Mar 16 2018
Paxton track team's seniors (as pictured): Shaleigh Geoghagan, Savannah Burke, Kenna Jordan, Bryson Kimmons, Hailey Myddelton, and Macon Roberts were honored by their coaches Laurie Gilbert and Maryllyn Zessin (also pictured) in front of an audience of their family, friends, principal, and Bobcat fans after their track meet on Thursday. As seniors, the students were given special recognition for their time as members of the school's track team. You were all assets to the team and we will miss you. Thank you, seniors!
Submitted by Kallie McMillan
Mar 15 2018
On Friday, March 9th, 2018, Walton Middle School's eighth grade AVID students visited the University of West Florida to get a taste of college life. While there, students toured campus, learned about available programs, and visited student residences. After the visit, students were treated to an outdoor lunch from Chick-fil-A. AVID students ended the day with an even greater vision of their eventual successful futures. Submitted by Kristen Nelson.
Mar 15 2018
Jodi Howell from Walton Middle School visited WDE this week to speak with the upcoming 6th graders. The current 5th graders listened attentively to the many requirements, programs, elective classes, sports, and other topics that were discussed. Rayanna and Drayden were both acknowledged for being hardworking students, and each received their first WMS shirt! Left: Rayanna Griggs Right: Dreden Bembow Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.
Every month, Mr. A. Russell Hughes, Superintendent of Walton County School District, will share a video update on the exciting things happening in the Walton County School District, Walton County, Florida. This month Superintendent Hughes is joined by Sheriff Michael Adkinson to share information about keeping our students safe in Walton County School District!
Submitted by Keitha Bledsoe
Freeport High School's National Honor Society spent Friday (3/9/18) afternoon working on the beautification of their school. This is the second time this year that they have worked to make the outside of their school look more beautiful! A big thank you goes to these students for the hard work and effort!! Submitted by Patty Woodard.
Mar 15 2018
BBQ Fundraiser proceeds to benefit youth at two camps that the Rotary Club of DeFuniak Springs supports. Participants attend these camps at no charge whatsoever. The sponsoring clubs pay all costs including transportation.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp is for selected 10th grade students who have been nominated by their school(s) to develop their skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.
Information about this camp can be found at: https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/rotary-youth-leadership-awards
Rotary Youth Camp is an overnight summer camp for physically disabled, autistic and downs syndrome children, sponsored by Rotary Clubs across the Florida Panhandle and south to Trenton, FL. Campers are 9-21 years of age. All the usual camp activities are combined with 24 the medical staff and one on one counselors.
More information about this camp can be found at www.rycnf.org.
We hope you will be able to assist us in raising funds so we can sponsor many students to attend each of these camps!
Local Deliveries Only!
Submitted by Cindy Anderson.