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    Volume 04 | October 23, 2020
     
     
    Please watch this informational video of Superintendent Tom Burton sharing a COVID-19 Community Update. There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Education on Facebook Live (@pscdvikings) and ICRC-TV on Monday, October 26, 2020, at 6:30 p.m.
    October 23, 2020: PCSD COVID 19 Community Update
                           
     
    “I continue to be impressed with the hard work that all of our schools have done to maintain a safe environment,” writes Greg Kesterman, health commissioner at Hamilton County Public Health.  “School districts have worked with students, staff, and families to require masks, ensure proper distancing when possible, carefully assist HCPH with contact tracing, and enhanced cleaning protocols.  Since September 8, our schools have only reported 198 cases of COVID within their student population compared with 2,819 total cases in our jurisdiction. This low case count is testament to the adherence to carefully thought-out plans.  From what I have seen, our schools continue to be one of the safest, most well-controlled environments for our children.”
     
     
                                   

    Superintendent's Page

     
     
     
    Dashboard
    When Princeton City School District (PCSD) Administrators receive notification of a positive case, they will notify students and staff that were in close contact of the person who received the positive case. Administrators will then notify the school family members and share the actions that have taken place and follow up procedures.
     
    PCSD will post an updated COVID-19 Dashboard, on the website on Thursdays, and in eNews on Fridays, to notify the community of COVID-19 spread in the school system. The information will also be published on www.coronavirus.ohio.gov.
     
    Thank you for contacting your school nurse to report a COVID-19 case, no later than 24 hours after receiving a confirmed diagnosis or have been asked to quarantine.
     
    Temperature Checks
    Daily temperature checks MUST OCCUR DAILY PRIOR to sending students to bus stop or to the school buildings.
     
    Stay Home If You Are Sick
    To stop the spread of infectious diseases, we all need to do our part. As cold, flu, and allergy season approaches, Princeton City School District is encouraging students and staff to stay home if you aren't feeling well or have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste). One infected person can spread germs - your friends, co-workers, and classmates are counting on you!
     
    Princeton Calendar
     
    Reminder: October 26- 30 is a Gray Week
     
     
    We are very excited to announce that the Princeton City School District has partnered with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service that will be replacing paper forms. FinalForms allows you to complete and sign back-to-school forms and athletic participation forms for your children. The best part is that FinalForms saves data from season-to-season and year-to-year, meaning that you will never need to enter the same information twice! FinalForms also pre-populates information, wherever possible, for each of your family members, saving you time!
     
    You may review your data at any time to verify it is current for the 2020-2021 school year. You will be required to sign your forms once per year and after any update.
     
    A separate email with instructions was sent on October 1 from FinalForms to get started. For our athletic parents in grades 7-12, please utilize your existing FinalForms logins.
     
    If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Welcome Center at 513-864-1061.
     
    for Parents/Guardians of Remote Learners

     

     
    The purpose of the School-Parent Agreement is to help create a partnership to assist all children in reaching high academic standards. Parents, students, teachers and all staff members will share in this responsibility.
     
    DUE DATE: OCTOBER 31
     
     
     
    for Parents/Guardian of First-Semester Remote Learners
     
    For parents and guardians of students who selected Remote Learning for the First Semester, please complete a Commitment Form for Second Semester.
     
    DUE DATE: OCTOBER 31
     
    One form for each student who has been enrolled as full remote for the first semester must be completed in order for second-semester classes to be scheduled.
     
    Again, this form is for students who selected remote learning for the first semester.
     
    Parents who have children enrolled as in-person or year-long remote learning do not need to complete.
     
    Need assistance filling out online forms?
     
    Princeton Mobile Book Center & Parent Forms
    Paperwork Assistance
     
    We will have a Spanish speaking liaison to assist any parents/guardians in filling out FinalForms, the Remote School-Parent Agreement, and/or the second-semester Commitment Form (only for first-semester remote learners). These forms are also available online.
     
    Tuesday, October 27
    11:00 a.m. - Noon
    Springdale Elementary School
    Overflow parking lot, closest to the grass
     
    12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Hollydale community
    Corner of Sheffield and Toulon
     
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    The Colony
    1 Kenilworth Court
    Parking near office
     
    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    The Willows
    1235 Chesterdale
    Parking by Swimming Pool
     
     
    Wednesday, October 28
    2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Viking Village
     
    4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
    1100 Apartments
    Parking near office
     
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Crescent Village Apartments
    Parking near office
     
    RemotEDx Connectivity Champions Support Home Internet Connectivity
     
    Who do I contact for more information?
    For more information about Ohio’s Connectivity Champions, please visit https://www.ohio-k12.help/remotedx/. If you have questions about Ohio’s Connectivity Champions, please reach out to Princeton's Tech Hotline, 513-864-1162.
     
    Princeton Business & Community Partners
    Virtual Breakfast
     

     

     
    Go Vikes!
     
    The proceeds from the sale of these Princeton Viking masks will be used to purchase resources to support the needs of students and staff during the pandemic period.
     
    Viking masks are being sold for $10 each.
     
    To order and for more information, click the link below.
     
     
     

     

    Food Distribution Flyer

     

     
    Parent & Community Educational Series
     
    This is a LIVE virtual event, which will be recorded with translations
     
    Digital Citizenship
    November 10, 2020
    6:30 p.m.
     
     
    Next Meeting:
     
     
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    Jersey Mike’s Above and Beyond Awards -
    Sophie Roberts - Freshman - Volleyball - Sophie has been a true Viking this fall by supporting the Varsity Football team by operating their video board every Friday night. She will also help this winter by doing stats for Girls and Boys Basketball.
     
    Ava Sharpshair -Sophomore - Cheer - Ava is a positive role model for her peers. She maintains good grades while participating not only in JV cheer but in the Marching Band Drill Team. She is a student that is always on time, gives 110%, and represents Princeton Pride.
     
    Greater Miami Conference Athletes of the Week -
    Taya Wilson - Junior - Soccer GK - Taya had 25 saves for the week, helping us win 2 of our 3 games this past week! An essential key player that made some big-time saves.
     
    Lauren Burns - Freshman - Girls Cross Country - Lauren is a freshman who has worked hard all season to adjust to racing a 5K. She ran a lifetime best 21:18 at the GMC Championships. This improved her PR by almost a whole minute. It is so nice to see Lauren's hard work pay off with a time like this.
     
    Matthew Imm - Senior - Boys Cross Country - Matthew has had a great senior season. He ran a lifetime best 16:58 at the GMC Championships on Saturday. He has been working all season to get below the 17-minute mark and was successful in a big race. Matthew has also served as a team captain this year and has done a great job of leading the Vikings.
     
    Corporate Sponsors
     
    Many thanks to our corporate sponsors! To visit their websites, just click on the logo to open the hyperlink for more information.
     
    Official Sports Medicine Provider for Princeton School District
     
    Princeton City School District | 513.864.1000 | www.princetonschools.net
     
     
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