REMINDER - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019 END OF 1ST QTR EARLY DISMISSAL ~ (ES-1:35) (MS/HS-1:45)
Thank you to everyone who attended the volleyball game and gave money for the dash for cash. The Key Club raised $300 for the Breast Cancer Research Center.
Reminder: No School Monday, October 14, 2019 in observance of Columbus Day!
Reminder this Friday, October 11, 2019 is an ES 11:05 ~ MS & HS 11:15 Early Release Day!
The Fall Play is the Hobbit - Nov. 14, 15 and 16 at 7pm Please let Ms. Magden or Señora Shrader know if you can sew, build or have props - treasure (fake gold coins, necklaces, etc) and fake medieval weapons (swords, knives, etc). Label what you want returned. Thanks!
On Friday, October 4, the Du-Pec Rivermen travel to Stockton to take on the Blackhawks at 7 p.m. Please be advised that bleacher seating will be very limited and you are encouraged to take lawn chairs if you do not wish to stand. Thanks and LET’S GO RIVERMEN!!
The Du-Pec JH Football game tonight (Oct. 1) will be starting early. Game time has been moved up to 5:00. 7th grade will begin at 5:00. Thanks
The DuPec vs Galena Varsity Football game on Friday, September 27, will be moved to a 5:30 start due to weather concerns.
Another win for the Rivermen tonight. 10-0 over Orangeville. JV will play at Guilford on Monday at 6:30. Please note game time.
Just a reminder that the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally is Thursday, September 19. The parade line up will begin at 5:30 with the parade starting at 6:00 and the pep rally to follow. Football game on Friday at 7:00.
Congratulations to our 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball teams on Winning the Forreston Jamboree Saturday. Great Job Ladies!
Friday's game at Dakota will be broadcast live on Kickin' Country K92 (WFPS-FM) 92.1 FM. Pregame show 6:00pm. Kickoff at 7pm Also available worldwide on the internet at "www.BigRadio.fm" Can also listen on your smartphone or tablet by using the free TuneIn Radio app available on the App Store
Big win for the Rivermen tonight. 36-34 win in overtime over EPC. 2-0. Great Job Guys!!!
The Pecatonica Fan's Club meeting has been moved to Wednesday, September 11, at 7:00 pm in the high school commons.
Adult passes (punch cards) are also available at the high school office and will be available at the gate of home games only. They will not be available in Durand. Cost is $30 for 10 games passes, $50 for 20 game passes, and $15 for senior citizen passes.
High School Student Activity cards are available in the high school office for $15. The card is for High School Students Only. The card gets you in to any high school event excluding IHSA playoffs or tournaments. .
No school Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day
CORRECTION! PHS Back to School night is Thursday, August 22nd from 6:00pm-7:30pm. All PHS parents and students are encouraged to attend.
Due to mandated training, all school offices will be closed from 7:00am - 1:45pm on Monday, August 19th and Tuesday, August 20th from 7:00am - 1:15pm.
Notice to Lower Flags - August 11 - August 13 ~ The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: SPC Michael Isaiah Nance, United States Army, Hometown: Chicago, Illinois ~ Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency's personnel from: Sunrise on Sunday, August 11, 2019 until, Sunset on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 More information is available at http://www.illinois.gov/news/Pages/Flag.aspx
Grades 6-12 volleyball and 9-12 football begins tomorrow. Be sure you have registered at https://pecatonicahs-ar.rschooltoday.com/ and bring a copy of your updated physical unless you uploaded it with your registration.
Middle School Volleyball begins Monday, August 11th. 6th grade practice is 9-11 at the Elementary School, and 7th and 8th grade practice is 9-11 at the Middle School. Physicals need to be on file at the middle school before 1st practice. GO INDIANS!!
Honoring the Victims of the Tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio ~ United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Thursday, August 8, 2019. The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff: ~ Honoring the Victims of the Tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio Please immediately lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel until: ~ Sunset, Thursday, August 8, 2019
Attention 6/7/8 Grade Volleyball: Practice begins August 12th. Make sure you have these done before August 12: updated physical on file, fee paid, and registered on rschool website. Any questions contact Mr. Bukoski 815-979-2878.
HONORING ILLINOIS' FALLEN ~ United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise on Saturday, June 29, 2019 until Sunset on Monday, July 1, 2019. The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: DEPUTY TROY CHISUM OF THE FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
The Dept.of CMS has received notice from The President of the United States of America to fly the flags at half-staff honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Please immediately lower the United States and State flags until sunset, Tuesday June 4, 2019.
REMINDER: Last Student Attendance Day for Pecatonica CUSD #321 is Tuesday, June 4, 2019 ~ This is also an Early Dismissal Day (ES-1:35, MS & HS 1:45) Thank you!
