The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) has identified 2015-16 high school graduates for the Bright Futures (BF) Academic Top Scholar (ATS) awards for the 2016-17 year.
Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) who received funding for the fall term at an eligible Florida postsecondary institution are ranked based on the product of their highest Bright Futures GPA and their best SAT® combined or ACT® composite score as reported for their FAS award eligibility. OSFA notifies each Academic Top Scholar of their award.
The Academic Top Scholar in your county, Walton, is Garrett Shost from Seacoast Collegiate High School.
Submitted by Kay Dailey.
Makayla Galloway of Mossy Head School was recommended by her music teacher, Krystina Lyon, to attend the Kids at the Symphony Program. On December 9, 2016, at 7:30 PM, Makayla attended the Holiday Pops performance with the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra at the Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center. Makayla was recommended to attend due to her good behavior and involvement in the Mossy Head Choir Program. Makayla is pictured with Superintendent Russell Hughes. Congratulations on your recognition. Submitted by Laura Smith.
Dec 20 2016
Wise Center Pre-K Experiences the Polar Express with the Help of WHS's Early Childhood Education Program
Dec 19 2016
Dec 16 2016
WCSD Students, Faculty and Staff are out for Christmas & New Year's Holidays beginning on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, we have school Monday, December 19th and Tuesday, December 20th. On Monday, January 2, 2017, there is a teacher work day and on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, there is a teacher professional development day so students are out both of these days. Students should return to school on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!
Dec 16 2016
The Voices of Democracy Competition, sponsored by VFW, focused on "My Responsibility To America" this year. Grade 9-12 students submitted a 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD for this topic. Winners for this competition are 3rd place, Melanie Nowell from Walton High School (far right); 2nd place, Wendy McCormick from Freeport High School (center); and 1st place, Zachary Seay from Freeport High School (far left). These students will be recognized at the January 3rd School Board Meeting at 5:00 P.M. at which time they will receive their monetary awards and certificates from the local VFW. Congratulations to these students. Submitted by Donna Honish.