• COVID-19 Info

    Ponder ISD along with other area school districts will continue to keep closed all schools and facilities until at least Monday, May 4, 2020. PLEASE NOTE THAT SCHOOL IS CONSIDERED AN ESSENTIAL ACTIVITY; THEREFORE, FREE MEALS WILL CONTINUE TO BE AVAILABLE TO EVERY PONDER ISD STUDENT FROM 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, ON WEEKDAYS, AT PONDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, EVEN WITH THE STAY AT HOME ORDER IN PLACE. 

    Information about the process to pickup free meals locally has been posted. Please continue to monitor this site for any future changes or updates.

    Visit our COVID-19 website for updated information.

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  • **The Ponder ISD Board of Trustees has officially postponed both the school board trustee and bond elections for May 2, 2020.  The elections have been moved to November 2020.**


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  • Online Learning 

    Latest News

    **Please click below to view a video from Ponder Junior High Principal Shawn Simmons regarding online learning opportunities.**


    Students will utilize their Chromebooks to access Google Classroom for a daily message and instructional items for the following classes:

    Language Arts & Social Studies

    Math & Science

    Language Arts - Reading program / extension activities

    Please visit Teacher Pages from the menu above to access teacher contact information. Information will also be posted for accessing Google Classroom for those that need it.

    Contact information for the School Principal, Assitant Principal, and Counselor can be found on the School Info menu above.

    Students are encouraged to email their teacher for content related questions. Our staff is "on call" during the day as they work from home and attend the needs of their families.  

    Thank you for your patience this past week as PJH has worked with district administrators and campus staff to plan and train for providing online learning opportunities for our students. As we work through this process in the coming weeks, we will monitor and make adjustments where necessary. Working together allows us the opportunity to make the best, most appropriate decisions for our students, families, and staff members.


    Shawn Simmons
    Ponder Junior High

     Latest News

    Call Center

    Due to the Denton County Stay at Home Order, Ponder Junior High will be unable to operate the call center from campus.  Students and parents are encouraged to send all questions to teachers or office staff via email. Please visit Teacher Pages from the menu above to access teacher contact information. Contact information for the School Principal, Assitant Principal, and Counselor can be found on the School Info menu above.


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  • Guidance

    Click here to view helpful information for supporting your child


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  • Junior High Remind 101

    These links were provided during registration for the current school year.  If you have not done so already, please click the appropriate link below to receive general information about PJH website updates. 

    6th Grade: https://www.remind.com/join/97a8gg

    7th grade: https://www.remind.com/join/7eek42

    8th grade: https://www.remind.com/join/d8kf7h

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  • PJH 8th graders and Parents -
         Future P.H.S. Lions                 

    Meeting POSTPONED

    Who: PJH 8th grade students

    What: 20-21 Course Selection and Endorsement Information

    Students for more information join

    Google Classroom for Class of 2024

    Classroom code: imjie36

    If you have any questions email

     Ann Ivy, HS Counselor 



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  • Parent Connection Newsletter

    We want to encourage you to check out the Parent and Family Engagement Connection letter posted in the link below. Together, we truly can make a difference for all of our children.  


    The Parent and Family Engagement Connection Newsletter


    The Parent and Family Engagement Connection Newsletter

    Thanks for all you do as parents.

    Cindy Fraser

    PJH Counselor

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  • 2020_YB_AD

    Deadline to order is April 17, 2020

    Click here to print the order form.

    Click here to order online.


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  • PEF Golf

    Education Foundation Golf Tournament
    The 8th annual Ponder Education Foundation Golf Tournament is slated for Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Wildhorse Golf Club at Robson Ranch. The early registration deadline is April 1, 2020. See the tournament flyer below for more information and to register.

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  • car

    PJH Staff will be on duty at 7:30 a.m.

    The building will not be accessible until that time.

    If your student is dropped off before 7:30 they will need to wait under the front porch until staff arrive.

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  • Registration Forms Available

    Registration packets for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online. The forms can be completed online and printed at home to be returned to the school office or blank forms can be printed at home to be completed manually with pen and paper. Pre-printed paper copies will be available in the school office for families as well. 

    Access the 2019-2020 Student Registration Packets Here


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  • txConnect Parent Portal

     txConnect, this web site is a portal that allows parents the opportunity to view student grades and attendance via the Internet.  Parents who do not already have an account or who need to add children to their existing account must obtain a parent portal letter from their child's school with the student's parent portal ID number. 
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  • Here area few great ways to keep up with Ponder Junior High...


    The Student News Site of Ponder Junior High 

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  •  Visitors

    Please report directly to the main office.

    All visitors will be required to show a valid, government-issued ID.

    Thank you for your cooperation.

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    New Student Registration Infomation
    The following items are needed to register new students to our district:
    • Birth Certificate (official copy from county of birth -- hospital certificates are NOT official copies)
    • Immunization Records
    • Social Security Card
    • Report Card From Last School (not needed for Pre-K or Kindergarten)
    • Proof of Residence (utility bill, lease agreement, closing papers)

    Any questions please call the campus office (940) 479-8220.

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