Category: Video

Raines, Ribault face off in Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s historic nod to history

Feb. 14, 2020- It was a dream come true for Raines and Ribault high school students as they faced off in the inaugural High School Heritage Classic. Raines Vikings senior, Malcolm Jones said this game was special, and he is thankful his ancestors paved the way for him to play baseball. “It’s a real honor […]

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James Weldon Johnson unveils new mural honoring civil rights activist, Black National Anthem

  Feb. 12, 2020 – Tuesday evening, dozens gathered at James Weldon Johnson College Preparatory Middle School to celebrate the unveiling of a new school mural honoring the iconic civil rights leader who serves as the school’s namesake. The complete mural includes a portrait of Johnson as well as the lyrics to “Lift Ev’ry Voice […]

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Duval Schools hosts documentary screening to gain support for low performing schools

Jan. 6, 2020- It’s Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene’s priority to make sure every school within the district is excelling academically, and for each student to know they are loved. “It’s simple. We have to love them with all of the challenges that they bring. We have to love them even when it seems like they’re not loving us back. We still […]

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Santa surprises children of teen parent’s with gifts at district’s daycare

Dec. 23, 2019– Santa paid a special surprise visit to the district’s Possibilities and Success Childcare Center for the children of teen parents.   A sleigh full of clothes and toys were delivered to the approximately 26 children who attend the center. The gifts were donated by the daycare staff on the A. Philip Randolph […]

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Back to School with Dr. Greene – Superintendent shares her 2019-20 goals

Aug. 9, 2019 – Team Duval is ready for the more than the 129,000 students who will stream through our doors on Monday, Aug. 12. Watch as Dr. Diana Greene reflects on her first year as superintendent and discusses her priorities for the 2019-20 school year.

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Back to School with Dr. Greene – Superintendent shares her 2019-20 goals

Aug. 9, 2019 – Team Duval is ready for the more than the 129,000 students who will stream through our doors on Monday, Aug. 12. Watch as Dr. Diana Greene reflects on her first year as superintendent and discusses her priorities for the 2019-20 school year.

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Goodbye, Summer Slide! Students make gains in Jax SAIL Program

Aug. 1, 2019 – “Summer Slide.” Two words a teacher never wants to hear, as they refer to the tendency for students forget what they’ve learned during a long break from school. But thanks to the Kids Hope Alliance’s Jax SAIL Summer Program, teachers are helping students put a stop to the summer slide. SAIL stands […]

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Goodbye, Summer Slide! Students make gains in Jax SAIL Program

Goodbye, Summer Slide! Students Make Gains in Jax SAIL Program Aug. 1, 2019 – “Summer Slide.” Two words a teacher never wants to hear, as they refer to the tendency for students forget what they’ve learned during a long break from school. But thanks to the Kids Hope Alliance’s Jax SAIL Summer Program, teachers are […]

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Students improve English-speaking skills through ESOL summer program

July 23, 2019 – Moving to a new country and learning a new language isn’t easy. Just ask Anne-Victory Veillard, a Haitian immigrant who has only been in the United States since February. “When I (came) to Florida, I was so scared,” recalls the Englewood High School senior. Despite her initial fears, Veillard quickly found […]

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Students improve English-speaking skills through ESOL summer program

Students Improve English-Speaking Skills through ESOL Summer Program July 23, 2019 – Moving to a new country and learning a new language isn’t easy. Just ask Anne-Victory Veillard, a Haitian immigrant who has only been in the United States since February. “When I (came) to Florida, I was so scared,” recalls the Englewood High School […]

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