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    GOOD NEWS! articles show how active the ACHS community is during the school year.




    ACHS Consistency = Winner! (Mar 3)

    Michael Fialho For the 5th year in a row, an ACHS Sophomore placed at the District History Fair held at ACHS Saturday, Feb. 28th. Michael Fialho placed 3rd in the Senior Division Historical Paper category for his paper titled "Ghandi: Leader of Millions, Promoter of Peace".   

    ACHS JV Brain Brawl Competition (Mar 7)

    The ACHS JV Brain Brawl team competed in the district tournament at ACHS.  The team came in 3rd overall for the entire district.

    Brain Brawl team 2015

    Custodial High School of the Year Award Custodial Staff Cleans Up with Recognition (Mar 25)

    Atlantic Coast High School was selected for the GCA Custodial High School of the Award!  Out of the ~160 schools in Duval County, GCA selected ACHS for the continual hard work and dedication of our custodial staff.

    Our hardworking custodial staff work tirelessly to ensure our campus is as clean as possible and it's nice to see them get some well-deserved recognition for a typically thankless job.

    Custodial School of the Year Team

ACHS Good News! Archive

  • 2014 October - December

    In the News:  Air Force Band, Singing Sergeants and ACHS, Special Olympians, Drama Honors, Technology Mentorship,  Community Outreach and Tacky Sweaters.  It has been a busy Fall season.
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  • 2014 August

    In the News:  Mr. Buttner and Mr. Wilson are published teachers; Coach Sullivan earns Hall of Fame award
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  • 2014 June July

    In the news:  Ms. McDuffie, Ms. Delaney, Kia Prindle 
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  • 2014 May

    ACHS PTSA takes top honors; Benson and Milner - Logo Contest Winners; Ford - Paralympic Winner; Envirothon Team Takes Awards; Teacher of the Year is also Teacher of the Week; Stanley awarded the Lombardi Scholarship; Delaney is in the EVE finals; Self is a SUNS Essay Winner; Whalen Awarded Willis Page Grant; McIntosh Awarded 1st Place in Patriotic Art Competition.
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  • 2014 April

    Special Olympic State Qualifiers, ACHS "academically tough" national ranking, One Spark - ACHS participants, Stingray Swap Program
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  • 2014 February -March

    Engineering Stingrays with a Heart, SJRWMD 2014 STEM Award Recipient, Stingrays Participate in Perry Outreach Program, Pizzazz in Their Steps, Making Historical Gaines, Stingray Shows her Artistic Side at the Public Library, There's No Beating the ACHS Envirothon Teams, Mukhtar wins National Silver Award, "Water is Life" Mural to be Painted on Adventure Landing Wave Pool, Brain Brawl Team Wins 
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  • 2014 January

    Scholastic Art and Writing Awards; National "Water is Life" Wyland Foundation; ACHS gets an "A"
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  • 2013 December

    Drama Awards, ACHS Crushers, ACHS earns the "A"
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  • 2013 November

    Cheerleaders - Making Strides, National Science Honor Society, English on the Swamp, "In the Click" Seat Belt Compliance Contest 
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  • 2013 October

    Band accolades, Department of Interior National Artistic Contest Winner, Girls Bowling team, VSA Florida Student of the Month, ACHS Special Olympic Flag Football, Girls Golf, Student Volunteers of the Year, Stingray Swimming, Stingray Cheerleading, Boys Golf, GFS Awards 
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  • 2013 September

    Stingray Golf, Winners of the PTSA drawing, Hispanic recognition, National Merit Semifinalists
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