Entries by Kathryn DeGroft

Mr. Dubay Honored for Service

Envirothon Team Coach Charlie Dubay was recognized by his team for 20 years of service.  The award winning team presented Mr. Dubay with a custom made quilt to honor his many years of dedicated volunteer work.

Kiwanis Awards to Our Eagles

Two Jamestown students were recently recognized by the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club. Freshman Sorenna Jean (left) won the Kiwanis Club Delaney Award for outstanding community service.  Senior Will Bell, (right) won the Kiwanis Club Teenager of the Year Award.  We are proud of their outstanding achievements.

Envirothon Team Wins 2nd Place

Jamestown High School’s Envirothon Team won 2nd place overall in the Dominion (Virginia’s state-level) Envirothon Competition held on May 21 and May 22  at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia.     Pictured above from L to R:  Front Row (Far Right only):  Scott Thomas (Coach from DCR), Charlie Dubay (JHS Coach) Back Row (L to R):  Amanda Mullane (JHS Coach), […]

Take Flight with An Aviation Scholarship

Learn to Fly Williamsburg Aviation Scholarship Program (WASP) Application are available through high school counselors or at Williamsburg Jamestown Airport and online at the link below. 50 hours of flight training and academics Potential to earn a Private Pilot license Weekly classes and flights from the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport. For further information see the WASP […]

New Arrivals!

In this novel, the reader follows Sophie as she learns that her parents have kept many secrets from her and her brother Hercule. Sophie’s family live in Brussels, capital of Belgium. But Sophie’s family haven’t always lived there. Sophie has memories of coming on the train from England, and she wonders if she’s somehow fabricated […]

New Arrivals!

JOHN WATERS: I should say right off that I am really qualified to be your commencement speaker. I was suspended from high school, then kicked out of college in the first marijuana scandal ever on the university campus. I’ve been arrested several times. I’ve been known to dress in ludicrous fashions. I’ve also built a […]

New Arrivals!

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. The book also includes bonus content to help you get started coding! Fans of funny and inspiring books […]

New Arrivals!

Roses and old books… This is a dark and delightful Gothic fantasy, all the more so for being set in the shabby postwar period rather than some lightning wracked Victorian pile. The story takes us to  both a bombed out and exhausted London and a decaying country house in deepest Wales – and when I […]

New Arrivals!

 This is an excerpt from “Return of the King” by Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin.This chapter details the secret conversations, meetings and movements that led to LeBron James‘ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in July 2014. It was a process that was cloaked in secrecy and with moments that have remained private until […]