View photos of the Facilities and Operations Department's recently completed projects as well as other current projects including school expansions and single point of entry improvements.
On October 1 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Child and Adolescent Psychologist Edward C. Taylor, Ph.D., for a discussion on “The Principles of Reading Development, What Can Go Wrong and What You Can Do.” The discussion will be held at the Fullerwood Training Center located at 10 Hildreth Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084.
As a result of school closing due to Hurricane Dorian, St. Johns County School District will adjust the master school calendar for this year. On the 2019-2020 school calendar, Monday, October 14 is scheduled to be a teacher planning day, but in order to provide satisfactory instructional minutes, it will be a regular school day with students in attendance.
THE PLAYERS Make A Mark Award for August goes to Courtney Johnson of W. D. Hartley Elementary School, Kristen Meidling of Mill Creek Academy, and Suzanne Stauble of St. Augustine High School. Congratulations! Watch videos of each teacher receiving their award.
During one week in August, Winn Dixie ran a "round up" campaign, allowing shoppers to donate to St. Johns County School District's A.S.S.I.S.T. Program at the check out line which resulted in a donation of $4,046. Their support also included $10,000 in food to be distributed through Hugs Across the County and $5,000 in gift cards to help homeless students and unaccompanied youth in our county.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth ages 10-19. Awareness of this public health problem is the key to preventing further suffering and loss of life. The SJCSD has partnered with Flagler Health+ to provide crisis support information on the back of high school ID cards.
Team ASSIST has kicked off their annual fundraising campaign to help support our homeless education program. These dedicated district employees raise money throughout the school year to provide assistance for students in need.
During the 2018-2019 school year over 500 school district employees were trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) with an additional 611 trained last month during teacher pre-planning.
The School Services Department worked throughout the summer on school safety requirements related to Senate Bill 7030. Security Risk Assessments were completed at all schools as safety enhancements continue at each site.
Generation WOW founder, women's pro basketball pioneer & former WNBA president, Donna Orender, recently spoke to students at Pedro Menendez High School about her book, WOWsdom - The Girl's Guide to the Positive and the Possible.