The 2018 Character Cup took place on March 21 at St. Augustine High School from 3:30-7 p.m. Parents, teachers, administrators, school mascots, and community members attended in support of the hard-working students.
The St. Johns County School District Elementary Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Fair was held at Palencia Elementary School on Saturday, May 5 from 8-11 a.m.
The 63rd annual State Science and Engineering Fair was held in Lakeland March 27-29.
Laura Wynn, Program Specialist for Secondary Social Studies, presented Vietnam War Instruction happening in our schools to the Veterans Council of St. Johns County at their March 29 meeting. Over 80 local veterans as well as other county residents attended.
The enrollment window for the St. Johns Virtual School (SJVS) Full-Time Program opened on April 9 and will close on July 10.
The Home Education Office is in the process of revising procedures to support proactive program compliance. Families recently began receiving notifications regarding upcoming annual evaluation dates to help families avoid non-compliance concerns.
The application window for Controlled Open Enrollment (COE) program is closed for the 2018-2019 school year. Students who received seats via this process must enroll at the designated school by July 1, 2018 to keep the option available.
No charter school applications were received by the February 1 new application submission deadline. The next deadline is February 1, 2019 for schools planning to open fall of 2020.
On March 16 Flagler Hospital partnered with EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, St. Johns Sheriff’s Office, St. Johns County Fire Rescue and the Northeast Florida Healthcare Coalition to provide an all-day training for school district nurses.
Early kindergarten registrations have resulted in more than 1,000 registrations for the 2018-2019 school year.