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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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Announcements

  • Attention: Sports physicals for the Winter 2017-2018 Season are due by October 16th. Students who fail to submit their paperwork on time will be unable to participate.


     

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  • Congratulations to JP's 27 Merit Scholars!

    On September 13th, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists are the highest scorers in each of the 50 states and represent less than one percent of each state’s high school seniors.  We are very proud to recognize 27 of our students in the field of academia:

    Congrats!

    Each of these students will have an opportunity to continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $35 million this spring. Students who qualify as Semifinalists based on their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT ®) are the only program participants who have an opportunity to advance to the Finalist level and compete for National Merit Scholarships. In order to be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.  About 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar Title. Good luck Hawks!


     

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  • Invitation To Join JP Stevens PTSO 
     

    Welcome to JP Stevens PTSO 2017-2018 Family!

    High school is a very important time in the lives of teenagers. Beyond the obvious physical changes, emotional and psychological needs of teenagers need to be addressed to ensure their holistic well being. Parenting teenagers in high school is a turning point in the relationship between parents and teenagers. PTSO is a forum for parents to get together to share their parenting successes, concerns and provide support and scope for discussion on matters related to dealing with their teenagers’ stress, anxiety and college preparedness. We run programs such as, Parent Counseling with the school counselors and Parent Mentoring with JPS Alumni parents to help parents.

    PTSO raises funds to support events for the students and parents. Funds raised are used to award scholarships to students & support Project Graduation which is the biggest event on the night of the graduation for outgoing seniors. PTSO also organizes other events such as Color Walk/Run and Art competition.

    The PTSO is a valuable asset and support to you as a JP Stevens student’s parent. JP Stevens PTSO extends beyond fundraising to provide a platform for ongoing parent collaboration, interaction with school counselors, opportunities for students’ networking with professionals, amongst several initiatives.

    Please sign-up for the PTSO membership and support the activities by volunteering your valuable time and inputs. The membership fees is $15/- per family.

     

    Sign up is easy and paperless! Please follow the link below to sign up:

    http://jpstevensedison.parentscircles.com/Login.asp?inviteid=JYHT453

    We look forward to your participation and encouragement.

    PTSO Board Members

    Rahul Sinha (VP Communication 2017-2018)

    Sujata Koduri  (Co-President 2017-2018)

    Aditya Kulkarni (Co-President 2017-2018)

     


    What benefits do I get from joining the PTSO?


    Parent counseling

    Discuss problems, concerns and support you need with school counselors to ensure that your teen stays happy and healthy. Share and ask questions to school counselors on effective strategies for applying to college. Attend meetings with the Counselors from the Guidance Department who provide information on their roles and responsibilities and available resources. They will provide guidance on all aspects of your teens life from college admissions and ways to deal with teenage stress, anger, unhappiness and any other areas of concern.Join the Online Parent counseling group for continued engagement as well as asking questions on participating in discussions.

     

    Senior Parent Mentor Program

    Connect with parents of seniors and past alumni who will act as mentors and advisors as they have gone through the challenges of school dealing with the stress of high school and college admission process. Share and ask questions to these parent mentors, discuss problems, concerns and support you need in ensuring that you have the right strategies and knowledge of pitfalls to avoid. Learn from them how they dealt with stress and managed to navigate the transition from Freshman to Senior years. Attend meetings as well as connect with them online through our Online Parent Mentor Group.


    Career Breakfast Program

    The career breakfast program is a networking opportunity for students to connect with professionals from multiple fields of work. Professionals share experiences about their work. They discuss courses/classes they took in college and high school to prepare them for their current position.


    Student Volunteer Program

    JP Stevens PTSO Organizes many events in which students can volunteer. JP Stevens PTSO Organizes events in which the students can volunteer and will be awarded certificates for their participation as well as eligibility for PTSO scholarships.

     

    PTSO Project Graduation

    Project Graduation is an event held the same night as graduation, where the entire Senior graduating class is invited to attend a tremendous event to celebrate their big achievement, in a safe and chaperoned environment in Rutgers facility. With support from all parents and community we hope can make this fun night "free" for the graduates and allow them to celebrate the graduation day with their classmates at the Rutgers facility, a tradition that has been going on for many years.


    5 K Color Walk/ Run

    Every year PTSO conducts a Color walk/run for  parents, students and families of all Edison area schools who join us for a fun-filled color run at the JP Stevens High School.They experience the Color run/walk with color, great food and live music! This 5K run/walk is fun for the whole family as they have the time of their life. Color run is fun as everyone gets covered from head to toe with colorful powders. All colors are 100% safe, biodegradable and beautiful. Everyone gets blasted  with blue, yellow, pink and green powders as they walk, run, skip and dance their way through the color zones!!


     

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  • Apply for Science Honor Society

    Attention: If you are interested in applying for the Science National Honor Society please see below.

     
    You must be a Junior or Senior in High School, have taken an Honors or AP level science course and received B or better in all Science courses.
     
    Existing members do not need to reapply, but all others MUST fully complete this application. Alongside completing this form, please request recommendations from TWO science teachers. This application is due September 29th and teacher recommendation requests should be given NO LATER THAN September 29th, so teachers have ample time to complete the recommendation. Please ask the teachers in person. (Teachers have been provided with a Google form to fill out on your behalf, but please let them know your homeroom section.)
     
    Link to application is below.
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  • JPS FCCLA

    Successful Summer for the JPS Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America!

    Congratulations!

