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Superintendent A. Russell Hughes states that all Walton County Schools will be back in regular session tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12, 2017.  This includes all extra-curricular activities as well. Please refer to your school's specific website regarding extra-curricular activities. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

Good evening. This is a message from your Superintendent, Mr. Russell Hughes. I will be making an announcement by 2:00 P.M tomorrow, Monday, September 11th in reference to schools being opened or closed for Tuesday, September 12th. Please look to the Walton County School district or your individual school’s websites for further information. Stay safe. 

The Freeport Middle School Art Department created patriotic artworks and a large multi-media American Flag to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11, a day that changed us forever.  Submitted by Mrs. Peloquin-Art Teacher, Freeport Middle School.

FMS 9/11 Art

What makes things move? WDE second graders used marshmallow shooters to investigate forces. Students learned that nothing moves without force and that everything can be moved if the force is strong enough. The way to put an object in motion is by pushing it or pulling it. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

We are pleased to announce that FES is the recipient of a grant provided by the Dugas Foundation to purchase books for the students. Submiited by Nancy Currie.

NED Show Visits FES

Sep 07 2017

The NED Show is a character education assembly that promotes positive attitudes and encourages students and staff to do their very best every day.

Never give up!

Encourage others!

Do your best!

Submitted by Nancy Currie.

Superintendent Hughes has announced that, per Governor Rick Scott's decree, all Walton County Schools will be closed Friday, September 8 - Monday, September 11, 2017. Students and staff should plan to return on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. If you have any questions regarding extra-curricular activities please see your specific school's website. Please continue to monitor media outlets and the Walton County School District webpage for up-to-date information.

In an effort to increase communication and understanding of both curriculum and procedures, teachers at Van R. Butler hosted parent meetings at Open House. There was a huge turnout for the event which was enjoyed by all! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Open House

VRB Open House

Nine Youth Leadership students came together on September 5, 2017, at Freeport High School to compete in the Florida Farm Bureau speech competition for Walton County.  Three students from Freeport High School, South Walton High School and Walton High School each competed in the competition.  The topic for this speech was "Today's food companies employ many tactics including food labels to gain a marketing edge. How can farmers and ranchers ensure that consumers understand these labels and have more confidence in the safety and quality of their food?"  

First place went to Shelbee Castrillo of Walton High, second place went to Kayla “Cheyenne” Cordle of Walton High and third place went to Jenna Martin of Freeport High.  Shelbee Castrillo will move on to the Regional Competition in Chipley, FL on September 14, 2017.  Congratulations to these students and Good Luck to Shelbee at Regionals as she represents Walton County.

Pictured left to right are Bill Fletcher (judge), Shelbee Castrillo (WHS), Kayla “Cheyenne” Cordle (WHS), Jenna Martin (FHS), and Mandy Ray (judge).

Pictured left to right below are Bill Fletcher (judge), Sydney Olson (SWHS), Taylor Collier (SWHS), Shelbee Castrillo (WHS), Kayla “Cheyenne” Cordle (WHS), Rileigh Council (WHS), Jenna Martin (FHS), Tori Watts (FHS), Ethan Parker (FHS) and Mandy Ray (judge).  Not pictured is Katie Pickers (SWHS).

YL Farm Bureau

Kindergarten and first grade students at Butler Elementary are excited to demonstrate their shoe-tying skills and become members of the "Shoe-tying Club" sponsored by the PE department.  Congratulations to all students who have become members so far! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Shoe typing

VRB Shoe typing