Juletta Ellis
8th Grade Boys’ Basketball celebrated 8th Grade Night at their last home game on Tuesday. We wish them best of luck as they move on to high school!
about 6 hours ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Congrats to the students who achieved Honor Roll and/or Perfect Attendance for 2nd quarter at PJHS! They were treated to donuts on Tuesday.
about 6 hours ago, Juletta Ellis
Amanda Skinner
All PJHS and PHS activities, games, and practices are cancelled today, January 23rd, due to weather conditions.
about 7 hours ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Due to icy weather conditions, Pana schools will be closed today, Thursday, January 23rd. Stay safe and warm!
about 11 hours ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Addasyn Casner is "Principal for a Day" as a reward for being Lincoln Elementary fundraiser TOP SELLER
1 day ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Our Morning Greeters at Lincoln Elementary Welcoming Everyone Back After A Long Weekend
2 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Emily Perry
Intro to Ag classes are learning about all things swine. Wholesale and retail cuts were on the agenda for today.
2 days ago, Emily Perry
Mrs. Watson
Students in Mrs. Watson's Business and Technology class are enjoying some time in the STEM lab today!
2 days ago, Mrs. Watson
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 20th, for Martin Luther King's Birthday.
4 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students were making connections with each other today. Checkout the string net showing the connections they made. Getting know each other creates new friendships. Ms Blessman was teaching us about friendship and perseverance.
6 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s tweeter of the day on Tuesday is showing what we do during music.
6 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students are practicing their spelling words for the test tomorrow using Spelling City.
6 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Crawford
Today was Flashlight Friday in Mrs. Crawford’s class! 🔦
6 days ago, Mrs. Crawford
Brent McKinney
Friday is Four Square Omnikin Ball
6 days ago, Brent McKinney
Amanda Skinner
Due to the threat of inclement weather the Pana CUSD #8 will be dismissing school at 1:00 PM. Washington and Lincoln cross-town will be at 1:00 P.M. Bus service will be at 1:10 PM. Jr. High bus service will be at 1:18 P.M. and the High School bus service will be at 1:20 P.M. There will also be no afternoon YMCA or Jr. High fun night.
6 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Cothern
The advanced chemistry students investigated gas density today while constructing Cartesian divers and working through several challenge exercises.
6 days ago, Mr. Cothern
Amanda Skinner
Attention: Pana schools will be dismissing today, January 17, at 1 pm due to weather conditions.
6 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Juletta Ellis
Mr. Pierce might teach language arts, but he also loves music and plays in a band! 8th grader Colton Finley surprised Mr. Pierce with a cajon drum he made just for him! So cool!
7 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley’s Third Grade Wizards are trying hard to master their multiplication facts!
8 days ago, Mrs. Epley
Amanda Skinner
We Value Your Input! Parents: Take just a few moments to complete our 5 Essentials Survey. If you have a child K - 12, then let us know how we are doing: https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
8 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in ms Hahnenkamp’s class were talking about word choice when writing and reading. Choosing the correct word to convey meaning.
8 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Anna Patton
Not only does Mr. Shalter have mad English skills, but he also can show a student the correct way to work a tie.
9 days ago, Anna Patton
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class are recognizing classmates each day for being good listeners, polite, working hard, etc. Look who has been recognized! Congratulations to our bracelet winners!
9 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Weekly Kahoot worked on main idea and supporting details. Look who the top 3 were in ms Hahnenkamp’s class.
9 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
These kids in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class all had towers that remained standing. They were all close to the same height.
9 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Matt Sanders
So, we’ve all heard about cats, but is there more than one way to skin a pig? Ask the Anatomy & Physiology students...
9 days ago, Matt Sanders
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary, 3rd Grade Math Break Out Centers and 100% engagement!!
9 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Adam Metzger
Panther Nation-- A reminder that the boys' basketball program will be collecting your loose change at the Tuesday, January 14th home game. The loose change is being collected as part of the Change For Change program that benefits local organizations. Over $120 has been raised!
10 days ago, Adam Metzger
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s kids are working on creating a spaghetti tower. Can’t wait to see who has the tallest tower that stands on its own.
10 days ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. King
Multiplication review fun!
13 days ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Dreary day calls for Flashlight Friday in third grade!
13 days ago, Mrs. King
Juletta Ellis
Congrats to Waylan Pauley for being the first student to sign the Wall of Fame in the new year! He went above and beyond with his effort in language arts. Great start to 3rd quarter, Waylan!
14 days ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
The character trait at Lincoln Elementary last month was KINDNESS!!! Congratulations to these Lincoln Learners who were awarded for their kindness and carrying during the month of December!
16 days ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 6th. This is a Teacher Institute Day.
18 days ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Crawford
Merry Christmas from Mrs. Crawford’s class!
20 days ago, Mrs. Crawford
Nicole Blodgett
PHS Football Head Coach Trevor Higgins was honored at Soldier Field at the Bears vs. Chiefs game on Sun. Dec. 22 for being the Chicago Bears COACH OF THE WEEK in week 2 of the 2019 NFL Football Season! Congratulations from Panther Nation!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Blodgett
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, December 23rd through Friday, January 3rd, 2020, for Christmas Vacation. There is also NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 6th, as this is a Teacher Institute Day.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
"Paws" (Lincoln School's Mascot) is here to remind us to "paws" and think about our actions. He resides in a classroom for 1 month at a time as a reward to the class with the fewest/no referrals for the month!!! The December winner is Mrs. Reiss’s class!!!!! Congratulations!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Learners made over 300 ornaments and students delivered them to Heritage Health, Prairie Rose, Life's Journey, and Hickory Estates to over 200 residents & 2 parking lots to show an example of a Random Act of Kindness. Thanks to Miss Blessman, Mrs. Matthews, and Mr. Osborn
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Janice Hrabak
Santa came to Mrs. Hrabak’s Class!! Merry Christmas!
about 1 month ago, Janice Hrabak
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Apparently Reindeer Games were happening at Lincoln Elementary Today!!!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Learners enjoyed a fun morning with our annual sing along today!!!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Mrs. Smith’s class had a fun Grinch Day!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder that school will dismiss at 2:15 today 12/20/19 to start our winter break! Happy Holidays from all of us at Lincoln Elementary!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. King
Gingerbread houses on a $1 budget. Tons of fun!! I think we have some future architects in Mrs. King’s classroom.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. King
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell’s 2nd Grade class was very excited to get letters in the mail today from Santa. He also sent them a bell from his sleigh. 🎅🏼
about 1 month ago, Beth Morrell
Janice Hrabak
Mrs. Hrabak’s Kindergarten class enjoyed Grinch Day!!
about 1 month ago, Janice Hrabak
Lindsay Shriver
Foods & Nutrition 1 demonstrate some of the skills learned this semester by decorating cookies for their final grade!
about 1 month ago, Lindsay Shriver
Matt Sanders
After a semester exam, sometimes you gotta Just Dance!
about 1 month ago, Matt Sanders
Sandy Pauley
Good Deeds Group enjoyed making treats for our community heroes—firefighters, policemen, and nursing home employees. We appreciate all that they do!
about 1 month ago, Sandy Pauley
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp and Mrs Morrell did a Christmas Kahoot with the 2nd graders for Sharing Day. What a fun way to see who really knows about Christmas. Look who the winners were.
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Janice Hrabak
Mrs. Hrabak’s Class has fun decorating their Gingerbread Houses.
about 1 month ago, Janice Hrabak
Megan Henkel
A special shout out to all PHS Art students! Thank You for your hard work this semester! Please view some outstanding work we have completed this semester. You have truly outdone yourselves. Keep up your creativity over break and into next semester! :)
about 1 month ago, Megan Henkel
Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Lehn's class was full of crazy holiday sweaters today!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Lehn
Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Beyers Holiday Sweater Celebration!
about 1 month ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Crawford's class celebrated the Holiday Sweater Challenge!!
about 1 month ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Holiday celebrations
about 1 month ago, Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Mrs. Smith’s class had a great time decorating Gingerbread houses
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell’s Second Grade really showed the reason for this season. They filled the table around their Christmas tree with food donations for Christmas baskets for our community.
about 1 month ago, Beth Morrell
Mrs. Schmitz
It’s Crazy Christmas Sweater Day in Mrs. Schmitz’s classroom!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Juletta Ellis
1st Semester Students of the Month were treated to a VIP lunch today. Mrs. Ellis and Mrs. Sowarsh waited on these guests, serving them pizza and drinks during lunch.
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
6th grade band students spread holiday cheer for the office today! 🎄
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Lindsay Shriver
Foods & Nutrition 1 classes had a GREAT time visiting Lincoln Land Community College and learning some useful culinary skills! Students participated in a knife skills boot camp, using their skills to make an Asian stir fry. Students also learned to make an apple puff pastry. Everyone enjoyed making and sampling all the food!
about 1 month ago, Lindsay Shriver
Amanda Skinner
PHS and PJHS Parents and Students: All sporting events, games and practices, are cancelled for Tuesday, December 17th.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Pana High School students and families: Please see the revised final exam schedule due to the snow days this week.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Attention Parents and Students: Due to inclement weather, Pana schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, December 17th.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: Students are dismissed 45 minutes early Friday, December 20th, due to a major upcoming holiday.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Attention Parents and Students: Pana Schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, December 16, due to inclement weather. Stay safe and warm!
