Princeton Public Schools is pleased to announce Free Public Preschool Pending NJ Department of Education Preschool Aid
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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.
What happens in Princeton Public Schools’ buildings over the summer? More than you might imagine. This week marks the start of summer programs for elementary, middle school and high school students.
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.
The Princeton Family YMCA officially launched its new ACE (Accept. Compete. Excel.) Program on Wednesday evening, June 19.
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.
Princeton Public Schools' Dual Language Immersion program at Community Park will accept applications during the summer from families with kindergarten and first graders who would like to participate in the popular immersion program in September
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.
The Princeton community enjoyed a morning at the movies and celebrated student filmmaking in Princeton Public Schools at the Third Annual Walnut Lane Film Festival on Sunday May 5.
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.
Inspired by the Poetry in Motion Project where poetry was displayed on the walls of subway trains in New York City, the second graders of Mrs. Varadarajan’s class decided to post poems they had composed in public spaces at school, like, the hallways, in the cafateria, in front of the office, the bathrooms, the gym. Basically, the idea was to make poetry not just lie quietly tucked away in the backs of library shelves, but make it accessible to more and more people to read and enjoy.
The Riverside School Organic Garden is a place where children learn, work, play, and 'educate their taste buds.' All of our students get outside for multiple experiential garden lessons at various points throughout the school year.
Town Topics had recently invited local school children to take part in a design competition to come up with an ad poster for their favorite Princeton-area business
The students in Mrs. Bertone's 1st grade class had an Author Celebration on May 8th.
Excitement was reigning high in Mrs. Varadarajan’s 2ndgrade classroom, as reading had reached a new hype.
A letter to parents and students from Principal Ginsberg.
As you may know, our JP P.T.O. is building an Amphitheater. We seek to commemorate all current JP pupils and staff members!
We’ll plant trees around our amphitheater with dedications to everyone currently at JP. Whether or not you participate in our brick sale, we’ll still, with your permission, include your child in our class dedications.
JP third graders presented the Princeton History Museum, featuring exhibits on Princeton's education, communication, and transportation systems and town development.
Johnson Park pre-K classes visited Howell Living History Farm, where the children learned about farm life in the 1800's.
On Fri., Apr. 12th, Johnson Park students and parents gathered in a darkened all-purpose room in anticipation of viewing the second grade's performance of Strega Nona, an original script that the children helped develop, based on the popular children’s Strega Nona series.
Despite the rain and storms, JW's second annual Festival of World Cultures was a huge success! Showcasing 20+ countries, the festival celebrated the food, music, clothing, and cultural expressions of our diverse JW community.
The Community Park PTO welcomes new families by offering tours of the school the day before school begins.
Community Park had its fourth-annual, all-school STEM Expo at the end of April.
A letter to parents and students from Principal Ramirez.
Pictures from Field Day at Littlebrook School.
Two weeks ago Littlebrook School held their 1st Walk-a-Thon to raise money for the school's Joe Fund Scholarship Program, an organization that provides all Littlebrook students the opportunity to participate in an extracurricular activity regardless of income.
This week the ducklings finally hatched at Littlebrook. Mommy and Baby Ducklings spent Wednesday during the day in our courtyard.
This Wednesday our Kindergartner's presented "A Tribute to Eric Carle" as their Kindergarten Show.
This Wednesday the Art Show was held at Littlebrook Elementary School. Students and their families toured Littlebrook's very own art gallery.