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June 2017

Orientation 2017 and Early Registration

The St. Johns County School District is hosting a districtwide orientation Wednesday, August 9 from 8-11 a.m. Orientation is an opportunity for students and parents to get supply lists, receive class schedules and meet teachers.

While many schools have scheduled orientations on other dates and times, staff will be available at all schools Wednesday, August 9 from 8-11 a.m. Parents are encouraged to call or visit the school website to verify any changes in orientation and open house dates.

It is also recommended that parents register their children for school as soon as possible. Parents may access information regarding registration requirements and their child’s attendance zone by visiting the school district website at www.stjohns.k12.fl.us and clicking on the “Families” tab. Additional information on registration and school attendance zones may be obtained from the Student Services Office at 547-7797.

The purpose of early registration is to help reduce the number of students who need to be enrolled at the beginning of school and to help the district prepare for the appropriate number of teachers.

The first day of class for the 2017-2018 school year is Thursday, August 10.

The district, including schools, is currently operating on summer hours 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. These summer hours are in effect until Friday, July 28.

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2017 Summer High School Facility Use

In an effort to promote community health and well-being this summer, the St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will open its high school facilities to the public on select Wednesday evenings throughout the summer. Outdoor facilities at Bartram Trail, Creekside, Pedro Menendez, Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine high schools will be open the following dates and times. Facilities at Allen D. Nease High School will not be available due to ongoing construction.

  • Wednesday, June 7                  6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 14                6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 21                6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 28                6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 12                  6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 19                  6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 26                  6 – 8 p.m.

“Once again we have the opportunity to open our high school campuses to the community so that they can enjoy another recreational option during the summer,” said Superintendent Tim Forson.  “I hope that St. Johns County residents of all ages come out every Wednesday to enjoy the facilities.”

Access to the tennis courts, track and outdoor basketball courts will be encouraged. Access will not be provided to the gymnasium, stadium field, batting cages or baseball fields. The facilities will not be open to any organized practices, games or sport-sponsored, fee-based training. Pets are not permitted.

For more information, please contact the SJCSD School Services Department at (904) 547-7583 or visit the district website at http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us.

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