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The Princeton School Board approved the following business at its April 1 meeting. Written by Joel Stottrup. Auditing contract The board approved a contract with the CPA firm, Kern, DeWenter, Viere, Ltd., to audit the district’s financial statements for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The firm is to be paid [...]

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The Princeton School Board has approved two new policies — one on use of school facilities, and the other on requesting school district data. The board approved both policies together in one motion in a 6-1 vote, with board member Chuck Nagle voting no. Nagle said his disagreement related to notices in the data request [...]

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Teachers in the Princeton School District who have put in 25 years with the district can check out a new early retirement opportunity. The School Board on April 1 approved an early retirement plan that offers a $10,000 severance payment as an incentive to retire early. The payment would go into the successful applicant’s Minnesota [...]

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The lower grades in the Princeton School District have been running programs for many years now where students or classes are rewarded for the largest accumulation of “Tiger Paw” slips or other objects that are handed out for good behavior. The high school has done some forms of it in recent years but about a [...]

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The Princeton School Board conducted the following business at its March 18 meeting. Written by Joel Stottrup PHS principal presentation Princeton High School Principal Barb Muckenhirn gave a presentation on the high school’s strategic growth and change plan. Muckenhirn also handed out plastic tokens to board members. She explained that PHS staff members are asked [...]

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The Princeton School District still has a projected deficit balance sheet for the 2013-14 school year in its just-revised budget, but it is still better than the original budget, the School Board learned last week. The board, with member Howard Vaillancourt absent, approved the revised budget in a 5-1 vote, with member Chuck Nagle casting [...]

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