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School Updates

2021-2022 School Year

HAC (Home Access Center):

Parents and Guardians will be able to view and/or print all report cards from Palm Valley Academy through HAC, (Home Access Center) this year.If you need a HAC login or HAC password reset, please go directly to the HAC website. For important HAC information, please make sure to read HAC Directions first. Click this link: Home Access Center. If you are experiencing issues with obtaining your HAC access, please email Jen Mitchell.

UPDATED School Hours:

M, T, Th, F:
8:40 am-3:00 pm

Wednesday:
8:40 am-2:00 pm

Front Office Hours:
7:45 am-3:45 pm

Student supervision begins and classrooms will be open to students at 8:20 am with the school day officially beginning at 8:40 am. If students are not in their classroom at 8:40 am, they will be marked tardy.

 

Middle School Bell Schedule 2021

6th Grade Parents:

The Tdap immunization is required for all 7th graders. Proof of this immunization on the DH 680 form can be brought to the front office, faxed (904-547-4205), or emailed to Mary Dominguez even if your student is still in 6th grade. Please do this as soon as your child receives their shot. Per district policy, all 7th grade students are required to submit an updated DH 680 form to include Tdap prior to the start of 7th grade

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COVID-19 Information:

Quarantine Family Help Guide- Elementary 2021-22 – education guidance while at home.
Quarantine Family Help Guide- Secondary 2021-22 – education guidance while at home.

PARENTS:  To report a positive case of COVID-19, please call the SJCSD COVID Support Team at (904) 547-8230 for guidance on next steps, excuse quarantine absences and/or any COVID related questions. 

Please assess your child daily before heading to school using the Health Screening form below. 

 

 

FortifyFL App

FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or getfortifyfl.com.

School Access

This is just a reminder that anyone (parent, guardian, friend, neighbor, aunt, uncle) must have school access to attend an event at Palm Valley Academy, have lunch with a student and/or attend an awards assembly. If you have not already done so, please complete the School Access Form. The process for approval may take up to 4 weeks, so please fill out the application sooner than later for any guests that would like to have school access. Once the application is approved, school access will be valid for three years.

School District News

2021-2022 Instructional Materials Adoption for Mathematics UPDATE

St. Johns County School District curriculum department representatives and adoption committee members have completed the review process for the Instructional Materials Adoption for Math. On January 25, 2022, the School Board will conduct a public hearing to receive comment from the community regarding the final list of recommendations for instructional resources for this adoption. The public is invited to attend this hearing. The hearing will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the auditorium of the District Administrative Building located at 40 Orange Street in St. Augustine.

We encourage parent and community participation in our adoption process. Please visit our Instructional Materials Adoption web page to:

  • View the resources that are being considered for adoption.
  • Find out how to serve on a school committee and formally review the resources as a part of the school review team.
  • Learn more about the policies and procedures for textbook adoption.

B.E.S.T. Standards Presentation

B.E.S.T. Standards PresentationThe purpose of the video is to provide parents and community members with information about the new B.E.S.T. Standards for English Language Arts and math. The video also explains the timeline for the implementation of the new standards.

View the B.E.S.T. Standards Presentation


Apply Now for the SJCCA Program at R.J. Murray Middle School

Families of Current SJCSD 5th Graders,

All rising 6th grade students are eligible to apply for admission to the award-winning St. Johns County Center for the Arts (SJCCA) at R.J. Murray Middle School. For over 20 years, SJCCA has been a county and state leader in arts instruction. SJCCA students consistently receive the highest ratings and awards at regional and state competitions. Students who attend SJCCA programs have the opportunity to learn and perform at prestigious locations including the St. Augustine Amphitheater, Broadway, and Walt Disney World. SJCCA students often continue to future arts success at prestigious post-secondary institutions.

To learn more about SJCCA, please visit the MMS SJCCA website or attend one of the following informational sessions:

  • Tuesday, January 18th at 6pm - Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday, January 19th at 6pm at Allen D. Nease High School
  • Thursday, January 27th at 6pm at R.J. Murray Middle School

Ready to Apply?

All rising 6th graders may apply by completing the general application in Home Access Center (HAC) until February 10, 2022. Auditions at R. J. Murray Middle School will occur on February 7, 2022.

Apply Now for a High School Career Academy / Program of Choice

Families of Current SJCSD 8th and 9th Graders,

2022-2023 High School Programs of Choice GuideStudents in 8th and 9th grade may apply for enrollment in a Program of Choice for any of the St. Johns County School District high schools.

Programs of Choice include high school Career Academies, IB and AICE acceleration programs, JROTC, Early College Program, and the St. Johns County Center for the Arts (SJCCA) at St. Augustine High School.

To learn more, please visit the Career & Technical Education website.

Ready to Apply?

All current 8th and 9th graders may apply by completing the general application in Home Access Center (HAC). Eligible students who are currently attending a private school, home school, or a virtual school may also apply to a Program of Choice. The deadline to apply is 5pm on February 10, 2022.

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