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  • St. Johns Standout Chelsea Burns named Gatorade Florida Girls Soccer Player of the Year

    Posted May 20, 2015
    Chelsea Burns - Gatorade Florida Girls Soccer Player of the Year 2014-2015

    In its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Chelsea Burns of St. Johns Country Day School as its 2014-15 Gatorade Florida Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Burns is the second Gatorade Florida Girls Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from St. Johns Country Day School. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Burns as Florida’s best...

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  • St. Johns Trustee Sharon Suggs a "Woman of Steel: Moving Beyond the Unthinkable"

    Posted May 20, 2015
    Sharon Suggs, President and CEO Allstate Steel and St. Johns Trustee

    St. Johns Trustee Sharon Suggs was recently featured in Advantage Business Magazine in a story titled "Woman of Steel: Moving Beyond the Unthinkable" written by Jim Molis. This story is about the untimely death of her husband, the company he built, and Sharon's commitment to his legacy. It also chronicles the challenges she overcame to make the company successful again after the massive economic downturn...

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  • St. Johns wins Jacksonville Business Journal's inaugural Innovations in Education Award

    Posted May 19, 2015
    Innovation in Education Award

    St. Johns wins Jacksonville Business Journal's inaugural Innovations in Education Award for Schools K-12: Public, Private, and Charter. This award recognizes those in Northeast Florida whose leadership and dedication inspire and who have improved the education sector and/or positively impacted the lives of learners, young and old. In the Jacksonville Business Journal, May 15, 2015 edition, Jensen Werley authored the following article titled: St. Johns Country Day School makes sure its teachers are always learning...

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  • 2015 Miss St. Johns "Masquerade Ball" Pageant Grand Success!

    Posted May 15, 2015
    2015 Miss St. Johns Lea Shah

    The 2015 Miss St. Johns Pageant theme was "Masquerade Ball". To kick-off this event, each contestant was introduced to the student body at flag raising with their masquerade mask. This was just the beginning of this time-honored event sponsored by the Miss St. Johns Committee. The Saturday evening's competition started with...

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  • Justine Worthington appointed Director of College Guidance

    Posted May 13, 2015
    Justine Worthington

    Message from Headmaster Ed Ellison - I am pleased to announce that Ms. Justine Worthington has accepted my appointment as the next Director of College Guidance at St. Johns Country Day School. She will replace Mr. Rod Cox who is retiring in July after 26 years of service to the school. Ms. Worthington comes to St. Johns from Dayton Christian High School in Dayton, Ohio where she serves as the Director of College Guidance. Prior to that she was an Admission Counselor at Ohio Northern University and at her alma mater...

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  • Senior Lavanya Aprameya selected as the winner of a prestigous National Merit Scholarship

    Posted May 11, 2015
    Lavanya Aprameya, National Merit Scholarship Award Winner

    Senior Lavanya Aprameya has been selected as the winner of a prestigious National Merit Scholarship. This scholarship is underwritten by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Lavanya joins approximately 2,500 high school seniors from across the...

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  • Social Media – In Pursuit of Perfection

    Posted May 12, 2015
    Headmaster Ed Ellison

    Have you ever argued with your daughter or son about their insatiable appetite for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even texting? I have. While I can think of many great applications for social media, especially if you have a product or service you wish to promote, there is one aspect to the use of social media that is a concern to me - perfection. I suppose other adults will want me to talk about...

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  • "COOL CLASS" Winners for April Announced by "Head of Lower School for a Day" Will Laird, Grade 1 student

    Posted May 8, 2015
    Will Laird ("Lower School Head for a Day" and Grade 1 student) and Mary Helen Cauthen Lower School Head

    Each month the Lower School has a designated character trait for the students to explore. The students are then challenged to develop creative ways to convince the Head of Lower School, Mary Helen Cauthen, that they know what the character trait means and how they have embraced it in their lives. April's character trait was fairness. This month’s competition ended with a surprise…

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  • Three Spartans medaled at the FHSAA Division 1A Track and Field State Championship

    Posted May 7, 2015
    (L-R) Coach Jay Birmingham, Maddie Schultz, Kirby Powers, Nikki Aiosa

    Three Spartans medaled at the FHSAA Division 1A Track and Field State Championship on May 1, held at the University of North Florida. Kirby Powers high jumped 5'4" to claim the bronze medal. Nikki Aiosa placed fourth in the 300 meter hurdles with a 46.03 clocking, breaking an 8-year-old St. Johns record. Madeline Schultz dashed 400 meters in 57.99 seconds, another school record, to win the bronze medal. The 17 points scored by the trio earned St. Johns Country Day a...

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Calendar of Events


Concert on the Green

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Memorial Day - School Holiday

8:00 AM - 3:15 PM

Grades 8-12 Make up Final Exams


Grade 5 to Grade 6 Orientation

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

MBS Book Buyback in Room 35

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Club 6 in the Alumni Gym

11:30 AM - 3:15 PM

MS Chorus Party in P3

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Grade 8 to Universal Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Grade 3 to the Jacksonville Zoo

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Grade 5 to Wild Adventures in Valdosta, GA

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

US Make-up exams; LS, Grades 6 & 7 in session

8:00 AM - 3:15 PM

MBS Book Buyback in Room 35

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Pre-School Program in the PAC

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

End of Quarter 4; School dismissed at noon

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LS Talent Show in the PAC

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

MBS Book Buyback in Room 35

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

LS End of the Year Parties

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Singers' Banquet in the Band Room

6:15 PM - 8:15 PM

Baccalaureate & Senior Class Reception at St. Mark's Episcopal Church

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

ISEE Testing

9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Graduation at Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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