Chess Club The Stroudsburg Chess team gave a strong performance yesterday in the EPC/MVC Chess playoffs. Both the Varsity and JV teams placed second in their respective divisions. This finish, for both teams, caps a fine season in which all of the players should be proud of. There will not be any Chess practice for the rest of this week. All Chess players should go home on their buses.



Mountie Challenge Dress Down Day- Friday, February 12th is Mountie Challenge Dress Down Day. For just $1, students may wear a T-Shirt showing support for their favorite School Sport or School Activity. All funds raised go to benefit the Stroudsburg Area School District's Mountie Challenge Day.

Cupids Ball

King of Hearts Dance The King of Hearts Dance will take place on Saturday, February 13th in the High School cafeteria from 7-10 PM. 9th grade students are invited to attend. This is a semi-forms dance, so dress to impress. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $3. Tickets will be on sale during all lunches next week.



College Logos

Environmental Club - The first meeting of the Environmental Club will be after school on Wednesday, February 17th, from 2:30 to 4:00. The mission of the Environmental Club is to act locally to help improve the environment through sustainable practices. See Mrs. Back in E121 or Mrs. Davis in the Library to sign-up for the Environmental Club. 

Memory Book

Memory BookThe Yearbook sale has started. Please pick up ordering information in the office or E114 and return to Mrs. Cramer in E114 as soon as possible. Order early because only a limited number of extra yearbooks are ordered for the end of the year.  To order by credit card online visit and enter the pay code 78437. Yearbooks are $20. Pay by cash or check by picking up an order form in E114 or the office. Make checks payable to SJHS. Deadline to order is April 1, 2016.


Spring Sports Physicals will be held at the junior high schol gym on Wednesday, Feb 17th.  Girls and boys track will be at 6pm and at 6:45pm will be 7th through 12th grade softball, grades 7 and 8 girls soccer, and grades 9-12 baseball and boys tennis.  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 7th.  If you tried out or participated in a fall or winter sport, please contact the athletic trainer for a blue recertification form.

Upcoming Events

Spring Recess - School Closed
03/25/2016 - 03/28/2016
English/Language Arts PSSA Testing
04/11/2016 - 04/15/2016
Math PSSA Testing
04/18/2016 - 04/22/2016
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.