Wednesday, November 22nd – Friday, November 24th: No School – Thanksgiving Break
Monday, December 4th: District Health Screenings
Tuesday, December 5th: District Health Screenings
Required Screenings for St. Johns County:
- Vision screening is mandated for students in grades kindergarten, 1, 3 and 6 and students entering Florida schools for the first time in grades kindergarten through 5.
- Hearing screening is mandated to students in grades kindergarten, 1 and 6 and to students entering Florida schools for the first time in grades kindergarten through 5.
- Growth and development screening is mandated to students in grades 1, 3 and 6.
- Scoliosis screening is mandated to students in grade 6.
The St. Johns County School District Honor Card program has gone digital! If your child is on the A/B honor roll and in grades 3 – 12, you have the opportunity to receive discounts at some very fun and exciting places in St. Johns County. Instead of paper honor cards, you will now show business participants your phone and receive these discounts. If you do not have access to a smartphone, a limited number of printed honor cards are available (call 904-547-3952).
Cafeteria Menu can be found here
Instructional Materials Adoption Update
The adoption review of Social Studies resources for the St. Johns County School District has ended. Resources that were selected by adoption committees for submission to the School Board for adoption consideration are available online. All selected resources have been approved and adopted by the Florida Department of Education. Updates will be posted when appropriate.
Some print materials may be available for review. If you would like access to the available printed materials or require assistance reviewing the online resources, please call the Instructional Resources and Media Services office at 904.547.3947. Materials are available for review from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM when district offices are open.
For more information about the textbook adoption process, please visit the Florida Department of Education Instructional Materials web page.
"Strategies Parents and Caregivers Can Implement to Address Anxiety Related Symptoms in Their Students" Online Discussion on December 5
Please join us on December 3, 2023, from 6pm to 7:30pm for a virtual discussion titled "Strategies Parents and Caregivers Can Implement to Address Anxiety Related Symptoms in Their Students." The discussion will be presented by guest speaker Marlena Jenkins.
WOLF NEWS School Newsletter
Letters from the Superintendent
- 2023-2024 Elementary Choice Letter
- 2023-2024 Secondary Choice Letter
- 2023-2024 Code of Conduct Letter
- 2023-2024 School Safety Letter
- Signed Class Size Letter
- Economic Security Report Summary
- 2023-2024 Required Instruction Elementary Parent Letter
- 2023-2024 Required Instruction Middle School Parent Letter
- Sheriff Hardwick Back-to-School Letter
- Honor Roll Letter
- Honor Card Businesses
Policies & Procedures
Elementary Health Screenings
Please read this very important letter regarding upcoming student health screenings for elementary students at LPA.
If you are making a payment to Liberty Pines Academy with a personal check, your checks MUST include your full name, street address, TWO phone numbers, and your driver’s license number.
Student Cell Phone Policy
Cell phones must be off and out of sight at all times. Cell phones must remain in the backpacks of students in grades K-4, and in the lockers of students in grades 5-8. Cell phones may NOT be on one’s person during school hours.
If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance and are planning to attend a school meeting or program, please contact Liberty Pines Academy at 904-547-7900 with your specific need.
Rainy Day Dismissal Procedures
Please expect delays during Rainy Day Dismissals.
If lightning is reported or if we are under a severe rainstorm advisory, rainy day dismissal will be announced through the School Messenger System. If lightning is reported, bikers & walkers will be held until it is safe to release them. Bus riders will be dismissed as scheduled. The car line will also continue as scheduled but students will be called out from inside the building. Please expect delays as we dismiss students safely. We appreciate your patience, support, and understanding. The safety of our students is our top priority!
Service Animal Policy
The St. Johns County School District permits the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability and will not engage in any act or practice that has the purpose or effect of discriminating against an individual with a disability in the use of a service animal in accordance with Title II (28 C.F.R. §§ 35.104, 35.136).
View the District’s Use of Service Animals by Individuals with Disabilities Policy.
This is just a reminder that anyone (parent, guardian, friend, neighbor, aunt, uncle) must have school access to attend an event at Liberty Pines Academy, have lunch with a student and/or attend an awards assembly. If you have not already done so, please complete the School Access Form. The process for approval may take up to 4 weeks, so please fill out the application sooner than later for any guests that would like to have school access. Once the application is approved, school access will be valid for three years.
FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or getfortifyfl.com.
LPA is a Character Counts! and PBS School
Liberty Pines Academy promotes the Character Counts! framework for teaching good character. The six pillars of Characters Counts! are Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. PBS is committed to providing a safe environment for all students.