District 150 recently announced numerous reassignments of school principals. They are listed on the district’s website, but as a service to my readers, I’m reprinting them here:
Name Current School 2011-2012 Appointment John Wetterauer Charter Oak Charter Oak Jane Cushing Franklin Franklin Kevin Curtin Garfield Irving Annette Coleman Glen Oak Glen Oak Veralee Smith [...]
From Peoria Pundit:
Blogger Bash is on Tuesday, March 29. …Traditionally, fifth Tuesdays are time for Blogger Bash, the informal get-together for Peoria-area bloggers, social media users and anyone who wants to come. Because the past three times have worked so well, we’ll be meeting at 6 p.m. at the Fieldhouse in the Campustown [...]
I about spit out my soda when I read this in an article about District 150′s board meeting Monday night:
Some, including City Councilwoman Barbara Van Auken, asked the board to halt any decisions.
“I’m here to beg you — defer these decision until you have some community outreach,” said Van Auken, who represents [...]
Lots of controversial items on tonight’s District 150 Board of Education agenda. These recommendations were just revealed a couple of weeks ago by the Superintendent, Dr. Lathan. You can read more about the rationale behind these recommendations by clicking here (PDF).
12. CLOSING OF GARFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL Proposed Action: On the recommendation of the [...]
On April 4, the Journal Star will start charging to see their news articles online. You’ll get a few articles for free each month, but then the rest will be behind a pay wall. You can read about it here and here.
I think it’s a good idea. I cancelled my 7-day-a-week subscription to [...]
From my inbox:
Geno Ford, the Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year the last two seasons at Kent State University, will become the 13th head coach in Bradley Basketball history when he is formally introduced to the public during a noon press conference Monday in the Renaissance Coliseum arena.
The press conference will [...]
I find it really interesting that, as a City Council candidate, I regularly get asked about what the City can do (or what I can/will do as a City Council person) to help District 150. Oftentimes, the questions go beyond the support areas over which the City has control, and gets into school board [...]
The Bradley Scout has been keeping an eye on the new Main Street Commons and how quickly the new student housing facility is selling leases:
More than half of the apartments at Main Street Commons have yet to be leased, but both university administration and Main Street Commons are still optimistic.
“I’m really excited [...]
Included in the Peoria City Council’s evisceration of the city’s historic preservation ordinance was a provision that exempts church-owned property from historic preservation. Specifically, the motion said, in part, “No property or structure that is owned by a religious organization and is used primarily as a place for the conduct of religious ceremonies or [...]
There’s a candidates forum for the Peoria City Council at-large race tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the G.A.R. Hall, 416 Hamilton Blvd., downtown Peoria. The event is sponsored by the Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation (CILF), so there will certainly be questions about the candidates’ views on historic preservation. However, the questions will not be [...]