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The AP Seminar Convening took place in Chicago last Monday with The College Board. At the event, AP Seminar teacher Katie Hausauer spoke to school administrators throughout the state about how PND has successfully incorporated the class into the English curriculum. Since our introduction of AP Seminar in 2019-20, 98% of PND students have scored...
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Thursday, we recognized our 2022 Homecoming award recipients. Greg Whitten was named the Pillar Award recipient for his dedication to the advancement of Peoria Notre Dame. Karen Flaherty received the Fulton J. Sheen Distinguished Alumni Award for her lifetime achievements, commitment to Catholic education, and her service to the greater community. And CAPT John Grzesik...
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The Girls’ Golf team took 1st in the Big 12 Conference meet today! All 6 girls earned medals for being in the top 15. Huge congrats to Mackenzie Howard for winning the tournament! Addie Jennetten came in 2nd and Ella Coulter came in 3rd. Top three finishers and a Big 12 win! Great job, girls!
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We recognized Girls’ Golf Coach, Mickey Schallau, and Cross Country Coach, Dan Gray today after the House Olympics, for their numerous years coaching at PND, as well as their endless dedication to Catholic education. We thank you and we congratulate you, Coach Schallau and Coach Gray!!! . 
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The Counseling Team had the privilege of attending a couple of college tours and updates this week! Thank you so much to the staff at Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing for the amazing tour of your labs and the Jump Center! And a huge thank you to Illinois State University Office of Admissions...
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2021 PND graduate Thatcher Spears was recently awarded the Stamp Scholarship. He was selected as one of only 247 recipients among 413,000 applicants nationwide! The Stamps Scholarship, totaling $40.5 million this year, covers up to the total cost of 4 years of undergraduate studies and provides additional funds for “enrichment programs” such as abroad studies...
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Our 2022 Homecoming Court and our Homecoming Queen is Jane Geers!! The Senior Court is Hayden Raboza, Christen Fuentes, Felicity Olsen, and Mary Breitbach. The Junior Attendant is Ava Becker, along with Junior nominees Parker Miller, Ella Coulter, and Katie Bruch. The Sophomore Attendant is Addison Bellamy, along with Junior nominees, Claire Coulter, and Kaitlin...
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We are proud of our girls swim team who have teamed up with the Loyola swim team in Chicago to raise money to combat childhood cancer. Here is a great news story on the event presented by Jim Mattson at 25 News https://www.25newsnow.com/…/peoria-notre-dame-swim…/…
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PND is thrilled to announce EVERY STUDENT who took the AP Capstone exams in the spring performed at a college level! In addition, the mean of the scores for PND Seminar students was 3.90 out of 5 compared to Illinois students’ mean score of 3.09. PND Research students scored a mean of 4.23 which is...
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Peoria Notre Dame is seeking nominations for the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award! Candidates should demonstrate: 1. loyalty to Catholic education, 2. activity in the Catholic community, and 3. personal and professional achievements. Please submit your nominations to the selection committee at Peoria Notre Dame, 5105 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria, IL 61614 or email Alumni Director...
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