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Juletta Ellis
This week at PJHS...November and December Students of the Month were announced. Congrats to Dane Epley, Seth Horton, Reagan McGlauchlen, Brianna Mathis, Lillyanna Rochkes, Lauren Ambrose, Clyde Witt, Leah Chrisman, Zoie Wemple, Blayne Pope, and Ethan Hicks. Congrats also to Leah Chrisman and Claire Osborn who signed the Wall of Fame for being AMAZING readers!!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Rodman’s class had a fun afternoon! They invited their parents to a Christmas party !🎄 There were snacks, crafts, and a showing of class technology projects. Everyone enjoyed the Holiday Movie Kahoot.
about 1 month ago, Daphne Rodman
Matt Sanders
Neither Skeletal System Practical Assessments nor Semester Exams nor the possibility of inclement weather can get the Anatomy & Physiology students down! Keep your spirits up PHS!
about 1 month ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Holman - Art
Washington and Lincoln Schools made beautiful ornaments in Art to display at the Christmas Celebration!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Holman - Art
Mrs. Holman - Art
Washington and Lincoln Schools made beautiful ornaments in Art to display at the Christmas Celebration!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Holman - Art
Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz’s class graphed the number of sprinkles on their Little Debbie Christmas tree brownies. Of course, we had to eat the brownies when we were finished!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Cheri Wysong
Washington School Holiday program tonight!!!
about 1 month ago, Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Sowarsh
The Motivate to Graduate - M2G mentoring students and adult mentors celebrated a successful 1st semester tonight with a bowling party. Fun was had by all!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Get onto the Christmas spirit with Lincoln School!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mr. Miller
PJHS Panther Den Students volunteering their time helping out at the Methodist Church with the backpack food program.
about 1 month ago, Mr. Miller
Matt Sanders
PHS Biology students are modeling osmosis today. Osmosis is the movement of water molecules across a semipermeable membrane. Will they be able to correctly predict the movement of the water molecules in their model cells? I’ll bet they can!
about 1 month ago, Matt Sanders
Juletta Ellis
PJHS December Act of Service: food basket donations. Thank you to all the students who contributed!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Amanda Skinner
New employment opportunities are available. Check them out here: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Get onto the Christmas spirit with Lincoln School!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Adam
Winter Color Guard performed at halftime last night. Great job crew!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Adam
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Congratulations to Laney Weber in Mrs. Chernisky's 5th grade class for being the first Lincoln Learner to reach the 50 mile mark in our 100 mile challenge!!!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class worked on a Venn diagram comparing & contrasting 2 versions of the same story.
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Berns
Some of our Service learning students still need community service hours by December 18th. If you are a non-profit organization and need help please contact Laurie Berns at lberns@panaschools.com. thanks!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Berns
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Get onto the Christmas spirit with Lincoln School!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Mayhall
PJHS had over 100 students and their families enjoy watching The Polar Express last night! Thank you to Casey's, Pizza Man, Dairy Queen, and Subway for donating door prizes and County Market for donating hot chocolate!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Brent McKinney
Physical education classes had a blast playing hockey.
about 1 month ago, Brent McKinney
Emily Perry
Holiday arrangements today during horticulture.
about 1 month ago, Emily Perry
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
These are the ornaments from the Senior Citizen dinner that Lincoln students donated as part of a Civics project with Ms Blessman.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Students at Lincoln Elementary have been working hard on their Civics Projects with Miss Blessman so that they can share these ornaments with our friends at The Pana Senior Citizens Center.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
Agree! Thanks to Mrs. Keeling’s Resource Class for taking pride in our school!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Lindsay Shriver
Child Development students celebrate the expectant "birth" of their RealCare babies at the baby shower/gender reveal!
about 1 month ago, Lindsay Shriver
Emily Perry
Thank you P &H for the welding supplies.
about 1 month ago, Emily Perry
Lynn Pumphery
Liz Hager from the Secretary of State office shared this brochure with all the driver education classes on Thursday. If you haven't had that conversation with your family members yet go to www.LifeGoesOn.com and consider the options.
about 1 month ago, Lynn Pumphery
Mrs. Mayhall
PJHS Homestead Bakery fundraising items will need to be ready for pick up Tuesday, Dec. 10th until 4:30. Items will be frozen, so you may want to pick your child up or plan to pick up your order by 4:30 pm.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Anna Patton
The Student Council is sponsoring a food drive for the Pana Food Basket until December 13th. Students may bring food items to their homerooms. They may bring anything non-perishable, including boxed goods, canned goods, dry pasta, etc. The Homeroom that collects the most food items will win a special treat, courtesy of the student council!
about 1 month ago, Anna Patton
Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Lehn's 2nd grade would like to thank our Board of Education for creating the "In the Trenches" Grant initiative. With our grant, we purchased Osmo kits, Kindles, and a few flexible seating options to add to our classroom. The students are LOVING this new learning tool!!!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Lehn's 2nd grade would like to thank our Board of Education for creating the "In the Trenches" Grant initiative. With our grant, we purchased Osmo kits, Kindles, and a few flexible seating options to add to our classroom. The students are LOVING this new learning tool!!!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Lehn
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class is learning about being a good citizen. Ms Blessman came in to do a lesson to help us learn many ways to be good citizens.
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Miss Blessman
“Brushing Up” on Kindness and Respect at Lincoln School. Using toothpaste to show words and actions are hard to take back. They can make a mess...it’s difficult to get toothpaste back in the tube as students found out!
about 1 month ago, Miss Blessman
Mrs. Sowarsh
Today in the 7th grade class meeting, PJHS students discussed the power of stepping away from a negative situation. Students also actively participated in an experiment in how to keep positive energy flowing in our school. Break the chain of negativity and be supportive of each other!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Matt Sanders
Why are the PHS Anatomy & Physiology students invading Saint Louis University? Why, to attend the Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS) Program, of course! Check it out at https://www.slu.edu/medicine/clinics-community/aims/index.php.
about 1 month ago, Matt Sanders
Amanda Skinner
Deck the Walls....with artwork! Check out the designs our students are displaying at Pana Junior High School this season. https://youtu.be/p2j8dgbtdfI
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Lynn Pumphery
The Distress Bandanna Organization were guest speakers today in Driver Education classes. You can see more information at www.distressbandanna.com
about 1 month ago, Lynn Pumphery
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mary Had a Little Lamb and Hot Cross Buns never sounded so good! Great job Lincoln Elementary 5th graders! #superproudprincipal
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Freshmen/JV/Varsity Boys Basketball tomorrow at PHS has been cancelled.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball at Cowden has been cancelled for today.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
The 5th grade band has been practicing hard and are excited to perform for you tonight 12/2 @ 5:30 p.m. at the junior high school
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Emily Perry
Horticulture made their first attempt at flora design today. The only direction given was create a vase display.
about 1 month ago, Emily Perry
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What/Who: Holiday Band Concert (5th - 12th Grade) When: Dec 2 at 5:30 PM Where: Pana Junior High School Students should be there at 5:00 with their instrument and music book, dressed in nice clothes (color does not matter) and may wear a holiday accent item if they wish.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Attention all 5th Grade band students at Lincoln Elementary: The entire band will rehearse together tomorrow, Monday, December 2. Please bring your instrument on this day even if it is not your regular band day!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What/Who: Holiday Band Concert (5th - 12th Grade) When: Dec 2 at 5:30 PM Where: Pana Junior High School Students should be there at 5:00 with their instrument and music book, dressed in nice clothes (color does not matter) and may wear a holiday accent item if they wish.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What/Who: Holiday Band Concert (5th - 12th Grade) When: Dec 2 at 5:30 PM Where: Pana Junior High School Students should be there at 5:00 with their instrument and music book, dressed in nice clothes (color does not matter) and may wear a holiday accent item if they wish.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What/Who: Holiday Band Concert (5th - 12th Grade) When: Dec 2 at 5:30 PM Where: Pana Junior High School Students should be there at 5:00 with their instrument and music book, dressed in nice clothes (color does not matter) and may wear a holiday accent item if they wish.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
Congrats to Jason Vernon, Eric Brilley, and Aiden Shedosky who all signed the Wall of Fame this week. Have a happy Thanksgiving!
about 1 month ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Third grade at Lincoln Elementary shared snacks today by bringing a cup of goodies to share in a Cornucopia with each other.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s kids enjoyed a 2nd grade progressive feast. Our class hosted the dessert portion. Lots of fun was had by all remembering the first thanksgiving!
