Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

In Education

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

In Education

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On Tuesday, the Nassau County Boys & Girls Club will begin offering after-school pro- grams for ages 6-18 at the Miller Freedom Center in Nassauville.

After-school programs will be 2 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Staff and volunteers will provide homework help, computer classes, arts and crafts, music and drama, sports and games, teen programs, gardening, physical fitness, cooking, photography and life-skills classes.

The clubhouse is a mile south of Florida A1A on County Road 107.

Call Darriel Williams at 225-8516 for enrollment and fee information.


Amelia Island Parent Cooperative Preschool, 942259 Old Nassauville Road in Fernandina Beach, provides structured, age-appropriate education programs for children 2, 3 and 4.

The preschool has two- or three-day programs for 2-year-olds; a four-day program for 3-year-olds; and a five-day program for 4-year-olds from 9 a.m. to noon, with extended day-care until 2 p.m.

The first day of school is Aug. 17.

Call 753-6148 or 225-9085 for more information.


Nassau County Teen Court will be 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Yulee Judicial Annex, 76347 Veterans Way.

Nassau County middle- and high-school students ages 11 to 18 who want to volunteer as jury members, attorneys, court clerks and bailiffs can sign up at their school guidance office or at Teen Court. Volunteers need to arrive at 5:30 p.m. Students earn two hours of community-service credit.

For more information, call Teen Court Coordinator Charles Griffin at 548-4600.


The Amelia Arts Academy offers scholarships to students who want to take music and art lessons.

The scholarships provide an opportunity for students of all ages to study with qualified, professional instructors. …

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