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CSX staff conducts drone demonstration

Frank H. Peterson expanding aviation academy thanks to CSX drone donation

May 16, 2022 – New opportunities for students are taking flight at Frank H. Peterson’s aviation academy thanks to the donation of new aerial technology from CSX Transportation, Inc. The transportation company recently donated six drones to the school’s aviation academy. With this donation, Frank H. Peterson will be expanding their emerging technologies and robotics […]

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Engineers in the making – students design prototype for space mailbox

Feb. 18, 2022 – Students across the district were on an out-of-this world mission this week as they put their design and engineering skills to work to build a space mailbox. About a dozen student teams from various grade levels competed in the district-wide Space Mailbox competition, which required them to design a concept and […]

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Students and educator focus on the computer screens in the Minecraft Coding lab

Video – Students explore coding through Minecraft lab at Springfield Middle

Jan. 25, 2022 – Welcome to the Minecraft Lab at Springfield Middle, where teachers say students are being introduced to coding in a fun way. Watch this video to see how students are being impacted in this new, innovative environment. Video Transcript Tristan Zeigler/Biscayne Elementary Student: “I was like, Whoa, I didn’t expect it to […]

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Honoree John Wells stands holding his certificate with Superintendent Dr. Greene and representatives from Embry-Riddle

Baldwin Middle-High educator selected as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Northeast Florida Aviation Instructor of the Year

Jan. 18, 2022 – Known for challenging, guiding and inspiring his students, a Baldwin Middle-High educator has been recognized as the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Northeast Florida Aviation Instructor of the Year. John Wells, who has served as a certified instructor with Embry-Riddle’s Gaetz Aerospace Institute for eight years, was recognized this month by the School […]

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Students explore underwater robotics through SeaPerch competition

Oct. 21, 2021 – Students at Mayport Middle School and Fletcher High School are taking their knowledge of engineering design to the next level, and it’s all thanks to the international SeaPerch competition. Through SeaPerch, students are charged with building robots that can perform complex tasks underwater, such as going through hoops or picking up […]

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