District News

  • Dunphy nominated for 2020 National AD of the Year

    Peoria High School Athletic and Activities Director Brien Dunphy is a finalist in the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) 2020 National Athletic Director of the Year. Dunphy is one of eight finalists nationwide.

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  • Boundary waiver applications available until Feb. 21

    The window for applying for boundary waivers is open until Friday, February 21, 2020.

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  • First YBE year draws enthusiastic players, parents, volunteers and donors

    In Field of Dreams, a child’s mantra, “If you build it, they will come,” became prophetic. A.J. Guyton’s first year as Peoria Public Schools Athletic Director is following a similar path. At the January 13 Board of Education meeting, Guyton gave a summary of the District’s successful, inaugural primary-grade Youth Basketball Experience (YBE) citing impressive numbers of participants, donors, volunteers, spectators and funds raised through donations, gate receipts and concession sales.

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  • Nationally recognized early childhood expert, Manual grad keynotes 365 breakfast

    Dr. Marquita Furness Davis, Manual High School Class of 1985 was the keynote speaker at the Peoria Public Schools Foundation 5th Annual 365 Breakfast.

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  • Anonymous donor brightens holiday for Wraparound Center - OSF Strive client

    Linda Williams lost her son, John Bell III, in April 2017, an innocent victim of random gun violence. Williams is raising four of her eight grandchildren, Peoria Public School students ranging in age from nine to four.Battling stress and severe depression over the loss of her son, Williams reached out to the Wraparound Center for help in October 2018 shortly after they opened its doors.

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