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Princeton Public Schools is offering an enticing mix of old and new programs this summer.

Continued and long-standing programs include: Jump Start and DLI Jump Start; LEAP; PHS Summer English Language Learners; Accelerated Chemistry; Special Education Extended School Year; SAT Prep/College Essay Writing at PHS; and Educere online courses.

Programs in their second year include: Biology Bridge; accelerated math series; and virtual school.

New programs this summer include: PHS Extension Courses; the Humanities Bridge course; Tiger Camp at PUMS; PUMS Bridge; and Connections.

PPS Summer Program 2021

 

Program Venue

Program

Description 

Eligibility

Contact Person

Dates

RS

LB

CP

JP

Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Orientation is designed to introduce entering kindergarten students to their classroom, teacher and school.  This event will include large group and small group activities and outside play time. Students will also be introduced to a school bus.

All registered in-coming kindergarten students

Building Principal

 

dineengruchacz@princetonk12.org

luisramirez@princetonk12.org

markshelley@princetonk12.org

angelasisostentz@princetonk12.org

 

8/30 or 8/31

8:30-11:30

Children will be assigned to a session upon registration for the event

LB

Jump Start In-Person Program or Virtual

Half day academic program focusing on ELA and math

By invitation only for rising K-6th graders who are Title I eligible at CP and JP

Building Liaison

CP:  Pam Gentile

pamelagentile@princetonk12.org

JP:  Maureen Augustin

maureenaugustin@princetonk12.org

 

7/6 - 7/30

8:30 – 11:30

 

DLI Jump Start In-Person or Virtual

Half day academic program focusing on ELA and math taught in 50/50 dual language format

By invitation only for rising K-6th graders who are Title I eligible at CP

Building Liaisons

CP:  Pam Gentile

pamelagentile@princetonk12.org

7/6 - 7/30

8:30 – 11:30

 

LEAP In-Person or Virtual

Half day academic program focusing on language acquisition and usage 

By invitation only for rising K-6th graders who participate in ESL or have been recently exited from ESL

Program Liaison

Carolyn Lederman

carolynelederman@princetonk12.org

 

7/6 - 7/30

8:30 – 11:30

 

LB Connections In Person or Virtual

Half day academic program focusing on ELA and math 

By invitation only for rising K-6th graders in need of academic support at LB

Principal Ramirez

luisramirez@princetonk12.org

 

 

7/6 - 7/30

8:30 – 11:30

RS

Elementary Extended School Year

Special education program

By invitation only determined at IEP meeting

Please contact your child’s case manager

7/6 - 7/30; autism 8/6

8:30 – 11:30/2:00

 

RS Connections In Person or Virtual

Half day academic program focusing on ELA and Math

By invitation only for rising K-6th graders in need of academic support at RS

Principal Shelley

markshelley@princetonk12.org

 

7/6 - 7/30

8:30 – 11:30

PMS

Tiger Camp In Person

Themed-based experience supporting integrated ELA, Math, STEAM, Related Arts Gr. 7-8

By invitation only for rising 7th and 8thgraders who are Title I eligible at PUMS

Students may participate in one or both sessions

Program Liaison Lisa McGhee

lisamcghee@princetonk12.org

 

Session I:  7/6 – 7/16

Session II:  7/19 – 7/30

8:30 – 12:30

 

PUMS Bridge Program In Person or Virtual

3 hours across 4 Thursdays in August to orient rising sixth graders to PUMS; Students will be assigned to a session upon registration

By invitation only for rising 6th graders who are Title I eligible at PUMS

Program Liaison Jacques Bazile

jacquesbazile@princetonk12.org

 

 

8/5, 12, 19, 26

8:30 – 11:30

 

PUMS Extended School Year

Special Education program

By invitation only determined at IEP meeting

Please contact your child’s case manager

7/6 - 7/30; 8/6 for autism programs

PHS

Accelerated Chemistry In Person

Prepares students to take AP Chemistry, Accelerated Chemistry or AP Biology in Fall 2021 targeting students who have been identified as having interest and potential for success in AP courses and rising 10th grade students who want to take the course to go directly to AP Chemistry or AP Biology and meet the requirements without the prior chemistry work.

