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. […]

Persell Middle School Principal Named SAANY’s Region 12 Principal of the Year

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Persell Middle School Principal, Phil Cammarata, was recently awarded the Bill Grobe Middle School Principal of the Year by the Western NY branch of School Administrators Association of New York (SAANY). Mr. Cammarata was presented the award, which is in recognition of outstanding performance in educational administration at a […]

Love Students Develop Social Skills with Jackson Pollock & Art

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools A group of Love Elementary School third grade students splattered, sprinkled and spread paint outside their art room in honor of the famous American painter, Jackson Pollock. The students were finishing up a unique collaboration between art teacher, Anna Sandberg, and school counselor, Patty Duncanson. The project helped students […]

JHS Senior Alex Harvey Named Volunteer of the Year for Chautauqua Striders

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools JHS Senior Alex Harvey was recently named the Chautauqua Striders’ Volunteer of the Year during a reception sponsored by the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County. Pam Gustafson, Chautauqua Striders’ Academic Coordinator, presented the award to Mr. Harvey at a ceremony. “I met Alexander when he attended Holy Family […]

JHS Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker, Dr. George Carlo, from the Detroit Tigers, Secrets of Champions

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School is proud to announce its 2014 Commencement Speaker, Dr. George Carlo from the Detroit Tigers. Dr. Carlo, a 1971 Jamestown High School graduate, is currently in his tenth season as Performance Coach in the Detroit Tigers professional baseball organization, and the present Board Chairman at Secrets […]