A Message to Students & Parents- I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to an exciting and great school year at Pekin. There is a great amount of excitement within the district. Many new faces will be joining our high school staff; I encourage each of you to welcome them to our school and community. . . .
High school band instructor, Brenda Hagedon brought in the 34th Army Band Brass 5+ Quintet/Brass Choir to perform to the high students and staff. This group shared their talent on January 28th. This group performs at both formal . . .
The following eligibility policy will be implemented in the upcoming spring semester. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Wood or Mr. Donovan at the high school office. Interscholastic athletics and extra-curricular . . .
High School Fashion Design Class During the first semester fourteen girls took Mrs. Strausser’s Fashion Design class. The main objective for this class was for students to use their critical thinking skills to design and produce . . .
After conducting a very successful blood drive this past October, the Pekin High School Student Council voted unanimously to donate the proceeds from the drive to the family of Pekin Middle School student Reagen Kopsieker. Reagan . . .
What do high school students really need to know in order to be successful after they graduate? According to the Iowa State Department of Education, every Iowa student must graduate with knowledge and competency in the core subjects of . . .
Popular books that are read aloud (also called recorded books or audio books) are now available for check out through Great Prairie AEA. (www.gpaea.k12.ia.us) These books, aimed at middle and high school students, include such popular titles . . .
Pekin FCA met on the first Friday of the school year, August 24, at the usual time, 7:15 in the morning. Almost fifty people were in attendance. Despite its name, "Fellowship of Christian Athletes is not exclusive to athletes, or even . . .
Courtesy of the Clarion-Plainsman Local farmers nominate school districts for America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Winning a grant of $10,000 or $25,000 can enhance educational opportunities for a school district in a rural . . .
It didn’t take them long to connect. After all, they have a lot in common. Both go to Pekin. Both have been in kindergarten. Both live in Iowa. Why, high schoolers and kindergarteners are practically the same! At least that’s how . . .
The 2011-2012 Pekin High School Student Council, led by President Nate Buch and Vice President Brenna Conger finished this school year with strong growth at Pekin high school. The student council started their year as the . . .
Pekin CSD has adopted a newly revised Good Conduct Policy. The policy was approved by the Pekin board of education at their January board meeting. The policy was summarized at a school assembly this week and all high school . . .
High school students and staff may be wondering about the giant masses of colorful sticky notes that have been growing on the walls in the cafeteria. Up close they aren’t very exciting, but take a few steps back and, like pixels on a . . .