Patrick E. Kennedy, attorney at Law, spoke this week via teleconference to Paxton High School's third year aerospace students about constitutional law and its impact on the future of unmanned aerial systems, or drones. These students earn high school and university credit from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University through the aerospace program. Submitted by Kalli McMillan.
SWHS Web Application Development and Programming Students Demonstrate Knowledge by Passing Industry Certification Exams
Mar 30 2018
Pictured from left to right: Connor Cross, Jacob D'Aleo, Julian Slater, Mrs. Yu, Tyo Smith, Black Shipp, Alex Nguyen, Ben Sirmans, Steven Dersy (absent)
Submitted by Rich Komando.
Mrs. Becking's and Mrs. Booth's second graders get a "taste" of fractions!
Students in Mrs. Becking's and Mrs. Booth's classes work on understanding fractions by becoming chefs and creating baked goods. Students then calculated what fraction of their play-dough pizzas, cakes, and brownies they "ate."
Submitted by Allie Blanton
During the March 27, 2018 Walton County School Board Meeting, School Board Member Kim Kirby and Superintendent Russell Hughes presented certificates to several Walton County teachers for being recognized by the Commissioner of Education, Pam Stewart, as some of the highest impact teachers in the state of Florida.
Pictured left to right: Kim Kirby, WCSD Board Member; Lydia Cochran, Van R. Butler Elementary; Jeannine Abadie, Emerald Coast Middle School; Dana Akridge, Seaside Neighborhood School; Nina Borthwick, Constance Morreale, Deborah Shost and Christine Solomon from Emerald Coast Middle School; Taylor Griffith, Seaside Neighborhood School; Superintendent A. Russell Hughes, and Charlotte Sause, Seaside Neighborhood School. Not pictured were Brandy Wesson, Emerald Coast Middle School; Sandra Goulding, Sharon Martin and Joy Robbins, Seaside Neighborhood School; and Angela Reilly, South Walton High School.
A big congratulations and thank you to these teachers for their hard work in and out of the classroom. Once again, proof that Walton County is the best school district anywhere.
Submitted by Keitha Bledsoe
Submitted by Robert Escamilla
Mar 28 2018
These six students recently attended the FBLA State Convention in Orlando. They represented WHS and Walton County well and learned a lot. They are ready to win state, not just district, next year!
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Submitted by Christy English
South Walton High School observed a presentation of a fatal vehicle crash to demonstrate the dangers of driving while impaired or distracted.
Special thanks to Walton County Fire Rescue, South Walton Fire District, Florida Highway Patrol, Walton County Sheriff’s Office, All-Pro Towing, Clary-Glenn Funeral Home, Renee Napier Lord, Eric Smallridge and SWHS drama students for an impactful assembly.
Submitted by Barbara Stratton