The first phase of a new Episcopal Artists’ Row will open this fall, thanks to a gift from Tony and Ginger Kurlas and their three daughters. Becca Hoadley’s “Draw, Paint, Print” classes will move to the newly christened Kurlas House, and Mark Zimmerman’s “Photography” classes will move next door.  Michelle Krueger’s classes will follow next…

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Over the past few days, I have read so many letters and emails regarding our nation’s current crisis. Sparked by the terrible, horrific death of George Floyd, these notes from my alma maters, from CEO’s of large corporations, from church and religious leaders and from other school heads have each acknowledged that George Floyd’s death…

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Summer is quickly approaching! Episcopal School of Jacksonville plans to offer on-campus camps and academic programs on the Munnerlyn, Beaches, and St. Mark’s campuses, in addition to some remote options, with opportunities for students of all ages. Extended day care will also be available. Film Analysis, Day Camp (Pre-K 4 – 8 grades), Camp Create…

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Dear St. Mark’s and Episcopal School of Jacksonville Communities: We are pleased to share with you today that after much contemplative and prayerful deliberation, together our organizations have reached a decision to merge St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School (SMEDS) into Episcopal School of Jacksonville (ESJ), effective on July 1, 2020. A Mission Advancement Agreement governing…

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Protect Your Health” is Episcopal’s 2019-2020 Health, Safety, and Well-Being (HSW) theme. Programming will explore what it means and how students can protect their health and well-being. ESJ’s first student Heath, Safety, and Well-Being (HSW) event of the 2019-2020 year focused on mental health and suicide prevention. Two guest speakers addressed students. Dr. Elise Fallucco, Chief,…

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Episcopal School of Jacksonville (ESJ) and Beaches Episcopal School (BES) announced December 14 that the two schools will become one on July 1, 2020. After thorough discussion and an in-depth review, the governing boards of ESJ and BES, the Diocese of Florida, and St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church voted unanimously to merge BES into ESJ…

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