Twentynine Palms Junior High School

TPJHS SCHOOL MASCOT- THE FALCON

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SCHOOL COLORS

Green & White

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After-School Activites

When: Wednesdays & Thursdays from Mid-September to Mid-May.

Time: 2:00-3:30 (Busses are available)

Activities List

 

Mission & Vision

The staff, students, families, and community of Twentynine Palms Junior High School are devoted to focusing our efforts in the 3 R's - Rigor, Relevancy, and Relationships, while incorporating AVID, Capturing Kids Hearts practices, and Differentiated Instruction in all that we do.

TPJHS strives to assure high levels of learning for all students in a safe, community environment.

TPJHS Block Schedule

TPJHS runs on a 4x4 block bell schedule (with an additional 8 period day). Students are assigned 8 classes that are attended on alternating days. Periods 1-4 are on "A-days", Periods 5-8 are on "B-days", and all periods normally meet once a week on "C-days".

All students are assigned the core classes of language arts, math, science, and social studies & a physical education class. Depending on academic need, student will be afforded three elective courses for both enrichment and remediation.

ELECTIVES OFFERED AT TPJHS

AVID-7

AVID-8

ASB/Leadership

STEM Robotics

Personal Finance

iPass (math)

Read180 (language arts)

Civil Rights

Ancient Civilizations

20th Century Heroes & Villains

California Cadet Corps

Band (Beginning & Advanced)

Piano keyboard

Choir

Expository Writing

Art

Yearbook Fitness for Life
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TPJHS IS UNIQUELY LOCATED

Where is Twentynine Palms?

TPJHS IS UNIQUE!

  • Twentynine Palms Junior High School is a two-year (7th & 8th Grade) comprehensive junior high school.
  • TPJHS is uniquely located in the Mojave Desert between a military base (Marine Corp Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms) and a national park (Joshua Tree National Park). The proximity to these entities provides TPJHS with many opportunities and a diverse population.
  • Copper Mountain Community College is located 10 miles to the west and is actively involved with TPJHS.
  • TPJHS is located within a short drive of San Bernardino Mountains (Big Bear City), Palms Springs & the Aerial Tramway , & the Salton Sea.
  • We are located within a 3 hour ride to the Pacific Ocean (Los Angeles & San Diego), the Colorado River & Lakes, & Las Vegas.
  • The TPJHS campus was originally the 29 Palms High School and still houses the 29 Palms High School football & soccer stadium.
  • TPJHS is located next to Twentynine Palms Elementary School, Lucky Park, and the Morongo Unified School District offices.
  • TPJHS has access to the Lucky Park swimming pool, baseball diamonds, and picnic areas.
  • Many of our student participate in 29 Palms Park & Recreation activities (martial arts, dance, sports, etc.)
  • TPJHS fields boys & girls sports teams in football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball, & baseball.
  • It can get hot...and cold! Temperatures reach 100+ °F (38 °C) on 90 days, 90-100°F (32 °C) on 155 days, and the freezing mark on 24 nights annually.