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  • 2 seniors named outstanding participants in National Achievement Program

    Special to The News

    Superintendent David Miller, Michael Crouch and Wakulla High School are pleased to announce the inclusion of seniors Chelsi M. Arellano and Michael Schnoor as Outstanding Participants in the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

  • Scholarship fair is Thursday

    Tallahassee Community College’s Office of Financial Aid is hosting its annual Scholarship Fair on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Fine and Performing Arts Center.

    The Scholarship Fair provides current and prospective TCC students with the chance to meet one-on-one with scholarship administrators, who will be available to provide information regarding the college’s many scholarship opportunities.

  • WHS AP exam scores exceed national average

    Special to The News

    Academic excellence and rigor are among the top priorities at Wakulla High School as evidenced by the school’s thriving Advanced Placement program.

    Advanced Placement (AP) is a nationally recognized curriculum regulated by The College Board that aligns subject matter and rigor with college-level classes.

  • Teachers and employee of the month are announced

    Special to The News

    October Teachers of the Month are Medart Elementary School’s Ginger Pooser and Wakulla Middle School’s Kathy Spivey. Wakulla High School’s Employee of the Month is paraprofessional Patricia Broadway.

    Superintendent David Miller and the Wakulla County School Board applaud the dependability and dedication these employees bring to the District, as well as the positive attitude they display on behalf of the students, schools, the profession of education and communities they serve.

  • RMS students express themselves through tie-dye

    Special to The News

    Riversprings Middle School held two “School Pride Tie-Dye” days on Friday, Sept. 14 and Friday, Oct. 5. The event was the brain child of RMS Principal Dod Walker.

  • Grant awarded to TCC will help Wakulla students

    Special to The News

    The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) has awarded $670,110 to Tallahassee Community College (TCC) to support a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program that will serve Wakulla County students.

  • Data shows improvement in subgroups’ achievement

    By BETH O’DONNELL
    Assistant Superintendent

    Every fall after the initial state test data results are released for entire districts and schools in the summer, the Florida Department of Education digs deeper into the data to look at how subgroups performed. This is done so that school districts can see how they are doing with each population in their schools.

    For example, if the district as a whole does better each year but it does not advance each subgroup, then it needs to look at what it can do to better serve students in that subgroup.

  • Solar electric systems installed at 2 local schools

    By KATRINA RODDENBERRY
    Special to The News

    Two of Wakulla County’s elementary schools are now SunSmart E-Shelter schools.  Riversink Elementary and Crawfordville Elementary are two of 90 schools in Florida that have been outfitted with a solar electric (photovoltaic) system that are directly connected to the utility grid. 

  • Keiser University hosts open house

    Keiser University (KU) will be hosting a Scare Fair Open House for prospective students, the general public and community partners to have an opportunity to learn more about KU and the programs offered.

    The event takes place on Oct. 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  There will be faculty and staff available to meet with individuals who are seeking doctoral, master’s, bachelors and associate degrees in over 70 programs.

  • Community pep rally will be held on Oct. 23 at WHS

    Wakulla High School will be hosting a community event on Oct. 23, beginning at 6 p.m.
    The Powder Puff Game between junior and senior girls will kickoff at 6 p.m. The Community Pep Rally will begin at 7 p.m. and is expected to last until 8 p.m. There will be refreshments and food for sale at the concession stand.

    During the Pep Rally, the 2012 Homecoming Court will be announced and those in attendance will be able to familiarize themselves with the faces that are eligible to win the title of King and Queen for 2012.