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Once troubled, Andrew Jackson High School evolves into advanced technology magnet  The Florida Times-Union

Video games are anything but child's play for students at Andrew Jackson High School of Advanced Technology where computer coding, animation and ...



Andrew Jackson High School gets new weight room  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. β€” We have some great news to share. As you may know, First Coast News is in a partnership with Andrew Jackson High School, a Duval ...



WATCH: Andrew Jackson High School misses playoffs because of a coin flip  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

There was a team on the First Coast who thought they were deserving to advance to the playoffs. They fell short because of a coin flip.



Andrew Jackson High School keeping its 'Deck the Chairs' lifeguard chair  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

When the event ends, the chairs usually go to the lifeguards of the beach. This chair will go back to Andrew Jackson for all the students to see.



Jacksonville high school football team knocked out of playoffs -- by coin flip  ActionNewsJax.com

Andrew Jackson's High School Football team, which posted a 4-5 record, said it was robbed of a playoff spot to a team that went 0-9 this season. Story, video.



WATCH: Andrew Jackson High School raising the bar with new Hololens technology  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

With Hololens, students can see and experience what's in the room with a virtual holographic image placed over it. Andrew Jackson is the first school in North ...



WATCH: Students of Andrew Jackson High School react to violence in Jacksonville  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Photojournalist Jeff Renfroe and Keitha Nelson visited students of Andrew Jackson High to get their take on the recent violence in Jacksonville.



Andrew Jackson High School marching band raising money for new equipment  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The Andrew Jackson High School Marching Tigers are making noise. They need the right instruments and some repairs in order to play perfectly.



First Coast News announces partnership with Andrew Jackson High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- First Coast News is teaming up with Andrew Jackson High School. As a news organization, we're always looking for ways to make the ...



WATCH: Andrew Jackson High School marching band raising money for new equipment  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The Andrew Jackson High School Marching Tigers are making noise. They need the right instruments and some repairs in order to play perfectly.



First Coast News helps remodel Andrew Jackson High School for 'Make a Difference Day'  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Saturday began a year-long partnership between First Coast News and Andrew Jackson High School.



Andrew Jackson High School teacher battles cancer, fights for her students  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Throughout the year First Coast News will document a continued transformation within Andrew Jackson High School. Once in danger of ...



STEM2 Hub purchases new technology for Andrew Jackson High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The technology is HoloLens and mixed reality goggles, letting students experience what's in the room with a virtual holographic image placed over it.



Andrew Jackson High School graduates receive a combined $1.6 million in scholarships  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Andrew Jackson High School, once an F-rated school, is now a B-rated school as it has taken a sharp turn in academics the last two years.



Teacher of the Week Ian Lozano at Andrew Jackson High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, FL-- It is Wednesday, so that means it is time for our Teacher of the Week! This week it is Ian Lozano at Andrew Jackson High School in Duval ...



CSX Makes Special Donation to Andrew Jackson High School (FCL January 3rd)  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

CSX Communications Signals Chief Engineer Carl Walker talks about what prompted a special donation to Andrew Jackson High School.



Local principal overcomes childhood poverty and helps students to do the same  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Andrew Jackson High School has seen its fair share of challenges and gains. Once graded the lowest "F" in the state, it's now just four percentage points away ...



First Coast News partners with Andrew Jackson High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

For the next year, First Coast News will feature Andrew Jackson High School as they continue to grow. The school went from the lowest 'F' in the state in 2011 ...



Oldest high school in Duval County writes new chapter  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Andrew Jackson has a lot of history in our community. It is one of the oldest high schools in Duval County. It opened in 1927. Graduates include actors, athletes, ...



Andrew Jackson ousted from state playoffs  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

After winning their last game of the season against Stanton, Andrew Jackson thought they had locked up a playoff spot.



Deck the Chairs: Andrew Jackson HS, First Coast News build 'Time Machine'  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- The annual Deck the Chairs event in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. is underway. First Coast News teamed up with Andrew Jackson ...



Local athlete beats the odds and overcomes equipment hurdle  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

She's 89 pounds, barely stands 5 feet tall and proves, "Don't judge people, don't judge a book by its cover because some of the girls were really big but I was ...



