Jamesville-DeWitt High School is having it’s annual J-D Day on May 25 and it will be a half day experience for the students. For the past couple of years, the attendance has decreased from previous years. In order to make it more exciting for students, Ceramics teacher Mark McIntyre and social studies teacher Megan Mcgee have been making some changes to make it more exciting for students.
The William Shakespeare of our time could be here at Jamesville-DeWitt High School and the Syracuse Stage Young Playwrights Festival pulls these prospective writers into the spotlight. For the 20 years this annual festival has been around, high school students with no prior experience writing plays are given the opportunity to discover their playwriting talents.
On Saturday, March 24, student-led protests supporting stricter gun laws took place in cities all over the United States. These protests were part of the “March for Our Lives” movement, which was started by students as a result of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 students and teachers on Feb. 14.