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  • HEAL Walk for Autism: Sunday, 4/29/18

    Join TEAM UPSON as we take a Walk on the Wild Side through the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens with HEAL!

    • Enjoy a fun stroll through the zoo which will conclude with an After Party on the Great Lawn. Here you will be able to meet with 30 local resources serving those with autism, and enjoy music, bounce houses, a rock climbing wall, facepainting, and more! Bring your family and friends to this great event! Jordan Price will be the Emcee!
    • Every attendee (all ages) must register for the event: Children 12 and under FREE- compliments of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens! Ages 13 and up are $15
    • Every attendee will recieve a FREE Train and Caruosel ticket, which must be redeemed at this event (valid only on 04/29/18).
    • Registration begins at 7:30am. The walk begins at 8:30am. All participants must register, check-in at registration, and enter the zoo by 9:00am.
    • The After Party will conclude at 11:00am, at which time you can stay and enjoy the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for the rest of the day!

    Register HERE and see our Facebook event page here! 

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  • Free Flu Shots

    Missed your flu shot? It’s not too late! Duval County Public Schools is partnering with Healthy Schools, LLC, to provide NO-COST flu shots children in Duval County at four school clinics! Sign up here.

    • Tuesday, February 13, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. First Coast High, 590 Duval Station Road, Jacksonville, FL Mandarin High, 4831 Greenland Road, Jacksonville, FL
    • Thursday, February 15, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Westside High, 5530 Firestone Road, Jacksonville, FL Fletcher High School, 700 Seagate Avenue, Neptune Beach

    You can also sign up on-site on the day of the clinic or download a paper form and bring it with you. There is NO out-of-pocket expense for you. If you have any questions about the program, please contact Healthy Schools at 1-800-566-0596 or email at info@healthyschoolsllc.com

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  • Hunger Fight

    Together we will raise more money for the fight against hunger than we ever could alone! Click here for more information. See a video of our school's team packing meals here

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  • Just Take 20

    Our Just Take 20 reading campaign kicks off on the week of October 9! Parents, please read with your chilrdren 20 minutes every night. Please look for information to come about this opportunity!

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  • School Supply Lists 2017-2018

    Check out our schools Supply Lists on Walmart.com or Teacherlists.com! You can even order online and have delivered to your house!


    School Supply Lists

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