Jefferson & Persell Middle School Collaborates with TRC & Dream It Do It

Jefferson & Persell Middle School Collaborates with TRC & Dream It Do It

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jefferson and Persell Middle School technology students had an opportunity to visit Jamestown BPU and Cummins Engine as part of collaboration with The Resource Center (TRC), Jamestown Public Schools and Dream it Do it of WNY. The collaborative program was designed to help expose Jamestown Public School middle school […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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