5:30 PM Basketball - Sophomore - Boys
7:00 PM Basketball - Varsity - Boys
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Peoria Public Schools MathCounts Competition
8:00 AM Wrestling - Varsity - Boys
10:00 AM Cheerleading - Varsity - Girls
Three Peoria Public School teachers, including Peoria High School dance teacher Mrs. Debra Redington, have been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award and now need the community’s support via online comments to support the nomination.
Peoria High's Pride Library, in conjunction with the Peoria Public Library, is offering an after-school program in coding. Coding is writing the computer language that creates all the things on the computer, including video games. President Obama said, "Don't just play on your phone, program it." Click on "read full story" for all the details.
February is Black History Month and here at the Pride of the city, we have several wonderful activities to show pride in your heritage and culture. This year we have a Black History Month assembly, a Family Showcase with food and a living museum, and several more activities. Click on "read full story" for all the details.
Illinois Math Academy and Carver Center are planning a SAT/ACT test prep class In January and February. College-bound juniors and seniors will be able to take timed practice tests and receive individualized instruction to maximize their test scores. Up your chances to be accepted to college and consideration for scholarships. For information, contact Illinois Math Academy, 309/839-0722 or Carver Center, 309/692-8888.
On Friday, December 1st, the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association recognized the storied history of the coaches and athletes of Peoria High Boys Basketball teams. The IBCA honored one of just a few Illinois High School boys basketball programs that have surpassed the 1500 victory plateau making the Lions one of the premier boys programs in the state. Peoria HS Boys Basketball total of 1795 wins is the 6th on the all-time list of victories in Illinois. Peoria High has finished in the Final 4 a total of 14 times, including a record 9 championship appearances. The Lions have won the Illinois State Championship 5 times. Thank you to all Lion basketball players. You make Peoria High School the Pride of the City.
The Illinois Association for College Admissions Counseling and Illinois Regional College Fairs are presenting an area college fair on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the Renaissance Coliseum on the Bradley University campus. Click "Read full story" for more information.
On Saturday, November 4, our very own Javier Guyton and dance partner Destini Edwards were featured at the CASA event, “Dancing with the Local Stars!” They spent 2 months with Mrs. Redington on Sunday mornings fine-tuning their skills and learning a dance that would wow the audience! Their dance to Hallelujah/Good to Be Alive, which incorporated a variety of dance styles from ballroom to hip hop, brought the entire crowd of almost 800 people to their feet! PHS raised over $7,000 to benefit the CASA program which advocates for abused and neglected children in the Peoria area. The community of Peoria was treated to a fine example of the remarkable things that take place at the Pride of the City every day! Congratulations PSA dancers for another job well done!!!
Peoria High's PPTO is an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of the students and staff at Peoria High School. They help sponsor many events that awards the students for attendance and always takes care of the staff before conferences. Click "read full story" for a link to the PPTO's school web page.
Preparatory School for the Arts (PSA) students Destini Edwards and Javier Guyton, coached by dance teacher Debi Redington, rehearse for Casablanca Dancing with the Local Stars. The fundraising event for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Peoria will be Saturday, November 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino.
Parents and Guardians: If you bring your child to school in the morning, please drop them off at the Atrium doors in the back parking lot. Please do not drop them off on North Street as that interferes with the buses.