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Honors Program

Highly motivated students have the opportunity to become a part of our Honors Academy. The Honors Academy gives exceptional students a chance to excel by providing stimulating intellectual and leadership development experiences.
Honors Program

Enhanced academic, extra-curricular and service activities help give high achievers greater academic satisfaction, opportunities for social interaction, and additional scholarship opportunities. Students who have a weighted average GPA of 3.5 in high school or who have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 after 12 semester hours of college-level courses may apply for admittance into the Honors Academy. Honors Academy students should take two honors classes per semester.

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Note: Tour schedule is subject to change each term.

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change each term.

Family Literacy Fair/Health Extravaganza/Mighty Teeth Day

Event Location : Florida State College at Jacksonville, North Campus, 4501 Capper Road, Main Courtyard, Jacksonville, FL 32218

Starts: Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 10:00 am
Time: 4 hour(s)


Celebrate the joys and benefits of reading, especially reading as a family activity. Enjoy free books (for all ages) and a wide variety of fun, free and helpful activities designed to foster good reading habits.

Mighty Teeth Day is also happening at North Campus during the Literacy Fair from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.  Children ages 5-12 who attend schools in Duval and Nassau counties can receive a free preventive fluoride treatment at Mighty Teeth Day.  All services are free of charge but reservations are required. RSVP to (904) 766-6573. Spaces are limited.

Entertainment for the entire family!

  • Reading activities
  • STAR LAB Planetarium demonstration
  • Poetry
  • Golf lessons
  • Free health screenings for children and adults
  • Dental screenings
  • Face painting
  • Health cooking demonstration
  • Zumba® class
  • Door prizes
  • Kids art station

Free and open to the public, and lunch is provided!

For more information about Family Literacy Fair/Health Extravaganza/Mighty Teeth Day, call (904) 766-6555.

Writing Contest

A love for reading often goes hand in hand with a love (and skill) for writing! Enter the North Campus Literacy Fair Writing Contest, and show us your love for reading and your talent for writing.

Prizes - First place winners in each age group will receive $25.

Age Groups Length and Topics
Grades 3-5 In 100-200 words, write an essay on what your favorite book is and why or who is your favorite author and why.
Grades 6-8 In 250 words or less, write an essay on what your favorite book is and why or who is your favorite author and why.
Grades 9-12 In 250-500 words, write an essay on what your favorite book is and why or who is your favorite author and why.
Adults 18 and older In 500-750 words, tell what literacy means to you. How has reading contributed to your life or changed your life? What book has had a significant impact on your thinking and why?

 

Submissions are due no later than 5 p.m., Sept. 13, 2013. Include your full name, email address, home address and telephone number on your submission. Entries will be judged on content, grammar, originality and adherence to length. Mail, email or hand-deliver writing contest entries to:

Dr. Dana Thomas, Dean of Arts and Sciences
North Campus, 4501 Capper Road, C-105, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Dana.Thomas@fscj.edu; (904) 713-4544


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