Robert E. Lee

Duval County School renaming saga continues

Duval County School renaming saga continues

The heated debate continues over school names in Duval County, as the latest disagreement rages on about an answer to the burning question – will schools retain their names – or go the way of history. Perhaps there will be a change, a christening of a new school name, the outcome has yet to be […]

Community meetings held on Robert E. Lee High School name change

Alumni, residents, current Lee High School students, and Parent-Teacher-Student Association members will have an opportunity to weigh in on whether they think the name of Robert E. Lee High School should be changed. The School Advisory Council of Robert E. Lee High School (SAC) held the first of five community meetings on the issue Feb. […]

Schools grapple with commencement changes during Coronavirus pandemic

Schools grapple with commencement changes during Coronavirus pandemic

They were born in the shadow of 9/11, the worst terrorist attack in United States history, and now members of the Class of 2020 have also been dealt another unsettling blow: graduating amidst a devastating global pandemic. In mid-March when most schools in Jacksonville’s historic districts complied with directives from Gov. Ron DeSantis and Mayor […]