Rob Pacey
Summer running club will start on Monday June 14. Any PBL students, parents and community members are welcome to attend. Please click the link below for more information. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Bdjpf8UcGqpf_J4Cr-oM_-P1zJuthES7_LkiIDtv_ZY/edit?usp=sharing
1 day ago, Rob Pacey
Josh Didier
The last day to register for the PBL Junior High School Summer Camp is this Friday, June 11. This is open to all 6th-8th grade students from the 2020-2021 school year. Click below for more details. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
5 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
There is still time to register for the PBL JH Summer Camp on July 12-16 or July 19-23. This is open to all 6th-8th grade students from the 2020-2021 school year. Click below for more details. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
9 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL Junior High School will be offering a Summer Camp for students who are currently in grades 6th-8th (2020-2021 School Year) this summer in July. Click on the ink to learn more & register. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
19 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Below is the recorded presentation of the 8th Grade Recognition event that was held in the PBL Junior High School Gym today on Friday, May 21st at 9am. For viewing assistance when you click on the link below forward to 32:35 to start. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsCEI7RyXSU
23 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here is the district YouTube link for the PBL Junior High School 8th Grade Recognition on Friday, May 21 at 9am. We will also email this link home to all 8th grade families for viewing. https://www.youtube.com/c/PaxtonBuckleyLodaCUSD10
24 days ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Follow the link below for more information on next week's food pick up program. All PBL students are eligible to receive 3 breakfast and lunch meals. The sign up form will close on Friday, May 21 at 8:00am. If you have any questions, please call Melissa Robbins or Nathan Lawler at 217-379-9202. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
24 days ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
Our 6th-8th grade band & chorus students recorded & performed their Spring Concert on Monday. The video of this performance will be posted for all to view on Monday, May 24th at 6pm. Mr. Coe & Ms. Mauck want to thank all their students for a great year & performance.
25 days ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Please see the link below regarding food pick up and delivery on May 24. All students will be eligible to receive 3 breakfast and lunch meals. Please contact Melissa Robbins or Nathan Lawler at PBL Junior High (217-379-9202) if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
26 days ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
In honor of the last week of school, PBL JH Student Council is sponsoring dress up days for next week. The theme's for each day are listed below. Monday - USA Day Tuesday - Vacation & Tacky Tourist Day Wednesday - Neon & Tie-Dyed Day Thursday - Jersey Day Friday - PBL Day
28 days ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Mrs. Pondel's 6th Grade Science students in Computer Science for Innovators & Makers had another visit from John Deere today. Eric Crawford is a Senior Software Developer at John Deere in Champaign, IL. Students had a chance to show off their final projects and designs.
30 days ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Happy Friday Panthers, Monday, May 17 will be the last day of remote food pick up for the 2020-2021 school year. Follow the link below to sign up. Information regarding food services for May 24-May 26 will be communicated early next week. Please contact Mr. Lawler (217-379-9202) if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Nathan Lawler
Nathan Lawler
Happy Friday Panthers! Use the link below to sign up for the PBL Food Pick Up program. If you have any questions, contact Melissa Robbins at 217-379-9202. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week at PBL JH and schools across the nation. If you have a teacher or staff member you would like to thank this week you can click on the link, fill in the form, & we will deliver the good news. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2nAys_nMKLBO2XnaoJPw5vHwuLuN9oqy998UH97MTnPVRcw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Good morning Panthers, Follow the link below to sign up for next week's food pick up. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Robbins at the junior high. Enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
PBL JH Yearbook order forms are due by Friday, April 30th. If you need a yearbook order form, please see Miss Bruens in the Library at PBL JH. You can also order online at www.inter-state.com/yearbook with the code 55270B.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Good morning Panthers, Check out the link below for more information about PBL´s free food program. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Robbins at the junior high (217-379-9202). Have a great weekend. https://forms.gle/6EzybSxB6Xz2NvGu8
about 1 month ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
PBL JH & PBL HS still have after school enrichment today for Tuesday, April 20th. After school intervention for Clara Peterson is cancelled for today.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
8th Grade Science students are taking a Project Lead The Way course called Medical Detectives. Last week we had several staff members play the role of patients, as our students played the role of real-life medical detectives, to provide a diagnose of disease and/or infection.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH held a Student Council NCAA Door Decorating Contest. Check out the pictures attached for the winning 6th-8th grade doors. Designs included items like: college/university name, mascot, school colors, a US map showing the location, & 5 important facts about the school.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
8th grade students at PBL JH had another visit from PBL High School today. This year we are partnering with PBL HS in a program called Connections. Today Amanda Brockway from the Early College & Career Academy (ECCA) met with 8th grade students to share more about the program.
about 1 month ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Good morning Panthers, Below is the link to sign up for PBL's weekly FREE food program. Please make sure to contact Melissa Robbins (217-379-9202) if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
PBL JH Yearbook order forms are due on Friday, April 16th. If you need a yearbook order form, please see Miss Bruens in the Library at PBL JH. You also have until April 30th to order online with code 55270B www.inter-state.com/yearbook.
