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Episcopal Fund Parent Donors to Date

Thank you to all parents who have made a donation to the 2018-2019 Episcopal Fund as of October 10. Parent Donors to Date October 10 2018 This year’s parent goal is $235,000 and the total raised to date is $159,930. Please contact Lisa Allen with any questions you may have about the campaign at 904-396-5751 x 1102.… Continue Reading
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Dr. Lauren Yerkes ’99 Addresses Peer Pressure with Students

Episcopal welcomed Dr. Lauren Yerkes ’99, a licensed clinical psychologist, to campus on Friday to speak with students about peer pressure. Her presentation was tied to the Health, Safety, and Well-Being program’s first quarter theme of Self-Care. Dr. Yerkes taught students how to recognize different types of peer pressure, handle peer pressure on the spot,… Continue Reading
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Sixth Grade Returns from Seacamp Adventure in the Keys

Sixth-graders returned last week from their annual trip to Seacamp in Big Pine Key. The four-day trip enhanced and reinforced the marine science knowledge that students have learned in the classroom with hands-on, interdisciplinary activities, such as snorkeling, squid dissection, and a shark lab. Students enjoyed the opportunity not only to get to know their… Continue Reading
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College Counseling Attends NACAC

College Counseling staff attended the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) annual conference last week in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ryan Riggs, Andrea Rizzi, and Julie Carter attended numerous sessions that explored a wide variety of topics within the profession, including essay writing, test-optional admission, national trends in honors education, college counseling programming for parents,… Continue Reading
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Fine Arts Students Explore Global Citizenship

Ellis Island and global citizenship have emerged as topics of discussion across the Fine Arts disciplines this year. Instructor Jono Hustis is directing Middle School students in a play called “Our Story,” which looks at how the American family was born out of immigrants from all over the world. Many of these immigrants, including the… Continue Reading
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Students Inducted into the National Honor Society    

Selected seniors and juniors were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) on Thursday during a special ceremony in the Munnerlyn Center. NHS accepts students who have demonstrated excellence in the following areas: scholarship, service, leadership, and character. NHS recognizes students for their accomplishments and challenges participants to develop further through involvement in school activities and community service.… Continue Reading
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Community Service Festival Helps Area Organizations

On Saturday Episcopal hosted a Service Festival that included opportunities for students to volunteer for many organizations. ESJ for Animals created dog toys for the Humane Society, NHS created hearts with words of encouragement for hurricane victims; volunteers braided twine for stall doors for Hearts Hands & Hooves Too, and the Middle School Art Club created cards for… Continue Reading
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Fine Arts and College Counseling Collaborate on Senior Applications

The Fine Arts Department, in collaboration with College Counseling, is furthering efforts on campus to support students who plan to pursue arts at the college level. This year, Fine Arts scheduled three days for students to work with Clay Greenhaw ’06  on professional videography for college portfolio submissions. Clay is an award-winning media generalist and creative director with more than… Continue Reading
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NAHS Partners with Indigo Art Therapy

The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) is comprised of 42 student artists. NAHS students decided last year to focus on teen suicide awareness and prevention as the group’s initiative for 2018-2019. NAHS officers, Emily Coll ’20, Lillie Tritt ’19, and Julia Reese ’19, recently visited Indigo Art Therapy in Avondale to begin forming a relationship… Continue Reading
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Episcopal Announces Partners in Arts Program

The Episcopal Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce a new cultural initiative titled “Episcopal & Jacksonville: Partners in Arts.” The goal of ESJ’s new initiative is to connect with and support local artists and art organizations in an effort to increase visibility for the school and local artists and companies, as well as produce… Continue Reading
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