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  • Cheer Tryouts

    Cheer tryouts will be held this Saturday, August 26th. Please see the poster outside Coach Dailey's office for more details. to fill out the online application, go to the Cheerleading category under the Athletics tab on the school web page.

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  • New District Grading Policy

    The Peoria Public Schools grading committee met in the spring of 2017 to discuss the changed grading procedures and what might need adjusted based on student, parent, teacher and administrator feedback. The Superintendent of Schools approved the changes as they reflect a focus on continuous learning and growth. Click "read full story" for all the details.

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  • First Day of School Compliance

    All incoming 9th grade students must have an updated physical and immunization record and all 12th grade students must also have proof of their updated immunization prior to the first day of school, August 16. Copies of health records may be given to the nurse in our main office. On August 16th all 9th/12th grade students will be sent home without proof of shots/physicals or official appointment card scheduled within 30 calendar days.

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  • Athletic codes now online

    No more paper! Athletic codes and physicals can now all be done online. All parents need to log in and give consent as they did with athletic codes. Click on "read full story" for a link to the forms.

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  • Jesse Jackson, Sr. visits PHS

    Civil rights activist The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. visited Peoria High School juniors and seniors on May 12. Jackson’s speech, presented in the auditorium, aimed to motivate students to be present and active in school, to register to vote and to pursue educational opportunities to prepare for the jobs of the future.

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  • Student artwork commissioned by Hult Center for Healthy Living

    The Hult Center for Healthy Living commissioned Peoria High School Preparatory School for the Arts (PSA) visual arts students to create paintings for the center’s new board and conference room. The paintings, reflecting the center’s four pillars of service – Mental Health programs, Senior programs, Youth Education programs and Cancer programs – were created by teams of students and presented to the board in May.

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  • PSA dance students Dance The Night Away

    Forty-two Preparatory School for the Arts (PSA) dance students performed in Dance the Night Away, the 2017 Dance Showcase. The PSA Dance program was a recipient of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois Woman's Grant.

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  • Introducing the 2017 -2018 PHS Dance Team

    Congratulations to all who made the team and thank you to all who tried out. Click "read full story" to see the dance team members.

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  • LIons win IHSA Class 5A State Championship!

    It was the first state football appearance for Peoria High School since 1988 when the team brought home a 2nd place trophy. On Saturday, November 26, 2016, the Lions earned its first championship trophy to sit beside it. In a 62-48 win over Vernon Hills, the team improved to and ended their season at 13-1. PHS broke several records throughout the championship game, including total points scored in a championship game. The Lions also earned many other awards this year, including: Big 12 Conference champs; Head Coach Tim Thornton named Athletico Coach of the Year; and senior Kendrick Green and junior Coran Taylor named to Illinois Football Coaches Association All-State Team. The community helped the team celebrate with a parade, led by Peoria Police and Fire, followed by a ceremony at Peoria High School on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Coach of the Year

    Peoria High head football coach Tim Thornton was named the 4th Annual Athletico Coach of the Year Award winner. Coach Thornton was selected on criteria surrounding community involvement, sportsmanship, coaching success, and classroom involvement. He was chosen from a field of over 190 coaches from 9 different states. He will be honored before the Big 12 Championship game on December 3rd at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Congratulations Coach! You truly are the Pride of the City.

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  • 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.

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