• NJROTC Fish Fry is Friday

    The NJROTC is hosting its 18th annual Fish Fry on Friday, Oct. 22, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Wakulla High School outside the entrance to Reynolds Field.

    This year it will be a Shrimp Fry. Once again, sponsored by Posey’s Catering Service.

    Tickets are $7 donation which includes: shrimp, cheese grits, cole slaw, hush puppies & iced tea, Tickets can be purchased from the cadets or at the Fish (Shrimp) Fry.

  • Special needs student shows his artistic side

    Cody Abbott, a student with special needs at Wakulla High School, loves to express himself through painting and art.
    In March, Cody won third place for his amazing display of animals around the world at the school art contest in the mixed media category.
    “I love to paint”, says the senior who struggles with autism.
    Casey Godwin, the varsity girl’s basketball coach, helps Cody throughout the school day with his personal care and school work as a teacher’s assistant.

  • Students join the fight against Blood Cancer

    Schools are signing up for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2010—2011 School & Youth Programs Jacksonville, Fla. (September 24, 2010) – Thanks to research, nearly 90% of children with acute lymphocytic leukemia are now cured. But the need for support research is still critical.

  • October is National Disability Employment Awareness month

  • Florida Students Recycle

    TALLAHASSEE – In recognition of America Recycles Day on November 15, 2010, Florida students are promising to protect Florida’s environment by committing to recycling as part of the seventh annual Florida K-12 Schools Recycling Pledge Card Contest.

  • Del Monte Fresh Produce Supports Teachers

    Del Monte Fresh Produce, North America, Inc. announced today that it is launching a program to help support kindergarten thru 12th grade public school teachers across North and Central America with cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” campaign. One hundred prizes totaling $1,000 each will be awarded to teachers who get the most votes in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest at www.fruits.com.

  • Class Size Reduction Website

    Florida’s implementation of the state’s class size amendment remains an important topic for parents, teachers, educational leaders and the general public.  During the 2010 Legislative Session, a revision to Florida’s constitutional class size language was proposed and passed by the Legislature that will now be placed on the ballot for Florida’s statewide elections this fall.  The measure proposes to restructure the previously passed constitutional class size amendment allowing for flexibility in the implementation of class size at the local level.

  • College and Career Day at TCC

    The AVID (Achievement via Individual Determination) students from Riversprings Middle School and Wakulla Middle School accompanied their teachers, Donna Sullivan and Katherine Spivey, to Tallahassee Community College to attend the first College and Career Day hosted by Florida’s Department of Education on Thursday, Sept. 23. There were over 300 eighth graders from throughout the Florida panhandle in attendance. 

  • School district launches associate teachers

    After Jessica Tillman finished filling out forms at the Wakulla County School District’s human resources department this month, she got her first assignment -- head immediately to Riversink Elementary – where she was paired with third grade lead teacher, Sharon Bowman.

  • Sheriff Harvey, Superintendent Miller given awards by youth coalition

    The Wakulla Coalition for Youth presented awards of appreciation to Sheriff David Harvey and Superintendent of Schools David Miller to acknowledge their contribution in helping form the group and their continuing support.

    Gail Campbell, a founder of the coalition, credited “the two Davids” with recognizing the need for the group after a 1999-2000 school survey showed smoking, drinking, drugs and other risky behaviors among students were on the rise.