We are working on a PBL guidance plan to reopen schools. This is a summary of mandates and how PBL will implement them. More information to come. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fDhDc3gl3460mOTlvSyfQrKQ-IeNBj3b/view?usp=sharing
Please see information regarding reopening schools this Fall. Please complete a survey for each child in your family. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1icgYB1sKNC74YkYZ8F84Zn81bbht0epH/view?usp=sharing
Please enjoy the Paxton-Buckley-Loda class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony! https://youtu.be/GeVp_NMJmIA
Good Morning Panthers. I wanted to remind you about breakfast and lunch pickup and delivery today. We will be providing you with six days of meals. The next delivery and pickup day will be Tuesday, May 26. Thank you!
Good Morning Panthers-The US Census is used to assist in calculating Federal education funding for PBL. Please help by following the link and completing the census: https://my2020census.gov/
Please go to Clara Pete for food if you signed up to pickup at the JH. The JH has run out of supply. Please go to CP or call if you need delivery.
The previous link for the special education services survey was not working. Please try this one: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sm5x6DYOqX5sgS8v30XK2fr3XEWPoSzd/view?usp=sharing
Good Morning Panthers, Illinois State Board Of Education administers a survey for parents of special education (SE) students to get feedback on PBL SE services. Survey Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sm5x6DYOqX5sgS8v30XK2fr3XEWPoSzd/view?usp=sharing
PBL is hiring the following positions for the 2020-2021 school year. * Elementary Special Education (LBSI endorsement) * Junior High Special Education (LBSI endorsement) * School Social Worker * Elementary Teacher * Junior High Instrumental Music * Elementary Special Education Successful candidate will possess a valid Illinois PEL that has been registered through ISBE ELIS and Champaign-Ford Regional Office of Education with an LBSI endorsement. Position Description: self-contained special education teacher who will work with students in Grades K-2 who have a wide range of abilities. Desired candidate will be able to implement communication disorder and essential skills programming and implement programming for students with a variety of eligibilities, and collaborate with general education teachers and support staff such as OT, PT, social workers, and building and district level administration. * Technology Specialist Preferred candidate will possess a valid Illinois Professional Educator Licensure that has been registered through ISBE ELIS and Champaign-Ford Regional Office of Education that has a technology specialist endorsement. This position will assist with 1-to-1, perform minor maintenance of technology, student instruction, and lead teacher technology integration. This is a 10 month/200-day contract position. * Maintenance Worker Successful candidate will have knowledge and experience in installing and repairing of electrical, plumbing, small engine, and automotive maintenance. Candidate should also have knowledge and experience operating various types of small construction equipment. Spraying license not required but preferred. This position is a 12-month Union position with fringe benefits. Tentative Start Date: 08/01/2020 Go to www.pblunit10.com to apply. These positions will be considered open until filled.
Good afternoon Panthers, Today is National School Nurse Day. I want to thank Shelly Krumwiede and Deb Bristle for serving PBL students and staff as our school nurses. Great Job Ladies!
Good Morning Panthers, Today is National Teachers Appreciation Day! I encourage parents and students to send an uplifting note, email, or social media post to our amazing teaching staff. I want to thank our teachers for their service to our students and communities.
Today is meal pick up and delivery day between 11 & 1. I also want to thank all our cafeteria staff on Cafeteria Worker Appreciation Day especially during this school closure. Thanks for all you do!!!!
Good Afternoon Panthers! Please click on the link to read important end of the school year information. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1drWaoFmSRXbZ8Qn_ay2PU3KtUnxv795G/view?usp=sharing
Good Afternoon Panthers, The junior high is out of meals for pick up. Clara Peterson still have meals available. Please pick up at Clara Peterson. Thank You
Good Afternoon Panthers, Tomorrow, Friday, April 24 is a Remote Learning Planning Day for PBL staff. All PBL students do not have school or remote learning tomorrow. Enjoy the day Panthers!
PBL food service for the week will be available for pickup/delivery tomorrow from 11-1. See you there.
Please click on the link for an update on the extension of the statewide school closure. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-gZQkLOp4LxeHQpm9uiQSHz1keLvOvQF/view?usp=sharing
One last reminder that paper packets can be turned in from 8:00-4:00 today in the box in front of the high school. Please make sure the students name and teachers name are written on each paper.
Attention PBL Parents: We need your help! Now that remote learning is well underway we are asking you to complete a follow-up survey to get your feedback to help us plan and adjust. Clara Pete Survey https://forms.gle/ZDb8J7CvRKcQQ7B26 JH Survey https://forms.gle/PQddnxccW6f6q4mGA HS Survey https://forms.gle/PfpF989kK8VGPLg57
If you are working off of paper packets for your remote learning, there’s turn in boxes outside of the main doors to the high school today and tomorrow. Make sure your name & the teachers name is on each paper.
Food service update: The JH has passed out all of the supply at our location. If you signed up and haven't picked up please go to Clara Peterson to get your food. If you can't get to CP please contact the JH office and we will arrange to get it to you. 379-9202 Thanks!
