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JHS ‘Bridges’ The Gaps For Incoming Freshmen

November 16, 2014 “We are now a quarter of the way through your freshman year. How is everything going?” asked Ashley Noon, JHS school counselor. “It’s hard, especially the classes,” said one student. more »»

JPS Enriches Curriculum

October 5, 2014 “Today we are going to learn a really valuable skill. It’s called expressing your feelings,” said Patty Duncanson, Love Elementary School counselor. more »»

FAQs About Social And Emotional Learning

October 5, 2014 Q: What Is Social and Emotional Learning? A: According to Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning), social and emotional learning involves the processes through which children and... more »»

What Are The Behaviors Needed To Succeed?

October 5, 2014 According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning website ( more »»

Practice Makes Perfect

September 21, 2014 “As we listened to a song in class, I pointed to a musical category and asked students to show with one or two fingers which element of music they hear, such as, forte,” said Lauren Scharf, Persell... more »»

JPS Receives Grant To Strengthen Teacher/Principal Effectiveness

September 21, 2014 Jamestown Public Schools is launching new professional development programs to strengthen the effectiveness of teachers and principals beginning this September, supported by a competitive grant... more »»

Coaches Help Districtwide To Improve Teacher Effectiveness

September 21, 2014 Denise Pusateri, JPS math coordinator, recently met with Chad Bongiovanni, JPS instructional coach, in Megan Demorest’s fifth-grade classroom to discuss the progressions of the Place Value Standards... more »»

Feed The Brain

September 7, 2014 Jamestown Public Schools recently completed its 2014-19 Strategic Planning Process. more »»

Academic Achievers

June 15, 2014 The following Jamestown High School students exemplify high standards in academics, extracurricular activities and community service. These students are the Top 5 Percent Academic Achievers for 201. more »»

Making The Connection

June 1, 2014 Exploding volcanoes, measuring the density of a caramel, creating a group art mural and learning more about Jamestown High School, were just some of the many activities that Jefferson Middle School... more »»

Jefferson Eighth-Graders Discover More About Food Sustainability In ELA

June 1, 2014 “Which granola bar did you like better?” asked Jefferson Middle School ELA teacher Norm Arthurs to his eighth-grade students during a recent taste test of organic versus non-organic food product. more »»

Jefferson Middle School Students Participate In Tech Wars

June 1, 2014 Jefferson Middle School students Grace Arranze and McKenna Graham watched as their Egg-Crash Cart zoomed down the track smashing into a wall. more »»

Southwestern Students Get Career Ready

May 25, 2014 “With the growing complexity of the world and the increasing demands of the 21st-century workforce, there is little question that all students should graduate from high school fully prepared for... more »»

Southwestern High School Key Club 2013-14

May 25, 2014 A community service organization associated with Kiwanis International and sponsored by the Lakewood Kiwanis Club, the Southwestern High School Key Club has been busy this year. more »»

Help Portrait Helps Again

May 25, 2014 On Sunday, May 4, the Southwestern High School Photography Club hosted its third annual Help-Portrait Chautauqua event at The Resource Center on Dunham Avenue in Celoron. more »»

SWHS Students Attend Book Festival

May 25, 2014 Thirty SWHS students, led by SWCS librarian, Barb Kane, attended the ninth annual Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival at Nazareth College on Saturday, May 17. more »»

Countdown To Election Day

May 18, 2014 The Jamestown Public Schools’ Board of Education has three seats up for election this year, each for a three-year term. There are three candidates on the ballot. more »»

Bus Proposition Maintains A Top-Notch Fleet Through New Vehicles

May 18, 2014 Though Jamestown Public Schools is considered a “walking school district,” the district transports more than 700 students each day by school bus, van or ca. more »»

$7 Million In Grants Help Fund Important Programs

May 18, 2014 Jamestown Public Schools has received over $7 million dollars in state and federal grants in the 2013-14 school year. These grants provide important programming for students and teachers. more »»

JPS Budget: Constructed Responsibly For Balance And Growth

May 4, 2014 On Tuesday, May 20, Jamestown residents will vote on a proposed budget totaling $75,768,676 for the 2014-15 school year. more »»



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