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  • January 5, 2017 – Classes Resume for Students/Second Semester Begins
  • Jan. 16th No School – Martin Luther King Day
  • Jan. 20th Report Cards go home
  • Jan. 20th Character Counts Assembly 9:00 a.m.

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CHARACTER COUNTS! 6 Pillars 6K/3K Run/Walk
Walkers, runners and fitness enthusiasts are invited to participate in the CHARACTER COUNTS! 6 Pillars 6K/3K Run/Walk on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 9 a.m. The run/walk will begin and end at Palencia Elementary School.
Learn more and register today!
Attention All 5th Graders!
Are you interested in the performing or visual arts? Then, come audition at R.J. Murray Middle School for the Center of the Arts Academy! The online application will be open from Jan. 19 - Feb. 10.
Find out more and apply!

Empowering Excellence in Educators
triple e logo smallLearn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.

Character Counts at South Woods! pillars

South Woods Elementary Mission Statement:

    Our school will create a secure community that will instill in all students a desire for academic excellence, fostering the development of caring, productive citizens.  


Florida VPK
Preschool for All

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2017-2018 School Year

Information regarding Student Transfers and COE (Controlled Open Enrollment) options for 2017-2018 school year – Click Here
To view the “Choice Options” flyer – Click Here

To see upcoming class information for: “Sibshops” 
A program just for brothers & sisters of children with special needs
Click Here!

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The St. Johns County School District will hold a parent review of the final social studies resource/textbook selections currently up for adoption on Monday, January 30, 2017, in the auditorium of the Fullerwood Center (10 Hildreth Drive, St. Augustine, 32084) from 4-6 p.m.  Student materials will be available for examination including access to computer hardware and software as required. Cards may be filled out with questions and feedback on the materials.  St. Johns County School District staff will be available for support.

CLICK HERE for information regarding: Instructional Material Adoption for Social Studies in SJCSC

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*Florida Prepaid Scholarship Program 2016*
Click for info! www.floridaprepaidscholarshipprogram.com

Register for a chance to win a 2-Year Florida College Plan. Plus, you could be one of ten weekly prize pack winners, which includes a $25 Visa gift card, water bottle …

Attention 3rd-5th grade girls who would like to participate in “Girls on the Run  
e will have Girls on the Run Monday and Thursday from 3:00 – 4:15.
 Parent pick up is required.
Registration opens August 22nd – Click Here!




The school day start time is 8:30 a.m. and dismissal time is 2:50 p.m. Students can be dropped off beginning at 8:05 a.m. at the parent drop-off loop. Wednesday Early Release dismissal time is 1:50 p.m. No transportation changes are permitted after 2:20 p.m. (1:15 p.m. on Wednesdays). Please remember that presenting an I.D. is required when picking up a student from the front office or when signing in as a volunteer.

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Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017 School Year

To be eligible for public kindergarten in St. Johns County, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County. To register for first grade, children must be 6 years old on or before September 1 and have documentation of successful completion of kindergarten. Parents must register children at the school where they are zoned for the 2016-2017 school year. To find your school, enter your street address on the Attendance Zone Locator .

Requirements for registration:
2016-2017 Registration Packet (printable)
✓    Birth certificate
✓    Documentation of a health examination performed within one year of enrollment
✓    Proof of completed required immunizations on Form DH680
✓    Proof of residence per the Residency and Guardianship Policy

Parents are encouraged to register early so that schools can adequately prepare for the new school year. Contact the Student Services Department at 547-7598 for additional information on registration and zoning.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call us at (904) 547-8610.



The St. Johns County School District is proud to announce that it has launched an app to provide easy access to information and resources for parents and students. The app, MySJCSD, is free and currently available in both the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store. 
MySJCSD offers the ability to easily access information that is frequently visited on the school district’s website including school menus, Home Access Center, volunteers, bus routes, school fees, CHARACTER COUNTS!, and the St. Johns County Education Foundation. In addition, sections for parents contain links to the Parent Resource Guide, Contests and Events, Zoning Information, the School Calendar and the Student Code of Conduct. The student section contains access to Edmodo, Study Island and Discovery Education. Content contained within the app will be expanded to accommodate additional resources as well as changes and updates as feedback is received.
Push notifications from MySJCSD are available at the time of installation. The app can also be used to obtain information that is communicated through the district’s Twitter account.  To download the app, go to the Apple iTunes or Google Play stores and search for MySJCSD or use the following links:


Bullying Partnership
St. Johns County School District believes that all students and employees be afforded a setting that is safe, secure, and free from bullying and harassment of any kind. In compliance with Florida Statute 1006.147 and School Board Rule 3.21, the school district has adopted a comprehensive policy prohibiting bullying and harassment. Click here for a printable SJC Bullying Report.


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