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    Due to the wide ranging effects that Hurricane Irma has had on the state, Duval County, its citizens, and families, the Florida Department of Agriculture has authorized every child in DCPS to be provided a meal at no charge from today Sept 18th through Oct 20th, this does not include ala carte items on the menu, only complete meals. During this time frame, families will not have to worry about providing lunch to their children as many recover from catastrophic damage to their homes. No paperwork is require to be entitled to receive this meal at no charge.

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    Welcome To DA!

    Douglas Anderson School of the Arts is a Duval County Public School for students grades 9 through 12 with a desire for intensive study in the arts.

    Established as an arts school in 1985, the school attracts students from all parts of North Florida and South Georgia who have talent in dance, instrumental or vocal music, performance or technical theatre, film and video production, creative writing, and visual arts.

    A high academic standard, coupled with a broad arts curriculum, offers students an opportunity to excel in a chosen discipline while preparing them for post-secondary education.

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