Announcements

Art Show

Art ShowFirst Keystone Community Bank invites you to attend the Stroudsburg Student Art Show. The show will feature works by students in grades K-12.  The show will be at the First Keystone Community Bank, 559 Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday, February 17th, from 12:00-1:00.  

 

Career Elective Fair

Career Fair Once again this year, our 9th-grade students will have the opportunity to attend the Career Fair at Northampton Community College on Tuesday, March 13th.  Students will spend the day at NCC learning about different careers of their choice from people who currently work in that profession.  Lunch will be provided :)  Permission slips are available now in the guidance office.  They are due back by next Friday, February 16th.  Stop by and see your school counselor with any questions!

Cupids Ball

King of Hearts Dance The King of Hearts Dance will take place on Saturday, February 24th from 7:00-10:00 PM at Stroudsburg High School. Freshmen are welcome to attend. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $3 during all lunches at the junior high beginning on Wednesday, February 14th. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $5. All students must bring their ID's to the dance.

Memory Book

Yearbook Yearbook orders are accepted until April 6 online. Visit the Web page, enter code 87043, and click next. Books are $20 each. Personalization can be added for $1.50 and Love Lines for $2 more. Or you may buy a yearbook with no extras by sending in cash or check, made out to SASD, into your child's homeroom teacher by April 1. Please write your child's name, ID number, and homeroom on the envelope.

MCTI Logo

MCTI Trek for Tech- Help us celebrate the first annual Trek for Tech 5K run/walk and children’s fun day, April 21st. Registration begins at 8 am in Dansbury Park and the run starts at 9. Click here for an informational flyer.

Banner
Basketball

Come tryout for one of the best upcoming AAU programs in Pennsylvania. The PA Bulldogs will be hosting tryouts/workouts for grades 8 and 9 on February 15th (Thursday) & 16th (Friday) from 6-8:30PM. Tryouts will take place at Stroudsburg Jr. High School. Click here for more information.

Doctor

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. 

Wrestling

This year the wrestling team will be hosting our first annual basket bingo on Sunday March 4th at 12:00 PM in the Stroudsburg High School Cafeteria.  Tickets are $20 ahead of time and $25 at the door.  We will have tricky tray items and the opportunity to win gift certificates, designer items, and miscellaneous prizes.  We will also have concessions available during the event.  If interested in reserving a ticket, please contact Tana Jasionowicz at tanajazz@ptd.net.  We hope to see you there! Click here for an informational flyer.

Golf

If any 8th grade boys are interested in trying out for baseball this Spring, please stop by Mr. Yost's room, H221 to sign up and get information. Physicals will be Wednesday, February 21st at 6 PM.  If you already had a physical for a Fall or Winter sport, please get a re-certification form to fill out.

Golf

Any 8th Grade Girl interesting in playing JH Softball this spring should start attending Softball Intramurals at Hamilton Elementary School.  They are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30 PM until March 1.  

Clothing Drive

The Stroudsburg High School Baseball Team will be holding a clothing drive on Monday, April 16th.  Clothing will be collected behind the Stroudsburg High School in the baseball home dugout.  Click here for an informational flyer.

Upcoming Events

Spring Recess - School Closed
03/30/2018 - 04/02/2018
English/Language Arts PSSA Testing
04/10/2018 - 04/12/2018
Math PSSA Testing
04/17/2018 - 04/18/2018
Junior High

About Our School

The Stroudsburg Junior High School includes grades 8 and 9.  The facility provides access to several computer labs, 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.

 

SJHS Social Media

Logo

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

Twitter logo

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.

Michael Fowlin Assembly
Michael Fowlin

Michael Fowlin, a motivational speaker who uses psychology and acting to send out a message, came to the school on Monday to give a presentation to the students. Michael, better known as Mykee, was at the Junior High on Monday, January 22 and gave an assembly for all the students of the school.

Read more …

The Mountaineer
Mountaineer

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.