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Persell Middle School Students Create iMovie To Win Grant For Community Garden

January 3, 2016 Chase Jones, Giovana Calamunci, Meri Rollins and Gioconda Calamunci, Persell Middle School eighth-graders, used their tech-savvy skills to create a video that won a contest through the Chautauqua... more »»

Middle School Teachers Use Technology To Enhance Curriculum

January 3, 2016 “Please pick up your Plickers card,” said David Gee, Persell Middle School math teacher, to his eighth-grade class as he pointed at the white screen at the front of the class. more »»

Upgrading Success

December 20, 2015 Jamestown Public School teachers have an opportunity to receive extra support this year to help integrate technology into their curriculum with the addition of Jason Kathman, the district’s... more »»

Jamestown Students Benefit From Blended Learning

December 20, 2015 “Technology makes class a lot more exciting and understandable because our generation is all about technology, so it’s great we get to bring it into the classroom,” said Lauren Peters, a freshman at... more »»

JPS Introduces Individualized Learning Based On Assessments

December 20, 2015 Jamestown Public Schools introduced a pilot program at all middle schools to help individualize learning based on the MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) ELA and math assessments, which are given to... more »»

Jamestown Educational Support Personnel Association Explains Roles Of 49 Members

December 13, 2015 The Jamestown Educational Support Personnel Association (JESPA) has 49 members in the unit. more »»

Duties Of Paraprofessionals

December 13, 2015 The Association of Jamestown Paraprofessionals (AJP) has a total of 136 members. Paraprofessionals assist students in every aspect of their education. more »»

Ring Instructional Coaches Help Individual Teachers Improve

December 6, 2015 Professional development is an important part of any profession but especially important in teaching. more »»

Ring School Makes Family Engagement A Priority

December 6, 2015 Ring Elementary School fourth-grade teachers, Denise Powers, Liz Covey, Stephanie Sardi, Jennifer Hill and Michelle Trussalo recently took the time to talk to parents and families about their child’... more »»

English As New Language Learners Benefit From Teachers’ Special Skills

December 6, 2015 “Can I ask you a question? When we say ‘Mesopotmia,’ is that a country from today or from a long time ago?” asked Durrin See, Ring Elementary School TESOL (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other... more »»

Ring Third-Graders Learn More About Creating Videos With Help From JHS Students

December 6, 2015 “Did you know Ring Elementary School has three main rules?” asked as a puppet, voiced by a third-grade student, during a recent morning video announcement. more »»

Fletcher Families Discover More About Their Child’s Education Through EASE

November 15, 2015 “We’ve been working on adding within 10. So, let’s try a word problem. Deanna has three apples. She bought two more apples. more »»

Fletcher Teachers Benefit From Wal-Mart Teacher Rewards Program

November 15, 2015 The local Sam’s Club awarded 20 Fletcher Elementary School teachers with $50 reward cards during a recent staff meeting. more »»

Learning Anatomy

November 15, 2015 “We are going to do a project today all about the skeletal system. more »»

Fletcher After-School Program Promotes Youth Development

November 15, 2015 “Who can remember where we left off?” asked Sarah Mudge, Fletcher Elementary School paraprofessional and after-school group leader, to an eager group of student. more »»

Tools Of The Trade

November 1, 2015 Bush School fourth-graders recently delivered coffee, muffins and doughnuts to teachers and staff as part of their Entrepreneurial Club to raise profits to purchase items for the School Store and to... more »»

Bush School Incorporates Health Education Into Physical Education

November 1, 2015 “Has anyone ever had a cut before?” asked Bush Elementary School physical education teacher Shawn Reed to a group of kindergartners. more »»

Bush School Reading Teachers Focus On Helping Students Learn Skills

November 1, 2015 “Remember, we are reading words with ‘I’ vowel patterns. The first word I want you to write is ‘hit,’” said Carrie Blitz, Bush Elementary School reading specialist, to a small group of second-graders. more »»

Bush School Counselor Focuses On Character Development With Second Step Program

November 1, 2015 “Look at Chang in the photo. How do you think he feels?” asked Gina Cusimano, Bush Elementary School counselor. “Look at the context of what he is doing in the photo. more »»

JPS Students Ready For Instruction With MAP

October 4, 2015 One common formative assessment used throughout Jamestown Public Schools for all kindergarten through tenth-grade students is called MAP (Measures of Academic Performance) for English language arts... more »»



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