In this edition of the Superintendent Spotlight, Superintendent of Schools Tim Forson calls on each of us to slow down and show care and kindness to our friends, family and neighbors during this season of giving.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for St. Johns County Schools building repairs due to damages in Hurricane Matthew.
Given current demands and the significant growth in St Johns County, the Transportation Department is continuously hiring school bus operators. Full time positions with benefits available now.
Community Relations has received a total of 197 public record requests to date and 15 subpoenas. Our department also coordinates the monthly School Board performances and CHARACTER COUNTS! speakers.
Outstanding School Volunteers in the youth, adult, and senior categories have been selected, and the district winners have been chosen. They will be announced at the annual Outstanding School Volunteer and Volunteer Coordinator reception April 4, 2019.
The District Webmaster is preparing to update the look and feel of our school and district websites with new site design templates. The templates will follow the principles of material design and will improve the user experience on mobile devices.
According to a Florida Department of Education report, our state's graduation rate has reached a 15-year high. The St. Johns County School District rate is 93.3%. We are proud of our students, teachers and administrators for achieving this outstanding educational milestone. Congratulations!
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 2, 2019 at 9 a.m. The run/walk will begin and end at Palencia Elementary School located at 355 Palencia Village Drive, St. Augustine.
On January 8, 2019, The ESE Parent Advisory Committee of St. Johns County School District will welcome Marlena Jenkins, Lead Clinician for the UF Jacksonville Diagnostic Learning and Resource Systems Multidisciplinary Center for a discussion on "Strategies to Assist Children to Cope with Anxiety."
As of 1997, federal law mandates that students with disabilities who have an IEP (Individual Education Plan) must begin a process called transition planning at age 14.