INK! (Investing in Kids) recently presented the Make A Mark Award to Ms. Ingle of Valley Ridge Academy. Ms. Ingle’s patience and ability to make every student feel their purpose in academics makes her one of the best in St Johns County! Nominate your teacher who is making a mark for students on the INK! (Investing in Kids) website.
In an effort to promote community health and well-being this summer, the St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will open its high school facilities to the public on select Wednesday evenings throughout the summer.
The INK! (Investing in Kids) Make A Mark Award highlights an elementary, middle and high school teacher each month during the school year. These teachers are going the extra mile for their students by going above and beyond the call of duty. To nominate a teacher you know that is Making A Mark on our students, Visit the INK! website today!
Superintendent Tim Forson has announced two principal appointments for the 2019/2020 school year. Travis Brown, assistant principal at St. Augustine High School, has been selected to be the principal of R.J. Murray Middle School and Kirstie Gabaldon, principal at Switzerland Point Middle School, has been selected to be the principal of Sebastian Middle School.
In the April edition of the Superintendent Spotlight, we speak with our 2019 SJCSD Teacher of the Year, Danny Erb. Mr. Erb is a math teacher at Pedro Menendez High School who believes in the importance of making connections with students.
Outstanding school volunteers throughout our school district were honored at a ceremony held on April 4th. Special congratulations to Mason Saye, Jenny Persson, and Sal Iaropoli who were named our Youth, Adult and Senior Volunteers of the Year respectively.
In April, fourth, fifth and sixth grade students throughout St. Johns County participated in the 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest. Watch a video of their speeches.
Four sophomores from Allen D. Nease High School won 2nd place in the state in the Senior Group Performance category at the National History Day Competition in Tallahassee. Their project is titled "Tragedy on the Trail of Engineering Triumph: A Panama Canal Flashback." They will now move on to compete at the national competition at the University of Maryland on June 10th.
View a presentation illustrating Mill Creek's transition from a K-5 elementary school to K-8 academy.
The 2019 Players Character Cup was held on Wednesday, April 24 at St. Augustine High School. The Players Character Cup is a student-centered event highlighting physical education which links academics and character education through athletic competition. View a photo gallery from the event.