• Welcome to HAHS PJAS Website!

    About PJAS

    The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) is a statewide organization of junior and senior high school students designed to stimulate and promote interest in science among its members through the development of research projects and investigations.

    PJAS Goals

    The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science sponsored by the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, as an Affiliate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science is organized with the following objectives:

    • To promote greater participation in science and mathematics activities among the youth of Pennsylvania.
    • To improve the quality of achievement in mathematics and science by encouraging students to participate in research and develop original ideas.
    • To develop an understanding of the scientific community through close association with leaders in the sciences.
    • To seek the improvement of science clubs activities through the cooperative regional and state meetings.
    • To inculcate among its members true scientific attitudes and humanistic ideals that shall lead to the greater development of service to man.


    Dr. Pryzblick

    PJAS Project Sheet  <- fill out and turn in to  Dr. Pryzblick
    https://www.hasdk12.org/Page/15065  <- fill out drug/alcohol form from HAHS Website and turn in to Dr. Pryzblick
    Student Registration (New) <- directions on how to fill out new PJAS registration
    Pennsylvania Science Talent Search 11th & 12th Grade <- worthwhile opportunity for 11th & 12th graders
    Pennsylvania Science Talent Search Interview Form 11th & 12th Grade <- worthwhile opportunity for 11th & 12th graders Interview Form
    • Completed Drug/Alcohol Form: 10/30/21
    • PJAS Project Sheet: 10/30/2 email to and approval from Dr. Pryzblick before you start your project.
    • Date of Registration Opening: Soon
    • Last Day to Register a Participant - Monday, February 1st, 2022
    • Last Day to Upload a Project  - Friday, February 12th, 2022
    • Last Day to Update an already uploaded Project - Wednesday, February 24th, 2022
    • Date of Regional Competition: Saturday 3/6/22
    • Location of Regional Competition: penn state
    • The 2021 PJAS State Virtual Competition will TBD
    *Failure to meet any deadlines will result in removal from the club.

    The State website is your Primary Resource Center for ALL forms and information regarding compeition rules and guidelines.

    Students & Sponsors should only refer to their local region for information that is specific to their Region or Regional Competition, such as contact information, Regional Competition dates, location, etc. 

    PJAS Regional Competitions will occur in March.  Visit your PJAS Regional webpage for the specific date.
    The annual PJAS State Competition will occur 


    PJAS Region 2 Website
    PJAS State Website
    Meetings and Meeting Minutes will be conducted and posted on Microsoft Teams