Jacob Metcalf from Pleasant Plains High School in Pleasant Plains, IL received state recognition at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference on April 15, 2023. Jacob competed in Business Management and received a top four place, which qualifies him to attend and compete at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA from June 27-30.
Congratualtions to our Scholastic Bowl team on their Sectional Championship!
On February 8, our students participating in ACES (Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science) competed at LLCC. The tests are based on first-year college courses in the select areas. The team scored a perfect score of 500 and advanced to the Eureka sectional to be held in March.
Congratulations to our 2023 Illinois State Scholars!! ...Ameilia Hopkins, Peyton Bergschneider, and Kinsley Shultz
PPMS softball brought home a sectional championship after defeating Pittsfield 9-3. They will compete in the first round of the 2A state tournament in Normal at 2:00pm on Friday, September 23.
New Culinary Class at PPHS.....Chicken Stir Fry Anyone?
Boys Track Places 3rd in State.
The boys track team competed in the 2022 IHSA State Track and Field Finals over the weekend. The boys had their highest finish in team history, placing third as a team and took home their first ever team trophy. All state athletes include:
PPHS Class of 2022 Latin Award Winners
Kyle Abraham wins 2022 Illinois DAR Good Citizens Award
The Springfield Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is proud to announce that Kyle James Abraham, son of Jim and Dawn Abraham, has won the 2022 Illinois DAR Good Citizens Award.
Illinois State DAR Good Citizens Chairman Lynn Gray states that Kyle is a stellar student. He has stated his intention to attend Yale University in the Fall and to pursue a degree in molecular and cellular biology with a minor in Spanish. In the future, he hopes to become a US Air Force physician.
PPMS April Students Of The Month
PPMS April Students of the Month- Congratulations to the following students for earning Student of the Month honors for April: Ellie and Abby McCann, Owen Johnson, Grayson Dodd, Bella Langiano, Sean Brennan, Maddy Hegele, and Andrew Potthoff
PPMS Wax Museum
PPMS recently hosted our 5th grade Living Wax Museum Open House. Students had a great time portraying historical figures such as: Bob Dylan, Amelia Earhart, Elvis Pressley, and many more.
PPHS Art Winners
In March, PPHS Juniors attended the Illinois Regional College Fair at Illinois College
Jason Fanning and Josh Patton in the MC3 program attending the Springfield Clinic addition hosted by O'Shea Builders and site superintendent Paul Grussenneyer. Their visit focused on lean principles of construction as well as career pathways in the industry.
PPHS Scholastic Art Show Winners
Congratulations to Jayden Veesenmeyer!
Jayden set a new school record in the indoor 60 with a time of 7.22.
Attached are some picture of our students during FFA Week! Bring your tractor to school day is always a sight to see.
Clothing and Textiles Class
One of the more exciting things in teaching is getting to see kids produce work and be creative in their own ways. The clothing and textiles class has been doing some great work recently. Attached are some pictures of some of the items they have been making in class from bags to pants to pillow cases!
Two new clubs added at PPHS
This year we were fortunate to formally add two new Clubs/Organizations to PPHS. We have added FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and FCCLA ( Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America). Congratulations to FBLA members Elyse Griminger (1st place Business Calculations), Jacob Metcalf (1st place Business Concepts), and Lydia Severino (1st place Organizational Leadership). These individuals will move on to compete at a state competition.
Last week FCCLA was able to go to their first leadership conference with FCCLA and Vanessa Tyler was elected as a section officer for the 2022-23 school year.
PPHS ACES Competition
Illinois State Scholars
Congratulations to the following students for being named an Illinois State Scholar!
PPMS February Students of The Month!
Congratulations to the following students for earning PPMS student of the month honors. Destiny Scott, Will Reiss, Olive Johnson, Ryan Driskill, Madeline Welch, Amelia Krispinsky, Brody Bryant.