Education

Rehearsals have begun in the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center for the musical “The Music Man,” which will be performed there Nov. 7-9 and 14-16. Tickets are to go on sale at Marv’s True Value on Oct. 4 and all seating will be reserved, according to PHS choral director Mark Potvin, the artistic director. [...]

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The latest Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test scores show the percentage of students proficient in reading and math at Princeton public schools is still below the state average, but the district’s math and test scores showed greater improvement rates than the state. The latest MCA scores were released on Aug. 26 and were based on MCA [...]

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The Princeton School District’s new human resources director, Stacie Vos, is a Tiger for the third time. Her school in her hometown of Springfield, Minnesota, has the Tigers mascot, and so does St. Cloud Tech High School, where she once worked. Now she is part of the Princeton Tigers. Vos, who began her new job [...]

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Job duties for PAC coordinator The School Board approved a job description for the district’s performing arts center coordinator. Linda Evans retired from the job earlier this year after 20 years in the position. The job qualifications include having previous experience in fine arts activities, training in use of PAC operations and equipment, the ability [...]

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The Princeton School District is making some changes in its after-school busing to reduce the length of time in the longest bus rides. Tim Wilhelm, manager of the Palmer Bus office in Princeton that serves the district, and Superintendent Julia Espe talked about it this summer. Both said that the changes are meant to be [...]

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The Princeton School Board has followed a recommendation from the state to reclassify some of its revenue to save the taxpayers money, according to district officials.   On Aug. 19, with backing from Superintendent Julia Espe and District Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, the board rescinded last year’s resolution authorizing the $152.50 portion of [...]

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Princeton taxpayers realized nearly $5 million in savings on the sale of $29.95 million in bonds that will be used to finance the building of a new elementary school and other districtwide upgrades. That was the word at a special meeting of the Princeton Board of Education on Monday, June 30. The bonds were purchased [...]

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