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Category: Ponte Vedra High School

    Meet Ponte Vedra High School PTO President, Lyn Gabrielsen

    By Jennifer Heller | January 19, 2023

    One of the top things about buying real estate in Ponte Vedra Beach, aside from the beach, is the school district. Families in Ponte Vedra Beach are fortunate to be part of the St. Johns County School District which is consistently the #1 A-rated school district in the state. In 2023, St. Johns County School... Read More

    Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship Celebrates 5th Anniversary

    By Jennifer Heller | November 8, 2022

    It’s hard to believe this is the 5th year of the Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship! It’s been amazing to be able to help our local students achieve great things when leaving high school and this year will be no different. The annual Blog Scholarship is sponsored by The Volen Group at Keller Williams Luxury... Read More

    Local Coffee Shop Drinks for the Non-Coffee Drinker

    By Jennifer Heller | April 14, 2021

    By Elizabeth Wainer, Senior Student at Ponte Vedra High School “Hey, we should catch up this weekend! Do you want to grab a coffee at 10?” This is an all too familiar scenario, and it seems like a great idea: catching up with a friend while enjoying a nice cup of joe. Except for one... Read More

    Baccalaureate & PV High School

    By Jennifer Heller | March 31, 2021

    One of the best times of your life comes when you finally close out one chapter and move to another. Graduating high school is just that event. It’s the milestone students look forward to for at least 13 years. Parents, overwhelmed with pride and joy, will reflect back to the day they dropped their little... Read More

    Graduation Gift Ideas

    By Willow Logue | May 28, 2020

    In stating the obvious, graduations have been a little different this year. Without the parties and usual retail stroll, getting a gift to mark the occasion might have slipped off some to-do lists. If your daily feed is loaded up with celebratory posts and you are inspired to send a present, here are a few... Read More

    A Beginners Guide to Thrifting by Scout Snell

    By Willow Logue | April 20, 2020

    By Scout Snell In the past three years, I have become aware of the astronomical impact that the fashion industry has on the environment. Thus, shopping became a conflict of interest for me. Do I spend the money on sustainable brands? Do I continue to contribute to the unethical practices of fast fashion brands? Then... Read More

    COVID-19 and College Admissions by Pam Ohno

    By Gwinn Volen | April 16, 2020

    The coronavirus has upended life for everyone, including high school students. On top of transitioning to remote learning and missing time spent with friends because of social distancing, juniors are preparing for the college admissions process, which is just around the corner. It’s a stressful time, no doubt. However, the best advice for high school... Read More

    Ponte Vedra High School College Fair Coming February 26, 2020: Open to the Public

    By Gwinn Volen | February 13, 2020

    Come meet representatives from over 90 colleges and universities from 5-7 pm, February 26, 2020, in the Ponte Vedra High School Gymnasium. This event is open to the public. Students can register by going to and then selecting Ponte Vedra High School. This is also a great opportunity for parents to learn and understand... Read More

    2nd Annual Ponte Vedra Focus $1000 Writing Scholarship

    By Willow Logue | January 27, 2020

    The Ponte Vedra Focus scholarship is now open for submissions. For the second year in a row, The Volen Group is sponsoring a blog writing scholarship open to all senior high school students in Duval or St. Johns Counties. Students interested in earning a little money for their continuing education are invited to submit a... Read More

    Hope for the Holidays

    By Willow Logue | December 13, 2019

    Wednesday night, the holiday spirit was in full view as almost 400 people came to TPC Sawgrass to help The Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation pack over 4000 bags of food for kids in need in the greater Jacksonville community. The event started at 5:30 and all the bags were packed, the trucks were filled... Read More