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Lehn
And the winners from Mrs. Lehn's Mayflower Challenge are........ These two boats tied for first place, with each holding 250 pennies (that's all we had)!!! Nice constructing, kiddos!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Lehn
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder that today's early dismissal is still our regular 2:15 Wednesday dismissal time.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Matt Sanders
How would you grow food crops on the International Space Station? What would you grow? Here are a few ideas from the Zoology & Botany class that may just answer those questions...
about 1 month ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley’s third graders are gobbling over these books!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Epley
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
And they’re constructing! 👀 at the ideas. They are trying to construct a boat that will hold 102 pennies. Can you guess why we chose that #? We will see who in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class can meet the challenge. Mrs Mahnke has accepted the challenge as well. Results to come later.
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What a great turn out at our annual parent breakfast "Morning Muffins" @ Lincoln Elementary. Mrs. Matthews, Title 1 building coordinator, did an amazing job preparing & serving our 300-plus guests, with games and resources and keeping everyone organized. Thanks to all who helped!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Lehn's class started the Mayflower Challenge today. With limited supplies, pairs of students had to plan and create a boat that will really float. Tomorrow, we will test their designs to see how many pennies they will hold while remaining afloat!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Lehn's class started the Mayflower Challenge today. With limited supplies, pairs of students had to plan and create a boat that will really float. Tomorrow, we will test their designs to see how many pennies they will hold while remaining afloat!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Lehn
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class teamed up to solve several addition problems. They used skills taught to find the solution to the word problems and show their work. Great 👍 loved their thinking!
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Emily Perry
Support your local FFA in Panther colors! Please contact the Ag. Dept. with your order. Tee shirts are $5, long sleeve tees are $15, and hoodies are $25. Youth sizes will be available. We will be placing our order December 2nd.
about 1 month ago, Emily Perry
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
A very special thank you to ALL of our Smart Buddy Readers during American Education Week at Lincoln Elementary School: Susan McGrath, Nancy Voudrie, Jennifer Mathis, Lori Harlow , Carol Schramm, Carol Chandler, Tammy Grotts, Jackie & John Metzger!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
A very special thank you to ALL of our Smart Buddy Readers during American Education Week at Lincoln Elementary School: Susan McGrath, Nancy Voudrie, Jennifer Mathis, Lori Harlow , Carol Schramm, Carol Chandler, Tammy Grotts, Jackie & John Metzger!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Matt Sanders
When the Skeletal System really triggers the imagination of the students, you know it a a great day!
about 1 month ago, Matt Sanders
Miss Blessman
Thanks to these four high school student council members who helped out with Teaching Tuesday at Lincoln. They talked about teamwork, respect, and leadership in extracurriculars!!
about 1 month ago, Miss Blessman
Mrs. Watson
Photoshop students have been having fun with the Cricut!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Watson
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What/Who: Holiday Band Concert (5th - 12th Grade) When: Dec 2 at 5:30 PM Where: Pana Junior High School Students should be there at 5:00 with their instrument and music book, dressed in nice clothes (color does not matter) and may wear a holiday accent item if they wish.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
We are excited for morning muffins with our parents during breakfast tomorrow Wednesday, November 27th. The rsvp forms have all been collected, the food order has been placed and we have over 300 guest coming for this event! It is a rotating open house style and we will be serving between 7:00 and 8:30.
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Attention all 5th Grade band students at Lincoln Elementary: The entire band will rehearse together today Tuesday, November 26th. Please bring your instrument on this day even if it is not your regular band day!
about 1 month ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell‘s second grade class thinks science is delicious! The students enjoyed root beer floats while observing how states of matter can change from one state to another.
about 1 month ago, Beth Morrell
Pana CUSD 8
Please join us for Movie Night on December 9th, 2019 at the PJHS Auditorium. There will be numerous door prizes given out. Please RSVP here: http://bit.ly/pjhspolarexpress
about 1 month ago, Pana CUSD 8
Mrs. Maxedon
Identifying Arthropods today in 5th grade
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Maxedon
Tessa Rodman
Miss Rodman and Mrs. Rodman teamed up to write letters to our troops for the holiday season! Together they were able to send 50 letters and pictures to those serving in our military! What a neat experience for our 2nd and 3rd graders to take part in!!
about 1 month ago, Tessa Rodman
Brent McKinney
PE class having fun bowling
about 1 month ago, Brent McKinney
Mrs. King
Susan McGrath read to Mrs. King’s class during AEW.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. King
Cheri Wysong
Just a few of today's morning greeters at Washington School. We also had 2 firemen- they got away before getting their picture taken........ Thank you for sharing yourselves with our students!
about 1 month ago, Cheri Wysong
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s 2nd graders finished their volcanoes 🌋 by painting and labeling the parts. They have learned so much about the layers of the earth, which layer magma is in, important nutrients in the soil & the way they are listed on the periodic chart, atoms/molecules, & states of matter.
about 1 month ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Amanda Skinner
Admission to the boys basketball game on Tuesday, November 26th, will be non-perishable food items for the Loaves & Fishes food pantry.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: There is NO SCHOOL on Thursday and Friday, November 28 & 29th, for Thanksgiving Vacation.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: Students are dismissed 45 minutes early Wednesday, November 27th, due to a major upcoming holiday.
about 1 month ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Cothern
Many 6th graders took advantage of an extra credit opportunity to find this Pana Coal Mine painting in town and take a picture with it! Not all participants are pictured.
2 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Mrs. Mayhall
Last chance to order items from The Homestead Bakery! The PJHS student council will accept orders on Monday only. Thank you to everyone who ordered! We appreciate your support!
2 months ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Amanda Skinner
Mark your calendars for December 9th!
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Attention all 5th Grade band students at Lincoln Elementary: The entire band will rehearse together on Tuesday, November 26th. Please bring your instrument on this day even if it is not your regular band day!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Brent McKinney
PE class having fun bowling
2 months ago, Brent McKinney
Brent McKinney
PE class having fun bowling
2 months ago, Brent McKinney
Mrs. Whalen
Mrs. Whalen’s students used algebra tiles to learn how to solve quadratics by “completing the square” this week.
2 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Mr. Cothern
Physics students used projectile motion equations to solve and predict where a ball rolled down a ramp will land horizontally on the classroom floor. Their data and predictions were excellent with many of the balls hitting the floor exactly on the predicted spot.
2 months ago, Mr. Cothern
Mrs. Cothern
6th grader Rhylie Allen has been listening closely to the coal mining lessons in Reading, Language Arts, and Science. She brought in this book about the Pana Coal Mines as a personal learning connection!
2 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Mrs. Crawford
Mrs. Crawford’s class snuck around the school today to find common and proper nouns. We were also practicing being a brave speller and sounding out the words as we added them to our chart.
2 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What/Who: Holiday Band Concert (5th - 12th Grade) When: Dec 2 at 5:30 PM Where: Pana Junior High School Students should be there at 5:00 with their instrument and music book, dressed in nice clothes (color does not matter) and may wear a holiday accent item if they wish.
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mr. Miller
IDNR Game Warden Wright stopped by the Outdoor Resource class at PJHS to go over rules and regulations.
2 months ago, Mr. Miller
Mrs. Cothern
Thank you to the Pana History Museum for creating a real life learning experience for 6th graders. They will use their analysis information in an essay.
2 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Learners celebrated Red Ribbon Week on Tuesday with Red, White, and Blue Day! Check out the whole school pledge during the Flag Ceremony with the local Boy Scout group. https://youtu.be/CwA32csgK2M
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Lipe
Kyle Anderson from Willms and Associates came in today to speak to the Drivers Education students about buying insurance and proper insurance coverage.
2 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Mrs. Thompson
National Honor Society had a great turn out today for our blood drive. 82 units of blood was collected for the American Red Cross.
2 months ago, Mrs. Thompson
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Red White and Blue day during Red Ribbon Week at Lincoln Elementary School. Thank you to our local Boy Scouts for performing The Flag Ceremony this morning
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
When the Pana P.D. stops by lincoln Elementary in the morning for a friendly game of football before school!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
We are excited for morning muffins with our parents during breakfast next Wednesday, November 27th. The rsvp forms have all been collected, the food order has been placed and we have over 300 guest coming for this event! 😃
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley’s third graders have become pen pals with residents of Heritage Health. The idea is for the students to write to them in cursive for practice, and then learn to read the notes written to them in cursive. Plus they will form connections with their pen pals and will get to meet them in the spring. We are so excited!!
2 months ago, Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley’s third graders have become pen pals with residents of Heritage Health. The idea is for the students to write to them in cursive for practice, and then learn to read the notes written to them in cursive. Plus they will form connections with their pen pals and will get to meet them in the spring. We are so excited!!
2 months ago, Mrs. Epley
Amanda Skinner
Pana High School shows their support for the Vandalia community by wearing red today.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz’s class read the book Balloons Over Broadway. They learned how the first balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were created. They chose their own balloon design for our hallway bulletin board.