Sports Physicals at FHN Pecatonica have been set for Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 1:00 pm -5:00 pm and Friday, August 9, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Please call FHN Pecatonica for an appointment (815-239-1400). The cost is $20 and proceeds are donated back to the school.
The 2019 PHS Freshman Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 6pm - 7pm at the Pecatonica High School. by Todd France, Principal
Elementary Track and Field Day May 31, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. High School Track
FFA Greenhouse will be open this week!!! Today, Monday, 5/20, 3:30-5:00, Friday, 5/24, 3:30-6:00, & Saturday, (5/25) 8:00-2:00. Hope to see there!
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: Corporal John G. Krebs - United States Army - Sterling, Illinois. Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency's personnel from: Sunrise: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 until Sunset: Friday, May 17, 2019.
The 2A Regional Baseball game between Winnebago and North Boone has been moved to Winnebago today due to unplayable field conditions at Pecatonica.
*Tonight* The 30,000 Shot Club is 7-8:30 pm. 9th-12th grade will be at the MIDDLE SCHOOL. 5th-8th grade will be at the HIGH SCHOOL.
WINNEBAGO COUNTY SPECIAL EDUCATION COOPERATIVE wishes to inform you of its intention to destroy the cumulative temporary records (special education only) of high school graduates from 2013 or anyone who became an inactive student from a Cooperative District in 2013 (moved, aged out, enrolled in private school, etc.). - This procedure is being conducted according to the Illinois School Student Records Act, 105 ILCS, 10/4. The cumulative temporary file will be destroyed after June 30, 2019. It is your right to obtain this file at a convenient time prior to its destruction. - Files cannot be mailed; they must be picked up in person. Please call the Coop office to schedule a pick-up time at 815/624-2615. Office hours are 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. - If you do not respond by the date above (June 30, 2019) the file will be destroyed.
2019 Prom - The Pecatonica High School held the 2019 Prom last Saturday May 4, 2019. Students looked very glamorous for the formal occasion. The Grand March was held at the high school where students were announced and also our Prom King, Kolton Mathieu and Prom Queen, Lily Karvelis. The prom goers enjoyed dinner at Giovanni's in Rockford and then returned to the High School for the dance. Many students stayed all night for the Post Prom after party. All were glad it didn’t snow. Please enjoy a few photos from the event. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Pecatonica-CUSD-321-782397328561811/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1536143969853806
HONORING ILLINOIS' FALLEN - United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset on Sunrise on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 until Sunset on Friday, May 10, 2019. The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of:Firefighter Kody M. Vanfossan - Christopher Fire Department
Congratulations to the PHS bass fishing team of Travis Jacobs, Dan Daly, Carson McNamer, and Harrison Beaves-Lewis on their efforts at the IHSA Pierce Lake Sectional Bass Fishing Tournament Today. Jacobs and Daly won the tournament and will advance to state!! Beaves-Lewis caught the biggest fish of the day with a 5 lb bass.
Congratulations to Mr. Dunn, Dan Daly, and Travis Jacobs for winning the 8th annual Illinois Bass Fishing Club Tournament on Clinton Lake today with a total catch of 14.62 lbs. 1st place out 42 teams!!!
Prom News!! 👸🤵 Prom will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019. -PHS doors will be open at 3:45 pm. -All students wishing to participate in the Grand March please be at the school by 4 pm. -Grand March starts at 4:15 pm. -Students need to be at Giovanni's no later than 6 pm. -Juniors & Seniors contact the Prom Committee: Angie Janssen & Monica Bardell for any questions. Thank you.
Reminder... EARLY DISMISSAL SIP DAY - (ES-11:05) (MS/HS-11:15) Apr 18 from 11:05 AM to 11:15 AM STUDENT IMPROVEMENT DAY!
Support our middle school art students by attending the 78th Young Artist Show at the Rockford Art Museum this Sunday, April 14th from 1-3 pm. Congratulations to the following students that have work in the show: Adelyn Howald, Kamryn Lender, Alexia Beck, Jonathan Hartline, Allie McLevige, Bella Roberts, and Kayla Jenkins. https://www.gorockford.com/event/78th-young-artist-show%3A-youth-division-free-public-opening/16461/
Pecatonica Elementary Students to Showcase Their Talents - It’s back! Kindergartners through fourth graders will show off their talents in “Spotlight on the Stars 7” at Pecatonica High School today, Wednesday, April 10th at 6:30 p.m. There are a variety of talents to be shared including: singing, dancing, tumbling routines, piano solos, magic shows, and humorous acts. - Come on out for this free and fun event.
The home track meet today has been cancelled. No track practice. The baseball and softball games are on. Softball will be varsity only. NO JV GAME.
👟TRACK CANCELLATION👟 The boys/girls high school track meet at Pecatonica today, April 4, has been cancelled due to the cold and windy conditions.
