Student Vestry Meets for Game Day, Fellowship

Student Vestry held a game day last week for the whole Vestry to get together one last time before the school year starts.  About 30 members of the Vestry gathered to play board games and card games such as UNO, Apples to Apples, Life, Battleship, and many more.  This time of fellowship and fun brought…

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Director of Student Services Attends SAIS Conference 

Amy Burrows Perkins ’92, Director of Student Services, recently attended the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) Summer Conference Session. Presenters offered great information and ideas on how to successfully transition back to school,  not just after a summer off, but after a year influenced deeply by COVID. “The opportunity to enjoy in-person professional development in…

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Softball and Baseball Players Earn All First Coast Honors

The spring season has showed to be a good for ESJ athletics as many athletes have been named to all first coast teams. Recently, pitcher Maddie Latta ’21 was named the News4Jax Player of the Year as well as the Jacksonville High School Sports Awards Player of the Year. Joining her on the News4Jax All…

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Episcopal Welcomes Jay Bolt as Soccer Program Director and Head Varsity Coach

Coach Jay Bolt is entering his first season as Program Director and Head Varsity Coach at Episcopal. Coach Bolt compiled a stellar playing career, including four years of Division 1 competition at the University of North Florida and three years at the professional level with the Charleston Battery.  At UNF, he was a team captain, earned all-conference honors four times…

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Faculty Participate in Summer Professional Development Opportunities 

Episcopal Munnerlyn Campus faculty are taking advantage of the extra time they have this summer to participate in professional development opportunities. Dawn Morrow, Director of Dance, and Taylor Lee Horne ’00, Director of Upper School Theatre, were accepted into The Julliard School for online classes. Cathy Kanaday, English Department Chair, will be attending an AP workshop…

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Plaque Honoring Sally Deming Installed in Theatre

In 2019 hundreds of beloved Sally Deming’s former students and their parents contributed to The Sunshine Project, an effort to upgrade sound and lighting in the Munnerlyn Center Theatre and to dedicate it in Sally’s honor. COVID delayed the installation of the donor wall which represents the generosity of the donors and their love for…

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Faculty and Staff Recognized for Years of Service

Faculty and Staff were recognized for years of service today at the end of year faculty and staff lunch for all three campuses. 5 Years Ana Camille Abrahams Lucia Allen Michelle Baxter Kathryn Bera Claire Brandenburg Jennie Busey Sarah Chitwood Kelli Chunn Carolina Collins Kim DeLong Matt Flakus Krista Grabher Adam Greene Wendell Hulsey Ben…

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Davis Award Winners are Marti Baugh and Val Bow ’79

This year’s winners of the Davis Award for Excellence in Teaching are Marti Baugh for Middle School and Val Bow ’79 for Upper School. The awards were presented at the end of year faculty and staff meeting Thursday, May 27.  Marti Baugh was nominated because she shows a caring concern for her students and her…

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Kip Collins Wins Timothy Award

The 2021 recipient of the Timothy Award is Kip Collins, Middle School math teacher. The Timothy Award is presented annually to an Episcopal teacher who exemplifies the ideal of Christian service to students and to the community. The Timothy Award recognizes the service of the individual and the importance of a vital Christian faith in…

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Three Eagles Place at International Science Fair

Three Episcopal students were named Grand Award Winners in the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (Regeneron ISEF), the world’s largest global high school competition. Historically held in person, 2021 marks the first time in its more than 70-year history that the competition took place virtually.  Although the COVID pandemic posed challenges to students around the…

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