Entries by Kathryn DeGroft

Take Econ & Personal Finance Online This Summer

Attention Rising Juniors and Seniors Need Economics and Personal Finance to graduate? Looking to take an online class and have the flexibility to do work anytime and anywhere? WJCC will offer EPF this summer to rising Juniors and Seniors. A $50 refundable deposit (refunded after successful completion of the course) and W!SE testing are mandatory. […]

Technology Student Association Advances to States

Jamestown TSA students participated in the Regional Fair for the Technology Student Association over the past weekend.  Several students placed in the competition.  The students in the Eagle’s chapter will be competing on the state level in May. Congratulations to finalists Nate Bennett, Dragster Design (8th place); Michael Wells, Essays on Technology (8th place) and Tele Smith, Photographic Technology (3rd place). […]

New Arrivals!

In a highly readable narrative, this title tells the story of the monumental 1954 Supreme Court decision that mandated desegregation in public schools in the United States. In short, comprehensible chapters, Rubin describes the development of five individual cases as they were strategically fought and often lost at the district level. Eventually all five appealed […]

New Arrivals!

The daughter of an abusive father and drug-addicted mother, 15-year-old Dess has led a tumultuous life, hopping from one social-service placement to another. Now, with her father in prison and her mother planning to testify against him, Dess has a chance to reunite with her four-year-old brother, Austin, if she can bear living with his […]

New Arrivals!

This small, colorful book introduces readers to the complexities of an ever evolving movement, drawing partly on world history but mainly concentrating on the United States in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The introduction, “Are you a feminist?” gives an excellent historical overview and then, noting the controversial nature of this “f-word,” offers […]

FBLA Headed to State Competition

FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) students recently competed at Regional Competitions. Those taking honors are the following students.  They will be headed to Reston, VA in April for State FBLA Competitions: Top Row left to right:  Megan Kelly, Help Desk; Olivia Speight, Health Care Administration Bottom Row left to right:  Wesley Noffsinger, Cyber Security; […]

New Arrivals!

 A YA debut about a blind teen navigating life and love in high school. Parker Grant is a typical 16-year-old who loves to run, has great friends, and isn’t afraid to speak her mind–especially about how to act around blind people like her. Just don’t ask her about being a recent orphan or the boy […]