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Summer School Graduation, Friday, August 18th, 9:00 am

August 17, 2017 - PJHS - Port Jervis, NY -  - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2017 Summer School Graduation will be held Friday, August, 18th, 9:00 am, in the high school cafeteria.  Family and friends are invited to attend this celebration as fifteen seniors will receive their high school diplomas. Details HERE>

Port Jervis - Board of Education Board of Education Meeting

Aug. 16, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The next meeting of the Port Jervis City School District Board of Education will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 7:00 pm, in the cafeteria of the high school.  This is a regular meeting with additional tasks, including the adoption of the tax warrant and last minute appointments.  For meeting agendas, videos, and attachments, click HERE>

H. B. E. Kindergarten Orientation, Tuesday, August 22nd

Aug. 2, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - The Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School Kindergarten Orientation will be Tuesday, August 22nd, from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. The evening will consist of some informational sessions for you and your child, a ride on a school bus, and time in the classroom with your child’s teacher. Details about the orientation can be found below:
- 2017-18 H. B. E. Kindergarten Orientation Information Letter
- 2017-18 H. B. E. Kindergarten Orientation Schedule

Mark Calendar 7th Grade Parent Orientation, Wednesday, August 23rd

August 16, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis Middle School 7th Grade Parent Orientation will be Wednesday, August 23rd, at 6:00 pm. This evening is for parents/guardians only, designed to give you a snapshot of life at the PJMS. Click here for:
- 2017-18 PJMS 7th Grade Parent Orientation Information Letter

A. S. K. Kindergarten Orientation, Thursday, August 24th

Aug. 16, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School Kindergarten Orientation will be Thursday, August 24th, at 5:30 pm.  The evening will consist of some informational sessions for you and your child, a ride on a school bus, and time in the classroom with your child’s teacher. Details about the orientation can be found here:
- 2017-18 A. S. K. Kindergarten Orientation Information Letter
- 2017-18 A. S. K. Kindergarten Orientation Schedule

Freshman Class Orientation, Tuesday, August 29th

Aug. 3, 2017 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY  - The Port Jervis High School Freshman Orientation will be 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

A. S. K. School Entrance - via Hamilton Street

July 18, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - Due to construction and paving at Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School, please use the Hamilton Street entrance until further notice. Construction and paving are expected to be completed before the opening of school, Tuesday, September 5th. Thank you for your cooperation while we make improvements to the Route 209 school complex.

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.

Summer Breakfast - Lunch Program

June 27, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District announces it's participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).  Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge.  Details about the Summer Breakfast - Lunch Program can be found HERE>

Summer School - Elementary Schools

July 6, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - Elementary Summer School will began, July 5th, and continues until August 8th at the Port Jervis High School.  Students may be dropped off and picked up near AREA "C", which is to the left of the main entrance at the high school.  Elementary Summer School hours will be 8:20 am - 12:20 pm.  

Middle School Summer Academy

July 6, 2017, PJMS, Port Jervis, NY – The Port Jervis Middle School Summer Academy 2017 began July 5th. Summer Academy is open to students who will be attending 7th and 8th grade in September 2017. Please Contact PJMS Guidance Department to register students for these courses or to address any questions. Space is limited. PJMS Guidance Department 845.858.3100 ext.12601. Details HERE>

High School Summer School

July 6, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The high school guidance department has released the Summer School 2017 registration forms and information.  Summer School will be held July 6th - August 10th.  Regents Exams on August 16th and 17th.  Summer School hours are 7:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Details below:
- Summer School Information Brochure
- Summer School Student Registration Form

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

Ticks and Lyme Disease Information

May 4, 2017 Albany, NY The Port Jervis City School District in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health wants to keep residents informed about ticks and Lyme disease.  Tick season is here, be prepared.  Important information regarding ticks and Lyme disease is available HERE>

Ey Named 2017 New York State Assistant Principal of the Year

April 3, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis City School District Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi had the pleasure to announce that Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School Assistant Principal Nicole Ey has been named New York State Assistant Principal of the Year for 2017 by the SAANYS/NAESP. This award showcases the excellence in leadership Mrs. Ey has shown as a valued member of our district. “Nicole Ey is a leader we are proud to call our own. Nicole takes pride in the fact that when she has an idea, she not only puts that idea into motion, but also stands alongside with others to see it through.” Said Bongiovi. A state-wide awards reception and ceremony is planned in the Albany region for early May.  MORE>

