Facing History and Ourselves

On April 19, 2018 Jessica Green, daughter of Earnest Green, Little Rock Nine Member and the first African American to ever graduate from an integrated high school, shared an afternoon of stories and questions exploring the role of media and […]

Important Message for Parents/Guardians

Dear Parents/Guardians: Your child’s first marking period report card is available on Pupil Path.  Please log in to review your child’s progress.  If you would like a printed copy of your child’s report card, please contact your child’s guidance counselor […]

Respect for All Week and Blood Drive

What a busy week it has been here in our school! As usual J.D.H.S. students and staff stepped up to the plate and rocked it. Pledges, posters and being a friend and helping others was the theme this week We […]

John Dewey H.S. Campaign for” Kindness Week” and “No one Eats Alone Day”

John Dewey students and staff are always thinking out of the box and always trying to improve their community and their school. So instead of having just one day to let students know that we are a community, and here […]

John Dewey H.S. Key Club

Our own J.D.H.S. Key club put on their aprons and served meals to the visually impaired. This Saturday February 10th our students were up and ready to help their community. Students, patrons and teachers had a blast helping each other […]

 

Recommend and Vote for Projects to Improve Our Community

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Canned Food Drive

Come and donate canned foods or non-perishable food items.

Please bring all donations to your Academy Community Coordinator

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Computer Science Hackathon

John Dewey High School participated in the Computer Science for All “Animal Rescue” Hackathon on November 3rd. Sarina Lim, who teaches software engineering, guided students as they created public service announcements for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Scratch, a visual programming language. At the end of the day, John Dewey’s “Save the Tigers!” team won an award for designing and coding a game that highlighted the challenges of monitoring poachers.

One of the team members was Leilani Frederick, a 9th grader who began programming at John Dewey just two months ago. “Our trip to the hackathon was the most exciting and educational trip I have had,” she said. “I liked that we had to work in groups, we were competing, it taught me a lot about coding and encourages me to do better.”

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Above: Judge Teddy Sherrill (2nd to right), Chief Technology Officer at Flocabulary, with Ms. Sarina Lim (left) and winning student team Nusirat Tolani, Leilani Frederick, Shamily Shareen, and Emmanuel Jeffers (left to right).

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John Dewey College Fair

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