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Freeport High School finished first place in the FHSAA’s Academic Team Championship points total for 1A, thus making them STATE CHAMPIONS! The FHSAA Academic Team Champion recognition program honors teamwork not only in competition, but in the classroom as well. The program recognizes teams in each of the Association’s sanctioned and recognized sports, naming an Academic Team Champion in each classification. Congratulations to the entire faculty and staff and all of the dedicated student-athletes for earning this prestigious honor. Submitted by Patty Woodard


Students at West DeFuniak have been reading all year long.! 
We had a total of 414 students receive an AR shirt this year. We are so proud of their reading achievements. We know that when students read that they learn new vocabulary words, improve their comprehension skills, and they develop their imaginations. Way to go, students and keep reading this summer!!!!!! Submitted by Tammy Goodman

WDE Loves to Read

Congratulations to Walton High seniors Kaylee McBroom and Sarah Earley who signed their official commitments on May 17!  Kaylee will be cheering at Troy University, while Sarah will be competing on Georgia Southwestern State University's cross country team.  We are so proud of you, Kaylee and Sarah!

WHS Students sign

WHS students sign

Congratulations to Brandon Phillips for signing his commitment letter to compete in track and field at Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL next year.  Brandon was joined y his parents, Kevin and Shereen, and brother Chadwick.


We are proud of you Brandon! Submitted by Barbara Stratton

Students at WDE enjoyed a Safety and Career Fair today. Students learned about the fire department, the forestry division, Chelco, mosquito control, the health department, McGruff the Crime Dog from the Crime Prevention Unit, and the canine unit from the Walton County Sheriff's Department. What a fabulous opportunity for hands-on learning for our students! Submitted by Tammy Goodman

WDE Safety and Career Fair

WDE Safety and Career Fair

WDE Safety and Career Fair
WDE Safety and Career Fair