Princeton Parent of Black Children celebration on June 17, 2022 (PPBC Annual Recognition Ceremony from 3 to 5 PM at PAC at Princeton High School)

Thu, May 26 9:21am

Dear Parents & Guardians,   Princeton Parents for Black Children (PPBC) is actively planning for an end-of-the-year event entitled “PPBC’s Annual Recognition Ceremony” to celebrate the achievements of ... [More]

The JP's Koko Move-A-Thon is coming May 24th! Get your sponsorship forms in today!

Wed, May 18 9:56pm

Dear Fellow JP Parents,   The JP Koko Move-A-Thon is happening on May 24th!!  You should have received a student sponsor sheet in your child's Koko folder. Help raise money for Koko's annual fundraise ... [More]

Ginsberg Amphitheater BOB shirts

Mon, May 16 11:33am

Did you love the custom made Bob tees from last week's celebration?  Details below on how to order yours.   Order your BOB tees now!  Huge thank you to Jess Viera - for designing and organizing everyt ... [More]

Bavarian brunch party board tickets still available for this Sunday May 22nd at 11:00 AM

Mon, May 16 10:39am

Dear JP parents,   Don't have plans for this Sunday yet?  Come and join us for an authentic Bavarian brunch, Bavarian music and yes, beer for brunch!   For the competitive JP parent (and we know we ha ... [More]

Bob Ginsberg Day postponed until Monday, May 9th at 4:00 until 7:00 PM / Día de Bob Ginsberg pospuesto hasta el lunes 9 de mayo de 4:00 a 7:00 p.m.

Wed, May 4 12:01pm

Dear JP,   April showers bring May flowers but sometimes they extend into May.  The forecast for this Friday, indicates showers throughout planned festivities for Bob Ginsberg Day.  As a result of the ... [More]

Tickets Available for Pete the Cat Party Board!

Wed, May 4 10:03am

Get your tickets while they last!!    Wednesday, May 11th, 3:15 - 4:15PM Pete the Cat Groovy Button Party ( K & 1st grades only) Ms. Maloney and Mrs. Tracey welcome you to this Pete the Cat and His Fo ... [More]

CORRECTION - Pete the Cat Party limited to K - 1st grade students

Thu, Apr 28 1:27pm

There are some great party boards coming up with tickets still available! Get your tickets now while they last!  Below are links to purchase tickets or you can go to and search #Sisosen ... [More]

Upcoming Kids Party Boards - Tickets Available!!

Thu, Apr 28 12:18pm

  There are some great party boards coming up with tickets still available! Get your tickets now while they last!  Below are links to purchase tickets or you can go to and search #Sisos ... [More]

JP Spiritwear sale for today's Spring Carnival!

Thu, Apr 28 11:43am

Show your school spirit by purchasing some of the latest items at the Spring Carnival Picnic.  You get free socks with every purchase!   Pre-purchase items from store and pick them up at the picnic.  

Wonder Woman never stops: Congratulations to Dr. S!

Wed, Apr 27 8:51pm

Dear JP Parents,   We have come to know our Ms. S as a wonderful leader who steers the ship with a calm hand and compassionate heart.  She is humble and hardworking and never stops impressing us.  Tod ... [More]

Making Child Developmental Science more accessible to Parents - Take part in a study conducted by members of the Institute / Hacer que la ciencia del desarrollo infantil sea más accesible para los padres: participe en un estudio realizado por miembros del Instituto

Tue, Apr 26 9:25am

Dear JP Parents,   Dr. Shoval (a psychiatrist ) and his colleague (clinical psychologist) at the Institute are looking for parents to help contribute to their project on providing accessible informati ... [More]

Executive Function Webinar Recording/ Grabación de seminarios web sobre funciones ejecutivas

Tue, Apr 26 8:51am

Dear JP Parents,   If you were unable to join the PTOC webinar on Executive Function, we understand that you are busy and cannot always attend these webinars.  For parents who are interested in the in ... [More]

Pre-Order Spiritwear ahead of the JP Spring Picnic Carnival

Thu, Apr 21 4:25pm

Show your school spirit by purchasing some of the latest items in the store.       Indicate in the notes if you want to pick up your item(s) at the Spring Picnic! Let me know if you have any questions. Leslie

FINAL CALL: commemorative bricks for Bob Ginsberg Day: Deadline is TOMORROW // LLAMADA FINAL: ladrillos conmemorativos para el Día de Bob Ginsberg: la fecha límite es MAÑANA

Thu, Apr 21 10:38am

Dear JP friends,   If you still wanted to buy a commemorative brick for the May 6th Bob Ginsberg Day celebration, now is your last chance.  The deadline is tomorrow April 22nd at 5:00 PM.  You can buy ... [More]

It's Carnival at JP: April 26th is spring picnic! Es carnaval en JP: ¡el 26 de abril es un picnic de primavera!

