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Vol. LXI, No. 25
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
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STUDIO BAND WOWS AUDIENCE: The award-winning PHS Studio Band marked three decades of excellence with a gala concert on Saturday, June 16, in the new Performing Arts Center at the high school. The event featured solo performers including current and past band members who joined the band onstage for "Route 66."

Princeton High School Studio Band Fills New Performing Arts Center

Linda Arntzenius

Band director Joe Downey introduced Princeton High School's award-winning Studio Band to a full house in the Trego-Biancosino Auditorium last Saturday, June 16.

District Board of Education Lauds Retirees, Programs, PHS Scholars

Linda Arntzenius

Princeton Regional Board of Education held a special meeting on Tuesday, June 12, in the John Witherspoon Middle School.

Among items on the agenda was the appointment of two new student representatives from the high school for the 2007-08 school year. Nakita Raghunath and Clayton Spann will replace last year's student board members Lucy Breidenthal and Joseph Carroll, who graduate today.

Borough Hall Examines Merwick Tract as Plainsboro Eyes Redevelopment Area

Matthew Hersh

Princeton Borough Council last week got its first taste of a rezoning effort that will result in the likely redevelopment of nearly 30 acres of fertile land that abuts not only the Borough's commercial district, but also two neighborhoods that are in close proximity, but different both culturally and economically.

PRS Assistant Superintendent Graber to Train New Jersey's Lead Educators

Linda Arntzenius

Jeffrey Graber has mixed emotions about leaving his job as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Princeton Regional School District. On the one hand, he's looking forward to a shorter commute and a return to the classroom, albeit working with prospective school principals and district supervisors rather than high school and middle school students.

Princeton Library Director Addresses Recent Freedom of Speech Controversy

Linda Arntzenius

After two films shown during the third annual Human Rights Film Festival sparked controversy, the Princeton Public Library added a disclaimer to its press releases and publicity materials.

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