Stingray Newsletter

Weekly School Updates

Important Dates and Topics:

Modified Re-Opening

Hybrid students will return back to campus full time on September 28th. Please see the new procedures for enrollment:


  • Duval HomeRoom students electing to remain in Duval HomeRoom: No parent action needed
  • Duval HomeRoom students requesting return to brick and mortar: Parent must complete a Duval HomeRoom cancellation form in Focus.
  • Brick and mortar students requesting change to Duval HomeRoom: Parent must complete a Duval HomeRoom selection form for 2nd quarter.


Duval Homeroom Selection and Cancellation Forms will be made available to parents through the Parent Focus Account in the same location as previously found.

1st Nine weeks Progress Reports

Progress reports will be given out September 21st. Please remember grades are available

24 hrs a day through the Focus platform. The first quarter ends on October 15th.

Parking Passes

Student drivers need to purchase their parking pass by September 21st. Parking passes can be purchased in the media center. Go to the Student Parking Application to learn more. $50 CASH Only

Class of 2021 Virtual Parent Meeting (7:00 pm)

Please join Ms. Lakatos on September 24th at 7:00 pm to discuss important details about your child's senior year at Atlantic Coast High School. The meeting will be hosted through the Zoom platform. The meeting is scheduled for 30 minutes.


Meeting ID: 796 6103 2213

Password: 5D7aaH

Open House September 28th (6:00 pm -7:00 pm)

Invitation to attend our Virtual Open House on Monday, September 28th
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Food Service Program

Students will no longer be required to present an ID when being served food in the cafeteria line except when purchasing ala carte items. Duval HomeRoom students/parents or guardians of students will be able to pick up a breakfast and a lunch meal at the closest DCPS elementary or secondary school versus having to travel to their enrolled school. If the student is not present, the parent/guardian will need to present a valid form of identification. Meals will be available to Duval HomeRoom students or their parents/guardians from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. The supper and snack programs will continue with no change. This modification in food service is approved through December 31, 2020.

Last Week Updates

Free SAT/ACT Prep at UNF

UNF is offering free virtual SAT/ACT test prep this fall on 9/26 & 10/04. To learn more and register go to https://www.unf.edu/welcomecenter/DCPS_Test_Prep.aspx

Senior Packages

Please see Ms. Solomon in room 104 if you are interested in purchasing a senior package. The first payment is due September 30th.

Virtual College Fair (Over 600 Colleges)

Testing Updates

PSAT Test

On October 14th, the PSAT (9/10) and the PSAT/NMSQT(11) will be administered to our students. For the 11th graders, the PSAT/NMSQT is the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The PSAT is a great primer for the SAT, and even the ACT, but it’s more than just a trial run. PSAT scores are used to identify National Merit Scholars and award merit scholarships. More than 3.4 million high school students (mostly juniors and sophomores) take this nationwide, multiple-choice test every year. PSAT scores can also be used to satisfy students' math graduation requirement. Visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10 for more information.

PSAT Test for Duval HomeRoom Students

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020, is a school-wide testing day.

9th graders will complete the PSAT 8/9.

10th and 11th graders will complete the PSAT/NMSQT.

12th graders will complete the SAT.

If you would like to participate in this testing event, visit the Atlantic Coast website and under the Quick Links section, complete the Duval Homeroom PSAT/SAT sign up form.

ACT and SAT Registration Deadlines

SAT Assessment: November 7th Test/Registration Deadline October 7th

ACT Assessment: December 12th Test/Registration Deadline November 6th
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Athletics

First Win -JV Football against Fletcher

JV Football had a great game on Thursday. The team beat JV Fletcher 14-8! We can't wait to see what they are going to do this season! Next week, they play Sandalwood at home on 9/24 at 6:00 pm. Go Stingrays!

Schedules for Week 9/21-9/25

9/21 Boys Golf at Fleming Island

9/21 Bowling at Paxon

9/22 Volleyball vs. Christ Church

9/22 Boys Golf vs Sandalwood

9/22 Cross Country at Fletcher

9/22 Swimming vs.Wolfson

9/23 Bowling vs. Mandarin

9/24 JV Football vs. Sandalwood

9/24 Volleyball at Paxon

9/24 Girls Golf at Lee

9/25 Varsity Football at Terry Parker

Online Athletic Event Ticket Sales

Due to the COVID restrictions, tickets sales will not be sold at the entrance gates. Spectators will have to purchase the tickets in advance. Please use Go Fan App or gofan.co to purchase a ticket. Your ticket must be presented using a mobile device.

Spirit Store

Do you need ACHS spirit wear? We now have an online store through T-5 Sportswear. The merchandise will be shipped to your home. Thank you for supporting ACHS Athletics!

https://www.achsstingrays.com/

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Booster Club

The ACHS Booster Club supports all athletic teams throughout the school year. If your family or a company are interested in joining ACHS Booster Club, please contact jamesrdooley@yahoo.com.

https://dcps.duvalschools.org/domain/10383

Upcoming Events

Chipotle Fundraiser

October 3rd

5:00 pm-9:00 pm

4865 Town Center Pkwy Ste 1

Jacksonville, FL. 32246


Order online and pick up Chipotle for PTSA fundraiser by using the promo code P9YD4LZ on the Chipotle app or website. Ordering delivery for the fundraiser is not permitted at this time.

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Parent and Community Support

PTSA Meeting

September 22 at 6:00 pm

Please go http://atlanticcoasthighschool.my-pta.org/content.asp?PageID=0 for details about the meeting.

Membership cost is $6 at https://achsptsa.new.memberhub.store/store.


ACHS Business Partners

Arlington Toyota

Harrell & Harrell

Miller's Ale House

CareNow

Ponte Vedra Golf Carts

Outback Steakhouse

Picasso's

Sonny's BBQ

Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute

Domino's Pizza

Baker's Sports

Davey Tree Expert