Group Of High School Students Walking Along Hallway

"The tour begins at Sunrise Mountain, 21200 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria, where district leaders will welcome guests and give an overview of the district."

The Peoria Unified School District will host its semiannual fall field trip from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, October 8. This is an exciting opportunity for elected officials, community members and prospective parents to visit Peoria Unified’s Sunrise Mountain and Cactus high school and Frontier and Peoria elementary school campuses.

The tour begins at Sunrise Mountain, 21200 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria, where district leaders will welcome guests and give an overview of the district. Visitors will board a Peoria Unified school bus and head to the Frontier and Peoria elementary schools in Peoria and Cactus High School in Glendale, where they will be greeted by students and receive a tour of each campus.

The fall field trip is an interactive, informative and ideal way to introduce the community to Peoria Unified’s award-winning programs. The district hosts field trips twice each school year to give an up-close and personal look at the wide variety of exceptional schools and programs offered as part of its ongoing commitment to the community.

Frontier Elementary boasts the largest preschool in the district and the Frontier Leadership Academy, which groups eighth-grade students with lower-grade level students in a variety of character lessons and activities.

At Peoria Elementary, patrons will visit the Peoria Pantry, which serves Peoria Unified students and families in need. Cactus High School prides itself on its culinary arts program, where visitors will receive lunch by Cactus’ talented culinary arts students.

Any interested individual is encouraged to reserve a space at pusdpr@pusd11.net or call Peoria Unified’s Public Relations Department at 623-486-6100.