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Lech prepares to start work at JPS

June 12, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Self-described “North Dakota boy” Robert Lech is preparing to start his new job as superintendent of Jamestown Public Schools. Continue Reading

Salary gap remains in teacher negotiations

June 11, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Inching slightly closer on teacher salaries, negotiators for the Jamestown Education Association and the Jamestown Public School Board found other points of disagreement Monday. Continue Reading

Residents oppose hiring decision

May 5, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Hiring Jeff Nold, the son of Jamestown High School Principal Bill Nold, is on tonight’s agenda for the Jamestown Public School Board. Continue Reading

Opinion Corner: Working from the ground up

April 19, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Jamestown Public Schools is moving toward something all athletics programs around the country should be going to: unifying its coaching community from the top down. Continue Reading

School Board: Youth survey results presented

April 18, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

The Jamestown Public School Board heard administrators’ opinions on the Youth Behavior Risk Survey results at Monday’s meeting, and what exactly children here do in terms of drugs, sex and alcohol. Continue Reading

JPS, JEA reach agreement

September 2, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

What started at the end of last April ended on the beginning of September Thursday night.
The Jamestown Education Association and the Jamestown Public School Board reached an agreement Thursday night on teachers’ contracts for the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 school years.
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JPS meeting looks at athletics program issues

September 24, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

The wheels continue to turn within the Jamestown Public School District concerning the future of the athletics programs.
The community met for the second time Wednesday night in the Thompson Community Room at Jamestown Middle School to continue to search for solutions regarding success in the Jamestown Public Schools athletic programs. Continue Reading

JC coach: Improve JPS athletic achievement

September 9, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

Coaches, parents and high school students alike showed support for a suggestion to improve athletic achievement at Jamestown Public Schools.
Jon Hegerle, volleyball coach at Jamestown College, said the district should do more to provide opportunities for athletes to excel at the Jamestown School Board’s regular meeting Tuesday. Continue Reading