Announcements

Backpack

Backpack Program - Please help support the Junior High Weekend Back Pack Program. The Back Pack program headed by Jill Symons (Math Teacher) gives students healthy food to eat over the weekend. Mrs. Symons entered an essay contest through Frigo Cheese Heads (String Cheese); funded through Build a Bright Future Promotion and won $1,000 to help support Junior High students in need. We are now a top ten finalist from across the nation with a chance to win an additional $3,000.

 

Please login in to Facebook and use the following link to vote.


-The voting window starts this Monday 10/13 through 10/31

-You can vote once a day

-Thank you for your support!

Click here for more information. 

Ski Club

SJHS Ski & Snowboard Club – Are you looking forward to the ski and snowboard season?  Would you like to get season passes, lift tickets, lessons, and equipment rentals to Camelback Mountain at discounted rates?  Why not join the SJHS Ski & Snowboard club.  Click here for more information. Season Passes, Lift Tickets, Lessons and Rentals can be purchased on-line!

Wreath

Wreath Sale - FBLA is once again holding its annual Christmas Wreath Sale. We invite you to buy a beautiful, quality wreath made with greenery from Montreal, Canada. Start your holiday season off right with this age-old symbol of peace and harmony. This year, the proceeds from our sale will benefit the state charity, Twighlight Wish Foundation, as well as our Scholarship Fund. Click here for an order form.

 

 

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Attention students playing winter sports –  Physicals will be held on Tues. Oct 28 @ the JHS. Please check the postings around the building or the Stroudsburg School district website for the scheduled times. Anyone that played a fall sport and will be playing a winter sport needs to see the trainer for a recertification form.

Wrestling

Any wrestler not in a fall sport needs to see Coach Yost in room 214 or Coach Kleinle in room 227 to sign-up for Fall lifting @ the Football Stadium. Lifting will begin on Tuesday and the weight room will be open Monday-Thursday from 2:30-4:00PM.

Soccer

All 8th grade boys soccer players please return your uniform to Coach Bentz in room G205 by the end of the day on this coming Monday October 27th.  

XC

Yesterday, the cross country team traveled to Bethlehem for the District XI Championship Meet. 19 teams competed and the girls’ finished impressively in 4th overall, while the boys took 9th. And some history was made as well.

 

Sophomore M. Joyce became only the 4th girl in the 27-year-history of the Stroudsburg girls’ program to qualify for the State Meet. She finished in 9th place overall to earn All-District honors in a time of 19:54. A. Powlette followed in 18th in 20:30. A. Dalling, A. Vaghenas, B. Mazza, and C. Cimino all finished in the Top 50 only 20 seconds apart. A. Iacono completed the Top 7.

 

In the boys’ race, S. Ramdeo finished in the Top 20 in 19th in 17:35. He was followed by C. Eufemio in 38th and T. Mostellar in 48th and S. Whiteley in 50th. M. Bodon, J. Caraballo, and K. Larsen rounded out the Top 7.

 

Congratulations and thanks for a marvelous season.

Upcoming Events

Picture Make Up Day
10/24/2014
Parent Conferences K-12
11/25/2014 (12:00 - 8:00)
Parent Conferences 5-12
11/26/2014 (7:15 - 2:45)
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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