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
The PBL JH Spring Book Fair is here. We are open until 3pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday this week, & on Monday next week. We accept cash, check, & major credit cards. Or you can go to our book fair web page at: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/paxtonbuckleylodajrhs1
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH: In 4th Qtr. Science classes all students are taking Project Lead The Way courses. In 6th grade students are taking Computer Science for Innovators & Makers, in 7th grade students are taking Design & Modeling, & in 8th grade students are taking Medical Detectives.
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
8th grade students at PBL JH had another visit from PBL High School today. This year we are partnering with PBL HS in a program called Connections. Today Mrs. Turner & Mrs. Duley met with 8th grade students to discuss academic expectations for their upcoming freshman year.
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH Spring Book Fair will be open Monday, April 12th - Monday, April 19th in the Library. Students will have scheduled class visits to preview the book fair. For more information about our book fair & shopping online visit: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/paxtonbuckleylodajrhs1
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Happy Friday Panthers, Food pick up will be back to normal operations on Monday, April 12. Please contact Melissa Robbins (217-379-9202) if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
2 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Rob Pacey
The junior high track team held its first home meet of the season tonight against Cissna Park and Iroquois West. The 7th and 8th grade girls teams won, the 8th grade boys team won, and the 7th grade boys team placed second. Great job Panthers!
2 months ago, Rob Pacey
Kelli Vaughn
The girls’ basketball games against Milford have been canceled. No practice or pictures tonight.
2 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
This week is National Assistant Principals Week. PBL Junior High School would like to thank and recognize Mr. Lawler for all his hardwork and dedication to our students, staff, and families. #APWeek21
2 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Good evening Panthers, We hope everyone has enjoyed their Spring Break so far. A reminder that food pick up will resume on Tuesday, April 6. Please follow the link below for more information. Enjoy the last few days of break! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
2 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
8th grade students had visit from PBL High School students today. This year we are partnering with PBL HS in a program called Connections. Each Friday our 8th graders have a visit from PBL HS to cover a variety of items as our 8th graders prepare for their transition to PBL HS.
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Due to PBL's spring break from March 29-April 5, there will not be food pick up next week. The food pick up program will resume on Tuesday, April 6.
3 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
6th Grade Science students in Computer Science for Innovators & Makers had a visitor from John Deere. Eric Crawford is a Senior Software Developer at John Deere in Champaign, IL. In this new Project Lead The Way (PLTW) course we are partnering with John Deere & Mr. Crawford.
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Next week, PBL Choral Boosters will be hosting a spirit week at PBL Junior High School to support Music In Our Schools Month. We encourage everyone to join in the fun and participate, students and staff alike!
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Happy Friday Panthers! Use the link below for more information about PBL's FREE food pickup program. Please contact Melissa Robbins (217-379-9202) if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
3 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
Congratulations to the PBL JH Scholastic Bowl Team. They have been competing in the Spring COVID Challenge. This competition has 43 teams from 13 different states. The PBL JH Scholastic Bowl Team placed 10th overall and 4th in Illinois. Way to go Panthers!
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
The Illinois 5Essential Survey is currently open for PBL JH parents to take. We would love to hear from parents on how our school is performing. Click on the following link to provide your valued and essential input: https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/?target_name=parent
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Happy Friday Panthers! See the link below for more information on PBL's FREE food program. Please contact Melissa Robbins at 217-379-9202 if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
3 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
PBL JH wants to recognize & thank Staff Sergeant Michael Callahan for his service in the Illinois Army National Guard. Mr. Callahan teaches 8th Grade Social Studies & is currently on active duty as part of the Illinois Covid-19 response. Thank you for your service Mr. Callahan.
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Good afternoon Panthers, Please use the link below to sign up for next week's food pickup. Remember this is a FREE food program that remote learning families can utilize during the 2020-2021 school year. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
3 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
7th and 8th Grade Girls’ Volleyball is hosting Iroquois West Middle School tonight. Check out the matches at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTiHqz46Dk4
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH is currently looking for an ELA teacher to join our team for the 2021-2022 school year. Check out information about this position and others at https://www.pblunit10.com/o/pbl-cusd-10/page/careers-at-pbl
3 months ago, Josh Didier
Dustin Franckey
7th & 8th grade boys basketball hosting Prairie Central tonight! First game starts at 5:30 pm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kO8YUCp8-PY
3 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will be Monday, March 1 from 1:00-3:00pm. Follow the link below for more information. Please contact Melissa Robbins (217-379-9202) if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
4 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
PBL JH: Reminder that tomorrow on Friday, February 26th we will have a Remote Learning Day. Attached is the schedule for the day & you can click on the following link for more information: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Dustin Franckey
PBL 7th grade boys basketball vs. Cissna Park LIVE at 4:00 pm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shMy0Yf0jXE
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Dustin Franckey
GCMS wins game one of the 7th grade match 25-8. We are back up and running on the live feed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bS7WJAAygc
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Dustin Franckey
Junior High Volleyball in action tonight. Check out the Ford County showdown here: https://youtu.be/JB7W1pNjZBA
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Dustin Franckey
PBL Junior High vs. Cissna Park - 8th Grade WATCH LIVE NOW! https://youtu.be/AoMck1sM9a8 LETS GO PANTHERS!
