January 7, 2015
4th Grade: MacKenzie Campbell - 1st Place
5th Grade: McCaid Paul - 3rd place and Gaines Marshall - Honorable Mention
Congrats to the SWHS Competition Cheerleading Team for winning 1st place at the UCA Southern Championship in Birmingham this past weekend and winning a bid to the National High School Cheerleading Championship. They are the first team in Walton County to win a bid to NHSCC, the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country. It is held at the Walt Disney World® Resort and will be televised on ESPN & ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries on Feb 7 & 8, 2015. Way to go, girls!
Ms. Simmons started driving a WCSD School Bus on December 4, 1968. After 46 years of loyal service to the Walton County School District, Ms. Simmons will step off of her bus the last time on December 19, 2014, and step into the world of retirement. Congratulations Ms. Simmons for a job well done.
Maude Saunders 5th Grade Tropican Winners
Pictured Left to Right: Ashanti Hawkins, 3rd place, Jacobe Adkinson, 2nd place, and Paige Nolin, 1st place
Freeport Middle School held their annual Science Fair during the weeks of November 10th-21st. Our theme this year was Science Fair Inventions. The Science students researched, planned, and conducted experiments during the month of October. Grades 5th-8th all participated in this years' Science Fair expo. Congratulations to the following FMS Science Fair Winners.
1st place: Ryley Curry, 7th grade
2nd place: Brooke Mclean, 5th grade
3rd place: Josh Godfrey & Garren Acosta, 8th grade
A special thank-you to our PTO for award allocations.
Dr. Alexis Tibbetts and Superintendent Carlene Anderson congratulated Ally Woodard and Logan Lawrence for winning awards at the Walton County School District's Science Fair. Ally's project "HVAC Filter Effect on Air Particles" won first place in the Environmental Division and the Superintendent's Award for the best overall project in the Science Fair. Logan's project "How Temperature Affects Sugar in Bananas" won second place in the Biological Division. Congratulations to SWHS science students and teachers!
Maude Saunders Elementary 4th Grade Tropicana Speech Winners
Pictured Left to Right: Landry Carroll, 1st place, Shaelee Seay, 3rd place, and Chloe Dobson, 2nd place