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.
Any Jr High School Girl interested in learning more about basketball is invited to attend open gym intramural basketball every Tuesday and Thursday in May from 5:30 – 8 pm at the High School Gymnasium. Girls basketball intramurals will begin Tuesday, May 3rd. Please see Coach Field for more information.
Interested in Cheerleading for the 2016-2017 school year? Any interested 7- 9th grader is welcomed to try out! Physicals will be held Thursday, June 2nd at the JHS gym from 6:00 - 6:45 PM. There will be two practices: Monday, June 6th and Tuesday, June 7th at the Chipperfield Elementary Gym. Monday’s practice will be from 5-7 PM and Tuesday’s practice will be from 9-11 AM. Tryout day will be Wednesday, June 8th at the Chipperfield Elementary Gym @ 9: 00 AM.