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Lessons In Civil Rights

March 18, 2012 “When you were in middle school were you writing?” asked a student to author Phillip Hoose during the Robert H. Jackson Center’s Young Reader Progra. more »»

Learning Local History

March 18, 2012 It’s interesting how life works. more »»

Students Create Human Figures In Action Using Sculpture, Math

March 18, 2012 “Let’s do a quick review before going back to our sculptures. Think back to the figure drawings we did. What was the point of the drawings?” asked Persell Middle School art teacher Michela Tehan. more »»

Right On Schedule

March 4, 2012 Fletcher Elementary School’s additions and renovations are proceeding right on schedule. more »»

Playground Committee Raising Money At Fletcher Elementary

March 4, 2012 Fletcher Elementary School kindergarten teacher Anne Sischo, dressed up as a little girl, came out from behind curtains with a very sad expression on her face. more »»

Math Is Integral Part Of Day For First-Graders

March 4, 2012 “Remember the word problem we did this morning?” asked Fletcher Elementary School teacher Shannon Osborne to a small group of first-graders. “I have 10 people coming to my house. Four are girls. more »»

Fletcher Reading Teachers Collaborate To Monitor Student Achievement

March 4, 2012 Stephanie David, Fletcher Elementary School literacy coach, recently met with reading teachers Lori Bird, Mindy John and Cassandra Monaghan during their weekly meeting to discuss and monitor... more »»

School-Based Health Center Provides Comprehensive Care

February 19, 2012 Debbie Piotrowski, Jamestown High School’s nurse practitioner, applied fluoride varnish to a student’s teeth during a recent oral health check at the School-Based Health Center (SBHC). more »»

Beyond Their Years

February 19, 2012 Jamestown High School students Jordan Nelson and Hannah Bensink titrate a sample of the fish-tank water colleted and begin testing for dissolved oxygen. more »»

Community Collaboration Enhances Experiences

February 19, 2012 Jamestown High School students recently ran around the Gateway Center’s laser tag during a physical education clas. more »»

Change Is Good

February 11, 2012 Many of you may remember the ‘‘Home Ec’’ classes as the girls baking cookies and muffins, and the boys taking ‘‘shop’’ class. Those classes were never co-ed. more »»

Probability Lesson Used In Carnival

February 11, 2012 Students in Mrs. Gustafson’s seventh-grade math class used what they learned about probability to design games of chance and have a carnival on Dec. 20. more »»

Middle School Students Love The Arts

February 11, 2012 Famous assemblage artist Louise Nevelson once said, ‘‘Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind. more »»

Student Council Sells ‘Trojan Treats Cookbook’

February 11, 2012 This fall, the Middle School Student Council had a fundraiser — a cookbook sale. However, this isn’t just any cookbook. more »»

Final Three Make Spelling Bee A Nail-Biter

February 11, 2012 This year’s annual Southwestern Middle School Spelling Bee was held on Jan. 12 in the high school auditorium and it was a nail-biter. more »»

Christmas Around The World

February 5, 2012 Love Elementary School third-graders received a taste of how holidays are celebrated in other countries through a “Christmas Around the World” project in Laurie Hind’s class. more »»

Love Kindergarten Interdisciplinary Units Showcase Music, Art, Literacy

February 5, 2012 “I recently learned a new Conga technique from Cuba, said Robert Fritz as he clapped out a beat for the Love School kindergarteners. more »»

Technology And Love School Library Time

February 5, 2012 “In the bright, buzzing room, there was an iPad, and a kid playing Doom, and a screensaver of a bird launching over the moon (Angry Birds)…” So begins an excerpt from the book, Goodnight iPad, a... more »»

Love Elementary School Has Neighborhood Feel, Supportive Staff

February 5, 2012 Sitting down with six longtime Love Elementary School teachers, with over 135 years of combined teaching experience, you immediately understand how much these teachers “love” the school, its student... more »»

Faith, Academics, Service Describe Goal Of Holy Family School

January 29, 2012 ‘‘Faith, Academics and Service.’’ That’s not just the slogan chosen for this year’s Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 29 — Feb. 4) — it’s what the Catholic Academy of the Holy Family is all about. more »»



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