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Jamestown High School’s environmental science competition team won first place in the Area III Envirothon competition held Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Henrico, Virginia. The team consists of 7 students, Elizabeth Horley, YuBin Kang, Anna Song, Audrey Root, Elsa Barrientos, Joanna Stathopoulos and Rachel Smith and is coached by teachers Rebecca Elton, Amanda Mullane and Charlie Dubay as well as environmental engineer, Scott Thomas. These students will now advance to the state level competition on May 21st and 22nd at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia.
Pictured above: Mr. Drexel Harris (left) of Dominion Power (which sponsors and funds the Envirothon Competition) presents the first place trophy to the Jamestown High School Envirothon Team members (from left to right): Elizabeth Horley, YuBin Kang, Anna Song, Audrey Root, Elsa Barrientos, Joanna Stathopoulos and Rachel Smith.
Mrs. Staudt’s German 4 students took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place over the weekend at the UVA Short Film Competition.
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.
- Return the completed EPF registration form (link below) by Friday, May 25, 2017 to your school counselor.
- As seats begin to fill, preference will be given to graduating Seniors.
- Must have access to the Internet and computer technology over the summer.
- Must have the willingness to accelerate learning and earn credits needed to graduate.
- Attend the mandatory orientation on June 21 or 22 at Lafayette High School. 2-3 pm or 4-5 pm.
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).
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; Ross Wunibald, Entrepreneurship
Missing from picture: Philip Song, Economics; Jackson Robertson, Business Ethics
Students from Jamestown’s CTE classes recently attendem the Youth Career Expo at the Hampton Coliseum.
Students participated in mock interviewing, networked with fellow high school students, and met with local employers, military, and higher education representatives.