Pontiac Township High School
|Pontiac Township High school|
|Pontiac, Illinois, Illinois
|Color(s)||Orange and Blue|
|Athletics conference||Corn Belt|
Pontiac Township High School (PTHS) is a public high school for grades 9-12 in Pontiac, Illinois, USA. PTHS offers over 100 courses, including nine AP classes. It is associated with the Livingston Area Career Center to provide additional career opportunities for students. The first class of 24 students graduated in 1898.
It is a part of Pontiac Township High School District #90.
PTHS is a member of the Corn-Belt Conference.
Pontiac has been known statewide for sometime for having a great football program. The Indians won the 1993 3A state championship and became 5A runner-up in the 2002 football campaign. Since the 1993 Season the Indians have won 10 consecutive cornbelt conference championships and 15 consecutive playoff appearances. The Indians were led by head coach Mick Peterson and Coach Dave Young
Pontiac hosts the United States' oldest high school basketball Holiday Tournament.
The Pontiac Township Marching Indians are directed by Scot Schickel and Keith Schmink The team has competed nationally and has won a number of awards, including:
took 2nd place at the Washington competition
1st Place, Class 4A Field Competition, Washington Marching Panther Festival
Grand Champion, Effingham Marching Hearts Invitational
1st in Class AA, Mahomet-Seymour Marching Festival
3rd Place, Class A Field Competition, Illinois Marching Band Festival
2nd Place, Class 2A, Illinois State University Band Championships
Pontiac also hosts the annual Indian Showdown marching competition.
- "Student Insurance Waiver." Pontiac Township High School. Retrieved on May 7, 2014.