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Coaches at PHS

PRINCETON — The Princeton High School Board has taken action on the appointment of the coaching positions for the spring sports.

The board recently approved the appointments of Tim Taylor as head baseball coach and Michael Fauth as assistant baseball coach, with Bruce Placek, Shane Kloeping and Chris Fields as volunteers.

Bob James has been appointed head softball coach with Tim Ciesielski as assistant coach. Volunteers appointed are Joe Bates, Josh Purvis and Rick Menzel.

The board also appointed Ed Young as head coach for girls soccer with David Gray appointed as assistant girls soccer coach, and Kurt Garvin appointed as a volunteer with the girls soccer program.

In other action, the board appointed Connie Lind as head coach for the boys tennis program; an assistant will be announced at a later date.

For the track program, the board appointed Dan Foes as the head coach for the boys track program with Curtis Odell appointed as the assistant coach and Randy Allen appointed as a volunteer. Pat Hodge was appointed as head coach for girls track with Andy Puck appointed as the assistant coach and David Safranski as a volunteer.

In other business at last week’s meeting, Principal Andy Berlinski reported on the recent institute day for teachers, during which the high school staff worked with the Princeton Elementary School teachers on the Common Core State Standards. The day gave both staffs the opportunity to articulate among the various grade levels and continuing building curriculum according to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers framework. The afternoon was spent working by departments on common assessments, Common Core standards, and other items, Berlinski said.

Also, the board set May 25 for the high school graduation, at 10 a.m. on Bryant Field.

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