April 23, 2015
FES 4th graders, under the direction of master gardener volunteers, have created an impressive vegetable and flower garden. They hope to enjoy the fruits of their labor before the end of the school year. FES families are invited to stop by and see it when visiting the school.
April 22, 2015
SWHS Senior Paxton Dixon signs a letter of commitment to play basketball at Birmingham Southern next year.
He is joined by his parents, Jim and Camille Dixon, Assistant Principal Jimmy Ross, Athletic Director Phil Tisa, Head Boys Basketball Coach John Davies, and Principal Alexis Tibbetts.
April 21, 2015
Paxton students raise over $1,000 for Autism awareness and Paxton Staff participate in the Autism Walk.
April 17, 2015
World-class musicians including German soprano Vera Schoenberg and baritone Robert Honeysucker, along with Korean tenor Won Whi Choi performed at Freeport Middle School on April 8th.
Also visiting the school were NWFSO Conductor, Jeffrey Rink, and accomplished pianist, Yoko Hagino.
A special thanks to Ms. Melanie Moore, MKAF Education Director, for inviting them to Freeport Middle School!
April 17, 2015
Congratulations to Marley Bartlett, a fifth grade student at Freeport Middle School, for winning the Walton County Sheriff's Office Art Contest. The theme was "Family Fun Activities" for Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. FMS would like to thank Officer Nathan Hicks for informing them about the contest. They would also like to thank Lt. Angie Hogeboom, Blast Arcades, and Moo La La Ice cream for supporting this contest!
Pictured L to R: Officer Nathan Hicks, Marley Bartlett, Lt. Angie Hogebroom
April 17, 2015
The 8th grade AVID students at Freeport Middle School recently toured the FSU campus. The students explored various classrooms, sporting/athletic facilities, libraries, and the Union/Club areas of FSU. Pictured: 8th Grade AVID Students
The 6th and 7th grade AVID students recently visited Northwest Florida State College. The staff and college students at NWFSC were extremely welcoming. Students explored the Arena, the Mattie Kelly Arts Center, the Music Department, Nursing, Dental, and Radiology department.
April 16, 2015
Freeport High School student Bernard Turko became just the second student in Walton County to become a Microsoft Office Expert. In order to achieve this, students must pass the Microsoft Word Expert exam and the Microsoft Excel Expert exam in addition to the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams. Congratulations on this great achievement Bernard!
April 14, 2015
The Walton Middle School (WMS) physical education department recently organized a Knock-Out Cancer fundraiser to support the WMS Relay for Life team. To participate in Knock-Out Cancer Day, students had to raise a minimum of $3.00 through pledges and or donations. Students who brought in a minimum of $3.00 were allowed to play Endless Knock-Out during their P.E. class on Friday, April 3.
Over a span of four days, students raised a total of $2,511.38. A trophy was presented to one student in each grade level who raised the most money: 6th grader Tinsley Abbott ($170.00), 7th grader Tanasia Gilbert ($128.00), and 8th grader Joshua Dahdah ($103.00).
On a side note, $254.00 was also raised through concessions on Knock-Out Cancer Day. This money will be donated to the Autism Awareness walk taking place Saturday, April 18, 2014.
L-R Scott Hulion (TSA) Assistant Principal, Tinsley Abbott, Tanasia Gilbert Joshua Dahdah
Congratulations to WHS student Kayla Jackson for being selected as a National Merit Scholar Finalist!
Pictured L to R: Mr. Russell Hughes, WHS Principal; Kayla Jackson, WHS Student; Mrs. Carlene Anderson, WCSD Superintendent