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MSE hosted an EPIC “Dads Bring Your Child to School Day” on September 26th, with over 250 dads, granddads, and other male role models participating in classroom activities with their children. Submitted by Krisy Spence

The Bobcat family would like to extend a congratulations to the September Students of the Month. These three students have been an EPIC example of Pride, Passion, and Purpose every day. These students have shown their teachers that they are responsible, respectful, willing to help others, and have good attendance. These three students strive to complete their work at the best of their ability. 

Pictured (L to R) with Mrs. Neale: Ti'Jannae Parker (9th), Psalms Carson (6th), and Brayan Calles (Kindergarten).  Submitted by Kalli McMillan

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, students at West DeFuniak Elementary participated in Donuts with Dad. Students in first grade were given the opportunity to show their dads what a normal morning looks like, including AR testing, XtraMath, and writing in a journal. Pictured are a few of Mrs. Sconiers’s students enjoying their morning with their dads! Submitted by Jessica Dawkins

Students in Mrs. McKee's Kindergarten class at West DeFuniak Elementary are learning about the letter Tt. Students are covering the Tt with tissue paper. This multisensory activity also helps students with their fine motors skills when they tear the tissue paper. Students pictured, left to right: Jaxson Turner, Malika Patel, Mayson Hollingsworth, Ailea Harris, Anthony Serrano, and Gracelynn Smith.

Submitted by Jessica Dawkins

MSE participated in the Coastal Cleanup by cleaning up the Wee Care Park. As they collected, they recorded their findings to be included in the state database that documents the benefits of Coastal Cleanup Day. Submitted by Krisy Spence

The Senior Class of South Walton High School selected Jackson Weatherall and Frida Licona as their 2018 Homecoming King and Queen.

Submitted by Barbara Stratton

Paxton Key Club members participated in United Way's Annual Day of Caring by completing beautification projects on Paxton’s campus. The members, along with adviser Laurie Gilbert and Chelco Marketing manager, Bryan Gilbert completed various projects around the campus.

Submitted by Kalli McMillan


 We are excited to announce our Students of the Month for September!


9th grade - Mackinnon Campbell-Work
10th grade - Karla Perez
11th grade - Jenna Adams
12th grade - Yeshua Zavala

Way to go, Braves!

Congratulations to FMS Interventionist Ms. Leavins for writing and receiving a $13,550.00 grant from the St. Joe Community Foundation!  The grant money will be utilized to purchase literacy intervention kits.  
Pictured left to right:  April Wilkes, Executive Director, St. Joe Community Foundation and Brianna Leavins, FMS Interventionist. Submitted by Sharie Smith.