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Princeton High School Back to School Information 2019-2020

Orientation for 9th Graders: August 22 from 9:30 AM to 1:45 PM in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). No RSVP required. Check in begins at 9:30 in the PAC lobby. First session begins at 9:45. Free picnic lunch provided by the Cranberry Municipal Alliance and the PHS PTO.

Make-Up Session for 9th Grade Orientation: August 29 from 10 AM to noon in the Black Box Theatre. This is an abridged 9th grade orientation session for those who missed the earlier session. Please email Diana Lygas if you are attending.

Transfer Student Orientation: September 3 from 11 AM to 1 PM in the Ideas Center. Open to all incoming 10th, 11th or 12th grade students joining us from other districts. Information and registration are available online click here.

First Day of School: September 4. See at you at 8:20 for the start of your 1st period class. For a copy of the bell schedule (and its variations) click here.

School Picture Day: All students grades 9 through 12 will have their school picture taken for their PHS ID. Note: Seniors also sit for senior portraits separately on other dates.

New Parent Orientation: September 10 at 7 PM in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). No RSVP required. Open to all new-to-the-district parents.

Back to School Night: Thursday, September 26 at 7 PM. 

PHS Information: Parents will receive a packet in the mail that includes a checklist of forms that need to be completed, a copy of the bell schedule, the PHS calendar.

PHS Save the Date: Back to School Night at Princeton High School will be held on September 26 from 7 to 9 PM.

Bus Information: PPS families will receive an email from the Transportation Department by the end of August with details about bus passes.

Sports Information: For more information about sports at Princeton High School click here.

Parent Portal: The Parent Portal enables PPS families to update emergency contact information; do photo and media consent forms; agree to the PPS residency audit terms; and to access report cards and other pertinent information. If you haven't signed in to the Power School Parent Portal look for an email from the district in late August or early September with more details.

Letter from the Principal 

Jessica Baxter
August 2019
Dear PHS Students and Parents,
As the summer comes to a close I, along with the high school community, would like to take this opportunity to welcome you back t a new school year. This is an exciting time as we use last year's momentum of a later start time and schedule revamp to focus on student wellness, engagement and enjoyment of learning opportunities. The administration, secretaries, faculty and staff have been hard at work this summer preparing to make this upcoming school year a great one!
You will receive a packet in the mail this month. In order to begin the school year as efficiently as possible please take note of the information in this packet which includes important dates, reminders and forms. A master checklist of items that require signatures is included, and the forms can be found on the website if you click here.
I'm looking forward to seeing you all in September and all the wonderful opportunities that lie ahead. Enjoy the rest of summer, and we will all be back in this building together shortly.
Jessica Baxter