Entries by WJCC Public Schools

WJCC Schools students took part in a “STEM Girls’ Night In” at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland

Talk about a sleepover that was out of this world! Recently, more than two dozen WJCC Schools students took part in a “STEM Girls’ Night In” at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The overnight, hands-on learning experience offered the young women a chance to talk with scientists and engineers and to learn about the work […]

J. Blaine Blayton Elementary named 2018 Purple Star School for support of military families

The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact for Military Children recently awarded J. Blaine Blayton Elementary School (JBBES) with a Purple Star designation for its commitment to meeting the needs of children from military families. JBBES is one of the first schools in Virginia to earn the honor. To […]

Lafayette Art Teacher Wins Award for Sculpture

Lafayette High School art teacher, Shainna Grant, won an Award of Excellence for her ceramic artwork, A Hidden Strength, at Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center’s 2018 Juried Art Show. The exhibition was open to all Virginia artists, and of the about 230 pieces that were submitted, only 78 artworks from 56 artists were selected for display. […]

WJCC Students Participate in the 11th Annual Band Night Event

WJCC Band Night took place Wednesday, Oct 17th at Wanner Stadium. Marching bands from Jamestown High School, Lafayette High School and Warhill High School all took the field in the exhibition to showcase their individual marching band shows. The finale of the evening brought middle school band students from Berkeley Middle School, James Blair Middle […]

Storm impact on after-school and weekend activities

All after-school activities and athletic competitions scheduled for todayare canceled. Weekend events will go on as planned with the exception of the Warhill High School homecoming dance, which has been rescheduled for Saturday, October. 27. Additional information about individual events will be communicated, as needed, directly to players and participants.

WJCC Celebrates Farm to School Week

WJCC celebrated Virginia’s Farm to School Week with fresh, locally-grown vegetables. Child Nutrition Services, SHIP, Master Food Volunteers, PTA volunteers, and student volunteers from William & Mary offered tastings at many elementary schools. Check your school lunch menu for our next locally-grown Farm to School Day!

VDOE Presents “Critical Decision Point” Training for Parents of Students with Disabilities

Richmond, Va. — The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is offering training to parents of students with disabilities on critical decision points that can affect a child’s ability to earn a diploma and be ready for higher education or a career. The free, four-hour sessions — offered in eight locations, beginning this month through February […]

All WJCC Schools Receive State Accreditation

All Williamsburg-James City County Schools have earned accreditation as a result of student performance on Standards of Learning tests. As a new school, James Blair Middle School was accredited with conditions, which is the standard across the state. The Virginia Department of Education reported school ratings on September 27, noting that this is the first […]