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The Port Jervis High School has applied for the Orange County Green Star Program

November 15th, Port Jervis High School, NY - The Port Jervis High School has applied for the Orange County Green Star Program. The goal of the Orange County Green Star Schools Program is to encourage waste reduction in Orange County schools by recognizing incremental successes in waste reduction by individual Orange County schools and school districts. As we are in the initial planning stages, we are still doing a little data gathering. Please take a 5 minute anonymous survey to help with the process. click here for more info and survey>

 

The Port Jervis Girls' Basketball program is proud to announce the creation of the Lady Raiders Little Dribblers program for girls 

November 18th, Port Jervis High School, NY - The Port Jervis Girls' Basketball program is proud to announce the creation of the Lady Raiders Little Dribblers program for girls in grades 1st-5th. The goal is to use this program to foster the love and knowledge of the game at a younger age! One of the most important skills to being a great basketball player is being able to handle the ball. The program will focus solely on ball handling skills and building teamwork. This is great opportunity to build the girls' basketball program for the future and it is our hope it will be a great success! Registration is this Saturday, November 18th at 9:00 am followed by the first session from 9:30-10:30 at the Port Jervis High School. Click here for flyer>

PJHS Career and College Fair 

 November 1, 2017 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY  - Port Jervis High School students as well as Mddle School and Elementary students met with college representatives and career professionals on November 1st in the high school gym. The students celebrated College Week October 23rd - November 2nd. click here for photo gallery >

HS and ASK Halloween Parade 

October 31, 2017 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY  - Port Jervis High School Class of 2018 participated in the PJHS Annual Halloween Parade.  Joined by the marching band, seniors marched through the Route 209 complex.  They were joined by ASK Elementary School K - 2 students, dressed in a variety of costumes. click here for photo gallery >

PJHS Coat Drive 

November 11th, Port Jervis High School, NY - The women's athletic office is having a coat drive in the PJHS Café on Saturday, November 11th, 9am to 11:00am. Donations of coats, scarves, gloves, leggings are greatly appreciated. Hygiene products will also be welcomed.

Time to order class rings! 

November 1st & 2nd, Port Jervis High School, NY - It is time for the sophomore class to purchase class rings. Students received informational packets last week in a brief assembly. On Wednesday and Thursday of this week (11/1 and 11/2), Cael Lewis from Herff Jones will be at PJHS during lunch periods taking orders from sophomores. Cael will also be holding a parent's night on Wednesday, November 1st from 5-7 PM outside the high school auditorium. The main office, as well as the sophomore class advisers have extra informational packets if students need them. If students or parents have questions, they can reach Cael Lewis at his email: clewis@herffjones.com

2017 Orange County Red Ribbon Week Kick Off

October 23rd, Valley Central School, Montgomery, NY - Representatives from all Port Jervis schools attended the 2017 Orange County Red Ribbon Week kickoff ceremony at Valley Central school. Here is a link to some info about Red Ribbon >

Congratulations to PJHS Nancy Dunn and Reenie Nicolette for receiving MHSSC Awards 

October 19th, Anthony's Pier 9, Newburgh, NY - The Mid-Hudson School Study Council held the “Awards for Excellence 2017” ceremony on October 19th. Nancy Dunn received an award  for Excellence in Pupil Personnel Services, and Reenie Nicolette for Excellence in Support Staff Services. Port Pride!!

Albany Awards "Master Educator" to Carolyn Dorritie from Port Jervis High School 

October 18th, Port Jervis, NY - Albany awards "Master Educator" title to Port Jervis school district educator, Carolyn Dorritie. First launched in 2013, the program selects teachers who have been found to be among the highest performing in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Read more: http://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/politics-on-the-hudson/2017/10/18/view-list-ny-master-teachers-named/106769800/

COLLEGE WEEK” - October 23 – November 2, 2017, All grades are invited to integrate these themes into the days ahead.

October 23rd - November 2nd, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY   

COLLEGE WEEK” October 23 – November 2, 2017, All grades are invited to integrate these themes into the days ahead.

 October 23rd: ASK ME ABOUT MY COLLEGE: (grades K-12) Faculty & staff will post on their door or hallway where they went to college and for what major. They will discuss with students how they chose their college and how their experience was.

October 24th: Mount St. Mary College instant admissions: Apply on the spot - no application fee. Register with Mrs. Schields in guidance.

October 26th:  Financial Aid Info-session at PJHS, Thursday, 7:00pm (for parents/guardians of grades 11 & 12).  A Western Connecticut College representative is presenting this important information at PJHS regarding college financial aid.

October 27th: SUNY Orange instant admissions: Apply on the spot – no application fee. Register with Mrs. Schields in guidance.

October 30: SELF INTRODUCTION & HANDSHAKE PRACTICE (grades K-12) – simple, but effective interpersonal skills that all students of all grade levels should master. Teachers will help the students practice this life-long skill of self-introduction.

