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What’s Your School Supply Shopping Style?

The back to school countdown is on, and school-aged families across the county are scrambling to squeeze in those last visits to the beach or enjoy those last late-night popsicles. Local schools have released their supply shopping lists, and the hunt for pre-sharpened pencils, 16-count boxes of crayons and pronged plastic folders is underway. Moms […]

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Rezoned Feature

So We’ve Been Rezoned. Now What?

Last year, halfway through third grade, we got some upsetting news. St. Johns County was building three, brand new, desperately needed elementary schools. And we were being rezoned into one of them. It was a crushing blow. We had been at our school since Kindergarten. We were in love with the principal, with the teachers, with […]

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Screen Free Week

Diary from a Screen Free Week 

Did you hear about this crazy social experiment called Screen Free Week!?? In case you missed it, it was May 1-7, 2017. I’m sure it will be back next year, so don’t worry you can ignore it then as well. My daughter’s school participated and I decided we would too, after all, it’s easier to try something […]

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The “Power of Play” at Bolles Lower School Whitehurst Campus

Brought to you by The Bolles School. Students on the Bolles Lower School Whitehurst Campus are harnessing the “power of play” on new playground equipment created by Kompan Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative playground equipment. Kompan specializes in designing age-appropriate, inclusive and high quality products combining stringent environmental standards […]

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