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Jamestown student hopes to raise $20,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School freshman Noah Katz is an avid student and a member of the school baseball team. He's also leading a group that hopes to raise ...



Jamestown High School locked down after student social media post showed toy weapon  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School was briefly locked down Friday afternoon after a student's social media post surfaced and showed a potential weapon. Parents of ...



Jamestown boys win state golf title at Williamsburg National  Virginia Gazette

After the final round of the 2018 season, the strokes were tallied and Jamestown High's boys beat out seven other teams to win the class 4 Virginia State Golf ...



Local high school students to represent Virginia in national environmental competition  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Virginia's best high school environmental experts hail from Greater Williamsburg, and they are heading across the country to compete against the best in…



WJCC Schools forego high school redistricting  Virginia Gazette

High school redistricting is off the table, and trailers for Jamestown High School are on it, as a majority of the Williamsburg-James City County school board ...



Jamestown principal named Outstanding High School Principal of Virginia  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School's principal Catherine Worley was named the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals 2018 Outstanding High School ...



School division investigating Jamestown High School student prank  Virginia Gazette

The Williamsburg-James City County School Division is investigating after a high school student posted a screen shot on social media that could be viewed as ...



Jamestown wins sixth state golf championship, taking Class 4 title; Poquoson takes third in Class 2  Daily Press

Playing on your home golf course comes with the obvious advantage of familiarity. But, as Jamestown High coach Doug Meredith noted, playing a state ...



What are the security measures at your child's school?  Virginia Gazette

The Virginia Gazette talked to members of W-JCC, the Williamsburg Government, and the James City County police department to learn how children are ...



Jamestown football home opener suspended with less than 7 minutes of play  Virginia Gazette

After just 6 minutes and 37 seconds of play, and a delay of more than an hour, Jamestown High's home football opener was suspended due to thunderstorms ...



Jamestown High School ranked top 30 in state  Virginia Gazette

In its 2017 list released Tuesday, U.S. News and World Report ranked Jamestown High School in the top 30 public high schools in Virginia.



Toy gun found after social media post prompts lockdown at high school  WAVY-TV

A cap gun was found after a social media post prompted a lockdown at Jamestown High School late last week.



Williamsburg-James City County schools host 1st 'Exceptional Games' for students with disabilities  Virginia Gazette

Donnell Brown, Jamestown High School head football coach and special education teacher, wanted to host an event to celebrate students with disabilities.



Jamestown High School Envirothon team places third in nationals  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School's Envirothon team placed third overall at the National Conservation Foundation's Envirothon in Pocatello, Idaho, earning $5000 in ...



Last Word on DUI arrests, Feb. 2  Virginia Gazette

The Gazette headline and lead story about DUIs didn't surprise me at all. With one industrial brewery, five or more craft breweries, two distilleries, a meadery, ...



W-JCCC students participate in nationwide walkout  Virginia Gazette

Wednesday morning students from across the Williamsburg James City County School District participated in a nationwide student walkout, standing in unity ...



Catherine Worley named assistant superintendent  Virginia Gazette

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board named Catherine Worley as the new assistant superintendent for school leadership effective July 11.



Last Word on workforce housing, Jan. 19  Virginia Gazette

The proposed Oakland Pointe apartments in Croaker are workforce housing, which are not affordable for families living in poverty. About 7.9 percent of James ...



Local high schools to live-stream graduations this weekend  WYDaily

If you can't make it to your high schooler's graduation this year, you're in luck. Both Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools and the York County…



W-JCC school board makes two administrative appointments  Virginia Gazette

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board appointed the interim assistant principal of Jamestown High School and the director of transportation at its ...



Jamestown High School officials, police investigating social media post  13newsnow.com

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WVEC) -- Williamsburg-James City County School division, along with law enforcement authorities are investigating after a threatening ...



W-JCC considers asking for new elementary school, to expand high schools  Virginia Gazette

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board was briefed on the potential 2019-2028 Capital Improvement Plan which includes building a new ...



W-JCC graduation rates remain mostly steady; York sees a slight improvement  Virginia Gazette

Williamsburg-James City County Schools on-time graduation rates have remained mostly steady, while York County Schools have seen a slight increase over ...



Marching bands didn't miss a beat at the W-JCC Band Night  Virginia Gazette

Williamsburg-James City County's Band Night, which gathered marching bands and color guards from across the district Wednesday night at Wanner Stadium.



Jamestown High School Wins Statewide Envirothon  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School placed first in Virginia's 2018 Dominion Envirothon State Competition for the first time in eight years.



Jamestown High School Scholastic Bowl team wins at State Championship  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School's Scholastic Bowl team won first place in class four at the 21st State Championship sponsored by the Virginia High School League.



