Good afternoon, this is Tim Forson Superintendent of St. Johns County schools. Today our hearts go out to the families impacted by the tragic school shooting in Parkland, FL.
High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved-ones are at risk. They will look to adults for information and guidance on how to react. For guidance with talking to your child, please read the following recommendations from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
In this edition of the Superintendent Spotlight, we learn about the benefits our school district's Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) from Program Coordinator Cheryl Freeman.
The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will hold early registration for children entering kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. To be eligible for public kindergarten in the SJCSD, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County.
The St. Johns County School District took action on February 13, 2018 to adopt science instructional materials. A petition period for parents and residents of St Johns county is open from February 14 to March 15, 2018.
Read about this year’s SOUPer Bowl, an annual event created by Allen D. Nease High School students to raise awareness of student hunger in St. Johns County.
The St. Johns County School District will be holding summer Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) programs at Durbin Creek, Ocean Palms and Osceola elementary schools.
The Parent Advisory Committee is composed of parents, educators, administrators, business representatives, and other interested community members concerned with the education of students with disabilities.
Federal Programs/ESOL is trying to meet the needs of our ever-expanding, multi-lingual community by providing a forum via the internet where international students can chat about their challenging experiences in a safe atmosphere.
As the spring assessment season quickly approaches, school testing coordinators are busy training staff and scheduling students for practice testing.