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Dustin Franckey
Junior High Volleyball back in action against Cissna Park. WATCH LIVE: https://youtu.be/EVxfL-34bnU
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Josh Didier
Attached is the PBL JH remote learning schedule for Friday, February 26th. For more information click on the following link: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will return back to the normal schedule next week. The link below will provide more information about the FREE food program. Please contact Melissa Robbins (217-379-9202) if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
4 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Kelli Vaughn
All PBLJH vb and boys’ basketball contests have been canceled for tonight. (Feb 16th)
4 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Attached is the PBL JH remote learning schedule for Tuesday, February 16th with school being closed due to inclement weather. For more information click on the following link: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
There will be NO volleyball or boys’ basketball practices at PBLJH on Monday, February 15th due to frigid temperatures and forecasted weather conditions.
4 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Nathan Lawler
Good morning Panthers, Food pickup will be next Tuesday, February 16 from 1:00-3:00pm. This is due to no school on Monday, February 15 for the observance of President's Day. Please contact Melissa Robbins at 217-379-9202 if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
4 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Dustin Franckey
Good afternoon, Tonight's volleyball game will be broadcast live on this channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdnQh_HI0HSbpQuxLBWLEhg LETS GO PANTHERS!
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Dustin Franckey
Junior High Volleyball will be Live Streaming from this channel tonight as the HS Boys Basketball team will be at home streaming too. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdnQh_HI0HSbpQuxLBWLEhg LETS GO PANTHERS!
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Kelli Vaughn
JH VB plays at home tonight vs. JL Nash Middle School. Matches begin at 5:30 and can be viewed on YouTube. Search Paxton Buckley Loda CUSD 10 to tune in! Go, Panthers! 🐾🐾
4 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
JH Boys’ Basketball at JL Nash Middle School begins at 5:30 tonight. Games will be live on the John L Nash Middle School Facebook page. Good luck, Panthers!! 🐾🐾
4 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Dustin Franckey
New Live Stream is up! https://youtu.be/gR2nADNoCbI
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Dustin Franckey
Junior High Boys basketball kicks off their season at home against Milford. Tune in LIVE: https://youtu.be/18yk-gQTBQw
4 months ago, Dustin Franckey
Josh Didier
Click on the link below to read more about the 5Essentials Survey for parents & students. Any parent feedback is appreciated & the information is used to help drive school improvement & more. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Good morning Panthers, Please follow the link below to sign up for the FREE food pickup program. Contact Melissa Robbins at 217-379-9202 if you have any questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
4 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
If we have a school closure tomorrow due to inclement weather we will have remote learning. Attached is the PBL JH remote learning schedule. For more information click on the following link: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Due to poor weather conditions tonight the 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball game scheduled for 5:30pm at PBL JH vs. Iroquois West Middle School has been canceled.
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
We have the live feed back up and running for the 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball game at PBL JH tonight. Here is the YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS8UGHGWG1VKU6vM6hwU28A
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
We are currently working on the live feed for the 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball Game at PBL JH. We are doing our best to fix this and get the game posted. Thank you for your patience.
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH Scholastic Bowl Tryouts will be held on February 2nd, 3rd, 10th, & 11th from 3-4:30pm at Clara Peterson Elementary School. Email Mrs. Sawyer at hsawyer@pblpanthers.org or check out the Scholastic Bowl Website at https://pbljhscholasticbowl.weebly.com/ for more information.
4 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Good morning Panthers, Please follow the link below for food pickup this week. This is a FREE food program that families can utilize during the school week. Contact Melissa Robbins for any questions (217-379-9202). https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
5 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
With school canceled today PBL JH will have no activities. 7th/8th Grade Girls' Volleyball will resume day 2 of try-outs on Wednesday from 3-5pm in the PBL JH Gym. 7th/8th Grade Boys' Basketball will have open gym on Wednesday and Thursday from 5-6:30pm in the PBL JH Gym.
5 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here is an update for PBL JH this week & more. This includes information for 7th/8th Grade Girls' Volleyball & 7th/8th Grade Boys' Basketball this week. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
5 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will return to the normal schedule next week (Monday, January 25 from 1:00-3:00pm). Please contact Melissa Robbins at (217) 379-9202 if you have questions. Sign up below: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
5 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
Please see the attached letter concerning the return of 7th & 8th grade volleyball and 7th & 8th grade basketball next week. All athletes must have current physicals and signed insurance waivers in order to participate.
5 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will be next Tuesday, January 19 due to MLK Day. Remember this a free food program for remote learning families and any in-person families that are working remotely. Follow the link below to sign up. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
5 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will be on Monday, January 11. Remember this is a free food program for families with remote learners or with in-person learners having to work remotely. Follow the link below to sign up. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
5 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup this week will be on Wednesday, January 6 from 1:00-3:00pm in the Junior High Commons. Please follow the link below to sign up. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing A sign up form will be sent out for next week's food pickup on Friday, January 8.
5 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Kelli Vaughn
The IESA recently released a statement concerning boys’ basketball and girls’ volleyball. Although these sports were set to begin on January 4th and January 11th respectively, all IESA activities are currently paused due to the current Tier 3 mitigations that are in place for Illinois.
