3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PPS Foundation Uniform Fund Raiser
8:00 AM Fall NWEA Window Opens
Peoria High and ICC Trio Talent Search are presenting a College and Career Fair on Monday, September 30th at Peoria High. Students from grades 9 -12 are invited to come talk to college representatives as well as representatives from the trade careers and military branches. Please click "read full story" for more information.
Peoria High School counseling office won a $1,000 grant through Project Reach, a service project of the Illinois Association of College and Admission Counselors (IACAC). Project Reach is designed to provide school supplies, college counseling materials, financial support and other resources to Illinois high schools. Grant winners are chosen annually based on nominations from IACAC members.
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.
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.