Spanish Competition: ¬°Sobresalientes!

By: Olivia Kato ‚Äė19 The weekend of March 17 marked the annual Spanish Competition where students from Episcopal‚Äôs Spanish classes competed for high marks that assessed their knowledge and mastery of the language. Each student was challenged to an impromptu speech, two minutes in length, a task that is challenging but possible. In fact, this…

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Tennis Team Takes Orlando

By:¬†Kate Nicholson ‚Äė18 This past weekend, both the girls and boys varsity tennis teams traveled to Orlando to compete against Winter Park High School and Lake Highland Preparatory School in a ‚Äúround robin‚ÄĚ tournament. The tournament was held at the United States Tennis Association National Campus (also known as the Home of American Tennis), which…

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Spring Break

By: Nial Murphy ’20 Spring break had finally arrived. A week filled with school spirit and school events concluded with the talent show, which signaled the beginning of spring break. During the talent show, students showcased their various talents for the final school related activity before the break. Students had the opportunity to kick back…

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The Double Dual Regatta Recap

By: Olivia Kato ‘ This past weekend, Episcopal School of Jacksonville‚Äôs Rowing Team competed in their first regatta of the spring season. Along with Episcopal, the rowing teams of Capital City Rowing (CCR), Space Coast Rowing and Bolles were also competing. Episcopal entered two varsity eights, two second varsity eights, two third varsity eights, a…

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Obituary: Barbara Bush

By:¬†In√©s Eisenhour ’19 Succeeding the popular Nancy Reagan seemed a daunting task, her exciting sense of White House glamour and showmanship required a fearlessly strong presence in its wake. Barbara Bush lived up to the task in the most humble, unanticipated way. Her matter-of-fact attitude and her relatability brought her close to the American public.…

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Being Vegan At ESJ

By: Kiki Revels ’18 I first decided to go vegan after being on and off of a dairy-free and pescatarian diet. So far it has been around two and a half months, and I really enjoy it and feel great! Though I‚Äôm sure there aren‚Äôt many other students who are vegan, for the few who…

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ESJ Walkout Speeches

By: Courtney Crawford ’18 As a member of the Episcopal community, but also as someone who keeps up with the news on a state and national level, I (and a handful of other students) felt the need to recognize the event that occurred in Parkland, Florida a little over a month and a half ago.…

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Honoring The Life Of Linda Brown

By: In√©s Eisenhour ’19 On March 25, Linda Brown died in her hometown of Topeka, Kansas at the age of 76. Her name is immortalized in the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case of 1954. As an elementary school student, she walked across railroad tracks and took a bus despite the nice school…

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ESJ Springs Into Quarter 4

By: Gracie Guy ’19 Students crowded the hallways Monday morning wearing different college t-shirts to celebrate March Madness. Students also participated in a competitive game of knock out, in hopes of placing a spot in the final competition would take place at Thursday‚Äôs pep rally. Students decked out in neon and galaxy styled clothing on…

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