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Port Jervis - Board of Education Board of Education Meeting

September 20, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The next meeting of the Board of Education is Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 7:00 pm.  Meeting to be held in cafeteria of the high school.  For all meeting agendas, minutes, and video - CLICK HERE>

Back to School Welcome Back

September 6, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Welcome back.  The 2016-17 school year begins this week.  Please be mindful of the buses and children at the bus stops.  Have a great school year! PHOTO ALBUM HERE>

2016-17 School Calendar

August 4, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District has released the official 2016-17 school calendar.  Printed copies of the calendar will be delivered to homes throughout the district later this month.  Be sure to follow the link to download your copy today. - Port Jervis City School District 2016-17 Calendar>

Port Future Building Project Committee

August 22, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The next meeting of the Port Jervis City School District Future Building Project Committee will be, Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:30 pm, in auditorium of the Middle School.  For information about the committee meetings, presentations, documents and more, click  HERE>

Endowment creates Outdoor Learning Center

July 13, 2016, PJHS - The courtyard at Port Jervis High School is being transformed into an outdoor learning center thanks to a generous endowment from Dr. Lawrence Taylor (PJHS Class of '56, HOF 2015).  The Dr. Lawrence Taylor Wildlife Learning Sanctuary will be a living, outdoor learning space for students to explore in ways not possible in a regular classroom.  Story HERE>

Quality Bus looking for drivers

July 7, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Quality Bus Service, the transportation provider for the Port Jervis City School District, is seeking individuals interested in obtaining a commercial driver’s license to operate a school bus. Quality Bus offers free training to driver candidates with immediate openings available.  Information HERE>

PJHS Graduation Activities

June 24, 2016 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony will be held on Chase Field at 7:00 PM, Friday, June 24th.  Graduation Day activities and itinerary may be found below:
- PJHS Graduation Program
- PJHS Class of 2016 Graduates
- PJHS Class of 2016 Scholarship Winners
- PJHS Class of 2016 College and Armed Services Acceptances
- Immediately after Graduation, All Night Grad Party

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Port Jervis School District K-12 Art Show, Friday, May 13th

April 22, 2016 - PJHS - The Port Jervis High School Art Department is proud to host the 2016 District Art Show, Friday, May 13th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, in the cafeteria of the high school.  This year the show will feature great art projects from students in grades K-12.  New for '16, the show will also highlight student's creations in our Technology classes and Family and Consumer Science classes.  For details, click HERE>

ASK to host annual STEM Fair, Wednesday, May 18th

May 18, 2016 - ASK - The STEM Fair is an event in which all students in grade 6th have the opportunity to display the results of their hard work. Students were to research a topic of their choice in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math. Each student had to meet requirements that included researching a question in the area of STEM, maintaining a log book to compile data, writing a formal research paper & lab report, and presenting their findings in an appropriate manner. Join us, Wednesday, May 18th, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, at the ASK Gymnasium.

Sojourner Truth Award Winners - PJHS Sojourner Truth Award Winners at PJHS

March 11, PJHS - Eleven students from Port Jervis High School were awarded the Sojourner Truth Award at a countywide ceremony, Friday, March 11th.  This award recognizes the achievements of deserving area youth who are traditionally under-represented in the college population. DETAILS>

Spelling Bee Port Jervis School District Spelling Bee, Feb. 17th

February 17, 2016 - The Port Jervis School District invites the public to our district-wide spelling bee, Wednesday, February 17th, 12:00 PM at the middle school auditorium.  The five finalists will go on to the represent Port Jervis at the Tri-State Spelling Bee.  Details HERE>

Go Red for Women Go Red for Women and Awareness!

