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Progress Reports  Progress Reports Issued Today

December 9, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Progress Reports for the Second Marking Period will be issued today, Friday, December 9, 2016.  They will be sent home with all students.

West Point Wreaths Across America Day

December 3, 2016, West Point, NY - On Saturday, December 3rd, students and staff from Port Jervis Schools traveled to the United States Military Academy, West Point, to take part in Wreaths Across America.  Wreaths Across America organization places holiday wreaths at the graves of those interred in military cemeteries across our nation.  Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi led the Port Jervis contingent as they assisted in laying more than 7,000 wreaths at West Point.  Pictures HEREHEREHERE, & HERE>

Breakfast with the Cast of Wizard of OZ - Saturday, Dec. 10th

Dec. 10, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - The ASK Performing Arts Club is hosting a Breakfast with the Cast of Wizard of OZ, Saturday, December 10, 2016, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, at the ASK Cafeteria.  Tickets are $10 each, $5.00 for children 5 and under.  Students will perform vocal sections of the show!  Come out to breakfast and support your ASK student actors and actresses.  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>

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>

 PJ Schools December Lunch Menus

November 29, Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis Food Service Department released the December school lunch menus.  For more details on all the healthy offerings at Port Jervis Schools, click HERE>

Port Jervis - Board of Education Board of Education Meeting

November 16, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The next meeting of the Port Jervis City School District Board of Education will be Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 7:00 pm.  Meeting to be held in the cafeteria of the high school.  For meeting agenda, attachments, minutes and video, 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>

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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Spaghetti Dinner with the Cast of Annie Jr. - FRIDAY Dec. 2nd

November 30, 2016, Cuddebackville, NY - The HBE Drama Club is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner with the cast of Annie, Jr, Friday, December 2nd, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Elks Lodge, Port Jervis, NY.  Come out and support your HBE student actors and actresses.  Details can be found HERE>

Honor Society Collecting Shoes and Donations

November 3 - December 4, 2016 -  Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School National Honor Society is participating in a local effort to collecte NEW shoes for the Kucher's Kids Shoe Drive.  Students and staff can donate NEW shoes at the shoe collection box in the high school.  Financial donations can also be made.  100% of your donations will go to the purchase of NEW shoes.  The shoe drive is being sponsored by the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce.  Details can be found 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>

Food Drive at Port Jervis Schools

October 24, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis School District is teaming up with Eat Smart New York and ShopRite to Nourish Your Neighbor by collecting nutritious foods for local families in need. We know that when donating to hungry families, it’s important to choose foods that will not only fill them up, but nourish them with options that will support their overall health and wellbeing. A shopping cart will be placed in every school’s main office to place any donated food.  More information HERE>

Spotlight on Port Jervis

West Point Wreaths Across America Day

December 3, 2016, West Point, NY - On Saturday, December 3rd, students and staff from Port Jervis Schools traveled to the United States Military Academy, West Point, to take part in Wreaths Across America.  Wreaths Across America organization places holiday wreaths at the graves of those interred in military cemeteries across our nation.  Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi led the Port Jervis contingent as they assisted in laying more than 7,000 at West Point.  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 annualy 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>