Mon, Apr 18 5:43pm

Welcome back JP!   We hope you had a wonderful spring break.  Now get ready for spring picnic!  It is carnival time at JP this year and you can expect bouncy castles, face painting, candy floss, popco ... [More]

Bob Ginsberg Day Brick Sale: only 5 days left to purchase your brick! Venta de ladrillos del día de Bob Ginsberg: ¡solo quedan 5 días para comprar tu ladrillo!

Mon, Apr 18 3:30pm

Dear JP Parents,   On May 6, 2022 at 4:00 P.M. the Princeton community will be celebrating Bob Ginsberg Day and we hope you will attend.  To honor Bob (who was Principal at JP for 22 years and in the ... [More]

Executive Function Webinar Thursday April 21st from 11:30 until 12:30 PM / Webinar de Función Ejecutiva Jueves 21 de Abril de 11:30 a 12:30 PM

Mon, Apr 18 2:39pm

Dear Parents,   Welcome back. We trust you had a wonderful spring break.   A quick reminder that the executive function webinar organized by the Princeton Teacher Organization Council and PPS district ... [More]

PPS Executive Function Presentation on Thursday April 21 at 11:30 to 12:30 PM (Zoom)

Wed, Apr 6 9:28am

Dear JP friends,   On April 21, 2022 the PTOC and PPS are hosting a presentation on executive function via zoom at 11:30 AM.  During the pandemic many students  failed to develop proper executive func ... [More]

Spring Clubs - Second Chess Course Added

Tue, Apr 5 10:49am

Due to the popularity of chess this season, Diplomat Chess has offered to instruct a second chess course on Tuesdays.  There will be 2 classes run on Tuesdays with the students divided by age and adva ... [More]

Club Updates

Sun, Apr 3 12:52pm

Dear JP,   Happy Sunday. We wanted to send a few club updates:   Yearbook still has openings! If your 5th grader is looking to get involved in the preparation and planning of the 5th grade yearbook, p ... [More]

Class Photos Day: Monday, April 4th

Thu, Mar 31 1:23pm

  Class photos are back!   Each JP class will be photographed on Monday, April 4th.  (Usually, we take classroom photos on the same day as individual portraits; however, this year, we had postponed gr ... [More]

JOIN US NOW!! JP hosted (SEL) Speaker Event for Parents and Teachers March 30th 7PM

Wed, Mar 30 7:16pm Registration link:

Tickets Available for Ladies Paddle Clinic & Lunch Party Board this Saturday April 2nd!

Mon, Mar 28 10:40am

Come join in on the fun this Saturday April 2nd! Nine tickets are available for the ladies paddle clinic and lunch, held at Bedens Brook Club. This event is open to the community so grab your friends ... [More]

Spiritwear Restock

Sun, Mar 20 7:57pm

Check out the  restock of the JP Spiritwear Store - including this year's JP Koko design on Hoodies, Long Sleeve Tees and a limited number of PJ Pants.     Click this link for for parents and staff me ... [More]

Mark your calendars and celebrate with us: May 6th is Bob Ginsberg Day! Marque sus calendarios y celebre con nosotros: ¡el 6 de mayo es el Día de Bob Ginsberg!

Thu, Mar 17 4:21pm

Dear JP Friends,   May 6th this year is a very special day for Johnson Park: we will celebrate a lifetime of dedication of our former principal, Robert Ginsberg! Mark your calendars and join us! Bob ( ... [More]

Upcoming Party Boards - Tickets Available!

Mon, Mar 14 9:54am

There are some great party boards coming up with tickets still available! Get your tickets now while they last!  Below are links to purchase tickets or you can go to and search #Sisosen ... [More]

April 2nd - Ladies Beginner Clinic Paddle Party Board!!

Tue, Mar 8 9:09am

  Saturday April 2nd - 10:00AM - 12:00PM, lunch immediately following    Curious about this game everyone's talking about? Paddle tennis is sweeping the nation - come find out why! Come join us for a ... [More]

Only 6 Tickets Remaining for Kids Disney Day Party Board!!

