Media Advisory - Jefferson Davis to Host Grand Opening Ceremony for Lower Cambridge Program
Jefferson Davis Middle School will open the school doors to welcome their students, parents and community members to the new Cambridge Lower Secondary I Program. The Grand Opening Ceremony will give parents and students a chance to become familiar with the new coursework and speak with district and city personnel about the program.
The afternoon's events will begin with a parent meeting and student orientation at 1 p.m. Attendees are then invited for the Grand Opening Ceremony portion of the day, which will commence at 2 p.m. Several district administration will speak including School Board Chair Betty Burney; Addison Davis, Cluster Chief of Middle Schools; Dr. Carolyn Girardeau, Executive Director of High School Programs; Principal Shilene Singleton; and Dr. Donnie Horner, Education Commissioner for the Office of the Mayor.
Jefferson Davis Middle is the first of two schools in Duval County to be accepted as a Cambridge Lower Secondary I School. Cambridge, comparable to a gifted program, will give the Jefferson Davis students who are accepted access to a specialized curriculum that will prepare them for higher levels of learning.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
- 1 - 2 p.m. - Parent Meeting and Student Orientation
- 2 - 3 p.m. - Grand Opening Ceremony and Program Showcase
Jefferson Davis Middle School - Gymnasium, 7050 Melvin Road, Jacksonville, FL 32210
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