SGT Green talked to the elementary students about resiliency. #worththedrive
River Hills Community Health Center came to Mrs. Brown's second grade classroom to talk about the appropriate way to brush their teeth. They listened to a story and got to practice brushing the dragon's teeth. Each student got a new toothbrush, toothpaste, and flossers. #worththedrive
Congratulations to our Fifth Grade American Legion Essay Winners! Way to go Hailey, Bella, and Stella! #worththedrive
Pekin CSD is looking for an Associate for our K-6 education program. Apply now on our website, www.pekincsd.org; under career opportunities.
Due to low numbers, there will be no JV girls basketball tonight. Boys JV will start at 4:30 in the HS gym, followed by Varsity girls at 6:00, and boys Varsity at 7:30.
5th Grade Jump rope at Half-time
We're excited to have Mr. Swearingen at Pekin! #worththedrive
Pekin CSD is looking for Baseball and Softball Coaches for the 2023 Summer season. Any questions please call our district, 319-695-3039. Apply in person or online at www.pekincsd.org , under career opportunities.
Fourth graders are having fun observing darkling beetle larva.
7-12 January Newsletter! Happy New Year!
The Pekin Dance Team Store for the regular season apparel is open!!! It includes the items from state again and several new designs and options for the season!! Check it out and support our team. There are hoodies, tees, sweats, beanies, pullovers, long sleeve tees and tons of colors to pick from with some of the designs. Once the store closes items are shipped here to the school in about 2 weeks. https://envisiontees.chipply.com/PekinStateDance/
FAFSA season is well under way. Currently only 34% of our seniors have completed the FAFSA. This application is required for students who plan to attend college and receive financial aid. Both students and parents will need to create a FAFSA id and complete the application. If you have not done so already please log into https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa and complete the form to apply for financial aid.
Winter Spirit Days!
Santa's Workshop this Friday!
Bill Rex Invitational https://youtu.be/VlUiJCHI948
5/6 Concert Information
Hello! Gifts are pouring in and the PTO is looking for elves to help organize them for Santa’s Workshop this year! We’ll be meeting Tuesday (December 6), Wednesday (December 7), and Thursday (December 8) starting at 4:00PM and welcome anyone that is interested in helping! Come as you’re able and stay for as long as you can. We’ll be working in an empty classroom and will post the location outside the elementary school office. If you plan to come please sign up using the link below so we have an idea of how many elves to expect! We’re also looking for elves to help our shoppers on the day of the event! This is such a fun opportunity to see the students excited to choose just the right gifts for the friends and family members on their lists. Volunteers are asked to commit to a four hour shift and are welcome to eat lunch with their children while they’re here. Please sign up using the link below so we know how much help to expect. Elementary Lunch Schedules 10:50-11:30 K-2 Lunch and Recess 11:20-12:00 3-4 Lunch and Recess 11:50-12:25 5-6 Lunch and Recess Sign Up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094EA9AA2FA1F8C52-santas If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your support!
Due to limited numbers, Pekin JV Girls’ Basketball tonight at Wapello will only be two quarters this evening instead of a full four. Boys JV basketball will play RIGHT AFTER the Girls’ game is complete. Varsity games will play at their regularly scheduled times.
Secondary students got the opportunity to listen to John Deere as part of our Employer Guest Speaker series today! Thank you John Deere for sharing about great opportunities! #worththedrive
Pekin sent 12 men to the Southeastern Iowa Trades Expo at the Ottumwa National Guard Armory. They got to see and meet different trade groups from around the state. Thanks to SSG Kyle Green for helping organize and inviting us to attend! #pekin #worththedrive #iowanationalguard