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On Wednesday December 18th the FHS football, volleyball and softball student athletes visited some very deserving FES students to spread some Christmas cheer and deliver some presents from SANTA himself!  We have all heard of the naughty and nice list, but these students were on a very elite list…..THE SUPER NICE LIST, and they were rewarded for their behavior! The FHS teams were able to deliver presents to 70 students and there was plenty of Christmas cheer to fill the entire school!

 FHS Shopping for FES

FHS delivering gifts to FES

FHS delivering gifts to FES

Students in the West DeFuniak Elementary Kiwanis Kids Club went shopping for ten children from the Families First Network Angel Tree.

The money that they raised from their Thanksgiving Bake Sale was used to help bring a little Christmas Cheer to those in our community affected by economic hardship, deployment, or unfortunate events. These anonymous families can now share in the joy of the season!

WDE Santa Shopping

WDE Santa Shopping

WDE Santa Shopping

Winter Break Begins December 20, 2019. During this time, Walton County School District Offices and Schools will be closed.

Teachers & Staff return January 3, 2020

Students will return January 7th, 2020

Superintendent A. Russell Hughes and all of us at WCSD wish you a Merry and Blessed Christmas, and a Happy and Joyous New Year! 

Freeport High School is excited to recognize Ann Turner as FHS's ESP of the Year,  and Hillary Williams as Teacher of the Year!

Anne Turner was recognized by her peers as Freeport High School's educational support professional of the year. She works diligently every day to make sure that staff and students are cared for through her work in the Bulldog Cafe.

Language Arts teacher Hillary Williams was chosen as Freeport's teacher of the year. Mrs. Williams frequently goes above and beyond in service of students at FHS. She exemplifies high standards of excellence through her work with all students from her AP courses to those in her reading intervention classes.

Bay School hosted Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Pre-K Teachers and Pre-K Educational Support Personel today. We had a great day of training and we are so proud of the newest Walton County School District newest graduates of YMHFA training. 

South Walton High School proudly announces their Teacher of the Year, Jenifer Celko/English Honors II; and Educational Support Professional of the Year, Margaret Porter! Please join them in congratulating these two outstanding members of the South Walton High School Team!

(L) Jenifer Celko, TOY / English Honors II
(R) Margaret Porter, ESP

Congratulations to our District Science Fair winners!

In the Junior Division (L to R):
Hunter Lambert - Honorable Mention (Physical)
Colten Phillips - 3rd Place (Physical)
Clara Martin - Superintendent Emeritus Award
Zoe Orange - 1st Place (Engineering)

Paxton Science Fair Winners

In the Senior Division (L to R):
Kaylee Aplin - Honorable Mention (Physical)
Tayten Lehmann and Naydene Higgins - Special Award for Botany

Congratulations to Gabriella Coon and Kaylee Aplin, who have been selected in the top three of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot's Pen writing competition (Gabriella-Middle School Division and Kaylee-High School Division). Both will be attending the Veteran's of Foreign Wars meeting, where the winners will be announced. The entire Paxton family is so proud of these young ladies!