The St. Johns County School District will inspire good character and a passion for lifelong learning in all students, creating educated and caring contributors to the world.
Superintendent's Report 9-15
Last week I had the privilege to recognize some very special individuals for their service to our school district and community as we presented both the Lifetime Achievement Awards and the Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award.
Beaver Toyota Scion St. Augustine earned state recognition as the 2013-2014 St. Johns County School District Outstanding Business Partner of the Year. General Manager Matt Calavan was presented with a certificate and video message from Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart for their generous support and dedication to our students, teachers and community both this school year and last.
Beaver Toyota Scion is strongly committed to the district through various activities and financial support. During 2013-2014 several programs benefitted from their generous donation including The Webster School Camp Champion afterschool program, the Accelerated Reader program at W.D. Hartley Elementary School, Take Stock in Children scholarships, grant funding for teachers through getonthebusstjohns.org, professional development opportunities for teachers, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of St. Johns County, athletic booster club sponsorships and CHARACTER COUNTS! as well as the Teacher of the Year celebration. This year, they have committed to continuing their support for several of these programs.
During the annual football game between the St. Augustine Yellow Jackets and the Pedro Menendez Falcons, I had the opportunity to honor Katherine Keller Batenhorst and James E. Browning as the recipients of the 2014 Learning Legacy Lifetime Achievement Awards. Both were presented with plaques as former St. Johns County public school students who...