Tag: Back to School

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Video – Back-to-School message from Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene

Aug. 9, 2021 Dear Team Duval Families, Tomorrow, we officially open what I know will be an extraordinary school year for our students, staff, and school community.  As always, our chief focus will be helping your child succeed to their highest academic potential. As we all work together toward that goal, I ask for your […]

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2021-22 Back-to-School health and safety guide

Aug. 4, 2021 – Team Duval is opening schools on Tuesday, Aug. 10 with layers of health and safety practices to ensure students, staff, and the school community are safe. Families are invited to familiarize themselves with the health and safety protocols outlined below. Additional information is also available on the district’s Back-to-School website. Masks […]

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Answers to frequently asked 2021-22 enrollment questions

Note – This post is from June. Therefore, some information may be outdated. For the most up-to-date info, please visit the district’s Back-to-School website at www.duvalschools.org/backtoschool June 23, 2021 – The first day of school is Tuesday, Aug. 10, and many families may still have questions about what school their child is attending for the […]

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Microsoft Teams problem not fully resolved

Aug. 20, 2020 — Microsoft has resolved many of the issues we experienced with the Teams software throughout the first day of school, but the problem is not yet completely fixed. It is possible that some students could experience a problem seeing Teams classrooms on Friday, Aug. 21. Students are encouraged to try to log […]

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One-stop shop for parent support to open Thursday and run through Tuesday, Aug. 25

Aug. 19, 2020 – To support parents and provide answers to frequently asked questions, the district has assembled a one-stop shop parent support center that will be available weekdays beginning tomorrow and run through next Tuesday, Aug. 25. The one-stop shop will be located at the Schultz Center. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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“Team Up for Health” video series shows how Team Duval can work together to slow COVID-19 spread

Aug. 12, 2020 – Doing daily health screenings with your children, keeping them home if they are sick, and practicing how to wear a facial covering are just a few ways Team Duval families can work together to improve health and safety when schools reopen on Thursday, Aug. 20. Our “Team Up for Health” video […]

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Coming Soon – technology pick up information

Aug. 11, 2020 – When parents registered their children for Duval HomeRoom, they were asked whether they needed a laptop and/or hotspot. Later this week, those families who said they needed a device, will receive a phone call from both the district and their schools with directions on how to receive the technology. What about […]

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First day of school is Aug. 20: know the answers to these three questions

Aug. 10, 2020 – The first day of school is approaching fast! Before we know it, Thursday, Aug. 20 will be here. Take some of the stress out of day one by knowing the answers to the questions below. 1) Is my child doing at-home or at-school learning? Is your child attending brick and mortal […]

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Create a Focus account, link your student in 5 steps

July 21, 2020  (Updated July 23, 2020) – Focus is the district’s software that gives parents and guardians 24-7 access to their student’s information such as grades, assignments, transportation assignments and more. Creating an account begins online. However, there is also an in-person component. To maintain student confidentiality, parents and guardians are required to visit […]

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School Board asks to consider alternatives to Back to School plan

July 17, 2020 – Due to the current pandemic situation in our community and in the state of Florida, the Duval County School Board asked the district to consider some new alternatives for the opening of the new school year during its July 16 meeting. Even though there may be changes to the final plan, parents […]

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