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 ( [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 […]

JPS 2014-15 Opening Day Info

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown Public Schools will welcome back its students for the 2014-15 school year on Wednesday, September 3rd. The first day, at all schools, will be a half-day with dismissal at 11:30 a.m. There will be no Universal Prekindergarden (UPK) classes on September 3. The first day of UPK is […]

JPS Superintendent Presents 2014-2019 Strategic Plan to Board of Education

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Superintendent Tim O. Mains presented a draft of the Jamestown Public Schools’ 2014-19 Strategic Plan to the Board of Education at its August 5th meeting. The Board of Education will have the opportunity to provide input on the plan prior to adopting it at a future meeting. The 2014-19 […]

Jefferson Reading Teachers Implement Unique ELA Strategy Using Song, Poems & Performance

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools “But if you only have love for your own race, then you only leave space to discriminate, and to discriminate only generates hate, and when you hate then you’re bound to get irate, yeah,” sang Jefferson Middle School seventh and eighth graders at a recent Morning Fluency Performance in […]

Washington Middle School Community Garden Receives New Plant Markers from Students

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Washington Middle School’s Community Garden recently got a facelift with new plant markers. Washington student and Garden Club member, Adrian Denson, asked technology teacher, Andrew Pihlblad if he could construct plant markers after school with fellow student, Daniel Cardinale. Once the markers were fabricated Washington Middle School special needs […]

Future Raider Football Camp

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools The Jamestown Red Raider Football Team will hold a “Future Raider Football Camp” on Monday, July 28th to Thursday, July 31st from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Strider Field, 195 Martin Road, Jamestown. Students ages 6-13 are invited to a football camp designed to develop fundamental football skills. […]

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