• WMS Advisory Council will meet on April 2

    There will be a Wakulla Middle School Advisory Council meeting on April 2, at 2:30 p.m. in room 130.
    For further information please contact Chairperson Angie Gentry at angela.gentry@wcsb.us.

  • Grause on All-Florida Academic Team

    Special to The News

    Tallahassee Community College student Candice Grause has been recognized by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society of two-year colleges. She has been named to PTK’s 2012 All-Florida Academic Team.

    Grause is among the 112 honorees statewide.

  • WMS band earns superior rating at district concert

    Special to The News

    The Wakulla Middle School eighth grade band performed in the District Concert Performance Evaluation Festival at Florida State University on Thursday, March 8 and received the highest possible rating of Superior on their prepared music and in Sight-Reading.

    The students performed three prepared pieces on stage where they were evaluated by three judges on the basis of performance fundamentals, technical preparation, and overall musical effect.

  • Spring festival this Saturday

    Special to The News

    Crawfordville Elementary School is hosting its annual Spring Festival Saturday, March 31 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Instead of a regular Spring Festival, there will be an old fashioned country fair with “all the fixins.”

  • Teachers and employee of the month for March

    Special to The News

    March Teachers of the Month are Crawfordville Elementary School’s Miranda Bowen and Riversprings Middle School’s Jennifer Thaxton. The Employee of the Month is Wakulla Education Pre-K CDA Rene Lawhon.

    Miranda Bowen, March’s Teacher of the Month, has been teaching at Crawfordville Elementary School since August 2004.
    Bowen graduated from Wakulla High School, Flagler College with her bachelor’s degree and Florida State University with her master’s degree.

  • Payne helps children master basic skills

    Special to The News

    Shelia Ann Payne has been working in the Early Childhood Education field for over 16 years. She has been involved in the growth and development of children from 6 weeks old to 5 years old. Currently she is employed by Wakulla Christian School as the director of the school’s VPK program and the lead 4K teacher.

    When she works with young children she is helping them develop socially, emotionally and physically. 

  • NJROTC golf tournament is April 2

    Public Affairs Officer

    Each year, the Wakulla High School NJROTC unit hosts a golf tournament to support the cadets in all the activities they do in the unit and also for the community.

    This year, the golf tournament will be Monday, April 2. The tournament will be a shot gun start and begin at 8 a.m. The golf tournament will be at the Wildwood Golf Course in Crawfordville, located near the high school.

  • Mohr named outstanding educator

    Special to The News

    Project Learning Tree (PLT), the environmental education program of the American Forest Foundation, announces that Brooke Mohr, a teacher at Medart Elementary School in Crawfordville, was named one of five 2012 National PLT Outstanding Educators.  Mohr will be honored at PLT’s 26th International Coordinators’ Conference, in Deadwood, S.D., May 14-17.

  • Wakulla Pre-K starts Blessings in a Backpack program

    Special to The News

    The Wakulla Pre-K is starting a new program called “Blessings in a Backpack” to supply local children with nutritious food to eat on the weekends.

    According to www.BlessingsinaBackpack.org, better test scores, improved reading skills, positive behavior, improved health and increased attendance have all been attributed to the success of this program.

    On Saturday, Jan. 28, the Crawfordville Winn-Dixie presented a check for $1,000 to Wakulla Pre-K Principal Kim Dutton to cement their partnership in the program. 

  • RMS Symphonic Band earns superior

    On March 7, the Riversprings Middle School Symphonic Band participated in the Florida Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment at FSU.

    They performed three compositions in front of an audience and judges. The band also had to perform two unseen songs in the Sight-Reading portion of the MPA.

    Both performances went very well and the band was awarded a Superior rating.