Youth Leadership classes from three high schools in Walton County participated in the Florida Farm Bureau Speech Contest held at Freeport High School on 9/7/2016. Each student presented a 5 minute speech on "What is an Unmanned Aerial System and how can it be used to impact agriculture?" Freeport High School was represented by Martha Freeman, Wendy McCormick, and Kathryn Dier. South Walton High School was represented by Greg Garrett, Matt Garrett, and Brynn Touchstone. Walton High School was represented by LaTayia Gregg, Evan Cowie, and Jacob Alford. Submitted by Donna Honish with picture provided by Christy English.
September 7, 2016
August 26, 2016
Dr. Alexis Tibbetts took time at this morning’s pep rally to acknowledge two great students. Michela Gray achieved a perfect score on last year’s Biology 1 EOC. Sarah Guessford also achieved perfect scores on FSA Language Arts and Biology 1 EOC. Congratulations ladies! Submitted by Barbara Stratton.
August 25, 2016
5th grade students participated in a STEM challenge activity that involved building the tallest freestanding structure out of spaghetti noodles that would support the weight of one large marshmallow. Submitted by Darlene Paul.
August 19, 2016
August 15, 2016
August 3, 2016
July 18, 2016
You may choose to have your student vaccinated by their primary care physician or at the Florida Department of Health in Walton County. This immunization is provided at the health department with no cost to the parent. Vaccination appointments for the Florida Department of Health in Walton County may be scheduled by calling (850) 892-8015.
Please turn in proof of immunization to the school prior to the start of the new school year.
July 14, 2016
The Walton County School Board Members received a plaque recognizing them for their successful completion of the Master Board Training.
(left to right: Board Member Mark Davis, Board Member Gail Smith, Superintendent Carlene Anderson, Board Member William (Bill) Eddins, Tina Pinkoson, Coordinator of Professional Development/Florida School Boards Association, Board Member Jason Catalano, Board Member Kim Kirby)
The Master Board Program, governance team training for the school board and superintendent, is designed to strengthen the leadership team’s ability to work effectively, efficiently, and collectively as a governance body while maintaining a focus on student achievement and factors contributing to the success of schools. Opportunities are provided for the team to discuss and improve or enhance those important interpersonal issues which are essential to team functioning.