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Congratulations to the winners of our P&P Talent Search! There were so many amazing entries that we couldn’t choose just one, so we have awarded our top 3 submissions with performances! Hendricks Avenue Elementary, James Weldon Johnson Middle School and Thomas Jefferson Elementary! We look forward to showcasing their talents on May 16th, 2017, don’t forget to purchase your tickets!
Check out the list of Florida PTA Reflections winners from Duval County. Thirty-one students placed at the state level. Four of those will continue on to the national-level competition.
The City of Jacksonville is excited to announce the 2017 Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program! This years’ program will be building the talent pipeline for our local economy by connecting young adults with education and employment career pathways that prepare them to meet the skill demands of employers while leading them to workforce success. Our program will begin June 12 and run through July 21, 2017. The program will consist of training and 20-hour work weeks, along with a wide variety of employment opportunities. You must be between the ages of 16-21 (must be 16 by June 1, 2017) Must be TANF eligible
Florida House of Representatives – HB 67 – Public School Recess
Before-School Running and Walking Program Brings Multiple Benefits to Holiday Hill Elementary As schools across Florida reduce time devoted to recess and physical education, the rates of childhood obesity1, attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)2, and other health concerns increase annually. Allowing time for exercise and unstructured activity is one treatment, among others, that is commonly recommended. At Holiday Hill Elementary, we offer a before-school running and walking program to help all students add more activity to their day. Holiday Hill is in the Southside between Beach and Atlantic near University. We are a K through 5 with an enrollment of
Here is a great educational opportunity Tools for Success Family With Special Needs Conference.
What does success look like for our youth? Hear from them directly! What does success look like for our youth? Hear from them directly! Too often, crucial public education decisions are made without the group that is the most affected by these changes: students. The Jacksonville Public Education Fund in collaboration with several local organizations welcome the nonprofit community, public school parents, teachers, administrators, community members and organizations working directly with our students into the conversation about how Jacksonville might look if all of our students had access to the resources they need to achieve their goals. Please join Jacksonville
State Convention Scholarship Needs based scholarships are available from the Duval County Council of PTAs/PTSAs to support the attendance of 2016-2017 PTA leaders, who will be officers/chairs at their local unit, at the Florida State Leadership Conference and Convention. Recipients are to be selected by the Executive Committee of the Duval County Council of PTAs/PTSAs. The scholarship will provide for one standard hotel room with 2-person occupancy, $75.00 gas allowance, and 2 registration fees. Only one scholarship per unit allowed. The Local Unit will be required to write a check to the Council in the amount of $250. The Council