The district has developed a new visitor protocol scheduled for full implementation beginning in October 2019.
Princeton Public Schools is pleased to announce Free Public Preschool Pending NJ Department of Education Preschool Aid
Thanks to an increase in funding from community partners and supportive grants, students have benefited from the largest menu of summer programs ever being offered at Princeton Public Schools.
In an effort to keep the PPS community informed about the work of the Board of Education, a summary of every Board meeting is sent out following each meeting. The public is invited to attend the Board meetings, held at the Valley Road Administration Building, and we hope these updates are helpful if you are unable to attend. You can watch the full board meeting on the district’s YouTube channel.
Felicia Spitz of Princeton Children's Fund (PCF) shared some happy news recently: The book clubs at the Princeton Public Library have attracted over 40 John Witherspoon and Princeton High School students.
Riverside School will be the first elementary school to receive new air conditioning and heating units as part of a series of improvements that Princeton Public Schools will make in the next 18 months.
Princeton Public Schools is installing air conditioning in the high school gym, one of several major upgrades in the works this summer.
Princeton Public Schools Board of Education has appointed Matthew Bouldin as the district’s new business administrator and board secretary. Mr. Bouldin currently serves as business administrator for Hoboken Public Schools, which has six schools and a $78 million budget.
At its Board Meeting on June 11, 2019, the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education appointed Rashone Johnson as the newest assistant principal of Princeton High School. Mr. Johnson, a graduate of The College of New Jersey and a teacher and coach in the district for more than 20 years, was chosen after a comprehensive selection process that began with more than 200 candidates. He has served in the past as an interim assistant principal at PHS and was named 2018 Track Coach of the Year by nj.com.
As efforts advance in updating and enhancing its school facilities, the Princeton Public Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of David J. Harding as the District’s new Director of Facilities, effective July 1, 2019. Mr. Harding is currently the Director of Facilities for the Bernards Township School District, where he has served for the last six years.
Littlebrook’s 2nd-grade students recently traveled to the Institute for Advanced Studies and received a lesson on black holes from center director Robbert Dijkgraaf. Upon arrival, students teachers, and chaperones were ushered them into Fuld Hall where Albert Einstein had an office for over 20 years.
At the Board meeting on June 4, our architects provided the community with an update on the current status of the referendum projects, with a highlight on those that are moving ahead this summer and next fall.
The Princeton Public Schools are committed to working collaboratively with our full community to advance learning and wellness for our students while at the same time minimizing the financial impact on our taxpayers.
We are continuing to move forward with our implementation of the projects associated with our facilities referendum, and I want to provide you with some key information about our approach to those projects.
At its meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the Board of Education for the Princeton Public Schools took an important next step in the implementation of its school facilities referendum projects by approving a contract to appoint the Piscataway-based firm Epic Management, Inc. (“EPIC”) as its construction manager.
The 2019-2020 school calendar is available.
A message from Steve Cochrane Superintendent of Princeton Public Schools.