• 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...

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...

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...

Students Of The Working Class

Students Of The Working Class

March 24, 2016

Although students like the extra jingle in their pockets, juggling a job and school can easily lead to a loss of a significant amount of time. In order to have a job, students often sacrifice many opportunities considered part of the high school experie...

Mother’s day

Mother’s day

March 22, 2016

Even though some people might view Mother's Day as just “another Hallmark holiday,” 84 percent of the global population plans to observe Mother's Day this year. “I plan on celebrating Mother's Day because my mom does so much for me and my brother....

The Arts are Among Us

The Arts are Among Us

March 21, 2016

Since kindergarten, we have been taught not to destroy books, no matter what. No ripping, no coloring, no shredding. Well, the members of the Art Club evidently haven't learned this lesson. Their current art project specifically requires them to destroy - or a...

Spring Break Takes Eagles to New Places

Spring Break Takes Eagles to New Places

March 15, 2016

From April 1 through April 11, Jamestown closes its doors for 10 days, leaving students and staff free to do anything except come to school. Spring break is a time for students and staff to decompress and get away from their normal routines. Whether...

Striding To A Cure

Striding To A Cure

March 10, 2016

Racers are running for more than first place when they participate in Relay for Life. The event, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, helps raise funds and awareness for cancer research across the country. This year’s Relay for Life will be held at...

Jamestown’s Orchestra Students Compose Their Way to JMU

Jamestown’s Orchestra Students Compose Their Way to JMU

March 10, 2016

On the weekend of May 20, about 20 orchestra students will pack up and head to James Madison University for an instructional three days of nothing but playing their strings and having fun. “My friends and I look forward to this trip every year because...

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