June 24, 2014
The Emerald Coast Middle School BETA Club participated in the 2014 Relay for Life and raised $7,648.00 for the American Cancer Society. They were awarded the trophy as the top youth fundraising team for the Emerald Coast. In 2013 the ECMS BETA Club received the same title by raising $5,674.00. ECMS also received the 2014 award for the Best Decorated Campsite at the Relay.
Mr. Bob Weathersbee, Area Manager for Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, presented a plaque to South Walton High School Junior Ansley Barton. Ansley was nominated for the American History Award by her teacher, Mr. Daniel Dixon.
May 23, 2014
Mr. Dewayne Youngblood, representing the All Sports Association and the Northwest Florida Daily News, stopped by South Walton High School to present plaques to William Pickren (Wrestler of the Year, second from left) and Nathan Corchis (Golfer of the Year, third from left). SWHS Athletic Director Phil Tisa is on the right.
May 13, 2014
Freeport Middle School's 7th and 8th grade AVID students visited Florida State University on May 9th. We are Advancing Via Individual Determination! We are setting Goals and we are College Bound! Go AVID!
May 9, 2014 - SWHS Senior Football and Baseball Player Sage Roberts signed his letter of commitment to Ave Maria University in Tampa, FL
Joining Sage are his mom, Erika Roberts, brother Drake Roberts and dad, Nick Brokaw.
May 9, 2014
Walton County school’s music programs will be presenting an evening concert, “FULL SCORE: Spring Showcase for the Arts” on May 9th at 6:00 PM in the Walton High School Auditorium. Selections will include solo and group performances and a special surprise performance! Mr. Art Dees of WZEP Radio will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Please come and support the area youth as they continue to make music a part of their lives. Schools represented are: Maude Sanders Elementary, West DeFuniak Elementary, Freeport Elementary, Van R. Butler Elementary, Bay Elementary, Walton Middle, Freeport High, South Walton High, Walton High, and Paxton School.
Ticket prices are $5.00 in advance, $7.00 at the door, $3.00 student tickets, and 12 and under free.
May 8, 2014
Congratulations to Nick Wilkinson on being selected for CHELCO Youth Tour. Nick will represent Walton High School in Washington, DC this summer.
Congratulations to Matt Majors for being selected as the Florida District Anchor Club Parliamentarian. Matt will serve on the state executive board for the 2014-2015 school year.