Free school meals provided through the FEMA Major Disaster Declaration will end on October 20, 2017 and students will revert to their normal lunch status on October 21, 2017. If you have questions, please call 904-547-8931.
Disability Awareness Weeks (the first two weeks of October) were created to highlight the efforts, important contributions and achievements of individuals with disabilities. People with disabilities consist of the nation’s largest minority group, as well as the only group that any of us can become a member of at any time.
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 Attendance Zoning process for 2018-2019 now includes a proposed Plan C which addresses proposed changes for the schools in the Northwest. For the first time, Plan C also includes students currently zoned to Hickory Creek Elementary from the RiverTown development.
This month we speak with Director for Transportation Al Pantano and the bus drivers and mechanics who help our students get to and from school safely.
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 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.