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By Joel Stottrup Union-Eagle Reporter The Princeton School District has lost an average of 32 students per year during school years 2007-08 through 2012-13, according to a study that Ann Thomas and James Sheehan with SchoolFinances.com reported to the school board on July 16. Thomas and Sheehan also projected the district’s enrollment to continue sliding [...]

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Familiar faces and terrific tunes will take over the Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15, for “There’s No Place Like Home.” Ten alumni from the past 10 years of Princeton High School musical theater are returning to town for a one-night-only gala fundraiser benefiting the Princeton Music Education Association. PHS fall musical [...]

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Princeton High School awarded diplomas to 217 seniors Friday, June 7 in the school auditorium, and the audience backing the room heard a number of speeches with advice, humor and reflection. Giving the speeches were co-valedictorians Sydney Arens, Claire Barthel, Nathaniel Hoffer and Isaiah Mayerchak; co-salutatorians Suzanne Voce and Dan Voce; class member Dalton Mattson [...]

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More than 200 Princeton High School seniors will turn the tassels on their graduation caps on June 7 at the 2013 graduation ceremony. It’s expected that 230 seniors will graduate as part of the PHS Class of 2013 that night. The ceremony will include speeches from the four valedictorians, two salutatorians, a student speaker and [...]

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Princeton High School students Nate Hoffer, Isaiah Mayerchak, Kenny Cowles, Courtney Stith and Sophie Wagman are advancing to a state competition April 8 that tests a person’s knowledge of economics. Hoffer, Mayerchak and Cowles are seniors and Stith and Wagman are juniors. The team advanced after its performance at the Heartland Economics Challenge at St. [...]

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Scholarship America has named retired Princeton High School business education instructor Becky Cartwright of Princeton as its 2012 National Regional Volunteer of the Year. Scholarship America has given $500 to the Princeton Scholarship Foundation’s Dollars for Scholars program as part of recognizing Cartwright. The honor recognizes Cartwright for her “exemplary involvement with Dollars for Scholars,” [...]

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