• May 24, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: A Great School Year Comes to a Close * Peoria Public Schools Thanks Retirees for Years of Service * Help Recognize an Employee or Volunteer of the Year * District 150 Names Hines Secretary Employee of the Month for May * District 150 Middle School Students Take Part in First “Hooked on Golf” Event * District 150 Recognizes AVID Students at Banquet * RHS Celebrates Semester Graduates of Everfi Program * Whittier Teacher Recognized for Classroom's Accelerated Reader Accomplishment * Roosevelt Holds Fourth Quarter AR Prize Drawing * Woodrow Wilson Says Thank You to Reading Buddies * Whittier Hosts Ice Cream Party for Volunteers * Thomas Jefferson Holds Volunteer Luncheon * “Teacher for a Day” at TJ * District Staff Invited to Submit Teacher Academy Course Proposals * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Peoria Public Library Offers Free Events in June * Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Launches Enlightened Minds Essay Contest * Richwoods High School Volleyball Summer Camp * ISU Preparing for High School Football Camp * Registration Open for Annual Mitchell "JJ Anderson/Dana J. Davis All-Star Basketball Camp * WIU Offers Student Summer Enrichment Camps * SIU to Host Engineering Camps * Steamfitters to Open Applications for Apprenticeship * Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators Invites Applications * Captain Planet Foundation Seeks Applications for K-12 Environment-Based Projects * Congratulations to the Following District 150 Retirees!

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  • May 17, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Students Recognized as Sterling Merit Winners * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Awards More Than $35,000 in Scholarships * PPS Foundation Sends Four Middle School Students to Basketball Camp with New Fund * Trewyn School and Principal Honored at Annual ELITE Graduation * Mayor Proclaims May 14th Bobby Darling Day in Peoria * PHS Seniors Plant Tree in Honor of Classmate * Next Generation Science Standards Integrate With Common Core * Manual and Richwoods Track Teams Represented at State this Weekend * RHS Newspaper Staff Earn State Awards * District Staff Completes 1st Annual Biggest Loser Competition * Courageous Pacers Complete Final Mile * Hines Primary is Summer Ready with Bicycle Safety Education * Sterling Holds Second Annual St. Jude - West Wing Trike-A-Thon * Glen Oak CLC – 21st Century P.R.E.M.I.E.R. to Host Business Fair * Hines Students “Learn, Bloom, and Grow” * The West Wing's Annual Community Day is a Success * District 150 Needs Your Help! * District Staff Invited to Submit Teacher Academy Course Proposals * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Peoria Public Library Offers Free Events in June * Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Launches Enlightened Minds Essay Contest * Richwoods High School Volleyball Summer Camp * ISU Preparing for High School Football Camp * Registration Open for Annual Mitchell "JJ Anderson/Dana J. Davis All-Star Basketball Camp * WIU Offers Student Summer Enrichment Camps * SIU to Host Engineering Camps * Steamfitters to Open Applications for Apprenticeship * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Help Recognize an Employee or Volunteer of the Year * Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators Invites Applications * Captain Planet Foundation Seeks Applications for K-12 Environment-Based Projects * Congratulations to the Following District 150 Retirees! * In the News * Education News

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  • May 10, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: 2013 State of the Schools Address: The ABC’s of Education * What are the Common Core Standards for Mathematics? * Last Parent University of the School Year This Thursday, Includes Computer Give-Away * Ten Aspiring Leaders Graduate from 3rd Annual Program * Sodexo Launches "Grab & Go" Breakfast Pilot as Part of Continuing Breakfast in the Classroom Initiative * Students Participate in 1st Annual Special Olympics Event at Peoria Stadium * RHS Students Hold Teen Impact Victim Panel Discussion * Glen Oak's Cinco de Mayo Event Features Student Displays, Poetry and Drama * Hines Students Celebrate Cinco de Mayo * Whittier Hosts “Spring Into Summer” Family Event * Poetry Cafe at Kellar Primary School * Peoria Human Society Presents Character Education at Hines * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Rolling Acres Plans Annual School Spring Carnival, Invites Public * Join Manual for McCare Night * Students Prepare to Finish Strong in Courageous Pacers Walk * Peoria Jazz AllStars to Present 20th Annual Jazz and Entertainment Showcase * Peoria Public Library Offers Free Events in June * Richwoods High School Volleyball Summer Camp * Registration Open for Annual Mitchell "JJ Anderson/Dana J. Davis All-Star Basketball Camp * WIU Offers Student Summer Enrichment Camps * SIU to Host Engineering Camps * Steamfitters to Open Applications for Apprenticeship * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Help Recognize an Employee or Volunteer of the Year * District Staff Invited to Submit Teacher Academy Course Proposals * Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators Invites Applications * Captain Planet Foundation Seeks Applications for K-12 Environment-Based Projects * Congratulations to the Following District 150 Retirees! * In the News * Education News

