Mandarin High School

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Jacksonville’s Mandarin High School has cancelled its senior prom this year after just 44 out of almost 600 seniors purchased tickets during two weeks of online sales. 

City and school officials join the state champions Mandarin Mustangs for a photo op.
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Players and coaches from the Raines and Mandarin high school football teams were handed keys to the city on Wednesday after bringing state titles back to Duval County.

Rhema Thompson

A financial literacy lesson like the one in Eric Fields’ Economics class probably would’ve saved most of us in the working world today a lot of unnecessary financial heartbreak.

“How many of you have a job?” he asks the class of 12th-graders, and about 20 raised hands respond.

He follows with another question,

“How many of you have a budget?” he asks, and nearly every hand drops.

But Fields doesn’t judge. He admits in his younger days, he was not so fiscally responsible.