Sign up for Action News Jax Newsletters

Delivered To Your Inbox

Community donates $2,857 to Westside High transition


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Duval County Public Schools is reporting that the community donated a fration of the funds needed to transition Nathan Bedford Forrest High School to Westside High School.

The cost of the transition from Forrest to Westside High was $242,000.  The community donated $2,857.

Westside High will debut the school’s new look on Friday at 8 a.m.

The school’s name change was approved in a unanimous vote by the Duval County School Board in December 2013.

Students chose the name Westside High School and the Wolverine mascot in a vote in December.