- February 15th- Presidents Day (No School)
- February 16th- PTSA Meeting at 5:00 pm & SAC Meeting at 6:00 pm
- February 19th-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
- February 26th- Parent and Student Survey Window Closes
Florida DOE 2021 Black History Month Theme and Student Essay Contest
About the Student Art Contest
First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Black History Month Art Contest is open to all K-3 students in Florida. Each student will submit original, two-dimensional artwork based on this year’s theme. Two winners will be selected.
About the Student Essay Contest
First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Black History Month Essay Contest is open to all 4-12 students in Florida. Each student will submit one essay no longer than 500 words based on this year’s theme. Three winners will be selected: one elementary school student (grades 4-5), one middle school student (grades 6-8) and one high school student (grades 9-12). Each winner will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.
Contest Entries and Nominating Forms and Guidelines
Student contest forms must be mailed to Volunteer Florida or submitted online at www.FloridaBlackHistory.com.
Black History Month Committee
1545 Raymond Diehl Road, Suite 250
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
All entries must be received by 5 pm (ET) on February 26, 2021.
For more information about the contests, please visit www.FloridaBlackHistory.com.
The Memorial for Ms. James
- Ms. Spaulding
Auburn University E-Week
Auburn invites students considering a career in engineering to join them for a premier engineering educational experience. Auburn Engineering's VIRTUAL open house gives students a chance to learn about our campus, our programs, and the incredible opportunities Auburn's Samuel Ginn College of Engineering offers.
ACT and SAT Registration Deadlines
ACT Assessment: March 12th Test/Registration Deadline April 17th
SAT Assessment: May 8th Test/Registration Deadline April 8th
PMA 3 District Testing
Duval Homeroom Students (DropOff in Bus Zone, Report to Auditorium at 7:30)
English 1 - Monday 2/22
English 2 - Tuesday 2/23
Algebra 1 - Thursday 2/25
Geometry - Friday 2/26
Biology - Monday 3/1
US History - Monday 3/1
Campus Students (Testing during regular class time)
English 1 - Monday 2/22 - Thursday 2/25
English 2 - Monday 2/22 - Thursday 2/25
Algebra 1 - Thursday 2/25 - Tuesday 3/2
Geometry - Thursday 2/25 - Tuesday 3/2
Biology - Monday 3/1
US History - Monday 3/1
Boys Lacrosse v St. Joe
Girls Tennis at White
Boys Tennis v White
Boys Baseball v Eagles View 6p
Fast Pitch at Ridgeview V only
Track at Raines
Boys Baseball v Episcopal 6:30
JV Fast Pitch BK 5p
Fast Pitch at Episcopal 6p
Girls Lacrosse at Creekside
Boys Tennis at FC
Girls Tennis v FC
JV Boys Baseball v Oakleaf 6p
Boys Softball at Westside 6p
Girls Lacrosse at Fletcher
Boys Lacrosse at Fletcher
Fast Pitch at Trinity 7p
Stingray Nation Friendly Reminders
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
With Black History Month approaching, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are asking students what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech means to them. The team’s essay contest will reward the winning students with free tickets for their entire class to attend a Jumbo Shrimp regular season game at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
All entries should be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 19 to email@example.com, and must include the student’s name, age, grade and school. Following the submission process, each category will have their respective winners notified by email and announced on Friday, February 26. For any questions, please contact Director of Community Relations Andrea Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida Parent Survey
We want your feedback! Please follow the link below to complete our survey. The 5Essentials Survey is a research-based school improvement system that defines, measures, and utilizes the most important organizational conditions, including aspects of a school’s culture and climate, to improve student outcomes. The survey window will close on Feb. 26, 2021.
Seeking Young Leaders for Youth Preparedness Council
FEMA is recruiting young leaders for our national Youth Preparedness Council (YPC)! Students in 8th through 11th grade from communities across the Southeast may now apply for FEMA’s national YPC. The Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to share their perspectives, feedback and opinions related to disaster preparedness with FEMA and grow their leadership skills.
Interested teens may apply online at community.fema.gov/ApplytoYPC. All applications and supporting materials must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. PST, on March 7.
For any questions, contact Lisa Janak Newman, 404-490-3516 or Lisa.Janak-Newman@associates.fema.dhs.gov
Senior Scholarship Opportuniy
The Federal Programs Department is thrilled to share this wonderful opportunity for graduating high school seniors planning to further their education. Attached to bottom on the newsletter you will find the application for the Vivian Scott Scholarship Application and Routing Form. The scholarship is awarded each year to two recipients in each of the five FASFEPA regions. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Must be a senior who is on track to graduate in May/June of 2021;
- Eligible under current USDA guidelines as free or reduced-priced meals or Approved CEP Direct Certification for free or reduced lunch;
- Provide a publishable picture with the application to be used in an announcement and on the FASFEPA webpage
Completed application packets are to be returned to our department no later than March 8, 2021. Application packets can be submitted to our department via email at email@example.com.
The scholarship award amount is $1,500 per recipient.
You may read more about the scholarship by visiting the FASFEPA web site using this link:
ACHS Business Partners
Harrell & Harrell
Miller's Ale House
Ponte Vedra Golf Carts
Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute
Davey Tree Expert