All Edison Public Schools are closed Friday, May 27th, Monday, May 30th (memorial Day),
and Tuesday, May 31st.
JP Stevens Baseball in the GMC Final!!!
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!
Congratulations to the JPS Theatre Co. on Success at
Montclair State's Foxy Awards!!!
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
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!
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!!!
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!!!
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!
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!
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.
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
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!
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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