SOUPer Bowl unites community to help those in need

SOUPer Bowl unites community to help those in need

Nease High School students are using the football theme at the Jan. 30 fundraiser from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., hosted at Nease, to raise money and awareness about student hunger in St. Johns County. More »

Italian American Club upholds culture and traditions

Italian American Club upholds culture and traditions

The Italian-American Club of today was officially founded in 1951, but its roots as a social club celebrating arts, family, tradition, music and food — everything Italian — actually go back to the early 1920s. More »

Creekside engineering students take unexpected trip to 1944 during building project

Creekside engineering students take unexpected trip to 1944 during building project

As part of an ongoing program in collaboration with St. Johns Housing Partnership, students visit the homes of elderly or recently disabled people to build accessibility ramps and help with other tasks. More »

Palm Valley Academy students celebrate the Grand People in their lives

Palm Valley Academy students celebrate the Grand People in their lives

Students in Diane Buckner’s third grade class at Palm Valley Academy recently put on a very special experience for a “Grand” group of people at Buckner’s annual “Grandperson Celebration.” More »

 

Get to Know…Grace Meyers

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser
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Mandarin preteen Grace Myers has a love for adrenaline and animals, and she’s combined both into a career that has made a big name for her in the Mandarin area. Myers started a career in barrel racing, but needed more money — so she started another career selling eggs, which she runs entirely by herself. On top of that, she’s also an avid athlete, making her one busy 12-year-old.

SOUPer Bowl unites community to help those in need

By Tiffany Merlo Phelps
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It is SOUPer Bowl time! Okay not Super Bowl, but Nease High School students are using the football theme at the Jan. 30 fundraiser from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., hosted at Nease, to raise money and awareness about student hunger in St. Johns County. The goal is to feed eligible students across the county, providing food during the weekends and school breaks when some students would otherwise go hungry. This is the event’s fifth year.

Creekside engineering students take unexpected trip to 1944 during building project

By Heidy Brosofsky-Weaver
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Charles Dickens, a famous Victorian novelist, once wrote, “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
This philosophy of making a positive difference in the lives of others is not only an old adage, but also it is a New Year’s goal for some members of Creekside High School’s Engineering Club. As part of an ongoing program in collaboration with St. Johns Housing Partnership, students visit the homes of elderly or recently disabled people to build accessibility ramps and help with other tasks.

Get to Know … Anna Neal

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser
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Anna Neal is a lifelong Jacksonville resident who has made her permanent home in St. Johns County. A wife and mother, Neal has dedicated herself to helping her community, while still making time for her family and for herself.

Palm Valley Academy students celebrate the Grand People in their lives

By Sara Bolden
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On Nov. 22, students in Diane Buckner’s third grade class at Palm Valley Academy put on a very special experience for a “Grand” group of people at Buckner’s annual “Grandperson Celebration.” The celebration, now in its 13th year, is aimed at honoring special people in the children’s lives — from grandparents, to extended family, to neighbors, to parents.