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School

  • Teachers and employee of the month are announced for November

    November Teachers of the Month are Crawfordville Elementary School’s Christy Teuton and Riverspring Middle School’s David McBrayer. The Employee of the Month is Transportation Department’s Marcilla Dyke.
    Superintendent David Miller and the Wakulla County School Board applaud the enthusiasm and energy these employees bring each day on behalf of the students they serve.

  • Re-elected school board members sworn into office

    The re-elected school board members took their oath of office once again on Nov. 16.
    Superintendent David Miller presided over the ceremony to administer the oath.

    During the ceremony, held in the Wakulla County School Board Meeting room, three re-elected officials were sworn into office: Becky Cook, School Board Member, District 3; Jerry Evans, School Board Member, District 5; and Ray Gray, School Board Member, District 1.

    Cook and Evans were re-elected for their fifth term. They have both served sixteen years as Wakulla County School Board members.

  • Crawfordville has a new garden

    Green thumbs and happy faces are commonly seen at Crawfordville Elementary School this year. A new garden has been added to the school’s Outdoor Learning Center, and students are eagerly planting herbs, flowers and plants.

  • WHS focuses on college and career readiness

    By Beth O’Donnell - Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

    Wakulla High School 2010 graduates continued a five year trend of exceeding the state average for seniors’ scores on the American College Test.

    “Our students are prepared for college as well as careers when they graduate from WHS,” said Superintendent David Miller. “For today’s graduates, a high school education is not enough. Students must be prepared to succeed in some type of postsecondary training, and WHS offers many diverse opportunities.”

  • Crawfordville Elementary becomes Project Learning Tree School

    On Monday, Oct. 25, Crawfordville Elementary made history by joining the ranks of the three other elementary schools as an official Project Learning Tree (PLT) School.

    Wakulla School District is the first in the state to have all of its elementary schools declared PLT schools by the state PLT Committee.

    Robin Will from St. Marks Wildlife Refuge and Daniel Stevens from the Division of Forestry presented the banner and resource trunk to the PLT Planning Committee members. David Moody, also from St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, attended the ceremony.

  • WHS drama club rehearse for play

    Wakulla High’s Dramatis Personae members are busy rehearsing for their upcoming annual one-act plays.
    Each fall the drama department presents two one-act plays for students to participate in. One play is chosen to go to the District One Thespian Festival in January. The cast of this play must be comprised of students who are already members of Thespian Troupe No. 5036, or are about to earn the points that will qualify them for membership.

  • Veteran's Day program at WMS

    Wakulla Middle School is hosting a Veteran’s Day program on Wednesday, Nov. 10, to honor the veterans living in our area.

    There will be a breakfast for the veterans from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. and the assembly will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    There will be several guest speakers and the WMS eighth grade band will be performing and the Wakulla High

    School NJROTC color guard and honor guard will also be participating in the program.

  • Grandparents day is a success

    The Wakulla Christian School Booster Club hosted its annual Grandparents’ Day Celebration on Friday, Sept. 10.
    All of the students from 3K to sixth grade gave a special gift and presentation to the group of grandparents and grand-friends. Following the program, the children spent the morning with their honored guests.

    Every child participated in the event and everyone enjoyed themselves.

  • Fall festival is a huge success

    On Saturday, Oct. 23, the day was perfect for Shadeville’s 27th Fall Festival.

    Granny’s Attic and the Book Barn were filled with interesting items for people of all ages, the entertainment kept our spirits high, and everyone enjoyed the snow cones, boiled peanuts, nachos and cheese, hamburgers, hotdogs and popcorn.

  • First nine weeks awards are given out to COAST students

    Wakulla’s COAST Charter School announced the student’s awards for the first nine weeks. They are:

    Outstanding Achievement: kindergarten, Danny Welch and Laine Cook.

    A Honor Roll: first grade, Gabe Clewis; second grade, Samantha Bentley, Thomas DeProspero, Glen Jolie Smith, Taylor Warren and Raine Skalak-Young; third grade, Sami Halbert; fourth grade, Sarah Smith, Arianna Gilson and Dawn Evans; and fifth grade, Sarah Halbert.