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Watch the special report by K-12 360 on our Award
Winning and Undefeated Marching Band.
The Portage Central Choirs and Orchestras will present their December
Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7:00 PM, in the Portage Central High
School Auditorium. The concert will feature seasonal favorites, as well as
the Masterwork Vespers K. 339 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The work will be performed by the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and
Chamber Orchestra and will feature Portage Central Alumni soprano Lisa Borik
'03 as well as WMU vocal performance majors mezzo-soprano Alicia Renney,
tenor Matthew Gifford, and bass Joseph Johnson. Lisa, daughter of
Portage Central Choral Director Cindy Hunter, currently resides in Houston,
Texas where she is on the faculty at Lone Star College - Montgomery, and is
in the Doctoral program in Vocal Performance at University of Houston. The
performance of the Mozart Vespers is made possible in part
through a generous grant form Education for the Arts and the Irving S.
Gilmore Foundation. Tickets for the concert are available at the door for
$3.00 each or $10.00 per family, whichever is less. Please join us for
this festive concert!
The Corral School Store will be closed Tuesday November
25th and reopen December 1st.
Attention all skiers: Click on the attached link to sign up for
both Bittersweet and Timber Ridge ski club. We will provide
transportation to both ski resorts so sign up as soon as possible. The
seats on the charter bus will fill up fast. PCHS
Ski Club Registration.
From the Counseling Office:
ACT Parent Night has been rescheduled for Monday,
December 15th at 6:30, in
the Community Room. Principal Alburtus, Mrs. King, and Mr. Phillips
will be there to answer questions about the exam, and will provide
refreshments as well.
Financial Aid Night: Portage Northern will host its annual
Financial Aid Night in PNHS auditorium on December
4th, 2014 at 6:30 PM. Representatives from the Kalamazoo
Foundation and from WMU’s financial aid office will be here to inform,
educate and give up dates on the FAFSA form (Free and Federal Student Aid).
ATTENTION STUDENTS AND PARENTS, important Spring 2015 testing
Listen up students--important ACT information: We are once
again announcing that students have free access to ACT's online test prep
website. Normally you students would have to pay a fee to gain access
to this website, but our GREAT PTO has given our school a gift and purchased
this for us. Letters have been mailed home to all of our 9th-11th
graders that give you login instructions, and how to navigate the website.
Juniors especially-this is an awesome way to start NOW to prepare for the
ACT, which you will be taking here at PCHS next March. And you
sophomores and freshmen, we recommend you login and begin to prepare as
well, as you will be taking the ACT Aspire test in the spring. So check the mail at home, and hang
onto those login instructions, but if you need help, please see Mr. Phillips
in the Study Lab. Studies have shown that the more you prepare for the
ACT ahead of time, the better you will do!
The new Skyward Family Portal is now open. Thanks for your patience as it has taken us a little while to get things up
and running, so that you and your son or daughter can look at grades,
attendance and a host of other important things. If you have any questions
on how to use this online tool, take a look at this website:
It has a really useful FAQ as well as instructions for use of the portal.Voluntary Student insurance is now available. Find out more
Attendance office direct line:
If your son or daughter is going to be away from school just a few
minutes or all day, thanks for keeping us in the loop!
Procedures for Placement and Transfer of Resident/In-District
Looking to come to Portage Central? If you would like to speak
with staff about Portage Central or to schedule a tour of the building for you
and your student, please contact the Portage Central Main office at 323-5200.
Meet the administrators who serve PC.
A quick guided tour of the new Portage Central.