Stella and Ruby, students at St. Johns Presbyterian Kindergarten & Preschool, enjoyed the annual butterfly release in the church courtyard in early April. The PreK classes began a science unit with 15 caterpillars in early March; 14 emerged as butterflies.
Parents, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators of Riverside Presbyterian Day School (RPDS) gathered at the Museum and Gardens on Art Museum Drive on Apr. 13 for Capers – “Bubbles and Bar-B-Que” – the school’s 26th annual auction fundraiser. Chaired for the second year in a row by RPDS parent Michelle Wright, the event featured live [...]
Daisy Troop 543 and Leader Adrienne Baldwin recently gave the Girl Scout garden at St. Paul’s Catholic School a much-needed makeover. Plants were selected by Quana Register, a Girl Scout parent who happens to be a butterfly expert. Milk weed, lantana, midnight violet and some herbs will attract and serve as a home for the [...]
Riverside resident Patrick Glover was one of approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad from a pool of over 8,000 applicants selected by the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this June. Glover, a junior at The Bolles School, will participate in the 2013 [...]
Students from Central Riverside, West Riverside and Fishweir elementary schools played a lot of basketball in the Children’s Enrichment Workshop basketball program during the 2012-13 school year. Former CEW participants, who now attend middle and high schools such as Lee and Lakeshore, enjoyed the environment and team coaching so much they return every year. Michael [...]
Southside United Methodist Preschool held its annual fundraiser dinner and auction at the River Club in downtown Jacksonville on Apr. 12. Co–chaired by Heather Hodgett and Sarah Baird, the evening was filled with delicious food, great conversation and amazing auction items. Many local businesses contributed donation items and gift cards to the silent and live [...]
Jan Burton, formerly of Orange Park, was ahead of her time when she established the Grace Episcopal Pre-School and Kindergarten of Orange Park in 1950. Since then the school expanded in 1995 adding elementary classrooms and again in 2010 to add middle school grades. At the Apr. 3 dedication of the Jan Burton Transition Five [...]
Bishop Kenny High School Men’s Varsity Track and Field Team won the 2A, District 3 track and field meet last month, beating host school Bolles by 8.33 points. Thirteen schools participated in 17 events at the Apr. 11 meet The boys’ shuttle hurdle relay team from Bishop Kenny broke the school record by seven seconds [...]