Good morning Panthers! Don't forget, food service pick-up/delivery begins at 11am. Delivery/pick-up is only on Mondays from 11-1 moving forward.
Happy Easter Panthers! Don’t forget food pickup/delivery will take place tomorrow for the week. 11am to 1 pm. See you tomorrow 💙💛
There will be a box outside of the main doors of the high school on Thursday, April 16 & Friday, April 17 for students to turn in any completed paper packets. This drop off is only for those that have requested paper copies; all other students should continue to turn in assignments online per your teachers instructions. Please make sure your name is on the top of all the papers and if possible the teacher’s name also.
Good Morning Panthers. I wanted to remind you that there is no remote learning today/no school for a staff planning day. Students and staff have tomorrow off as well for spring break. I hope all of you have a great weekend!
PBL Families-Please see the updated food service information https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zLmMCZVe1CA9ORJMhgOFvL0OF64c9u1i/view?usp=sharing
If you were in 3rd quarter Drivers Ed or were scheduled for 4th quarter Drivers Ed make sure to check your school email later today for information from Mr. Schonauer on how we will complete the classroom portion of this class.
I wanted to remind everyone that students are not expected to participate in remote learning instruction or produce work on Remote Planning Days. These days are as follows: 4/3(today), 4/9, and 4/24. Also, next Friday, 4/10 staff and students have the day off for spring break.
Good Afternoon Panthers - I have linked important information on PBL Remote Learning Guidance and a revised school calendar. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1erj1K68f2sZnF_hNhm5PqxLJ7wyrNQ_3?usp=sharing
Good afternoon, I wanted to remind everyone that PBL students do not have school tomorrow, 4/3. Students will not have school as well on 4/9-10. Food Service will operate on M and W next week and beginning Monday, 4/13 food pickup will be on Mondays only for the week.
I'm sending out updated information to families regarding the school closure. I will continue to provide information as I receive it. Click on link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fzNxDf6zykUkhM0CJuVNIGZLrUbUIGwS/view?usp=sharing
Please see below for updated food service information. To help us avoid waste, please contact your school office if you signed up for meals and no longer wish to participate. Thanks! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XYthlvm5_xlbMT92qr1C1idXdAovYjIV/view?usp=sharing
Reminder-PBL food service delivery/pickup tomorrow, Monday 3-23 from 9-11. See you there.
PBL Families, Governor Pritzker announced today that the statewide school closure has been extended to Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Food service will continue as planned Monday & Wednesday next week. PBL officials will monitor guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education and send updates as they become available. Stay healthy Panthers!
PBL Meal pickup is underway. Don’t forget to pick up your meals! 9-11am
I have linked a great guide to social distancing: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tX5_l9wwimC4_JB_ukscXrHxS6ofrGhw/view?usp=sharing
Don't forget that food pickup will be available Thursday, 3-19 at the designated locations from 9-11am. If you have not signed up, you may do so at anytime by visiting the PBL website. You only need to sign up once to get all meals while schools are closed. www.pblunit10.com
Food Service information for PBL students during closure: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1liA7iqq7mAXBzo-fPXB22PuQ8BlskFE0/view?usp=sharing
Important Announcement -PBL
Please see important updated information: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l7zFnDiRAUXKaKkraLvRyfbhkq5Yq07n/view?usp=sharing
Governor Pritzker has announced that all schools will be out of session beginning Tuesday, 3-17 returning Monday, 3-30, 2020. PBL will send home information on Monday, 3-16 detailing the plans for the closure. Monday, 3-16 is a full attendance day for both staff and students
Important update from PBL Schools regarding Coronavirus. See link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ht5SxmO-sHW6MKfDUxN9p59g5crB4VHU/view?usp=sharing
Please be advised that the school calendar has been changed. No student attendance this Friday 3/13. See the link below for details. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1asepHNd0cioEua4RJ0Z6tF5W0X-JidUg/view?usp=sharing
Please see link for ways we are keeping schools healthy. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YvXcBW5Znndy0Qo5GDQis9DSr91bYsQA/view?usp=sharing
Coronavirus Information and Prevention https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Zr-LEwlHhnwp58NgWFpfss7UoLO3o3db/view?usp=sharing
PBL is canceling all practices for Wednesday morning, February 26, 2020.
Parkland College has a professional development day on Thursday, February 27 so if your student attends any classes at Parkland they are cancelled on Thursday.
Skyward is undergoing a scheduled upgrade from 6PM on Friday, February 21st thru Sunday morning. Have a great weekend Panthers!
PBL 20-21 School Year Calendar linked https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1c2ezCjR1sGMzBaTm1kZTYtSTh1NXZCcno2V0xVR3c2TVpJ/view?usp=sharing
PBL will be closed tomorrow due to poor rural road conditions and cold temperatures.
