Port Jervis High School counselors foster each student's social, emotional, and academic development to maximize his/her educational potential. We bring together people, information, and resources to effect positive growth in students' lives.
April 18, 2017 - PJHS - Port Jervis High School Guidance Department will host an informational night TOMORROW, Wednesday, April 19th, 7:00 PM, in the high school auditorium. Details about the ACT, SAT, and the college application will be offered. Information about letters of reference and NCAA requirements for athletes will be discussed as well. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend.
April 18, 2017 - PJHS - Notice for Parents and guardians of all 8th graders. Port Jervis High School freshman class orientation will be held Thursday, April 27th, 6:00 pm at the high school. We will be sharing information that will assist both students and parents in their preparation for the start of ninth grade. Please arrive by 5:45 pm as this event is scheduled to start promptly at 6:00 pm. Important information packets will be distributed. EVENT IS FOR ALL 8th Graders and their parents.
December 1, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - The PJHS 2016-17 Scholarship List is now available in the guidance office. Seniors, please stop in and see Mrs. Schields to register. If you wish to apply for these scholarships you MUST be registered in guidance.
November 18, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Staff from Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh, NY, were in the PJHS Guidance offices Thursday reviewing applications and offering FREE Admission to their school. Nearly a dozen PJHS seniors took advantage of the no fee application. The guidance department is committed to working with each senior to find the right college, technical school, or career field for their future. Port Pride! Mount St. Mary Admission Day Photos HERE>
November, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Staff from SUNY Orange (OCCC), Middletown NY, were in the PJHS Guidance offices recently reviewing applications and offering FREE Admission to their school. 52 PJHS seniors took advantage of this opportunity. The guidance department is committed to working with each senior to find the right college, technical school, or career field for their future. Port Pride! SUNY Orange Instant Acceptance Day returns in the Spring 2017. Check with your guidance counselor for information.
October 31 - November 4, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - COLLEGE WEEK is a state-wide initiative which is part of the American College Application Campaign. This is effort of the American Council on Education to increase the number of students who pursue a postsecondary education. Port Jervis High School has activities planned all week.
November 2, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School Guidance Department is proud to host the annual College and Career Fair, Wednesday, November 2, 2016, in the Ed and Lou Banach Arena of Port Jervis High School. Over 100 colleges and career fields will be present.
Six guidance counselors are available to assist our students. Each student is assigned a counselor who follows him/her through four years of high school. Assignments are made alphabetically by last name.
The 2016-17 High School Curriculum Guide is available online to help students build schedules wisely by providing course descriptions, prerequisites, graduation requirements and information about special programs. Features, such as a Planning Worksheet, are designed to help students select courses that will meet their graduation requirements, and enable them to work toward their own educational, career and technical goals.