The weather may feel like spring on President’s Day, but cooler temperatures are right around the corner. With the changing weather and spring sports here too, students are more susceptible to illness. The cooler temperatures does not cause colds and the flu, but our reactions to the weather can speed along and spread viruses and bacteria. Here a few helpful tips from www.health.com:
Every time you shake someone’s hand, wash yours.
Touching your nose and eyes may hurt you. Those are the most common places for germs to get in.
Get enough rest. When you are tired, your body is not fighting as hard.
Build up with healthy food.
Work out. Working out regularly enhances immune function.
Stay away. Keep your distance from people displaying symptoms of sneezing and coughing.
Did you just double-dip that chip? Make sure to NOT share drinks, bottles, or salsa with double-dippers. Someone may pass their germs to you.
On February 11th, 19th, and 20th, our school counselors will work in the JHS computer labs to schedule all current freshmen and sophomores. The counseling team will provide passes to these students through their classes. Please make sure to remind your students get to the lab during their scheduled times so we can have accurate course requests entered into our scheduling system.
The cost for each AP exam is $98.00 and a reduced-fee is available for students who qualify (free/reduced lunch).
Students taking AP exams at Jamestown High School MUST register for exams at the website above by March 27th, 2019.
To avoid a late fee, all students should register for AP exams during the normal registration window (February 18-March 19, 2019).
Students registering for an AP exam during the late registration
window (March 20-March 27, 2019) will incur a $10.00 late fee.
Jamestown High School is excited to offer families the ability to pay their full exam fees online at the time of registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration.
Families may also pay their full exam fees by mailing a check, cashier’s check or money order to Total Registration, LLC.
Registrations that have not been paid for by March 27, 2019 will be cancelled and exams will NOT be ordered.
REFUND POLICY: Students who cancel before March 19, 2019 will receive a full refund. Students who cancel after March 19, 2019 but before March 27, 2019 will incur a $20.00 cancellation fee. There
will be NO REFUNDS given after March 27, 2019.
AP EXAM REGISTRATION TIMELINE
February 18th -March 19th AP exam registration window
March 20th -March 27th AP exam late registration ($10.00 late fee)
March 27th LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS TO REGISTER FOR AP EXAMS
May 6th- 17th AP Exams will be given
Please contact your counselor if you have a question about an exam not listed, have questions about financial assistance, or any other questions.
Make sure to come and support of girls’ basketball team on Tuesday, February 19th as they play in the first round of the Regional Championship. The Eagles will face off against cross-town rivals Lafayette High School at 6:00 pm in the JHS gym.
Spring sports will start soon. Make sure to check the Jamestown High School athletics webpage for up-to-date information. If you have any questions, please contact our Athletic Director, Coach Edwards: Kenneth.Edwards2@wjccschools.org.
Jamestown High School Athletics will host the Guide to the College-Bound Student-Athlete recruiting seminar on Thursday, February 28th at 7:30 pm in the JHS Auditorium. The event is provided by Dynamite Sports and is free for parents and students.
The faculty and staff of Jamestown High School selected Melissa Furr (Fine arts) as our Teacher of the Year.
Here are a few comments from Ms. Furr’s colleagues:
“Ms. Furr teaches a wide variety of students and makes it a point to meet them exactly where they are at. She is a master at her craft, and always makes it a point to differentiate instruction for students so that they are successful and feel like they belong in her class. Whenever I walk into or by her room, I see that she is engaging with all of her students; she is truly an active member of her classroom community and leads by example. She runs the Exceptional Eagles Club, facilitates the Exceptional Games, and is a valued member of the Concourse 9 team. She is a true team player and someone that will always do what is best for students. Jamestown is a better place because she is here!”
“Ms. Furr is a great educator. She has so many different projects going on and they all are important to instruction. Every student has the opportunity to find success in her class. Then Missy builds on those successes and challenges students to meet the next challenge. She encourages her students to participate in a wide variety of art production for competitions, outside evaluations, local art shows, and even service minded art projects. In addition to her work in the art classroom(and Concourse) Ms. Furr is the Fine Arts Curriculum leader and leader for the exceptional games.”