Ponder Junior High

December 2021


6th - 122

7th - 134

8th - 124

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PJH Staff and Students are busy wrapping up cumulative assessments and completing the Fall Semester. Grades will be updated and posted on the parent portal. Ponder ISD's Winter Break will take place from December 17, 2021 - January 3, 2022. Students will return to class on Wednesday, January 5th. We hope all of our families have a safe, well-rested break!!

PJH Student Council

Thursday, December 9th, PJH Student Council took their annual Angel Tree shopping trip. They were able to purchase Christmas gift items for families in our community. Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have!

Academic Virtual Meet #3

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Top 5 Texas Results for 1A - 6A:

Dictionary Skills

7th Grade

Kate Simmons - 3rd

Listening Skills

6th Grade

Edgar Ramirez - 3rd

8th Grade

Mai Holt - 5th

Maps Graphs and Charts

6th Grade

Halli Read - 3rd

7th Grade

Justin Nguyen - 3rd


7th Grade

Elijah Todd - 4th

8th Grade

Leom Bergara - 5th


7th Grade

Bella Marr - 3rd

UIL Academic Meet

PJH will coordinate and host this year's district meet.

West Zone




Valley View

District Contest Dates:

Speaking, Spelling & Music Memory Events - Feb. 2nd (after school)

All other contests - Feb. 17 (1:00 -complete)


On Thursday, December 9, Ponder Elementary hosted our ESL Night. There was an amazing turnout which provided a great opportunity for fellowship. Mrs. Mahan was wonderful to help with translating and making families feel welcome.

PJH Winter Choir & Band Concert

The PJH Choir and Band departments had their annual Winter concert on Friday December 10 at 6:00 at the Krum High School auditorium. Though students and directors were nervous it was a great performance by all.