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Students Donate Old Books To Make Difference In Community

December 8, 2013 The last Saturday in October is deemed “Make a Difference Day.” It’s a day set aside to help others and “make a difference” in their lives. This year, to honor the day, Mrs. more »»

Lincoln Kindergartners Learn About Plant Life Cycles During ELA

November 17, 2013 “Let’s review. Show me with your hands who knows what the life cycle of a plant looks like?” asked Melissa Forster, Lincoln Elementary School kindergarten teacher. more »»

Abraham Lincoln Inspires The Golden Abe Award At Lincoln

November 17, 2013 Lincoln Elementary School is using their namesake, Abraham Lincoln, to honor staff with a special award. The Golden Abe Award recognizes any staff member at the school for a job well done. Mrs. more »»

Abe’s Way Makes Sense

November 17, 2013 Students at Lincoln Elementary School have seen a flurry of red, blue, yellow, and the highly coveted Golden Tickets, handed out to encourage safety, respect and responsibility. more »»

Project LINC AfterSchool Program

November 17, 2013 The Jamestown BPU has a secret weapon for recycling at Lincoln Elementary School — fourth graders in the Project LINC After School Program. more »»

Tale?Of The Tape

November 3, 2013 “Let’s get ready to solve our math word problem using the tape diagram,” said Tari Geisler, Bush Elementary School fourth-grade teacher, pointing to a diagram on the classroom screen, which shows a... more »»

Students Discover Music, Math Through Recorder Program

November 3, 2013 “Let’s try a quick math problem before we play our recorders,” said music teacher Pete Lindblom to Bush Elementary School fourth graders. more »»

School Faculty Celebrates ‘Twistin’ Good’ Behavior

November 3, 2013 Bush Elementary School is using a “twist” to reward positive behavior. You can’t walk down a hallway at Bush School without seeing staff members complimenting a student on their good behavior. more »»

Common Core Classroom

October 20, 2013 All Jamestown eighth- or ninth-grade students, who are beginning their algebra instruction this school year, must take the new Common Core Algebra 1 Regents that will be given for the first time on... more »»

Common Core Math Terms Explained To Parents

October 20, 2013 With the implementation of the new Common Core Standards in math, parents and families may hear some unfamiliar terms when talking with their child about their school day or helping with their... more »»

Fluency In Math

October 20, 2013 Fluency is a word that parents have heard in conjunction with English Language Arts but it is also used in math. more »»

At The Core Of It All

October 6, 2013 “You will see that there is a topic sentence, three big ideas or stars and then two smaller red bar lines on your worksheet for the details,” said Ring Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Denise... more »»

At The Core Of It All

October 6, 2013 “You will see that there is a topic sentence, three big ideas or stars and then two smaller red bar lines on your worksheet for the details,” said Ring Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Denise... more »»

Questions About Testing For Parents

October 6, 2013 With the new Common Core Standards and increased emphasis on rigorous instruction, parents have many questions regarding testing and assessments as it pertains to their child. more »»

Questions About Testing For Parents

October 6, 2013 With the new Common Core Standards and increased emphasis on rigorous instruction, parents have many questions regarding testing and assessments as it pertains to their child. more »»

Bound For Life

September 1, 2013 “Can you help me read the book by pointing to the words as I read them?” asked Paula DeJoy to her two daughters. more »»

How Does Reading Develop In A Child?

September 1, 2013 It is important that parents understand how children develop reading skills, especially since the new Common Core Learning Standards expect all subject areas to include reading and writing. more »»

Looking Good

June 2, 2013 On Saturday, May 18, the city of Jamestown held its annual “Hands On Jamestown” event. more »»

Ring Elementary Third-Graders Discover New Career Choices

June 2, 2013 “There are many steps in making an arrest. It’s not like a television show where a crime is solved in an hour. It takes many months to develop a case. more »»

Persell Middle School Holds Family Expo

June 2, 2013 “If we put dry ice in the sink, it is more dense than the air we breathe, so it hovers like you see in the movies or at concerts,” said Mary Maggio, Persell Middle School teacher. more »»

 
 

 

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