The Princeton Board of Education has accepted the resignation of Princeton Elementary School Principal John Smith, effective at the end of the current school year. Smith is currently on paid administrative leave.
The Princeton Board accepted the resignations of Christine Greenlee as a part-time Parents as Teachers educator, and Ron Thompson as custodian. Both resignations will be effective at the end of this school year.
Seventh through 12th grade principal Angie Ormsby was offered a one-year extension to her contract to maintain a two-year agreement. Her salary will be determined on a later date. The Princeton Board approved the transfer of teacher Kelsey Allen from second grade to pre-school.
The Board has offered teaching contracts for next school year to Heather Michaelis and Abigail Henke. They will teach in the lower elementary grades. The specific grades have not yet been determined. Heather Michaelis is currently an elementary teacher at Newtown-Harris, while Abigail Henke is student teaching at S.M. Rissler Elementary School in Trenton. She will graduate in May from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. Classes at Princeton will be dismissed early on March 13th so faculty and staff can participate in active shooter training as part of the district's safety plan. Classes at Princeton will be dismissed at 12:45 on March 13th for that training.
The Princeton Board approved a request from the senior class to travel to Hot Springs, Arkansas for their senior trip on May 5th through the 9th. No district funds will be used.
The board approved tuition for next school year at $6,117. That is the same as this year for kindergarten through 12th grade students residing OUTSIDE the Princeton School District.