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  •   PTSO

    Want to help out at JP? Join the PTSO and participate in the many opportunities this wonderful organization has to offer. Parent involvement matters! Click above to download a PTSO packet today!!!


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  • Merit

    Read about JPS Alumni on Merit!!!


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  •  Student Recognition - click here
    Student Recognition - JP
    Students are recognized for
    their academic, artistic, and
    athletic accomplishments. 
    Current accomplishments can
    often be found on the front
    website page. After some time
    they are relocated to the
    Student Recognition Page.

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  •  News
    John P. Stevens in the News!!!

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  •  DEA
    Growing Up Drug Free 
    Click on the link below
    for a great resource on
    how to raise kids while
    preventing the use of drugs.
    The guide was created in
    partnership by the U.S.
    Department of Justice
    Drug Enforcement Admin.
    and the U.S. Dept of Ed.   


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  • Reminder:

    All Edison Public Schools are closed Friday, May 27th, Monday, May 30th (memorial Day),

    and Tuesday, May 31st.


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  • JP Stevens Baseball in the GMC Final!!!

     Good Luck, Boys!!!  

    JP Stevens GMC Final this Friday Night!!!
    Start time: 6pm, gate opens at 5p
    TD Bank Park, 860 E Main St, Bridgewater
    Tickets: $5 adults/$3 students

    Be there as the boys take on East Brunswick!



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  • JP Thanks California Casualty for
    Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant!
    JP Girls Golf
    On behalf of the Girls Golf Team, JP wants to thank California Casualty for their selection of JPS to receive the Thomas R Brown Athletics Grant. 
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     Congratulations to the JPS Theatre Co. on Success at

    Montclair State's Foxy Awards!!!

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Congratulations to Ms. Rich and the JPS Theatre Company for earning 6 nominations at the Montclair State University Foxy Awards. JPS was one of 57 schools who participated in this competition, earning its nominations for the Fall Production of To Kill a Mockingbird.

    Out of hundreds of performers and crew members, Diane Cervelli, Matt Flores, and Katrina Wittenbauer were chosen to perform at the event and Emily Lombardi was chosen to work on the crew.

    Finally, announced via video from the Broadway cast of the men’s ensemble, Hamilton, director Darlene Rich and the production of To Kill a Mockingbird earned the coveted Susan Kerner Award – Best in Educational Impact and Community Outreach!


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  • Alumni Day
    Alumni Day is schedules for Friday, June 3rd.  It provides current JP seniors a glimpse of what's to come, while allowing our alumni to stay connected to JP.   Alumni are invited to return and share their experiences with current seniors.  If you are a JPS alumni, please click here to register your interest in participating.

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  • PTSO Announcement:

    The following is an important announcement from the Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO):

    1)      Project Graduation registration is now live.  “Tickets” are available through our online sign-up link, here:http://tinyurl.com/JPSGrads.  Tickets on sale through June 10.  Early bird discounts available for the first 50 sign-ups!

    2)      Project Graduation needs your help!  We need 60 parent volunteers to help chaperone, and 30 parent volunteers to help with registration.  NON-Senior Parents encouraged, but all volunteers are welcomed.  Email Mary Ellen Martin atmaryellen0212@gmail.com, or senior parents can express interest via the registration link.

    3)      We are selling Class of 2016 Lawn Signs to promote JPS Graduation Day, and the proud graduating class.  Order yours today at by clicking here!

    Thanks for your continued support!

    ~The JPS PTSO Board and Community


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  • JPS Music Program Success!

    On Saturday April 28, 2016, both JPS Jazz Bands competed in the NJ State Jazz Finals.  The Lab Jazz Band, under the direction of John Zazzali, placed 4th while Brian Jiang was awarded 1 of 4 overall soloist awards.  The JPS Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Andrew DeNicola, was crowned State Jazz champions and captured awards for best saxophone and trumpet sections.  Zachary Kibel and Varun Das were awarded honorable mention soloist awards and once again the band won the coveted award for being the best sight reading band in the state.   Congrats!


