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  • Night of one-act plays slated for Riversprings Middle School

    Special to The News

    Riversprings Middle School Theatre Troupe will be performing a night of one act plays entitled, Aesop’s (Oh So Slightly) Updated Fables by Kim Esop Wylie, on Thursday, Nov. 21 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Riversprings Auditorium with an admission cost of $2 for adults and $1 for students.
    We would like to invite the community to come and watch as our student actors and actresses present this adorable comedy.

  • WHS students to perform annual one-act plays

    Special to The News

    Wakulla High’s Dramatis Personae is busy rehearsing for their Annual One-Act Plays. Each fall the theatre 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 #5036 or about to earn the points that will qualify them for membership.
    The District Play for 2013 is a play written by Susan Solburg in 2003,

  • School district dresses up for breast cancer awareness on Halloween

    Special to The News

    Not only did the Wakulla County Schools District Office employees wear a pink breast cancer ribbon on Halloween Day, they also wore pink tiaras, pink boas, pink mustaches and a variety of pink garments to honor survivors and those currently "fighting like a girl" against breast cancer, as well as raise breast cancer awareness.

  • WHS students take part in STEM program

    Special to The News

    Several years ago, the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC), in partnership with the Heartland Educational Consortium (HEC) and the North East Florida Educational Consortium (NEFEC), recognized the need to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curricula for gifted and talented secondary students in some small and rural districts in Florida.

  • TCC to hold Dual Enrollment Fairs

    Special to The News

    Dual enrollment programs in Florida have undergone changes over the last year, and Tallahassee Community College is hosting a series of dual enrollment fairs to help local families stay current with what they need to know for their kids to succeed.
    The events will be held across TCC’s service district, with fairs in Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties.

  • SWAT students man booth at Stone Crab

    Special to The News

    COAST Charter School’s Students Working Against Tobacco Organization (SWAT), led by COAST Teacher Jeff La Chapelle organized and manned a booth at the St. Marks Stone Crab Festival last weekend.
    “Give up Tobacco, Get a Cupcake.” Mr. LaChapelle said, “We ended up giving away about 60 cupcakes, 40 or so of them were for those looking to quit their tobacco addiction and the others were for the SWAT members that showed up to provide support. It was a successful day….”

  • WMS to host Veteran’s Day Program

    Special to The News

    Wakulla Middle School is proudly hosting their annual Veteran’s Day program Friday, Nov.8.
     The Veteran’s Breakfast will commence at 7:30 a.m. with the program to follow at 8:30 a.m. in the school cafeteria.
    This year’s program is expected to last about an hour.  Wakulla Middle School invites any veteran or active military personnel, along with their families, to attend and be recognized for their honorable and dedicated service to our country.

  • Taking AVID strategies school wide

    Special to The News

    Confidence.  Academic preparedness.  Community service. Leadership. What parents wouldn’t want their children to have these skills reinforced every day at school?
    The AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) program is going on its fifth year in Wakulla, and 2013-2014 is the year to take the strategies school wide so every student can benefit from the help that AVID students receive in their AVID elective classes.

  • WMS staff named Administrators of the Year

    Special to The News

    The 2012-2013 School-level Administrators of the Year: Wakulla Middle School's Principal Mike Barwick and Assistant Principal Tolar Griffin.
    School level administrators of the year are selected upon receipt of state assessment data. The Wakulla County school with the highest aggregated math and reading school value-added model score is recognized.
     Mike Barwick and Tolar Griffin accepted the award on behalf of the school.

  • Shadeville Celebrates 30th Fall Festival

    Special to The News

    Saturday, Oct. 19 was a cloudy, drizzly day, but that didn’t stop families from enjoying Shadeville’s 30th Fall Festival. The entertainment kept spirits high, and everyone enjoyed the icy flavorful snowcones, nacho’s and cheese, hamburgers, and hotdogs. From the giant slide, face painting, pumpkin decorating, sand treasures galore, cake & soda walks, a hayride through the back - forties pine forest, to the super soaker the games were full of fanciful fun for all ages.