School and Office Hours for 2019-2020 School Year
Office Hours: 8:50 AM-4:50 PM
Student Instructional Time: 9:20 AM-3:50 PM
2019-2020 Instructional Materials Adoption
Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Foreign Languages
St. Johns County School District curriculum department representatives and adoption committee members have completed the review process for the Instructional Materials Adoption for Career and Technical Education (CTE), Computer Science, and World Languages. On January 28, 2020, the School Board will conduct a public hearing to receive comment from the community regarding the final list of recommendations for instructional resources for this adoption. Committees composed of teachers, district content experts, parents and community members compiled the lists. The hearing will be held at 9:00 a.m.in the auditorium of the District Administrative Building located at 40 Orange Street in St. Augustine.
Please click this link, 2020 Final Recommendations for Instructional Materials to view the list of final recommended selections. If you would like access to available digital or printed materials, or require assistance reviewing the online resources, please call the Instructional Resources and Media Services office at 904.547.3947. Available printed materials may be reviewed from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, when district offices are open.
Board action on the final recommendations for CTE, Computer Science and World Languages instructional materials is expected to take place at the School Board meeting in February.
INFORMATION FOR INCOMING 9th GRADE PARENTS
PMHS Academy Night – January 30th, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Winter Driving Track Day – New course starting February 2020!
An 8-hour driving course designed to improve students’ driving skills and confidence with practical experience. The course begins with a classroom lecture that focuses on the concepts of being a defensive driver, laws that relate to the operation of a motor vehicle, as well as course safety procedures. The 7 hour “Behind the Wheel” portion of the training will consist of braking, backing, parking, off road recovery, hydroplaning and lateral control movements. We will also introduce the student to driving in traffic situations as they drive on roadways within St. Johns County with a state certified driving instructor. For more information click the link below.
St. Johns County School District is recruiting Bus Operators. Click here to download the Recruiting Flyer. $1000 Bonus Available!!
Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or http://www.getfortifyfl.com. The Florida Legislature directed the development of this tool through the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.
- The Gifted Parent Advisory Council meets four times per year to inform the school district about ways in which we can improve our efforts in serving our gifted students. Parents of K-12 gifted students from throughout the district are encouraged to come to all of the meetings. Please join us at our next meeting which will take place at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 21 at Pacetti Bay Middle School (245 Meadowlark Lane, St. Augustine, FL 32092). We will meet in the PE Multi-Purpose Room. Hope to see you there! St. Johns County School District ESE Department
- Parents/Guardians: The St. Johns County School District is required to annually notify parents of students with disabilities that they may be found eligible for the McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities. For more information, please see the McKay Letter 2017-2018 and/or visit http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/ese/choice
- The St. Johns County School District permits the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability and will not engage in any act or practice that has the purpose or effect of discriminating against an individual with a disability in the use of a service animal in accordance with Title II (28 C.F.R. §§ 35.104, 35.136).
The District’s Use of Service Animals by Individuals with Disabilities document may be found at: https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/ese/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2016/04/Service-Animal-policy_SJCSD_6-27-19.pdf
Investing in Kids (INK)
Investing in Kids (INK) is a public, non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation recognized as the direct support organization for the St. Johns County School District. INK’s mission is to lead the efforts of the entire community in raising and distributing funds to support all of our public schools. Programs that are supported by INK are Teachers of the Year Celebration, Horizon Mini-Grants, Art Attack!, Take Stock in Children, Supplemental Educational Services Tutoring Program, and Tools for Schools. 100% of donations are spent on St. Johns County students, teachers, and programs. Please visit ink-stjohns.org to make a donation or learn more about INK.
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