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Shoe-tying Club at VRB

September 6, 2017

Kindergarten and first grade students at Butler Elementary are excited to demonstrate their shoe-tying skills and become members of the "Shoe-tying Club" sponsored by the PE department.  Congratulations to all students who have become members so far! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Shoe typing

VRB Shoe typing

WDE Reading Buddies

September 6, 2017

WDE Fourth grade students from Mrs. Chastity McLaney's class have partnered with first grade students from Mrs. Carla Sconiers's class for buddy reading. The older students visit the younger students in the mornings and help them read their AR books. It is an exciting time for the 4th graders and the 1st graders! Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

WDE Reading Buddies

WDE Reading Buddies

Mrs. Amanda Callahan’s 3rd grade class at WDE is learning how scientists use tools with hands-on investigation. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

WDE Labs

WDE Labs

WDE Labs

Students in 5th grade at WDE have been studying the scientific method. They are investigating the question “Where do maggots come from?" They have been observing three different types of meat (chicken, pork, beef) daily to practice steps of the scientific method.  Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

WDE 5th gr Scientific Method

Congratulations to Kellie Lambert and Victoria Frost for receiving the A. Horatio Alger Scholarship. Recipients are picture with Charlie Morse, Principal. The scholarships will be applied to both students' practical nursing classes. Submitted by Carol Rothgeb/FB

Walton County is well represented this year at the Dr. Brian Dassler Leadership Academy!  Janet Currid, Kristin Lewis and Cindy Neale are participants.  Meredith Spence returned to the BDLA this year as a Cohort Facilitator.  Photo includes Cohort 1 from the Panhandle representing Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties with Dr. Betty Webb leading the year long professional development for school administrators.

Submitted by Meredith Spence