Junior Residents

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Assumption cross country teams sweep diocese championship

Assumption cross country teams sweep diocese championship

The Assumption cross country teams whizzed past 14 competing schools to win the Diocese of St. Augustine Cross Country Championship held at Bishop Kenny High School on Nov. 14.  The girls’ varsity led throughout to win the 3K-team competition.  Lucrezia Gowdy finished first individually, while Stephanie Grden, Quinn Camerlengo, Jillian Jakab, Alexandra Lumpkin and Olivia Lumpkin all finished among the […]

Hendricks Avenue Baseball League Celebrates 75 Years

Hendricks Avenue Baseball League Celebrates 75 Years

One of Jacksonville’s most iconic neighborhood baseball leagues will celebrate its 75th anniversary when opening season begins Saturday, Feb. 27. Hendricks Avenue Baseball League was founded by Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church – which is also celebrating its 75th anniversary this year – when it built the athletic fields next to its church in 1946. For […]

Bishop Kenny senior wins national inaugural poetry contest

Bishop Kenny senior wins national inaugural poetry contest

Twenty-two-year-old Amanda Gorman, the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate, may have wowed the crowd with the poem she recited during the Inauguration for Joe Biden Jan. 20, but she is not the only young poet to receive national acclamation. Bishop Kenny Senior Hallie Knight, 17, of San Marco also received national […]

Art can save us

Art can save us

By Marcia HodgsonResident Community News Fashionistas often draw inspiration from world events, and this year has been no different. With the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, 2020’s newest fashion statement, the face mask, was born. As COVID-19 spread across the nation, medical experts strongly espoused the wearing of facial coverings as the best way to […]

Bolles journalists receive top FSPA honors

The Florida Scholastic Press Association named five Bolles journalism students as All-Florida winners in its Fall 2020 Digital Contest. Freshman Isabel Bassin of San Jose, Sophomore Grace Albaugh of San Marco and Sophomore Cameron Gratz received contest honors in the commentary categories. Freshman Gabriel Coleman and Senior Ella Schellenberg received All-Florida designations in the deadline […]

Broadway artists wowed by Douglas Anderson theater students

Broadway artists wowed by Douglas Anderson theater students

Thanks to funding from the Douglas Anderson Foundation, theater students at DA, the only public high school dedicated to the arts in Jacksonville, were thrilled to have the opportunity to work one-on-one with Broadway actors Wesley Taylor and Issac Powell of New York, who provided two days of intensive workshops at the school Dec. 8 […]

SJCDS wins District Boys’ Cross-Country Championship

SJCDS wins District Boys’ Cross-Country Championship

Matthew Stratton, a junior at St. Johns Country Day, took home the individual title to lead his team to victory in the boys’ cross-country team Class 1A District Championship Oct. 29. The victory ended a 16-year drought for the Spartan boys, who last won the championship in 2004. Stratton’s win in the districts was the […]

Assumption celebrates All Saints Day with trunk or treat

Assumption celebrates All Saints Day with trunk or treat

COVID-19 changed things up a little bit when Assumption Catholic School celebrated All Saints’ Day Oct. 29. Historically, the school hosts a parade of students in their Saints costumes that ends in Mass.  This year the school added a Trunk or Treat with trunks decorated in Saintly themes and prayer in the Sisters’ chapel since […]

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