Laureen Ricks

Riverside student recites the pledge at the naturalization ceremony

Riverside High students express gratitude, appreciation after participating in naturalization ceremony

Jan. 19, 2023 – It was a civics lesson brought to life for hundreds of Riverside High School students as they witnessed 40 individuals representing 29 different countries be sworn in as U.S. Citizens. Known as a “naturalization ceremony,” this special event took place in the school’s auditorium on Wednesday thanks to a partnership between […]

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Five things to know for a successful School Showcase Saturday

Dec. 22, 2022 – School Showcase Saturday is right around the corner, and we want to make sure families are ready!   Below are five things to help families prepare for both School Showcase Saturday (Jan. 7), and the opening of applications (Jan.1). Enrollment hotline will be available: Have questions about enrollment? Enrollment specialists are […]

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District recognized for excellence in telling its financial story

Dec. 16, 2022 – Duval County Public Schools is receiving high honors for its excellence in financial reporting. The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to the district this month from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The award is in recognition of the district’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the […]

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District awarded more than $2.5 million in grants to support STEM programs

Nov. 2, 2022 – STEM education is getting a big boost in Duval County Public Schools with more than $2.5 million in grants being awarded to support instruction in robotics, flight simulation, engineering, cybersecurity, coding, and more. The grants – two in total – will augment STEM education in select schools throughout the district at […]

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Not your grandfather’s math! Inside the Acaletics math program at Englewood Elementary

Oct. 4, 2022 –  Try solving this…There are 18 players on a football team.  On the team, one-third of the players are 12 years old.  Of the 12-year-olds, one-third have never played football before.  What fraction of the players on the team are 12-years-old who have NOT played football before? This may be a brain-scratcher for adults, […]

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Families have new way to update phone number used for important automated calls

July 11, 2022 – Families can now easily update the phone number that they want schools to use when sending out important automated messages. These messages include calls regarding attendance, school closures, weather emergencies and/or possible security threats and lockdown info. How to update primary phone number Parents can review and update their contact info […]

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