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A wave of fresh faces appeared in the hallways on Sept. 5 as the class of 2021 began their first days at Jamesville-DeWitt High School. Assistant Principal Dave Nylen said that they are the “best freshmen class ever,” and hopes they will have a great first year. The freshman who were in the cafeteria had various opinions about the atmosphere of the high school, along with the transfer from the middle school to a new building.

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Jim Tuck is a beloved figure in the halls of Jamesville-DeWitt High School. So his absence last year was very noticeable. Although many students missed Tuck, they did not know what had caused his absence.



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Once again, Jamesville-DeWitt High School is ranked as one of the premier schools in New York State by U.S. News and World Report. Yet, the administration is committed to maintaining the success J-D has achieved in the past by improving different facets of the school.



This past summer, senior Joey Armenta traveled to La Manga, Spain, a city on the southeast coast of Spain, on a foreign exchange trip for four weeks. He went through a short term foreign exhange program called Rotary International. Armenta traveled through this program in hopes of improving his Spanish language in and out of school. “It would be cool to be fluent in two different languages.” Armenta said. “He wanted to travel outside of the US to experience a different culture than ours,” said senior Joe DiDomenico.



After 13 years of running, biking, and working out on the same exercise equipment, Jamesville-DeWitt High School (JDHS) students and teachers arrived this fall to find new fitness equipment. During the summer, new treadmills, stationary bicycles, rowing machines, and yoga mats were installed.