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Mr. Burr, Principal
217 Walnut Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540

Tel: 609.806.4270
Fax: 609.806.4271
Guidance: 609.806.4272


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Summer Office Hours June 21 - September 2 Main Office 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Guidance Office 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Student registrations by appointment only through the Guidance Office. Please call 609-806-4272 to schedule an More...

Attention Parents/Guardians of 8th Grade Students: Promotion Ceremony Information The 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony is on Tuesday, June 14th at 2:00 p.m. Richardson Auditorium will open their doors for seating beginning at 1:30 p.m. They will not be able to accommodate early arri More...

Yearbooks will be sold at the Talent Show, Thursday, June 2nd Yearbooks will be sold at the upcoming Talent Show, Thursday, June 2nd, at 7:00 pm. The cost of the yearbook is $25, cash only. More...

Yearbooks will be sold at the Choir Concert, Wednesday, May 11th Yearbooks will be sold at the upcoming Choir Concert, Wednesday, May 11th, at 7:30 pm at the PHS Performing Arts Center. The cost of the yearbook is $25, cash only. More...

Social Studies Focus Groups A Social Studies Program Review is currently underway to ensure that our students continue to have a program that helps them prepare to be global citizens by understanding varying perspectives and his More...

Positive Education Workshop CANCELED April 19 The parent workshop on Positive Education at John Witherspoon Middle School for April 19, 7:00 p.m, has been canceled. More information will be provided regarding a make-up date. An additional worksho More...

Positive Education Parent Presentations Dear PPS Parent/Guardian, Princeton Public Schools is excited to announce a series of parent workshops on the science and skills of Positive Psychology as part of the district's sustained focus on p More...

Latino Festival at John Witherspoon Middle School Saturday, April 30th 2 - 5 pm Open to the Public Free Admission Please see the attached flyer for more details. sábado, 30 de abril 2 - 5 pm Abierto al Público Entrada Gratis Favor de consultar More...


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In keeping with our school's mission to, among other things, provide a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment for our pupils, JWMS has appointed the following guidance counselors as anti-bullying specialists.  If you have concerns that another JWMS pupil is harassing, intimidating, or bullying your child, either at school or elsewhere, please contact your child's counselor:


School
Specialist
Title
Phone
Email
John Witherspoon
Cathy DiLorenzo

Adam Rothschild

Jennifer Walters
Guidance Counselor

Guidance Counselor

Guidance Counselor
806-4270, ext. 5511
ext. 5525

ext. 6581



Princeton Public  Schools
Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying
Princeton Public Schools take every report of harassment, intimidation and bullying very seriously.  The PPS administration and Board of Education have worked diligently on civility and anti-bullying policies.  We have worked hard to ensure that we are in compliance with the harassment, intimidation, and bullying legislation in New Jersey.  Our intention is to ensure that our schools are safe and nurturing environments for every student and employee and that all students are taught to learn and engage with one another with compassion and empathy.


Princeton Public Schools HIB Grades
January 2016

The Harassment Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) grades posted below were determined through a self-assessment created by the New Jersey Department of Education and completed by each School Safety Team.  Based upon the measures outlined in the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, there were eight elements factored into the score of each school.  A maximum score of 78 would indicate the school “exceeds” expectations for each element.  A score of 52 would indicate a school “meets” all state requirements.  The district grade is an average of the scores for each school.

HIB District and School Grade Report Card


SCHOOL
HIB Programs, Approaches or Other Initiatives
(MAX=15)
Training on the BOE-Approved HIB Policy
(MAX=9)
Other Staff Instruction and Training Programs
(MAX=15)
Curriculum and Instruction on HIB and Related Information and Skills
(MAX=6)
HIB Personnel
(MAX=9)
School-Level HIB Incident Reporting Procedure
(MAX=6)
HIB Investigative Procedure
(MAX=12)
HIB Reporting
(MAX=6)
School Grade
(MAX=78)
John Witherspoon Middle School
15
9
15
6
8
6
12
6
77
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DISTRICT GRADE
78