Love Elementary School Students Receive 350 Holiday Pajamas

Love Elementary School Students Receive 350 Holiday Pajamas

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Every child loves new pajamas for the holidays and Love Elementary School staff, with the help of their local community, made sure that happened for every student. Over 350 pairs of pajamas were donated so that every child in the school received a brand-new pair.“This is our eighth year […]

JHS Holds Presents for Pets Collection for Chautauqua County Humane Society

Article Contributed by Jamestown High School Jamestown High School recently held its 5th Annual Presents for Pets collection drive in support of the daily needs of the Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS). CCHS’ wish list contains items such as: used towels, pet toys and feeding dishes that any student would have in their home and […]

Washington Students Learn More About Engineering Design and Newton’s Law of Motion Through Drag Racing

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools  Washington Middle School seventh and eighth grade students had the opportunity to “drag race” down the school hallways. No, they weren’t actually driving the cars; the students built air-powered dragsters during Andrew Pihlblad’s Technology class. In order to build the dragsters, students worked with tools to process materials and […]

Lincoln Elementary School Teachers Benefit from Walmart Teacher Rewards Program

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Representatives from Sam’s Club, Club Manager Darcie McLachlan and Community Involvement Coordinator Toni Bellito, recently awarded, through a random drawing, 20 Lincoln Elementary School teachers with $50 reward cards to purchase classroom supplies that will help students start the school year off right as part of Walmart’s Teacher Rewards […]

NASA Comes to Jamestown Schools

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Two representatives from NASA/Johnson Space Center visited Jamestown’s afterschool programs at both Jefferson and Washington Middle Schools on Tuesday, November 12. Dr. Charles W. Lloyd, NASA Human Research Program Education and Outreach Program Manager along with Scott Townsend, Scientist Educator for NASA Human Research Program and Train like an Astronaut […]

Jefferson & Washington School Principals Visit Eastside YMCA

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Washington Middle School Principal Melissa Emerson and Jefferson Middle School Principal Carm Proctor and Assistant Principal David Hickey recently visited the Eastside YMCA for a “Meet the Principals Night.” The “Meet the Principals Night” gave principals the opportunity to interact with students and families in an informal setting. Students […]

JPS Board of Education Announces Names of Candidates Interested in Open Board Seat

The Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education announced that three candidates, Shelly Leathers, Todd Rushforth and Laurie Whitermore, have submitted letters of interest to fill the open Board of Education seat vacated by Timothy Thomas. The JPS Board of Education will appoint one candidate to fill the open seat until the May 2014 Board of […]

JPS Food Services Participates in “Farm to School”

[Jamestown, NY] – Jamestown Public Schools’ Food Services Department is participating in a “Farm to School” Program where districts purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farms using child nutrition funds. JPS Food Service workers recently processed corn on the cob from Abers Acres in Kennedy to freeze for use in the school menus […]

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