Education
The Princeton School Board, after receiving resistance to its proposed tax levy increase of 33.87 percent at its Dec. 16 truth-in-taxation hearing, approved a scaled-back levy increase of 25.16 percent. Some of the comments to the school board during the meeting about the procedures for public input...Read More
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If it hadn’t been for an alert fourth grader paying attention to a certain comment by his Princeton North Elementary teacher Erin Franson, the two would have never found a connection between her class’s Christmas play and the boy’s mother and the teacher’s mother. Just as intriguing is the n...Read More
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Second grade teachers from South Elementary School were rockin’ and rollin’ during their rendition of “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer. Jeffrey Hage / Union-Eagle...Read More
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The Princeton School Board in a split vote on Dec. 16 increased the school district tax levy by 25.16 percent for taxes payable 2015 to fund the 2015-16 school year. This was a departure from the board’s originally proposed 33.87 percent hike. The total levy will be a little more than $6.091 milli...Read More
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  With the Princeton School District planning for the start of constructing a new K-2 school, two individuals have been working on how to keep the district’s buildings maintained long term. The two planners are Keith Barlage, the district’s building and grounds coordinator, and Ryan Hoffman...Read More
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Angela Harvala, a fifth grade teacher at Princeton’s North Elementary School, was surprised by the Milken Family Foundation as Minnesota’s latest recipient of the prestigious Milken Educator Award. The national award recognizes outstanding excellence in education and includes a $25,000 c...Read More
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The Princeton School Board has been discussing the possibility of submitting a bid to the city to purchase the former police station that the police department vacated nearly a year ago. The former police station is located between City Hall and the school district’s building that houses school di...Read More
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Another form of state testing shows the Princeton School District is improving in proficiency, growth, achievement gap reduction, graduation rates and more. The district saw a “significant increase” in the scores from the state’s Multiple Measurements Rating, or MMR, and Focus Ratings for 2014...Read More
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