May 25 2016
May 24 2016
Submitted by Krisy Spence, Maude Saunders Elementary School
Maude Saunders recognized 52 students who earned over 100 Accelerated Reader points this school year. These students went above and beyond their grade level goal goals. Special recognition was given to Jaden Stevenson, the high point earner for the school, who earned 455.5 points.
May 24 2016
May 23 2016
May 20 2016
Ronita Hinote, Principal of Mossy Head School, invited members of the inaugural 5th grade class at Mossy Head , to visit with the current 4th and 5th grade classes and share words of advice about how to make the middle school and high school years the best possible. Keara Bogart, Laura Allison, and Jasmin Owen, who wore their cap and gowns for the occasion, also spoke about their individual goals and how graduating high school is an important goal for every student.
Submitted by Sherrie Binkowski, Van R. Butler Elementary School
Butler R.E.A.D. students celebrated their reading success with an end of year ceremony. Since October, selected students in grades 1 and 2 have spent thirty minutes once a week reading to therapy dogs, Logan and Rosie. Through the R.E.A.D. program students have gained confidence and comfort with their reading abilities.
May 18 2016
Submitted by Darlene Paul, West DeFuniak Elementary School
WDE participated in our very first Senior Hall Walk. Seniors from Walton High School walked the halls of WDE to be greeted with applause, high-fives, and chanting by WDE students seated along the hallways. The walk served to congratulate the seniors on their accomplishments, as well as, encourage elementary students to graduate and aim for college.