Wed, Mar 2 10:55am

  THURSDAY MARCH 24th - 3:00 - 5:00PM   Join our talented art teacher Ms. Gates, our mega-musical Ms. Ketterer and our keen Kindergarten teacher Ms. Cowell for an afternoon of Disney magic! Attendees ... [More]

Ukraine - how to talk to our children and ways to help

Wed, Mar 2 9:29am

(Mensaje en español abajo) Dear JP parents, The news out of Ukraine over the last week has been heart-breaking and frightening. A fellow JP parent who is from Ukraine, Luda Berim, shared with some par ... [More]

Reminder! Donate Today! Valentine's for Food/ San Valentin por la Nutrición

Fri, Feb 18 10:57am

Johnson Park has raised 350 lbs of groceries for families in need- help us get to our goal of 1,000 lbs by February 18th! You can contribute virtually using this link ... [More]

Feel the love JP: Valentine's Day Specials for Princeton Perks card holders! Siente el amor JP: ¡Ofertas especiales de San Valentín para los titulares de la tarjeta Princeton Perks!

Tue, Feb 8 10:19am

Dear JP Parents & Princeton perks card holders,   Don't have plans for Valentine's Day yet!?  No problem, we got you covered!  Princeton perks card holders can look forward to saving at many local res ... [More]

Don't throw away those fruit and yogurt pouches! Recycle them and other items with Terracycle at JP

Sun, Feb 6 11:50am

JP has teamed up with Terracycle, to help do their part and save the planet. You can help too! Terracycle is a recycling company that recycles waste that is not easily recycled. We are collecting Ente ... [More]

Valentine's for Food/ San Valentin por la Nutrición

Tue, Feb 1 12:52pm

Please join the 18th Annual Princeton Public Schools Valentines for Food Drive to benefit Arm In Arm. This year you can donate groceries virtually through this link ... [More]

Vote Today - What is your voting plan for JP?

Tue, Jan 25 1:08pm

Hello JP Friends,   The referendum is taking place today from 1:30 PM until 8:00 PM.  Please take some time to vote.   Attached is flier from the district setting out details that pertain to JP.   Enj ... [More]

Reminder: Facilities Stewardship Referendum tomorrow: Tuesday January 25 at 1:30 to 8:00 PM

Mon, Jan 24 11:01am

Dear JP Parents & Teachers,   Just a friendly reminder that the Facilities Stewardship Referendum is happening from 1:30 until 8:00 PM tomorrow Tuesday, January 25, 2022.  We need everybody to come ou ... [More]

Postponement of In-person Winter Clubs

Wed, Jan 19 9:50am

Due to the current high risk categorization of Covid-19 in our region and at the advisement of the Princeton Health Department, Johnson Park has decided to hold off the start of in-person Afterschool ... [More]

Important News from the JP PTO

Tue, Jan 18 2:32pm

Dear JP friends,   In order to streamline Konstella announcements, we are condensing our news updates.  Here are important developments from your PTO:   1) New PTO appointments: At the December PTO me ... [More]

Request for Extension of the Masking Mandate for New Jersey Schools

Mon, Jan 10 9:25pm

***UPDATE***   Dear Parents, Teachers and Staff,   Please be informed that shortly after I sent out my communication below, Governor Murphy has announced during his coronavarus briefing  that "the mas ... [More]

Info Session for the Facilities Stewardship Referendum

Mon, Jan 10 2:35pm

Dear Parents, Teachers and Staff,   As you are certainly aware by now, there is a Special Election for the Facilities Stewardship Referendum on Jan. 25th; voting from 1:30 – 8:00p at the PPS Elementar ... [More]

JP Absentee/Retake photo day: January 11th

Wed, Jan 5 2:03pm

Happy New Year JP Families,   Our absentee/retake Photo Day is next Tuesday, January 11th.  Any student who was absent on the November Photo Day or who would like his/her photo retaken will be photogr ... [More]

You are invited to join us for the December 16, 2021 PTO Board Meeting from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM via zoom

Thu, Dec 16 8:41am

Dear JP parents,   The JP PTO would like to invite you to the open session of our December board meeting tonight from 6:00 to 7:00 PM via zoom.  We will have several guests joining us and the meeting ... [More]

This Week's Party Boards - Tickets Available!

Mon, Nov 29 8:08pm

  Hello JP Families! This week there are two great party boards with tickets still remaining! Check out both below:   FOR JP STUDENTS: Pirates and Potter Lego Party – Thu., Dec. 2nd, 3-4:30PM (grs. 3- ... [More]

PPS sponsored Vaccination Clinics on November 30th and December 21st

Wed, Nov 24 9:16am

Save the Dates: Nov. 30 and Dec. 21 PPS is sponsoring two vaccination clinics in conjunction with the Princeton Department of Health. Free vaccines will be offered from 4-8 PM on Tues. Nov. 30 and Tue ... [More]

December party boards: Join us to support and celebrate in JP style!

