Bush School Raises $2,019 for the American Heart Association

Bush School Raises $2,019 for the American Heart Association

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Bush Elementary School students and staff recently raised $2,019 for the American Heart Association through their annual “Jump Rope-a-Thon.” This is the eighth year Bush School has held the event and they have raised over $14,000 for the American Heart Association. In addition to jumping rope, students participated in […]

Wegman’s Donation to Washington School

Wegman’s Donation to Washington School

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Washington Middle School students, Cole Simmons and Spencer Trout, show off the generous donation Wegman’s made to the school’s PBIS program. With their donation, Washington Middle School was able to purchase items to use as rewards in our school store and to help support other fun reward activities. As […]

JPS Board of Education Announces Superintendent Mains Departure

JPS Board of Education Announces Superintendent Mains Departure

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools The Jamestown Board of Education announces that Superintendent Tim O. Mains will be leaving Jamestown to become the Superintendent of Schools for the Pine Bush Central School District in Orange County, NY on February 26, 2017. The Board will address questions regarding Superintendent Mains’ departure at the regular Board […]

JPS Announces Interim Superintendent

JPS Announces Interim Superintendent

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools The Jamestown Board of Education announced at tonight’s meeting the appointment of Sylvia A. Root as the interim superintendent effective February 27, 2017. Ms. Root has over 30 years experience in the New York State public education system including superintendent, principal, assistant principal and teacher. Ms. Root has worked […]

Love School Staff Donates a Pair of Pajamas to Every Student

Love School Staff Donates a Pair of Pajamas to Every Student

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Frozen princesses, superheroes and cartoon characters filled the Love Elementary School gymnasium during the school’s annual Pajama Party. Students proudly wore their new pajamas given to them by Love Elementary School staff. Every child in the school receives a new pair of pajamas right before the holiday break. “We […]

JPS PROMISE Fund, Big Match Day Was Just the Beginning

JPS PROMISE Fund, Big Match Day Was Just the Beginning

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Due to generous donations given on Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Big Match Day (Giving Tuesday), Jamestown Public Schools’ PROMISE Fund was the recipient of $2,125. CRCF matched donations in the amount of $925 for a grand total of $3,050 donated to the Jamestown Schools PROMISE Fund. “We are so […]

JHS Classes Donate to Blue Star Mothers Care Package Project

JHS Classes Donate to Blue Star Mothers Care Package Project

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School students in Loraine Steffens’ Government and U.S. History classes and Vince Fogarty’s Workforce and Government classes collected supplies for the troops via the Blue Star Mothers. The students collected $57 and $250 dollars worth of goods so far. “I have been teaching my students about patriotism […]

Jefferson 5th Graders Created Yarn Dolls For Their ELA Unit

Jefferson 5th Graders Created Yarn Dolls For Their ELA Unit

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jefferson Middle School fifth graders in Ruth Kriese, Allison Morganti, Elizabeth Pardue, Mindi Lydell, Tara Mammoser, Adam Mason and Gina Hess’s classes recently had an opportunity to better understand the main character in their English Language Arts book by creating yarn dolls and food tasting. The book, Esperanza Rising […]

JHS Business Students Compete in JA Stock Market Event

JHS Business Students Compete in JA Stock Market Event

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Students in Jamestown High School’s Introduction to Business class, taught by Dave Munella, attended a stock market event in Buffalo sponsored by Junior Achievement of Western New York. The annual event takes place through out the country and 500 students from Western New York competed in teams of four […]