Category: District

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School Board selects six semifinalists for Team Duval superintendent role

April 23, 2024 – Six semifinalists have been selected to progress to the next round in Team Duval’s search for its next superintendent.  The semifinalists were chosen out of 20 candidates by the Duval County School Board during their meeting on Tuesday. The semifinalists are:  Next Steps Each semifinalist will respond to questions from board members […]

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Students paint, dance, sing, and drum their way to mental wellness at Annual Student Mental Health Conference

April 18, 2024 – When a famous hip-hop song blared through the speakers, ninth-grader Kendra Rouse hesitated at first. But then, she courageously dove into the circle of fellow students to show off her dance moves. At first, no one else joined her. But by the end of the 60-minute “Let’s Move” session at the […]

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District exploring school consolidations, boundary changes, and possible updates to the Master Facility Plan

April 2, 2024 – Important conversations are beginning to take place about the Master Facility Plan (MFP) – the plan to rebuild and renovate Team Duval schools – and the district wants to make sure the community is aware. In December, Team Duval shared how increases in construction costs and charter school revenue-sharing requirements have […]

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District to discuss possible merger of R.V. Daniels with R.L. Brown

March 14, 2024 – R.L. Brown and R.V. Daniels elementary schools are at the front of merger conversations as Duval County Public Schools continues to seek ways to “right size” campuses to improve learning environments for students. The schools, which are both dedicated magnets that house gifted and academically talented elementary students, have been faced […]

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Students interact with live robot at the festival.

Dancing robots and STEM skills on display at annual Robotics and Computer Science Festival

March 11, 2024 – Doing dance offs with limber, four-legged robots was just one of the many STEM-related joys students enjoyed at the district’s annual Robotics and Computer Science Festival held this month. More than 500 Team Duval students got a chance to showcase their work from their computer science courses and afterschool Robotics teams, […]

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Pickett Elementary external rendering

Community meeting for the new Pickett Elementary School scheduled for Feb. 27

Feb. 22, 2024 – Duval’s Northside will soon receive another state-of-the-art facility with the construction of the new Pickett Elementary School, expected to open in August 2025.  The new campus comes after the successful completion of Rutledge H. Pearson Elementary School in August 2023, and is expected to reach completion around the same time as […]

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Englewood Elementary and Spring Park Elementary Design Renderings

New schools in the works for Englewood Elementary, Spring Park Elementary; Community meeting scheduled for Feb. 26

Feb. 13, 2024 – The Master Facility Plan is well underway, with construction gearing up on the new Englewood and Spring Park elementary schools, two of five schools anticipated to open August 2025. The rebuild will result in the consolidation and rearrangement of boundaries among three schools: Englewood Elementary, Love Grove Elementary, and Spring Park […]

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