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Students in Mrs. Watson's World Geography and AP Human Geography decided to "Adopt a Sailor" aboard the USS George H.W. Bush currently deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Students brought in snacks and toiletries to boost the moral of their sailors. The project will continue throughout the year. Mrs. Watson's son AZ2 Jameson Watson is currently assigned to the Tridents of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 9 and her students wanted to support him and his shipmates during their deployment. Submitted by Kalli McMillan.

Art students from South Walton High School are honored to have their work exhibited for the third year at the Coastal Branch Library. The works selected for the exhibit were created in the Art I and the Art 2D Honors Pre AP classes, as well as in the students’ AP Art classes for 2D Design, 2D Photography, 3D Design, and Drawing. Works in the exhibit range from traditional drawings, design interpretations, and photographic works, to pieces where the students have taken varied approaches with deconstructions, work manipulations, and experimental media.

The students' Art teacher is Dr. Vivian Moreira Komando.

Submitted by Keitha Bledsoe.

SWHS Art

SWHS Art

SWHS Art

SWHS Art

SWHS Art

All Walton County School District Students and Staff will be out for Spring Break the week of March 13-17, 2017. Students will have an early release day Thursday, March 9, 2017, and students will be out of school on Friday, March 10, 2017, due to a Teacher work day.  We hope you have a safe Spring Break and look forward to seeing you back in school on Monday, March 20, 2017.  Submitted by Donna Honish.

Superintendent A. Russell Hughes visited the Wise Pre-K Center and read to the students in Mrs. McBroom’s class.  The children were delighted with his reading of “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!”, a favorite by best loved author, cartoonist, animator and artist, Theodor Seuss Geisel, best known to the world as “Dr. Seuss.”   Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd, and is recognized across the county in schools, libraries, and community centers by bringing children, teens, adults and books together to celebrate literacy. Submitted by Keitha Bledsoe.

At Math Bowl

*South Walton was the only school to have all of their students place in the top ten in the individual round

*Braxton Bibb placed 1st (and got a $50 gift card)

*Jordan Nichols placed 3rd 

*Ben Balfanz placed 5th

*Tyson Sander placed 9th

*Jacob Tisdale placed 10th

*South Walton got 2nd place overall!

Submitted by Barbara Stratton.

FHS Student, Case Woodard is the highest scoring basketball player in the county for the 2016-17 school year.  During season play he scored 455 points with an average of 17.5 points per game.  Congratulations, Case, on an excellent season. Pictured are Coach David Felix and Case Woodard.  Submitted by Donna Simmons.
Emerald Coast Middle School students received a visit from Canadian-born composer Matthew Whittall. Matthew works with Create To Escape, a distinguished multi-disciplinary artist residency hosted by the community of Seaside since 1993. Matthew writes in a wide variety of media including solo orchestral, choral and chamber. Matthew worked with 7th grade language arts students allowing them to listen to and enjoy an original piece of music he wrote. Students then created unique poems in reflection of the musical presentation. Submitted by Angela Vance/FB.

We need a doctor STAT! Today we had some sick words in our room that were missing their vowels. We performed vowel surgery! All doctors successfully performed surgery and saved their patients! Submitted by Mrs. Ford/FB.

Ford Hospital

Ford Hospital

Ford Hospital

Ford Hospital

Ford Hospital

Ford Hospital

Ford Hospital

Ford Hospital

Additional photos may be found on the WCSD Facebook page.

Congratulations to both the boys’ and girls’ ECMS track teams  for finishing 1st at the Jesse Forbes Invitational track meet in Tallahassee last week. Twenty-four athletes qualified for the Middle School State meet in Bradenton, Florida in May. Way to go Stingrays! Submitted by Angela Vance.

The Media Specialist at WDE, Mrs. Goodman, spoke to several third grade classes about choosing a great chapter book. Authors, genres, reading levels, and topics that were interesting to the students were discussed.  Third grade teachers are working with students to build their reading stamina! Mrs. Adkinson's class is pictured with Mrs. Goodman as they prepare to choose their books. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.