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School

  • StateImpact Fla. names five things learned about Common Core this summer

    Special to The News
     
    Florida is one of 45 states to fully adopt the Common Core State Standards, which outline what students are expected to know in math and English at the end of each grade. The standards also put more emphasis on reading and writing in other subjects. Five things we learned:
    1. Common Core Will Turn The Keys Over To The Students

  • Riversprings Middle School AVID program inducts 7th and 8th graders

    Special to The News

    On Friday, Aug. 16, Riversprings Middle School held their AVID induction ceremony.
    RMS currently has 24 students in the 7th grade AVID elect class and 29 students in the 8th grade AVID elect class. Coach Shannon James Smith teaches the 7th graders and Mrs. Kelly Dykes teaches the 8th graders. The Bears family would like to thank senior Shelby Dykes and Junior Dy’Juan Carney for sharing their AVID experience with the students and guests. The RMS family supports and congratulates these hardworking students.

  • Governor’s historic education accountability summit kicks off

    DOE News

    Governor Rick Scott thanked participants kicking off an historic three-day Education Accountability Summit that will provide important discussion on the best ways to continue Florida’s national leadership in education success.

  • Employee, District Administrator of the Year recognized

    Special to The News

    Superintendent Bobby Pearce and the Wakulla County School Board applaud the dedication, the pure motive and energy these employees give to Wakulla’s students every day.
    Lou Ann Crum, Wakulla County School District Employee of the Year, serves as an administrative secretary in the Curriculum and Instruction Department. She provided a back-to-school presentation to all classified employees at Wakulla High School on August 9, 2013 about the importance of every employee’s job in the school system.

  • A reminder of WHS dress code policy changes

    Special to The News

    The Wakulla High School dress code policy has undergone some changes for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.
    The changes are largely in response to students’ input voiced to administrators through representatives of the Student Government.
    As fashion changes,  WHS tries to update our policies to stay in tune with these changes and with our students’ needs.  

  • WHS flu shots reminder

    Special to The News

    While the beginning of the school year is an exciting and wonderful time for students, parents and school staff, it is also the time for the influenza and other viruses to return with a vengeance.   With so many people together in smaller areas, transmitting a virus is as easy as a handshake, a hug, or a sneeze.  

  • WHS flu shots reminder

    Special to The News

    While the beginning of the school year is an exciting and wonderful time for students, parents and school staff, it is also the time for the influenza and other viruses to return with a vengeance.   With so many people together in smaller areas, transmitting a virus is as easy as a handshake, a hug, or a sneeze.  

  • Cambridge Education provides training for administrators

    Special to The News

    Professional trainers from Cambridge Education provided summer training for all school based administrators for the purpose of enhancing educator effectiveness. Emphasis was placed on inter-rater reliability, accurate evaluation calibration and constructive feedback. “Our teacher evaluation has experienced a complete overhaul. Training before school, together, was important,” notes Karen Wells, Chief Human Capital Officer.

  • TCC prepares a semester of opportunities

    Special to The News

    Tallahassee Community College is preparing more educational opportunities for Wakulla than ever this fall semester. With TCC’s Wakulla Center beginning its second year in the Centennial Bank building in Crawfordville, TCC is expanding its offerings to include more for-credit and workforce training courses.
    Beginning August 26, Wakulla County residents can take prerequisite liberal arts classes at TCC’s Wakulla Center:  
    ENC 1101, College Composition Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Florida college system commits to support veterans

    Special to The News

    All 28 colleges support principles to improve access, affordability and success for veterans and their families ~
    Last week the 28 colleges in the Florida College System (FCS) signed on to a national initiative to promote veteran-friendly policies at colleges and universities.
    The eight strategies in “Keys to Facilitating Veterans’ Success on Campus” encourages colleges to implement policies that help veterans, active-duty service members and their families achieve educational and training goals.