JHS Artists Selected for Albright-Knox Exhibit

JHS Artists Selected for Albright-Knox Exhibit

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School seniors, Shine Deharder and Brianna Raymond, recently had their artwork selected for the Albright-Knox Future Curator Exhibition. Their work was selected out of 700 submitted works throughout Western New York and Canada, in which only 80 were chosen to be in the exhibition. Their work is […]

Jefferson Middle School Artist, Madison Arthurs, Wins CHPC Contest

Jefferson Middle School Artist, Madison Arthurs, Wins CHPC Contest

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jefferson Middle School seventh grader, Madison Arthurs, recently won Chautauqua Hospice & Pallative Care’s (CHPC) Butterfly Release Flier Contest. Madison’s artwork was chosen out of 41 submitted entries and her work will be featured on a CHPC mailer and on their website (www.chpc.care). CHPC holds a memorial event every […]

Jamestown PROMISE Fund Needs Your Help to Meet Goal of Building Community of Successful & Enthusiastic Readers

Jamestown PROMISE Fund Needs Your Help to Meet Goal of Building Community of Successful & Enthusiastic Readers

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Last year, Jamestown Public Schools successfully piloted a new, research-based summer program at Ring Elementary School for first through third graders called Scholastic LitCamp. In order to serve more Jamestown elementary school students, JPS will be expanding LitCamp to additional sites this summer. The Jamestown PROMISE Fund provided the […]

JHS 9th Grade Videography Students Win STEM Wars PSA Competition

JHS 9th Grade Videography Students Win STEM Wars PSA Competition

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools The JHS 9th grade Videography team recently won the STEM Wars video production competition for Public Service Announcements. Teammates: Zackery Hayes, Caleb Cordner, Savannah Hazelton, Chloe Short, Sara Beebe, Vanessa Sanfilippo and Vanessa Pellittieri produced three PSA’s: “Cyber Bullying,” “Texting & Driving” and “Teens Under Stress in Schools.” The […]

JHS 10th Grade Videography Students Awarded Prize for Video at UB

JHS 10th Grade Videography Students Awarded Prize for Video at UB

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools JHS Videography students traveled to University at Buffalo to participate in High School Youth Film Festival and hands-on media production workshops at the Center for the Arts in the Department of Media Arts. JHS Grade 10 Videography students, Corin Derby, Camryn Wilson, Kaylee Chapman and Alexis Cowen won second […]

JHS 38th Annual Battle of the Classes

JHS 38th Annual Battle of the Classes

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School will hold its 38th Annual Battle of the Classes on Thursday, April 6th at 6:30 p.m. in the McElrath Gymnasium. The Battle of the Classes is a month-long fundraising effort by the school, which culminates in a festive competition between all JHS classes in fun events. […]

Lincoln Coin Wars Raises $800 for Fellow Classmate

Lincoln Coin Wars Raises $800 for Fellow Classmate

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Lincoln Elementary School students and PTA recently raised $800 during their annual Coin Wars for fourth grader Alexis Ackley who is battling cancer. Students collected money for two weeks and deposited it in buckets in the cafeteria. The students raised $740.60 and the Lincoln School PTA rounded the donation […]

Washington Middle School’s Musical – Peter Pan, Jr.

Washington Middle School’s Musical – Peter Pan, Jr.

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Washington Middle School’s School Musical, Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr. will be playing on Wednesday, March 29th and Thursday, March 30th at 7 p.m. in the Washington School auditorium. The 60-minute musical, designed for middle school performers, is based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney film. […]