Walton County School District Teacher of the Year, Joan Kennett from South Walton High School, attended the Summer Teacher of the Year Round Table Professional Learning Gala in July at the Omni Resort in Orlando. During the 4 day conference that was filled with workshops, networking, leadership sessions, and a huge formal Gala, Ms. Kennett had the opportunity to meet and collaborate with Florida Department of Education Chancellor Hershel Lyons, and Pam Stewart, Commissioner of Education.
Walton County School District is so very proud of our Teacher of the Year, and look forward to hearing about all she learned and experienced at the conference! You can access a video of the Gala evening event at https://www.facebook.com/EducationFL/videos/2463707160336700/?t=0
Submitted by Barbara Stratton
Jul 31 2018
Walton High School will host an orientation for incoming ninth graders & new students on Wednesday, August 8, from 10-11am in the auditorium. There will be a short assembly, and class schedules will be handed out at the end of the orientation. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.
WHS will host an Open House for all returning 10th-12th grade students on Wednesday, August 8, from 3-4pm. Students should report to their BRAG classes to pick up their schedules.
Submitted by Christy English
Jul 28 2018
Jul 28 2018
Walton County was represented at the National Advance Placement Conference this month in Houston, Texas. Crystal Appel was joined by South Walton High School's principal Dr. Alexis TIbbett, Dean of Students Carrie Chavers and AP Teacher Carrie Sneed. They were chosen to present on "Bringing Your a Game to AP" - a section educators attended to learn about the success South Walton has had with their AP enrollment and pass rates. Dr. Vivan Komando was also asked to present on AP Studio Art.
Submitted by Crystal Appel