Local Veteran Receives Jamestown High School Diplomas Through Operation Recognition

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools “I am here to confirm that Robert Lee Treharne has satisfied these requirements and is therefore eligible to receive a Jamestown High School Diploma,” said Jamestown High School Principal Mike McElrath. These few words have been spoken many times over the years at Jamestown High School but they took […]

Lincoln Elementary School Donates to CCHS Pennies 4 Paws

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Lincoln Elementary School recently raised $344.53 for the Chautauqua County Humane Society’s (CCHS) “Pennies 4 Paws” campaign. The Lincoln PTA then matched that amount for a total donation of $700. “It is awesome to see so many young people and their parents coming together for a great cause. We […]

JHS Senior Danielle Bertolini Wins Voice Of Democracy Speech Contest

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School senior, Danielle Bertolini, recently won the local VFW “Voice of Democracy” speech contest and placed second in Chautauqua County. Ms. Bertolini received the award at a VFW luncheon. Students’ speeches revolved around the topic, “Why I am optimistic about our nation’s future.” Ms. Bertolini completed the […]

JPS Receives The Farm to School Partnership Award

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown Public Schools recently received the prestigious “Farm to School Partnership Award” from the New York School Nutrition Association (NYSNA) and the NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets. JPS Food Services Director, Walter Gaczewski, accepted the award at NYSNA’s Legislative Action Conference in Albany. This award recognizes school districts […]

Goodell Seeks More School Funding

Article Contributed by Assemblyman Andy Goodell’s Office Recognizing that local schools are struggling to close budget deficits caused by prior state aid cuts, Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R,C,I Chautauqua) is proposing a substantial increase in education funding for local schools. In 2011, the state was forced to reduce school aid in an effort to eliminate a […]

Jamestown Seniors Named to 2014 All-Western New York Academic Team

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Two Jamestown High School seniors, Rishi Gupta and Jonathan Healy, have been named to Business First’s 2014 All-Western New York Academic Team. Rishi Gupta (Second Team) and Jonathan Healy (Special Mention) have qualified for this year’s list of the 100 most outstanding high school seniors in the eight-county region. […]

Washington Middle School Will Perform Original Creation, Wonderland, for the All-School Musical

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Washington Middle School is going “down the rabbit hole” with this year’s All-School Musical Wonderland. Students from all grades will be starring in this modern adaptation, created by Washington Middle School teachers Jason Williams and Mark Alpaugh, of Lewis Carroll’s classic stories, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking […]

JPS School Psychologist Named Chapter Representative for NYASP

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown Public School Psychologist Gary Schaffer was recently named the Chapter G representative to the New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP), representing school psychologists in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. Mr. Schaffer is currently a school psychologist at Jefferson Middle School, Bush Elementary School and Love Elementary School. […]

We’re Going to Disney World!

Article by Walt Pickut   For the first time ever, Jamestown High School students have raised enough support—from their families, generous community members, local businesses and corporations—to take all three groups in the Music Department—the Orchestra, the A Cappella Choir and the Marching Band—to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The trip departs on Valentine’s Day, […]