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  • May 2, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Superintendent to Present State of the Schools Wednesday * District Choice Program Applications Available on Monday * Help Recognize an Employee or Volunteer of the Year * Richwoods Recognized by U.S. News & World Report * More than 200 Families Attend Kindergarten Transition Fair * Common Core Brings Reading/Writing to Every Classroom * Chief Curriculum and Instruction Officer Named Kirk Gwillim Educator of the Year at Hult Center * RHS Journalism Students Place at State * Middle School Math Students Recognized through District Foundation Event * Rolling Acres Middle School Celebrates First Year of Lunch Buddy Program * Day Treatment/Trewyn Collaborate with Benevolence Center * Harrison Community Learning Center Hosts Career Day * Celebrating Differences at Thomas Jefferson! * Several Participate in Bradley PDS Partnership Spring Celebration * Woodrow Wilson Cafeteria Staff Honored with"We Can" Award * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Hines to Host "Rockin’ for Dylan" Talent Show/Fundraiser * District Destination Imagination Teams to Hold Fundraiser * Rolling Acres Plans Annual School Spring Carnival, Invites Public * Join Manual for McCare Night * Students Prepare to Finish Strong in Courageous Pacers Walk * Peoria Jazz AllStars to Present 20th Annual Jazz and Entertainment Showcase * Peoria Public Library Offers Free Events in June * Bloomington Easter Seals Facility offers Leadership Program for Students * WIU Offers Student Summer Enrichment Camps * SIU to Host Engineering Camps * Steamfitters to Open Applications for Apprenticeship * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * District Staff Invited to Submit Teacher Academy Course Proposals * Congratulations to the Following District 150 Retirees! * In the News * Education News

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  • April 26, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: What Should Students be Learning with New Common Core Standards? * Annual Kindergarten Transition Fair Tomorrow * April Employee of the Month Named * Richwoods Journalism Team Advances to State * Heartland Bank and Trust Company and the Rauner Family Foundation Celebrate Financial Literacy Month with Everfi Graduates at Peoria High * District 150 Middle Schools Participate in Leadership Summit * Jamaican Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Visit Sterling * Schools Participate in "Keep Peoria Beautiful Event" * Bradley Teams Up with Hines for Spring Break Challenge * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Peoria Jazz AllStars to Present 20th Annual Jazz and Entertainment Showcase * Richwoods Plans Annual Honor Awards Presentation * Rolling Acres Plans Annual School Spring Carnival, Invites Public * Join Manual for McCare Night * Bloomington Easter Seals Facility offers Leadership Program for Students * WIU Offers Student Summer Enrichment Camps * SIUE to Host Engineering Summer Camps * Steamfitters to Open Applications for Apprenticeship * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Center for Prevention of Abuse: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month * WIU to Offer Active Shooter Training Program * Bradley Offers Teachers Master of Arts in Leadership in Human Service Administration * In the News * Education News

