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teachers, students and families in classroom wearing masks
Student and his father wearing a mask at orientation
Principal Very wearing mask and using hand sanitizer
Principal Very fist bumping fifth grade student in car parade
Fifth grade students wearing 1,000 days masks
Students playing giant scrabble floor game
Table of girls completing a worksheet

Jefferson Hills Intermediate School

875 Old Clairton Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
Phone: 412-655-4163
Principal: Christopher Very
Associate Principal: Jodi Merwin 


JHIS Chorus Million Dreams Project

Please click here to enjoy the beautiful and uplifting “Million Dreams Project Video” courtesy of JHIS Music and Chorus Teacher Mrs. Davis and her very talented Chorus Ensemble! Since the school year came to abrupt closure, Mrs. Davis hopes that this video will be a lasting memory of our students making music together over the course over the school year. Thank you to all who participated!

Title I Parent Meeting and Information

A Virtual Title I Parent Information session was held on May 20, 2020. The entire session was recorded with links to the meeting recording, presentation slides and parent survey listed below. The survey will be available through June 8, 2020 to gather feedback.

JHIS Students Advance to State and National Levels in Reflections Program

Congratulations to the JHIS students whose artistic entries appeared at the regional, state and national levels for the 2019-2020 PTA “Reflections” program!

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Paw Print News

The latest issue of the Paw Print News is available for your review. The Paw Print News is the official newspaper of JHIS and is designed, written and produced entirely by the Fifth-Grade Newspaper Club. Click here to read the latest issue.

Reflections Awards Assembly

Congratulations to all of our award winners in the PTA Reflections Program! This marked the first year for the award-based arts program JHIS, and a school-wide assembly was held to recognize and celebrate all students involved. Out of more than 50 entries received, the top 5 in each category will advance to the PTA Council level. From there, students will have the chance for further recognition and prizes at the state and national level, including the chance for cash prizes. Congratulations once again to all those who explored the arts through the PTA Reflections Program! We were so proud of all of the creative and amazing entries! Click here to watch a video link of the assembly celebration.  A complete list of the winners can be viewed here. Special thanks to the JHIS Reflections Committee for organizing!

Red Ribbon Heroes Lunch

Jefferson Hills Intermediate School wrapped up Red Ribbon Week in a big way by hosting a Red Ribbon Heroes Luncheon to honor all of the First Responder families and family members of JHIS serving in the Armed Forces! Students decorated the cafeteria with special posters thanking our First Responders and Members of the Armed Forces for all they do to protect us and keep us safe. Thank you to the JHIS PTA for organizing this wonderful event, and huge thanks to our First Responders and Members of the Armed Forces for all that you do! Click here for a photo gallery of the event.

Upcoming Events


JHIS PTA Meeting

Tue Nov 3 2020

Council of PTAs Meeting

Wed Nov 4 2020

Thanksgiving Recess

Wed Nov 25 2020
to Mon Nov 30 2020


Holiday Recess

Mon Dec 21 2020
to Fri Jan 1 2021