Students Combine Art and History to Create Masterpiece for Gingerbread Extravaganza

Each year, with a curricular focus on Jacksonville history, St. Mark’s Campus third grade students select a historical landmark to construct out of gingerbread and candies for the Jacksonville Historical Society’s Gingerbread Extravaganza. This year, students recreated downtown Jacksonville’s Seminole Club. Alongside art teacher Mrs. Bebe, students worked in small groups to build the gingerbread…

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Munnerlyn Campus Celebrates World Languages Week

he World Languages Department is celebrating World Languages Week on the Munnerlyn Campus. The department is honoring the languages and cultures studied at ESJ through traditional decorations, music, dance, dress, and cuisine. Language students studying Chinese, Spanish, Latin, and French are sharing project displays in classrooms and in the Buck Center. Chinese language students dressed up…

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Global Learning Programs Summer 2023

Episcopal’s Global Learning program will offer several summer trips this year for Upper School students, including France, Italy, and Costa Rica, led by ESJ faculty and staff. In Costa Rica, students have the opportunity to spend two weeks with host families in Heredia as well as Sámara, Costa Rica, where they will take language classes,…

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Episcopal Adds The Heart of Music as a Partner in Arts

The Heart of Music is joining the Episcopal’s Partners in Arts program for the 2022-23 school year. The Heart of Music is led by Corina Donica, David Donica, and Ben Lountchenko. Corina is the lower school string adjunct on ESJ’s St. Mark’s Campus and the string ensemble instructor on the Munnerlyn Campus. The Heart of…

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Swim Teams Place at District Meet

Earlier this week the Eagles swimming and diving teams hosted the FHSAA District Meet at the Walton Aquatic Center. The girls were led by Laurel Coppedge ’25 – first in diving; Aubrey Finn ’23 – first in 100 fly and third in 100 back; and Savannah Branon ’25 – second in 100 breast. Ralphie Weakland…

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Students Inducted National Honor Society

Selected seniors and juniors were inducted into Episcopal’s Aerie Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) Monday in a special ceremony in the Munnerlyn Center. NHS recognizes students for their accomplishments and challenges participants to develop further through involvement in school activities and community service. NHS accepts students who have demonstrated excellence in the following…

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College Counselors Visiting Schools

While the ESJ College Counselors’ primary focus each fall is assisting seniors during their college search and application process, they find the time to travel and attend professional development opportunities that improve the entire office. This work helps the school and especially our students. Andrea Rizzi, Association, recently visited Clark University, College of the Holy…

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Beaches Campus Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Gym, Performing Arts Center, and Cordell Library and Innovation Center

Beaches Campus officially opened its new gym and performing arts center, and state of the art library and learning center, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, September 9, led by The Rev. Adam Greene, Head of School, and Jennifer Ketchum, Head of Lower School, Beaches Campus. Episcopal broke ground on the project November 12, 2021.…

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A Vision for Art – Call for Vendors

The A Vision for Art committee recently kicked off planning for this year’s event, scheduled for April 21-25, 2023. They would love the opportunity to consider friends of Episcopal as preferred vendors this year. If you or someone you know is affiliated with one of the below business categories, please reach out to Susan Kwartler…

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Book Fair

Don’t miss this fun opportunity to support Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St. Mark’s Campus! Thursday, October 6 – 6:30-7:30 p.m. (after Classes Without Quizzes) Friday, October 7 – 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Grade-Level Shopping Times (parents are welcome!) Pre-K 3: 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Pre-K 4: 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Kindergarten: 1:00 –…

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