Graduates from School Lunchroom New Directors Academy

(Back, L-R) Sean Prevatt, St. Johns County; Lisa Dorris, Suwannee County; Benjamin Blue, Taylor County. (Front, L-R) Reathea Knowles, Jefferson County; Carmen Bush, Holmes County; Lauren Jones, Nassau County.

The first class of new Florida school districts lunchroom directors graduated today from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' New Directors Academy. 

The new directors -  Benny Blue, Taylor County; Carmen Bush, Holmes County; Lauren Jones, Nassau County; Lisa Dorris, Suwannee County; Reathea Knowles, Jefferson County; and Sean Prevatt, St. Johns County - spent the past year in the program that included classroom instruction, online coaching, mentoring, and on-site collaboration to improve food service operation in schools across the state. 

Congratulations to Jefferson County's Reathea Knowles!


THE SCHOOL BOARD OF JEFFERSON COUNTY invites interested parties to participate in a public sale of surplus vehicles.  Vehicles include school buses, autos and golf carts. Interested parties can participate by visiting and complete the following steps:  (1) Log onto, (2) Select the region (Florida), (3) Select the agency (Jefferson County School Board).  Bidding will commence on March 18th and close on April 1, 2015.  All winning bids will be indicated on the public surplus website.  Please call the District Office at 850-342-0100 if any difficulties are encountered.  District staff may help individuals to log on, but may not assist bidders in placing bids for the merchandise.  All items are sold as-is, and merchandise pictures are available at

JES Library Spring 2015 Fundraiser

The JES library is holding a spring fundraiser for the purchase of new books from Feb. 4th - Apr. 3rd, see the library page for more info: click here

Florida Standards Assessment Test

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