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All in celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, students and teachers at Paxton have dressed up in some interesting ways. This week, they have worn crazty socks and wacky clothes. They have dressed up in green and worn their favorite hats. Not only did they dress up, students truly participated in Read Across America by opening up a Dr. Seuss' book, or one of their own favorite books, and read like crazy! Way to celebrate Dr. Seuss' with PRIDE, PASSION, and PURPOSE, Bobcats!  Submitted by Kalli McMillan.

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Walton High is excited to announce the Students & Employee of the Month for February!


9th grade - Terra Atlow

10th grade - Amber Law & Avery Ojeda

11th grade - Chrisma Spradlin

12th grade - Madison Russell

Employee - Holly Harless


Way to go, Braves!

Submitted by Christy English.

Second graders at Butler Elementary were excited to learn about the weather when they were recently visited by Meteorologist Chris Smith from WJHG, Channel 7 News.  The students enjoyed learning about weather phenomena from a real expert! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

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Students at Butler Elementary School recently pulled together to raise $1485.58 during our recent “Change For Children” fundraising drive.  Student Council members led the drive by encouraging students to participate, collecting donations, and counting the funds!  Way to go Butler Bears! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

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Classrooms and hallways at Butler Elementary School were filled with activities related to Dr. Seuss as the school celebrated his birthday during Read Across America week.  Students enjoyed a variety of dress up activities that included wearing silly clothing items associated with books such as Fox in Socks and Wacky Wednesday, guest readers including parents and characters from Dr. Seuss books, and art activities related to texts read during class. 
Submitted by Tammy Smith

On Friday, March 2, Mr. Dennie Smith's eighth grade AVID students thoughtfully and respectfully voiced their opinions about controversial, culturally relevant topics through a Philosophical Chairs activity.  Not only did students develop and articulate their own arguments, but they also facilitated the discussion themselves with only minimal guidance from Mr. Smith.  Students walked away from the experience with a firm understanding that their opinions and those of others matter--and can thereby be used to meaningfully impact change in today's world.  Submitted by Kristen Nelson.

Mr. Hughes met personally today with an MSE student who remembered the "see something, say something" policy by alerting her teacher to a situation she had an uneasy feeling about. School safety is a top priority for the Walton County School District. Sumitted by Krisy Spence.