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JHS Students Benefit From Real-Life Experience At Wegmans

JHS students had the wonderful opportunity to learn more about working at Wegmans and interviewing for jobs through a collaboration with Chautauqua Striders JHS Mentoring Program. Students heard from Krystyna Muniz, Food Safety Coordinator, Jessica Klemens Front End Manager and Gabriella ...

Jefferson Middle School Students Study Genetics Through Project-Based Learning

“OncoMice are genetically modified to have an active cancer gene making them likely to develop cancer. Scientists hoped that this trait would make them useful as test subjects for cancer research,” said Jefferson Middle School eighth grader, Kiya McMurdy. “It is an example of insertion ...

JPS Summer LEAP, JUMP Programs Open For Registration

JPS is again offering programming this summer for elementary and middle school students. LEAP (Learning Enrichment Academic Progress), for current kindergarten through fourth graders, and JUMP (Jumping into the Ultimate Multi-disciplinary Project) for current fifth through seventh graders. The ...

City Pastor Receives Doctorate

The Rev. Steven Schank ofJamestown, received his Doctor of Theology degree with honors from the Conservative Theological University recently. His dissertation was on “The Scarlet Cord of Redemption Through the Dispensations.” The university plans to publish Schank’s dissertation as a text ...

Lincoln Teachers Use TalkingPoints to Connect with Families

“TalkingPoints is a great tool to talk directly to families, as a friend and partner, about their children, rather than ‘like a teacher,” said Lincoln Elementary School second grade teacher, Mary Cook. “I try to be as friendly as possible even if I have a tough situation I need to ...

Golden Abe Statue A Reward At Lincoln

Lincoln Elementary School sets high standards for its students and staff but also understands the importance of recognizing when they are met, or often, exceeded. The school has three ways it highlights students and staff: the Spotlight Scholar Award, a Staff Spotlight on Facebook and the ...