Meeting Notice- January 11, 2011 - DCSC-FSCJ Board Meeting

Date:  January 11, 2011                                        

Time:  12:00 P.M.

The Duval County School Board will attend a joint meeting with the FSCJ Board on January 11, 2011, at 12:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at FSCJ – Advanced Technology Center, 401 West State Street – Room T-140, Jacksonville, Florida.

The purpose is to discuss the following topic(s):

High School Students: Time to Enter Manatee Art Contest

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) invites high school art students across the state to participate in a contest to create a piece of manatee artwork that will be used on the 2011-2012 manatee decal.

Students in grades 9-12 in Florida should coordinate with their school’s art teacher to submit the artwork, because each school may submit no more than five entries. Home-schooled students also are eligible to enter the contest. Contest details and forms are available online at

Magnet Mania & More Rescheduled

What:             Magnet Mania & More has been rescheduled to January 22, 2011, originally scheduled for January 8, 2011 at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds.  Join Duval County Public Schools for an interactive, fun-filled and informational expo detailing magnet programs and school choice options for the 2011-2012 school year.

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville Hires New Director

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville Hires New Director

The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a cultural resource of the University of North Florida, is pleased to announce Marcelle Polednik has been hired as its new director and will assume her new post in late February.

January 6, 2011 DCSB Duval Delegation Meeting

Date:     January 6, 2011                                                              

Time:  9:00 A.M.

The Duval County School Board will meet with members of the Duval Delegation on January 6, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held in Room 167 at the Schultz Center, 4019 Boulevard Center Drive, Jacksonville, Florida.

Jacksonville Country Day School Collects a Ton of Food for Second Harvest

Jacksonville Country Day School concluded its food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank today, having collected a ton of food -- actually, an estimated 3,000 pounds -- and nearly $700 in cash donations.

Duval County Public Schools Holiday Closures

For the winter break, all Duval County public schools will be closed from Monday, December 20 through Friday, December 31. DCPS administration offices will be closed from Thursday, December 23 through Friday, December 31.

Both schools and administration offices will re-open on Monday, January 3.