During the summer five day work week (June 14 – July 30) the office hours for all schools and District departments for public access are 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. These hours support the District’s energy cost savings effort.
News & Updates
In the coming weeks, St. Johns County School District will hold two job fairs for non-instructional personnel. The first on June 21 will focus on hiring Bus Operators, Bus Attendants, and Custodians. The second on July 16 will focus on Extended Day Workers, Day Care Workers, Food Service Workers, Para Professionals, and ESE Para Professionals.
In the days and weeks following a high-profile tragedy kids may have a lot of questions about whether something like this could happen to them. In fact, parents themselves may have a lot of worries about the safety of raising children in this world. It’s normal for both adults and kids to feel anxious after such a publicly devastating event, but there are some links to resources you can choose from to help minimize the stress and maintain a sense of safety and normalcy. The links include tips on how to talk to children of all ages as well as how to address media coverage. If your child needs counseling support, please contact your school counselor.
In observance of Teacher Appreciation Week, May 3rd through 7th, and National Teachers Day on, Tuesday, May 4th, the St. Johns County School District honors our outstanding teachers and recognizes the lasting contributions they each make to our lives every day. A photo gallery reflecting their efforts of the past year is now on exhibit in the 40 Orange Street School Board Auditorium lobby as a tribute to our teachers, and this companion video was created celebrating them during this extraordinary time.
Food Service Manager at Liberty Pines Academy Alicia Smith was recently honored as a “Florida School Lunch Hero” by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services during an event broadcast on Facebook Live.
All School Lunch Hero Week nominees receive a prize package including a $2,000 cash prize from No Kid Hungry. Congratulations Alicia!
Over one hundred students at South Woods Elementary School recently went on a virtual field trip to learn about the importance of good dental hygiene from Dental Assisting students at First Coast Technical College. Learn more
St. Johns County School District will hold a Minority Teacher Recruitment Fair on Saturday, May 15 from 9AM to 2 PM. Interviews will be conducted face to face with District and school administrators. Virtual interviews will be conducted by request. Learn more
The SJCSD Guidance Department has provided an FAQ to answer common questions about Executive Order Number 2021-EO-02 which was recently issued by the Florida Department of Education. The FAQ discusses the impact Executive Order 2021-EO-02 will have on assessments, promotion, retention, graduation, and VPK.
View the FAQ for Emergency Order 2021-EO-02.
All stakeholders are encouraged to review and provide public comment for the standards listed below:
- Civics and Government Survey: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6176659/CivicsStandards1.
- Holocaust Education Survey: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6240586/HolocaustEdStandards1.
- Character Education Survey: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6240369/CharacterEdStandards1.