5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Special Meeting - District 2 Board Vacancy Interviews
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PPS Foundation Uniform Fund Raiser
8:00 AM Fall NWEA Window Opens
Hedy Elliott, teacher at Lincoln K-8 School Within A School (SWS), has been named Peoria Public School 2019 Donald M. Phares Classroom Teacher of the Year, one of seven District Those Who Excel winners announced by Superintendent Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat during an all-staff video presentation streamed this morning.
DAPCEP - a free Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program for Peoria Public School 5th - 8th grade students will run Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 7 through October 5. This is the third year the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) has brought its STEM program to Bradley University, the only DACPCEP program offered outside Michigan.
Peoria Public Schools Transportation Department is implementing two new communications options to help parents track students' bus information.
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.
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.