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, April 17

 

*PARCC Testing in English III & AP English Language during Blocks 1-3 in designated rooms (203, 204, & 205)

 

*FCCLA State Leadership Conference for selected students

 

*Freshmen Baseball vs. Mahomet-Seymour-Home-5:00 pm

 

 

 

SATURDAY, April 18

 

*FCCLA State Leadership Conference for selected students

 

*Varsity Baseball vs. Herscher (DH)-There-10:00 am;  Bus leaves at 8:00 am

 

*Sophomore Baseball vs. Streator (DH)-Home-10:00 am

 

*Boys & Girls Varsity Track Invitational hosted by PCHS-9:00 am

 

*Varsity Softball vs. Coal City & Streator-Home;   PC vs Streator-10:00 am;  PC vs Coal City-1:00 pm  (Swing to Cure Lupus—charity fundraiser event near Varsity Softball field)

 

*JV Softball vs. Streator & Coal City @ Coal City;  PC vs. Streator-11:30 am;  PC vs. Coal City-1:00 pm;  Bus leaves at 9:30 am

 

 

 

MONDAY, Apr 20

 

*FFA Section Dairy & Livestock CDE at 4-H Fairgrounds-Pontiac for selected students; start time-TBA

 

*Geo Club Meeting in West Gym balcony during Activity Period

 

*Freshmen Baseball vs. Rantoul—CANCELED;  (No Opponent available…RTHS freshmen schedule dropped due to low # of players)

 

*Varsity Baseball & Varsity Softball vs. Lexington-There-4:30 pm;  Baseball & Softball players will ride same bus departing at 3:00 pm;  Dismiss vars baseball & vars softball players at 2:50 pm

 

 

 

TUESDAY, Apr 21

 

*Varsity Baseball vs. Eureka-Home-4:30 pm

 

*Sophomore Baseball vs. Eureka-There-4:30 pm;  Activity bus leaves at 2:45 pm;  Dismiss soph baseball players at end of 4th Block

 

*Varsity Softball vs. Eureka-There-4:30 pm;  Bus leaves at 2:45 pm;  Dismiss vars softball players at end of 4th Block

 

*JV Softball vs. Eureka-Home-4:30 pm

 

*B/G Track @ Olympia Relays-4:00 pm;  Bus leaves at 2:00 pm;  Dismiss boys & girls track squads at 1:50 pm

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, Apr 22

 

*PARCC Make-Up testing in Rooms 203 & 204 during Blocks 1-3

 

*NHS Meeting in HS Library during Activity Period

 

*Yearbook Meeting in Rm 213 at 3:30 pm

 

 

THURSDAY, Apr 23

 

*Student Senate Meeting in Rm 1 (Mrs. Pilgrim) during Activity Period

 

*Soph & Varsity Baseball vs. U-High-Home-4:30 pm

 

*JV & Varsity Softball vs. U-High-There (Champion Fields)-4:30 pm;  Bus leaves at 2:45pm;  Dismiss softball players at end of 4th Block

 

*After-Prom parents to begin decorating Big Gym-4:00 pm;  Big Gym closed immediately after school to all spring practices

 

 

 

FRIDAY, Apr 24

 

*FFA State Horticulture, Livestock & Dairy CDE @ Univ of IL-TBA

 

*After-Prom decorating in Big Gym all day

 

*FCCLA Chapter Meeting in Rm 2 (Mrs. Shier) during Activity Period

 

*Freshmen Baseball vs. Herscher-There-4:30 pm;  Activity bus leaves at 2:45 pm;  Dismiss freshmen baseball players at end of 4th Block

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Apr 25

 

*Varsity Baseball vs. Ridgeview (DH)-There-10:00 am;  Bus leaves at 8:15 am

 

*JV & Varsity Softball vs. Ridgeview (DH)-There-10:00 am;  Bus leaves at 8:15 am

 

*Freshmen Baseball vs. Central Catholic & Williamsville @ Central Catholic (McGraw Park);  PC vs Central Catholic-10 am;  PC vs. Williamsville-12:00 pm

 

*Jr-Sr Prom @ Walton Centre (downtown Fairbury);  Dinner & entertainment from 6:00 – 10:00 pm;  Doors open at 5:30 pm for check-in;  Doors locked to admittance at 6:00 pm

 

*After-Prom Activities @ PCHS from 10:30 pm until 1:30 am;  Doors open at 10:30 pm and admittance doors are locked at 11:00 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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