Junior Residents

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

‘To be or not to be’

‘To be or not to be’

Episcopal School sophomores hold Shakespeare Festival Tenth graders at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville celebrated the Bard and some of his most cherished plays at a Shakespeare Festival, held last month at the school’s Munnerlyn Campus. “Othello,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Antony and Cleopatra” were among the works performed for sixth thru ninth graders […]

Angels for Allison hosts annual Holiday Open House

Angels for Allison hosts annual Holiday Open House

The Allison Brundick Haramis Foundation — or Angels for Allison, together with the Miller Company, welcomed more than 100 guests at its Holiday Open House on Nov. 30 in Ortega Village. This annual event recognizes the winners of its angel art contest, which had more than 200 entries from local third to fifth graders. From […]

Local Youth of the Year receives free car through Boys & Girls Clubs

Local Youth of the Year receives free car through Boys & Girls Clubs

Laniya Flowers, a local Jacksonville teen and 2022 Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida, recently received the life-changing surprise gift of a Nissan Altima for her 19th birthday. On Dec. 1, an unsuspecting Flowers arrived at Greg’s Auto Collision Center in St. Augustine with her mom who had convinced […]

Bishop Kenny’s boys/girls swim teams celebrate end-of-season victories

Bishop Kenny’s boys/girls swim teams celebrate end-of-season victories

Bishop Kenny High School’s boys’ swim team has cause to celebrate after winning the FHSAA 2A state title at the 2022 Swimming & Diving State Championships for the second year in a row.  A press release stated, “The combined results of Barrie Snyder’s individual first place finish in the 50 Freestyle and the three first […]

A perfect season: Landon Lions girls volleyball cap off perfect season with city championship victory

A perfect season: Landon Lions girls volleyball cap off perfect season with city championship victory

Perfection may be difficult to obtain, but the Julia Landon College Preparatory and Leadership Development School girls volleyball team has done just that with a perfect season, clinched with its recent victory at the Duval County Middle School Volleyball Championship on Nov. 14. This was the third consecutive year the Landon Lions made the City […]

St. Paul’s Catholic School – Riverside and Ascension St. Vincent’s launch Operation H.E.R.O.

St. Paul’s Catholic School – Riverside and Ascension St. Vincent’s launch Operation H.E.R.O.

St. Paul’s Catholic School – Riverside has joined forces with Ascension St. Vincent’s Hospital to conduct Operation H.E.R.O.: Health, Education, Resources and Opportunities in a “community partnership that brings high-quality academics, healthcare and mentoring to middle school students…” “Doctors will share their backgrounds, real-world knowledge and experience with students through demonstrations, lectures, labs and field […]

A great weekend for great futures

A great weekend for great futures

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida raise more than $400,000 in Great Futures Weekend The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida raised more than $400,000 during its Great Futures Weekend on Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19 at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course on TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach. On Friday, more […]

Honors All Around at Stockton Elementary

Honors All Around at Stockton Elementary

November marked several honors for the staff and community of John N. C. Stockton Elementary School. Principal Stephanie Brannan was named Duval County Public School’s Principal of the Year for Elementary Region 2. Gifted teacher Jennifer Norton was named Teacher of the Year for the school. She has spent nine years at Stockton pioneering its […]

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