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Freeport Middle School Wins 2016 People's Choice Award at Chautauqua Assembly Event

Submitted by Chelsea Ellison

On February 1st, after tabulating over 600 votes, the Florida Chautauqua announced the winners of the 2016 People's Choice Award following the theme, "A Journey into America: Life since Leave it to Beaver."

Freeport Middle School took first place with their theme "Medical Advances of the 1950's vs. Today"!

A big congratulations is due to Ms. Moody for organizing FMS' entry and the SSTRIDE, AVID, and Art students for their contributions. Ms. Moody would like to thank the Science department and other faculty members who donated items for FMS' entry.

 

Paxton LadyCats District Champs
Submitted by Heather Stewart

 

The Paxton LadyCats defeated the Poplar Spring Atomics Saturday, Jan. 30 in the Class 1A District Championship to be named the district champions.

WHS Registration Nights 

Location:  Walton High School Lunchroom
Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 Current 10th grade - Monday, February 1
Current 9th grade - Monday, February 8
Current 8th grade - Tuesday, February 9
Current 11th grade - Thursday, February 11

WHS Celebrates Literacy Week, Florida!
Submitted by Christy English, Walton High School


In honor of Celebrate Literacy Week, Walton High offered free books to students, waived fines, gave out bookmarks, and had a spotlight on Braves TV of the top 10 reasons to read.  We also held a drawing for a $50 gift card and goodie bag.  Students that checked out a book during the week were entered into the drawing.  The winner was Emily Carroll.  Congratulations Emily!      

FES Celebrates Literacy
Submitted by Nancy Currie, Freeport Elementary School

At the end of a week of literacy activities, FES students had read over 1,000,000 words! Way to go Wildcat readers! 

Paxton Eighth Grade Visits Challenger Learning Center
Submitted by Heather Stewart, Paxton School

 Paxton School’s eighth grade students recently enjoyed a field trip to Tallahassee, Florida where they conducted a space mission at the Challenger Learning Center, watched an IMAX movie, viewed a show at the planetarium and toured the Florida Capitol. Thank you to BP for grant funding to support this trip.

Paxton Student at Challenger Paxton Student at Challenger