Dress Down DayFriday, January 26th, we will be having a Purple Shirt Day to support Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bridge.  Wear your Purple tee shirts with school approved bottoms for $1.00. 


NAEP Testing

National Assessment of Educational Progress - Stroudsburg Junior High School has been selected to participate in NAEP this school year; specifically our 8th graders in the areas of: Technology and Engineering.  A small number of students will be randomly selected by NAEP to represent Pennsylvania and the nation while the results provide NAEP an accurate picture of student performance on the January 31, 2018 assessment.  

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.

Winter Sports Physicals will take place here at the Junior High on Wednesday, February 21st.  The sports and times are posted in the Main Office and Guidance Office, along with physical forms.  If you already participated in a Fall Sport, please see the Sports Trainer for the blue re-certification form. 


The Freshman boys basketball team beat Pleasant Valley 59-56 yesterday & Northampton 60-50, to improve their season record to 7-1. In the game versus PV, J.Barnes led all players with 24 points, 22 of them coming in the 2nd half alone. J. Ryan and J. Henry each chipped in with 7 points. J. Barnes also led all players in the Northampton game with 24 points, while A. Santos had 10 points, and B. Best chipped in with 8.

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. 

Junior High

About Our School

The Stroudsburg Junior High School includes grades 8 and 9.  The facility provides access to several computer labs, a distance learning lab, library services, and a student run Media studio for morning and afternoon announcements.  Science, Math, English, History and Physical Educationare required every year.  Advanced and remedial classes in the academic subjects are offered to students who meet specific criterion.  Eighth grade students also participate in a Reading Program.  Academically qualified eighth grade students may elect to take a World Language (Spanish, French or German) and Algebra or Geometry for high school credit.  Other curricular offerings for eighth grade students include career awareness, computer applications, health and physical education.


Ninth grade student course selection allows students to select from advance 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.  An activity bus is available for students on Wednesday.  Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities.  The Junior High School activities may include:  Art Club, Band, Builder’s Club, Chorus, Drama Club, Orchestra, Math Club, Memory Book, Mountie Fitness Pride Program, Show Choir, award winning Science Olympiad team, Student Council, SADD, Spelling Bee, and Ski Club.   Intramural and team sports include Basketball, Golf, Swimming, Volleyball, and Wrestling.


The Mountaineer

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