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Mrs. Kristin Peak’s Kindergarten class at WDE just completed a unit on the letter Mm. Students made macaroni Mm’s by writing uppercase and lowercase Mm’s and then tracing them with macaroni noodles. They did a great job with this activity!

submitted by Jessica Dawkins

              

The FHS Student Government Association hosted a penny war to raise money for the Junior League of the Emerald Coast's Child Clothing Project. The students and staff collected $661 for this worthy cause and have challenged the other high schools in the district to top our donation.  

submitted by Vanessa Bump

Recently, Mr. Jonathon King, store manager of ACE Hardware, and Mr. Bobby Proffitt visited WMS' Foundations of Agriculture class. Mr. King donated ACE buckets, weeding tools, planting shovels, and trowels for every student. They also donated two loop hoes and two heavy duty push brooms. Students have been using the tools to beautify the campus by pulling weeds and planting flowers and vegetables to be used in the beds around campus. WMS appreciates ACE Hardware's generosity and support!
submitted by Kristen Rhodes

Several Walton High and Walton Middle students attended the first round of All-State Chorus testing on September 18. Students tested on rhythm and melodic listening skills and identification, chord analysis, intervals, key signatures, time signatures, and vocabulary. WHS and WMS each had four students promoted to the next level, and they will compete in Sight Reading this weekend.

Pictured are:

Dale Brown
Lila Wilson
Arcadia Andrews
Danielle Davis

Congratulations, Braves!

submitted by Christy English

Students from Freeport Elementary are excited about the new QuavverMusic interactive music curriculum that has been purchased for the Walton County School District elementary schools.  Quaver Music’s General Music Curriculum is a computer based comprehensive set of curriculum resources built on a foundation of standards-based lessons full of interactive elements for classroom music, and provides students access at home! 

These FES students are using the program for student led vocal warm-ups, and rhythm identification.  

submitted by Angela Saltsman and Keitha Bledsoe

Superintendent A. Russell Hughes stopped in at Walton Middle School on Monday, September 18, 2017.  He walked around the lunchroom, chatting with eighth grade students, offering them friendly words of encouragement.  Thank you, Superintendent Hughes, for showing up for and supporting WMS students! Submitted by Kristen Rhodes.

WMS Super Visit

EPIC work at MSE is happening in data meetings with teachers, Administrators and the WCSD! Excited about the results that are coming due to this Collaborative Work! EPIC is the Way!

Submitted by Superintendent Russell Hughes

Mrs. Kent of WMS has taken EPIC to a deeper level in her Language Arts classroom. She used the District Acronym (EPIC) as a path for success in reading strategy and comprehension. A Guide for Super Reading Readers! This is EPIC! The I accentuated in this act of Innovation.

Submitted by Superintendent Russell Hughes

Butler Elementary is excited to host an afterschool STEM Club this year!  For their first activity, participants were involved in a cup stacking challenge.  The club meets once a week and is a school improvement initiative being to supplement the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics opportunities provided for our children.  There will be two sessions, one for the first semester, and another for the second semester, for students in grades 2-4 who completed a signed interest application.  We are excited about this awesome opportunity for our children! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB STEM

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