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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
7/8 VB Matches at Watseka are canceled tonight. There will be NO vb practice.
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.
Panther Volleyball teams both won against Milford tonight! Great matches, Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾 Both teams play in Clifton tomorrow night.
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.
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!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
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!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
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!! 🐾
No Morning Practice on Friday the 24th - Due to inclement weather. Be safe Panthers-
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! 🐾
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.
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.
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!!🐾🐾🐾🏀
PBL 8th Grade VB wins in 2 sets at Hoopeston Area. (2-0)
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.
Know an exemplary teacher? Send your nomination to Anthony Zilis at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
All PBL before school activities and practices are canceled for Monday morning on December 16th.
7th and 8th grade girls’ basketball games vs. Prairie Central are canceled for tonight because PC is dismissing early due to weather.
The 7th/8th grade girls’ basketball games vs. Watseka will be played in PAXTON on Tuesday, October 22nd. First game starts at 5:30.
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!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾
PBLJH XC Invite begins at 4:00 tonight! 6th grade girls’ basketball begins at 5:30. Go, Panthers!! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
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.
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/
6/7/8 Girls’ Basketball Parent Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 7:00 PM.
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:
Today is School Picture Day at PBL JH. You can order on-line at https://inter-state.com/Shop. The order code is 42430C.
Girls’ Basketball Open Gym has been canceled for tonight!
The junior high softball team will play Tri-Point in Paxton beginning at 4:30 today.
The junior high baseball game against Cissna Park has been moved to PAXTON today! 4:15 start time.
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.
PBL JH Softball plays Champaign St. Matthew beginning at 4:30 in Paxton tonight! Go, Panthers! 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾
PBL JH Baseball @ Clifton has been postponed due to inclement weather in Clifton today.