Upcoming Events

Pike Central High School is now officially on Facebook.  Like us at www.facebook.com/pikecentralhs/

There will be a parent meeting for grades 8th – 11th  on February 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Pike Central Auditorium.  Discussion items:  diploma types/differences, scheduling, course offerings, ISTEP/ECA testing, graduation requirements.

Please vote for Lukas Hill for the Indy Star "Marsh Athlete of the Month".  Click here to vote.  Lukas was nominated for this honor after he broke four school records and set four Pocket Athletic conference records during the team's fifth consecutive conference victory on Jan. 23rd.  He broke records in the 200 individual medley, 100 breaststroke, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.

The Pike Central Band

Second Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser!!!

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, February 12th-13th, 2016

4-7 PM (Friday)

10 AM – 5 PM (Saturday)

The Pike Central Band will be sponsoring our Second Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

on Friday and Saturday, February 12th-13th, 2016.

Name brand (Simmons, Restonic, Wellsville Mattress) mattress sets will be sold at up to 50% below retail prices. These are all top quality mattresses with full factory warranties.

All sizes and price ranges. Delivery is available.

Floor models will be displayed at Pike Central on Friday and Saturday, February 12-13th from 4-7 PM and 10 AM-5 PM.


Proceeds Directly Benefit the Band!!!

The Pike Central HS Boys Basketball has been invited to play in the Circle City Showcase on Feb. 13, 2016 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (home of the Indiana Pacers) in Indianapolis.

This game will pit Jasper vs Pike Central at 1:45 PM.

Ticket sales are now available in the Athletic Office.  The Athletic Office is open daily from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  We are located in D100 and have an outside entrance on the circle drive near the tennis courts (far left door facing the building).  Tickets will also be available on Wednesday, Jan. 27th & Friday, Jan. 29th during the Boy's Basketball home games.

Adult tickets $12 and Student tickets are $8.  These are general admission tickets and they are good for all day.

Tickets will be available at the door on game day but at a higher price.

This will be an exciting day as we have many students participating:  Our Pep Band, Swing Choir and Youth basketball players have also been asked to participate.

We have also moved the Tell City game that was to be played on Friday Feb 12, 2016 to Thursday Feb 11, 2016 @ 5:30 to accommodate travel for the team.

Pike Central HS will receive a portion of all ticket sales and a monetary compensation for the loss of a home game.

Important Dates: School will now be in session on March 29th, 30th, March 31st & April 1st.  These were originally scheduled snow days that have been used due to weather conditions.
The Riley Dance Marathon will be held on April 2, 2016 in the PCHS Gym.  Registration will begin at 3:00 p.m.  The Dance Marathon will be held from 4-10 pm.  Come out at support the kids at Riley's Hospital.  Dance for those who can't!!!!
Parents, you may access your student's grades online using our student information  system INOW. Students and parents each have login information available. Parent logins allow parents to see multiple children with one user name. Please contact your child's school for your login information. Access to INOW can be found on the lower left portion of this website.


To All Pike County Parents !

Click here to learn how to access your child's ISTEP+ test results on the Internet via the Indiana Department of Education's On-Line Student ISTEP+ Parent Network Account!



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Student/Staff Spotlight

New Teleprompter in the Visual Communications class.  Please click here to read the article written by Mrs. Burns and her students on the new teleprompter they designed to be used in their classroom.
Congratulations to PC Wrestlers Colton O'Neal, Jaylon Owens and Jacob Sisk on advancing to Semi-State. 

Jaylon Owens is 2016 Castle Regional Champion at 170 lbs.
Colton O'neal is Castle Regional runner-up at 160 lbs.
Jacob Sisk finished 4th at Regional.

Good Luck at Semi-State!  Semi-State will be held at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana on Saturday, February 13th
Congratulations to Natalie Bohnert on earning a sectional championship in the 100 backstroke and is headed to state. (Only first or a state cut advances).  Hallee Stephens 3rd place finish and Sylvia Henson 4th place finish  both advanced to regional in diving.

