2019 Mental Health Symposium

 February 23, 2019

10:00 A.M. - 12:00 PM  in DC Cafe

Does your student seem “stressed out” by balancing school with other activities? Do you worry about the effects of peer pressure? Who would you talk with if you had concerns about your child’s emotional health? Darnell-Cookman Middle/High School of the Medical Arts invites you to attend the 2019 Mental Health Symposium sponsored by the PTSA. Please join us to hear from an expert panel and visit our informational booths. Light refreshments will be served at this free event. Please RSVP at http://evite.me/nXuYA2KBsU.



Sweethearts Middle School Dance

We need parents and teachers to volunteer at the Sweethearts Middle School Dance to be held on Friday 2/8/10 from 6 PM to 9 PM in the DC cafe.  Follow this link to sign up: 


Magnet Tours

We need parents from PTSA and SAC to come and volunteer for magnet tours and open house.  Come share your Viking Spirit by welcoming new families and answering their questions. Follow this link to sign up: 



PTSA Executive Board 2017-2018

President: Nicole Taylor, MD

Treasurer: Michaelle Ford

Membership Chair: Mary Lohman

Secretary: Emmy Stone

Fundraiser Chair: Stacye Taylor

Programs Co-chairs: Kimmi Walker and Ronetta  Askew

Webmaster: Leslie Young

Alternate Board Member: Caral Wright

PTSA Contact Information


Physical Address

Darnell Cookman Middle/High PTSA

Darnell Cookman School of  the Medical Arts 

1701 N. Davis Street

Jacksonville, FL 32209

PTSA Mailbox

PTSA also has a locked mailbox on the wall in the office located directly across from the  main desk.  If you are leaving orders or money, please place it in a sealed envelope with your name and contact phone number or email on the front. 


Darnell Cookman Office: (904) 630-6805

Dr. Nicole Taylor (PTSA President) is available by TEXT during regular business hours at 904-718-2282 and will respond at her earliest convenience.

About Us

PTSA Mission

Our mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.  PTSA is here to support the students, teachers, administration, and families of Darnell Cookman SoMA. 

First Rate Faculty

 We support our teachers in their educational activities and  appreciate their commitment.

PTSA aims to support our teachers in their educational activities and express our appreciation for their commitment.  

Our goal is to improve communication and collaboration between Darnell Cookman teachers and administration with the families of our students.

The Best and Brightest Students


  • PTSA recognizes and supports the academic achievement of our students and encourages students to  explore their future in college and choice of career.    We also want to encourage the social and emotional development of our students by providing fun activities throughout the school year.

PTSA Forms

Membership Application 

Spirit Wear Order Form 

Business Sponsorship Letter 



scrubs and spirit wear 18-19 (1) (pdf)


DC SOMA PTSA 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities (pdf)


Thank you to our business partners!

Why should I become a business partner?

Your generous donations will help us to support the academic and social enrichment activities of our students, enhance out  medical magnet  theme and athletics programs, and assist with our school beautification efforts.  Our success would be  impossible without the charitable donations of our community business partners.

McKesson Corporation

Lindsey Pest Services

Catherine M. Smith, CPA LLC

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