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STEM Fair 2017 - Winners Announced!

May 26, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School held the 6th Grade STEM Fair, Wednesday, May 17th, in the ASK gym. This event showcased the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) talents of our 6th graders. Participants take what they have learned about the scientific process and use that knowledge to create an experiment for display. The projects are tested to prove, or disprove the student’s hypothesis.  STEM aims to foster inquiring minds, logical reasoning, and collaboration skills.  MORE>

Career Day 2017 at A.S.K.

May 24, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - Students in Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School grades 4 through 6 had an opportunity to interact with area leaders in business, industry, education, and public service at the 2017 A.S.K. Career Day, held on May 23rd.  Cops, computers, and even a cow were part of this annual event.  Details HERE>

BIO BUS stops at A.S.K.

May 19, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Bio Bus, a mobile solar powered education lab, rolled into the parking lot of Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School to give students a chance to learn more about biology. Staffed by two scientists, each with doctorate degrees in biology, the Bio Bus gives students a hands-on science experience. For more info and Pictures, click HERE>

A.S.K. Bus of the Month

May 19, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - ASK Elementary School is pleased to announce that Bus Z has been awarded BUS OF THE MONTH for April, 2017.  As a part of the Doing Things the Right Way! Incentive Program, we recognize the bus with the best and/or most improved behavior each month.  DETAILS HERE>

D.A.R.E. Graduation 2017

May 19, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - With family in the audience, fifth graders from Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School took to the high school stage and received certificates upon graduating from the D.A.R.E. Program, Thursday, May 11th.  D.A.R.E. is a comprehensive program designed to teach students good decision-making skills to help them lead sage and healthy lives. PHOTOS HERE>

Bucket Fillers and Stand Uppers at A.S.K.

May 16, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - Character is a top quality we look for in students at Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School .  The "Bucket Fillers and Stand-Uppers of the Month" Program celebrates the great efforts of our students.  The April 2017 Bucket Fillers and Stand-Uppers have been announced.  Full story HERE>

Six 6th Graders Earn PE Leadership Awards

May 13, 2017, Washingtonville, NY - On Saturday, May 13th at Washingtonville High School, six 6th grade students from A.S.K were honored for the Catskill Zone of New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance's Physical Education Student Leadership Award. This award is given to outstanding leadership and excellence in Physical Education. These students demonstrated excellent performance in the areas of fitness, citizenship, and leadership. Ms. Beam, A.S.K Physical Education Teacher, selected the students for this award.  Complete story HERE>

Middle School Band

May 11, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis Middle School Band is looking for you!  To parents of current 6th graders who are interested in playing band at the middle school next year, please take a moment to read this message from Matt Carlozzi, 7 & 8th grade Band Director.  PJMS Band 2017-18>

ASK/HBE All-County Musicians

April 29 - 30, 2017 - Newburgh, NY - Port Jervis Elementary Schools (ASK and HBE) sent 13 students to the 2017 Elementary All-County Music Festival this past weekend. The top music students of the county joined forces for an extraordinary concert at Newburgh Free Academy. The Arts are alive and well here in Port Jervis! For list of participants, click HERE>

ASK Reads, Creates, and Cares

April 28, 2017, Port Jervis, NY - The Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School 6th grade Student Council recently held a t-shirt design contest to help raise money for a very special foundation. Students were encouraged to design a logo inspired by the book, Wonder, written by RJ Palacio. The grand prize winner’s design was put on t-shirts that were sold at school. Funds raised from the t-shirt sale went to help the Children’s Craniofacial Association as well as to support the 6th grade field trips.  Winners of the 2017 T-Shirt Contest are: Emma Maley, Jillian Talmadge, and Tyler Jimenez.  Details HERE>

Ey Named 2017 New York State Assistant Principal of the Year

March 24, 2017 - Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis City School District Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi had the pleasure to announce that Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School Assistant Principal Nicole Ey has been named New York State Assistant Principal of the Year for 2017 by the SAANYS/NAESP. This award showcases the excellence in leadership Mrs. Ey has shown as a valued member of our district. “Nicole Ey is a leader we are proud to call our own. Nicole takes pride in the fact that when she has an idea, she not only puts that idea into motion, but also stands alongside with others to see it through.” Said Bongiovi. A state-wide awards reception and ceremony is planned in the Albany region for early May.

Girls on the Run Back for 2016-17

February 6, 2017 - ASK, Port Jervis, NY - ASK Elementary School is proud to announce that the program Girls on The Run is back for 2017.  Girls on the Run teaches life skills through fun, engaging lessons while training girls to from a 5K (3.1 mile) event.  Online registration begins February 25th.  Details can be found HERE>

ASK is on Pinterest

September 23, 2016 - ASK, Port Jervis, NY - NEW for 2016 - Be sure to visit the ASK Pinterest page.  Plenty of great resources, activities, quotes, challenges and more.  Click HERE for the ASK Pinterest Page.

ASKASK Parent Handbook 2016-17

August 22, 2016 - ASK, Port Jervis, NY - The ASK Parent Handbook is a handy guide with answers to frequently asked questions about school procedures & policies.  ASK Parent Handbook 2016-17>