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  • State Investment Plan for Schools Falls Short-Schools prepare to Reduce Budgets, Increase Class Sizes Dear Community,The state of Minnesota has a $1.9 billion budget surplus, but the current education funding proposals at the Capitol fall short of what’s needed in the Princeton and other schools across Greater Minnesota.  It is not too late for our local legislators to right the budget, and make the right decision to support the future, through our schools, for our students.  I am hoping that we will see some upward movement shortly.For those of you who have not been following our School Board’s actions, in March, our Board passed a resolution supporting 5% and 5% increased in education budgets over the next biennial.  Approximately 80% of our funding comes through the State, and school ...
    Posted by Kari Osborne
  • Why Community Involvement in Schools is Important Dear Community,We have known for a long time the parent engagement in schools is critical.  Parents are key for academic success as well as success in life.  Today I am writing about how important it is to expand that success further, into the community.How can we link schools and communities?  Princeton Public Schools was very fortunate to be selected to get free of charge consulting from Mary Cecconi, who represents the organization Parents United.  Specifically, she is assisting 10 districts in their World’s Best Workforce Plans.  She recently met with our Administrators and School Board Chair and Vice Chair, to emphasize the importance of community involvement.What is the World’s Best Workforce Plan?  It is a ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2015, 11:48 AM by Eric Simmons
  • Budget Adjustments - Now Seeking Public Suggestions Our school board is currently reviewing budget adjustments for the 2015-16 school year. We are seeking public suggestions for our necessary adjustments. 
    Posted Apr 9, 2015, 6:38 AM by Eric Simmons
  • Budget Adjustments Process March 29, 2015Dear Princeton Community,Since I began in my position as superintendent at Princeton Public Schools, I have come to know that this position has changed me.  I feel a heightened sense of responsibility for our District, our students and staff, and our community.  I have been aware of discussions along the way regarding our budget, and I recognize that it is a complex discussion which confuses many.  I am going to try to explain it in plain and general terms in this letter.We need to do budget adjustments for the 2015-2016 school year.  You might ask, “What about the budget reserves?”  Yes, we do have budget reserves.  There are multiple categories  of them in our ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 11:10 AM by Eric Simmons
  • Highlights from the STEM Fair at Princeton
    Posted Mar 30, 2015, 6:45 AM by Eric Simmons
  • Attention Parents of our High School Students and High School Students On Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31 from 9:00 am- 4:00 pm counselors will be available at the High School. It is our hope to continue to support our students over break. Counseling is free and our students are encouraged to attend.
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 11:17 AM by Eric Simmons
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