Reminder: Illini Central schools will have an 11:30 dismissal on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.  All Pre-K students will attend school tomorrow from 8:00-10:30.  Pre-K parents are responsible for transportation to and from school tomorrow.
about 17 hours ago, Mike Ward
Reminder: Illini Central schools will have an 11:30 dismissal on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.  All Pre-K students will attend school tomorrow from 8:00-10:30.  Pre-K parents are responsible for transportation to and from school tomorrow.
about 17 hours ago, Mike Ward
Good Morning, Sophomores have a field trip to Morton Industries and ICC on Thursday, September 29th as part of the Capstone Project graduation requirement. Students need to pack a nonperishable lunch for this field trip. If your student forgets his/her lunch, he/she will get a lunch from the cafeteria that morning. Please let Annie Baugher, school counselor, know if you would prefer your student to have a lunch from the cafeteria rather than pack their own lunch. Sophomores will meet in the cafeteria on Thursday morning. We will be leaving promptly at 8:05. Please make sure your student is on time for school that day. Thank you!
2 days ago, Annie Baugher
On October 6th from 4-8 we will be having a FAFSA open house. The FAFSA is a graduation requirement by the state. FAFSA tells you what you will be awarded financially to apply to college tuition. This is free money. Before each year of college, apply for federal grants, work-study, and loans with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Your college uses your FAFSA data to determine your federal aid eligibility. Many states and colleges use FAFSA data to award their own aid. This is a great opportunity for you to begin this process and get one thing done towards your graduation requirements. Early graduates, this is especially important for you to complete ASAP. You will need the following documents for the FAFSA open house: Your Social Security card. Your driver's license. Your 2021 W-2 forms. Your 2021 federal income tax return. Your 2021 untaxed income records. Your current bank statements. Your parents' federal income tax return. Your parents' 2021 W-2 forms. Your parents' bank statements. Your parents' untaxed income records. Your parents' current business and investment records. Thank you!
2 days ago, Andrea Arms
In The Class II's latest Cougar Connection Podcast...Juniors Kylie Green & Kamber Arthalony sat down with new ICHS Health & Fitness P.E. teacher Mr. Tony Thomas to discuss his new position at Illini Central. You can listen to this episode on Spotify or directly with this link at Anchor.fm: https://anchor.fm/illini-central/episodes/New-Teacher-Spotlight---Mr--Tony-Thomas-Health--Fitness-P-E--Teacher-e1o7keo Or just visit The Illini Central YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/3Tt0yf1-n10 We are glad to have Coach Thomas as a part of our Illini Central family! Have a great weekend! #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
5 days ago, Mr. Wherley
New Teacher Spotlights - Mr. Thomas
We would like to notify all parents and guardians that on Tuesday, Sept 27, 2022, Per the School Safety Drill Act, the district will be participating in a district-wide Law Enforcement Drill. If you would not like your child to participate, please notify your child’s principal.
7 days ago, Mr. Kloba
The IC Board of Education will hold a hearing meeting and regular meeting on Thursday, 9/22/22 at 7 pm at the MC Public Library. The meeting will be broadcast on Google Meet at meet.google.com/asx-pasu-rkk
8 days ago, Mike Ward
The Class Part ll is coming back with another season of the Cougar Connection Podcast. Today, Juniors Kamber Arthalony and Kylie Green sit down with the new high school physical education teacher Mr. Theleritis to discuss his new job position here at Illini Central High School. Watch &/or listen on Spotify...just search for The Cougar Connection Podcast. Listen here: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/tN0xOTJlntb Or check it out on The Illini Central Cougars YouTube Channel at: https://youtu.be/l17tnjKouXA We are glad to have Coach Theleritis as a part of our Illini Central family! Have a great weekend! #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
12 days ago, Mr. Wherley
Coach T. New Teacher Spotlight
At ICHS, we require all of our students to participate in mock interviews prior to graduation. In years past, we have conducted these interviews in the students' senior year; however, recent graduates wished we would have done it earlier in their high school career. We are listening to their feedback and we are working on moving this opportunity to sophomore year, but we want to make sure that all of our juniors and seniors also get this experience. To make this happen, we need your help! If you are interested in particpating in interviews, please complete this form: https://forms.gle/UZ7syvd3tLvs4LBM7 We will be in touch with more details once we have our interviewers. Thanks in advance!