School Board: High school boundaries may be changing for 2018  Virginia Gazette

Usually when citizens speak up at School Board meetings they address the board.



Mapping the opinions on WJCC school redistricting options  Virginia Gazette

Mapping opinions on middle and high school redistricting options for Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools will likely be more challenging than what it ...



Jamestown High students plunge into science during phage lab visit  William & Mary News

Pipetting basics: Alyssa Luz-Ricca '20, a neuroscience major at William & Mary, instructs students from Jamestown High School in the basics of using a ...



Jamestown theatre students to attend regional conference  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School's theatre students are taking their act on the road to Mobile, Alabama,for the 2018 South Eastern Theatre Conference. In March, 25 ...



High school redistricting puts equality and stability at odds  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

When 50-year-old Marjy Friedrichs' daughter came home one day in June, telling her mother she would no longer go to Jamestown, but Lafayette, her mother…



23 local schools listed among ‘2018’s Best High Schools’  WTKR News 3

Of the 28813 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia, 103 Virginia high schools were nationally recognized.



Graduating seniors reflect on forces that help shape them  Virginia Gazette

Its graduation season, which for high school seniors means the end of their secondary education career and the beginning of the next stage of their lives.



Music is a powerful medicine  Virginia Gazette

At 2 p.m. this Saturday, the auditorium at Jamestown High School will be filled with music and the words of Dr. Kamal Chemali, medical director of Sentara Music ...



WJCC school board gets first look at redistricting options for middle, high schools  Virginia Gazette

The Williamsburg-James City County school board got its first look Tuesday at redistricting options for middle and high schools, though the board is split against ...



CDR fundraising auction turns 40  Virginia Gazette

A crowd of more than 600 will take to Jamestown High School in search of cool items benefiting a worthy cause as Child Development Resources hosts its 40th ...



Growing her character and food, local Girl Scout wins organization's top award  Virginia Gazette

Megan Gillespie, a senior at Jamestown High School, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor and achievement a Girl Scout can achieve.



Teen on life support following crash outside Warhill High School  13newsnow.com

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WVEC) -- The Williamsburg community is rallying around one of their own after a devastating car crash. 17-year-old Juan Spence is on ...



Teachers awarded Innovative Learning Grants from WJCC Schools Foundation  Virginia Gazette

This year 26 Innovative Learning Grants were given to 44 WJCC faculty members from 13 different schools.



Jamestown High grad reclaims independence after 'invisible' illness diagnosis  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Caroline Lloyd was a sophomore in high school when walking up stairs started to feel more like climbing mountains. As time passed, Lloyd's body began…



Manufacturing Day gives students a different look at work  Virginia Gazette

Friday, six groups of students from Williamsburg-James City County visited local factories and manufacturing plants for Career Day.



Teacher files for W-JCC's Jamestown District School Board seat  Virginia Gazette

A Jamestown High School teacher filed to run against former School Board chairman Jim Kelly in his home district, Jamestown.



Virginia Venom boys basketball teams fare well in Colonial Cup  Virginia Gazette

Virginia Venom's AAU boys basketball teams won two of three titles at this weekend's Colonial Cup tournament. The eighth and ninth grade Venom teams, ...



After 15 years of delays, Lafayette's new auxiliary gym opens  Virginia Gazette

After more than 15 years of delays, Lafayette High School has a new auxiliary gym outfitted with a batting cage, basketball hoops, high ceilings, bleachers and ...



Williamsburg-James City, York County area students head back to school  Virginia Gazette

WILLIAMSBURG- Tuesday morning was the first day back for area public school students. Williamsburg-James City and York county schools all opened today.



20 Best High Schools in Virginia: 2018 rankings from U.S. News and World Report  Inside NoVA

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is the top school in the state and No. 10 nationally in the new 2018 Best High Schools rankings from ...



Jamestown High is looking for new football and boys basketball coaches, and a new athletic director  Daily Press

Wednesday was a day of unprecedented coaching turnover at Jamestown High. The school's head football and boys basketball coaches met with their teams ...



Jamestown high graduates told to 'change the world for the better'  Virginia Gazette

As the first names were read and students walked across the stage at Kaplan Arena, a beach ball was tossed in the air.



Updated: Weather-related closings and cancellations in Williamsburg, James City and York  Virginia Gazette

Here's a list of weather-related closings and cancellations due to the weekend storm, last updated Tuesday at 3:15 p.m.: Wednesday: W-JCC Schools close for ...



Road closures in James City County Saturday night  Virginia Gazette

A portion of John Tyler Highway and Cranston's Mill Pond Road are closed Saturday evening.



New faces joining W-JCC schools next year  Virginia Gazette

Two principals are the latest new faces to join superintendent Olwen Herron's administrative team. On Tuesday, the Williamsburg-James City County School ...



