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Congratulations to the WHS competition cheerleading team, who took home 1st place in their division Saturday in Tallahassee at the Chiles High School Competition. They will be traveling to Jacksonville January 18 & 19 for the FHSAA Regional Cheer Competition.

Way to go, and good luck, Braves!

Submitted by Christy English

Walton High School ended their Winter Spirit Week with a Winter Ball and the presentation of the court & crowning of the King and Queen.

Pictured left to right: Braden Reeves; Josie Barton; Queen Chrisma Spradlin; King Kyle Ealum; Zemiah Goldsmith; and Devin Hester.

Submitted by Christy English

Thanks to Mr. Troy Harbaugh, "watchdog dad" for the day at Freeport Elementary School! He spent the day with our students and ended the day assisting with Parent-Student pickup!
Congratulations to Tayten Lehmann (right) and Samantha Lee (left), Paxton High School Band, for their selection into the top honor band at the 20th annual Southeastern United States Middle School Honor Band (SEUS) held at Troy State University December 6-8, 2018. 
Outstanding accomplishment!!! Submitted by Kalli McMillan
On Friday, Paxton and Walton Key clubs came together for a service project at Grace Rides’ stables. They helped with keeping the barn and facilities useful for the special needs children that ride the horses with this wonderful organization. These students understand the importance of teamwork to help others. Submitted by Kalli McMillan

Congratulations to Paxton students Samantha Lee and Kaylee Aplin for being recognized for their EPIC writing by the Florida State Poets Association in their 36th anthology: Cadence. Samantha, placing in their poetry contest, had her worked published in the anthology. Kaylee is recognized in the book for receiving honorable mention in the contest. Way to go, ladies!

Submitted by Kalli McMillan

The Florida Chautauqua Winter Assembly will take place January 24- 27 in DeFuniak Springs. The Florida Chautauqua has partnered with the Walton County School District to provide educational activities for our students, to include the annual Lakeyard visits for our 4th graders that are designed to enhance their study of Florida history.
This year’s theme delves into the topic of the importance of small town America. There are multiple events and activities for the entire family that are free of charge.
The public is encouraged and invited to attend these events.