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, […]

JHS to Hold Winter Band Concert

Article Contributed by Jamestown High School   Jamestown High School will hold its annual Winter Band Concert on Thursday, February 6th at 7 p.m. in the Merton P. Corwin Auditorium. The Concert Band will perform Symphonic Prelude, in honor of the 70th Anniversary of the WWII landing of troops at Normandy, National Emblem, and Danse […]

Persell Middle School Students Use Sewing Skills to Help Lily’s Hope

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools   Persell Middle School students in Marcy Miller’s Family and Consumer Science classes assisted their local community by creating pillows that will help make Lily’s Hope patients more comfortable during chemotherapy. Lily’s Hope is a free service to woman who may lose their hair to a disease such as […]

Bush School 4th Graders Create Gingerbread City

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Bush Elementary School fourth grade students in Tari Geisler’s class recently learned more about: government at the city level, mathematics, map-making and art, by designing and constructing an entire gingerbread city. The project helped accelerate students’ math skills by providing a hands-on activity to emphasize math principles learned in […]

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 […]