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Students in Mrs. Whitney Walker’s English IV classes had visitors from Gulf Coast State College.

Instructor Rhonda Weatherbie and student Cheri Hampton spoke to the students about Gulf Coast’s Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs.

Other visitors throughout the week included Lincoln Tech (Automotive), Gulf Coast State College (Sonography and Radiography), Northwest Florida State College (Computer Technology, Business and Law Enforcement Academy, Hospitality and Tourism, Culinary Arts, Fine Arts and Nursing).

Submitted by Barbara Stratton

Every month, Mr. A. Russell Hughes, Walton County, Florida Superintendent of Schools, will share a video message with an update on the exciting things happening in the Walton County School District, Walton County, Florida. Check back often to stay informed on all the activities, events and accomplishments of teachers and students in the Walton County School District.
This month's video was filmed at the Walton County Fairgrounds where the annual Fair will open on October 8-13, 2018. Superintendent Hughes discusses the importance of school attendance, the end of the first 9 weeks, and some important events during the month!

The Walton High School Band performed on Saturday September 29th at the Rehobeth Marching Classic at Rehobeth High School in Dothan, Alabama. The band was adjudicated by professionals from around the Tri-State area in the following categories: Color Guard, Percussion, Drum Major, Music, General Effect, and Marching. They received straight Superior Ratings in all categories!! Congratulations to this outstanding group of musicians, and their director, Chad Robbins. They will perform again this coming Saturday, October 6, in the A-Town Invitational to be held this year at the Opp High School stadium.

MHS welcomed fathers, grandfathers and other family members for "Dads Take Your Child to School Day".  Our visitors were able to eat breakfast with their children and then participate in a STEM activity in their child's classroom.  We would like to say a special "thank you" to all the community members who came out to support our school.  We always look forward to opportunities to share our students learning experiences with parents and the community.  We appreciate everyone who came out to participate in this event.  Submitted by Elizabeth Gaither

Students, families, and staff at Mossy Head School enjoyed Tang Math Day/Night! Greg Tang, Jr. worked with students throughout the day to share hands-on math games to enhance math skills. Teachers participated in a Professional Learning session with Mr. Tang where he was able to model problem solving strategies and introduce new math enrichment games to implement with students. The day was complete with a Family Math Night with Mr. Tang leading families through math exploration. It was a fun-filled math day for all ages!  Submitted by Elizabeth Gaither

Paxton High School Aerospace Career Academy students hone their drone flying skills as part of their dual-enrollment course at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Submitted by Kalli McMillan

Pictured (L to R): Tristan Shedd (11th), Zach Wilson (11th), and Dylan Corbett (10th)