March 6, 2020
The March 2020 Monthly Update from Superintendent A. Russell Hughes is here!
This month's video was filmed at the District Office Tivoli Complex in DeFuniak Springs. Superintendent Hughes shares important end of the 9 weeks information, as well as Kindergarten registration, Arts in Education Month, Women in History Month, and accolades for recently received awards and successes,
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March 5, 2020
March 10, 2020 Update:
The Walton County School District continues to stay abreast of health and safety advisories concerning COVID-19. Superintendent A. Russell Hughes and staff are talking with health experts and authorities and monitoring news throughout the day, including information from the Florida Department of Health, Florida Department of Education, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The WCSD remains committed to the health and safety of our students and employees. Schools and buses are continuing extra rounds of sanitation, and all campuses are continuing to promote positive health precautions, such as hand washing and staying home if sick. Please check back as we continue to make preparations to keep our children safe.
March 4, 2020 Update:
The Walton County School Board continues to be proactive in the prevention of COVID-19.
On Tuesday night, Ms. Holt, from the Florida Department of Health in Walton County, presented the latest information regarding the virus and provided guidance on best school health practices. Superintendent A. Russell Hughes shared that the school district will continue to take precautionary measures including sanitizing schools and buses, ordering additional cleaning supplies, and posting updates for parents on social media.
The district also shared that state and community collaboration is taking place on a daily basis. Just this morning, Superintendent Hughes participated in a statewide conference call that included Florida Governor DeSantis, the Florida Surgeon General, and Florida Department of Education officials.
Communication will continue on a regular basis with the Florida Department of Health in Walton County.
For the most up to date information on COVID-19, please call the Florida hotline at 866-779-6121
March 2, 2020 Update:
The Walton County School District is staying up-to-date on COVID-19 through consistent communication with the Florida Department of Education and the Walton County Health Department. The health and safety of our students is always our number one priority. As always during the flu season, our schools are working hard to keep all school surfaces and furniture clean and sanitary, but we have extended our efforts in order to be as proactive as possible for our students and employees.
All of us can also help prevent the spread of germs. Reminders can include:
* Wash hands often with soap and water
* Use hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available
* Appropriately cover coughs and sneezes
* Keep hands away from eyes, nose, and mouth
* Stay home if you are sick
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March 4, 2020
So proud of our Paxton Bobcats Team, Coaches, Cheerleaders, Band, Teachers/Sponsors and Community for representing The WCSD at the State Final Four. We came up short but were extremely Competitive, Tenacious and as always A Class Act. Go Bobcats!!!!
March 3, 2020
Walton County teachers are preparing for the future as part of PAEC’s computer science boot camp! This grant supported FDOE program allowed these educators to learn the skills needed to successfully certify in K-12 computer science.
March 3, 2020
1st Place - Blake Wood
2nd Place - Graysen Usher
3rd Place - Arielle Del Castillo
March 3, 2020
Yesterday, students and faculty crowded around the school drive to send off the Bobcats basketball team as they headed to the state tournament. We cannot wait to watch them bring their best on the court. Good luck, Bobcats!