Sidewalk expansion makes for a safer route to school

Dec. 16, 2019- “Everyday we have hundreds of kids on the sidewalk, every morning walking to the school and biking,” said Principal Kim Gallagher, Atlantic Beach Elementary School. The Atlantic Beach Elementary school community, is celebrating the completion of a sidewalk expansion project that will put parent’s minds at ease as their children travel to […]

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Students get firsthand STEM experience with JTA’s autonomous vehicle

Dec. 10, 2019 – A bus full of eager students piled off of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s bus ready for an exciting field trip.  “I’m so excited. It was fun because no one ever saw a car like this before,” said Timothy Cannon, a 4th Grade student. Saint Clair Evans Academy 4th and 5th graders […]

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Time in classroom fuels engagement for Lake Lucina parents

Nov. 27, 2019 -The first Parent Involvement Day at Lake Lucina Elementary School has created a movement as faculty and staff work to involve parents and engage with their students in the classroom. “I enjoy coming out here and spending time with him and the whole faculty,” said Mike Lee, a parent. It’s all a […]

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Paxon student makes history in TIME Magazine using TikTok App

Nov. 25, 2019 -It was near the end of her junior year at Paxon School for Advanced Studies, and Brooke Pavek was preparing for her Advanced Placement United States History exam. She knew her memory needed to be sharp in order to get a top score. She didn’t know that months later, preparing for that exam would become […]

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Semifinalists named for 2020 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year

Nov. 7, 2019 — Congratulations to the 15 outstanding public school teachers who were named semifinalists for the 2020 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year today. The semifinalists were selected from the more than 180 Teachers of the Year nominated by their schools for their results in the classroom and their commitment to […]

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