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JPS Releases Principal Survey

Jamestown Public Schools is looking for the community’s input on its new Jamestown High School principal by completing a short survey. The survey will be used to screen applicants for the high school principal position as well as shape interview questions. The community can find the survey at surveymonkey.com/r/jhs_principal. “We greatly value our community’s input in our district,” said JPS Superintendent Bret Apthorpe. “As we need current JHS Principal Mike McElrath’s unique and valuable set of skills to lead the new JPS Success Academy in the fall, we are looking for a new Jamestown High School principal. We would love to have our community’s input as to who would be a good fit. In addition to the community, I am also talking with JHS students, staff and parents to gather their input for this important position in our district.”

Ellicott Democratic Committee To Meet

The town of Ellicott Democratic Committee meets the first Thursday of every month at the Celoron Legion and will be meeting today at 6:30 p.m. The committee is looking for candidates for this fall’s election for townwide races, including town supervisor, town clerk and town council seats. The committee is also looking for candidates to run in the village of Falconer. Positions for election in that race are mayor and trustee. Interested parties can call the committee at 485-1846 or come to the meetings.

Work Sessions To Be On Mondays

FALCONER — The village of Falconer Mayor and Board of Trustees will begin holding work sessions the second Monday of each month at 5:45 p.m. in the village board room. Work sessions will be followed immediately by the regular monthly board meetings at 7 p.m. The first work session to be held on Monday, March 11, at 5:45 p.m. is for the purpose of training members and staff on sexual harassment as required by New York state.

Escape Workshop Tuesday March 19

An Art Escape Workshop for people with memory loss and their care partners. Join Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services for an afternoon of connecting and making art. Enjoy meeting other caregivers and their loved ones. The event is Tuesday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Connections North, 10825 Bennett Road, Dunkirk. Please RSVP by calling 366-3335 ext. 1236 or 661-9430 ext. 1236. Complementary lunch will be included. This event is supported in part by the state Department of Health.

Bemus School Board To Meet

BEMUS POINT — The Bemus Point School Board will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in the Maple Grove Middle-High School cafeteria on Dutch Hollow Road, Bemus Point. The public is welcome to attend.

Region Quilt Guild To Meet March 13

BUSTI — The Chautauqua Region Quilt Guild will meet on Wednesday, March 13, at 6:45 p.m. at the Busti Fire Hall. The program will be “Make and Take”. Refreshments will be served and guests are welcome to attend.

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