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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.

At Paxton High School, the elementary celebrated Veteran's Day with a program for all elementary students, teachers, and the families of the students. One student in particular, Kaden Graham, celebrated with his family of veterans. Kaden's family holds Veteren's Day with great importance and understands the sacrifice of military families. Kaden's grandfather, a veteran, expressed his appreciation for the Veteran's Day program. Kaden's father was unable to attend the program, as he is currently serving his 7th deployment. In honor of his father, Kaden wore his father's jacket and carried a picture of his dad. Kaden and his family can be seen in the attached picture. Submitted by Kalli McMillan

Mrs. Carlene Anderson, Superintendent of Walton County Schools attends last board meeting and is presented with a commemorative vase by the Walton County School Board in appreciation for her years of service.  Mrs. Anderson's biography follows.

Carlene Anderson is Superintendent of Schools in the Walton County School District.  Her educational career spans 41 years in Walton County beginning as a teacher aide and continuing as a paraprofessional, teacher, assistant principal, principal and now in her tenth year as Superintendent of Schools.  Her certifications include Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Middle School Math Education, School Principal, and Florida Association of District Schools Superintendent’s certification. Her educational background includes an Associate of Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi, a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education and Masters of Educational Leadership all from the University of West Florida.   While serving as a principal in Walton County, she was awarded the Commissioner of Education’s Region I Principal Achievement Award for outstanding Educational Leadership. She currently serves on the Panhandle Area Education Board of Directors, Florida School Labor Relations Committee, the Florida Association of District School Superintendents Board of Directors, and the Commissioner of Education’s Leadership Policy Advisory Committee.  Under her leadership, Walton County achieved seven consecutive years of High Performing School District status. 

In her third elected term of office, Superintendent Anderson truly understands and embraces the small district environment and the unique qualities and challenges they face. 

Walton County School District thanks you, Mrs. Anderson, for your years of dedicated service to our students, parents, faculty and staff.

Freeport Middle School art and band students attended a special "Music in Pictures" presentation sponsored by the Rosemary Beach Foundation.  Two violinists presented music and art history to the students.  The Foundation brings music to the art students of Walton County, culminating in an art show and celebration of art and music in the Spring. Submitted by Chelsea Ellison.

The staff & students of Walton High celebrated Veterans Day on Thursday, November 10.  We would like to thank all veterans and express how much we appreciate their sacrifice and service.  Submitted by Christy English.

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.

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.

This week the WISE Center Pre-K have been busy with Muffins with Moms, Donuts with Dads and Thanksgiving Lunch. Submitted by Debbie McBroom.