• Booth named employee of the month

    Special to The News

    June Employee of the Month: Wakulla Middle School’s Wilton Booth
    Superintendent Bobby Pearce and the Wakulla County School Board applaud the dedication and the commitment Booth displays on behalf of the students, faculty and staff at Wakulla Middle School. He makes a positive difference!
    The Wakulla County School District has selected Wilton Booth as the June Employee of the Month. Booth has served as a custodian at WMS since 2007.

  • Coastal Optimists is now accepting school supplies

    Special to The News

    The Coastal Optimist Club's annual school supply drive is in full swing.
    Donation boxes can be found in the following places:  Centennial Bank, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Posey's SteamRoom in Panacea, Winn Dixie, Ace Hardware, Gulf Coast Lumber, Crawfordville United Methodist Church and Ameris Bank.
    Boxes of supplies will be given to eight schools from elementary to high school to help needy students.
    Please help to make this drive successful by remembering to donate.

  • Walk-to-School Day observed on May 6

    Special to The News

    Superintendent Bobby Pearce and Sheriff Charlie Creel joined staff, parents and students from Crawfordville Elementary School on May 6 as they participated in a Walk-to-School Day event.
    This year the students, parents, administrators, community leaders and teachers started their walk in the Audubon Forest Subdivision.

  • WHS Salutatorian speaks at graduation


    Good evening the class of 2013, friends, family, and faculty.

  • COAST will be offering Color Guard program

    By KRYSTAL SHEPPARD Parent Volunteer and Color Guard Sponsor

    COAST has put a colorful spin on the 2013-14 school year.
    We are excited to announce that COAST will be the first school in this area to offer middle school age students the opportunity to join a Color Guard team.
    Color Guard is a form of entertainment that combines dance moves and twirling or spinning of decorative flags to music. It is recognized as an official team sport, and will benefit COAST students in many ways.

  • Local Track Athletes Name to All-Big Bend Team


    Three local track and field athletes were recently recognized for their excellent performances during the 2013 Track and Field season by being named to the All-Big Bend Team.

  • Fun2mental Basketball Camp

    Coach Farrah Donaldson is hosting a Fun2mental Basketball Camp that will be held June 17-20 (Session 1) and June 24-27 (Session 2) at the Wakulla High School gymnasium. The camp will take place from 8 a.m. to noon and will focus on the fundamental aspects of basketball with emphasis placed on dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding, footwork and other various concepts of offence and defence.
    Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt and a daily lunch. The cost of the camp will be $50 per session.

  • New math program at TCC sees results

    Special to The News
    For many community college students developmental math courses can serve as a roadblock instead of a gateway to greater academic achievement. That’s why in 2010 Tallahassee Community College partnered with the Carnegie Foundation and other community colleges around the country to develop Statway, an innovative new method to teach developmental math. Now preliminary results are in—and TCC is excited to announce significant increases in achievement.

  • RMS 8th graders receive awards

    Special to The News

    Riversprings Middle School 8th Grade Awards ceremony was held May 30th. Traci Cash, representing Wakulla Academic Boosters, presented Headstart Scholarships to Haleigh Martin, Emily Lawrence, Kelsey Beard, Alyssa McIver, and Harley Strickland.  Every year one girl and one boy are selected to receive our “Seed Pearl” award.  This year the honors go to Amanda Wilson and Dylan Bishop.

  • Underwater Wakulla

    By Gregg Stanton