Princeton High School, in collaboration with the Princeton Police and Fire Departments along with the fire departments of Lowry Crossing, Branch and Collin County, AMR, PHI, and Turntine Jackson will present "Shattered Dreams" Friday, May 15th, 9:00 - 10:30 am in the Princeton High School student parking lot. Shattered Dreams is a reenactment of a mock car accident used to educate students, parents, and the community about the serious issue of texting and/or drinking and driving. There will be speakers, as well as a live mock car accident involving teens drinking and driving. Please do not be alarmed if you notice the extensive emergency activity on the school grounds tomorrow. Our goal is to impact our 11th and 12th grade students with the seriousness of these risks.
Our Panther Track Team is the District Champion and earned third place at the Area Track Meet ! Please click for details of the 12 Panthers and 3 Lady Panthers who qualified for Regionals in Commerce on May 1 and 2! Kai Brinkerhoff placed 1st in Pole Vault and now holds the Regional Pole Vault Record! Bravo Panthers!
Attention Juniors: If you plan to take Dual Credit English, Government, or Algebra next year, you must complete your college application through ApplyTexas.org. Once this is complete, Collin College will send you an email with your CWID Number (which MUST be on your Dual Credit Paperwork before you turn it in to Mrs. Baggerman or Mrs. Cain). Due to Collin College’s week or two delay in processing your application, the deadline for your paperwork to be turned in has been extended to Monday, May 11th.
The PHS UIL Academic Team earned 3rd place at Regionals on April 25 and 13 Panthers qualified for the STATE Meet May 24-28 in Austin! The Speech Team was the Regional Rinnuer-up and Jasmyn Benavides, Erin Burke, Elyssa Albaugh, Michael J. Roets, Jr., Michael Austin, Dillon Hughes, Connor Morrison are going to State! In Journalism Jenna Chesley, Korben Owens, Seth Rios and Keegan Green are headed to STATE and in Computer Applications Arutro Briseno and Miranda Mitchell are STATE bound! Congratulations Panthers!!
A trio of Lady Panthers were chosen for the UIL State Tournament All Tournament Team! Applause for Kensey Thomas, Jaymee Dotson, and Iris Carrillo!Three Panthers were selected as Honorable Mention for the All State Soccer Team! Congratulations Armando Loya, Aljandro Reveles, and Gustavo Martinez plus Ruben Grimaldo was named to the First Team All Region! Bravo Panthers! Ladies and Mens Soccer Teams received HUGE District Honors! The Ladies District MVP is Kensey Thomas, the Defensive MVP is BriAna Lacey, the Newcomer of the Year is Jaymee Dotson, and the Coach of the Year is Michelle Estes! Congratulations Ladies. The Mens Offensive MVP is Aljandro Reveles, the Defensive MVP is Gustavo Martinez, and the Goalkeeper of the Year is Armando Loya. Bravo Gentlemen! Eddie Mendez and Oscar Segura were selected to the All District and All State Academic Teams! Bravo! Fourteen Lady Panthers and eleven Panthers also received honors. Please click for all the honorees.
Alexis Morton, Kristen Coburn, and Payton Coburn were named to the Academic All State Basketball Team1 Congratulations Ladies! Nathan Cofield been recognized by Texas High School Coaches Association for the first team Academic All-State basketball team. These student athletes were selected for the Ladies Academic All-State Team: Payton Coburn, 2nd Team; Krysten Coburn, 2nd Team; Alexis Morton, 2nd Team; and Jasmine Bryant, Honorable Mention. Coach Meaghan Hodapp was selected as the TABC 4A girl's basketball assistant coach of the year. Congratulations Ladies!!
