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After studying heat transfer, conduction, convection, and radiation, Ms. Lisa Johnson's and Ms. Pam Rushing's sixth grade science students built and tested solar ovens.  Students used pizza boxes, plastic wrap, and aluminum foil to construct ovens that use the sun's radiation to cook s'mores.  The s'mores were cooked to perfection and students enjoyed seeing heat transfer in action.  Submitted by Kristen Nelson.

WMS smores

WMS Smores

WMS smores

Walton Middle School Principal Jason Campbell and Assistant Principal Scott Hulion honored three outstanding eighth grade students for their exemplary work in middle school—all A’s all three years.  Students Noel Dahl, Billie Hall, and McCaid Paul were treated to lunch during the school day at a restaurant of their choice.  The students chose Bogey’s, taking full advantage of their delicious menu.  WMS will surely miss these three hardworking students and wishes them the best in all their future endeavors.  Submitted by Kristen Nelson.

Some of Paxton's students enjoyed a nice day attending and participating in the local Special Olympics events. Way to go, Bobcats!

Submitted by Kalli McMillan

As 8th graders in Mrs. Watson's World Geography class review famous European landmarks, students had the opportunity to use their creative skills to create their own models of landmarks such as the Colosseum, Tower Bridge, Tower of Pisa, Stonehenge, etc. 

Submitted by Kalli McMillan

Call a Doctor… STAT!

Mrs. Meyer’s kindergarten class had some sick words in their room that were missing vowels! Students became doctors and performed vowel surgery! Everyone did a great job saving their patients!  Submitted by Nancy Currie.

 

Mrs. Kathleen Redfern from Mossy Head School was recognized by the Air Force Association, Hurlburt Chapter 398 as Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Hurlburt Chapter 398 Overall Teacher of the Year. Congratulations Mrs. Redfern!  Submitted by Elizabeth Gaither.
Before the class of 2018 said their final goodbyes on Graduation night, they took their last walk through the Paxton halls with the entire Bobcat as a witness. The students were ble to interact with and say goodbye to all the teachers and students they had come across throughout their school career. Paxton School wishes the entire class of 2018 the best of luck!
Submitted by Kalli McMillan

MHS was happy to welcome back former students who are graduating from WHS this year. Students lined the halls as the returning seniors walked through the school. We were so excited these students wanted to come "home" and show us what they have accomplished.

Submitted by Elizabeth Gaither

       

Last week, Paxton's Hailey Myddelton, officially signed with the University of West Florida with an athletic scholarship. Hailey will be running cross country for the Argos starting in Fall 2018. We are so proud of you, Hailey! Go Bobcats and go Argos!

Submitted by Kalli McMillan

Ms. Britton's 5th grade Social Studies classes at Emerald Coast Middle School just finished this school year with a God Bless America project that culminated with a day of celebration.  The students got to select a 'kernel' of America's history - a famous event, person, or place, complete research, and create a poster board representing that piece of America.  They also presented their project to their classmates.  Outside speakers were invited to share their love of America as well.  Speakers included:  Seaman Ballard - representing the United States Coast Guard, Ms. Jennifer Wickham and Ms. Daquiri Champion-representing the Daughters of the American Revolution, Col.(R) Michael Lamb and wife, Patti Lamb-representing 26 years of service in the Air Force in moral welfare and recreation, Specialist Bryce Whetzel - representing U.S. Army, and Mr. Stanley Peacock-attorney and counselor of law-representing Kiwanis club. 

It was a day of tears and joy and laughter and fun.  Speakers and students were in tears at times as we heard amazing stories of courage and dedication and pride of country.  All students recited the Preamble to the Constitution, wrote with quill pens and ink, and were given a book with the Constitution,  and Declaration of Independence to keep forever, compliments of the Daughters of the american Revolution,.

A new club is starting at ECMS called the Patriot Club.  It will meet every Monday starting with the next school year and will be about promoting love of country and encouraging students to be great citizens. We would love anyone interested to join us (grades 5-8). Parents may contact Nancy Britton, club sponsor.  with suggestions and ideas at nancy.britton@walton.k12.fl.us or call 850-737-1850.

 

Submitted by Nancy Britton