    Congratulations to the Wind Ensemble who performed at the invitation only New Jersey State Band Gala yesterday!


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  • Recently, the JP Stevens Choir and Orchestra swept the World Strides Onstage Festival at Washington DC. Below is a summary of the awards that were received.
    Mr. Verdi & Mr. Lee showing off the hardware!!!
    • JPS Concert Orchestra: Gold Rating, 1st place Concert Orchestra Category, Instrumental Adjudicator's Award (score of 92+)
    • JPS Chamber Orchestra: Gold Rating, 1st place Chamber Orchestra Category, Instrumental Adjudicator's Award (score of 92+)
    • JPS Concert Choir: Gold Rating, 2nd place Concert Choir Category
    • JPS A cappella Ensemble: Gold Rating, 1st place Concert Choir Category, Choral Adjudicator's Award (score of 95+)
    • JPS Men's Ensemble: Gold Rating (no other men's choirs competed)
    • JPS Women's Ensemble: Gold Rating, 1st place Women's Choir Category
    • JPS Chamber Ensemble: Gold Rating, 1st place Chamber Choir Category, Choral Adjudicator's Award (score of 95+)
    JPS received Instrumental and Choral Sweepstakes awards for having all groups receive Gold Ratings. JPS also went home with the Overall Music Program Sweepstakes Award, having had 3 ensembles (Instrumental and Choral) add up close to a perfect score of 300. 
    Four students were also recognized for their musical efforts. Aditya Nibhanupudi and Shriya Khonde received Maestro Awards for Choir, and Nina Carlsen and Grace Wu received Maestro Awards for Orchestra.
    Finally, having had won first place and gold ratings for each, all seven performing ensembles received invitations to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of the World Strides National Invitation Festival of Gold. Following performances at Catholic University of America on Thursday April 28th, both the choir and orchestra programs were also invited to perform at the Italian Embassy next year in collaboration with the music department at the Catholic University of America.
    Thank you for your continued support of our music program, without which our students' success would not be possible. I am very proud to have a part in continuing the strong musical heritage for which our school is known! We should be very proud of our students for all of their hard work!
    All are cordially invited to come see the result of the students' practice and hard work first hand this coming Wednesday, May 4, at the Choir Spring Concert at 7PM in the JPS Auditorium. 
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  • Congrats to the Officers for Next Year!!!



