Blackhawk News

Scholarships are being updated and added to our school's website. Follow the link below for more information.Each scholarship has a due date. Keep checking for updates!

Stop in the Guidance Office with any questions.

Female science and math students who are interested in engineering as a future career may sign up in the office to attend UW-Platteville's Women in Engineering Career Day on October 26th. Space is limited. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, September. 30th.


PdC High School Auditorium

Thursday, October 1st

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

This is just a reminder that Northeast Iowa Community College is hosting a specialized visit day for any student interested in our John Deere Tech Program. The visit day is on Thursday, October 8 at 10am on the Calmar campus. Students can sign up by or by giving us a call at 563-562-3263 ext. 347.


Octoberfest will be held on the island Saturday, October 17th. At this time, there are no school activities listed on the calendar.

Food service and grounds helpers are needed. There are two shifts, 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Partial shifts are available, too.

This will be a really fun way to start earning Key Club and NHS service hours. Everyone, however, is welcome to help.

Contact Mrs. DeBruin to sign up! A list will be provided to the Octoberfest organizers by October 15th.

Fall Youth Cheer Camp

On October 9th the fall cheer squad and approximately 50 little girls would love to extend an invitation to you all to join us for Youth Night.

We will be wearing the shirts from the 2015 Fall Youth Cheer Camp attached to this email. If you would like one to support the girls, the cost will be $10. All proceeds benefit the Fall Cheerleading program.

Turn your orders and payment no later than 4PM today. Turn into the office.


Scholarships are being updated and added to our school's website. Follow the link below for more information. Each scholarship has a due date. Keep checking for updates!


The yearbook photography monthly contest was a lot of fun last year. We would like to continue it this year. All students and staff are welcome to join in on the competition.

Each month there will be a theme of some sort. September's theme: RETURNING TO SCHOOL. Take a photo of anything that relates to RETURNING TO SCHOOL.

Send photo submissions to Mrs. DeBruin by email. The yearbook class will pick each month's winner. Prizes will be awarded. Photos will be displayed on the cafeteria television.

Good luck! Snap away!!!!

Free Teen Car Control Clinic

Saturday, October 17th & Sunday, October 18th

Southeast Technical College in Winona, MN

Breakfast & Lunch provided

Check out the paperwork on the bulletin board outside the auditorium.

WI Kids Go 2-College Forms

PdC High School has scheduled two days for seniors to receive assistance completing their college applications. The campaign is called "Wisconsin Kids Go 2 College." The sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, October 20 and Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm.

If you'd like to attend, please sign up in the Guidance Office by October 14. We'd like to have an idea of how many students will be attending the events.

Stop in the Guidance Office if you have any questions!

"Live Like Bridget"

Sunday, Oct. 25th, 12pm

Eastman, WI 54626, United States Ball Park

Eastman, WI

Cost is $20.00 plus t-shirt

-T-Shirt handouts @ 9:30

-Memorial birthday celebration @ 11:30

-Fun run/walk @ noon

Class of 2019

PdC High School will take the entire Freshman Class on a field trip to a technical college and a 4 year college. Freshman College Day is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, 2015.

Students will depart the high school at 8 am travel to UW Platteville. There will be activities to participate in and a campus tour. Lunch will be provided on campus.

Second, students will travel to SWTC in Fennimore. Activities are planned as well as a tour of the campus.

Students will return in time for dismissal.