Junior Residents

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

Community PedsCare Program opens applications for Teen Advisory Board

Community PedsCare Program opens applications for Teen Advisory Board

Middle and high schoolers can now submit their applications to join the 2022-23 Community PedsCare Teen Advisory Board with Jacksonville’s Community Hospice and Palliative Care. Selected board members will serve as ambassadors for the Community PedsCare program, raising both funds and awareness for the “nationally recognized pediatric palliative care and hospice program of Community Hospice […]

Riverside Presbyterian Day School launches Early Learning Summer Program

Riverside Presbyterian Day School launches Early Learning Summer Program

When parents of PreK 3 and PreK 4 students at Riverside Presbyterian Day School expressed the need for quality childcare during the summer, the school listened. It launched a summer program this year with input from parent surveys and direction from veteran teachers Diana Green and Isabelle Milne, that included fun, weekly themes, while incorporating […]

Troop 906 treks New Mexico

Troop 906 treks New Mexico

From June 26 to July 3, San Marco residents and members of Troop 906 traveled to Cimarron, NM and completed a 7-day backpacking trek in the backcountry of the Philmont Scout Ranch, carrying all their gear, food, and water along the way.  During the trek, the scouts traveled over 36 miles and summited 3 peaks […]

Photography students document Italy

Photography students document Italy

Episcopal School of Jacksonville photography students visited Italy with photography instructor Mark Zimmerman. In Venice they attended The Biennale, took a boat trip to Murano and Burano for a glassblowing demonstration, and saw an installation by Anselm Kiefer at the Palazzo Ducale. In Florence they heard the monks chant at Abbazia di San Miniato al […]

St. Johns Country Day School Graduates 53

St. Johns Country Day School Graduates 53

The Class of 2022 made its way down the aisle at Orange Park’s Grace Episcopal Church for a beautiful Baccalaureate service. Seniors and their families gathered to pause the craziness of graduation activities, to reflect, acknowledge, and celebrate the accomplishments of their seniors, and to look ahead to the future. After an invocation by Owene […]

Douglas Anderson’s jazz program continues to achieve success, earn national recognition

Douglas Anderson’s jazz program continues to achieve success, earn national recognition

Spring 2022 is proving to be a very successful one for the jazz program at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts with success and recognition on the national stage. In May, the school’s SOTA Jazz Ensemble I earned an overall score of 97% and won the National Jazz Festival for high school jazz bands. Its […]

904 All Stars celebrate second annual sports camp

904 All Stars celebrate second annual sports camp

Teen volunteers Durham Branch, Ford Rachels, Aidan Stefanides and Jack Potter hosted the second annual 904 All Stars Sports Camp for three hours each day the week of Memorial Day for boys ages 5-10. The camp was held at Ford Rachels home in Ortega. Twenty-three boys attended the camp, which offered wiffle ball, basketball, a […]

San Jose Episcopal Students learn about all 50 U.S. States

San Jose Episcopal Students learn about all 50 U.S. States

San Jose Episcopal Day School first graders celebrated the United States in their 50 Nifty United States program. Students learned about each of the 50 states, their unique flower, tree, bird and any landmark specific to the state. “The first graders were like sponges, soaking in all the information and becoming USA fact extraordinaries,” said […]