AJHS overcoming troubled past  First Coast News

Andrew Jackson High School was once ranked the lowest "F" in the state. That was in 2011. Fast forward to 2018 and it's now a "B" dedicated magnet school ...



First Coast News teams up with Andrew Jacksonville High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

We picked Andrew Jackson High School as a partner because of its history and its potential. The high school was once ranked an 'F'. It recently become a ...



STEM Student of the Week: Mya Sudduth from Andrew Jackson High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Mya hopes it shows other young girls that they can pursue any goal and any career they want. She is also looking forward to the tennis season starting back up.



WATCH: Local principal overcomes childhood poverty and helps students to do the same  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Andrew Jackson High School has seen its fair share of challenges and gains. Once graded the lowest "F" in the state, it's now just four percentage points away ...



Rita Coolidge Will Call Tallahassee Home. Again.  WJCT NEWS

A true popular music legend is settling down in the place she says she feels most at home. Rita Coolidge is back in Tallahassee to stay. Coolidge says she.



After decades in the red suit, this Santa is finally grounded  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

For decades, Frankie Staton has gone into costume to play the people he admires.



After triple shooting, high school football resumes with more security  WJXT News4JAX

There was heightened security at high school football games Friday night following last week's deadly triple shooting outside the stadium at Raines High School ...



FCN Make A Difference Day at Jackson High  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Team First Coast News spent Saturday morning helping to spruce up Andrew Jackson High School, the first in a series of projects the station is undertaking in ...



Stuff the Bus campaign stuffed THREE buses! Can you help sort the supplies?  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

With your help, we didn't just stuff one bus, we were able to stuff three buses this Summer with school supplies!



Turnaround plan unveiled for Andrew Jackson High School  Florida Times-Union

A wide swath of organizations, including nonprofit groups, a university and the Duval County school district, are joining forces in the hopes of transforming ...



From the archives: Remembering Andrew Jackson, Jacksonvilles namesake  Florida Times-Union

Editor's note: This article origninally appeared in The Florida Times Jacksonville.com on July 3, 2006. TALLAHASSEE - It has been nearly 200 years since ...



Jax high schoolers build functioning AI models  Jacksonville Business Journal

Local high schoolers spent the summer building AI models capable of predicting which patients will revisit an emergency room, which teachers will succeed at ...



Funding options, equity at issue in Duval County school facilities planning  The Florida Times-Union

For the 2017-18 school year, Orange County Public Schools received about $308 million from impact fee and sales tax revenues to use for new schools and ...



MOONEYHAN: Bio, Questionnaire - Opinion  The Florida Times-Union

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 14Henry Mooneyhan, Randy DeFoor, Sunny Gettinger, Jimmy Peluso MOONEYHAN BIO I am a native of Jacksonville and grew up in ...



Jackson football coach resigns after investigation  WJXT Jacksonville

The football coach at Andrew Jackson High School resigned two weeks ago amid allegations that he invited a female student to use his office shower, then ...



Notable Jacksonville-area deaths of 2018  The Florida Times-Union

As a teenager, Henri Landwirth's life was spared only when a Nazi soldier made a last-second decision not to shoot him. The five years he spent in Nazi camps ...



School Board 4: Cynthia Smith Bio, Questionnaire  The Florida Times-Union

Duval School Board District 4: Linda Butler, Erdine Johnson, Charis Scurry, Timothy Sloan, Cynthia Smith, Darryl Willie CYNTHIA SMITH BIOCynthia Smith is a ...



Duval sets community meetings about aging schools  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The Duval County School Board is holding a series of community meetings starting Thursday to discuss the condition of its schools and facilities, including aging ...



Bob Retherford remembered as perpetually positive  Jacksonville Daily Record

Bob Retherford III, senior director of Cushman & Wakefield, died suddenly Sunday morning. β€œHe was the rock. He was steady, dependable, perpetually positive ...



Clay announces 4 school administrative changes  The Florida Times-Union

Three Clay County schools will have new principals, and the district will have a new administrator for the 2018-19 school year beginning in August.