6 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Welcome to the PBL Junior High School Band & Chorus Holiday Showcase. Click on the link below to enjoy and thank you to all the students that participated in this Holiday Showcase. Happy Holidays Panthers- https://youtu.be/8kifkdU2LUo
6 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
For the final week of school before winter break we have our PBL JH Student Council Holiday Spirit Week. Below are the themes: Monday - Red vs. Green Tuesday - Ugly Sweater Day Wednesday - Holiday PJ Day Thursday - Christmas Vacation (Tropical Shirts) Friday - Flannel Day
6 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Please follow the link below to sign up for food pickup next week. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing Have a great weekend Panthers. Stay safe!
6 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Kelli Vaughn
If the IESA allows us to play, 7th and 8th grade boys’ basketball is scheduled to begin on January 4th and 7th and 8th grade girls’ volleyball is scheduled to begin on January 11th. Students who have signed up to try-out should make sure they have their physicals and insurance waivers on file in my office prior to their try-out date. I will post updates from the IESA as they become available.
6 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Nathan Lawler
Please follow the link below for more information about food pickup next week. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
6 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will be Monday, November 30 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Please follow the link for more information. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
7 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
Today & tomorrow are remote learning days for our junior high. Classes for students start at 8am and school dismisses at 12:50pm for both days. Click on this link for a remote learning reminder: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
7 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here is the PBL JH Remote Learning Schedule for Monday, Nov. 23 & Tuesday, Nov. 24. All students should be logged into their 1st hour class at 8:00am on Monday to start our day. Classes for students start on the hour at 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, and 12pm.
7 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
PBL will once again be offering breakfast and lunch to our families during remote learning days. If you would like to receive five days of breakfast and lunch for next week please complete the survey below. We will deliver meals to the communities of Loda, Buckley, Roberts and Clarence starting at 10:00 am Monday, November 23. We will also have pick up for local Paxton families from 10:00-11:30 am Monday at both Clara Peterson and PBL Junior High. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-aEF1olpOkRU5ZC2Xhn1UzpoPenOC2rbJCws30w15zxkR5w/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2iF0SxGtcz3PqWszotyO2wYJ6ENMH6lAAbEgrRaO3cH1r72tpXydGn6-Y
7 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Nathan Lawler
Happy Friday Panthers! Please follow the link below to sign up for PBL's FREE meal program for next week (November 16-November 20). https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
7 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
PBL JH: Below is our remote learning expectations in case we had to close school due to COVID-19. At this time we are continuing with in-person learning & this notification is to make all aware. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JOnIWhBM4WzGu8uLnYDBhVXXNiGjeTzr/view?usp=sharing
7 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will be back to normal hours (1:00-3:00pm) on Monday, November 9. Please follow the link below for more information about the FREE meal program. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
7 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Nathan Lawler
Food pickup will be from 10:00am-1:00pm on Monday, November 2. Hours will be different this week due to the E-Learning Day on Monday. Please click on the link below for more information or to sign up. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
At PBL JH today we are participating in the "Principal for a Day" program sponsored by the Illinois Principal Association. Representative Tom Bennett will be meeting virtually with Mr. Callahan's 8th Grade Social Studies Classes to discuss overall civic engagement.
8 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Please follow the link below to access more information on PBL's FREE Food Pickup Program for next week (October 26-October 30). https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
Tomorrow at PBL JH we will have a virtual assembly at 9am with Terrence Talley from the Relevant Speakers Network. To kick off the 2nd Qt. Terrence will be shaing a message of hope and to never give up. A big thank you to our Student Council for sponsoring this event.
8 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Weekly reminder to complete a form for lunch pickup next week (October 19-October 23). Please follow the link for more information. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Josh Didier
The PBL JH Fall Book Fair is up & running till Sunday, October 11th. There are books for all ages that can be ordered online at: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/paxtonbuckleylodajrhs1. A big thank you to our Education Foundation for providing funds for student purchases.
8 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Weekly food pickup will be NEXT Tuesday (10/13) because of no school on Monday (Columbus Day). Please follow the link below to sign-up for meals next week: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Rob Pacey
Isaiah Busby wins in a season-best time of 12:28. The PBL boys team scores 24 points to defeat Tri-Point (38) and J.L. Nash (65) in tonight's junior high cross country meet in Paxton. The Panthers will be in action on Saturday at the IESA Sectional in St. Joseph at 2:00 PM.
8 months ago, Rob Pacey
Rob Pacey
Congratulations to the JH girls cross country team. They won tonight's home meet against J.L. Nash, Iroquois West and Tri-Point. 8th grader Sydney Pickens was the race winner in a photo finish! Go Panthers!
8 months ago, Rob Pacey
Josh Didier
The PBL JH Fall Book Fair is open now till October 11th. All orders can be placed online at: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/paxtonbuckleylodajrhs1. Thank you to the PBL Education Foundation for providing funds so each student can make a purchase at PBL JH.
8 months ago, Josh Didier
Nathan Lawler
Please click on the link below for more information regarding next week's food pickup. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uos9dZ044cy6RfWjUNI6MOdMnlVuR36d7njIGaT-7sQ/edit?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Nathan Lawler
Kelli Vaughn
Mahomet-Seymour wins, 5-3. Great season, Panthers!
