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In an auditorium filled with family and friends, three Seahawk football players signed letters of intent to play football next year.

Tanner Kotowske signed with Maryville College, Daniel Leuze with Samford University and Bradley Robinson with Maryville College.

Joining them are football coaches Derrick Bumpers, Phil Tisa, Luke Hughes and Bruce Bates.  Submitted by Barbara Stratton.

Freeport Middle School Art Department and teacher Mrs. Kendra Peloquin hosted a whole school art show and exhibit for the entire school to enter.  The theme of the show was "My Personality."  First through third places and prizes were awarded to each of the fifth through eighth grade levels.  Many students participated and were excited to see their work on exhibit in the cafeteria.  Submitted by Kendra Peloquin.

FMS Art

Maude Saunders staff and students gathered for a night of Olympic math challenges.  Families participated in a variety of fun events, sharpened their math skills, posed for some photos,  and were awarded with a Gold medal at the end of the night. Submitted by Krisy Spence.

Students at Mossy Head School enjoyed various activities to celebrate Literacy Week and the theme, "Lost in a Book." Just a few of the activities include the following...Students paired up with other classes and grade levels for partner reading. The entire school participated in D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) time. Classes decorated their doors to show off which book they were "lost" in. Submitted by Elizabeth Gaither.

Congratulations to WHS student Jarrett Sniezko for earning a spot in the Southern Knights Drum & Bugle Corps.  He will tour the country this summer, and compete all over the US with finals ending in Pennsylvania on September 2, 2018.  Jarrett is the second Walton High band student to be offered a contract this year, and this is quite possibly the first time in school history that two students have made the Drum Corps in the same year.   In addition, Jarrett is the 5th student in 20 years to be chosen for the Corps.

Submitted by Chad Robbins and Christy English 

MSE 5th graders have been studying weather and climate zones and had the opportunity to connect via FaceTime with a Meteorologist for NBC in North Dakota. The students had great questions to ask regarding weather forecasting and careers in meteorology. Submitted by Krisy Spence.