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Assumption celebrates graduating eighth graders and kindergarteners

Assumption celebrates graduating eighth graders and kindergarteners

Although the commencement ceremonies were different from years past due to COVID-19 and its social distancing requirements, Assumption Catholic School still took the opportunity to recognize its eighth-grade graduates on May 29. Davis Johnson was lauded as valedictorian and Gordon Whitcomb took salutatorian honors during an early morning ceremony on the Bishop Kenny campus. Assumption […]

St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School celebrates 50th graduating class

St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School celebrates 50th graduating class

Four academic excellence awards were given out as 16 students graduated in the 50th graduating class of St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School June 5. Receiving awards were Robert Adams, Head of School Award; Dallas Ashley Morgan, St. Mark’s Award; Angeline (Annie) Leigh Adams, Board of Regents Merit Award; and Tesla Swain, Rector’s Award.  Each year, […]

The Resident cheers its top students

The Resident cheers its top students

In June, the Resident cheered the high school graduates within Jacksonville’s historic neighborhoods by featuring profiles of the top students at each school. Their stories and accolades are as follows: Episcopal Ashton Body – Valedictorian Graduating with a 4.93 GPA, Body plans to attend Harvard next fall with her eye to eventually going to medical […]

Keeping with tradition at Douglas Anderson

Keeping with tradition  at Douglas Anderson

Due to COVID-19, the long-standing tradition of having the senior class parade out of school on its last day, was not possible so the faculty modified the ritual to fit the times.  DA hosted a car parade for its seniors, who decorated their cars and turned into the bus loop to start the parade.  Each […]

Morning Star celebrates second graduating class

Morning Star celebrates second graduating class

Nine very proud students in bright red caps and gowns received well-earned diplomas during an intimate commencement ceremony celebrating the 2020 class of Morning Star School, a Catholic educational facility that serves children from kindergarten through 12th grade with learning differences including intellectual and developmental challenges.  The in-person graduation event was a special time for […]

Bishop Snyder student creates video for class graduation ceremony

Bishop Snyder student creates video for class graduation ceremony

Family in Healthcare: Everyone I Depend on Could Be Gone

Family in Healthcare: Everyone I Depend on Could Be Gone

It has become the new daily routine- as soon as they get home, they go straight from the garage to the nearby bathroom to take a shower, sterilize their cellphones, throw scrubs in the wash, and leave work gear in the car so we never touch it. No declaration that they are home. No hug […]

Virtual Dance Marathon raises $29, 931 for Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Virtual Dance Marathon raises $29, 931 for Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Despite the adversity of a COVID-19 lockdown, Bishop Kenny Seniors Patrick Patangan and Katie Vossman wanted to make sure that the Jacksonville community came together for the annual high school Dance Marathon.  Dance Marathon 2020 was held virtually April 13-17, to raise money for Wolfson’s Children Hospital. It followed a daily theme starting with Monday, “Not Done […]

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