• June 10, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: Have a Great Summer * Thank You for a Great 2010-2011 * End of Year Reminders * As Families Plan Their Summer, Throw in Activities That Promote Learning * Peoria Rotary North Sends Hines Students Packing for Summer with Books * Enjoy a Concert Recognizing District 150 Educators and Employees

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  • June 3, 2011

    Congratulations, Graduates! * Garfield Primary School Plans Community Open House * School Finances: How Do They Work? * Peoria Public Schools Foundation Recognizing Donors Through New "Donor Wall" * Hines Primary School Raises Nearly $2,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation * Richwoods High School Project Lead the Way Students Get Inside Look at Architecture, Engineering and Construction * Grant Provides Intervention Materials for All Math Students at Manual * Find Good Reading for Your Child This Summer * Education News (& Links) * In the News

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  • May 27, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: Peoria Council for Continuous Improvement Organizes * Look for School CHOICE Information! * Plan to Attend the First Annual Parent Leaders' Dinner! * YMCA Looks at Expanding After School Program to Middle Schools * Glen Oak Students Participate in Year-Long Project and Real-Life Applications * Calvin Coolidge Students Get Taste of Electives * Hines' Students Prepare for a Night at the Museum * Students Assist Community with Fundraising * Students Honored for Workforce Development Videos * Teacher Honored for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching * 29 Staff Members Complete Aspiring Leadership Academy * Peoria Public Schools Congratulates 134 Retirees Following 2010-2011 School Year * Be a Friend to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation * Education News (& Links) * In the News

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  • May 20, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: Afro Flow Tour Visits Peoria Public Schools * Parents Invited to Response to Intervention (RtI) Workshop * Visit the District's Mathematics Website to Learn About All Things Math in District 150 * Congressman Schock Visits Primary Schools to Launch Reading Program * Washington Gifted Students Accepted to IMSA * Glen Oak Student's Artwork Printed on State Flag Representing Art in Illinois * Harrison Student Wins Local Barnes & Noble Contest * Meet Peoria Public Schools Alumnus Kenneth Rogers Jr. * Be a Friend to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation! * Education News (& Links) * In the News

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  • May 13, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: Superintendent Lathan Reaches Out to Business Community at State of the Schools Address * Final Summer Schools Details Announced * ELITE Recognizes Graduates of Program and Community Members * Teachers Recognized for Awards, Accomplishments and Service * Special Education Staff Recognized at Annual Bosses' Night Event * "Keeping Current With Kemper" Newsletter Highlights Several District 150 Schools and Staff * Be a Friend to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation! * Congratulations to "Can Do" and its First Graduating Class * Education News (& Links) * In the News

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  • May 6, 2011

    District Psychologist Patricia Beauclaire Named 2010-2011 Donald M. Phares Award Winner * Peoria Public Schools' Employees Earn United Ways' Silver Employee Campaign Award * Commerce Bank Employees Raise Funds and Purchase Classroom Book Sets for Middle and High Schools * "One World, One People" Creative Writing Competition Winners Announced * Be a Friend to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation * Congratulations to "Can Do" and its First Graduating Class * TRiO Upward Bound Program Aims to Enroll 60 Students in Summer Program * Education News (& Links) * In the News

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  • April 29, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: Harrison Celebrates Arbor Day with Community's Help * PPS High School Registration Continues for 2011-2012 School Year * Manual Students "Ease On Down the Road," Revitalizing Musical Theater Program * Peoria Jazz AllStars to Present "Picking Up the Pieces" * Student Recognitions * Join the Foundation on Facebook * Congratulations to "Can Do" and its First Graduating Class * TRiO Upward Bound Program Aims to Enroll 60 Students in Summer Program * Teach With the TV * Education News (& Links) * In the News

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  • April 15, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: High School Registration is Underway * Reminder:"Gearing Up For Kindergarten" Event is Tomorrow * First District Wide Early Childhood Fine Arts Extravaganza * Peoria County ROE Spring Celebration is Underway! * Deadline Extension for Bosses' Night 2011 - Dreaming Big and Achieving Big in 2011 * Washington, D.C. Public Transportation Youth Summit Application Deadline Extended * Join the District 150 Women's Golf League * Peoria Public Schools District 150 Foundation Golf Outing and Dinner Fundraiser * Encourage Your Child to do the"Write" Thing * Education News (& Links) * In the News

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  • February 4, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: A Message from PPS and Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan • Several Peoria Public Schools Receive Spotlight Recognition • Students and Teams Have What it Takes to Add "Champion" to Their Ranks • Get Connected through the Peoria Public Schools Foundation • Scholarship Opportunities • New on the Web: High School Alumni Associations • Ten Ways to be a Great Parent • Education News • In the News

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  • January 7, 2011

    IN THIS ISSUE: Semester Exams Approach, Schedule Announced for High School Students • What's on the Web? A Classroom is Calling in 2011! • Four PPS Teachers are Added to National Board Certified Roster in 2010 • Nominate an Excellent Educator for Annual Phares Award • Center for Prevention of Abuse Helps Lead Second Step Program for Glen Oak Students • The Depressed Child • Education News • In the News

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  • November 5, 2010

    In This issue: • District Enrollment Up • $17M State Funding Announced for Lincoln and PHS • PPS Partners with PHA for Choice Neighborhood Grant • Welcome to the New PSD150.ORG! • PPS Shows Appreciation for Bus Drivers and Monitors • Rock Peoria Raises Money for PPS Arts and Technology • Glen Oak Officially Opens New School • Harrison 5th Grade Social Studies Students to Host Flag Raising for New School • KCSS Principal Wins "One Class at a Time" Check for School's Trips to Horse Farm • Irving Teacher Wins $1,500 Office Max Award • RHS Football Begins Post-season Undefeated • Subs Needed! • Make Your Home a Learning Place • Education News • In the News

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