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  • April 19, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: IWEL Dare To Be Great Conference to Recognize Superintendent Lathan * What is the Common Core? * Students Visit Eureka College to Hear from Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice * RHS Concert Orchestra Receives High Honors at State Competition * First District-Wide Step Show and Dance Showcase a Success * District 3rd and 4th Graders "Jump With Jill" Courtesy of ACS * District Destination Imagination Teams Compete in DeKalb * Mark Bills Students Seek Answers Through MB Way Display Project * Family Science Night at TJ * Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson! * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Annual Kindergarten Transition Fair Planned * Peoria Jazz AllStars to Present 20th Annual Jazz and Entertainment Showcase * Richwoods Plans Annual Honor Awards Presentation * Rolling Acres Plans Annual School Spring Carnival, Invites Public * Join Manual for McCare Night * Students Invited to Participate in Cooking Class * Bloomington Easter Seals Facility offers Leadership Program for Students * WIU Offers Student Summer Enrichment Camps * SIUE to Host Engineering Summer Camps * Steamfitters to Open Applications for Apprenticeship * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Costco Invites Educators and Support Staff to a Special Appreciation Event! * Center for Prevention of Abuse: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month * Council for Exceptional Children Plans 2013 Boss's Night Dinner * WIU to Offer Active Shooter Training Program * Bradley Offers Masters of Arts in Leadership in Educational Administration * Bradley Invites You to Braves Softball * In the News * Education News

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  • April 12, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Manual Academy Takes 3rd at Financial Literacy Bowl * District 150 to Host Middle School All City Musical Festivals * Peoria Jazz AllStars to Present 20th Annual Jazz and Entertainment Showcase * 1st Annual District 150 Step Show and Dance Showcase Tomorrow * Sodexo Names 1st Annual District 150 Future Chefs Winner * Richwoods Senior Invited to Participate in Civil Rights Pilgrimage * Holocaust Survivor, Peoria High Grad, Speaks to Students at Charter Oak * Peoria High Easter Basket Project * Inquiry – a Key to Opportunity at Mark Bills * International Pen Pals at Whittier! * Glen Oak's 21st Century Program Hosts International Day * Roosevelt Welcomes Junior Achievement * Hines students celebrate Poetry Month * March Madness at Hines * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Annual Kindergarten Transition Fair Planned * Rolling Acres Plans Annual School Spring Carnival, Invites Public * Join Manual for McCare Night * Bloomington Easter Seals Facility offers Leadership Program for Students * WIU Offers Student Summer Enrichment Camps * SIUE to Host Engineering Summer Camps * Schools Invited to Participate in "Keep Peoria Beautiful" Event * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Center for Prevention of Abuse: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month * Council for Exceptional Children Plans 2013 Boss's Night Dinner * WIU to Offer Active Shooter Training Program * Bradley Offers Masters of Arts in Leadership in Human Development Counseling * Bradley Invites You to Braves Baseball and Softball * In the News * Education News

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  • March 22, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: District 150 Young Authors Winners Announced * RHS WYSE Students Qualify for State Competition * Robot Casserole Travels to Indiana for FIRST Robotics Regional Competition * Woodruff Electronics and Engineering Students Compete in Underwater Robot Races * Manual Academy's First ELL Night a Success * Mark Bills Eagles Soar with MYP * Sodexo to Hold 1st Annual Future Chefs Competition for District 150 Students * Kellar Art Teacher Wins "One Classroom at a Time" Grant * Farm Bureau Visits Roosevelt Third Graders * Kellar PTO Looking for Donations in Preparation of Rummage Sale * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Annual Kindergarten Transition Fair Planned * Wildlife Prairie State Park to Offer Free Admission on March 23rd * SIUE to Host Engineering Summer Camps * Schools Invited to Participate in "Keep Peoria Beautiful" Event * AITCOY Offers Scholarships to Seniors * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * Scholarship Made Available to Women Over 25 * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Council for Exceptional Children Plans 2013 Boss's Night Dinner * BU Center for STEM Education Invites Teachers for Special Lecture Event * Bradley Program Offers Professional Educator's Scholarship for Teachers * In the News * Education News

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  • March 15, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: As ISAT Comes to an End, High School Students Begin Preparing for Testing * Custodian, Teacher, Recognized as Employee of the Month for February and March * Manual Academy to Hold ELL Night * Using Community Resources to Learn * Collaboration between PYP and MYP Candidate Schools * Roosevelt 3rd Graders Master the Recipe for Procedural Text * Northmoor School Students To Receive Books from "Look. It’s My Book!" * Bradley Students Visit Thomas Jefferson Primary * Rolling Acres Cheerleaders Invited to College Basketball Tournament * SIUE to Host Engineering Summer Camps * Schools Invited to Participate in "Keep Peoria Beautiful" Event * The American Cancer Society Offers 2013 Summer High School Research Program * AITCOY Offers Scholarships to Seniors * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * Scholarship Made Available to Women Over 25 * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Council for Exceptional Children Plans 2013 Boss's Night Dinner * BU Center for STEM Education Invites Teachers for Special Lecture Event * Bradley Program Offers Professional Educator's Scholarship for Teachers * In the News * Education News

