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BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTS ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND EQUITY BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTS ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND EQUITY: The Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Nate Franz as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Equity.  Mr. Franz will begin his new position on July 1, 2020.  Nate has enjoyed a successful career as a math teacher, instructional coach, supervisor, and district leader of teaching and learning.  He has over 12 years of administrative experience, most recently as Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning in the Syracuse City School District.  The Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Equity is responsible for providing leadership of K-12 instructional programs while providing a safe, caring, inclusive, equitable, and challenging learning environment to build a community that recognizes diversity as one ...
Mr. Gasparini Named to NYSPHSAA Panel Mr. Gasparini Named to NYSPHSAA Panel: Panel will study impact of coronavirus on fall HS sports. Please click here to read the syracuse.com article.   
Board of Education Appoints Tecumseh Elementary School Principal Board of Education Appoints Tecumseh Elementary School Principal: The Board of Education has appointed Tokinma Killins as principal of Tecumseh Elementary School.  Ms. Killins will begin her new position on July 1, 2020.  Tokinma has enjoyed a successful career as a social worker, teacher, and administrator.   She has over eight years of administrative experience, most recently, serving as an assistant principal in the East Syracuse-Minoa School District.  You will find that Tokinma is a warm and generous person who is passionate about her work with students and adults.  She brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and unbridled enthusiasm to her new leadership role.  She is looking forward to becoming a part of the Tecumseh community and is very excited to meet and work with all.  Please join us in welcoming ...
Sunday, June 7th Sunday, June 7th: ”No Exodus, the J-D Drama Show, written and directed by senior Alethea Shirilan-Howlett, has scheduled their virtual performance for June 7, 2020. It will be a multimedia performance, harnessing the talents of the entire J-DHS art community. The show will be linked to a fundraiser (in place of ticket sales). All profits from that fundraiser will go to CNYArts to provide scholarships for children in the area who want to attend art, music, and drama camps.   The show will be live-streamed on Sunday, June 7th at 7:00 P.M. You can get to know the cast and crew on the No Exodus Instagram (@noexodusplay) and the No Exodus Facebook (@noexodus). Synopsis:  “The year is 1995, there’s a horrible thunderstorm outside and Wendy Symmonds and her daughter Ruth ...
Moses DeWitt Sends a Special Message to Students Moses DeWitt Sends a Special Message to Students: Some MDES teachers sent along a special message to our students who we are missing so much right now.  Click here to check it out now.     
Message from High School Teachers Message from High School Teachers: Click here to watch. 
JD Awarded New York State Recognition School and Best High School JD Awarded New York State Recognition School and Best High School: Dr. Smith's letter to family and staff regarding good news. 
JDMS Staff is Missing Their Students JDMS Staff is Missing Their Students: Click here to see the video message the staff at the Middle School has sent to their students.
Jamesville Elementary School Sends a Video Message to Students Jamesville Elementary School Sends a Video Message to Students: Please click here for the video message  from Jamesville Elementary School staff to students.
Moses DeWitt Sends a Message to Students Moses DeWitt Sends a Message to Students: The MD staff is missing their students and wanted to send some special love their way!!  We are incredibly proud of our students and look forward to seeing everyone soon!!   Click here to see the message that Moses DeWitt staff sent to their students.  
Tecumseh Elementary School Holds Parade Tecumseh Elementary School Holds Parade: Click Here for  Syracuse.com's story on Tecumseh Elementary School Parade
Getting to Know... Once Upon A Matrress Getting to Know... Once Upon A Matrress: UPDATE: 3/13/20 Once Upon a Mattress Musical will be streamed live tonight: I am happy to announce that we will have the students perform our 7th and 8th grade musical tonight and stream the production.  The performance will occur without an audience.  In addition to being streamed live at 7 PM tonight, the performance will be recorded.   Y ou can access the performance free of charge using our streaming service typically associated with our athletic department.  The web address for the performance is on twitch tv.  Go to 
Vaping Forum at Jamesville-DeWitt Vaping Forum at Jamesville-DeWitt: Crouse Health Presents -  Vaping, Is It Really Harmless? 
High School Musical Guys and Dolls High School Musical Guys and Dolls: High School Musical,  News Channel 9 story . 
CNYRIC's Featured Teacher CNYRIC's Featured Teacher: Jamesville-DeWitt High School's Michael Keenan named CNYRIC's Teacher of the Month .   
Moses DeWitt Students Create Care Packages for the Homeless Moses DeWitt Students Create Care Packages for the Homeless: The students at Moses DeWitt have been working on creating care packages for the homeless in our community.  Please click here for the Spectrum News Story and click here for the Localsyr.com/News Channel 9 Story .   
Program in DeWitt elementary schools teaches children to recognize and handle abuse Program in DeWitt elementary schools teaches children to recognize and handle abuse: Click Here for CNY Central story.
Addressing Anxiety in Adolescents Addressing Anxiety in Adolescents: Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School is addressing anxiety in adolescents.  Click here for Spectrum News Story  and click here for Eagle News Bulletin article . 
Hoops For Courage Hoops For Courage: Basketball game brings together rivals on the court for special cause. Click Here for Channel 3 Newsclip .
Kindess Tree Kindess Tree: Kindness Tree Students celebrated the arrival of fall with a Kindness Tree.   Every year, the Learning Pad students learn about each season through their five senses. This October, after learning about the fall foliage and the beautiful colors of this season, students created a Kindness Tree—a billboard with thankful messages written on fallen leaves.   All students were invited to participate. Fresh leaves were delivered to each class and students were encouraged to write, draw or cut the leaves to create their personal message.     Learning Pad students read and hung the finished leaves on the Kindness Tree. This year’s Tree is on display outside the door to the Leapfrog Room near the sensory area for everyone to enjoy. ...



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Dr. Peter Smith, Superintendent

P.O. Box 606
DeWitt, NY 13214

Phone: (315) 445-8300
www.jamesvilledewitt.org


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