Congratulations to Bartram Trail, Creekside, Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine high schools’ bands, winter guard and band directors for achieving superior (highest) rating at the recent Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) District 21 marching band Music Performance Assessments.
As part of the Student Support Services ongoing plan to increase suicide awareness and prevention district-wide, Guidance and Choice provided training specific to Suicide Risk Assessment. This workshop was presented by Melissa Witmeier with the Florida Linking Individuals Needing Care Project.
Middle and high school students have access to a free program called FloridaShines which allows them to build their resume, check Bright Futures eligibility, review college information and take career inventories.
Health Services is partnering with First Coast Technical College to provide Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) students with the opportunity for a preceptorship at several of our school clinics.
More than $7,000 was raised at the annual Uplift with A.S.S.I.S.T. Dinner and Silent Auction on October 19th. Funds will be used to assist with school supplies, field trips, school, athletic and club fees, senior/graduation fees, transportation and more.
School Services has established a Pursuing Victory with Honor Student-Athlete Advisory Council. This Council will meet bi-monthly with the Senior Director of School Services to discuss current trends and issues in high school athletics.
In this edition of the Superintendent Spotlight, Superintendent Tim Forson, School Board Member Kelly Barrera, Valley Ridge Academy Principal Sandra McMandon, and students at Valley Ridge Academy share what they are thankful for.
The CHARACTER COUNTS! Steering Committee is calling all walkers, runners and fitness enthusiasts to participate in the CHARACTER COUNTS! 6 Pillars 6K/3K Run/Walk on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 9 a.m. The run/walk will begin and end at Palencia Elementary School located at 355 Palencia Village Drive, St. Augustine.
The annual UpLift with A.S.S.I.S.T. Dinner/Silent Auction was held on Thursday, October 19, to help raise money for the district's A.S.S.I.S.T. Program, which offers services for school-age children and their families who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. Watch a video which was produced for the event to learn more about the valuable services A.S.S.I.S.T. provides.
First Cost Technical College hosted a brief program to honor the sacrifice and service of our veterans on Veterans Day. The 2nd Annual FCTC Veterans Day Event included students from the St. Johns Technical High School ROTC program and guest speaker Captain Matt Straughan, US Navy, Retired.