Open enrollment period begins for dual language immersion program at Community Park School in Princeton
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Open enrollment period begins for dual language immersion program at Community Park School in Princeton

The dual language immersion program for the Princeton Public Schools is currently accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year. Now in its eighth year, the program offers instruction in Spanish and English. Most students enter the program in kindergarten or first grade, but the program is open to all district students in grades K-5 who demonstrate the…

Incumbents sworn in for another term as Kendal and Baglio selected to lead Princeton Board of Education
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Incumbents sworn in for another term as Kendal and Baglio selected to lead Princeton Board of Education

Incumbent school board members Deb Bronfeld, Dafna Kendal, and Susan Kantor were sworn in to serve three-year terms at the Jan. 3 reorganization meeting for the Princeton Board of Education. The board voted unanimously to select Kendal to serve as the president for the second year in a row. Betsy Baglio, the longest-serving member of…

Stanley Cup will come to Princeton University Jan. 7
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Stanley Cup will come to Princeton University Jan. 7

Lord Stanley’s Cup will be part of a special fan village outside of the Baker Memorial Rink at Princeton University on Jan. 7 as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the rink. The event also features music, food, and special merchandise for purchase. The rink, which opened in 1923, is named in…

Prosecutor releases results of autopsy report in death of Princeton University student whose body was found on campus in October
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Prosecutor releases results of autopsy report in death of Princeton University student whose body was found on campus in October

Princeton University student Misrach Ewunetie died by suicide, officials announced on Wednesday, Dec. 28, more than two months after her body was found on campus. Ewunetie went missing in the early morning hours of Oct. 14. Her family reported her missing on Oct. 16 after not hearing from her. A search for her began on…

Incumbents widen lead in Princeton school board race (updated 3:15 p.m.)
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Incumbents widen lead in Princeton school board race (updated 3:15 p.m.)

Election results in Mercer County have not been finalized, but it appears that the three incumbents running for the school board in Princeton will all be serving another three-year term. Some votes are still being counted, but it would be almost impossible for challengers to win enough votes to pull ahead given the current gap….

Two new assistant principals begin jobs in the Princeton Public Schools (updated)

Two new assistant principals begin jobs in the Princeton Public Schools (updated)

Princeton High School and Princeton Middle School both welcomed new assistant principals over the past week. Nicole Mantuano Lacsamana began her new job as an assistant principal at Princeton High School on Monday, Oct. 24. Mantuano Lacsamana will work closely with Princeton High School Principal Frank Chmiel and Assistant Principals Cecilia Birge and Rashone Johnson. She…

GoFundMe set up to raise money for family of Princeton University student

GoFundMe set up to raise money for family of Princeton University student

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for the family of Princeton University undergraduate Misrach Ewunetie. The money will cover funeral costs, travel costs for the family, and an independent autopsy. The campaign has raised more than $71,000 as of 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, less than 24 hours after the GoFundMe was launched….

Updated – Vigil for Princeton University student Misrach Ewunetie to be held this evening (Oct. 24)
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Updated – Vigil for Princeton University student Misrach Ewunetie to be held this evening (Oct. 24)

A candlelight vigil will be held for Princeton University junior Misrach Ewunetie tonight, Oct. 24, from 5 to 6 p.m. The event has been moved from front of the Princeton University Chapel on the main campus to inside the chapel. A spokesman for the university said Monday afternoon that student organizers of the vigil have…

Body of missing Princeton University student found by facilities employee
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Body of missing Princeton University student found by facilities employee

Authorities located the body of missing Princeton University student Misrach Ewunetie at about 1 p.m. Thursday, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office announced. Ewunetie’s body was found outside on the facilities grounds behind the tennis courts by a facilities employee, officials said. An autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine Ewunetie’s cause and…

Helicopters, drones, boats being used in search for missing Princeton University student (updated 8:45 p.m.)
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Helicopters, drones, boats being used in search for missing Princeton University student (updated 8:45 p.m.)

Helicopters, drones, and boats are being used as the search continues for missing Princeton University undergraduate Misrach Ewunetie. University officials sent an alert to employees Wednesday morning notifying them that “there is an increased law enforcement presence on and around campus including the use of a helicopter, drones, and watercraft” as part of efforts to…

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