Announcement

Seeking Foster Grandparent Volunteers for 2018-2019

Communities In Schools of Florida, Inc. is seeking caring adults to serve as tutors and mentors for students throughout Putnam County for the 2018-2019 school year.

All you need to join is the ability to give the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on the path toward a successful future. If you’re 55 or older and want to share your experience and compassion, you have what it takes to be a Foster Grandparent.

See our flyer here.
See our website for more information

Introducing SAFE Pet Rescue P.A.S.S.I.O.N Program


Paws And Students Study In Obedience Nurturing

SAFE Pet Rescue is seeking student candidates to foster and train a shelter pet while fulfilling/receiving 100 qualifying community service hours for school, church, scouting. 

HOW DOES IT WORK?: 

Each student fosters a shelter dog in his or her home for 6 weeks, taking the pet to 1 hour a week basic obedience training classes (paid for and arranged by SAFE) in their area to be held on Saturday or Sunday afternoons. Each student writes a report about their experience, makes recommendations for the type of home best suited for the dog, and creates instructions for utilizing the trained pet’s commands. 

Benefits of the program:

 The student receives community service hours while gaining the experience and responsibly of training a dog; The potential adopter who may adopt a trained animal; The dog, receiving the undivided attention from the student, temporarily living in a loving home while awaiting adoption, and learning obedient behaviors.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:

The program is open students living in Nocatee or nearby areas, St Augustine and Putnam 

** Parental permission and involvement is required.**

 For more program regulations and details, or to register as a participant in the program, please contact program coordinators

Nocatee and nearby areas: Lisa Wargo (914) 420-5769 

St Augustine: Peggy Laroche (904) 710-4632

Putnam: Kathy Kelshaw (904) 806-2166

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21st Century Community Learning Center Program

PCSD will offer a FREE after school program this year. Participating schools will be Interlachen High School, Palatka High School, Crescent City High School, Jenkins Middle School, Miller Middle School, Interlachen Elementary School, and Moseley Elementary School. Programs will focus on exposing students to STEAM activities. Buses will be provided to transport students home. Interested parents and students should complete an application, available here.



Virtual school opportunities are available! Read more about them here.