9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Building Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Policy Committee Meeting - time amended
6:30 PM Board of Education Meeting
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM Parent University
8:00 AM Fall NWEA window closes
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM Executive Director/Principal PD
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Parent Teacher Advisory Committee Meeting
Peoria Public Schools is implementing a heat schedule for tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday. That means all schools will dismiss one hour early. Hours for Tier I schools will be 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and hours for Tier II schools will be 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Regular dismissal times resume on Friday.
Beginning Wednesday, September 5th, Peoria High School will dismiss students at 1:30 PM. This will occur every Wednesday through the school year to provide teachers with an opportunity to collaborate. Peoria High is proud to offer to a number of programs to our students every Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30. Click "Read Full Story" for a complete list.
Illinois Central College’s TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program and Peoria Public Schools are hosting the 3rd Annual Peoria High School College and Career Fair. The event is scheduled for Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Peoria High School, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The ETS College and Career Fair is designed to expose students to various educational institutions and professions in order to make critical connections and receive advice in making decisions for the future. Please click "read full story" for all the details.
Two foreign exchange students from Germany and Otto Lahdensivu, a foreign exchange student from Finland who attends Peoria High School, spoke to students about their experiences during Foreign Language Week in March. The students from Germany live with families in Crystal Lake and Huntley, Illinois. The event was sponsored by Youth for Understanding Intercultural Exchange programs.
State Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth surprised senior Destiny Wallace on Friday by naming her one of the Annie's Girls for 2018. The scholarship program, named in honor of Gordon-Booth's mother, Annie Jo Gordon, awards senior female students from each high school in the 92nd district a prom package underwriting the costs of dress, hair, makeup and nails, plus the opportunity to be mentored by a local professional woman. Annie's Girls mentors commit to building a one-on-one relationship with the high school girls, including a day of job shadowing.
The Peoria High School Senior Buddies program was created to advance the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) initiative of Peoria High School and Peoria Public Schools. According to PHS Assistant Principal Devon Hawks, data shows that students learn best from peers and that students grow by being an example to others. “With that data in mind, we chose to partner PHS seniors with incoming freshmen. We hope the freshmen can learn from the seniors and the seniors grow as they mentor the freshmen.”
Peoria Promise is a college tuition reimbursement program for City of Peoria high school graduates to further their education at Illinois Central College. 50% to 100% tuition reimbursement is available to all eligible applicants. Percentage is based primarily on financial need as reported on the FAFSA application. The Peoria Promise Application opens February 1 through May 1, 2018 for enrollment in the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 school year. For more information, to check eligibility and to enroll , visit our website www.peoriapromise.org
Peoria Public Schools is implementing a heat schedule for tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday. That means all schools will dismiss one hour early.
Hours for Tier I schools will be 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and hours for Tier II schools will be 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Regular dismissal times resume on Friday.