Friday, February 5, 2016 - Join the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement to help raise awareness and save more lives. Friday, February 5th is National Wear Red Day® When it comes to beating heart disease and stroke, change can be the cure. All Faculty, Staff and Students are encouraged to wear RED to school to raise awareness and help save women’s lives. MORE>

CE County Executive Visits PJHS

January 15, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus was guest speaker at The Excellence Series held this past Friday in the auditorium of the Port Jervis High School.  This forum was started to give our students an opportunity to meet leaders in our region and learn how they achieved success.  Compete Story HERE>

 VFW-Check-8-13-2015 VFW presents check to fund memorial scholarship

August 13, 2015 - Port Jervis, NY - Members of the VFW Post 161, Port Jervis, NY presented school superintendent Thomas Bongiovi with a check in support of the Thomas Case and John Ripel Memorial Scholarhip.  Pictures and details HERE>

Class of 2015Graduation Day Itinerary

Port Jervis, NY  - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony will be held on Chase Field at 7:00 PM, Friday, June 26th.  Graduation Day activates and itinerary may be found by following this link:  GRADUATION DAY>

O-U-BOCES Two Raiders Receive CTEC Awards

June 2015 - Congratulations to Michael Ilejay and Collin Ulmer who were recognized on June 2nd at the Orange Ulster BOCES Outstanding Career and Technical Education Students’ Recognition Dinner. Michael Ilejay is attending the Allied Health Assistant Program and will attend SUNY Orange in the fall and Collin Ulmer is in the Computer Technician program and has been awarded Student of the Month in each of the years he has attended CTEC. Both Students have earned Honor Roll and High Honor Roll throughout their CTEC career. Details HERE>

Kuykendall Awards Port presents Kuykendall Awards

May 2015 - Port Jervis, NY - The 2015 Kuykendall Community Service Awards ceremony was held Friday, May 8th. The Ted Kuykendall Community Service Award is presented to one student from each of our district’s four schools. The winners are selected based on several categories, including - academic record, participation in sports, clubs, community activities, and services. Details HERE>

Donna Muro Port Salutes Muro for Service

February 3, 2015 - The Port Jervis School District took time during the Feb. 3rd meeting to honor recently retired Donna Muro.  Muro served the district for 30.5 years, most recently as Principal/Director of Curriculum and Data.   The entire Port Jervis school district is grateful for Mrs. Muro and all she has done for education in our community.

Hudson Valley Honor Flight MovieHudson Valley Honor Flight Movie - Featuring PJMS Staff and Students

PREMIER Scheduled for MARCH 7th, 5PM - This movie is the story of the mission to bring Hudson Valley World War II veterans to Washington D.C. to the WWII Memorial and related venues.  This movie also tells of the veterans working with area students and schools to provide insight into the WWII era. MORE>

Spotlight on Port Jervis

PJMS Jr. Honor Society News

August 8, 2016 - Huguenot, NY - Members of the Port Jervis Middle School National Junior Honor Society were busy throughout the 2015-16 school year, sponsoring a Teacher Dunk Tank at the PJMS Field Day and PJMS Lip Sync Battle, raising $500 to help our community. That money was presented to the Port Jervis/Deerpark Humane Society last Friday. The National Junior Honor Society serves to honor those students who excel in areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character and Citizenship.  PHOTO HERE>

Endowment creates Outdoor Learning Center

July 13, 2016, PJHS - The courtyard at Port Jervis High School is being transformed into an outdoor learning center thanks to a generous endowment from Dr. Lawrence Taylor (PJHS Class of '56, HOF 2015).  The Dr. Lawrence Taylor Wildlife Learning Sanctuary will be a living, outdoor learning space for students to explore in ways not possible in a regular classroom.  Story HERE>

PJHS Math Teacher Carolyn Dorritie in running for NYS Teacher of the Year PJHS Math Teacher considered for New York State Teacher of the Year Award

March 15, 2016 - PJHS - Port Jervis High School math teacher Carolyn Dorritie has been named top ten finalist for 2017 New York State Teacher of the Year.  The Teacher of the Year award recognizes the exceptional skills and talents of the recipient and their superior ability to inspire learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities.  Dorritie's selection would be the first ever for Port Jervis Schools.  Complete story HERE>

Sojourner Truth Award Winners - PJHS Sojourner Truth Award Winners at PJHS

March 11, PJHS - Eleven students from Port Jervis High School were awarded the Sojourner Truth Award at a countywide ceremony, Friday, March 11th.  This award recognizes the achievements of deserving area youth who are traditionally under-represented in the college population. DETAILS>