Announcements

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Dress Down DayFriday, May 24th, we will be having a Red, White, or Blue Dress Day to support the Class of 2022.  Wear your favorite Red, White, or Blue tee shirts with school approved bottoms for just $1.00. 

 

MiniThon

Mini THONThe 2018-2019 Stroudsburg Mini-THON team is pleased to announce this year’s district-wide total of $69,500.61! This incredible accomplishment would not have been possible without the supportive members of this phenomenal school district.

Over the past six years, the Stroudsburg Area School District has raised over $420,000 towards the fight against pediatric cancer. It is an honor to be a part of such a strong and compassionate community. We are also excited to announce the tremendous successes of our Mini-Mini-THONs at Chipperfield Elementary, Hamilton Elementary, B.F. Morey Elementary, and Stroudsburg Middle School. A special thank you to everyone involved in the organization and execution of these truly inspiring events.

Thank you for your excellence as a faculty and staff. To all of you who participated in any facet of this year’s Stroudsburg Mini-THON, you are changing the lives of so many.

Nerf Zombies

Nerf Zombies - Nerf Zombie is back at the JR High school on May 31st from 6-9:30pm.  Cost is $5 with form or $8 at the door. See Ms. Ragazzo for forms. Proceeds benefit the class of 2021. Click here to view an information flyer.

Safe2Say

Safe2Say - Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to “say something” BEFORE it is too late. Click here for more information.

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Fall Sports Physicals will be held at the Junior High Gym Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6.  Physical forms are available in the Guidance and Main offices. Breakdown of sports, along with the times, are posted in the Guidance and Main Offices also.  Practice for Fall Sports starts on Monday, August 12.  You must have a physical done in order to participate in any Fall Sport.

Football

Any student who was on the Freshman Football team in the fall and is interested in going to the High School for winter weightlifting starting after Thanksgiving Break, please see Mrs. Burger in the Guidance Office.

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, Chromebooks, library services, and a student-run media studio for morning announcements.  Science, math, English, history and physical education are required every year.  Advanced and remedial classes in the academic subjects are offered to students who meet specific criteria.  A majority of eighth-grade students receive reading instruction, while qualified eighth-grade students may elect to take a World Language (Spanish, French) and Algebra or Geometry for high school credit instead.  Other curricular offerings for eighth-grade students include career awareness, computer applications, health, and physical education. 


Ninth-grade student course selections allow students to choose from advanced 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.  Junior high school activities may include: Crafts Club, Chamber Orchestra, Show Choir, FBLA, Yearbook, Ski Club, Model UN, Student Council, Spelling Bee, and National Junior Honor Society.   Intramural and team sports include basketball, cross-country, golf, swimming, volleyball, and wrestling. An activity bus is available for students on Wednesdays to encourage participation in extracurricular activities.

SJHS Social Media

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We now have an SJHS Facebook page. Stroudsburg Junior High School  Please feel free to like and share.

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In addition to our Stroudsburg Junior High School Facebook page, we have also created a Twitter account @Stroudsburg_JHS.

The Mountaineer
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The Mountaineer Online Newspaper – The Mountaineer Online Newspaper can be found at shsnews.org.  It can also be found on Facebook: SHS Mountaineer, Snapchat: @shsmountaineer, Twitter: @MountaineerSHS, and Instagram: @shsmountaineer.  If you have an opinion you’d like to share, you can write a letter to the editor at mountaineershs@gmail.com