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  • Trewyn Staff

    Trewyn Staff Celebrates IB Authorization

    Students at Trewyn K-8 School will start the school year on August 17th at a newly authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Trewyn K-8 School is one of four Peoria Public Schools that have spent the last few years working through the pre-authorization process for the IB Programme. Trewyn K-8 School received the official notification on Tuesday afternoon, July 28th for a three-year Primary Years Programme (PYP). Trewyn staff learned of the authorization at a scheduled training on Thursday morning, July 30th. According to the International Baccalaureate website, Trewyn K-8 School is one of only a dozen IB PYP schools in Illinois, and joins schools in Freeport and Springfield as the only communities outside of Chicago to offer the Primary Years Programme.

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  • It's "Back to School" time!

    The following ad will be in Sunday's Peoria Journal Star! Visit for more information!

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  • Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat named Acting Superintendent

    Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat, formerly principal at Manual Academy and Whittier Primary School, was named Peoria Public Schools Acting Superintendent Tuesday, July 14, 2015. In accepting the appointment, Desmoulin-Kherat emphasized her connection to Peoria – she moved to Peoria to attend Bradley University, where she graduated before spending more than a decade with District 150, as a teacher, assistant principal and principal. Most recently, she has worked for Springfield and Danville Public Schools in district administrative positions. “There’s no place like home,” she said following the signing of her contract with school board officers.

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Did you know...
Since 2010, the State has shorted Peoria Public Schools $18,670,346? With the cumulative unfunded amount, the District's budget deficit would not exist this year.
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