High school principal, math supervisor, middle school assistant principal, and high school director of guidance not slated to return to Princeton Public Schools for 2023-24
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High school principal, math supervisor, middle school assistant principal, and high school director of guidance not slated to return to Princeton Public Schools for 2023-24

Chmiel has until this weekend to request a hearing regarding his nonrenewal.

Young people to gather at Princeton University Friday and Saturday for international climate summit
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Young people to gather at Princeton University Friday and Saturday for international climate summit

By Susan BaekSpecial to Planet Princeton The Princeton Conservation Society, a student group at Princeton University, will host a student-led international climate summit on Princeton’s campus this Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8. The Youth Climate & Conservation Summit is a conference by young people, for young people, that also brings perspectives from the…

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Prosecutor: Former Steinert High School teacher charged with sexual assault

A former teacher at Steinert High School in Hamilton has been arrested and charged with one count of second-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child for having a sexual relationship with a female student more than two decades ago, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office. Joseph DePuglio,…

Another potential school bond referendum for up to $10 million could be on the horizon for Princeton voters
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Another potential school bond referendum for up to $10 million could be on the horizon for Princeton voters

Princeton voters could be asked to approve up to $10 million to fund upgrades to public school buildings this November. The new referendum could come less than two years since the last one was approved. In January of 2022, voters approved $17.5 million worth of bonds for critical repairs and new roofing for all six schools. Members of…

Pink slime news: The West Cook News and beyond
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Pink slime news: The West Cook News and beyond

Pink slime is a meat byproduct that is used as filler in processed meats and is often passed off as higher-quality meat in fast food restaurants. Pink slime news is just as bad when it comes to feeding the American mind. Pink slime news, a term coined by journalist Ryan Smith, is fake content that…

Parent starts petition calling for immediate removal of Princeton superintendent and reinstatement of high school principal (updated)
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Parent starts petition calling for immediate removal of Princeton superintendent and reinstatement of high school principal (updated)

The second petition to be launched in five days related to leadership at Princeton High School was posted online on Wednesday. Lisa Potter created a change.org petition calling for the immediate resignation of Princeton Superintendent of Schools Carol Kelley and the reinstatement of Princeton High School Principal Frank Chmiel. The reasons the district put Chmiel…

Principal Frank Chmiel issues statement to Planet Princeton about his job at Princeton High School
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Principal Frank Chmiel issues statement to Planet Princeton about his job at Princeton High School

Embattled Princeton High School Principal Frank Chmiel has issued a statement to Planet Princeton about the events surrounding the email that went out last week announcing new interim leaders at the high school. The email sent out Friday did not mention Chmiel by name and notified parents that two assistant principals would temporarily be taking…

Teachers union issues statement about principal at Princeton High School
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Teachers union issues statement about principal at Princeton High School

The Princeton Regional Education Association, the union for teachers in the school district, has issued a statement about the principal at Princeton High School. “We know that many of you have spent the weekend digesting the news about the high school leadership. The news was certainly a shock for our members at the high school….