Rob Preston | Principal
 
225 Market Street
Philo, Ohio 43771
Phone: 740-674-5210
Fax: 740-674-5217
 
 
Shawn Harper | Vice-Principal
 
225 Market Street
Philo, Ohio 43771
Phone: 740-674-5210
Fax: 740-674-5217
shawn.harper@franklinlocalschools.org
Philo Junior High School    225 Market Street • PO Box 178 • Philo, OH 43771 • (740) 674-5210

Snow Make-up Days
May 22, 26, 27, 28, 29
June 1, 2, 3
  Read More >

Upcoming Events 
4/16-17       PARCC  ELA  6-7-8

4/17             Fine Arts Showcase @ PHS 5-9 p.m.

4/21-22       PARCC Math  6-7-8

4/21 & 23   Algebra I End of Year Assessment

  Read More >

Principal's Pen
Award Dates
5/28   6th grade   8 a.m. in the PJH gym
5/28   7th grade  9:15 a.m  in the PJH gym
5/29   8th grade promotion @ 11 a.m. in the PJH gym
                       5/29   8th grade dance @ PHS 7-9 p.m.

                       
 
   


  Read More >

8th Grade Social Studies with Mrs. Campbell
When I was a student, I hated social studies. My teachers talked at me while I took notes about things that happened before I was born. I got good grades, but I failed to see why social studies was important.

Now that I teach social studies, I strive to connect the past to the present by creating interactive lessons (a challenge with all of the current testing demands). For example, when we studied the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, we also discussed how we all experience loss and grief at some point during our lives. I described the grief cycle, and we examined Walt Whitman's famous poem, "O Captain, My Captain" which was written as a response to the loss of President Lincoln. Finally, we brainstormed a list of healthy and unhealthy ways to deal with grief and ways for students to get help if they feel overwhelmed.
I now believe social studies is absolutely vital to student education. We do not merely want reading, writing, and problem-solving robots. We want students who also understand that they are connected to a community, and their choices will either help or hurt that community. It is never too early for students to think about the impact they will have on the world.
  Read More >

Mr. Shook's Physical Education classes 
Dear Community Members,
In our Physical Education classes at Philo Jr. High School, we cover a wide variety of activities. These activities include individual and team sports. Our daily routine includes stretching, running, push-ups, sit-ups and activities. We have recently finished our Speedball unit and currently we are involved in our PARCC assessments. With four weeks to go, we have much to cover before the end of the nine weeks.

With spring around the corner and summer following right behind, encourage your child or children to be active and to participate in a variety of activities. Check your local organizations and get them involved in your local leagues and school sports programs.  


 

  Read More >
6th Grade Student of the Month

 Riley Bednarczuk has been chosen as the 6th grade student of the month for April!  Riley has a sister, Anna who is 17 years old.  Social Studies and Math are Rileys' favorite subjects.  He has two favorite teachers, Mrs. McElfresh, and Mrs. Thorne.  Rileys' favorite sport is soccer.  He has enjoyed reading the Wingfeather Saga and  Riley likes to watch Gravity Falls on tv.  Riley would like everyone to know that his best friends are Luke Rolling, Jerryn Swingle and Keegan Hood/Busse, his favorite food is lobster, and his favorite color is blue.  His favorite fieldtrip was going to the pumpkin patch.  Riley has several hobbies that include playing with his dog, playing games, and playing the saxophone.  Riley would also like everyone to know he likes to travel and his favorite place to go is Universal Studios because it is amazing.   Also Riley has several pets, Walter, Baby, Jack and Blue.

Congrats to Riley!

  Read More >
7th Grade Student of the Month

Levi Bowen has been chosen as the 7th grade student of the month for April!  Levi has a brother, Tyler, who is 20 years old and a sister, Jadyn, who is 7 years old.  His favorite teachers are Ms. Fuller and Ms. Leach.  Levi likes racing, and Social Studies is his favorite subject.  He enjoys reading any books on racing.  Levi likes to watch Tosh O on tv and his favorite movie is A Haunted House 2.  Levi said that going bowling was his favorite fieldtrip. He said his favorite animal is a pig,  his favorite food is steak and his favorite color is green.  The Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Green Bay Packers are his favorite sports teams.  Levis' favorite place to go is the race track because it is fun.  Levi likes to listen to the band Jason Aldean and his favorite song is Dirt Road Antehem.  Levis’ hobbies are racing, riding dirt bikes and riding 4-wheelers.  Levi would also like everyone to know he likes to race race cars.  Levi has two pets, a cat named Anna and a dog named Buddy. 

                                           Congrats to Levi!  


 

  Read More >
8th Grade Student of the Month

Olivia Ickes has been chosen as the 8th grade student of the month for April Olivia has three sisters, Saide who is 23 years old, Cheyenne is 21 years old and Shelly who is 17 years old.  Math and Reading are  Olivias' favorite subjects and her favorite teacher is Mrs. Ehrick.  She has enjoyed reading the Flowers in the Attic series.  Olivia's favorite sport is softball.   Olivia likes to watch Finding Carter on tv and her favorite movie is The Fault in Our Stars.  Olivia said that going to the movies was her  favorite fieldtrip.  Her favorite animal is a dog.  Olivia would like everyone to know that Ariel Henderson is her best friend, her favorite food is pizza, and her favorite color is purple.   Olivia doesn't have a favorite band but she does like to listen to the song Where are you now.  Olivia chose the Ohio State University softball as her favorite sports team.  Olivia  would also like everyone to know she really likes to swim in her  free time and her hobby includes going outside and playing on her phone.  Olivia has three dogs and one cat as pets. 

Congrats to Olivia!

  Read More >
Progress Book - Parent Access
Parent Access to Progress Book has changed. Old login information from prior years no longer works. Parents and Students will now be able to create and manage their own accounts with a Registration Key.  You should have received the Registration Keys by now, if you haven't please call 674-5203 to request one. 
  Read More >
Quick-Edit Login