1. Staley Da Bear

    October 30, 2014

    Staley Da Bear, the official mascot of the Chicago Bears, visited EGJ on Monday, October 27th. He discussed different types of bullies and several ways in which students can help tackle this problem. His energetic and fun presentation taught the students that treating classmates like teammates can foster a positive learning experience for everyone.


  2. EGJ Community Service

    October 29, 2014

    The student council students at EGJ school demonstrated community service by picking up the trash in their schoolyard on Monday, October 27.


  3. Plano Staff Members Honored at State Level

    October 28, 2014

    Plano School District No. 88 was well-represented among the State of Illinois 2014-2015 Those Who Excel award recipients. The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recognized each of the district’s three nominees with Awards of Recognition at its prestigious Those Who Excel education awards program on Saturday, October 25, in Bloomington-Normal, IL. Every year, the […]


  4. Congratulations to Cross Country Runners!

    October 27, 2014

    Congratulations to Plano High School Cross Country runners Jackie Schane (senior) and Lucas Thoms (junior) who advanced to Sectionals by placing in the top five as an advancing individual at the Peru/St. Bede Academy Regional Tournament this past Saturday.  Jackie ran the 5K course in 19.47 and placed 3rd overall and Lucas placed 14th with […]


  5. How was your student’s report card?

    October 27, 2014

    Want to help your student succeed academically? Send them to the cafeteria for breakfast every day!  Research shows that “children who attend school hungry often have diminished attention spans and are unable to perform tasks as well as their nourished peers.  In these cases, the full value of the education provided is lost.”  On the […]


  6. PHS Marching Band Places First at Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Competition

    October 27, 2014

    Congratulations to all PHS marching band students on their spectacular performance in the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade Competition. Our students received first place overall in their class. Our drum line was also awarded a trophy for best percussion. Absolutely fantastic job done by all students involved – you should be very proud of yourselves!


  7. Project Connect-Unity Day at EGJ

    October 23, 2014

    Students and staff were encouraged to wear orange on October 22nd for Project Connect-Unity Day. Project Connect joins students, schools and communities to make a powerful statement about uniting against bullying. Students also wrote messages on a strip of orange construction paper. The strips were then stapled together resulting in one long, connected chain that […]


  8. Rylie Loux Honored at Board Meeting

    October 22, 2014

    At the October Board of Education meeting, junior Rylie Loux was congratulated on her stellar golf season, which included her third appearance at the IHSA State Golf Tournament.  Rylie is pictured with Coach Tammy McGinnis. Rylie shot a 76, was medalist and the top advancing individual at the IHSA Regional Golf Meet held at the […]


  9. PHS AP/Honors Parent Information Night

    October 22, 2014

    On Wednesday October 22, 2014, Plano High School will be hosting our third annual AP/Honors Parent Information Night from 7:00-8:30 in the PHS Auditorium. Current 8th-11th grade parents and students are welcome to attend to develop a better understanding of PHS AP and Honors courses prior to registration for the 2015-16 school year beginning in […]


  10. PE welcomes the National Guard

    October 22, 2014

    On Monday the 20th and Tuesday the 21st the Plano High School Physical Education department invited the National Guard to instruct the students. They brought a 30 foot climbing wall and an inflatable obstacle course.



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