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Blue School Grant Project Helps to Cultivate the W.O.W. Garden

The Academy of Coastal & Water Resources at St. Johns Technical High School received a Blue School grant from St. Johns River Water Management District last fall to fund an education project that would enrich student knowledge of Florida’s water resources through hands-on learning. Due to the school year ending in an unexpected way, our …

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The Press Restaurant is Quite ImPRESSive!

On Tuesday, October 13th, The Press Restaurant partnered with St. Johns Technical High School to host Spirit Night in support of the Academy of Culinary Arts and the school’s Sunshine Club. The evening was a great success and the funds donated to the school will be used to purchase a new Kitchen Aide mixer, pasta …

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CTE Sweeps Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year at SJTHS

CTE Sweeps Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year at SJTHS

Congratulations to two Career & Technical Education (CTE) teachers at St. Johns Technical High for being selected as our school’s Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year 2020-2021! Roslyn McCaleb (ICT & Math) was awarded Teacher of the Year and Chef Angela Coleman (Culinary Arts) won Rookie Teacher of the Year. St. …

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Nease’s Academy of Engineering and AP Art Intersect for Student Project

When Art and Science come together, it’s a beautiful thing! Recently, some of Nease’s AP 2D design course students teamed up with the Stellar Academy of Engineering to create unique works of art. AP Art Instructor Megan Welch learned that our Engineering Academy is home to two Glowforge 3D Laser Cutter and Engravers.  She met …

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FSAWWA Provides New Curriculum Materials to Academy

St. Johns Technical High School and the Academy of Coastal & Water Resources want to express how much we appreciate the generous support the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association (FSAWWA) gives to our CTE program each year.  We recently received two hefty boxes full of new Sacramento State Water and Wastewater Treatment …

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Local B & B's Embrace Summer Internship

Local B & B’s Embrace Summer Internship

Steven Tolzmann, a senior at St. Johns Technical High School, recently accepted a paid position with the St. Francis Bed & Breakfast after completing a six week summer internship. With the support of the owners and the staff at the St. Francis B&B and Casa de Suenos B&B, Tolzmann learned “how important it is to …

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Auburn University’s Hospitality Dept. Head Seeks Out Nease Academy Students

After hearing about Nease’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism from an Auburn alumni who happens to be on the  Academy’s Advisory Board, Martin O’Neill, Professor of Hospitality Management and Head of Auburn’s Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality, decided made the trip to the sunshine state.  Mr. O’Neill visited the school to see our Hospitality …

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FEMALE ENGINEERING STUDENTS ATTEND FIRST “WOMEN IN ENGINEERING LUNCH & LEARN”

According to the Society of Women Engineers, only 12% of engineers in Florida are women.  In the Stellar Academy of Engineering at Nease High School, the percentage of female Academy students is higher than that, at around 24%, and the Academy is always working to increase our numbers by encouraging students to explore opportunities in …

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Environmental National Geographic Explorer Project

Creekside High School is one of 20 schools nationwide selected to partner directly with a National Geographic explorer actively conducting field research through the National Geographic Explorer Exchange program.  The students in the Academy of Environmental Science, taught by Ali Pressel, have been working hard to research their assigned Explorer, Tutilo Mudumba.  Mr. Mudumba is …

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Creekside FBLA Students Place at National Competition

Nineteen students from Creekside High School attended the FBLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas this summer after advancing from the Florida State Leadership Conference/Competition held earlier this year.  Each state could enter their top four participants for each event.  Creekside is proud to announce their national finalists: Michael Frenk placed 1st in Data Security …

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PMHS Students teach Healthy Lifestyles

Students in the Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical & Health Careers spent the day at Hartley Elementary teaching 4th grade students healthy lifestyle habits.  Members of the academy and HOSA club researched healthy lifestyles and created visual and interactive displays for the elementary students.  The program was set up in a health fair format where …

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Guest Speaker Events Bring Professionals into Academy Classrooms

When students aren’t able to miss classes to see their featured industry in action out in the real world, Nease’s Academies bring industry professionals directly to the students.  We have had several guest speaker events this fall, to help our Hospitality, Engineering and Communications Academy students learn more about what it takes to achieve professional …

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St. Johns Tech Students Begin Their Internship at Carlisle IT

On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, a new group of St. Johns Technical High School (SJTHS) students began their internship at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.  Students get off 1/2 a day each Wednesday during the school year to have a paid internship at Carlisle IT.  This year, 15 students are having this experience.  The goal of the …

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St. Johns Technical High School and Creekside High School Join Forces in Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM NERR) has always been a committed supporter of St. Johns County Schools. St. Johns Tech and Creekside High School have been recipients of the GTM NERR’s generous support of the Academy programs throughout the years. When Hurricane Irma hit, both schools jumped into action and offered …

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PVHS ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & MARKETING CELEBRATES THE PVHS TEACHER OF THE YEAR!

The PVHS Academy of International Business and Marketing is very proud to be celebrating Marisa Leonard who was selected as the Teacher of the Year for Ponte Vedra High School! Mrs. Leonard is part of the inaugural faculty who opened the doors of Ponte Vedra High a decade ago this school year and she was recognized at this …

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