SPC's Coach Carol McDougall was awarded a grant through NFL PLAY 60, supported by the Jaguars Foundation, the Players Center for Child Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Wolfson Children’s at Southeast Georgia Heath System, and the American Heart Association First Coast. NFL PLAY 60 is a national youth heath and fitness program focused on increasing the wellness of young people. The Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation provides grants along with NFL PLAY 60 to encourage today’s youth to live healthier and more active lives. As part of the grant, our sixth grade students traveled to see the Jags play on Sunday. A great time was had by all!
Mrs. Skinner's fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students are studying the United Kingdom. Their engineering project was to recreate Buckingham Palace with Legos. Their work is fit for the Queen!
The Variety Show Auditions will be moved to the 1st week of October: 2nd - 5th. Performers in the show will be announced October 6th.
We are extending the deadline for the Variety Show forms! They are now due Wednesday, Sept 27th; the audition schedules will be sent home September 28th and 29th.
As of right now, only five acts have turned in their forms. We need at least ten acts to actually put on the Variety Show. If you would like to audition, please turn in your form as soon as possible. We need your talent for the show!
All Clay County Students to receive FREE breakfast and lunch until October 20thIn the wake of Hurricane Irma, our school district petitioned the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and the Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness (FNW) to provide all students in our school district with free breakfast and lunch. After reviewing the impact to our community from Hurricane Irma, the FDACS and FNW has approved our request and all students will receive free breakfast and lunch from Monday, September 18th thru Friday, October 20th.
Mrs. Schultz's fourth graders enjoyed exploring the world of science during center time. Thank you to our parents, friends, and administrators who volunteered to make our centers successful!
Mrs. Dominey's Fifth Grade students enjoyed exploring the Scientific Method.
Mrs. Armogan's 3rd Grade Scientists had the opportunity to be hands on with the Scientific Method. They asked a question, tapped into prior knowledge, formulated a hypothesis, conducted an experiment, recorded their observations, and inferred a conclusion in their handy, dandy Science Journals. It was a Scien-terrific day in 3rd Grade!!!
Please note that the school day will proceed as scheduled on Monday, August 21 and we are encouraging all faculty, staff, students, and parents/guardians to take appropriate safety measures when viewing the eclipse. Absences will be excused on the day of the eclipse.
All outdoor activities must have approved equipment along with proper guidance to students in order to have a safe learning experience. Due to the impact of this event, we may experience unintentional delays in transportation. However, we are asking that everyone work to remain on schedule with regularly released hours. Operations will be working with all school-based leaders to ensure that proper lighting is available during the timing of the eclipse.
As it relates to outside activities, all after-school and athletic activities will be MOVED INDOORS from 1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
ECLIPSE INFORMATION SUMMARY
Times: Partial Eclipse Begins: 1:16 pm
Maximum Partial Eclipse: 2:48 pm (lasting 2-3 minutes)
Partial Eclipse Ends: 4:12 pm
Eclipse Magnitude: 92% darkness at max
Look at the sun without proper eye protection.
Look at the sun through a telescope or binoculars.
Look at the sun through sunglasses, smoked glasses, or welder’s glasses.
Look at the sun through a camera/smart phone.
WARNING: Do not allow anyone to look at the sun without proper eye protection. Regular sunglasses are not strong enough to be used during an eclipse. The human eye can be severely damaged from looking directly at the sun, even when it is partially eclipsed.