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Progress Reports 2nd Marking Period  & Report Cards Dates

January 20, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District announces the dates of the end of the 2nd Marking Period and Report Card distribution. K-8 Marking Period ends January 20th, Reports Cards distributed January 27th.  Port Jervis High School 2nd Marking Period ends January 27th, Report Cards distributed February 3rd.
K - 8, Marking Period Ends 1/20 - Reports Cards 1/27
9 - 12, Marking Period Ends 1/27 - Report Cards 2/3

Sports Concussion Discussion

January 20, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District invites you to a very important presentation, “Concussion Management & Rehab”, Thursday, February 16th, 6:00 pm, at Access Physical Therapy, 181 Jersey Ave., Port Jervis, NY. The program is free and open to the public.  Complete Details can be found HERE>

Port Jervis - Board of Education Board of Education Meeting

January 17, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The next meeting of the Port Jervis City School District Board of Education will be Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7:00 pm.  Meeting to be held in the cafeteria of the high school.  For meeting agenda, attachments, minutes and video, click HERE>

Port Sports Announce Scholar Athletes

January 17, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - Four fall varsity teams qualified for the 2016-17 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Team Scholar-Athlete Awards.  Teams with a grade point average of 90% or higher receive a certificate for the school and each student athlete receives a pin for their achievement.  Story HERE>

Port Backpack Program to help Community

January 13, 2017, Goshen, NY – The Port Jervis City School District is the newest partner in the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley Backpack Program. This cooperation will help alleviate hunger and promote healthier living in our community.  The Backpack Program helps children provides nutritious and easy-to-prepare food they need to get enough to eat on the weekends.  Complete Story HERE>

PJHS Grad Dunn to Perform Elvis Show for Scholarship Fundraiser

January 13, 2017, Port Jervis, NY  -   The VFW Post 161 of Port Jervis presents, The Patrick Dunn Show, Saturday February 11th, 5:00pm, and Sunday February 12th, 3:00pm.  Doors open one half hour prior to Show time.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  Proceeds from the show to support the VFW Scholarship Fund at Port Jervis High School.  For more details click HERE>

PJSD - Indoor Walking Trail - at the high school complex Indoor Walking Trail Open

January 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District is re-opening the Indoor Winter Walking Trail at Port Jervis High School. Offered free-of-charge to all district residents, the indoor course provides community members, teachers, staff, students and parents with a convenient location to walk during the cold winter months.  DETAILS>

 

 Dr. Francis Celis is Excellent!

December 13, 2016, PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis High School welcomed Dr. Francis X. Celis, cardiologist, as the December 2016 Excellence Series guest speaker.  Celis spoke to students about his life, career, and the idea of excellence.  “Pursue your passion, make it work and you will never work a day in your life. Excellence will be easy.”  Compete Story HERE>

Port Art on Display at SUNY Orange

December 2016, Middletown, NY - Each year since 2012, the Orange County Human Rights Commission collaborates with the Orange County Arts Council and SUNY Orange Cultural Affairs to present "An Artist’s Response to Human Rights," an art exhibit celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Several Port Jervis High School art students submitted works for this exhibit.  Details 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>

 Rotary Club 3rd Grade Dictionary Project

December 14 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Members of the Port Jervis Rotary Club visited the two Port Jervis elementary schools last week to give each 3rd grader a brand new Webster's Dictionary.  This yearly event is part of the educational outreach of the Rotary Club.  Complete story HERE>

Port Jervis Schools Notification System - SNN

December 11, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Be informed to the latest school news, information, snow closings and delays.  Sign up for School News Notifier.  Receive school news via email and school closing and delay details via text.  For more details, click HERE>

 HBE Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence

December 5, 2016, Cuddebackville, NY - On Monday, December 5th, the Port Jervis City School District celebrated 40 Years of Excellence at Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School. HBE students and staff gathered for a special assembly, joined by more than 30 former staff and several former students.  Complete Story HERE>

Port Pride - District Wide

December 9, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis City School District Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi created the "Port Pride Recognition Award" as an opportunity for district employees to nominate any fellow staff member for doing something nice for a student, staff member or member of the public.  Recently, Superintendent Bongiovi visited each building and presented the winners with their certificates and limited edition "Port Pride Hershey Bar".  Complete Story HERE>

 SUNY Orange's Dr. Young, Excellent!

November 7, 2016, PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - Dr. Kristine Young, President of SUNY Orange, was the guest speaker at the Excellence Series Program hosted at 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>

Indoor Walking Trail Logo Walking Trail at PJHS Now Open

October 25, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The School District is re-opening the Indoor Winter Walking Trail at Port Jervis High School. Offered free-of-charge to all district residents, the indoor course provides community members, teachers, staff, students and parents with a convenient location to walk during the cold winter months.  Details HERE>

 Port Jervis Schools - Important News and Info State Seeks Public Comment on Learning Standards

October 13, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The State Education Department recently released new draft New York State P-12 English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards for public comment, Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced. The State Education Department seeks the public input on these issues.  Follow the links here to comment on the draft standards.  Draft Standards English/Language Arts  -  Draft Standards for Mathematics.

