All students to receive free meals for the next 4 years, beginning Sept. 2024

The Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District is excited to announce that all students will be able to receive free school meals regardless of family income for the next four years, beginning with the 2024-25 school year in September.  Earlier this school year, only three of our schools qualified for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Community …

2024-25 budget vote and board of education election is May 21

Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District residents will vote Tuesday, May 21 on a proposed $71.4 million dollar spending plan for the 2024-25 school year. It calls for a $1,922,535, or 2.77%, increase in spending over the current year’s budget. The proposal supports initiatives outlined in the district’s strategic plan and maintains all existing programs, athletics, extracurricular …

J-D students place on National French and Spanish Exams

National French Contest The National French Contest/Le Grand Concours is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Students of French in grades 1-12, in all 50 states and abroad, take a written test and compete against students with a similar educational background for prizes. A 60-minute national test, designed, written, …

J-D students earn Seal of Biliteracy

We’re proud to share that multiple Jamesville-DeWitt High School students have met the requirements to earn the New York state Seal of Biliteracy (NYSSB)!  The NYSSB recognizes high school students who have attained a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in one or more languages in addition to English. Students must …

2024 Family Survey available through June 7

The Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District strives to provide all students with a high quality education and learning experience. We need your input to accomplish this.  We’re continuing our partnership with Panorama Education to conduct and administer our 2024 Family Survey. Panorama safeguards your privacy, keeping your responses confidential. The survey is 95 questions long, will …

“9 to 5” cast and crew recognized for Imagination Library donation

As the cast and crew of Jamesville-DeWitt’s spring musical “9 to 5” prepared to wow the crowd, they also decided to give back. It was a win-win opportunity when they realized the writer of the musical, Dolly Parton, is also the driving force behind the Imagination Library.  The early literacy program promotes the love of …

J-D senior places third in national Sijo poetry contest

Jamesville-DeWitt High School Senior Evelyn Keefe recently placed third in the national Sijo poetry contest sponsored by the Sejong Cultural Society, winning $300 in prize money. The Sejong Cultural Society strives to advance awareness and understanding of Korea’s cultural heritage amongst people in the United States by reaching out to the younger generations through contemporary …

J-D students win Yom HaShoah Commemoration Narrative Competition

Four Jamesville-DeWitt High School students recently won first and second place in the Jewish Federation of Central New York’s Yom HaShoah Commemoration Narrative Competition.  Students in grades 7-12 were invited to participate by addressing the theme, “Being Courageous in Dangerous Times,” through art, poetry, essays, and/or digital media.  The winning works will be published in …

May calendar changes due to unused snow days

Assuming that the Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District does not have any more snow days or other emergency closure days, school will not be in session on Thursday, May 23, and Friday, May 24. Schools will also be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. We hope you enjoy the long weekend.

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