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  • Parent University Heads to Five Points Washington on Thursday, October 26th

    Your calendar is already marked, get set to attend by completing an RSVP, and GO to Five Points Washington on Thursday, October 26th for our second Parent University event of the year! The event is from 5-8pm and includes three sessions for you to participate. You will use one session for dinner, raffles and announcements, a second session to tour our host location, and the third to attend your pre-identified "knowledge session." Go to to make reservations.

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  • Saturday University offered to students in grades 3 and 6

    This month Peoria Public Schools introduces Saturday University, a new learning opportunity for third and sixth grade students to sharpen and strengthen math and reading skills. Beginning October 21 and meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on 20 Saturday mornings through April 14, Saturday University will be open to 100 students. The program will be held at Glen Oak Community Learning Center and bus transportation will be provided. Bradley University students and Caterpillar Inc. volunteers will work with students, as well as certified teachers and teacher aides. The program will include field trip opportunities, prizes and other incentives. Click on this story for the links to register and for the full list of program dates.

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  • Superintendent forms committee to review feasibility of balanced calendar

    A committee of eight PPS principals, representing primary, middle and secondary schools, has embarked on a two-year study to research the feasibility of a balanced or non-traditional calendar for the Peoria Public Schools. Currently, Valeska Hinton Early Childhood Education Center (VHECEC) and Knoxville Center for Student Success (KCSS) follow a balanced calendar, consisting of four nine-week intercessions and four three-week breaks.

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  • Thursday ribbon-cutting to debut RHS solar photovoltaic (PV) array

    Richwoods High School 2017 Homecoming festivities will include the debut of its clean energy rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system, Thursday, October 5 with a ribbon-cutting from 1 to 2 p.m. and an open house for students, families and the community from 4 to 6 p.m. Both events will take place in the RHS Terrazzo commons area.

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  • Northmoor Rd between RHS, Northmoor Primary to close September 18

    The heavy construction on Northmoor Road near Richwoods High School and Northmoor Primary School will impact traffic to this weekend’s RHS vs. Manual Academy football game and transportation for students in coming months.

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