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  • Safety Patrol Spirit Night

    FRIENDS, FOOD, & FUNDRAISING! Join us! Ruth N. Upson's Safetry Patrol Spirit Night will take place on Friday, October 20 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Maple Street Biscuit Company on Edgewood Avenue. All menu items will be available. 10% of all sales will benefit our safety patrols. Click here for more information.

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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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  • Picture Day is Wednesday, October 18

    We will be having our picture day on Wednesday, October 18. All students and teachers will be photographed for the yearbook.

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  • The Book Fair is Coming!

    Our fall book fair will take place this year from October 23-27. Information will be sent home with students about this annual event. The book fair will also be open in the evening during our Family Reading Night on Thursday the 26th!

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  • Family Reading Night

    Families, come join us on Thursday, October 26 at 5:45 pm for our annual Family Reading Night! We will have TONS of fun activities planned for you, including a pizza dinner, BINGO, and teacher-led literacy stations in different classrooms.We look forward to seeing you there! 

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  • Parents as Guest Readers

    On Tuesday, October 31, we will be hosting parents as guest readers in costume to read to students in PK-5th grade. If you would like to participate in this fun event, please contact the main office. Students and teachers in PK-1st grade may dress as a book character for our book character parade that same day!

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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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  • "Feed the Backpack" Initiative

    Together we will raise more money for Hunger Fight than we ever could alone! Click here for more information. 

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Welcome to Ruth N. Upson

  • Diving Deeper Into Instruction! 
    Established in 1916, we are celebrating over 100 years of service to our community.
    We are an A School!
    Featuring the Duval Choice program Digital Media and the Arts

    We at Duval County Public Schools want to see every student inspired and prepared for success in college or a career, and life.

    Providing Educational Excellence in Every School, in Every Classroom, for Every Student, Every Day. 


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