Career and Technical Education (CTE) of St. Johns County

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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PMHS Makes Upgrades to Academy Classrooms

Pedro Menendez High School, with a lot of help from the St. Johns County School District and Auld & White Constructors, made renovations to two of their academy classrooms over the summer.  The Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical and Health Careers updated both classrooms and their joint lab space.  The FMAEF Academy of Architecture and …

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PMHS Academy of Medical and Health Careers COVID-19 Fair

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors of the Pedro Menendez High School Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical and Health Careers hosted a COVID-19 Informational Fair last week.  Students developed booths with valuable information about how to help students manage the difficulties that go along with dealing with COVID-19.  Booths included how to properly fit and wear masks …

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Ali Pressel, National Geographic Emerging Explorer

Creekside High School is pleased to congratulate Ali Pressel for being selected as one of only eight National Geographic’s Emerging Explorers from around the world this year.  She is only the second educator to receive this honor in the program’s 18 years of existence.  We are very proud of Ali and pleased that she is …

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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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U.S. President Scholar

Congratulations to Creekside High School, Class of 2020 graduate, Lauren Philip,  U.S. Presidential Scholar.  Lauren is one of only six students selected in the State of Florida for this prestigious honor, with only 161 recipients nationwide.  She is an engineering student in the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences at Creekside High School.

Nease’s Stellar Academy Students Learn About Aircraft Engineering

Stellar Academy of Engineering students traveled to the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, located at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, to tour the F/A-18 Hornet Strike Fighter Aircraft Production Line.  The trip was organized by Stellar Academy of Engineering Advisory Board member Alexis Alexandris, and allowed the students to get a first-hand look at how the jets …

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Nease Communications Academy Students Explore Flagler College Majors That Fit Their Interests

Nease High School Communications Academy Digital Design and TV Production students got a glimpse into college life when they toured Flagler College in March.  The students enjoyed a tour of the campus, learned some of its history, and had the chance to learn about their design and communications facilities.  Then they heard from a panel …

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Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Students Learn What It Takes To Run A Resort

Recently, students from Nease’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism enjoyed a unique field trip experience at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort.  The students first enjoyed a free breakfast, then took a golf cart ride to visit “Bee Hill,” a micro-farm created by Sawgrass Marriott chef Matthew Sanchez.  The farm, which includes a vegetable garden, bee hives, …

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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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