• Final Exams begin on Friday, June 10 through Friday, June 17

  • Graduation is on Saturday, June 18 at 5:00 pm at William & Mary Hall

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New Electives Chosen for the Students, by the students

New Electives Chosen for the Students, by the students

May 12, 2016

Electives are the some of the best parts of high school. From painting classes to sociology classes, students are given many options. But are these the electives students really want? Schools have had gym as a required course since the beginning, which...

Riders Gallop into Summer

Riders Gallop into Summer

May 10, 2016

  As the school year comes to a close, the equestrians at Jamestown are shifting their focus onto every rider's’ priority: the summer horse show season. Unlike other sports, horseback riders have no “off season,” but the summer season is the ho...

School Store Funds Future Leaders

School Store Funds Future Leaders

May 4, 2016

Outside the door of Jamestown’s school store, hungry students, with change jingling in their pockets, wait for the door to get unlocked so they can buy their snacks and make it to their next class before the bell rings. Buying snacks, drinks and occas...

ReLaxin Cause We’re Laxin

ReLaxin Cause We’re Laxin

May 2, 2016

  This year is a big year for spring sports with the introduction of girls lacrosse. Being only the second time in Jamestown’s history to field a girls lacrosse team, they have high hopes for the upcoming season. With the number of freshmen joining the team...

Jamestown Career Fair Brings Jobs Galore

Jamestown Career Fair Brings Jobs Galore

May 2, 2016

An overwhelming crowd of students and adults flooded into the auxiliary gym to attend the first Jamestown Career Fair. On Thursday, April 15, close to 20 businesses from around Hampton Roads clustered in the gym with one goal: to encourage and give hig...

The AP Dilemma

The AP Dilemma

April 29, 2016

The price of a single Advanced Placement exam is $92. It’s a hefty price, but the college credits are enough to encourage students to sign up. AP exams, issued by the College Board, are meant to help students earn more credit before they reach c...

Ascent Rises to the Occasion

Ascent Rises to the Occasion

April 29, 2016

Are you a poet? A short story writer? A columnist? Are you working on a novel and have always dreamed of publishing? Jamestown’s literary magazine, Ascent, is still looking for submissions for its’ eighth consecutive volume coming this June. The magazine advi...

Evan Lowery

Evan Lowery

April 29, 2016

Lowery, an important component of the baseball team, has assisted Jamestown baseball in many victories as well as helping them get to Conference last season and winning the district. Evan has achieved award-winning status during his high school career. ...

Jamestown Tennis Hopes to Ace Another Season

Jamestown Tennis Hopes to Ace Another Season

April 27, 2016

As spring sports begin, one thing every Jamestown student should be keeping an eye on is the boys tennis team. The history of Jamestown’s team has been riddled with accomplishment, including a state championship last year and coming close to being the...

Price of Global Warming

Price of Global Warming

April 27, 2016

There is more carbon dioxide pollution in the atmosphere today than there has been at any other time in the past 800,000 years, and the United States alone is responsible for producing a whopping 25 percent of it, according to techtimes.com, a website dedicated to curren...

Athletes Score Big with Commitments

Athletes Score Big with Commitments

April 25, 2016

Jamestown High School prides itself with the success of its students and the prosperity of its sports. Athletes in baseball, volleyball, soccer, swimming and track & field have chosen to commit to continue their sports in college. The swimming and...

Problematic Boards

Problematic Boards

April 25, 2016

Whether it be for transportation, hanging out with friends after school, or just for style, both Skateboarders and Longboarders bring their boards to school and carry them throughout the day. But this may cause safety issues. Security staff member Julie Campbell and ass...

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