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SW Middle School Spelling Bee 2015

February 8, 2015 Recently, Southwestern Middle School was all abuzz when it held its annual Buffalo News Spelling Bee on Jan. 15 in the high school auditorium. more »»

Empty Bowls Sale At Affinity One Federal Credit Union In Lakewood

February 8, 2015 Continuing this year at Southwestern Central School, the eighth-grade students in Renee Mitchener’s art class have been participating in the Empty Bowls Project. more »»

Fright Night At The Bash

February 8, 2015 For the past four years, the Southwestern Elementary physical education teachers and PTO have worked together in sponsoring their annual Halloween Bash and Parents’ Night Out for Southwestern... more »»

Parents Get A Break

February 8, 2015 The physical education teachers and Southwestern PTO joined together to host the fourth annual Parent Night Out on Dec. 5. more »»

A Family Get-Together

February 1, 2015 The Persell Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade Math Team recently held a Family Engagement Night to help parents better understand the new MAP (Measures of Academic Progress), which all middle... more »»

Persell 5th, 6th Graders Benefit From Self-Contained Classrooms

February 1, 2015 “Today, we are going to work in our field journals drawing and labeling a mammal,” said Persell Middle School fifth-grade teacher, Ashley Keiser. more »»

Persell Students Can Earn ‘Good Credit’ Rewards

February 1, 2015 Persell Middle School’s PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention Services) Team introduced the Good Credit Rewards Program in October. more »»

Persell Science Students Learn About Natural Resources From BPU

February 1, 2015 “How many of you have cellphones, TV remotes, video games in your house?” asked Dan Reynolds, Jamestown BPU energy efficiency coordinator to a group of seventh- and eighth-grade Persell Middle Schoo... more »»

Being A Responsible Consumer

January 25, 2015 Part of Southwestern School District’s seventh-grade curriculum in family and consumer sciences involves educating students in making smart decisions as a consumer, and in becoming better managers o... more »»

Students Take Field Trip To Home Depot

January 25, 2015 Mrs. McKotch and Mrs. Schrader took their applied geometry class to Home Depot this fall as part of their “Dream Home” Project. Students begin their project by designing the home of their dreams. more »»

Southwestern High School Key Club 2014-2015

January 25, 2015 A community service organization associated with Kiwanis International and sponsored by the Lakewood Kiwanis Club, the Southwestern High School Key Club had a busy start to the school year. more »»

Students Perform ‘The Nutcracker’ At Reg Lenna Center

January 25, 2015 On Dec. 11, middle and high school students from Mrs. Butler’s and Mrs. Stockwell’s 1-12-1 class attended a performance of the “Nutcracker” at the Reg Lenna Center for the Art. more »»

Southwestern High School Students Create Bowls For Souper Bowl Event

January 25, 2015 Students in Jenny Brown’s Studio in Art class recently made ceramic bowls that will be donated to the fourth annual SOUPer Bowl Event to raise money for WCA Hospital. more »»

Changing The Culture

January 18, 2015 Q: Why is Jamestown Public Schools embarking on the journey to become a Trauma Informed Organization? A: The goal of a trauma informed school is to create a safe haven for learning where all... more »»

Mains, Judge Claire: Trauma Informed Care Works Locally

January 18, 2015 Jamestown Public Schools’ introduction to trauma informed care (TIC) began in a conversation between Superintendent Tim Mains and Family Court Judge Judith Claire, whose Family Court became a trauma... more »»

JPS Committed To Developing The Whole Child

January 11, 2015 “We are committed to providing our students high-quality, 21st-century learning experiences, within and beyond our classroom ...” — this is an important portion of JPS’ mission statemen. more »»

JPS Student Behavior: Not A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach

January 11, 2015 Managing student behavior is as complicated as the many motivations that lie behind poor student behavior choices. more »»

PBIS: A Research-Based Framework To Encourage Positive Behavior

January 11, 2015 Jamestown High School athletes Joseph Mistretta, Jack Breen and Nikk Holland entered the Lincoln Elementary School gymnasium to the sound of “On Red Raiders. more »»

Collaboration

December 21, 2014 “Looking at our agenda, we have been talking about our focus on the School Comprehensive Education Plan,” JHS Principal Mike McElrath explained to his Shared Decision Making Tea. more »»

What Is A JPS Shared Decision Making Team? Why Are They Important?

December 21, 2014 The mission of the Jamestown Schools, as set out by the Board of Education, is to provide our students high-quality, 21st-century learning experiences within and beyond our classrooms so that our... more »»

 
 
 

 

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