Tag Archives: Schools

Ocean Palms teachers welcome students

By Abby Stanford
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Ocean Palms Elementary School in Ponte Vedra Beach held its annual Meet the Teacher event on Tuesday, Aug. 9.  Students and their families were welcomed by their former teachers, met their new teachers and visited informational tables staffed by Parent Teacher Organization volunteers, who organized a book fair, school spirit apparel boutique and school supply purchases.

Academic perseverance pays off for Kyla Scott

By Hannah Lilley
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With summer coming to a close and school back in session, many incoming seniors are beginning the process of applying to colleges. One notable and academically strong student of Ponte Vedra High School’s class of 2016 shares her experience throughout senior year to preparing for college, as she looks back at the journey of becoming a graduate. Kyla Scott graduated last school year ranked at the top of her class — maintaining a high GPA and keeping up with all Advanced Placement courses. In addition to academics, she was active in various extracurricular actives, such as being a member of multiple honor societies, the lacrosse team, clubs and playing the violin; however, moving to Ponte Vedra Beach during her junior year was not an easy task.

St. Johns County Schools are tops again

By NewsLine Staff
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School grades released today by the Florida Department of Education show that the St. Johns County School District continues to be the top performing district in the state for the eighth year in a row and is one of only three “A” rated districts in Florida. St. Johns County had 22 “A” schools, six “B” schools, four “C” schools and one “D” school.

Nease NJROTC top cadets attend Leadership Academy

By NewsLine Staff
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Ponte Vedra’s Nease NJROTC, the 2016 No. 1 ranked unit in NJROTC Area-12, restocked its high-performing cadet leadership ranks this past week by sending nine cadets to the Area 12 (northern Florida and state of Georgia) NJROTC weeklong Leadership Academy and CO/XO School in Gainesville, Ga.

Duval County Public Schools launches OneView education portal

By NewsLine Staff
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In a major step to provide education stakeholders — especially parents and teachers — with easy access to student information, Duval County Public Schools is introducing a new education portal named OneView. Funded by a generous grant from the Quality Education for All Fund and developed in partnership with Microsoft, OneView is a communication, collaboration and content management tool that provides students, parents, teachers, administrators and community members with personalized access to important data, resources and services with one login, through one centralized tool. OneView will be available to all stakeholders in early July.