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October 11, 2017 How to Hoco – by Sara Himebauch ’18 & Bailey Schram ’19  The Beak – by Jacob Sessions ’18 First Vestry Chapel By: Sara Himebauch ’18  Students and Teachers Prepare For Fall By: Julia Sessions ’18  Adjusting to the Schedule By: Bailey Schram ’19  New Teacher Spotlight: Dr. David Schwei By: Julia Sessions… Continue Reading
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How to Hoco

How to Hoco By: Sara Himebauch ’18 & Bailey Schram ’19 October 10, 2017 As Homecoming Week begins to get into full swing, students have been wondering exactly what the dress-down day themes will be. For those in our community who do not know the Episcopal traditions, every year for Homecoming Week the members of… Continue Reading
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The Beak

The Beak By: Jacob Sessions ’18 October 4, 2017 After weeks of patiently waiting, it is finally here. Episcopal’s newest fine-dining option, The Beak, is now fully operational and ready to roll. With this new addition, students will be provided alternate food choices at lunch and can more easily enjoy the many outdoor seating areas… Continue Reading
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First Vestry Chapel

First Vestry Chapel By: Sara Himebauch ’18 October 4, 2017 The first of five Vestry Chapels occurred this past week. For those in our community  who do not know what Vestry Chapel is, it is a special, student-led service, planned solely by members of our student Vestry, who work throughout the year to plan all… Continue Reading
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Students and Teachers Prepare For Fall

Students and Teachers Prepare For Fall By: Julia Sessions ’18 As October approaches, students and teachers are feeling excited for the seasonal transition. The leaves changing and the colder weather were cited by several teachers and students as what they are most excited for this autumn. Ms. Andrea Merkison, a Spanish teacher, said that her… Continue Reading
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Adjusting to the New Schedule

Adjusting to the Schedule By: Bailey Schram ’19 September 26, 2017 Many new changes were added to the school this year, among those was a completely different schedule. This approach to the daily routine was different than what had been used in years past, so it did initially cause some confusion. Most seem to be… Continue Reading
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New Teacher Spotlight: Dr. David Schwei

New Teacher Spotlight: Dr. David Schwei By: Julia Sessions ’18 September 22, 2017 The World Language Department welcomed a fresh face to their faculty this academic year, Dr. David Schwei. The Latin teacher was introduced to the language in high school, taking Latin courses “because of a fascination with Greek and Roman mythology.” Dr. Schwei… Continue Reading
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Veteran Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Andrew Deskins

Veteran Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Andrew Deskins By: Jacob Sessions ’18 September 26, 2017 Mr. Andrew Deskins is a well-respected teacher at Episcopal School of Jacksonville. Students frequently seek him out because of his vast theological knowledge and because of his entertaining sense of humor. As one would suspect, interviewing this veteran teacher was a true… Continue Reading
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From Seniors to Freshmen

From Seniors to Freshmen By: Sara Himebauch ’18 September 22, 2017  As I sit here and recall my freshman year that seems like forever ago, I remember the whirlwind of emotions that I felt entering the unknown territory. Granted I had been at ESJ the past two years, but let’s be honest, high school is… Continue Reading
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Reese Pool Dedicated

Episcopal dedicated its 50-meter pool in honor of former swim coach Randy Reese on Saturday, September 30. Upon receiving a bequest from the late Tom Royal ’78, who swam for Randy, a group of swimming alumni launched the effort to name Episcopal’s pool for their beloved coach. Randy Reese was hired to start the swimming… Continue Reading
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