LAJH Guidance News

July 2018

🐾 Summer Newsletter

Clay County District Schools is providing opportunities over the summer for students to continue their learning from home! Students have two different opportunities to access online instruction and practice through web based platforms from their own homes or at the local community library. Click on the link below for more information...

🐾 Summer Meals Program

Clay County’s FREE Summer Meals program provides breakfast and lunch, Monday through Friday until August 2nd, excluding the 4th of July. Breakfast is served from 8 - 9 a.m. and lunch is served from noon to 1 p.m. The program is FREE for kids 18 and under.
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Florida’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 3, 2018, and runs through Sunday, August 5, 2018. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; and clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item.

For more information and a list of qualifying items, please review the Department of Revenue's Tax Information Publication (TIP) on the 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, as well as the Frequently Asked Questions document.

🐾 LAJH School Supply List

Teachers will provide class supply lists at the beginning of the school year. The items listed on the link below will help you start gathering supplies, but please be aware that there may be items that an individual teacher requests that are not on the supply list.

🐾 Community Flyers

🐾 Counselors’ Spotlight

The Internet is full of many resources for parents to support their children’s education. One particular website, the Parent Toolkit, provides parents with a comprehensive guide to help children succeed in school and life. Click on the link below and tell us what you think about the website through our counselors blog.

​Articles from Parent Toolkit:
Guiding Our Children through School Transitions: Middle School
Sun, Summer, and Social Media: Helping Kids Find Balance this Summer

🐾 Important Dates

August 10: Orientation/Schedule Pick-Up

  • 7th Grade-1:00pm
  • 8th Grade-2:15pm

August 14: School Starts

August 22: Open House (tentative)

🐾 Stay Connected

LAJH Website:

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Remind Website:

Remind App: Text @lajguidnce to 81010

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