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The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Education Foundation has, since its beginning in 1997, diligently sought ways to use the money donated to fund projects that will promote development of learners of all ages, encourage employee innovation and creativity, and encourage school/community partnerships. Our purpose is to act as a liaison for businesses or individuals who are willing to sponsor projects.

Colleen Coady: April, 2016

Administrators and guidance counselors at PBL High School chose Colleen Coady, the daughter of Shawn and Robin Coady of Loda, as the April Student of the Month. .Math teacher Sheila Pickens and National Honor Society sponsor, Amanda Dunlavey, indi...

Adreanna Zalaker: March, 2016

Senior Adreanna Zalaker has been chosen as the March Student of the Month at PBL High School.   She is the daughter of Robert Zalaker and lives in Buckley.  She was nominated by her art teacher, Emily Valencia.   Valencia wrote, “Thro...

Devin Bruens: February, 2016

Devin Bruens, the son of Del and Pam Bruens of Paxton, was chosen as the February Student of the Month at PBL High School.  Devin was nominated by business teacher Leann McPike. McPike wrote in her nomination of the senior student, “Devin is ve...

2015-2016 IOTC Donations as of January 18: $36,323

The 2015-2016  It Only Takes Cents (IOTC) direct-mail fund-raising campaign raised  $38, 799 ! That includes $6,353 donated by 155 faculty and staff members of PBL.    IOTC  is the Foundation's source of funds for all of the grants that we...

January, 2016: Melissa Goldman

Senior Melissa Goldman,  daughter of Caroline Adkins of Paxton, was named PBL’s Student of the Month for January.  Nominating teacher Tim Hess described her as “instrumental to the success of PBL’s band program.” Hess nominated Melissa b...

December, 2015: Jakob Miles

Jakob Miles, has been named Student of the Month at PBL High School.  Jakob is the son of Jason and Jennifer Miles of rural Paxton. The junior student was nominated by Ag teacher, Doug Anderson, who stressed Jakob’s work ethic and his leadershi...

PBL Book Fairs

Book fair season  in the PBL school district has been completed.  At the  junior high book fair in early September, 280 students used their $5.00 book fair coupons  which were provided by the PBL Education Foundation.  At  Eastlawn’s October ...

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Our Mission is to acquire and distribute resources for enhancing or supplementing the educational programs for all learners in the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Community Unit #10 School District located in Paxton, Illinois