Junior Residents

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

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 […]

Wolfson Boys’ Golf takes second in state championship

Wolfson Boys’ Golf takes second in state championship

The Samuel Wolfson High School boys’ golf team capped off its historic season by tying for second place at the Boys State Class 1A golf tournament at Mission Inn Golf Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills on Nov. 3-4.  The team shot a combined 620 over the two days to tie for runner-up laurels with First Academy and […]

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 […]