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  • WHS students awarded

    By SONIA CLARK-ROSIER
    WHS

    On Feb. 1, the Wakulla High School Diversity Committee unveiled this year’s Black History Month Student Award Recipients. Students were nominated by faculty and staff based on the Diversity Committee’s criteria and were selected by the Committee on Jan. 31.
    We invite the Greater Wakulla Community to share with our school community in recognizing the outstanding achievements of these current War Eagles.
    This year’s recipients are:

    9th Grade Award of Excellence: Treasure Butler

  • Four players sign football scholarships

    By WILLIAM SNOWDEN
    Editor

    Four Wakulla War Eagle football players signed scholarships on Wednesday, Feb. 1 – National Signing Day.
    Chris Beverly signed with the Citadel; Kameron Burns signed with Florida International University; Austin Nichols  with the University of West Florida; and Isaiah Lewis with Florida A&M University.
    Head Football Coach Scott Klees praised the four for their commitment, “not just on the field,but in the classroom.”

  • Richardson named U.S. Presidential Scholar

    By BETH O’DONNELL
    Special to The News

    Wakulla High School senior Jillian Richardson has been named one of 4,500 candidates in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
    The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in 2018.
    Inclusion in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, now in its 54th year, is a high honor.

  • Judge rejects injunction sought by school boards

    A Leon County circuit judge has turned down a request for a temporary injunction in a legal battle about a controversial education law approved last year.
    A coalition of 13 school districts – including Wakulla County – has challenged the massive law, commonly known as HB 7069, and sought a temporary injunction against two parts of it.

  • CES Literacy Club wins state competition

    Feb. 8, 2018

  • Optimists donate to Riversprings Middle

    Feb. 8,2018

  • Odyssey of the Mind teams prepare for regional competition

    Feb. 8, 2018

  • Wakulla Middle School selected for NASA 2018 challenge

    By BETH O’DONNELL
    Special to The News

    Wakulla Middle School science teachers Melissa Martin and Katrina Roddenberry, along with their advanced science students, entered a successful proposal for NASA’s Microgravity University for Educators (MgUE) 2018 Challenge.
    “We are one of ten schools nationwide chosen for this. Their proposal beat many high school proposals across the country,” WMS Principal Tolar Griffin said.

  • Crawfordville Elementary wins Find Yourself in a Book Contest

    Special to The News

    First Lady Ann Scott recently recognized the winners of the Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Find Yourself in a Book Contest.
    Crawfordville Elementary School won first place among elementary schools in the state.
    First Lady Scott was joined by K-12 Public Schools Chancellor Hershel Lyons and Lottery Secretary Jim Poppell.
    The award ceremony concludes the week-long celebration of reading and literacy in Florida’s schools.

  • WHS Black History month celebration is set

    By SONIA CLARK-ROSIER
    Special to The News

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
    This year’s Black History Month celebration will highlight current War Eagles who have demonstrated true character by recognizing their accomplishments and achievements.