VDOT crews work to clear roads following weekend winter storm  WAVY-TV

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) -- Virginia Department of Transportation crews have worked over the past two days to clear area roadways after a weekend winter ...



Huguenot Falcons hope to boost wins under new coach Jared Taylor  Richmond Free Press

Huguenot High School has improved the number of victories its team has secured on the girdiron each of the past three seasons.



Hopper runs away with another CRR win at 4-H 10K  Virginia Gazette

Roger Hopper has run all three of the Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix races held thus far in 2018, and he's won all three. Those races include the standard ...



Spring is alive with the sound of musicals  Virginia Gazette

Spring has sprung, which means its time again for Williamsburg James City County School's lineup of toe-tapping musicals. Let these students take you from the ...



Jamestown student wins William and Mary Model U.N. award  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School senior Susanna Maize won the title of Best Delegate at William and Mary's 31st Model U.N. conference for high school students, which ...



Scholastic Bowl State Championship at William and Mary  Virginia Gazette

The Scholastic Bowl state championship on Feb. 24, will be hosted at the College of William and Mary with Jamestown High School representing Williamsburg ...



Boys basketball preview: Jamestown still carrying chip on shoulder  Virginia Gazette

The Jamestown boys basketball team's 2015-16 campaign was a surprise success to those outside of the program as the Eagles challenged for a Bay Rivers ...



Jamestown's Thorin Jean receives Wendy's High School Heisman honor  Virginia Gazette

For Jamestown High School distance runner Thorin Jean, receiving the Wendy's High School Heisman honor is especially satisfying, because the award ...



Huguenot High's Kevin Gayles is a successful student of the game  Richmond Free Press

Kevin Gayles Jr. knows the way to the end zone. The swift, sure-handed Huguenot High School wide receiver needs no GPS or compass to reach his preferred ...



Students, teachers are back in class  Virginia Gazette

Neither Juan Spence nor his parents could have imagined such a day three months ago. At the time, doctors gave Juan a 5 percent chance of survival. Tuesday ...



After-proms no longer in vogue  Virginia Gazette

WILLIAMSBURG— Are "after proms" an after thought? The three high schools in Williamsburg-James City County have hosted annual post-dance parties for ...



Last Word on tree care, Aug. 1  Virginia Gazette

Driving down the streets of Williamsburg/JCC, my friends and I are appalled at the condition of a lot of the trees planted on the medians. Don't the crews that tend ...



Design for Lafayette High School auxiliary Gym brings smiles  Virginia Gazette

Advocates for Lafayette High School are pleased with the design of the new auxiliary gym that architects from HBA Architecture Interior Design unve.



Mount Academy wins NCF-Envirothon competition  Times Herald-Record

ESOPUS – On July 27, the Mount Academy team from Esopus won the 2018 National Conservation Foundation (NCF)-Envirothon, an international ...



'Tiny Tornado' whips up win for John Marshall High School  Richmond Free Press

John Marshall High School's Kevon Dark agilely slips through the pack to carry the ball down the field during last Saturday's victory over George Wythe High ...



W-JCC Foundation awards $30K in teaching grants  Virginia Gazette

When the WJCC Schools Foundation presents teachers with their grants, it's a celebration. Tuesday morning, Williamsburg-James City County School Board.



Jamestown names former Division I head coach John Cole as its new baseball coach  Daily Press

After more than 25 years coaching in the college ranks, 15 of them as a head coach, John Cole will give high school baseball a try. Jamestown High announced ...



Red Cross holding local blood, platelet drives after Florence impacts donation schedule  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS/NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Blood and platelet donation drives are being held by the Red Cross in Hampton Roads and ...



It's in their DNA: Women tackle careers, football with aplomb  Virginia Gazette

For a trio of Williamsburg-area players on the Richmond Black Widows women's football team, the sport has always been in their DNA, but they had precious few ...



W-JCC's graduation rate slips below state average  Virginia Gazette

WILLIAMSBURG - The graduation rate in Williamsburg-James City County Schools fell slightly below the state average while its dropout rate climbed in ...



New Principals, Assistants Named in WJCC Schools  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

More leadership changes are taking place as Williamsburg-James City County public schools get ready for the 2013-14 school year. Nathan Leach, who had ...



School Board considers renaming James Blair Middle School  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The new James Blair Middle School is steadily taking shape on Ironbound Road, but a recent realization by the Williamsburg-James City School Board has…



W-JCC decides on Rawls Byrd name change  Virginia Gazette

Out with Rawls Byrd and in with Laurel Lane Elementary School.



School bands practice to be pitch perfect  Virginia Gazette

High School students practice to reach perfection. Their meddle will be tested on Oct. 27 when they perform at the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors ...



