J-D senior wins National Merit 3M Scholarship

We’re proud to share that Jamesville-DeWitt High School senior Aaron Sikora has been selected as a winner of the National Merit 3M Scholarship.  There are three types of National Merit Scholarships. Aaron was awarded one by corporate sponsor, 3M. Corporate sponsors provide scholarships for finalists who are either children of their employees, residents of the …

Jamesville-DeWitt addresses recent RamFeed segment

On Wednesday, April 17, Jamesville-DeWitt High School’s student-run news club RamFeed produced a segment recognizing Arab American Heritage Month that was upsetting for members of our school community.  Students chose to feature Linda Sarsour. They outlined her background, activism history, and acknowledged anti-Semitic accusations against her but did not dive deep enough into the causes …

Lyndon Field Softball Complex renovations celebrated by Jamesville-DeWitt community

Renovations to Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District’s Lyndon Field Softball Complex all started with a letter from families. They urged Superintendent Peter Smith and the district to approve a Swing for the Fences campaign to support much needed and desired improvements to the complex. That letter was received two years ago.  “To bring a project like …

J-DHS Charity Walkathon raises $7,000 for We Rise Above the Streets

An overnight Charity Walkathon hosted by Jamesville-DeWitt High School Student Government was a huge success thanks to dozens of student participants and the local school community. Teams were able to raise $7,000 for We Rise Above the Streets. The local non-profit provides food, clothing, and other resources for those in need in Central New York.  …

J-D High School students gear up for Charity Walkathon

Some J-D High School students will be walking for a good cause this weekend. Student teams will be taking part in an overnight Charity Walkathon in the main gym Friday night into Saturday morning. The goal is to foster community spirit, fundraise for school clubs, and support the local organization We Rise Above the Streets. …

J-D student makes top 5 in 2024 Poetry Out Loud NYS Final

Please join us in congratulating J-DHS senior Anadia St. John for placing top 5 in the 2024 Poetry Out Loud New York State Final on Saturday, March 9 at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Poetry Out Loud is a national high school recitation competition supported by the Poetry Foundation and the …

J-D students shine at DECA State Career Conference

We’re very proud to share the successes of 18 Jamesville-DeWitt High School students who recently competed in the DECA State Career Conference in Rochester from March 6-8.  13 J-D students finished top 10 in the state. Senior Grayson Pitts placed second and Seniors Phoenix McBride and Logan Oppedisano finished in first. This marks the first …

A community discussion: adolescent physical and mental health

Jamesville-DeWitt High School is working with Fayetteville-Manlius and East Syracuse Minoa to host a community discussion around adolescent physical and mental health. A panel of experts will provide tips on what to look for and how to help. The “Healthy Habits” event will be held on Wednesday, March 13 at East Syracuse Minoa High School …

J-D students place in Syracuse Stage Young Playwrights Festival

Out of more than 250 plays submitted to the 2024 Syracuse Stage Young Playwrights Festival this year, 25 plays written by Jamesville-DeWitt High School students were selected as semifinalists and quarterfinalists. Quarterfinalist recognition is given to the top 25% of plays submitted to the competition. The top 16 playwrights in the competition receive semifinalist recognition …

J-D wins 18 medals at NYS Academic Decathlon

We’re excited to share that the Jamesville-DeWitt High School team won a total of 18 medals at the New York State Academic Decathlon. It was held on Friday, March 1 at West Genesee High School. Senior Karunmay Aggarwal won 7 medals and scored the most individual points of anyone at the competition!  Congratulations to everyone …

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