Email Express

  • Welcome to the Email Express, the communications tool utilized by Princeton Independent School District. It is distributed weekly throughout the year 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.

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  • Drop off Angel Tree donations

    Dec. 4 was the deadline to drop off Angel Tree donations for anyone who has already adopted angels.

     

    If you have Angel Tree items to donate, drop-off for ALL families continues at the PISD Administration Building321 Panther Parkway.

     

    For more information, call 469-952-5400 or stop by the PISD Administration Office at 321 Panther Pkwy.

     

PISD is Hiring

  • Princeton ISD hiring

    Princeton ISD has openings available for custodians, maintenance, cafeteria, paraprofessionals and secretaries.

     

    Click here to see complete job listing.

    Bus drivers needed
    Princeton ISD has a desperate need for bus drivers. Starting pay is $22.50 an hour. Visit the website to apply at PrincetonISD.net/HR.

District News

  • Band leads parade

    Decked out in festive attire, members of the Panther Pride Marching Band used their talents in the Princeton-Lowry Crossing Christmas parade to lead the holiday procession to the city’s tree lighting festivities.

    Student meal payments

    Student meal accounts can be paid online using schoolcafe.com/Princetonisd or download the app on a smartphone. Cash or check payments can still be made at individual campuses, as well. 

     

    Free and reduced-price meal applications can be submitted anytime during the school year. If you believe your household may qualify, or if you have had a change in income or an increase in household size, fill out an application.

     

    Applications can be completed online through the schoolcafe.com/Princetonisd website, or a paper application can be submitted. Paper applications are available in front offices at all schools.

    Board meeting canceled

    The regular Princeton ISD board meeting for December has been canceled. The trustees will meet for their next scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the PISD board room, 321 Panther Parkway. Meetings are open to the public.

    Board meeting schedule

    Board meetings are held monthly, typically on the third Monday of the month, except on months when the meeting would conflict with a school holiday. Board meetings, which are held in the board room at the administration building between Clark and the stadium, begin at 6:30 p.m. and are open to the public. The board meeting schedule for the 2023-2024 school year:

     

    Jan. 22, 2024

    Feb. 26, 2024

    March 18, 2024

    April 15, 2024

    May 20, 2024

    June 17, 2024

    July 15, 2024

    Collin newsletter

    News from Collin College features the latest information about Collin College and the Farmersville campus.

     

    Dr. Garry Evans is the new executive dean for the Farmersville campus. Dr. Evans most recently served as a dean of academic affairs at the McKinney campus, overseeing academic transfer courses, scheduling and instruction. Prior to that, he served as a dean of academic affairs and workforce at the Plano campus over fine arts, early childhood education and education.

     

    Dr. Evans joined Collin College in Fall 2012 as a professor of music at the Plano campus, teaching music literature, music appreciation and applied lessons, and serving as an ensemble director. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University, a Master of Music, Performance and a Doctor of Musical Arts, Performance, from the University of North Texas.

     

    What do you love most about your career?

    Dr. Evans: I enjoy helping students succeed, whether teaching in the classroom or supporting our faculty and staff. I love seeing students thrive in a positive and engaging learning environment.

     

    What would you like parents and students to know about the Farmersville campus?

    Dr. EvansThe Farmersville campus serves as a resource to all our regional communities. We offer a variety of workforce, academic transfer and continuing education courses and provide support services that include onsite advising, tutoring and career planning.

     

    What would you like parents and students to know about Collin College? 

    Dr. Evans: Students who study at Collin College receive an excellent education at a fraction of the cost compared to other colleges or universities. With our focus on student success and low tuition, it is difficult to find a better value.

     

    Registration for spring courses is now open for all. Click here to view the schedule of classes.

     

    The Collin College Farmersville campus honored area veterans with handmade quilts in a Veterans Day celebration known as Quilts of Valor at the Farmersville campus library. This is the second year this event was held in partnership with the Quilters Guild of Farmersville. Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Kyle Bellue was one of eight veterans to be honored in the special ceremony.

     

    To find out more about the Farmersville campus, visit www.collin.edu/campuses/farmersville.

     

    To learn more about Collin College, visit www.collin.edu.

    Schools closed

    Princeton ISD schools and offices will be closed Dec. 18-Jan. 1 for Christmas break. Students will be off Jan. 2-3 for a teacher workday and professional development. Normal classes and office hours resume Thursday, Jan. 4.

    Early release

    PISD will release early Friday, Dec. 15, for Christmas break. Schools will observe the following release schedule: PHS and Lovelady release at 12:05 p.m., buses run at 12:30 after lunch; Clark, Mattei and Southard release at 12:35 p.m.; all elementary schools release at 1:30 p.m.; and Canup releases at 1:40 p.m.

    Office hours

    Princeton ISD normal business hours are Monday through Friday following these times:

     

    PISD administration building: 7:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Elementary campuses: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Secondary campuses: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    District calendar
    ‪The school board approved school calendars through the 2024-2025 school year:
     
    Click here for a copy of the 2023-2024 school calendar adjusted to reflect new state testing windows and 9-week grading periods.
     
    Click here for a copy of the newly adopted 2024-2025 school calendar.
    School picture dates

    Double T Photography will be on campuses on the following dates to shoot 2023-2024 school photos. Order information will be provided digitally.

     

    Dec. 6th – PHS Boys and Girls Soccer

    Jan. 11th – Lowe Class

    Jan. 17th – Godwin Class

    Jan. 18th – Smith Class

    Jan. 22nd – PHS Softball, Powerlifting, Wrestling and Golf

    Jan. 23rd – Mayfield Class

    Jan. 24th – Harper Class

    Jan. 25th – Lacy Class

    Jan. 27th – PHS Baseball and Track

    Jan. 31st – Canup Class

    Feb. 23rd – Smith Spring

    Feb. 26th – Mayfield Spring

    Feb. 27th – Lowe Spring

    March 1st – Harper Spring

    March 7th – Lacy Spring

    March 20th – Southard Spring

    March 22nd – Canup Spring

    March 25th – Godwin Spring

    March 27th – Clark Spring

    March 28th – Mattei Spring

    April 2nd – Lacy Kinder Cap and Gown

    April 3rd – Lowe Kinder Cap and Gown

    April 4th – Godwin Kinder Cap and Gown

    April 9th – Smith Kinder Cap and Gown

    April 10th – Mayfield Kinder Cap and Gown

    April 11th – Harper Kinder Cap and Gown

    May 23rd – PHS Graduation