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7th Grade Science Classes Visit VIMS

All of the JMBS 7th-grade science classes had the opportunity to visit the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and experience using dip nets, seine nets, and lab equipment, including microscopes, to study local marine organisms.

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Softball vs Hornsby April 25

Baseball Wins Against Hornsby Hawks! Softball Plays Hard!

Spider baseball wins big as they ground the Hornsby hawks in a rivalry game on April 24th!

Spider softball fought hard as they came up short against Hornsby Hawks.

Last regular season game is at home against New Kent, Monday the 29th, 4:30.

Softball vs Hornsby April 25

Baseball vs. Hornsby April 25

Baseball vs. Hornsby April 25

Spring Concerts

Spring Concerts

Our orchestra, band, and choir teachers and students have been hard at work this spring and would love to share with you their musical accomplishments!

Our spring concert series includes the following shows:

May 7: Orchestra, 7 p.m., Jamestown High School Auditorium

May 9: Band, 7 p.m., Lafayette High School Auditorium

May 30: Choir, 7 p.m., James Blair Auditeria

We hope you can join us!

Run the DOG Spring 2019

Spiders Run the D.O.G.

A group of enthusiastic Spiders, both students and staff, turned out for Run the D.O.G. on April 20th! It was a great final event for our SHIP sponsored running club which has been training hard all spring. Way to go Spiders!

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Purple Up Celebration

Purple Up Celebration for Military Children

The JBMS school counselors hosted a Purple Up for the Military Child celebration on April 18th for those students whose family members are in the military. School Resource Officer John Heilman spoke to students about growing up in a military family and about his own time in the army as an adult. We thank our JBMS families who serve and are here to support their children!

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Drone Grant Award

Congratulations to our Grant Winners!

James Blair faculty and staff received five grants from the Williamsburg Community Foundation! Ms. Ashley Miller will purchase books for her ELL students in their own languages. Our school counseling staff, Ms. Pottle, Ms. Kuthy, and Ms. Kravitz, will be redoing the guidance office space to be a warm and welcoming environment for students. Ms. Jaclyn Miller will purchase equipment with which to grow and study plants with her science classes. Mr. Capers will purchase drones to use with the science and technology classes. Congratulations to our staff on winning these grants for their innovative ideas!

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softball vs Page

Baseball and Softball vs Page

softball vs Page

In the April 15th games, Spider baseball operated on all cylinders in the win against Page and Spider softball had a strong start but fell short to Page.

Baseball vs Page

baseball vs Page

College Field Trip

Career Classes Visit W&M, TNCC

The career classes of related arts teachers Kaleb Patterson and Kristin Bumbaugh recently took a field trip on a beautiful spring day to William and Mary and Thomas Nelson Community College to learn about their college programs.

Mixed Bags Designs Fundraiser

Mixed Bags Designs Fundraiser for the PTSA

The PTSA is sponsoring a Mixed Bags Designs fundraiser! Buy a beautifully designed tote, string bag, pouch, or reusable grocery bag at a great price and the PTSA will receive 40% of the sale! Check out their wonderful bags HERE! Our school-specific code is 917193. These beautiful bags would make great Mother’s Day gifts!