UPDATE: Please be advised that the groundbreaking ceremonies scheduled on Monday, October 10 for K-8 School KK and the expansion at Allen D. Nease High School as well as the ceremonies scheduled on Wednesday, October 12 for Elementary School M and K-8 School LL have been postponed.
The new dates will be announced once these ceremonies are rescheduled.
The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will hold groundbreaking ceremonies on Monday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 12 for four schools located in northern St. Johns County. The public is invited to attend.
The ceremonies for K-8 School KK and the expansion at Allen D. Nease High School (NHS) will be held on Monday, October 10. Events will begin at 9 a.m. at K-8 School KK, located at 2135 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081 (best accessed from the Old Palm Valley Road and Crosswater Parkway intersection to the east of Advanced Disposal headquarters). This will be followed at 10:30 a.m. by a ceremony for NHS, located at 10550 Ray Road, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081.
The ceremonies will continue on Wednesday, October 12 for Elementary School M and K-8 School LL. Events will begin at 9 a.m. at Elementary M, located at 2675 Pacetti Road, St. Augustine, FL 32092. At 10:30 a.m. a ceremony for K-8 School LL, located at 1365 Shetland Road, St. Johns, FL 32259 (in the Aberdeen developement) will take place.
The construction of Elementary School M, K-8 School KK, K-8 School LL and the expansion at NHS are part of the school district’s Five-Year Building Plan. Elementary School M and the new classroom building at NHS are scheduled to open in August 2017. K-8 Schools KK and LL are scheduled to open in August 2018.
The architects and contractors for these facilities are as follows:
Elementary School M: SchenkelShultz Architecture; STG Contracting Group
K-8 School KK: Harvard Jolly Architecture; Charles Perry Partners Inc. (CPPI)
K-8 School LL: Harvard Jolly Architecture; AFL Construction, LLC
NHS Expansion: Pond & Company; Barton Malow Company
The ceremonies will also feature students from NHS and Bartram Trail High School academies and ROTC programs and Creekside High School academies.