Peoria High School


Peoria Police are still investigating the homicide of 14-year old Tommie Forest as the community mourns the loss of youth.

Police responded to a ShotSpotter Alert near the 24-hundred blocks of North Flora and North Ellis early Saturday morning.

Three additional male juveniles were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries from two scenes.

Forest lived on Sterling and was pronounced dead in the backyard of 24-05 Flora.

Peoria High School teacher arrested

Apr 28, 2015
Peoria Public Radio

A Peoria High School English teacher has been arrested on charges of sexual abuse. 

District 150 band teacher arrested

Jun 3, 2014

Peoria police are investigating an inappropriate sexual relationship between a District 150 teacher and student that apparently went on for about five years.

PHS plants a tree for Darnell Hunter

May 17, 2013
Tanya Koonce / WCBU

  A Flowering Pear Tree stands in front of Peoria High School in memory of Darnell Hunter. The 18 year old PHS Senior died February 20th. A group of his classmates created a scholarship in Hunter’s name and turned out for the tree planning today complements of Sheridan Road Nursery. Principal Brett Elliott says the tree and the Darnell Hunter month of peace are fitting for his memory and the culture-shift undertaken at the school in the last two years.