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How PISD is dealing with growth challenges

How PISD is dealing with growth challenges

Brantley Duke walks the stage at Mayfield Elementary to collect his kindergarten diploma from Principal Jason Brown Saturday, May, 16. The young grad was a student in Ms. Lafon’s class. All six elementary schools in the district held ceremonies Saturday. Princeton ISD...

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PISD educators get fourth annual pay raise

PISD educators get fourth annual pay raise

Princeton ISD teachers will be pocketing an extra $1,000 per year after getting an across-the-board raise from the PISD Board of Trustees. “I am proud of the commitment the board has made to honor our teachers,” Superintendent Donald McIntyre said of the action taken...

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District enrollment nears 9,000 students

District enrollment nears 9,000 students

Claw Crew dance team members who advanced to nationals are, from left, Mat Suarez, Inspirational Officer; Taylor Tank, First Place Freshman Solo; Kalea Williams, Senior Lieutenant; Isabel Delgado, Co-Captain; Yvemarlie Toussaint, team Captain and winner of First Place...

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Students celebrate eclipse history

Students celebrate eclipse history

Overcast skies threatened to spoil Monday’s total solar eclipse. But the clouds parted briefly during totality and thousands of Princeton residents got a good view of the celestial spectacle as the moon’s shadow swept across Texas from southwest to northeast. The...

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Top Princeton educators receive cash

Top Princeton educators receive cash

Clark Middle School teacher Alexa Burk receives an Exemplary Teacher Incentive Allotment award from Superintendent Donald McIntyre, left, and Deputy Superintendent Jackie Hendricks. Courtesy Photo Nearly 50 teachers in the Princeton ISD will be getting thousands of...

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PISD enrollment up 763 from last year

PISD enrollment up 763 from last year

The PHS Lady Panthers basketball team receives certificates of achievement from the PISD Board of Trustees. Courtesy PISD  Princeton’s public school student population continues to grow, according to Superintendent Donald McIntyre, but the district is beginning to...

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Facelift underway for PISD admin building

Facelift underway for PISD admin building

The PISD Administration is fenced off while workers remove and replace the exterior wall. Courtesy Photo  Like pieces on a chessboard, Princeton ISD offices have been moved all around while the administration building is repaired. A torrential downpour last fall sent...

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No four-day school week for PISD

No four-day school week for PISD

Trustees of the Princeton Independent School District rejected a four-day school week and gave Superintendent Donald McIntyre a raise after receiving a glowing report on district academic performance. The board also received a report saying the school system has a...

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Martian city plan wins prize

Martian city plan wins prize

Lowe Elementary School fourth-graders, from left, Mateo Papa, William Lavender and Parker Morris won a $100 prize by designing a city on Mars. Courtesy PISD Three Lowe Elementary 4th-graders designed a futuristic city on Mars and won an engineering award for their...

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