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Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition and Show is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District.

The Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition and Show is open to all high school students in our District. The winning artwork of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country. The winning artwork is also featured on's Congressional Art Competition page.

Summer Edwards - Peaceful Solitude

Xavier Epplin - Invitation


Mary T. Pickers -(Bee)autiful

Sharlotte Heller - Fish Stew

Jhonattan Ramirez - Sunday Afternoon on the Grand Pier

Prom King and Queen!

April 15, 2019

Congratulations to our Prom King and Queen: Jackson Weatherall and Frida Licona

SWHS 2019 Prom

April 6, 2019

  • Junior/Senior Prom will be April 6th at the Sandestin Hilton.
  • Ticket info :

              Sold March 25-29th for $50 couple $30 single during both lunches

              Sold April 1-5 for $75 couple $50 single during both lunches

              Sold April 6 at the door for $100

Superintendent A. Russell Hughes is proud to announce the opening of a second Walton County magnet program, Walton County’s  Magnet Innovation Center at St. Joe, Watersound.  Magnet Innovation Center at St. Joe, Watersound will focus on STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics and will help high school students become college and career ready, especially in the area of Engineering and Robotics.  This new, EPIC endeavor, which is a partnership between the school district and the St. Joe Corporation, will involve the business community and distance learning as students will participate in hands-on learning in laboratory settings. Feel free to contact Jennifer Hawthorne at for more information.
Assistant Principal Jimmy Ross congratulates Greg Garrett, Class of 2019, for being one of 100 recipients of the Amazon Future    Engineer Scholarship.  Greg will receive $10,000 a year for four years and an opportunity to intern for a summer at an  Amazon facility.  SWHS is very proud of Greg, and he assures us he will remember us when he is famous.

Fisher Marks placed 1st individually ? Isabella Sniadecki placed 3rd individually
Jielle Paul placed 5th individually ? Alyssa Sutton placed 9th individually
Jielle won a tablet ? Kylie Daum won a ti-84 color graphing calculator
Our team placed 1st overall!
Congratulations to our team and their sponsor, Ms. Kala Wilson.

Congrats to Mason LeVasseur for signing a commitment to play football (in the snow) for Oberlin College in Ohio next year.
Mason is joined by his proud mom and dad, Connie and Charles and Head Coach Phil Tisa and Assistant Coach Bruce Bates.
We are proud of you Mason!

Gold Key Winners will be nationally adjudicated in NY with all other Gold Key Winners. If students are selected for a second Gold Key they are invited to an Art and Writing / Scholastics Reception in NYC. Winners will be announced on March 13th.


Scholastics 2019 results are in and our Seahawk Artists and Photographers earned 70 awards. Here are our SILVER Key Winners (23 works!) Congrats to Strother Allen, Megan Benopoulos, Cameron Bruce, Cinthia Castaneda, Suzanne Crowley, Kevin DeJesus, Holly Dowling, Kodi Fabacher, Noelle Garcia, Lexi Hall, Jielle Paul, Jhonattan Ramirez, Blair Howard, Ellie Hutchings, Luke Johnson, Lesley Ledezma, Chris Mauricio, Karen Yanez, and Jarod Young!


Scholastics 2019 results are in and our Seahawk Artists and Photographers earned 70 awards. Here are our Honorable Mention Winners (31 works!) Congrats to Kate Dargavell, Diego Duran, Xavier Epplin, Noelle Garcia, Lily Gravling, Lexi Hall, Jielle Paul, Lauren Peaden, Adrianna Peluso, Jhonattan Ramirez, Kayla Rodriguez, Sophia Roessler, Ellie Hutchings, Kayley Johnson, Luke Johnson, Thomas Jolivette, Gabriella Lanza, Minh Luong, Jett Maierle, Jes Miller, Quinn Yandell, and Kieran Yra!