A team of students from Switzerland Point Middle School led by Media Specialist Kristen Badger won the 2018 Middle School Battle of the Books contest. This year’s Battle was held on Friday, March 23, 2018, at First Coast Technical College (FCTC). Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program for students in grades 3-12.
The 2018 Character Cup was held on Wednesday, March 21 at St. Augustine High School. The Character Cup, a student-centered event highlighting physical education, links academics and character education through athletic competition. Two hundred student-athletes representing 20 elementary schools participated in the 2017 event.
THE PLAYERS will serve as the title sponsor of the district's CHARACTER COUNTS! program beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.
The recent tragic events of school shootings have shaken the comfort and confidence of school communities and citizens nationwide. In response, within our school district, we have spent a great deal of time listening to students, parents, teachers and our community members before making final decisions about tactics to enhance safety in our schools.
Miriam Testasecca, the executive secretary for the School Board of the St. Johns County School District (SJCSD), has been named the SJCSD 2018 School-Related Employee of the Year (SREY).
Read about the construction of the two new K-8 schools, Palm Valley Academy and Freedom Crossing Academy.
Read about future construction projects and renovations happening at Patriot Oaks Academy, Switzerland Point Middle School and Allen D. Nease High School.
Transportation Department is developing school bus routes for the 2018-2019 school year to include establishing transportation services to the new K-8 schools in the Aberdeen and Nocatee communities and sustaining transportation services for students grandfathered at their current zoned schools.
Child and Adolescent Psychologist Edward C. Taylor, Ph. D. will provide a presentation titled "Raising Struggling Learners to be Successful, Durable, and Resilent" at 6pm on April 3rd at the Fullerwood Center.
The St. Johns County School Board approved the name Palm Valley Academy for the school previously known as K-8 “KK” and Freedom Crossing Academy for the school formerly known as K-8 “LL” at its School Board meeting held today.