eNews September 13, 2019
All the "buzz" about Reading. Second grade Parents and Teachers came together to raise awesome readers. They discussed learning strategies on how to help their students at home, the importance of reading twenty minutes a day and how to select a just right book for their students.
What's the Buzz?
Students at Woodlawn Elementary are rewarded every Wednesday for exhibiting Character Education Value Traits. Throughout the week, they are able to earn tickets by displaying the monthly Character Values. Once students' have received a ticket, they can submit it for an opportunity to win a prize. If their name is chosen he/she will receive a visit from the "Busy Bee" in their classroom where they will be presented with a special Buzz and a Treat.
The Staff and students of Woodlawn Elementary school joined the Village of Woodlawn's Mayor, Mayor Farley along with several of the administrators from Princeton City School Dristrict and ODOT (Ohio Department of Transprotation) in the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony of the newly installed sidewalk located near the school on Riddle Road.
Volume 03 | September 13, 2019Thank you Vike Nation for subscribing and reading our weekly E-News!This is a great place to find out what is happening in Princeton City Schools.Please click on the buttons to get news specific to each school building.Informational Video about the LevyLearn about the Princeton City School District (PCSD) Levy propositions on the November 5, 2019 ballot, in this informational video.Grant and Village of Woodlawn partner to provide Safe Sidewalks to SchoolsOn September 10, 2019, Dr. Mari Phillips, associate superintendent, attended the Woodlawn Safe Route to School Dedication and spoke to the community, parents, teachers, and students. Congratulations to the Village of Woodlawn for receiving a grant to reconstruct the sidewalks to make it safe for students to walk in the community and to and from school. The Village of Woodlawn and the Ohio Department of Transportation partnered with Princeton City Schools to make this happen. Crosswalk safety has been a point of discussion with many school districts and communities. We are glad that there are new sidewalks on Riddle Road for our students to walk safely to Woodlawn Elementary School.Dr. Phillips gave the students the following crosswalk safety tips:Always use a crosswalk., if there is one available.Walk, don’t run, across the street.Look both ways before crossing the street.Don’t stand directly on the curb when waiting to cross.Take off those headphones. You must stop, look and listen.Work Ethic Speaker Series:Dressing for SuccessAbove: Mr. Steve Berke shows the Do's and Don'ts of "Dressing for Success."The Work Ethic Speaker Series had an event this week, entitled “Dressing for Success.” Fifty-four students attended and listened to five speakers address what to wear and what NOT to wear for a job interview, at the workplace, and even after-hours. Thanks to Ethan Arguello, Steve Berke, Kasi Jordan, Dr. Mari Phillips, and John Sullen for participating in this interactive Speaker Series.Kelz Hoops Basketball Camp at PrincetonKelsey Mitchell will be holding her annual “Kelz Hoop Basketball Camp” at the Princeton Arena this weekend. She donates the proceeds to lessen the pay-to-participate high school sports fees for students.Great turnout for Springdale's ComeUnity BashThere was a lot of exciting things happening on Saturday, September 7th in Springdale! The ComeUnity Bash was in full swing, with a family mud run, petting zoo, pony rides, climbing wall, games, and music.This Week's Athletic HighlightsGMC Athletes of the Week: Congratulations to Jooyoung Choi and Carly Petersman for being selected this week’s GMC Athletes of the Week. Jooyoung shot a 46 against Winton Woods and a 49 against Colerain.Carley is leading the volleyball on defense with 65 digs! Go Vikes!Go Vikes!Board of Education InformationPrinceton Special Board of Education MeetingPrinceton Administration CenterMonday, September 23, 20196:30 p.m.
College & Career FairWednesday, September 18Run for the Health of It!NEXT SATURDAYSeptember 21Run for the Health of it!The HealthCare Connection’s Run for the Health of It! Race is a family-friendly event including a 5K Run, a 5K Walk, a 1-mile walk, and a FREE Kids Fun Run for kids 8 and under.All proceeds from the event help to support patient care and operations at our Viking School-Based Health Centers inside Princeton City Schools.Walk/Run:Below is the link to sign up to Walk or Run in the event:Volunteer:We also need volunteers to make the event happen. If you don’t want to participate in the Race, we hope you’ll consider volunteering.Below is the link to volunteer for the Race. We have individual and group volunteer options.Volleyball Youth NightSeptember 16PHS WrestlingVote for PHS Varsity CheerleadersAthletic Hall of Fame Induction on October 11ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONYFour athletes and a basketball team will be inducted into the Princeton City Schools Athletic Hall of Fame during the district’s Homecoming weekend on October 11 and 12. Student athletics are a pillar of Princeton City Schools and honoring the legacy of the past serves as an inspiration to current student-athletes.The 2019 Class of Hall of Fame Athletes are:Carlton Hoyles, Class of 1967 - Track, Cross Country, Football, BasketballKelsey Mitchell, Class of 2014 - BasketballMichael Whitehead, Class of 1975 - TrackJason Williams, Class of 1992 - Track, Football, Basketball1987 Girls Basketball State ChampionsAthletes will be recognized during the varsity football game versus Fairfield City Schools at 7:00 P.M. on Friday, October 11, 2019. The celebration will continue with a formal induction ceremony at 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the Ramada Plaza.Tickets are required for entry to the induction ceremony and will not be sold at the door. The cost of admission is $50 for a single ticket, $75 for a couple and $350 for a table of 10. Tickets may be purchased at the Princeton athletic office Monday through Friday between 7:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. or online at https://www.locallevelevents.
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oh/prcsd/Board.nsf/Public. com/events/details/8048.Questions regarding the Athletic Hall of Fame can be directed to the Princeton athletic office at (513) 864-1580.Many thanks to our corporate sponsors! To visit their websites just click on the logo to open the hyperlink for more information.