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West DeFuniak Elementary is please to announce that Stephanie Todd-Chambers (L) is our Educational Support Person of the Year and Hope Allen (R) is our Teacher of the Year. Thank you ladies for representing WDE! Congratulations!! Submitted by Tammy Goodman/FB.

Freeport High School would like to recognize, Caleb Parker and Jackson Schubert. These two students are the first two to complete the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Certified Production Technician certification. This certification may award these students 15 college credit hours in an Engineering Technology, AAS/AS Degree if they decide to further their education in this field after high school. Congratulations! Submitted by Patty Woodard.

Mrs. Jennifer Rhea, Emerald Coast Middle School ‘s Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017, attended the Florida Teacher of the Year Governor’s Summit. During the Tallahassee event this past fall, chosen Florida teachers toured the Capital and Governor’s Mansion, participated in a roundtable discussion with Governor Scott, plus attended a legislative hearing and engaged in professional learning activities.

Pictured from Left to Right: Mrs. Jennifer Rhea, First Lady Ann Scott and Governor Rick Scott.

Submitted by Angela Vance.

On Saturday, November 26th the WDE Bee Bops  performed at the DFS Hometown Christmas singing a “Cool, Cool, Christmas”. The Bee Bops brought the Christmas spirit together by singing a medley called “When the Lights All Shine”. The performance concluded with “Have a Happy, Happy, Holiday”. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

The WHS Drama Club & Thespian Society will present A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION on December 1 and 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  The event will feature "The Fruitcake," "The Christmas Dress," and improvisational games.  Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.  Submitted by Christy English.