10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kindergarten Roundup at the Peoria Zoo
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Parent Teacher Advisory Committee Meeting
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PPS Foundation Appreciation Reception
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Courageous Pacers - Peoria Riverfront
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Building Committee Meeting
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Policy Committee Meeting
Cross Country fans - the 2019 season will be here before you know it. Time to start making plans to travel to Peoria for 2 big races; First to the Finish (9/14) and the Peoria Invitational (10/5). Housing information is available for both races. Click "read full story" for links to more information.
A big Peoria High congratulations to Freshmen Academy AP Devon Hawks. She was recently named the new principal at Manual High School. Devon has done an excellent job as the leader of our freshmen academy and we're sure that excellence will follow her to Manual. Thank you Ms. Hawks for all your service to Peoria High. The Pride is very proud of you. Good luck.
Peoria High counselor Myskeshia Mitchell was recently named one of the 40 Under 40 leaders by InterBusiness Issues magazine. This award is given to top leaders under the age of 40 in the Greater Peoria area. Ms. Mitchell was recognized for her contributions to Peoria Public Schools as well as her volunteer work in the community. Please click on "read full story" for a link to the magazine article.
Beginning Wednesday, September 5th, Peoria High School will dismiss students at 1:30 PM. This will occur every Wednesday through the school year to provide teachers with an opportunity to collaborate. Peoria High is proud to offer to a number of programs to our students every Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30. Click "Read Full Story" for a complete list.
Two foreign exchange students from Germany and Otto Lahdensivu, a foreign exchange student from Finland who attends Peoria High School, spoke to students about their experiences during Foreign Language Week in March. The students from Germany live with families in Crystal Lake and Huntley, Illinois. The event was sponsored by Youth for Understanding Intercultural Exchange programs.