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Stroudsburg Mini-THON  - Thank you, Stroudsburg Area School District, for helping to make the 5th Mini-THON campaign a success! We are proud to announce our district-wide total of $94,102.74!

 

It has been a long, but rewarding year. Over the past five years, our district has raised over $350,000. We are thrilled to be a part of such a strong, positive, and encouraging community.

 


Mountie Closet  If you have noticed your child’s pants getting a little too short or you can suddenly see your kid’s belly when they raise their arms, please consider sending in your child’s gently-used dress code  clothing to help replenish the Mountie Closet. 

 

 

Ronald Mc Donald House
Can Tabs -  Help families in need by doing something simple!  The SJHS in cooperation with the Ronald Mc Donald House is collecting aluminum can pull tabs.  Tabs can be turned into the drop off box in the main office lobby. The proceeds collected will be used to help local families in need.
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Golf

Congratulations to Stroudsburg freshman golfer, J. Koch, who placed 2nd in the 14-15 year old category in the Lehigh Valley Jr. Golf Tour this Saturday.  Koch's round included 2 birdies on route to an 84 at Iron Lakes Golf Course.

Golf

Congratulations to Stroudsburg's junior golfer, O. Patrow, this year's girls' Eastern Pennsylvania Conference MVP, who earned 2nd place in the 2-day College Prep Series Tournament at Penn State University. She fired a total score of 156 on the Blue Course, a par 72. She competed against 19 top ranked girls and persevered in the challenging rainy conditions.  Her 2nd place finish catapulted her national rankings from 32nd to 13th place!  

Football

 

Summer Workouts for the Freshman Football team will be every Monday and Wednesday from  8:30-10:00 at the high school starting June 25th. The week of July 4th there will be no workouts and they will wrap up August 8th. Mandatory practice will begin on August 13 at 8:30

Tennis

Any 8th or 9th grade girls that are interested in playing for the Stroudsburg High School tennis team in the fall please report to main office to pick up an informational packet.

School Closings & District Events

School Closings

Please make note of this number 570-213-3985 as future outreach messages will be received from this number with regard to inclement weather and/or district events. 

If you miss a call from 570-213-3985, please dial 855-473-7529 to hear the most recent message. 

Thank you for your consideration and cooperation. 

Upcoming Events

Picture Day
08/29/2018
Labor Day Recess - School Closed
08/31/2018 - 09/03/2018
Open House
09/18/2018
Junior High

About Our School

The Stroudsburg Junior High School includes grades 8 and 9.  The facility provides access to several computer labs, Chromebooks, library services, and a student-run media studio for morning announcements.  Science, math, English, history and physical education are required every year.  Advanced and remedial classes in the academic subjects are offered to students who meet specific criteria.  A majority of eighth-grade students receive reading instruction, while qualified eighth-grade students may elect to take a World Language (Spanish, French) and Algebra or Geometry for high school credit instead.  Other curricular offerings for eighth-grade students include career awareness, computer applications, health, and physical education. 


Ninth-grade student course selections allow students to choose from advanced placement, honors, college preparatory, career education, and vocational-technical courses. 

 

A variety of extra-curricular activities are available for the junior high school student to enrich the educational experience.  Junior high school activities may include: Crafts Club, Chamber Orchestra, Show Choir, FBLA, Yearbook, Ski Club, Model UN, Student Council, Spelling Bee, and National Junior Honor Society.   Intramural and team sports include basketball, cross-country, golf, swimming, volleyball, and wrestling. An activity bus is available for students on Wednesdays to encourage participation in extracurricular activities.

SJHS Social Media

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We now have an SJHS Facebook page. Stroudsburg Junior High School  Please feel free to like and share.

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In addition to our Stroudsburg Junior High School Facebook page, we have also created a Twitter account @Stroudsburg_JHS.

Scream

The Scream, is the Stroudsburg Junior High School newspaper written and produced by the students enrolled in the Introduction to Journalism course. Each month, a story written by one of our journalism students will be posted under the news link.  Be sure to check the Web site often to find out what events are occurring at the Junior High School.

Advice to Incoming Freshman
Advice

Hey there upcoming 9th graders, school stressing you out? Well, prepare to be overwhelmed even more! Just kidding… but you should really look into prepping for next year because some of your teachers won’t take it easy on you. Depending on the teacher, that is. Then again, this is only the scary part of 9th grade.

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Goodbye Fresh-Meats!
Class of 2021

Class of 2021, you made it through your first year of high school! The Stroudsburg Junior High School has helped us bring so many memories to our first high school experience. From the school dances, to prep rallies, to writing essays & doing state testings, to starting to figure out what career path we want to go down when we’re adults. Here’s to the great year & many more to come, let’s recap!

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MiniThon
Minithon

Minithon has become a big deal to 9th graders. Minithon is an event that raises money to conquer childhood cancer. To support the cause, t-shirts were sold. The shirts sold out fast which just shows the overall support for the cause and event.

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The Mountaineer
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The Mountaineer Online Newspaper – The Mountaineer Online Newspaper can be found at shsnews.org.  It can also be found on Facebook: SHS Mountaineer, Snapchat: @shsmountaineer, Twitter: @MountaineerSHS, and Instagram: @shsmountaineer.  If you have an opinion you’d like to share, you can write a letter to the editor at mountaineershs@gmail.com