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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 gets new weight room  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Carl Walker with CSX saw the condition of the school's old weight room on First Coast News and decided to do something about it.



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.



Elizabeth “Bibbie” Spires Kendrick | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Bibbie Kendrick was born and lived in Jacksonville, Fl. She attended Andrew Jackson High School where she was voted as Miss Andrew Jackson. Later, she ...



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.



Andrew Jackson High School: Florida football team knocked out of playoffs by coin flip | WJAX-TV  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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



DECK THE CHAIRS: Andrew Jackson High put together their Time Machine chair  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

They say they chose 'Time Machine' so they could incorporate their technology programs at school and some of the things they've been learning in the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Guest Column: Close Jackson High, make it the district's new headquarters  The Florida Times-Union

I know great things are going on in Andrew Jackson High School.It has great kids being taught by dedicated teachers.It has had back-to-back "B" grades as a ...



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 ...



HoloLens technology, mixed reality glasses gets local high school ready for the future  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

With HoloLens students can see and experience what's in the room with a virtual holographic image placed over it. Mixed reality is a full immersion experience.



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 ...



Woman shot in front of Andrew Jackson High  WJXT Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Thursday afternoon near Andrew Jackson High School.



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 ...



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!



From the archives: Remembering Andrew Jackson, Jacksonvilles namesake, on the 250th anniversary of his birth  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 ...



Florida high school football team knocked out of playoffs -- by coin f  WSB Radio

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Apparently in high school football, winning isn't all that matters. >> Read more trending news. Andrew Jackson's High School football ...



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.



Rita Coolidge Will Call Tallahassee Home. Again.  WFSU

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.



Bob Retherford remembered as perpetually positive  Jacksonville Daily Record

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



Former Jackson High coach exonerated  WJXT Jacksonville

The former Andrew Jackson High School football coach, who resigned amid allegations that he invited a female student to use his office shower, then watched ...



Jacksonville Heights Elementary and Westside High given the all clear  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was assisting Duval County School Board police officers in an investigation near Westside High School which caused Westside ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



WATCH: Therapy dog added to local special education school, students delighted!  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Schools never want to play favorites, but at the North Florida School of Special Education, the new staff member might be everyone's favorite.



Andrew Jackson High student who allegedly had gun arrested off campus | WJAX-TV  ActionNewsJax.com

Another teen is behind bars, accused of bringing a gun to Andrew Jackson High School on Tuesday. It's the ninth such incident in Duval County Public Schools ...



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, ...



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 — a former ...



JU works with the Jacksonville Zoo to show behind the scenes scientific research and expeditions  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Jacksonville University is launching a new effort to engage the community in their research efforts on the first coast and abroad. They've created a video series ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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" ...



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..



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Taste of Pittsburgh: Primanti Brothers famous sandwich  First Coast News

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



Updated: Jackson High's 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Trial underway for stepmom charged in 4-year-old's death  Firstcoastnews.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The trial is underway for a woman accused of murder in the death of her 4-year-old stepdaughter.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 County police reports on all gun-in-school incidents...  WJXT Jacksonville

2012. 10-30, 17-year-old Eltonia Humpries arrested with a Cobra .380 automatic handgun at First Coast High School. 10-31, Loaded 38-caliber handgun, four ...



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 ...



STEM Student of the Week: Kaitlyn Ludlam  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Kaitlyn Ludlam, a junior at Fleming Island High School, is the founder and president of the Fleming Island Society of Women Engineers Club.



Technical Foul: Providence School high-profile basketball program hit with major fine  First Coast News

The Providence School of Jacksonville is facing a technical foul. The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) conducted an investigation that found ...



STEM Student of the Week: Savannah Holsey of Thunderbolt Elementary  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

This week's Stem Student of the Week is Savannah Holsey at Thunderbolt Elementary in Clay County. She is in the 5th grade and is a part of the gifted program ...



STEM Student of the Week: Giavanna Flaherty  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Giavanna Flaherty is an 8th grader at Sebastian Middle School in St. Johns County! She is very active in the STEAM Elective at school, loves math, and began ...



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.



New Teacher Residency Program Targets Skilled, Unlikely Educators  WUFT

Alana Walker was determined to have a career in dentistry. Instead, she stands in front of an eighth-grade classroom. Walker, a 23-year-old graduate from ...



Some Duval schools don't follow district's 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/3  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



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 ...



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 ...



Workspace: Jackie Perry, Beaver Street Enterprise Center  Jacksonville Daily Record

Jackie Perry came to the new Beaver Street Enterprise Center in 2003 as a receptionist who wanted to incubate her own company. With a background in ...



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 ...



Huguenot drowning victim died trying to save her son | WJAX-TV  ActionNewsJax.com

In the blink of an eye, Huguenot Park's beautiful waves turned deadly for 45-year-old Penny Guy-Smith on Sunday. According to witnesses, she was seen ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Full circle: Youth standout now is youth leader  Ocala

Darrin Williams has been named the recreation programs supervisor at the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Lillian F. Bryant Community Center, where he ...



Former Jacksonville prep track star Torrin Lawrence killed in Georgia car crash  Florida Times-Union

Former Jacksonville high school and University of Georgia track and field standout Torrin Lawrence was killed early Monday when a tractor trailer hit his car on ...



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, ...



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 ...



St. Augustine primed for solid 2017 season  First Coast News

Year number 2 for head coach Brian Braddock at St. Augustine and this year Braddock will concentrate heavily on the offensive side of the ball. Last year's ...



Federal program provides meals to all students in half of Duvals schools  Florida Times-Union

More students at some Duval County schools are eating school lunch and breakfast than in years past, and officials credit a new federal program that gives free ...



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