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Parking Pass Application

Beginning Monday, May 4, seniors will be able to apply for a parking pass.

Beginning Monday, May 18, juniors will be able to apply for a parking pass.

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Graduation Updates for the Class of 2020

Congratulations seniors! We are so proud of you as you reach the end of your high school career, but we also share your disappointment that you didn’t have the same opportunities as every class before you to participate in end of the year activities, sports, and celebrations. In many ways, the school year feels as if it ended abruptly, and we owe it to you to recognize your accomplishments here at Prairie Ridge High School.

PR Art Students Awarded Over $684,000 in Scholarships

25 district 155 students earned over $2.8 million in scholarships from various art schools and the Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE). Eleven Cary-Grove students were awarded $1,700,000, five Crystal Lake Central students received over $500,000 in scholarships, five Prairie Ridge students received scholarship offers totaling $684,000, and four students from Crystal Lake South recieved $570,000 in scholarship offers. Several district 155 students also had their work displayed at the eighth annual IHSAE, which featured the best student artists from more than 100 Illinois high schools. 

Prairie Ridge Presents “Crazy for You”

Show Dates, Times & Ticket Information

February 28 - 7:00 p.m.

February 29 - 7:00 p.m.

March 5 – 7:00 p.m.

March 6 – 7:00 p.m.

March 7 – 1:00 p.m.

March 7 - 6:00 p.m.


All tickets are $10

Tickets will be available for online purchase on Tuesday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m.

PR Coach Inducted into State Baseball Hall of Fame

Glen Pecoraro, Prairie Ridge High School head baseball coach, was inducted into the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) Hall of Fame on January 25. The IHSBCA executive board selects coaching candidates for induction into the IHSBCA Hall of Fame. This year, six coaches were inducted.

Register for Summer Driver Education

Students must be 15 before May 1 in order to enroll in the summer program.

There are a limited number of spots available for the summer program so the oldest students will be enrolled first. Students that don’t make the cut off can enroll in classes during the school year.  All schedules will be posted after Spring Break.

Both the student and parent must sign the schedule sheet.

All forms must be turned in no later than March 13.

Bring the signed schedule sheet and a check or money order made out to “District 155” in the amount of $100 to the Student Services Office.

PR Student Awarded Congressional Silver Medal

Prairie Ridge senior, Ermina Hassan, was presented the Congressional Silver Medal for her efforts in the community by U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood on January 17. The Congressional Silver Medal recognizes outstanding young people who have donated their time toward the betterment of their community and demonstrated personal growth. Hassan has been involved as a volunteer at multiple local hospitals during her time in high school. 

PR Student Saves Man’s Life

Calista Pollack, a junior at Prairie Ridge High School, relied on her CPR training from her health class to save a man’s life. She dropped her brother off for his Eagle Scout project when a man was in need of medical attention. They were on the phone with 911, and the dispatcher told Pollack to begin compressions and start counting.

Chicago Blackhawks Select PR Student as Hockey Player of the Month

The Chicago Blackhawks recognized Zander Marino-Sacharoff, a freshman at Prairie Ridge, as Hockey Player of the Month this past December in a pre-game on-ice ceremony and was interviewed by Blackhawks TV. The Chicago Blackhawks and BMO Harris Bank honored Marino-Sacharoff and his parents at the United Center. 

Students Learn Self Defense Techniques During Physical Education

This semester, freshmen PE students at Prairie Ridge High School are learning self defense techniques under the instruction of Team Curran Jiu-Jitsu. Jeff Curran, a professional fighter of 20 years and founder of Team Curran, spends each 45-minute session demonstrating self defense skills and allowing the students to practice themselves. 

Class of 2019 Pursues Education in 29 States

Ninety-one percent of graduates in the class of 2019 will continue their studies at four-year colleges, two-year community colleges, and vocational and technical schools. Sixty-one percent of students are pursuing degrees at four-year colleges and universities.

PR Student Selected to Study Abroad in Germany

Prairie Ridge junior, Erin Mahon, recently won a place in the competitive Study Bridge program. Study Bridge is designed to prepare U.S. High Schoolers for study at a highly accredited university in Germany.