Last Thursday and Friday, St. Mark’s Campus students in Pre-K 3 through fourth grade “flew up” to their next grade level. These fly-ups were a special time when students had an opportunity to preview all of the exciting things that await them next school year.  In addition, parents were also given a glimpse of the…

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Fifth and sixth grader students took a trip to Crystal River Friday with River Ventures – Swim with Manatees to swim with the manatees! This annual adventure is a culmination of their ecology studies in Science and provides students an up close look at manatees in their natural habitat. This year, the water was crystal…

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St. Mark’s Campus first and second graders are learning how to name all of the main body parts…in Spanish! For an engaging, hands-on activity, Spanish teacher Senora Smith introduced an all-time favorite toy – Mr. Potato Head. The children learned how to sing Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes in Spanish while pointing to each of…

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ESJ’s College Counseling Office hosted a Zoom meeting for juniors and parents on Tuesday  with several guest panelists from colleges around the country. The call included discussion of the changing landscape of admission due to COVID-19, the most important factors in determining admission, advice on essays and extracurricular pursuits, how to engage with colleges virtually,…

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The IMSC tournament gets underway this week. IMSC Boys Basketball will host Providence in the semifinal round this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. With a win, the team will advance to the finals on Friday and face the winner of the Bolles/University Christian game. IMSC Girls Soccer advanced to the tournament finals and will play the…

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Next week Varsity Girls and Boys Soccer and Varsity Girls Basketball will begin postseason play. The girls’ basketball team enters the district tournament as the number two seed and will play the winner of the Bishop Snyder/Trinity Christian game in the Semmes Gym on Thursday, February 4, in the semifinal round. With a win the…

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Episcopal’s science fair was held the third week in January.  The projects were displayed on the Kirwan Flag Plaza on the Munnerlyn Campus after school, where judges interviewed the students.  Four members of the judging team were Episcopal alumni — Tess Peterson ‘ 08, Peter Blumeyer ’08, Jason Marks ’08, and Isaiah Nields ’17. Judges…

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Asking the Right Questions in Your School Search Sam Hyde Geisler ’00, Executive Director of Admission and Enrollment at Episcopal School of Jacksonville As an Admission Director, I am often asked, “My family is considering changing schools (or just starting school). Where do we start, or what do you recommend?” Many parents simply don’t know…

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Episcopal’s Theatre, Band, and Student Services programs received a gift from Greg and Amy Wong, parents of Danny ‘22 and Liam ‘26. These three programs have benefited the Wong family, who wanted their contributions to benefit others in the Episcopal community. The funds will be used to provide a guest artist workshop for Theatre, new…

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Episcopal Fine Art students competed in the 2021 Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards on Saturday, January 9. During this adjudication, judges from around Northeast Florida reviewed more than 2,900 entries ranging from 16 visual art categories. They were absolutely impressed and inspired with the quality of work they saw! Since 1923, the Scholastic Art and…

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