Announcements

Kindergarten

Kindergarten Registration - Kindergarten students will begin January 8, 2018.  If you have a child who meets eligibility requirements for the 2018-19 school year Kindergarten class, please contact your Stroudsburg Area neighborhood elementary school to schedule an appointment. Children must be 5 years of age or more by September 1, 2018 to be eligible. Click here for more information.

FBLA

FBLA Congratulations to the Stroudsburg FLBA members who competed in the annual Regional Leadership Conference yesterday at Camelback.

 

Of the 55 FBLA members who qualified for States, Five of them were our very own Freshmen! Out of those Five Freshmen, Three were first place winners.

 

The first place winners were: A. Bruckstein - First place Business Communications, I. Ruan - First Place Publication Design, T. Vahanvaty - First Place Impromptu Speaking

 

Also qualifying for States: S. Eckel - Introduction to Business Procedures and G. Trunfio - Introduction to FBLA.

 

Poinsettia Sale

Poinsettia Sales Fundraiser – The SHS Diversity Council & GSA is holding a Poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, and Cyclamen Sale.  Click here for an order form. Orders due to Shari Griswold at the HS by Friday, December 8th. Pick up is available at the High School on Tuesday, December 19th until 4:00 p.m.

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MCTI - Just a reminder for any student interested in attending MCTI next year, applications are available now in the guidance office.  Completed applications are due back by Thursday, December 21st before you leave for the holiday break.  If you have any questions please see your school counselor. 

Memory Book

Yearbook Early Bird Special - Order your child's yearbook online until December 31 and pay only $16. Visit www.memorybook.com/online-pay/ and use Pay Code 87043. Online orders can also personalize their books for $1.50 more and add a Love Line for just $2 more. Beginning Jan. 1 book prices go up to $20.


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. 

 

 

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Basketball

Congratulations to the Freshman boys basketball team who defeated Nazareth in a nail-biter on Saturday 63 to 62. J. Barnes lead the team with 28 points. B. Harrison chipped in with 9. Come support the ninth grade boys basketball team when they take on Pocono Mountain East tomorrow, Tuesday, at 4 at the high school.

Upcoming Events

Winter Recess - School Closed
12/22/2017 - 01/01/2018
Scheduling Night
02/12/2018
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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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

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.