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Category: Ponte Vedra Schools

    Nice Gains in the A-Ratings for Duval County Schools

    By Admin | June 29, 2017

    St Johns County gets regular kudos for its A-Rated schools. It’s nice to see neighboring Duval County make strides and get some accolades. The Duval County School District just released a press release regarding school ratings, and the Florida Times Union did some analysis that includes a handy database you can use to search on a particular... Read More

    Area Schools Included in the List of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

    By Admin | June 17, 2017

    School rankings are always fun to see. On May 5, 2017, the Washington Post put out the ranking, “America’s Most Challenging High Schools.” The study evaluates schools that are working the “hardest to challenge students from all backgrounds with courses such as AP and International Baccalaureate.”  It “ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio:... Read More

    Landrum Middle Annual Beach Bash Sunday, April 23

    By Admin | April 21, 2017

    The 3rd Annual LMS Beach Bash is taking place on Sunday, April 23rd, from 10 am – 2 pm at Mickler’s Beach.   There will be hourly surf clinics, board demos, food for purchase, music, beach yoga, beach volleyball, a sand castle building contest, raffles and Landrum’s own version of Survivor!   The Beach Bash... Read More

    Collage Day School to Open at Old Accotink Campus Fall, 2017

    By Admin | March 29, 2017

    Many a local parent mourned the day that Accotink Academy By the Sea shut its doors last Spring. It was a wonderful school where many friendships, both parent and child, developed. Katie Falwell of Keystone Child Development Center, had spearheaded the purchase of Accotink in 2016, but terms of the sale could never be fully... Read More

    Screenagers “Screening” at Landrum Middle School

    By Admin | March 23, 2017

    Raising children in the digital age is frustrating for many parents, where kids can have a completely separate life/world online, that’s challenging to fully follow. It’s hard for some to even understand it, much less figure out what is going on. And, how is it all impacting our kid’s brains? My boys aren’t quite into the social media... Read More

    Helping Betty Hubbard “Teens Take a Stand”

    By Admin | February 21, 2017

    On Saturday, February 25th at 7:00 PM, the Ponte Vedra High School Helping Betty/Hubbard Club will present “Teens Take a Stand”: a benefit concert and silent auction, planned and run entirely by students. Doors will open at 6:30 PM. The event features award winning performances from Derek Coghlan, the Sharkappellas, the Splash Dance Team, the PVHS Jazz... Read More

    PVHS College Fair Scheduled for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

    By Admin | February 17, 2017

    The Ponte Vedra High School College Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 22 from 5-7pm in the PVHS gymnasium.   Meet representatives from over 100 Colleges and Universities, and learn about the enrollment process, what your favorite school values in an application or other important “get into college” information. There will also be several breakout sessions offered, including information... Read More

    Hunger in Your Backyard: SOUPer Bowl is Thursday, Feb 2

    By Admin | February 1, 2017

    By Heather Jones Nease High School will host the 2nd Annual SOUPer Bowl this Thursday, February 2, from 6pm-8pm.  The event invites guests to sample gourmet soups from local restaurants to help raise money for Blessings in a Backpack of St Johns County.  The SOUPER Bowl committee not only wants to raise money for this... Read More

    PVHS College Planning with Purpose

    By Admin | January 12, 2017

    It’s a tough out there in the world of college applications. Don’t stress, get informed.  Ponte Vedra High School PTO is offering another program in their PVHS community lectures series, and this time it is about tips and trends in standardized testing. Ponte Vedra High School PTO Community Program Series open to the public Tuesday,... Read More

    Parenting Teens

    By Admin | November 14, 2016

    By Willow Logue, Focus Editorial Team When the kiddos were younger there were a ton of magazines and articles about the different stages of parenting. Have a baby? Then read up on breast-feeding versus bottle, co-sleeping, and sleep training. Toddler? Immerse yourself in stories on how to handle the terrible two’s, potty training, or finding the... Read More