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  • March 8, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: A Shared Responsibility in Education * District Numbers Released for "Read the Most from Coast to Coast" AR Event * District 150 Destination Imagination Teams Compete at Regionals * District 150 STEP Program Students Participate in Workplace Skills Expo 2013 * RHS JROTC Students Participate in Service Championships * RHS Life Skills Students Visit Local Businesses * Black History Celebrated at WCTC * Invent O Rama! Celebrates Black History Month at Glen Oak * Glen Oak 1st Graders Celebrate the Birthday of Dr. Seuss * Zookeeper Visits Thomas Jefferson Primary * Thomas Jefferson School Raises Money for Easter Seals * Hines Students Beading for A Cause * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * 3rd Annual Early Childhood Fine Arts Extravaganza Planned * Annual Kindergarten Transition Fair Planned * ISAC to Host Education Events for Students and Parents this Spring * SIUE to Host Engineering Summer Camps * Schools Invited to Participate in "Keep Peoria Beautiful" Event * The American Cancer Society Offers 2013 Summer High School Research Program * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * Scholarship Made Available to Women Over 25 * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Council for Exceptional Children Plans 2013 Boss's Night Dinner * BU Center for STEM Education Invites Teachers for Special Lecture Event & Bradley Program Offers Professional Educator's Scholarship for Teachers * In the News * Education News

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  • March 1, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE:ISAT Begins on Tuesday * Manual Academy Holds ISAT Relays * Caterpillar Employees Deliver Gift to Manual * WCTC Celebrates EverFi Graduates * Richwoods Holds Black History Month Celebration * Governor Quinn Proclaims Next Week as School Social Worker Week *Sodexo Holds Future Chefs Competition * Rolling Acres Visits the Peoria Riverfront Museum * PAWS for a Cause at Sterling! * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Annual District Chess Tournament Scheduled * 3rd Annual Early Childhood Fine Arts Extravaganza Planned * Annual Kindergarten Transition Fair Planned * ISAC to Host Education Events for Students and Parents this Spring * Schools Invited to Participate in "Keep Peoria Beautiful" Event * The American Cancer Society Offers 2013 Summer High School Research Program * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * Scholarship Made Available to Women Over 25 * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Council for Exceptional Children Plans 2013 Boss's Night Dinner * Mental Health Forum at BU Approaching * In the News * Education News

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  • SPECIAL: SIP Day on February 27th - What's It For?

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  • February 22, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Record number of Illinois graduates take AP Exams and post successful score * Lincoln Students to Participate in "Read the Most from Coast to Coast" Event * RHS Speech Team Finishes Strong at State Meet * RHS Students Volunteer at Neighboring Nursing Home * Sterling Teacher is Recipient of "One Class at a Time" Grant * 100 Day Celebrations at Thomas Jefferson * Vaccine Requirement Change for 2013-2014 School Year * Annual District Chess Tournament Scheduled * 3rd Annual Early Childhood Fine Arts Extravaganza Planned * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Releases Scholarship Applications * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * Scholarship Made Available to Women Over 25 * REMINDER: Nominate a District 150 Staff Member for Employee of the Month * Council for Exceptional Children Plans 2013 Boss's Night Dinner * Mental Health Forum at BU Approaching * Bradley University Athletics Invites Families for Fun * In the News * Education News

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  • February 15, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Peoria High School Students Participate in Black History Month Presentation * Richwoods High School Displays Black History Lessons Throughout School * Mark Bills’ Community Building in honor of Black History Month * Hines Students Celebrate Black History Month * RHS Step Team Performs * RHS, PHS Students Compete in State Chess Tournament * RHS Speech Team Prepares for State * Former Sterling Student, Current Chicago Bears Player Visits Alma Mater * Thomas Jefferson Students “Crush Out Bullying” * Kellar Hosts Guest Reader Week * Annual District Chess Tournament Scheduled * 3rd Annual Early Childhood Fine Arts Extravaganza Planned * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Releases Scholarship Applications * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * Scholarship Made Available to Women Over 25 * Bradley University Athletics Invites Families for Fun * In the News * Education News

