• Teacher and employee of the month are announced for Wakulla

    Executive Director of HR
    April Teacher of the Month is Riversink Elementary School’s Jennifer Siniscalchi. She was recognized with the Transportation Department’s School Bus Driver Lacy Sanders as Employee of the Month.
    Superintendent David Miller and the Wakulla County School Board applaud the enthusiasm and energy these employees have demonstrated on behalf of the students, schools and communities they serve.

  • Wakulla Christian enrolling for 2011-12

    Special to The News

    Wakulla Christian School is currently enrolling students for 3K, prekindergarten, through seventh grade for the 2011-12 school year.
    Wakulla Christian School is a private Christian school that offers a college preparatory  program for average and above average students.
    Using the A BEKA curriculum and teaching from a Christian perspective, WCS offers a safe, loving, moral and secure environment where children can learn, grow and play. WCS provides an exciting educational environment where kids are loved, and kids love to be.

  • Riversprings Middle Festival on May 14

    Riversprings Middle School is hosting a Family Fun Day Festival on Saturday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    THere will be activities for all ages including, bingo, dunk booth, sweet shop, a drawing, food, Champions-Titus Academy, Papa Bear’s Den Yard Sale, homerun derby, athletic competitions and more.
    Join them for a day full of fun and to help raise money for the school’s athletic programs.
    The school is located at 800 Spring Creek Highway, Crawfordville.
    Contact Coach Smith or Mrs. Weber at 926-2300 for more information.

  • Megan Crombie recognized as National Board Certified Teacher

    Executive Director of HR

    On December 15, 2010, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) publicly announced the 2010 class of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) and related data. The NBPTS announced that 273 Florida teachers achieved National Board Certification in 2010.
    Wakulla County School District is proud to announce that Megan Crombie, Riversink Elementary School teacher, was one of those named.

  • Student exchange program looking for host families for 2011-2012

    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 France, Germany, Thailand, China, South Korea, Russia, Denmark, Italy and the former Soviet Republics.
    Students are already awaiting word on their host family for the 2011-2012 academic school year.
    Host families provide room, board, and guidance for a teenager living thousands of miles from home.

  • Wakulla Christian School holds annual Tropicana speech contest

    Special to The News

    On Friday, April 1, Wakulla Christian School held its annual Tropicana Speech Contest for elementary grades fourthh and 5, as well as for middle school grade sixth.
    The overall winner for elementary was fourth grader Arthur Thompson who placed first for his speech, entitled “Mockingbirds.”
    The second place winner was a fifth grader, Mia Frick. Her speech was titled “My Spring Break.”

  • Student reassignment requests being accepted

    By Beth O’Donnell
    Assistant Superintendent for

    Wakulla County parents or legal guardians who wish to request that their child or children attend a Wakulla public school different from one than they are zoned for must submit an application by April 29.
    This is for Wakulla County residents only to request another public school in Wakulla County for next school year, 2011-2012.
    Parents and legal guardians will be notified of approval or non-approval by mid-June.

  • RMS band earns superior rating again

    The Riversprings Middle School Symphonic Band scored straight Superior Ratings again on March 11, when they participated in the Florida Bandmasters Music Evaluation at Godby High School.
    This event occurs once a year and it is one of the most prestigious events that FBA sponsors.
    This makes the second year in a row that Riversprings has scored Superior at this event. This may not have ever occurred at the middle school level before in Wakulla County, making it a historic event.

  • Teachers and employee of the month

    Special to The News

    Superintendent David Miller and the Wakulla County School Board announce the March teachers and employee of the month.
    Miller applauded the dedication and tradition of excellence these employees have demonstrated on behalf of the students, schools and communities they serve.

    Tony Marra

    Tony Marra, March Teacher of the Month, has been teaching at Crawfordville Elementary School since 1977 as a sixth, fifth, fourth and third grade teacher.

  • Riversink students receive dental care

    Wakulla County students are the beneficiaries of a partnership between Wakulla County School Board and Liberty and Franklin county Health Departments.
    Their dental van will be on site at all pre-kindergarten through middle schools during the rest of March, April and May. 
    Participating students who qualify will have their teeth examined, cleaned and sealants applied to permanent teeth. 
    Riversink Elementary School was the first school to host the dental van.