Peoria Public Schools September Parent University features one of central Illinois’ favorite fall family outings – Tanner’s Orchard. Held September 27, 5 – 8 p.m., the event will feature dinner, a wagon ride, a tour of the Tanner’s packing shed, playtime in the Back-40 Fun Acres and face painting.
The annual Destination Celebration, a PBIS assembly celebrating the Charter Oak community's diversity featured an amazing performance by Charter Oak alum Anthony Turner, a professional hip hop dancer. Destination Celebration allows students to travel to foreign lands using their passports and imaginations.
Charter Oak Primary School raised $1,440 for Easter Seals in a four-day campaign coordinated by the 4th grade class presidents. Students spent a week focused disability awareness activities and had a great response from the Charter Oak community.
Third grade teacher Renee Gregory's Corner Kids program pairs her students with pen pals at Rock Steady Boxing, a Peoria program for people with Parkinson's disease. The program was recently featured in the Rock Steady Boxing national magazine.