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Category: Ponte Vedra Schools

    Meet Jill D’Amato PTO Co-President of the New Palm Valley Academy

    By Admin | August 20, 2018

    The Nocatee community continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Realtor.com recognizes it as the 2nd fastest growing suburb in the US, and St Johns County is the 14th fastest growing county in the US.  The opening of the new K-8 school, Palm Valley Academy, in Nocatee is exciting news for the many new families... Read More

    Meet Leslie Bohsali PVPV/Rawlings PTO President 2018/2019

    By Admin | August 16, 2018

    PVPV/Rawlings is Ponte Vedra Beaches oldest elementary school. It’s well established with a fabulous history of strong PTO support. This year’s PTO leader, Leslie Bohsali, will continue the stellar parent support that makes the PVPV/Rawlings Sea Turtle community so special. Organized, intelligent, and on-task. What made you want to take on the job of PTO... Read More

    Meet Ocean Palms PTO President Kelly Simmers

    By Admin | August 10, 2018

    The PTO organizations are a critical piece of what makes Ponte Vedra schools so special. The PTO board members, indispensable. Kelly Simmers is starting her second term at Ocean Palms Elementary, and it is a much different landscape from last year, as the student population has been cut dramatically – ~1200 students down to 500 students... Read More

    Meet Landrum Middle School PTO President 2018/2019 Mel Intemann

    By Admin | August 3, 2018

    What is it about Middle School that makes most everyone cringe? Awkward body changes? Personality morphing? Posing and pretending? The uncertainty of who and what you are? Who knows! Regardless, it’s a time we all go through. Ponte Vedra Beach’s Landrum Middle School is where it all happens in PVB.  This year’s Landrum Middle School... Read More

    A Ponte Vedra High School Student’s Path to Duke

    By Admin | June 19, 2018

    By Maddie Paris Editor’s Note: Back in the dark ages of the late 80s, applying for college was a pretty casual process. Even those who didn’t break a thousand on the SAT could get into my alma mater, UGA. Alas, that is no longer the case. I often wonder where I would’ve ended up! This... Read More

    Catching Up with Katie Falwell of Collage Day School

    By Admin | January 15, 2018

    By Gwinn Volen For parents who have been in the area for a while, the closing of Accotink Academy by the Sea a couple of years ago was heartbreaking. It was an institution with a lot of history and great memories. My boys both went there as preschoolers, and those special times are embedded in... Read More

    Ponte Vedra High School Booster Bash, January 27, 2018

    By Admin | January 8, 2018

    If you are looking for a reason to get this month, add the Ponte Vedra High School Booster Bash to your list of events where all proceeds go to a great cause. The Ponte Vedra High School Boosters Club will be hosting Booster Bash – Party Under the Palms on January 27th at 3 Palms Grille... Read More

    Palmer Girls Basketball Angels Win the Championship in 8-1 Season

    By Admin | October 31, 2017

    Palmer Catholic Academy Varsity Girls Basketball team finished their 8-1 season by winning the Championship against Assumption at Bishop Snyder High School last night. With a final score of 18-16, it was a nail biting game to the end! Award-winning Creekside High School Varsity Boys Coach, William Mayer, led the team to victory Congratulations to... Read More

    Ponte Vedra PTO Organizations Fueling Our Schools for Success

    By Admin | August 8, 2017

    You’ve probably heard that St Johns County is one of the fastest growing counties in the US. According to the St. Johns County School District website, our county has grown by 10,473 students (45%) in the past 10 years.  With this new influx of students and the projected continuing growth, the county is planning to... Read More

    College Move In: Goodbye PVB Hello Gainesville

    By Admin | July 31, 2017

    By Willow Logue Your Gator. Your Seminole. Your [Insert Fabulous School] is packing up and going off to college. Willow has a few tips based on her recent Gator drop off. A few weeks ago, our family said “boy bye” to my oldest. This was our first time, and while it was not exactly painless... Read More