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School

  • Taylor receives volunteer of the year award

    Special to The News

    Jennifer Taylor is the District Level Outstanding School Volunteer for 2012-13.

    The Outstanding School Volunteer Award is presented annually to school volunteers who have shown outstanding dedication and commitment to quality education in Florida.

  • Christmas program is held at Wakulla Christian

    Preschool and kindergarten students at Wakulla Christian School performed “Lead the Way to Christmas” on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The cast included Mary, Joseph, shepherds, angels, innkeepers, stars, animals and singers. Principal Debbie Fell said that it was a beautiful musical performance that reminded everyone of the true meaning of Christmas.

  • Wakulla Middle holds spelling bee

    Special to The News

    The Wakulla Middle School Spelling Bee took place on Thursday, Nov. 29,  
    Spelling competitions resulted in two winners from each grade level.

    Annalisa Prestia claimed first place in sixth grade and placing second was Katie Hutto. Other sixth grade participants included: Grace Andrews, Charlie Carr, Audrey Jones, Gabe Keith, Haylie Kilpatrick, Jerek Pearson, Gennie Sanders and Clayton Wilson.

  • RMS academic team takes third place

    Special to The News

    The Riversprings Middle School Academic Team is off to a great start this year.

    On Saturday, Nov. 3, they participated in an annual Quiz Bowl tournament held at Maclay.
    The team did very well under the leadership of captain Maclellan Hicks, winning their five morning rounds overwhelmingly. After moving to the A flight after lunch, the bears continued to do well earning third overall in the 18 team tournament. 

  • TCC offers new classes for Spring 2013

    Special to The News

    In the spring of 2013, Tallahassee Community College is expanding its offerings to include a Water Quality Technician Certificate and an Environmental Science Technology associate degree.

    The new programs represent the first phase of TCC’s Wakulla Environmental Institute, with the goal of preparing the next generation of environmental professionals.

  • Food drive is held at Riversprings

    Riversprings Middle School Student Council and SWAT held a Canned Food Drive at school. It was very successful. Teachers and students alike contributed to the Food Bank of Wakulla County. Mr. Taylor’s home room collected the most and Mr. MacBrayer’s collected the second most canned and nonperishable goods. Thanks to all the students and faculty for their caring natures.

  • WHS talent show is this Friday

    By SUSAN SOLBURG
    WHS Drama teacher

    It’s that time of year when the weather turns cooler and the talented students at Wakulla High “heat up” for the annual “WHS Winter Talent Show.

    This year’s show will be filled with fabulous vocal talent:  Chelsea Austin, Devon Crockett, Connor Keith, Yese Reyes, Kyla Kerce, Hannah Lanier and Rami McIver will raise the roof with their beautiful voices.  

  • Medart holds spelling bee

    Special to The News

    The Medart Elementary School Spelling Bee took place on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
    Jennifer Anderson organized the event and Michelle Lawhon was the pronouncer. Fourth and fifth grade teachers judged the competitions. Two competitions resulted in two winners from each grade level.

  • Drop off letters to Santa at courthouse mailbox

    The mailbox for Santa letters has been put up at the Wakulla County Courthouse.
    Children can drop off their letters to Santa at this location.
    Be sure to also include a telephone number with the letter to receive a call from directly from Santa.

  • Swearing-in ceremony held for officers

    Special to The News

    On Tuesday, Nov. 13, a special inauguration breakfast was held at Medart Elementary School in honor of the newly-elected 2012-13 Student Council Officers and Representatives.

    Hosted by Student Council Sponsors Laurie Beaton and Laura Lawhon, the teachers and parents were able to witness the swearing-in and pinning of each member by Sheriff Donnie Crum and Beaton.