May 09 2014
Walton County school’s music programs will be presenting an evening concert, “FULL SCORE: Spring Showcase for the Arts” on May 9th at 6:00 PM in the Walton High School Auditorium. Selections will include solo and group performances and a special surprise performance! Mr. Art Dees of WZEP Radio will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Please come and support the area youth as they continue to make music a part of their lives. Schools represented are: Maude Sanders Elementary, West DeFuniak Elementary, Freeport Elementary, Van R. Butler Elementary, Bay Elementary, Walton Middle, Freeport High, South Walton High, Walton High, and Paxton School.
Ticket prices are $5.00 in advance, $7.00 at the door, $3.00 student tickets, and 12 and under free.
May 08 2014
Apr 29 2014
Twenty-four students in Ms. Greer Harvell’s seventh grade class at Walton Middle School entered the American Museum of Natural History’s Young Naturalist Essay contest. This contest is a national event, and seventh graders from across the nation submitted essays for review by the museum’s board. Congratulations to Bryce Crowder, Paige Brannon and Luke Love for selection as semi finalists in the competition.
Apr 08 2014
On March 25, 2014, Cindy Le Brun (Deaf & Hard of Hearing teacher) and Cheryl Lawrence (American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter) accompanied three Walton County students: Zachary Reese (SWHS), Carson Fleet (FMS), and Fatima Pindea (WDE) to the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Day, at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida. The purpose of the event was to demonstrate support for the Florida Legislature to pass licensure for ASL interpreters.
Charlie Walker was recently recognized for his outstanding accomplishments in the area of secondary transition. The PAEC Regional Transition Council’s Outstanding Student in Transition award recognizes deserving students that demonstrate leadership and focus in planning and preparing for their transition from school to post school life. Charlie, a senior at Freeport High School, participates in a career prep program that partners Walton County Schools with state agencies and local businesses. The program’s goals are to provide students the opportunity to gain real world work experience while working toward the completion of their high school diploma. Charlie has been very busy building his independence and business skills with Copy Systems Business Center in Santa Rosa Beach as their production manager. Charlie also works in his spare time as a problem solver with Walker’s Kritter Getter Services. The skills that these work experiences provide are linked to greater success among students exiting their high school careers and entering the work force. Big thanks go out to Paul Woolman, owner of Copy Systems Business Center for his support and his willingness to work with students interested in developing business and independence skills.
Pictured from Lt to Rt: Charlie Walker, Student Freeport High School, Dennis Oros, Employment Specialist Walton County Schools, Paul Woolman, Owner of Copy Systems Business Center.