2 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Patti Tynan
🎄Lincoln School Christmas Program: Thursday, December 12th at 7:15 P.M. We’ll be in the high school gym. Artwork will be on display in the Panther Den. Our Washington School Program is that same night. Please don’t come before 7:00 to avoid craziness in the parking lot😊
2 months ago, Patti Tynan
Patti Tynan
🎄Washington School Christmas Program: Thursday, December 12th at 6:00. We’ll be at the high school gym. Artwork will be on display in the Panther Den. Our Lincoln Program will be at 7:15 that same night. Please be quick to head out to avoid craziness in the parking lot😊
2 months ago, Patti Tynan
Mr. Miller
7th and 8th grade Social Studies class making use of the TV purchased from the In The Trenches Grant.
2 months ago, Mr. Miller
Cheri Wysong
2 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Parents: Please take a moment to complete the 5-Essentials Survey. https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
2 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Smedley
English 1 College Prep students playing Quiz Quiz Trade to study for the literature test tomorrow.
2 months ago, Mrs. Smedley
Emily Perry
Mr. Wood is making sure the Ag Construction class is “squared” away.
2 months ago, Emily Perry
Sandy Pauley
Good Deeds Group had fun with their friends from Life’s Journey painting fall leaves with broccoli.
2 months ago, Sandy Pauley
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Picture retakes take two!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for blood donors: Save time by completing your pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online on the day of your donation by visiting www.RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass from the convenience of a mobile device or computer.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Berns
If any Pana community organizations have service opportunities for our students, please contact Mrs. Berns at lberns@panaschools.com. A few of our service learning students need more service hours in the community. Thank you.
2 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Adam
PHS students and staff, please join us in wearing RED Tuesday, Nov 19th to show our support for Vandalia. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families, friends, and those affected by Saturday's tragic accident.
2 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Sandy Pauley
Good Deeds Group enjoyed making fall crafts with the residents of Heritage Health.
2 months ago, Sandy Pauley
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Learners please join in the fun as we celebrate American Education Week!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Picture retakes take two!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
PHS Winter Sports Pictures will take place Monday, November 18th, at 3:30 pm in the big gym.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: Pana High School picture retakes have been rescheduled for Friday, November 22nd. Retake picture forms are available to pick up in the front office.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Blood Drive Reminder: National Honor Society will sponsor a blood drive at Pana High School on Tuesday, November 19th, from 8:30 am - 2 pm. Seniors who donate or have a parent donate for them will be entered into a drawing for a $2500 scholarship.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Picture retakes take two!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Learners please join in the fun as we celebrate American Education Week!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class along with the help of Mrs Wysong, Mr Donahue, Mrs LeDuc, and Mrs Bauer used ingredients to make their volcanoes 🌋 erupt.
2 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Students in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class along with the help of Mrs Wysong, Mr Donahue, Mrs LeDuc, and Mrs Bauer used ingredients to make their volcanoes 🌋 erupt.
2 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Jack, in Ms Hahnenkamp’s class, brought in a bottle and colored paper to make it look like a 🌋 to show how explosive an eruption can be. The class took to the gym for this eruption. What a day of learning that took place!
2 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students learned how to read a recipe, use measuring cups & spoons to make dough that they shaped into a mountain/volcano. Just wait to see if they erupted!
2 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Picture retakes take two!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Picture retakes take two!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Learners are making the best of indoor recess by having fun in the Maker Space connecting circuits!
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
The IHSA 2A Football Quarterfinals, Pana vs Nashville, will take place in Nashville, Saturday, November 16th at 1 pm. Come out and support our Panthers! Can't make it? The game will be live streamed at the link below: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/ihsa/gam0529403cf2
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class learned about Smart Grids with Ms Ashley from the U if I Extension. They learned how to light up the neighborhood.
2 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. LaMarche's class is so very thankful for the grant provided STEM build kits and logic games! We just can't wait to challenge our brains! THANK YOU!!
2 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. Mayhall
PJHS students are selling cinnamon rolls, dinner rolls, and pumpkin butter until Friday Nov. 22nd. We are asking for each student to sell at least 2 items to help support our school.
2 months ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Mrs. Sowarsh
Students at PJHS completed an activity to remind us to start our day from a place of gratitude. All students created a link for our gratitude chain which will hang in the main hallway as a daily reminder.
2 months ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Mrs. Mayhall
Reading Mini-lessons have been enhanced with the integration of Nearpod! Now students can share their learning during the lesson.
2 months ago, Mrs. Mayhall
Juletta Ellis
Grace Fitzgerald and Lillian Shallenbarger were also selected and as October Students of the Month at PJHS. They were absent for last week’s photo.
2 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Emily Perry
Pana FFA hosted Leadership Training School Thursday evening. Thank you to all of the chapters in attendance.
2 months ago, Emily Perry
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Honoring our veterans at Lincoln Elementary School.
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
PHS Students & Staff: Picture retakes have been rescheduled for Friday, November 22nd.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
PHS National Honor Society will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, November 19th, from 8:30 am - 2 pm. Anyone 17 years or older may donate (16-year-olds may donate with a signed permission slip that can be picked up in the office). Seniors who donate or have a parent donate will be entered into the drawing for a $2500 scholarship.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Maxwell
Students had the opportunity to attend the Construction Trades and Apprenticeships Career Day. Several trades were present with lots of hands on activities!
2 months ago, Mrs. Maxwell
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell’s Second Grade had the opportunity to learn about electrical grids thanks to the U of I Extension Office.
2 months ago, Beth Morrell
Beth Morrell
Mrs. Morrell’s Second Grade did an amazing job on their spider projects.
2 months ago, Beth Morrell
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder that picture retakes are tomorrow at Lincoln Elementary School.
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Emily Perry
Intro to Ag classes are creating their own herd of horses.
2 months ago, Emily Perry
Mrs. Berns
High school service learning students are reminded that 5 of your service hours must be volunteer work outside of school.
2 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Heath Strom
SAT practice day
2 months ago, Heath Strom
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Next week is American Education Week! Join us in a week full of fun activities.
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
All sporting events are cancelled today, November 12th. PJHS basketball vs Rochester is cancelled for both home and away games. Stay safe and warm!
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Today is a good day to take the 5 Essential Online Survey http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
2 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Attention Parents and Students: Pana schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, November 12th, due to inclement weather.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: Wednesday, November 13th, is a half-day school improvement day. All schools will dismiss 3 hours early.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: NO SCHOOL on Monday, November 11th, for Veterans' Day.
2 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Adam
Congratulations to the PHS Scholar Bowl team who placed 2nd out of 19 teams today!
2 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Juletta Ellis
Congrats to this week’s Wall of Fame signers and October Students of the Month! Wall of Fame: Blayne Pope, Cameron Banning, Brynn Ade. Students of the Month: Ryan Karbach, Laney Wafford, Landon Meadows, Domacio Wills
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Wysong and her 'twin' wore identical shoes today for Fairy Tale Day!
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Crawford
First grade had a great time with Fairytale Day today!
3 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Cheri Wysong
October Spider Projects in Mrs. Morrell's room
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class worked on reinforcing place value concepts using Splash Math.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mr. Wolf
Accelerated Algebra 1 students work on writing the equation of a line in point-slope, slope-intercept, and standard forms in Mr. Wolf's class.
3 months ago, Mr. Wolf
Anna Patton
The Class of 2020 is selling cookie dough and Fannie May candy to help raise money for the senior trip. See a senior if you would like to order! We will accept orders until Nov. 25th
3 months ago, Anna Patton
Amanda Skinner
Join us at the Tailgate tomorrow, November 9th, from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Cheer on your Pana Panthers as they take on the Oakwood Comets at 1 pm.
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Lipe
Pana Police came in Wednesday and Thursday to discuss community relationships with the Drivers ed Students and to share driving tips and things they deal with daily.
3 months ago, Mr. Lipe
Amanda Skinner
PHS students: Reminder that Picture Retake Day will be on Tuesday, November 12th. Retake forms will be in the office if needed.
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Watson
Our first shirt!! So proud of these girls!!
3 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Our first shirt!! So proud of these girls!!
3 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Amanda Skinner
Substitute Employment Positions are available and posted on our website. Check them out here: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class did a Kahoot in identifying nouns. Look who finished in the top 3.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class is learning about respect and tattling with Ms Blessman this morning.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class is learning about respect and tattling with Ms Blessman this morning.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Cayla Beyers
Saving the environment one piece of paper at a time. These two young men do a great job of running the recycling program at PHS.
3 months ago, Cayla Beyers
Cheri Wysong
Veterans Day
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Mrs Beyers class packed up goodies and notes of thanks to a young Marine and all of his fellow Marines all the way in California. The kids were excited and happy to help. We even sent a special picture and goody bag to a Dad from our class who is in the Army. Happy Veterans Day.
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Anna Patton
The Marching Panthers held their end-of-the-year banquet on November 6th. Various band members were recognized for their outstanding performances during the season. A special shoutout to the Boosters for their support! Go Panthers!
