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.
Recently, St. Johns County was directly impacted by a substantial hurricane leaving many schools without power. The maintenance department played a huge role in providing power during and after the storm.
The St. Johns County School District is seeking comments on the proposed 2019-2020, 2020-2021, 2021-2022 school calendars. Survey links are now available on the school district website for community members to provide input on the calendars.
Free school meals provided through the FEMA Major Disaster Declaration will end on October 20, 2017 and students will revert to their normal lunch status on October 21, 2017. If you have questions, please call 904-547-8931.
Disability Awareness Weeks (the first two weeks of October) were created to highlight the efforts, important contributions and achievements of individuals with disabilities. People with disabilities consist of the nation’s largest minority group, as well as the only group that any of us can become a member of at any time.
The Annual UpLift with A.S.S.I.S.T. Dinner/Silent Auction is scheduled for Thursday, October 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Character Counts Conference Center on the FCTC campus. Tickets are available for a $25 donation at INK-Stjohns.org. This year’s theme is “Breaking Down Barriers…One Student at a Time.”