Peoria Connection

  • Peoria Connection is the new name for our district news co-production between the City of Peoria and Peoria Unified School District. Join us throughout the year as we discuss the news and issues that impact our schools, students, and community. 


    Episode 3 (November 2019)


    Our November episode celebrates Fall and offers a preview of the Thanksgiving lunch put on at each of our campuses on November 22nd. We also discuss the role of assistant principals on our campuses, present a recap of the Fall Field Trip, visit the new Peoria Unified preschool on the campus of Glendale Community College, and celebrate the state champion Cactus Robotics team. 






    Episode 2 (October 2019)



    Our October episode is super-sized and features an interview with Jennifer Stein, City of Peoria Director of Communications, about services available to residents of the city and the upcoming 2020 Census. Jessica Harris from our Family Resource Centers also visits the show to share information about the activities and parenting classes that are available for community residents at some of our school campuses. Our final in-studio guests are two of our high school media/film teachers and their award winning students. The episode is rounded out with a short segment with Peoria Unified Governing Board President Monica Ceja Martinez and an incredible performance by the Raymond S. Kellis marching band. 






    Check out the winning videos from our Kellis and Centennial students or see photos from the event:

    View Steven's winning piece

     View Michelle's winning piece.

     View Maci's winning piece.


    Visit the Family Resource Center website for information about available services and upcoming classes. 


    Watch our Understanding School Finance video again and check out the details of our budget and override on our website


    See more of the Raymond S Kellis Marching Corps:








    Episode 1 (September 2019)


    Our first episode of the 2019-20 school year features an interview with new Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jason Reynolds, a preview of the football season, recap of our first day of school, and a visit from our Food & Nutrition team with tasty new items from our lunch menu.