Friday, December 8, 2017

Illinois State Scholars

Congratulations to the following students for being named 2017 Illinois State Scholars! Illinois State Scholars have excelled in a combination of GPA and ACT/SAT scores.
Top Row L to R: Jeremy Parker, Lucas McGraw, Brock Brummett, Evan Moore, Kevin Ingram, Blake Young
Middle Row L to R: Adrianna Trader, Alaina Helmerichs, Ashley McKechan, Jillian Hergenrother
Bottom Row L to R: Ellen Reinert, Carolyn Nika, Jenny Rush, Grace Sinclair
Not Pictured: T.J. Painter and Jillian Yakel

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Veterans day Assembly

Steve Wheeler from the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight speaks to PPHS. 

PPHS students watch videos from local service men and women about what Veterans Day means to them

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Boys Soccer wins Regionals

Congratulations to the boys' soccer team on winning their Regional by defeating Riverton 4-3.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Band Competition

Congratulations to the PPHS Marching Band who  took 1st place in their class at the Dunlap competition on Saturday. They also won best color guard and best percussion in their class!!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Cardinal Student News

Grant McCormick and Abi Robinson have recently started Cardinal Student News, a live broadcast from PPHS every A day at 2:15. They will recap the days announcements, as well as highlight other PPHS news, interview students and faculty, and provide some other entertainment through their own segments. Please check out the live feed at

National Merit Commended Scholars

Congratulations to Evan Moore and Brock Brummett on receiving National Merit Commended Scholar status. About 1.5 million high school students take the PSAT, and only about 3% are recognized as Commended Scholars.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Congratulations to Bradley Campbell on winning first place in the MTI welding competition!

Friday, March 17, 2017

PPHS 2017 National Honor Society

2017 PPHS National Honor Society New Inductees

2017 PPHS National Honor Society

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Regional Champs!!

Congratulations to our Scholastic Bowl team on their regional championship!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Students in the news!!

Congratulations to the PPHS WYSE team on taking first place at the regional competition at LLCC yesterday. The team will advance to the sectional competition sometime in March.  Individual medal winners were: Brock Brummett third in chemistry and third in engineering graphics, Kevin Ingram first in chemistry, Jack Snyders third in computer science and second in engineering graphics, Justin Holding second in engineering graphics, Zach Pappas first in engineering graphics, Erin Riley first in English, Jenny Rush first in mathematics, and Bev Watson first in physics.

Lauren Feagans and Hannah Lee won Gold Keys in the Scholastic Art Show this year and have been invited to an all day Art workshop at the Springfield Art Association

Hailey James placed 1st in Extemporaneous-Varsity at our Section Public Speaking Contest.  She advanced to Districts which will be April 5 in Macomb.

Brandon Stickler placed first with his swine record-book at Section Proficiency and advanced to Districts on March 8 in Jacksonville.