The Duval County Council of PTAs is pleased to offer six (6) $500 scholarships to students graduating from Duval County schools in 2020. This is a one-time (non-renewable) award of $500. The scholarships are available to Duval County high school students who are members of their PTA/PTSAs or the Sunshine State PTA. Student’s full-time enrollment for 2020-2021 must be at an accredited postsecondary institution. See https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation for the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs. Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2020. We look forward to reviewing the applications. For more information, contact Scholarship@dccpta.org. 2019-2020 DCCPTA Scholarship Application (PDF)
Congratulations to the 26 students from Duval County who won an award from the State PTA. Only one student in each age/art category wins an Award of Excellence throughout the entire state. Only six students win an Award of Merit from each age/art category. We are so proud to be well-represented by the talented students of Duval County! Awards of Excellence: Dance Choreography – Benjamin Peralta – Douglas Anderson Ptsa Literature – Nicolle Alexandra Bahamon – Julia Landon College Prep PTSA Photography – Elsa Kang – Douglas Anderson SOTA Photography – Ava MacDowell – Hendricks Ave Elementary Visual Arts – Cory
Here are the 5 winners of the 2017 DCCPTA Senior Scholarship $500 scholarships. 1. Lacey Radloff – Sandalwood High School 2. Jose Malavet – Atlantic Coast High School 3. Logan Franks – Stanton High School 4. Anna Huynh – Stanton High School 5. Margaret Miller – Stanton High School
We are proud to announce that three Duval County students have won Awards of Excellence at the national level: Madison Minkley of Douglas Anderson High School (Dance Choreography) Sydney VillacortaBuer of Douglas Anderson High School (Film Production) Halle Taylor of Alimicani Elementary (Film Production) Congratulations!!! Anita Edwards DCCPTA Reflections Chair
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.
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