** Tuition required to participate; contact Ms. Bajaj if you need assistance with tuition

Application required;

Targeting students who have been identified as having interest and potential for success in AP courses and rising 10th grade students who want to take the course to go directly to AP Chemistry or AP Biology and meet the requirements without the prior chemistry work.

Supervisor of Science, Mridula Bajaj

mridulabajaj@princetonk12.org

 

6/28 - 8/4

(no class 7/5)

9:00– 3:00

 

Accelerated Algebra I, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus and Geometry Hybrid

Hybrid experience with a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning to prepare students to accelerate to the next level math course in Fall 202.

**Tuition required to participate; contact Ms. Tidwell if you need assistance with tuition

 

Must meet entrance criteria to be eligible;

targeting students who have been identified as having interest and potential for success in accelerated math.

 

Supervisor of Math, Stephenie Tidwell

stephenietidwell@princetonk12.org

 

7/6 - 8/6

8:30 – 11:00 A

12:00 – 2:30 B

 

Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English III, English IV and World History Extension Course in person

A highly differentiated 3-week course as an in-person experience that completes the requirements for each course for full credit 

 

By invitation Only Targeting students who have not experienced success in the hybrid or remote classroom

 

Please contact your child’s school counselor

6/28 - 7/16

No class 7/5

8:30 – 1:30

 

English I, II, Biology and U.S. History Extension Course in person

A highly differentiated 3-week course as an in-person experience that completes the requirements for each course for full credit 

 

By invitation Only

Targeting students who have not experienced success in the hybrid or remote classroom

 

Please contact your child’s school counselor

7/19 - 8/5

8:30 – 1:30

 

Biology Bridge In Person or Virtual

An immersive science experience for rising 9th graders with a focus on marine biology in and around the Antarctic Peninsula

 

Application required

Rising 9th graders who are not eligible for accelerated Biology

Supervisor of Science, Mridula Bajaj

mridulabajaj@princetonk12.org

 

6/28 - 7/9

8:30 – 11:30 M-Th 8:30 – 3:00 F

 

Chemistry Bridge In Person

Integrated in Accelerated Chemistry twice weekly in person; must participate in accelerated chemistry summer course to be eligible

 

By invitation only; targets students with interest and potential for success in AP Chemistry, but require additional support

Supervisor of Science, Mridula Bajaj

mridulabajaj@princetonk12.org

6/28 - 8/4

T/Th 8:00-9:00 prior to Acc. Chemistry

 

Humanities Bridge In Person

A variety of ELA experiences including team building, culture building as well as academic enrichment and literary exploration.

 

Application required;

Targeting rising 9th grade students who have enrolled in English Plus for the 21-22 school year 

Supervisor of Humanities, Stephanie Greenberg

stephaniegreenberg@princetonk12.org

 

6/28 - 7/9

8:30 – 11:30 M-Th 8:30 – 3:00 F

 

 

Summer ELLs Hybrid

Eligible students will continue their work on improving their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and engage in leadership development activates.

 

For rising 9th to 12th grade students who are new to the U.S. schools in the last three years and may also be eligible for ESL services.   

Program Liaison, Andrea Dinan

andreadinan@princetonk12.org

 

7/6 - 7/30

10:00 – 2:00 M - Th

 

PHS ESY

Special Education Program

By invitation only determined at IEP meeting

Please contact your child’s case manager

7/6 - 7/30; 8/6 for Autism program

 

PHS SAT Prep and College Essay Writing

Prep courses in Math, Verbal SAT and essay writing; one section each

Registration required

Supervisor of School Counseling, Kristina Donovan

kristinadonovan@princetonk12.org

 

TBD

 

 

 

 

 

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