Superintendent Hughes stops in during lunch, eats chicken and rice in the cafeteria, then plays 4-Square with ECMS 6th grade students! #reallyBeingthere #ItsAllAboutTheStudents
Oct 29 2018
This past Saturday the Walton High School Marching Braves Band attended the Pea River Marching Band Classic in Elba, AL where they competed against 11 other bands from across the Southeast performing their 2018 production entitled Fractured Mind. In prelims the band awards received Best in Class 1A Band, Colorguard, and Drum Major and qualified to compete in the Finals competition that night. In finals the Band once again received Best in Class 1A Band, Colorguard, and Drum Major. In addition, the Band placed 3rdPlace overall with a final score of 88.020 and the Colorguard place 1stPlace overall with a final score of 97.000.
Congratulations to the Freeport High School Sunshine Band and their Director, Michael Miller, for their success at the Dixieland Marching Band Competition at T. R. Miller HS in Brewton, Alabama on Saturday, October 27!
The band received Superior Drum Major, Superior Colorguard, Superior Band, Best in Class Drum Major, Best in Class Colorguard, Best in Class Band!!! Way to go FHS Sunshine Marching Band!!!
Congratulations to Madeline Ptak, Riley Hamon, Caden Barnhart, Carlee Adams of Freeport Elementary School, and Kinsley Craig of West DeFuniak Elementary for being selected by audition to represent Walton County in the Florida Elementary Music Educators Association Regional Honor Music Ensembles in Gainesville, Florida! These students attended an all day workshop and rehearsals, and performed in concert on Saturday evening, October 27, at the University of Florida!
Madeline, Riley, and Kinsley performed as members of the North Regional Elementary Chorus, while Caden and Carlee performed as members of the North Regional Elementary Orff Ensemble. It was an exciting day of learning and polishing new music, developing and reinforcing good vocal and instrumental music technique, and meeting other student musicians from throughout the state. The culminating concert was fabulous, and the students, their parents, and directors shared an amazing experience that will inspire them to greater levels of musicianship!
Freeport Elementary music teacher is Angela Saltsman, and West DeFuniak Elementary Music teacher is Nathan Hight.