Allen Anderson, principal at Palencia Elementary School (PES), has been selected by Superintendent Tim Forson to be the principal of K-8 school “LL” currently being constructed at 1365 Shetland Drive, St. Johns, 32259. His nomination will be presented to the School Board at their December 12 meeting.
Jessica Richardson, principal at Ocean Palms Elementary School (OPES), has been selected by Superintendent Tim Forson to be the principal of K-8 school “KK” currently being constructed at 2135 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra, 32095. Her nomination will be presented to the school board at their December 12 meeting.
The Valley Ridge Academy (VRA) 5th-grade safety patrol students hosted a book drive during the month of October. The students had a very successful book drive and were able to collect approximately 300 children’s books!
The Federal Programs Department is excited to spotlight a special ESOL class at Creekside High School. We have 23 international students sharing a classroom where they are learning not only English but new customs and traditions in their recently adopted country.
On December 5th at 6:00pm at the Fullerwood Training Center, St. Johns County School District LEAs and School Psychologists will provide a presentation on "Actively Participating in the Response to Intervention (RtI) Process & Interpreting Psychological Reports."
Winter midterm and final exams begin soon for all middle and high schools as the first semester comes to a close. The winter iReady diagnostic assessment window will also begin in December for elementary schools.
Read about the many successes of high school students who are currently enrolled in St. Johns County School District's career academies.
The Career and Technical Education Department would like to issue a special THANK YOU to two Academy seniors, Jake Cummings and Kierstyn Casper, for presenting their summer internship experiences at a recent school board meeting.
Amber Elder, an alumnus from the St. Johns County Academy of Future Teachers, is the first to return to teach at Crookshank Elementary School! Congratulations, Mrs. Elder!
Curriculum specialists and adoption committee members are currently conducting the review process for the 2017-2018 Instructional Materials Adoption for Science.