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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PREREGISTRATION:

The counselors will be speaking with students regarding preregistration for next year’s courses in the little assembly during guided studies. Please consider appropriate courses as they pertain to graduation requirements and post-secondary planning. Students will return the registration form to the guidance office after obtaining a parent/guardian signature within a week of the meeting. Please call the office with questions. The time frame is as follows:

Current Juniors: Thursday, January 4 (Students A-L) & Friday, January 5 (Students M-Z)

Current Sophomores: Wednesday, January 10 (Students A-L) & Thursday, January 11 (Students M-Z)

Current Freshmen: Wednesday, January 17 (Students A-L) & Thursday, January 18 (Students M-Z)

Current 8th Graders: Thursday, January 25

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The 8th Grade Orientation/Parent meeting will be held on Wednesday evening, January 31st at 6:00 p.m. in the PBL commons area. All eighth grade students and their parents or guardians are invited to attend.

Students and parents will receive information about courses offered at PBL, graduation requirements, required courses for college admissions, extra-curricular activities and general policies. There will be time for questions and answers. Also, there is an open house taking place at the high school as departments and extra-curricular groups will be accessible for questions. Also, tours of the building will be available.

Please call the high school at 379-4331 with any questions.

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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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Applications for International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 841 Apprenticeship and Training Program can be picked up beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018 through Tuesday, January 31st, 2018. For more information please stop by the Guidance Office. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2018 Youth to Washington: High school sophomores and juniors, who are sons or daughters of Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative member/owners are eligible to apply at www.eiec.coop. The deadline to take advantage of this once-in-a lifetime opportunity is January 31, 2018. Four winners will be selected, and winners will receive a free trip!

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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