9 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Panthers trail, 5-3 going into the bottom of the 8th.
9 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Top of the 8th. Tied 3-3.
9 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
PBL with 2 runs to tie in the bottom of the 6th.
9 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
PBL 1 - Mahomet Seymour 1 Top of the 6th
9 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
PBL JH Fall Book Fair opens today and will be open till October 11th. All orders can be placed online & here is the link for ordering: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/paxtonbuckleylodajrhs1. A big thank you to our Education Foundation for providing funds for student purchases.
9 months ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
The PBL JH Baseball Team will play at Mahomet-Seymour High School on Tuesday, September 29th at 4:30 PM.
9 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Congratulations to Coach Daron Johnson, Coach Quinton Hatfill and the PBL Panthers! Regional Baseball Champions!!
9 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Want to stay connected to PBL JH? Visit our daily announcement page at: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/home. You can also visit our Principal's Update page at: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
9 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
At PBL JH for next week our Student Council has made plans for a School Spirit Week. See the attached picture for the different theme days our Student Council has set up for the week ahead.
9 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Another great week here at PBL JH. Our students working in-person & remotely are really going above & beyond in effort. Don't forget on Monday we have a virtual assembly with Terrence Talley. Here is video for "Who's Your Hero?" https://vimeo.com/405050633/7b7a29947c
9 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Today at PBL JH our students & staff heard another message from Terrence Talley during social studies classes about "What You Do Matters." We are excited for our virtual assembly on Monday @10am with Terrence. https://vimeo.com/402327316
9 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Next week on 9/14 @10am PBL JH will have a virtual assembly with Terrence Talley from the Relevant Speakers Network. All week we will be sharing some videos & other items from Terrence. This week it is about "Do Good"& here is the video: https://vimeo.com/405000893/e171aa9133.
9 months ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
The September 2nd baseball game vs. Cissna Park has been canceled.
10 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Rob Pacey
Congrats to the JH boys cross country team! They won tonight's home meet. PBL 27, Crescent City/Watseka 42, Clifton Central 52. Nice job guys!
10 months ago, Rob Pacey
Rob Pacey
Congrats to the JH girls cross country team! They won tonight's home meet. PBL 22, Clifton Central 48, Crescent City/Watseka 59. Go Panthers!
10 months ago, Rob Pacey
Josh Didier
Hey 8th Grade Students! Below is the PBL JH 8th Grade Virtual Orientation video. We are so excited to see you all tomorrow. Go Panthers! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1b0bmgP2uahHOg-46XqU_Plyio7VP03ct7KG8tlsuBEg/edit?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Hey 7th Grade Students! Below is the PBL JH 7th Grade Virtual Orientation video. We are so excited to see you all tomorrow. Go Panthers! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gT-qGKrkpRVsWIx8FcXv4W8KiSeHBINJJabCdknwWmU/edit?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Hey 6th Grade Students! Below is the PBL JH 6th Grade Virtual Orientation video. We are so excited to see you all tomorrow. Go Panthers! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JIKs8QEFhdDTtu_dqymHAp9I1UVDCZLQJMpZKp2Dczo/edit?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH: Attached is a Welcome Back Letter for students and families to review before school starts. Looking forward to seeing you all on the first day of school on Wednesday, August 19th. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CJHrub3g81eX4V-Ij3k9rLCgg86I1jck/view?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here is a link to 10 Ways Panthers Can Prepare to Return to School: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BvJL4ykKgJNq5RNUvFPBPsxilqW3v7CT/view?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
FYI: Registration closes at midnight on Sunday. If you have not registered your child yet please log onto the Skyward parent portal to do so. If you need assistance or plan to do something besides in-person or remote learning call the office of the school your child attends.
10 months ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
Baseball try-outs will be held Wednesday, August 5th, Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th from 9-11 AM at Memorial Field behind Clara Peterson Elementary School. All participants must bring a current physical, and a signed insurance waiver with them to the first day of try-outs. In addition, all players will need to arrive wearing a face mask for check-in.
10 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Junior High Cross Country practice begins on Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th from 5:30-7PM at the junior high. Practice is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Meet in front of the greenhouse behind the high school. All participants must bring a signed insurance waiver and a copy of his/her current physical in order to participate. Each participant must wear a MASK upon arrival.
10 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Softball Try-Outs will be held for 7th & 8th graders on Wednesday, August 5th from 4-6 PM at the high school softball field behind Clara Peterson Elementary School. Players who have signed up to try-out should look for an email from the coaches today in their school email account. Players must bring a signed insurance waiver and a copy of their current physical to try-outs.
10 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Sadly, the IESA has canceled the fall sports of softball, baseball, cross country and golf for the ‘20-‘21 school year. They will meet again at the end of August to discuss junior high basketball.
11 months ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Just a reminder for ordering PBL JH Yearbooks for the 2019-2020 school year. Yearbooks will cost $13 & can be ordered till this Friday on June 26th. To order your PBL JH Yearbook for the 2019-2020 school year visit: www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter code 43212G.
