Pleasant Plains

Community Unit School District 8


PPCUSD8 Board Meeting Agenda

PPCUSD8 Board Meeting Live Stream or on the District Facebook page when the stream starts

PPCUSD8 Phased Reopening Plan

COVID-19 Health Compliance

Learning Participation Survey responses survey 09-22-2020


Pursuant to the provisions of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Education of Pleasant Plains Community Unit District 8, Pleasant Plains, Illinois, that a public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2020, at the Pleasant Plains Middle School, 2455 N. Farmingdale Rd, Pleasant Plains, IL.

The purpose of this hearing will be to seek input from school personnel, parents, and other community members concerning the provision of the School Code allowing for eLearning days in lieu of closing schools and using an emergency make-up day as amended by Public Act 101-0012. Section 5/10-20.56 of the School Code contains the minimum requirements to ensure staff and student participation in an eLearning day will allow the day to be counted as a day of student attendance. A copy of the plan is available at

Matt Runge, Superintendent,PPCUSD8.

PRE-SCHOOL (3-4 yr. old) SCREENINGS - January 11, 2021. Please email Kim Moore at to make an appointment. When emailing please include your childs birthdate. NOTICE: (January 25 will be the reschedule date IF school is cancelled due to weather/covid.)

New Athletic/Activities website features and instructions

Pleasant Plains ELearning/Remote Learning Parent FAQ's

PPHS Gymnasium Architectural Renderings

BLDD Preliminary Design for Performance Gym 2019

Resolution to Amend 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

Pleasant Plains School District is seeking applicants for school bus drivers. Applicants who have a CDL Class B, School Bus Driver Permit and Passenger Endorsement are a plus. If not we will train you, and help you obtain all endorsements.

Pleasant Plains School District is currently looking to employ school bus drivers. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with amazing students, staff and families! The starting salary is $18.85 per hour with summers off, no nights, weekends or holidays. There is also the possibility of increasing income and being involved in school trip activities. The district will provide paid training and help new hires obtain a CDL-B drivers license. Anyone interested may fill out an application online (Here) or in person (315 W. Church St. Pleasant Plains, IL 62677). Please contact Cassie Kimes at the Transportation Office 217-626-1300 if you have any questions.

The Cardinal - high school journalism student news

2018-2019 District Fees

Highlight Calendar for 2019-2020 School Year

Highlight Calendar for 2020-2021 School Year

2017 Lead Testing Results PPCUSD #8

IHSA Pre-participation Examination Health Form

Every Student,

Every Day,

A Winner

Our Mission

is to provide the education, skills, and authentic learning experiences designed to prepare students to be productive, contributing members of a global community.

Our Vision

In order to be successful, responsible members of society, the students at Pleasant Plains District #8 will be prepared mentally, socially, and emotionally through the development of their creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Questions? Comments? Concerns?

If you notice anything wrong or missing from the District website, please contact the Unit Office by email at, and we will fix it as soon as possible.

Website questions and concerns may be addressed to John Langley at

District questions and concerns may be addressed to Superintendent Matt Runge at

School Board questions and concerns may be addressed to Board President Gregg Humphrey at

Homeless Liaison for high school students: Darren Lucas at

Homeless Liaison for middle school and elementary school students: Susan Ferrero sferrero@ppcusd8.

315 West Church, Pleasant Plains IL 62677 | Phone: 217-626-1041 Fax: 217-626-1082

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