3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Policy Committee Meeting
6:30 PM Board of Education Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM IB parent information meeting
Kindergarten through fifth grade students learned about a variety of career areas as Alignment Peoria's College and Career Awareness K-5 program began its tour of schools last week.
Thomas Jefferson Primary School teacher McKenna Harless was awarded a WHOI-TV One Class at a Time $1,000 grant today. Harless teaches pre-K and kindergarten students with severe and profound special needs. The story will air Wednesday, October 10 at 5:30 and 10 p.m. Congratulations, McKenna Harless!
Manual Academy’s new grandstand bleachers opened to the public on Monday, October 1. The Chicago Bears through the National Football League (NFL) Foundation Grassroots Program and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) provided a $50,000 grant to install the new Russell Field football grandstand bleachers.
Some days at Sterling Middle School start with students viewing a photo and describing the action or situation depicted. Not surprisingly, a classroom of 7th-grade students can suggest as many interpretations as there are students. While the exercise may open a Language Arts lesson, it also is designed to build empathy, tolerance and collaboration.
On Monday August 20, Peoria Public Schools Wraparound Center, located at Trewyn School, began providing services to Peoria citizens, particularly residents of zip code 61605. A community celebration for the opening, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, featured entertainment and a chance to learn more about the center.