9th Grade

The Freshman Year

The Ninth Grade Teams at PHS

The purpose of the teaming approach is to empower teachers tobetter meet the needs of our freshmen students.  We strive to create aprogram built around key elements such as standardized expectations,learning skills, classroom leadership, technology, and parent/teachercontact. The two freshman teams meet daily with the 9th grade counselorand administrator. This time is also used to conference with studentsand to meet with parents. If you would like to meet with your child’steachers please contact Jonathan Sibilia, 9th grade counselor, at x2332 to schedule an appointment.

The following teachers make up the two 9th grade teams.

A. DeJessa
M. Castillo
C. Roper
D. Novak
D. Maucione
D. Nicosia
B. DiMaulo
M. Stallone
N. Lennon
K. D'Arienzo
D. Wong
C. Christiano
M. Mueller
D. Edens
Social Studies
C. Zarcone
K. Campbell
S. Regenye
T. Snyder

Ninth Grade Counselor - Jonathan Sibilia
Administrator - Tom Rizk

Your child’s teachers request that you contact them via email.
Email addresses are the teachers’ first initial of the first name followed by their
last name @pthsd.net

Commonly Asked Questions by Ninth Graders

Click here for FAQs

Extra Curricular Activities:

Getting involved is the best way to get the most of your highschool experience. Consider joining one of the numerous clubs,organizations, or sports teams at Parsippany High:

Check out some of them HERE or stop by Guidance for more information!


Career Goals:

It's time to start identifying what career field you might beinterested in. Don't worry too much about your choice, it will probablychange, but having an idea of what you want to do after high school isimportant.

Check out Naviance HERE. Youcan also take career assessments and watch videos from people in various occupational fields.



The guidance department has put together a resource for theparents of freshman students to help ease the transition and providesome resources.

You can download your free copy Here.

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