Entries by April Knowles

State Mandated Parent/Teen Driver Safety Presentations

State Mandated Parent/Teen Driver Safety Presentations The WJCC Driver Education Department will host a series of three of these informative meetings to help facilitate varying parental schedules.  Attendance by a parent AND student to ONE of these meetings is MANDATORY.  This mandate was passed on to us by the Virginia Department of Education.  The purpose […]

8 JHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Eight students from Jamestown High School are moving on as finalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition. These students represent the top 1.12 percent of the nation in academies. The students qualified for the competition as juniors because of their high scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Qualifying Test (PSAT). Jamestown High School’s 2019 national […]

New Arrivals!

 t’s 1945, and the world is in the grip of war. Hideki lives on Okinawa, an island near Japan. When he is drafted to fight for the Japanese army, he is handed a grenade and told: Don’t come back until you’ve killed an American soldier. Ray, a young American Marine, has just landed on Okinawa. […]

New Arrivals!

It’s a sad fact: hip-hop album liners have always been reduced to a list of producer and sample credits, a publicity photo or two, and some hastily composed shout-outs. That’s a damn shame, because few outside the game know about the true creative forces behind influential masterpieces like PE’s It Takes a Nation of Millions. […]

New Arrivals!

Interweaving handwritten text and art in his signature style, John Hendrix tells the fascinating story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the oppression of the German people during World War II. Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor and theologian who was shocked to watch the German church embrace Hitler’s agenda of hatred. He spoke out […]

New Arrivals!

The sports world is full of epic comebacks, upsets, chokes, and clutch performances. The most memorable buzzer-beating baskets, double-digit comebacks, and unexpected meltdowns are all here alongside vivid photos and lively writing from award-winning sports author Matt Doeden. From racing legend Man o’ War’s only career loss in 1919 to the 2017 Super Bowl’s incredible […]

New Arrivals!

I’m here to take you to live with your father. In Tokyo, Japan! Happy birthday!” In the Land of the Rising Sun, where high culture meets high kitsch, and fashion and technology are at the forefront of the First World’s future, the foreign-born teen elite attend ICS-the International Collegiate School of Tokyo. Their accents are […]

Announcements for December 3, 2018

Seniors:  All January 1, 2019 application deadlines need to be turned into your counselor before December 5, 2018.   Auditions for the Spring Musical NEWSIES are being held December 12th and 13th.  Get more information from Mr. Stone and sign up for an audition time. We are looking for people who can sing, act, or […]