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  • WHS Colorguard has selected new members

    WHS has new Colorguard members and leadership for the upcoming 2010-2011 year.

  • Students interpret artistic artifacts in Creative Writing Brain Bowl

    Crawfordville Elementary School’s third, fourth and fifth grade students participated in a Creative Writing Bowl on April 27.

    Participants were selected from a classroom writing experience where students viewed artistic artifacts and created their own stories and interpretations of the works of art.

    Winners were first place, Sarah Lake; second place, Chloe Cutchen; and third place, Abi McFalls.

    Thanks to Ace Hardware who donated the trophies.

  • Eden Springs launches Web Site thanks to WHS students

    By JENNIFER RAYMOND

    jraymond@thewakullanews.net

    Eden Springs Rehab and Nursing Center has a brand new website thanks to a group of Wakulla High School students.

    The students were part of the web design program at the high school and were advanced Web III students.

    The design and implementation of the website was done as a class project that started at the beginning of the school year.

  • Winners of the Tropicana speech contest announced

    Each year in Wakulla County, the 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Contest has grown and become a valuable way to encourage students to strengthen their public speaking skills.

    Originally started in 1969, the contest is open to participants from 4th, 5th and 6th grades at schools within the county.

  • Knowledge tested at Medart Elementary’s Brain Brawl

    Medart Elementary School held its Brain Brawl on Friday, April 16.

    Team B won the competition with 271 points. Walker Creech, son of Michael and Kay Creech, was high scorer for Team B. Walker was the overall top scorer for the competition with 96 points.

    The rest of Team B included Captain Sam Roddenberry, son of Debbie and Bryan Roddenberry; William Thomas, son of Greg and Kristi Thomas; Josh Dye, son of Cynthia and Bart Dye; and Dixie Johnston, daughter of Jeremy and Terri Johnston.

  • Breakfast and lunch will be served over the summer for students

    The Wakulla County School Board will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program during the months of June and July.

    Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children during summer vacation when school breakfast and lunches are not available. All children 18 years old and younger are eligible for the meals at no charge.

    The programs are only approved for geographical areas of need where 50 percent or more of the children qualify for free and reduced price meals during the school year.

  • Wakulla School District is second highest in rate of National Board-certified teachers

    In spite of a drastic decrease in State funding for National Board Certification, the Wakulla County School District continues to be a leader among Florida school districts with the second highest percentage of teachers certifying as National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). At the April School Board Meeting, two more Wakulla teachers were recognized for joining the ranks. Christina Nall, Shadeville Elementary School Teacher and Scott Rossow, Riversprings Middle School Technology Teacher.

  • Lions and Tigers and Bears perform at kindergarten circus

    Shadeville’s Annual Kindergarten Circus

    By: Karen Bevis

    On April 1, the excitement could be felt in the big top as parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and others waited. The day had arrived for the kindergartners to perform the annual circus. As the performers entered, the crowd came alive with applause. Lions, tigers, clowns, balance beamers and elephants marched around the big top. The costumes were eye catching and colorful.

  • May is kindergarten registration month

    May is Kindergarten Registration Month!

  • Riversprings D.C. Trip

    During Spring Break, 25 Riversprings Middle School students spent four days  in Washington, D.C., exploring our Nation’s monuments and museums to learn about American history first-hand.  During their first day in D.C., the students had the very special honor of laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.  Students, Allison Metcalf, Landon Glover, and Jode Yates won a writing contest to be part of the wreath-laying delegation and participate directly in the ceremony.  Despite the unseasonably hot weather in the 90s, the studen