28 days ago, Jennifer Durbin
Senior Zach Entwistle & Junior Bailie Krause are responsible of the Illini Central High & Middle School announcements. These great kids do a terrific job every single day. Today...a lot of hard work by members of The Class & The Class 201 came together as we were able to stream the announcements LIVE to the Illini Central Cougars You Tube Channel. Here is that link: https://youtu.be/W_Q-GNDayHU Juniors Lucas Power, Kaleb Flores, Madison Hughes & Sophia Schneider put in a lot of time to make this 1:32 clip look as great as it does. Mr. Wherley...on the other hand...needs to fix the beginning & end... We are excited to see where we can go from here. Tune in tomorrow LIVE at 11 a.m. or click the link whenever you get the chance. https://youtu.be/JPFwZjvJABE #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
28 days ago, Mr. Wherley
Good morning, Illini Central families! We have a couple of ways that you can be a part of #WeAreIC. IC has openings for Paraprofessionals & we are always in need of substitute teachers as well. Substitute pay this year is $125 a day & paraprofessional subs are paid $100. Please contact the school if you are interested at 217-482-5180. Have a great week! #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
about 1 month ago, Mr. Wherley
Job Openings
We would like to notify all parents and guardians that on Tuesday, Aug 30, 2022, Per the School Safety Drill Act, the district will be participating in a district-wide Law Enforcement Drill. If you would not like your child to participate, please notify your child’s principal.
about 1 month ago, Mr. Kloba
The Illini Central Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 18 at 7 pm in the Mason City Public Library. The meeting will be available online through Google Meets. Video call link: https://meet.google.com/cbu-ozwr-tfp
about 1 month ago, Mike Ward
“If you hang out with me for too long…I’ll brainwash you into believing in yourself and knowing that you can achieve anything.” On Tuesday, August 23rd at 4 p.m., Illini Central will be dedicating Jim Newell Track to honor our dearest coach & friend…Jimmy Newell. Even though we miss him dearly…we know this monument to Coach Jimmy will allow future IC students & athletes from other schools to know about a person who changed so many lives. Come out & help us celebrate Jimmy in a way that he would love…cheering on the kids as they run Cross Country. #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
about 2 months ago, Mr. Wherley
Jim Newell Track
The school year is rapidly approaching, and we're looking forward to inviting you and your family to our campus in the coming days before school resumes on August 18th, 2022! ​Sunday, August 14th, 2022, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: ​Kindergarten families are welcome to attend our Kindergarten Play Date, sponsored by the ICGS PTO! This event is to help students (and families) meet one another and familiarize themselves with the "big kid" playground. The PTO will also have popsicles! Please park in the west parking lot behind the school. Contact icgspto@illinicentral.org with any questions. Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: ​ All ICGS families are welcome to attend the Illini Central Grade School Meet the Teacher Night. Homeroom teachers, Specials teachers, and other staff members will be in their classrooms, ready to meet students and parents alike. Feel free to bring your child's school supplies to school that evening in order to save them a heavier load on their first day on Wednesday. This same evening we'll have the PTO with us to give you more information on their organization and encourage you to sign up. Families will also be able to sign up at this event for Parent Teacher Conference time slots for later in the Fall. If you have students in other buildings, please note the Pre-Kindergarten Meet the Teacher time is 5:00 pm-7:00 pm this evening and the MS/HS event runs from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ​We cannot wait to get this school year started! See you soon! #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
about 2 months ago, Mr. Wherley
Open House 2022-2023
Hello IC families! We released schedules on skyward for all middle and high school students. Students have until August 22 to request changes to their courses. Please DO NOT email the counselors about course change requests, use the form. Here is the link for the form: https://forms.gle/SgfHHBJiPdvcFygy7 We are excited to see you all soon!
about 2 months ago, Andrea Arms
Dear Illini Central families, in looking forward to the upcoming school year we ask that any student needing transportation fill out a transportation form. If you registered online that form would have needed to be printed and filled out. The completed form may be dropped off at either the HS or GS office. (Tonight is in person registration from 2-7) It could also be emailed to sfrancis@illinicentral.org. Here is the link to that form: https://5il.co/1fivv Thank you. #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
about 2 months ago, Mr. Wherley
Transportation Information
Be sure to check out the first ICMS & ICHS Cougar Chat for some important back to school information: https://5il.co/1ep8t
2 months ago, Jennifer Durbin
Cougar Chat July 2022
Board Meeting Zoom Link for 7/21/22 - Updated link Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83562699338?pwd=UHd4OURaSlBzamVjbFE1SHZhU0l1dz09
2 months ago, Jennifer Durbin
Just reminder that our Online Registration opens this morning. If you have issues/questions...please feel free to call the school at 217-482-5180. Have a great day! #WeAreIC #BeJimmy
2 months ago, Mr. Wherley
Online Registration