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Congratulations to Walton Middle School's Tropicana Speech Winners:

1st Place:  Mackenzie Campbell

2nd Place:  Gage Galloway

3rd Place:  Jaden Stevenson

6th grade Language Arts teachers:  Brooke Carter and Alex Rhodes.

Submitted by Kamber Rafferty

On November 16, 2016 second grade students at West Defuniak Elementary enjoyed learning about Native Americans from Ms. Sylvia Glover. Ms. Glover is from Westville, Florida. She collects Native American artifacts such as arrowheads, pottery, deerskin blankets, and other various tools from this era. She explained to the students how the items were used by the Native Americans in everyday life. Students enjoyed holding and observing the artifacts. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

Congratulations to the following Science Fair winners!

 

Biological

1st place - Glycogen Grubs by Kyle Burch

2nd place - Make-Up Growing Bacteria by BrieAnna Arke

3rd place - How Much Fat Is In Your Food by Alexis Hall & Korah Warner

Honorable mention - Which Water Is A Haven by Camryn Johnson & Mariah McLendon

Honorable mention - Saturated Fat In Cooking Oil by Emily Seay

 

Physical

1st place - November Sky by Anthony Elio & Billy Hubbard

2nd place - Chromatography Of Grape Soda by Kaycee Anderson, Keianna Ellis, and Steven Fireman

3rd place - Let's Get Slippin' by Mercedes Barham & Cheyenne Duncan

Honorable mention - Perfect Pitch by Griffin Murphy & Nicholas Nolan

Honorable mention - Data Inspectors by Matthew Milby & Bladen Ward

Honorable mention - Blowing Bottle Tops by Tru Coleman & Dale Brown

Honorable mention - There's A Dam Leak by Jade Larrick & Hannah Ray

Submitted by Christy English.

Congratulations to the PHS Teachers and ESP of the Year. As seen in the attached picture (from left to right), Sheryl Evans (4th grade) was awarded the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Dakota Cassidy was awarded ESP of the Year and Brande Manning (high school science) was awarded High School Teacher of the Year. We appreciate and congratulate these deserving members of the PHS team.  Submitted by Kalli McMillan.

WMS Salutes Veterans

Nov 17 2016

On Thursday, November 10th, Walton Middle School held its 44th annual Veterans Day program.  Over 130 veterans and their families attended.  Students made local vets and their families feel welcome and appreciated from the beginning of the ceremony to the end.  Students held doors, performed, saluted, and hosted a reception for guests.  WMS can't thank our veterans enough for their service to our country. Submitted by Kristen Rhodes.

At the November 15, 2016, Regular School Board Meeting a representative from EMI Elliot Marshal Innes, Mr. Brad Innes, AIA President/Principal, presented Superintendent Carlene Anderson and Board Member Mark Davis with an artwork collage of building projects that have been developed over the last 15-20 years for Walton County School District.  Submitted by Laura Smith.

West DeFuniak Elementary’s Hat Day fundraiser was a success! All proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Pennies for Patients campaign runs through the end of November and students are working toward a school goal of $2,000.00. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

Congratulations to our Tropicana speech winners!

Pictured from left to right:

Grady Campbell (5th grade) 1st place

Gabrielle Higgins (5th grade) 2nd place

Melody Aguayo-Martinez (5th grade) 3rd place

Levi Elmore (4th grade) 1st place

Emery Hagan (4th grade) 2nd place

Kylie Glass (4th grade) 3rd place

Submitted by Elizabeth Gaither