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PVHS Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Students Present at University of Florida

                          Four students from Ponte Vedra’s Academy of Biotechnology &  Medical Research , along with Dr. Kathryn Kehoe,  were invited to present their research at The 55th Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium at the University of Florida on January 28-30th.  Additionally, Tim and Courtney were two of only 24 students statewide who were invited to share their …

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PV Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Goes “Green”

Biotechnology I students headed out for a  Field Study  to GyoGreens and PV Community Center to hear about Mosquito Control on January 10th.   20 first year students attended and learned about sustainable agriculture in Ponte Vedra Beach.   GyoGreens shared its practices of  a sustainable farming method which combines traditional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals – fish – in tanks) …

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PONTE VEDRA HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY STUDENTS ARE ON A ‘WORLD QUEST’

Academic WorldQuest is a Flagship Program of the World Affairs Council network. It is a team game testing competitors’ knowledge of international affairs, geography, history and culture. There are currently more than 40 local competitions held around the country and the winners of these local competitions are invited to compete in the National Academic WorldQuest …

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PVHS Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Students get hands on experience in prestigious MAYO Clinic SPARK program

Four Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research students were selected for the elite SPARK program at Mayo Clinic this year after an extensive selection process.  Below is the feature story from First Coast News highlighting the work of PVHS Academy student, Emma Kee.   http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/health/pilot-program-lets-high-school-students-conduct-research-with-mayo-clinic/452927201   The SPARK Research Mentorship Program at Mayo Clinic’s campus …

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Phillipines Educators tour PVHS Career Academies

Two School Superintendents and the Chair of the Department of English and Applied Linguistics at De la Salle University in the Phillipines came to the United States for three weeks to learn about the American style of education and teacher training. They traveled to a number of states during that time. On September 22, 2017, …

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PVHS Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Visits UF

The Ponte Vedra High School Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research recently visited the Proteomics Core Facility at The University of Florida in Gainesville.  Students were able to apply some of their classroom studies as they learned how researchers identify unknown proteins using mass spectrometry. Later in the day, the Academy students  visited the Sid Martin …

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Positively PV : Academy Students show that Character Counts!

Ponte Vedra Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research junior, Dylan and his brother, Hunter go VIRAL   Dylan, a junior in the Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research, shows that there is more to ‘viral’ than just what is learned in his Academy class!     In the video link below, he is interviewed with his brother, Hunter, who …

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Beaches Exchange Club Honors Ponte Vedra Academy Students Once Again!

This month, PVHS Academy students were selected once again for recognition as Students of the Month by the Beaches Exchange Club.  Senior Juila Waud, who is a member of the Ponte Vedra Academy of International Business and Marketing, along with Academy of Biotechnology and Medical Research senior, Matt Norton, were the honorees for the month …

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SHARKS IN THE SWAMP!

Eight seniors from the Ponte Vedra High School Academy of Biotechnology and Medical Research  presented their research at the 52nd Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium at the University of Florida on January 25-27. Charis Wang’s project was selected by a panel of researchers, professors and community volunteers from hundreds of applicants for placement in …

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