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Port Jervis District and Curriculum
The Port Jervis City School District is committed to providing an educational environment that will prepare students for meet the challenges of adulthood and citizenship. The district partners with the community of Port Jervis in helping students to become lifelong learners and productive members of society. The goal of the district is to provide students with an education that is based on individual potential and a recognition that not all students learn in the same way.
We currently cover the following Port Jervis-area school district: Port Jervis City School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Port Jervis District Curriculum
The overall goal for students is to be literate in English and Language Arts, Math and have a wide educational experience in a variety of subjects including History, Social Studies and Science. The basics of the Literacy program is centered on developing reading, writing, listening and speaking abilities. Students learn through a progression of increasingly challenging tasks including reading both informational text and literature and the development of critical analysis abilities to evaluate what they have read.
In Mathematics, students focus in on a set number of mathematical subjects including computation, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics and build on these skills in each grade level. The goal is to have an in depth understanding of the core of mathematical skills so students can apply what they have learned to more difficult math problems with speed, accuracy and confidence.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Port Jervis Educational News
- Giving Tree - To help celebrate random acts of kindness such as helping another student or sharing a snack is now recognized in a formal way at the Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School. The school has created a Giving Tree where a new leaf is added to the tree when an act of kindness is recorded. Apples are added to the tree when staff or teachers perform a random act of kindness. The tree is now filling out nicely with each good deed.
- Performance for Seniors - The Port Jervis City School District provided a free preview of the musical ‘The Little Shop of Horrors’ for area senior citizens. The musical which was presented by the Port Jervis High School Students was followed by a reception with the cast including refreshments prepared by the Family & Consumer cooking classes. The program was coordinated by the School Communications department.
- Radio Disney Dance Party - For the second year in a row, the students from the Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School were gifted with a Radio Disney Dance Party for winning the Get Active Get Fit Challenge. The party is provided by the top children’s radio network to the school with the highest participation rates in the state of New York in being active. The Get Fit program involved both families and students who engaged in fitness and wellness activities at least twenty minutes per day.
Port Jervis Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Resources for Budding Astronomers
An online site that provides both fun and educational activities with characters that are well known to kids is NickJr.com. On the website kids will find a huge number of games to play such with such characters as Dora the Explorer, Kailan, Backyardigans, Wonder Pets, and Diego. If crafts and coloring or fun with music is what kids are looking for they will find that too at the NickJr.com website. There are also activities for both kids and parents and information on planning family trips, suggestions for kids’ movies and suggestions to help keep kids healthy and fit. Activities and games and crafts are organized by age group.