The Princeton Youth Advisory Council, which advises the Princeton Mayor and Council on issues of interest to youth in the community, is sponsoring a public forum on March 11 at 5 PM.
We are continuing our review of survey responses and informing the families whose student/s can come to school as a member of Cohort D.
The annual "Evening of Cultural Celebration" is a pre-recorded virtual experience on YouTube this year, hosted by the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN) and PULSE student groups of Princeton High School.
Dear Princeton High School Families,
As the 1st semester is coming to a close, we are reaching out to see if any of our students in Cohort C would like to return to PHS for the 2nd semester.
The 1st semester ends on Wednesday, February 3 and re-entry for the 2nd semester will be set for Monday, February 8.
All Princeton High School students are invited to participate in the Family YMCA program "Paths to Success," a weekly online interview series. PHS students receive community service hours for participation.
Please be reminded that Tuesday will be an E Day with COHORT B returning to the building. Start time is 8.20am.
As Mr. Warren stated on Friday, the remainder of the January calendar has been modified due to PSAT on Jan 26. Office hours will be tied to each day of the week. Number days are gone.
Please click here for the revised January calendar, and here for February calendar, and here for revised PHS Bell Schedule 2021. Instructions and schedules on January 26 will be modified to accommodate those who have signed up to take the test. More information will be released this week.
Please be reminded that all MUST complete the COVID Health Assessment in Power School before arrival. Please make sure you are logged into your Power School Portal on your phone or your device as you approach the building. We no longer take screenshots as proof.
The Princeton High School PTO will have a meeting at 7 PM on Thursday, January 14. Principal Jessica Baxter will give her last monthly update.
Princeton High School Program of Studies premiere event Wednesday January 13th at 7pm.
The National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA) has named PHS’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach John Torrey its State Coach of the Year for New Jersey. This award is given annually to a high school strength and conditioning coach in recognition of achievements and passion for the profession. Award winners, selected from among the top coaches in each state, receive an award certificate and recognition at the National Conference Awards Dinner, to be held in Minnesota in June.
“We call them ‘social justice warriors’,” says Princeton High School Principal Jessica Baxter of the students who have taken the school’s racial literacy course, an elective taught by Joy Barnes-Johnson and Patricia Manhart. “Nobody leaves the course as they enter it. They want to do more.”
For junior Faria Majeed, doing more meant working with fellow students to found a social justice club called C.A.R.E., for Cultural and Racial Equity. CARE gives students opportunities to discuss and advance perspectives gleaned from the class and from students’ own research. “Our goal is to educate within the PHS community,” Faria says. “Being racially literate is an essential skill that is so important for, not only present day America, but future America.”
Congratulations to PHS Latin teacher Nolis Arkoulakis and his students.
This past Saturday the upper level Certamen team (think: quiz bowl for all things related to Latin) won the winter tournament, sponsored by the NJ Junior Classical League. The achievement was especially remarkable in that the entire affair was conducted via Zoom.
The Guidance Department and our PHS College Advisor, Ms. Shah, would like to invite all 9th and 10th graders and their parents to an Early College Planning Night on Monday, December 7 at 7 PM. If you are in 9th or 10th grade and did not receive the Zoom link please reach out to Ms. Shah (NipurnaShah@princetonk12.org) or Dr. Donovan (KristinaDonovan@princetonk12.org), Supervisor of School Counseling.
Please see the attached cycle day calendars for December and January. I have attached an updated schedule for January as we will add instructional time on Fridays beginning 1/8/21. This also changes the calendar in that we will go to a 5 day E/F rotation. In a hybrid schedule, Fridays will still be remote.
I am happy to announce that at the next Board of Education meeting, Jared Warren will be recommended to serve as Acting Principal of Princeton High School as of January 15. He will succeed Jessica Baxter, who is leaving the district to become principal of a school closer to home.
District music supervisor Patrick Lenihan has done the research on Covid mitigation strategies that optimize musical performance. The masks the singers wear feature a bit more space around the mouth to accommodate breathing and articulation.