HONORING ILLINOIS' FALLEN - United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset on Friday, April 5, 2019. The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: Illinois State Police Trooper, Gerald Ellis
Girls Track at Lena Winslow cancelled today 4/2/19. No boys or girls track practice today.
HONORING ILLINOIS' FALLEN - United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: Illinois State Police Trooper, Brooke Jones-Story
🥎 Varsity Softball vs Alden Hebron will now be at Pecatonica at 4:30 ⚾️ Varsity Baseball will travel to AFC rather than Alden Hebron at 4:30 ⚾️ FS Baseball still scheduled at Home vs AFC at 4:30
A few changes to the schedules for tomorrow 4/1. Varsity softball will now be at Pec vs Alden Hebron. Varsity baseball will be at AFC rather than Alden Hebron.
Varsity Baseball at AFC cancelled today.
Softball at Lena Winslow has been cancelled for today (3/25/19)
HONORING ILLINOIS' FALLEN - United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 until Sunset on Thursday, March 21, 2019. - The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor of: Sergeant Holli R. Bolinski United States Army Hometown: Pickneyville, Illinois
Baseball at Polo Cancelled today. Reschedule date will be announced at a later date. Softball vs Orangeville today postponed until April 10.
Baseball and Softball at Kirkland Hiawatha cancelled today.
Middle School Spring Pictures are this Thursday 2/21/19. To order online please visit inter-state.com/order and use the order code: 37366JB
Congratulations to our 7th Grade Girls Basketball team on advancing to the Championship Game of the Route 72 Tournament. They will play Winnebago on Tuesday, March 5 at 5:15. In addition, our 8th grade team will play for 3rd/4th at 4:00. Both games are at PMS. GO INDIANS
"The Principal and The Pea", a 2nd Grade Concert, was fun and light-hearted. The students performed their concert in the Pecatonica High School Commons on Tuesday, February 13, 2019. The performance was well orchestrated and high energy. The melodic and sometimes humorous songs entertained the audience and they laughed and enjoyed the children’s presentation all through the evening. Congratulations 2nd graders and Ms. Durand, the Pecatonica Elementary School music teacher, for a lovely time. (Thank you Mrs. Ziegler for the photos) Facebook Photo Album Link https://www.facebook.com/pg/Pecatonica-CUSD-321-782397328561811/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1481172445350959
The middle school Solo-Ensemble contest for Saturday, February 23, 2019 has been cancelled due to pending weather. From Mr. Bukoski A.D.
The boys basketball game at Amboy will be played today as scheduled. Academic Bowl vs Dakota has been rescheduled for Monday, February 25, at 4:00 pm
Due to the cancellation of school all middle school activities are cancelled for Tuesday February 12th. This includes 7th and 8th grade girls basketball practices and 6th grade girls basketball game vs Winnebago. In addition no wrestling practice. Stay safe!
The 7th/8th grade girls basketball vs. Winnebago has been cancelled for tonight, Monday, February 11, 2019. A reschedule date has not been set. Thank you.
The Middle School's Solo/Ensemble contest scheduled for Saturday, February 2nd has been postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, February 23rd.
Thursday, January 31st 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls basketball games have been postponed and rescheduled for Thursday, February 28th.
The boys basketball game vs Freeport Aquin has been rescheduled for Monday, February 4. 6:00 FS start with varsity to follow. by Kevin Kunkel
The girls basketball senior night game has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 2, at 11:30 am. This will be a varsity only game. There will not be a FS game prior to the Varsity. We will honor the seniors starting at 11:00 am and start warm ups after that. by Kevin Kunkel
EXCEPT for the Boys Basketball Game vs Freeport Aquin - All after school activities for Monday, January 28, 2019, have been cancelled due to extreme weather conditions. Thank you.
Pecatonica Schools will be closed Monday January 28 due to extreme weather conditions.
The Pecatonica CUSD #321 is proud to congratulate one of our amazing teachers, Dawn Lucas, who has been teaching in our District for 25 years as of January 10, 2019! Ms. Lucas has taught most of the grade levels at the elementary school including special education and early childhood. She noted that recently she has began teaching her previous students' children, and her own two children now attend the middle school. She is deeply rooted in our community and in our hearts! We appreciate her love and humor, friendship, commitment to education, and look forward to many more years with our District. Thank you for your 25 years of dedication and service!
