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The Freeport Middle School Art Department created patriotic artworks and a large multi-media American Flag to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11, a day that changed us forever.  Submitted by Mrs. Peloquin-Art Teacher, Freeport Middle School.

FMS 9/11 Art

Superintendent Hughes has announced that, per Governor Rick Scott's decree, all Walton County Schools will be closed Friday, September 8 - Monday, September 11, 2017. Students and staff should plan to return on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. If you have any questions regarding extra-curricular activities please see your specific school's website. Please continue to monitor media outlets and the Walton County School District webpage for up-to-date information.
We are pleased to announce that FES is the recipient of a grant provided by the Dugas Foundation to purchase books for the students. Submiited by Nancy Currie.

Shoe-tying Club at VRB

September 6, 2017

Kindergarten and first grade students at Butler Elementary are excited to demonstrate their shoe-tying skills and become members of the "Shoe-tying Club" sponsored by the PE department.  Congratulations to all students who have become members so far! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Shoe typing

VRB Shoe typing

WDE Reading Buddies

September 6, 2017

WDE Fourth grade students from Mrs. Chastity McLaney's class have partnered with first grade students from Mrs. Carla Sconiers's class for buddy reading. The older students visit the younger students in the mornings and help them read their AR books. It is an exciting time for the 4th graders and the 1st graders! Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

WDE Reading Buddies

WDE Reading Buddies

MSE students learn the expectations for 4th grade through a scavenger hunt and escape room activity.  What an EPIC way to start the new year! Submitted by Krisy Spence.

MSE Scavenger hunt

MSE Scavenger hunt

Superintendent Hughes is keeping in constant contact with community partners and the Governor of Florida to make sure he has the most up-to-date information regarding the weather.  It is his goal to make sure that the students of Walton County are kept safe and parents are provided with information concerning district actions in a timely manner.

In the event of an emergency you will receive notifications from the Walton County School District or your child’s school.  It is pertinent that your child’s contact information is up-to-date.   

Please monitor our webpage at www.walton.k12.fl.us for emergency notifications.  We will make every effort to ensure the safety of our students and staff.

Nine Youth Leadership students came together on September 5, 2017, at Freeport High School to compete in the Florida Farm Bureau speech competition for Walton County.  Three students from Freeport High School, South Walton High School and Walton High School each competed in the competition.  The topic for this speech was "Today's food companies employ many tactics including food labels to gain a marketing edge. How can farmers and ranchers ensure that consumers understand these labels and have more confidence in the safety and quality of their food?"  

First place went to Shelbee Castrillo of Walton High, second place went to Kayla “Cheyenne” Cordle of Walton High and third place went to Jenna Martin of Freeport High.  Shelbee Castrillo will move on to the Regional Competition in Chipley, FL on September 14, 2017.  Congratulations to these students and Good Luck to Shelbee at Regionals as she represents Walton County.

Pictured left to right are Bill Fletcher (judge), Shelbee Castrillo (WHS), Kayla “Cheyenne” Cordle (WHS), Jenna Martin (FHS), and Mandy Ray (judge).

Pictured left to right below are Bill Fletcher (judge), Sydney Olson (SWHS), Taylor Collier (SWHS), Shelbee Castrillo (WHS), Kayla “Cheyenne” Cordle (WHS), Rileigh Council (WHS), Jenna Martin (FHS), Tori Watts (FHS), Ethan Parker (FHS) and Mandy Ray (judge).  Not pictured is Katie Pickers (SWHS).

YL Farm Bureau

Students in Mrs. Cameron's third grade class learned to work cooperatively to solve problems the first week of school . The students had to create solutions to various problems in order to find hidden school supplies, and ultimately "save the principal" in a fun team-building activity. "Teamwork sparks success" and these third graders are off to a great start! Submitted by Krisy Spence.

MSE Cameron's class

MSE Cameron's class