The Renaissance World Golf Village (WGV) is hosting an internship with a group of district students called Project Search. The goal of the internship is to teach competitive, marketable and transferable skills for people with disabilities.
The Athletic Leadership Council students from Pedro Menendez High School football, cheer, and volleyball teams participated in the first Falcon Pride Patrol. These students went to W.D. Hartley, Otis Mason, Osceola, and South Woods elementary schools to greet the young students as they arrived at school. Watch a video to learn more about the Falcon Pride Patrol.
The Annual UpLift with A.S.S.I.S.T. Dinner/Silent Auction is scheduled for Thursday, October 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Character Counts Conference Center on the FCTC campus. Tickets are available for a $25 donation at INK-Stjohns.org. This year’s theme is “Breaking Down Barriers…One Student at a Time.”
The District has 19 CPR instructors comprised of nurses, athletic trainers and coaches across the county providing CPR certification training to staff members. All schools have staff on campus trained in the life-saving measures of CPR and AED use.
The Guidance and Choice Department presented the annual College and Career Night September 6. Over 80 representatives from post-secondary universities, colleges and career technical schools provided St. Johns County students with an opportunity to learn more about their institutions and programs.
The St. Johns County School District publishes two documents to assist parents and students with information about instruction, assessment, promotion and retention, advanced academic opportunities, and more. Both documents are revised annually and the 17-18 publications will be reviewed the September 19 School Board meeting.
Florida adopts instructional materials for those specific courses within a selected subject area on a rotating basis. This year, the district is adopting science textbooks. If you are interested in serving on the Review Committee, please contact the School Advisory Council (SAC) chairperson at your school.
This summer was extremely productive in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department. Over 100 rising seniors completed summer internships related to their academy focus.
2017-18 is an accreditation review year for the St Johns County School District. Schools will be administering surveys, collecting classroom data and completing reflections throughout the fall semester. Also, diagnostic iReady testing is currently underway at all elementary, middle and K-8 schools.
Federal Programs is excited to have two new traveling ESOL teachers this year who will coach teachers, counselors and work with the students in small groups to help meet their needs. Federal Programs was also thrilled to be a part of promoting a first-ever Hispanic Character Camp this past July sponsored by the Jacksonville Jaguars.