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Freshman Class Orientation

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.

Interact Club News

April 13, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School Interact Club hosted their annual Kids Reading Program. Club members read to younger students and everyone enjoyed milk and cookies served up by a very special guest. The Interact Club will hold a Burger Bash, Wednesday, April 26th, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Burger King, Pike Street, Plaza, Port Jervis.

Wrestlers Earn 1st Place Awards

April 6, 2017 - Tunkhannock, PA -  Three Port Jervis wrestlers traveled to Tunkhannock, PA, April 2nd, to compete in the Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association District Tournament. Raider grapplers Carson Sauschuck, Joey Amato, and Gavin Staerker earned 1st place titles. Their finishes qualify them for the Regional Tournament to be held the weekend of April 15-16, in Shamokin, PA.

The Memory Project at PJHS The Memory Project at PJHS

March 27, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - UPDATE - Students in Ms. Horst’s Drawing 1 Class participated in a project that has left memories for a lifetime.  The assignment is called “The Memory Project”.  According to their website, “The Memory Project” is a unique initiative in which art students create portraits for children and teens around the world who have been neglected, orphaned, or disadvantaged.  MORE>

Three New Port Jervis Grads

March 24, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District Board of Education recognized three recent graduates at the March 21st meeting. Samantha Lane and Courtney Long earned their Port Jervis High School diplomas this past January. Michael Firth is the first Port Jervis student to earn his equivalency certification through the TASC program. TASC stands for "Test Assessing Secondary Completion", replacing what was once called the GED. Congratulations to all three students on their accomplishments.

Port Sports Announce Scholar Athletes

March 20, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The Girls Varsity Basketball Team qualified for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Team Scholar Athlete Awards for the winter season.  In addition, 14 other athletes earned individual academic recgonition as winter sports scholar athletes.  Complete story HERE>

Port Honors "Lu"

December 21, 2016 – Port Jervis, NY – The Port Jervis High School Athletic Department unveiled a new gymnasium scorer’s table in a ceremony prior to the boys basketball game vs Fallburg last evening.  The table was named in honor of the late Luann McCarthy.  McCarthy was a physical education teacher, longtime coach, and official score keeper at Port Jervis High School.  McCarthy passed away last year after a long battle with cancer.  Details HERE>

Endowment creates Outdoor Learning Center

September 6, 2016, PJHS, Port Jervis, NY The Dr. Lawrence Taylor Wildlife Learning Sanctuary Grand Opening was held after school, Friday, September 6th.  Staff and students who volunteered to help assemble the sanctuary were on hand for the ribbon cutting and release of fish into the koi pond.  This project was made possible by the generous financial efforts of Dr. Taylor(PJHS Class of '56, HOF 2015).  Complete news story HERE>

Principal Marotta's Message

August, 2016, PJHS, Port Jervis, NY – Principal Andrew Marotta welcome message for the 2016-17 school year.  Click to read. HERE>

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