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 […]

JPS Donates $21,244 To the United Way Campaign

[Jamestown, NY] – Jamestown Public Schools recently announced that the district’s total donation to the United Way Campaign for 2014 is $21,244.03. The campaign was co-chaired by JTA President, Chris Reilly, and Superintendent Tim O. Mains. To thank employees for participating, Superintendent Mains and Mr. Reilly held a ceremony to honor the representatives who helped […]

Jefferson Middle School Donates 260 Items to St. Susan’s Center

The Jefferson Middle School Student Council sponsored a homeroom canned food drive for St. Susan’s Center. The school collected 260 items from 5lb bags of flour, stuffing and Nutella, to tuna and 200 cans of soups and vegetables. Lisa Offhaus’ class collected 58 cans alone, or 22.3% of the total, earning her homeroom a pizza […]


On Wednesday November 26 with no school in Jamestown, WCD Boys & Girls Club youth hours will be 12:00 to 5:00 PM.  Youth free swim will be offered 1:30-4:30,  A Thanksgiving lunch will be served at 2:30.  All program areas will be open.  The Club will not be open on Wednesday evening. Adult hours on […]


As a reminder to Jamestown Public School students and their parents/guardians, when weather conditions develop that warrant the closing of Jamestown Public Schools, announcements will be broadcast on area radio and television stations, on the JPS Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/JamestownPublicSchools [1]), and JPS Twitter (@JamestownSchool). The district will also utilize the automated telephone calling system [2]. […]

JHS Offers Edu-Skate Program Thanks to CRCF & JSBA

Thanks to the generosity of a recent grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and donations from the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena, Jamestown High School physical education students had an opportunity to learn how to ice skate. The Jamestown Savings Band Ice Arena Edu-Skate program introduced a broad audience of Jamestown High School students […]

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