    JPS FCCLA   JPS FCCLA

    JPS FCCLA     JPS FCCLA

    Click here for Press Release


     

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  • JPS Choir - Summer Accolades
     
    Over the summer, 12 students from the J.P. Stevens Choir were accepted into the ACDA All-Eastern High School Honor Choir! These students were selected from thousands of submitted auditioned students from 11 different states and will be performing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in March 2018. 
     
    Hannah Chan  Tyler Seto    
    Vedika Dayal

    Nandita Shankar 

       
    Sameer Madhukar Sriram Srinivasan     
    Amulya Mutnuri Shruti Sundaresh     
    Jaaee Nadkarni Elton Vaz     
    Aditya Nibhanupudi Shruti Venkat     
         
     
    Moreover, 5 of our incoming freshmen were selected to be members of the ACDA All-Eastern Junior High Honor Choir and will also be performing in Pittsburgh in March as well! 
     
    Meghna Das
    Shraddha Hariharan
    Ayush Patel
    Vedanshi Sharma
    Dhrithi Valluri
     
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    In other news, as a result of JPS Choir's recent participation in the Sing N'Joy Princeton International Competition last February, our choirs have received a World Ranking! Interkultur, the company which hosts the world choir games, publishes a list of the top 1000 amateur choirs in the world each year. A cappella Choir was ranked # 157, and Chamber Choir was ranked #63 in the WORLD!  This achievement is a reflection of our student's hard work. The complete list can be seen at http://www.interkultur.com/world-rankings/ (Click on "Show the top 1000") 
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  • SAT Bootcamp at JP Stevens -

    Just $175 Per Student

     

    The SAT and ACT are boring exams, but learning to ace them doesn't have to be. At Catalyst, we take the actual SAT and ACT every time they're given to gain insider knowledge of these exams, and we pass our expertise to students with patience, understanding, and a welcome sprinkling of humor and creativity.

     

    Catalyst’s two-day SAT Bootcamp arms students with go-to strategies for every question they’ll face on the day of the test so they can march into the SAT with confidence, momentum, and every key strategy fresh in their mind.

     

    SAT Bootcamp at JP Stevens

    Saturday, September 23rd, 9am - 1pm

    Saturday, September 30th, 9am - 1pm

     

    (Students attend both days.)

     

    Tuition is just $175. To enroll visit www.CatalystPrep.com and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at 800.235.0056The deadline to enroll in this special prep opportunity is Wednesday, September 20th.


     

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  • Accepting nominations...

    Nominate Today!

    DOWNLOAD A FORM* AND RETURN NO LATER THAN October 15, 2017

    OR

    SUBMIT A NOMINATION ONLINE PLEASE CLICK BELOW

    https://goo.gl/forms/hXINIcHUZNW9L1ib2

     

    *Mail Form To: John P. Stevens High School

    Attn: JPS Hall of Honor Committee

    855 Grove Avenue

    Edison, NJ 08820


     

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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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Headlines

  • JP Student Takes on Japan Through the FCCLA Japanese Exchange Program!

    This summer 14 FCCLA members from across the U.S. had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be immersed in Japanese culture and see first-hand what makes families special on the other side of the world. JP's Isabel Swatowski was among the lucky 14 students to experience the Japanese Exchange Program. The 2017 Japanese Exchange is a scholarship opportunity funded by Kikkoman Corporation and administered by Youth for Understanding USA. This scholarship is valued at more than $11,000 per student.

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  • JPS Alumni/Reunion Information

    If you are involved with the planning of a J.P. Stevens reunion or have information about an JP Alum, please send an email to anthony.shallop@edison.k12.nj.us, and we will post your information on the website!

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  • Greenhouse Fundraising Campaign

    Thank you to our parents, PTSO, the Class of 2013 and the Class of 2014 for your donations and support! We now have raised $15,000 and are that much closer to our goal of $50,000 for a classroom size greenhouse. Click here to learn more about our JP Greenhouse Project.

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Notices

  • NJ Department of Education Changes HS Graduation PARCC testing requirements for class of 2020 and beyond. Please click here to read an important letter from Margaret Deluca, Chief Academic Officer.


     

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  • Student Drop Off  

    Students who are driven to school may be dropped off in two locations as directed by security.  The traffic lane turning left before the flag pole and the left lane directly in front of the school.  Please do not drop off students in the right lane directly in front of school as this is the bus lane.  Click here for a diagram.


     

     

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  • Accepting nominations...

    Nominate Today!

    DOWNLOAD A FORM* AND RETURN NO LATER THAN October 15, 2017

    OR

    SUBMIT A NOMINATION ONLINE PLEASE CLICK BELOW

    https://goo.gl/forms/hXINIcHUZNW9L1ib2

     

    *Mail Form To: John P. Stevens High School

    Attn: JPS Hall of Honor Committee

    855 Grove Avenue

    Edison, NJ 08820


     

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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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  • 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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Student Videos

  • JPS Fall 2017 Pep Rally!

     

     

     


     

     

     

    JPS Freshmen Orientation 2017-2018! 

    Welcome to JP, young Hawks!!!


     

  • Today is
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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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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  • Nominate Today!

    DOWNLOAD A FORM* AND

    RETURN NO LATER THAN 

    October 15, 2017

    OR

    SUBMIT ONLINE 

    https://goo.gl/forms/hXINIcHUZNW9L1ib2

    OR

    Mail: John P. Stevens High School

    Attn: JPS Hall of Honor Committee

    855 Grove Avenue

    Edison, NJ 08820


     

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  • JP Stevens #24 in NJ!

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  • Click here to read about JP

    Click here for article


     

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

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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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  •        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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