3 months ago, Anna Patton
Emily Perry
Great minds must think alike, or in the case of the Ag. Dept they dress alike.
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Matt Sanders
Can you see the “focus” on the faces of these PHS Biology students? They are honing their microscopy skills today by examining the differences between plant and animal cells.
3 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Watson
Congratulations to the winner of our Future Business Leaders raffle at Saturday's playoff game. Thank you all for your continued support!!
3 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Cheri Wysong
Calling all parents/guardians of Washington Elementary Students. It is time to fill out the 5 Essential Survey again! Please go the attached link and help us reach our goal of 100% parent participation. https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Ashley Keeling
PBL Collaboration x’s two!
3 months ago, Ashley Keeling
Mr. Miller
Pana Junior High Veterans Day program November 8th at 8:15A.M. Veterans and community are invited.
3 months ago, Mr. Miller
Mrs. Maxedon
Using the skill of classifying with shells
3 months ago, Mrs. Maxedon
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Miss Rodman’s third grade class, at Lincoln Elementary, loved having Paws in their classroom for the month of October! It was a great reminder of how to demonstrate PAWS-itive behavior not just at school but outside of school too!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Cheri Wysong
More Halloween fun!!
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Calling all parents/guardians of Lincoln Elementary Students. It is time to fill out the 5 Essential Survey again. Please go the attached link and help us reach our goal. https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lindsay Shriver
Family & Consumer Science classes practice teamwork skills by participating in the Marshmallow Challenge.
3 months ago, Lindsay Shriver
Mrs. Adam
PHS Teachers support PCH Mammography Department!
3 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class enjoyed using their estimating skills with their pumpkin; how many seeds, how much did it weigh, how many vertical lines, the circumference. Even Mr Bauer joined in on how much it weighed.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
After a team building game of BINGO, Lincoln Elementary staff got down to business analyzing our Illinois Report Card finding opportunities for growth and areas to celebrate!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Cheri Wysong
Halloween Parade
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Halloween Parade
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Cheri Wysong
Halloween Parade
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Juletta Ellis
This week at PJHS: Tyson Clements, Kamden Bennett, Chase Hunter, Seth Horton, Lilly Shallenbarger, and Brandon Schulz all signed the Wall of Fame for their positive office referrals, and all perfect attendance and honor roll kids were treated to a pop up party!
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Emily Perry
Spending some time seeing what agricultural colleges have to offer.
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Adam Metzger
Pana Basketball has a Spiritwear store! There are a variety of items for women and men such as shirts, hoodies, polos, sweatpants, shorts, backpacks, & more! The shop closes on November 4th. Get your new Panthers gear today! https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/mGuYbMfDnC
3 months ago, Adam Metzger
Amanda Skinner
Reminder: Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday, November 3rd. Set those clocks back 1 hour!
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Hedderich
Mrs. Hedderich’s class designed creepy spider webs for their Halloween stem activity.
3 months ago, Mrs. Hedderich
Mrs. King
3rd grade STEM activity. Students had to design a platform for their pumpkin to be place on.
3 months ago, Mrs. King
Juletta Ellis
PJHS had some scary cute visitors today for Halloween! We enjoyed the 1st grade parade! 🎃👻
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Daphne Rodman
Halloween 🎃 fun. Mrs. Rodman’s class made slime. 👻
3 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Pumpkin fun
3 months ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Juletta Ellis
PJHS students were so creative for Dynamic Duo day for RRW. The winners were Brynn Ade and Mrs. Ade for their recreation of UP!
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mr. Tennell
Physical science students did a virtual lab on their Chromebooks yesterday to better understand gas laws.
3 months ago, Mr. Tennell
Miss Blessman
Practicing how to make a Sincere Apology through skits in LEAD!
3 months ago, Miss Blessman
Mrs. Berns
Students in Mrs. Berns's geometry are using nearpod software to translate shapes with their chromebooks.
3 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Watson
FBLA students will be selling chances to win this goodie basket at the game Saturday!
3 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Megan Henkel
PJHS Art Students WON a Pop Up Party during Red Ribbon Week! They do enjoy a tasty treat! #RRW #Redribbonweek #Bedrugfree #Bekind
3 months ago, Megan Henkel
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hey Lincoln Learners! Remember we don't dress up for Halloween BUT we will still celebrate in our classrooms AND since "Drug's Don't Scare Us" lets all wear CRAZY HAIR on Thursday!!!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Megan Henkel
PJHS Art Students WON a Pop Up Party today!!! Congrats! #RedRibbonWeek #RRW #BeDrugFree #Bekind
3 months ago, Megan Henkel
Mrs. King
Room on the Broom STEM activity!
3 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. Thompson
Day 1 of mock interviews with the Co-op students
3 months ago, Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Whalen
Algebra students are practicing solving multi-step equations with partners today. Each answer leads to a new problem to solve.
3 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Mrs. Whalen
Mrs. Whalen’s students are trying out new algebra activities on Nearpod.com. It was a good warm-up for class!
3 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hey Lincoln Learners, our Wednesday Red Ribbon Activity is to "Follow Your Dreams and Be Drug Free" by having a Pajama Day!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
PJHS students and staff reflected upon their influencers for RRW by dressing like a their favorite meme or vine characters. Can you identify them?
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Parents please make sure your kiddos are dressed appropriately for the changing Fall weather. Always dress your students as if we will be going outside and err on the side of caution. It's very easy to just remove a layer if they get warm.
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Watson
Thank you to Moore Sports Photography for designing these awesome buttons that FBLA will be selling at Saturdays game!
3 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Matt Sanders
What type of dermatoglyph do you have? Ask Anatomy & Physiology students!
3 months ago, Matt Sanders
Emily Perry
The Intro to Ag classes started the Horse Industry Unit today. They participated in a measuring exercise to see how tall they would be if they were a horse.
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Brent McKinney
Nothing cures Monday blues like pickle ball.
3 months ago, Brent McKinney
Anna Patton
Any senior who wanted to order cap/gown pictures from the proofs given a few weeks ago need to give the forms/money to Mrs. Patton by Monday, November 4th.
3 months ago, Anna Patton
Anna Patton
English IV created Knight Shields to go along with their reading of “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” a Medieval tale. Mrs. Patton was very impressed with their creativity!
3 months ago, Anna Patton
Anna Patton
English IV reviewed for their test using Kahoot today. 1st place got a homework pass!
3 months ago, Anna Patton
Lynn Pumphery
Mrl Lipe and Mr. Pumphery's Driver Education classes were Treated to a few Tricks by the Distracted Driver Simulator. Thanks to Chris Bax from the Secretary of States office for making this service available to our kids.
3 months ago, Lynn Pumphery
Cheri Wysong
Trick or Treat info
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hey Lincoln Learners! Tomorrow we will have a Taco Tuesday to remind us to "TACO BOUT" not doing drugs for our Red Ribbon Week Celebration!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Smedley
Freshmen working on their grammar and writing skills using NoRedInk.
3 months ago, Mrs. Smedley
Mrs. Maxedon
Designing community spaces for kids
3 months ago, Mrs. Maxedon
Amanda Skinner
Open to all parents grades K - 12: https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Emily Perry
Mr. Wood has been teaching soft workplace skills so students have a solid foundation for their future.
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Amanda Skinner
Come on out and support your Pana Panthers as they take on the Red Bud Musketeers, Saturday, Nov 2nd. Tailgate is from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Anna Patton
PHS Marching Panthers participated in the Oblong Spooktacular parade on Saturday, October 26th. The band placed 2nd overall in their division and also won 2nd drum major, 2nd color guard, and 1st drum line. Go Panthers!
3 months ago, Anna Patton
Mrs. Whalen
Sophomores are working hard in the concession stand while cheering for their Panthers!
3 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hey Lincoln Learners!!!!! Tomorrow starts Red Ribbon Week! Be sure to Get "Red-Y" to be drug free by wearing red on Monday!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Cheri Wysong
Red Ribbon Week!!
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
A group of Ms Hahnenkamp’s students began learning about circuits this week.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Sowarsh
Red Ribbon Week 2019 plans for PJHS
3 months ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Mr. Tennell
Earth science students are examining metamorphic rocks today in class.
3 months ago, Mr. Tennell
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hey Lincoln Learners!!!!! Don't forget that next week is Red Ribbon Week!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Emily Perry
Ag Business students were busy today researching different Franchise options.
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Mrs. Watson
The snack cart looks great! Thank you Madison!!
3 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Emily Perry
We integrated math into our Intro to Ag classes with straight line depreciation!
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Mrs. Thompson
Congratulations to Michael Pierce for typing 81 words a minute in Mrs. Thompson's Keyboarding Class
3 months ago, Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Berns
After school tutoring is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Pana High School for all students.
3 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Berns
Today Geometry students learned to partition a directed line segment using a given ratio.