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  • February 8, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Schools Plan Black History Month Celebrations * District 150 Students Participate in National Signing Day * RMS Drumline Performs at Bradley * WEEK Meteorologist Visits Glen Oak * Lincoln Completes Special Valentines 4 Vets Project * Thomas Jefferson Welcomes Young Authors * Annual District Chess Tournament Scheduled * 3rd Annual Early Childhood Fine Arts Extravaganza Planned * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Releases Scholarship Applications * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month * Bradley University Athletics Invites Families for Fun * In the News * Education News

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  • February 1, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Two PSD150 Schools Make 2012 Illinois Honor Roll * Learn More about the High School Programs Offered in PSD150 * Sterling Introduces School's New "Gentlemen’s Club" * PAWS Visits Thomas Jefferson School * Annual District Chess Tournament Scheduled * Manual Academy Planning Annual Alumni Pep Band Event * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Releases Scholarship Applications * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Digital Learning Day * Aspiring Leadership Academy Accepting Applications from Staff * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * Bradley University Athletics Invites Families for Fun * In the News * Education News

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  • SPECIAL: SIP Day on January 29th - What's It For?

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  • January 25, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: REMINDER: High Schools Host Curriculum Fairs Next Week, Online Registration Underway * Five D150 Teachers Receive FirstGrant Awards * MathCounts Competition Held * Donors Make Quick Contribution Following Request * UICOMP and Manual operating ‘Mini-Medical School’ * AT&T Donates Money to Peoria Promise * Richwoods Speech Team Wins Eureka Tournament * Sterling and Quest Students Attend Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon * Martin Luther King Drum Major Awards * Roosevelt Dancers Complete Holiday Tour * Hines Students Were Busy Bees over Winter Break * Red Cross Visits Thomas Jefferson * Manual Academy Planning Annual Alumni Pep Band Event * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Releases Scholarship Applications * Aspiring Leadership Academy Accepting Applications from Staff * Nominate an Elementary Teacher to Win the $10,000 National History Teacher of the Year Award * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * American Red Cross Invites Parents, Teachers and Students to Participate in Activities * Bradley University Athletics Invites Families for Fun * In the News * Education News

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  • January 18, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE:High School Registration to Begin, High Schools to Host Curriculum Fairs * Peoria Public Schools Begins Employee Recognition Program * Mark Bills to Host Parent University on Thursday * RHS Speech Team Wins Canton Tournament * Washington Students "Breaking the Myth" * Glen Oak Students Donate to Kiefer School Fundraiser * Mark Bills Students Show Others How to Care for Animals * “Pulling Up Grades” At Thomas Jefferson School * Puppet Show Presents at Thomas Jefferson * IB Applications Due Next Friday * Preparatory School for the Arts Applications Available, Informational Meeting Planned * Manual Academy Planning Annual Alumni Pep Band Event * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Releases Scholarship Applications * Aspiring Leadership Academy Accepting Applications from Staff * Nominate an Elementary Teacher to Win the $10,000 National History Teacher of the Year Award * IDNR Releases Application for Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * American Red Cross Invites Parents, Teachers and Students to Participate in Activities * Bradley University Athletics Invites Families for Fun * Student Poster Contest Gives Away Free Monster Jam Tickets *In the News * Education News

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  • January 11, 2013

    IN THIS ISSUE: Valeska Hinton ECEC Rings In 2013 Celebrating National Recognition * Mark Bills Teacher Wins "Once Class at a Time" Grant * Congressman Schock Brings Current Events to Life for RHS Students * The Roosevelt Students Return to the Stage * Harrison Student Council Participates in Service Projects * Check Out the PPS Foundation Newsletter * IB Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Preparatory School for the Arts Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Help D150 Recognize an Employee of the Month * IDNR Releases Application for Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant * Victorious Foundation Sponsors 2013 International Youth Essay Contest * American Red Cross Invites Parents, Teachers and Students to Participate in Activities * Bradley University Athletics Invites Families for Fun * In the News * Education News

