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Area fifth graders attend Lewis & Clark performance

Over 1500 fifth graders, teachers and chaperones from area schools attended one of three historic interpreters’ performances of Lewis and Clark last month, sponsored by the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America. Two fifth graders from area schools, Andrea Reyes, Stockton Elementary School, and Alice Creed, Riverside Presbyterian Day School, were among several […]

Area student named semifinalist in Science Talent Search 2012

The Society for Science and the Public named Atlantic Beach resident Alex Forsyth (class of 2013) as a 2013 semifinalist in the Science Talent Search for his work done in 2012.  As the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition, the Intel Science Talent Search brings together the best and brightest young scientific minds […]

Student art a success in contest

The National PTA Reflections Program at Hendricks Avenue Elementary was very successful with these students submitting works of art in six different art categories—dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts— to express their interpretation of the 2012-2013 theme “The Magic of a Moment”. The entries were judged by staff from The […]

Back by popular demand: casino night at St. Matthew’s

St. Matthew’s Catholic School (Blanding Boulevard) will hold a casino night fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 9 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Schiavone Parish Hall. Proceeds from the annual event benefit the school for educational and technology enhancements. Call the school office at (904) 387-4401 for tickets.

A good deed for dogs

Abby Beaver of San Marco made a flyer to raise money for The Humane Society: “I am 9 years old. I am trying to help save dogs lives. I have loved animals ever since I was born. I need help raising some money. It is my dream. You can help by donating any amount of […]

Cathedral Arts Project students see and hear the arts at The Cummer

Students of the Cathedral Arts Project had an exciting afternoon and early evening last month at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, viewing the Lobby for the Arts traveling exhibit, Jim Draper’s Feast of Flowers, and other parts of the museum before settling down to listen to performances by the Ritz Chamber Players and […]

Stockton fourth grader wins tennis assembly

Wallace Grissett, a fourth grader at John Stockton Elementary, took home first place in a Duval County Public Schools’ district-wide writing contest, answering the question “How does tennis make you a healthy person?” The prize included a tennis assembly at the school on Jan. 29 featuring five of the U.S. Davis Cup Men’s Tennis Team. […]

Adkins named Teacher of the Year semi-finalist

Central Riverside Elementary School’s Stacey Adkins was one of 15 outstanding teachers named as semi-finalists for the 2013 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year. These 15 go on to the next selection round of five finalists and then a winner will be named at the EDDY Awards on Mar. 14 at the Times-Union […]