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Walton High School's Marching Braves traveled to Rehobeth High School on Saturday, September 30, to perform in the Rehobeth High School Marching Classic.  The band performed their show for a panel of judges who were critiquing areas of Music, Marching, Percussion, Guard, and Drum Major.  The band received Superior Ratings in all categories - the highest rating possible!  Great job to the Marching Braves!

On Saturday, October 7, the band will compete at Andalusia High School in class 1A against 11 other bands.  Good luck, Braves!

Submitted by Christy English.

Congratulations to these WHS students who acquired industry certifications last year!  Over 200 students were treated to lunch and a party on September 29 at the Wee Care Park to reward this exceptional accomplishment.  Way to go, Braves! Submitted by Christy English.

The PHS Student Council will be sponsoring the annual Blood Drive on October 31, 2017  from 8:00 – 3:00 at Paxton School.  Community members are welcome to come to donate blood at Paxton School that day!  There is a great need for blood due to the recent hurricanes depleting the blood supply. Submitted by Kalli McMillan.

Every month, Superintendent A. Russell Hughes shares a video message with updates on the exciting things happening in the Walton County School District.  The October video was taped at Paxton School, and features Mrs. Cindy Neale with a little about the history of Paxton School.  Mr. Hughes shares important information about upcoming events during the month of October, 2017.

submitted by Keitha Bledsoe

WDE Donuts with Dads

September 29, 2017

West DeFuniak welcomed a huge number of dads on 9/27/17 for Donuts with Dads.  This year the dads visted the classrooms with their students and participated in activities such as reading an Accelerated Reader Book, working on Math problems on the computer, or even visiting the library with their child.   It was great to see so many dads! Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

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WDE Donuts with dads

WDE Donuts with dads

WDE Donuts with dads

In order to promote Kindness and Friendship, the Paxton High School Builders Club painted and hid rocks around the school for students to find.  It was a nice surprise and an exciting hunt for the elementary students! 

submitted by Kalli McMillan