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At the December 18th School Board meeting, Wade Wilmouth, Commander VFW Post 4437, presented the winners of the Voices of Democracy competition for high school students, the Patriot's Pen competition for middle school students and the VFW Teacher of the Year with their awards. 

Pictured are as follows: 

School Board Chair, Mr. William Eddins, Jr

Teacher of the Year 
Lance Climer.    South Walton High

Voice of Democracy
1st    Guadalupe Hernandez.  Freeport High
2nd   Makena R. Kimball.        South Walton High
3rd.  Alivia B. Campbell.         South Walton High

Patriots Pen.   (Paxton)
1st     Kaylee M. Aplin
2nd.  Gabriel I. Schofield
3rd.   Case L. Thompson
Superintendent Russell Hughes.

Congratulations to each of these students!

The faculty and staff at South Walton High School congratulated Mrs. Felicitas Asteinza on her retirement. Mrs. Asteinza has been a beloved member of the Foreign Language Department at SWHS since our school opened in August of 2002. We wish her and husband Jerry many happy years ahead. Muchas gracias and Dios te bendiga! Submitted by Barbara Stratton

Superintendent Hughes stopped into FHS and quietly sat in the back while Mr. Hope met with Seniors reminding them to stay focused, finish Strong and avoid being bitten by “Senioritous”! EPIC2 Fact that makes things POP in the WCSD:

All Secondary Principals meet with their students once per 9 Weeks! Results....Discipline Referrals reduced drastically, Expulsions Reduced by 80% so far this year and of Course District Graduation Rate has increased by 10% the past 2 years; Just to name a few! Thanks Mr. Hope and WCSD Principals for leading the way!

Butler Elementary K-2 students enjoyed Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Snow Queen”  presented by the Atlantic Coast Theatre.  Thanks to the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation for providing our students with this wonderful experience! Submitted by Tammy Smith

Teachers at Butler Elementary made EPIC progress during vertical planning sessions as a part of their Professional Development Day activities!  Submitted by Tammy Smith

Controlled Open Enrollment

January 3, 2019

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Controlled Open Enrollment

  

DeFuniak Springs — Applications are now available for parents who are considering enrolling their children in a school other than their zoned school. Florida Statute 1002.31 requires district school boards to adopt and implement a plan to allow a parent from any school in the state to enroll a child in a school of choice.

 

The Controlled Open Enrollment (COE) application window for the Walton County School District will be from January 3 – March 15. Parents/Guardians must provide transportation to the COE school with available capacity. Parents/Guardians may obtain an application at any school, on the district’s website, or through the district office. To view Walton County School District’s Controlled Open Enrollment Plan and Application for Attendance or to see a complete list of schools and the capacity of each, please visit www.walton.k12.fl.us and click on the Controlled Open Enrollment link.

 

WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

145 S. Park Street

DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

 

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