Tue, Nov 23 9:50am

Dear JP Families,       It is the holiday season and we have lots of JP cheer to go around!  There are 4 party boards happening in the month of December alone. There is no better way to get into the h ... [More]

Virtual Vaccine Town Hall for elementary schools

Sun, Nov 21 12:54pm

Dear JP Parents,   The Riverside PTO has arranged a vaccine town hall (on zoom) this Mon, 11/22 at 6:00pm to help answer questions about the covid vaccine for the 5-11 age group. The experts on the pa ... [More]

Book Fair Shopping Days Start Tomorrow

Tue, Nov 16 4:03pm

Hello JP Families!   It has been so fun to watch your kids create their Book Fair Wishlists. That yellow piece of paper should have come home yesterday or today. Please take a look and decide what boo ... [More]

Reminder: Photo Day is Tuesday!

Sun, Nov 14 4:31pm

Dear JP families and staff,   Our school Photo Day is this Tuesday, November 16th!  There are 2 days left to pre-pay online for individual portraits: Our JP p ... [More]

Urgent: Car seat needed for 9 month old baby!

Fri, Nov 12 7:24am

Dear JP Parents,   One of our Koko recipient families urgently needs a car seat for a 9 month old baby. If you have an old car seat that you could donate, please drop this off at the front desk with M ... [More]

Congratulations to the Romneys - winners of our Halloween cake contest!

Wed, Nov 10 9:48am

The JP PTO wanted to congratulate Jonas, Benjamin and Jason Romney, the winners of the Halloween cake contest:     This photo was shared by Nana Romney : from right to left: Jonas (Mrs Vunk/Garriton), ... [More]

Pediatric Pfizer Vaccinations available at Princeton University's Jadwin Gym

Tue, Nov 9 9:24am

Hello JP parents! If you're interested, pediatric vaccinations for COVID-19 for children 5 to 11 are available at Jadwin Gym on the University campus Wednesdays from 12 – 6 p.m. (Nov. 10, Nov. 17, Dec ... [More]


Mon, Nov 8 9:28pm

TICKETS AVAIABLE FOR THURSDAY'S KIDS PARTYBOARD!!   Come join Principal S, Mr Hennessy and Ms Henderson for FUN, GAMES & PIZZA!! Thursday November 11th -  3:15 - 5:15PM (all grades welcome)    Please ... [More]

JP Photo Day: Nov 16th

Mon, Nov 8 3:26pm

Dear JP families and staff,   Our school Photo Day is coming up!  Next Tuesday, November 16th, students, faculty and staff will have individual portraits taken (no class photos again this year).    If ... [More]

Princeton Special Education Parent Advisory Group hosts virtual Special Education Roundtable on November 11th

Tue, Nov 2 1:03pm

Princeton SEPAG To Hold Special Education Roundtable on November 11th on Zoom The Princeton Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG) invites PPS families to attend a virtual Special Education R ... [More]

Party Board Tickets Now Available for Sale!

Mon, Nov 1 8:03pm

Great News!!! Party Board tickets are available for sale!   Simply go to to see all the party boards.  Once on eventbrite, use the search words "sisosensation", " jppto" OR "jpharvestfe ... [More]

LAST DAY to Purchase Harvest Fest Tickets!!

Thu, Oct 28 3:12pm

LAST DAY!! -  Get Your Harvest Fest Tickets NOW!  *Ticket Sales Close Thursday, October 28th*   JP HARVEST FEST Date:   Friday, Oct 29th Location:  Springdale Golf Club* Time:  6:30PM – 10:00PM Includ ... [More]

Not sure what you're going to do with your extra Halloween candy? Donate it to a good cause!

Mon, Oct 25 3:23pm

The 2nd grade team, led by Ms. Albany, is collecting leftover Halloween candy for an organization called Treats for Troops.   Please bring in wrapped leftover Halloween candy to donate to U.S. troops ... [More]

Construction on Rosedale Rd today + Princeton Middle School X-Country Meet at Greenway Meadows

Mon, Oct 25 10:03am

Good morning parents! FYI, if you haven't already seen, there is construction on Rosedale Road near the bridge between General Johnson Drive and Fairway Drive, with one-lane traffic; the police office ... [More]

2021-2022 Party Board Brochures Coming Home Today!

