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Budding Artists

February 17, 2013 If you walked into Michela Tehan’s art class a few days ago, you would have seen an array of budding architectural artists creating perspective drawings of buildings. more »»

Persell PLC Group Focuses On ELA Interventions

February 17, 2013 A group of Persell Middle School ELA teachers recently met to discuss, develop and implement supplemental instruction that more directly gets their students to the core of the Common Core Standards. more »»

Persell Middle School ELA Students Answer ‘Call Of The Wild’

February 17, 2013 “Conflicts with nature are so hard to win, because of the ties to civilization that keep us from becoming too strong. more »»

It’s In A Book

February 3, 2013 Walk down by Allen Thomas’ second-grade classroom and you’ll see a giant paper cutout of a man and an equally large footprint, a large, muscular arm drawing and a Mohawk “measure. more »»

Ring Reading Specialists Encourage Reading At School, Home

February 3, 2013 “Who can tell me what the strategy of the week is? Big hint, it’s right behind me on the board. It is ‘Making Inferences. more »»

Ring PTA Helps Through Activities

February 3, 2013 The smell of freshly made popcorn is in the air every other Wednesday at Ring Elementary School thanks to its dedicated PTA and volunteers. From 8 a.. more »»

Saved By The Bell

January 20, 2013 “Let’s go through each of these names. These are the students who may not be earning credit this semester due to excessive absences. Some have attendance contracts, others don’. more »»

JHS Students Participate In Poetry Out Loud

January 20, 2013 If you had walked into the JHS auditorium at the end of a recent school day, you would have found 17 students standing on the stage in a spotlight, reciting poetry, not for a class, but as part of... more »»

JHS To Implement Attendance Call Back For Parents

January 20, 2013 JHS parents and students have received that early morning snow day call or received an important message from the principal. Both originate from the district’s GlobalConnect automated calling syste. more »»

Common Core

January 6, 2013 Stop by Chris Reilly’s Business and Personal Law class at Jamestown High School, and one would see students not only completing legal research on the Internet, but also writing about two defamation... more »»

Healthy Minds

December 16, 2012 “Do you know that a kiwi has as much vitamin C as an orange? What does vitamin C do for you? It heals you inside and outside. It is important to get extra vitamin C. more »»

Washington ELA Teachers Chosen To Pilot LanguageLive! Program

December 16, 2012 If one walked into the fifth-grade English Language Arts classroom of Washington Middle School teachers Amy Anderson and Priscilla Menzies recently, one would see students learning with an innovativ... more »»

Seventh Graders Research, Predict Election

December 16, 2012 Washington Middle School seventh-graders in Daiman Parinella’s social studies classes recently received a “real-world” lesson on the political process to coincide with the 2012 presidential electio. more »»

PTC Effort Leads To New Playground Equipment

December 9, 2012 A new piece of equipment was added to the Southwestern Elementary School playground prior to the beginning of the school year in Septembe. more »»

Applied Geometry Class Goes To Home Depot

December 9, 2012 Mrs. McKotch and Mrs. Shelley took their applied geometry class to Home Depot this fall as part of their “Dream Home” project. Students began their project by designing the home of their dreams. more »»

Middle School Students Share Thanksgiving Feast

December 9, 2012 The students in Linda Rinaldo’s Southwestern Middle School Alternative Learning Program learned what it is like to prepare and entertain a Thanksgiving dinner for 30 invited guests. more »»

A Visit To The Silk Road

December 9, 2012 Gabe Caprino shared his knowledge and experience of the Silk Road with Ms. Waite’s fifth-grade social studies classes. Students were studying a unit on the ancient Silk Road trade route of the 1400. more »»

Southwestern Students Use Roger Tory Peterson Trip As Inspiration For Creative Artwork

December 9, 2012 “Look at my bird! Don’t you like it?” a fourth-grader exclaimed. While in art class, all of the students were engrossed in their task: creating realistic bird paintings in their local habitats. more »»

Elementary School Teachers Raise Funds For Sandy Relief

December 9, 2012 The teachers at Southwestern Elementary School wore jeans on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in an effort to raise money for the Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Fun. more »»

 
 
 

 

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