Port Future Building Project Committee

October 20, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The next meeting of the Port Jervis City School District Future Building Project Committee will be Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:30 pm, in cafeteria of the High School.  For information about the committee meetings, presentations, documents and more, click  HERE>

Electronic Signs Light the Way

September 29, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District put the finishing touches on electronic billboard signs at HBE and ASK this past week.  These signs were part of a referendum approved by voters in May 2015.  Complete Story 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>

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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PJHS Grad Dunn to Perform Elvis Show for Scholarship Fundraiser

January 13, 2017, Port Jervis, NY  -   The VFW Post 161 of Port Jervis presents, The Patrick Dunn Show, Saturday February 11th, 5:00pm, and Sunday February 12th, 3:00pm.  Doors open one half hour prior to Show time.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  Proceeds from the show to support the VFW Scholarship Fund at Port Jervis High School.  For more details click HERE>

Sports Concussion Discussion

January 20, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District invites you to a very important presentation, “Concussion Management & Rehab”, Thursday, February 16th, 6:00 pm, at Access Physical Therapy, 181 Jersey Ave., Port Jervis, NY. The program is free and open to the public.  Complete Details can be found HERE>

 HBE Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence

December 5, 2016, Cuddebackville, NY - On Monday, December 5th, the Port Jervis City School District celebrated 40 Years of Excellence at Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School. HBE students and staff gathered for a special assembly, joined by more than 30 former staff and several former students.  Complete Story HERE>

PJMS National Junior Honor Society

December 15, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - On Tuesday, December 13th, twenty-three Port Jervis Middle School eighth graders were installed into the PJMS Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. The induction ceremony served as their official entrance into this nationally recognized organization.  For Details, Click HERE>

 SUNY Orange's Dr. Young, Excellent!

November 7, 2016, PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - Dr. Kristine Young, President of SUNY Orange, was the guest speaker at the Excellence Series Program hosted at 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>

 

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PJHS Grad Dunn to Perform Elvis Show for Scholarship Fundraiser

January 13, 2017, Port Jervis, NY  -   The VFW Post 161 of Port Jervis presents, The Patrick Dunn Show, Saturday February 11th, 5:00pm, and Sunday February 12th, 3:00pm.  Doors open one half hour prior to Show time.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  Proceeds from the show to support the VFW Scholarship Fund at Port Jervis High School.  For more details click HERE>

 Dr. Francis Celis is Excellent!

December 13, 2016, PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis High School welcomed Dr. Francis X. Celis, cardiologist, as the December 2016 Excellence Series guest speaker.  Celis spoke to students about his life, career, and the idea of excellence.  “Pursue your passion, make it work and you will never work a day in your life. Excellence will be easy.”  Compete 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>

ASK Kindergarten Students Help Community

December 16, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Anna S Kuhl Elementary School kindergarten students collected mittens in December for those less fortunate families within our community.  The mittens were then donated to the Salvation Army at a small ceremony held in school. Complete story HERE>

Rotary Club 3rd Grade Dictionary Project

December 14 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Members of the Port Jervis Rotary Club visited the two Port Jervis elementary schools last week to give each 3rd grader a brand new Webster's Dictionary.  This yearly event is part of the educational outreach of the Rotary Club.  Complete story HERE>

West Point Wreaths Across America Day

December 3, 2016, West Point, NY - Students and staff from Port Jervis Schools traveled to the United States Military Academy, West Point, to take part in Wreaths Across America. WAA organization places holiday wreaths at the graves of those interred in military cemeteries across our nation. Former PJMS PE teacher Jackie McNally brought this program to Port Jervis 7 years ago. She, along with Gary Benedict, have watch the efforts and impact of this organization blossom. PJ Schools Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi led the Port Jervis contingent as they assisted in laying more than 7,000 at West Point. This was the second year that each grave at the military academy was to be honored with a wreath.   Pictures HEREHEREHERE, & HERE>

Port Grad a Shining Star at Mercy College

December 1 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Malerie Baker has never stopped working towards her goals. Baker, PJHS Class of 2012, is well on her way to great success. She's recently completed her undergraduate degree (accounting) and will earn her masters from Mercy College in 2017. Hard work and dedication have led her to an opportunity at Ernst and Young, one of the most prestigious accounting firms in the world.  To hear her story, click HERE.

Port Pride - District Wide

November 21, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis City School District Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi created the "Port Pride Recognition Award" as an opportunity for district employees to nominate any fellow staff member for doing something nice for a student, staff member or member of the public.  Recently, Superintendent Bongiovi visited each building and presented the winners with their certificates and limited edition "Port Pride Hersey Bar".  Complete Story HERE>

 SUNY Orange's Dr. Young, Excellent!

November 7, 2016, PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - Dr. Kristine Young, President of SUNY Orange, was the guest speaker at the Excellence Series Program hosted at 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>

PJHS Math Teacher Named Finalist for 2017 New York State Teacher of the Year

September 13, 2016, Albany, NY - Port Jervis High School Math Teacher Carolyn Dorritie was named Finalist for 2017 New York State Teacher of the Year. This award is given annually by the New York State Board of Regents.  Ms. Dorritie was joined by high school principal Andrew Marotta as she received her finalist plaque from New York State United Teachers Vice President Catalina Fortino.   Ms. Dorritie is in her 20th year of teaching here at Port Jervis Schools!  Port Pride!  Complete story HERE>

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>

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>

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