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Is it Too Cold for Recess?

Nov 20, 2014 •
PEORIA: We've seen some cold wind chills this week, and while we might not like this weather as adults, what about our children? Some parents tell WMBD they're worried about school-kids going out for recess this time of year. And so we took our ... More

District 150 budget plan has larger deficit

Aug 24, 2014 • Peoria Journal Star
PEORIAPeoria School District 150's new chief financial officer is in the unenviable position of presenting the board with a 2014-15 spending plan containing a deficit that has more than doubled since the last fiscal year. The budget proposal ... More

Peoria County School Facility Sales Tax on District 150 agenda

Feb 23, 2014 • Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — With the election less than a month away, Peoria School District 150 board members will hear another presentation on the County Facilities Sales Tax at Monday's board meeting. The 1 percent sales tax question on the March 18 ballot could ... More

District 150's Washington Gifted School continues to strive

Jul 27, 2013 • Peoria Journal Star
A District 150 private school that is home to just under 290 fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth graders, Washington Gifted consistently is rated as one of the best schools in the state, and has been named to the Illinois State Board of Education Honor ... More

District 150 sets June 7 deadline for 'choice'

May 14, 2013 • Peoria Journal Star
Parents of Peoria School District 150 students eligible for either of the districts' two “choice” programs or who want boundary waivers in the fall have until 5 p.m. June 7 to apply. All placements will be made by Aug. 1, according to District 150 ... More

Student beauticians get hands-on training at Woodruff salon

Mar 29, 2013 • Peoria Journal Star
The space is a classroom for 32 juniors and seniors from Peoria School District 150 for most of the week, but on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons learning is hands-on only when their corner of Woodruff Career and Technical Center transforms ... More

Q&A with District 150 transportation director

Aug 24, 2011 • Peoria Journal Star
Anthony Mendoza, director of transportation for Peoria School District 150, responded to questions regarding problems some parents have had this week with their child's bus route. The phone number for the District 150 Bus Barn is 693-4418. Q: How have ... More

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