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This page contains information helpful to new and returning families at Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart. We hope this will help in your preparation for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please check this page regularly throughout the summer.

Lower School: K-Grade 4

Summer SOAR and Reading Lists:

This year our Lower School will continue with the Summer Student Online Academic Resource (SOAR). Under the guidance of our Lead Classroom Teachers and Classroom Teaching Assistants, each rising grade has specially crafted learning opportunities and suggestions. Please know that these materials will not be a requirement and will not be assessed in any manner. Our Lower School educators are offering this partnership as an opportunity for boys to stay fresh with their existing skills and prepare for the coming grade level. Please note that all lists below apply to the grade your son will be entering in the fall of 2017.

To keep their reading skills sharp over the upcoming months, Princeton Academy strongly suggests that our boys read for fun. Below are suggested reading lists for our students. Enjoy!

Middle School: Grades 5-8

Summer Academic Preparation:

Summer is a wonderful time for students to play, pray, rest, read, and spend time with family and friends. We are certain that your summer plans will include enriching learning activities for your sons.

Reading

To keep their reading skills sharp over the upcoming months, Princeton Academy strongly suggests that our boys read for fun. Below are suggested reading lists for our students. Enjoy!

Rising Grade 5 Students

As students transition from Lower School to Middle School, the Fourth Grade Team has prepared a Summer SOAR packet for optional review.

Rising Grade 5 Summer SOAR

Mathematics

It is important to keep math skills sharp over the upcoming summer months. Middle School students are responsible for completing assigned Khan Academy grade-level missions. Students should finish a minimum of 75 percent of their assigned mission.

  • Students in Grade 4 moving up to Grade 5 are responsible for completing 75 percent of the Grade 4 Mission.
  • Students in Grade 5 moving up to Grade 6 are responsible for completing 75 percent of the Grade 5 Mission.
  • Students in Grade 6 moving up to Grade 7 are responsible for completing 75 percent of the Pre-Algebra Mission.
  • Students in Grade 7 (7A2 - The Two Year Program) moving up to Grade 8 are responsible for completing 75 percent of the Algebra Basics Mission.
  • Students in Grade 7 (7A1 - The One Year Program) moving up to Grade 8 are responsible for completing 75 percent of the Algebra 1 Mission.


Music Selection:

One of the exciting offerings for our fifth grade students is the opportunity to choose between taking band, strings, or general music. Please see the form below under Required Forms.

Technology:

Supplemental technological devices are provided by the school and are assigned to students on a 1:1 basis.



Required Forms

Health Forms:

All forms must be completed for each student unless otherwise noted. Please turn in these forms before the first day of school.

With regards to the Physical Evaluation Form, all New Students and MS students participating in athletics must have a current physical on file with the school. For all other students, the state recommends that a physical be conducted at least once during each developmental stage (early childhood: preschool-Grade 3 and pre-adolescence: Grades 4-6), however, it is not required.

If applicable:

*For all MS students who plan to participate in athletics
**A Health History Update needs to be completed if a student's physical on file is more than 90 days old.

Athletic Forms:

*A Health History Update needs to be completed if a student's physical on file is more than 90 days old.

Student Forms:

All forms must be completed for each student unless otherwise noted. Please turn in these forms by August 1.

*For New Students only

HAWK Athletics Information (Grades 5-8)

Students in Middle School are eligible to play on Princeton Academy's athletic teams. If you are interested, please click here for athletics information.

Athletic Season Start Dates:

  • Fall Season: Thursday, September 7
  • Golf Tryouts: Monday, September 11
  • Winter Season: Monday, November 6
  • Spring Season: Monday, March 5

Please note that students in Middle School interested in participating in Princeton Academy Athletics must complete the necessary forms located under Required Forms.

For additional information about Athletics at Princeton Academy please contact Director of Athletics Paul Clewell.

Don't forget to follow the HAWKS on Twitter at @HAWKS_Athletics!


Click here for Athletic Forms.

School Hours

Lower School promptly begins at 8:00 a.m. and dismissal is at 3:00 p.m. Students may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. There is also an Early Morning Drop Off program, starting at 7:00 a.m., available as part of our Extended Day Programs. Extended Day Programs and Classes are available on full school days.

Middle School homeroom begins promptly at 7:45 a.m. and dismissal is at 3:00 p.m. Students may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. Extended Day Programs and classes and After-School Study Hall are also available on full school days. For a fee, there is also an Early Morning Drop Off program available.

School Calendar

The all-school calendar can be found on our website. It includes orientation dates, school start dates, vacations, holidays, teacher workdays and early dismissals. It is regularly updated to include athletic events, special all-school events, field trips and other division-wide events. We suggest you bookmark this link to the calendar and set up calendar alerts via myAcademy (Parent Portal). Please note that newly enrolled families will be receiving their log-in credentials over the summer months.

Parent and Student Handbook

Princeton Academy publishes a Parent and Student Handbook each academic year. Our 2017-2018 handbook has not yet been published - please check back often as we will be posting it as soon as it is available!

School Uniforms

Uniforms may be ordered from Flynn and O'Hara or Lands' End.



For orders through Flynn and O'Hara, 10 percent will be donated to Princeton Academy. You may visit Flynn and O'Hara's website or call (800) 441-4122.

Uniforms may be purchased online from Lands' End or by calling (800) 469-2222. By using the school account number 900040387, three percent of net sales will be donated back to Princeton Academy.

Used uniforms are also available at no charge in the Kalkus House. The Uniform Closet is on the second floor across from the Hawk's Nest School Store.

Please use the button below to view uniform guidelines by division.

Uniform Guidelines

School Lunch Program

Princeton Academy uses Smart Lunches to provide families with a secure, fast and easy- to-use online lunch ordering system. For more information on how to sign up, click here.



Back to School Nights

Middle School Back to School Night

Monday, September 11
7:00-9:00 p.m.

Lower School Back to School Night

Wednesday, September 13
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Key School Contacts

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Paul Clewell

Paul Clewell

Titles: Director of Athletics
Email:
Alfred (Rik) F. Dugan III

Alfred (Rik) F. Dugan III

Titles: Headmaster
Email:
Brooke Gadasi

Brooke Gadasi

Titles: Director of Development
Email:
Dolores Hawrylo RN

Dolores Hawrylo RN

Titles: School Nurse
Email:
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