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  • DAPCEP STEM Saturdays registration open now!

    The Bradley University/DAPCEP STEM Program, which is free to PPS 5th-8th grade students, is back! Click here to register or get more information

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  • School Desks for Loan for At-Home Learning

    If your student could use a school desk, we have a limited number of school desks available on loan for your child to use.

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  • Peace of Mind Testing Schedule at the Administration Building

    PPS staff and students can receive COVID-19 testing at the Administration Building if they are not exhibiting COVID-like symptoms. Click here for the upcoming schedule for Peace of Mind testing.

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  • 33 PPS Teachers awarded over $30,000 in classroom and STEM grants by PPS Foundation, Community Foundation of Central Illinois

    Thirty-three Peoria Public Schools teachers were awarded Peoria Public School Foundation - Community Foundation of Central Illinois Classroom Grant or STEM grants for 2020-2021. Individual grant amounts ranged from $397 to $1,500. Congratulations!

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Superintendent's Blog

  • Peoria County Vaccination Campaign

    Posted by THOMAS BRUCH on 1/20/2021 8:00:00 PM


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  • First Day of In-Person Review from the Superintendent

    Posted by THOMAS BRUCH on 1/19/2021 5:00:00 PM

    Dear Peoria Public Schools community,

    Peoria Public Schools’ Return to School implementation went exceptionally well for students and staff Tuesday, as planned, especially at the high schools.


    • The COVID-19-testing went extremely well, both the PCR and the Antigen tests
    • About 15 Antigen tests administered to students and all were negative. Our nurses who administer these tests have significant specialized PPE and have been trained by the State.
    • About 150 high school students were tested with PCR today, and all results came back negative. Testing will be administered to high school students Monday through Thursday.


    Again, today was a joyful day for the students who attended in person. I do believe we have a very strong Return to School Plan. My estimate is that we had about 3,400 “B Day” students in school Tuesday. Tomorrow will be a new group of students on the “A Day” schedule. We are thrilled to have them all back in our buildings.


    With Gratitude,


    Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat


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