Announcements

Red Carpet

Farewell DanceFormal will take place on Saturday, May 7th from 7:00 -10:00 PM in the cafeteria. Our theme this year is “Midnight in Paris.” Tickets are $10 and will be on sale during all lunches next week. There are a limited number of tickets available, so buy your tickets as soon as possible. If you plan to bring a guest who does not attend the junior high, you must complete an out-of building guest form. Forms can be picked up from Ms. Ragazzo in room A-129.

Please note that if you are assigned to serve ACE or OSS between April 18th and May 6th, you will not be allowed to attend the dance. Also, if you have an overdue library book or you owe money to the library or cafeteria, you must take care of those obligations by May 6th. You may not be allowed to attend the dance if you do not take care of your obligations.

Corsages

Corsage Sale Are you attending the Night in Paris dance on May 7th?  Then the freshmen class has a deal for you.  We are selling corsages and boutonnieres for your date from now until May 2nd at low prices.  Corsages are $10 and boutonnieres are $5.  They come in many great colors to match your outfit!  Turn in the order form and money to Mrs. Butz in H216 or at lunch to one of your class officers. 


 

MiniThon

Mini THON- Please join us the 3rd annual Stroudsburg Mini THON, an all night dance marathon that raises money for fighting pediatric cancer. Dancers volunteer and work to get as many pledges as possible in order to help meet the school's goal.  Last year, Stroudsburg was able to raise $52,742.16! This year our goal is to raise $60,000. THON is the largest student run charity in the world.  This year, THON and Mini-Thons combined to raise over $15 million. Come out and dance, show solidarity with those families facing cancer with courage.  All proceeds are donated to Four Diamonds, which funds research and helps families afford cancer treatments.  For more information, please visit our website, follow us on Twitter @sburgminithon or Instagram @sburgminithon, and add us on Snap Chat sburg-minithon.

Food Drive

Food DriveThe Student Council is sponsoring a food drive this week and next week. Bring in canned or boxed food items to donate and enter to win a prize of your choice! Prizes include baskets of treats and $10 gift cards for iTunes, Amazon, Dunkin' Donuts, Panera and Starbucks. Bring your food donations to the main lobby during homeroom this week and enter to win! Your donations will help families in need in our community!

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. 

Upcoming Events

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.

 

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Basketball

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. 

Cheer

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.