Dear Parents and Students, Over the Christmas break, Mr. Kirby (Chorus Teacher) informed us that he was resigning and would not return for the second semester. While the timing was unfortunate, we were able to find a December graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville who will assume his choral teaching responsibilities starting on January 23, 2019. Until that time, we will operate the choral classrooms with a substitute teacher. Mr. Shippy has assumed the lead director role for the upcoming musical. Sincerely, Bill Faller
Basketball Roundup: Southard’s 23 points helps Pecatonica down Orangeville Pecatonica 50, Orangeville 43 (Score's Available on our Athletics App & Website) "A 20-point third quarter helped Pecatonica secure a victory after trailing Orangeville at halftime on Thursday night (12/6). Alyse Southard knocked down six field goals including three 3-pointers and eight free throws to finish with 23 points for Pecatonica..." read more onhttps://www.journalstandard.com/sports/20181206/basketball-roundup-southards-23-points-helps-pecatonica-down-orangeville?fbclid=IwAR0Yi7te8HhTDy5jovn3XCJOWzaUYFILWdaEMQO_QKjz51RemT2sObjD4w4 Thank you Fan's Club for sharing AMAZING photos - To view More photo's LIKE the Pecatonica Fan's Club Page!
The 2018-2019 Amended School Calendar - Snow Day https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/271197/Public_School_Calendar_-_Amended_12-07-2018_For_Snow_Day.pdf
Congratulations to our 7th/8th grade Academic Bowl teams. 8th grade took 3rd place and 7th grade took 1st place in the Route 72 conference tournament this past weekend!
Maintaining a safe school district is a priority...Pecatonica CUSD #321 would like to thank the Pecatonica Police Department, the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department, the Boone County Sheriff's Department, the Illinois State Police, and the Freeport Police Department for their assistance in a K-9 search at the Pecatonica High School, Monday, December 10, 2018.
Congratulations to our junior high boys basketball teams on their seasons. 8th grade finished in 3rd place and 7th grade finished in 2nd place of the Route 72 Conference; 6th grade finished the season undefeated!!
Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams. The 8th graders will play for 3rd place and our 7th graders will play for the championship of the Route 72 Conference Tournament on Tuesday in Polo. 8th grade game will be 4:00 at the Polo High School and 7th grade will play at Centennial Elementary School at 5:15. Go Indians.
Ms. Medearis's Social Studies - In studying Indian Removal in the 1830s, students were given tribes to study and share. They had the option of adding foods, music, dance, and costume to give points to the presentations. Look at all the great food they had Monday, 10/15 during 1st hour! 👀
Crosswalk Safety! Please 'slow down’ while entering the Pecatonica School Zone. Obey the crossing guard stop sign and wait patiently as students safely cross busy streets to and from school each day. If you notice a careless driver REPORT it immediately (car’s make, model, color, and license if possible). Thank you!
Congratulations to our JH volleyball teams today. 7th grade won 3rd place and 8th grade was consolation champs at the Route 72 Conf Tourney. Great Season Ladies!!!
CONGRATULATIONS to our 7th Grade Volleyball Team on winning the Route 72 Conference! Way to go Girls!!
October 1st is the last day to order a high school yearbook for $50! Go to jostensyearbooks.com or bring a check to school.
This is a TEST of the Pecatonica CUSD 321 Parent/Staff Notification System. This system will be used to notify parents, guardians and staff of important information to include days when school will be closed or dismissed early due to unforeseen circumstances.
6th-8th Grade Volleyball Games at AFC on September 20th will go as follows: 6th grade will play at the Elementary School which is on 217 S Elm St. and the 7th/8th grade will play at Old Middle School which is on 318 E South St. Both are in Franklin Grove.
From Therese Magden We are currently collecting costumes for our fall play and are in need of 1 or 2 garment racks. If you can lend us one, please let me know. Please contact Therese Magden at email@example.com or 815-239-2611 x1370) Thank you!
It is with great pride to announce the following have won the September Student of the Month Award: Senior – Daniel Daly, Junior – Tyler Singley, Sophomore – Emma White, Freshman – Jordyn Boomer!
PHS HOMECOMING WEEK - Monday, 9/10: 1) Golf vs Polo Westlake Golf Course 4:00 - Tuesday, 9/11: 1) Volleyball vs Oregon 5:00 Freshman start with FS & Varsity to follow, 2) Golf vs River Ridge Westlake Golf Course 4:00 - Wednesday, 9/12: 1) Volleyball vs Dakota 5:00 Freshman start with FS and Varsity to follow - Thursday, 9/13 Parade and Pep Rally 6:00 (Parade lineup at 5:30) - Friday, 9/14 - Football vs Amboy 5:30 FS start followed by varsity **Elementary Students sing National Anthem** - Saturday, 9/15: Homecoming Dance 7:00 pm
The 6th Grade Volleyball game time on Wednesday, September 12th has been moved to a 5:00 start (was 4:00 start). The game will be played at Byron Middle School.
Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams on their 1st Place finishes in the Forreston Jamboree today. Way to go Girls!!!!
The 7th Grade Volleyball game scheduled tonight at Meridian has been cancelled and moved to Monday, September 10 at 5:00 pm. There will be no practice.
The 6th grade volleyball game vs. Winnebago on 8/30 has been moved to 9/17. As a result the 7th and 8th grade games will now start at 4:00 on 8/30.