Jacksonville Country Day School

The Way We Were: Dottie S. Dorion

The Way We Were: Dottie S. Dorion

Dottie Dorion is a Long Island native, born Dorothy Simpson in Floral Park, New York in 1934, but she has lived in Jacksonville for over five decades. She came here in 1971 from Puerto Rico so that her husband, George, could build a laboratory for his family’s company, Bacardi. Prior to their stint in Puerto […]

Sharks on the Run take 9 trophies

Sharks on the Run take 9 trophies

Sharks on the Run of Jacksonville Country Day School (JCDS) took home nine trophies for age group winners at “The Run Home” 5K on May 14. For many students, this was the longest distance they had ever run. For some, it was even double their longest distance. The runners are members of the new afterschool […]

Greek Olympics return to Jacksonville Country Day School

Greek Olympics return to Jacksonville Country Day School

After a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19, Jacksonville Country Day School’s Greek Olympics have returned. The school’s students spent the past few months exploring ancient Greek cultures, traditions and mythology in their global studies class, which culminated in a day of ancient Greek fun including the Greek Olympics, Greek skit performances and a Greek food […]