•  Evendale School eNews November 15, 2019

     

    Honoring Veterans 

    Evendale Elementary students learned about the importance of preserving history and honoring veterans for their sacrifice during the month of October. In an effort to show veterans just how much younger generations appreciate their service  Evendale Elementary Student Council, (as well as the students in 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grade) made Veterans Day cards to thank veterans and acknowledge their service to all of us. These cards were given to City Barbecue in Blue Ash with the goal of giving every veteran who came into City Barbecue on Veteran’s Day a Thank You Card.

    On Veteran's Day, Ms. Senter received a phone call from someone who had gotten one of Evendale's thank you cards. The veteran wanted to say thank you to Evendale for the card and to let us know that receiving a card really touched them. What an awesome shout out to Evendale!!

    Veteran's Day


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    Volume 03 | November 15, 2019
     
    Unique & Free Opportunity for Princeton Community to Help Us Create
    Innovative Classroom Programs
     
    Princeton City School District (PCSD) has partnered with Express Feedback for Good to launch a 30-day initiative to generate $50,000 for curriculum innovation. The money we earn from the program will cover a grant for each school to develop creative, fun, hands-on curriculum. These programs will benefit all students across the district. We want to bring more creativity to the classroom, and this is a totally free way for us to raise funding to do so!
     
    Express Feedback for Good (EFG), is a program that allows people to share their opinions on the companies and brands they interact with every day. It’s easy to get involved – PCSD supporters who join create $2 of financial impact for each opinion they share using EFG’s simple process. Sharing more feedback = more value for Princeton. The program runs for 30-days and ends on December 11th. It’s totally free and confidential, with nothing to buy.
     
    You can sign up in two ways:
     
     
    TEXT: Text ‘PCSD’ to 31996
     
    The flyer below contains some more information on the program. Please consider joining EFG to help us as we seek to enhance the learning experiences we offer to your child and students across the district.
     
    Thank you for your support!
     
    PS – There has been a lot of activity on PCSD’s social media channels, so head to https://www.facebook.com/pcsdvikings/ to learn even more about the program!
     
    Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Inspection
     
    On November 14th, Princeton's Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) students passed their Annual Military Inspection. The Pass-In-Review Ceremony was held in the Princeton High School Auxiliary Gymnasium. All cadets were inspected in uniform by Commander Joseph Hankins, from Great Lakes, Illinois. The Area Manager's Inspection is an annual inspection of the program. On November 21-22, 44 cadets from Princeton will take a trip to Great Lakes to visit the Navy's Recruit Training Center.
     
     
    Princeton's Salute to U.S. Military Concert
     
    We invite you to watch this meaningful tribute to our military and veterans on ICRC-TV at http://www.icrctv.com/video/princetons-salute-us-military.
     
    During the program, William Lee Gibson, received an honorary high school diploma. William Lee Gibson (Bill) was born on June 14, 1944, in Covington, Kentucky to Edith Cox and Benton Lee Gibson. Benton Lee Gibson was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division who was killed in action while jumping into action on D-Day June 6th, 1944; eight days before Bill was born.
     
    As a child, Bill lived with his mom and grew up in Covington. He contracted Rheumatic Fever at the age of two and was not able to start attending school until he was eight years old.
     
    Bill did well in school and eventually attended Holmes High School in Covington. Because of his delayed start with schooling, Bill was a 21 year old senior and ultimately left Holmes High School prior to graduating, in order to work full time. Bill did attend summer school but was drafted by the Army later that year, before he could finish summer school and receive his high school diploma.
     
    Upon being drafted, Bill reported to Ft. Lewis in Seattle, Washington for basic training. He completed basic training and started Advanced Infantry Training (AIT) at Ft. Lewis where he was injured in a training accident in June of 1966. After a six month recovery, Bill was assigned to Ft Hood, Texas to fulfill his two year draft commitment.
     
