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Maude Saunders 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade ELA teachers participated in the “Good to Great Teaching Institute” this week.  This EPIC professional learning activity with The New Teacher Project provided teachers with the opportunity to unpack standards and text and analyze student work.  Submitted by Krisy Spence.

Mrs. Mosley’s class used the story of “Spookley the Square Pumpkin” to learn about standing up to bullies and sticking up for those being bullied. They had a great time making their own Spookley’s out of paper plates.  Submitted by Krisy Spence.

In support of National Unity Day and National Bullying Prevention Month, the Braves TV crew painted rocks and wrote kind messages on them.  They hid the rocks throughout the school on October 25.  Students that find a rock can give it to someone to brighten their day, keep it, or hide it for someone else to find.  Or they can return it to the LMC for a candy prize.  At WHS, we believe KINDNESS ROCKS! Submitted by Christy English.

WHS Rocks

WHS Rocks

WHS Rocks

Guidance Counselor, Heather Blanchard uses Unity Day as an opportunity to have an open discussion with Magnet students about the implications and repercussions of bullying. Submitted by Lisa Pitts.

WMS students took a united stand against bullying on Wednesday, October 25th.  During lunches, students in all three grade levels signed a banner, pledging to take a stand against bullying.  Prior to Unity Day, Mr. Campbell challenged each grade level to show their support for the cause by wearing orange.  The sixth grade class had the greatest participation of all three classes, flooding the lunchroom Wednesday with a sea of orange.  WMS applauds these amazing students for their kind Warrior spirit. Submitted by Kristen Rhodes.

Paxton High School art students went on a field trip to the Pensacola Museum of Art.  They saw exhibits by artists Francisco Goya and Federico Castellon.  The students have been studying and creating pieces of art based on the Impressionist movement.  They were able to view the exhibit Rebels with a Cause: American Impressionist Women”  from the Sellars Collection. 

Submitted by Corinne Wilson

South Walton High is Working Together Against Bullying - United for Kindness, Acceptance and Inclusion! #ECKunityday #unityday  Administration, Staff and Students wore orange on Wednesday, October 25, as they joined with Emerald Coast Kids (emeraldcoastkids.org) in "Color the Coast Orange" day!  The activitiy was part of a show of support for Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center's Unity Day 2017!  

     

Paxton School participates in Unity Day with Mr. Jackson, Assistant Principal, leading Paxton students in the Say No to Bullying Pledge plus 2nd and 5th graders wore orange to show their unity. Submitted by Kalli McMillan.

Paxton Unity

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