Hendricks Avenue Elementary School

Striding Support for Eagles Education

Striding Support for Eagles Education

Friends of Hendricks hold annual Walkathon fundraiser Families, friends and community members showed up in full force to support Hendricks Avenue Elementary School for the 12th annual Friends of Hendrick Walkathon on Saturday, Feb. 10. According to Friends of Hendricks (FOH) Board Member and Walkathon Chair Kate Turpin, participants completed more than 7,000 laps around […]

A star-filled evening

A star-filled evening

Hendricks Avenue Elementary’s annual Reading with the Stars Local stars and celebrities visited Hendricks Avenue Elementary on Tuesday, Jan. 24 to read to students and their parents for HAE’s Reading with the Stars, an annual event hosted by the HAE Parent Teacher Association as part of the school’s Literacy Week. Stars included former Jaguars player […]

Piper Davis, fourth grader, leads Afghan relief effort

Piper Davis, fourth grader, leads Afghan relief effort

Piper Davis, fourth grader at Hendricks Avenue Elementary, led an Afghan relief effort. She collected monetary donations from classmates to buy personal and household items for refugee families who are resettling in Jacksonville. At the beginning of the school year, Davis was assigned the role of “Community Outreach Leader.” Many of her ideas for leading […]

The Way We Were: Larry and Mary Jane McKnight

The Way We Were: Larry and Mary Jane McKnight

The story of Larry and Mary Jane McKnight began in the first grade at Hendricks Avenue Elementary School, and it continues today, seven decades later. Both of them were born and raised in the San Marco area of Jacksonville—Larry on River Oaks Road with one younger sister and Mary Jane on a street just off […]

Boy Scout builds outdoor classroom to earn Eagle rank

Boy Scout builds outdoor classroom to earn Eagle rank

Hendricks Avenue Elementary School has a beautiful and useful outdoor classroom thanks to Boy Scout Christian Floyd, who designed, planned, and led the project to create the space as part of earning the rank of Eagle Scout.  Floyd, a resident of St. Nicholas Park, is a member of Troop 35 at Southside United Methodist Church, […]