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Just a reminder that this Friday, October 6, 2017, will be an Early Release Day due to Staff Professional Development.  Students will also be out of school on Monday, October 9, 2017, for a Teacher Work Day.  Students are expected to return to school on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

Walton Middle School will host its first Title 1 parent meeting and training event of the school year on Thursday, 10/12/17, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Parents and students will work together to complete hands-on STEM activities.  Free dinner will be provided to all, and childcare will be available for toddlers and elementary aged children.  We look forward to seeing our families at this exciting evening! Submitted by Kristen Rhodes.

WMS STEM

The Seahawk Marching Band performed over the weekend and received an overall superior at the Blackwater Classic in Milton, FL.  Submitted by Barbara Stratton.

"Whirled" Peace Day at VRB

October 3, 2017

International Day of Peace was recently celebrated at Van R. Butler Elementary School. Students created handmade pinwheels in art class under the guidance of Art Teacher Constance Rogers, then planted them around campus to symbolize “Whirled Peace”. This is an annual event at the school that affords students a chance to discuss what peace means and how they can help contribute to a peaceful society. Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Whirled Peace

VRB Whirled Peace

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.

Butler Elementary students are thrilled to have a beautiful new playground!  The school’s PTO recently completed the purchase of this exciting new equipment! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Playground

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.