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Text Book Pick-Up Event
Fri, 29 Aug 2014
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

PreK-12 Classes begin
Tue, 02 Sep 2014
All Day Event

Welcome Coffee for New Parents
Thu, 04 Sep 2014
8:10 AM - 9:30 AM

Currency and Costume in Pre-Colonial Africa Talk & Reception
Fri, 12 Sep 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fall Weekend
Sat, 27 Sep 2014
All Day Event


 

 

 

 

 

 

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PDS News
Welcome to our New Faculty and Staff

Princeton Day School faculty and staff were back on campus Monday morning for meetings to prepare for the opening of school. The community welcomed the following new faculty. In the Lower School: Erik Hove, 4th grade; Casey Upson, Reading Specialist in the LS and MS; Dawn Bocian, 1st grade assistant; Maureen Gargione, 2nd grade assistant. In the Middle School: Nichole Foster-Hinds, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math; Channing McCullough, 5th grade music and beginning and advanced band; Karen Stolper, 5th & 6th grade art; Tanner Campbell, Homework Club Advisor and MS floating sub. In the Upper School: Marc Beja, MS and US music teacher and ensemble director; Chip Cash, AB Calculus and Geometry; Laura Kenny, Accelerated Geometry and Algebra II; Reuben Loewy, US Journalism Seminar and co-advisor, the Spokesman; Chris Rhodes, 9th Grade World Studies and 10th grade American History; and Olivia Rutigliano, English. And Lee Rosenberg will serve as the school’s first ever Scientist in Residence, joining PDS after the spending the past 13 years teaching at Princeton University. At PDS, Dr. Rosenberg will teach a science elective to our seniors based on his legendary “Genes, Health, and Society” course at Princeton, and will partner with other science teachers, give occasional lectures to the community on topics of scientific interest, and mentor Upper School students interested in pursuing careers in science and medicine.

In addition, new staff includes Cynthia Michalak, Associate Director of College Counseling, who comes to PDS from the Princeton University Office of Admissions, where she worked as an Admissions Officer and Assistant Director of Admissions. And finally, Princeton Day School is pleased to welcome Jon Ostendorf, who will serve as the school’s Chief Information Officer, part of the Leadership Team. Jon comes to PDS from the Hotchkiss School, where he served as Director of Information Technology Services for the past 8 years. He has his Bachelor’s from Cornell and is a technology leader who has been successful in both the K-12 public school and independent boarding school environments. Please click here for more information about our new faculty and staff. Welcome to PDS!


Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Welcome Back Panther Athletes!

Upper School preseason practices begin today, August 20th. Full schedule here.

Sixth through eighth grade Middle School students who plan to play a team sport this fall are asked to commit fully on the first day of MS fall athletics, Wednesday, September 3. This sign-up day will end at 3:15 p.m. and on-field practices will begin Thursday, September 4th. See the full practice and game schedule here.

Please remember that Magnus forms must be completed prior to participating in a team practice.

A warm welcome back, Panthers. We are looking forward to a great year in athletics!



Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Some Reminders About the Start of School

We hope you are enjoying these last days of summer, Panthers! Here are some reminders for you about the start of school—just mark your calendar, and then go back to relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. On August 18 and 20 at 10:00 a.m. there will be a College Application Workshop for rising seniors in the Upper School Library. Pre-season athletics begin on August 20—be sure to have your Magnus Health forms complete (click here for Magnus). New Parent Lemonades take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on August 19 for Lower School parents, August 20 for Middle School parents, and August 21 for Upper School parents. These events take place at Behr House, the home of Head of School Paul Stellato. The Book Pick-Up Event is scheduled for August 27, 28, and 29, in the Upper Gym. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Aug. 27 and 28, and 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Aug. 29. Finally, orientations take place on August 27 and August 28. For a schedule of these events, click here for the full orientation schedule. For all your calendar needs, click here for the academic calendar for the year, and click here for the events calendar by month. Look to the right of the homepage for links to Classbook, for your textbooks needs, Back to School information packets, and Summer Reading lists. School starts on September 2—we are looking forward to seeing you all back on campus very soon!


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 9:40:00 AM

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