Kelli Vaughn
7th and 8th grade girls’ basketball games vs. Prairie Central are canceled for tonight because PC is dismissing early due to weather.
1 day ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Student Council is doing a plastic bottle cap collection to help create benches for our school. Student council has challenged the students to collect 225lbs. of bottle caps. If they make their goal the principal will take a pie in the face. 25lbs. collected & 200 more to go.
2 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
We are continuing to work in communicating the importance of daily attendance with our Attend Today - Achieve Tomorrow campaign. During the month of November we are doing different attendance incentives & drawings to recognize student attendance. See the winners from Friday.
2 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Friday, November 1st our Student Council held its first dance of the year in the Commons Area. The students had a great time as we welcomed in the month of November.
11 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Thursday, October 31st PBL JH Student Council members visited Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living to hand out candy and visit with residents. The Student Council members had a great time and enjoyed making a connection with the residents.
11 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Monday Students and Staff participated in the Student Council Red Ribbon Week theme with Disney Character Day.
13 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
6th Grade Students in Mrs. Pondel's Science class were able to pick the natural disaster they wanted to study. The students worked in groups, held discussions, and had a student lead the group in a roll called "The Big Cheese."
13 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Today PBL JH visited Jefferson Middle School for the second part of the Student Exchange. Our students had a great experience, made some new connections, and brought back some new ideas. This was our 3rd year in partnering with Jefferson Middle School for a Student Exchange.
13 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Mrs. Williams 8th Grade Advisory Class challenged Mrs. Grice's 8th Grade Advisory Class to see who could wear more red during Red Ribbon Week. Mrs. William's class won by a small margin, but in the end they are all winners.
19 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH wanted to thank Jefferson Middle School from Champaign, IL for visiting our school on October 16th as part of our student exchange partnership with JMS. On October 30th PBL JH will be visiting JMS for the day.
21 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On October 8th our Medical Detectives Enrichment in 8th Grade had a special visitor with Dr. Reese from the Paxton Clinic & Gibson Area Hospital. This year our Medical Detectives Enrichment is partnering with Gibson Area Hospital to enhance the relevance of our curriculum.
21 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Congratulations to Josiah Deatick, Madison Freed & Isaiah Geerdes and Grace McCoy & Kara Deatrick who were selected for the ILMEA All District Honor Band.  These students were selected through a competitive audition process with other schools throughout Central Illinois.
21 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Monday, October 21st PBL JH hosted the Fall Band & Chorus Concert at 6:00pm in the PBL JH Gym.
21 days ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
The 7th/8th grade girls’ basketball games vs. Watseka will be played in PAXTON on Tuesday, October 22nd. First game starts at 5:30.
23 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Go, Panthers!
24 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
State XC! 🐾🐾
24 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Go, Kenz!
24 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
So proud of these girls!
24 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Go, Panthers!
24 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
State Cross Country!!
24 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Good Luck to our Girls’ Cross Country Team and Nic V as they run at STATE at Maxwell Park in Normal tomorrow! The girls race at 11:00. Nic races at 11:45! Go, Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾
25 days ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
PBL JH is looking forward to our Student Exchange with Jefferson Middle School on Tuesday, October 16th. A new connection, a new idea, and a continued partnership.
28 days ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
PBLJH XC Invite begins at 4:00 tonight! 6th grade girls’ basketball begins at 5:30. Go, Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
about 1 month ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
6th, 7th & 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball travels to Piper city tonight. Wear Pink as tonight is the “PINK” game to raise awareness for Breast cancer.
about 1 month ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
6th Grade Keyboarding Enrichment with Miss Kurtz did a "Tech Thursday" with a STEAM activity in the library. Students were given 6 pieces of paper & tape to make a sturdy structure. They needed to stack as many books on top of their structure as possible.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Junior High students are participating in an attendance competition. Each day of perfect attendance in 1st hour equals a puzzle piece & the first class to complete the puzzle wins. Congrats to Ms. Morse & her 1st hour 6th Grade ELA Class for the being the first to win.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Don't forget on Monday to wear those blue items as we recognize the World Day of Bullying Prevention.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Monday, October 7th PBL JH will be participating in the World Day of Bullying Prevention. We are encouraging all students & staff to wear blue on Monday. Here is a link with more information: https://www.stompoutbullying.org/campaigns/world-day-bullying-prevention/
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Junior High students are participating in an attendance competition. Each day of perfect attendance in 1st hour equals a puzzle piece & the first class to complete the puzzle wins. Congrats to Mrs. Duley and Mr. Johnson for both having 8th Grade Classes that won on the same day.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
At PBL JH our Advisory Classes meet during our lunch & lunch recess block. Creating relationships, students self-monitoring attendance & grades, and helping to navigate the JH experience.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Junior High students are participating in an attendance competition. Each day of perfect attendance in 1st hour equals a puzzle piece & the first class to complete the puzzle wins. Congrats to Mr. Rubarts & his 1st hour 7th Grade Science Class for the being the first to win.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
6/7/8 Girls’ Basketball Parent Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 7:00 PM.
about 1 month ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Homecoming Week: September 23-27 Monday - Color Day: 6th: Wear White 7th Grade: Blue 8th Grade: Purple Tuesday - Twin Day: Wednesday – Decade Day: Thursday – Mis-Match Day: Friday - Super Panther Day Fan:
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Today is School Picture Day at PBL JH. You can order on-line at https://inter-state.com/Shop. The order code is 42430C.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH is building a partnership with Gibson Area Hospital to work with our 8th Grade Enrichment Course called Medical Detectives. The overall purpose and action behind this partnership is to inspire students to work in the medical field.
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
Girls’ Basketball Open Gym has been canceled for tonight!
2 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
The junior high softball team will play Tri-Point in Paxton beginning at 4:30 today.
2 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
The junior high baseball game against Cissna Park has been moved to PAXTON today! 4:15 start time.
2 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Girls’ Basketball Try-Outs for 6th, 7th and 8th grade will be held on Monday and Tuesday, September 9th & 10th from 6:30 - 8:00 AM in the junior high gym. All students must bring a signed insurance waiver and have a current physical on file in order to try-out.
2 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
PBL JH Softball plays Champaign St. Matthew beginning at 4:30 in Paxton tonight! Go, Panthers! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
2 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
PBL JH Baseball @ Clifton has been postponed due to inclement weather in Clifton today.
2 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
This year we have new attendance initiative with "Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow" Throughout the year we will be sharing information with the learning community to create awareness with attendance data and the importance of attendance at school.
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
The first day of school is Friday, September 6th. The front doors of the JH will open at 7:30am and student can pick up class schedules at grade level tables.
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH Student Exchange with Jefferson Middle School.
2 months ago, Josh Didier