The theme for the inaugural drone competition season was “Flying High with Attitude!” Three middle schools “took flight” as pilot schools (Sebastian, Gamble Rogers, and Pacetti Bay schools). Students and teachers had a great time learning to fly drones using flight controllers, as well as learning to utilize Tynker programming software.
In February, the St. Augustine High School Aerospace Academy hosted Space Day. Dr. Masson, Aerospace and Embry-Riddle dual enrollment course instructor, coordinated a guest visit and cross-curricular activities day.
Returning Student Verification email forms (snapcodes) will begin sending on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Please note: you may receive your children's snapcodes on different dates, depending on student grade level and the school each child attends.
Current 6th grade students: Snapcodes for all 6th grade students will be sent at a later date due to the tdap vaccination requirement. If your 6th grade student is up to date with all immunizations, including the tdap immunization, and you have an updated copy of their HRS 680 immunization form, you can email [email protected] to request your child’s snapcode. Otherwise, all 6th grade snapcodes be sent in the next few weeks.
The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System - Multidisciplinary Center (FDLRS-MDC) and Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) are proud to present two parent sessions for families living in St. Johns County on April 28th and 30th. View the flyer for more details and the links to register for each session.
Please take a moment to complete the Instruction Continuity Parent Survey. This brief survey that will assist us when making adjustments to our virtual platform. The survey will be open until noon on Friday, April 24.
Dear SJCSD Parents and Guardians, Governor DeSantis announced in a press conference on Saturday, April 18th, that all districts will continue distance learning through the remainder of the school year. We remain committed and dedicated to helping your children attain success and finish strong in this virtual environment. Thank you for you continued support, patience and understanding.
Dear SJCSD Parents, I hope that you and your child are becoming more confident and comfortable in this virtual environment. If you recall, we began this online learning at the beginning of the fourth grading period and teachers continue to review and assess work completed in this virtual model. There are several adjustments to grading that will be implemented this grading period.
For those parents / guardians in need who have requested a mobile hotspot through our school district's Student Computer / Hotspot Request Form, a partial order of mobile hotspots was received on 4/16/20. Schools will be contacting parents to distribute devices and coordinating pickup starting on 4/17/20. At present the quantity received can fulfil most of the eligible requests received to date. We are still waiting for the balance of our hotspot order to arrive. As soon as they arrive, schools will contact the remaining parents and coordinate pickup.
Dear SJCSD Parents, How quickly we have found ourselves in the world of virtual learning. I hope that your child has been able to engage with his/her teacher and has received meaningful feedback regarding academic progress.
Watch the April 14, 2020, St. Johns County School Board Meeting video.