Federal Programs 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.
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.
The AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) system is used in 14 schools across the district and trains educators to use proven practices in order to prepare students for success in high school, college, and career, especially students underrepresented in higher education.
Brock O’Shell, Applied Technology Specialist, continues to support middle and high schools with their use of Schoology, the Learning Management System recently implemented at the secondary level. With the recent release of the new assessment tool, teachers are excited to learn how to use it with their students.
Lorraine Cosgrove, Program Specialist for School Libraries, supports media programs across the district. Recently media specialists were trained to support the use of Learning Ally, an online resource that provides audiobooks and parent support services to empower blind, visually impaired, and dyslexic students.
The American Association of University Women partnered with St. Johns County School District to offer our first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Spark Event on Saturday, October 21, 2017.