January 7, 2015
4th Grade: MacKenzie Campbell - 1st Place
5th Grade: McCaid Paul - 3rd place and Gaines Marshall - Honorable Mention
Congrats to the SWHS Competition Cheerleading Team for winning 1st place at the UCA Southern Championship in Birmingham this past weekend and winning a bid to the National High School Cheerleading Championship. They are the first team in Walton County to win a bid to NHSCC, the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country. It is held at the Walt Disney World® Resort and will be televised on ESPN & ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries on Feb 7 & 8, 2015. Way to go, girls!
Ms. Simmons started driving a WCSD School Bus on December 4, 1968. After 46 years of loyal service to the Walton County School District, Ms. Simmons will step off of her bus the last time on December 19, 2014, and step into the world of retirement. Congratulations Ms. Simmons for a job well done.
Dr. Alexis Tibbetts and Superintendent Carlene Anderson congratulated Ally Woodard and Logan Lawrence for winning awards at the Walton County School District's Science Fair. Ally's project "HVAC Filter Effect on Air Particles" won first place in the Environmental Division and the Superintendent's Award for the best overall project in the Science Fair. Logan's project "How Temperature Affects Sugar in Bananas" won second place in the Biological Division. Congratulations to SWHS science students and teachers!
Maude Saunders Elementary 4th Grade Tropicana Speech Winners
Pictured Left to Right: Landry Carroll, 1st place, Shaelee Seay, 3rd place, and Chloe Dobson, 2nd place
Info: We collect pull-tabs at Freeport Middle School! The FMS Tabs collection started in 2009 as a Holocaust project to further teach our students about tolerance and other cultures. Our goal is to collect at least six million tabs. Once we reach our goal, all tabs will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Pop Tab Collections. We have received over 3,000,000 tabs so far. Please help us reach our goal! Spread the word, we now have 3,500,000 tabs!
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Ms. Zuma Banks, President of the Rosemary Beach Foundation recognized district art teachers and schools for their participation in the 2014-15 annual Music in Pictures program, which is a year-long educational art initiative for all students in grades K-12. The foundation presented a check for $7,000, which will be disseminated to the schools to offset any costs associated with the program.