Events

Jacksonville University unveils historic $85 million ASPIRE fundraising campaign

Jacksonville University unveils historic $85 million ASPIRE fundraising campaign

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Marking a seminal point in its nearly 80-year history, Jacksonville University publicly unveiled its $85 million ASPIRE Campaign Friday, Nov. 30, announcing bold plans to move the university dramatically forward with new scholarship and research funds, state-of-the-art health sciences facilities, vastly improved athletics venues, a robust endowment and more.

CarbuX Car Wash Provides More Than 300 Free Car Washes on Veterans Day

CarbuX Car Wash Provides More Than 300 Free Car Washes on Veterans Day

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – CarbuX Car Wash provided veterans and military personnel with 302 free car washes  —complete with red, white and blue soap — on Nov. 11 to honor these men and women for their service. All three CarbuX Car Wash locations offered the free car washes as part of the international Grace for Vets program.

Heart Hero Happy Hour helps children fighting heart disease

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Local children fighting heart disease will enjoy the Christmas spirit thanks to Cantina Laredo and the American Heart Association (AHA) Young Professional Board’s Heart Hero Happy Hour held on November 20 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Guests will enjoy music by Stephen Carey on Cantina Laredo’s patio while supporting the children and families living with the devastating effects of congenital heart disease. Guests are asked to bring a child’s toy and will be given on complementary Casa Rita in return.

Statewide, the American Heart Heroes is a free program for children and their families who live with the devastating effects of congenital heart defects. This program provides a place where families come together, with resources provided by the American Heart Association to navigate the challenges and celebrate the successes of living with congenital heart defects.

Week of Valor at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Week of Valor at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Jacksonville, Florida has its first ever "Week of Valor" celebration honoring veterans of all services.

Importance of Professional Development in DCPS

Importance of Professional Development in DCPS

The importance of professional development for educators is widely known in educational circles as critical to the success and mastery in the profession of education. The globalization of commerce, diversity of education, shifts in the manufacturing industry, the explosive integration of technology and subject area knowledge demands that teachers acquire new knowledge and skills.

Respecting All LGBT Students

Respecting All LGBT Students

"If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so we weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place." Margaret Mead  1901-1978

Rise of the Rockets at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Rise of the Rockets at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Congratulations to Andrew Robinson Elementary for being the FIRST Elementary School in DCPS to be honored National Elementary Honor Society