow for scheduled afternoon conferences. Don't forget to make arrangements for early pick up.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary will send home 3rd quarter report cards on Friday, March 15th.
6 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mr. Miller
Pana Archery Club traveled to Albion, IL for the State Championship Saturday. Bryce 1st, and Blake 2nd high school pins, and Bailey 3rd middle school pins. Bryce Shooter of the Year for high school pins.
6 months ago, Mr. Miller
PHS Panorama Yearbook
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!
6 months ago, PHS Panorama Yearbook
Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Berns' Geometry students have been creative making theorem posters to enhance their learning. You may see some of these around the high school.
6 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Whalen
I created a new point-slope formula template for my Algebra 1A students. They slid the templates into plastic sleeves and practiced problems with dry erase markers. They were really engaged, and now they understand the process better!
6 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Mr. Cothern
Congratulations to Lucas Duduit for placing 2nd in Engineering Graphics at the EIU Sectional for the Academic Challenge. Lucas qualifies for that state competition in April.
6 months ago, Mr. Cothern
Juletta Ellis
Wednesday is an early dismissal for PT Conferences from 12:45-3:30
6 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
PJHS will distribute 3rd quarter report cards on Friday, March 15th.
6 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Schutt
Last week 6th grade students began making models of a plant cell. Students had to color and cut the organelles and had to determine where within a cell to position the organelles. They also had to identify the function of the organelles.
6 months ago, Mrs. Schutt
Amanda Skinner
New employment opportunities available: http://bit.ly/cusd8employ
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Maxwell
Seniors- Scholarship due dates are closer than they appear! Check out the new bulletin board outside of Student Services. New scholarships will be added regularly :-)
6 months ago, Mrs. Maxwell
Steve Bonser
In 9th hour PBL 4 teams have successfully mastered working with scale measurements and demonstrated their proficiency by drawing and building a Warren truss bridge to ⅜” scale.
6 months ago, Steve Bonser
Steve Bonser
The low voltage team of Babe Bradley and James Hill completed a model of the low voltage systems for the solar car.
6 months ago, Steve Bonser
Mrs. Dameris
Students were introduced to the angle relationships that are formed when a pair of parallel lines are cut by a transversal. This new concept was reinforced in a fun way by playing Dance Dance Transversal.
6 months ago, Mrs. Dameris
Mrs. King
We love to eat dirt!!
6 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Eating some delicious dirt!
6 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. Dameris
PJHS Drama Class will be performing “The Internet is Distracting...Oh Look a Kitten!” today at 3:00 in the PJHS Auditorium. Here are a few pictures from Thursday’s performance.
6 months ago, Mrs. Dameris
Susan Ade
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!
6 months ago, Susan Ade
Matt Sanders
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Cephalopoda Overall evaluation? Excellent day today in Zoology!
6 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Mayhall
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.
6 months ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Mr Wood
In landscaping class, the students have planted seeds, now have seedlings growing. A major task accomplished was to have the students label their flats with plant name and variety.
6 months ago, Mr Wood
Mr. Cothern
The physics students spent several days designing and testing balsa wood bridges. The winning bridge held 131 lbs and weighed only 0.12 lbs when constructed.
6 months ago, Mr. Cothern
Student Council
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!
6 months ago, Student Council
Mr. Lipe
Plt4m training in High School Physical Enhancement Classes. This is a way to integrate technology into the weight lifting classes to hopefully increase students knowledge on lifelong fitness.
6 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Mrs. Stalets
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!
6 months ago, Mrs. Stalets
Mr. Bowker
Physical Enhancement Classes using PLT4M technology in the classroom. We have also used several new ideas in our physical education classrooms: Norwegian Longball, Switch, and Pacer Test Relays. These ideas came from the PE workshop we attended a few weeks ago.
6 months ago, Mr. Bowker
Señor Roberto Evaul
Los estudiantes de español uno están aprendiendo sobre la cultura española con información sobre "La fiesta brava"
6 months ago, Señor Roberto Evaul
Mrs. Smedley
Freshmen are finishing reading Romeo and Juliet- projects are coming soon (due Friday, March 15)!
6 months ago, Mrs. Smedley
Anna Patton
Comp 2 "Lucy" Project
6 months ago, Anna Patton
Lynn Pumphery
Today's Driver Education classes were amazed to see how complex driving can be in urban settings like the Streets of San Francisco.
6 months ago, Lynn Pumphery
Matt Sanders
PHS Zoology & Botany Class will be doing some dissecting this week! Focus is on the Phylum Mollusca!
6 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Thompson
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.
6 months ago, Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Watson
Thank you Dr. Beyers for visiting our Introduction to Business class on Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics related to running a business.
6 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mr. Shalter
Julius Caesar vs. Marcus Brutus...It looks like a Pro-Caesar year!
6 months ago, Mr. Shalter
Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
The book fair for students at Lincoln Elementary will be held during the school day 3/7 and 3/8.
7 months ago, Lincoln Principal (Mrs. Millburg)
Mr. Malisia
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.
7 months ago, Mr. Malisia
Mrs. Sloan
Students researched and created an animal slide project on GoogleSlides.
7 months ago, Mrs. Sloan
Mrs. Reiss
Students made some awesome landform models out of salt dough.
7 months ago, Mrs. Reiss
Mrs. Pieper
This week students are giving oral reports on their Famous Black Americans.
7 months ago, Mrs. Pieper
Mrs. King
Finishing up our Science Unit on Physical vs. Chemical Changes!
7 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley's third graders have read more than seventeen million words in Accelerated Reader as a group! Way to read!!
7 months ago, Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Hedderich
Students presented their google slide projects on the Presidents this week.
7 months ago, Mrs. Hedderich
Ellen Beyers
Book Fair starting next week! These two 8th grade students (Bailey Carnahan and Faith Horton) have the most Outside Reading points so far this year. They are showing you some books we will have for sale.
7 months ago, Ellen Beyers
Sara Kallal
Excited that several students have met their requirements to "graduate" from math intervention class this week.
7 months ago, Sara Kallal
Mrs. Mathon
In seventh grade language arts, students did a "speed dating" activity to provide each other feedback on their argument essay introductions.
7 months ago, Mrs. Mathon
Juletta Ellis
Shared my lunch time with four 6th grade boys. We shared good conversation and a few laughs. I love making connections with kids!
7 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Medley
Students have been learning about fractions in math now. Simplest form is probably the most challenging, but most students can do it now.
7 months ago, Mrs. Medley
Ms. Taylor
My 5th grade friends will be researching inventions and in weeks to come will be creating one of their own!
7 months ago, Ms. Taylor
Principal
Welcome to Washington School
7 months ago, Principal
Mrs. Maxedon
Fifth graders will be identifying minerals next week by looking at their properties, such as luster, streak, and hardness.
7 months ago, Mrs. Maxedon
Mrs. Matthews
Students are learning about mood and point of view. They had a blind read and had to add an illustration of their own that supported mood and point of view from the characters in the story. This was a quick check on comprehension.
7 months ago, Mrs. Matthews
Mr. Matthews
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!
7 months ago, Mr. Matthews
Brian Osborn
Title Reading has been reviewing for the IAR. We have covered the concepts of summarizing, text structure, main idea, sequencing, and cause and effect.
7 months ago, Brian Osborn
Administration
Today is a great day to do Thrillshare training!
7 months ago, Administration
Apptegy Admin
Don't forget to order your yearbook.
8 months ago, Apptegy Admin