Mattress by Design Donates Books to Fletcher School Fourth Graders

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools “Who is this kids?” asked Jordan Marsh to Fletcher Elementary School fourth graders. “Ellen DeGeneres!” “That’s right. The cool thing about her is that as a kid, just like you, she knew she wanted to make people laugh. So she followed her dream and became successful,” said Jordan Marsh, […]

JHS Graduate Matthew Leon Places in Top 8 In the Optimist Oratori cal World Championships

JHS Graduate Matthew Leon Places in Top 8 In the Optimist Oratori cal World Championships

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School 2017 Graduate, Matthew Leon, recently placed eighth in the world at the Optimist Oratorical World Championships in St. Louis. Leon was one of 49 contestants from around the world, including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Russia, Afghanistan, and Myanmar, among others. Those 49 contestants competed […]

Jamestown Board of Education Appoints New Superintendent of Schools

Jamestown Board of Education Appoints New Superintendent of Schools

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools The Jamestown Board of Education appointed Dr. Bret Apthorpe as the new superintendent of Jamestown Schools at tonight’s meeting. Dr. Apthorpe will officially assume his superintendent duties in Jamestown on September 1. “I am extremely pleased with our selection of Dr. Bret Apthorpe as our new superintendent,” said Jamestown […]

JHS Announces 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

JHS Announces 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School is proud to announce its 2017 Valedictorian, Kelly Emerson, and Salutatorian, Madison Card. “These young women have worked extremely hard during their high school careers and are most deserving of these honors,” said JHS Principal Mike McElrath. “Their commitment to academics is a testament to their […]

JHS Holds Blood Drive for Community Blood Bank

JHS Holds Blood Drive for Community Blood Bank

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School’s Honor Society and Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) students recently volunteered their time to run a Blood Drive for the Community Blood Bank of NWPA and WNY. Fifty-one students donated blood, which is record number for Jamestown High School. The Community Blood Bank supplies blood […]

Ring Elementary School UPK Holds Nursery Rhyme Family Engagement Activity

Ring Elementary School UPK Holds Nursery Rhyme Family Engagement Activity

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Ring Elementary School UPK recently held a Nursery Rhyme Family Engagement activity where students became the “teachers” helping their parents learn nursery rhymes. The Ring Elementary School’s UPK event had 100 percent family participation. “We promoted nursery rhymes because children who are fluent with nursery rhymes at a young […]

Jefferson Middle School 5th Graders Support Mental Health

Jefferson Middle School 5th Graders Support Mental Health

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jefferson Middle School fifth graders in Gina Hess’ class are raising the school’s knowledge of good mental health by showcasing Mental Health Awareness Month. The students are encouraging everyone in the school to wear green every Friday in May. In addition, they are selling green lollipops and fidget spinners […]

JHS Holds Academy Day

JHS Holds Academy Day

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools “All of these guys started in different positions but as they worked up through, they gained knowledge. When we post a job for an inspector or assembler, whatever might be needed, these guys got the opportunity to apply and get the job because of the knowledge they gained. That’s […]

JHS Honor Society Inducts New Members

JHS Honor Society Inducts New Members

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School held its annual Induction Ceremony for the Jamestown Chapter of the National Honor Society this week with 33 new inductees. The new inductees were: Seniors: Tyler Anderson, Skyler Dunlap, Anna Paterniti, Josh Snyder and Matthew Stone Juniors: Brianna Abbott, Ejuah Adam, Nicholas Beach, Katelyn Bennett, Katherine […]