3 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Ashley Keeling
Please fill out the survey to help the Lego League team determine if we are in need of a specialized cart in our local stores. bit.ly/2pSF3hi
3 months ago, Ashley Keeling
Jason Bauer
Pana Community Hospital will host its 16th Annual Children's Health & Safety Fair on October 26th from 9 am - 12 pm at Pana High School:
3 months ago, Jason Bauer
Matt Sanders
Why does the science department hallway smell like that? Don’t worry!! It’s just Anatomy & Physiology students starting their comparative study of fetal pig anatomy.
3 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Berns
Students in Mrs. Berns's 1b Algebra learned to graph on a Cartesian plane using Point Slope form of a line.
3 months ago, Mrs. Berns
Emily Perry
The Horticulture class has been filling the greenhouse by transplanting, dividing, starting new plants and winterizing the geraniums.
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Lindsay Shriver
Foods & Nutrition classes quiz each other in preparation for their kitchen safety test!
3 months ago, Lindsay Shriver
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder that the Lincoln School fundraiser pick up time is today 10/24 from 3 to 6. Please enter the building through the back North West door (where the doorbell is).
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Maxwell
Student council members attended a leadership conference at LLC featuring comedian and musician Jason Lavesseur. They had fun learning about professionalism, goal setting, and of course- leading!
3 months ago, Mrs. Maxwell
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Teachers at Lincoln Elementary got to explore and play in the Makerspace area today while collaborating as a grade level to create stem lessons to use and share.
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Thank you to these four student athletes from the high school who came to Lincoln for Teaching Tuesday. They talked about respect and how to be a part of a team!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Lehn
REMINDER: The Washington/Lincoln fundraiser items are scheduled to be delivered to Lincoln School tomorrow (Oct 24). Please make arrangements to pick up your child's items between 3-6pm. Thank you for your support!!
3 months ago, Mrs. Lehn
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder that the Lincoln School fundraiser pick up time is tomorrow 10/24 from 3 to 6. Please enter the building through the back North/West door (where the doorbell is).
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
PJHS students viewed the “Be Strong” simulcast at their class meeting today to kick off Red Ribbon Week next week. The theme is #dotherightthing and Mrs. Sowarsh spent time previewing the week’s activities which center on taking care of yourself and others. The guests on the simulcast also spoke about how to address bullying and how to persevere. More to come on RRW soon!
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lynn Pumphery
Mr. Pumphery's 1st and 3rd hour Driver Education classes were witness to a demonstration of the extraction of a victim from a vehicle in a mock accident. Thank you Mike Foster and crew from Pana Fire and EMS for a job well done.
3 months ago, Lynn Pumphery
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students reviewing math facts using quiz, quiz, share.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Emily Perry
Intro to Ag have been busy working on AET record keeping.
3 months ago, Emily Perry
Mr. Tennell
Physical science students worked on separating a mixture by using the physical properties of the substances that made it up.
3 months ago, Mr. Tennell
Matt Sanders
Anatomy & Physiology students are exploring the “sense”-sational properties of the human integumentary system today!
3 months ago, Matt Sanders
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Engaging brains from the moment they walk in. Look at all the brain activities they have faced already on a Monday morning. Students had to figure out if one star on the VAB NASA building is 6 foot wide, then how many feet would 5 stars be? I ❤️ the different ways they used to come up with the answer.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Cheri Wysong
100 mile club- 25 mile achievement winners
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Mrs. King
Third grade had the RAP lady visit us today! Be a superhero and come to school!
3 months ago, Mrs. King
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Look at Ms Hahnenkamp’s class bug jar they did in art with Mrs Holman. Amazing! She teaches them so many skills as well as vocabulary. We are so fortunate to have her.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Amanda Skinner
Seniors and Parents/Guardians: Need help with the FAFSA process for Student Aid? Join us on Wednesday, October 23rd at PHS from 6 - 8 pm for assistance.
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Lehn
Washington/Lincoln PTO fundraiser delivery is Thursday, October 24 from 3-6 at Lincoln School. We need help starting at 1 to sort the delivery and prepare it for pickup. Please email jlehn@panaschools.com if you can help!
3 months ago, Mrs. Lehn
Juletta Ellis
PJHS celebrated the end of 1st quarter with some harvest games and s’mores this afternoon. Special thanks to the Student Support Committee for planning this fun event!
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
Congrats to the PJHS students who signed the Wall of Fame this week, Gage Hackney and OzzMarie Dilley!
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Brent McKinney
Having some fun playing lacrosse
3 months ago, Brent McKinney
Mrs. Thompson
Consumer Education students enjoyed job shadowing
3 months ago, Mrs. Thompson
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Friendships and Acts of Kindness at Lincoln Elementary
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Friendships and Acts of Kindness
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Friendships and Acts of Kindness at Lincoln Elementary!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Friendships and Acts of Kindness at Lincoln Elementary!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Friendships and Acts of Kindness at Lincoln Elementary!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
A great big shout-out to our amazing PTO! Thank you so much for the additional items to Lincoln Elementary's Makerspace! #loveourpto #ourptoisthebest
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Megan Henkel
PHS Crafts Class finished their Mixed Media Sculpture Pumpkins. Perfect timing for Fall & Harvest!
3 months ago, Megan Henkel
Megan Henkel
All PHS Art Students complete a Weekly Wednesday Sketchbook assignment at school. This week Crafts class had to complete a landscape drawing that demonstrated Foreground, Middle Ground, & Background. Two student artworks reveal a unique quality & fits the current season. Enjoy!
3 months ago, Megan Henkel
Cheri Wysong
Kindness Kounts
3 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Mrs. Schmitz
Happy Bosses Day to Mrs. Wysong! We are so lucky to have you as our principal!
3 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Beth Morrell
Ms. Frizzle came to help Mrs. Morrell’s class make spider webs. The students have been learning many interesting facts about spiders this month.
3 months ago, Beth Morrell
Mr. Miller
PJHS Panther Den students volunteered for Share and Care food program at the Methodist Church.
3 months ago, Mr. Miller
Mrs. Schmitz
Lots of fun things happening at Washington School! Happy Bosses Day Ms. Frizzle....I mean Mrs. Wysong!😊
3 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms hahnenkamps class had an absolutely great time learning about apples yesterday at the Okaw Valley Apple Orchard.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Rodman’s class enjoyed a visit and STEM lesson from Ms. Frizzle! All classes were also invited to share in an expanded lesson.
3 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp wants to thank all the parents who attended conferences in her class. 96% of parents attended. That’s amazing! Her students are blessed.
3 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Janice Hrabak
We had a special visitor today Ms. Frizzle. We did a science experiment and learned about the water cycle.
3 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Amanda Skinner
Remember to check out our employment listings as new opportunities are available. https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Friday, October 18th, marks the end of the 1st 9 Weeks. Students of PHS: Don't forget about the FREE tutoring service provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. Teachers are here to reinforce concepts and answer your questions. We are here to help!
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Learners the weather is changing and fall has arrived! Make sure you dress appropriately for going outside this week!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Adam Metzger
Congratulations to Austin Karbach on shooting an 83 at the El Paso Boys’ Golf Sectional. He fell 1 stroke away from advancing to state. However, this is the best tournament score on record for any boy since 2007! Congrats, Austin & let’s keep shooting low over the next 2 years!
3 months ago, Adam Metzger
Adam Metzger
Congrats to Anna Beyers and Madison Clark on their performances at the Jacksonville Routt Girls' Golf Sectional today. Anna shot a 102 and Madison shot a 130. Looking forward to watching these two freshmen improve over the next 3 years. Good job, ladies!
3 months ago, Adam Metzger
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 14th, for Columbus Day.
3 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
What a great turn out at Lincoln Elementary for Parent/Teacher conferences! Thanks to all the families who were able to attend. Enjoy the long weekend ahead!
3 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
Reminder that PJHS Picture Retakes are Tuesday, October 15th. Have an enjoyable long weekend!
3 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Heath Strom
Golf regionals.....2 advanced.....congrats to Anna Beyers and Madison Clark and good luck in Jacksonville on Monday.
4 months ago, Heath Strom
Heath Strom
Freshman after the junior olympics
4 months ago, Heath Strom
Amanda Skinner
Reminder to Parents and Students: There is no school on Thursday, October 10th through Monday, October 14th. Parents: Schools will host Parent/Teacher Conferences tomorrow, October 10th, from 12 - 4 pm and 5 - 8 pm.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Whitney Reynolds
Mrs. Reynolds class enjoyed a visit from the Pana firefighters and got to ride on their new fire truck! Thank you, Pana firefighters!
4 months ago, Whitney Reynolds
Amanda Skinner
Come on out for the Fire Department Open House!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Janice Hrabak
Mrs. Hrabak class riding the fire trucks.
4 months ago, Janice Hrabak
Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Mrs. Smith’s Kindergarten enjoyed a visit and ride from our firefighters.
4 months ago, Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten
Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. LaMarche's class working hard to put together one of their favorite community workers. Firefighters!
