• October is Disability Awareness Month and an event is scheduled for Nov. 3

    Special to The News

    October is not just about candy, pumpkins and leaves. It’s also Disability Awareness Month.

    Students with disabilities at Wakulla High School participate in a work experience program called WEST (Wakulla Employability Skills Training).

  • Wakulla County firefighters visit Sopchoppy Pre-K

    Firefighters from the Wakulla County Fire Department visit students at Sopchoppy Pre-K during the month of October as part of Fire Prevention Month.

  • Talquin Electric is accepting applications for youth tour

    Special to The News

    Talquin Electric Cooperative will sponsor four students from our four-county service area on an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. this summer.

    Students from area high schools and home schools will first be selected to represent Talquin Electric for Florida Electric Cooperative’s Tallahassee Youth Tour on Feb. 8, 2012, and Feb. 9, 2012.

  • Wakulla Christian selling chocolate for fundraiser

     Special to The News

    Wakulla Christian School will be selling chocolate covered Almonds from World’s Finest Chocolate for $2 a box.

    This chocolate is made from premium milk chocolate and is the No. 1 selling chocolate in the fundraising industry.

    Each box also has a Steak ‘n’ Shake coupon on it worth $2.

    The sale is Oct. 13 through Oct. 31. Contact the school office at 926-5583, to find out where they will be sold.

  • NJROTC annual fish fry scheculed for Oct. 21

    NJROTC Public Affairs Officer

    It’s that time of year again, for the NJROTC annual fish fry, a Wakulla County tradition for 19 years and counting.

    This year is no exception. On Oct. 21, the NJROTC unit will host its fish fry before the Wakulla vs. Suwannee football game.

  • Atkinson and Broadway are Commended Students

    Special to The News

    Michael Crouch, principal of Wakulla High School, announced recently that Cora Atkinson and Zachary Broadway have been named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, was presented by the principal to these scholastically talented students at a reception, on Thursday, Oct. 6.

  • Science experiments will be held at Riversink on Oct. 7

    On Friday, Oct. 7 at 9:30 a.m., the 4-H youth at Riversink Elementary School will join millions of young people across the nation to become scientists for the day during the fourth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD).

  • Shadeville gearing up for fall festival

    Special to The News

    Be sure to attend this year’s Fall Festival at Shadeville Elementary School.

    It will be held on the school grounds on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    This year promises to be even better than previous years. We have worked on creating some new booths for the children to enjoy. Come and let them create their own sand crafts, or dig for sand treasures. They can also play hula hoops, roller racers, laser tag, and much, much more.

  • Students in AVID program prepare for high school and college

    Special to The News

    About 60 Wakulla Middle School AVID students were guests at Florida A&M University for the Department of Education’s second annual College and Career Day on Wednesday, Sept. 21. 

    Students from Riversprings Middle School and Wakulla Middle School attended the event to learn more about college opportunities and what they can do now to prepare for high school and the college experience.

  • Greene Memorial Golf Tournament raises $5,000 for Wakulla Pre-k

    Special to The News

    On Aug. 13, Jared and Amber Greene hosted the first Landon Greene Memorial Golf Tournament at Wildwood Country Club.

    The event raised $5,000 to benefit the Landon Greene Scholarship fund.  The Greene’s  donated the proceeds  to Wakulla Prekindergarten to be used toward playground equipment for the students.

    Amber Greene said, “We were truly touched by the way people from the community came out to support the event to make it such a huge success.”