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  • December 21, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Happy Holidays * Don't Shoot Poster Contest Winners Recognized * Irving Students Make the Move to Lincoln * Trewyn Students Earn New Shoes Through School Partnership * Hines Students Hear the Sounds and Stories of Kwanza * DJ Provides Jamieson Students a Surprise Dance * Music Is In the TJ Air * Woodrow Wilson Supports Staff Member's Family * Application Process for the District Gifted and Talented Program Begins * IB Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Preparatory School for the Arts Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Bradley University Athletics - Men's and Women's Basketball Game Promotions * Help D150 Recognize an Employee of the Month * IDNR Releases Application for Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant * In the News * Education News

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  • December 14, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Tragedy at School * Harvest Day at Harrison * WCTC 8th Graders Study Heredity * Harrison Teacher and Students Adopt Deployed Soldier * Students Introduced to Rugby by Local Volunteers * Middle School Girls Basketball Teams Earn District Titles * One Sight Day for Sterling Students * Northmoor Celebrates 11th Annual Cuddle Compassion Day * First PHS Madrigal Dinner, Peoria Pridery of The Duke of Lyon, Planned for December 20th * MYP Meets DP at RHS * IB Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Preparatory School for the Arts Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Rep. Gordon-Booth Shares Scholarship for Seniors * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Bradley University Athletics - Men's and Women's Basketball Game Promotions * Help D150 Recognize an Employee of the Month * IDNR Releases Application for Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant * In the News * Education News

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  • December 7, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Students, Families, Get First Look at Lincoln School Addition * Middle School Girls Basketball Teams Earn District Titles * Preparatory School for the Arts Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * PHS Art on Display at Peoria Public Library * Annual Madrigal Dinner Planned at RHS * First PHS Madrigal Dinner, Peoria Pridery of The Duke of Lyon, Planned for December 20th * Manual Juniors are “Steppin’ it Up” * Mark Bills Students and Staff Utilize Pinpoint for Grade Level Assessments * Mark Bills Students are Knowledgeable * Whittier Students Learn a New Word - ACCOUNTABILITY! * Principal for a Day at TJ * Beautiful Music at Thomas Jefferson! * S'More Learning * Building Community Volunteers * IB Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Common Place To Hold Scholastic Books Book Fair this Weekend * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Bradley University Athletics - Men's and Women's Basketball Game Promotions * In the News * Education News

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  • November 30, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: High School Semester Exam/Mid-Term Assessment Schedule and Credits Announced * Seven D150 School Receive Recognition for PBIS Implementation * Northmoor PBIS Has Students Seeking Golden Tray Award * WCTC Students Earn November PBIS Incentive * PHS AVID Students Preparing for College * RHS Scholastic Bowl Team Wins Competition * Mark Bills Student Leaders Ring In the Holiday Season * Kellar Kids Care * Hines Care * Trewyn Students Help Others * RHS Interact Club Gives Children a Safe Place to Celebrate a "Halloween Knight" * Learning Cooperative Play and Friendship at TJ! * American Legion Brings Supplies and Snacks to TJ * RMS Teacher Receives Women's Fund Grant * Irving Planning Closing Celebration * Annual Madrigal Dinner Planned at RHS * IB Applications Available for Current 8th Grade Students * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * Bradley University Athletics - Men's and Women's Basketball Game Promotions * In the News * Education News

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  • November 16, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Peoria Public Schools is Thankful for Staff * Student Helps Choking Classmate * Don't Shoot Poster Contest Winners Announced * Manual Celebrates Grandparent's Day * Roosevelt’s Grandparents Day * A Woodrow Wilson November Tradition * WCTC Students Dig Soil Assignment * Harrison Holds Family Night Treasure Hunt * TJ Thanks School for Gift * Here Fishy, Fishy!!! * Irving Planning Closing Celebration * Annual Madrigal Dinner Planned at RHS * IB Applications Available Soon for Current 8th Grade Students * Peoria Symphony Guild to Host Young Artist Competition * PSD150 Staff Member Named Audiologist of the Month for State Organization * PSD150 Teachers Join Bradley PDS Partnership for State-wide Conference * In the News * Education News

