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, May 29


*Boys Track State Finals @ EIU-Charleston





*Boys Track State Finals @ EIU-Charleston




MONDAY, June 1


*2015 Cross Country Informational Meeting in Big Gym during Activity Period;  (Meeting is for current freshmen thru Juniors who plan to participate in Cross Country next season.)


*2015 Football Parent/Athlete Meeting in HS Big Gym-6:00 pm;  (Meeting is for current 8th graders thru Juniors who plan to participate in Football next season.)


*HS Baseball Awards Night in HS Library-7:00 pm




TUESDAY, June 22:15 PM Dismissal (No Activity Period)


*Last Student Attendance Day for students in grades 9-11


*JV & Varsity Softball Awards Night in HS Cafeteria-6:30 pm






* Last Day for teachers;  District-wide brunch in HS Cafeteria-10:30 pm;  (Retiree reception in HS Library preceding all-staff brunch)






* Girls Track Awards Night & Potluck Dinner in HS Cafeteria-6:00 pm




FRIDAY, June 5


*No Activities





*No Activities

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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