Junior Residents

All the latest news and stories about our neighborhood’s junior residents.

Nick Snyder attains Eagle rank in scouting

Nick Snyder attains Eagle rank in scouting

Nick Snyder, a member of Boy Scout Troop 906, was inducted into the ranks of Eagle Scouts July 13. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Snyder was forced to postpone his Court of Honor until Oct 4, when it was held at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral. Snyder has been a member of Troop 906 for the past […]

Wolfson wins three consecutive golf championships

Wolfson wins three consecutive golf championships

The Samuel Wolfson School for Advanced Studies boys’ golf team has captured three important titles in the month of October to qualify for the first time as a team for the Florida (FHSAA) Class 1A State Championship. “It’s just a fulfillment of the whole entire process at Wolfson,” said Will Davis, a senior who lives […]

Jacksonville Classical students skype with students in Greece

Jacksonville Classical students skype with students in Greece

Classes were in full swing at Jacksonville Classical Academy in September. Fifth grade students enjoyed a virtual field trip playing Mystery Skype with a class of students in Athens, Greece. The game consisted of Jacksonville and Greek students asking each other yes or no questions as they tried to guess where each other’s classroom was […]

Volleyball squads compete to fight breast cancer

Volleyball squads compete to fight breast cancer

Pink Out, 13- year annual tradition where the Bishop Kenny and Bolles volleyball squads compete to raise money to help fight breast cancer, took place Oct. 8 on the Bolles campus.  Bishop Kenny won the match, 3-1. The varsity volleyball match-up between the two schools provides support to the Donna Foundation and its’ mission to […]

Stockton Students return to classes amidst pandemic precautions

Stockton Students return to classes amidst pandemic precautions

There is no one more resilient than a child, and no one more adaptable than a teacher. The second the students at John Stockton Elementary walked through the door it was clear that many things had changed. From the masks on their faces to the desk shields in some of the rooms, changes that might […]

South Shores resident makes bracelets to cheer Wolfson patients

South Shores resident makes bracelets to cheer Wolfson patients

What started as a cure for boredom during Jacksonville’s stay-at-home order has turned into a gift to the young patients at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. After learning the skill of making bracelets from a friend at school, 10-year-old Mackenzie Meyer of South Shores decided to teach others how to make the handmade treasures during a special […]

Lucy Page honored with Rotary’s ‘Service Above Self’ award

Lucy Page honored with Rotary’s ‘Service Above Self’ award

Rotary Club of San Marco President Pete Helow presented the “Service Above Self” award to 10-year-old Lucy Page, daughter of Rotarian Tim Page for demonstrating exemplary humanitarian service, with an emphasis on personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others in our community. In May as COVID had fully set in, Lucy was unhappy […]

Camp Sunshine shines blessing on Angels for Allison

Camp Sunshine shines blessing on Angels for Allison

As with many nonprofits, COVID-19 has not been kind to Angels for Allison, requiring the Jacksonville-based charity to call a pause to all its fundraising efforts for several months. However, one ray of light has been Camp Sunshine, a day camp led by high school students across Jacksonville, which for the past seven years has […]

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