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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Prayer for our Nation Inauguration Day 1/20/2021 by The Rev. Teresa Seagle, Dean of Spiritual Life and Service, Chaplain Almighty God, ruler of the earth, who has blessed us as the people of this land:  We seek you this day as our nation transitions.  Acknowledging our citizens have many differing views and feelings on this…

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The Beaches Campus said farewell to beloved kindergarten teacher Marianne Peters this semester. The Beaches Campus welcomed Marianne Peters to the faculty in 2009. She came to campus with a wealth of experience in teaching all subject areas in the first grade curriculum. Through her experience and passion for teaching and nurturing, both the students…

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Lower Schools began practices for the teams participating in the North Florida Independent School Athletic Conference this week. The first sports season will consist of flag football and volleyball. This is the first year that our teams at the Beaches campus and the St. Marks team will be competing as Episcopal Eagles. Holly Joyner and…

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The Band program at the Beaches Campus has begun meeting after school for rehearsal. The Beaches Campus is excited to offer this program to students in grades four through six. Students were able to choose an instrument and will practice each week to build musical skills and grow as musicians. They will perform band literature and develop…

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Christy Maurer joined the Beaches Campus as a new Kindergarten teacher this semester. Christy previously taught at Jacksonville Country Day School (JCDS) for more than ten years, and has a master’s degree in education from the University of North Florida. Her undergraduate degree is in elementary education from Western Kentucky University. Christy also served as…

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The Beaches Campus students filmed The Festival of Lessons and Carols this morning in the St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. Lessons and Carols is an annual event presented by Beaches Campus students. The Christmas story is told through scripture readings and Christmas songs. Each grade sings a carol together and older students act out the…

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The Reverend Teresa Seagle was on the Beaches Campus on Friday for an Advent-related Guided Meditation.  Meditations help students focus their attention on what is happening at the present moment. The mindfulness sessions demonstrate ESJ commitment to the Health, Safety, and Well-Being Program on the Beaches Campus.  

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