Join us at the Rosemary Beach Foundation "Music in Pictures" Awards Celebration this Sunday, April 28, at 2 pm
Celebrate Arts in Education!! Festivities include student artwork* screening (slideshow of 369 paintings inspired by classical music), awards presentation, classical music performances, instrumental petting zoo, and photographs.
*Featuring Talented Artists From These Walton County Schools
Bay Elementary School
Emerald Coast Middle School
Freeport Elementary School
Freeport Middle School
Freeport High School
Maude Saunders Elementary School
Mossy Head School
Seaside Neighborhood School
Seacoast Collegiate High School
South Walton High School
Van R. Butler Elementary School
Walton Middle School
Walton High School
West DeFuniak Elementary School
**Presented by Rosemary Beach Foundation, the Annual Music in Pictures is an educational art initiative and juried art contest open to ALL students in grade K-12 in the Walton County School District – both public and private. Created in collaboration with professional musicians and university faculty, Music in Pictures promotes creativity, encourages lifelong appreciation of symphonic music, enhances learning and provides educational enrichment.
Music in Pictures includes classroom presentation, live performances by Florida State University musicians, professional development workshops for teachers and an awards ceremony.
Walton County School District is grateful to Rosemary Beach Foundation and their sponsors for this incredible opportunity for our students and our Fine Arts educators.
Apr 23 2019
Apr 23 2019
Walton Middle School Summer Bridge Program
FOR: Incoming sixth graders (current fifth graders)
PURPOSE: To jumpstart the 2019-20 school year with targeted and fun literacy activities
WHEN: July 8-11, July 15-18, July 22-24 (8:00-12:00)
WHERE: Walton Middle School
Current fifth graders at WDE, MSE, and MHS will soon receive flyers with more information about a tentative summer bridge program at WMS. Interested parents can complete the form and return it to their children's teachers. WCSD will likely provide bus transportation and no-cost lunch each day. Please contact Kristen Nelson (email@example.com) at 850.892.1280, ext. 3487, if you have questions. Interested students should reserve their spots by Friday, May 17th by returning their interest letter to their fifth grade teacher.
Apr 19 2019
Wednesday, April 18th marked the first meeting of our newly formed Student Advisory Committee at Maude Saunders. These students met with administration to collaborate on developing a vision for our school next year. They expressed very smart, thoughtful ideas and suggestions that will keep us on target to be EPIC! Submitted by Krisy Spence
Apr 19 2019
This week Kindergarten has been learning about Community Helpers. Mrs. Amanda Willcox's class at WDE had a special visit from Officer Matthew Key. He answered questions from the students, and talked with them about the things that keep him safe while on duty, and how he works to keep our community safe. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins
Apr 19 2019
Apr 19 2019
FMS would like to thank the following guest speakers who took time out of their busy schedules to share experiences with our students on Friday, April 19, 2019.
Mr. Hayard Dykes, Lawyer
Mr. Don Fernandez, Beach Unit
Freeport Fire and Rescue Staff
Mr. Camilo Giraldo, South Eastern Industrial Construction Mr. Chad Goleta & Mr. Phillip Spires, Drone Unit Ms. Leslie Harrison, Cyber Security Mr. Russell Hughes, Walton County School District Superintendent of Schools Mr. Espy Letcher, Florida Fish and Game Chef Locke, Amici Italian Kitchen Mr. Clint Mahle and Mr. Bob Whitaker Northwest Florida Performing Arts Ms. Melanie Moore, Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Mr. Trey Nick, Nck's Restaurant Mr. Dustin Pace, F35 ALIS Ms. Kristin Pond, K-9 Deputy Mr. Joseph Register, Bee Keeper Mr. David Rena, SWAT Unit Mr. Todd Royall, Legendary Marine Mr. Rustin Sorenson, PA, Bluewater Bay Orthopedics
Submitted by Sharie Smith
Apr 18 2019
The Emerald Coast Beta Club members provided 1,030 community service hours to local non-profit organizations this year. The following students had the highest number of community service hours for their grade level:
6th Grade: Jay Fields
7th Grade: Nina Bryan
8th Grade: Will Crumbley
Thank you for your outstanding commitment to our community and the ECMS Beta Club!
The ECMS Beta Club is led by Nancy Griner & Kendall Griner