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Back-to-School Tips to kick off the 2016-2017 School Year

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Aug 8, 2016 4:22:23 PM


Summer camps and staycations are drawing to a close for many Nocatee families as the beginning of a brand new school year is drawing near. Before the school bell starts ringing, consider these 7 tips to minimize the pain for both students and parents:

 

1. Take your kids shopping for school supplies. Get them excited about going back to school by allowing them to showcase their personalities through folders, pencils, backpacks and other school supplies. Be sure you have the teacher’s list of required items before hitting the stores.

 

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Topics: St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, Single-family Homes, K-8, St. Johns County, Nocatee students, Growing Families, First-time Home Buyers, New Home Search

New K-8 Nocatee School to be Located Between Nocatee Parkway and Twenty Mile Neighborhoods

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Mar 3, 2016 10:06:00 AM


St. Johns County School District’s newest K-8 school will be located adjacent to Nocatee’s Twenty Mile neighborhoods, according to The PARC Group, Nocatee’s master developer. Construction of the school, built on land donated by Nocatee, will begin this summer, opening for the 2018-19 school year.

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Topics: Northeast Florida News, St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, Ponte Vedra, The PARC Group, St. Johns County, Nocatee students, Growing Families, Twenty Mile at Nocatee

The Learning Experience Day Care is Coming to Nocatee

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Dec 15, 2015 8:00:00 AM


The Learning Experience®, one of the nation’s fastest growing academies of early education for children six weeks to five years old, is pleased to announce that it will soon be opening a location in Nocatee. The new location, opening on the corner of Valley Ridge Boulevard and Greenleaf Drive, is projected to open Fall 2016.

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Topics: Nocatee News, Nocatee Schools, Greenleaf, Nocatee students, Growing Families, First-time Home Buyers, Business News, PreSchools

Planning Begins for New St. Johns County School in Nocatee

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Dec 9, 2015 1:23:00 PM


The planning process for new St. Johns County schools is now underway.

This morning, the St. Johns County School Board confirmed plans for three new schools in northern part of the County, including a K-8 school in the Nocatee community [to open for 2017-18 school year]. The school site in Nocatee has not been finalized, but is expected to be identified early 2016. The County's schedule of a Spring 2016 construction start date was also announced. 

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Topics: Northeast Florida News, St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra, St. Johns County, Nocatee students, Growing Families

An Informational Talk on the Duval County School System

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jan 28, 2015 11:30:45 AM

Top quality education is an essential cornerstone of the Nocatee lifestyle, and access to such educational institutions is greatly valued by Nocatee families.

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Topics: Nocatee Schools, Crosswater Hall, New Nocatee Homes, Nocatee students, Growing Families, Established Families

Duval County Schools of Nocatee

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 24, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Education is an important cornerstone of the Nocatee lifestyle.

Many growing families join the community because of the area’s top-rated schools. With continued population growth, county lines have been crossed to offer new school districts for Nocatee families. The once St. Johns County exclusively zoned community has extended school zones to include Duval County.


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Topics: Nocatee Families, Nocatee Schools, Nocatee students, Growing Families, New Home Search

Master-planned communities foster outdoor play for kids

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Sep 23, 2014 2:26:00 PM


According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, today’s children spend an average of seven hours a day in front of some sort of electronic device, whether it’s a smart phone, tablet, television, computer screen or video game. Studies have shown this can lead to problems in school, obesity and other issues.

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Topics: Nocatee Events, Nocatee Kids, Nocatee Nature, Kids Activities, Family Events in Ponte Vedra, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Nocatee students, Growing Families, New Home Search, Health and Fitness

St. Johns County K-8 School at Nocatee named - Valley Ridge Academy

Posted by Carling Povtak

Mar 13, 2014 4:08:00 PM


The St. Johns County K-8 School at Nocatee (located off Valley Ridge Blvd) has officially been named - Valley Ridge Academy. The District School Board announced their decision Tuesday.

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Topics: St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, Master Planned Community, Nocatee students, Growing Families, First-time Home Buyers

St. Johns County School Board Announces 2014-2015 School Year Zoning

Posted by Carling Povtak

Nov 20, 2013 2:11:00 PM

The St. Johns County School Board met on Tuesday (November 19th) to finalize the rezoning for St. Johns County Schools that include two new kindergarten through eighth grade schools under construction, one of them located in Nocatee. The School Board approved “Plan A” that sends students in Nocatee’s eastern neighborhoods, including Austin Park, Greenleaf Village, Greenleaf Preserve and Willowcove to the new Nocatee K-8 School adjacent to Greenleaf Village.

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Topics: Nocatee Families, St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, K-8, St. Johns County, Nocatee students