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

FRIDAY, September 26

 

*Freshmen Class Meeting with Herff Jones rep during Activity Period

 

*Varsity Football vs. U-High-There (ISU Hancock Stadium)-7:00 pm;  Players bus leaves at 4:00 pm;  Cheerleaders depart at 5:15 pm in Activity Bus.

 

 

SATURDAY, September 27

 

*Marching Band Competition @ Limestone HS (Bartonville);  Parade & Field Show Performances-TBA

 

*FFA State Forestry Contest @ ISU-Carbondale

 

*Varsity Volleyball @ Watseka Tournament-9:00 am;  Bus leaves at 7:15 pm

 

*B/G Cross Country @ Herscher Invitational (Limestone Park)-10:00 am;  Bus leaves at 8:00 am

 

 

MONDAY, September 29

 

*JV & Vars Boys Golf vs. Eureka & IVC-Home-4:00 pm

 

*Girls Golf vs. Pontiac & Central Catholic @ Highland GC-4:00 pm;  Activity bus leaves at 2:30 pm;  Dismiss girls golfers at 2:20 pm

 

*Sophomore Football vs. U-High-Home-6:00 pm

 

*Flags Practice from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

 

 

TUESDAY, September 30

 

*FFA Event—Section 9 Land Use CDE & Leadership Training @ ISU for selected students

 

*Dance Team Pre-season Informational Meeting in Rm 7—Ms. Heyden during Activity Period

 

*JV & Vars Boys Golf vs. Central Catholic @ Highland GC-4:00 pm;  Activity bus leaves at 2:30 pm;  Dismiss boys golfers at 2:20 pm

 

*B/G Cross Country @ El Paso-Gridley Invitational-4:15 pm;   Bus leaves at 2:45 pm;  Dismiss cross country runners at end of 4th Block

 

*F/S/V Volleyball vs. Eureka-There-5:00 pm;  Bus leaves at 3:15 pm;  Dismiss volleyball players at 3:05 pm

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 1

 

*FFA World Dairy Expo @ Madison, WI for selected students

 

*National Honor Society Meeting for all members in HS Library from 7:30 – 8:00 am

 

*FCA Meeting in Rm A115 (Mr. Dunahee) during Activity Period

 

*Yearbook Meeting in Rm 213 at 3:30 pm

 

 

 

THURSDAY, October 2

 

*Marching Band Practice-7:00 am

 

*Lifetouch Pictures Re-take Day in Small Gym beginning at 8:30 am

 

*FFA State Officer Visits

 

*Senior Class Meeting with Herff-Jones rep during Activity Period

 

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

 

*F/S/V Volleyball vs. U-High-There-5:00 pm;  Bus leaves at 3:15 pm;  Dismiss volleyball players at 3:05 pm

 

*Girls Golf vs. Blue Ridge, Tri-Valley, & LeRoy-Home-4:15 pm

 

*Freshmen Football vs. Mahomet-Seymour-There-6:00 pm;  Bus leaves at 4:00 pm

 

 

 

FRIDAY, October 3

 

*Varsity Football vs. Mahomet-Seymour-There-7:00 pm;  Players’ bus leaves at 4:30 pm;  Cheerleaders’ activity bus leaves at 5:15 pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, October 4

 

*Corn Belt Conference Vars Boys & Vars Girls Golf Meet @ Gibson City (Railside GC)-9:00 am;  Activity Bus leaves at 7:30 am

PCHS News & Noteworthy  

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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