Monday, February 25, 2019

Invest in Your Future - a Community Forum Event

UNCF is hosting a forum on financing college through loans, grants, and scholarships.  This event is designed for grades 8 through 12.  It will take place at First Coast High School on Saturday, March 30th from 10 am - 2 pm.  Refreshments and lunch will be provided.  Also, there is a raffle for students who bring their parents with them.  Register at  Click here for the flyer.

Daddy Daughter Dance @ Prime Osborn Convention Center

Girls Inc. of Jacksonville is hosting an Annual Spring Fling Daddy Daughter Dance on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 4-8 pm at the Prime Osborn Convention Center.  It costs $85 per couple.  Seating for dinner is at 5 pm.  Contact 904-731-9933 to make reservations. See this flyer for more information. 

College Board's New Opportunity Scholarship Program

CollegeBoard just rolled out a brand new program that guides students through the college planning process.  Not only to they gain knowledge, but they have the potential to earn scholarship dollars as they go through the program.  The scholarships start at $500, but as they go along the scholarship dollar amounts increase for the various activities.  If they complete the entire program, they can earn a $40,000 scholarship if selected!  Students should go to to get started!

Monday, February 18, 2019

2019 Mental Health Symposium

The Darnell-Cookman PTSA is hosting a Mental Health Symposium on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10 am to noon at the Darnell-Cookman Cafe' at 1701 North Davis Street, Jacksonville.  Does your student seem "stressed out" by balancing school with other activities?  Do you worry about the effects of peer pressure?  Who would you talk with if you had concerns about your child's emotional health?  Get your answers at this free event.  Please RSVP at

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

9th, 10th, and 11th Grade Parent Night

Parents and Guardians, the Guidance Office is hosting a Parent Night on Tuesday, February 12th from 6-7:30 on a ton of great topics.  Please plan to attend if you are able.  See this flyer for all the details.