Seacoast High School students Knoxye Grinstead, Reagan Wells, Mary Katherine Rookis, and Sierra Smith were recognized at the Walton County School Board meeting Tuesday evening, May 21, 2019, for their First Place winning performance at the Florida History Day state competition.
The theme for this year's competition was Triumph and Tragedy in History. The Seacoast High School team performed an original courtroom setting skit about the Triumphs and Tragedies of the Lowell Mills Factory system. They will represent the state of Florida at the National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland, June 9-13, 2019.
Photo credit: Jenna Bailey
May 21 2019
Freeport High School finished first place in the FHSAA’s Academic Team Championship points total for 1A, thus making them STATE CHAMPIONS! The FHSAA Academic Team Champion recognition program honors teamwork not only in competition, but in the classroom as well. The program recognizes teams in each of the Association’s sanctioned and recognized sports, naming an Academic Team Champion in each classification. Congratulations to the entire faculty and staff and all of the dedicated student-athletes for earning this prestigious honor. Submitted by Patty Woodard
The new Dune Lakes Elementary School, located at 6565 Hwy 98 East in Santa Rosa Beach will open August 2019 serving students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. To register, contact Julie Mason at 850-622-5050 ext 2155 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitted by Meredith Spence
May 20 2019
All 48 Digital Information Technology students earned CIW Internet Business Associate certification. That’s 100%!
The CIW Internet Business Associate industry certification prepares our middle school students for other advanced high school technology programs and foundational skills used in business. Shared by Wendy Carter
May 17 2019
Students at WDE enjoyed a Safety and Career Fair today. Students learned about the fire department, the forestry division, Chelco, mosquito control, the health department, McGruff the Crime Dog from the Crime Prevention Unit, and the canine unit from the Walton County Sheriff's Department. What a fabulous opportunity for hands-on learning for our students! Submitted by Tammy Goodman