Peoria District 150 http://peoriapublicradio.org en Sterling Middle School to offer International Baccalaureate program http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/sterling-middle-school-offer-international-baccalaureate-program <div>A District 150 middle school will offer an International Baccalaureate program to students starting this fall.</div><div> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:06:37 +0000 Alex Rusciano 26292 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Sterling Middle School to offer International Baccalaureate program Families urged to read over the summer http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/families-urged-read-over-summer <div>District 150, the Peoria Public Library, and “Look. It’s My Book” are teaming up to remind parents of the importance of kids reading through the summer. Research says children who do not read over the summer fall further behind academically. District 150 Superintendent Granita Lathan says that impacts the beginning of the school year.</div><div> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:39:43 +0000 Denise Molina 24261 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Families urged to read over the summer Park District rejects proposed plans for redeveloping Peoria Stadium http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/park-district-rejects-proposed-plans-redeveloping-peoria-stadium <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Peoria Park District took a firm stand AGAINST commercial re-development at the Peoria Stadium site. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio's Alex </span>Rusciano<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports the Park District Board instead is looking to buy some of the historic property:</span></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Park District has a long term lease with School District 150 to use some of the land next to the Stadium for athletic fields. &nbsp;Park District Board president Tim Cassidy says they’re interested in talking with District 150 to see if they can own some of the property in an effort to keep the site green. &nbsp;Cassidy says that move would raise new questions, like what the price would be and where funding would come from:</span></p></div><div> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:17:08 +0000 Alex Rusciano 7995 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Park District rejects proposed plans for redeveloping Peoria Stadium Peoria Stadium topic of City Council Meeting http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-stadium-topic-city-council-meeting <div>Peoria District 150 is considering selling its stadium property just off War Memorial Drive to be used for a new Wal-mart Store. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports that has the concern of many in the city.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 7921 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Stadium topic of City Council Meeting Policing District 150 off-campus events http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/policing-district-150-campus-events <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Peoria District 150 police are limited to covering events on school property. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports the move comes with little explanation from school administrators.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 6990 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Policing District 150 off-campus events