Principal's Update

Dear PBL Junior High Families:
As we head into our final days of school I wanted to thank you for a memorable and great school year.  As part of our learning community you have been very supportive families.  From the entire staff at PBL Junior High School thank you for your efforts & we look forward to the 2019-2020 school year.  Here are some items of interest for this week as we close out the school year.
1.  Arrival to School on May 22nd:  On Wednesday, May 22nd the Commons Area is being used by the high school for Senior Tea.  On the final day when students arrive to school we will have students come to the JH Gym.  Students can enter through the 6th grade wing doors or by the front of the school.  We will also serve breakfast in Rm. 610 in the 6thgrade wing.  I will be at the front of school to help direct students on entering in the 6th grade wing.
2.  May 23rd – Final Day of School:  Our final day of school for this year is Thursday, May 23rd.  We will be dismissing at 2:30pm.  For the final day of school each grade level is doing a “Fun Day” from the end of lunch until dismissal at 2:30pm that the teachers have planned.  During this time students will also be getting a Dilly Bar.  Students have been turning in their $1 for the Dilly Bar to their Advisory teacher.
3.  4th Quarter Grades:  4th quarter grades will be posted for viewing on Tuesday, May 28th.  If you would like a paper copy of your child’s report card please call the main office at 217-379-9202.
4.  Lunch Fees and Materials:  This is a reminder to be sure you pay and complete any lunch fees that you have outstanding before the year ends.  Students can bring lunch money to the main office during this last week to complete any outstanding lunch fees owed.  On the final day of school teachers also collect textbooks, locks, and other materials.  Please remember to send your child with any school materials so they can be turned in – this will help prevent a fine from being issued.
5.  Summer Office Hours:  Starting on Monday, June 3rd the district will be moving to summer hours.  Monday-Thursday the JH Office will be open from 7:00am-3:30pm & on Friday’s we will be open from 7:00am-12:00pm.  There will be times when the main office is closed.  If for any reason you need to get a hold of us please call 217-379-9202 or you can e-mail me at
Once again thank you for all your support this year and please let us know if you have any questions.
Yours in Education,
Josh Didier, Principal
PBL Junior High School