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  • November 9, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: PSD150 Students Take Part in CAT-Sponsored Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program * "Stay 4" Project Selects PSD150 High School Students * Kellar Primary Students donate mosaic flag to the Goodwill/General Wayne A. Downing Foundation * Whittier Primary: Election 2012 * Room 1 Rocked the Vote on Tuesday * Whittier Welcomes Back 3rd Grade Reading Buddies * Parent University Planned for Next Thursday * Manual to Celebrate Grand Re-Opening of Auditorium * Irving Planning Closing Celebration *Annual Madrigal Dinner Planned at RHS * Mark Bills Students Focus on MYP Learner Profile, Risk-takers * IB Applications Available Soon for Current 8th Grade Students * Kindergartens at TJ Attend “Tooth or Consequences” * Valeska Hinton Staff Work on Healthier Habits * Painting the School Pink at Franklin * Think Pink at TJ * In the News * Education News

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  • November 2, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Hines Students Preparing for the Election * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Announces 2012 Classroom Grant Recipients * District 150 Joins City-Wide Don't Shoot Campaign * Two District Staff Members Named "40 Under 40 Leaders" by Local Magazine * District Transition Counselors Earn Awards at State Conference * Kellar Families Participate in “Thrill the World” * The Great Pumpkin * Whittier PBIS Activities Include Popcorn with the Principal on the Playground, Bagels for Bus Drivers Appreciation Day, and Lunch with Teacher Day * The “Stars” are Rising at TJ * Hines Students are Future Engineers * IB Applications Available Soon for Current 8th Grade Students * Woodruff Students Build Cell Models * Manual Academy Shows Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * PHS and Calvin Coolidge Team Up to Remember Teacher, Raise Money * Roosevelt Students Rewarded for Following the 'RMS Way' * In the News * Education News

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  • October 26, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Peoria Public Schools Announces District-Wide Implementation of New Teacher Evaluation Tool * IB Applications Available Soon for Current 8th Grade Students * Ready, Set, Go! Superintendent's Challenge is Up and Running * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * Mark Bills 5th Graders Run Teams Course at Sommer Park * Kellar Hosts 1st Annual Colts Run * Peoria Public Schools Hosts Constitution Day 2012 * Mark Bills MYP Students Demonstrate IB Learner Profile, Caring * Peoria High Marching Band Named "Cermonial Band" at Upcoming Veterans' Day Parade * Kellar Hosts Family Fiesta and Book Fair Night to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage * Thomas Jefferson Adds Monarch Weigh Station to Garden * Thomas Jefferson Hosts "Where the Wild Things Are" * PNC Launches 23rd Annual PNC FirstGrant Program * In the News * Education News

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  • October 19, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: United Way Campaign Winding Down at Peoria Public Schools * Don't Forget...Peoria Public Schools' District Dash This Saturday * Roosevelt Fine Arts Returns to the Outdoors * Sterling Hosts Family Fun Night * Glen Oak2 Snack Pack Week #1 A Success! * Franklin’s Hispanic Heritage Night * Grand Opening Held at TJ * Fireman Comes to Whittier to Talk to First Grade * Help Our Schools Win Up To $150,000 * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * PNC Launches 23rd Annual PNC FirstGrant Program * Vote to help Junior Achievement share in $5 million in grants from Chase Community Giving * In the News * Education News

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  • October 12, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Join Dr. Lathan and District Staff/Students for the 1st Annual Superintendent's Challenge * New Final Exam Exemption Policy in Effect This School Year * Richwoods Students Named National Merit Semifinalists * Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Meet with Community Mentors * TJ Students Get "Hooked on Fishing" * Students Participate in Annual Bus Safety Drills * Whittier Hosts Cook-Out and Curriculum Night * Special Recognition Wall at Northmoor is Filling Up * Roosevelt Fine Arts Teachers Attend “Arts at the Core” Summit * Mark Bills Students Support Community Through Projects * Help Our Schools Win Up To $150,000 * Taste of Lindbergh and Silent Auction Event * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * PNC Launches 23rd Annual PNC FirstGrant Program * Vote to help Junior Achievement share in $5 million in grants from Chase Community Giving * In the News * Education News

