Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year at Irvington High School, Home of the Blue Knights! Here in Irvington, we strive towards “Building our community, one student at a time.” As we connect this district-wide principle with our school’s motto “One School, One Family,” we emphasize our unwavering commitment to partnership and our determination to reshape the narrative, cultivating self-directed learners who are ready to embrace their potential.
At Irvington High, our core values of Respect, Integrity, Self-Control, and Excellence guide us in everything we do. We’re dedicated to creating an environment that is safe, supportive, and fosters growth. Each student’s journey matters, and we believe that by building strong connections, we can create a community that thrives together.
Our commitment to partnership goes hand in hand with our comprehensive extracurricular offerings. From our vibrant and oldest in the state of New Jersey, our highly respected JROTC program to our state championship football program, our National Recognized and New Jersey State Champion Girls Flag Program, the competitive endurance of our cross country runners. the teamwork of soccer, and the camaraderie of volleyball, there’s a sport for every passion including Championship Caliber Boys and Girls Basketball, Track and Field, Tennis, Golf, Competitive Baseball, Lacrosse and softball. Our athletics department is always eager to add and develop many more championship sports programs. Our diverse array of clubs, including robotics, consumer bowl, forensics, and the dynamic energy of our band and band dancers ensemble, ensure that every student has a space to explore their interests.
At Irvington High we embrace diversity as a cornerstone of strength, fostering an environment where differences are celebrated. Our leadership team and staff are dedicated to connecting with every student, ensuring that each individual feels valued and understood. Through this commitment, we work to reshape the narrative and empower students to become leaders of their own learning journey.
To our incoming freshmen and families, we welcome you all to our Irvington High School FAMILY!!!. For our returning families, THANK YOU for your continued trust and partnership. Together, let’s uphold the values that define us, embrace our diverse community, and create a culture where each student becomes a self-directed learner.
Welcome to Irvington High School 2023-2024 School Year – where we unite as one family, one community, and one school to empower every student’s potential. On behalf of the administrative team, teachers and staff of IHS, we again welcome students and their families to a new school year. I am honored to serve as the principal of IHS. I look forward to a safe, productive, and exciting school year!
Darnel R. Mangan Sr