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  • Congratulations!!!
    On Monday, March 7th, all Latin students took the National Latin Exam along with 154,000 students from all 50 states and 19 foreign countries. A banner year for J.P. Stevens, it was our toughest competition yet and we walked away with 66 awards! Please join us in congratulating the following students:
    Gold Medal
    Latin I - Alan Hsu, Shiwani Pathak
    Latin II - Maya Merchant, Kesha Patel
    Latin III - Hannah Chan
    Silver Medal
    Latin I - Aris Chung, Timothy Hui, Suhayb Islam, Vidisha Jha, Calvin Li, James Lin, Michel Liu, Shiv Patel, Harmann Singh, Brandon Leus
    Latin II - Shreya Ghosh, Jai Kumar, Arjun Menon-Jayakumar, Mansi Patel
    Latin III - Alena Couto, Ojas Jangada, James Neibert
    Bronze Medal
    Latin I - Devesh Bhagat, Shivani Bhatt, Derek Chun, Thomas Hickey, Akshay Khanna, Edmund Li, Justin Lin, Nathaniel Mumau, Nitish Nimma, Ayush Patel, Zeal Patel, Meenu Pillai, Joanna Qu, Anuj Raje, Kavya Velmurugan, Sophie Weinberg, Danielle Zhou
    Latin II - Sravani Boppana, Chelsea Cheng, Nicholas Chung, Harshita Jain, Michelle Li, Nivea Mohankumar, Edward Neves, Christine Nguyen, Joshua Sen
    Honorable Mention
    Latin I - Arnav Chadha, Steven Zederbaum
    Latin II - Shiv Dhage, Jacob Krasner, Ishani Kulkarni, Sohil Malik, Meldon Mendonca, Hirendra Molligoda, Justin Moy, Aditya Nanduri, Vrucha Patel, Yash Sanghvi, Marisa Shinal, Tanaya Tonpe
    Latin IV - Helena Wu
    On Saturday, April 23rd, 28 Latin students traveled to Ridge High School to compete in over 45 events at this year's NJJCL State Convention. Congratulations to the following students for their efforts and achievements:
    Publication Contests (the items these students designed will be produced for National Convention and sold by the Convention Committee with proceeds going towards charitable foundations):
    Manan Modi - 2nd place, Slogan (which will be printed on a t-shirt!)
    Jacob Krasner - 2nd place, Original Myth
    Michelle Li - 1st place, Hand Drawn Bookmark
    Madhavi Shah, 2nd place, T-Shirt Design
    Maya Merchant - 1st place, Crossword Puzzle Design
    Sanjay Koduri - 2nd place, Computer Designed Bookmark
    On-Site Contests:
    Shiwani Pathak - 2nd place, Academic Contest, Roman Life
    Nivea Mohankumar - 3rd place, Sight Reading
    Monica Beispiel, Amanda Cooney, Sanjay Koduri, Panthi Patel - 3rd place, Impromptu Art
    Kelley Gosling - 1st place, Cibus Romanus
    Sohil Mailk - 2nd place, Photography Collage
    Keerthi Annadorai, Divya Chandula, Kelley Gosling, Harshita Jain, Tarun John, Jacob Krasner, Amog Mysore, Eddie Neves, Dakshina Palasadrumum, Kesha Patel, Kush Patel, Anuj Raje, Rohan Rao - 3rd place, Volleyball
    Harshita Jain - 3rd place, 200 m (girls)
    Shreya Ghosh, Harshita Jain, Tarun John, Kush Patel, and Anuj Raje - For pulling and driving our record-breaking chariot!
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  • May Seniors of the Month

    Congratulations to the May Seniors of the Month, Jessica Ho and Akash Adani. Both are excellent students who give back to the school and community and are dedicated to making a difference in the world. Click above to learn more about Jessica and Akash!!!

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  • JPS Seniors Selected to Snapple Bowl!

    Congratulations to cheerleaders, Tianna Bradford and Brianna Biezewski and football player, Rashiek Harvard for being selected to participate in the 23rd Snapple Bowl!

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  • JP Stevens' GMC Sportsmanship Award Winners

    Congratulations to the GMC Sportsmanship Award Representatives from JP Stevens, Lauren Tencza and Dan Defilippo! Lauren is a soccer, basketball, and lacrosse player while Dan competes in Wrestling and Golf. Both student-athletes represent just two of JP Stevens' many outstanding competitors! Congratulations to Lauren and Dan!!!

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  • Coach White Selected Coach of the Year!

    Congratulations to Coach Anthony White who was selected Red Division Coach of the Year and Conference Coach of the Year for Boys Volleyball!

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  • Battle of the Books!!!

    Thank you to Ms. Stein for bringing Battle of the Books to JP Stevens. Thanks to Taylor Dean for designing the tee shirts and supporting the event. On April 5th the teams battled in fun-filled literary competition and the top three teams (pictured here) competed against Edison and Highland Park High School on April 26, 2016. Click to see the results!!!

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  • U.S. Presidential Scholars Semifinalists!

    Cheryl Chang and Dennis Aldea have been selected as 2 of 689 semifinalists to advance to the final round of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars competition. From nearly 3.3 million graduating high school seniors, over 4700 students were identified as candidates in the program. Congratulations to both Cheryl and Dennis!

