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PCES Students Vote for their Favorite Bluestem Book

April 3, 2017

  PCES Students Vote for their Favorite Bluestem Book SLIDESHOW   The fourth and fifth grade students participating in the Bluestem Book Award Program sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) . . . read more

Permit Practice Test Database - Driving Test Prep

February 22, 2017

Below is a link to a free online service that may help you prepare for the driver knowledge test and become a safe driver. Here is the link to the Illinois practice tests: http://dmv-permit-test.com/ill inois/practice-test-1.html . . . read more

Gale Electronic Access

PCHS now has access to Gale Electronic Access! Click on the link below to explore all it has to offer. Gale Electronic Access read more

Internet Safety Videos and Handouts

2014 Internet Safety Links Avatar Slideshow Ramon’s Story – Being Real Online Ally’s Story – Second Thoughts on Sexting   2013 Internet Safety Links Connected Culture HS . . . read more

PCHS Students Earn AR Awards!

PCHS students in English classes are required to earn a minimum number of AR points each quarter.  Freshmen need 10 points, Sophomores 20, Juniors 30 and Seniors in English IV 30.  Students in certain Literature classes need . . . read more

Sara Duffield Video Book Report - Luxe Series by Anna Godbersen

by Annette Davis

Check It Out! If you are looking for a good book to read, check out these recommendations! View in FULL Browser mode read more

Parents Can View their Childs AR Quiz Results

Question: Can parents log-in and view their child's Accelerated Reader Information? Answer: Yes, parents can log-in through their child's log-in and set it up so they get e-mails when their child takes an AR quiz. . . . read more

Miss Davis - PCHS - HS Media Center Director

Welcome to Miss Davis's Media Center Contact Information Annette Davis davisa@putnam.k12.il.us 815-882-2800 option # 4 ext 230 402 E Silverspoon  Granville, IL 61326   View . . . read more

District Library Staff

Contact information for the District Library Staff District Phone Number: 815-882-2800 Building Phone Options:   Carey Schorn Opt.# 1 - Primary - Ext. 530     Lori Mertel . . . read more

Free Reading Forms for the Classroom

  Free Reading Forms in PDF Format: Making Connections with the Story Interactive Bookmark for Critical Reading Story Web Reading Form Reading Response Form Weekly Reading Log . . . read more

To Access Wilson Database

by Ed Schmidt

To access Wilson Databases, go to http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com/hww/jumpstart.jhtml   UserID:  ILL2046 If you don’t know the password, contact Annette Davis at davisa@putnam.k12.il.us   . . . read more

Farnsworth Essay

by Judy Gedraitis Ed Schmidt


High School Media Center - Pictures

by Ed Schmidt

View Larger Image View Larger Image View Larger Image View Larger Image View Larger Image View Larger Image View Larger Image View Larger Image . . . read more

Inserted Image Convert .DOCX to .DOC - MS Word Files

Conver Word 2007/2010 to Word 2003

by Ed Schmidt

Students: If you're having trouble opening a Word file you did in Office 2007 or 2010 on a computer that has Office 2003, use this free online converter. Convert .docx to .doc Directions: Click on the BROWSE button, . . . read more

Flip Camera Information for High School Staff

by Ed Schmidt

CLICK HERE for links to suggestions on using the camera in the classroom. Helpful Flip Tutorial (PDF Format) Parts of a Flip Camera: Models of Flip Cameras: Teachers: Check with your building . . . read more


Alton Telegraph Arlington Heights Daily Herald Aurora Beacon News Belleville News-Democrat Belvidere Daily Republican Benton Evening News Bloomington Pantagraph Bureau County Republican Cambridge . . . read more

Local News Headlines

News Feed for 61326

by Ed Schmidt

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Media Center Policies

Excerpt from Student Handbook

by Ed Schmidt

SECTION I – MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS 1.        Current issues of magazines will be displayed in a magazine rack in the Media Center.  All students may use the magazines in the Media Center. . . . read more

Eassy and Research Ideas

by Ed Schmidt

Download entire list as a Word Document Arts and Humanities Abstract Expressionism African-Americans, portrayal in… African Dance afterlife agnosticism aliens amusement parks ancient cultures ancient . . . read more

Library Links

by Ed Schmidt

Google Books Library of Congress American Library Association Library Spot Wikipedia Refdesk.com Britannica World Digital Library   School Libraries . . . read more

What is Star Reading?

by Ed Schmidt

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