Web Supervisor

VyStar donates toward costs of public school renaming, challenges others to get involved

The post below is a reprint of a press release from the Jacksonville Public Education Fund on July 21, 2021. It is being reprinted with permission. July 26, 2021 – VyStar Credit Union has made an outright contribution toward the costs associated with renaming six schools in Duval County and is encouraging the community to […]

Read More
Stock photo of student taking test

FAQ: 2020-21 state assessments

April 20, 2021 – Recently, the Florida education commissioner released an executive order regarding state assessments for the 2020-21 school year. This led to many questions among families. The Q&A below is designed to support families by providing clarity into what the executive order currently means for students and schools. All students are strongly encouraged […]

Read More
Lake Lucina fellowship award

Lake Lucina teachers awarded Cindy Edelman Excellence Fellowship

Note: The article, video, and images below are republished with permission from the Jacksonville Public Education fund. Visit www.jaxpef.org for more info. April 15, 2021 — Five outstanding public school teachers are about to begin the professional learning experiences of their careers as the winners of the 2021 Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship. Through […]

Read More
Bully prevention: A conversation with School Psychologist and Director of Bully Prevention, Heather

Bully prevention: A conversation with School Psychologist and Director of Bully Prevention, Heather

Oct. 12, 2018 – Bullying is a topic that is often discussed, but not as often understood. In honor of Bully Prevention Month we asked the district’s Director of Bully Prevention, Heather Watson, to help shed some light on what bullying is and how we as students, parents, teachers, adults, and community members could collectively […]

Read More
1,000 new children’s books donated to Lake Forest

1,000 new children’s books donated to Lake Forest

Aug. 24, 218 – Duval County Public Schools is thankful for the recent announcement that Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, donated 1,000 engaging children’s books to Lake Forest Elementary School   “I cannot overestimate the value of this donation to our school,” said Lake Forest Elementary principal, Angela Maxey. “Raising our […]

Read More

Dr. Greene visits classrooms on the first day of school

Aug. 15, 2018 – It was a memorable first, first day of school for our Dr. Diana Greene, as she spent the start of the 2018-2019 school year visiting students, teachers and staff as the district’s newest superintendent.   The three-school tour kicked off at Mamie Agnes Jones Elementary, the very place Greene began her […]

Read More