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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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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Students participated in a Health, Safety, and Well-Being (HSW) event last week that focused on Joy as part of this year’s HSW theme of Respect the Dignity of Every Human Being. The first event focused on Gratitude. For Joy, a campus-wide Kahoot (Q&A competition) was held, advisory discussion, and created short films that explored how…

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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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Episcopal seniors have been accepted to more than 50 colleges and universities to date, some through early action or early decision programs. Schools include Yale, Duke, Dartmouth, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Boston College, the University of Richmond, Barnard, and MIT. Despite challenges created by COVID, College Counseling is working closely with seniors to ensure they find…

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