Jury awards $495M to Kalil McCoy's family in wrongful death lawsuit  WJXT News4JAX

A jury hearing a wrongful death lawsuit in the 2011 shooting death of a 20-year-old Jacksonville woman awarded her family more than $495 million.



Duval County Public Schools announces 14 new schools, programs for 2016-2017 school year  Florida Times-Union

Duval County Public Schools announced changes to 14 schools Tuesday morning. The new programs include vocational training at A. Philip Randolph as well ...



Local students get college scholarships when you sign up to mentor  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

First Coast News is partnering with Take Stock in Children to help recruit 200 new mentors this school year.



Call Box: Lil Champ founder was a heavyweight in the business world  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: Many years ago there was a local chain of convenience stores called Jaxon Mini-Market, and the logo was, I believe, a boxer. Who owned or ...



Call Box: The Old West once flourished in Springfield  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: The Corral Restaurant went on for years and years. I'd like to know about its history.T.S., JacksonvilleDear T.S.: The Corral brought the flavor of ...



Annual 'Deck The Chairs' event more than just lights and chairs  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The annual 'Deck the Chairs' event kicks off Sunday at 4 with the official lighting ceremony at 6. The event has grown substantially since it was founded in 2013 ...



Foster Marshall, 1935-2019: From homing pigeons to catastrophes to celebrities, T-U photo editor had a flare  The Florida Times-Union

During his 40-year career with The Florida Times-Union, Foster Marshall was known as an innovative photographer who came up with the idea of using a ...



Call Box: From A to not quite Z, Jacksonville has produced its share of celebs  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: I read Matt Soergel's story about a documentary project planned about Southern rock in Jacksonville. It made me think of other celebrities who ...



Call Box: Townhomes, recipes and Wienermobile  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: I've driven down Atlantic Boulevard lately and noticed that the trees have been cut down and the land cleared. Can you tell me what is going in ...



Teenage energy at Andrew Jackson High kicks off red kettle campaign  Florida Times-Union

With repeated shouts of "whoo-hoo," enthusiastic Andrew Jackson High School students kicked off the 2013 return to Jacksonville of The Salvation Army's red ...



1,200 Publix Holiday Meals Donated to Families, Seniors and Veterans by the Jaguars and Partners  jaguars.com

In the spirit of the season, today the Jacksonville Jaguars, Publix, PepsiCo and Feeding Northeast Florida, provided Publix Holiday meal bags for 1200 families, ...



New schools, programs, courses to greet 130,000 Duval students  Florida Times-Union

More than 130000 Duval students head back to public school Monday.Most will face changes from newly-enacted education laws or new innovations in schools.



Jackson principal Iranetta Wright becomes one of four new region chiefs  Florida Times-Union

Andrew Jackson High School is losing the principal it had for five years because the Duval County School Board OK'd making her one of four region chiefs.



Brooker Mikey Kelly, veteran educator, dies at 87  Ocala

Editor's note: This story has been revised to clarify that Forest and Vanguard high schools were created as integrated schools. Brooker Mikey Kelly β€” a former ...



Jacksonville native, FSU alum Washington giving back to his hometown team  Firstcoastnews.com

Two-time Pro Bowl kick returner Leon Washington believes in the message Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley preaches to his players about taking the time to ...



A look back at some of the notable Jacksonville deaths of 2016  Florida Times-Union

In 2016, the Jacksonville area lost residents who helped shape its schools, government, health care, recreational activities and landscape.They included war ...



Eagles full tilt pace wins two  Clay Today Online

JACKSONVILLE – With a frenetic front court pressing defense that seemed on the verge of disaster, the Fleming Island High boys basketball team blew up their ...



Duval ups its schools career-technology game; invests more in career classes, programs, internships  Florida Times-Union

Duval schools dramatically increased their career and technology courses in recent years, in step with a national trend to help students gain college credits and ...



Amid Forrest Controversy, Who Are Jacksonville's High Schools Named For?  WJCT NEWS

At a meeting Tuesday evening, the Duval County School Board signaled they will vote Friday on whether to begin the process of renaming Jacksonville's N.B..



