The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services and USDA have approved meal service during the time of unanticipated school closures. This program focuses on areas of eligibility based on economic need. For meal service locations, please refer to the website, www.summerbreakspot.org.
Dear Parents and Guardians: This afternoon we received information from Governor DeSantis and Florida Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran regarding the impact of COVID-19 which continues to change rapidly. As a result, spring break has been extended one week and St. Johns County students will now return on March 30.
Dear Parents and Guardians: The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly and the guidelines with recommendations have been adjusted. This morning I received additional recommendations from the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) regarding COVID-19. St. Johns County School District will be following the FLDOE recommendations below. This impacts anyone traveling outside of the continental United States and on all cruises.
Dear SJCSD Parents and Guardians, We continue to monitor the development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States and Florida, following recommended CDC guidelines and working with county agencies. As Spring Break approaches, we know that many families, students and employees will be enjoying vacations and travel both within and outside the United States.
The St. Johns County School District wants to share important resources regarding Coronavirus and information regarding keeping your family safe and healthy.
The SJCSD National History Day competition was held on Wednesday, March 4, at First Coast Technical College and our awards ceremony was held on March 5. Over 100 students presented a total of 64 projects at the competition. Adam Bernstein & Sreeniketh Vogoti of Allen D. Nease High School won "Best Overall Project" and 28 other students were named state competition qualifiers.
The 2019 Florida Legislature revised the Best and Brightest Award Program through Senate Bill 7070. School district employees may visit the new Best and Brightest Award Program web page on the school district's internal website to learn about the revised program, get your questions answered, and download eligibility forms.
A revised Attendance Zoning Proposal was discussed at the School Board Workshop on March 3rd and is now posted on the District’s website. The revised proposal would leave River Oaks Plantation (Geocode 050103), Cunningham Creek Estates and Fruit Cove Woods (Geocode 038106) at Bartram Trail High School. This revised proposal creates no changes to the Creekside High School Attendance Zone.
Dear St. Johns County Parents and Guardians, Please know that the safety and well-being of our students is a top priority. We continue to track updates regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and will continue to post updates related to our district and schools as needed.
The District is working in collaboration with the local Department of Health to focus on steps to help stop or slow the spread of all respiratory illnesses, including Coronavirus (COVID-19).