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  • Jamieson's Cranwill named Classroom Teacher of the Year

    Juli Cranwill, a special education teacher at Jamieson School, was named Donald M. Phares Classroom Teacher of the Year at Peoria Public Schools annual All-Staff Back-to-School Convocation, held at Bradley University, Monday, August 14. Cranwill teaches developmentally disabled students vocational and life skills at Jamieson School’s Peoria Adult Transition (PAT) Academy.

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  • Help us Stuff-A-Bus with school supplies!

    The beginning of the school year is just a little over two weeks away and many Peoria Public School children and their classrooms need supplies. With help from 96.5FM-ESPN, 98.5-KISSFM, 99.9FM-WWCT, JACK101.1FM, South Side Bank, Northwoods Mall and Peoria Wal-Mart, we trying to Stuff-A-Bus with school supplies for Peoria Public School students. When you're out shopping, pick up some school supplies and place your donation in the drop boxes located at the Northwoods Mall Center Court or Wal-Mart, 3315 N. University St. or Wal-Mart, 8915 N Allen Rd in Peoria.

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  • Back to School Packets are in the Mail

    Back to school events are just around the corner and we want to make sure you are prepared for the new year! Back to school packets are in the mail to your home (for returning students) and should be arriving this week if they haven't been delivered already. The packets include important information such as school supply lists, health requirements (remember first day compliance is required!) and a school event calendar for your school, which can all be found below. The Superintendent's letter also gives important information as you plan for the new school year. We will be starting the school on a "back to school schedule" with a one hour early release between August 16 and September 1. Regular, full-day schedules will resume on September 5th following the holiday. Visit the links in this story for more details. Also, the handbook/calendar will be mailed to all families by the end of July so that you can use the calendar for back to school events. You will also find information on a new initiative that will allow all K-8 students to visit the Peoria Riverfront Museum with their class once each school year for the next five years.

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  • Back to School Festival planned on Peoria's South Side, August 5th

    Each year, Peoria Public Schools teams up with New Beginnings Church Worship Center Apostolic Church and other businesses to make a Back to School Festival available to students and families on Peoria's South Side. All district families are invited to attend the 2017 Back to School Festival on Saturday, August 5th from 11am-4pm.

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  • Join our list of Remarkable Readers this summer

    The research is clear that children who don't read during the summer can lose up to three months of reading progress and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect (Reading Rockets). Peoria Public Schools wants to encourage all our students to stay on the right course this summer. So Dr. Kherat and her team have developed the Remarkable Readers Raffle, an initiative to get all students reading this summer.

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