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

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!

Counseling Grant Award ELL Grant Award Science Grant Award Drone Grant Award

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.

Ranger Gresham visits science classes

York River State Park Ranger Visits Science Classes

York River State Park Ranger John Gresham visited science classes to discuss the history of the area through an examination of the fossils found here. He brought a variety of fossil specimens for students to examine.

Ranger Gresham in science classes Ranger Gresham in science classes Fossils from York River State Park Ranger Gresham in science classes

Williamsburg Bridge Tournament 2019

JBMS Bridge Player Takes First Place in Tournament

Daniel Fleming, a James Blair Bridge Club member, and his partner took first place in their section at the annual regional youth bridge tournament in March. Congratulations Daniel!

D. Fleming Bridge Tournament WinnerWilliamsburg Bridge Tournament 2019

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Service Learning Project Is Collecting Markers for Recycling

Don’t throw those worn out markers in the trash! Mrs. Kendall’s AEP classes are collecting used markers as a service learning project and will ship them to the Crayola company for recycling. Collection boxes have been place in the learning hub on each floor. To learn more about the recycling program visit https://www.crayola.com/colorcycle.

Softball and Baseball Season

Spring Softball and Baseball Schedule

Spring Sports Contact Information:

Alanna Bragg,  Head Softball Coach  Alanna.bragg@wjccschools.org

Burt Baker, Baseball Coach  burton.baker@bamrising.com

 

Game Schedule: Games begin at 4:30.  Softball – Home games will be played at Kiwanis park on field #2.

March 7 – Scrimmage @ Berkeley

March 11 – Away @ Tabb

March 14 – Home vs. Toano

March 18 – Away @ Peasley

March 21 – JBMS – BYE

March 25 – Home vs. New Kent

March 28 – Away @ Berkeley

April 11 – Home vs. York

April 15 – Home vs. Page

April 18 – Home vs. Grafton

April 22 – Away @ Queens Lake

April 25 – Away @ Hornsby

May 2 – Quarter finals

May 6 – Semis finals

May 9 – Finals

Enrichment Programs for Gifted Students

Attention Parents of Gifted Students!

Listed below are some wonderful enrichment opportunities offered by the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary. Take a look at the links below, speak with your child, and consider signing them up soon. Registration is already open!

Winter Super Saturday | Jan. 19, 2019 | Registration OPEN

Focusing on the Future | Feb. 2, 2019 | Registration OPEN

Spring Saturday Enrichment Program (SEP) | Feb. 23 – March 23, 2019 | Registration OPEN

See the program descriptions flyer for additional information.

Students Elect SCA Officers for 2018-2019

The entire student body listened to speeches from the candidates for president, vice-president, treasurer, and secretary for the Student Council Association after an energetic campaign. New officers were elected and will begin their duties in November. Congratulations to all who ran and to our newly elected officers!

SCA Candidates

2018 SCA Candidates