JPS Honors Retirees at Reception

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown Public Schools recently honored its retirees with a reception in the Board of Education meeting room. The retirees received tokens of appreciation in honor of their retirement. “We recognize that retirement is good for you, but it is also sad for us as we are losing you as […]

Statement from JPS Superintendent

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Six students were involved in illegal and inappropriate activity at Jamestown High School over the holiday weekend. As a result of an investigation conducted by the Jamestown Police Department, criminal charges will be filed. Consequences have already been imposed by the school, based on our JPS Code of Conduct […]

JPS District Arts Show Holds Opening Reception

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Hundreds of people roamed the gymnasium at Jefferson Middle School viewing the Opening Reception of JPS’ Annual District Art Show on Tuesday night. Over 250 pieces of student artwork from kindergarten through 12th grades were on display. The art show is open to the public through June 2nd by […]

Jefferson Chalk Artists Learn More

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jefferson Middle School fifth graders enjoyed being outside while also sharpening their artistic skills by becoming chalk artists for a day. Students in Lisa Corey’s art class learned how to draw forms and create a 3-dimensional look by using tone to shade. Mrs. Corey taught the students how to […]

JHS Students Compete in JCC’s Pitch Perfect

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public School Jamestown High School business students, Dylan Glatz, Max Eimiller, Joe Ramos, Christian Edborg, and Andrew Latona recently attended the Pitch Perfect Business competition at JCC’s Olean campus. JHS students worked with other students from regional schools to develop a new product concept. The groups presented their products to judges […]

JHS Students Win Optimist Club Contest

Six JHS students recently participated in the 2015 Optimist Oratorical Contest at the Winifred Crawford Dilbert Boys & Girls Club. JHS sophomore, Matt Leon, placed first, his second, first place finish in the competition and JHS freshman, Olivia Gren, placed first in the Girls’ Division. JHS senior Brayton Lydell came in second and JHS freshman […]

JHS Junior, Abbie Todaro, Selected for Girls State

The American Legion Herman Kent Unit 777 recently selected JHS junior, Abbie Todaro, to attend Girls State from June 27th to July 3rd at the State College of Brockport. Abbie is the daughter of Pattie and Jim Todaro. She is co-president of her class, has achieved honor roll since her freshman year, is a member […]

Fletcher Elementary Donates to WCA to Honor Teacher

Fletcher Elementary School staff held a “Sischo Strong Day” in honor of kindergarten teacher Anne Sischo who is battling breast cancer. As Mrs. Sischo is a lifelong supporter of the Buffalo Bills, the staff and students dressed in the team’s colors, red and blue, in order to raise money for the WCA Mammography Department. The […]

Jefferson Lily’s Hope Donation

Jefferson Middle School students in Sara Hochman’s Family & Consumer Science Club recently created and donated fleece-tie and comfort pillows to Lily’s Hope to give away to their patients. The club, which meets once a week after school helps students discover how to create hand-sewing projects, develop cooking skills, and work on community service projects. […]

JHS Senior Zac Ricker Wins WNY Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

Poetry recitation is a competitive event as old as the Olympic Games. Along with wrestling, long-distance running, and the javelin toss, the ancient Olympics included contests in music and poetry. Jamestown High School has long been known for its award-winning music, championship sports, and accelerated academic programs, but now it looks as though it’s on […]

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