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Thomas Jefferson High School


830 Old Clairton Road  Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
Principal: Pete Murphy
Assistant Principal: Adam Knaresborough
Assistant Principal: Erikka Kuhse


Summer School Information

Click link to receive information regarding Summer School.   Summer School Final with IU1.pdf
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Parent Forum Meeting - 4/14/21

Please click on this link to view the Parent Forum meeting regarding spring testing at Thomas Jefferson High School.  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1UkBx72S1vmJaDmwaBDh3kcH9R7AyfSifnFlycUfiPp8/edit#slide=id.gd20e165618_0_80
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Parent Scheduling Meeting Presentation

Please click here to view the presentation regarding scheduling for next year.
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Program of Studies 2021-2022

Please review the Program Of Studies 2021-2022 Final Copy 3_1_21 - Google Docs.pdf  for the 2021-2022 school year prior to selecting your student's class schedule for next year. 
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Steel Center for Career and Technical Education Presentation

To learn more about Steel Center for Career and Technical Education, click here.  
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Parent Forum Meeting - 2/10/21

Please click here to view the information presented at the Parent Forum meeting for February.
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Steel Center for Career & Technical Education Online Registration

Steel Center for Career & Technical Education is moving to online registration for the 2021-22 school year. Applications are due by March 31st to be given priority consideration. Applications may continue to be accepted until September 30th, 2021 although program availability may be limited. Below is a link to the page for students to register online:


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Financial Aid Night Presentation

Amy Sawdey, PHEAA's Higher Education Access Partner in Allegheny County, gave a Virtual Financial Aid Night Webinar to provide an early understanding of the financial decisions students need to make concerning higher education. Topics included higher education costs, the types of financial aid available, and how to apply for financial aid. Click here to view the presentation materials. The entire webinar is available to view at: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1898554925

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AP Examination Registration Deadline

AP Orders are due no later than Friday, October 30th. Every student enrolled in an AP class is encouraged to take the corresponding AP exam. Students who score a 3 or better on an AP exam will be reimbursed for the cost of the test. Checks should be made payable to "Thomas Jefferson High School" and the standard cost is $95/exam. Qualified students are eligible for the reduced rate on the order form. If any family has concerns about the cost of an AP test, please contact Mr. Kilcoyne at [email protected]

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SAT Prep Course

Click here for information on a prep course to help TJHS students prepare for the October SAT.
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2021 Senior Yearbook Photos and Submission Information

Please see the attached documents below for information on senior photo guidelines, submission dates and instructions. If you have any questions, please email Gwenna Cokley, TJHS Yearbook Advisor, at [email protected]
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Driver's Pass Application 2020-2021

Completed driver's application and $40.00 can be submitted to the main office Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm as follows:
Seniors - July 13 thru July 24
Juniors - July 27 thru August 7
All applications must be submitted no later than August 14 in order to drive the first day of school.
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During summer hours, please call 412-655-8610 to schedule an appointment to receive your work permit.  

If a student is in need of a work permit, the parent must print, complete and sign the attached application form where highlighted, then have the student bring the completed application with a document showing proof of age to the reception area of the high school, where the permit then will be issued.
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2020-2021 TJHS Program of Studies

Click here to view the 2020-2021 TJHS Program of Studies.


Please click here to view the latest Scholarship opportunties listed on the Counseling Department website.

Common Sense Media

Click here for more information.

Pep Rally Link

Please watch our Pep Rallies livestreamed on:

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