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School Counselors'

Ms. Kelly
 6th grade thru 8th grade last name M-Z

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 904.547.8699

Mr. Canoura
 6th grade thru 8th grade last name A-L

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 904.547.8701

Computer Operator, Ms. Greve/Attendance
Guidance Secretary, Ms. Hairston
Fax records request to: 904.547.8715

Attention 8th Grade Students and Parents

Registration Timeline

Application submission deadline for students currently enrolled in a St. Johns County public school: January 31, 2024, by 5:00 p.m.

Program of Interest FAQ


Nov. 1- Dec. 13

Dec. 6

Middle School Blitz held at each Middle School

Gamble Rogers Middle School Blitz

December 13High School Showcase Event 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. (World Golf Village Convention Center, 500 S Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, FL 32092) 
January 4Online Application OPENS 8:00 a.m. for newly applying 5th, 8th and 9th grade students.
January 16-25Academy Nights (see schedule below)

January 24

January 27

St. Johns County Center for the Arts AUDITIONS at St. Augustine High School.

Murray Middle School Arts auditions will be held at Murray Middle School and please bring your printed audition form.

January 31Registration Deadline – Online – Registration will be closed at 5:00 p.m.
February 6Last day for late applications
July 1All out of zone placement decisions will be finalized

High School Showcase 

All parents and students are invited to attend the annual High School Showcase on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. This year’s event will be held at World Golf Village Convention Center, 500 S Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, FL 32092 from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. Learn about the high school Programs of Interest and meet representatives from each high school.

Academy Nights

Each high school will host an informational 2024 Academy Night. All parents with a student interested in attending one of the academies should make plans to attend these events. Each Academy Night will begin at 6:00 p.m.

1/25/2024Allen D. Nease High School6:00 – 7:30pm
1/22/2024Bartram Trail High School6:00 – 7:30pm
1/23/2024Beachside High School6:00 – 7:30pm
1/18/2024Creekside High School6:00 – 7:30pm
1/17/2024Pedro Menendez High School6:00 – 7:30pm
1/17/2024Ponte Vedra High School 6:00 – 7:30pm
1/16/2024St. Johns Technical High School5:30 – 7:00pm
1/16/2024St. Augustine High School6:00 – 7:30pm
1/24/2024Tocoi Creek High School6:00 – 7:30pm

Any SJCSD resident who is moving a student from home school, virtual school or private school may apply for an academy by pre-registering for school online at the SJCSD website and selecting to also apply for a Program of Interest. All pre-registrations need to be completed online by the end of the school day January 31, 2024.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the Career & Technical Education Department at (904) 547-4870.

Important links for 8th students and parents

The Role of a School Counselor
Academic Advisement
Individual and Small group Counseling
Coordination for outside referrals
Crisis Intervention
High School Planning, Career Research/Awareness

View information here

Care Connect

Department of Children and Families (DCF)


The Guidance and Counseling Program at Gamble Rogers Middle School seeks to positively impact the lives of our students by partnering with parents, community, faculty and staff. Our mission is to support all students with acquiring the attitudes, knowledge and skills needed to become effective students, responsible and positive citizens, productive workers, and lifelong learners.