12 months ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
As close out the 2019-2020 school year at PBL JH we wanted to share some information about remote learning, picking up or dropping off items, & our summer office hours. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
We are ready to begin our PBL JH Yearbook ordering for this school year. Yearbooks will cost $13 & can be ordered till June 26th. To order your PBL JH Yearbook for the 2019-2020 school year visit: www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter code 43212G.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Below is the pre-recorded link for our PBL JH 8th Grade Recognition Night. The link below has student addresses, slides that recognize each 8th grade student, & more. Congratulations to the PBL JH 8th Grade Class of 2020. https://bit.ly/371noW8
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH: The link below is an update for our final week of the 2019-2020 school year. The link has information about our remote learning wrap-up, student property pick-up & drop-off, & more. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH: The link below is an update for the JH. The link has information about property pick-up & drop-off, wrapping up the year, and more. Have a great Memorial Day Weekend Panthers:) https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here is a link for the latest update from PBL JH. It has information about the pick-up of student belongings starting tomorrow on Monday, May 11th from 8am-7pm and more: https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Monday, May 11th the pick-up of student belongings begins for all schools. May 11th is the only day that parents/students can pick-up belongings from 8am-7pm. Then from Tuesday, May 12th–Tuesday, June 2nd the pick-up of student belongings continues from 8am-3:30pm daily.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Today is National School Nurses Day. A big thank you to our school nurses in PBL, Shelley Krumwiede & Debi Bristle, for their role in ensuring the health and well-being of our students. Also a big thank you to all nurses everywhere for their essential work in hospitals and more.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here is a link to the latest update for PBL JH. It includes plans for the pick-up of student belongings, for the drop-off of school materials, and more. https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Teacher Appreciation Week is here. A big thank you to all the PBL JH Teachers for all they do and more. Want to thank a teacher personally? Complete the link below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2nAys_nMKLBO2XnaoJPw5vHwuLuN9oqy998UH97MTnPVRcw/viewform?usp=pp_url
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH has paper packets for Day 26-30 ready for pick-up today. This will be the work needed for next week on Monday-Friday (4/27-5/1). Today there is no school for students due to a planning day for staff. Completed paper packets can also be dropped off at the JH.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Two items of interest for PBL JH below. The first link is a parent survey with our remote learning at the JH. The second link is a newsletter created by staff at the JH. https://forms.gle/PQddnxccW6f6q4mGA https://drive.google.com/open?id=137zgHFwOdG-wHOHAn7OMXIxzIGNKW-AN
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH will have paper packets for Day 22-25 ready for pick-up on Friday. This will be the work needed for next week on Monday-Thursday. Friday (4/24) there is no school for students due to a planning day for staff. Completed paper packets can also be dropped off at the JH.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here is a link for a message about the Remote Learning Plan at the JH. This information was also emailed to students and families over the weekend with Skyward. Have a good Monday Panthers- https://sites.google.com/a/pblpanthers.org/pbljh-announcements/principal-s-update
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
The JH needs your input on the last two weeks of e-learning. Please take a moment to complete this simple survey about e-learning, paper packets, communication, and more. https://forms.gle/KbuBbpBHiNyFd6JE9
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Just because we are away from each other doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun and show some spirit. Check out this document and show your spirit as you work from home in the upcoming week. This is for all students and families K-12. You can post pictures to #pantherpride.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH students & families have been sharing pictures from their e-learning experiences. Electronic items are linked above & families can contact us for paper packets. Linked above is also information for food service during the school closure. Call for questions @ 379-9202.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Congratulations to our 8th Grade Volleyball Team on winning the Regional Championship against GCMS Middle School in Hoopeston, IL.
about 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
PBL Panthers are Regional CHAMPS!
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Attached are some pictures from the 8th Grade Rube Goldberg Open House held on Thursday, March 5th from 5:30-7:00pm. The 8th Grade Students did a great job and were so innovative this year with their designs and models.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Attached are some pictures from the 8th Grade Rube Goldberg Open House held on Thursday, March 5th from 5:30-7:00pm. The 8th Grade Students did a great job and were so innovative this year with their designs and models.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Here recently we have had several Attendance Puzzle Winners at PBL JH. Each grade level has an attendance puzzle with 10 pieces. The first class in each grade level to complete 10 perfect days of attendance gets ice cream. Attend Today - Achieve Tomorrow.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Good luck to our 7th Grade Girls Volleyball Team tonight in the IESA Regional Championship against Watseka. The match will take place in Hoopeston at 6pm.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Dustin Franckey
8th grade Rube Goldberg Open House is Thursday, March 5th. 5:30-7 PM. See you there!
over 1 year ago, Dustin Franckey
Josh Didier
Attached are some pictures from various activities in 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies. Students researched and presented information on significant historical figures and cultural icons in honor of Black History Month.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
This Friday our Show Choir will be heading to Glenwood High School in Chatham, IL for their second competition of the year. Students will be departing the JH at 1:45pm and they will perform at 6:30pm. Attached is a picture from part of their performance with Inside Out.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Our JH Band on Monday, March 2nd hosted an IESA Solo Contest for students in the JH Band & Chorus Rooms. There were performance hours at 5:30pm, 6:30pm, & 7:30pm. A big thank you to our solo performers, parents & families attending, and the judges that helped score performers.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
7/8 VB Matches at Watseka are canceled tonight. There will be NO vb practice.