All extra-curricular practices, contests, and events are canceled for this evening, February 12, Thursday morning, February 13 and Friday morning, February 14 due to inclement weather.
Due to forecasted inclement weather the 8th grade parent night & open house that were scheduled for this evening will be rescheduled to next Wednesday evening.
The 5 Essentials Survey closes Friday! Please take a moment to complete the parent survey if you haven't done so already. Your thoughts and opinions are very valuable and help drive improvements in our schools! https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
Baseball and softball open gyms for today (2/9/2020) are cancelled due to potentially inclement weather.
Due to the potential of inclement weather this afternoon, SAT Prep is cancelled for today.
PBL is in session today. Rural bus service may run a few minutes late. Be safe Panthers!
All afternoon practice/activities for Wednesday and Thursday morning are cancelled due to inclement weather. Be safe Panthers!
Due to the potentially poor weather tonight's boys basketball game will now be VARSITY ONLY starting at 5:30 pm. Junior cheer night is still on as scheduled. They will perform at halftime of the varsity game.
We’d love to get your feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete the 5 Essentials parent survey. https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/
All PBL before school activities and practices are canceled for Monday morning. 12/16.
PBL will begin Winter break after classes on Friday, December 20 but will dismiss early that day. The early dismissal schedule will be as follows: Clara Peterson: 2:20, High School: 2:25, and Junior High: 2:30. PBL will resume classes on Monday, January 6. GO PANTHERS!
PBL will host Holiday Concerts for kindergarten - high school this Sunday, December 8 in the PBL High School gymnasium. The schedule for concerts are as follows: K-1 1:30 p.m 2-3 2:30 p.m. 4-5 3:30 p.m. JH 4:30 p.m. HS 7:00 p.m. We hope you can join us!
Schedule Update: The girls basketball game scheduled at Dwight on will now be a VARSITY GAME ONLY. The game will start at 6:00.
Schedule update: JV girls basketball will only play two quarters next Monday, December 2nd against BHRA. The varsity game will start between 6:15 and 6:30.
PBL Fall Highlights Please click on the link for the PBL Fall Newsletter. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kx_iDFjNNGJ6niPzRAuODKxkRsE_UXVM/view?usp=sharing @illinoisasa @ilprincipals @regionaloffice9 @isbenews @AIRSSedu @ECRAGROUP @rvoltz #tellyourstory
We need your input! Please take a minute to complete the 5 Essentials Parent Survey. The information will help us determine strengths and areas where we can improve. Thank You! https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
@PBL_FOOTBALL You made us all proud! Thanks for a great season! @PBL_AD
PBL is canceling all extracurricular activities and practices today and tomorrow morning. Drive safe Panthers!
The PBL Panther football game against Farmington will start at 5:45 instead 5.
@PBL_FOOTBALL @PBL_AD @dfranckey @pblcheer @pblbluecrew Hey Panthers let’s support Ryder James @ 10 on Saturday at State and then make our way to Farmington for Panther Football @ 5. GO PANTHERS!
School will dismiss early on Wednesday and Thursday this week. 2:20 at CP, 2:25 at PBLHS and 2:30 at PBLJH. Parent teacher conferences begin at 3:30 both days. There will be no school on Friday.
This Saturday at 2 pm provides another opportunity to come out and watch PBL Football, Cheer, and the Panther Regiment at our home playoff football game. Lets Go @pblbluecrew! Also, Boys' Cross travels to Effingham for the Sectional beginning at 11. GO PANTHERS!
Today is National Custodial Workers Recognition Day! PBL thanks each of our outstanding custodians for all your hard work and dedication! We appreciate you!
Tonight’s football game will start at 6 pm due to the potential storms later this evening. All events will be bumped up 1 hour. Spread the word & see everyone tonight at Zimmerman Field! #PantherPride
You are invited to the Clara Peterson open house this Saturday from 10 to Noon. Please see pblunit10.com for more information. Go Panthers!
This is a reminder about early dismissal today. Clara Pete at 2:20, HS at 2:25 and JH at 2:30.
Children who miss too much school in kindergarten are less likely to read well by 3rd grade. By middle school, absenteeism can predict who will graduate from high school. At PBL we “Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow!” #attendtodayachievetomorrow
Welcome back to school! Do you have a backup plan for getting your child to school if something comes up? Ask a family member, neighbor or another parent if they are able to help. #attendtodayachievetomorrow
We are excited to welcome 4th and 5th grade students and their parents tomorrow night from 5-7 for Clara Peterson’s Backpack Night.
Thank you PBL Booster Club for another successful Pork Chop Kickoff! Good luck to all of our fall sports programs! #PantherPride
I want to wish all PBL athletes, coaches and the Panther Regiment the best this Fall. GO PANTHERS!
Save the date. Registration is August 20!
High School athletes should complete the online High School Athletic Registration. Visit: https://pblpanthers.8to18.com/ -click on- Registration tab to begin the process. GO PANTHERS!
Exciting things are coming to PBL!