The IT Department is working toward completing two large projects this school year that will use half-cent sales tax funds to enhance and upgrade technology in our schools.
In this edition of the Superintendent Spotlight, we hear from the principal, teachers and students at John A. Crookshank Elementary School.
The Nease High School Football team and coaching staff organized Victory Day, a field study experience for students with disabilities from Timberlin Creek, Wards Creek and Valley Ridge Academy. During Victory Day, students participated in football drills, tried on equipment and scored touch downs against the Nease High School Panthers.
Students from Sebastian Middle School's SWAT Club gave a presentation at the county Legislative Delegation Meeting on October 20th to call attention to the increased prevalence of vaping among youth and the need for smoke-free parks and beaches.
St. Johns County School District, in compliance with Florida Senate Bill 864, has provided a list of the science instructional materials being considered for adoption. These materials are being made available for review by parents and will follow instructional materials cycle specified by the state.
The Transportation Department implemented a new routing software known as Bus Planner for the 2017-18 School Year. The system significantly enhances safety parameters to ensure district school buses are routed in a manner which prioritizes student safety above all else.
In preparation for the 2017-18 School Year, the Transportation Department conducted four days of intensive bus training at the FCTC Public Safety Academy Test Track.
The new classroom building addition at Allen D. Nease High School which opened this school year is approximately 60,000 s.f. and adds 510 student stations to a growing school campus.
Picolata Crossing Elementary School, a two-story elementary school in the World Golf Village area, had a successful 2017-2018 school year opening.
Over the last 12 years we have executed the on-time and within budget completion of 12 new schools and 12 school/classroom expansions.