JPS Athletic Director Awarded Outstanding Administrative Health Advocate

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown Public Schools’ Athletic Director and Coordinator of Health and Family and Consumer Sciences, Ben Drake, was recently awarded the “Outstanding Administrative Health Advocate” from the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC). In Chautauqua County, for the past 10 years, representatives from each district’s School Health Advisory Councils (SHAC) have […]

JPS District Art Show Exhibit Open Through June 5

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Recently, a huge crowd of art lovers gathered in the Jefferson Middle School gymnasium for the opening reception of the Jamestown Public Schools’ District Art Show. With 270 student works ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, including 50 three-dimensional pieces, the district’s talented artists had an opportunity to showcase […]

Two JHS Musicians Selected for Conference All-States

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School seniors Abbie Johnson and Kirstie Hanson were selected for the New York State School Music (NYSSMA) Conference All-State for horn and voice respectively. Ms. Johnson and Ms. Hanson traveled to Rochester to participate in a four-day festival culminating in a concert at the Eastman School of […]

Local Veteran Receives Jamestown High School Diplomas Through Operation Recognition

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools “I am here to confirm that Robert Lee Treharne has satisfied these requirements and is therefore eligible to receive a Jamestown High School Diploma,” said Jamestown High School Principal Mike McElrath. These few words have been spoken many times over the years at Jamestown High School but they took […]

Lincoln Elementary School Donates to CCHS Pennies 4 Paws

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Lincoln Elementary School recently raised $344.53 for the Chautauqua County Humane Society’s (CCHS) “Pennies 4 Paws” campaign. The Lincoln PTA then matched that amount for a total donation of $700. “It is awesome to see so many young people and their parents coming together for a great cause. We […]

JHS Senior Danielle Bertolini Wins Voice Of Democracy Speech Contest

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School senior, Danielle Bertolini, recently won the local VFW “Voice of Democracy” speech contest and placed second in Chautauqua County. Ms. Bertolini received the award at a VFW luncheon. Students’ speeches revolved around the topic, “Why I am optimistic about our nation’s future.” Ms. Bertolini completed the […]

JPS Receives The Farm to School Partnership Award

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown Public Schools recently received the prestigious “Farm to School Partnership Award” from the New York School Nutrition Association (NYSNA) and the NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets. JPS Food Services Director, Walter Gaczewski, accepted the award at NYSNA’s Legislative Action Conference in Albany. This award recognizes school districts […]

Goodell Seeks More School Funding

Article Contributed by Assemblyman Andy Goodell’s Office Recognizing that local schools are struggling to close budget deficits caused by prior state aid cuts, Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R,C,I Chautauqua) is proposing a substantial increase in education funding for local schools. In 2011, the state was forced to reduce school aid in an effort to eliminate a […]