Williamsburg-area graduates look ahead toward bright future  Virginia Gazette

Seven strangers sat around big wooden table Monday, musing about their futures. Graduation is here, and the 17- and 18-year-olds are about take a step into ...



Author, 18, from Williamsburg examines race through his family's eyes in book  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School graduate Canaan Kennedy reflects on racism in a self-published book.



Berkeley Middle School Teacher named WJCC Teacher of the Year  Virginia Gazette

Shari Vandygriff, an eighth grade English teacher at Berkeley Middle School, was named the 2016 Teacher of the Year by Williamsburg-James City County ...



Williamsburg Christmas Parade winners announced  Virginia Gazette

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance announced the winners from its 52nd annual Community Christmas Parade, with the theme of Winter ...



Life & Entertainment  Virginia Gazette

When you walk into the exhibition space of Colonial Williamsburg's “Revealing the Priceless,” the first thing you notice is the writing on the wall. There are 1,800 ...



Drowned teen in James City had big dreams in golf  Daily Press

Trevor Times might have been Tiger Woods' biggest fan.



St. George's Hundred to Extend Path from Jamestown Hundred  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The St. George's Hundred and the Jamestown Hundred neighborhoods will soon be connected via a paved pedestrian and cycling path. The James City ...



CDR deputy director reflects before retirement  Virginia Gazette

After three decades of building better futures for area kids, Lisa Thomas has earned her respite. The deputy director at Child Development Resources is set to ...



County to hold public forum on safety issues at John Tyler Highway intersections  Virginia Gazette

County Supervisor Ruth Larson will lead a discussion about safety issues at John Tyler Highway's intersections with Greensprings Road and Centerville Road ...



Meet the man trying to make Williamsburg a pickleball mecca  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Ever hear of pickleball? It's Jeff Anthony's job to ensure that you do. Pickleball, a sport that combines aspects of tennis, ping pong, and badminton and…



School Board to vote on CIP at Tuesday meeting  Virginia Gazette

On Tuesday, the Williamsburg-James City County School Board is expected to vote on the fiscal year 2018-27 Capital Improvement Plan with funding requests ...



Frame Fitness wins best gym/ fitness center  Virginia Gazette

Two workout partners are sharing their skills with the Greater Williamsburg area. Co-owners of Frame Fitness Andre McLaughlin and Sean Walker started out by ...



W-JCC looks ahead toward redistricting  Virginia Gazette

The redistricting process is expected to begin in spring 2017.



High school seniors reflect on life as they enter the next phase  Virginia Gazette

WILLIAMSBURG-- On a recent afternoon, Olyvia Lose, 18, sat on the shared patio of Seasons Restaurant and Stephanos Pizzeria in Williamsburg and was ...



College Creek perfect storm for rip currents, drownings  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The National Park *Service*, U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Navy and Virginia Marine Police were among the 10 agencies helping the James City County Police ...



Teen Who Pleaded Guilty in Pot Bust Gets 7 Years; Will Serve 45 Days  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

A James City County man will serve 45 days in jail for his conviction on a felony charge of possession with intent to sell more than a half-ounce and less…



Players bring "Lucky Stiff" to life  Virginia Gazette

The Williamsburg Players return to the stage throughout February with "Lucky Stiff," a musical farce about a shoe salesman who must take the body of his ...



Local students learn environmental lessons at Nature Camp  Virginia Gazette

Five local garden clubs team up to streamline application process for Nature Camp scholarships.



Huguenot Falcons fly high with win despite storm  Richmond Free Press

There are signs Huguenot High School football has weathered the storm, and not just because the team's latest victory was achieved in drenching conditions.



A tale of two Dickens events  Virginia Gazette

The Williamsburg Players and the James City County Library present events inspired by Charles Dickens and his classic tale, "A Christmas Carol."



Verbal Commitment from Class of 2018 VA Sprinter Abby Larson is Number 4 for H2Okies  SwimSwam

Abby Larson, a junior at Jamestown High School in Williamsburg, Virginia, has verbally committed to swim for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State.



Wrestling: York Leads Historic Triangle Schools During Ram Rumble  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

All seven Bay Rivers District high schools in Williamsburg and York County met at Lafayette Friday and Saturday for the Lafayette Ram Rumble. The Lafayette…



Greenswamp farm keeps Virginia History Alive  Virginia Gazette

The Greenwwamp farm has been run by Becky Abott's family for more than 100 years.



Creating more space where there is none  Virginia Gazette

Too many students and not enough space. That's why James Blair Middle School will open next fall, and why redistricting talks started earlier this month.



JCC Jamestown Supervisor Q&A: Kevin Onizuk  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

WYDaily sent an identical questionnaire to each candidate for the Jamestown seat on the James City County Board of Supervisors. Kevin Onizuk is the…



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