Parents, including a Jacksonville teacher, receive long prison sentences in beating death of child  Florida Times-Union

The Jacksonville father and stepmother of a 4-year-old girl who was beaten so many times with a wooden stick that she died have been sentenced to life and 60 ...



Updated: Jackson Highs Vernon Edwards removed from football coaching position, reassigned due to investigation  Florida Times-Union

Sept. 30 update: Edwards released a statement Sept. 30, through his attorney, Shannon Schott."As previously stated by Duval County Public Schools, this ...



Call Box: Springfield Pool made a splash for decades  Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: Does anyone remember the Springfield swimming pool? I had so much fun there. C.B., Jacksonville. Dear C.B.: The Springfield Pool holds ...



Mid-Year Changes Shake Up Principal Positions In Duval Schools  WJCT NEWS

More than a dozen Duval County principals learned Monday that they'll be finishing the week in a different school or position than they began. Duval Schools ...



WATCH: Fleming Island football is a "sign" of the times  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

What started with college football has now been passed down to the high school ranks: local teams are now incorporating extensive, hand signals and "signs" ...



Friends and family remember woman killed in her Jacksonville apartment  Florida Times-Union

Her Facebook page shows a 42-year-old woman proud of her youngest son on his birthday, her family and her days at Andrew Jackson High School.But Kenya ...



Charlie Coleman, 1933-2016: Jacksonville sporting goods legend  Florida Times-Union

Before major sports retailers opened stores in Jacksonville, there was Charlie Coleman's Sport Shop.Over three decades, thousands of players got their athletic ...



Graduation ceremonies for Northeast Florida high schools  Florida Times-Union

Here is the list of high school graduations in Northeast Florida:BAKER COUNTYBaker County High School, Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m., June 1.



Call Box: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Grannys Restaurant and Springfield Pool  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: When I moved here in 1980, there was a beautiful old stone structure on the corner of Orange Picker Road and San Jose Boulevard. It seems to ...



Duval teachers nominated for Teacher of the Year honor  Florida Times-Union

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund and Duval Public Schools gathered together the teachers who were nominated by their schools to be Teacher of Year.



FSCJ offers new route to work for Duval County seniors  Florida Times-Union

A white ball of string left Jaylen Johnson's hands, flew through the air and plopped perfectly in his classmate's grasp.For that moment, unfolding in an auditorium ...



River City roots: Lots of big-time music acts have ties to Jacksonville  Florida Times-Union

Everybody who knows anything about music knows that Lynyrd Skynyrd is from Jacksonville. But they're hardly the only big-time music act with roots in ...



Killer found guilty in retrial for death of teen  First Coast News

He was 19 when he was arrested for the murder of a teen girl in downtown Jacksonville back into 2011. Six years and two trials later, Fredrick Lee Wade was ...



Police: Parents beat 4-year-old with 'piece of lumber'  WJXT Jacksonville

The parents charged with the murder of a 4-year-old beat the girl to death on Friday using a 1-by-2 piece of lumber, and the abuse of the child had gone on for ...



City Year Jacksonville has grown rapidly since launch  Florida Times-Union

The principals of the Leadership Schools at Eugene J. Butler admit they were skeptical when they first learned they would lead schools with City Year ...



Some Duval schools dont follow districts discipline system, teacher says  Florida Times-Union

Some Duval County schools are not following the district's system of disciplining students, a teacher says, and many teachers are unhappy about it.Octavia ...



STEM Student of the Week: Haili Tyson at Yulee HS  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Haili Tyson at Yulee High School is in the 10th grade. She wants to be a marine biologist someday and work with robots to help explore the oceans.



Taste of Pittsburgh: Primanti Brothers famous sandwich  First Coast News

Their famous sandwich includes a grilled steak patty, coleslaw, French fries, tomatoes and provolone.



Giving Back: Dewitt Robinson puts his students first  Florida Times-Union

When people volunteer, they can change lives - including their own. Each week in Reason, we will highlight a volunteer's story of giving back and how that ...



STEM Student of the Week: Alexander Hinton from Oakleaf Elementary  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

He's attentive and is always up for a challenge. Alex has grasped the school's latest unit on energy and motion so well that he helps other students understand ...



