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Category: Ponte Vedra Schools

    Meet PVPV Rawlings PTO President Jennifer Cleek

    By Jennifer Heller | January 27, 2023

    PVPV Rawlings Elementary is not only home of the Sea Turtles but an amazing Parent Teach Organization (PTO) that pours in to the school, its teachers, faculty and students. We’ve said “It Takes a Village” and support of the PTO is essential is each and every school. PVPV Rawlings is fortunate to have Jennifer Cleek... Read More

    Meet Ocean Palms Elementary PTO President, Jen Werba

    By Jennifer Heller | January 23, 2023

    There so many great reasons to call Ponte Vedra Beach home. This quaint resort community is an absolute joy with amazing landscape and the beautiful beaches. Families, however, have the added incentive of the A-Rated St. Johns County schools that are consistently named best in the state. It takes a village though to raise our... Read More

    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

    Meet Landrum Middle School PTO President, Kristin Glunt

    By Jennifer Heller | January 17, 2023

    There are so many reasons to move to Ponte Vedra Beach in St. Johns County. It’s not just a cozy seaside resort community but it is also located in the St. Johns County School District, a top rated district in the state of Florida. Whether moving to a small town or big city, it can... Read More

    New Options from Episcopal School of Jax at the Beaches

    By Willow Logue | October 18, 2020

    Episcopal School of Jacksonville (ESJ) has a new presence in the Beaches area this year, as a seamless Pre-K 3 through 12 grade opportunity is now available for families. Families living in the Beaches area can enroll their child on Episcopal’s Beaches Campus (formerly known as Beaches Episcopal School), and continue their children’s education through... 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

    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

    Home Learning Youtube Opportunities Curated By A 12 Year Old Ponte Vedra Boy

    By Gwinn Volen | March 24, 2020

    By Gwinn Volen In order to engage my 12-year old son, draw him away from the hours he spends on Minecraft and other video games, and ease some of my bad parenting guilt (the time he spends on his phone shall not be mentioned), I asked that he follow some semblance of a schedule this... Read More

    What’s Up Wednesday

    By Willow Logue | February 6, 2020

    Weekend Plans: Saturday, February 8 – Mr. Fintastic is pure joy. Watch and cheer on senior PVHS boys as they compete for the title. Sunday, February 9 –   It’s the first annual Jacksonville’s Food and Wine Festival with food, wine and more. General admission is free or purchase some  VIP tickets.  All weekend: It’s the... 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