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Bolles receives historic gift, begins residence hall project

Bolles receives historic gift, begins residence hall project

A historic gift from American businessman, philanthropist and professional sports owner Gordon Gund is fueling transformative changes for Bolles Hall and the Bolles Residential Life program in Jacksonville. While the amount is undisclosed, it marks the largest single donor gift in the School’s 88-year history, according to Bolles Chief Advancement Officer Carol Nimitz. “This gift […]

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 […]

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 […]

Three-peat! Bolles girls’ soccer wins state title

Three-peat! Bolles girls’ soccer wins state title

The Bolles girls’ soccer team won its third straight state title, a first in program history, by defeating Miami Carrollton, 3-2, in the Class 3A final in Deland Feb. 26. The championship was the Bulldogs’ fifth in the last six years and ninth overall, and the sixth title win for Head Coach Matt Tracy. Tied 2-2 […]

School fair spotlights international community

School fair spotlights international community

The 2020 World Cultures & Countries Fair at the Bolles School made for a colorful opportunity for students to experience life around the globe firsthand.  Students representing nearly 30 cultures and countries put their international perspectives on exhibit through food, history, dance and demonstrations. Countries and cultures represented at the fair were: Black Student Union, […]

Three San Jose students named to Bolles President’s list

Three San Jose students named to Bolles President’s list

Three San Jose students were named when President and Head of School Tyler Hodges announced the President’s List winners during the Third Quarter Honors Convocation on the Bolles Upper School San Jose Campus March 3. On the list were Haley Bowmaster, a senior and juniors Jason Du and Zekum Wang, who joined Adarsh Aratikatla as the only […]

Will Camp, Joe Libby selected for Boys’ State

Will Camp of San Marco and Joe Libby of San Jose were among several Bolles juniors have been nominated for and selected to participate in Boys’ and Girl’ State this summer.  Sponsored by the American Legion, these events are summer leadership and citizenship programs for high school students who are between their junior and senior […]

Bolles robotics teams excel at regionals

Bolles robotics teams excel at regionals

Four Bolles robotics teams from all three Bolles campuses enjoyed continued success at the North Florida Regional FIRST LEGO League Championship, held Feb. 29 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. The students competed for more than 12 hours and brought home several awards with some teams invited to participate in the state and global competitions: […]

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