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  • October 5, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Join District in Supporting Community and our Students Through United Way * October is National Fire Safety Month: Help Students Stay Safe During a Fire * Manual's Logan Tuley-Tillman Only One of Two Illinoisans Selected for the 2013 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game * District 150 Alum's Last Message and Visit Resonates With Students * Thomas Jefferson Holds Both Student and Family Events * Roosevelt Courtyard Gets a Face-lift * Mark Bills Previews the New Peoria Riverfront Museum * Mark Bills Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month * Calvin Coolidge Students Tee-Off with Help from Visitors * Help Our Schools Win Up To $150,000 * Taste of Lindbergh and Silent Auction Event * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * Peoria Promise Application Gala Coming Up * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Classroom Grant Applications Due Monday * PNC Launches 23rd Annual PNC FirstGrant Program * Vote to help Junior Achievement share in $5 million in grants from Chase Community Giving * In the News * Education News

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  • September 28, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Immunization Deadline Approaching * Washington Gifted Helps Habitat for Humanity * Rotary North Gives 3rd Grade Students Dictionaries * Roosevelt Magnet School Welcomes Rotary North Readers * Mark Bills Middle School Building Community Through Monday Morning Coffee Meetings * Sterling Middle School Celebrates International Peace Day * Bradley Communication Students Team Up With Whittier * Help Our Schools Win Up To $150,000 * "Arts at the Core" Summit Planned * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * Peoria Promise Application Deadline Approaching * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Classroom Grant Applications Due Monday * PNC Launches 23rd Annual PNC FirstGrant Program * Vote to help Junior Achievement share in $5 million in grants from Chase Community Giving * In the News * Education News

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  • September 21, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Superintendent Lathan Takes "No Text On Board" Pledge, Encourages Staff and Students to do the Same * Join the Superintendent at This Year's Parent Forums * Help Our Schools Win Up To $150,000 * "R Courts" Celebrates Campaigns End, Resurfaced Courts * Whittier Awarded Illinois PBIS "Emerging" Level for PBIS Implementation * The World of IB Featured at Mark Bills Middle School * Look, It's My Book Kicks Off in Peoria Public Schools * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * Peoria Promise Application Deadline Approaching * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Classroom Grants * PNC Launches 23rd Annual PNC FirstGrant Program * Vote to help Junior Achievement share in $5 million in grants from Chase Community Giving * In the News * Education News

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  • September 14, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Next Parent University: September 27th at Glen Oak * Roosevelt Students Honored by Urban League for "Youth Doing the Right Thing Day" * Thomas Jefferson Relaunches PBIS with Work Stations * Chinese Educators Visit Valeska Hinton * Annual Storm the Castle 5K Run/Walk Planned * Peoria Promise Application Deadline Approaching * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Classroom Grants * PNC Launches 23rd Annual PNC FirstGrant Program * Vote to help Junior Achievement share in $5 million in grants from Chase Community Giving * In the News * Education News

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  • September 7, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: Secretary of Education Recognizes Charter Oak Primary as National Blue Ribbon School * WCTC Salon Opens This Wednesday * PSD150 Staff and Recent Graduate Recognized as "25 Women in Leadership" * Franklin Primary PBIS Starting Out Right * Roosevelt Marches On * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Classroom Grants * Peoria Promise Application Deadline Approaching * In the News * Education News

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  • August 31, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: District Releases 2012 ISAT/PSAE Test Scores and 2012-2013 Budget * District Master Trainers Lead Peers in Implementation of Pinpoint * Northmoor Students and Staff Get Active in New Afternoon Routine * Bradley University Invites Staff Members to DSM-5 Workshop * In the News * Education News

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  • August 24, 2012

    IN THIS ISSUE: * A New School Year, A New Beginning * Whittier Faculty Takes the Spaces and Places Challenge! * We Need Your Help * Children's Home Offers Leaders of Tomorrow Program * Children's Hospital of Illinois and U of I College of Medicine Present Children's Health 2012 Lecture * In the News * Education News

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