PJHS Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Announced

February 23, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School Alumni Hall of Fame was formed nine years ago to recognize the achievement of notable Port Jervis graduates. Every other fall, a new group of alumni are inducted into the Hall. For 2017, six esteemed gradates enter the hall.  Details HERE>

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Summer School Graduation, Friday, August 18th, 9:00 am

August 17, 2017 - PJHS - Port Jervis, NY -  - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2017 Summer School Graduation will be held Friday, August, 18th, 9:00 am, in the high school cafeteria.  Family and friends are invited to attend this celebration as fifteen seniors will receive their high school diplomas. Details HERE>

PJHS Graduation Day Schedule

June 22, 2017 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2017 will celebrate Graduation, Friday, June 23rd!  Lots of Activities and Events planned for this day.
9:00 AM - Graduation Breakfast, High School Cafeteria
9:30 AM - Graduation Rehearsal, Chase Field
NOTE: All Students MUST Attend Rehearsal to participate in the Graduation Ceremony
5:30 PM - Graduates to arrive at Port Jervis High School for Graduation
7:00 PM - PJHS Graduation at Chase Field 7:00 PM

Following Graduation Until 2:00 AM - After Graduation Party (All Graduates Must Enter By 11:00 PM)
* Graduation Ceremony - News - Information - Details

Ey Named 2017 New York State Assistant Principal of the Year

March 24, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis City School District Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi had the pleasure to announce that Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School Assistant Principal Nicole Ey has been named New York State Assistant Principal of the Year for 2017 by the SAANYS/NAESP. This award showcases the excellence in leadership Mrs. Ey has shown as a valued member of our district. “Nicole Ey is a leader we are proud to call our own. Nicole takes pride in the fact that when she has an idea, she not only puts that idea into motion, but also stands alongside with others to see it through.” Said Bongiovi. A state-wide awards reception and ceremony is planned in the Albany region for early May.

 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>

 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>

 

Spotlight on Port Jervis

Summer School Graduation, Friday, August 18th, 9:00 am

August 17, 2017 - PJHS - Port Jervis, NY -  - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2017 Summer School Graduation will be held Friday, August, 18th, 9:00 am, in the high school cafeteria.  Family and friends are invited to attend this celebration as fifteen seniors will receive their high school diplomas. Details HERE>

PJHS Graduation Day Schedule

June 22, 2017 - PJHS, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis High School Class of 2017 will celebrate Graduation, Friday, June 23rd!  Lots of Activities and Events planned for this day.
9:00 AM - Graduation Breakfast, High School Cafeteria
9:30 AM - Graduation Rehearsal, Chase Field
NOTE: All Students MUST Attend Rehearsal to participate in the Graduation Ceremony
5:30 PM - Graduates to arrive at Port Jervis High School for Graduation
7:00 PM - PJHS Graduation at Chase Field 7:00 PM

Following Graduation Until 2:00 AM - After Graduation Party (All Graduates Must Enter By 11:00 PM)
* Graduation Ceremony - News - Information - Details

Senior Sports Awards Banquet

June 7, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - The Varsity Club of Port Jervis High School held the 9th annual PJHS Senior Sports Awards Banquet at the Erie Trackside Monday. This event showcases the talents and achievements of our graduating senior student athletes. Ron Semerano, Athletic Director, was the master of ceremonies.  Complete Story HERE>

2016-17 Theodore Kuykendall Awards

May 5, 2017 - PJMS, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District presented the 2016-17 Theodore Kukyendall Awards to four students at a ceremony in the Port Jervis Middle School Friday. This annual honor is given to a student from each of our four schools for their exceptional efforts in their studies and their community. The 2016-17 Kukyendall Award winners are: Penny Jones, Alexandra Oosterom, Morgan Sicuro, and Rey Torres, III.  Complete story HERE>

  Ey Named 2017 New York State Assistant Principal of the Year

March 24, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis City School District Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi had the pleasure to announce that Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School Assistant Principal Nicole Ey has been named New York State Assistant Principal of the Year for 2017 by the SAANYS/NAESP. This award showcases the excellence in leadership Mrs. Ey has shown as a valued member of our district. “Nicole Ey is a leader we are proud to call our own. Nicole takes pride in the fact that when she has an idea, she not only puts that idea into motion, but also stands alongside with others to see it through.” Said Bongiovi. A state-wide awards reception and ceremony is planned in the Albany region for early May.

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>

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>

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