It's not every day that Panthers have the opportunity to turn back the clock sixty years and experience life at Princeton Day School. But on May 29, as the school year drew to a close, alum Bob Smyth '57 (a member of the Lawrence Senior Citizens Memoir Writing Group) gave our students that very chance as he met with the Fifth Grade to share campus tales and his own story of resilience.
Recent Boston College graduate Jake Alu, of the PDS Class of 2015, has been selected in the 23rd round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Washington Nationals. As a Panther, Alu was recognized as the Princeton Packet Baseball Player of the Year. Then-coach Ray O'Brien called him "One of the most versatile and talented kids to come through in the 10 years I have been here."
A nucleus of 25 seniors has the distinction of being "lifers" -- students who have been at Princeton Day School since PreK, Kindergarten or First Grade. As graduation approached, they and their families attended a dinner in recognition of their many years at the School. We reached out to the students to find out how they feel about the School they've known virtually all of their conscious lives. Here are some remarks several of the Class of 2019 Lifers took the time to share ...
On the morning of Friday, June 7, PDS celebrated its 54th commencement exercise, honoring the 108 graduating students of the Class of 2019. Read excerpts from commencement addresses, and explore photographs documenting the day's events!