Entries by WJCC Public Schools

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 […]

Rachel Samuels named 2019 Virginia Reading Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Clara Byrd Baker teacher Rachel Samuels! Rachel was named the 2019 Virginia Reading Teacher of the Year by the Virginia State Reading Association in recognition of her unparalleled commitment to literacy.  Mike Hurley, Clara Byrd Baker Principal, is proud that Rachel is being recognized for her work. He tells us, “Rachel is an […]

2019 Tidewater Science Fair Results

The 2019 Tidewater Science Fair was held this past Saturday at Old Dominion University which included more than 250 project entries this year. Williamsburg James City County students entered 12 projects all of which proudly represented WJCC Schools. While our number of entries were small, of our 12 entries, WJCC students won 10 awards or […]

School Board budget plan invests in meeting student needs and improving employee compensation

High-quality instructional programs and resources for students and appropriate compensation for teachers and staff – those are the priorities at the center of the school board’s newly approved FY20 budget plan. The $142.5 million operating budget was developed using data and the goals of the division’s strategic plan, Elevate Beyond Excellence, to guide decision making. […]