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 […]

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. […]

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