4 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Adam Metzger
Congratulations to Austin Karbach shooting a 92 in the Okaw Valley Golf Regional and advancing to the El Paso Golf Sectional!
4 months ago, Adam Metzger
Mrs. Maxedon
Engineering model arms in 5th grade
4 months ago, Mrs. Maxedon
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Teaching Tuesday with Ms Blessman and students who recieved a citation for Random Acts of Kindness! The RAK citation club was a student lead initiative by our very own Ambriel. Way to go Ambriel!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Adam Metzger
Last week, McKylee Rhoades & MacKinsey Perry read their book on Black Footed Ferrets to our class. These young ladies wrote over 6 chapters, illustrated pictures, wrote a glossary, and added a table of contents. Excited to see what else these 5th graders will come up with next!
4 months ago, Adam Metzger
Mrs. Watson
Photoshop made Memes this week!
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Whalen
Algebra students had fun trying a new activity today called “quiz, quiz, trade.” Everyone solved their own problem, then traded with someone else. They worked together to complete all of the problems!
4 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Say cheese! Picture day happened at Lincoln Elementary School today but don't worry if you forgot your envelope! You can still order pictures online. Just go to the picture website and use this code!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students researched how long it takes gourd seed to germinate-seed to gourd as well as what kind of sunlight they need. They are learning so much!
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students did a Kahoot today to see what they already know about counting patterns before beginning their next chapter in math. Look who made the leader board.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class continued to test our cylinder columns today. This one is holding 51 books. It has held them for 3 hrs & 15 min. Wonder if it will still be standing when the kids come back tomorrow. Ask one of my students why a cylinder is the strongest. They should know.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Heath Strom
PHS students caught being good
4 months ago, Heath Strom
Mrs. Sowarsh
On 9/11, PJHS held a bake sale fundraiser. As an Act of Service, a part of the profits from the bake sale were donated to Pana Fire Department.
4 months ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Dena Smith
The book fair is officially open at Pana junior high school!
4 months ago, Dena Smith
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students worked in stations today. Some ran a pizza shop using Pizza Co., some coded using Coding Awbie, and others coded by working in Code.org. It was a busy day of learning.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students worked in stations today. Some ran a pizza shop using Pizza Co., some coded using Coding Awbie, and others coded by working in Code.org. It was a busy day of learning.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s students worked with creating different kinds of towers using paper. We tested them using books to see which kind was the strongest. Tomorrow we will discover why the cylinder column is strongest.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. Whalen
Algebra 2 students were busy working at stations around the room today. They practiced graphing quadratics, as well as writing their own functions. They checked their own answers with the provided answer key to monitor their progress. They should be ready for tomorrow’s quiz!
4 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Anna Patton
Parents and seniors of 2020: Herff Jones will be here Tuesday, October 8th, to take orders for graduation announcements, cap and gowns, and senior swag. Please plan to come 3 to 6:30 pm. A deposit of $60 is required at time of order. Mrs Patton will have extra order forms for any seniors who didn’t get an order form.
4 months ago, Anna Patton
Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. LaMarche's first grade clas visited the Pana Fire Department! We learned so much about fire safety and all the things the firefighters do to help keep us safe. A big thanks to the PFD and firefighters Anderson, Christer, Foster, and Mahnke!
4 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Amanda Skinner
Come join us on October 11th:
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Check out the information to digitally add money to your child's account through Scholastic for the upcoming PJHS Book Fair: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/assetuploads/eWallet-Commercial_final.mp4
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 11th. This is a Teacher Institute Day.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the Week: There is NO school on Thursday, October 10th. Instead, Parent Teacher Conferences will take place from 12 - 4 pm and again from 5 - 8 pm.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Anna Patton
50-year queen and 2019 Queen Janice Waddelow Knutson and Olivia Schmitz
4 months ago, Anna Patton
Anna Patton
Congratulations to the members of the 2019 Homecoming Court. Lane Perry and Olivia Schmitz were named the 2019 King and Queen.
4 months ago, Anna Patton
Mrs. Watson
A special thank you to our FBLA members for helping out at tonight's game. You're the BEST!!
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mr. Tennell
Physical science students learned about density this week by calculating the density of candy bars and predicting whether or not they would float.
4 months ago, Mr. Tennell
Juletta Ellis
Friday afternoon fun at PJHS! Sno cones for all, and some friendly teacher-student competitions—a rock, paper, scissors relay race and dodgeball. Go Panthers!
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Learners who earned PBIS Citizenship Awards!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
This week at PJHS four more students signed the Wall of Fame and the following students were selected by their teachers as September Students of the Month: Mason Richards, Amber Litton, Joey Laker, Carter Barber, Simon Rickett, and Katie Christer. They will be treated to a VIP lunch later this semester.
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
The PJHS Panther Den hosted a hat day on Wednesday to benefit the family of Sullivan’s Tyson Mendoza.
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Emily Perry
The Horticulture class took a flower walk to find flowers in the neighborhood. The class will be identifying them on Monday.
4 months ago, Emily Perry
Mrs. Watson
FBLA would like to extend a HUGE thank you to Corbin Moore, of Moore Sports Photography, for making the Pana Panther buttons for the game tonight!
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Adam
Happy Homecoming from the PHS staff! Go Panthers!
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. King
Classifying animals.
4 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
Classifying animals.
4 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. Perry
6th graders have been busy creating Smart goals for the year. We are getting ready for student-led conferences next week!
4 months ago, Mrs. Perry
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a reminder that the temperature will be changing over the next couple of days. Make sure to dress your kiddos for the cooler temperatures that are coming our way, as we will be outside for recess/PE enjoying the fall weather.... finally!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Crawford
Trying out some fun subtraction strategies in Mrs. Crawford’s 1st grade!
4 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Mrs. Watson
Future Business Leaders of America will be selling Pana Panther buttons at the Homecoming game this Friday. Buttons are $5 each
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Business and Technology students are creating a graffiti wall to offer tips for negotiating the terms of a contract.
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Students in Business and Technology learning contract terminology using the Each One Teach One activity.
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mrs. LaMarche's first grade class is super excited to have received the first of nine books gifted to the students this year from some very special book sponsors throughout our community! THANK YOU!
4 months ago, Mrs. LaMarche First Grade
Mr. Miller
IDNR CPO came and talked rules and regulations to the Outdoor Resource class.
4 months ago, Mr. Miller
Mrs. Watson
Future Business Leaders of America will be selling chances to win this Panther Nation wreath, generously donated by Cheri Thevenot, at the homecoming game this Friday. Tickets are $2 each or 3 tickets for $5.
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Foods & Nutrition
Foods & Nutrition 1 classes got their first food lab experience. Cupcakes...YUM!!!!
4 months ago, Foods & Nutrition
Amanda Skinner
PHS students support the Sullivan community by wearing blue today in honor of Tyson Mendoza.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Miller
PJHS Geography students making 3D projects of countries. Thanks to Pizza Man for donating the pizza boxes.
4 months ago, Mr. Miller
Amanda Skinner
Join us this Friday!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Please join us!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Meet the new Lincoln Elementary mascot, Paws!  He is here to remind us to "PAWS" and think before we act!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Amanda Skinner
Good morning, Panthers. Sullivan school district suffered a tragedy on Friday. To show our support, please wear blue tomorrow to school (PHS students: As it is Homecoming week, PJs are still okay, too).
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. King
Working on the scientific method using gummy bears!
4 months ago, Mrs. King
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Chernisky's 5th graders chart their guess for a gender reveal!! Engaging students and building relationships!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
This week at PJHS: Dillan Hocq, Conner Simpson, and Belle Anderson joined the Wall of Fame, and the 7th grade class received a “pop” up party of Orange and Grape Crush soda pop for having the best hallway behavior and being on time to class!
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Thompson's Cooperative Education Class learned how to look up different types of Help Wanted Ads this week in class
4 months ago, Mrs. Thompson
Brent McKinney
Health class using Kahoot! to preview nutrition vocabulary.
4 months ago, Brent McKinney
Mr. Cothern
The advanced chemistry students began work today on a chromatography lab in which they were investigating what colors make up black markers.
4 months ago, Mr. Cothern
Amanda Skinner
Please join us for our annual Title I Meeting on Tuesday, October 1st.
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Adam
Only a few days remaining to order your Panther gear! Here is the link to our online shop that closes on Monday. https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/VAYK2PPKDM
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Brent McKinney
Nothing like flipping tires to end a work out.
4 months ago, Brent McKinney
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class has been learning about bees. They created slides to tell what they learned along with adding pics to illustrate. Monday they did a Kahoot to show what they learned. Look who came out on top.
4 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
A fun game of Sparkle in Mrs Chernisky's 5th grade class. Engaging students in fun spelling practice!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Students and Staff are happy to welcome Mr. Brown to Lincoln Elementary!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Engaging students with STEM activities in Mrs. Cross' 5th grade class. 3 ingredients to make glue... which will hold the most weight?
