The 2019 Players Character Cup was held on Wednesday, April 24 at St. Augustine High School. The Players Character Cup is a student-centered event highlighting physical education which links academics and character education through athletic competition. View a photo gallery from the event.
Elementary schools in St. Johns County had an increased focus on STEM education throughout the 2018-2019 school year. One of the most exciting opportunities for all fifth graders was a partnership with the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) of Jacksonville.
Using grant funding from Florida Power and Light (FPL), and administered through the Investing in Kids (INK!) local education foundation, a year-long lesson study project is underway for middle school science and math teachers.
This year, we have expanded our after school robotics clubs in the elementary and middle schools from nine clubs to a total of 15. Our clubs compete in a range of competitions that include, First Lego League, First Tech Challenge, Wonder League, and VEX Robotics.
Students at Sebastian Middle School worked diligently each Wednesday for eight weeks during their Eagle Inquiry Hour on a project to address one of the following essential questions: What do you need in order to survive? How can we innovate health technology for kids? How can we sustain life while living in challenging spaces?
Find out what's happening in three of our STEM Career Academies: the Creekside High School Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, the St. Augustine High School St. Johns County Aerospace Academy, and the Nease High School Stellar Academy of Engineering.
Last week I made the decision to cancel district-created and teacher-created final exams due to technical issues that could not be corrected in a timely manner.
After thorough review and monitoring, I have made the decision to cancel our District final exams. This decision does not include iReady testing.
The IT Department continues to make network infrastructure upgrades in both performance and security. In the past few months we have completed fiber/cabling and network switching upgrades at all seven middle schools.
The IT Department has completed the following Strategic Plan goals for 2018-19.