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School

  • October employees of the month are announced

    The October Teachers of the Month are Medart Elementary School’s Susan Fenner and Wakulla Middle School’s Frank Thornton. The Employee of the Month: Shadeville Elementary School’s Sarojanie Samlal.

    Fenner began teaching first grade at Medart in August 2005. Inspired by her sister, Ginger Tillman, Fenner changed her career from customer service manager to school teacher as her passion for educating children became apparent.

  • COAST Charter School is asking for help in contest to win $100,000

    Wakulla’s COAST Charter School in St. Marks has entered the “My School Needs…” contest sponsored by Bing.

    In the contest, schools can submit an original and creative 3-minute video about why they should receive the grand prize of $100,000. In addition to the video, schools must also submit photos and an 800 word essay about their need. Entries are voted on twice, the first time to get into the finals and then to win the $100,000.

  • NJROTC Fish Fry is Friday

    The NJROTC is hosting its 18th annual Fish Fry on Friday, Oct. 22, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Wakulla High School outside the entrance to Reynolds Field.

    This year it will be a Shrimp Fry. Once again, sponsored by Posey’s Catering Service.

    Tickets are $7 donation which includes: shrimp, cheese grits, cole slaw, hush puppies & iced tea, Tickets can be purchased from the cadets or at the Fish (Shrimp) Fry.

  • Special needs student shows his artistic side

    Cody Abbott, a student with special needs at Wakulla High School, loves to express himself through painting and art.
    In March, Cody won third place for his amazing display of animals around the world at the school art contest in the mixed media category.
    “I love to paint”, says the senior who struggles with autism.
    Casey Godwin, the varsity girl’s basketball coach, helps Cody throughout the school day with his personal care and school work as a teacher’s assistant.

  • Students join the fight against Blood Cancer

    Schools are signing up for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2010—2011 School & Youth Programs Jacksonville, Fla. (September 24, 2010) – Thanks to research, nearly 90% of children with acute lymphocytic leukemia are now cured. But the need for support research is still critical.

  • October is National Disability Employment Awareness month

  • Florida Students Recycle

    TALLAHASSEE – In recognition of America Recycles Day on November 15, 2010, Florida students are promising to protect Florida’s environment by committing to recycling as part of the seventh annual Florida K-12 Schools Recycling Pledge Card Contest.

  • Del Monte Fresh Produce Supports Teachers

    Del Monte Fresh Produce, North America, Inc. announced today that it is launching a program to help support kindergarten thru 12th grade public school teachers across North and Central America with cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” campaign. One hundred prizes totaling $1,000 each will be awarded to teachers who get the most votes in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest at www.fruits.com.

  • Class Size Reduction Website

    Florida’s implementation of the state’s class size amendment remains an important topic for parents, teachers, educational leaders and the general public.  During the 2010 Legislative Session, a revision to Florida’s constitutional class size language was proposed and passed by the Legislature that will now be placed on the ballot for Florida’s statewide elections this fall.  The measure proposes to restructure the previously passed constitutional class size amendment allowing for flexibility in the implementation of class size at the local level.

  • College and Career Day at TCC

    The AVID (Achievement via Individual Determination) students from Riversprings Middle School and Wakulla Middle School accompanied their teachers, Donna Sullivan and Katherine Spivey, to Tallahassee Community College to attend the first College and Career Day hosted by Florida’s Department of Education on Thursday, Sept. 23. There were over 300 eighth graders from throughout the Florida panhandle in attendance.