PBL High School Counseling Center

PBL High School Counseling Center

Kristin Oyer (School Counselor) Students A-L

Pat Burns (School Counselor) Students M-Z

Jill Schrodt (Guidance Administrative Assistant)

If you need to request of copy of your transcript to be sent, please contact Jill Schrodt at 217-379-4331 or email jschrodt@pblpanthers.org.

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Juniors: Anyone interested in taking a Practice SAT Test, please sign up in the Guidance Office. The test will be given March 21st at the school. There will be no cost associated with this but deadline to sign up will be March 12th. If you have any questions please contact the Guidance Dept.

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Illinois high school students - we want to hear what “Home Is Where the Heart Is” means to you. The Illinois REALTORS® Bicentennial Task Force is now accepting entries for its “Home Is Where the Heart Is” Essay Contest as part of Illinois Bicentennial celebrations. Twenty-three Illinois high students have chance to win a scholarship and be a part of this historic 200th birthday of the state of Illinois. Learn more about Illinois REALTORS®' plans for the birthday at illinoisrealtors.org/bicentennial. Deadline is February 15, 2018

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Columbia College: has a Dual Enrollment Online Program that is competitively priced. Please take a look at their website if you are interested!! http://www.ccis.edu/day/admissions/dual-enrollment.asp

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Parkland Pathway Program Information OPEN HOUSE: Sunday February 11, 2018 from 1-3pm. For more information go to: parkland.edu/uiucpathway To RSVP for this event go to: parkland.edu/pathwayrsvp . Questions please contact Mary Kay Smith at mksmith@parklan.edu/ 217-351-2509

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MacMurray College is excited to announce their Central Prairie Award for high school students living and attending high school in Illinois in Ford and Iroquois Counties. This $1,000 per year award is offered in addition to our academic achievement scholarships ranging from $12,000 to $20,000 per year. Please visit www.mac.edu for more information.

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Parkland College and the experts at Illini Tutoring have paired together to prepare high school students to do their very best on the ACT and SAT exams. Take a pretest, and work in small groups for maximized attention and learning. SAT Prep: Pretest, Saturday February 3rd. Instruction: Saturdays, February 10-March 31, 9:00 am-10:50 am. ACT Prep; Pretest, Saturday February 3rd. Instruction: Saturdays, February 10-March 31st, 11:00 am - 12:50pm. For more information please visit www.parkland.edu/btceRegister

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Illinois State University will be conducting the 23rd annual Midwest High School Scholars Analytics Academy for Underrepresented Groups Sunday, July 8, 2018 through Friday, July 13, 2018. This program is designed for 20 to 25 African-American, Hispanic-American, and Native-American students who excel in mathematics, enjoy learning, and like to solve problems. As someone who is in daily contact with promising, above average high school students who have a passion for mathematics and an appetite for knowledge, we invite you to help us identify these students.

The selection process will begin on April 1, 2018, and will continue until 20 to 25 qualified applicants are accepted. All applicants will be notified of their status no later than May 1, 2018. Please visit the website for more information. http://smartURL.it/SummerPrograms

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2018 Apprenticeship Application Period: The Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Program will resume its open application period beginning Spring 2018. Our "Notice of Apprenticeship Opportunity" advertisement will be listed in the Classified/Employment section of approximately 40 newspapers throughout the State of Illinois semi-annually. Program information including basic qualifications and entry process is contained in this document. Applications are accepted only at Laborer Local Union Halls on the 1st Tuesday of each month during designated hours. Visit www.illaborers.org or call Michelle Payne-Leerhoff, Apprenticeship Director 217-773-9083 for more details.