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  • Grand Prizewinners in the Project Law Competition!

    The Middlesex County Bar Foundation has chosen 2 JP students, Alyssa Desai and Shivani Gokhale, as Grand Prizewinners in the Project Law competition. The Bar Foundation will honor both students at a ceremony and reception at the County Courthouse. Congratulations Alyssa and Shivani!

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  • Shannon Gregory Competes in Junior Olympic National Championships!

    JP student, Shannon Gregory recently competed at the Junior Olympics National Championships in Fort Worth, Texas. Shannon tied for 7th place on Vault, tied for 15th place for Beam, and tied for 17th on Floor. Seven hundred girls competed this weekend.

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  • Boys Tennis Wins 4th Straight GMC Title!

    The JP Stevens Tennis team triumphed in second and third singles as well as first doubles in the GMC Finals. As a result, the Hawks picked up their fourth straight team title with 46 points. Here are the athletes from JP that won individual GMC Titles: Second singles: 1-Gokul Murugesan (J.P. Stevens) def. 2-Abhinav Bhamidipati (East Brunswick), 6-0, 6-3 Third singles: 1-Alex Telson (J.P. Stevens) def. 2-Vikas Dalal (East Brunswick) 6-2, 6-4 First doubles: 1-Gouttham Chandrasekar and Arjun Krishnan (J.P. Stevens) def. Harold Trakhman and Akshay Malavade (East Brunswick) 6-1, 6-3

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  • Mr. DeNicola Earns Music Education Award

    Eighteen individuals have been selected to receive the 2015-2016 Outstanding Music Educator Awards, given by the NFHS Music Association. The Music Advisory Committee selected the recipients based on their significant contributions to high school music activities. The awards recognize high school or college band, choral, or orchestral directors, supervisors, and adjudicators. Congratulations to Mr. DeNicola!

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  • Click here to download a PTSO packet and join today!!! To contact the PTSO board with any questions, comments, or interest in getting involved, please email us at jpstevens.ptso@gmail.com and someone will be in touch with you as soon as possible.


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  • The JPS Greenhouse

    has been built!!!

    Now all we have to do is fill it! Help JPS grow by sponsoring tools and materials for use in the greenhouse. Click on the picture to find out how!

    Click here to donate


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  • Today is
    Thursday, May 26, 2016
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    • Be sure to check out JPS news and important information on Twitter...
      @JPSHawks, @JPS_Athletics, @JPSReads, and @JPSCounseling!!!
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  • Not in Our House!!!

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  •  2014 Best HS
    John P. Stevens High
    School Ranks among the best!
    Inside New Jersey ranks
    J.P. first in Arts and Academics
    in Middlesex County, New
    Jersey Monthly ranks J.P. 30th
    in the state, and US News and
    World Report ranks J.P. 27th 
    among top high schools.  J.P.
    continues to strive for excellence!

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  •        Stop & Shop
    Stop & Shop A+ Program -
    A portion of any purchase you
    make at Stop&Shop will be given  
    as a cash reward to our schools! 
    However, your store card MUST 
    be registered! For more details and  
    to register, click here.
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  •   Project Pieces
      Project P.I.E.C.E.S.
      Do you ever feel like there is not
      enough time in the day?  Let us
      do all of the tedious tasks for
      you so that you can work on the
      important things!  We offer
      services for your project needs,
      gift bags and tags, K-cups, and
      Click here to read an article
      published on Tap Into Edison. 

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  • New & Improved HawkMart Online!!!
    Interested in purchasing stylish
    JP Stevens clothing? Click here 
    to check out HawkMart's new
    website and order today!

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  • Have a Brick Engraved and Placed in the New JPS Patio! 
    Buy a Brick
    Become part of J.P. Stevens
    history. Leave your mark by
    having a brick engraved with
    your name and placed in the
    New JPS Patio alongside those
    of fellow JPS alumni, students,
    donors,and organizations.  


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