Derek Templeman placed 6th at STate in Powerlifting! Congratulations Derek! Panther Tennis won district and Lady Panther Tennis finished 2nd! Bravo! Britt Beadle is District Champion in singles, Chase Beebe and Dakota Brunson are District Champions in Boys Doubles, Colt Collins and Zach Torres are Regional ualifiers in Boys Doubles, and Seth Rios and Adriana Peters are Regional Qualifiers in Mixed Doubles! Applause to all! Panther Golf and Lady Panther Golf both placed 2nd at District and advance to the Regional Tournament! Panthers compete April 13 and the Lady Panthers compete on April 15, both in Canton. Connor Owen won 2nd and Sarah Staley earned 3rd. Congratulations to Kyle Petersen, Preston Cook, Jared Carlisle,and Connor Owen! Bravo Skyla Gilliam, Astraea Wayman, Chesney Owen and Sarah Staley! Jasmine Bryant won the $1000 THSWP Scholarship at the Ladies Powerlifting State Meet! Each Lady Panther Powerlifter also achieved a personal best in either a lift or total! Applause! Senior Derek Templeman won 1st place in the Regional Boys PowerLifting Meet and heads to the State Meet in Abilene on March 28! Congratulations! Junior tight end Brandon Talley was named to the 2014 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Texas Football Team. He was the only junior to make the team and joins several elite high school athletes on the list, including Allen's quarterback Kyler Murray, who has committed to Texas A&M, and McKinney North's running back Ronald Jones. Talley represents the only school on the list smaller than 5A. Kensey Thomas has signed to play soccer at the University of Texas - Permian Basin. Alexis Morton has signed to play softball next year for Henderson State University in Arkansas! Congratulations Panthers!
Phillip Reifschneider, Kaitynn Reifschneider, and Francis Smith placed 1st in District and 2nd in Area 5 in Land Judging and advanced to State in Stephville! Jacob Nocktonick, Cody Calhoun, Alex Adams, and Brianna Brown placed 3rd in District and 9th in Area in Horse Judging and advanced to State in Lubbock. Congratulations Panthers!
Nathan Cofield was selected for the TABC Boys All-Region Team for Class 4A Region 2. Lady Panthers placed seven basketball players on the All-District Team: Defensive MVP - Alexis Morton, 1st team - Corbin Gillespie, Krysten Coburn, Payton Coburn; 2nd team: Raygan Cook, Defensive team: Makayla Smith; Honorable mention: Shay Veal. These Lady Athletes were named to the Academic All-District Team: Jasmine Bryant, manager; Kyra Stull, Alexis Morton, Krysten Coburn, Payton Coburn, Corbin Gillespie, Makayla Smith, Natalee Hooper, and Patricia Finchum, manager. Congratulations Ladies! Nine athletes on the Boys Basketball Team qualified for All-District: District MVP: Sr. Nathan Cofield; Defensive MVP: Sr. Jacob Nocktonick; 6th Man of the Year: Jr. Derek Lockman; 1st Team All- District: Jr. James Briggs Sr. Leye Oyatayo; 2nd Team AllDistrict: Sr. Sean Stepan; All Defensive Team: Sr. Brandon Mendoza; Honorable Mention: Keanu Guajardo and Logan Jordan. Eleven Panthers were named to the Academic All-District Team: Leye Oyatayo , James Briggs, Nick Rodriguez, Ricky Portillo, Keanu Guajardo, Jacob Nocktonick, Brandon Mendoza, Derek Lockman, Sean Stepan, Nathan Cofield, and Delane Thomas. Applause to all!
Three PHS Speakers Qualified for Summer National Speech and Debate Tournament! Competing against students across from the state in classes 1A - 6A, three Panthers qualified for Nationals at the Yellow Rose District National Qualifier Tournament. Jasmyn Benavides won first in Congressional Debate, Michael J. Roets, Jr., took first in International Extemp, and Elyssa Albaugh earned first in Dramatic Interpretation! PHS also won the Top Speech Team Award! This is the 17th consecutive year PHS has sent speakers to Nationals! Congratulations! Please click for details.
Over 100 Princeton HS Band students competed at the UIL Region 25 Solo & Ensemble Contest at Celina HS. Superior ratings were earned by 42 soloists and 13 ensembles. Excellent ratings were earned by 23 soloists and 4 ensembles...89 medals in all. Twenty-six students earned their letter jacket and 56 students qualified for the Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest in May! Congratulations Musicians! Please click for full results!