Junior Residents

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

Seniors Commit to Play at Collegiate Level

Seniors Commit to Play at Collegiate Level

10 members of the Episcopal School of Jacksonville Class of 2022 have committed to play a sport in college next year. Special signing ceremonies were held for them by the Athletic Department as they made their commitment.  Rowing: Allie Alton – University of Texas Girls Lacrosse: Sofia Chepenik – Clemson University Keely Cleland – Arizona […]

Egg-Streme Parachuting Teaches Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Egg-Streme Parachuting Teaches Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Episcopal seventh grade STEAM students taught by Brian Francois recently conducted a design challenge on Egg-Streme Parachuting on the Munnerlyn Campus. Students were required to design and construct a parachute that could carry an egg safely to the ground from a height of five meters (16 feet). Each collaborative group examined the influence of a […]

Cucoranu Earns Wide Acclaim With Downtown Jacksonville Project

Cucoranu Earns Wide Acclaim With Downtown Jacksonville Project

A first semester Capstone Project by junior Alida Cucoranu from Bolles was selected as one of Global Online Academy’s 20 exemplary works and was published in the nonprofit academy’s 2021 public showcase. Cucoranu’s project, “How can we promote Downtown Jacksonville’s economic development while supporting local businesses and the environment,” was chosen from more than 270 […]

Scouts to the rescue, Troop 2 helps save Luminaria

Scouts to the rescue, Troop 2 helps save Luminaria

Boy Scouts Troop 2 of St. Johns Presbyterian Church saved the 2021 Luminaria event by helping to bag thousands of bags of sand. The annual Luminaria hosted by Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) had originally been scheduled for December 19 but had to be moved up a week to avoid conflicting with a Jaguars home game. […]

Bolles freshman wins America’s Top Young Scientist Award

Bolles freshman wins America’s Top Young Scientist Award

Bolles freshman Sarah Park has won the $25,000 grand prize in 3M’s Discovery Education Young Scientist Challenge for her Spark Care+ music therapy treatment project. Spark Care+ is a personalized music therapy treatment for mental health disorders that uses artificial intelligence, galvanic skin response and photoplethysmography. Park is an accomplished violinist who has performed in […]

SJEDS Student help outreach ministry

SJEDS Student help outreach ministry

San Jose Episcopal Day School’s 2nd Annual Friendly Food Competition Collection amassed an amazing 3,110 food and necessity items to benefit the Food Pantry, an outreach ministry of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Sixth-grade managed the project under the direction of their teachers, Katie Foster and Natalie Inclan. During the week-long event, all homeroom classes vied […]

Bishop Kenny boys swim team win State Title

Bishop Kenny boys swim team win State Title

The Bishop Kenny Boys’ Swim team won the FHSAA Class 2A state title at the 2021 Swimming & Diving State Championships held on November 5 in Stuart, Florida. The combined results of individual and relay performances of the swimmers secured the title for the team. Head Swim Coach Laurel Valley commented, “I couldn’t be prouder […]

Teens raise $11k for Ronald McDonald House

Teens raise $11k for Ronald McDonald House

As chapter heads of The Power of Blue (POB), Jessie Pearson and Ava Allen, Bolles students, held a successful spike ball tournament to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. With the help of 15 local high school POB ambassadors, the group raised over $11k for the cause. “I chose the Ronald McDonald House because I enjoyed […]