8:00 AM Track - Varsity - Boys
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM Board of Education Meeting
Peoria High School Fishing team members Bryson Bergeron and James Richardson placed 4th out of 28 teams in the the Fishing Sectional at Evergreen Lake in Bloomington, with a three-fish weight of 6 lbs., 81 oz. Their finish was particular impressive considering the weather conditions. The winning team from Pekin High School finished with a five-fish limit weighing 9.76 lbs, so Bergeron and Richardson were just one fish away. The top four teams received medals and the top three advance to state with team four as an alternate. The Peoria High School Fishing team is coached by teacher Steve Herridge.
The Peoria High Class of 2017 will graduate on Saturday, May 20th at 3:00 PM. The ceremony will be held at the Renaissance Center on the campus of Bradley University. Click on "read full story" for links to directions to the ceremony and an order form for a video of the ceremony.
Peoria Public School Middle School fine arts students gathered at the Preparatory School for the Arts (PSA) at Peoria High School, Thursday, April 6 for a Middle School Fine Arts Festival, a day of workshops and performances.
Peoria High School engineering students built and tested remote-controlled underwater robots this week. The students built the robots with kits, including soldering electrical components. The robots, constructed of pvc pipe, are designed to maneuver through an obstacle course and pick up small items from the bottom of a pool.
On Friday March 11, students from Mr. Warner's 6th hour orchestra class and music theory enjoyed a lecture and presentation by the expert musician, Dr. Phillip Serna. Dr. Serna holds multiple degrees in music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Northwestern University. He is an expert in antique instruments such as the viol da gamba. Students actively listening to and discussed music from the renaissance to the modern day written for this unique and historic instrument. Click "read full story" for a picture from the event.
Congratulations to the PHS Music Department for another successful IHSA Music Solo & Ensemble Competition! This event was held all day at Normal West High School on March 5th and featured members of the band, choir, and orchestra. Keep up the great work! Click "read full story" for pictures from the event.
Peoria High celebrated Black History Month 2017 with many activities throughout the month. Peoria High students took part in a reenactment of Rosa Parks refusal to stand. There were daily trivia questions, an essay contest, and a student assembly on Friday the 17th. The assembly included guest speakers, PHS Dance Team, PSA Drama and Vocal, PHS Step Team, and PHS Raw Talent. The month-long celebration ended with the family showcase on the 23rd. Click on "red full story" for a photo gallery of the month's events
Peoria High School students and their families celebrated Black History Month with music, a soul food cafe, a living museum and vendors.
On Thursday, February 23rd, students from Peoria High's AVID program participated in a field trip with West Central Illinois Building and Trades and Construction Unions. Students visited the local electrical, operator, and carpentry union schools. Students were given tours of the facilities, shown how to operate equipment, and given details regarding careers in the trades. Click on "read full story" for pictures of the event.
Students and Parents - the eligibility booster for GP3 begins on Monday April 4th and runs through Friday, April 28th. Criteria for the booster are listed under "All School Eligibility" in the Site Shorcuts Sections of the web page. (Half way down on the right)