• WCS selling strawberries

    Wakulla Christian School has begun its annual strawberry sale.
    These delicious, Plant City strawberries are being pre-sold, in 12-pint flats for $20 until Tuesday, Feb. 7.
    All strawberries will be delivered and ready for pickup, Friday, Feb. 10 at Wakulla Christian School, 1391 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Order the strawberries today.
    Any questions, please contact the school office at 850-926-5583.

  • Coach Tomaini honored for accomplishments

    Special to The News

    Denny “Buddy” Tomaini was honored at the Jan. 17, School Board Meeting for his lifetime career of making a difference in the lives of Wakulla County students as a teacher, coach, athletic director, and dean of students.
    A Proclamation of Recognition noted his accomplishments and officially named the Wakulla High School wrestling facility “The Buddy Tomaini Wrestling Room.”

  • Birth announcement, Kayden Walker

    John and Deana Vause Walker, of Tallahassee, announce the birth of their daughter, Kayden Bryce Walker, on Jan. 6.
    She weighed 8 pounds and was 18.5-inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Eugene and June Vause of Crawfordville.
    Her paternal grandparents are Beth Amundsen of Hayesville, N.C., Paul Amundsen of Tallahassee and the late John Walker.
    Her maternal great-grandparents are Virginia Creel Barnes and the late Bill Barnes and Jackie Vause and the late Durwood Vause.

  • Locals families sought for student exchange program

    World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a highly respected, non-profit, public-benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school boys and girls from Scandinavia, France, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China, South Korea, and the former Soviet Republics.
    Students are already awaiting word on their host families for the 2012-13 academic school year. Host families provide room, board, and guidance for a teenager living thousands of miles from home. Couples, single parents and families with or without children in the home are all encouraged to apply.

  • Deadline to sign up for summer trip is March 4


    The deadline to sign up for a summer trip to Costa Rica is March 4.
    This trip is led by Bob Wallace, an experienced traveler and teacher at Wakulla High School, through the tour company Explorica. 
    The trip, which is from June 11-20, is open to students and adults, ninth grade and older.
    Participants will fly out of Tallahassee to San Jose’ Costa Rica and go see the Poas Volcano.

  • Teachers and employee of the month announced

    Special to The News

    The January Teachers of the Month are Shadeville Elementary School’s Kerry Adams and Wakulla High School’s Coach Scott Klees. The Employee of the Month is Human Resource Department’s Cindy Jones.
    Superintendent David Miller and the Wakulla County School Board applaud the optimism and compassion these employees bring to the District, as well as the enthusiasm they display on behalf of the students, schools, the profession of education and communities they serve.

  • WHS School Advisory meeting set for Jan. 23

    Wakulla High School will hold a School Advisory Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the WHS library.  Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.

  • WHS will hold curriculum fair

    Wakulla High School will hold its annual Curriculum Fair on Monday evening, Jan. 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the WHS gymnasium.
    As all subject areas across the curriculum will be represented, this is a great opportunity to come out and speak with instructors, guidance counselors and special areas of extra-curricular activities. 
    In addition, there will be information available on scholarships, dual-enrollment, advance placement classes and the new engineering academy that will begin next school year.

  • Wakulla High students get EMS training

    Wakulla County Emergency Medical  Services and Fire partnered with the Wakulla High School Medical Academy to help educate the students in emergency care.
    The senior students in the Medical Academy had a busy semester learning the First Responder curriculum.
    Their instructor, Mrs. Lawhon, teaches the students the information from the text book while Brandon Alyea with Wakulla County Fire Rescue teaches the students their hands-on skills.

  • Richardson wins district spelling bee

    The Wakulla District Spelling Bee was held Friday, Jan. 13 at Shadeville Elementary School.
    Danna Richardson, a seventh grader at Wakulla Middle, won in the ninth round spelling the word “scampi” correctly.
    Giselle Almanzar, a fifth grader at Riversprings Elementary, was the runner up.
    The Wakulla News was a sponsor for the annual event and presented a Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary to the winner.