Fri, Oct 22 1:20pm

Hello JP Parents! Be on the lookout today for JP's 2021-2022 Party Board Brochure that will be coming home in your child's folders today. This year promises to be a great year with amazing kid and adu ... [More]

Princeton Special Education Parent Engagement Group October 2021 Newsletter

Fri, Oct 22 10:02am

Here is a link to the Princeton Special Education Parent Engagement Group October 2021 newsletter.    Best, Kathleen Sauve Brennan JP SEPAG Liaison

Deadline: Wednesday 10/20 - don't forget to sign up for free COVID-19 Surveillance Testing for your PPS student

Tue, Oct 19 6:17pm

 (Traducción de Google a continuación)   PPS students will soon have the opportunity to participate in a free weekly COVID-19 testing program funded by the State of New Jersey. The emphasis will be on ... [More]

Thank you Johnson Park! Your contributions and volunteer efforts make JP the best elementary school.

Tue, Oct 19 11:47am

Dear Johnson Park families,   It was so great to see you at our fall picnic last week!  This year marked the largest attendance to this amazing event - over 400 people attended both sessions.  Many te ... [More]

Important Notice about Fall Picnic - please read!

Wed, Oct 13 3:27pm

Dear JP families,   Tomorrow is our annual fall picnic and we can't wait to see you!  If you haven't signed up already, please do so now.  Here are a couple of very important reminders:   1) Please re ... [More]

Princeton Special Education Parent Advisory Group - Meet the Board of Ed Candidates (Oct 13 at 6:30p on Zoom)

Sun, Oct 10 11:50am


Tue, Oct 5 3:23pm

It’s SOCKTOBER!  It's Socktober! Did you know that the item homeless shelters need most is socks?     JP will be collecting socks throughout the month of October to donate to Homefront, a local shelte ... [More]

Princeton Special Education Parent Engagement Group September Newsletter

Fri, Oct 1 8:54am

Attached is the September Newsletter from the Princeton SEPAG (Special Education Parent Advisory Group)   Dear Princeton Community, We hope your school year is off to a good start and that your studen ... [More]

Johnson Park After School Clubs, Fall Session

Wed, Sep 22 1:08pm

JP Parents,   Club Registration for After School Clubs commences this Thursday, September 23rd. Please see attached flyer for more details.   Please note: Due to Back to School Night, we have pushed b ... [More]

Halloween Costume and Winter Coat Drive!!

Mon, Sep 20 11:44am

Halloween-Costume & Winter-Coat Drives   Let’s join together to keep our JP community warm and ready to enjoy Halloween.   Clean out your closets and give your children’s costumes and cold weather clo ... [More]

Ask For Safe Routes to School, especially for the JP community at Rosedale crosswalk

Mon, Sep 13 3:48pm

Hi everyone,   I am posting this both as a parent who walks / bikes their children to school and as a member of the Princeton Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee (PBAC).  There is a Princeton Co ... [More]


Mon, Sep 13 1:35pm

Stop by the virtual Johnson Park Spiritwear store.    Get a refresh on kids masks and more!   Stay tuned for a stock refresh in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, it's updated with the latest availab ... [More]

Welcome back Johnson Park! Bienvenido de nuevo Johnson Park!

Thu, Sep 9 4:04pm

Dear Johnson Park community,   I hope you all had a great first day.  The PTO had the privilege of hosting our new family orientation on Wednesday.  We have 127 new students this year and what a great ... [More]

Special Meeting regarding Health and Safety in Princeton

Tue, Sep 7 11:35pm

Dear JP parents,   There is a special meeting scheduled on matters of heath and safety tomorrow organized by the Princeton Board of Health.  Please join this meeting at 7:30 PM tomorrow through this l ... [More]

Princeton Special Education Parent Engagement Group August Newsletter

Sun, Aug 29 8:19am

Hope you are all having a good summer!   Here is a link to the Princeton Special Education Parent Engagement Group August 2021 newsletter.    Best, Kathleen Sauve Brennan JP SEPAG Liaison

Meet our new Superintendent, Dr. Carol Kelley

Wed, Aug 25 4:38pm

Dear JP friends,   Our new superintendent, Dr.. Carol Kelley wants to meet you.  Yes, please stop by 25 Valley Road on  Thursday September 2nd between 9:00 and 10:00 AM or between 6:00 and 7:00 PM to ... [More]

Breakfast and Lunch Updates from Princeton Public Schools

Wed, Aug 25 11:13am

Dear JP Parents,    I know that many of you are eager to learn more about how our school days will look starting on September 9th.  We will provide you with as much information as soon as it becomes a ... [More]

Family Field Day Changes

Fri, Aug 20 7:16pm

Dear  Parents & Students:    This is to inform you that the Family Fun Nights planned at each elementary school during the week of August 23 have been canceled and re-imagined for a safer Welcome Back ... [More]