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Crawford
Mrs. Crawford’s class had some fun with verbs! Can you guess which verb they are acting out?😉
4 months ago, Mrs. Crawford
Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Rodman’s class enjoyed writing cinquain poems. They worked in small groups and shared ideas. Julie B. Jones told us how to write them!
4 months ago, Daphne Rodman
Mrs. Mathon
Seventh grade students evaluated websites to determine whether or not they are credible sources of information for their upcoming research papers.
4 months ago, Mrs. Mathon
Mark Schmitz
8th grade science students created demonstrations to explain Boyle's law. Some of their own creations were demonstrated in class today.
4 months ago, Mark Schmitz
Mrs. Sowarsh
School nurse, Sandy Pauley presenting to PJHS students on the dangers of vaping.
4 months ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Miss Blessman
"Be the "I" in Kind" board outside the Makerspace at Lincoln!
4 months ago, Miss Blessman
Mrs. Adam
It is always a good time when the National Guard comes to PHS PE classes!
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Amanda Skinner
You're Invited!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Miller
PJHS students reviewing using Quiz, Quiz, Trade in Geography class.
4 months ago, Mr. Miller
Emily Perry
The Intro to Ag classes have been busy working with the FFA Creed.
4 months ago, Emily Perry
Jason Bauer
Parents and Guardians: Please take a moment to read the attached letter on school safety. https://5il.co/aeqm
4 months ago, Jason Bauer
Foods & Nutrition
Foods & Nutrition 2nd & 3rd period classes performed a hand washing experiment using cinnamon and vegetable oil. See someone you recognize? Ask them to tell you the proper way to wash your hands to kill all the germs!!
4 months ago, Foods & Nutrition
Mrs. Adam
PHS picture day will be Friday, Sept. 27th. Be sure to wear your best smile to school!
4 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Juletta Ellis
Last week at PJHS two more students, Evan Nichols-Green and Lauren Ambrose, signed the Wall of Fame, and Mr. Schmitz and Mr. Higgins received VIP service from the cafeteria staff at lunch.
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Amanda Skinner
PJHS Book Fair will take place October 7th - 10th. Signups to help can be registered here: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2963181/false#/invitation
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
New Employment Opportunities Available: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Some of our "bee-autify the school" group who voluntarily pick up trash and began to organize a gardening club to plant flowers in the Spring!!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Meet out newest addition to Lincoln Elementary! Crush is fitting in quite well as our school pet. Crush resides in the Makerspace room with Ms Blessman!
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Thompson's Consumer Education class has been in the computer lab working on their Resumes and Cover Letters
4 months ago, Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Watson
Students in Introduction to Business reviewed today using Kahoot!
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Students in Photoshop using Screencastify to record their editing process on the computer.
4 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Amanda Skinner
Come out for Friday Night's Tailgate!
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
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
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Mr. Wolf
Mrs. Schmitz
Mrs. Schmitz’s kids are having fun playing games to help them learn their addition facts.
4 months ago, Mrs. Schmitz
Anna Patton
Check out our new fence decorations sponsored by PHS Student Council and PHS Athletic Department. Go Panthers!
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Mr. Wolf
Anna Patton
Friday night plans: Cheer on the Panthers!
4 months ago, Anna Patton
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s 2nd graders deciding if pollination or bearing fruit is more important.
4 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Matt Sanders
Can you construct and carry out a controlled experiment? Biology students at PHS can! Ask them about it...
4 months 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 months 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 months 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
4 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. Holman - Art
First graders are painting self portraits!!
4 months 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!!
4 months ago, Mrs. Lehn
Mrs. Watson
Students in Mrs. Watson's class trying the Quiz, Quiz, Trade activity we learned from Mrs. Alt yesterday!
4 months 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!
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Amanda Skinner
Pana teachers became students today as guest speakers shared strategies on wellness and provided hands-on learning activities.
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Matt Sanders
Reinforcement of body regions today in A&P; nothing like a pile of sticky notes!
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
PJHS remembers 9/11 in a brief ceremony led by the Panther Den.
4 months 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.
5 months 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.
5 months 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!!
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Fall Book Fair!
5 months 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.
5 months 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.
5 months 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?!
5 months 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?!
5 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Mrs. Watson
Teamwork makes the dream work!
5 months 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!
5 months 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
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mrs. King
Who says math can’t be fun??
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Come join the Lincoln Elementary 5th Grade Band!!
5 months 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.
5 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Come join the Lincoln Elementary 5th Grade Band!!
5 months 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.
5 months 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.
5 months 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”.
5 months ago, Emily Perry
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
September's Random Acts of Kindness Calendar at Lincoln Elementary.
5 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Come join the Lincoln Elementary 5th Grade Band!!
5 months 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!
5 months 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.
5 months ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Amanda Skinner
Reminder for the week: NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 2nd, for Labor Day.
5 months 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
5 months 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.
5 months 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!
5 months ago, Matt Sanders
Matt Sanders
Let’s test homeostasis of our heart rate! Anatomy & Physiology students working brains and bodies today!
5 months 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!!
5 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Watson
Thursday we had our first Future Business Leaders of America meeting for the 2019-2020 school year!!
5 months ago, Mrs. Watson
Anna Patton
Seniors are learning about “Senior” things with Mrs Maxwell in English classes today!
5 months 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!
5 months 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
5 months 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!!!!
5 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Nicole Blodgett
Pana Community Hospital St. Louis Shopping Trip! Sat Nov. 23, 2019. RSVP at 562-2131 ext 383, Please share:)
5 months ago, Nicole Blodgett
Matt Sanders
Getting back into the experimental mindset in Bio class!
5 months ago, Matt Sanders
Mrs. Whalen
Algebra 2 students practiced transforming graphs on desmos.com yesterday!
5 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Mrs. King
STEM project in Mrs. King’s class. Goal: build the tallest tower out of 12 straws.
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
STEM project in Mrs. King’s class. Goal: build the tallest tower with 12 straws.
5 months 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.
5 months 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!!!
5 months 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!
5 months 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.
5 months ago, Mrs. Adam
Mrs. Crawford
Washington school had so much fun with the high school visitors today!
5 months 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!
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Just a few more of the many kiddos who are really enjoying the 100 miles club!!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!!
5 months ago, Jennifer Lehn
Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Ms Hahnenkamp’s class is part of the pride. Go Panthers 🐆!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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.
5 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Anna Patton
PHS English Dept: Dressed and ready for a successful year! Go Panthers!
5 months 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!!
5 months 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.
5 months ago, Hahnenkamp-Gr. 2
Mrs. King
STEM Cup Stacking Challenge
5 months ago, Mrs. King
Mrs. King
STEM Cup Stacking Challengers
5 months 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.
5 months 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.!!!!!
5 months 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.
5 months ago, Mrs. Whalen
Anna Patton
PHS English Dept. is cleaning house! We have FREE copies of novels. Email Mrs Patton if interested!
5 months ago, Anna Patton
Mrs. Berns
Mrs. Berns's Geometry students performed a hands on measuring project today in class.
5 months 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!
5 months ago, Mrs. Cothern
Mrs. Epley
Mrs. Epley’s class used food to show place value to hundreds. Yum!
5 months 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!
5 months ago, Juletta Ellis
Juletta Ellis
First day pics: It was a great day to be a Panther at PJHS!
5 months 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.
5 months 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!
5 months 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.
5 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Can't wait to see everyone tonight!!!
5 months 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!
5 months ago, Cheri Wysong
Kim Hahnenkamp
Flipping with excitement to meet my new students and their families tomorrow night at meet the teacher night.
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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!
5 months 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.
5 months 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.
6 months 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).
6 months 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!!
6 months ago, Mrs. Sowarsh
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Pana School Supply Giveaway at the United in Faith Church. Saturday August 10th from 9 until 12.
6 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
He’s back! The PJHS panther is looking good! Here’s a sneak peek.
6 months 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.
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
New to Lincoln this year! So excited for 2019 2020
6 months 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.
6 months 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.
6 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Lincoln Elementary School Supply Lists!
6 months ago, Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Juletta Ellis
Another sneak peek of PJHS! Getting closer to project completion!
6 months 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
6 months ago, Scott Savage
Scott Savage
Corrected - Pana Jr. High - Important Information needed before first practice - Physical - Insurance Waiver - Concussion Form. Dates and details below.
6 months 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.
6 months 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!
6 months 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!
6 months 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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 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!
6 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
6 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.
6 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
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
7 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Nicole Blodgett
***2019-2020 K-8 SUPPLY LISTS available in the www.panaschools.com NEWS section on the front webpage***
7 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
7 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.
7 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Scott Savage
New employment opportunities available: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
7 months ago, Scott Savage
Lincoln Elementary (Mrs. Millburg)
Educational Sites for Summer!
7 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.
7 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Amanda Skinner
New employment opportunities available: https://www.panaschools.com/o/pana-cusd-8/page/employment--309
7 months ago, Amanda Skinner
Mr. Bowker
FCA camp 8th grade pyramid
7 months ago, Mr. Bowker