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HOURS OF OPERATION


District
P.815-239-1639
F.815-239-2125
Mon-Thursday




6:30-5:00

Elementary
P.815-239-2611
F.815-239-1418
Mon-Thursday




6:00-4:30

Middle School
P.815-239-2612
F.815-239-1274
Mon-Thursday




6:00-4:30

High School
P.815-239-2550
F.815-239-1274
Mon-Thursday




6:00-4:30

 ANNOUNCEMENTS   

  • Facebook - It’s official...we are pleased to announce that Pecatonica CUSD 321 has a Facebook Page! We hope that you like it. (posted 5.5.16)fbindlogo
  • June 9, 2016 - The FFA hosted a petting zoo in May. The weather for Spring wasn’t always cooperative, but the day of the petting zoo was beautiful. The high school students had a wonderful variety of animals to pet and some to feed (goats), a tractor for the kids to enjoy, and marigolds to take home and plant! The zoo was enjoyed by all schools throughout the day. What’s more amazing than a talking llama? A: A spelling bee! 
  • June 6, 2016 - Mrs. Lenox’s 6th Grade Poetry Cafe... On April 29, Mrs. Lenox’s classroom was warm and inviting as the 6th grade hosted a “Poetry Cafe” for their poetry assignment. The lights were dim, soft music was playing in the background, and students enjoyed cookies and hot chocolate as they listened thoughtfully to each other’s poetry. The student’s had been preparing Poetry Books for the event and they were filled with heartfelt verse and beautiful illustrations. The time and effort put into the books was evident. Creative “concrete (visual) poems” were included in the books and the student’s did an outstanding job on them. Mrs. Lenox shared some for us to enjoy.
  • May 25 2016 - Last Day of School! Have a wonderful summer!
  • May 24 2016 - 5th Grade Living Wax Museum - The Pecatonica Community Middle School presented their annual Living Wax Museum on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The middle school was filled with visitors coming out to enjoy the famous characters.  Take a look at the website window photo show to see if you can guess what famous character the student represented. Go to Pecatonica CUSD 321 Facebook page to the beginning of our Timeline to see if you got any right!
  • May 22, 2016 - Congratulations Graduating Seniors!
  • March 11, 2016 - REWARDING EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING & LEADERSHIP - We are delighted and proud to present our very own “Golden Apple” winner, Mrs. Laura Wanke ... It was an exciting morning Thursday, March 10, 2016, as The Golden Apple Award Committee marched upstairs followed by family, administrators, BOE members, co-workers, and the RRStar & WREX TV crew to Mrs. Wanke’s 2nd grade classroom to present her with “A Golden Apple”. Mrs. Wanke was surprised and humble as she accepted the well-deserved symbol of her excellence and dedication to teaching and leadership. Once she recovered from the shock, she exclaimed to her wonderful whale students, “You did it!” Mrs. Wanke’s students quietly sat and worked on a cloud/rainbow project during the lively recognition. Congratulations Mrs. Wanke for making her wish come true by investing the time and energy that is required to accomplish the achievement of becoming a Golden Apple Recipient.
  • November 11, 2015 - Blue Ribbon Award Acceptance Encore Live Event - Principal Carrie Brockway and Gretchen Lagerhausen accepting the Blue Ribbon Award for the Pecatonica Elementary School Distrcit #321.  This award was presented in Washington, D.C. our Nation's Capital. 


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excellenceaward Congratulations to the amazing teachers and staff at Pecatonica Elementary School, 2015 Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon School!
In Illinois, the only way a school can be nominated for this prestigious honor is through special recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education. They recognize schools for one of two awards, Exemplary High Performing School or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing School. The final selection is made after an application process, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education.
The Blue Ribbon Award, which began in 1982, has only ever recognized two Winnebago County schools, one other elementary school and a private high school. The rest of the awards have been throughout other parts of the state. This year 15 schools were named Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon Schools in Illinois.
Pecatonica Elementary School is one of only 332 schools nationally to receive this award!!!

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STORY

PECATONICA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AWARD BIOGRAPHY
excellenceaward Pecatonica Community Middle School was awarded the 2012 Academic Excellence Award from the Illinois School Board of Education. 454 schools earned the Award. To earn the award a school must meet the following criteria:
  1. Made Adequate Yearly Progress in 2011 and 2012 as required by No Child Left Behind.
  2. In schools serving grades 8 and below, 90 percent of students must have met or exceeded state standards in both reading and mathematics for the three most recent school years.

excellenceaward Pecatonica Elementary School was awarded the 2012 Academic Excellence Award from the Illinois School Board of Education. 454 schools earned the Award. To earn the award a school must meet the following criteria:
  1. Made Adequate Yearly Progress in 2011 and 2012 as required by No Child Left Behind.
  2. In schools serving grades 8 and below, 90 percent of students must have met or exceeded state standards in both reading and mathematics for the three most recent school years.

excellenceaward Pecatonica Elementary School was awarded the 2011 Academic Excellence Award from the Illinois School Board of Education. 438 schools earned the Award. To earn the award a school must meet the following criteria:
  1. Made Adequate Yearly Progress for two years in a row.
  2. 90 percent of students must have met or exceeded state standards in both reading and mathematics for three consecutive years.