Prairie Central
High School

411 N 7th Street
Fairbury, IL  61739

Phone: (815) 692-2355
FAX: (815) 692-2438

Mr. Dan Casillas, Principal
Mr. Josh Creek, Dean of Students
Mr. Brad Beyers, Athletic Director


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The mission of Prairie Central High School is to provide quality education in a safe environment through a shared relationship with a group of diverse communities, to be pro-active and student-oriented, to provide experiences through an innovative curriculum and caring people, thereby preparing students for life-long learning in a global society.

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PCHS Weekly Announcements

Events/Activities Subject to Change Without Notice


MONDAY, February 2


*Varsity Scholastic Bowl Meet @ Olympia-4:30 pm;  Activity bus leaves at 3:00 pm;  Dismiss scholastic bowl members at 2:50 pm


*Freshmen Girls & Freshmen Boys Basketball vs. Pontiac-Home (@PCUE);  Girls game at 6:00 pm;  Boys game at 7:15 pm


*S/V Girls Basketball vs. Olympia-Home-6:00 pm



TUESDAY, February 31:15 PM Dismissal (School Improvement Day)


*Freshmen (A/B) Boys Basketball vs. Olympia-Home (@ Chenoa GS)-6:00 pm


*Re-scheduled S/V Girls Basketball vs. Eureka-Home (Sr. Night)-6:00 pm;  (Senior Night ceremony will take place immediately prior to Varsity warmups;  Dance team will perform at halftime of Varsity girls game)




WEDNESDAY, February 4


*NHS Meeting for all members in Library from 7:30 8:00 am


*Musical Cast meeting in Chorus Room from 7:40 8:00 am


*ICE Program Informational Meeting for interested Juniors in East gym balcony during Activity Period


*F/S Girls Basketball @ Blmngton Central Catholic Tournament;  Opponent, time, & location-TBA


*Yearbook Meeting in Rm 213 at 3:30 pm




THURSDAY, February 5


*FFA State Degree Interviews @ Lexington HS for selected students


*HS Spanish Club Meeting in Rm 12 (Mrs. Sweet) during Activity Period


*Freshmen A/B Boys Basketball vs. Eureka-Home-6:00 pm


*S/V Girls Basketball vs. Pontiac-There-5:30 pm;  Bus leaves at 4:15 pm



FRIDAY, February 6


*Music Boosters Spaghetti Supper from 4:30 7:00 pm in HS Cafeteria


*S/V Boys Basketball vs. Pontiac-Home-6:00 pm




SATURDAY, February 7


*F/S Girls Basketball @ Central Catholic F/S Tourney-TBA


*Wrestling Individual Regional @ Eureka HS-10:00 am;  Bus leaves at 6:30 am


*Winter Mini-cheerleader clinic in HS small gym from 8:00 am 1:30 pm


*Student Senate Winter Fun Night in HS gyms from 6:00 10:00 pm


*HS Golf program fundraiser (Trivia Night) @ Walton Centre-6:00 pm

News Archives

2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR (subject to change)
Aug 4-8 Registration for non-internet parents
Aug 8 Prairie Central New Teacher Orientation
Aug 11-15 Schedule change for 7-12 students - PCJHS, PCHS (by appointment)
Aug 19-20 Teacher Institutes (full day)
Aug 21 1st Day Classes K-12 (1 hour early dismissal)
Aug 22 All ECE, Pre-K classes begin
Aug 21-Sept 5 1 Hour Early Dismissals
Sept 1 Labor Day - No School
Sept 19 Homecoming - 2 hour early dismissal
Oct 2 P/T Conferences grades 7-12  (4:00-7:30 PM) - 1 hour early dismissal
Oct 7 School improvement day (XHS) - 1:00 student dismissal (hot lunch served)
Oct 13 Columbus Day - No School
Oct 17 End 1st Quarter
Oct 28 P/T Conferences grades K-6 (4:00-7:30 PM) - 1 hour early dismissal
Oct 30 P/T Conferences grades K-6 (4:00-7:30 PM) - 1 hour early dismissal
Nov 4 1 Hour Early Dismissal
Nov 11 Veteran's Day
Nov 26 1 Hour Early Dismissal
Nov 27-28 Thanksgiving - No School
Dec 2 School improvement day (XHS) - 1:00 student dismissal (hot lunch served)
Dec 19 1 Hour Early Dismissal
Dec 19 End 2nd Quarter
Dec22-Jan 2 Winter Break
Jan 5 Everyone Returns from Break
Jan 6 1 Hour Early Dismissal
Jan 16 Teacher Institute (full day)
Jan 19 Martin Luther King Day - No School
Feb 3 School improvement day (XHS) - 1:00 student dismissal (hot lunch served)
Feb 12 P/T Conferences grades 7-12 (4:00-7:30 PM) - 1 hour early dismissal
Freshman Orientation Night (6:00-7:30 PM)
Feb 16 President's Day - No School
Mar 3 1 Hour Early Dismissal
Mar 13 End 3rd Quarter
Mar 27 1 hour early dismissal
Mar 30-Apr 6 Spring Break
Apr 7 Everyone Returns from Break
Apr 3 Good Friday - No School
Apr 6 Easter Monday - No School
Apr 14 1 Hour Early Dismissal
May 5 1 Hour Early Dismissal
May 17 PCHS Baccalaureate
May 22 PCHS Commencement
May 25 Memorial Day - No School
June 4 Report Card Day/Last Day of Students - 1 Hour Early Dismissal
June 5 Teacher Institute (full day)
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