Schools


PHS Coat Drive

The PHS Leo Club and National Honor Society are joining forces to help people stay warm!


McCombie Announces Local School District Library Grants

Today, State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71) announced over $16,000 will be awarded from IL Secretary of State Jesse White’s School Library Grant program to a dozen local school districts. School districts that applied for the grant are awarded at least $750 to improve their library.


IHMVCU to award $29K in scholarships with $10K as top prize

IHMVCU wants to help students reduce their student loan debt by offering a $10,000 scholarship to an undergraduate, graduate or vocational/technical school student who stands out in the class room and stands up in their community.


PHS Receives Donations

The Prophet boys’ basketball team ($150) and the PHS FFA organization ($700) recently received donations from the Coon Creek Men’s Club.


Old McDonald Had A School (video)

Animals tend to have a positive impact on students, which is why they are a popular item in classrooms.  Generally elementary classrooms is where you will find most of the critters, but Prophetstown High School is bucking that trend as they have started a new tradition.


Information On Schools Sought

In preparation to publish a book on Whiteside County country schools, information is being sought on a number of former schools located in Tampico Township.


School Board Approves Levy, Questions Land Swap

During their final meeting of the year the PLT#3 school board spent a long evening listing to reports, discussing changes in curriculum and approving the fiscal year 2018 tax Levy.


Lead Testing Done At PLT #3

In January of this year a new Illinois law went into effect which requires testing of water for lead at elementary schools that house kindergarten through fifth grades.


2nd Grade Letters To Santa (video)




Little Letters (video)

Students at Prophetstown Elementary have been busy the past week writing letters to Santa and military personnel stationed overseas. 




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