LPHS Alumni

    LP High School's alumni community is an important piece of the ongoing success of our school and students. LP alumni are invited to share upcoming reunion events or personal successes here.
    To share any LPHS Alumni News or upcoming events, contact Matt Baker, Director of Communication & Fundraising, at (815) 220-2703 or mbaker@lphs.net.
    The Fall 2022 LP Homecoming Football game and Homecoming Weekend activities will be on the weekend of Friday, September 30. 

    LaSalle-Peru Township High School is excited to welcome our Cavalier families, community members and alumni to the Homecoming 2022 activities. These events will be during the week of Monday, Sept. 26.

    The annual Variety Show begins at 7 p.m. on Monday in Sellett Gymnasium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a $3 admission price. Bake sale items and water will be available for purchase. The Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at the end of the Variety Show.

    The Homecoming parade will begin at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. The parade will follow the traditional route, beginning at Fourth and Schuyler streets in Peru and continuing along Route 6 into LaSalle before turning south at Bucklin Street to finish along First Street. There will be a powderpuff football game for students following the parade at the L-P Sports Complex.

    The Homecoming Varsity Football game against Woodstock High School is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Friday. The Homecoming Court will be recognized between the freshman and varsity games.

Alumni Events

  • Class of 2017

    5-Year Reunion

    Friday, September 30: Tailgate for the Homecoming Game at Borderline Bar (3 3rd St., LaSalle) Time: 4:00 pm prior to the football game kickoff at 7:00 pm. 

    We will have raffles, games, and a section in the stadium to watch the game together.

    Saturday, October 1: Grilling and bonfire night at Spring Valley Sportsmans Club (13710 Division St Ext,. Granville) 

    Time: 4:00-8:00 pm

    Snacks and hot dogs provided, BYO: Drinks, chairs, games, and blankets.


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  • Class of 2002

    Let’s reunite and celebrate!

    Please join us at the Westclox Event Center on Friday, September 30, from 4 - 10 p.m. for food, drinks, and an amazing time!

    Westclox Event Center is partially owned by fellow 2002 class alumni, Michael Wollack, who has graciously offered to host our reunion event and is providing a delicious spread of food and soft drinks from Fire on Fifth!

    A cash bar will be set up and we will be rocking all the 2002 jams.

    Bring your stories, memories, and be ready to laugh and dance.

    We look forward to seeing you!! 

    Location: Westclox Event Center 300 5th Street, Peru IL 61354
    Time:  4:00pm-10:00pm
    Cocktails/Drinks: Cash bar
    Food:  Pizza & Appetizers from Fire on Fifth
    RSVP: September 23, 2022 -- Please include if you will be bringing a guest.

    The LP Homecoming game is at 7 p.m. and is within walking distance from the event space for anyone who wishes to attend.


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  • Class of 1997

    Friday, September 30, Homecoming:  Star Union at 5 p.m. Either head to the game or for those that do not want to go, stay there and Fire on Fifth when Star Union closes (8 p.m.). 

    Saturday, October 1: Wine on the Hill (August Hill) starting at 1 p.m. We will have a 10x20 tent and a few tables set up…. BYO chairs/blankets/water, additional snacks/etc.  August Hill will sell wine and another type of beverage; however, no outside alcohol is allowed. 


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  • Class of 1992

    The class of 1992 will host their 30th Reunion over Homecoming Weekend, Sept.30-Oct. 1. 

    Friday activities: L-P Homecoming game and Nick's on 6 (LaSalle) at night

    Saturday activities: L-P School tour in the morning and Fire on Fifth (Peru) at night

    Keep up with the class at: 



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  • Class of 1982

    Reunion tour of the LPHS building at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. 


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  • Class of 1972

    50-year reunion

    Come celebrate this milestone with us!

    Friday, September 30: 
    6:00 pm, at the River Front Bar & Grill, 1525 Water Street, Peru (https://riverfrontbar.com/), a social evening and an informal get-together along with the St. Bede Class of ’72.

    Saturday, October 1: 
    6:00-11:00 pm, Oglesby Elks Lodge#2360, 800 E. Walnut St. - please contact Alyce Scott for more details (alycescott@yahoo.com)


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  • Class of 1971

    Reunion building tour of LPHS at 11 a.m. on September 24. There will also be a dinner at 6:00 p.m. at Senica’s Oak Ridge.  Further information is available at https://www.facebook.com/groups/124157870966704.(Facebook - LaSalle-Peru High School Class of 1971)


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  • Class of 1968

    The LP Class of '68 will hold its 54 year reunion with a food truck in the park on Saturday, September 17, beginning at 3 p.m. at the East Side Shelter of Baker Lake in Peru. Flo’s Food truck will be available at 5 p.m. (cash only, no cards). Classmates are asked to bring lawn chairs and refreshments of your choice (yes, alcoholic beverages are permitted).

    Contact Bill Martuzzo by phone  or text 815 481 1979 or lpclassof68@gmail.com.


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  • Class of 1948

    The LP Class of 1948 will hold their 74th Reunion Lunch on Wednesday October 5th at the Liberty Restaurant, Shooting Park Road, in Peru. There will be a social time at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at 12:00 noon. Reservations can be made with one of the following Committee Members: Art Trillet 815/372-0907; Jean Danz 815/442-3153: Nancy Maze 815/223-1005: Richard Ristau 815/224-1539: or George Romano 815/433-1726 .


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