Schools

Last Day of School

Today is the last day of school for the kids in Nassau County, Florida, I felt it only fitting to share this wonderful story my 89 year old grandmother sent to me that ponders the question, ‚ÄúWhat do teachers make?‚Äù…
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Fernandina Beach Middle School Final Concert 2009

Fernandina Beach Middle School located on Amelia Island, Florida had their final spring concert at the First Baptist Church sanctuary. This was band director, Mr. Randy Hamm’s, final concert after six years at FBMS. The beginner band, the concert band,…
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Atlantic Avenue Elementary School is Closing

The 2008/ 2009 school year for the Atlantic Avenue Elementary public school is being marked as its last. This historic landmark is celebrating its last few days of children gracing its halls and classrooms as teachers and faculty alike prepare…
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What is in a Name

Even in the darkest days of financial misery and governmental ignorance, there are newspaper articles that can put a smile on my face. Yes occasionally I even fall of my chair in a sudden burst of uncontrollable hic-ups mixed with…
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Why do Schools Track Ethnicity of Students

Why do schools track ethnicity of students? A letter was recently sent to parents of students in Nassau County, Florida, that requires selecting an ethnic category for our children. The categories are set by the federal government and are used…
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FCCJ Offers New Bachelor’s Degree Programs This Fall

By: Cyndi Jones In today‚Äôs tough job market, some people may be looking to further their education and increase their value and marketability to potential employers. Starting this fall, FCCJ will offer new Bachelor‚Äôs Degree programs. Nassau County residents have…
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Literary Magazine Coffee House

This year the Fernandina Beach Middle School‚Äôs Literary Magazine Coffee House is being held at the Women‚Äôs Club behind the recreation center on Atlantic Avenue. The middle school publishes an annual magazine for the students, written by the students called…
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Schools

The 2008 – 2009 Nassau County School Schedule for Nassau County, Florida

Pirates and Jaguar Football

Fernandina Beach High School Pirates lose to Bolles in Friday night’s game with a final score of 55 to 13. They are in good company however, as the Jacksonville Jaguars also lost this weekend to the Cleveland Browns with a…
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FBHS Wins Homecoming Game

Fernandina Beach High School won their Homecoming Game against Interlachen. The final score of the football game was: Fernandina Beach 14 , Interlachen 7.