3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Policy Committee Meeting
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Board of Education Meeting
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Backpack Peoria at Dream Center Peoria
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6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
11:55 PM Online Enrollment Closes
A group of Whittier alum, all members of West Peoria Scout Troop 11, spent today giving back to their primary school. The Whittier Primary School outdoor classroom, located across the street from the school, is being upgraded as Richwoods High School senior Alex O’Shaughnessy’s Eagle Scout project. Today the students, many of whom now attend Richwoods High School and Manual Academy, weeded and cleaned existing beds, planted a new butterfly garden, installed planter boxes, a weather station and picnic tables.
Over 1,000 Peoria Public School students are registered to participate in summer school this year. Programs are being held at 17 schools and offsite locations. Many schools are offering instruction to bolster students’ reading and math skills. At the June 10 Board of Education meeting Associate Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Sandra Wilson presented a summary of summer school programming for the district.
Peoria Public School's partner Sodexo is providing free breakfast and lunch for children under 18 at a number of locations throughout the city. Some meal sites are open to all children and some are open only to children registered for the site programming. All PPS summer school sites provide breakfast and lunch for students attending summer school.
Peoria Public Schools requires all students to be in full compliance with health, dental and eye exams and immunizations on the first day of school, Wednesday, August 14.
Superintendent Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat presented the 2019 State of the Schools address to the Peoria Chamber of Commerce on May 1. The event, with over 250 guests attending, was sponsored by Commerce Bank. Reviewing successes of 2018-2019 and plans for 2019-2020, Kherat asked the audience to Reimagine school.