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CHS Academy of Engineering & Environmental Sciences

Reduce & Reuse: CHS Academies Get Schooled in Water Reclamation

Students in both strands of the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences visited the Northwest Wastewater Treatment Facility in St. Johns County. The visit was hosted by long-time business partner, Tony Cubbedge of St. Johns County Utilities and showcased the processes of cleaning water resources and become informed citizens.  This facility is one focused on …

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CHS Engineering Academy Senior Wins 1st Place in the AWWA Model Water Tower Competition

Creekside High School, along with the American Water Works Association (AWWA) hosted the 8th Annual Model Water Tower Competition on Saturday October 20th. Dozens of students from St. Johns County and from our surrounding counties designed and entered their model water towers, and their prototypes were judged based on 4 categories including cost efficiency, hydraulic …

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CHS Environmental Science Students Featured in Blue Schools Video

Students in the Environmental Science strand of the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Science at Creekside High School received a grant from the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Blue School Grants Program in 2017 – 18 along with 9 other schools in the Water Management District. These funds were used to pay for the …

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CHS Environmental Science Academy Students Collect Marine Data at Alpine Groves Park

Students in the Environmental Science strand of the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Science at Creekside High School have been able to use new technology to collect data on water quality and marine life. Funds for this technology and the field trips to do the data collection were provided from a Blue School Grant through …

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Construction & Career Day a Huge Hit!

174 students from the Engineering and STEM-related Career Academies attended the NE FL Construction and Career Day on February 13, 2018 at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.  Over 100 businesses participated in this three day event to expose students from the northeastern FL counties to careers in the construction and transportation industries.  The booths were very …

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CH2M Donates 4 Laptops to Worthy Career Academy Students

CH2M, a global engineering company with an office in Jacksonville, has a charitable giving arm called “Bikes-n-Bytes”, which gives bicycles and laptop computers to worthy charitable organizations and youth.  The week before Thanksgiving 2017, they gave laptops to the students below.  This came about from a grant request from Tony Cubbedge with the St. Johns …

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CHS Environmental Academy Students Participate in a Student GIS Mapping Competition

On Tuesday October 24th, eleven students from the Environmental strand of the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences at Creekside High School participated in the Student GIS Mapping Competition at the URISA GIS-Pro Conference in downtown Jacksonville.  Students presented their research to business professionals from around the country  This was a fantastic learning experience for …

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CHS Environmental Science students win FL ArcGIS Student Mapping Competition!

Congratulations to Griffin King and Aubrey Miller of the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences at Creekside High School. Their StoryMap presentation on the St. John’s River won the Florida Geographic Alliance competition in June, 2017.  They will move on to compete in the nationwide competition in July. Our business partner, Rocky Agbunag, with the St. …

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Construction & Career Day Held on 3-28-17

About 100 students from the Construction and Engineering-related Career Academies in St. Johns School District attended the Northeast Florida Construction and Career Day held on March 28, 2017 at the Equestrian Center in Jacksonville.  Five other school districts also participated.  Sixty-five businesses set-up interactive programs for the students to learn more about the variety of …

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Creekside Civil Engineering Students Build Ramp for St. Johns Housing Partnership

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, sixteen students from the Civil Engineering strand of the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Science at Creekside High built a wheelchair ramp for a local resident in a wheelchair.  This was organized by the St. Johns Housing Partnership (SJHP).  This was the 12th ramp the students have built over several …

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NE FL Construction & Career Day – April 5, 2016

For the second year, the Career Academies of St. Johns sent students in academies related to engineering and construction to the NE FL Construction and Career Day held on April 5, 2016 at the Equestrian Center in Jacksonville. Over 100 businesses had interactive booths to expose students to a wide variety of careers in the …

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