Announcements

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College Wear Day - All students are encouraged to wear a t-shirt on February 24, 2017 that bears the name of a college/university. It could be a local college/university, a college/university a family member attended or a college/university sports team that you love to root for.  We will also allow any armed forces t-shirts to be worn that day in place of a college/university t-shirt. Free for students.  Hoodies can be worn. 

Memory Book

YearbookThe price is still only $20 this year for a hardcover yearbook. This year you can add a Love Line for only a $1 and we offer personalization for just $1.50 if ordered online only. Visit www.online-pay.memorybook.com/parent and enter pay code 82185. Orders will be accepted until April 1, 2017. Cash or check is accepted until March 31, but personalization cannot be done with this form of payment. 

 

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: Civics, geography, mathematics, reading, U.S. history, and writing.  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 March 9, 2017 assessment.  

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Spring Sports Physicals will be held at the High School gym on Wednesday, Feb 22nd.  Girls and boys track will be at 6pm and at 6:45pm, 7th through 12th grade softball, grades 7 and 8 girls soccer, and grades 9-12 baseball and boys tennis will begin at 6:45pm.  All forms MUST be completed before you arrive at physicals or you will not be allowed to sign in.  Physical forms are available at the guidance office, nurses office, the main office, and on our school's website.  All students participating in a spring sport must have a physical before practice starts on March 6th.  If you tried out or participated in a fall or winter sport, please contact the athletic trainer for a blue recertification form.

Tennis

Any 9th grade boy interested in participating on the Boys Tennis team this spring, please go to the guidance to guidance office for information.

Golf

This year will be the first season for a 7th and 8th grade Baseball team.  If you are interested, please sign up outside Mr. Yost's Math Room, H221, and take an information sheet.  You MUST have a physical in order to try out.  Free physicals are next Wednesday night here at the jr high.

Upcoming Events

English/Language Arts PSSA Testing
04/04/2017 - 04/07/2017
Spring Recess - School Closed
04/14/2017 - 04/17/2017
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.

 

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.