    After being Honorably Discharged, Bill started work at Ralston Purina on Mosteller Road, which is now known as General Mills. Bill worked there for 37 years and retired in April of 2004. His hobbies include traveling, camping in his RV, and taking his 1950 Studebaker to car shows. Bill lives in Sharonville and has been married to his wife Linda for 25 years. Together they have three children, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
     
    The guest speaker is Captain Paul H. Hogue, Jr. Captain Hogue is a native of Cincinnati, and a 1986 graduate of Princeton High School. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in May of 1991. After his commissioning he attended the Surface Warfare Officers Basic School in San Diego, California. In 2008, Captain Hogue attended the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island where he earned a Master’s Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. During his service, Captain Hogue earned three Meritorious Unit Commendation awards, and two Battle “E” awards. Captain Hogue is married to the former Tina Parker of San Diego, California. They have two children, Paul III (age 24) and Audrey (age 22). His sister is a teacher at Lincoln Heights Elementary School, where he also made a guest appearance on Veterans Day.
     
     
    From the PHS Counselors Office
     
    On November 13th, we held our district College Credit Plus (CCP) night. All students that are interested in participating in College Credit Plus Classes are required to meet with counselors to review information and to receive an intent sheet that is due no later than 4/1/2020. If you know students that missed the meeting and want to take College Credit Classes in the 2020/2021 school year have them contact their counselor.
     
    A graduation overview meeting was held on 11/13. The graduation requirements from the state are changing. The handouts for the classes are linked below:
     
     
    OMEA District 14 Junior High
    8th Grade Honor Band
     
    Congratulations to these PCMS Viking musicians for being selected by audition to perform in the OMEA District 14 Junior High 8th Grade Honor Band:
     
    Row 1 (left to right) Colin Farwell, percussion; Dyson Hinsey, percussion.
    Row 2 (left to right) Layla Cato, baritone saxophone; Grace Perkins, tenor saxophone; Nicholas Brandt, trumpet.
    Row 3 (left to right) Morgan Hoog, trombone; Emily Johnson, flute; Logan Hendrix, baritone; Ryan Benjamin, tenor saxophone.
     
    They will perform on Sunday, January 12 at 5:00 p.m., in Matthews Auditorium. Tickets are $3 adult, $2 children/students/seniors and are sold at the door.
     
    OMEA District 14 Junior High
    7th Grade Honor Band
     
    Congratulations to these PCMS Viking musicians for being selected by audition to perform in the OMEA District 14 Junior High 7th Grade Honor Band:
     
    Row 1 (left to right) Zach Burns, trumpet; Micah Rogers, percussion; Scott Lawson, alto sax.
    Row 2 (left to right) Allyson Seibert, flute; Maverick Barnette, trombone; Connor Asari, trombone; Mitchell Kessler, tenor sax; Charlie Robenalt, bassoon.
    Row 3 (left to right) Kaylie Ebbing, clarinet; Delaney Benjamin, clarinet; Wesley Anglin, horn; Matthew McGuire, bassoon.
     
    They will perform at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 12 in Matthews Auditorium. Tickets are $3 adult, $2 children/students/seniors and are sold at the door.
     
     
    Music Boosters Mattress Fundraiser
    Saturday, November 16th
    10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Princeton High School
     
    Distinguished Alumni Banquet
     
    "Tradition Never Graduates"
    Congratulations to the Distinguished Alumni Class of 2019, who will be honored on November 16th at the DoubleTree Suites Hotel in Sharonville.
     
    2019 Honorees
    The Distinguished Emeritus Awards:
     
    The Distinguished Emeritus Awards:
     
    The Friend of Princeton Honorees:
    The Compass Church- Pastor Dorien Hensey
    Landmark Church- Pastor Matt Holman
     
     
    Darrion Henry featured as LaRosa's MVP
     
    PHS Winter Season Athletic Picture Day
     
    Special Education Department
     
     
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    Board of Education Information
     
    Princeton Board of Education Meeting
    Princeton Administration Center
    3900 Cottingham Drive
    Cincinnati, OH 45241
     
    Special Board Meetings
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    Monday, November 25, 2019
    6:30 p.m.
     
     
     
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