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While many people spent their summer watching Netflix or hanging out by the pool, the Jamesville-DeWitt High School Book Club spent their summer constructing a Little Free Library and figuring out the logistics of maintaining it. They built, filled and kept watch on the LFL this summer with help from our school’s library media specialist, Mary Panek. The LFL offers people of all ages the opportunity to enjoy reading at no cost.




In Jamesville-DeWitt High School there are two new faces in the elective classes. Ashlee Childers is the new teacher for the Drawing and Painting classes. Sara Brodbeck is teaching the DDP, Architecture and Creative Woodworking classes. Both are joining very successful programs and have big shoes to fill.

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Every year there are changes to the faculty at Jamesville-DeWitt High School. Though Michael Melfi, Erin Sullivan, and Tong Fu Mei are all new to J-DHS and they have different teaching techniques, all three of them want to prepare their students for college and the real world.


October 2017

Little Free Library

New Faces in the Creative World

Welcome These New Faces to the Same Place

Traveling Senior: Joey Armenta

June 2017

Ms. Hsiao Says Her Farewells

J-D English Teacher Recognized

May 2017

English as a New Language: J-DHS Edition

The Inside Scoop with the Lunch Ladies

Mr. Wenzel Says His Goodbyes

Mr. and Mrs. Molesso Retiring

Señora DeJesus Returns

April 2017

School Olympics

J-D's Award Winning Teacher

A Unique Path to J-DHS

March 2017

Student Teachers Take Over the Classrooms

A Musical Quack Attack

No Arm? No Problem!

Remembering Señora Kuon

A Red Ram in the Air

A History Teacher Straight Out of the Soviet Union

Seniors Bring Phone App from Project to Reality

February 2017

2017 Scholastic Writing Awards

Scholastic Art Awards

Reciting Her Way to States

January 2017

National Honors Society Size on the Rise

Scholastic Controversy

Creating Leaders at J-DHS

Singing Their Way To States

December 2016

J-D Seniors Serve Their School

Seniors Listen in on the Future of Public Education

J-D Model United Nations Takes on the Hilton Conference

Battling E.B. With a Song

Should J-D Rank Its Students?

November 2016

J-DHS Black Friday Steals

Señora De Jesus's Road to Recovery

Return of the J-D Alumni

J-D Students Take Part in Slam for Scholarship

October 2016

Halloween Creeps up on J-D

New Faces in the Old Crowd

What Did You Do During Summer '16?

JD Lacrosse: Road to the State Championship

J-D Student Climbs New York

May 2016

Ms. Bolsei's Retirement

Rebuilding the Prosecution and Defense

A Few Shakespeare's Among Us?

Making Her Maar-k on the Art World

Optimist vs. Pessimist

April 2016

New Face in the Library

Girls Code Their Way to Success

Sidewalks are Coming, Thanks to Moving DeWitt

March 2016

J-D Students and Teachers Earn Recognition at Scholastic

Can You Find the Lost and Found?

The MVP of J-D Volleyball: Melissa Murphy

February 2016

How People Plan to Spend Their February Break

Checking Out for the Last Time

J-D Students and Teachers Earn Recognition at Scholastic

January 2016

 How Did You Spend Your Break?

Make A Wish Takes Off at J-D

Dress(ember) to End Human Trafficking

December 2015

The Tipping Point for Gun Control

The Hidden Talents of Mr. Wenzel

Signing Up for Their Futures

Ho Ho Holiday Season

November 2015

There's a New Cosmopolitan in Town

Red Ram Role Models Read to Second Grade

JD's New Tutoring Club

College Applications

October 2015

Halloween Costumes and Plans

J-DHS Library Checks in New Technology

Finally Home for the Football and Soccer Teams

Dressing up or Dressing Down?

June 2015

Who's Behind Those Friday Morning Announcements

Mrs. Glauber Says Goodbye to J-D

J-D Students Give Back Within Their School

May 2015

Coach Tuck Takes his Talents to MPH

April 2015

Alanna Jones Swings For the Stars

Mr. Pilcher Sculpts A Great Career At J-DHS

Who is behind those Friday morning announcements?

Mrs. Kelly Moves on From J-D

Pennies for Patients? How about $1000!

The Return of Mr. Cottet

National Scholars at J-DHS!

March 2015

Poetry Out Loud Finalists

Going Bald for St. Baldrick's

Students Go To El Salvador

Are Music Videos a New Way for Learning?

February 2015

How would you spend $1.6 million?

Which Senior English Classes Should You Take?

J-D Rocked out at Battle of the Bands!

Zuckerberg Reading Challenge 2015

Snowboarding vs. Skiing

January 2015

Teachers Flashback to High School

Who's in the Zone?

The Real Ike is Back!

12 Days of Winter Break

What does J-D think about tattoos?

Do you like your name?

Trader Joe's Takes Erie Boulevard by Storm