Email Express for week of April 5

  • Welcome to the 28th edition of Email Express, the communications tool utilized by Princeton Independent School District. It is distributed weekly to keep you informed. Districtwide events are featured at the top, followed by a section for each campus to make information easier to navigate.
     
    We encourage suggestions on how we can improve our communications, so feel free to email jcollins@princetonisd.net with your ideas.
     
    In addition, like the Princeton Independent School District Facebook page and follow Twitter @princetonisd to stay up-to-date, as well. These accounts are also linked to the district website at www.princetonisd.net so you do not need social media to see the postings. In addition, Princeton ISD has an official Instagram page to showcase photos from around the district. Follow @PrincetonISD on Instagram to see the kids in action.


  • District News  

    Onion Festival set for April 17   

    Organizers of this year's 17th annual spring Onion Festival are looking for arts, crafts and food vendors for the Princeton Lions Club event scheduled for Saturday, April 17, at Princeton High School.
     
    Proceeds from the all-day community festival benefit several programs sponsored by the Lions Club in conjunction with PISD, including glasses for economically disadvantaged students and the Angel Tree program that provides toys, food and clothing to families in need at Christmas.
     
    Visit the Princeton Onion Festival website for more information at www.princetonisd.net/onion-festival.
     
    Several activities will be featured at the all-day festival, including the popular craft show, 5K, fun run, car show, raffle, silent auction, basketball, futsal and tennis tournaments, mini train and pony rides, food and games.
     
    The 5K run/walk kicks off the event with check-in at 8 a.m. for the runners and walkers. Cost is $20. For registration forms and route information, click here. In addition, the Onion Festival will feature a 1-mile fun run for kids. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the run starts at 8:45 a.m. Click here for registration form.
     
    Vendor booth space is available for arts and crafts. Deadline to reserve space is Friday, April 16. Click here for vendor information.

    Kindergarten Roundup

    Kindergarten Roundup will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 13-15 at every elementary campus. See information below.
     
    Age Requirements/Edad Requerida
    Kindergarten students must be 5 yrs. old on/before Sept. 1, 2021 / Los estudiantes de Kindergarten deberán tener 5 años cumplidos antes del 1 de Septiembre del 2021
     
    Location/Lugar
    Any elementary campus
     
    Contact Information/Informacion 
    469-952-5400
     
    All enrollments must provide a copy of the following / Triaga una Copia de los Documentos Siguientes 
    • Child’s birth certificate / El Certificado del Nacimiento
    • Child’s shot record / Los Registros del Vacunas
    • Child’s Social Security card / Tarjeta de Seguridad Social
    • Parent’s proof of residence / Prueba de Residencia de su Niño
    • Parent’s driver’s license or state-issued ID / Licencia de Manejar o Identificación del Estado

    Athlete physicals

    All athletes will need a new physical for the 2021-2022 school year. Physicals will be conducted in the indoor facility from 5:30-8 p.m. May 6 on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost is $15.

    Baseball/softball complex rules

    Reminder for spectators at the baseball/softball complex:
    No sunflower seeds allowed.
    No spikes.
    No skateboards, bicycles, etc.
    No tobacco products.
    No pets.

    Pre-K Roundup

    Pre-K Roundup will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19-21 at Canup Early Childhood Center.

    PISD job openings

    Princeton ISD has several job openings right now, including:
     
    Day care worker
    Cafeteria manager
    Night custodian
    Aides
    Lawn maintenance worker
    Bus mechanic assistant
     
    Applications for these positions can be accessed on the website using this link:
     
     
     

    Technology help line and hours

    To assist students and parents utilizing the virtual method of instruction, the PISD technology department offers a help line from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 469-952-5414 or email help@princetonisd.net.

    School pictures

    Double T Photography will be on campuses to take school photographs following the schedule below. In addition, Double T will use a new ordering format this year instead of the traditional paper ordering forms. Parents/guardians will receive an electronic notification through email/text message to the contact on file through the district's student registration system. This method will be used for ordering photos.
     
    April 13 - Lowe kindergarten cap and gown
    April 14 - Harper kindergarten cap and gown
    April 15 - Lacy kindergarten cap and gown
    April 20 - Smith kindergarten cap and gown
    April 21 - Godwin kindergarten cap and gown

    Current district calendar for 2020-2021

    The 2020-2021 Princeton ISD calendar has been adjusted to include the new date for the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021. Click here for PDF.

    District calendars approved for next two years

    ‪The school board recently approved the calendars for the two upcoming school years.
     
    Click here for a copy of the 2021-2022 school calendar.
     
    Click here for a copy of the 2022-2023 school calendar.