Junior Maya Frederick, sophomores Quin Bailey and Brittany Young and freshman Natalie Bohnert teamed up to break the school record in the 400-yard freestyle rel
ay during the finals of the girls' swimming sectionals at Jasper on Saturday, Feb. 6. The foursome placed fourth in the event with a time of 4:07.81, breaking the school record of 4:13.73 set by Susan Rogers, Dana Bohnert, Missy Barnes and Amy Hatfield in 1985.

Pike Central Vocational Welding students took the top five places at the Region 4 Skills USA Welding Contest held at Vincennes University on Saturday, February 6th.  Seven Pike Central Vocational Welding students competed with Pike Central senior Eli Loveland placing first.  Eli received a $5,000 scholarship from Vincennes University and a $5,000 scholarship from Ohio Technical College.  Click here to read the rest of the results. Congratulations to welding department and Mr. Kevin Carter on a job well done.

Pike Central Precision Machining department competed in the Skills USA Regional Competition at Vincennes University on Saturday, February 6th. 
1st place - Logan Schmitt - $2,500 scholarship to Vincennes University
2nd place - Nick Lane - $1,000 scholarship to Vincennes University
4th place - Noah McCain - $500 scholarship to Vincennes University
5th place - Caleb Miller - $500 scholarship to Vincennes University

Congratulations to Tyler Toopes on earning the 14 WFIE Hoops Player of the Week.
Lukas Hill was named to the All-USA Indiana Athlete of the Week by the Indianapolis Star for Boy's Swimming.  Click here to read about his accomplishments.
Congratulations to the students who participated in the District Indiana State School Music Association competition at North High School on January 30th.

Singers winning 1st place gold medals in Division 1 and advancing to the state competition in Indianapolis on February 20th are:
Jon Kroeger, Abby Hess, Amelia Woolery, Audrey Keepes, Lani Dillard and Caleb Mullins.
Jon Kroeger also received first place in piano.
Winning Silver medals were:
Weston Reed, Hunter Loveless and Allyson Davis.
Emma Russell received a gold medal in Division 2.
Congratulations to Colton O'Neal on his Sectional Championship in Wrestling.  Colton won his 160 lb division at the Evansville Mater Dei Wrestling Sectional this past weekend.

Jaylon Owens was runner up in his division and Jacob Sisk finished 4th in his division.
Congratulations to Erica Gaines on being named with 2016 Winter Homecoming Queen and Paige Kluemper for being named with Winter Homecoming Princess.
The Precision Machining Department at Pike Central High School and its instructor, Mr. Mark Scott, has received the 2016 Indiana Career and Technical Education Award for Excellence presented by the Indiana Department of Education.

All award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony on Tuesday, February 23, at 1:00 p.m. in the Indiana Government Center south Auditorium in Indianapolis.  A reception in the Government Center Atrium will immediately follow.

Congratulations to the Boy's Wrestling Team on their 3rd place finish at the PAC Conference Championship.

Jaylon Owens - Conference Champion
Jacob Sisk - 2nd place
Silas Goff, Colton O'Neal & Christian Alvey - 3rd place
Randy Powell & Carlos Stewart - 4th place
Gavin Boyd - 5th place
Jeremiah Greer & Draven Kline - 6th place

Pike Central High School
1810 E State Road 56
Petersburg, IN 47567
Fax: 812-354-7138

Mr. Chad Whitehead

Assistant Principal,
Mrs. Alicia Tharp

Mrs. Pep Young
812-354-8478 ext. 302

Attendance Office
Mrs. Libby Willis
812-354-8478 ext. 309

Athletic Department
Mr. Billy Hewig
812-354-8478 ext. 317

Athletic Secretary,
Ms. Andrea Blocker
812-354-8478 ext. 331

Health Services
Mrs. Sonia Rainey
812-354-8478 ext. 310
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