November 1: DRESS TO IMPRESS (grades K-12)

November 1st:  College & Career Fair Day at PJHS: 9:00am high school gym

November 2nd: COLLEGE APPAREL DAY: (grades K-12) wear your favorite college military/swag (faculty/staff & students)

 

Little Shop of Horrors at Port Jervis High School 

October 20th at 7:00pm,  and  October 21st at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY 

 

 

Spirit Week and Pep Rally Photo Gallery

October 2nd - 7th, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY 

 

 

Spirit Week! - Monday, October 2nd - Friday, October 6th 

October 2nd - 6th, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY 

There will be many activities this week - check out the morning anouncements everyday!

 

 

 Port Jervis Raiders Send Off Parade - Saturday, October 7th, beginning at 10:30am at Port Jervis High School

October 7th, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY 

Help send the Port Jervis Raider Football team off to victory in the Bell Game. The Varsity football and cheer squads will receive a police escort to Glennette Field on Bell Game Day, Saturday, October 7th. The parade route is as follows: PJHS Hamilton Street to Kingston Ave, down East Main to Pike. They’ll go around the underpass to Front Street and then up Fowler Street ending on East Main to PJMS. Come out and make some noise and support the team. They will begin the route at 10:30 from the Port Jervis High School.

 

"Outdoor Fitness Loop" - Ribbon Cutting, September 26th, 10:00am at Port Jervis HS.

September 26th, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY 

OUTDOOR FITNESS LOOP – RIBBON CUTTING” Gym classes and guided learning students are able to join Mrs. Nyland, The Orange County Department of Health, and Healthy Orange Schools and Communities at 10:00am today at Chase Field. Thank you to Building and Grounds crew and everyone involved for making this fitness loop possible. 

 

Fearless Bedford proves she belongs at Port Jervis

  September 17, 2017

By Justin Rodriguez       
Section 9 Football Insider

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ANY SENIORS OR SENIOR PARENTS WISHING TO DONATE TO THE SENIOR CLASS CONCESSION STAND, PLEASE CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING ITEMS

All Items to be dropped off at the advisors in room 131.

Cases of water and red or blue Gatorade; soda: Dr. Pepper, Sprite, Pepsi, orange, Diet Pepsi; candy: Plain/Peanut M&M’S, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Airheads; chips: assorted, Pringles, Doritos, pretzels (snack size bags); nacho chips cheese sauce (large cans); coffee and hot cocoa  (large containers).

Also, Movie Ticket Coupon book sale: September 12-October 4

Mark Calendar PSAT/NMSQT exam is Wednesday, October 11th, 8:00am - 12:30 pm at Port Jervis HS.

October 11th, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY 

Sophomores and Juniors should register for the PSAT in the High School Guidance office by Friday, October 6th.  There is no charge for 10th and 11th grade students.
Freshmen or Seniors who are interested in taking the PSAT may register for $15.


Attention Parent/Guardians of 12th grade students:

If your 12th  grade child has not had a meningitis vaccine at the age of 16 or older AND it is on record with the school, they run the risk of being excluded from school on October 16th 2017 due to lack of compliance with NYS regulations. Please check your child’s vaccination records or call Mrs. Dunn at 845-858-3125.

Mark Calendar Open House, Tuesday, September 12th, 7:00pm

September 12, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY -

The Port Jervis High School faculty and administration warmly welcomes all PJHS parents and guardians to our annual Open House on Tuesday, September 12th from 7:00pm.

Aug. 29, 2017 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY  - The Port Jervis High School Freshman Orientation will be today, Tuesday, August 29th, 9:00 am, in the high school auditorium.  This event is open to all freshmen and their parents/guardians. For more details:
- 2017-18 PJHS Freshman Class Orientation Information Letter

Summer School Graduation 2017

August 20, 2017 - PJHS - Port Jervis, NY -  - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2017 Summer School Graduation was held Friday, August, 18th, 9:00 am, in the high school cafeteria.  Family and friends celebrated as fifteen seniors received their high school diplomas. Details HERE>

New Student Registration - Location Change

July 5, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - New Student Registration for Port Jervis Schools will take place in the Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School Library from July 6th until September 1st. Parents/guardians are asked to park in the kindergarten wing parking lot and enter through the exterior library doors. Posted signs will guide you to the correct location. Student Registration hours are 8:00 am – 11:00 am, Monday through Friday.  For questions, call 845-858-3100, ext. 16601.

PJHS Graduation 2017

June 27, 2017 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony was held Friday, June 23rd.  Congratulations to the Class of 2017
- Graduation Program
- Class of 2017 Graduates
- Class of 2017 Scholarship Winners
- Class of 2017 College and Armed Services Acceptances
- Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony - Video

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>

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