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Over 400 students and parents enjoyed a "Frozen" themed Family Math Night at Butler Elementary. Students visited a multitude of math themed stations and were rewarded for their hard work (and fun) with ice cream sundaes!  Submitted by Tammy Smith.

WHS Science Fair Winners

November 18, 2016

Congratulations to the following Science Fair winners!

 

Biological

1st place - Glycogen Grubs by Kyle Burch

2nd place - Make-Up Growing Bacteria by BrieAnna Arke

3rd place - How Much Fat Is In Your Food by Alexis Hall & Korah Warner

Honorable mention - Which Water Is A Haven by Camryn Johnson & Mariah McLendon

Honorable mention - Saturated Fat In Cooking Oil by Emily Seay

 

Physical

1st place - November Sky by Anthony Elio & Billy Hubbard

2nd place - Chromatography Of Grape Soda by Kaycee Anderson, Keianna Ellis, and Steven Fireman

3rd place - Let's Get Slippin' by Mercedes Barham & Cheyenne Duncan

Honorable mention - Perfect Pitch by Griffin Murphy & Nicholas Nolan

Honorable mention - Data Inspectors by Matthew Milby & Bladen Ward

Honorable mention - Blowing Bottle Tops by Tru Coleman & Dale Brown

Honorable mention - There's A Dam Leak by Jade Larrick & Hannah Ray

Submitted by Christy English.

On November 16, 2016 second grade students at West Defuniak Elementary enjoyed learning about Native Americans from Ms. Sylvia Glover. Ms. Glover is from Westville, Florida. She collects Native American artifacts such as arrowheads, pottery, deerskin blankets, and other various tools from this era. She explained to the students how the items were used by the Native Americans in everyday life. Students enjoyed holding and observing the artifacts. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

Congratulations to Walton Middle School's Tropicana Speech Winners:

1st Place:  Mackenzie Campbell

2nd Place:  Gage Galloway

3rd Place:  Jaden Stevenson

6th grade Language Arts teachers:  Brooke Carter and Alex Rhodes.

Submitted by Kamber Rafferty

WISE Center Pre-K Happenings

November 17, 2016

This week the WISE Center Pre-K have been busy with Muffins with Moms, Donuts with Dads and Thanksgiving Lunch. Submitted by Debbie McBroom.

Mrs. Carlene Anderson, Superintendent of Walton County Schools attends last board meeting and is presented with a commemorative vase by the Walton County School Board in appreciation for her years of service.  Mrs. Anderson's biography follows.

Carlene Anderson is Superintendent of Schools in the Walton County School District.  Her educational career spans 41 years in Walton County beginning as a teacher aide and continuing as a paraprofessional, teacher, assistant principal, principal and now in her tenth year as Superintendent of Schools.  Her certifications include Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Middle School Math Education, School Principal, and Florida Association of District Schools Superintendent’s certification. Her educational background includes an Associate of Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi, a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education and Masters of Educational Leadership all from the University of West Florida.   While serving as a principal in Walton County, she was awarded the Commissioner of Education’s Region I Principal Achievement Award for outstanding Educational Leadership. She currently serves on the Panhandle Area Education Board of Directors, Florida School Labor Relations Committee, the Florida Association of District School Superintendents Board of Directors, and the Commissioner of Education’s Leadership Policy Advisory Committee.  Under her leadership, Walton County achieved seven consecutive years of High Performing School District status. 

In her third elected term of office, Superintendent Anderson truly understands and embraces the small district environment and the unique qualities and challenges they face. 

Walton County School District thanks you, Mrs. Anderson, for your years of dedicated service to our students, parents, faculty and staff.