Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!
As the new school year approaches, we know you may have questions, so this site is here to help you find the answers and stay on top of your back-to-school "To Do" list.
Whether you are brand new to the Viking Family or returning to Princeton City School District for another year, we hope this hub of information serves as a helpful resource for getting all the details you need for a smooth start to the school year.
Princeton students will begin the 2022-2023 school year according to the following staggered schedule by grade level. Students continue to attend daily on their start date.
However, all NEW enrollees in grades 1-12 will start on August 11, 2022.
New Enrollees (grades 1-12) - August 11
Preschool students - August 15
Kindergarten students - August 15
Grades 1-5 - August 11
Grade 6 - August 11
Grade 7 - August 12
Grade 8 - August 12
Grade 9 - August 11
Grade 10 - August 12
Grade 11 - August 12
Grade 12 - August 12
Dates to know:
August 4 - Freshman Orientation & Open House, PHS @ 5-7 p.m.
August 4 - 6th Grade Schedule Pickup and Building Walkthrough, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
August 5-7 - Back-to-school tax holiday in Ohio
August 6 - Stuff the Bus fundraiser for The Princeton Closet hosted by Paper, PHS Parking Lot D (corner of Chester and Sharon Roads) @ 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (or maybe 2 PM)
August 8 - Teacher Optional Day
August 8 - New Staff Orientation, @ 8:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
August 8 - Special Education Pizza Party and Tour of PHS/PCMS; Students with an IEP or 504 plan will have time after the tour to walk their schedule and find their classrooms, PHS Cafeteria @ 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. RSVP: Janet Maine firstname.lastname@example.org or 513.864.1112
August 8 - Innovation Center Open House, Princeton Administration Center @ 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m.
August 8 - Athlete and Parent Meeting; This meeting is required by the OHSAA to participate. The meeting will be at 6:00 p.m. in the High School/Middle School Cafeteria.
August 8 - Regular Board of Education Meeting, Matthews Auditorium, Viking Village @ 6:30 p.m.
August 9 - First Day Teacher-Opening Convocation, Matthews Auditorium @ 8:00 a.m.
August 9 - Evendale Hill Elementary Meet the Teacher @ 4:30-5:30 p.m.
August 9 - Heritage Hill Elementary Open House @ 4:30-5:30 p.m.
August 9 - Springdale Elementary Meet the Teacher Night @ 5:00-6:00 p.m.
August 9 - Stewart Elementary Meet the Teacher Night @ 5:00-6:00 p.m.
August 9 - Lincoln Heights Elementary Meet the Teacher @ 5:30-6:30 p.m.
August 9 - Woodlawn Elementary Meet the Teacher @ 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 9 - 7th and 8th Grade Schedule Pickup, PCMS @ 5:00-7:00 p.m.
August 10 - Teacher Professional Development Day
August 10 - Glendale Elementary Meet the Teacher @ 5:00-6:00 p.m.
August 10 - Sharonville Elementary Open House @ 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 11 - Student First Day Grades 1-5, Grades 6, 9, and all newly enrolled students
August 12 - Student First Day Grades 7, 8, 10, 11, 12
August 15 - Student First Day Preschool and Kindergarten
August 19 - Parent Engagement Team: Second Cup of Coffee, Heritage Hill Elementary School @ 9:00 a.m.
August 25 - Heritage Hill Elementary Curriculum Night/Title I Parent Meeting @ 6:00 p.m.
August 31 - Woodlawn Elementary Open House Primary @ 6:00-6:30 p.m and Intermediate @ 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Elementary Schools: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm**
Kindergarten Morning Session: 9:00 am - 12:10 pm
Kindergarten Afternoon Session: 12:50 pm - 4:00 pm
Princeton Community Middle School: 8:00 am - 3:03 pm
PCMS Zero Bell: 7:00 am
Princeton High School: 7:15 am - 2:15 pm
Innovation Center Morning Session: 7:15 am - 10:10 am
Innovation Center Afternoon Session: 11:00am - 2:00 pm
The bus passes will be prepared and mailed during the first week of August.
To get the best pick-up/drop-off location, please check that your FINALFORMS information is accurate and up-to-date before August 1st.
Starting on August 9th, parents/guardians can download the Firstview App and enter your child's school ID into the app, to see your child's scheduled bus times. In the event that you have not received a bus pass, you can still use the app to locate your child's bus times and locations.
All parents/guardians should have their children at their bus stop approximately 5 minutes earlier than their scheduled time.
If a parent has not received a bus pass or cannot see their students' information in the Firstview App by August 10th, then parents should contact the school secretary or transportation team for assistance.
*All Transportation Requests/Changes still need to be submitted via the form on the website. This may take up to five business days to update.