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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.

Kaila Christensen: April, 2017

  Kaila Christensen, daughter of Amie Christensen of Paxton, has been named PBL High School Student of the Month for April. Christensen, a senior, was nominated by her AP Calculus teacher, Sheila Pickens, who wrote, “ Kaila challenges h...

Dalton Busboom: March, 2017

The PBL High School March student of the month is Dalton Busboom, the son of Holly and Derek Busboom of rural Ludlow. Busboom was nominated by special education teacher Steve Waugh who wrote,  “Dalton is probably the nicest and most caring ...

Austin Potter: February, 2017

Junior Austin Potter has been chosen as PBL High School’s February Student of the month.  He is the son of Melissa and Chad Potter of Paxton. Art teacher, Mary Ager, nominated Austin for an unusual act of leadership and courage.  Ager wrote,...

November, 2016 Student of the Month: Emily Balnius

Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School’s  student of the month for November is sophomore Emily Balnius, daughter of Nicole O’Dell of Paxton. Balnius was nominated for the award by vocal music instructor Miranda Rowland. “Emily has been working har...

Hannah Hein: January, 2017

  The January Student of the Month at PBL High School is Hannah Hein, daughter of Robert and Alyce Hein of rural Rankin.  The sophomore was nominated by her English teacher, Jason Peterson. Peterson wrote, “ Despite the unfortunate fact...

2016-2017 IOTC Donations as of March 8, 2017: $33,828

The 2016-2017 IOTC (It Only Takes Cents) direct mail campaign has brought in $33,828 so far this year.  That figure includes $5,355 from PBL faculty and staff.  We are still approximately $3,000 short of last year's total.  IOTC  is the Founda...

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