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
All PBL activities are cancelled tonight (2/12/20) In addition, there will be NO morning practices on Thursday (2/13) and Friday (2/14) due to the forecasted weather conditions.
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Panther Volleyball teams both won against Milford tonight! Great matches, Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾 Both teams play in Clifton tomorrow night.
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
The Career Day at PBL JH for our 8th grade students was a huge success. Thank you to all the local career professionals that made our Career Day a memorable experience. Attached is a thank you and what our students had to say about the experience.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Tuesday, February 4th our 8th Grade Students will experience a Career Day at PBL JH. In the morning we will have a key note speaker and local area career professionals for breakout sessions. In the afternoon the 8th grade students will also tour PBL HS.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
6th Grade Students from Mrs. Coplea's Study Hall did a good deed this week on Wednesday packing backpacks at Clara Peterson Elementary School. Way to go Panthers-
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
The PBL HS FFA visited 8th Grade Advisory Classes today to share about our HS FFA program and do some team building activities.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Students this week at PBL JH took the 5Essential Survey and also an Initial School Climate Survey. Both of these surveys give our students a chance to provide valuable feedback on how our school is doing.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
Our volleyball teams host Cissna Park tonight! Exhibition match begins at 4:45 with the 7th grade match slated to begin at 5:30. 8th grade match will follow 7th grade. Go, Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Our 7th grade boys’ basketball team travels to Hoopeston Area Middle School for a Regional Championship match-up with St. Joseph tonight at 6:00! Good Luck, PBL Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Congratulations to Coach Palmer and the 7th grade boys’ basketball team on advancing to Thursday night’s Regional Championship at Hoopeston Area Middle School. Game time is 6:00. Go, Panthers!! 🐾
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Last night on January 24th the PBL JH Student Council hosted a Winter Dance from 5:30-7:30pm in the JH Commons. Students had a great time and a wonderful start to their weekend.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
8th Grade Students in ELA with Mrs. Williams & Mrs. Grice were working on Peer Editing. The students were reviewing literary essays on Chromebooks and reviewing their peers paper on rubric to provide student feedback.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
7th Grade Students in our Speech Enrichment with Mrs. Mauck put on a practice performance with short comedy skits. There were performances about the first day of school, the movie, and more.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
No Morning Practice on Friday the 24th - Due to inclement weather. Be safe Panthers-
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
In 8th Grade ELA students are sharing book talks. In our ELA classes this year we are using a Balanced Literacy Approach with different workshops that consist of reading, writing, & language. See the attached pictures from two book talks with Leah Eyre and Cadien Riecks.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Good luck this week to our Boys 7th & 8th Grade Basketball Teams as they play their final regular season game on Thursday at St. Joe Middle School starting at 6pm. Attached is a picture from our 8th Grade Boys final home game last week.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
6th, 7th and 8th grade boys’ basketball practices for this evening (Jan 17) have been cancelled due to the forecasted weather conditions. Be safe out there, Panthers! 🐾
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
The One Word Challenge is up & running at PBL JH. In Advisory Classes students are coming up with their Advisory Classes "One Word" for the new year. The next step will be students picking their own "One Word" for the new year.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Today 7th Grade Students in Design & Modeling with Mr. Rubarts were collaborating & brainstorming ideas for the Therapeutic Toy Design Challenge. PBL JH is implementing Project Lead The Way courses to further enhance the rigor & relevance of our curriculum.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
8th Grade Volleyball defeats Ridgeview in two sets to go (4-0) on the season. Both teams back in action at home against Buckley St Johns on January 23rd at 5:30.
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Our 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams both won tonight at St. Malachy in Rantoul. Both teams will be in action against Ridgeview Tuesday night at home beginning at 5:30.
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
The 7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball Teams were in action against Iroquois West on January 9th. We had two close games and a great turn out by families. 7th Grade won 34-32.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
Our first 6th grade basketball tournament game tomorrow has been forfeited by the other team. We now play at 6 PM. Bus leaves at 4 PM. Good Luck, Panthers!!🐾🐾🐾🏀
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
PBL 8th Grade VB wins in 2 sets at Hoopeston Area. (2-0)
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Josh Didier
Our 7th & 8th Grade Girls Volleyball Teams began the 2020 volleyball season against Gifford on Tuesday night. 8th Grade won in 2 sets. Way to go Lady Panthers!
