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JPS Commits To Differentiated Learning Professional Development

September 18, 2016 A television interview show, posters, letters and a rap song are just some of the ways members of the Jamestown Public Schools’ Leadership Team used to describe what differentiated instruction is,... more »»

What Is Differentiated Instruction?

September 18, 2016 We know all students learn differently. The best teachers have always found ways to reach individual students — this is nothing new. more »»

Why Implement Differentiated Instruction?

September 18, 2016 “We know that even though all children might be at same grade level; brain development differs. more »»

Reaching High

June 19, 2016 Congratulations to the Top 5 Percent of the Jamestown High School Class of 2016. These well-rounded, academically talented students represent the best of Jamestown High School. more »»

Persell Fifth-Graders Learn About Rainforest Through Non-Fiction

June 5, 2016 The Gapon Viper, Howler Monkey, Leaf Cutter Ant and the Happy Face Spider are just a few of the animals profiled by Persell Middle School fifth graders as part of their English Language Arts unit... more »»

Persell Project Benefits From Community Support

June 5, 2016 Persell Middle School’s Community Garden is well on its way to providing an outdoor, hands-on experience to deliver life-long learning and enrichment in students’ lives thanks to the generosity of... more »»

Putting IPads In Students’ Hands Enhances Education

June 5, 2016 “Once you have solved the multi-step equation with pencil and paper and I have checked that it is correct, then, I want you to use your iPads to create a video on the Doceri app, creating a video... more »»

Standard Of Excellence

May 15, 2016 On Tuesday, voters in the Jamestown Public Schools District will elect two board of education members to serve three-year terms. more »»

Investment In JPS Supports Broad, Continued Success

May 15, 2016 “We are lucky to have so many Advanced Placement and college-level courses at JHS, along with varied electives, giving students an opportunity to try different courses. more »»

Making The Mark

May 1, 2016 On Tuesday, May 17, Jamestown residents will vote on a proposed budget totaling $79,183,399 for the 2016-17 school year. more »»

Bus Proposition Maintains Top Notch Fleet

May 1, 2016 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 »»

JPS Receives State Funds For Community Schools

May 1, 2016 As part of the 2016-17 New York state budget, $175 million is being directed towards Community Schools Aid to help transform high-needs schools into community schools. more »»

Driving Discussion

April 17, 2016 “Can everyone look through the draft of the parent survey and check that the questions are all relevant?” asked Kim Malarkey, Jefferson Middle School parent. more »»

CASAC Helps Students With Negative Behavior

April 17, 2016 “From your activity sheet, how do you think people feel after a few drinks? Think about it and write down a couple of words that describe how someone might feel,” said Laurie Reynolds, prevention... more »»

Striders’ Bilingual Life Skills Educator Benefits Students

April 17, 2016 “I want to talk about growth and fixed mindsets today,” said Yanira Castellano, Chautauqua Striders’ Bilingual Life Skills educator, to a group of Jefferson Middle School English language learners. more »»

Jefferson Fifth-Graders Learn To Become Computer Coders

April 17, 2016 Jefferson Middle School fifth-graders in Julie Livengood’s library media specialist Accel class are learning to become computer coders through an online course called Code Studio. more »»

Finding Your Niche

March 20, 2016 If you walked into Jennifer Lumia’s classroom at Jamestown High School, you might find seniors in white lab coats working diligently on a molecular biology research projec. more »»

JHS Broadcasting Classes Put Students In Real-Life Communications

March 20, 2016 Bronson Rasmussen, Jamestown High School sophomore, recently spent time in a sound booth recording a project for his broadcasting class. more »»

CEO Program Helps Deserving Students

March 20, 2016 The Chautauqua Educational Opportunity (CEO) Program is a unique scholarship program for deserving Jamestown High School graduates attending Jamestown Community College or Jamestown Business Colleg. more »»

JHS School Store Gives Students Valuable Business Experience

March 20, 2016 With sound of the cash register ringing in the Jamestown High School store after school, another sale is made in the student-run store. more »»



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