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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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Photo shows Dr. Sowell assisting a student with lab work.

Darnell-Cookman educator receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Aug. 6, 2020 –Ask Dr. Scott Sowell what he loves most about teaching, and he’ll tell you, “it’s that small moment to moment interaction between me, the student, and the science content.” The 26-year educator who teaches advanced placement environmental science at Darnell-Cookman School of the Medial Arts is a recipient of The Presidential Award […]

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Andrew Jackson only high school in state designated as “Microsoft Showcase School”

Oct. 1, 2019 – Tracolya Clinch’s philosophy is simple – embrace technology and improve student engagement. “I’m not afraid of technology,” said the Andrew Jackson principal. “Anytime you embrace technology in the classroom, you will improve engagement, and engagement is the key to learning.”  It’s that kind of forward thinking that’s putting Andrew Jackson High […]

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