Frustration over 5 school bomb threats in 2 days  WJXT Jacksonville

A bomb threat forced the evacuation of hundreds of people from Fanatics on Southpoint Parkway on Wednesday morning, according to police.



Duval County Public Schools get $15 million to tackle mental-health issues in middle schools  Florida Times-Union

Duval County Public Schools will put $15 million to place behavior specialists in most of district middle schools to curb mental-health issues among students.



Jacksonville man found guilty of 2nd-degree murder for 2nd time  WJXT Jacksonville

The jury hearing Fredrick Wade's retrial of the second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of a 20-year-old woman will hear closing arguments ...



Jacksonville Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer dies  Florida Times-Union

Rocco Morabito, whose "Kiss of Life" photograph of a utility worker saving the life of a fellow lineman won a Pulitzer Prize for the Jacksonville Journal in 1968 ...



STEM Student of the Week: Winston Peele  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

This week it is Winston Peele at Bishop Kenny High School. He is in the 9th grade and is doing incredible things in the community.



Meet the candidate: Terry Fields  Florida Times-Union

BIO OF TERRY FIELDS,CITY COUNCIL, DISTRICT 8Terry L. Fields was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. A graduate of Jean Ribault Senior High School, ...



Families gather for sad ritual of remembering youth cut down by Jacksonville violence  Florida Times-Union

Lynnette Roebuck sees her daughter's friends growing older, having children and building careers - things she will not see her daughter do.Kalil McCoy died in ...



20-year-old Kalil McCoy died in a car full of friends; jury convicts triggerman  Florida Times-Union

A window.That is why 20-year-old Kalil McCoy died.Her smile - which could light a room and brighten the gloomiest day, prosecutors said - will only be seen ...



New Mandarin High School principal gets ready for the school year  Florida Times-Union

The office computer has been uploaded with needed files, while a new insulated Mandarin Mustangs lunch box is on the desk nearby.But the rest of Donna ...



Local kidney donor and recipient wind up with a gain  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Any organ donation is an act of generosity, whether the donor is living or deceased, whether the recipient is a friend or a stranger.



Father of woman charged in death of 4-year-old said she was raised to protect children  Florida Times-Union

Jada Christine Norfleet's smile briefly beamed out from her biological mother's Facebook page on Monday, five photographs showing the 4-year-old girl from ...



Nonprofits, Jaguars, Publix And Others Join Together To Donate, Distribute 1200 Holiday Meals  WJCT NEWS

The Jaguars, Publix, PepsiCo, Pajcic and Pajcic and more than 20 First Coast area nonprofits are joining together to make the holidays brighter.



Jacksonville man charged with killing girlfriend Christmas night at his parents' home  Florida Times-Union

Christmas will never be the same for Shannon Woods' family.Police said Friday they charged the 22-year-old Jacksonville woman's boyfriend, Breon Fussell, ...



STEM Student of the Week: Wesley Ganas  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

6th grader Wesley Ganas at River City Science Academy is this week's STEM student of the week. Administrators say he is a gifted student working on 3-D ...



Call Box: Lucky Strike Bowling Center has 'struck' out  Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: I was wondering if you could tell me what's going on with the old Lucky Strike Bowling Center on Harts Road. I've noticed that they are removing, ...



Jean Godbold, wife of former Mayor Jake Godbold, dies at age 82  Florida Times-Union

Jean Godbold, wife of former Jacksonville Mayor Jake Godbold, died Friday of complications from a stroke. She was 82.Mrs. Godbold stayed out of the spotlight ...



Year after Parkland massacre, 17 victims remembered  The Florida Times-Union

The massacre on Feb. 14, 2018, inflamed the national debate over guns, turned young people into political activists and gave rise to some of the biggest youth ...



North Florida said farewell to diverse group in 2014  Florida Times-Union

The Jacksonville area lost a diverse group of people in 2014, including admirals, business executives, physicians, architects, educators, political officials, civic ...



Stan Jordans wife, Shirley, dies from health complications  Florida Times-Union

Shirley Hodges Jordan, wife of former Duval County School Board member and state legislator Stan Jordan, died Monday night at Memorial Hospital ...



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