Category: Video

Video – Paxon senior earns award for Alzheimer’s research

Oct. 25, 2022 – Not many high school students can say they’ve worked side by side with scientists, doing Alzheimer’s research in the world-renown Mayo Clinic. But then, there’s Paxon senior Kristi Biswas. “So my grandma was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease,” shares Kristi. “And personally, I had to grow up watching her kind of forget […]

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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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Grads share why they had to return to serve in district’s African American history summer camp

July 11, 2022 – They say they just had to come back. For the second year in a row, the district hosted the three-week African American History Summer Writing Institute, a program giving high school students a unique opportunity to explore local history. But the program didn’t return without a few familiar faces. In this […]

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Anchor Academy students holding up a banner that reads "We are Military Strong"

Video – Celebrating military children at Anchor Academy

April 26, 2022 – From frequent moves to long deployments, there’s no doubt that military children and their families face unique challenges. It’s why Duval County Public Schools is intentional in providing them with as much support as possible. That includes connecting families to military liaisons, military life counselors, and special clubs and activities. Team […]

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