The 2023-2024 District Calendar has been approved by the Board of Education, and it is posted on the district website. Go to the district website and follow this pathway to find it: "Menu" - "District" - "Calendars". Please note that all Carbon County Schools are going back prior to Labor Day next year.
PSSA testing will begin this Monday April 24th, 2023. All laptops should be charged the night before each test. Parents, please remind and make sure students bring their laptops with them every single day of the testing. Thank you.
Good day. The PSSA & Keystone testing dates have been posted as news articles on the Jim Thorpe Area School District websites. Additionally a copy of the 2023 PSSA Letter can be obtained from these articles as well.
Good morning. Due to some sections of roads within the district experiencing icy spots or issues with blowing snow, some buses may be running late. If you are driving, please be aware of these conditions and take your time. Have a great day.
The Jim Thorpe Area School District will be on a Flexible Instruction Day today. There will be NO live instruction. Students should follow the schedule provided to them for teacher office hours if they need help. Completion of all assigned work is required in order to be marked present. Kindergarten registration will be postponed. Have a great day.
All after school activities were cancelled for today.
The Jim Thorpe Area School District will be dismissing early today. The high school will dismiss at noon, and the elementary buildings will be dismissing at 1:00. Thank you for your understanding, and have a great weekend.
The 22-23 school calendar has been updated due to the two traditional snow days the JTASD has used. Please go to the website, click on "Menu", and scroll down to "Calendars" to see the changes.
Good evening! Due to the pending winter storm, the Jim Thorpe Area School District will be utilizing a live virtual instruction day tomorrow, Feb 28th, 2023. Students must follow the condensed virtual schedule that has been provided by their principals and teachers, and log into their classes for live instruction as per the scheduled times. Your student's attendance for the day will be based upon logging into the live instruction for each class and completion of any work. As per the schedule, teacher office hours are also available to provide assistance to your student. If you have any questions, please reach out to your student's teacher.
Gifted Education Program Presentation. The agenda for the April 19, 2023 school board meeting will include a presentation of the district's Gifted Education program. This informational agenda will include information provided by the special education director and school psychologists regarding Child Find responsibilities, the evaluation and identification process, and gifted programming.
Due to the impending weather, the Jim Thorpe Area School District will be using a synchronous virtual instruction day tomorrow and all schools will be closed. Your students must follow the time schedule the teachers have posted and join all of their classes for live online instruction. All students who do not join their classes and complete their assignments will be marked absent. Please have them check their online class platforms tonight to make sure they understand the period schedule, the times they have to be online for their live instruction, and when teachers are available for office hours help. If you have any questions, please reach out to your student's teachers or administrators first thing tomorrow morning.
Due to the continuing snowfall and conditions of side roads, the Jim Thorpe Area School District will be changing over to a Flexible Instructional Day with no live instruction. Assignments will be posted for your students to complete, and office hours with the teachers will be available. Please check your student's learning platform for more information from the teachers. Completion of all work will count as attendance for school, so please make sure that your student logs into his or her classes and completes the assignments.
The Jim Thorpe Area School District will be on a 2-hour delay today. I repeat, the Jim Thorpe Area School District will be on a 2-hour delay today.
The Jim Thorpe area school district will be closed tomorrow on a traditional snow day. There will be no instruction tomorrow. Again, the Jim Thorpe area school district will be on a traditional snow day tomorrow with no instruction.
With winter weather upon us, we will undoubtedly begin seeing school delays, closures, and early dismissals. Please see the "NEWS" section on the district's website for important information regarding the JTASD's Inclement Weather Plan, so you can be better prepared for when winter weather hits.
We are very excited to share that the Jim Thorpe Area School District will be taking part in a pilot program with Kooth to provide our students with access to a personalized, digital mental health and wellbeing platform! Please see the "NEWS" section on our district website for more information!
The Jim Thorpe Area School District will have 2 Hour Delay on Monday Dec 12th, 2022. Please stay safe.
The Jim Thorpe Area School District's Board of Education has moved their reorganization meeting to Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The meeting will be in the high school auditorium at 7:00 PM.
"The Jim Thorpe Police Department was challenged by the Lehighton Police Department to see which Department collects the most non-perishable items for the 3rd Annual Operation Give a Gobbler. Residents can drop off their non-perishable items in the foyer at the Jim Thorpe Borough Office Building no later that Tuesday 11/15/2022. More information be found on the Borough's facebook page. Thank you! https://www.jtborough.org/
The district’s new Comprehensive Plan and its supporting reports have been posted to the district website for the mandated 28-day public review. If you have any questions or comments regarding the plan and/or the supporting reports, please use the link for the Comprehensive Plan Comment Form that is posted to the website as well.