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Welcome back from winter break. Today students are in session for a full day with a 3:14pm dismissal time. Have a great week back and here we go Panthers with a brand new year and a brand new start.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Know an exemplary teacher? Send your nomination to Anthony Zilis at azilis@news-gazette.com or complete the following school recognition form any staff member: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2nAys_nMKLBO2XnaoJPw5vHwuLuN9oqy998UH97MTnPVRcw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
In Advisory Classes our Student Council put together a Door Decorating Contest. The overall winner for the JH was Mrs. Ping's Advisory and they have earned a pizza party sponsored by our Student Council for when we return from Winter Break.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Friday, December 20th we held a Winter Celebration after lunch for students. Students were able to participate in volleyball, trivia, board games, technology rooms, arts & crafts, and more. Here are some pictures from the fun had by all.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Friday, December 20th we held a Winter Celebration after lunch for students. Students were able to participate in volleyball, trivia, board games, technology rooms, arts & crafts, and more. Here are some pictures from the fun had by all.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
All PBL before school activities and practices are canceled for Monday morning on December 16th.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Student Council Holiday Spirit Week: Monday “Long Winter’s Nap” – Pajama Day Tuesday “Holiday Headwear” – Holiday Hats & Headbands Wednesday “Winter Wear” – Flannel, Fleece & Fuzzy Socks Thursday “Candy Cane” – Wear Red & White Friday “Deck The Halls” – Ugly Sweater Day
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
In our main hallway at the JH we have a new bulletin board with Be The "I" In Kind. Thanks to all our students in promoting kindness.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Mrs. Goodson's 8th Grade Social Studies Class has been working on projects creating inventions from the Industrial Revolution. We currently have these displayed in the main hallway at the JH.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Sunday, December 8th our 6th-8th grade band and chorus groups performed at 4:30pm in the HS Gym for the winter concert. Both programs did a great job and we had an amazing turn out with families.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Over the weekend our LEGO League Team Ctrl+Alt+Compete was at the University of Illinois showcasing their robot and other team components.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Monday, December 2nd our LEGO League Team held their Open House at 6pm. The team will be competing this Saturday at the U of I Natural History Building located at 1301 W. Green St. in Urbana, IL. Team CTRL+ALT+COMPETE is ready to go!
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Tuesday, November 26th PBL JH held an All School Assembly to draw prizes from our attendance incentives all during the month to promote Attend Today - Achieve Tomorrow. Check out the winners attached.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Tuesday, November 26th PBL JH held an All School Assembly to draw prizes from our attendance incentives all during the month to promote Attend Today - Achieve Tomorrow. Check out the winners attached.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Tuesday, November 26th PBL JH held an All School Assembly to draw prizes from our attendance incentives all during the month to promote Attend Today - Achieve Tomorrow. Check out the winners attached.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH Student Council held a food drive in November. Grade levels had a competition to see who could collect the most for a local food pantry donation. Winning grade level earns a popcorn party and movie. Winners will be announced at the assembly on Tuesday, November 26th.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Mrs. Johnson, Guidance Counselor, facilitated 8th graders taking a career interest survey using Career Cruising. Students created an account and answered questions to find out about possible career interests.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Mrs. Harrison's math class worked on a math superhero game and competition in class today. Students were able to pick several classic superhero pictures and unlock the superheroes strength, speed, intelligence, and gadgets through math equations.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
All during November we have been promoting our attendance campaign with Attend Today - Achieve Tomorrow. Attached are pictures from our Friday drawing for 6th-8th grade students. The winning students got their name drawn in a raffle & can have lunch ordered for them & friend.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
We had 5 students selected for the ILMEA All District Honor Band through a competitive audition process back in October. The students worked with nationally renowned band director, Rachel Maxwell, and performed a concert in the Olivet Nazarene University Centennial Chapel.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
The PBL JH LEGO League Team will be holding an Open House on Monday, December 2nd in the JH Library and Rm. 610. All are welcome to attend and see the teams presentation as they prepare for their competition on Saturday, December 7th at the University of Illinois.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Mr. Coe's 7th Grade Social Studies Class has been working on projects creating famous monuments around the world. We currently have these displayed in the main hallway at the JH.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Mr. Coe's 7th Grade Social Studies Class has been working on projects creating famous monuments around the world. We currently have these displayed in the main hallway at the JH.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Saturday November 2, 2019, the PBL JH Speech Team competed at St. John's in an IESA Speech Competition for Area 12. Elijah Tabor won a Judges' Choice Award for his solo acting performance of The Wizard of Oz.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
7th and 8th grade girls’ basketball games vs. Prairie Central are canceled for tonight because PC is dismissing early due to weather.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
On Monday Students and Staff participated in the Student Council Red Ribbon Week theme with Disney Character Day.
over 1 year 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."
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Go, Panthers!
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
State XC! 🐾🐾
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Go, Kenz!
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
So proud of these girls!
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
Go, Panthers!
over 1 year ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
State Cross Country!!
over 1 year 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!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
PBLJH XC Invite begins at 4:00 tonight! 6th grade girls’ basketball begins at 5:30. Go, Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
Don't forget on Monday to wear those blue items as we recognize the World Day of Bullying Prevention.
over 1 year 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/
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
6/7/8 Girls’ Basketball Parent Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 7:00 PM.
over 1 year 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:
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
almost 2 years ago, Josh Didier
Kelli Vaughn
Girls’ Basketball Open Gym has been canceled for tonight!
almost 2 years ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
The junior high softball team will play Tri-Point in Paxton beginning at 4:30 today.
almost 2 years ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
The junior high baseball game against Cissna Park has been moved to PAXTON today! 4:15 start time.
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
PBL JH Softball plays Champaign St. Matthew beginning at 4:30 in Paxton tonight! Go, Panthers! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
almost 2 years ago, Kelli Vaughn
Kelli Vaughn
PBL JH Baseball @ Clifton has been postponed due to inclement weather in Clifton today.
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years ago, Josh Didier
Josh Didier
PBL JH Student Exchange with Jefferson Middle School.
almost 2 years ago, Josh Didier