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Honoring Martin Luther King

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Celebrating Civil Rights

Peru Elementary School District 124 will be closed on Monday, January 15, in honor of the birthday of the minister and great American civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While it is a day off for many, it is very important that children understand the contributions Dr. King made to our society. In addition to our activities at school, his contributions are an important topic to discuss with children at home as well. We hope . . .

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Parkside Buzzing About STEM

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Students Thriving in Hands On Lab

Thriving organizations never stop improving and reinventing themselves, and our schools should be no different. As one example of this, here is an excellent article from the Saturday, December 2 edition of the NewsTribune on the brand new Parkside STEM lab. We were the first school district in the area to have a hands on lab of this nature, and this year marked the second major upgrade, but first complete transformation of . . .

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School Funding Update

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Exemption Proposals Explained

It was very special day this past summer when the Illinois State Legislature passed a much needed and bipartisan school funding reform bill. While no system is perfect, the new evidence-based funding model will fund public schools in a far more fair and equitable manner going forward. Now, we just need the legislature to properly fund the model over the coming five to ten years so that we can see the results at the local . . .

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Northview Special Events

    2017-2018   Snapshots   1 st day of school . . .

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Parkside Special Events

    2017-2018   PS - Reindeer Games     PS - Winter Concert     . . .

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Parkside Athletics

It is the philosophy of Peru Elementary School District #124 that al l students are encouraged to participate in extra curricular . . .

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Peru Elementary District 124 1800 Church Street Peru, IL  61354
Phone: 815-223-1111 FAX: 815-223-0490

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