Entries by WJCC Public Schools

James Blair Middle School to begin The Genesis Drone Academy in Fall 2019

Students at James Blair Middle School will have a unique opportunity to explore drone technology while gaining in-demand skills through The Genesis Drone Academy program, beginning in the Fall of 2019. The Genesis Drone Academy program is designed by William Capers, In School Suspension Aide at James Blair Middle School; Archie Jefferson, Student Advancement Coach […]

JHS Envirothon Team wins the State Competition!

After placing 1st in the regional competition, The JHS Envirothon team competed in the State Competition this past weekend at Mary Washington University. They went up against some tough competition from across the state. In the end, the Jamestown team came in 3rd Place in Soils, 2nd Place in Oral Presentation, Wildlife and Forestry, 1st […]

Lafayette Students Win Honorable Mention in NPR Student Podcast Challenge

Lafayette sophomores, Jolin Daughety and Rylee Vinson, won Honorable Mention in NPR’s inaugural Student Podcast Challenge. Their podcast, “Why School is Harder” examined how current high school students feel more pressure to excel compared to older generations. The students conducted interviews and research to blend with their own experiences as high school student-athletes. The sophomores […]

National Award Hits the Perfect Note for Music Lovers

WJCC Schools is proud to be named a 2019 Best Community for Music Education. According to the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation, the award recognizes WJCC Schools for its exceptional commitment to music and the arts as innovative learning opportunities for students. Honorees are selected based on staffing of highly-qualified teachers, funding of programs and access […]